Balboa Park Jobs

Balboa Park Jobs

Imagine spending the day in beautiful Balboa Park...Helping to share its treasures, enhance its beauty, talk about its culture, or celebrate its great history.  There are many kinds of jobs and volunteer opportunities within Balboa Park, for every kind of skill set.  Take a look below for current job opportunities available* in Balboa Park.  Please visit the individual organization websites for volunteer opportunities.

Balboa Park Conservancy

Philanthropy Coordinator - Posting date:  12/14/17

Balboa Park Conservancy is seeking a full-time Philanthropy Coordinator.  The Philanthropy Coordinator is responsible for supporting the Balboa Park Conservancy’s philanthropy initiatives, including the mission-driven Sustainable Giving Program, donor stewardship and cultivation, gift tracking, grant activities, and related communication efforts.  The Coordinator is a highly organized, detail-oriented individual with excellent written and interpersonal communication skills. The coordinator thrives in the dynamic, metrics-driven culture of a start-up organization—they are professional, dependable, and accountable for their work. They must have reliable transportation and be able to travel to as required.  –MORE--

Balboa Park Cultural Partnership

Sustainability Manager - Posting date:  10/16/17

Balboa Park Cultural Partnership is hiring a full-time, non-exempt Sustainability Manager within the Balboa Park Sustainability Program (BPSP). The Sustainability Manager is responsible for the effective communication and execution of existing BPSP initiatives, including support of the Balboa Park facility director affinity group, Green Team, Sustainability and Energy Management Action Plan, Green Impact Guide, education events and sustainable operations initiatives for BPCP member institutions. The manager is expected to bring skills that will enhance these existing programs and help to expand BPSP into viable new areas of sustainability. –MORE--

Mingei International Museum

Visitor Experience Associate - Posting date:  10/23/17

Mingei International Museum is seeking a part-time, non-exempt Visitor Experience Associate.  The Visitor Experience Associate is responsible for delivering exceptional customer service to every Museum guest. They are the face of the Museum, a liaison between the public and the Museum’s exhibitions and programming, and their primary role is to enhance the visitor experience with their knowledge and service. . –MORE--

The Old Globe Theatre

Director of Finance - Posting date:  11/28/17

The Old Globe in San Diego seeks an experienced, highly organized, and strategic individual for the role of Director of Finance (chief financial officer). With an annual operating budget of $24 million, the Globe annually produces 15 productions on its three stages, plus a “Globe for All” touring program.  –MORE--

Maintenance Technician - Posting date:  1/17/18

The Old Globe seeks a skilled general maintenance technician with a strong background in building maintenance, HVAC systems, and mechanical, electrical, and plumbing maintenance to work for this award-winning, acclaimed regional theatre located in beautiful Balboa Park. Job duties include: monitoring and troubleshooting boiler and HVAC units; appliance maintenance and repair; plumbing repair; preventive maintenance/repair on heating, ventilating, and air conditioning equipment; and electrical work including replacing and installing electrical components and equipment. –MORE--

San Diego Art Institute

Deputy Director – Posting date:  11/29/17

The San Diego Art Institute (SDAI) is seeking a Deputy Director to support the work of the Executive Director; handle multiple and varied operational, finance, fundraising, project management, and administrative  responsibilities; and function as a liaison between the Executive Director and department heads in a dynamic and fast-paced environment with overlapping and changing priorities and deadlines.. --MORE--

Director of Education and Public Programs – Posting date:  11/29/17

The San Diego Art Institute (SDAI) is seeking a full-time, experienced and creative Director of Education & Public Programs to design, develop, and sustain programs for K-12 and college level students, teachers, artists, and other adults that will link San Diego Art Institute with regional education and community needs. --MORE--

Guest Curators – Posting date:  12/11/17

The San Diego Art Institute is inviting Curators to bring extraordinary ideas and innovation to our Exhibitions Gallery for April-August 2018, and throughout 2019 and 2020. This  contract position will be responsible from concept to  implementation and provide oversight and direction from start to finish of each exhibition. The role of Guest Curator requires conceptual vision as well as project management skills to implement and lead the vision to fruition.. --MORE--

