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 Assistant Manager of School Programs within the Department of Teacher and Student Engagement, the Educator-in-Training is responsible for assisting in the facilitation of onsite and occasional distance learning experiences for K-8 students. The position is part-time ...
Work type:Part-Time | Posted:21 May 2019 | Closes:21 Jul 2019 23:55
POSITION SUMMARY: Reporting to the Assistant Manager of School Programs within the Department of Teacher and Student Engagement, the Bilingual Educator-in-Training is responsible for assisting in the facilitation of onsite and occasional distance learning experiences for K-8 students. The position is ...
Work type:Part-Time | Posted:21 May 2019 | Closes:21 Jul 2019 23:55
POSITION SUMMARY: Reporting to the Assistant Manager of School Programs, in the Teacher & Student Engagement Department, this position is responsible for facilitating the Academy's onsite field trip programs and distance learning programs for grades K- 8. The overarching vision for the Teacher and Student ...
Work type:Part-Time | Posted:21 May 2019 | Closes:21 Jul 2019 23:55
POSITION SUMMARY: Reporting to the Chief Operating Officer and Head of Government Affairs (COO), the Government Affairs Analyst will foster and steward Academy relationships with the City and County of San Francisco, as well as external community and civic partners. This position must stay abreast of ...
Work type:Full-Time | Posted:18 May 2019 | Closes:31 May 2019 23:55
POSITION SUMMARY: The California Academy of Sciences is looking for an Associate Accountant to be a key member of the Accounting team. We are seeking a team member who is ready to learn, grow, and contribute to our organization. You will participate in various areas of the accounting process including ...
Work type:Full-Time | Posted:17 May 2019 | Closes:10 Jun 2019 23:55
POSITION SUMMARY: The Associate Director will lead the administration of existing life-income gifts and will work closely with an experienced and successful Leadership Philanthropy team to strategize and prepare blended giving requests. This role supervises the Planned Giving Coordinator and together ...
Work type:Full-Time | Posted:15 May 2019 | Closes:03 Jun 2019 23:55
POSITION SUMMARY: Reporting to the Assistant Managers of Guest Experience, this position is responsible for the day to day operations and providing platinum level customer experiences to guests of the California Academy of Sciences. Areas of responsibility included are: the entryway, theaters, exhibits ...
Work type:Part-Time | Posted:13 May 2019 | Closes:31 May 2019 23:55
POSITION SUMMARY: The Event Sales Specialist is responsible for generating revenue for the Academy via sales of the Academy event spaces. This position reports to the Associate Director Facility Rentals and is responsible for the promotion, sales, and rental of Academy facilities for the public, and private ...
Work type:Full-Time | Posted:13 May 2019 | Closes:30 Jun 2019 23:55
POSITION SUMMARY: Reporting to the Director of Expanded Learning and Youth Engagement (EL&YE), the Science Action Club (SAC) Manager will oversee and implement a strategic plan to strengthen and scale SAC, and expand access to high quality science and environmental education resources for out-of-school ...
Work type:Full-Time | Posted:13 May 2019 | Closes:01 Jun 2019 23:55
POSITION SUMMARY: The Capital Project Coordinator works closely with the Capital Projects Manager on the completion of facilities construction and capital improvement projects. Projects include all areas of building maintenance - HVAC, grounds, exhibits, aquarium life support systems and scientific collections. ...
Work type:Full-Time | Posted:03 May 2019 | Closes:31 May 2019 23:55
POSITION SUMMARY: The California Academy of Sciences seeks an innovative and energetic Exhibit Design Manager to join the Academy's outstanding Exhibit Studio team. You'll lead design efforts to produce engaging exhibitions and visitor experiences, and will collaborate with scientists, educators, artists, ...
Work type:Full-Time | Posted:03 May 2019 | Closes:03 Jun 2019 23:55
Position Specification - Chief Philanthropy Officer 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 ...
Work type:Full-Time | Posted:03 May 2019
POSITION SUMMARY: The California Academy of Sciences offers an outstanding opportunity for a highly motivated and collaborative individual to join an energetic Development team. The Leadership Philanthropy Associate is responsible for providing essential administrative support to the Director of Leadership ...
Work type:Full-Time | Posted:24 Apr 2019 | Closes:31 May 2019 23:55
POSITION SUMMARY: Reporting to the Associate Director of Corporate & Foundation Philanthropy, the Senior Giving Officer, Foundation Philanthropy, will work with a portfolio of foundation donors and prospects and spend a majority of their time cultivating, soliciting, and stewarding large grants in support ...
Work type:Full-Time | Posted:17 Apr 2019 | Closes:31 May 2019 23:55
POSITION SUMMARY: The Audio-Visual Technician is an on-call position. This person is a member of the Experience Engineering team that is responsible for the operation and maintenance of all audio-visual and electronics systems/peripherals to primarily support Special Events, and on occasion Exhibitions, ...
Work type:Hourly on-call | Posted:19 Feb 2019
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

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.

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