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:

3D Printing Supervisor

Reports to: Model Shop Manager

Job Summary

Under the direction of the model shop manager, the 3D printing supervisor is responsible for managing the day to day operations of the lab that include supervisor of the shop instructors and staff, organizing shop demos/training, maintaining a safe work environment for students, faculty and staff, ensuring that safety and dress codes are met in accordance with established ArtCenter Shop policies; maintaining the printers, software and ordering items parts and materials. 

Qualifications

  • Minimum 3 – 5 years of previous supervisory experience 
  • Proficient in 3D printing operation  with knowledge with a wide range of printers such as FDM, Object, 3D Systems Project Powder Printers and other desk top machines
  • Knowledge of safety procedures on the use and maintenance of equipment, tools and components
  • Must be a self-starter, and able to complete assigned tasks in a timely manner, ability to multi-task
  • Ability to maintain a pleasant disposition and the ability to remain calm under pressure while working with staff, students, and faculty
  • Ability to restock inventory items and order supplies as needed
  • Ability to use computers and knowledge of software programs such Corel Draw, SolidWorks, Alias and Rhino  as well as various slice software programs
  • 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
  • Prior experience in higher education

Essential Functions

  • Delegate and assign tasks to 3d printing lab instructors and student workers
  • Ensure purchase orders for all 3d printing supplies in both resale and expendables are in order
  • Ensure that safety and dress codes are carried out in accordance with shop policies
  • Field questions from students on materials and procedures while guiding them safely on the use of all lasers and software
  • Assist with training faculty, students and staff to effectively operate 3D printers and related software
  • Provide customer service and retail point-of sale transactions
  • Maintain a clean and safe working environment inside rooms and labs
  • Contact equipment manufacturers to resupply the consumable materials for the machines in use; arrange purchase orders for materials supplied by other vendors
  • Schedule employees for shifts and ensuring shop coverage
  • Monitor and maintains shop tools in accordance to safety and maintenance standards
  • Ensure that work orders are carried out and completed, per Instructor or student requests
  • Manage and restock inventory items for point-of-sale and the shop material usage
  • Monitor satellite rooms
  • Stay current on all safety and shop practices and procedures
  • May assist other labs as needed
  • Perform other duties as needed

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 computers, hand tools, saws, power tools etc.; 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.

Apply

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Qualified applicants should send cover letter, employment application, and resume to HR@artcenter.edu and reference “3D Printing Supervisor” 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 Supervisor

Reports to: Model Shop Manager

Job Summary

Under the direction of the model shop manager, the laser lab supervisor is responsible for managing the shop instructors and staff, organizing shop demos/training, maintaining a safe work environment for students, faculty and staff, ensuring that safety and dress codes are met in accordance with established ArtCenter Shop policies; maintaining the laser cutters and ordering items parts and materials. 

Qualifications

  • Minimum 3 – 5 years of previous supervisory experience 
  • Proficient in laser operations
  • Knowledge of safety procedures on the use and maintenance of equipment, tools and components
  • Must be a self-starter, and able to complete assigned tasks in a timely manner, ability to multi-task
  • Ability to maintain a pleasant disposition and the ability to remain calm under pressure while working with staff, students, and faculty
  • Ability to restock inventory items and order supplies as needed
  • Ability to use computers and knowledge of software programs such as Corel Draw, SolidWorks, Alias and Rhino
  • 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
  • Prior experience in higher education
  • Experience with Universal Laser Systems

Essential Functions

  • Delegate and assign tasks to laser lab instructors and student workers
  • Ensure purchase orders for all laser lab supplies in both resale and expendables are in order
  • Ensure that safety and dress codes are carried out in accordance with shop policies
  • Field questions from students on materials and procedures while guiding them safely on the use of all lasers and software
  • Assist with training faculty, students and staff to effectively operate laser cutters
  • Provide customer service and retail point-of sale transactions
  • Maintain a clean and safe working environment inside rooms and labs
  • Contact equipment manufacturers to resupply the consumable materials for the machines in use; arrange purchase orders for materials supplied by other vendors
  • Scheduling of employees for shifts and ensuring shop coverage
  • Monitor and maintain shop tools in accordance to safety and maintenance standards
  • Ensure that work orders are carried out and completed, per Instructor or student requests
  • Manage and restock inventory items for point-of-sale and the shop material usage
  • Monitor satellite rooms
  • Stay current on all safety and shop practices and procedures
  • May assist other labs as needed
  • Perform other duties as needed

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 computers, hand tools, saws, power tools etc.; 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.

