The California Science Center is recruiting a Curator of Life Sciences! The Curator of Life Sciences is a unique State of California civil service position under the classification Administrator, Science Programs. This role will oversee our award-winning Ecosystems exhibits, direct the development of exciting new life sciences exhibits, and work closely with a dynamic cross-departmental team to ensure the ongoing success of the Science Center’s live animal exhibits. A PhD is required, with expertise in areas of biology related to ecology, biodiversity, conservation, environmental science, and/or climate change. Experience with the Association of Zoos & Aquariums accreditation process is a plus.

The first step in a civil service recruitment process includes a required examination. The examination will be used to determine eligibility for hire in the Administrator, Science Program classification. Candidates who successfully complete the examination will be invited to apply for the job once it is posted publicly.

For information about the State application process and how to participate in the examination, please visit https://californiasciencecenter.org/employment-opportunities

For a direct link to the exam, visit: https://www.calcareers.ca.gov/CalHrPublic/Exams/Bulletin.aspx?examCD=2MS03

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About California Science Center

The California Science Center aspires to stimulate curiosity and inspire science learning in everyone by creating fun, memorable experiences, because we value science as an indispensable tool for understanding our world, accessibility and inclusiveness, and enriching people’s lives.