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 Cultural Partnership

Event Assistant  (Temporary, Part-Time)- Posting date:  9/7/18

The Balboa Park Cultural Partnership is seeking a temporary, part-time Event Assistant. The successful candidate will have one or more years of experience in an event setting and have good judgement, attention to detail, marketing and communication skills, and the ability to enter accurate data. –MORE--

Fleet Science Center

Café Team Member - Posting date:  9/10/18

The Fleet Science Center is looking for an outgoing, service-oriented individual to work part-time in our Craveology Cafe.  --MORE--

Development Associate - Posting date:  9/10/18

The Fleet Science Center is seeking someone who is passionate and experienced in assisting with the growth of our Development Department.  Our new Development Associate will provide support with community and constituency relations activities, including but not limited to, interacting with donors, prospects and community stakeholders, creating/writing major and planned gift proposals and collateral materials; conducting prospect and donor research and assisting with planning and production of cultivation and fundraising events and activities. --MORE--

Manager on Duty (Part-Time) - Posting date:  9/10/18

The Fleet Science Center is looking for the perfect individual to be a Manager on Duty to provide leadership and direct supervision to our frontline staff.  Our new Manager on Duty will bring a wealth of knowledge and the leadership skills necessary to lead this group of employees into the future.  --MORE--

Mythbusters Show Performer - Posting date:  9/10/18

The Fleet Science Center is looking for a lively, outgoing individual to be a MythBusters Show Performer.  The individuals in this position provide the Fleet visitors with fun and innovative educational experiences using science, technology, engineering, art and mathematics (STEAM).   We are looking for someone who absolutely loves making other people happy and who wants to blow them away (literally!) --MORE--

Science Center Presenter - Posting date:  9/10/18

The Fleet Science Center is looking for a rock star Science Center Presenter to facilitate our Balboa Park walking tours and science demonstrations in the Fleet Science Center. Our new presenter will support the Fleet Mission and Visitor Experience Philosophy by taking pride in leading our out-door walking tours and teaching others about science, enjoy working on a team that makes science accessible to people of all ages in an engaging and meaningful way, and creating moments that leave an impression that the Fleet is a memorable place for people to visit.  --MORE--

Science Educators (Part-Time Temporary) - Posting date:  9/10/18

Do you love science?  Do you love teaching others about science?  The Fleet Science Center is looking for an experienced educator with a passion for teaching people of all ages about science.  Our new Science Educator – Part Time (Temporary) actively supports our mission and goals by presenting programs at area schools, which may include after-school programs, presenting Fleet workshops, programs and educational activities to field trip students, adults, groups of teachers, children and the general public, and assisting in the creation, planning and implementation of new or existing Fleet educational programs  --MORE--

Visitor Services Associate - Posting date:  9/10/18

The Fleet Science Center is looking for someone who absolutely loves talking to people and brightening their day!  This individual will excel at processing sales transactions via our ticketing system quickly and efficiently.  This part time position will allow for a maximum of 29 hours per week.  Our Visitor Services Associate will bring a high level of excitement and engagement to the Fleet to promote our mission of science learning to our guests.  --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

Development Administrator - Posting date:  3/15/18

The Old Globe seeks an organized, detail-oriented administrator to work in the Development department. The Development Administrator is responsible for processing all contributed income for The Old Globe, maintaining accurate donor records within the Tessitura software, processing acknowledgement letters for gifts, and interfacing with the Finance department on Development income and expenses. The key Tessitura person on the Development staff, the position works directly with internal Tessitura support teams to ensure the database is functioning properly. Position also extracts lists from Tessitura to support fundraising activities, maintains and audits donor records to insure accuracy of records and reports, and provides general training on use of Tessitura to other staff members as needed.  –MORE--

San Diego Art Institute

Marketing and Communications Director - Posting date:  9/4/18

San Diego Art Institute (SDAI) seeks a Marketing & Communications Director with exemplary and proven skills in writing, social media, and graphic design.  By employing those skills, the Marketing and Communications Manager is charged with growing the awareness and prominence of SDAI exhibitions, programs, special events, educational series, and community outreach within the Southern California/Northern Baja region.  –MORE--

Visitor Relations Associate – Posting date:  7/11/18

San Diego Art Institute (SDAI) seeks Visitor Relations Associates who will greet guests, handle admissions, answer phone and in-person inquiries, and support gift shop sales.  --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--

San Diego Automotive Museum

Executive Director– Posting date:  4/3/18

Reporting to the Board of Directors, the Executive Director (ED) will have overall strategic and operational responsibility for SDAM Nonprofit’s staff, programs, expansion, and execution of its mission. She or he will initially develop deep knowledge of field, core programs, operations, and business plans. Key duties include fundraising, marketing, and community outreach. --MORE--

San Diego History Center

Visitor Engagement Associate – Posting date:  3/19/18
FT, Salaried, 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--

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--

San Diego Museum of Man

Exhibit Fabrication Manager - Posting date:  9/7/2018

The San Diego Museum of Man is seeking a full-time Exhibit Fabrication Manager  The Exhibit Fabrication Manager is responsible for fabrication of new exhibits. Work includes creative input during the exhibit development process, producing and testing prototypes, developing and managing a fabrication timeline and schedule, and final production. This role also supervises the work of the Exhibit Fabricators and sets fabrication priorities. The Exhibit Fabrication Manager reports to the Director of Exhibits and is expected to work collaboratively with individuals throughout the Museum. --MORE--

