Employment

Just as biodiversity contributes to healthy ecosystems, a diverse learning environment at ArtCenter College of Design features a wide range of thought, academic disciplines, cultures, identities, socio-economic backgrounds, and creates a robust community.


With this in mind, the College is dedicated to creating an inclusive environment and seeks faculty and staff with varied perspectives, skills, professional practices, and experiences to enrich the learning and teaching experiences of students, colleagues, and others. ArtCenter College of Design seeks individuals who value art, education, diversity, and have an appreciation for design’s potential to students’ success and share in our vision to maintain the high standards for which the College is known.

In addition to our competitive benefit package, which is offered to full-time employees, the College offers an exciting array of activities and programs that employees may participate in, including library privileges, lectures, seminars, gallery exhibitions and other special events. The benefits package provides options for health and dental coverage, retirement plan participation, life and long term disability insurance benefits, tuition remission assistance, and an employee assistance program.

ArtCenter College of Design is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Available Job Opportunities:

Administrative Assistant, Financial Aid

Reports to: Managing Director, Financial Aid

Job Summary

The Administrative Assistant serves on the “front line” of the Financial Aid Office in a variety of administrative functions, and is the initial contact in the office to research and explain processes to students and parents. This position is responsible for office functions such as answering phone inquiries, greeting and serving students; assisting in the set-up, flow and maintenance of files; providing backup assistance to directors and counselors; and maintaining office forms, equipment and supplies.

Qualifications

  • 1 year of current experience in financial aid and knowledge of federal regulations
  • Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills including the ability to perform detailed tasks accurately while handling interruptions
  • Excellent written and verbal skills
  • Strong Word and Excel skills
  • Prior experience using Ellucian Colleague or similar system

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in business, advertising, communications or related field from an accredited college or institution
  • Knowledge of art and design education
  • Prior experience in higher education or corporate communications

Essential Functions

Administrative support — 30%

  • Process incoming documents for distribution to counselors
  • Maintain files and prepare graduating class files for offsite storage
  • Manage supplies and financial aid literature
  • Manage incoming and outgoing mail
  • Assist with special projects and perform general office duties as assigned

Student Engagement — 70%

  • Assist students and parents inquiring about financial aid including walk-ins, phone calls and those emailing for information.
  • Screen student financial aid problems for appropriate referral and problem resolution
  • Supervise work study students

Physical Demands and Working Environment

The conditions herein are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions.

Environment: Work is performed primarily in a standard office setting with frequent interruptions and distractions; extended periods of time viewing computer monitor; interactions with other individuals. Due to the nature of the work environment, there is regular exposure to fumes, dust and noise.

Physical: Primary functions require sufficient physical ability and mobility to work in an office setting; to stand or sit for prolonged periods of time; to occasionally stoop, bend, kneel, crouch, reach, and twist; to lift, carry, push, and/or pull light to moderate amounts of weight (up to 20 pounds); to operate modern office equipment requiring repetitive hand movement and fine coordination including use of a computer keyboard; and to verbally communicate to exchange information.

Vision: See in the normal visual range with or without correction.

Hearing: Hear in the normal audio range with or without correction.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by the employee assigned to this job; they do not purport to describe all functions. Employees may be assigned other duties, and the essential functions may be changed from time to time as necessary.

Apply

Job will be posted until the position is filled. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Qualified applicants should send cover letter with resume and employment application to HR@artcenter.edu and reference “Administrative Assistant FNA” in the subject line.

ArtCenter College of Design is committed to excellence through the establishment of a diverse faculty and staff that best represents our student body and its surrounding communities. The College considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, gender, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, or disability. Applicants who wish to request an accommodation for a disability may contact the Human Resources Department at (626) 396-2270.

Full-time Faculty - History of Objects/Material Culture

Reports to: Chair of Humanities & Sciences

Job Summary

ArtCenter College of Design is seeking a dynamic full-time faculty member (rank of assistant professor, non-tenure track) working on the history of objects /material culture to teach History of Industrial Design and/or History of the Decorative Arts from a broad range of geographic and cultural contexts. Successful candidates will have addressed globalization, environmental concerns and sustainability, as well as industrialization and mass production in their scholarship. Applicants should demonstrate a capacity for teaching in both academic and studio environments, and an interest in collaborating in different pedagogical configurations.

Qualifications

  • Doctoral degree in art history or design from and accredited college or university must be completed at time of application
  • Two years of college level teaching experience, especially in areas related to the Art Center’s programs
  • A record of scholarly research
  • Ability to employ a variety of teaching techniques and strategies to address the diverse learning needs of students
  • Ability to handle confidential student information with tact and discretion Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships within Art Center’s diverse communities

For more than 80 years, Art Center has had an international reputation for its rigorous, transdisciplinary curriculum, faculty of professionals, strong ties to industry and a commitment to socially responsible design. We are an independent, nonprofit, four-year college offering a Bachelor of Fine Arts or Bachelor of Science degree in ten specialized programs, and graduate degrees in four art and design disciplines.

Closing date: March 1

Required Documents: Candidates will be required to submit a cover letter, CV with three references, ArtCenter application, and unofficial transcripts. Upon hire the successful candidate will be required to provide official transcripts.

Human Resources Art Center College of Design 1700 Lida Street Pasadena, CA 91103 or email HR@artcenter.edu

ArtCenter College of Design is committed to excellence through the establishment of a diverse faculty and staff that best represents our student body and its surrounding communities. The College considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, gender, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, or disability. Applicants who wish to request an accommodation for a disability may contact the Human Resources Department at (626) 396-2270.

Equipment Center Supervisor - day shift

Reports to: Manager, Equipment Center

Job Summary

Under the direction of the Educational Media Equipment Center Manager, the Supervisor is responsible for managing staff and student workers at two campus sites (Hillside and South Campus), training new hires, providing upper level service and support to students, faculty and staff, and receiving/resolving escalated matters. The incumbent is also responsible for the administrative and technical work involved in the receiving, inspecting and issuing of film, video, photo, lighting and AV equipment, materials and supplies. Work includes circulating Educational Media equipment through WebCheckout, thorough testing of all equipment, cycle counting and inventories, training employees and student workers in WebCheckout. This position will occasionally be assigned to the South Campus location, with some overtime.

This position is for the day shift: 8am – 4pm, Monday through Friday.

Qualifications

  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in a film/photo production equipment rental environment
  • Knowledge of inventory control and familiarity with film, video, photography, lighting and AV equipment
  • Familiarity with computer-based circulation system utilizing barcodes and scanners and a variety of media equipment
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills necessary for customer service, client interaction, technical support and vendor contact
  • Ability to apply appropriate judgment when reviewing fines and holds
  • Ability to problem solve complex problems, multitask, prioritize, and complete assigned tasks on time
  • Basic computer skills (Microsoft Word, Excel, Mac OS X)
  • Working knowledge of, but not limited to, the following professional production equipment:
    • Camera Systems: RED, Sony, Panasonic, Black Magic, Canon EOS DSLR, Nikon, 35mm still cameras, medium format film and digital, large format film cameras
    • Audio Equipment: Records, Microphones, Cables, Adaptors, and Accessories
    • Grip equipment: camera dollies, lighting control, power distribution
    • Lighting equipment: Incandescent, fluorescent, HMI, and LED lights in various sizes and power levels
    • Audio Visual: Microphones, Loudspeakers, Data/Video Projectors, Computer/Video Monitors, various cables & adaptors
  • Valid California driver license, and proof of insurance required as supervisors may be scheduled to deliver/pick-up equipment to/from repair vendors.
  • Ability to work well in a multi-ethnic and multi-cultural environment with students, faculty and staff with varying degrees of skills and backgrounds

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Film or Photography or other related field
  • 2 years supervisory experience
  • Prior experience in higher education
  • Advanced proficiency in WebCheckout
  • Knowledge of inventory control, business applications, and familiarity with film, video, photography, lighting and AV equipment
  • Certified Technology Specialist (CTS) certification

Essential Functions

  • Operational Functions — 60%

    • Manages staff and student workers, including recruitment, hiring, orientation, training, scheduling and supervision of departments’ staff. Oversees performance evaluation process, ensuring consistent use of all applicable policies and procedures. Counsels, disciplines and makes recommendations in terminations, as required
    • Monitors and maintains shop in accordance to safety and maintenance standards
    • Ensure the daily checklist is completed including, but not limited to:
    • Reviewing scheduled classroom equipment deliveries/pickup
    • Reviewing equipment late list
    • In collaboration with the Manager, colleagues of the department (or peers) with staff input, develop, document and enforce appropriate and effective policies for the fair and efficient operation of the Equipment Center, make recommendations for continuous improvement
    • Maintain stock, order supplies and obtain quotes from vendors
    • Provide excellent customer service to students, faculty and staff
    • Create, maintain, and enhance strong customer relationships with students, faculty, staff, and alumni
    • Understand all departmental equipment circulation policies, authorizations, and restrictions
    • Audio Visual and Classroom support as needed
    • Performs other duties as needed

    Equipment — 40%

    • Ensure all equipment leaving and incoming to the Equipment Center is accounted for within WebCheckout and issued only to those properly authorized
    • Inspect, test, identify and document issues from all returned equipment including loss or damage
    • Ensure that the induction of new equipment into the database are processed correctly
    • Minor troubleshooting and repairs
    • May provide classroom equipment delivery and pickup with occasional driving, deliveries, and pick-up using ArtCenter vehicles
    • Assist patrons on proper use of equipment

Physical Demands and Working Environment

The conditions herein are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions.

