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. 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: We're looking for an experienced, highly skilled Social Media and Digital Engagement Specialist to join our dynamic Digital Engagement team. Reporting to the Sr. Digital Engagement and Community Manager, you'll contribute directly to Academy digital-engagement efforts on a wide range ...
Work type:Full-Time | Posted:12 Dec 2019 | Closes:15 Jan 2020 23:55
POSITION SUMMARY: The Manager of Electrical Systems provides oversight, strategic planning and management of electrical operations at the Academy of Sciences. This position sets departmental goals, defines priorities, manages work and assures effective cross-departmental communication. This position works ...
Work type:Full-Time | Posted:12 Dec 2019 | Closes:03 Feb 2020 23:55
POSITION SUMMARY: The California Academy of Sciences is seeking to hire a postdoctoral scientist researching mesophotic coral ecosystem biology and conservation. The one-year position will be supported through the Academy's Hope for Reefs Initiative. The candidate will be supervised by Dr. Luiz Rocha ...
Work type:Temporary | Posted:11 Dec 2019 | Closes:18 Dec 2019 23:55
POSITION SUMMARY: The California Academy of Sciences is seeking to hire a postdoctoral scientist researching coral reef biology and conservation. The two-year position will be supported through the Academy's Hope for Reefs Initiative. The candidate will be supervised by Dr. Rebecca Albright and may work ...
Work type:Full-Time | Posted:10 Dec 2019 | Closes:10 Jan 2020 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:09 Dec 2019 | Closes:03 Jan 2020 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:09 Dec 2019 | Closes:03 Jan 2020 23:55
POSITION SUMMARY: Reporting to the Animal Health Manager or Associate Director, this position is responsible for supporting the health of the Steinhart Aquarium's living collection. The Animal Health Department oversees the following Aquarium support functions: all aquatic and terrestrial quarantine and ...
Work type:Part-Time | Posted:06 Dec 2019 | Closes:03 Jan 2020 23:55
POSITION SUMMARY: The California Academy of Sciences is looking for a Photographer to photograph striking visual assets for all Academy uses, including the website, exhibits, collateral and promotions; and assist in the operations and management of the BigPicture Photography Competition. This is a 32-40/hr ...
Work type:Full-Time | Posted:02 Dec 2019 | Closes:03 Jan 2020 23:55

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