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--

Balboa Park Conservancy

Volunteer Project Manager - Posting date: 04/15/2021

The Balboa Park Conservancy is seeking a Volunteer Project Manager. The Volunteer Project Manager is responsible for managing the daily operations of the volunteer programs, including recruitment, training and scheduling of individual and group volunteers and interns. The Volunteer Project Manager works closely with the Director of Planning, Design, and Programs. –MORE--

Communications Coordinator - Posting date: 04/30/2021

The Balboa Park Conservancy is full-time Communications Coordinator The Communications Coordinator, a member of the External Relations team, provides critical support for all Balboa Park Conservancy communication endeavors, including public relations, email marketing, donor relations, social media and brand management.  The Coordinator develops and executes communication strategies that advance the Conservancy’s strategic priorities, including organizational excellence, placemaking, visitor experience, volunteers and park improvement projects.–MORE--

Donor Relations Coordinator - Posting date: 04/30/2021

The Balboa Park Conservancy is seeking a full-time Donor Relations Coordinator. The Donor Relations Coordinator is responsible for supporting all fundraising initiatives for Balboa Park Conservancy, with special emphasis on donor database management.  –MORE--

Mingei International Museum

Art Handler/Exhibition Technician (Temp) - Posting date: 06/10/2021

Mingei International Museum staff are preparing to move back to the museum’s location in Balboa Park after the completion of a multi-year renovation project and are seeking temporary art handlers/installation technicians to aid the Exhibitions department. The incumbent(s) will assist Registrars to pack, track, prepare and install objects for exhibition. Previous experience handling 3D art objects desired as well as the ability to climb ladders and handle heavy packed boxes. Familiarity with Microsoft Office Suite, collection management databases or project management software a plus. Applicants with any combination of registration, art-handling, and preparator experience will be considered. –MORE--

Lead Visitor Experience Associate - Posting date: 06/10/2021

Mingei International Museum is seeking a full-time Lead Visitor Experience Associate.This position reports directly to the Visitor Experience Assistant Manager and Shop Mingei Assistant Manager. The Visitor Experience Associate (VE Associate) serves as the front-line staff and main point of contact for Museum visitors, members and colleagues. Cross-trained in three areas—visitor orientation and ticketing, in-gallery experience and the store—Associates will play an active role in creating the Museum’s new Visitor Experience program in a beautiful, new setting! –MORE--

Visitor Experience Associate - Posting date: 06/10/2021

Mingei International Museum is seeking a part-time Visitor Experience Associate.This position reports to the Shop Mingei Assistant Manager and Visitor Experience Assistant Manager. The Visitor Experience Associate (VE Associate) serves as the front-line staff and main point of contact for Museum visitors, members and colleagues. Cross-trained in three areas—visitor orientation and ticketing, in-gallery experience, and the store—Associates will play an active role in creating the Museum’s new Visitor Experience program in a beautiful, new setting! –MORE--

San Diego Air & Space Museum

Development Director - Posting date: 05/25/2021

The San Diego Air & Space Museum in Balboa Park seeks a full-time Development Director to join our outstanding team.The Development Director will lead the Museum’s donor relations program and fundraising initiatives, working in partnership with the President/CEO. Responsible for developing and executing fundraising campaigns and communicating with current and prospective donors. Manage personal and corporate gifts as well as planned and annual giving campaigns. Lead grant research, writing and reporting while working with department heads to identify Museum’s future requirements. Supervisor to Development Assistant.–MORE--

San Diego Natural History Museum (The NAT)

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--

Director of Library - Posting date: 05/25/2021

The San Diego Natural History Museum is seeking a Library Director. The Library Director will care for and promote the library and archives for one of San Diego’s most popular, beloved, and oldest museums. We are seeking a dynamic librarian who will be an integral part of the science division and science communication team within the Museum. This position oversees not only the research library, special collections, and digital archives, but also acts as curator for a dedicated library exhibition gallery. You’ll work alongside staff from across the organization as an advocate for best practices in metadata standards and information archiving.–MORE--