Apply

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Qualified applicants should send cover letter, employment application, and resume to HR@artcenter.edu and reference “Laser Lab Supervisor” 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.

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

  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Assist Directors and Program Coordinators with preparation and event-day activities for special events such as exhibit openings, conferences, Open House and Orientations
  • 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

Additional Responsibilities:

  • 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 Public 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.
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

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Qualified applicants should send cover letter, employment application, resume and salary history to HR@artcenter.edu and reference “Administrative Assistant” 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.

Senior Writer

Reports to: Editorial Director

Job Summary

The Department of Marketing and Communications at ArtCenter College of Design seeks to create greater awareness of the College, its students, faculty and alumni among key influencers by developing meaningful stories, sharing compelling images, amplifying the brand and creating significant touch points that resonate far beyond the College. The department also works with internal colleagues as they serve specific targeted audiences, including prospective students, donors, trustees, alumni, educational partners, current students, faculty and staff.

This position requires an excellent writer possessing superior editing and project management skills. Responsibilities include research, writing, editing and consultation with members of the College's academic and administrative community. The Senior Writer must have experience working on multiple projects in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment. The Senior Writer will help manage projects for the entire content team, contributing story ideas, tracking progress and taking on individual writing assignments.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in English, journalism or related field; communications and/or art history degrees helpful
  • 3–5 years editorial or related experience writing on a broad range of topics especially art, education and culture, preferably including online writing/editing experience
  • Demonstrated ability to write brief, web-friendly stories on quick turnaround and longer, more in-depth stories for long lead publication
  • Experienced project manager familiar with tools and techniques for keeping communications calendar on track
  • Solid reporting, interviewing and research skills
  • Ability to communicate in clean, concise and engaging prose, across a variety of needs, from basic reportage to advertising and marketing copy
  • Strong editorial experience in terms of both content and copy
  • Accurate, consistent editing with great attention to detail
  • Ability to articulate sophisticated concepts in terms that are accessible to a lay reader
  • Knowledge of editorial principles and a familiarity with AP Style
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks under tight deadlines
  • Must be able to work both in teams and independently, as required
  • Possess strong interpersonal skills and interact effectively with administration, faculty, alumni and students
  • Knowledge of academic environment and familiarity with various art and design disciplines preferred.
  • Online editorial experience, as well as background in higher education or the arts is preferred communities

Essential Functions

  • Write compelling, informative copy as assigned for web and print publication, including Public Programs catalogs, the College magazine, marketing collateral for College events, e-mail blasts, advertisements, fundraising and recruitment materials, brochures, social networking sites and websites
  • Interact with College administration, faculty, alumni and students for various project assignments
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines a must
  • Participate in internal editorial review process, evaluating work produced by other members of the department, as needed
  • Assist Editorial Director in proofreading copy across platforms
  • Accurate and consistent editing (both content and proofreading), upholding the highest editorial standards as outlined in our style guide
  • Coordinate and track projects across platforms
  • Support content team in tracking assignments and deadlines
  • Assist in gathering background (images, contact information, copy) for stories
  • With content team, generate concepts and story/content ideas for campus publications (both print and online) that target a range of audiences, including both current and prospective students, alumni, donors, staff, volunteers, the arts community and the general public

Apply

Qualified applicants should send a resume, cover letter and 3–4 published writing samples to HR@artcenter.edu with reference to “Sr Writer” 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.

UX/UI Designer

Reports to: Creative Director

Job Summary

The Department of Marketing and Communications at ArtCenter College of Design seeks to create greater awareness of the College, its students, faculty and alumni among key influencers by developing meaningful stories, sharing compelling images, amplifying the brand and creating significant touch points that resonate far beyond the College. The department also works with internal colleagues as they serve specific targeted audiences, including prospective students, donors, trustees, alumni, educational partners, current students, faculty and staff.

Within Marketing and Communications, the Design Office is an award-winning in-house studio responsible for the design and production of all print and digital materials that promote and advance the College.

ArtCenter College of Design is looking for a UX/UI Designer to join our Marketing and Communications team. We are seeking someone with a forward-looking design sensibility who can collaborate with our team’s other design, writing and web production staff to produce compelling user experiences for various digital media platforms. An active interest in the possibilities of interactive design and the ability to enable and enhance user experience are essential. The ideal candidate will have experience in front-end web development and an interest in exploring the creative potential in coding.