Grant Writer – Posting date:  12/11/17

San Diego Art Institute seeks a Grant Writer to assist in researching, identifying and applying to outside grants and arts funding. The Grant Writer is primarily responsible for writing new grants and proposals. Secondary responsibilities are renewing any existing grants and researching new grant opportunities. This role will be a part-time contract position working directly with the Executive Director in San Diego. The Grant Writer needs to function as an independent, self-motivated, self-reliant self-starter with superior writing, editing and verbal communication skills who can work effectively with the prioritization of multiple demands in order to meet established deadlines.. --MORE--

San Diego History Center

Development Manager – Posting date:  5/23/17
FT, Salaried, Exempt

Under the direction of the Chief Development Officer, the Development Manager will support initiatives and fundraising tactics of the Board of Trustees and Executive Director with a donor portfolio of long-standing members/donors, stewarding current relationships, while building new individual and corporate relationships with potential supporters. This position supports overall efforts in growing the organization’s donor base through collaboration with team members and assisting with the planning and execution of: fundraising/cultivation events, corporate/individual proposals, annual appeals, and planned/endowment giving.  --MORE--

Visitor Engagement Associate – Posting date:  6/21/17
PT, Hourly, Non-exempt

The Visitor Engagement Associate (VEA) is responsible for providing high quality customer service to visitors of the museums, store, and Research Library and Archives operated by the San Diego History Center, which assists SDHC in fulfilling all aspects of our mission.  --MORE--

San Diego Model Railroad Museum 

Museum Administrator and Grants Coordinator - Posting date: 9/29/17

The San Diego Model Railroad museum seeks highly qualified individual for the position of Operations Manager. Qualified individuals- Must be multi-talented and able to perform multi-tasks - Must be able to juggle shifting priorities - Able to follow written and verbal instructions -Proactive and creative - Problem solver - Organized - Able to work independently or with a team, depending on the needs. - Able to make intelligent decisions based on sound judgment - Focused, detail oriented Preferred Qualifications: - Previous Leadership Experience - Previous Grant Proposal Experience.. --MORE--

San Diego Museum of Man

Staff Accountant - Posting date: 12/22/17

The San Diego Museum of Man (SDMoM or the Museum) is seeking a Staff Accountant to join its dynamic Finance Team.  The Staff Accountant has a critical role in ensuring accurate, timely, and consistent financial data through daily entry and maintenance of the accounting system. The Staff Accountant, in close coordination with the CFO, will be responsible for weekly, monthly, and annual reporting and analysis needs while providing excellent service to internal and external stakeholders.—MORE--

San Diego Natural History Museum (The NAT)

Senior Exhibit Developer – Posting date:  1/22/18

The San Diego Natural History Museum is looking for a passionate mission supporting and natural history loving individual to lead the content development for exhibitions. Reporting to the Director of Experience Design, the Senior Exhibit Developer plays a central role in creating new exhibitions by integrating concepts and stories with the physical space to create an experiential bilingual environment for learning. --MORE--

Library Digitization Assistant (Part – Time, Regular) – Posting date:  12/13/17

The San Diego Natural History Museum Research Library is looking for a part-time assistant to help organize, digitize, and make available online our rich and unique resources of historic field notes and photographs by early naturalists dating back to the 1800s. These resources represent a wealth of information for current researchers, historians, and scholars trying to document environmental change, re-discovery of species of plants and animals, and historical data in southern California and Baja California and the southwestern states,  This project is in keeping with our 2017 strategic roadmap goal of strengthening “our ability to expand contemporary science centered on our unequaled historic collections.” --MORE--

