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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Philanthropy Database Administrator

The Seattle Aquarium seeks a philanthropy database administrator to join the team. The database administrator contributes to the success of the philanthropy department’s fundraising goal by overseeing the effective and efficient use of the donor database. This position will help lead efforts to improve the department’s use and maintenance of our Raiser’s Edge database for improved donor customer service.

A successful candidate must have a high attention to accuracy and detail, service-oriented mentality, strong sense of project ownership, focus on managing and resolving issues, ability to proactively escalate any issues that cannot be resolved in established timelines, and have a strong understanding and awareness for system integration. If you are collaborative, take ownership in your work through initiative and follow-through and want to work at a mission-driven nonprofit with other passionate staff, we want to hear from you!

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Posting expires: February 15, 2018

Marine science interpreter

Temporary marine science interpreters are shift supervisors in the exhibits at the Seattle Aquarium, leading the interpretation volunteers, running volunteer enrichments and interpreting the exhibits to Aquarium guests both informally and during formal interpretive presentations. In addition to working regularly scheduled hours, these staff will provide coverage for last-minute schedule changes and vacation requests, most often Thursday–Monday; flexibility in scheduling is required.

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Posting expires: February 27, 2018

Registrar - PT

We are looking for a part-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 (, 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.