Careers at WestEd

"WestEd offers me opportunities to further my own learning, to be intellectually stimulated by colleagues and clients, and, using cutting-edge research and practices, to make lasting contributions for children and families." — Vicki Hornus, Senior Program Associate with the Learning Innovations program at WestEd

"WestEd products are so engaging and useful because they're developed by caring professionals who are experts in their fields. They challenge us all to become better educators — and better people." — Danny Torres, WestEd Publications Manager

At WestEd, we apply unrivalled expertise to significant questions and important issues related to learning.

Our staff work across education, health, labor, child welfare, and other disciplines to create positive results for clients and communities.

Are you looking to make a quality difference for children, youth, and adults? Apply today, join our team, and discover why WestEd is recognized as one of the "Best Places to Work."

Working at WestEd

Available Regular Positions

Director/California Center for Common Core Implementation - Position #4731
Innovation Studies
Sacramento, CA, San Francisco, CA

UX and Visual Designer - Position #4724
Information Services
San Francisco, CA

Facilities Assistant - Position #4720
Property and Facility Management
San Francisco, CA

Research Assistant II - Position #4721
Assessment & Standards Development Services
San Francisco, CA

Research Assistant II - Position #4723
Assessment & Standards Development Services
San Francisco, CA

Research Associate - Position #4715
Evaluation Research Program
Los Alamitos, CA

Procurement Manager - Position #4714
Accounting
Los Alamitos, CA

Data and Support Analyst - Position #4695
Comprehensive School Assistance Program
Sacramento, CA

Director of Dissemination and Knowledge Utilization - Position #4693
Regional Educational Laboratory West
San Francisco, CA

Executive Program Assistant - Position #4691
Program Services
San Francisco, CA

REL West Event Coordinator - Position #4688
Regional Educational Laboratory West
San Francisco, CA

District Services Senior Program Associate-Special Education - Position #4676
Learning Innovations
Boston, MA, Burlington, VT

Senior Program Associate- Special Education Fiscal Data - Position #4673
Learning Innovations
Position Location is Flexible

Conference Coordinator - Position #4669
Center for Child & Family Studies
Sausalito, CA

Help Desk Analyst - Position #4661
Information Services
San Francisco, CA

Senior Research Associate - Position #4567
Health & Human Development Program
Los Alamitos, CA

Available Temporary Positions

Bilingual Child Assessor (Modesto) - Position #4712
Science, Technology, Engineering, & Mathematics (STEM)
Home Office

Bilingual Child Assessor (Merced County) - Position #4711
Science, Technology, Engineering, & Mathematics (STEM)
Home Office

Bilingual Child Assessor (Livermore) - Position #4710
Science, Technology, Engineering, & Mathematics (STEM)
Home Office

Bilingual Child Assessor (Fairfield) - Position #4709
Science, Technology, Engineering, & Mathematics (STEM)
Home Office

Bilingual Child Assessor (Fresno) - Position #4705
Science, Technology, Engineering, & Mathematics (STEM)
Home Office

Bilingual Classroom Observer & Child Assessor (Compton) - Position #4704
Science, Technology, Engineering, & Mathematics (STEM)
Home Office

Bilingual Child Assessor (Red Bluff or Redding) - Position #4703
Science, Technology, Engineering, & Mathematics (STEM)
Home Office

Bilingual Child Assessor (Santa Ana) - Position #4702
Science, Technology, Engineering, & Mathematics (STEM)
Home Office

Bilingual Child Assessor (Colton and Rialto) - Position #4701
Science, Technology, Engineering, & Mathematics (STEM)
Home Office

Bilingual Child Assessor (Pasadena) - Position #4700
Science, Technology, Engineering, & Mathematics (STEM)
Home Office

Bilingual Child Assessor (Pomona) - Position #4699
Science, Technology, Engineering, & Mathematics (STEM)
Home Office

Kindergarten Classroom Observer (Pomona, Pasadena, or Rialto) - Position #4683
Science, Technology, Engineering, & Mathematics (STEM)
Home Office

English/Language Arts (ELA) Item Writer ($22-$32/per item) - Position #4681
Assessment & Standards Development Services
Home Office

PITC PQ Infant/Toddler Specialist - Position #4629
Center for Child & Family Studies
Sausalito, CA

Available Internships

Early Childhood Research Intern - Position #4718
Center for Child & Family Studies
Sausalito, CA

WestEd is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or veterans’ status.

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 hr-help@wested.org 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 recruitingassistance@wested.org. 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.