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 50,000 school children and their teachers annually. Guided by the mission of Inspiring Conservation of Our Marine Environment.

Development Director

Reporting to the President and CEO, the Development Director is a member of the executive team and responsible for the overall fundraising execution in support of the mission of the Seattle Aquarium. The Director is tasked with systematically developing and effectively strengthening the culture of philanthropy with staff and board members, as well as designing programs to engage donors and strengthen ties with the community. The new Director will work to ensure that the Aquarium is well placed in the development of the downtown waterfront area and continue to enhance and advance this world-class aquarium. For more information and to apply, click here.

Education Assistant

Temporary position

Seattle Aquarium Education Assistants will be working with a professional team of marine educators. Duties include teaching a wide range of audiences from preK through grade 12 on various marine topics related to the Puget Sound. These programs will be at the Aquarium and at various field locations throughout the Puget Sound region. For more information and to apply, click here.

Posting expires: February 15, 2015

Aquarium Cashier—Temporary/Seasonal

The primary function of the Cashier is to perform a variety of cashiering and customer-service-related duties, including use of a computerized POS (point of sale) called Galaxy Ticketing System and reservation system. Position has direct contact with the public and is required to interact with diverse and challenging populations. Position provides information, in person, via computer and telephone about exhibits, admission prices, memberships, education programs and events. For more information and to apply, click here.

Posting expires: February 3, 2015 or until filled.

Citizen Science Instructor

Three (3) temporary positions available

Seattle Aquarium Citizen Science Instructors will be working with a professional team of marine educators to provide an in-depth science program serving approximately 400 local high school students and their teachers. Duties include instructing diverse groups of high school students in varied topics including field-based data collection methods, identification of northwest intertidal species, and the scientific practices as defined by A Framework for K-12 Science Education. For more information and to apply, click here.

Posting expires: February 3, 2015

Aquarium Cashier

The primary function of the Cashier is to perform a variety of cashiering and customer-service-related duties, including use of a computerized POS (point of sale) called Galaxy Ticketing System and reservation system. Position has direct contact with the public and is required to interact with diverse and challenging populations. Position provides information, in person, via computer and telephone about exhibits, admission prices, memberships, education programs and events. For more information and to apply, click here.

Posting Expires: February 3, 2015 or when filled.

Broadening Participation Coordinator

The Broadening Participation Coordinator works with the Community Engagement Manager to help make the Aquarium and its programs accessible and welcoming to all. This position will be responsible for engaging underserved and underrepresented audiences with marine education programming and conservation messaging, and supporting all Aquarium staff and volunteers to reach the community goal as expressed in the Seattle Aquarium strategic plan 2011–2030: Ensure that we are inclusive and welcoming to all segments of the community. For more information and to apply, click here.

Posting expires: February 18, 2015

 

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