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

Manager, Ticketing and Membership - Posting date:  12/3/18

Balboa Park Cultural Partnership is hiring a full-time (hourly) Manager, Ticketing and Membership. This role will oversee the selling, processing, reporting of orders, and membership retention for Balboa Park Explorer. Our Manager, Ticketing and Membership will have good judgement, attention to detail, and the ability to enter accurate data–MORE--

Part-Time Membership Associate - Posting date:  12/3/18

Balboa Park Cultural Partnership is hiring a part-time (hourly) Membership Associate. A successful candidate will have experience with the membership marketing, sales cycle, enjoys analytics, and copywriting experience.The part-time Membership Associate will assist with the renewal process for the Balboa Park Explorer Annual Pass, using strategic communication and marketing along with developing strategies for continuing renewals to achieve organizational sales goals.  --MORE--

Fleet Science Center

Marketing and Communications Director - Posting date:  3/15/19

The Fleet Science Center is seeking an amazing Director of Marketing & Communications who will develop and implement creative marketing initiatives that build visibility and increase audience for the Fleet’s diverse offerings. (We’re much more than a science center!) You’re quick to come up with a clever tagline and diligent when you design a marketing campaign. You’re equally comfortable writing a radio spot, directing a photo shoot, selecting outdoor advertising locations and planning a premiere party.  --MORE--

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--

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--

The Old Globe Theatre

Deputy Director of Development - Posting date:  1/13/19

The Old Globe in San Diego’s beautiful Balboa Park seeks an experienced and inspiring development leader to serve as the Deputy Director of Development for this renowned regional theatre. With a budget of $29 million, the Tony Award-winning Old Globe is a recognized leader among American regional theatres. Known for producing a broad range of work from Shakespeare and the classical repertoire to world premiere musicals and plays, the Globe annually produces 15 productions on its three stages, plus a Globe for All touring program that performs in community venues throughout San Diego County..  –MORE--

Patron Services Director - Posting date:  1/28/19

The Old Globe in San Diego’s beautiful Balboa Park seeks an experienced Patron Services Director that will ensure that every patron and guest who comes to the Globe will feel welcomed, appreciated, and thanked for being here, and will leave with the desire to come back, and soon. Inclusion is a core value of the Globe and our commitment is for our people to represent all parts of the greater San Diego community. This person will be responsible for growing the diversity and inclusion of all Front of House (FOH) teams, including staff and ushers as well as other volunteers at the Globe, to meet our commitment.  This position will supervise all Front of House (FOH) planning, staffing, and operations for theatre house management, security, concessions, and other hospitality and retail activities. This position will develop and implement effective and efficient procedures, systems, and strategies to ensure that all FOH employees deliver consistently unique and superior patron experiences and maximize revenue opportunities. Ideal candidate will be a detail-oriented, self-motivated and strategic manager with demonstrated customer service management experience. Experience in House Management/Front of House and/or gift shop/retail management a plus. 3-5 years supervisory experience and exceptional judgement required.  –MORE--

Donor Engagement Manager - Posting date:  1/18/19

The Old Globe in San Diego’s beautiful Balboa Park seeks an experienced development professional to identify, cultivate, solicit, and steward annual fund donors up to $5,000. Reporting to the Associate Director of Development, Major Gifts and Research, the Donor Engagement Manager will manage the multi-channel, integrated annual fund campaign for The Friends of The Old Globe (donors under $2,500), identifying prospects for increased giving, as well work with a portfolio of donors of up to $5,000. We seek a motivated, positive, and engaging individual with a minimum of three years of development experience, preferably in an arts and culture organization. The successful candidate will be an outstanding verbal and written communicator, have an analytical mindset, be highly organized, a creative thinker, and enjoy creating relationships with donors of all giving levels.  –MORE--

Security Manager - Posting date:  1/18/19

The Old Globe in Balboa Park seeks a dynamic and engaging leader for the position of Security Manager. Managing a security staff including one full-time security officer and a team of part-time security guards and valet parking attendants, the Security Manager is responsible for creating and maintaining safety and risk management programs, and ensuring the Globe is a friendly, safe, and secure environment for all patrons, performers, guests, and staff. –MORE--

San Diego Art Institute

Graphic Designer - Posting date:  1/3/19

San Diego Art Institute (SDAI) seeks a Graphic Designer to create engaging and on-brand graphics for a variety of marketing collateral for contemporary art exhibitions and programs. The graphic designer position entails the entire process visualizing and creating graphics including illustrations, logos, layouts and photos. You’ll be the one to shape the visual aspects of websites, banners, posters, various brochures and handouts, exhibitions and more. Your graphics will capture the attention of those who see them and communicate the right message. For this, you need to have a creative flair and a strong ability to translate requirements into design. If you can communicate well and work methodically as part of a team, we’d like to meet you. A major plus if you have a background working with nonprofits in design, marketing or development. This is a part-time independent contractor position and will typically include 20 hours of work per month paid on an hourly and/or project basis.  -- 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

