When you share a workspace with over 38,000 live animals, you know you work somewhere special. Join the team at the California Academy of Sciences and make a difference for your career—and the planet.
Work With the Best
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 regenerate the natural world through science, learning, and collaboration.
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 regenerate the natural world through science, learning, and collaboration.
Exciting job opportunities abound—learn more about our latest openings below.
The Major Gifts Officer, a new position, will provide strategic leadership in identifying, cultivating, soliciting, and stewarding individual donors who support the Academy with major and planned gifts of $25,000 and above, contributing to the overall Leadership Philanthropy team goal of $18+ Million in annual unrestricted and restricted support. This is a unique opportunity for a development professional with demonstrated success in individual major gifts fundraising to join an expanding development team at a renowned scientific institution.
We’re seeking an experienced Web & Interactive Manager to serve as channel and cross-functional team lead for web, ecommerce, mobile apps, webcam, and exhibit interactive products. Facilitating cross-divisional input to develop overall strategy, goals, and roadmap, this role will guide optimization of calacademy.org to drive over $9M of revenue and over 4M sessions annually, support engagement goals, and ultimately help achieve the Academy's mission of regenerating the natural world.
The California Academy of Sciences seeks an early-mid career Project Manager for capital projects who is innovative, solutions-oriented, highly organized, and adept at managing projects from concept through execution. This includes managing scope, schedule, and budget for all phases of assigned projects, as well as assuring that related changes to building infrastructure are seamlessly integrated into existing mechanical, electrical, plumbing and Aquarium systems.