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 Specialty Programs Supervisor, the On Call Specialty Programs Guide is responsible for providing expertly led "behind the scenes" tours of the Academy, including VIP Tours, NightLife VIP Tours and custom tours on an on call basis. Responsibilities may also include working ...
Work type:Hourly on-call | Posted:15 Aug 2019
POSITION SUMMARY: This position will provide support for the Chief Revenue & Marketing Officer, leader of the Brand, Marketing & Sales Division and Exhibits Studio team by efficiently managing the calendars, providing information necessary for decision making, and anticipating, monitoring and resolving ...
Work type:Full-Time | Posted:15 Aug 2019 | Closes:15 Sep 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:14 Aug 2019 | Closes:14 Sep 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:14 Aug 2019 | Closes:23 Aug 2019 23:55
POSITION SUMMARY: Reporting to the Curator this position is responsible for providing general animal care and support for the Steinhart Aquarium's living collection in various exhibit areas as assigned. Cleans habitats and holding areas, monitors animal health, makes frequent daily rounds, reports suspected ...
Work type:Full-Time | Posted:12 Aug 2019 | Closes:02 Sep 2019 23:55
POSITION SUMMARY: Reporting to the Curator this position is responsible for providing general animal care and support for the Steinhart Aquarium's living collection in various exhibit areas as assigned. Cleans habitats and holding areas, monitors animal health, makes frequent daily rounds, reports suspected ...
Work type:Full-Time | Posted:12 Aug 2019 | Closes:26 Aug 2019 23:55
POSITION SUMMARY: Reporting to the Senior Registrar/ Exhibit Collection Manager, the Exhibit and Digital Collections Registrar plans for and manages physical and digital collections on permanent and temporary exhibitions. The Exhibit and Digital Collections Registrar is responsible for registration, collections ...
Work type:Full-Time | Posted:09 Aug 2019 | Closes:09 Sep 2019 23:55
POSITION SUMMARY: The Business System Analyst analyzes business systems needs working with various levels of end-users and support personnel to address moderate to complex business problems. Performs the research necessary to diagnose, troubleshoot and debug complex enterprise application. Assists with ...
Work type:Full-Time | Posted:02 Aug 2019 | Closes:30 Aug 2019 23:55
POSITION SUMMARY: The Development Information Services Coordinator position oversees the timely and accurate processing of all outright gifts, multi-year commitments, and other forms of support (totaling approximately 5,000 transactions a year) to the Academy (excluding Membership); assists in production, ...
Work type:Full-Time | Posted:23 Jul 2019 | Closes:24 Aug 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:19 Jul 2019 | Closes:09 Sep 2019 23:55
POSITION SUMMARY: The Graphic Designer works with the Creative team in the conceptualization, design, and implementation of Academy graphics and systems. The California Academy of Sciences is a multifaceted scientific institution committed to leading-edge research, to educational outreach, and to finding ...
Work type:Full-Time | Posted:01 Jul 2019 | Closes:30 Aug 2019 23:55
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:28 May 2019 | Closes:31 Aug 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

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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