Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History Career Opportunities
Following is a list of current career opportunities at the Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History. Applications are available online or may be picked up in the Museum admissions office from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM. You may also leave your completed application with a representative at the entrance. Thank you for your interest in the Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History.
Please click here for Application Form
To apply for a listed position, send your resume and application with a cover letter (indicating position of interest) to: firstname.lastname@example.org Electronic transmission is preferred; alternatively you may:
Fax to: 805-569-0937 Attn: HR
Or Mail to:
Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History
Human Resources Department
2559 Puesta del Sol
Santa Barbara, CA 93105
We need a multi-faceted person to join our administrative team in this newly created position. The Administration Specialist will be responsible for the administrative duties of several functional areas of Human Resources, as well as for payroll, and various bookkeeping duties. Specific duties include among others: job posting and applicant tracking, payroll processing, workers compensation administration, employee files, new hire paperwork and orientation, unemployment claims, keeping current with HR body of knowledge and employment laws. Bookkeeping duties include processing accounts payable, preparing weekly cash order, preparing bank deposits, assist in preparing annual payroll budget, and processing 1099’s.
The successful candidate must have: at least two years’ experience as an HR Assistant or related HR generalist position; complete commitment to confidentiality and discretion; payroll experience and understanding of overtime and other wage and hour laws; bookkeeping experience and working knowledge of computerized accounting programs; strong math skills and commitment to accuracy; excellent verbal, written, analytical, problem solving skills.
This is a full time, benefited position, reporting to the Manager of Finance.
Please submit a cover letter, resume, and employment application form.
Information Systems Technician
We are looking for a person to support and maintain desktops, peripherals and audio-visual systems and to serve as a help desk for users. Specific responsibilities will include: install, upgrade and troubleshoot desktop operating systems and printers; provide support for POS devices; communicate support issues, programs and status to users; provide help-desk support for employee computer problems; train employees on computer hardware and software; set up projectors and laptops for presentations.
Qualified candidates will have experience working with Windows operating systems (Windows XP, Windows 7), Microsoft Office, Outlook; proficient with HP Jet Direct and creating networking ports to printers; excellent attention to detail; strong communication and interpersonal skills; ability to move computers and other hardware; good dexterity with ability to use general hand tools; reliable transportation to travel between geographic sites.
Part time, up to 15 hours/week.
Community Education Coordinator-Outreach
Join our fabulous education team as coordinator of our outreach programs! Create and implement science education curricula for after school programs, both on and off the Museum campus, and for school break camps. This involves working closely with area schools and PTA staff for the school-based after school programs. Act as a lead instructor for after school programs and camps and also participate in recruiting, hiring and training of part time teachers. This position is responsible for delivering and evaluating outstanding dynamic educational experiences and programs. Additionally, this person will assist the Community Education Manager with the Museum’s Sustainable Seafood Program, helping promote this outreach effort in the local Santa Barbara community.
Successful candidates must meet the following requirements: proven success as a dynamic educator; experience working with children; background, including degrees and/or credentials, in sciences and/or education, coupled with strong enthusiasm for teaching people of all ages; available to work occasional weekends, evening, holidays.
This is a full time, benefited position, reporting to the Community Education Manager.
Please submit a cover letter, resume, and employment application forms.
Please click here for Application Form
|This page was last updated on May 16, 2013