Employment at ArtCenter

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.

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If you have any questions about the job postings listed here, please contact Human Resources.

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Available Job Opportunities

  • Academic Affairs

    Academic Advisor

    This position will help supplement major advising by serving as a resource for undergraduate students, providing developmental advising and guidance on college requirements, policies and procedures, opportunities for community involvement, and campus resources (case load assignment will be based on need).

  • Center for the Student Experience

    Director, Mental Health Services and Campus Counseling

    The Director serves as the lead administrator for campus counseling services, will promote health and wellness through prevention and educational programming and offer individual counseling to students.

  • Development

    Donor Relations Manager

    This position provides a broad range of support activities related to major gifts fundraising, campaign efforts and other strategic initiatives as directed.

  • Educational Media Services

    AV Technician

    The AV Technician provides support at all events that use technology across the campus including pre-production and production implementations of all events, and the set-up and take-down of equipment for media events.

  • Educational Media Services

    Equipment Technician - swing shift

    The Educational Media Equipment Technician is responsible for administrative and technical work involved in the receiving, inspecting and issuing of film, video, photo, lighting and AV equipment, materials and supplies.

  • Educational Media Services

    Projectionist - swing shift

    The projectionist is responsible for the maintenance of equipment in the Los Angeles Times Media Center and, when necessary, Ahmanson Auditorium and other areas that utilize audio-video equipment throughout the campus.

  • Entertainment Design

    Faculty Director for Concept Design

    This is a Full-time Faculty Director position for Concept Design in the Entertainment Design program, requiring a background in Film, Game, and/or Animation Design.

  • Facilities

    Facilities Mechanic

    Maintain the building systems such as heating, air and ventilation (HVAC), lighting and electrical, plumbing, and landscaping, along with providing setup and manpower support for various departments.

  • Facilities and Campus Planning

    Director of Sustainability

    Under the general supervision of the Vice President of Facilities and Campus Planning the Director of Sustainability will serve as the key facilitator and organizational strategist to lead Art Center's efforts to achieve its vision of instilling a culture of sustainability

  • Graphic Design

    Chair, Graduate and Undergraduate Graphic Design

    The Chair of the Graphic Design department reports to the Provost, provides vision, leadership and is broadly responsible for ensuring educational excellence and the ongoing successful operations of the Graphic Design educational program.

  • Illustration

    Faculty Advisor, Illustration Department

    This position will provide departmental advising by serving as a resource for Illustration students, providing general advising on college requirements, policies and procedures, opportunities for community involvement, and campus resources.

  • Information Technology

    Collaboration Specialist

    This position is an expert in collaboration and virtual media technologies in areas such as video conferencing, streaming, and lecture capture. This position will research, recommend, and support virtual media technology in the classrooms, meeting spaces, and at events.

  • Information Technology

    Coordinator, Information Technology

    The Coordinator provides administrative support to the department leadership of Information Technology.

  • Information Technology

    Senior Software Engineer

    The Sr. Software Engineer is responsible for creating and maintaining different types of web and mobile applications, client/server infrastructure, and information systems to help facilitate business and technical operations of the college.

  • International Exchange

    Exchange and Study Away Advisor

    In support of international and domestic off-campus academic programs, the Study Away Advisor in the Exchange and Study Away office at ArtCenter College of Design will assist in student advising, outreach, and preparedness for success in study away opportunities.

  • International Exchange Program

    Assistant Director, Exchange and Study Away

    This position has primary responsibility for the development and coordination of study away student recruitment and advising; faculty leader support; preparation, facilitation and implementation of programs from pre-departure through program completion; and overall office operations and communications.

  • Model Shop

    Laser Lab Technician - part-time

    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.

  • Photography and Imaging

    Coordinator, Photography and Imaging

    This position serves as the first point of contact in the Photography and Imaging Department for students, faculty and guests and is responsible for coordinating daily office functions such as scheduling of appointments, meetings, lectures, demos; organizing the student gallery selection and preparation for exhibitions; scheduling and logistics for 3rd, 5th and 7th term portfolio reviews as well as scholarship reviews

  • Presidents Office

    Vice President and Chief Diversity Officer (VPCDO)

    VPCDO of The Center is an administrative position, reporting to the President and serving on the Executive Cabinet. The VPCDO will be responsible for advising, developing, partnering, coordinating, administering and/or executing a variety of duties related to DEI for ArtCenter and within the fields of art and design. This includes research, programs, practices, policies, initiatives and activities that demonstrate ArtCenter’s commitment to a welcoming, inclusive and supportive work and student environment for all individuals regardless of race or ethnicity, age, nationality, social and economic status, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, religion or faith, political and ideological perspectives, and physical, mental, or learning abilities, so that they can thrive in ArtCenter and art and design communities. The incumbent will be a strategic partner with the President, College administrators, campus community and external partners to understand, foster and enhance the College's vision, strategic goals and integrated goals related to DEI.

  • Product Design

    Chair, Product Design

    The Chair of the Product Design department reports to the Provost, provides vision, leadership and is broadly responsible for ensuring educational excellence and the ongoing successful operations of the Product Design educational program.

  • Public Programs

    Administrative Assistant

    This position provides front office administrative support for Public Programs at the South Campus location.

  • Public Programs

    part-time Administrative Assistant

    The Administrative Assistant provides front-office clerical assistance in the Public Programs department at the South Campus location.