Qualifications

  • At minimum, a bachelor’s degree in graphic design, interaction design or a related discipline and 3–5 years of experience in UX/UI design for the web, mobile, social and emerging media
  • Proficiency with HTML/XHTML, HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, Adobe Creative Suite, and experience with cross-platform/browser development
  • Experience with responsive design
  • Experience developing/working with information architecture and navigation structure
  • A passion for typography, graphic design, and design systems, and the attention to detail necessary for successful execution of visual design on the web
  • Familiarity with theming for content management systems
  • Extensive experience working on Mac platform
  • Attention to detail and creativity in problem solving
  • Ability to work in a team and to communicate clearly
  • Enthusiastic, with a desire to learn new skills
  • A personal interest in contemporary design and visual art is an advantage

Essential Functions

As directed, performs duties including but not limited to:

  • Under the direction of the Creative Director, lead the user experience and interface design efforts on our digital media projects (web, mobile, social media, e-mail campaigns, apps); work with other team members to deliver integrated digital and web solutions across multiple platforms
  • With the other web team members, support and expand artcenter.edu so that it continues to be a dynamic, accessible, mobile-friendly resource for prospective students, current students and faculty, alumni and the larger ArtCenter community; provide design oversight and quality assurance for artcenter.edu on an ongoing basis
  • Analyze site navigation and suggest improvements, advise on digital workflow, prototype designs and interfaces, build templates and layouts, produce motion/interactive design elements, and design and code for multi-device usability
  • Ensure that the design of digital media is user-focused and accessible; recommend improvements
  • Represent the Marketing & Communications Office in discussions with academic departments about the design of online presences
  • Assist in the analysis of online statistics; recommend improvements that will help further the College’s marketing and communications objectives
  • Perform design updates and improvements to existing web presences as necessary
  • Research and stay current on current interactive design practices and maintain an awareness of contemporary graphic design

Apply

Qualified applicants should send a letter of interest, resume and digital portfolio to HR@artcenter.edu with reference to “Web/UX Designer” 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.

Educational Technology Specialist

Reports to: Director of Educational Technology

Job Summary

ArtCenter College of Design’s Digital Teaching & Learning (DTL) team seeks a creative Educational Technology Specialist who has a passion for learning and applying emerging technologies to help ArtCenter explore and develop innovative, engaging, and effective learning experiences for its students.  The candidate should enjoy learning new skills and solving problems in a creative environment, while working with instructors and technology colleagues to assess technology’s applicability to teaching and learning. Technology reviews, application examples, project outcomes, and instructor and student experiences will be shared with the community in order to engender an atmosphere of fearless and creative experimentation in new ways.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Educational Technology, Multimedia, Instructional Design, or a related field.
  • Minimum two years’ experience training and supporting instructors.
  • Demonstrated enthusiasm for the potential of emerging technologies in teaching and learning environments.
  • Demonstrated commitment to providing outstanding service and support to faculty, students, and staff with varying degrees of technology comfort level.
  • Highly organized with excellent communication and customer service skills, and ability to work both independently and collaboratively in a creative team environment
  • Demonstrated experience supporting some combination of commonly used educational technology tools such as learning management systems, ePortfolios, blogs, wikis, and websites.
  • High degree of comfort with mobile devices (tablets, phones) and educational and productivity apps.
  • Ability to provide content for and maintain a WordPress site.
  • Ability to learn new technology and its application quickly, and support and troubleshoot technical issues.
  • Experience with graphic design, multimedia applications, authoring tools, and web conferencing for instructional purposes.
  • Proficiency with a wide range of educational technology applications and supporting software including Moodle or other LMS, Adobe CC; video/audio editing software such as iMovie; Screenflow5, Captivate, Camtasia, or comparable lecture-capture software; MS Office.
  • Ability to travel and to work evenings and weekends as required.

Essential Functions

  • Spearhead the exploration of emerging technology applications and platforms at ArtCenter, including, but not limited to, learning technologies (mobile, online, etc.), consumer technologies (wearable technology, 3D video, etc.), internet technologies (cloud computing, networked objects, etc.), social media technologies (social networks, online identity, etc.), visualization technologies (augmented and virtual reality, 3D printing, etc.), and enabling technologies (affective computing, virtual assistants, etc.).
  • Investigate current and emerging technology trends, and propose and project-manage exploratory projects.  Help experiment with integrating emerging technologies and educational best practices into classroom and web-enhanced teaching.
  • Help faculty leverage multimedia elements by creating and embedding simulations and video demonstrations into their web-enhanced courses.
  • Facilitate low-risk, high-impact creative production by encouraging faculty members to utilize DTL’s digital teaching lab and available resources.
  • Help develop and deliver workshops on topics including emerging technologies and multimedia applications (such as Camtasia and Adobe Captivate).  
  • Maintain a page on DTL’s website that will help inform the ArtCenter community about the relevance of new technologies to teaching, learning, and creative inquiry in higher education.
  • Collaborate with IT peers around technology projects; troubleshoot general educational technology issues identified in the Help Desk ticketing system; and provide back up for day-to-day DTL functions as required.