Environment: Work is performed primarily in a shop setting with frequent interruptions and distractions; extended periods of time using shop equipment including but not limited to computers, audio and sound equipment; interactions with other individuals. Due to the nature of the work environment, there is exposure to loud noises, chemicals, fumes, dust and heat.

Physical: Primary functions require sufficient physical ability and mobility to work in an shop setting; to stand or walk for prolonged periods of time; including, bending, kneeling, crouching, reaching, squatting, and twisting; to lift, carry, push, and/or pull moderate to heavy  amounts of weight (50 to 100 pounds); to operate office and shop equipment requiring repetitive hand movement and fine coordination, handle or feel objects, tools or controls; and to verbally communicate to exchange information.

Vision: See in the normal visual range with or without correction.

Hearing: Hear in the normal audio range with or without correction.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by the employee assigned to this job; they do not purport to describe all functions. Employees may be assigned other duties, and the essential functions may be changed from time to time as necessary.

Apply

Job will be posted until filled. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Qualified applicants should send cover letter with resume and salary expectations to HR@artcenter.edu and reference “Day Supervisor, EMEC” in the subject line.

ArtCenter College of Design is committed to excellence through the establishment of a diverse faculty and staff that best represents our student body and its surrounding communities. The College considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, gender, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, or disability. Applicants who wish to request an accommodation for a disability may contact the Human Resources Department at (626) 396-2270.

Equipment Center Supervisor - swing shift

Reports to: Manager, Equipment Center

Job Summary

Under the direction of the Educational Media Equipment Center Manager, the Supervisor is responsible for managing staff and student workers at two campus sites (Hillside and South Campus), training new hires, providing upper level service and support to students, faculty and staff, and receiving/resolving escalated matters. The incumbent is also responsible for the administrative and technical work involved in the receiving, inspecting and issuing of film, video, photo, lighting and AV equipment, materials and supplies. Work includes circulating Educational Media equipment through WebCheckout, thorough testing of all equipment, cycle counting and inventories, training employees and student workers in WebCheckout. This position will occasionally be assigned to the South Campus location, with some overtime.

This position is for the swing shift: 2:30pm – 10:30pm, Monday through Friday.

Qualifications

  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in a film/photo production equipment rental environment
  • Knowledge of inventory control and familiarity with film, video, photography, lighting and AV equipment
  • Familiarity with computer-based circulation system utilizing barcodes and scanners and a variety of media equipment
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills necessary for customer service, client interaction, technical support and vendor contact
  • Ability to apply appropriate judgment when reviewing fines and holds
  • Ability to problem solve complex problems, multitask, prioritize, and complete assigned tasks on time
  • Basic computer skills (Microsoft Word, Excel, Mac OS X)
  • Working knowledge of, but not limited to, the following professional production equipment:
    • Camera Systems: RED, Sony, Panasonic, Black Magic, Canon EOS DSLR, Nikon, 35mm still cameras, medium format film and digital, large format film cameras
    • Audio Equipment: Records, Microphones, Cables, Adaptors, and Accessories
    • Grip equipment: camera dollies, lighting control, power distribution
    • Lighting equipment: Incandescent, fluorescent, HMI, and LED lights in various sizes and power levels
    • Audio Visual: Microphones, Loudspeakers, Data/Video Projectors, Computer/Video Monitors, various cables & adaptors
  • Valid California driver license, and proof of insurance required as supervisors may be scheduled to deliver/pick-up equipment to/from repair vendors.
  • Ability to work well in a multi-ethnic and multi-cultural environment with students, faculty and staff with varying degrees of skills and backgrounds

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Film or Photography or other related field
  • 2 years supervisory experience
  • Prior experience in higher education
  • Advanced proficiency in WebCheckout
  • Knowledge of inventory control, business applications, and familiarity with film, video, photography, lighting and AV equipment
  • Certified Technology Specialist (CTS) certification

Essential Functions

  • Operational Functions — 60%

    • Manages staff and student workers, including recruitment, hiring, orientation, training, scheduling and supervision of departments’ staff. Oversees performance evaluation process, ensuring consistent use of all applicable policies and procedures. Counsels, disciplines and makes recommendations in terminations, as required
    • Monitors and maintains shop in accordance to safety and maintenance standards
    • Ensure the daily checklist is completed including, but not limited to:
    • Reviewing scheduled classroom equipment deliveries/pickup
    • Reviewing equipment late list
    • In collaboration with the Manager, colleagues of the department (or peers) with staff input, develop, document and enforce appropriate and effective policies for the fair and efficient operation of the Equipment Center, make recommendations for continuous improvement
    • Maintain stock, order supplies and obtain quotes from vendors
    • Provide excellent customer service to students, faculty and staff
    • Create, maintain, and enhance strong customer relationships with students, faculty, staff, and alumni
    • Understand all departmental equipment circulation policies, authorizations, and restrictions
    • Audio Visual and Classroom support as needed
    • Performs other duties as needed

    Equipment — 40%

    • Ensure all equipment leaving and incoming to the Equipment Center is accounted for within WebCheckout and issued only to those properly authorized
    • Inspect, test, identify and document issues from all returned equipment including loss or damage
    • Ensure that the induction of new equipment into the database are processed correctly
    • Minor troubleshooting and repairs
    • May provide classroom equipment delivery and pickup with occasional driving, deliveries, and pick-up using ArtCenter vehicles
    • Assist patrons on proper use of equipment

Physical Demands and Working Environment

The conditions herein are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions.

Environment: Work is performed primarily in a shop setting with frequent interruptions and distractions; extended periods of time using shop equipment including but not limited to computers, audio and sound equipment; interactions with other individuals. Due to the nature of the work environment, there is exposure to loud noises, chemicals, fumes, dust and heat.

Physical: Primary functions require sufficient physical ability and mobility to work in an shop setting; to stand or walk for prolonged periods of time; including, bending, kneeling, crouching, reaching, squatting, and twisting; to lift, carry, push, and/or pull moderate to heavy  amounts of weight (50 to 100 pounds); to operate office and shop equipment requiring repetitive hand movement and fine coordination, handle or feel objects, tools or controls; and to verbally communicate to exchange information.

Vision: See in the normal visual range with or without correction.

Hearing: Hear in the normal audio range with or without correction.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by the employee assigned to this job; they do not purport to describe all functions. Employees may be assigned other duties, and the essential functions may be changed from time to time as necessary.

Apply

Job will be posted until filled. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Qualified applicants should send cover letter with resume and salary expectations to HR@artcenter.edu and reference “Swing Supervisor, EMEC” in the subject line.

ArtCenter College of Design is committed to excellence through the establishment of a diverse faculty and staff that best represents our student body and its surrounding communities. The College considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, gender, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, or disability. Applicants who wish to request an accommodation for a disability may contact the Human Resources Department at (626) 396-2270.

Vice President, Strategic Partnerships

Reports to: Senior Vice President, Development

Job Summary

The Vice President, Strategic Partnerships (“VP”) will be the primary architect and catalyst behind the launch of a reinvigorated College-wide corporate giving program that will build upon ArtCenter’s 50+ year history of successful partnerships with leaders in industry. The VP will design and oversee the activities of the corporate relations team with the goal of significantly increasing corporate investment in support of the College’s strategic priorities. S/he will manage a portfolio comprised of the College’s top corporate donors and prospects. S/he will partner with the College’s academic and administrative leadership, as well as with Trustees and volunteer leadership, to develop and implement strategies to secure six-, seven- and eight-figure corporate investments. This position serves as a key advisor to the President of the College, the senior managers in Advancement, other members of the executive cabinet, and academic leadership on best practices and new strategies to promote deep, productive and lasting engagement with corporations.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field such as Business, Public Relations, or Marketing from an accredited college or university
  • Minimum of 10 years in development or related corporate-focused work, including at least 5 years in corporate relations or its equivalent
  • Must be a strategic, experienced leader with a history of developing strong corporate partnerships and/or corporate/nonprofit relationships
  • Proven ability to strategize, formulate and close $1 million+ investments from corporations, along with a demonstrated ability to steward those investments
  • Thorough understanding of the dynamics of corporate partnerships and giving, business trends and priorities, and economic conditions that may impact corporate investments in educational institutions, acquired through regular contact with those organizations
  • Experience working with corporate executives, high-level volunteers and academic and administrative leadership
  • Leadership and management style that promotes collaboration, accountability, excellence, and mutual respect, and is based on trust; ability to motivate others to meet and exceed objectives; skilled at attracting, developing and retaining a highly talented staff
  • Advanced written and oral communications skills, and demonstrably strong planning and organizational skills
  • Ability to interact successfully with individuals with varying abilities, backgrounds, interests and beliefs
  • Ability to handle confidential information with tact and discretion and recognizes the confidential nature of ArtCenter business
  • Demonstrated commitment to high standards with an accurate and thorough approach to details
  • Excellent user of Microsoft Office Suite and donor databases
  • Demonstrated experience in and a commitment to diversity, and the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships within ArtCenter’s diverse communities
  • Ability to prioritize multiple duties/tasks and meet deadlines in a fast-paced office
  • Ability and willingness to travel local and out of state, work evenings and weekends as necessary, and to staff events

