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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 must be submitted along with resume and cover letter when applying for an open position. 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: hr@sbnature2.org

It is highly preferable that you submit all required documents via email in PDF; alternatively you may:

Fax to: 805-569-0937 Attn: HR (unless position indicates email transmission only)

Please do not submit hard copy (paper) documents.



Teen Programs Coordinator

The Teen Programs Coordinator (the Coordinator) is a diverse role, working with the Teen Programs Manager to support the supervision and administration of Teen Programs at the Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History. The Coordinator supports the overall Teen Programs Department with logistics, outreach, recruitment, and supervision of the Quasars to Sea Stars program (Quasars), the VolunTEEN program, and the C.I.T. program.

The Coordinator will be responsible for the support, design, and facilitation of the VolunTEEN program. Additionally, the Coordinator will report to the Nature Adventures Manager to support the supervision of teens working in the Counselors In Training (C.I.T) program, including daily debriefs with the C.I.T.’s that will be co-facilitated with the Nature Adventures Assistant.

For one week, in the spring and during the final two weeks of this contract, the Coordinator’s tasks will include instructional, administrative, and other general support to be determined by the Nature Adventures Manager and the Teen Programs Manager.

REQUIRED SCHEDULE

January – June 6: 12 hours / week (M-F) plus one 40-hour week

Must include:

Tuesdays & Wednesdays 2:30 – 6:30 pm
March 24, 1:00 – 5:00 PM– Spring Break Camps Instructor Training
March 27 – 31, 8:15 – 4:15PM – Spring Break Camps (40 hours)
May 13, 8:00AM – 6:00 PM – VolunTEEN and C.I.T. Interview Day at the Museum

June 7 – August 12: 28 hours / week (M-F)

Must include:

Tuesdays – Fridays, 12:00 PM – 4:00 PM
June 7, 8, 9: 9:00AM – 4:30 PM
August 12, 8:00 AM – 6:00 PM

June 22 – 24:

Overnight camping trip with Quasar Program

August 14 – 25: 40 hours/ week

Monday – Friday, 8:15 AM- 4:15 PM - Camp Instruction and Support

Please read Job Description in its entirety before applying. Please review Required Schedule.
To apply, please submit cover letter, resume and completed application.

Please click here for Application Form

Please click here for Job Description



Teen Programs Hearst Intern

The Teen Programs Internship is an opportunity for a local college student to develop and teach geology- based curriculum for high school students participating in a three-year museum program called Quasars to Sea Stars.  

Applicants must be currently enrolled undergraduate students in order to be considered for this position.

Intern and Teen Programs Manager (TPM) can determine schedule based on intern’s 2017 personal schedule and within the parameters listed below:

January 30 – May 26:
5 hours / week (M-F)

June 12 – August 12:
10 hours / week (M-F)

Summer trip: July 23 - 28
6 days

MUST be available on the following dates

August 10 – dress rehearsal for Final Presentations
August 13 – Final Presentations (Saturday)

Please read Job Description in its entirety before applying. Please review Required Schedule. 
To apply, please submit cover letter, resume and completed application.

Please click here for Application Form

Please click here for Job Description



Visitor Services Assistant

Come join our team, have fun and make a difference! The Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History Sea Center (located on Stearns Wharf) is looking for a Visitor Services Assistant who will be responsible for working at the Sea Center's retail store, admissions desk and various other visitor services posts. This person must conduct herself/himself in a professional, friendly and proactive manner.

This is a regular, part-time position with hours that will vary, approximately 14 hours per week to start.

The Visitor Services Assistant must present a consistently professional, friendly, and enthusiastic demeanor in all dealings with visitors, trustees, donors, and vendors, both on the phone and in person. This position is required to proactively interact with the general public, including greeting and welcoming visitors, answering questions, providing information about the Sea Center, its exhibits and programs and providing information about the Museum's Mission Canyon Campus as well as the wharf and Santa Barbara in general.

Candidates must possess exceptional customer service skills and have the ability to work effectively with the general public and with a diverse visitor population, including children. Candidates must be organized, friendly and punctual.

To apply, you must submit cover letter, resume and completed museum application. Please review Job Description before applying.

Please click here for Application Form

Please click here for Job Description

 
This page was last updated on December 7, 2016

 

 

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