Employment Opportunities

The Santa Cruz Museum of Natural History is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. Under the guidance of its Board of Directors, the Santa Cruz Museum of Natural History operates  in support of its Mission: Connecting People with Nature and Inspiring Stewardship of the Natural World.

Current Openings

  • Education Assistant

Position Description: click to view the full Education Assistant position description (PDF)
Compensation:  Non-exempt.  Hourly wage ($16/hr).

To Apply:  Interested candidates may apply by submitting a cover letter along with a detailed resume to: employment@santacruzmuseum.org with the subject line: Education Assistant.

The deadline for applications for this position is Friday, October 7, 2016.

  • Development Manager

Position Description: click to view the full Development Manager position description (PDF)
Compensation:  Exempt.  Competitive salary commensurate with experience.

To Apply:  Interested candidates may apply by submitting a cover letter along with a detailed resume to: employment@santacruzmuseum.org with the subject line: Development Manager.

The deadline for applications for this position is Monday, November 21, 2016.


Applicants to position openings may send application via postal mail to:

Santa Cruz Museum of Natural History
Attn: Human Resources
1305 East Cliff Dr.
Santa Cruz, CA 95062

Please direct questions relating to position openings to Angela Ward at employment@santacruzmuseum.org.