Jobs at the Seattle Aquarium

Inspiring Conservation of Our Marine Environment

Click on the link below to view the entire posting and for information on how to apply. The Seattle Aquarium is nonprofit, 501c3, owned by the City of Seattle. The Aquarium currently serves over 825,000 visitors and 40,000 school children and their teachers annually. Guided by the mission of Inspiring Conservation of Our Marine Environment.

IT Manager

Reporting into the Finance and Administration department, the IT manager will manage the complex IT needs of a 150-person workforce supplemented by a variety of contractors and over 1,100 volunteers for a seven-day-a-week operation. The role must be conversant with the broad IT footprint across the Aquarium’s three-building campus. The IT Manager will be in close communication with the Aquarium’s outsource IT firm, Seitel Systems, and will be directly responsible for on-site help desk resource(s) as well as other necessary skills, such as SharePoint management and SQL reporting as necessary. The role will manage the departmental budget of approximately $250,000 in non-personnel spending. The successful candidate must be hardworking, results-oriented and an excellent communicator who is motivated to work in a mission-oriented nonprofit organization.

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Audio Visual Support Technician

The Audio Visual Support Technician is responsible for helping maintain the audio visual (A/V) infrastructure located throughout the Aquarium facility in conjunction with the AV Technician. This includes all screens, rental items, and sound and projection equipment. This position is expected to have a high working knowledge of A/V systems in order to ensure that daytime operations, evening rentals and special events are adequately supported for all A/V needs. Additionally, during events this position also acts as event support. The technician is responsible for ensuring events run smoothly by attending meetings, gathering A/V needs from clients, communicating client needs to the team and making sure those needs are met as well as set-up, deployment and breakdown of event equipment. This position is expected to provide the highest level of customer service and requires excellent judgment and communication skills both with internal and external clients. The Audio Visual Support Technician ensures the safety of our guests, staff and the Aquarium’s animals and exhibits during daily operations and events as it applies to equipment setup and usage. For more information and to apply, click here.

Posting expires: July 31, 2015

IT/Help Desk Technician

Reporting to the IT manager as part of the Finance and Administration department, this resource must attend to the disparate IT needs of a 100-person workforce supplemented by a variety of contractors and over 500 volunteers. The role must be conversant with the broad IT footprint across the entire campus, comprised of multiple buildings. In this role, the IT/Help Desk Technician will be in constant communication with the outsourced IT firm of Seitel Systems, frequently taking day-to-day direction from them. The technician will partner with the IT manager and Seitel for guidance regarding various projects and prioritization. The successful candidate must be hardworking, results-oriented, an excellent communicator, flexible, self-motivated, persistent, detailed, organized, professional and a genuine team player.

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Administrative Assistant

This position provides administrative support to members of the executive team and executive assistant. The administrative Assistant performs a variety of specialized administrative and office support functions in connection with department work processes. Assignments involve work of a confidential and/or complex nature requiring a comprehensive understanding of organizational operations, procedures and company policy. Works under general supervision. For more information and to apply, click here.

Posting expires: July 30, 2015

 

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