Grants Manager - Posting date: 3/6/19

The San Diego Museum of Man is seeking a Grants Manager. The right candidate will have an adventurous spirit and know how to take the right kinds of risks.  This person will not only be an extraordinary writer, but also an exceptional strategic thinker who can envision creative ways to find funding and match what funders are looking for in the application process. An integral part of the team, the Grants Manager will be responsible for developing small to medium level institutional funding requests of all types. This role will work at a fast pace in a deadline-driven environment and will thrive knowing that they are part of the team blazing a trail for what museums can be.  –MORE--

Registrar - Posting date: 2/25/19

The San Diego Museum of Man is seeking a Registrar.  The Registrar is responsible for all aspects of registration for the cultural resources (i.e. collections) stewarded by SDMoM which include approximately 75,000 ethnographic items, 300,000 archaeological items, 25,0000 photos, 300 linear feet of archives and 6,000 Ancestral remains.  The registrar shall also manage incoming and outgoing loans, coordinating with department staff around the museum’s NAGPRA compliance program, and assisting with museum and department-wide decolonization initiatives.  In addition, the museum is currently working through the first comprehensive inventory performed in nearly 50 years. The Registrar should be prepared to take a leading role in this initiative, helping to ensure the progress of the project as well as resolving the diverse registration inconsistencies that represent more than 100 years of collecting history.  –MORE---

San Diego Natural History Museum (The NAT)

Lead Classroom Educator - Posting date: 3/8/19

The San Diego Natural History Museum is seeking a full-time lead classroom educator for the School in the Park (SITP) program. The School in the Park program is for grades 4 – 8 and provides week long science education experiences to area school children. The School in the Park Educator’s goal is to help diverse school groups interpret the natural world through engaging science based activities; practice the museum’s mission through stewardship and encourage a life-long learning. This passionate educator will also teach in-museum classes when SITP is not in session and be a part of the teaching team for the Museum’s summer camp, an 8-10-week program for youth in grades Pre-K through middle school. This educator would be one of the educators for several weeks of camp.-- MORE -- 

Membership Manager - Posting date: 3/6/19

The San Diego Natural History Museum is seeking  a full-time Membership Manager.  The Membership Manager oversees the Museum membership program- including general, sustaining, and Leadership Circles levels. Responsibilities include managing member acquisition, retention, donor stewardship, and benefit fulfillment. This individuals partners with colleagues across the Museum to accomplish the Museum’s goal of growing and optimizing the membership program.  -- 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 -- 

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 -- 

San Diego Junior Theatre

Assistant Production Manager - Posting date:  1/28/19

San Diego Junior Theatre is seeking an Assistant Production Manager.  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

Conservatory Program Manager  - Posting date:  2/13/2019

The San Diego Youth Symphony and Conservatory (SDYS) is seeking a full-time Conservatory Program Manager.  The Conservatory Program Manager is responsible and accountable to the President & CEO and the Deputy Director for the administration and management of SDYS’ Conservatory Programs. With the Music Director and other artistic faculty, the Conservatory Program Manager is responsible for promoting high standards for all Conservatory Programs. S/he will be comfortable working in a fast-paced environment and be committed to our core values of inclusiveness, personal achievement, and community leadership.  –MORE--

Substitute Teaching Artist (Winds or Strings)  - Posting date:  2/6/2019

The San Diego Youth Symphony and Conservatory (SDYS) is seeking substitute Teaching Artists to teach group sectionals and/or conduct and teach full ensembles, on an as-needed basis. Our Teaching Artists build musical skills, teach fundamentals, bring out creativity, serve as mentors and role models, and build community to beginner and intermediate musicians in our Community Programs.   –MORE--

Teaching Artist (Early Childhood)  - Posting date:  2/6/2019

The Teaching Artists for SDYS’ early childhood music will teach small groups of our ChIMES (Childhood Introduction to Music Education, with Smiles) music classes for children 0-5 years old and their caregivers, as well as teach early childhood music to small groups of preschools at contracted sites. Our team begins to build musical skills, creativity, movement, and social-emotional skills for young children. They also build attachment and healthy parenting skills between children and caregivers. All SDYS Teaching Artists serve as mentors and role models, while building a place and sense of community. We do not hire Teaching Artists just to teach music.  –MORE--

The San Diego Museum of Art

Visitor Relations Associate - Posting date:  1/18/2019

The San Diego Museum of Art is seeking a part-time Visitor Relations Associate.  The Visitor Relations Associate will proactively provide assistance to all visitors using accurate information regarding the Museum, its collection, special exhibitions, programs, events and other pertinent information. Work politely and professionally with Museum colleagues, partners and volunteers.  –MORE--


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