Preferred qualifications

  • Master’s degree in a related field such as Business, Public Relations, or Marketing from an accredited college or university
  • Experience in higher education or complex non-profit environments
  • Experience with the Raiser’s Edge

Essential Functions

  • Develop and implement an innovative high-level corporate relations program that attracts and engages both new and current corporate investors with large revenue potential in support of institutional priorities
  • Help position the president to build relationships with C-level executives at key companies; working closely with the president, national board members and academic leadership, drive the cultivation and solicitation of six-figure+ corporate donors
  • Develop and grow strategic partnerships with key target companies through cultivation and stewardship of executive level alumni
  • Drive a process of maximizing existing corporate relationships so that they become multi-year financial contributors by leveraging other involvement, such as sponsored projects, internships, executive education, volunteer initiatives, event sponsorship, equipment/technology donations, and corporate representatives for boards or panels
  • Manage a portfolio comprised of the College’s top corporate donors and prospects
  • Responsible for personal fundraising metrics: maintain a portfolio of active and potential corporate funders; handle all aspects of relationship management — set strategy and plans with company leaders and internal partners; personally initiate and manage corporate relationships, representing the College and its needs to the business community; and attracting significantly increased resources for institutional priorities, in a manner consistent with institutional policies and procedures
  • Work collaboratively with internal College partners to deliver seamless interface and relationship management to target companies and executives, and to achieve overall corporate engagement, revenue and fundraising goals
  • Work with institutional partners to frame fundable projects within institutional priorities; create persuasive proposals with exciting benefits packages for new and renewed corporate support
  • Manage and expand cause-related marketing relationships with corporate partners; manage the expansion of workplace giving and matching gifts with corporate partners
  • Create an efficient and effective corporate recognition and stewardship plan
  • Lead the corporate relations team, providing guidance and mentorship to professional and support staff and ensuring accountability for achieving fundraising goals; set ambitious goals and timelines, and monitor projections for corporate gifts; manage departmental operating budget
  • Ensure comprehensive documentation of information on all corporate prospects using the College’s donor management system, Raiser’s Edge
  • Plan and supervise corporate-funded events, as needed
  • Facilitate education and compliance across the organization with regard to policies and procedures, best practices, and future trends related to corporate affiliations and partnerships

Physical Demands and Working Environment

The conditions herein are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions.

Environment: Work is performed primarily in a standard office setting with frequent interruptions and distractions; extended periods of time viewing computer monitor; interactions with other individuals. Due to the nature of the work environment, there is regular exposure to fumes, dust and noise.

Physical: Primary functions require sufficient physical ability and mobility to work in an office setting; to stand or sit for prolonged periods of time; to occasionally stoop, bend, kneel, crouch, reach, and twist; to lift, carry, push, and/or pull light to moderate amounts of weight (up to 20 pounds); to operate modern office equipment requiring repetitive hand movement and fine coordination including use of a computer keyboard; and to verbally communicate to exchange information.

Vision: See in the normal visual range with or without correction.

Hearing: Hear in the normal audio range with or without correction.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by the employee assigned to this job; they do not purport to describe all functions. Employees may be assigned other duties, and the essential functions may be changed from time to time as necessary.

11/2016

Apply

Job will be posted until filled. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Qualified applicants should send cover letter with resume and employment application to HR@artcenter.edu and reference “Vice President, Strategic Partnerships” in the subject line.

ArtCenter College of Design is committed to excellence through the establishment of a diverse faculty and staff that best represents our student body and its surrounding communities. The College considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, gender, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, or disability. Applicants who wish to request an accommodation for a disability may contact the Human Resources Department at (626) 396-2270.

Major Gifts Officer

Reports to: Director of Development

Job Summary

Working under the general direction of the Senior Vice President, Development the Major Gifts Officer is responsible for developing and implementing programs and strategies to effectively cultivate and solicit individual donors with the potential to become major donors of unrestricted, restricted and/or planned gifts. Working with existing fundraising staff and colleagues throughout the institution, the incumbent will be responsible for the identification, cultivation and personal solicitation and stewardship of 125–150 donors and prospects, with a heavy emphasis on closing gifts of $15,000 and higher in support of ArtCenter’s broad spectrum of annual, programmatic, capital and scholarship opportunities.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field such as Business, Public Relations, or Marketing from an accredited college or university
  • Minimum of 5 years of major gifts experience with demonstrated accomplishment in the acquisition of gifts from individuals
  • Demonstrated ability to strategize, formulate, solicit and close gifts of six figures and above, along with a talent for motivating donors
  • Ability to understand the needs and interests of major donors in order to develop relationships between them and the College
  • Proven success in goal achievement for operating, capital, and endowment fund development
  • Must have effective research skills, and experience in the use of electronic prospect screening information
  • Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication, and public speaking skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work independently and collaboratively as part of a diverse and collegial advancement team with faculty, staff, students and donors
  • Experience and/or interest in contemporary art, media and design
  • Ability to problem solve, organize and complete multiple tasks simultaneously with close attention to detail and prioritization to meet deadlines; ability to work effectively both independently and within groups
  • Ability to handle confidential information with tact and discretion and recognizes the confidential nature of ArtCenter business
  • Excellent user of Microsoft Office Suite and donor databases
  • Demonstrated experience in and a commitment to diversity, and the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships within ArtCenter’s diverse communities
  • Ability and willingness to travel local and out of state, work evenings and weekends as necessary, and to staff events
  • Valid California Driver License and proof of current insurance

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in a related field such as Business, Public Relations, or Marketing from an accredited college or university
  • Experience in higher education or complex non-profit environments
  • Experience with the Raiser’s Edge

Essential Functions

  • Develop, propose and execute strategies to contact, qualify, and cultivate individuals with potential to become individual major donors
  • Participate in targeted screening and cultivation events and other strategic methods appropriate to create donor engagement
  • Identify, cultivate and develop potential prospects within existing ArtCenter groups such as alumni and parents, Public Programs constituents, ArtCenter 100 members, volunteers; and individuals identified through electronic wealth screening and personal networks
  • Build and maintain a portfolio of prospective major donors, stewarding their ArtCenter engagement and soliciting for increased support as appropriate
  • Write complex proposals for solicitation of individual, corporate, and/or foundation prospects
  • Creatively leverage existing ArtCenter programs, travel schedules, and personal networks to create and engage an expanded pool of prospects
  • Collaborate with the Campaign Initiatives and staff to effectively use the Raiser’s Edge database to track and manage the emerging prospect pool, develop reports, and monitor progress and results
  • Responsible for following all protocols for prospect and donor management, contact reports, and any other prospect and donor reporting and monitoring
  • Maintain working relationships and insured compliance and cooperation with all other internal departments
  • Maintain and working relationships with volunteers, faculty, administration, alumni, and staff
  • Other duties as assigned

Physical Demands and Working Environment

The conditions herein are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions.

Environment: Work is performed primarily in a standard office setting with frequent interruptions and distractions; extended periods of time viewing computer monitor; interactions with other individuals. Due to the nature of the work environment, there is regular exposure to fumes, dust and noise.

Physical: Primary functions require sufficient physical ability and mobility to work in an office setting; to stand or sit for prolonged periods of time; to occasionally stoop, bend, kneel, crouch, reach, and twist; to lift, carry, push, and/or pull light to moderate amounts of weight (up to 20 pounds); to operate modern office equipment requiring repetitive hand movement and fine coordination including use of a computer keyboard; and to verbally communicate to exchange information.

Vision: See in the normal visual range with or without correction.

Hearing: Hear in the normal audio range with or without correction.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by the employee assigned to this job; they do not purport to describe all functions. Employees may be assigned other duties, and the essential functions may be changed from time to time as necessary.

11/2016

Apply

Job will be posted until filled. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Qualified applicants should send cover letter with resume and employment application to HR@artcenter.edu and reference “Major Gifts Officer” in the subject line.

