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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 benefits 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.

Equal Opportunity Employer

ArtCenter is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity and does not discriminate against its employees or applicants on the basis of race, color, religious creed, sex, ancestry, national origin, age, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic characteristic pregnancy, marital status, military, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, transgender identity, gender expression, or any other characteristic protected by applicable state or federal law. Equal employment opportunity is extended to all persons in all aspects of the employer-employee relationship, including without limitation, recruitment, hiring, upgrading, training, promotion, compensation, benefits, leave of absence, transfer, discipline, layoff, recall and termination. This commitment applies to all persons involved in the operations of ArtCenter and prohibits unlawful discrimination by any employee of ArtCenter. 

Human Resources

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

626 396-2270

Employment Application

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

  • Academic Affairs

    Academic Advisor I

    This position will supplement departmental advising by serving as a resource for new students, providing general advising on college requirements, policies and procedures, opportunities for community involvement, and campus resources (regular case load of at least 350 students).

  • Career Development

    Career Advisor

    The Career Advisor provides guidance to a diverse student body with insight on employment trends, resume critiques, coaching, interview preparation and job strategizing.

  • Development

    Coordinator, Development

    Reporting to the Executive Director of Annual Giving and AlumNetwork, the Development Coordinator provides project management, event support, and administrative assistance.

  • Development

    Coordinator, Sponsored Partnerships

    The Coordinator for Sponsored Partnerships, reporting to the Director, Sponsored Partnerships provides instrumental support in the facilitation and implementation of interactive industry engagement at ArtCenter College of Design, including, but not limited to sponsored project courses, DesignStorms, Sponsored Research, Industry Round Tables and Academic Partnerships and Pop-up/Satellite Studios.

  • Development Department

    Development Database Manager

    The Development Database Manager’s primary responsibilities are the administration of the Raiser’s Edge database and to serve as a point of contact for database issues and questions.

  • Educational Media Services

    Auditoriums Supervisor

    The Auditoriums Supervisor oversees Educational Media Services auditoriums staff and student workers on campus and is responsible for ensuring efficient day-to-day operations within the auditoriums and during events, under the direction and guidance of the Manager, Educational Media Services.

  • Educational Media Services

    AV Technician

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

  • Educational Media Services

    Equipment Technician - Educational Media

    The 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 I - part-time

    Facilities Workers are responsible for performing routine tasks in the maintenance, alteration, and repair of all ArtCenter buildings, related facilities, and equipment.

  • Facilities

    Facilities Mechanic III

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

  • Facilities and Campus Planning

    Coordinator, Campus Planning (FixedTerm)

    This position performs general office management duties and assists the Director, Campus Planning, and project managers for Campus Planning.

  • Facilities and Campus Planning

    Director of Sustainability

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

  • Humanities and Sciences

    Associate Professor, full-time, Design Anthropology. (Non-tenure track)

    The Department of Humanities & Sciences at Art Center of College of Design seeks a dynamic candidate working at the intersection of design and anthropology.

  • Humanities and Sciences

    Instructor - Business and Economics

    ArtCenter College of Design is looking for faculty candidates to teach and mentor creative innovative global students from the fields of art and design for an entry-level course titled Business and Economics.

  • Information Technology

    Collaboration Technician

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

  • Information Technology

    Senior Software Engineer

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

  • Provost Office

    Business Manager, Provost Office

    Using best practices informed by Generally Accepted Accounting Principles in higher education, this position will serve as a resource and advisor to faculty and staff on matters of policy and administration; provide informational and day-to-day operational support; develop budgets and financial reporting and related business analysis; administers and advises on policies and procedures

  • Provost Office

    Director of Research

    The Director of Research is a new leadership position that will work with the Vice Provost of Faculty Affairs, faculty, and students to develop and advance ArtCenter's research endeavors. This position offers an opportunity to envision and build a design and practice-led research community. The incumbent will have the opportunity to make a significant impact on the present and future creative and intellectual life of an internationally recognized design institution.