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Posted: 08/01/2015

Sonoma Valley Historical Society
Depot Park Museum

MISSION STATEMENT The mission of the Sonoma Valley Historical Society is to provide a forum and a resource for the study and dissemination of Sonoma Valley history for present and future generations by identifying collecting, preserving and sharing artifacts, documents and images. The Sonoma Valley Historical Society was established in 1937 and moved into the Depot Park Museum in 1978. The museum provides a destination for people looking for information on the history of Sonoma Valley and installs permanent and temporary displays that speak to Sonoma’s history and culture. The Society archives include art and artifacts, over 70,000 photos, and documents all related to the evolution of Sonoma and Sonoma Valley.

Manager for Museum Operations
Professional Opportunity
Sonoma, CA
$ please contact


Oversees the day-to-day operations of the museum including opening and closing, group and individual visits and access to public and collections areas, scheduling of events; serves as on-site manager for museum operations and gives direction to staff, docents, volunteers and interns. Oversees museum gift shop.  Maintains responsibility for daily cash handling and visitation records.  Collects and analyzes visitor data for planning and goal setting.  Maintains physical and environmental security of building, including emergency preparedness and emergency response; serves as on-site building coordinator and primary contact for facilities issues. 

Master's degree in a museum related field preferred -- or equivalent training and/or coursework in history, management, archives, libraries or museum operations; three years experience working in a library, archive, historical society or museum setting.

This is a part time job. Please contact for more information


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How to apply
Please send resume and cover letter to info@sonomavalleyhistoricalsociety.org or mail to P.O. Box 861 Sonoma, California. The Sonoma Valley Historical Society is an equal opportunity employer.
Patricia Cullinan
Phone: 805-801-6625
270 First Street West
Sonoma, CA 95476

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