Development Department Assistant – PT

South Santa Barbara County
Santa Barbara
Part Time
Santa Barbara Museum of Art

The Santa Barbara Museum of Art, a leading West Coast art museum, presents internationally-recognized collections and exhibitions and a broad array of cultural and educational activities.

Join us in this position supporting our Director of External Affairs and our Development Department with general administrative, clerical, and events assistance including office tasks of telephone inquiries, correspondence, processing invoices, maintaining files and checklists, and serving as liaison with other departments and staff on daily operational matters.

Requires excellent organizational abilities, experienced office work, general knowledge of non-profit fundraising preferred, and demonstrated writing capabilities.  Must be proficient with Microsoft Word, Outlook, Excel and Raiser’s Edge preferable.  Excellent proofreading skills, thoroughness and attention to detail, proficient computer literacy and systems management, ability to anticipate tasks, take initiative and set priorities effectively, are all required skills for the success of effectively supporting the department.

  • Schedule: Part-time at 22 hours per week
  • Ability to adjust schedule to flex hours to support evening or weekend events.
  • Compensation:  $22.00/hour
  • Includes partial benefits including vacation accrual, prorated holiday pay, 32 hours sick pay and 403b retirement plan eligibility with up to 5% Museum match after a year’s service.
  • Successful background check is required and proof of COVID-19 vaccination.
  • Submission packet: application, resume and cover letter.

Application found at

Santa Barbara Museum of Art
1130 State Street
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
Fax: (805) 966-6840

The Santa Barbara Museum of Art is an Equal Opportunity Employer and committed to diversity. The Santa Barbara Museum of Art is recognized for its comprehensive art collection, diverse exhibits, and a broad array of events and community activities.


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