ArtCenter College of Design is committed to excellence through the establishment of a diverse faculty and staff that best represents our student body and its surrounding communities. The College considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, gender, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, or disability. Applicants who wish to request an accommodation for a disability may contact the Human Resources Department at (626) 396-2270.

Coordinator, Environmental Design - part-time

Reports to: Director, Environmental Design

Job Summary

The Coordinator provides day-to-day operations and administrative support activities for each department or departments to reach its operational goals. This position is the front line inter-face for students, faculty, and guests to the departments.

This is a part-time position, 25 hours per week.

Qualifications

  • 2–4 years of experience in administrative/office related work
  • Detail-oriented with strong organizational, multi-tasking and prioritizing skills; must have ability to follow-through and complete projects
  • Ability to handle a fast-paced office and multiple projects
  • Strong computer skills including proficiency in MS Office Suite products
  • Must be able to work independently as well as be flexible to work as a part of a team and take direction from others
  • Ability to work well in a multi-ethnic and multi-cultural environment with students, faculty and staff
  • A commitment to diversity, and the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships within Art Center’s diverse communities
  • Ability to handles all information with tact and discretion and recognizes the confidential nature of ArtCenter business

Preferred Qualifications:

  • A bachelor’s degree in art or related studies from an accredited college or university
  • Bi-lingual skills a plus

Essential Functions

Administrative support — 60%

  • Perform general administrative and clerical tasks including photocopies, filing, preparation of mailings, general correspondence, supply management and room bookings
  • Coordinate meetings and travel arrangements, expense reports, and other department reports
  • Maintain Chair of Environmental Design’s calendar
  • Manage vendor relations, generate faculty payment requests, check requests, purchase orders, honoraria forms
  • Prepare expense reports, reimbursements and invoices; assist in the compilation of budget and other administrative documentation for the departments
  • Maintain an organized digital filing system
  • Write and distribute meeting minutes
  • Provide event support and logistics with preparation and event-day activities for department events and meetings, coordinating all arrangements such as, AV, signage, catering photography and parking

Educational Support — 35%

  • Schedule and manage all aspects of student term reviews
  • Collect assets from Undergraduate and Graduate faculty for archival each term (student work, syllabi, etc.)
  • Coordinate the arrangements for and tracking of student scholarship reviews, including scheduling rooms, tracking applications and faculty responses, ordering food and equipment, tracking scores, communicating outcomes to students and Financial Aid Department
  • Create and manage an ongoing list of Environmental Design industry contacts, competitions, and scholarship opportunities
  • Manage ordering, distribution, and return of dedicated room keys to students and faculty 
  • Facilitate check out and return of items from ENV Materials Library (currently in the Annex)

Other duties — 5%

  • Manage department requests in support of faculty, alumni, and students
  • Proficiency with social media platforms (Facebook) in order to update the department page as needed.
  • Other duties as assigned

Physical Demands and Working Environment

The conditions herein are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions.

Environment: Work is performed primarily in a standard office setting with frequent interruptions and distractions; extended periods of time viewing computer monitor; interactions with other individuals. Due to the nature of the work environment, there is regular exposure to fumes, dust and noise.

Physical: Primary functions require sufficient physical ability and mobility to work in an office setting; to stand or sit for prolonged periods of time; to occasionally stoop, bend, kneel, crouch, reach, and twist; to lift, carry, push, and/or pull light to moderate amounts of weight (up to 20 pounds); to operate modern office equipment requiring repetitive hand movement and fine coordination including use of a computer keyboard; and to verbally communicate to exchange information.

Vision: See in the normal visual range with or without correction.

Hearing: Hear in the normal audio range with or without correction.

Updated 11/7/2016

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Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Qualified applicants should send cover letter with resume and employment application to HR@artcenter.edu and reference “Part-time Coordinator, ENV” in the subject line.

ArtCenter College of Design is committed to excellence through the establishment of a diverse faculty and staff that best represents our student body and its surrounding communities. The College considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, gender, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, or disability. Applicants who wish to request an accommodation for a disability may contact the Human Resources Department at (626) 396-2270.

HMCT Archivist - part-time

Reports to: Executive Director, HMCT

Job Summary

The mission of the Hoffmitz Milken Center for Typography is to set the global standard of excellence in typography and design education; provide a valuable service to the educational and professional communities as well as the public, reinforcing the meaning and value of typography; elevate and advance the teaching and understanding of both letterform design and typographic practice; and honor the past while also anticipating the future of typography in print, digital, and emerging media. HMCT Archivists appraise, process, arrange, describe, and maintain permanent records and historically valuable documents. The Archivists work with the ArtCenter Library and College Archives to develop compatible collections and acquisitions.

This is a part-time position, 3 days per week.

Qualifications

  • Requires a master’s degree related to the field in which they work or equivalent employment experience — this can be library science or archival science
  • Minimum 2 years’ professional experience as an archivist and working with collection donors  
  • Knowledge of preservation methods for analog and digital materials
  • Experience processing and cataloging archival collections
  • Experience with digitizing archival materials and knowledge of best practices
  • Experience handling, cataloging, and managing rare book collections
  • Familiarity of archival and library management systems
  • Knowledge of DACS, MARC
  • Experience working with III's Millennium/Sierra
  • Thorough knowledge of cataloging, classification, authority control and current and future standards.

Essential Functions

  • Appraise historical documents and archival materials
  • Preserve and maintain documents and objects
  • Create and maintain digital collections and databases
  • Arrange and describe archival records
  • Direct workers who help arrange, exhibit, and maintain collections
  • Set and administer policy guidelines concerning public access to materials
  • Provide reference services for researchers
  • Find and acquire new materials for the archives
  • Perform both copy and original cataloging of book collections using OCLC and Library of Congress standards

Physical Demands and Working Environment

The conditions herein are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions.

Environment: Work is performed primarily in a standard office setting with frequent interruptions and distractions; extended periods of time viewing computer monitor; interactions with other individuals.

Physical: Primary functions require sufficient physical ability and mobility to work in an office setting; to stand or sit for prolonged periods of time; to occasionally stoop, bend, kneel, crouch, reach, and twist; to lift, carry, push, and/or pull light to moderate amounts of weight (up to 20 pounds); to operate modern office equipment requiring repetitive hand movement and fine coordination including use of a computer keyboard; and to verbally communicate to exchange information.

Vision: See in the normal visual range with or without correction.

Hearing: Hear in the normal audio range with or without correction.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by the employee assigned to this job; they do not purport to describe all functions. Employees may be assigned other duties, and the essential functions may be changed from time to time as necessary.

Apply

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Qualified applicants should send cover letter with resume and employment application to HR@artcenter.edu with reference to “HMCT Archivist” in the subject line.

ArtCenter College of Design is committed to excellence through the establishment of a diverse faculty and staff that best represents our student body and its surrounding communities. The College considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, gender, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, or disability. Applicants who wish to request an accommodation for a disability may contact the Human Resources Department at (626) 396-2270.

Executive Director, Annual Giving and Alumni Relations

Reports to: Senior Vice President of Development

Job Summary

The executive director of Annual Giving and Alumni Relations reports to the senior vice president of Development and will provide the strategy and direction for both the annual giving and alumni relations teams, who together are responsible for developing and executing engagement and giving strategies for the College’s 20,000 alumni. Strategic activities include alumni led initiatives, alumni programming, developing and executing strategies for annual giving, primarily related to individual alumni, parents, friends, and community donors. The executive director ensures a high level of quality in these areas through deep understanding of best practice methodologies, effective messaging, thoughtful stewardship, and excellent relationship management. This positon will also manage an independent portfolio of assigned prospects, and identify donors and prospects for additional giving.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in a related field such as Business, Public Relations, or Marketing from an accredited college or university
  • Minimum 5 years of fundraising experience, including 3 years of management experience with responsibilities for managing a budget
  • Appreciation for and commitment to art and design higher education 
  • Thorough understanding of best practices and trends in alumni relations and annual giving
  • Demonstrated experience in managing effective alumni and annual fundraising programs, as well as ability to interact personally with donors and prospects
  • Demonstrated skills and understanding of all aspects of fundraising, including annual, major, planned, corporate and foundation giving
  • Strong computer skills with proficiency in Microsoft office suite and databases
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to lead, train and motivate staff, alumni, volunteers and prospective donors and be an articulate spokesperson on behalf of the College
  • Detail-oriented, with strong organizational, analytical, and planning skills
  • Must possess problem solving skills, flexibility and able to handle multiple responsibilities and competing demands
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to work independently and collaboratively as part of a diverse and collegial advancement team with faculty, staff, students and donors
  • Demonstrated experience in and a commitment to diversity, and the ability to establish   and maintain effective working relationships within ArtCenter’s diverse communities; students, alumni, donors, faculty, administrators and employers
  • Ability to handle confidential information with tact and discretion and recognizes the confidential nature of ArtCenter business
  • Ability and willingness to travel and work evenings and weekends as necessary, and to staff events
  • Valid California Driver License and proof of current insurance

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in a related field such as Business, Public Relations, or Marketing from an accredited college or university
  • Experience in higher education or complex non-profit environments
  • Experience with the Raiser’s Edge

Essential Functions

  • Operational — 20%

    • Plan, direct and execute programs to help meet the College’s fundraising and alumni relations goals
    • Develop strategic and operations plans for annual giving and alumni relations programs
    • Manage and administer the overall department budget to assure sound fiscal expenditures and management
    • Supervise the director of Alumni Relations and assistant director of Annual, Alumni and Parent Giving and their respective programs and initiatives including leading the acquisition, activation, fulfillment, implementation and stewardship of broad based annual membership programs
    • Oversee recruitment, hiring, orientation, training and supervision of departments’ staff; oversee performance evaluation process, ensuring consistent use of all applicable policies and procedures; counsel, discipline and makes recommendations in terminations, as required
    • Provide leadership, guidance and support to volunteer solicitors, membership and community groups; ensure positive constituent relations and appropriate ROI for group activities
    • Maintain up-to-date knowledge of the College’s programs and priorities and be equipped to represent all of the College’s giving and engagement opportunities — this includes knowledge of annual giving, major/special gifts, corporate relations, foundation relations, planned giving, alumni relations, etc.

