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Cafe Mingei Barista

Cafe Mingei at the Mingei International Museum

  • CATEGORY Facilities/Operations
  • LOCATION San Diego, CA
  • DATE NOVEMBER 26, 2018
  • JOB TYPE Seasonal/Temporary
  • POSITION LEVEL Mid (2-5 yrs exp)


Seasonal, Part-time, Non-exempt


Café Mingei is looking for a self-sufficient, adaptable and dependable individual who can work efficiently in a small coffee shop environment during the holiday season.


  • Create a welcoming environment for our diverse customers
  • Prepare and provide high-quality beverages and food products
  • Respect the work environment by maintaining cleanliness and sharp visual presentation
  • Take pride in your work
  • Be a collaborative team player with our small team of baristas
  • Maintain a calm demeanor in stressful situations
  • Adhere to health, safety and sanitation guidelines


  • Customer service, food service, or retail experience required
  • Barista experience heavily preferred
  • Demonstrate an understanding and appreciation of our products and the Museum’s Mission and goals
  • The ability to reach, bend and stoop as required to perform all functions of the job and to lift (or assist in lifting) objects up to 25lbs. on a regular basis.


  • Our cafe hours are currently in flux. We anticipate being open
    • Monday – Friday 8am – 9pm
    • Saturday – Sunday 9am – 9pm
  • Working hours are 30 minutes setup before and one hour after closing.
  • There is a specific need for the weekends, but there are many opportunities for hours during the week.

We are a small closely-knit team that requires tight collaboration and clear communication. Please provide your resume by filling out the form, including a cover letter that explains your genuine interest in coffee/tea, cafe culture or a related topic.

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