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:

Photographer and Digital Image Manager

Reports to: Director, Digital Content

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.

Both an on-the-ground photographer and manager of administrative tasks, the Photographer and Digital Image Manager has direct responsibility for the capture, identification, cataloging, archiving and request fulfillment of photographic images. They have overall responsibility to produce photographic images for integration into all communications and publications, with involvement in design discussion, photo editing and coverage planning, as needed. Also tasked with some post-production work, as appropriate.

Qualifications

  • Minimum 5–7 years of experience as a working professional photographer shooting a variety of subjects, including: portraiture, products, artwork, events and architecture, for both commercial and editorial clients
  • Working knowledge of organizing, cataloging and applying the appropriate metadata to images, especially within an educational and/or cultural institution, photo agency or entertainment studio
  • Experience in developing and maintaining digital storage systems
  • Minimum undergraduate degree in photography, photojournalism or related field
  • Comprehensive knowledge of photography workflow, including: capture, processing, file types and conversion techniques, editing, output to digital media and print and archiving
  • Experience with Mac and PC platforms; proficiency with Adobe Photoshop and editing software (such as Adobe Bridge, Camera Raw, Aperture, Lightroom); Filemaker Pro; and Microsoft Office (including Word, Excel, Outlook and Entourage)
  • Expertise in the latest versions of photo editing and image management software, including Photoshop and Digital Asset Management applications such as Extensis Portfolio, etc.
  • Knowledge of industry-standard usage rights and intellectual property issues as they relate to images
  • Working knowledge of graphic design and print reproduction requirements relating to images, layout and photo editing experience, including post-production, color correction, batch processing and outputting
  • Ability to work independently and under tight deadlines with precise attention to detail
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks while also coordinating priorities
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to interface effectively with both technical and non-technical staff
  • Strong storytelling skills and a passion for contributing to a larger ecosystem of print and digital content pertaining to art, design, higher education and maker culture
  • Must possess strong interpersonal skills, and interact effectively with administration, staff, faculty, alumni and students

Essential Functions

As directed, performs duties including but not limited to:

  • Work with Marketing and Communications content and design teams to establish a consistent photographic voice for the College
  • Serve as primary campus photographer for high-level institutional marketing needs
  • Establish and supervise a stable of freelance photographers, including ArtCenter alumni and students
  • Assign staff, student, faculty or freelance photographers as required. Provide art direction and logistics support as needed. Negotiate usage and fees, if applicable
  • Review and approve photographer invoices for payment
  • Establish best practices for current digital asset management system and expand use across the College to fulfill photo requests
  • With Web Production Manager, maintain digital asset management system
  • Serve as point of contact for photo requests, both internal and external
  • Maintain ongoing communications with Photography and Imaging Department to determine available resources for select assignments
  • Work with content team to develop and maintain ongoing production calendar for photo coverage of scheduled activities
  • Shoot assignments when necessary for unscheduled, last-minute or specialty requests
  • Work with design staff to realize photographic content for specific digital and print communications
  • Work with College Archivist and key stakeholders on long term digital asset management strategy
  • Coordinate various needs and uses of images for new and existing images for website, printed and online publications, media placement/fulfillment, social media and general communications
  • Establish workflow between departments to regularly update archive of student work
  • Coordinate with department chairs to ensure ongoing identification of student work and assign freelancers to photograph
  • Manage equipment inventory
  • Evaluate and recommend equipment required to meet production needs in accordance with available budget (annual)

Apply

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

Educational Media Equipment Technician

Reports to: Manager, Educational Media Equipment Center

Job Summary

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. Work includes circulating Educational Media equipment through WebCheckout, thorough testing of all equipment, cycle counting and inventories, training of less experienced employees and student workers for WebCheckout. This position will occasionally be assigned to the South Campus location.  