    Annual Giving — 25%

    • Oversee and direct all annual giving campaigns and solicitations to maximize giving, participation rates and total dollars raised for all college constituents including faculty, staff, alumni, parents and friends of the College

    Donor Relations — 25%

    • Manage a portfolio of 75–100 prospective donors who are capable of giving $5,000 or more annually to annual scholarships or the ArtCenter Fund
    • Provide reports to select donors and groups on their annual and endowed scholarships
    • Work closely with major gifts and prospect research teams to identify major and planned giving prospects, and transition annual donors to larger contributors

    Alumni Relations — 25%

    • Oversee and direct all alumni activities with the goal of engaging alumni in programs and activities that serve the alumni community, expand alumni’s knowledge of the College and deepen their commitment to the College
    • Partner with staff and faculty across the College to identify, cultivate and engage alumni in meaningful ways
    • Provide leadership, guidance and support to volunteer alumni leadership, as well as regional chapter leaders
    • Develop plans to grow and activate regional chapters locally, nationally and internationally; ensure positive alumni relations and appropriate ROI for all alumni activities
    • Responsible for the creation of all alumni and annual giving communication materials
    • Develop and administer special events, faculty/staff giving, and young alumni giving campaigns

    Other duties — 5%

    • Safeguard the confidentiality of donor or departmental information by exercising discretion in communicating information to faculty, students and staff, and handling of all departmental requests
    • Address critical needs that may occur on short notice and will require immediate action
    • Travel as needed
    • Other duties as assigned

Physical Demands and Working Environment

The conditions herein are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions.

Environment: Work is performed primarily in a standard office setting with frequent interruptions and distractions; extended periods of time viewing computer monitor; interactions with other individuals. Due to the nature of the work environment, there is regular exposure to fumes, chemicals, dust and noise.

Physical: Primary functions require sufficient physical ability and mobility to work in an office setting; to stand or sit for prolonged periods of time; to occasionally stoop, bend, kneel, crouch, reach, and twist; to lift, carry, push, and/or pull light to moderate amounts of weight (up to 20 pounds); to operate modern office equipment requiring repetitive hand movement and fine coordination including use of a computer keyboard; and to verbally communicate to exchange information.

Vision: See in the normal visual range with or without correction.

Hearing: Hear in the normal audio range with or without correction.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by the employee assigned to this job; they do not purport to describe all functions. Employees may be assigned other duties, and the essential functions may be changed from time to time as necessary.

Apply

Job will be posted until filled. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Qualified applicants should send cover letter with resume and employment application to HR@artcenter.edu and reference “Exec Director 5004” in the subject line.

ArtCenter College of Design is committed to excellence through the establishment of a diverse faculty and staff that best represents our student body and its surrounding communities. The College considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, gender, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, or disability. Applicants who wish to request an accommodation for a disability may contact the Human Resources Department at (626) 396-2270.

Business Analyst

Reports to: Director, Application Services

Job Summary

This position provides functional and technical support for the college’s core/ERP and auxiliary business systems with emphasis in Finance and HR/Payroll. This position is the main liaison between business users and highly technical teams and will be responsible to analyze, communicate and validate the college’s business requirements for changes to business processes, policies and information systems. The Business Analyst must understand business problems and opportunities in the context of the requirements and recommend solutions that enable the organization to achieve its goals.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Information Systems, or equivalent discipline
  • Minimum of 3 years supporting an ERP system, with emphasis in Finance and/or HR modules
  • Comprehensive understanding of a standard ERP architecture, as it relates to web services, databases, and reporting
  • Excellent interpersonal, written and oral communication skills to work in a multi-ethnic and multi-cultural environment with students, faculty and staff
  • Knowledge of project management and methodology
  • Industry experience in higher education
  • Knowledge of Ellucian Colleague and UniData architecture
  • A commitment to diversity, and the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships within Art Center’s diverse communities
  • Ability to handles all information with tact and discretion and recognizes the confidential nature of ArtCenter business

Essential Functions

  • Conduct comprehensive analysis of business needs and operational procedures, prepare and document business requirements, and technical specifications
  • Establish and maintain effective relationships with business units, team members, and other technical teams
  • Create, formulate, and define project proposals, systems scope and objectives based on both user needs and a comprehensive understanding of applicable business processes and functional requirements
  • Participate in the development of training plans and impart training to functional users on new tools and software changes
  • Organize and plan development, patch, and upgrade testing, including creation of formal test plan documentation for development and/or enhancement of existing and new applications
  • Facilitate business analysis and planning to drive business goals in alignment with the strategic goals of the College

Physical Demands and Working Environment

The conditions herein are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions.

Environment: Work is performed primarily in a standard office setting with frequent interruptions and distractions; extended periods of time viewing computer monitor; interactions with other individuals. Due to the nature of the work environment, there is regular exposure to fumes, dust and noise.

Physical: Primary functions require sufficient physical ability and mobility to work in an office setting; to stand or sit for prolonged periods of time; to occasionally stoop, bend, kneel, crouch, reach, and twist; to lift, carry, push, and/or pull light to moderate amounts of weight (up to 20 pounds); to operate modern office equipment requiring repetitive hand movement and fine coordination including use of a computer keyboard; and to verbally communicate to exchange information.

Vision: See in the normal visual range with or without correction.

Hearing: Hear in the normal audio range with or without correction.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by the employee assigned to this job; they do not purport to describe all functions. Employees may be assigned other duties, and the essential functions may be changed from time to time as necessary.

Apply

Job will be posted until filled. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Qualified applicants should send cover letter with resume and employment application to HR@artcenter.edu and reference “Business Analyst” in the subject line.

ArtCenter College of Design is committed to excellence through the establishment of a diverse faculty and staff that best represents our student body and its surrounding communities. The College considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, gender, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, or disability. Applicants who wish to request an accommodation for a disability may contact the Human Resources Department at (626) 396-2270.

Director, Career and Professional Development

Reports to: Vice President, Alumni and Industry Engagement

Job Summary

The director of Career and Professional Development provides strategy and leadership direction in the development, implementation and administration of comprehensive career and professional development program/services for students and alumni to achieve higher value-added educational outcomes, employment, career progression opportunities, and to develop their leadership potential and capabilities.

In addition, the director, Career and Professional Development, will work closely with the vice president, Alumni and Industry Engagement on industry partner support and cultivation to develop seamless engagement strategies for these key partnerships.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in education, counseling, business, or related field from an accredited college or institution
  • Minimum of three years’ experience in Career Development in a higher education environment or relatively similar environment
  • Knowledge of current technologies and developing trends in career services inside and outside higher education
  • Proficient with desktop computers and demonstrated experience in use of database maintenance and web based technology to produce related reports
  • Management and supervisory experience with proven leadership and organizational skills
  • Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication, and public speaking skills required
  • Must possess problem solving skills, flexibility and able to handle multiple responsibilities and competing demands
  • Demonstrated leadership in career development, experiential education, employee relations, staff development, current technology, and understanding change management
  • Demonstrated understanding of the recruitment and employment practices of corporate, small-business, governmental, and not-for-profit agencies
  • Ability to assess career development needs of student/alumni population and provide effective services and programs
  • Ability to handle confidential information with tact and discretion and recognizes the confidential nature of ArtCenter business
  • Demonstrated experience in and a commitment to diversity, and the ability to establish  and maintain effective working relationships within ArtCenter’s diverse communities; students, alumni, faculty, administrators and employers
  • Ability to travel and attend night and weekend activities as needed

Preferred qualifications

  • Master’s degree in education, counseling, business, or related field from an accredited college or institution
  • Experience in art and design education
  • Specific knowledge of the art and design-related employment market
  • Working knowledge and sensitivity to career aspirations of the creative community

