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: Are you a talented engineer, looking for an opportunity to make science films that change the world? Would you like to apply your technical skills to transform how people see their connection to our planet, nature and the cosmos? The Planetarium Production Systems Engineer will play ...
Work type:Full-Time | Posted:14 Feb 2019 | Closes:17 Feb 2019 23:55
POSITION SUMMARY: Reporting to the Director of Donor Events, the Associate Director of Donor Events is responsible for the conceptualization and implementation of the cultivation, recognition and stewardship events for major and prospective donors. This position is also responsible for strategic leadership ...
Work type:Full-Time | Posted:13 Feb 2019 | Closes:15 Mar 2019 23:55
POSITION SUMMARY: The Sales Representative is responsible for selling and marketing Academy products in assigned markets. Key responsibilities include direct sales to new and existing accounts, developing promotions to increase sales and cross-selling all Academy products to meet or exceed revenue goals. ...
Work type:Full-Time | Posted:13 Feb 2019 | Closes:13 Mar 2019 23:55
POSITION SUMMARY: The Human Resources (HR) Assistant position supports the day-to-day processes related to the employee life cycle data and on-boarding. This role is responsible for accurate entry and timely upkeep of employee data in our online systems, running basic reports, and keeping track of employee ...
Work type:Full-Time | Posted:12 Feb 2019 | Closes:11 Mar 2019 23:55
Position Specification - Executive Director The Academy in 2019 With a mission to " explore, explain, and sustain life," the California Academy of Sciences - based in San Francisco's Golden Gate Park - is a beacon for knowledge, inspiration and solutions, guiding the world toward a better future by providing ...
Work type:Full-Time | Posted:12 Feb 2019 | Closes:20 May 2019 23:55
POSITION SUMMARY: Reporting to the Associate Director, Exhibit Project Management and Production, the Exhibit Preparator will participate in the hands-on production, installation, maintenance and de-installation of temporary and permanent exhibits on the museum public floor. The preparator will build ...
Work type:Part-Time | Posted:11 Feb 2019 | Closes:15 Feb 2019 23:55
POSITION SUMMARY: The On Call Event Coordinator (OEC) reports to the Event Services Coordinator, in the Facility Rentals Department. This department reports to the Associate Director of Facility Rentals, and is responsible for the promotion, sales and rental of Academy facilities for public and private ...
Work type:Hourly on-call | Posted:06 Feb 2019
POSITION SUMMARY: Are you interested in enhancing your accounting skills? Are you enthusiastic with an entrepreneurial and flexible approach to carrying out your job? Are you are curious and love solving a problem? Do you enjoy people and naturally provide great customer service? The California Academy ...
Work type:Full-Time | Posted:06 Feb 2019 | Closes:05 Mar 2019 23:55
POSITION SUMMARY: The California Academy of Sciences is seeking a Creative Studio Project Manager to join our Creative Studio team to manage a wide variety of projects. This is an opportunity for an energetic, highly responsible, proactive, and organized person with great people skills and basic design ...
Work type:Full-Time | Posted:16 Jan 2019 | Closes:15 Feb 2019 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.

The California Academy of Sciences is committed to ensure that all employees and applicants receive equal consideration and treatment, regardless of race, color, creed, gender (including gender identity or gender expression), religion, marital or domestic partner status, age, national origin or ancestry, physical, mental or medical disability, sex, sexual orientation, citizenship, military service status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by state or federal law or local ordinance.

As required by law, California Academy of Sciences participates in E-VERIFY and will provide the Social Security Administration and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security, with information from each new employee's
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