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The San Diego Natural History Museum is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Museum Educator

The San Diego Natural History Museum is looking to hire a few new educators. These will be on-call part-time positions starting in February 2015.

Position Summary:

The Museum Educator will provide dynamic mission driven education programs and public programs to grades K-12 using an interactive, engaging, participatory style reflecting inquiry-based teaching methods and supporting the unique curatorial voice of the NAT. This is an on-call position.

Primary Functions and Major Responsibilities:

The Museum Educator will primarily facilitate hands-on classes at school sites and occasionally, hands-on classes at the Museum. Primary concentration will be on education programs for school groups. In addition, he/she will participate in public programs and will provide instruction for winter, spring, and/or summer camps.


  • B.S. degree in Education, Environmental Science, or a related field
  • 2-3 years of related experience working in a public setting or informal education organization is preferred
  • Background working in a public setting – implementing programs with children and adults
  • Experience teaching elementary and/or middle school formal or informal classes preferred
  • Bi-lingual in English and Spanish a plus

To Apply:

Please send a cover letter outlining your experience and interest in the position, résumé, and three professional references to hr@sdnhm.org. Applications will be reviewed beginning January 21, 2015 and will continue until positions are filled.

Posted on 1-12-2015


Security Officer(s)-Unarmed, Temporary Part-time, Uniformed

The San Diego Natural History Museum is seeking to employ temporary part-time Security Officers

This is not an entry-level security officer position. Applicant should have two to five years solid security experience, preferably in a cultural institution setting.

Related military service and/or previous law enforcement experience will be considered in part to satisfy this requirement.

Applicant must:

  • Possess a valid California Guard Card and current First-Aid/CPR certification; these certifications must be kept current for the duration of employment.
  • Pass a comprehensive background screening, including but not limited to a Live Scan criminal record check with the DOJ and FBI, prior employment verification, reference checks, and an interview panel.

Only the top candidates will be invited to participate in the interview process.

Additional on-site, exhibit-specific training will be provided. Uniforms and uniform maintenance will also be provided.

Please email a cover letter and resume to hr@sdnhm.org. No phone calls, faxes or drop-ins please. 

Posted on 1-23-2015