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 Science to Inspire Stewardship of the Natural World.

The Santa Cruz Museum of Natural History has been connecting people to the wonders of the natural world for over 100 years. Through our extraordinary location, interactive displays, engaging programs, and special collections, the Museum highlights the region’s diverse natural history, from the shores of the Monterey Bay to the summit of the Santa Cruz Mountains.

Special Note: The Museum has put a freeze on hiring due to our temporary closure.

Current Openings 

The Museum is accepting applications for the following positions:

Education Manager

We are seeking a creative, team-oriented Education Manager to oversee the development, implementation, evaluation and promotion of the Museum’s diverse roster of science education programs for school and youth groups. This individual will be responsible for developing curriculum, didactic, and interpretive materials to support programming and in-gallery learning. As well as leading the education team, the Education Manager will collaborate with the rest of the Museum team to ensure that the Museum meets its mission through engaging programming.

For more details and application information, please refer to the full job description here: Education Manager (PDF)