Essential Functions

  • Operational — 50%

    • Develop innovative strategies to enhance the Career and Professional Development department, including long-range planning and assessment
    • Manage a comprehensive career development program for students and alumni with the goal of helping students secure professional jobs upon graduation
    • Motivate, empower, and manage staff in accomplishing the goals and objectives of the Office in partnership with the vice president, Alumni and Industry Engagement
    • Oversee recruitment, hiring, orientation, training and supervision of departments’ staff; oversee performance evaluation process, ensuring consistent use of all applicable policies and procedures; counsel, discipline and makes recommendations in terminations, as required
    • Assess existing services and programs to determine effectiveness; ensure the delivery of high quality services and programs oriented toward the success of students and alumni; evaluate programs and procedures for the most efficient and effective delivery of services; initiate periodic review and revision of office policies, procedures and forms
    • Interact and build relationships with diverse constituencies (students, alums, chairs, faculty, staff) to promote, facilitate and deliver services of the Career and Professional Development Office
    • Partner with the Center for Educational Effectiveness to develop strategic assessment tools to gauge the impact and scope of our students and alumni career trajectories
    • Identify, develop and integrate technology to increase the quality of services and programs
    • Work with the department coordinator on managing the employer database, developing new industry relationships while retaining existing ones, developing robust online career resource library, and marketing the services of the office to employers and other partners
    • Oversee maintenance of online job and internship posting service for students and alumni and research new digital tools for our community
    • Partner and work with faculty, alumni, development, marketing and communications, industry engagement and campus administrators to identify internships, employment opportunities for students and share these outcomes with our community
    • Manage the Career and Professional Development budget and provide day-to-day oversight of the office

    Training and Programing — 40%

    • Develop programs and strategies that meet the ongoing career and professional needs of our students and graduates
    • Conceptualize, implement, conduct and evaluate career development workshops and presentations for students and alumni, both on campus and online
    • Collaborate with faculty to infuse curriculum with career development experiences
    • Manage and provide direction for the Office of Career and Professional Development programs, such as Power Hour Presentations and related content, career workshops, digital resource content, dotJOBS and Dot Exchange Mentor Program
    • Promote career development through presentations and resources at new student orientation, family orientation, and first-year experience programs
    • Collaborate with student affairs office and academic departments providing career support, preparatory workshops, in-class visits and promoting the resources of the office at various internal school programs and events

    Counseling — 5%

    • Manage and grow the career counseling and guidance services provided, including job search skills, portfolio development, professional protocol and etiquette, presentation skills
    • Conduct workshops and teach students and alumni to develop a comprehensive job search and related professional job documents (e.g. resumes, cover letters, Thank You notes)
    • Build and maintain graduate school and other post-graduate resources

    Other duties — 5%

    • Maintain memberships and active involvement in applicable professional organizations
    • Serve on college-wide committees
    • Other duties as assigned

Physical Demands and Working Environment
The conditions herein are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions.

Environment: Work is performed primarily in a standard office setting with frequent interruptions and distractions; extended periods of time viewing computer monitor; interactions with other individuals. Due to the nature of the work environment, there is regular exposure to fumes, chemicals, dust and noise.

Physical: Primary functions require sufficient physical ability and mobility to work in an office setting; to stand or sit for prolonged periods of time; to occasionally stoop, bend, kneel, crouch, reach, and twist; to lift, carry, push, and/or pull light to moderate amounts of weight (up to 20 pounds); to operate modern office equipment requiring repetitive hand movement and fine coordination including use of a computer keyboard; and to verbally communicate to exchange information.

Vision: See in the normal visual range with or without correction.

Hearing: Hear in the normal audio range with or without correction.

 

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by the employee assigned to this job; they do not purport to describe all functions. Employees may be assigned other duties, and the essential functions may be changed from time to time as necessary.

Updated 08/2016

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Job will be posted until filled. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Qualified applicants should send cover letter with resume and employment application to HR@artcenter.edu and reference “Director, CPD” in the subject line.

ArtCenter College of Design is committed to excellence through the establishment of a diverse faculty and staff that best represents our student body and its surrounding communities. The College considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, gender, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, or disability. Applicants who wish to request an accommodation for a disability may contact the Human Resources Department at (626) 396-2270.

Director of Facilities

Reports to: Associate Vice President, Facilities and Campus Planning

Job Summary

This position is responsible for the management of all aspects of college buildings and grounds, including utilities, maintenance, mechanical, electrical, grounds, and related construction projects. The position’s responsibilities include managing budgets, equipment, and supplies.

Qualifications

  • Degree in Facilities, Construction Management, Engineering or related field from an accredited college or university
  • Minimum 7 years of progressively increased responsibilities of facilities management experience in a complex environment that includes cost estimation, construction and renovation projects, cost-efficient energy sources, workspace design, competency in information technology, architecture, engineering and supervision of grounds keeping and landscaping; significant work experience in these areas will be considered in lieu of a degree
  • Possess a thorough understanding of preventative/predictive maintenance, corrective maintenance, design maintainability and constructability, facilities renewal, and condition assessment
  • Knowledge of sustainability 'best practices' related to facilities management, and demonstrated experience in planning for, implementing, managing, tracking and reporting an environmental management system
  • Prior supervisory experience and demonstrated expertise in effective management of staff
  • Must be available off hours and weekend hours in order to address unforeseen problems
  • Must possess problem solving skills and effective communications skills
  • Experience managing a multimillion dollar budget
  • Proficient with desktop computer and able to produce related reports
  • Experience in building recovery management in the event of a disaster a plus
  • Demonstrated experience in and a commitment to diversity, and the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships within ArtCenter’s diverse communities

Essential Functions

  • Direct department operations, including proper usage of safety equipment by maintenance staff (30%)
  • Create, implement, and maintain department repair and capital improvement budgets; ensure compliance with budgetary constraints; and forecast and plan facility improvements (10%)
  • Collaborate with internal and external personnel on all facilities related matters (such as other administrators, architects, contractors, public agencies, community members, etc.) (10%)
  • Develop and manage long-term and short-term planning for the facilities management areas to include organizational, service level and personnel (8%)
  • Develop and manage preventative and planned maintenance schedule (8%)
  • Develop training program to enhance skills of department staff; develop and coordinate with environmental health and safety director a safety-training program to comply with local, state and national regulations (7%)
  • Responsible for overseeing all in-house construction and renovations provided throughout campus (5%)
  • Develop and implement department’s strategic plan in accordance with the College’s overall strategic plan (5%)
  • Directly or indirectly supervise all staff assigned to department, usually through subordinate managers and supervisors; determine staffing needs based on goals and objectives of department (3%)
  • Oversee recruitment, hiring, orientation, training and supervision of departments’ staff; oversee performance evaluation process, ensuring consistent use of all applicable policies and procedures; counsel, discipline and make recommendations in terminations, as required (2%)
  • Develop, recommend, and implement facilities policies and procedures and for interpreting and communicating administrative policies for the users (5%)
  • Perform duties and special projects as assigned (3%)
  • Maintain a thorough knowledge of state and College policies and regulations as they relate to facilities management, student activities, purchasing, etc. (2%)
  • Key personnel in disaster continuity planning and response (2%)

Apply

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Qualified applicants should send cover letter, employment application, resume and salary expectations to HR@artcenter.edu and reference “Director of Facilities” in the subject line.

ArtCenter College of Design is committed to excellence through the establishment of a diverse faculty and staff that best represents our student body and its surrounding communities. The College considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, gender, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, or disability. Applicants who wish to request an accommodation for a disability may contact the Human Resources Department at (626) 396-2270.

Laser Lab Technician - part-time

Reports to: Model Shop Manager

Job Summary

This is a very extensive and forward thinking lab. Laser Lab Technicians function as both instructor and technician to assist students in acquiring the skill to utilize these laser technologies to build models and art projects.

This is a part-time position, up to 20 hours per week. (Hours are subject to change over term breaks.)

Qualifications

  • Excellent communication skills, including the patience and understanding required to deal with students on a daily basis
  • Experience with some CAD/CAM programs, such as: Adobe Illustrator, Solidworks, Rhino, or other 3D software
  • Understanding of or background in Model Making, Prototyping,
  • General understanding of design and manufacturing
  • A self-starter with good multi-tasking skills; highly organized, able to work with minimal supervision
  • Available to work weeknights and some weekends

Essential Functions

  • Responsible for the working state of all lasers
  • Perform daily machine clean-up and maintenance
  • Assist students with projects specific to laser lab
  • Must fulfill job duties by interacting in a positive and constructive manner with Students co-workers

Apply

Qualified applicants should send cover letter with resume, employment application and salary expectations to Human Resources at hr@artcenter.edu indicating “Laser Lab part-time” in subject line.

