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 Art Conservation Center

Andrew W. Mellon Fellowship in Paper Conservation - Posting date: 04/06/2021

The Balboa Art Conservation Center (BACC) is pleased to offer a full-time, one-year advanced Mellon Fellowship in the conservation of paper-based materials. The fellowship provides an opportunity to acquire advanced-level training in the preservation, conservation, and restoration of a wide range of works on paper, including photographic and bound materials. The paper conservation fellow will work closely with the conservation staff. The Balboa Art Conservation Center is not a collecting institution; its mandate is to serve non-profit collecting institutions such as museums, historic societies, and cultural collections. Because of this, the fellow will have an opportunity to work on a wide variety of conservation projects from a wide range of collections. In addition to working on conservation, the fellow will also have the opportunity to explore and contribute to BACC’s IDEA (Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, & Access) initiatives, making access to conservation and cultural preservation more equitable and inclusive. The 2021 Andrew W. Mellon Fellowship in Paper Conservation is supported in part by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation and the Conrad Prebys Foundation.–MORE--

Audience & Engagement Coordinator - Posting date: 04/06/2021

The Balboa Art Conservation Center (BACC) is seeking a Audience & Engagement Coordinator will work closely with the Executive Director to support the expansion of services and impact through the engagement of multiple layers of public, establishing relationships with communities, institutions, and stewards of cultural collections. The position will be responsible for assessing, identifying, and engaging audiences, including but not limited to nonprofit collecting institutions, private collectors, community collections, individual donors, funders, individual living artists, and communities historically underrepresented in the field of art conservation and cultural preservation throughout the western region. The position will include the planning and execution of marketing and donor development duties with the goal of shifting these to reciprocal engagement of audiences centered around collaboration and co-creation. The position of Audience & Engagement Coordinator will work at the core of BACC’s new vision for Equity, Inclusion and Representation bringing the organization closer to intentionally understanding and addressing the needs of our communities and members. –MORE--

Museum of Us

Controller - Posting date: 04/02/2021

The Museum of Us seeks a full-time Controller. The Controller will be responsible for oversight of all finance, accounting and reporting activities. The Controller will lead all day-to-day finance operations including functional responsibility over accounting, accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll, and grants administration. Reporting to the Chief Financial Officer, the Controller will be involved in supporting presentations to the board finance and audit committee and will work closely with the senior leadership team. The Controller will ensure that the Museum has the systems and procedures in place to support effective program implementation and conduct flawless audits. The Controller will work closely with program leaders and their staffs, not only to educate them regarding finance and accounting procedures but also to explore how the finance function can support program operations. –MORE--

San Diego Air & Space Museum

Accounting and Human Resources Assistant - Posting date: 03/17/2021

The San Diego Air & Space Museum in Balboa Park seeks a full-time Accounting and Human Resources Assistant to join our outstanding team. The Accounting/HR Assistant will assist the Controller in executing all financial- and human resources-related functions for the Museum. Responsibilities may include reconciling deposits from daily Museum operations, preparing check requests and entering bills in QuickBooks, maintaining organized and accurate files, collecting and validating timesheets, maintaining personnel records, and performing administrative functions such as shipping and ordering supplies. This position offers the opportunity for growth, especially in the HR field. –MORE--

San Diego Natural History Museum (The NAT)

Director of Volunteers - Posting date: 02/11/2021

The San Diego Natural History Museum is seeking a Director of Volunteers who will recruit, interview, and oversee a robust core of over 700+ volunteers that provide vital services and public-facing activities for one of San Diego’s most popular and beloved museums.  This is a leadership position that is perfect for individuals who enjoy a variety of work and engaging with diverse groups and individuals. The Nat’s volunteers interpret aboard whale-watching cruises; lead and recommend hikes throughout the region; provide educational experiences for students; engage guests with floor programming; and work behind-the-scenes with curators in the collections and research division. In addition to administrative work, the position presents an exciting opportunity to evolve the Museum’s volunteer offerings, working closely with the Education Department and leadership of flagship volunteer programs to facilitate, create, and update programs and trainings.–MORE--

