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

Ticketing Coordinator - Posting date:  7/26/19

Balboa Park Cultural Partnership is seeking a full-time Ticketing Coordinator.  The successful candidate will have one or more years of experience with a ticketing system (preferably Tessitura) and customer service. This person will be responsible for managing group sales, wholesale orders, and general order processing and for being an ambassador to the Park. --MORE--

Sustainability Assistant - Posting date:  7/26/19

Balboa Park Cultural Partnership is seeking a full-time Sustainability Assistant. The Sustainability Assistant is responsible for the administration and communication of Sustainability Program’s initiatives including support of the Balboa Park affinity groups, Sustainability Walk-About series, education events, and energy efficiency initiatives for Cultural Partnership member institutions. The Sustainability Assistant is expected to bring skills that will enhance these existing programs and help to deepen and expand the Sustainability Program into viable areas of energy efficiency and sustainability. --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--

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

Administrative Assistant - Posting date:  5/15/19

San Diego Art Institute (SDAI) seeks a pat-time Administrative Assistant to provide a broad range of general administrative and clerical support to a small staff managing multiple departments. The scope of work spans all areas of arts management, including fund development, marketing, special events, and educational programming.  -- MORE--

Visitor Relations Associate - Posting date:  5/15/19

San Diego Art Institute (SDAI) seeks part-time Visitor Relations Associates who will greet guests, handle admissions, answer phone and in-person inquiries, and support gift shop sales during  operating hours, Monday to Sunday.. -- 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 Museum of Man

Chief Financial & Operating Officer - Posting date: 6/28/19

The San Diego Museum of Man is seeking a Chief Financial and Operating Officer.  The Chief Financial & Operating Officer (CFO/COO) reports directly to the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and will have overall strategic and operational responsibility for all fiscal areas, including financial planning, budgeting and analysis, accounting, financial controls and reporting, risk management, insurance and IT. This position will also maintain a thorough hands-on knowledge of all Museum projects, operations, and plans. The CFO/COO will manage three direct reports and will also serve as a member of the executive leadership team. –MORE--

Individual Giving Officer - Posting date: 6/10/19

The San Diego Museum of Man is seeking a full-time Individual Giving Officer.  The Individual Giving Officer will spearhead a new gifts strategy to grow the San Diego Museum of Man’s (SDMoM) individual donor base, especially at the mid-to-large gift levels.  An integral part of the Development team, the Individual Giving Officer will build and nurture relationships through all stages of the moves management cycle.  They will be expected to take a leadership role within the Development Department, contributing ideas and expertise to all development strategies.  The Individual Giving Officer reports to the Senior Director of Development and is expected to work collaboratively with individuals throughout SDMoM.  –MORE--

San Diego Natural History Museum (The NAT)

Animal Engagement and Care Associate - Posting date: 8/5/19

San Diego Natural History Museum is seeking a part-time Animal Engagement and Care Associate. 

This unique part-time position as an Animal Engagement and Care Associate with enhance the learning experience of the Nat’s guests by facilitating the exploration of our new exhibit, Living Lab. This position will be responsible for an outstanding guest experience by creating a welcoming, positive and safe environment in which lasting memories are made.  Candidates should have a strong interest in informal education, animals, the natural sciences, and conservation. Must be comfortable and confident in handling and care of a wide range of invertebrates, amphibians, reptiles and mammals.   -- MORE -- 

Accountant - Posting date: 7/26/19

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 -- 

Events Manager - Posting date: 7/16/19

San Diego Natural History Museum is seeking a full-time Events Manager. The Events Manager is responsible for the production and on-site execution of Museum events. This includes internal events and external venue rentals. In addition, this position supports the sales and marketing efforts of the Special Events Department. This position also manages the on-call part-time event staff.  Reports directly to the Director of Events and works closely with the Events Coordinator to manage all on-site events.  -- MORE -- 