ArtCenter College of Design is committed to excellence through the establishment of a diverse faculty and staff that best represents our student body and its surrounding communities. The College considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, gender, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, or disability. Applicants who wish to request an accommodation for a disability may contact the Human Resources Department at (626) 396-2270.

Senior Network Engineer

Reports to: Director of Network Services

Job Summary

With the College’s growth in both physical and virtual presence, ArtCenter seeks an experienced, senior-level Network Engineer to co-manage its multi-building campus network with a highly capable team overseeing the College’s network infrastructure. Reporting to the Director of Network Services and working in the Network Services team which includes server admins, s/he will help architect and maintain a robust and dynamic campus network which includes a myriad of servers, switches, routers, and enterprise applications for both voice and data, over two campus sites and five buildings.

This position will gather and analyze security and performance metrics, determine user satisfaction levels, and initiate corrective actions as necessary to ensure continuing quality improvement. This position must be well-versed in VoIP technology, and will be responsible for ensuring optimal performance and secure infrastructure while delivering a flexible and high performing network for the entire enterprise. S/He will require an expert-level understanding of Local Area, Wide Area, and Wireless Network engineering.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related discipline
  • Minimum 7 years of hands-on experience with Cisco technology
  • Strong team work mentality, communication skills, and interpersonal skills
  • Experience creating, documenting, and executing repeatable technical procedures
  • Hands-on experience and expert knowledge configuring a variety of internetworking devices such as routers and firewalls, and deploying network technologies
  • Thorough understanding of network and application security, and related protocols, including RIP, IGRP, EIGRP, OSPF, BGP, and telecommunication connectivity including MPLS, Metro Ethernet, and leased and private lines
  • Thorough understanding of TCP/IP, Ethernet, Gigabit Ethernet, single/multi-mode fiber, high-bandwidth, high-capacity networks, load balancing, wireless networking, VLANs, DHCP, and DNS
  • Hands-on experience in a heterogeneous environment with monitoring tools such as SolarWinds or Intermapper and network analyzer tools such as Sniffer or Wireshark or equivalent
  • Knowledge of enterprise authentication systems such as LDAP, Active Directory, CAS, SAML2+
  • Knowledge in the interfacing of non-traditional network devices and services, such as multimedia solutions (Video Conferencing, A/V Systems) and building control systems (HVAC, etc.)
  • CCNP Certification

Essential Functions

Some duties and responsibilities may vary. As directed, performs duties such as those outlined below.

  • Create short and long-term network development plans, including research and evaluation of technical solutions to meet changing institutional requirements
  • Manage networking projects from beginning to end, timely and cost effectively; employ strong project management, technical knowledge, problem solving, and communication skills
  • Design and configure network and telephony solutions, ensure reliable operation, plan for usage growth, and ensure business continuity through backups, redundancy, etc.
  • Assess, recommend, and implement proactive security measures, including, but not limited to, conducting intrusion tests and collaborating with Client Services to communicate and promote responsible uses of computers and personal devices; must ensure balance between cyber security and usability
  • Coordinate with peers to ensure the reliability and availability of the voice and data networking systems; communicate and interact effectively across functional, senior technical resources
  • Analyze and troubleshoot application performance over the enterprise network for optimal client-server and server-to-server performance
  • Analyze, isolate, and expeditiously solve complex network problems that impact the performance and reliability of the network, including security, connectivity, and configuration troubleshooting
  • Communicate technical information to non-technical audiences/departments unfamiliar with data/IP-based technologies
  • Provide expert knowledge to peer IT groups to assist with problem resolution
  • Help maintain complete documentation of logical and physical network schematics
  • Manage vendors to address technical issues, complete projects, review products, and to ensure optimal service

ArtCenter College of Design is committed to excellence through the establishment of a diverse faculty and staff that best represents our student body and its surrounding communities. The College considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, gender, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, or disability. Applicants who wish to request an accommodation for a disability may contact the Human Resources Department at (626) 396-2270.

Apply

Posting dates: May 12, 2016 – open until filled. Please send the following as email attachments: a cover letter, resume, and salary expectations.

Qualified applicants should send application and/or questions to HR@artcenter.edu with reference to “Sr Network Engineer” in the subject line.

3D Technician, 3D Lab, part-time

Reports to: Manager, 3D Labs

Description

Art Center’s 3D Labs feature the latest in Rapid Prototyping Technologies including various types of 3D Printers, and  desk top CNC Mills. This is a very extensive, forward thinking lab, and 3D lab staff must be willing to learn and grow as this departments technologies advance.
Lab Technicians function as both instructor and technician to assist students in acquiring the skill to utilize these technologies.  Must be able to demonstrate proper use of the labs equipment which includes: 3D Printers, Laser Cutting Machines Digital Scanners and Desk Top CNC Milling Machines.

This is a part-time position, up to 20 hours per week. (Hours are subject to change over term breaks.)

Essential Functions

  • Responsible for the 3D Printing of student files
  • Perform daily machine clean-up and maintenance
  • Lab techs must maintain hardware and software
  • Assist students with projects specific to the 3D Lab
  • Responsible for following directions from Manager
  • Must fulfill job duties by interacting in a positive and constructive manner with, students and staff

Qualifications

  • Excellent communication skills, including the patience and understanding required to deal with students on a daily basis
  • Experience with some CAD/CAM programs, such as: Adobe Illustrator, Solidworks, Rhino, or other 3D software
  • Understanding of 3D Printing Model Making, Rapid Prototyping, and  Desk Top CNC Milling
  • 3D file conversion across various software
  • General understanding of design and manufacturing
  • A self-starter with good multi-tasking skills; highly organized, able to work with minimal supervision
  • Available to work weeknights and some weekends

ArtCenter College of Design is committed to excellence through the establishment of a diverse faculty and staff that best represents our student body and its surrounding communities. The College considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, gender, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, or disability. Applicants who wish to request an accommodation for a disability may contact the Human Resources Department at (626) 396-2270.

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Qualified applicants should send cover letter with resume and salary expectations to HR@artcenter.edu and reference “3D Lab part-time” in the subject line.

Administrative Assistant, Public Programs — part-time

Reports to: Manager, Public Programs

Job Summary

The Administrative Assistant provides front-office clerical assistance in the Public Programs department at the South Campus location. This involves working with the public, providing friendly customer service, administrative duties and general clerical support.

This is a part-time position, 20 hours per week (4–9pm, Monday through Thursday). Occasional work on Fridays plus some weekend work involved. This is a regular, ongoing position, not seasonal. During peak registration periods, if requested by supervisor, work hours may increase with 1 or 2 days scheduled from 1–9pm.

Qualifications

  • Degree preferred; interest in art and design is helpful but not required
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in administrative/office related work
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills; professional phone etiquette
  • Detail-oriented with strong organizational, multi-tasking and prioritizing skills; must have ability to follow-through and complete projects
  • Solid data entry and word processing experience, and other computer-related skills; knowledge of Macintosh operating system is a plus
  • Ability to maintain a courteous demeanor and handle pressure is necessary
  • Must be customer service oriented; prior retail or related customer service skills is helpful
  • Must be able to work independently as well as be flexible to work as a part of a team and take direction from others
  • A commitment to diversity, and the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships within ArtCenter’s diverse communities
Essential Functions

Front Office — 50%

  • Answer incoming telephone calls and voice mail from prospective students and others requesting assistance or information about Public Programs and ArtCenter College of Design
  • Provide front office customer service for Public Programs; advise and inform students and visitors by offering general information about the Public Programs course offerings, practices, procedures, events, etc.; assist students and faculty with course information and trouble-shoot problems
  • Perform general administrative and clerical tasks for Public Programs Directors, including photocopies, filing, preparation of mailings and general correspondence; assist Directors with special projects as needed
  • Maintain office in a clean, professional and organized manner
  • Cross-train on additional procedures usually assigned to other staff members to assist in times of absence or backlog as needed

Registration — 40%

  • Receive and prepare incoming registration materials — this includes ensuring forms are completed correctly; organizing registration materials for processing; and handling scholarship portfolio materials
  • Accurately enter information on prospective students into the Prospect database; during registration periods, assist with programming registration materials for all Public Programs

Additional Responsibilities — 10%

  • Assist Directors and Program Coordinators with preparation and event-day activities for special events such as exhibit openings, conferences, Open House and Orientations
  • May provide assistance in the areas of outreach and mentoring
  • Provide the Outreach Program Manager with administrative support to assist in the coordination of local outreach events
  • In addition to weekend work for Pub lic Programs events, may work at several local community events throughout the year to engage prospective students

Physical Demands and Working Environment

The conditions herein are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions.

Environment: Work is performed primarily in a standard office setting with frequent interruptions and distractions; extended periods of time viewing computer monitor; interactions with other individuals. Due to the nature of the work environment, there is regular exposure to fumes, dust and noise.

