About the Center: Careers

Want to be at the Center of it all? Join our team!

The California Center for the Arts, Escondido offers exciting and rewarding careers that bring people together to discover, create and celebrate the arts.  Please take a look at our current opportunities and apply online.  Thank you for your interest in working with the Center.

We offer a great working environment, flexible schedule, competitive pay, comprehensive benefits, comp tickets, and more!  What employees are saying: “Supportive senior staff, fun and rewarding work environment, excellent benefits, and opportunity for growth!”

We look forward to hearing from you!

Hiring update: due to the ongoing nature of the COVID-19 pandemic and, based on industry standards, this employer is requiring vaccination as a condition of employment. Chosen candidates will need to show proof of vaccination. The Center will make reasonable accommodations when possible for candidates who are unable to be vaccinated because of a disability, medical condition, or sincerely held religious belief.  If you believe you qualify for an exemption, please let us know and be ready to provide documentation.

Current opportunities

Head Usher: this position is responsible for providing exceptional customer service for patrons, as well as, venue and patron safety during events. The position oversees front-of-house volunteer ushers in theaters, outdoor events, etc., and responds to special requests from patrons. Learn more and Apply Online

Banquet Captain: The Banquet Captain is responsible for the supervision of banquet staff and bartenders. The position coordinates all aspects of the room/facilities set-up (including audio visual) and food and beverage service to ensure guest satisfaction while meeting CCAE standards and maximizing
profits.  Learn more and Apply Online.

Banquet Attendant: this position is responsible for serving, setting up, tearing down, and providing service at all banquets, events, and banquet-related food and beverage operations for CCAE. This is part-time position, hours vary based on events. Learn more and Apply Online.

Banquet Bartender: this position is responsible for preparing alcoholic beverages during Center events and concessions. This is a part-time position, hours vary based on events. Learn more and Apply Online.

Prep Cook: The Prep Cook is responsible for hot and cold food preparation following menu specifications, organizing the kitchen area, marking and dating food perishables, implementing FIFO inventory usage, maintaining kitchen equipment, and complying with OSHA regulations. Learn more and Apply Online.

Museum Exhibition & Visual Arts Manager: The Museum Exhibition and Visual Arts Manager supports the Museum Director in all facets of exhibition preparation (research, copywriting, forms and agreements), oversees the Permanent Collection, docent training and engagement, and supports the Emerging Artist Gallery. Learn more and Apply Online.

If you have any questions about our current openings, please contact:

Human Resources at bguillen@artcenter.org

No phone calls please.

Please Note:

  • Due to the high volume of applications, we are unable to contact all candidates. If, after our review process, your experience and qualifications seem to match those of the position we want to fill, we will contact you.
  • All employment offers are contingent upon successful completion of a drug screening and background check.
  • The Center is an equal opportunity employer.
  • All individuals hired by the Center will be required to establish and certify their identity and right to work in the United States.  The Center participates in E-Verify.

Read about our excellent benefits package:

CCAE Employment Application


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