Apply

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 “Edu Tech Specialist” 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.

Adjunct Faculty - Advanced SolidWorks

Reports to: Department Chair, Product Design

Job Summary

ArtCenter College of Design requests applications for a part-time instructor to teach an Advanced SolidWorks class. This position, housed in the Product Design program, requires an intimate knowledge of CAD and how to integrate it in the design process. The successful candidate would be comfortable on tools, features and workflows for aesthetic and functional design needs in SolidWorks and rapid prototyping.

Qualifications

  • BS degree in industrial design
  • At least 5 years of experience as a designer in the consumer products industry
  • 5+ years of experience using SolidWorks
  • Keyshot 5 or 6

Essential Functions

  • Basic and advanced features
  • Assemblies
  • Exploded views
  • Drawings
  • Animation
  • Photo 360
  • Surfacing
  • Modeling with tolerances for RP purposes
  • Basic manufacturing techniques to guide students to feasible CAD solutions

Apply

Candidate must provide 3–5 multipart CAD models with advanced surface modeling and assemblies for review in addition to application letter, resume and salary expectations. Qualified applicants should send application material and/or questions to HR@artcenter.edu with reference to “Adv SolidWorks” in the subject line.

Posting dates: Open until filled. For best consideration apply before July 31, 2016. Review of applications to begin immediately.

Mailed material can be sent to:
Attn: Human Resources
ArtCenter College of Design
1700 Lida Street
Pasadena, CA 91103

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.

Shop Instructor - part-time

Reports to: Model Shop Manager

Job Summary

The Shop Instructor works directly with students, faculty, and other shop instructors to ensure that all safety and dress codes are met and in accordance with established Art Center Shop policies. Responsibilities include providing a safe working environment for the students while helping them to use the machinery and tools within the shop; completing work orders from faculty, students, and staff; and assisting counter sales and tool check-in/out when necessary.

This is a part-time position, and hours can range from 6 – 20 per week during the school term.

Qualifications

  • Basic woodworking, metal working skills, and some experience as a fabricator is required
  • Experience with casting, plastic forming, silicones, fiberglass, plaster and any welding experience is a strong attribute
  • Responsibilities are often carried out simultaneously, so the ability to multitask is necessary
  • This is an active atmosphere that requires the capacity to maintain a pleasant disposition with an ability to remain calm under pressure while helping students toward the completion of their projects
  • Must be a team player, self-starter, and able to complete assigned tasks in a timely manner

Essential Functions

  • Ensure that safety and dress codes are carried out in accordance with Shop policies
  • Help field questions from students on materials and procedures while guiding them safely on the use of all Model Shop tools
  • Must be able to effectively operate a variety of wood and metalworking machines in the shop
  • Work with faculty to provide safety demos to student classes
  • Other related duties, as may be assigned

Apply

Qualified applicants should send cover letter with resume, employment application and salary expectations to Human Resources at hr@artcenter.edu indicating “Shop Instructor 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.

Coordinator, Designmatters

Reports to: Vice President, Designmatters

Job Summary

Designmatters serves as a dynamic college-wide hub for cross-disciplinary education, research, special projects and curricula in art and design for social impact. This position reports to the Vice President of Designmatters, and under the supervision of the Director supports operational activities for the essential functions of the department in executing its mission. The Coordinator is responsible for assisting in multi-level coordination needs of the Department across the college and with external constituencies. The coordinator collaborates with a full-time team of three staff in the Department in outreach activities connected to curricular projects and student enrichment activities. The coordinator also provides administrative support to the Department’s VP.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree with a minimum of 5 years of program coordination experience; 7 years preferred
  • 2–5 years of office experience, ideally in a higher education or non-profit setting
  • Excellent communication, organizational and interpersonal skills to effectively support students, faculty and staff
  • Flexible, positive attitude to successfully function in a fast-paced educational environment
  • Handle multiple tasks with great attention to detail and follow-through
  • Excellent administrative skills; extremely organized, detail-oriented, and accurate
  • Function both autonomously and in team settings
  • Ability to problem-solve and work independently; determine priorities and follow through on projects; coordinate complex activities and multi-task
  • Solid research and analytical skills
  • Strong computer skills including knowledge of Mac OS and solid proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Keynote is necessary; database experience desirable
  • Demonstrated interest or background in higher education and/or non-profit settings
  • Ability to establish and maintain positive and effective working relationships with staff, faculty and students, and external entities.
  • Good judgment, tact, discretion, and confidentiality; flexibility and resourcefulness

