Employment Opportunities

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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: 

Executive Director- Job Announcement

To Apply: Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume by Thursday December 11th at 5:00 pm.  Please mail your completed application packet to:

1305 East Cliff Dr. Santa Cruz, CA  95062
Attn: Interim Executive Director Rainbow Mitchell-Fox,

Include the following three required items:

  • A cover letter that addresses the unique skills that makes you the best candidate for the position.
  • A detailed resume demonstrating relevant experience(s). For each listed position, include hire dates, duties, accomplishments, and a supervisor’s contact information.
  • Three professional letters of recommendation and up to two other references

Administrative Coordinator- Application Due Nov.15

To Apply: Send application materials to employment@santacruzmuseum.org. No phone calls.