Development Analyst - Posting date:  8/16/2018

The San Diego Museum of Man is seeking a full-time Development Analyst.  The Development Analyst is responsible for: administration and continuing development of San Diego Museum of Man’s (SDMoM’s) CRM database (Salesforce) as it relates to Development, donor and prospect tracking/reporting, Annual Fund oversight, and events support. This role maximizes the utilization of Salesforce to help achieve Development goals for SDMoM, including producing custom-formatted data reports. --MORE--

San Diego Natural History Museum (The NAT)

Security Supervisor- Posting date: 9/10/18

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 Facilities Director, 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 Facilities Director with projects, staff training, staff scheduling and working events. This position requires Saturday and Sunday availability. Holidays and some evenings are required. The San Diego Natural History Museum is open daily, except for Thanksgiving and Christmas Day..  -- MORE --

Visitor Services Associate - Posting date: 8/27/18

The San Diego Natural History Museum is seeking enthusiastic and friendly part-time Visitor Services Associates (VSAs) to assist guests at our Admissions Desk, 3D Theater, and Escape Room. VSAs provide 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 \
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Exhibit Developer - Posting date: 8/22/18

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

Cafe Attendant - Posting date: 7/18/18

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 -- 

Line/Prep Cook- Posting date: 2/22/18

The San Diego Natural History Museum is seeking enthusiastic and friendly part time Line/Prep Cooks to assist the Kitchen Supervisor at our Cafe. The Line/Prep Cook provides support to the Kitchen Supervisor 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 -- 

Design Director- Posting date: 7/11/18

The San Diego Natural History Museum is seeking a full-time Design Director.   If you’ve always hoped your design work would appear in a museum someday … here’s your chance.  As Design Director for The San Diego Natural History Museum (The Nat), you’ll shape the design aesthetic for one of San Diego’s most popular and loved cultural attractions.  But, you’ll need to be much more than a good designer. You’ll need to be someone who loves to dig deep, ask questions, look past the obvious, and find new ways to engage and connect with people and stimulate their curiosity, because that’s at the core of what we do as a museum.  The Design Director is responsible for participating in the conception and execution of the Museum’s visual design direction for external communications as well as branding components onsite at the museum.  -- MORE -- 

Paleontological Field Monitor- Posting date: 8/3/18

The Department of Paleontology at the San Diego Natural History Museum has openings for paleontological field monitor. This positions is full time (32 – 40 hours per week). All work is funded through contracts. Major responsibilities include: Field monitoring of construction-related exposures of potentially fossil-bearing sedimentary rocks (Cenozoic and Mesozoic marine and/or non-marine rock units) in the southern and central California region. Field monitors will be expected to collect exposed fossils and record relevant stratigraphic and taphonomic data. Opportunities for fossil preparation are also possible. Depending on experience, the field monitor may also be involved in preparing final reports of findings.   -- MORE -- 

Security Officer- Posting date: 2/22/18

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 -- 

Custodian (Part-time) - Posting date: 2/22/18

The San Diego Natural History Museum is seeking enthusiastic and friendly part time Custodians to be part of the cleaning crew that daily cleans and maintains the buildings public areas, office areas and collection areas.  Also, to assist with daily chores needed by staff.  This position requires Saturday and Sunday availability. Holidays and some evenings are required..   -- MORE -- 

Special Events Staff - Posting date: 2/22/18

The San Diego Natural History Museum is seeking for a passionate mission supporting Special Event Staff. She/he will be responsible assisting with the load-in and load-out of events, assisting in the set-up and break-down of Museum events, assisting in ensuring the safety of the Museum, having a Museum presence. This position requires the coordination of on-site event activities, including working with vendors, clients and guests. Hours are determined on as-needed basis.   -- MORE -- 

San Diego Junior Theatre

Education Director - Posting date:  5/5/18

San Diego Junior Theatre is seeking an Education Director.  Position Summary: Reporting to the Executive Director, the Education Director is responsible for the operations of all education programs, supervising all Education Department staff, and promoting Junior Theatre in the community.  --MORE--

Assistant Production Manager - Posting date:  5/5/18

San Diego Junior Theatre is seeking an Education Director.  Position Summary: Under the direction of the Production Manager, the Assistant Production Manager is a key member of the Production staff of San Diego Junior Theatre.  --MORE--

Drama Lead Teaching Artist at New Outreach Partner - Posting date:  5/5/18

San Diego Junior Theatre is seeking an Education Director.  Position Summary: San Diego Junior Theater is seeking a Theatre Teaching Artist to teach and direct in an exciting new position in a unique private North County School. Reporting to the Education Director, the Drama Lead Teacher is responsible for coordinating, directing, and implementing two school wide performances at a North County Private School.  This unique position allows for creativity, engaging and working with unique students ages K-6, and collaborative relationships among the school administrators, parents, and students.--MORE--

San Diego Youth Symphony

Accounting Assistant  (Part-Time, Regular) - Posting date:  7/5/2018

The San Diego Youth Symphony and Conservatory (SDYS) is seeking a part-time Accounting Assistant to assist with day to day financial accounting, as well as support the Business Operations Coordinator with government compliance, human resources, and payroll.  –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--

The San Diego Museum of Art

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

The San Diego Museum of Art is seeking a Special Events Assistant.  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--

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