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Working at Lowell

Thank you for your interest in working at Lowell Observatory. One of our most important objectives is recruiting and retaining qualified, effective employees and giving them an enjoyable and welcoming place to work.  We are located just west of downtown Flagstaff, Arizona, on a mesa at elevation 7,200 feet. From our beautifully maintained campus, you can enjoy a panoramic view of the city and the San Francisco Peaks, which lie six miles north of us and rise to nearly 13,000 feet.

Applying for Employment at Lowell

We do not accept or retain unsolicited resumes. Please submit a resume only in response to an officially posted job listing below.

Standard Application – Unless otherwise indicated in the Position Announcement below, all applicants must fill out an application form. You may download and fill out the Lowell Application Form PDF.

Short Form Application – If the Job Posting requests that you complete a short form, please download and complete this form Short Form.

Please be sure to follow all the directions for application requirements in the job description of the position you are applying for, in order to ensure your application will be considered.

Currently open positions

Kids Camp Teacher – posted 3/22/2021

Deputy Director for Science – posted 2/23/2021

Volunteer Positions

EEO/AA Statement

Lowell Observatory is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status. Lowell Observatory has always been, and always will be, committed to diversity and inclusion. We seek individuals from all backgrounds to join our teams, and we encourage our employees to bring their authentic, original, and best selves to work.

Lowell Observatory sits at the base of mountains sacred to tribes throughout the region. We honor their past, present, and future generations, who have lived here for millennia and will forever call this place home.

Lowell Observatory is committed to providing access, and reasonable accommodation in its services, programs, activities, education and employment for individuals with disabilities. Our non-smoking campus is at an elevation of 7,000ft/2100m. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify the Human Resources office for assistance. humanresources@lowell.edu

Applicants may download Lowell Observatory’s EEO policy as presented in its Affirmative Action Plan.

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