Essential Functions

  • Interface with internal and external contacts regarding Designmatters projects and day-to-day activities.
  • Maintain the Designmatters department calendars and coordinate meetings; develop and oversee meeting agenda for weekly department meetings
  • Handle all logistical arrangements of events including studio course building and recruitment; kick-offs, midterm and final events with VIP guests (for 3–5 studios per term); lectures, workshops and other special events; oversee A/V and photography reservations, room set up, catering, guest parking, arrangements, signage, and other detailed coordination
  • Write correspondence, announcements, and other communications; respond to telephone, mail, and e-mail inquiries regarding Designmatters, ensuring that requests for action or information are relayed to the appropriate person for follow up
  • Assist in the administration and coordination of special departmental projects, as assigned, including setting and meeting deadlines; creating work plans and status progress reports
  • Support faculty and department as directed with office operational and administrative tasks, such as developing and maintaining project files; arranging meetings with partner organizations; keeping accurate records for external and internal contacts; and handling correspondence on behalf of the Department
  • Arrange travel for VP, visiting scholars, and teams of students and faculty on field research and conference assignments
  • Coordinate vendor transactions, purchase orders, check requests and contracts; track budgets on specific projects, drawing conclusions and making recommendations
  • Assist in media management of digital assets and storytelling, including: 
    • Support of department quarterly newsletter by participating in key writing and asset collection and supervising student workers as needed
    • Coordination support for Department and VP presentations
    • Help oversee management of archive in collaboration with Department Media Manager

Apply

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 “Designmatters” 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 Director of Admissions

Reports to: Director of Recruitment

Job Summary

This position is responsible for the recruitment of a diverse population of art and design students.  Recruitment includes presenting the College’s programs and philosophy of education to prospective students, families, and teachers. This is accomplished through presentations at schools, representation at fairs and/or portfolio days.  Cultivation of art teacher relationships is an important aspect of the job expectation.  The Assistant Director is assigned to a caseload of prospective students and is charged with both maintaining strategic communications with them and encouraging them to become applicants when they meet the College’s requirements. Travel may be extensive between September–February and week-end and evening work may also be required. The Assistant Director will become versed in the curricula and portfolio requirements for each major, as well as in general financial aid processes. He/she assists with recruitment events and will also assist with the admissions process including follow-up with students. The Assistant Director will meet with students in individual appointments to counsel on the application process and assess the student's portfolio of work for particular majors.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in studio art or related field; Master’s degree preferred
  • Minimum 2 years of experience working within an office setting, preferably within an educational or non-profit organization
  • Prior experience working in an Admissions office preferred
  • Strong oral and written communication skills to work effectively with staff, student and vendors, and maintain contacts/relations with high school and community college instructors and prospective students
  • Demonstrated ability to use CRM software to execute assigned tasks and manage personal workflow so as to contribute to a larger team effort
  • Effective counseling and listening skills
  • Commitment to the importance of the visual arts
  • Commitment to student service
  • Ability to be self-directed while working within a collaborative environment
  • Ability to plan, organize, and manage multiple deadlines and job duties
  • Must be able to organize and strategize recruitment activities in a timely and logical way
  • Ability to conduct research and utilize data meaningfully
  • Must have valid driver's license and reliable vehicle; use of vehicle required for local travel

Essential Functions

Include but are not limited to:

  • Give presentations on the College to groups in high school and college art classrooms and to groups on campus; responsible for planning all local and out-of-town travel to visit promising schools
  • Represent the College at events such as Portfolio Days and other recruitment events for prospective students
  • Plan and implement recruitment activities for assigned majors and for assigned territories
  • Counsel prospective students on the College’s admissions requirements, curriculum, financial aid policies, and transfer credit policies, as well as on career options within the visual arts
  • Evaluate students’ portfolios and provide advice on their readiness to apply; offer a plan of action for students who are not ready to apply
  • Research art programs throughout the country/the world and cultivate relationships with art teachers
  • Assist with planning, coordination, and execution of recruitment events, as needed, including but not limited to National Portfolio Days, Open House, New Student Night, Accepted Student Night, and out of town recruitment events.
  • Provide information to tour groups
  • Participate in Admissions reviews as part of the Admissions Committee

Physical Requirements

Must be able to operate a variety of office equipment including laptop computers, projector, etc. Involves some physical effort including moving about, standing, reaching, squatting, bending, light lifting or pushing/pulling (frequently up to 50 pounds to move portfolio and equipment to school visit sites), dexterity in the use of fingers, limbs, or body in the operation of office equipment. Tasks may involve extended periods of time in front of a computer monitor and keyboard. Good visual skills for accuracy and for the reporting and interpretation of data, and effective verbal communication skills to present and respond to data.