Museum Educator - Posting date: 06/09/2021

The San Diego Natural History Museum is seeking a part-time Museum Educator. The Museum Educator coordinates and facilitates programs utilizing the Museum’s exhibits and collections to ensure that guests, families and school groups have an exceptional experience. We aim to foster curiosity and a love and respect of the natural world. We use an inquiry-based approach while following current science standards. The Museum Educator must represent the San Diego Natural History Museum (the Nat) while providing an engaging learning environment.–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--

HR Manager - Posting date: 04/14/2021

The Fleet Science Center is seeking a full-time Human Resources Manager. The Human Resources Manager supports the Fleets Mission, Brand Pillars, Visitor Experience Philosophy, and Inclusion initiatives by providing support to the Fleet in all areas of human resources. The Human Resources Manager duties include ensuring the Fleets inclusion initiatives are present in recruiting, benefits administration, employee relations, performance management, and other HR and Volunteer led programs at the Fleet. –MORE--

The Museum of Photographic Arts (MOPA)

Annual Giving Manager- Posting date: 05/18/2021

The Museum of Photographic Arts is seeking an experienced Annual Giving Manager. Part of the Development Department, this position will play a critical role in planning and implementing a comprehensive annual fund and membership program. The Annual Giving Manager will focus on strategically expanding MOPA’s annual giving and membership program with a goal of significantly increasing the base of gifts. –MORE--

Director of Development- Posting date: 05/18/2021

The Museum of Photographic Arts (MOPA) is seeking an energetic, attentive Director of Development responsible for the strategic leadership, supervision, and execution of all MOPA fundraising activities including: individual, corporate, foundation and government giving; endowment planning; and fundraising events.  –MORE--

The Old Globe

Ticket Services Representative - Posting date: 05/07/2021

The Old Globe Theatre in San Diego seeks ticket representatives with excellent customer service experience and strong telephone and computer skills to work in our Ticket Office located in beautiful Balboa Park. Ticket Services Representatives are part-time positions working 16-30 hours per week. Office hours are 11:30 am-8:15 pm, daily; applicants must be available nights and weekends and be able to complete and clear a background screening. –MORE--  

Assistant Technical Director- Posting date: 05/14/2021

The Old Globe seeks candidates for a full-time Assistant Technical Director. Responsibilities include drafting (AutoCAD), engineering, technical design and project management. ATD will work with TD and Associate TD to design and plan scenery construction and automation. –MORE--  

Accounts Payable/Accounting Assistant (Temp) - Posting date: 06/01/2021

The Old Globe seeks candidates for a temporary full-time Accounts Payable/Accounting Assistant. Responsibilities include processing invoices, running weekly checks, ensuring that GL accounts are properly allocated, preparing and processing deposits, preparing journal entries as needed and various other accounting and business office duties. Ideal candidates will be detail-oriented and have excellent analytical and organizational skills. –MORE--  

Public Safety Supervisor - Posting date: 06/07/2021

The Old Globe in Balboa Park is seeking a Public Safety Supervisor to assist the Public Safety Manager in managing a public safety staff including part-time team members and valet parking attendants. The Public Safety department is responsible for ensuring the Globe is a friendly, safe, and secure environment for all patrons, performers, guests, and staff.–MORE--  

Arts Engagement Program Coordinator - Posting date: 06/14/2021

The Old Globe is seeking an Arts Engagement Coordinator to provide logistical and administrative support for all Arts Engagement (AE) programs and select Humanities programs. Responsibilities include event coordination (including arranging catering, making travel arrangements, selecting and coordinating with vendors, creating event sheets and diagrams, managing guest invitations and communications, calendaring and reserving spaces, collaborating with other departments, and supporting on-site,) managing docents, coordinating Behind the Scenes Tours, managing AE finances (including tracking expenses; reconciling credit cards, budgets, and invoices; and processing reimbursements,) acting as the AE liaison internally and externally, managing office supplies and inventory, managing AE programs and constituents on Tessitura, and providing admin support for all AE programs. –MORE--  

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