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

Coordinator. Programs and Special Events - Posting date:  12/26/19

The Balboa Park Cultural Partnership is seeking a full-time, non-exempt Coordinator, Programs and Special Events. The successful candidate will have two or more years of experience in a program and marketing setting, is engaged in the arts and culture community, and is knowledgeable of IDEA (inclusion, diversity, equity, and accessibility) practices and how they apply to program design. This candidate will also have attention to detail and a knack for storytelling, the ability to welcome others and build community, and be an advocate for arts and culture. . --MORE--

Ticketing Representative - Posting date:  1/7/20

The Balboa Park Cultural Partnership is seeking a part-time Ticketing Representative.  A successful candidate will have one or more years of experience with a ticketing system and customer service. This person will be responsible for selling and processing orders for the Balboa Park Explorer program and maintaining a high level of customer service – both written and verbal.. . --MORE--

Fleet Science Center

Special Events Coordinator - Posting date:  3/4/20

The Fleet Science Center is looking for a full-time Special Events Coordinator.  The Special Events Coordinator will perform general department administrative duties and take part in special event bookings and planning. This individual will also work with our team to plan and execute events to support our marketing, education and development efforts.   --MORE--

Neighborhood Community Engagement Leads (Community Initiatives) - Posting date:  3/4/20

The Fleet Science Center is looking for a part-time  and a full-time Neighborhood Community Engagement Lead.  We are looking for a bilingual, outgoing activist in the San Diego community to listen to needs and hopes and inform our ongoing community efforts. Our Neighborhood Engagement Lead will bring partners together to engage diverse audiences in order to maximize the Fleet’s impact across the county.  --MORE--

Custodian - Posting date:  3/4/20

The Fleet Science Center is seeking a custodian to keep ther facility beautiful! The Custodian will support the Fleet Mission and Visitor Experience Philosophy by taking pride in making the Fleet sparkle, enjoy working on a team of very productive partners, and sharing ideas about how to make the Fleet an even more appealing place for people to visit.  --MORE--

Mingei International Museum

Manager of Facilities and Security - Posting date:  6/13/19

The Mingel International Museum is seeking a full-time Manager of Facilities & Security.  The Manager of Facilities & Security is responsible for the general maintenance, building services, and day-to-day security and visitor safety of Mingei International Museum. Additional duties include overseeing minor construction projects, assisting staff and serving as liaison between the Museum and pertinent city departments as well as facility/security related vendors. This is a team-oriented role requiring strong staff management skills, and collaboration with colleagues across all Museum departments. This is also a physically active role requiring walking and standing for long periods of time, bending and lifting, and janitorial duties. Some weekend, night and holiday hours are required. --MORE--

San Diego Art Institute

Executive Assistant & Volunteer Coordinator - Posting date:  10/2/19

San Diego Art Institute (SDAI) seeks a full time Executive Assistant & Volunteer Coordinator to provide a broad range of general administrative and operational support to a small staff managing multiple departments; and serve as the key link between volunteers and staff. The scope of work supports all areas of arts management, with a focus on fund development, marketing, special events, and educational programming. This is an opportunity to bring your entrepreneurial spirit and ambition to learn,  stretch, and grow to our team..  -- MORE--

Visitor Relations Associate - Posting date:  10/2/19

San Diego Art Institute (SDAI) seeks part-time Visitor Relations Associates who will greet guests, handle admissions, respond to phone and in-person inquiries, and support gift shop sales during operating hours, Monday to Sunday. Strong customer service and sales skills, and an entrepreneurial spirit is required for the position.. -- MORE--

San Diego Civic Youth Ballet

Office Assistant - Posting date:  12/14/19

San Diego Civic Youth Ballet seeks a part-time Office Assistant.  Responsible for providing administrative support to SDCYB staff. These duties include but are not limited to: reception, enrolling students for classes, and general office maintenance. Minimum of 2 years customer service/retail experience required, non-profit and/or dance front desk experience strongly preferred. Ideal candidates will have strong written and verbal communication skills, computer skills, and display excellent judgment,  professionalism and flexibility. This individual will report to the Administrative Manager and will work in a fun and respectful, kid-friendly environment. Bilingual candidates strongly encouraged to apply. This position averages 20-25 hours per week. Mon.-Fri., 4:00-9:00 pm and Saturday 8:30-3:30 pm availability required. Additional Saturdays and Sundays during performances.  -- MORE--

