Open positions at the Academy

The California Academy of Sciences welcomes people of all backgrounds, identities, and beliefs to join us in achieving our mission to explore, explain, and sustain life on Earth. We place diversity, equity, and inclusion at the heart of our recruiting efforts and strive to build a culture centered on mutual respect, equal treatment, and the opportunity to succeed.
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POSITION SUMMARY: Reporting to the Associate Director, the Animal Care Manager is a leader on a team responsible for the development, daily care, welfare, and management of the Aquarium's living collection and all associated habitats, support areas, programs and systems. The Animal Care Manager instills ...
Work type:Full-Time | Posted:13 Nov 2018 | Closes:02 Jan 2019 23:55
POSITION SUMMARY: The Sales Assistant works with the Sales Department business owners and reports to the Director of Sales and Business Partnerships, in the Sales Division. This position is responsible for supporting the business lines in the Sales Division in order to allow for increased efficiency and ...
Work type:Full-Time | Posted:09 Nov 2018 | Closes:14 Dec 2018 23:55
POSITION SUMMARY: The Exhibit Graphic Designer works with the Creative and Exhibit teams to execute environmental graphic projects for exhibitions and wayfinding. The Exhibit Graphic Designer reports to the Creative Director. The California Academy of Sciences welcomes people of all backgrounds, identities, ...
Work type:Full-Time | Posted:09 Nov 2018 | Closes:09 Dec 2018 23:55
POSITION SUMMARY: The Specialty Program Supervisor will oversee the delivery and execution of various specialty programs including but not limited to the following: Behind-the-Scenes Tours, NightLife VIP Tours, After-Hours Tours, Adventure Tours, Green Building & Architecture Tours, Custom Tours, Birthday ...
Work type:Full-Time | Posted:19 Oct 2018 | Closes:25 Nov 2018 23:55
POSITION SUMMARY: We are looking for an engineer who would like to join our science visualization team, to support our ongoing effort to create award winning, immersive full dome shows for Morrison Planetarium. You will help design and maintain the hardware and software infrastructure of our in-house ...
Work type:Full-Time | Posted:18 Oct 2018 | Closes:10 Dec 2018 23:55
Do you have a passion for cutting-edge biodiversity science, sharing it with broader audiences, and making a real-world impact? The California Academy of Sciences is seeking candidates who specialize in western North American plants (especially Californian), examining a wide range of topics, including ...
Work type:Full-Time | Posted:01 Oct 2018 | Closes:30 Nov 2018 23:55

The California Academy of Sciences is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Our mission to explore, explain, sustain is best promoted by hiring a diverse workforce who represent the global world that we live in today. We strive to find talent that embraces the differences that come from a variety of experiences, backgrounds, beliefs, abilities and outlooks.

We have an opportunity and an obligation to help shape a society where scientific knowledge is alive and accessible to everyone; one where our research and educational programs stimulate minds and contribute to better decisions. We encourage our employees to work collectively across the Academy to bring different ideas and perspectives to their work.

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