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

Marketing, Membership Associate - Posting date:  3/2/18

Balboa Park Cultural Partnership is seeking a part-time Marketing, Membership Associate. A successful candidate will have experience with the membership sales cycle, enjoys analytics, and copywriting experience.  The part-time Marketing, Membership Associate will assist with the renewal process for the Balboa Park Explorer Annual Pass, using strategic communication and marketing along with developing strategies for continuing renewals to achieve organizational sales goals. –MORE--

Mingei International Museum

Visitor Experience Associate - Posting date:  10/23/17

Mingei International Museum is seeking a part-time, non-exempt Visitor Experience Associate.  The Visitor Experience Associate is responsible for delivering exceptional customer service to every Museum guest. They are the face of the Museum, a liaison between the public and the Museum’s exhibitions and programming, and their primary role is to enhance the visitor experience with their knowledge and service. –MORE--

The Old Globe Theatre

Development Administrator - Posting date:  3/15/18

The Old Globe seeks an organized, detail-oriented administrator to work in the Development department. The Development Administrator is responsible for processing all contributed income for The Old Globe, maintaining accurate donor records within the Tessitura software, processing acknowledgement letters for gifts, and interfacing with the Finance department on Development income and expenses. The key Tessitura person on the Development staff, the position works directly with internal Tessitura support teams to ensure the database is functioning properly. Position also extracts lists from Tessitura to support fundraising activities, maintains and audits donor records to insure accuracy of records and reports, and provides general training on use of Tessitura to other staff members as needed.  –MORE--

Payroll Coordinator/Accounting Assistant - Posting date:  3/12/18

The Old Globe Theatre in Balboa Park seeks a Payroll Coordinator/Accounting Assistant for a full-time position. Duties include compiling and processing both a complex and high-volume automated bi-weekly and weekly payroll, generating reports, data entry, preparing and processing deposits, and various other accounting duties. Ideal candidates will be extremely organized and detail-oriented and have previous payroll experience preferably at a not-for-profit company. Excellent computer and Microsoft Excel skills required. Must have experience in ADP Workforce Now or equivalent payroll software. Experience processing payroll for Unions a plus. Experience in Financial Edge or equivalent not-for-profit software preferred..  –MORE--

Accounts Payable Assistant - Posting date:  3/12/18

The Old Globe Theatre in Balboa Park seeks a part-time Accounts Payable Assistant for 15-hours per week. Duties include processing invoices, assisting with running weekly checks, preparing and processing deposits, and various other accounting and business office duties. Ideal candidate will be extremely organized and detail-oriented and have previous experience in Accounts Payable. Excellent computer skills required. Must be able to pass a background check..  –MORE--

Maintenance Technician - Posting date:  1/17/18

The Old Globe seeks a skilled general maintenance technician with a strong background in building maintenance, HVAC systems, and mechanical, electrical, and plumbing maintenance to work for this award-winning, acclaimed regional theatre located in beautiful Balboa Park. Job duties include: monitoring and troubleshooting boiler and HVAC units; appliance maintenance and repair; plumbing repair; preventive maintenance/repair on heating, ventilating, and air conditioning equipment; and electrical work including replacing and installing electrical components and equipment. –MORE--

San Diego Art Institute

Marketing and Communications Manager – Posting date:  3/16/18

San Diego Art Institute (SDAI) seeks a Marketing and Communications Manager with exemplary and proven skills in writing, social media, and graphic design. By employing those skills, the Marketing and Communications Manager is charged with growing the awareness and prominence of SDAI exhibitions, programs, special events, educational series, and community outreach within the Southern California/Northern Baja region. --MORE--

Guest Curators – Posting date:  12/11/17

The San Diego Art Institute is inviting Curators to bring extraordinary ideas and innovation to our Exhibitions Gallery for April-August 2018, and throughout 2019 and 2020. This  contract position will be responsible from concept to  implementation and provide oversight and direction from start to finish of each exhibition. The role of Guest Curator requires conceptual vision as well as project management skills to implement and lead the vision to fruition.. --MORE--

San Diego Automotive Museum

Executive Director– Posting date:  4/3/18

Reporting to the Board of Directors, the Executive Director (ED) will have overall strategic and operational responsibility for SDAM Nonprofit’s staff, programs, expansion, and execution of its mission. She or he will initially develop deep knowledge of field, core programs, operations, and business plans. Key duties include fundraising, marketing, and community outreach. --MORE--

San Diego History Center

Visitor Engagement Associate – Posting date:  3/19/18
FT, Salaried, 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--

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--

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 Natural History Museum (The NAT)

Senior Exhibit Developer – Posting date:  1/22/18

The San Diego Natural History Museum is looking for a passionate mission supporting and natural history loving individual to lead the content development for exhibitions. Reporting to the Director of Experience Design, the Senior Exhibit Developer plays a central role in creating new exhibitions by integrating concepts and stories with the physical space to create an experiential bilingual environment for learning. --MORE--

Security Supervisor- Posting date: 2/22/18

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: 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 -- 

Banquet Bartender- Posting date: 2/22/18

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 -- 

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 -- 

Kitchen Lead - Posting date: 2/22/18

The San Diego Natural History Museum is seeking an experienced, full-time, Kitchen Lead to assist the Director of Food & Beverage and to provide superior quality food offerings to Museum Guests while providing guidance and support to Prep Cooks. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills are required, with the ability to create, price and execute high quality food offerings, while upholding Museum initiatives and standards. Candidate must be trustworthy, professional, and positive at all times as this position is primarily focused on providing the highest standard of food at an appropriate price while leading a team of Prep Cooks and BOH Staff.  This position requires Saturday and Sunday availability. Holidays and some evenings are required...   -- MORE -- 

Special Events Staff - Posting date: 2/22/18

The San Diego Natural History Museum is seeking for a passionate mission supporting Special Event Staff. She/he will be responsible assisting with the load-in and load-out of events, assisting in the set-up and break-down of Museum events, assisting in ensuring the safety of the Museum, having a Museum presence. This position requires the coordination of on-site event activities, including working with vendors, clients and guests. Hours are determined on as-needed basis.   -- MORE -- 

Building Engineer - Posting date: 2/26/18

The San Diego Natural History Museum is looking for a passionate mission supporting and natural history loving individual to be the Building Engineer at the San Diego Natural History Museum. This individual will report to and work with the CFO/COO to address the relevant issues affecting the property located at 1788 El Prado, San Diego, CA 92101 in addition to one warehouse facility. The Building Engineer’s responsibilities include the main facility which is approximately 150,000 square feet located in one building in Balboa Park and the warehouse in Chula Vista, CA..   -- MORE -- 

Visitor Services Associate (VSA) - Posting date: 3/8/18

The San Diego Natural History Museum is seeking enthusiastic and friendly part-time, temporary, (through September 3, 2018) Visitor Services Associates (VSA’s) to assist guests at our Admissions Desk and the 3D Theater. VSA’s provide 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--

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

Production and Operations Manager (FT) - Posting date:  11/14/2017

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.  –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--

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

The San Diego Museum of Art is seeking a Special Events Assistant.  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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