San Diego History Center

Director of Advancement – Posting date:  5/9/19
FT, Salaried, Exempt

The San Diego History Center, with locations in Balboa Park and in Presidio Park seeks a driven, entrepreneurial fundraiser to join our committed team. The Director of Advancement will lead a talented team of development professionals responsible for the History Center’s individual giving, annual membership, and grant writing as well as fundraising events. A successful candidate will possess proven success at fundraising by developing and implementing strategic fundraising plans and team management while multitasking a high level of activity including managing executive- and Board of Trustees relationships. Desired skills include working knowledge of all aspects of fundraising & donor relations; advanced written and interpersonal communication skills; and strong project/program management skills. --MORE--

San Diego Model Railroad Museum

Safety and Facilities Coordinator- Posting date: 1/28/20

The San Diego Model Railroad Museum is seeking a part-time Safety and Facilities Coordinator.  The Safety and Facilities Coordinator plans, budgets and schedules facility modifications, including estimates on equipment, labor materials and other related costs. This role is responsible for the coordination and supervision of inspection, maintenance and repair of mechanical, electrical, plumbing, and HVAC systems to ensure optimal operating results of the museum. The coordinator ensures the museum is in compliance with all safety standards and maintains optimum operation capability. Assists with logistics and implementation of other departments projects as needed including exhibits, events, clubs and education. –MORE--

San Diego Museum of Man

Accounting Associate- Posting date: 1/31/20

The San Diego Museum of Man is seeking a full-time Accounting Associate.  The Accounting Associate is responsible for A/P, A/R, processing payroll, and the day to day input of financial information for the Museum. The Accounting Associate is also responsible for assisting the Finance team (CFO & Accounting Manager) in maintaining departmental processes so that internal and external “clients” are well served.  –MORE--

San Diego Natural History Museum (The NAT)

Summer Camp Volunteer Liaison - Posting date: 2/20/20

The San Diego Natural History Museum is seeking a full-time Summer Camp Volunteer Liaison. The Summer Camp Volunteer Liaison is responsible for coordination and management of summer camp aides and is an integral part of the summer camp team. This role is instrumental in establishing a connection to our mission and providing an engaging experience for both our camp aides and campers.  Position begins April 20, 2020 and hours are flexible through June 1. Some weekends and evenings are required. From June 1–August 31, 2020 this is a full-time, 40 hour per week (Monday – Friday) position. Pay rate is $15 per hour.    -- MORE -- 

Vice President, Education & Engagement - Posting date: 10/22/19

The San Diego Natural History Museum is seeking a Vice President for Education and Engagement.  As Vice President for Education and Engagement, you will lead vital public-facing museum activities for one of San Diego’s most popular and beloved museums.  Overseeing student classes and activities, adult-only evenings, exhibitions and on-the-floor engagement, community partnerships and special programs, the VPEE heads up a dynamic and talented team of 20+ staff and 700+ volunteers.  If you love a diverse portfolio this is an ideal position.  Our volunteers work in the Museum, on San Diego County’s unparalleled hiking trails, and on whale watching ships.  Our exhibitions focus on our research region of Southern California and the Baja California peninsula.  Our work studying, preserving, and promoting the understanding of the most biodiverse area in the lower 48 states is more critical than ever.  We seek a candidate with an active and creative mind, a passion for education, biodiversity and conservation, and a talented leader.  You will be joining a convivial and dedicated team, and will help shape strategic direction, growth, and financial stability of the Museum.  We seek a champion for visitor-centered culture at the Museum, who will find new ways to engage our binational public in environmental education and science. As a member of executive management team, you will report directly to the President and CEO, and work directly with the Board of Directors and relevant committees to develop and implement Museum policy.   -- MORE -- 

Accountant - Posting date: 7/26/19

The San Diego Natural History Museum is seeking a full-time Accountant. Under the supervision of the Controller, the accountant maintains financial reports, records, and general ledgers. This position also researches accounting variances, ensures compliance with accounting procedures, and helps to create efficiencies within the accounting department. -- 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 Youth Symphony

