Culture + Values

We at the Oakland Museum of California 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, creating a friendly and dynamic experience for visitors and staff alike. And yes, it's fun to work here, from holiday parties, to costume contests, to wellness classes, OMCA staff know how to maintain great work life balance.

These values are fundamental to our institutional culture and guide our work together:

Excellence: We are committed to excellence and working at the highest standards of integrity and professionalism.

Community: We believe everyone should feel welcome and part of our community, both within the Museum and with our visitors and neighbors.

Innovation: We embrace innovation and calculated risk-taking to achieve our mission.

Commitment: Our work at the Museum demonstrates a sense of purpose and a shared accountability for the institution’s success.


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.