Chabot Space & Science Center is a leader in innovative STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art and math) learning. Serving as a home for science in Oakland since 1883, Chabot inspires and educates learners of all ages on the Universe and planet Earth.

Chabot is currently embarking on a historic partnership with NASA’s Ames Research Center to create novel learning and career opportunities in our current space renaissance for our community. We are expanding our team of impassioned visionaries to join us in rethinking equitable STEAM education for all.

We offer exciting career opportunities in a team-oriented environment for individuals who like to explore, deliver excellence, and have fun in their work.

Chabot Space & Science Center is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to creating an inclusive, equitable, diverse and accessible working and learning environment that reflects the communities we serve. It is our policy and practice to consider all qualified candidates without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, disability, or veteran status.


Current Open Positions

Chief Financial Officer (CFO)

Chabot Space & Science Center seeks an entrepreneurial, planful, mission-minded CFO to creatively provide the leadership, strategic direction, management and coordination for all Chabot finance, human resources, IT, and legal matters. The successful candidate will provide leadership and coordination of company financial planning and budget management functions and ensure company accounting procedures and compliance with non-profit generally accepted accounting principles.


Overnight Host

As a member of the Visitor Experience department, overnight host(s) are responsible for guiding overnight groups through a pre-scheduled program itinerary, ensuring safety, and providing excellent customer service. Some programs require the delivery of hands-on programming in conjunction with other Chabot educators. Other work responsibilities include mealtime support, running pre-recorded planetarium shows and other logistics. Groups can range in size from 50-200 in attendance, with larger events require more than one host. The overnight groups can range from scout groups to families and/or adults.


Science Educator Intern

Chabot Space & Science Center seeks candidates for the role of Science Educator Intern, a member of the Instructional Team in the Education Department. Education Interns are responsible for facilitating learning experiences for K-12 students and teachers. All programs focus on a learner-centered and inquiry-based approach to learning with an emphasis on open-ended experiences. Educators teach and facilitate on-site field trip workshops and summer camp programs, as well as present large group demonstrations, and support off-site events at schools and community venues. Workshops and programs range from 1-6 hours in length.