Qualifications

  • College degree preferred
  • 1–3 years of experience in a film/photo production equipment rental environment
  • Knowledge of inventory control and familiarity with film, video, photography, lighting and AV equipment
  • Ability to quickly grasp computer based circulation system utilizing barcodes and scanners
  • Working knowledge of WebCheckout helpful
  • Effective interpersonal communication skills necessary for customer service, technical support and vendor contact
  • Ability to apply appropriate judgment when reviewing student late fines and holds
  • Prior customer service experience helpful
  • Ability to multitask, prioritize, and complete assigned tasks on time
  • Ability to handle a variety of complex problems and devise solutions
  • Basic computer skills (Microsoft Word, Excel, Mac OS X)
  • In depth knowledge and experience of all media equipment is necessary
  • Working knowledge of, but not limited to, the following professional production equipment:
    • Camera Systems: RED, Sony, Panasonic, Black Magic, Canon EOS DSLR, Nikon, 35mm still cameras, medium format film and digital, large format film cameras
    • Audio Equipment: Records, Microphones, Cables, Adaptors, and Accessories
    • Grip equipment, camera dollies, lighting control, power distribution
    • Lighting equipment: Incandescent, fluorescent, HMI, and LED lights in various sizes and power levels
    • Audio Visual: Microphones, Loudspeakers, Data/Video Projectors, Computer/Video Monitors, various cables & adaptors
  • Valid California driver license, and proof of insurance required as technicians are scheduled to deliver/pick-up equipment to/from repair vendors
  • Certified Technology Specialist (CTS) certification, preferred

Essential Functions

Customer Service:

  • Provide excellent customer service to students, faculty and staff
  • Ensure equipment is issued only to those properly authorized
  • Assist patrons on proper use of equipment
  • Regularly read and respond to emails from Manager, staff, and patrons
  • Train new staff and student workers regarding departmental circulation usage and policies
  • Audio Visual and Classroom support as needed
  • Understand all departmental equipment circulation policies, authorizations, and restrictions

Equipment:

  • Ensure all equipment leaving the E.M.E.C. is accounted for within WebCheckout
  • Inspect, test, identify and document issues from all returned equipment including loss or damage
  • Properly restock returned equipment
  • Follow written procedures of induction of new equipment into the database
  • Participate in cycle counts
  • Minor troubleshooting and repairs
  • Classroom equipment delivery and pickup
  • Occasional driving, deliveries, and pick-up using ACCD vehicles

Other functions:

  • Maintain a clean and orderly workspace
  • Identify and recommend potential improvements to workflow and operations
  • Ensure the daily checklist is completed including, but not limited to:
    • Reviewing scheduled classroom equipment deliveries/pickup
    • Reviewing equipment late list
  • Delegate student workers duties

Apply

Qualified applicants should send cover letter with resume, employment application, and salary expectation to Human Resources at HR@artcenter.edu with reference to “Equip Tech FT” 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.

Prop Room Supervisor - Hillside Campus

Reports to: Manager, Models and Props

Job Summary

The Hillside Campus Prop Room (P1) is a resource for the ArtCenter Community, housing a large inventory of furniture, wardrobe, fabrics, home décor and classroom educational equipment. The Hillside Campus Prop Room Supervisor handles the day-to-day administration of the P1 Prop Room, interfacing daily with faculty, staff and students. Responsibilities include tracking and control of Prop Room inventory; organization of the prop room; maintenance of inventory; and the sorting and display of prop inventory, which will require the lifting of large, bulky props on occasion. Responsibilities also include hiring, training, scheduling and directing tasks of student workers.

Hours for position: 8am–4pm Monday–Friday. (Hours may be subject to change over term breaks.)

Qualifications

  • Minimum of 1 year Inventory experience
  • Prior experience using Web Checkout or similar equipment rental software preferred
  • Position requires a personable, highly communicative, reliable, creative, and organized individual with the ability to interact effectively with student workers, students, instructors, superiors, staff and vendors
  • Good customer service skills are essential; experience working with faculty, and/or props is a plus but not required
  • Must be detail oriented to track and order inventory, and computer literate, with proficiency in using Apple Computer Systems, Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Multi-tasking skills and file organization skills
  • Self starter with excellent problem solving abilities
  • Strong written and verbal communication level
  • Experience working with hand tools and powers tools; basic carpentry and basic sewing skills for maintenance and upkeep of Prop inventory essential
  • Knowledge of first aid (first aid and CPR training will be provided upon hire)

Essential Functions

  • Independently supervise the day-to-day administration of Hillside Prop Room under the direct supervision of Model + Prop Manager
  • Track inventory; inventory control of all props and prop room equipment
  • Order inventory
  • Hire and direct student workers
  • Administration of basic First Aid
  • Assist instructors, and students with prop needs

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 history to Human Resources at hr@artcenter.edu indicating “Prop Room Supervisor” in subject line.

Donor Relations Manager

Reports to: Executive Director, Campaign Initiatives and Support

Job Summary

Working with and reporting to the Executive Director of Campaign Initiatives and Support, this position provides a broad range of support activities related to major gifts fundraising, campaign efforts and other strategic initiatives as directed, including the following responsibilities outlined below.

