Heart and Mind in the Workplace

Our team brings together many of the brightest minds and biggest hearts in their respective fields, be they scientists, educators, experiential facilitators, fundraisers, marketing professionals, administrators, and much more.

Work With Us

Thank you for your interest in working at the Institute of Noetic Sciences. New job openings are posted regularly. Please check our careers website to view current openings.

Success Qualities

In an effort to create a vibrant, successful, values-aligned staff culture, IONS is looking for the following qualities in our new hire candidates.

  1. Effective Communication- Demonstrate professional verbal, nonverbal, and written communication, including listening, with both head and heart. Utilize skillful communication efficiently and impactfully to facilitate the dissemination of information for internal operations, as well as sharing IONS vision and mission with the world.

  2. Flexibility- Demonstrate a willingness and ability to nimbly shift work priorities to meet evolving organizational needs and priorities. Open to considering and integrating other points of view, recognizing that multiple perspectives are crucial to successfully navigating complex challenges and opportunities.

  3. Highly Collaborative- Actively contribute to a sense of genuine community in the workplace. Seek out ways to engage in teamwork, wholeheartedly participating in the mutual exchange of perspectives, resources, and support to unlock new ideas and solutions inaccessible to one person alone.

  4. Spirit of Continuous Improvement- Actively identify and pursue ways to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of processes, products, services, and systems to advance the mission of IONS. Demonstrate self-awareness and sincere commitment to advancing one’s personal growth and professional development.

  5. Purpose-Driven- Embody an authentic, passionate commitment to scientific exploration and personal discovery to reveal the interconnected nature of reality. Enthusiastically support IONS efforts to expand our impact in the world and to ensure the long-term thriving health of the organization.

  6. Can-Do Attitude- Positively and proactively engage in all aspects of one’s work–no matter how big or small, basic or complex, easy or difficult.

  7. Creative Problem Solving- Demonstrate a willingness, radical open-mindedness, and practical ability to address challenges and obstacles that arise in the course of one’s job and within one’s team.

  8. Accountability- Accept responsibility for one’s own actions and commitments. Be keenly aware of one’s continuously evolving role on the team, ensuring personal presence, responsibility, and capability to successfully fulfill one’s own duties and contribute to optimal decision-making.

Benefits at a Glance

The Institute of Noetic Sciences offers a comprehensive benefits package, including competitive vacation, paid holidays, and health, dental, and basic life insurance. IONS offers ample opportunities to engage in its experiential programs.

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI)

The IONS Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) Initiative is an expression of our commitment to consciously look at and address systemic racism and inequity of all types, and their effects within our organization and community.   With this initiative, we seek to take a holistic and integrative approach to addressing racism and creating opportunities for celebrating and uplifting diversity of all kinds. The DEI initiative is currently being enacted through ongoing staff training, open space for DEI-related conversations, and specific departmental action plans. We see this initiative and its outcomes as directly contributing to our commitment to revealing the interconnected nature of reality.

Nondiscrimination Policy

The Institute of Noetic Sciences is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions on the basis of merit. We want to have the best available persons in every job. Company policy prohibits unlawful discrimination based on race, color, creed, gender (including gender identity and gender expression), religion, marital status, registered domestic partner status, age, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or related medical condition), genetic information, sexual orientation, military and veteran status or any other consideration made unlawful by federal, state, or local laws. It also prohibits unlawful discrimination based on the perception that anyone has any of those characteristics, or is associated with a person who has or is perceived as having any of those characteristics.

Volunteer Opportunities

Assist the Institute of Noetic Sciences in a way that works for you. We have a host of opportunities:

From research and project-based work (e.g. coding keywords and themes from archival recordings; transcribing audio and video recordings, assisting with workshop development and course materials)…

…to simple administrative tasks (mass mailings, filing and organizing)

…to projects that call for professional expertise (such as grant and professional writing, and marketing assistance).

See how your gifts and experience can benefit the furtherance of our mission.

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