Early Childhood Program Manager  - Posting date:  2/11/2020

The San Diego Youth Symphony and Conservatory (SDYS) is seeking a full-time Early Childhood Program Manager to lead ChIMES (Childhood Introduction to Music Education, with Smiles) programs. These include classes in Balboa Park (parent/child style classes) and all early childhood music programming outside of Balboa Park, such as in preschools, community centers, and in partnership with public and private schools. S/he will lead our early childhood music team in a family-centered environment and be committed to our core values of inclusiveness, personal achievement, and community leadership. The ideal candidate will be able to engage young children and families from various backgrounds and have experience in early childhood learning and music education.   –MORE--

Substitute Teaching Artist (Winds or Strings)  - Accepting applications

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--

San Diego Zoo

Senior Office Manager  - Posting date:  5/8/2019

The World Famous San Diego Zoo is seeking a Senior Office Manager.  Candidates would possess commitment and top notch interpersonal skills to provide great customer service, problem solving skills to identify practical solutions, teamwork skills to work well with others and be a productive member of the team, as well as, organizational skills to stay on top of the multitude of multi-tasking duties without difficulty. 

The Senior Office Manager performs all job assignments with a positive attitude that supports San Diego Zoo Global’s mission and vision of saving species worldwide by uniting our expertise in animal care and conservation science with our dedication to inspiring passion for nature and leading the fight against extinction.  The Senior Office Manager is distinguished from other administrative support classes in that the position provides highly technical and sensitive support to the CEO/Executive Director, Chief Operating Officer, Zoo Director, or San Diego Safari Park Director.  This position reports to the CEO/Executive Director, Chief Operating Officer, Zoo Director, or San Diego Safari Park Director.  –MORE--

The Old Globe

Donor Engagement Manager - Posting date:  3/2/2020.

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. 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 16 productions on its three stages, including a Globe for All touring program that performs in community venues throughout San Diego County.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--

Ticket Services Representative - Posting date:  1/21/2020

The Old Globe Theatre seeks part-time Ticket Services Representatives. If you like people and you like theatre you'll love our Ticket Services opportunities! The Old Globe seeks ticket representatives with positive customer service experience and strong telephone and computer skills who are available to work 16-30 hours per week; Office hours are 11:30am-8:15pm, daily. Must be available nights and weekends; and be able to pass applicable background check. Work in beautiful Balboa Park for San Diego's most celebrated professional theatre! Training pay rate starts at $14.25/hour with increases earned up to $15.25/hour following full training, plus ticket privileges. The Old Globe is committed to fostering a culture of equity, diversity, and inclusion in all areas of our operation, therefore we strongly encourage applications from populations underrepresented in the theatre field. Multilingual candidates are also strongly encouraged to apply. Send cover letter and resume to [email protected]. Please indicate Attn: TSR on your cover letter, resume, or subject line of your e-mail.   –MORE--

Systems Administrator - Posting date:  1/16/2020

The Old Globe Theatre seeks a full-time Systems Administrator able to provide independent, proactive, technically proficient, and customer service oriented Information Technology support for this renowned theatre located in San Diego’s beautiful Balboa Park. 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.  Reporting to the Information Technology Director the Systems Administrator is responsible for managing, updating and repairing The Old Globe IT infrastructure, including 3 physical VMWare 6.7 hosts and over 30 virtual servers, networking, security, 150 desktop computers and supporting hardware. The position will assist in the mentoring of information technology staff; development of guidelines, standards and procedures; deployment and maintenance of enterprise application systems and services, information security, user support, training, outreach, and customer service. We seek a motivated, independent, customer service-oriented individual capable of maintaining a complex IT infrastructure in a high up-time environment.  –MORE--

House Assistant/Volunteer Coordinator - Posting date:  12/5/2019

The Old Globe seeks a part-time Front of House Assistant/Volunteer Coordinator to support the Patron Services Director and the operations of all Front of House departments. The position is primarily responsible for the recruitment, scheduling, training and coordination of The Old Globe’s volunteer force; for providing administrative and operational back office support for house management, concessions, gift shop operations; and assisting house managers during evening and weekend performances.  –MORE--

Production Office Coordinator - Posting date:  12/5/2019

The Old Globe seeks a full-time Production Office Coordinator to support the realization of shows and operations of the production office. Working with the production office and company management office, the Production Office Coordinator will act as a concierge and communication link between visiting artists, production staff, and other theatre departments. Responsibilities may include scheduling of the theatre spaces, rehearsal rooms, and other production facilities; distribution of schedules; coordination of company vehicles; company management support; new employee onboarding support; and other activities necessary to the smooth operation of the production department.   –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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