Employment Benefits

Huntington staff members have various opportunities to enjoy this beautiful and educational environment. Some walk through the gardens during breaks, while others enjoy interactions with colleagues in the Coffee Shop or Café. All staff are invited to attend the annual holiday luncheon and the annual staff picnic held here on the Huntington grounds. As new exhibitions open, staff are invited to hear from the curators during Staff Preview events. Employee discounts are offered in the Huntington Store and Cafe.

In addition, Huntington staff members with a regular schedule of at least 20 hours per week enjoy a comprehensive benefits package including:

  • Vacation
  • Paid sick leave
  • Holiday pay
  • Pre-tax retirement savings plan
  • TIAA-CREF Retirement plan (upon satisfying the eligibility criteria)
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Informational and skill-building workshops
  • Access to Caltech Credit Union, recreation facilities, staff development and training programs

Full-time and grant-sponsored staff with a regular schedule of at least 30 hours per week may participate in:

  • Medical and dental plan options
  • Life insurance plan
  • Long-term disability plan
  • Supplemental life and AD&D insurance plan
  • Flexible Spending Accounts (pre-tax reimbursement accounts for medical and dependent care expenses)

Eligibility for specific benefit plans depends on employment classification, regularly scheduled working hours, and other criteria. Some benefit plans require a waiting period prior to enrollment.


About The Huntington

The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens is a collections-based research and educational institution established in 1919 by Henry E. and Arabella Huntington. Henry Huntington, a key figure in the...

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