Jobs

Development Assistant

Position Summary

The SETI Institute is seeking a Development Assistant to collaborate with fundraising and communications team members in order to engage the SETI Institute’s supporters.  The successful candidate will be enthusiastic and detail-oriented with outstanding communication, project management and customer service skills.  The ideal candidate will have a passion for the Institute’s scientific mission, which is to explore, understand and explain the origin and nature of life in the universe.

Responsibilities

Director of Development

SETI Institute’s mission is to understand and explain the origin and nature of life in the universe, and to apply the knowledge gained to inspire and guide present and future generations. We have a passion for discovery, and for sharing knowledge as scientific ambassadors to the public, the press and the government. SETI Institute has an annual budget of $15 million.

Position Summary

Director of Education

The SETI Institute is seeking a creative and visionary leader to serve as its Director of Education and to continue and expand its broad-based program in formal and informal education.  The role requires close collaboration with Institute scientists, outside organizations and with a range of funding agencies.  The Director will have the responsibility of building on the foundation of the Institute’s existing programs and coordinating partnership development in order to have an even bigger impact in science education.  A key element of this strategy will be making alliances with scientific a