It will be the role of the Donor Relations Manager to interact across all sub-departments of Development and with multiple academic departments in order to anticipate, facilitate and proactively program for the needs of donors in concert with existing and specially created programs at the College in service of model stewardship and in ways that deepen donors’ understanding of and relationship with ArtCenter College of Design.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree, in marketing or related field, Masters preferred
  • 3–5 years of fundraising experience
  • Demonstrate understanding of fundraising principles, methodologies and best practices
  • Experience supporting and managing alumni/donor groups and implementing alumni/donor engagement strategies
  • Experience with alumni/donors in an educational or arts based not-for-profit organization
  • Advanced computer skills, with proficiency in standard office productivity software including Raiser’s Edge and NetCommunity
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills, including ability to prepare professional written materials and express ideas clearly and concisely
  • Ability to take initiative and work with minimal supervision, to solve problems and to get things done as required
  • Demonstrate ability to conceptualize, plan and implement individual identification and cultivation through events
  • Excellent sense of diplomacy and tact; ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Outstanding organization skills and practices with the ability to manage multiple complex tasks and/or projects simultaneously while addressing the needs of the office
  • Strong commitment to excellence in donor communications and service
  • Ability to work occasional weekends and evening hours and to staff events
  • Communication skills to potentially solicit prospective donors, as well as collect and relate information with accuracy, diplomacy and discretion

Essential Functions

  • Develop fundraising plans and implement strategy to increase donor engagement and build genuine relationships through stewardship and recognition
  • Plan, organize and manage special events—including but not limited to logistics such as invitations, guest lists, onsite support, follow-up, personal tours, luncheons, small meetings, and major events
  • Set and prepare materials for meetings among trustees, staff, donors, volunteers, and serve as liaison among members and between donors and the senior Development officers
  • Work closely with the Executive Director, Campaign Initiatives and Support on implementation and ongoing use of NetCommunity web portal, including email messaging, analytics, event management and tracking
  • Work independently to create and maintain a donor stewardship matrix, outlining recognition and communication for gifts of all levels
  • Manage and maintain donor recognition and stewardship program including producing the annual report and materials for major gift recognition, as well as contacting donors for updates and clarification with regard to donor recognition
  • Develop stewardship materials and publications, partnering with marketing and communications
  • Manage gift acknowledgment process, ensuring letters are generated, approved and sent out promptly; monitor results and recommend adjustments
  • Manage files, both paper and electronic including keeping current information in donor database files in Raiser’s Edge, generate reports as needed, especially as related to tracking cultivation, solicitation and stewardship of new and existing prospects
  • Attend all or most donor functions
  • Attend all frontline fundraiser meetings
  • As needed, build and manage a small pool of office volunteers
  • Provide other administrative support 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

Qualified applicants should send cover letter with resume and salary history to Human Resources at hr@artcenter.edu indicating “Donor Relations” in subject line.

 

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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; experience in academic institutional safety preferred
  • 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
  • Certified Safety Professional (CSP), Associated Risk Management (ARM) and American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) member preferred
  • 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 sensitivity, knowledge and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, gender, cultural, disability, sexual orientation and ethnic backgrounds of the student, faculty and staff populations
  • 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

  • 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
  • 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 require
  • Coordinate implementation of the I.I.P.P. (Injury Illness Prevention Program), including revisions, distribution and training
  • 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; 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
  • Prepare, maintain and monitor department records, manifests and reports that pertain to environmental health and safety as required by law or college policies
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Responsible for activating the school’s Emergency Notifications Program and coordinating with Marketing and Communications to produce initial informational bulletins
  • Coordinate regular fire safety, active shooter on campus and other emergency drills in conjunction with the Director of Campus Security
  • Work with the Assistant Vice President of Human Resources for an effective workers’ compensation and return-to-work program; 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

  • Must be able to operate a variety of office equipment including computers, electrical equipment, disaster tools and vehicles. Involves minimal physical effort, but may include moving about and standing for extended periods of time, reaching, bending, occasional lifting (5–10 pounds) of equipment such as emergency preparedness equipment and supplies; dexterity in the use of fingers, limbs, or body in the operation of various 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.

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

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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.

3D Technician, 3D Lab, part-time

Reports to: Manager, 3D Labs

Description

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

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

Essential Functions

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

Qualifications

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

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

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

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