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Posted: Sunday, December 10, 2017 12:02 AM



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.

The Museum seeks a Curatorial Assistant to provide general administrative, clerical, and curatorial assistance to the Elizabeth Atkins Curator of Asian Art. Duties include providing assistance in research and cataloguing of the permanent collection acquisitions, assigned projects, and assisting with exhibition preparation (preparing checklists, press copy and other publicity materials, assisting in research, proofing materials for exhibitions and maintaining files). Also provides clerical assistance with departmental tasks, including telephone inquiries, correspondence, and serving as liaison with other Museum departments, visitors, and patrons.


Requires excellent organizational abilities, general knowledge of art history including Asian art history, strong research skills, and demonstrated writing capabilities. Must be proficient with Microsoft Word, Outlook, Excel and Photoshop; knowledge of TMS collection database software, basic graphic design skills, and image scanning are desirable. Excellent proofreading skills, thoroughness and attention to detail in general, are also required. BA in Art or Art History required; MA is desirable. Previous museum experience preferred.

Schedule: Full-time at 40 hours per week

Status: Regular

Compensation: $20.00/hour

This position is eligible for full benefits

Successful background check is required.

Submission packet: application, resume and cover letter

Please E-mail to:

Santa Barbara Museum of Art

1130 State Street

Santa Barbara, CA 93101

• Location: Santa Barbara

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