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Grants and Sponsorships Manager

Crocker Art Museum

The Grants and Sponsorships Manager works to generate funds from existing and new corporate and foundation funders, as well as government grants. Core to this position is the effective written presentation of the Crocker Art Museum’s mission, exhibitions, programs, and institutional priorities through the development, execution, and follow-up of solicitations and proposals.

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Visitor Services Assistant

Crocker Art Museum

The Visitor Services Assistant will provide administrative support for the Visitor Services Department, and provide great customer services through phone, online, and face to face interaction at the Museum’s front desk. This position will also assist the Manager of Visitor Services in maintaining the Museum’s ticketing software.

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Public Programs Manager

Crocker Art Museum

This position will be responsible for executing, developing, planning, implementing, supervising, and evaluating a dynamic and progressive suite of interpretive programs for the public. This position is one of leadership within the Education department, contributing to the Museum’s mission to explore the human experience through art.

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Communications Coordinator

Crocker Art Museum

The Communications Coordinator is a member of the Marketing and Communications team. This position serves as a representative of the Crocker, building awareness of the Museum and our activities through outreach to local, regional, and national news media, community groups, and digital/social communities.

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Archives Fellow

Sojourner Truth African American Museum

Sojourner Truth African Heritage Museum seeks a graduate student to digitize historic estate correspondence, records, and create associated metadata. The Fellow will scan historical documents, edit images, generate master digital files (TIFFs), access and reference files (JPEGs), and create descriptive metadata for the digital surrogates. The Fellow will also conduct professional development for docents and interns as a consorted effort to begin the cataloging of the museum collection, set up a comprehensive system, and provide training for museum staff and resource and media center staff. 

The Fellow will also write one story for publication on the Sojourner Truth African Heritage Museum website and will write a final report at the end of the semester. 

This temporary project for the spring 2023 semester includes a $2,000 stipend 


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Educator

Sacramento Children’s Museum

Sacramento Children’s Museum is seeking enthusiastic, creative, and motivated individual(s) to assist with our school outreach and educational programming. Educators are expected to facilitate interactive enrichment that includes art, STEM, music, and play programming. A qualified candidate should be organized, reliable, punctual, and enthusiastic about working with young children and their families.

All applicants must be available to work during school hours with occasional weekend or evening availability.

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Annual Fund Manager

SMUD Museum of Science and Curiosity


Working closely with other members of the organization and reporting to the Director of Marketing and Development, the Annual Fund Manager will have primary responsibility for ensuring a successful annual fund and related campaigns and appeals. This position oversees the donor database and donor acknowledgements, helps establish and implement data-entry policies and procedures to ensure data consistency and quality, writes grant proposals for corporate funding and leads efforts to develop philanthropic strategies to create opportunities to give throughout the year. 

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Guest Services Representative

Fairytale Town

This seasonal minimum wage position is responsible for conducting birthday parties, sell retail merchandise at the retail cart and provide customer services at the Box Office. Duties may include but are not limited to:

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Animal Keeper

Fairytale Town

The Animal Keeper is responsible for caring for domestic farm animals (sheep, goats, rabbits, pigs, donkeys, cows, etc.) and exotic animals (arachnids, parrots) including related cleaning and maintenance as well as assisting with general grounds and maintenance. The candidate for this position will be expected to do animal presentations for classroom visits and workshops.

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State Park Interpreter I & II online exam

The Exam Unit is happy to announce the release of the State Park Interpreter I & II online exams.  The exams are now accessible on a continuous basis through Cal Careers. A special thanks to all the State Parks Subject Matter Experts who assisted with the exam development process!

I have included the links to the exam bulletins below.

Note: The Interpreter III online exam is scheduled for release on or around May 16, 2022.  Should you have any questions or need additional information, please feel free to contact me.

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Retail Coordinator - Part Time

Sutter’s Fort


The RETAIL COORDINATOR supports the efforts of Friends of Sutter’s Fort. The main responsibilities of the seasonal RETAIL COORDINATOR include both retail sales and project/program support. At the nonprofit museum store, our RETAIL COORDINATOR will welcome customers, help them locate items, promote the features and benefits of items in the store, ring up purchases, restock items as necessary and clean the store and back stock/supply areas. They will also assist the Director of Retail Operations with improvements to the online store (photography, product descriptions) and product marketing including drafting social media. This team member will also help Friends of Sutter’s Fort with short-term projects related to fundraising, community outreach and other aspects of our nonprofit efforts. All employees of Friends of Sutter’s Fort must strive to provide visitors with exceptional customer service. 

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ADMINISTRATIVE COORDINATOR


 The Administrative Coordinator will provide support and assistance in managing CAM’s membership program, communications, and operations. Under the supervision of the Operations Manager and in accordance with the organization’s policies and procedures.

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PROGRAM COORDINATOR


The Program Coordinator will provide support and assistance in managing CAM’s programs and services. Under the supervision of the Operations Manager and in accordance with the organization’s policies and procedures

 

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Development Manager

Verge Center for the Arts

The Development Manager is a full-time, non-exempt position that reports to the Executive Director overseeing the development and implementation of all fundraising activities at Verge. The key projects this position is responsible for include: managing the membership database and identifying individuals for stewardship; developing a major gift program with supplemental materials; scheduling and supervising quarterly fund appeal mailings, membership acquisitions, and renewals; coordinating higher level member events including bus trips, lunches, and gallery tours; overseeing all moving parts of the art auction and other special events; ordering membership brochures and revising benefits where needed. Weekend and evening hours required. Download PDF to read full description.

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Office Assistant

California State Railroad Museum

Reporting to the Office Manager, the CSRMF Office Assistants work closely with Foundation Staff, Museum Docents, Sacramento Southern Railroad Volunteers and State Parks Staff to assist in a wide range of office, membership, and development support functions. The reporting location is 106 K Street, Suite 200 in Old Sacramento and complimentary daily parking is available directly behind the California State Railroad Museum. 

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Events & Programs Coordinator

California State Railroad Museum

Reporting to the Director of Events and Marketing, the CSRMF Events & Programs Coordinator works closely with Foundation Staff, Museum Docents, Sacramento Southern Railroad Volunteers and State Parks Staff to assist in the smooth and successful planning and execution of a wide range of development and revenue producing events. Additionally, the Events Coordinator will execute day-to-day social media campaigns for assigned events. The reporting location is 106 K Street, Suite 200 in Old Sacramento and complimentary daily parking is available directly behind the California State Railroad Museum.

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PLAY FACILITATOR

Sacramento Children’s Museum

The Sacramento Children’s Museum seeks a Play Facilitator to play a key role in the Museum’s

day-the-day operations.

Play Facilitators work primarily on the Museum floor in all exhibition galleries, interacting with

children and adults as they play within the Museum. Additionally, Play Facilitators lead activities

and programs while maintaining the highest standards of friendly, helpful, and responsive visitor

service at all times.

A qualified candidate should be experienced, creative, and enthusiastic about working with young

children and their families.

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Interpretive Services Program Leader

Roseville Utility Exploration Center

The Roseville Utility Exploration Center is accepting applications for the temporary and part-time position of Interpretive Services Program Leader (Museum Educator). The position’s primary responsibilities are to lead school programs, staff an interactive visitor center, conduct exhibit/utility facility tours, and assist with workshops. This position is limited to a maximum of 1500 hours per fiscal year and requires availability to work Saturdays and weekdays, as needed.

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