Careers at WestEd

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Are you looking to make a quality difference for children, youth, and adults? Join our team at WestEd! We apply unrivalled expertise to significant questions and important issues related to learning, working across education, health, labor, child welfare, and other disciplines to create positive results for clients and communities.

In addition to valuing staff diversity, we offer a range of professional growth and career development opportunities — both in-house and externally — that help staff broaden their knowledge, skills, and abilities. We also provide generous benefits for full-time and part-time employees.

Apply for one or more of the career opportunities listed below, join WestEd, and discover why our agency is recognized as one of the “Best Places to Work,” according to a survey conducted by the San Francisco Business Times and the Silicon Valley Business Journal.

Available Regular Positions

Education Research Assistant, STEM - Position #5366
Science, Technology, Engineering, & Mathematics (STEM)
Redwood City, CA

Early Childhood Field Data Anchor (Los Angeles or Central Valley) - Position #5362
Center for Child & Family Studies
Home Based: Los Angeles or Central Valley

Science Assessment Development Manager - Position #5360
Standards, Assessment, and Accountability Services
San Francisco, CA

Training & Development Manager - Position #5363
Human Resources
San Francisco, CA

Quality Rating & Improvement System (QRIS) Coordinator - Position #5338
Center for Child & Family Studies
Home Office

Director, Technical Assistance Center - Position #5333
Learning Innovations
Washington, DC

Deputy Director - Position #5326
Standards, Assessment, and Accountability Services
San Francisco, CA

Research Assistant - Position #5286
Health & Human Development Program
Los Alamitos, CA

Director of Research Integrity and Information Security - Position #5311
Office of Research Integrity
San Francisco, CA

PITC Partners for Quality Regional Coordinator - Position #5305
Center for Child & Family Studies
Home Office

Project Coordinator II - Position #5288
Standards, Assessment, and Accountability Services
San Francisco, CA

Available Temporary Positions

PITC PQ Infant/Toddler Specialist - Position #5137
Center for Child & Family Studies
Sausalito, CA

Available Internships

There are no open internships at this time.

Equal Employment Opportunity

WestEd is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veterans’ status or other status protected by applicable law.

For additional information on EEO requirements please review:

Further Assistance

If you need an accommodation to complete the online application, please call 415.615.3131. Please leave a message and a member of our Human Resources team will return your call within three business days. Alternatively, send an email to with “Applicant Accommodation” in the subject line of the email. Please note that this phone number and email are only for those individuals who would like to request an accommodation to apply for a job.

If you are having difficulty applying for a position, please contact us at We will respond to your inquiry within 24 hours. Again, this email is to assist if you are having difficulty applying and not to apply for one of the listed positions.