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.

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Corporate Relations Officer

The Seattle Aquarium is looking for a corporate relations officer to join the philanthropy team. The corporate relations officer contributes to the success of the department’s fundraising goal by providing strategic, creative and thoughtful recommendations toward a solid fundraising program that builds on a donor-centric model. This position works to expand the Seattle Aquarium’s reach through cultivation and stewardship of corporate donors and procurement of corporate gifts and sponsorships. A successful candidate will be able to provide leadership on strategy and new approaches, as well as collaborate with Aquarium colleagues across departments and steward key donor and volunteer relationships.

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Posting expires: Open until filled

Camp counselor

Camp counselors (CCs) are role models who work with a professional team of camp staff, high school volunteers, campers and their families. Campers range in age from 4 to 14 years and are grouped by a spectrum of grade levels. CCs work with all ages of campers while leading groups of up to 10 campers in all aspects of camp programming.

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Posting expires: Open until filled.

Citizen science instructor

Seattle Aquarium citizen science instructors work 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.

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Posting expires: Open until filled

Marine science instructor

Seattle Aquarium marine science instructors will work with a professional team of marine educators. Duties will include teaching a wide range of audiences from Pre-K through 12th grade about various marine topics relating to the Puget Sound. These programs will be taught at the Aquarium, local schools and various field locations throughout the Puget Sound region.

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Posting expires: Open until filled

Philanthropy and campaign coordinator

The philanthropy and campaign coordinator is the administrative support position for the director of philanthropy, all campaign activities and the department as a whole. This administrative role helps to advance the Seattle Aquarium’s mission of Inspiring Conservation of Our Marine Environment by providing timely, proactive, consistent support through a range of basic to complex administrative duties in a fast-paced environment. Knowledge of nonprofit organizations and a proven track record in a high-paced, detail-oriented support role handling confidential material are essential.

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Posting expires: December 28, 2017

Registrar

We are looking for a full-time registrar to join our team! The registrar furthers the mission of the Seattle Aquarium by facilitating registration of programs and events as well as disseminating reports and relevant information to internal departments. This is done by providing excellent customer service to both internal and external customers including schools, Seattle Aquarium Connections partners (seattleaquarium.org/connections), groups and/or families wishing to participate in various on-site and outreach programs. Vital responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to: clear and concise communication about programming at the Seattle Aquarium to potential customers; helping to remove barriers to the Aquarium and its programs through the administration of our Connections program and scholarships; and expediting incoming registrations and requests and ensuring that the information is accurate and reported to appropriate departments.

The ideal candidate will be a skilled communicator both over the phone and in writing with clear, legible and organized presentation. We are looking for some who is customer-service-oriented, with a warm and welcoming tone and presence, who is committed to making the Aquarium and its programs accessible and welcoming to all, and has a proven ability to work effectively with people from a wide array of cultures and communities.

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Posting expires: Open until filled.

Camp operations lead

The camp operations lead (COL) will work with a professional team of marine educators to provide summer camps serving approximately 350 youth and their families in summer 2018. The COL must quickly establish and build positive relationships with summer program staff, volunteers, campers, families and our partner programs. This allows the COL to easily integrate into any program position when necessary. Each day varies greatly. Willingness to adapt from office tasks to interacting with adults and instructing classes with ages from Pre-K to teens is essential.

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Posting expires: Open until filled.

Camp lead instructor

The camp lead instructor’s primary role is to lead and oversee all operations of their assigned camp sessions, carry out schedules (created by our marine educators) and to lead the camp counselors, volunteers and children in their assigned camp sessions. Camp lead instructors must quickly establish and build positive relationships with summer program staff, volunteers, interns, campers, families, and our partner programs. Each day varies greatly. Willingness to adapt from office tasks, to guiding camp staff and volunteers, and instructing classes with participants whose ages vary from early childhood to teen (generally 4 to 14 years old) is essential.

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Posting expires: Open until filled.