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 Online Collaborative

System Administration Engineer - Posting date:  8/2/18

Balboa Park Online Collaborative is seeking a full-time Systems Administration Engineer who will be a dedicated, analytical, proactive individual with strong interpersonal and project management skills. The systems administrator will be responsible for provisioning, installing, configuring, operating and maintaining hardware and software systems for the Balboa Park Online Collaborative and our clients. This individual is responsible for Windows, VMWare, Linux and Mac operating systems, including both workstations and servers that support a wide range of software applications including antivirus and backup software as well as museum and nonprofit-specific technologies.  –MORE--

Friends of Balboa Park

Events and Volunteer Coordinator - Posting date:  7/18/18

The Friends of Balboa Park is seeking a part-time Events & Volunteer Coordinator.  The Events & Volunteer Coordinator is responsible for coordinating all events of Friends of Balboa Park (FoBP); use of the Balboa Park Carousel by third parties; and the organization’s volunteer program. Position reports to the Executive Director and collaborates with other staff, event committees, and key volunteers in charting FoBP’s strategic direction for the organization’s events program. This position is a part-time equivalent (PTE). --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--

San Diego Art Institute

Visitor Relations Associate – Posting date:  7/11/18

San Diego Art Institute (SDAI) seeks Visitor Relations Associates who will greet guests, handle admissions, answer phone and in-person inquiries, and support gift shop sales.  --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 Civic Youth Ballet

Office Assistant– Posting date:  8/3/18

San Diego Civic Youth Ballet (SDCYB) seeks a part-time Office Assistant who will be responsible for providing administrative support to SDCYB staff. These duties include but are not limited to: reception and general office support. 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 Executive Director and will work in a fun and respectful, kid-friendly environment. Bilingual candidates strongly encouraged to apply. This position is Monday-Friday 5:00-8:00 pm (sometimes 9:00). Avg. 15-20 hours a week. Some additional weekend availability needed for performances and events. Please submit cover letter, resume and at least two professional references to molly@sdcyb.org with Office Assistant in the subject line, no later than August 10th.

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 Natural History Museum (The NAT)

Marketing Coordinator - Posting date: 7/18/18

The San Diego Natural History Museum is seeking a part-time Marketing Coordinator. Reporting to the PR & Social Media Manager, this position is part project manager and part content developer/marketer. The ideal candidate will be highly organized, self-motivated, detail-oriented, and will have the ability to juggle multiple projects against competing and often overlapping timelines. This person will manage all aspects of event and program promotion from start to finish and will require a solid understanding of a variety of marketing skills, including copywriting and editing, social media content development, and graphic design and e-newsletter design.  This will pay $16-19/hour (approx. 25 hours per week) and is a one-year, grant-funded position.  -- 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 -- 

Design Director- Posting date: 7/11/18

The San Diego Natural History Museum is seeking a full-time Design Director.   If you’ve always hoped your design work would appear in a museum someday … here’s your chance.  As Design Director for The San Diego Natural History Museum (The Nat), you’ll shape the design aesthetic for one of San Diego’s most popular and loved cultural attractions.  But, you’ll need to be much more than a good designer. You’ll need to be someone who loves to dig deep, ask questions, look past the obvious, and find new ways to engage and connect with people and stimulate their curiosity, because that’s at the core of what we do as a museum.  The Design Director is responsible for participating in the conception and execution of the Museum’s visual design direction for external communications as well as branding components onsite at the museum.  -- MORE -- 

Paleontological Report Writer & GIS Specialist- Posting date: 6/25/18

The San Diego Natural History Museum is seeking a senior level position in DPS, responsible for overseeing report production, compilation of fossil locality data, and management of GIS data. Serves as the primary report producer and fossil locality writer, and supervises these tasks and associated budgets and deadlines when assigned to others. Works closely with Field Manager to manage acquisition of field data from Field Monitors, and with Collections Manager to manage GIS Data and oversee fossil curation.  -- MORE -- 

Paleontological Field Monitor- Posting date: 8/3/18

The Department of Paleontology at the San Diego Natural History Museum has openings for paleontological field monitor. This positions is full time (32 – 40 hours per week). All work is funded through contracts. Major responsibilities include: Field monitoring of construction-related exposures of potentially fossil-bearing sedimentary rocks (Cenozoic and Mesozoic marine and/or non-marine rock units) in the southern and central California region. Field monitors will be expected to collect exposed fossils and record relevant stratigraphic and taphonomic data. Opportunities for fossil preparation are also possible. Depending on experience, the field monitor may also be involved in preparing final reports of findings.   -- 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 -- 

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 -- 

San Diego Junior Theatre

Education Director - Posting date:  5/5/18

San Diego Junior Theatre is seeking an Education Director.  Position Summary: Reporting to the Executive Director, the Education Director is responsible for the operations of all education programs, supervising all Education Department staff, and promoting Junior Theatre in the community.  --MORE--

Assistant Production Manager - Posting date:  5/5/18

San Diego Junior Theatre is seeking an Education Director.  Position Summary: Under the direction of the Production Manager, the Assistant Production Manager is a key member of the Production staff of San Diego Junior Theatre.  --MORE--

Drama Lead Teaching Artist at New Outreach Partner - Posting date:  5/5/18

San Diego Junior Theatre is seeking an Education Director.  Position Summary: San Diego Junior Theater is seeking a Theatre Teaching Artist to teach and direct in an exciting new position in a unique private North County School. Reporting to the Education Director, the Drama Lead Teacher is responsible for coordinating, directing, and implementing two school wide performances at a North County Private School.  This unique position allows for creativity, engaging and working with unique students ages K-6, and collaborative relationships among the school administrators, parents, and students.--MORE--

San Diego Youth Symphony

President and CEO  (Full-Time, Exempt) - Posting date:  7/9/2018

The San Diego Youth Symphony and Conservatory (SDYS) is seeking a full-time President and CEO to lead all aspects of the organization. S/he will fulfill the vision to make music education accessible and affordable for all by building upon SDYS’ past successes to leveraging SDYS’ new opportunities. The President and CEO will collaborate with the Board of Directors and diverse team of high performing staff and faculty.  

The President and CEO is expected to be creative and entrepreneurial with the ability to deploy a high level of broad business management and strategic skills, generate resources and financial support, cultivate relationships with internal and external stakeholders, and maniftest the culture of the organization. S/he must value networks and strive to leverage SDYS’ breadth of community relationships and programs to achieve systemic local and national impact. S/he will embody SDYS’ core values of inclusiveness, personal achievement, and community leadership..  –MORE--

Accounting Assistant  (Full-Time, Temporary) - Posting date:  7/5/2018

The San Diego Youth Symphony and Conservatory (SDYS) is seeking a full-time Accounting Assistant to assist with day to day financial accounting, as well as support the Business Operations Coordinator with government compliance, human resources, and payroll.  –MORE--

Accounting Assistant  (Part-Time, Regular) - Posting date:  7/5/2018

The San Diego Youth Symphony and Conservatory (SDYS) is seeking a part-time Accounting Assistant to assist with day to day financial accounting, as well as support the Business Operations Coordinator with government compliance, human resources, and payroll.  –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--

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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