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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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Interpretive Services Specialist (Curator)

Maidu Museum

Title: Interpretive Services Specialist (Curator)

Institution: Maidu Museum & Historic Site

Location: Roseville, CA

Description:

Pay: $4,142 to $5,829 monthly (26 pay periods annually)

Part-time (20-30 hours per week)

The Maidu Museum & Historic Site is a Native American museum that focuses on the history, culture, and arts of the Maidu people. The Curator will be working on organizing temporary art exhibits and a free monthly evening program. This position is responsible for the permanent collections and exhibit maintenance. The Curator will also be assisting the in the development and organization of a new Native Advisory Board. Shifts have schedule flexibility and can expect to work 20 to 30 hours per week. We are looking for someone who:

·         Has experience planning and installing art, history, and/or cultural exhibits

·         Has experience working with Native American communities (preferably in Northern California)

·         Knowledgeable about best practices for Native American museum collections

·         Can organize projects and events on with a team and independently

·         Interested in engaging audiences of all ages and from diverse backgrounds

For more information and qualifications or to apply, check out the job opening on CalOpps.org: https://www.calopps.org/roseville/job-20170126. For more information about the Maidu Museum & Historic Site, check out our website (https://www.roseville.ca.us/museum)

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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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SALES ASSISTANT

Sacramento Children’s Museum

Sacramento Children’s Museum seeks a Sales Assistant to play a key role in the Museum’s

day-to-day operations. The Sales Assistant will provide data entry, admission’s desk and phone

support to Museum’s programs while maintaining the highest standards of friendly, helpful, and

responsive visitor service at all times. A qualified candidate must be able to work weekday

mornings and have database and cash register experience, be 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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Executive Director

Folsom History Museum and Pioneer Village


Reporting to the Board of Directors, the Executive Director is responsible for the Folsom Historical Society’s consistent and effective achievement of its mission and financial objectives, and for the leadership and management of the organization within the policies established by the Board of Directors. Responsibilities include Human Resources, Operations, Strategic Planning, Fundraising, and Marketing and Outreach. Prior to the pandemic, the organization had a budget of $235K, a staff of 3.5 FTE, and 60 active volunteers. 

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Program Delivery – Tinkering focus

SMUD Museum of Science and Curiosity


Do you have a passion for science and technology? Do you like to learn and share your enthusiasm with others? Are you good at building or fixing things? The Experience team needs your skills and talents as we make the final push to open the new science center. You will join the start-up team of dynamic and dedicated individuals who are preparing for exciting education programs, planetarium shows, demonstrations and exhibit experiences. We are seeking one individual to contribute to the final stages of readiness before we open. This position will transition from behind-the-scenes development to being on-the-floor with our guests facilitating, demonstrating science concepts and presenting education programs when we open.

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Program Delivery – Astronomy focus

SMUD Museum of Science and Curiosity


Do you have a passion for science and technology? Do you like to learn and share your enthusiasm with others? Do you have a passion for the night sky and all its mysteries? The Experience team needs your skills and talents as we make the final push to open the new science center. You will join the start-up team of dynamic and dedicated individuals who are preparing for exciting education programs, planetarium shows, demonstrations and exhibit experiences. We are seeking one individual to contribute to the final stages of readiness before we open. This position will transition from behind-the-scenes development to being on-the-floor with our guests facilitating, demonstrating science concepts and presenting education programs when we open. 

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Manager, Program Delivery

SMUD Museum of Science and Curiosity

Do you have a nose for talent and are skilled at developing and managing customer-facing teams? Do you like to learn and share your enthusiasm with others? Do you have a passion for science communication? The Experience team needs your skills and talents as we prepare to open the new science center. You will join the start-up team of dynamic and dedicated individuals who are developing exciting education programs, planetarium shows, demonstrations, summer camp programs and exhibit experiences. We are seeking a Program Delivery manager to build the team of educators and science communicators who daily, will deliver programs to school groups, the visiting public, and after-hours special events audiences. This role is responsible for the hiring and training of team members, and scheduling of all daily programs staffing requirements.

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Interpretive Services Program Assistant

Maidu Museum

Title: Interpretive Services Program Assistant

Institution: Maidu Museum & Historic Site

Location: Roseville, CA


Description:


Pay: $15.05-18.29


Part-time (10-25 hours per week)


The Maidu Museum & Historic Site is a Native American museum that focuses on the history, culture, and arts of the Maidu people. The Interpretive Services Program Assistant will be working at the front desk greeting visitors, helping manage gift shop purchases, and leading educational programs. Shifts have schedule flexibility and can expect to work 10 to 25 hours per week. We are looking for someone who:

  • Can provide excellent customer service for visitors
  • Communicates well (written and spoken)
  • Interested in engaging audiences of adults and children during educational programs
  • Can work independently and as part of a team

For more information and qualifications or to apply, check out the job opening on CalOpps.org: https://www.calopps.org/roseville/job-20096762. For more information about the Maidu Museum & Historic Site, check out our website (https://www.roseville.ca.us/museum)



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Facilities Manager

SMUD Museum of Science and Curiosity


The Facilities Manager position requires a “hands-on” person to perform daily facility maintenance projects including but not limited to: painting; plumbing, door hardware repairs and adjustments. This person will oversee building systems contracts and maintenance including HVAC, plumbing and electrical, landscaping, security, and janitorial. This person will work with the facilities team to maintain a problem-free work environment. This person will also be responsible for ensuring that the museum is in compliance with the local, state and federal applicable codes, regulations, and standards pertaining to operations. 

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