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 Exhibit Coordinator assists in the organization and management of exhibitions, project teams, professional contracts, budgets, and overall administration of the Academy's Exhibit Studio. The Exhibit Coordinator reports to the Interim Director of Exhibits, and will assist in the planning, coordination, and execution of long-term and temporary exhibitions. Working closely with the department’s Exhibit Project Managers, the Exhibit Coordinator will also implement a variety of deadline-driven project tasks and coordination efforts.
The California Academy of Sciences seeks an Exhibit Project Manager who is innovative, solutions-oriented, highly organized, and adept at managing exhibition projects from concept through execution. This includes managing scope, schedule, and budget for all phases of assigned projects, as well as managing and tracking the integration of exhibition elements being produced externally by vendors and internally by the exhibits team and a number of in-house departments.
The Government Affairs Coordinator will foster and steward Academy relationships with the City and County of San Francisco, as well as local external community and civic partners. They will monitor developments in local policy and events relevant to the Academy. This position will also manage City-funded grants, projects with aligned City agencies, and direct the internal process for developing City capital requests and City General Fund support.