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.

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

Qualified applicants should send cover letter with resume and salary expectations to HR@artcenter.edu and reference “Assistant Director of Admissions” in the subject line.

Academic Advisor

Reports to: Director of Academic Advising

Job Summary

This full-time academic advising position will report directly to the Director of Academic Advising. This position will supplement departmental advising by serving as a resource for new students, providing general advising on college requirements, policies & procedures, opportunities for community involvement, and campus resources (regular case load of at least 350 students). The successful candidate must exemplify a commitment to meet the needs of students through the use of holistic advising approaches, and the development of supportive and collaborative working relationships with students, faculty, and staff.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in related field; Master’s preferred
  • 3 or more years of experience directly in academic advising, guidance and counseling or equivalency, including CAS advising standards
  • Strong computer ability with proficiency in MS Office Suite
  • Detail-oriented with strong organizational and prioritizing skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and collaboratively in a creative and dynamic environment
  • Knowledge of Datatel/Colleague or other student records systems
  • Knowledge of college/school policies, procedures, and requirements
  • Working knowledge of student developmental theories and familiarity with art & design fields is a plus
  • Appropriately adheres to the institution’s interpretation of FERPA rules for the release of student information to faculty, parents, students, etc.

Essential Functions

  • Under the direct supervision of the Director of Academic Advising, this position serves as the primary point of contact for undergraduate students with general academic advising questions; refers students to appropriate departmental advisors and various offices as needed
  • As advisor for new students and the principal generalist academic advisor for new undergraduate students: hold individual general advising appointments and group advising sessions; create and maintain resources to meet students' educational needs, and facilitate communication regarding key advising information such as registration, institutional deadlines, and academic probation; coordinate/lead advising workshops for students
  • As appropriate, supplement departmental/major advising by introducing new students to their academic requirements, the course selection process, college-wide policies and procedures, and helping students understand how to interpret their degree audit reports
  • Process appropriate student paperwork relating to academic advising, including all academic advisement forms, and maintaining accurate records (including electronic records) of interactions with students
  • Help create and maintain advising materials such as training manuals, brochures, posters, handouts, and academic advising related web content; collect trans-disciplinary/elective course information from the educational departments and create the TDS/Elective Guide for registration each semester
  • With the Director of Academic Advising, coordinate/lead college advising trainings and workshops for staff, faculty, and Department Chairs regarding advising best practices, policies, and emerging trends regarding student academic advising in higher education
  • Assist the Director of Academic Advising with the interpretation, tracking and management of advisement data
  • Participate in the development, implementation, review, presentation, and revision of orientations for new students
  • Engage in professional development activities, including but not limited to, memberships in professional organizations, attendance at conferences, workshops, division and department training sessions; stays current with information technology skills
  • Attend, run, and participate in college committees
  • Assist the Director of Academic Advising with tasks related to the college’s student success initiatives
  • Participate in the evaluation and assessment of the academic advisement program
  • Order forms and supplies for the Academic Advising Office as needed
  • Provide basic administrative support (lunch order, putting up flyers) for each term’s Advisement Fair and other related advising events, record minutes for the Academic Advisement Committee, and perform other clerical tasks as needed
  • Perform other duties as assigned

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

Job will be posted through July 22, 2016 or 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 “Academic Advisor” in the subject line.

Tool Crib Worker, part-time

Reports to: Model Shop Manager

Job Summary

The Tool Crib Worker’s responsibilities involve issuing tools and materials (which may include sheet material and foam blocks weighing up to 100 lbs), and fielding questions from students on materials and procedures while guiding them on the safe use of shop tools. These tasks are often carried out simultaneously, so the ability to multitask is necessary. This also requires the capacity to maintain an even tempered disposition and remain calm under pressure while helping students toward the completion of their projects.

This is a part-time position, approximately 16 hours per week during the school term. (Hours are subject to change over term breaks.)

