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Our mission is to regenerate the natural world through science, learning, and collaboration.
We hope you are inspired by what we do and are excited to contribute to our mission. The Academy is looking for candidates who do great work, and we know they may come from a number of different backgrounds and experiences. We encourage you to apply even if you do not believe you meet every one of the qualifications for the position.
The Senior Exhibit Content Developer is responsible for developing original concepts for captivating mission-focused exhibitions, researching and creating accessible scientific content, organizing project materials, producing engaging interactives and media, and conducting evaluations to ensure the quality and value of the visitor experience. You’ll join the Academy’s outstanding Exhibit Studio and collaborate with scientists and other content experts, educators, artists, technologists, and other internal and external partners. We are seeking an experienced writer with strong interpersonal skills and ability to work with diverse collaborators in a team environment and independently. This position reports to the Manager of Exhibition Content Development.
Come join a team dedicated to the Academy’s mission, vision and values!
We are committed to ensuring diversity, equity, accessibility, and inclusion are intrinsic to Academy culture and operations, from recruitment and retention to science and advocacy. Explore Our Commitment to Racial Equity to learn about our intentional engagement of traditionally excluded groups in an effort to spark interest in or foster pathways to scientific careers.
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Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable persons with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
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SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
The physical expectations described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the position’s responsibilities, either with or without reasonable accommodation if needed due to a disability.
At the Academy, we get to work in pretty unique spaces. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to move, work in an office environment, reach with hands and arms, in addition to using a computer for long intervals of time, communication on the phone, in person, and online meetings/calls. Must be able to perform repetitive motions 75% of the time. Must be able to transport 30 lbs.
Regular on-site work for collaboration, prototyping, and reviews of the public floor will be required. Other work may be done remotely, in keeping with Academy and Exhibit Studio Policies.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: This position is open until July 30, 2021.
The California Academy of Sciences will give full consideration for employment to all qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance (SF Police Code, Article 49).
The California Academy of Sciences is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to ensure that all employees and applicants receive equal consideration and treatment, regardless of race, color, creed, gender (including gender identity or gender expression), religion, marital or domestic partner status, age, place of birth, national origin or ancestry, physical, mental or medical disability, height or weight, sex, sexual orientation, citizenship, military service status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by state or federal law or local ordinance.
Please upload a resume and complete the brief online application here. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until the position is filled.
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