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.

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

626 396-2270

Applicants responding to posted job openings are asked to include a completed employment application with the application materials listed in the job posting.

Available Job Opportunities

  • Admissions

    Assistant Director, Admissions

    The Assistant Director of Admissions is responsible for the recruitment of a diverse population of art and design students.

  • Career and Professional Development

    Director, Career and Professional Development

    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 capabilitie

  • 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

    Associate Director of Scholarship Reporting and Stewardship

    The Associate Director of Scholarship Reporting and Stewardship is responsible for tracking, scheduling, assembling, writing and occasionally presenting scholarship reports for a broad range of scholarship donors.

  • Development

    Coordinator, Annual Giving

    Reporting to the Executive Director of Alumni Relations and Annual Giving, the Annual Giving Coordinator oversees fulfillment of benefits for FullCircle and the annual fund as well as provides administrative and project management assistance to the Department.

  • Development

    Fund Budget Analyst

    Applying best practices informed by the accounting, fundraising, and higher education fields, the Fund Budget Analyst oversees more than 100 new and ongoing restricted funds, such as foundation and government grants, contracts for industry projects/research, corporate sponsorships, or gifts designated for specific purposes by individual donors including annual and endowed scholarships.

  • Educational Media Services

    Equipment Technician

    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.

  • 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.

  • Faculty Affairs

    Coordinator, Faculty Affairs

    This position performs general office management duties for the Faculty Affairs office.

  • Financial Aid

    Director of Financial Aid Operations

    The Director of Financial Aid Operations works closely with the Managing Director of Financial Aid on all essential financial aid operations for the College.

  • Graduate Graphic Design Program

    Full Time Faculty, Transmedia Design

    The Graphic Design Graduate Program at ArtCenter College of Design is looking for one full-time faculty member with a background in Transmedia design and interdisciplinary design exploring the current and emerging relationships between media, architecture and design to begin fall 2017.

  • Graduate Industrial Design

    Senior Coordinator, Graduate Industrial Design

    Under the direction of the Graduate Industrial Design (GID) Department Chair, the Senior Coordinator manages and coordinates activities specific to the effective daily operations of the GID Department.

  • Graphic Design Program

    Faculty - Transmedia Design

    The Graphic Design Undergraduate Program seeks a full-time faculty member with a background in Transmedia design and interdisciplinary design exploring the current and emerging relationships between media, architecture and design to begin fall 2017.

  • Graphic Design Program

    Faculty - Typography/Editorial Design

    The Undergraduate Graphic Design Program is seeking a full-time faculty member with a background in Graphic Design and with an emphasis on Typography and Editorial Design, beginning fall 2017.

  • Human Resources

    Discrimination, Harassment, Retaliation Administrator and Title IX Coordinator

    Working with and reporting to the vice president of Human Resources, the Discrimination, Harassment, Retaliation (DHR) administrator and Title IX coordinator is responsible for DHR and Title IX compliance.

  • Industrial Design

    Full-time Faculty / Director, New Media

    The Graduate Industrial Design Program at ArtCenter College of Design is looking for one full-time faculty member who will conduct ongoing research, direct core curricular content and lead classes related to hybrid physical virtual product and service design with emphasis on digital tools and interactive content creation.

  • Information Technology

    Coordinator, Information Technology

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

  • International Exchange Program

    Assistant Director, Exchange and Study Away

    The Assistant Director for Exchange and Study Away 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.

  • Marketing and Communications

    Web Production Manager

    The Web Production Manager is responsible for sourcing, implementing and maintaining content (text and images) for ArtCenter's main website and ancillary sites within the ArtCenter community.

  • Model Shop

    Shop Instructor - on-call, part-time

    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.

  • Model Shop

    Tool Crib Worker - part-time

    The Tool Crib Worker is responsible for issuing tools and materials, and fielding questions from students on materials and procedures while guiding them on the safe use of shop tools.

  • President's Office

    Chief Diversity Officer

    The Chief Diversity Officer will be responsible for advising, developing, partnering, coordinating, administering and/or executing a variety of duties related to diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI).

  • Provost's Office

    Associate Provost of Online Education

    Reporting to the Provost and building upon the strengths of ArtCenter's art and design curriculum and pedagogy, the Associate Provost will provide creative, strategic and academic vision, leadership, policy development, budget, administration and administrative structure for an emerging online initiative for the College.

  • Provost's Office

    Director of Research

    ArtCenter's Strategic Plan, Create Change, calls for a commitment to transforming art and design education and sets out to build the capacity to achieve its ambitious goals.