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.
Contracted Database Analyst
Reporting to the Vice President of Marketing, Communications & Guest Services, the database analyst (DBA) will be responsible for the performance, integrity and security of a database. You'll be involved in the planning and development of the database, as well as in troubleshooting any issues on behalf of the users.Apply Here!
The Facilities Manager has the responsibility of managing the operation of facilities, including general maintenance, basic repairs, some remodeling work, and janitorial services. The Facilities Manager will ensure consistent and efficient operation of facility contractors, HVAC (including boilers and chillers) and preventative maintenance. This position will establish short- and long-term goals in conjunction with the Executive Leadership Team, and in line with the strategic plan, to maximize the efficiency, life and effectiveness of Butterfly Pavilion and its operating systems. Ensure a clean, safe, comfortable and aesthetically pleasing environment for staff, volunteers and guests.Apply Here!
Guest Services Associate
The Guest Services Associate is a part-time position responsible for the direct day-to-day operations of the Guest Services department ensuring an excellent Guest experience from the point of entry to the zoo, while promoting membership sales, assisting groups and providing support to the marketing department, thus honoring the Butterfly Pavilion’s mission and guaranteeing repeat Guests.Apply Here!
Seasonal Camp Educator
Butterfly Pavilion is seeking an individual with an interest in environmental education, nature play, curriculum development and a love of teaching youth about the natural world through informal nature camp programming. Position is up to 28 hours a week during Summer Break opportunities, beginning with training in late May, with camps ending mid-August. Planning time is incorporated in the weeks leading up to programs.Apply Here!
Seasonal Exhibit Interpreter
Butterfly Pavilion is seeking an individual with an interest in education, superior customer service skills and a love of teaching guests about the natural world during our peak spring and summer seasons. This is a great opportunity for those seeking hands-on experience in public environmental education. This is a seasonal, part-time position scheduled for approximately four months.Apply Here!
Butterfly Pavilion is seeking an individual with an interest in education and interpretation, superior customer service skills and a love of connecting guests to the natural world. This is a great opportunity for those seeking hands-on experience in public environmental education.Apply Here!
Donor Relations Coordinator
Donor Relations Coordinator is responsible for supporting the fund development department with critical research, donor support and engagement, gift fulfillment, executing campaigns and donor database management. You will be expected to support annual revenue targets by identifying, engaging, planning, and ultimately supporting soliciting gifts from foundation, corporate and individual donors. In addition to prospecting, this position will manage entering donor gifts, donor communications, donor and sponsor fulfillment, meeting setting and database administration.Apply Here!
Donor Relations Officer
Butterfly Pavilion’s Donor Relations Officer is a front-line fundraising professional responsible for securing funds for the organization by strategically managing a portfolio of prospects and donors with significant giving potential. The Officer creates 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. Retaining and upgrading existing donors through strategic engagement and stewardship is expected. This person is detail and goal oriented, with demonstrated skill in relationship building, project support, information management, and verbal and written communication. The Officer will work closely with the VP Philanthropy to increase annual revenue and identify new sources for support. The benefit of this position will be the satisfaction of helping donors fulfill their passions and interests through their giving to Butterfly Pavilion.Apply Here!
The Butterfly Pavilion Educator will create and present engaging and interactive science educations programs at Butterfly Pavilion, in local schools, youth organizations, senior centers, libraries, other community locations, and via real-time interactive video conference (distance learning) for diverse audiencesApply Here!
The Butterfly Pavilion Retail Director will be responsible for the successful operations of the Butterfly Pavilion Gift Shop and Beestro Concessions. This position will oversee all of the financials of retail and concessions, as well as the merchandising of all products.Apply Here!
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