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 our 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 Manager


Education Manager - SCMNH is seeking a creative, team-oriented Education Manager to lead our programmatic efforts. The Education Manager has primary responsibility for all of the Museum’s educational programs, including public and school programming. They will lead our Education team as well as implement programs themselves. The ideal candidate will be experienced in developing, leading and evaluating informal science education programs, preferably in a museum setting. They will have great managerial, organizational, and interpersonal skills. Above that, they will have a love of nature and will enjoy being part of a close team whose primary goal is to engage people of all ages in the fascination of the natural world.


View the full position description here: Education Manager Position Description (PDF)


To Apply:  Interested candidates can apply by submitting a cover letter along with a detailed resume to: employment@santacruzmuseum.org with the subject line: Education Manager. Or, you may send your application via postal mail to:


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


The deadline for applications for this position is, December 4, 2015. Please direct questions relating to this position to Angela Ward at: employment@santacruzmuseum.org.