Security Supervisor- Posting date: 06/27/17

The San Diego Natural History Museum is seeking an intuitive, reliable, attentive, detail-oriented individual with strong communication and customer service skills as a full-time Security Supervisor. The Security Supervisor is expected to uphold the museum rules and regulations by patrolling, observing, and reporting to the Operations Manager, while managing and overseeing the Security staff. This position is also expected to be the exemplary for Museum safety, customer service, general Museum knowledge, Park knowledge, and a model citizen, as well as protect Museum property and provide safety for Museum visitors, employees, and vendors. The Security Supervisor works to assist the Operations Manager with projects, staff training, staff scheduling and working events..  -- MORE -- 

Security Officer- Posting date: 01/31/17

The San Diego Natural History Museum is seeking intuitive, reliable, attentive, detail-oriented individuals with strong communication and customer service skills part-time security officers.  Security officers are expected to uphold the museum rules and regulations by patrolling, observing, and reporting to the Security Supervisor and Operations Manager. This position is also expected to be the exemplary for Museum safety, customer service, general Museum knowledge, Park knowledge, and a model citizen, as well as protect Museum property and provide safety for Museum visitors, employees, and vendors.  -- MORE -- 

Banquet Bartender- Posting date: 01/31/17

The San Diego Natural History Museum is seeking enthusiastic and friendly part time banquet bartenders to prepare drink orders for guests according to specified recipes using measuring systems. The ideal candidates will be comfortable shifting roles and responsibilities through their shift while continually maintaining a pleasant and professional demeanor..   -- MORE -- 

Custodian -  Posting date:  10/12/17

The San Diego Natural History Museum is seeking enthusiastic and friendly full time Custodians to be part of the cleaning crew that daily cleans and maintains the buildings public areas, office areas and collection areas. --MORE--

Café Attendant - Posting date: 11/1/17

The San Diego Natural History Museum is seeking enthusiastic and friendly part time Café Attendants to assist guests at our Cafe. The Café Attendant provides Museum guests an unparalleled customer service experience in a fast-paced, educational and entertaining environment. The ideal candidates will be comfortable shifting roles and responsibilities throughout the day while continually maintaining a pleasant and professional demeanor. -- MORE -- 

San Diego Junior Theatre

Teaching Artist - Posting date:  3/20/17

San Diego Junior Theatre, the oldest continuing children’s theatre program in the country, is looking for Acting, Voice and Dance Teachers to join our Teaching Artist Pool.  This independent, non-profit organization provides engaging, innovative and high-quality theatre education and productions to enhance the lives of children of all ages, cultural backgrounds, abilities and levels of interest.  SDJT operates for the benefit of children throughout San Diego County; since 1948, its productions have entertained more than a million theatergoers of all ages.  --MORE--

San Diego Youth Symphony

Production and Operations Manager (FT) - Posting date:  11/14/2017

The San Diego Youth Symphony and Conservatory (SDYS) is seeking a full-time Production and Operations Manager to lead the production of events and internal operations of the organization. S/he will prioritize and balance many responsibilities in a fast-paced environment and be committed to our core values of inclusiveness, personal achievement, and community leadership.  –MORE--

Teaching Artists, Winds and Strings (PT) - Posting date:  5/8/2017

The Teaching Artists on the Community Program team serve in a number of roles that lead this mission. Some of the roles include: teaching group sectionals; conducting full string and wind ensembles; coaching chamber ensembles; leading small group lessons; and constantly forming and strengthening relationships with their colleagues, student musicians, and musicians’ families.  –MORE--

Production Assistant (PT) – Posting date:  5/8/2017

The Production Assistant reports to the Production and Operations Manager for the many and varied jobs that contribute to the smooth running of rehearsals, events and concerts.  –MORE--

The San Diego Museum of Art

Special Events Assistant - Posting date: 5/24/17

Under the supervision of the Special Events, Manager, the assistant will provide logistical and administrative support for special events produced by the museum including: fundraising galas such as Art Alive; exhibition openings; donor receptions and dinners, as required.  The Events assistant will communicate pertinent information and conduct tours of the facility with potential clients interested in booking an event.  Some evening and weekend hours are required. --MORE--

*Please verify that a listing is still accepting applications with the specific institution or organization before applying.