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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 The Fellow will scan historical documents, edit images, generate master digital files (TIFFs), access and reference files (JPEGs), and create descriptive metadata for the digital surrogates.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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GHOST TOUR INTERN

Sacramento History Museum

The Ghost Tour Internship will take place between the dates of September 1-November 4. This intern will assist in the behind-the-scenes aspect of our Ghost Tours working specifically with Sacramento History Museum staff. Our behind-the-scene roles include crowd management, lighting, props, scene staging, and before and after set-up/take-down. Tours are each 1-hour long and the final tour departs at 9pm. 

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Accounting Associate I

Crocker Art Museum

The Crocker Art Museum brings people together and connects them in unexpected ways with art, ideas, each other, and the world around them. We value the diversity individuals and the perspectives, insights, and values they bring to the workplace.

The Accounting Associate 1 processes accounts payable, credit cards, Amazon invoices and manages mail machine payments and reporting. Assist with monthly reconciliations of prepaid accounts. Document expenses quarterly.

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Development Officer

Crocker Art Museum

The Crocker Art Museum brings people together and connects them in unexpected ways with art, ideas, each other, and the world around them.This position helps fulfil this by working closely with the Director of Development and other staff to cultivate, solicit, and steward the donors. The incumbent will maintain a portfolio of donors, and secure major gifts in support of the Crocker’s programs, exhibitions, and institutional priorities.

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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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Curiosity Collaborators

SMUD Museum of Science and Curiosity

Do you like the creativity and curiosity of science? Are you enthusiastic about engaging with others and facilitating their learning and exploration? The Museum of Science and Curiosity is looking to build a diverse team of Curiosity Collaborators to bring our museum to life by animating content and delivering programs. You will inspire guests on their learning journey and exploration throughout the museum, and collaborate with them to achieve the learning, activation, and participation goals for MOSAC. Collaborators are responsible for providing interactive experiences of science, technology, and creativity, enhancing visitor engagement with exhibits, presenting stage and planetarium shows, presenting Academies and School Lab programs, and facilitating during special events. Our guests are all ages and knowledge levels - help them unlock their curiosity, creativity, and problem-solving skills. This role contributes to the overall mission of MOSAC as a fun, active, and knowledgeable representative. At this time MOSAC is looking for Collaborators who will focus on school programming.

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Park Maintenance I

Fairytale Town

The Park Maintenance I is responsible for daily upkeep and repair of the park including grounds, horticulture areas, walks, public areas and buildings, restrooms, as well as meeting safety and security regulations. This is a full-time benefitted position. Pay is $17.00 per hour.

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Park Maintenance I

Fairytale Town

The Park Maintenance I is responsible for daily upkeep and repair of the park including grounds, horticulture areas, walks, public areas and buildings, restrooms, as well as meeting safety and security regulations. This is a full-time benefitted position. Pay is $15.00 per hour.

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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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Summer Camp Educator

Fairytale Town

The Summer Camp Educator is expected to provide leadership and supervision for children ages four through twelve. Daily responsibilities include engaging the children in creative activities and ensuring a safe, respectful, and fun environment. Educators are expected to participate in park exploration, pretend, play creation and practice, craft projects and imaginative play.

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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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Visitor Services Representative

Crocker Art Museum

The Crocker Art Museum brings people together and connects them in unexpected ways with art, ideas, each other, and the world around them. We value the diversity of individuals and the perspectives, insights, and values they bring to the workplace.  The Visitor Services Representative is responsible for providing a high level of customer service while making sales transactions and as an attendant in the galleries. This position is an essential part of the visitor experience.

The focus of the position is to: engage with visitors; follow and enforce Museum policy; complete sales transactions; have good working knowledge of the Crocker exhibitions, programs, and facilities; perform Museum Store tasks as needed (including restocking, cleaning, and assisting visitors); and serve as an attendant for the galleries in the Museum—while representing the Museum in a positive, friendly, and knowledgeable manner.

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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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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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