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Career Opportunities

At OMCA, we aim to be a humane, resilient, adaptive, and inclusive organization, where all staff feel valued and respected, and can contribute with purpose and commitment. These values support our ability to reach our full potential and achieve our mission to inspire all Californians to create a more vibrant future for themselves and their communities.


Medical coverage

OMCA offers medical, dental, vision, chiropractic, acupuncture, and herbal plans for eligible employees. Options include Flexible Spending Accounts for health and dependent care.

Life insurance

Employee sponsored and voluntary life insurance plans are available for eligible staff and their dependents.

Retirement plans

OMCA offers all staff the opportunity to participate in an employee contribution 403b retirement plan and Roth plans. Eligible employees receive a discretionary annual employer contribution towards a 403b retirement plan.


OMCA provides generous vacation, sick, holiday, and leave plans.


An employer sponsored Employee Assistance Program is available for staff.


OMCA offers employee discounts at the OMCA Store and Cafe. Staff also receive free OMCA Membership, discounts for Membership upgrades, and reciprocal entry at participating museums.

Commuter Discount

OMCA offers pre-tax benefits for commuters utilizing public transportation.


OMCA provides fun employee engagement activities and training and development opportunities.

Culture & Values

We at OMCA are a passionate group of individuals who find inspiration in the stories of California’s culture, people, and environment. We’re dedicated to sharing those stories in innovative and relevant ways, throughout our core galleries and special exhibitions; public programming, special events, and community festivals, creating a friendly and dynamic experience for our communities.

EEO Statement

We, the Oakland Museum of California conform to all the laws, statutes, and regulations concerning equal employment opportunities and affirmative action.

This includes but is not limited to Executive Order 11246, Vietnam Era Veterans Readjustment Assistance Act of 1974, Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967, Sections 503 and 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 and many others. We strongly encourage women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans to apply to all of our job openings. We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without any regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.