Become a part of the team achieving global impact in invertebrate research, conservation and connection.
Here at Butterfly Pavilion, we transform the way people think about invertebrates. These small but mighty animals that surround us are so much more than people think. They are everywhere, because everything depends on them. They are the hidden heroes of the animal kingdom. As the leader in invertebrate knowledge, inspiration and connection, Butterfly Pavilion works to foster an appreciation of these critical animals by educating the public about the need to protect and care for threatened habitats globally, while conducting research for solutions in invertebrate conservation. Whether it is providing unique, hands-on learning experiences in our exhibits and educational programs, conducting new research that sets the standard for zoos across the country or building innovative solutions for species and habitat conservation in countries around the world, Butterfly Pavilion is leading the way in ensuring invertebrates are protected for the future.
Below you will find a list of open positions that we currently have available. We encourage you to check back often for upcoming opportunities to join our team.
Butterfly Pavilion Inclusivity Statement
Butterfly Pavilion embraces an environment of diversity and inclusiveness where all people’s ideas, experiences, and abilities are valued, thus ensuring the purpose and impact of our organization thrives through strong and meaningful community connection.
Vice President of Education
The Vice President of Education and Community Engagement is responsible for the planning, management and implementation of all education on-site, off-site and community-based programs.Apply Here
Human Resources Manager
The Butterfly Pavilion Human Resource Manager is responsible for ensuring that the overall administration, coordination, and evaluation of human resources plans and programs are realized within the Pavilion.Apply Here!
Support and assist the Director of Animal Collections in oversight of the Curatorial Department flight houses (Wings of the Tropics, Butterflies at Chatfield and Gardens on Spring Creek), butterfly acquisitions and preserved collection. Is responsible for all aspects of quality and maintenance of transient animal collections including but not limited to staff oversight, animal acquisition (purchasing/collecting), animal maintenance and husbandry, animal exhibitry, and record-keeping. Will assist Director of Research and Conservation in oversight of conservation projects (Colorado Butterfly Monitoring Network, Sumatran butterfly house, Monarch SAFE, among others).Apply Here!
Director of Major Gifts
Butterfly Pavilion's Director of Major Gifts is a front-line fundraising professional responsible for securing major and other philanthropic gifts for the organization by strategically managing a portfolio of prospects and donors with significant giving potential. The Director of Major Gifts will create and maintains relationships, connecting each individual's interests to Butterfly Pavilion's priorities and includes identifying, qualifying, cultivating, soliciting and stewarding major and planned gift prospects and donors.Learn More
Butterfly Pavilion offers a number of internships throughout the year, allowing students to obtain real-world experience in the fields of entomology, horticulture, education, exhibit interpretation, and more.Learn More