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.
Current jobs
POSITION SUMMARY: Under the direction of the Diving Safety Officer (DSO), the Dive Officer On-Call (DOOC) works with a diverse team of divers to implement dive safety procedures and guidelines per the California Academy of Sciences (Academy) Dive Safety Manual (DSM) ensuring the safe conduct of dive operations ...
Work type:Hourly on-call | Posted:17 Jan 2019 | Closes:22 Jan 2019 23:55
POSITION SUMMARY: The PT Public Programs Presenter, reporting the Public Programs Presenter Supervisor, is responsible for conducting informal science education programs on various topics throughout the Academy, including large and small informal science education programs for all age audiences, feeding ...
Work type:Part-Time, Temporary | Posted:17 Jan 2019 | Closes:31 Jan 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
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:15 Jan 2019 | Closes:01 Feb 2019 23:55
POSITION SUMMARY: The California Academy of Sciences seeks an innovative and energetic Event Services coordinator to join the Academy's outstanding Facility Rentals team. You'll lead all coordination and planning for corporate, association, social and nonprofit events for our team, and will collaborate ...
Work type:Full-Time | Posted:08 Jan 2019 | Closes:25 Jan 2019 23:55
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:07 Jan 2019 | Closes:13 Feb 2019 23:55
POSITION SUMMARY: Reporting to the Director of Expanded Learning and Youth Engagement (EL&YE), the Partnerships and Marketing Specialist is responsible for helping to increase the number of programs that use Science Action Club curriculum and training resources. Working with the Science Action Club team, ...
Work type:Full-Time, Part-Time | Posted:04 Jan 2019 | Closes:08 Feb 2019 23:55
POSITION SUMMARY: The HR Operations Specialist will be responsible for implementing and managing a variety of HR projects to support a great employee experience. Some of these projects include our annual performance management and increase process, updates and changes to our HR systems, and a future HRIS ...
Work type:Full-Time, Temporary | Posted:02 Jan 2019 | Closes:01 Mar 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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