Qualifications

  • Customer service and cashiering experience is key
  • Some experience using basic wood and metal working tools is required
  • Basic computer skills are necessary
  • Experience using large power tools is a plus
  • Effective verbal communication skills and service oriented skills
  • Must be a team player
  • Must have the ability to work evening and weekends

Essential Functions

  • Issuing in and out of tools and materials using web checkout
  • Keeping track of inventory and reordering when needed
  • Retail sales including the use of a cash register and computer
  • Restocking inventory items and ordering supplies as needed
  • Maintaining a safe work environment throughout the department

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

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

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.

Director, Environmental Health and Safety

Reports to: Vice President, Human Resources

Description

The primary responsibility of this position is to provide and promote a safe and secure environment at ArtCenter's Hillside and South campuses. This includes administering, planning, implementing and monitoring critical emergency and disaster preparedness plans and policies; planning, directing, and supporting the implementation/supervision of health, safety and environmental programs, policies and procedures. Train, instruct, provide educational materials and support project staff on applicable environmental, health and safety rules and regulations on specific projects. This position is also responsible for ensuring compliance with federal, state and local laws and regulations, in partnership with other campus departments and administrators. The incumbent will plan and direct the implementation of EHS’s short- and long-term goals, objectives and strategies.

Qualifications

  • Graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor's degree in occupational safety/health or related field, or significant work experience with increasing responsibility will be considered in lieu of a college degree
  • Minimum experience of 5 years in the environmental health and safety field or an equivalent combination of training and experience
  • Strong management and leadership skills, including fiscal management of department budget for environmental health and safety
  • Full knowledge and understanding of all local, state requirements, including Cal OSHA, EPA and NFPA
  • Must be a strategic thinker with the ability to exercise good judgment, collect and analyze data, establish facts, define problems, recommend solutions and lead critical analysis of existing processes
  • Effective oral and written communication skills in order to communicate with staff and the campus community, collaborate, establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with external constituents, as well as facilitate training
  • Strong interpersonal relationship capabilities for effective and sometimes confidential and sensitive interaction with students, faculty, staff and vendors, while maintaining the highest level of customer service
  • Demonstrated experience in and a commitment to diversity, and the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships within ArtCenter’s diverse communities
  • Computer skills in PC software
  • Certified in First Aid, cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and automated external defibrillator (AED)
  • Knowledge of California Health and Safety codes

Essential Functions

  • Experience in academic institutional safety
  • Master’s Degree in occupational safety/health or related field
  • Certified Safety Professional (CSP), Associated Risk Management (ARM) and American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) member preferred

Essential Functions
Compliance – 50%

  • Renew and/or obtain permits required by local and state agencies as necessary
  • Coordinate vendors and/or establish protocols and guidelines to address and find solutions for environmental health or safety issues impacting students, faculty or staff
  • Establish and maintain relationships with governmental agencies, including the local Fire, Police, Public Health and Public Works departments, Cal-OSHA, South Coast Air Quality Management District and other agencies as new regulations required
  • Manage, revise and distribute the Employee Safety Manual; identify, evaluate and recommend control of hazardous working conditions and unsafe faculty and staff activities and provide recommendations to abate through project management and supervisory personnel
  • Identify, evaluate and control environmental health and safety hazards at all campus locations and buildings and take appropriate action, working with faculty and staff, to ensure unsafe conditions are corrected in a timely manner; audit all department and classroom activities to ensure compliance with regulatory agencies and college policies
  • Lead the management, development, revisions, implementation and training of the critical emergency and disaster preparedness plans and policies; including the college’s business continuity plans
  • Prepare, maintain and monitor department records, manifests and reports that pertain to environmental health and safety as required by law or college policies

Programs – 25%

  • Establish new EHS programs, monitor, update and evaluate the effectiveness of existing programs and processes, and implement policies and procedures to meet federal, state and local statutes and guidelines
  • Manage and maintain day-to-day health and safety programs, including auditing and regulatory recordkeeping/reporting; document and investigate all incidents involving property damage, personal injury, safety violations, unsafe conditions and non-compliance activities
  • Responsible for activating the school’s Emergency Notifications Program and coordinating with Marketing and Communications to produce initial informational bulletins
  • Work with the Assistant Vice President of Human Resources and HR generalist for an effective workers’ compensation and return-to-work program; investigate accidents, injuries, illnesses and hazards; make corrective action recommendations; attend claims review meeting

