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

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--


The Old Globe Theatre

Artistic Associate - Posting date:  9/18/17

The Old Globe in San Diego seeks a full-time Artistic Associate to provide administrative support to the Artistic department. Primary duties are focused on casting administration, local casting, season planning support, and other financial/administrative duties. Candidates must be highly organized; have excellent computer, written, and verbal skills; and be capable of working on multiple projects at one time with a high level of accuracy. Experience in theatre, ideally in an artistic, literary, and/or casting department, required. Experience working with national talent and/or casting agencies and/or active knowledge of the theatre industry and talent agencies preferred. Knowledge of the local San Diego acting community a plus.-MORE-

Facilities Director - Posting date:  9/18/17

The Old Globe Theatre in Balboa Park seeks an experienced and hands-on Facilities Director to be responsible for all maintenance activities of The Old Globe’s facilities; a 250,000 sq. ft. live performance theatre complex with 3 stages, event room, administration building, rehearsal building, 22 unit apartment complex, 3 fabrication shops (Costumes, Props, Scenery), storage warehouse and pub. Position manages all day-to-day activities with a staff of 12 employees including maintenance and custodial staff, and acts as maintenance supervisor, in addition to managing all facilities projects and long-range planning. -MORE-

San Diego Air & Space Museum

Part-time Social Media Coordinator – Posting date:  8/11/17

San Diego Air & Space Museum is seeking a Part-time Social Media Coordinator.  The Social Media Coordinator maintains a strong online presence on the San Diego Air & Space Museum’s main social media sites.  Creates and posts all content to highlight Museum activities and events, with occasional assistance from other Museum departments. Engages with Museum’s social media followers and acts as point of contact for customers. Assists Director of Marketing and Communications in marketing, advertising and media relations campaigns through social media. --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

Security Guard - Posting date: 8/1/17

The San Diego Museum of Man (SDMoM or the Museum) is seeking a Security Guard to join its dynamic team.  The Security Guard performs a wide variety of protective, customer service, and courtesy duties for the San Diego Museum of Man (SDMoM or Museum). The security guard is expected to be effective at responding to visitor questions and interacting with museum guests. The security guard is responsible for providing a safe and secure environment for visitors, staff, and collections. This position is 3-4 days a week with additional on-call availability, roughly 20-29 hours per week, and includes weekends, evenings, and holiday hours. --MORE--

San Diego Natural History Museum (The NAT)

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 -- 

School in the Park Educator- Posting date: 10/12/17

The San Diego Natural History Museum is looking for a passionate educator to support the School in the Park program (SITP). This Museum program for grades 4 – 7, 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.  -- 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--

Volunteer Assistant- Posting date: 10/12/17

The Volunteer Assistant for winter 2017 is responsible for coordination and management of winter camps aides and assisting with routine administrative tasks associated with managing volunteers. The Volunteer Assistant will be the department representative in the absence of the Director of Volunteers..   -- 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

Conservatory Program Coordinator (FT) – Posting date:  5/8/2017

The Conservatory Program Coordinator is responsible to the Associate Director of Conservatory Programs and also works closely with the artistic faculty and other administrative staff. The Conservatory Program Coordinator manages the database, assists with the registration and administration of all conservatory programs, and communicates with families.  –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--

Community Opus Program Manager (FT) – Posting date:  5/8/2017

The Community Opus Program Manager is responsible for overseeing the Community Opus Project in Chula Vista, which currently serves approximately 350 students and families. Musicians are enrolled in introductory (Esperanza), beginner (Alegria), advanced beginner (Festejo) and intermediate (OHO) string and wind ensembles. –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--

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