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Educators. Scientists. Designers. Biologists. At the Academy, you can make your passion your profession.
From discovering new species to designing interactive exhibits, Academy employees embody our mission to explore, explain, and sustain life on Earth.
Our Commitment to You
Health insurance is just the beginning.
The Academy provides a comprehensive benefits package that supports medical and financial wellness. In addition, a wide variety of perks and staff clubs help build careers and nourish community.
Strength in Diversity
Science brings us together. Collaboration, diversity, and inclusion make us stronger.
The Academy is committed to cultivating a culturally inclusive environment in which diversity of thought and expression are valued, respected, appreciated, and celebrated. We believe in creating a culture in which all individuals feel respected, are treated fairly, are able to achieve a desirable work-life balance, and have the opportunity to excel.
Our vision is a collaborative workplace that encourages all team members to draw on their unique experiences and backgrounds to generate ideas. This diversity of perspectives allows us to best realize our mission to explore, explain and sustain life on Earth.
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 and coordinating Specialty Programs events, including Penguins + Pajamas Sleepovers, Birthday Parties and Corporate events when necessary, as well as lead animal encounters.
Reporting to the Senior Manager of Guest Experience, the Assistant Manager supervises the Guest Experience staff whose duties include but are not limited to: Access (ticket sales, guest services, hosts, coat check, Information Desk, Membership Services), Show control (Planetarium, Forum Theatre), and Exhibit facilitation (Rainforest, Earthquake Simulator). Although they supervise a team of over 100, the Assistant Manager is directly responsible for a homeroom of 20-25 staff that are a mix of full-time, part-time and on-call.
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 of platforms (e.g. Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat, Tumblr, YouTube, LinkedIn); be responsible for significant paid social-media campaigns; use your expertise & creativity to help inform team strategy and content-creation; and support team efforts such as influencer programs, digital special-projects, & more.