Special Events Manager - Posting date: 03/23/2021

The San Diego Natural History Museum is seeking a Special Events Manager. The Events Manager is responsible for the production and on-site execution of Museum events. This includes internal and external venue rentals and the scheduling and managing of part-time event staff.  In addition, this position supports the sales and marketing efforts of the Special Events Department. Reports directly to the Director of Events. –MORE--

Security Officer - Posting date: 03/26/2021

The San Diego Natural History Museum is seeking intuitive, reliable, attentive, detail-oriented individuals with strong communication and customer service skills as part-time/as-needed Security Officers.  Security Officers are expected to uphold Museum rules and regulations by patrolling, observing, and reporting to the Facilities Supervisor and Senior Director of Operations. Security Officers are also expected to set the example for Museum safety and stellar customer service, and assist Museum guests, employees, and vendors during emergency situations. –MORE--

The Fleet Science Center

Café Team Member - Posting date: 03/30/2021

The Fleet Science Center is looking for a part-time Cafe Team Member who is outgoing, service-oriented individual to work in their Craveology Cafe. This position actively supports our mission and goals by: Enhancing our visitors’ experiences by providing excellent service, ringing up sales, preparing food, and insuring the café is always fully stocked and clean.–MORE--

Visitor Services Associate- Posting date: 03/30/2021

The Fleet Science Center is seeking a part-time Visitor Service Associate. The Visitor Services Associate (VSA) supports the Fleet Mission and Visitor Experience Philosophy by greeting visitors, answering questions, and selling tickets and related items to visitors. Cheerfully addresses inquiries and/or problems that may arise with patrons with manager assistance, if needed.–MORE--

Science Educator - Posting date: 03/30/2021

The Fleet Science Center is seeking a part-time Science Educator. The Science Educator supports the Fleet Mission Statement and Visitor Experience Philosophy by providing educational programming designed for school groups and public audiences.  This position will teach Fleet workshops, outreach programs, School in the Park classes, summer camps, birthday workshops, assembly shows, Girl/Boy Scout and other youth and adult programs and assist with developing curriculum for these program. –MORE--

Classroom Assistant - Posting date: 03/30/2021

The Fleet Science Center is seeking a part-time Classroom Assistant to support the Fleet's Mission Statement and Visitor Experience Philosophy by supporting educational programming designed for school groups and public audiences. This position will assist in providing hands-on, inquiry based educational programming and provide support for onsite programming to ensure their success. –MORE--

Sales Associate - Posting date: 04/06/2021

The Fleet Science Center is seeking a part-time Sales Associate for their North Star Science Store. This position actively supports our mission and goals by: Enhancing our visitors’ experiences by providing excellent service, ringing up sales, creating exciting and innovative merchandise displays, and ensuring the store is always fully stocked. –MORE--

The Museum of Photographic Arts (MOPA)

Visitor Engagement Specialist - Posting date: 02/24/2021

The Museum of Photographic Arts is seeking a part-time Visitor Engagement Specialist who is attentive and experience-oriented to actively engage with the Museum’s visitors as a part of our Visual Learning Department. Successful candidates will have an education focus and be outgoing and enjoy interacting with the public for extended periods of time. –MORE--

The Old Globe

Assistant Director of Philanthropy - Posting date:  1/20/2021

The Old Globe in San Diego’s beautiful Balboa Park is accepting applications for the position of Assistant Director of Philanthropy. This position will identify, cultivate, solicit, and steward Globe Circle Patron donors up to $5,000 and oversee the management of the Friends of The Old Globe (donors under $3,000). Reporting to the Director of Philanthropy and as an integral member of a highly collaborative team, the Assistant Director of Philanthropy will enjoy working in an environment with a highly personalized approach to donor relationships. The Assistant Director of Philanthropy will be donor-centered, impact-focused, personally engaging, and creative. They will enjoy being part of a fast-paced environment where planning and flexibility go hand-in-hand.  They will be committed to the Globe’s mission and vision of service to the public good and will help the Globe develop philanthropy among new and diverse donors. We seek a motivated, positive, and engaging individual with experience in fundraising, sales, community organizing, or nonprofit management. –MORE--

Lighting Director - Posting date: 04/07/2021

The Old Globe Theatre in San Diego seeks an experienced full-time Lighting Director to oversee all aspects of lighting and video/projections for more than 16 productions and special events each year in three venues. –MORE--  

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