Training – 20%

  • Coordinate implementation of the I.I.P.P. (Injury and Illness Prevention Program), including revisions, distribution and training
  • Coordinate regulatory training as necessary including CPR, First Aid, AED, Fire Extinguisher, GHS, Lock Out Tag Out, Forklift, New Student Safety Orientation and other training as regulated
  • Coordinate regular fire safety, active shooter on campus and other emergency drills in conjunction with the Director of Campus Security
  • Conduct training of faculty and staff in worksite safety practices, fire prevention, proper handling and use of hazardous material and equipment, including managing and updating the  safety data sheets

Other duties – 5%

  • Conduct ergonomic studies to ensure that employees’ work stations are correctly set up; make recommendations for appropriate equipment to be ordered by the departments
  • Work with the Assistant Vice President of Human Resources and HR generalist for an effective workers’ compensation and return-to-work program; investigate accidents, injuries, illnesses and hazards; make corrective action recommendations; attend claims review meeting
  • Chair Safety Committees at all campus locations to review injury and safety reports, and determine the cause and effect of incidents; recommend appropriate course of action, including safety incentive programs as needed
  • Other duties as assigned

Other Requirements

  • Must successfully pass a criminal background check; must have a valid driver’s license

Physical Requirements

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 both in a standard office setting and outside with frequent interruptions and distractions; extended periods of time viewing computer, monitors and machinery; interactions with other individuals.  Due to the nature of the work environment, there is exposure to fumes, chemicals, dust, noise and direct contact with hazardous waste containers.

Physical: Primary functions require physical ability and mobility to work in an office  and campus settings; to walk, 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 amounts of weight (up to 50 pounds) of equipment such as emergency preparedness equipment and supplies; to operate modern office equipment, disaster tools, vehicles, electrical equipment and other job related equipment requiring dexterity in the use of fingers, limbs, or body in the operation of equipment. Tasks may involve extended periods of time in front of a computer monitor and keyboard. Good visual skills for accuracy and for the reporting and interpretation of data, and effective verbal communication skills to present and respond to data.

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

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

Apply

Resumes will be accepted until the position is filled.

Qualified applicants should send cover letter with resume and salary history to Lisa M. Sanchez, Vice President, Human Resources at VPHR@artcenter.edu with reference to “Director, Environmental Health and Safety” 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.

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.

Apply

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.

Scientist

Reports to: Chair of Humanities & Sciences

Description

ArtCenter College of Design requests applications from material scientists and technologists interested in working in the dynamic environment of a design school. Housed in the Department of Humanities & Sciences, this position offers a unique opportunity for emerging scholars to join the dynamic, studio-based environment of ArtCenter and to explore the possibilities of project-based interdisciplinary learning. For more than 80 years, ArtCenter has had an international reputation for its rigorous, transdisciplinary curriculum, faculty of professionals, strong ties to industry and a commitment to socially responsible design. Currently in a new phase of strategic planning, the college offers this position as a potential catalyst for creative intersections between the sciences and studio. The college includes eleven undergraduate (Advertising, Entertainment Design, Environmental Design, Film, Fine art, Graphic Design, Illustration, Interactive Design, Photography and Imaging, Product Design, Transportation Design) and seven graduate (Environmental Design, Film, Fine Art, Graphic Design, Industrial Design, Media Design, Transportation Design ) programs. The Department of Humanities and Sciences interacts with each of these following its mission to contribute to the intellectual life of the college. Proposals should reflect this interest as well.

Qualifications

Applicants should have a Ph.D. in material science, with a specialty in nanotechnology or biomimicry preferred. Experience in applying such materials to the generation of clean energy, sustainable design, and implantable sensors, is strongly preferred. Experience with non-profit groups and the energy problems of the developing word is a preference, as is demonstrated ability to work with artists and design students. Successful applicants will be able to produce relevant courses (both upper & lower levels) in their fields as well as help develop a multivalent science curriculum for the college. They should expect to represent the college in its relationships with external institutions – ranging from grant writing to studio collaboration with neighbors NASA, Jet Propulsion Laboratory and Caltech. They should be highly motivated to shape and build an appropriate science department for one of the best schools of industrial design in the world as well as understand the need for rigor in undergraduate education at large.

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.

Application Process and Materials

Applicants should submit letter of application, CV with a list of three references, and a research/project sample. Letters should explain applicant’s interest in working in the studio-centered environment of ArtCenter. Projects should demonstrate interdisciplinary interest as well.

Posting dates: Open until filled. For best consideration apply before April 30, 2016. Review of applications to begin immediately.

Qualified applicants should send application material and/or questions to HR@artcenter.edu with reference to “Scientist 2016” in the subject line.

Mailed material can be sent to:
Attn: Human Resources
ArtCenter College of Design
1700 Lida Street
Pasadena, CA 91103