The San Diego Museum of Art is committed to attracting, developing, and retaining a highly qualified workforce.

Employment with the Museum is more than just work. Staff members enrich and develop their love of the arts while contributing their skills and talents to our mission to connect art to life.

Career opportunities at The San Diego Museum of Art require a wide range of levels of training, education, and experience and include positions in administration, finance, operations, curatorship, education, museum services, development, security and other professional areas. Learn more below about our application process and current openings.

The San Diego Museum of Art is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in employment on any basis including age, sex, color, race, creed, national origin, religion, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, disability, or veteran status.

Please be advised that due to the high volume of applicants, we are only able to contact those candidates whose skills and background best fit the needs of the open positions. We cannot confirm receipt of submitted documentation and phone calls will not be returned. Thank you for your interest in employment opportunities at The San Diego Museum of Art.

To be considered for an open position at the Museum, submit a cover letter, resume, and salary history via email to or you may mail your application and information to:

The San Diego Museum of Art
Attention: Human Resources
P.O. Box 122107
San Diego, CA  92112

Associate Director, Development

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Flying Apsaras, 17th century. Wood, with trace of colors. Museum purchase with funds provided by the Barbara and William Karatz Fund in memory of Barbara L. Karatz. 2001.1.