The San Diego Society of Natural History was founded in 1874 by a handful of citizen-naturalists and is the oldest scientific institution in southern California, and the third oldest west of the Mississippi.
The Mission of the San Diego Natural History Museum is to interpret the natural world through research, education and exhibits; to promote understanding of the evolution and diversity of southern California and the peninsula of Baja California; and to inspire in all a respect for nature and the environment.
The Museum has a collection of more than 8 million research specimens and conducts research in the areas of paleontology, entomology, herpetology, ornithology, mammalogy and botany. We provide educational opportunities to over 100,000 children each year and close to 400,000 people visit our exhibitions each year. The Museum operates an onsite gift shop and a café offering bar services, and also has over 700 active volunteers who serve in our research and education programs.
The Museum is located in historic Balboa Park and houses over 8500 square feet of exhibition space and a 300-seat 3D theater.
The San Diego Natural History Museum strives to provide a stellar experience for our visitors, volunteers and employees.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Under the supervision of the Controller, the accounts receivable accountant is responsible for full cycle accounts receivable, ensuring that client invoices are correct, accurate, and delivered to the client in a timely manner, and managing the collection aspect of accounts receivable. Other accounting duties include processing semi-monthly payroll, maintaining fixed asset schedules, account reconciliations, and maintaining financial reports, records, and general ledgers. This position is non-exempt and is eligible for all the benefits the Museum offers.
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The San Diego Natural History Museum is seeking enthusiastic and friendly part time Café Attendants to assist guests at our Cafe. The Café Attendant provides Museum guests an unparalleled customer service experience in a fast-paced, educational and entertaining environment. The ideal candidates will be comfortable shifting roles and responsibilities throughout the day while continually maintaining a pleasant and professional demeanor.
This position requires Saturday and Sunday availability.Holidays and some evenings are required. The San Diego Natural History Museum is open daily, except for Thanksgiving and Christmas Day.
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The Facility Engineer is primarily responsible for maintaining the proper functioning of all MEP, HVAC, and life safety equipment throughout the building both during regular hours and after hours. This position aids the Senior Director of Operations in handling facility operations and protocols in order to uphold the appropriate standards of the SDNHM. The Facility Engineer is responsible for managing the overall maintenance of the Museum facilities, including off-site warehouse and Museum owned vehicles, and is accountable for maintaining compliance with hazardous materials and accessibility regulations, reporting compliance under OSHA and other government regulatory agencies.
Health and Safety
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The Department of Paleontology at the San Diego Natural History Museum has openings for a paleontological field monitor to work in and around Rancho Cucamonga in San Bernardino County. These positions are part time, as needed. All work is funded through contracts.
The San Diego Natural History Museum is run and operated by the San Diego Society of Natural History, a private non-profit scientific organization incorporated in 1874. The Museum’s mission is to interpret the natural world through research, education and exhibits; to promote understanding of the evolution and diversity of southern California and the peninsula of Baja California; and to inspire in all a respect for nature and the environment.
Within the Museum, the Department of PaleoServices specializes in paleontological resource management. Our focus is on the recognition, recovery, and preservation of the significant and unique paleontological resources that occur in this region.
For general information about our paleontology mitigation program, please visit http://www.paleoservices.org
Start date: 1 July 2020
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