Physical: Primary functions require sufficient physical ability and mobility to work in an office setting; to stand or sit for prolonged periods of time; to occasionally stoop, bend, kneel, crouch, reach, and twist; to lift, carry, push, and/or pull light to moderate amounts of weight (up to 20 pounds); to operate modern office equipment requiring repetitive hand movement and fine coordination including use of a computer keyboard; and to verbally communicate to exchange information.

Vision: See in the normal visual range with or without correction.

Hearing: Hear in the normal audio range with or without correction.

Apply

Job will be posted until filled. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Qualified applicants should send cover letter with resume and salary expectations to HR@artcenter.edu and reference “Administrative Assistant, ACN” in the subject line.

ArtCenter College of Design is committed to excellence through the establishment of a diverse faculty and staff that best represents our student body and its surrounding communities. The College considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, gender, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, or disability. Applicants who wish to request an accommodation for a disability may contact the Human Resources Department at (626) 396-2270.

Assistant Registrar

Reports to: Director of Enrollment Services / Registrar

Job Summary

The Assistant Registrar is responsible for advising students on curriculum requirements, program planning, policies, and procedures. Monitor academic progress, provide accurate and consistent information, serve as a liaison between faculty and administration, and uphold academic standards. Represent the department on multiple committees for Orientation, A-Team (Program Department Administrative personnel), and Ellucian Colleague, and hold the primary responsibility for representing the department on the Graduation Committee.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree with 3–5 years of higher education administrative experience working with students’ records and policies, and/or as an academic advisor; or 5+ years of directly related experience in registrar’s office
  • Knowledge of the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA), academic standards and protocol
  • Strong interpersonal skills for student counseling and working with faculty and staff
  • Attention to detail with ability to analyze and utilize historical and empirical data
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a multi-task, interrupt driven environment
  • Ability to work independently, taking initiative as appropriate
  • Strong orientation toward working in a team-oriented office
  • Ability to work well in a multi-ethnic and multi-cultural environment with students, faculty and staff
  • A commitment to diversity, and the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships within ArtCenter’s diverse communities
  • Demonstrated commitment to providing excellent service to students, faculty and staff

Preferred Qualifications strong>

  • Prior experience using Ellucian Colleague
Essential Functions

Student Advisement — 50%

  • Academic advising — Advise students concerning academic, registration, and/or records problems
  • Management of enrollment and student schedules
  • Ensure the accuracy and security of student academic records by developing procedures for maintaining academic records and recording student grades in accordance with FERPA, College policies and standard records management practices

Data Management — 40%

  • Maintain all records procedures for full compliance with State, Federal, and college policies and procedures
  • Implementation of data management processes
  • Compile statistical data for reports
  • Build courses and course sections in the student administrative database

Other — 20%

  • Serve as a liaison with multiple departments, with primary responsibilities to: Advertising, Film (graduate and undergraduate), Fine Art, Graphic Design (graduate and undergraduate), Humanities and Sciences, Interaction Design, Photography, Graduate Art, Graduate Media Design
  • Other duties as required

Physical Demands and Working Environment

The conditions herein are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions.

Environment: Work is performed primarily in a standard office setting with frequent interruptions and distractions; extended periods of time viewing computer monitor; interactions with other individuals. Due to the nature of the work environment, there is regular exposure to fumes, dust and noise.

Physical: Primary functions require sufficient physical ability and mobility to work in an office setting; to stand or sit for prolonged periods of time; to occasionally stoop, bend, kneel, crouch, reach, and twist; to lift, carry, push, and/or pull light to moderate amounts of weight (up to 20 pounds); to operate modern office equipment requiring repetitive hand movement and fine coordination including use of a computer keyboard; and to verbally communicate to exchange information.

Vision: See in the normal visual range with or without correction.

Hearing: Hear in the normal audio range with or without correction.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by the employee assigned to this job; they do not purport to describe all functions. Employees may be assigned other duties, and the essential functions may be changed from time to time as necessary.

Apply

Job will be posted until the position is filled. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Qualified applicants should send cover letter with resume and employment application to HR@artcenter.edu and reference “Assistant Registrar” in the subject line.

ArtCenter College of Design is committed to excellence through the establishment of a diverse faculty and staff that best represents our student body and its surrounding communities. The College considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, gender, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, or disability. Applicants who wish to request an accommodation for a disability may contact the Human Resources Department at (626) 396-2270.

Outside Contract Title IX/Discrimination Harassment Retaliation (DHR) Investigator (two openings)

Job Summary

The contract Title IX/DHR Investigator reports to the Director of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Title IX Coordinator, who has primary responsibility for the administration of the College’s anti-discrimination policies, including Title IX, and Title IX compliance and programming. The contract Title IX/DHR investigator will also receive direction from the Vice President of Human Resources. The contract Title IX/DHR Investigator assists in resolving complaints of sexual misconduct; sexual harassment; gender-related violence, including stalking, dating violence, domestic violence; and other protected class discrimination, harassment and retaliation complaints involving faculty, staff, students and third parties.

The contract Title IX/DHR investigator will apply College policies and applicable laws for the covered areas above to conduct investigations of complaints filed by or against faculty, staff, students and third parties. When a complaint is filed, the contract Title IX/DHR Investigator will conduct a prompt and thorough investigation, ensuring that reasonable accommodations are provided, when necessary. The contract Title IX/DHR Investigator acts as a neutral party in the investigation and provides a detailed, unbiased report regarding the findings of the investigation.

This is an outside contract position (1099) and the work will be on an as-needed basis, determined by caseload.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in human resources, organizational management, business management or a field directly related to the work described above from an accredited college or university
  • Two years of professional experience conducting Title IX and other types of anti-discrimination investigations

Preferred Qualifications

  • Juris Doctorate degree or master's degree
  • Experience in student conduct or an office of discrimination and harassment is highly preferred
  • Experience working with college students
  • Professional experience conducting investigations in a college setting
  • Experience investigating cases of interpersonal violence
  • Title IX Investigator training certification

Competencies/Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Excellent judgment, organizational and analytical skills with the ability to manage highly sensitive, complex and confidential information
  • Excellent skills in the areas of conflict resolution, problem solving, interviewing and investigation techniques
  • Exceptional critical thinking skills demonstrated by the ability to analyze information, evidence, evaluate results, and facilitate resolution of difficult challenges
  • Exceptional skills in writing concise, logical analytical reports to convey complex issues; ability to maintain neutrality and work under stress
  • Demonstrated commitment to diversity and success in working with diverse constituencies, both domestic and international, to support an inclusive college environment
  • Strong and effective interpersonal skills; the ability to listen well and demonstrate sensitivity to and respect for individual needs
  • Ability to work as part of a college-¬wide community to resolve complaints in a neutral and sensitive manner
  • Ability to establish and maintain professional and productive working relationships with staff at all levels at the College
  • Ability to read and interpret complex legal documents to evaluate their impact on the investigations and College policies and procedures
  • Working knowledge of anti-discrimination laws and compliance regulations including, but not limited to, the Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA), Title IX, Title VI, Title VII, the Clery Act, VAWA/Campus SaVE Act, ADA as amended, including reasonable accommodation and the interactive process guidelines, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act and FERPA

Scope of Work for the Contract Title IX Investigator

Investigation and Consultation:

  • Receive complaints of sexual misconduct, sexual harassment, gender-related violence including stalking, dating violence, domestic partner violence, and other protected class discrimination, harassment and retaliation complaints
  • Conduct a prompt, fair and impartial administrative investigation into complaints, including identifying and interviewing parties and identifying, gathering and assessing information and evidence relevant to the investigation; apply reasonable accommodation measures as needed, apply relevant policies, applicable laws and make findings of fact on individual cases based on the preponderance of the evidence standard
  • Ensure a well-documented investigative process while maintaining accurate and thorough investigatory files and reports
  • Provide information to students, employees and others regarding the Student Conduct Code and College policies related to discrimination, harassment and retaliation during the course of the investigative process
  • Provide ongoing updates to the Director of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Title IX Coordinator or the Vice President of Human Resources in the absence of the Director during the course of the investigative process
  • Ensure that the College's processes, responses and policies are consistent with federal and state laws and regulations related to compliance with anti-discrimination laws
  • Exercise judgment regarding the recommendations for the resolution of complaints, including informal resolution and formal investigation
  • Actively foster and maintain a climate that is supportive of students and respectful of diversity, equity and inclusion

Community Outreach and Education:

  • Cultivate relationships with campus stakeholders (faculty, students and staff) in order to establish a neutral base as an investigator
  • Collaborate with on- and off-campus resources including law enforcement and victim services in order to provide resources during the investigative process
  • As a contract investigator, stay abreast of best practices and current movements in the field of Title IX in general, including investigator best practices — this includes participating in conferences, workshops, reviewing current literature and research; participating in local, regional and/or national professional associations and organizations

Other duties:

  • As assigned, that may be reasonably necessary for contractor work

If interested please send a cover letter, qualifications and contract rates to HR@artcenter.edu and reference “Investigator” in the subject line.