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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:

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.

Development Officer – Foundation & Corporate Relations

We are seeking an experienced Development Officer to support the development efforts of the Museum’s Board, the Development Committee, and the Director of Development. This position is accountable for the successful organization and execution of all activities associated with Foundations and Corporate Relations including the research, proposal preparation, cultivation activities, stewardship reports, and maintenance of the Raiser’s Edge donor database and files. This activity will support both the Centennial Campaign and operating budgets of the Museum.

Among other duties, this key position writes foundation grants and sponsorship proposals, cultivates relationships with the corporate community and solicits corporate sponsorship of Museum exhibits and programs, coordinates communications with funding sources, researches prospects for grants and sponsorships, tracks all activity in Raiser’s Edge.

The ideal candidate will have at least five years’ experience in a deadline oriented development department with a history of increasing responsibility, success in writing grants and/or proposals, excellent communication and interpersonal skills, excellent database skills, and be a highly organized, poised, and motivated self-starter.

This is a full time position with benefits, reporting to the Director of Development.

Please submit: cover letter, resume, application form.

Please click here for Application Form

Please click here for Job Description

This page was last updated on June 29,2016



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