Vice President, Education and Engagement - Posting date: 6/3/19

San Diego Natural History Museum seeks a full-time professional for the position of Vice President, Engagement and Education.  The Vice President of Engagement and Education provides leadership and creative vision for the development and delivery of education, public programs, exhibitions, citizen science, volunteer programs, and community partnerships to support the strategic direction, growth, and financial stability of the Museum. Reporting to the President and CEO, the Vice President of Engagement and Education collaborates with colleagues across the institution and stakeholders in the binational community to conceptualize, develop, and implement engagement initiatives that are relevant, compelling, and accessible for a diverse audience. This position will champion and cultivate a visitor-centered culture at the Museum and provide the binational public ways to engage in environmental education and science. As a member of executive management team, he or she works directly with the Board of Directors and relevant committees to develop and
implement Museum policy.  -- MORE -- 

Collections Manager - Posting date: 5/23/19

San Diego Natural History Museum seeks a full-time professional for the position of Collections Manager for the Department of Herpetology. While traditional collection management experience is necessary, the position also expects candidates to be involved in one of our applied science roles, which includes field biology, conservation, collection digitization, diversity analysis using morphological and/or genomic data, and distribution modeling and mapping.  -- 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

Director of Marketing and Audience Engagement - Posting date:  4/24/19

San Diego Junior Theatre is seeking a Director of Marketing and Audience Engagement.  Reporting to the Executive Director, the Director of Marketing and Audience Engagement will define strategic goals and target potential prospects for campaigns that BROADEN, DEEPEN and DIVERSIFY SDJT’s audience and the scope of its mission..--MORE--

San Diego Youth Symphony

Production and Operations Manager  - Posting date:  9/6/2019

The San Diego Youth Symphony and Conservatory (SDYS) is seeking a full-time Production and Operations Manager to lead the production of  events and internal operations of the organization. S/he will prioritize and balance many responsibilities in a fast-paced environment and be committed to our core values of inclusiveness, personal achievement, and community leadership. This position is an excellent opportunity to provide leadership in logistical planning that ensures smooth operations for staff, faculty, students, and families in our programs...  –MORE--

Graphic Design Assistant  - Posting date:  8/19/2019

The San Diego Youth Symphony and Conservatory (SDYS) is seeking a part-time Graphic Design Assistant to provide day-to-day support of SDYS’ program and fundraising goals through internal and external graphic design and communications assistance. S/he is responsible to the Marketing and Communications Manager in a busy, team environment.  The ideal candidate will not only have proven marketing and communications skills, but will also be committed to our core values of inclusiveness, personal achievement, and community leadership. This position is an excellent opportunity to provide graphic and communications support to enrich lives through music education.  Graphic design and layout assignments will focus primarily on updating existing collateral and presentations, creating new design templates for internal stakeholders, email templates, electronic/social media graphic production, and website updates.  –MORE--

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--

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

Public Relations Associate - Posting date:  7/26/2019

The Old Globe is seeking a full-time Public Relations Associate. The Old Globe, San Diego’s largest performing arts organization and a recognized leader among American regional theatres, seeks a Public Relations Associate. The PR Associate will work with the media and directly with the public to promote The Old Globe, our shows, and our community-wide Arts Engagement programs. Ideal candidates will have excellent creative writing, proofreading, and organizational skills. Candidate must be able to multitask in a fast-moving environment and be a self-starter. Qualifications include a significant level of demonstrated PR-related experience and/or training and a flexible schedule that allows for attendance at frequent evening and weekend events.  –MORE--

Senior Grants Writer - Posting date:  7/26/2019

The Old Globe in San Diego’s beautiful Balboa Park seeks an experienced Senior Grants Writer 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.  Reporting to the Deputy Director of Development, the Senior Grants Writer is responsible for managing all aspects of grant proposals to foundation and government funders, including research, cultivation, proposal development; and writing, reporting, and stewardship. The Senior Grants Writer oversees other grants personnel and interns.  –MORE--

Arts Engagement Operations Coordinator - Posting date:  7/26/2019

The Old Globe seeks an Arts Engagement Operations Coordinator for a full-time position with benefits. Position provides 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. The ideal candidate will be highly resourceful and organized, work well in a busy office environment where multi-tasking and prioritizing are required, have rigorous attention to detail, have experience in event planning, and be able to work autonomously as well as collaboratively.  –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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