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Career Opportunities

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.

Click here for current internship opportunities. Click here for current volunteer opportunities.

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.

Chief Financial Officer (CFO)

The Chief Financial Officer (CFO) is responsible for and directs all financial functions, including financial planning and reporting, budgets, forecasting, investments, risk management, and loss control. This position also oversees all IT across the organization. The CFO is a senior member of the Executive Leadership Team, a member of the Finance Committee, and a staff financial advisor to the Board of Directors.

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Facility Maintenance Technician

The Facility Maintenance Technician is responsible for maintenance, repair, and minor improvements of facility including interactive exhibits at Butterfly Pavilion. Maintenance, repairs, and improvements may include painting, replacing mechanical components, minor electrical repair, supporting the installation of exhibit components, and troubleshooting technology where possible. Basic carpentry skills and the ability to patch drywall and match paint are essential.

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Entomology Manager

The Entomology Manager oversees Butterfly Pavilion's terrestrial invertebrate collection. The position is responsible for managing all aspects of quality and maintenance of Butterfly Pavilion's terrestrial invertebrate collections including but not limited to animal maintenance and husbandry, animal exhibitory, record-keeping, staff oversight, organization and coordination of schedules, and animal acquisition. This position supports the Director of Animal Collections in maintaining compliance in all USDA containment requirements and guidelines and AZA standards. This position also works in collaboration with Research and Conservation to lead and support domestic and international projects in those areas.

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Membership and Performance Marketing Coordinator

Reporting to the Member Relations Manager, the Membership and Performance Marketing Coordinator is responsible for ensuring and providing a welcoming, flawless, professional, and world-class member and guest experience, and providing support to front desk and marketing operations with a specific emphasis on retention and motivating the guest services staff to achieve daily membership sales goals.

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Part-time Guest Services Associate

The Guest Services Associate is a part-time position responsible for the direct day-to-day operations of the front desk ensuring an excellent member and guest experience from the point of entry to the zoo while processing box office and online admission tickets and selling and renewing memberships, thus honoring the Butterfly Pavilion's mission and guaranteeing repeat guest and member visitation.

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Camp Educator - Seasonal

The Summer Camp Educator is responsible for leading all aspects of a camp classroom during the 2024 Summer Camp season both onsite at Butterfly Pavilion and at our offsite camps in the Denver Metro Area. Leading a camp classroom successfully requires that the Summer Camp Educator, teach curriculum, monitor a room of up to 25 learners in grades K-12 and complete all other responsibilities associated with adhering to the requirements of the facility childcare licensure. Camps offered at Butterfly Pavilion will be for ages 5-9 years old, camps offered by Butterfly Pavilion in the Denver Metro Area will be for ages 10-12 years old.

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Volunteer Manager

The Volunteer Manager is responsible for developing, implementing, and managing an exemplary volunteer/intern program to support Butterfly Pavilion in achieving its strategic goals of providing the best possible experience for our audience, being a recognized scientific authority, and being a leading educational institution.

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Human Resources Manager

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 organization.

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Performance Marketing Manager

We are seeking a skilled and data-driven Performance Marketing Manager, reporting to the Director of Communications and Marketing, to join our marketing and communications team.

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Environmental Educator - Programs

The Environmental Educator is responsible for providing world-class onsite and outreach education and experiences to learners of all ages across the Denver Metro area and onsite at Butterfly Pavilion, this includes field trip classes, outreach programs, virtual learning programs, afterschool programs, and camp programs. The Environmental Educator may also be asked to represent Butterfly Pavilion at events throughout the community.

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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.

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