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:

Vice President, Strategic Partnerships

Reports to: Senior Vice President, Development

Job Summary

The Vice President, Strategic Partnerships (“VP”) will be the primary architect and catalyst behind the launch of a reinvigorated College-wide corporate giving program that will build upon ArtCenter’s 50+ year history of successful partnerships with leaders in industry. The VP will design and oversee the activities of the corporate relations team with the goal of significantly increasing corporate investment in support of the College’s strategic priorities. S/he will manage a portfolio comprised of the College’s top corporate donors and prospects. S/he will partner with the College’s academic and administrative leadership, as well as with Trustees and volunteer leadership, to develop and implement strategies to secure six-, seven- and eight-figure corporate investments. This position serves as a key advisor to the President of the College, the senior managers in Advancement, other members of the executive cabinet, and academic leadership on best practices and new strategies to promote deep, productive and lasting engagement with corporations.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field such as Business, Public Relations, or Marketing from an accredited college or university
  • Minimum of 10 years in development or related corporate-focused work, including at least 5 years in corporate relations or its equivalent
  • Must be a strategic, experienced leader with a history of developing strong corporate partnerships and/or corporate/nonprofit relationships
  • Proven ability to strategize, formulate and close $1 million+ investments from corporations, along with a demonstrated ability to steward those investments
  • Thorough understanding of the dynamics of corporate partnerships and giving, business trends and priorities, and economic conditions that may impact corporate investments in educational institutions, acquired through regular contact with those organizations
  • Experience working with corporate executives, high-level volunteers and academic and administrative leadership
  • Leadership and management style that promotes collaboration, accountability, excellence, and mutual respect, and is based on trust; ability to motivate others to meet and exceed objectives; skilled at attracting, developing and retaining a highly talented staff
  • Advanced written and oral communications skills, and demonstrably strong planning and organizational skills
  • Ability to interact successfully with individuals with varying abilities, backgrounds, interests and beliefs
  • Ability to handle confidential information with tact and discretion and recognizes the confidential nature of ArtCenter business
  • Demonstrated commitment to high standards with an accurate and thorough approach to details
  • Excellent user of Microsoft Office Suite and donor databases
  • Demonstrated experience in and a commitment to diversity, and the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships within ArtCenter’s diverse communities
  • Ability to prioritize multiple duties/tasks and meet deadlines in a fast-paced office
  • Ability and willingness to travel local and out of state, work evenings and weekends as necessary, and to staff events

Preferred qualifications

  • Master’s degree in a related field such as Business, Public Relations, or Marketing from an accredited college or university
  • Experience in higher education or complex non-profit environments
  • Experience with the Raiser’s Edge

Essential Functions

  • Develop and implement an innovative high-level corporate relations program that attracts and engages both new and current corporate investors with large revenue potential in support of institutional priorities
  • Help position the president to build relationships with C-level executives at key companies; working closely with the president, national board members and academic leadership, drive the cultivation and solicitation of six-figure+ corporate donors
  • Develop and grow strategic partnerships with key target companies through cultivation and stewardship of executive level alumni
  • Drive a process of maximizing existing corporate relationships so that they become multi-year financial contributors by leveraging other involvement, such as sponsored projects, internships, executive education, volunteer initiatives, event sponsorship, equipment/technology donations, and corporate representatives for boards or panels
  • Manage a portfolio comprised of the College’s top corporate donors and prospects
  • Responsible for personal fundraising metrics: maintain a portfolio of active and potential corporate funders; handle all aspects of relationship management — set strategy and plans with company leaders and internal partners; personally initiate and manage corporate relationships, representing the College and its needs to the business community; and attracting significantly increased resources for institutional priorities, in a manner consistent with institutional policies and procedures
  • Work collaboratively with internal College partners to deliver seamless interface and relationship management to target companies and executives, and to achieve overall corporate engagement, revenue and fundraising goals
  • Work with institutional partners to frame fundable projects within institutional priorities; create persuasive proposals with exciting benefits packages for new and renewed corporate support
  • Manage and expand cause-related marketing relationships with corporate partners; manage the expansion of workplace giving and matching gifts with corporate partners
  • Create an efficient and effective corporate recognition and stewardship plan
  • Lead the corporate relations team, providing guidance and mentorship to professional and support staff and ensuring accountability for achieving fundraising goals; set ambitious goals and timelines, and monitor projections for corporate gifts; manage departmental operating budget
  • Ensure comprehensive documentation of information on all corporate prospects using the College’s donor management system, Raiser’s Edge
  • Plan and supervise corporate-funded events, as needed
  • Facilitate education and compliance across the organization with regard to policies and procedures, best practices, and future trends related to corporate affiliations and partnerships

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. Due to the nature of the work environment, there is regular exposure to fumes, dust and noise.

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.

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.

11/2016

Apply

Job will be posted until filled. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Qualified applicants should send cover letter with resume and employment application to HR@artcenter.edu and reference “Vice President, Strategic Partnerships” 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.

Database Manager

Reports to: Executive Director, Campaign Initiatives and Support

Job Summary

The Database Manager’s primary responsibilities are the administration of the Raiser’s Edge database and to serve as the single point of contact for all database issues and questions. This position is responsible for a comprehensive set of constituent database related tasks including running and dispersing reports, mailing lists and other data extracts as needed by Development and other departments across campus, updating and maintaining data integrity and the general day to day management of the development content management system (CMS) and constituent relationship management software (CRM).

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in a related field such as Information Technology or Business from an accredited college or university or equivalent experience in data services
  • Minimum 5 years of Raiser’s Edge database administration, including queries and exports
  • Advanced knowledge of NetCommunity
  • Working knowledge of report development and Crystal Reports
  • High proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite, including Excel and Access
  • Excellent attention to detail and ability to meet deadlines; ability to manage multiple complex tasks and/or projects simultaneously while addressing the needs of the office, ability to maintain composure under pressure
  • Excellent interpersonal, written and oral communication skills to work in a multi-ethnic and multi-cultural environment with students, faculty and staff
  • Highly organized, adherence to strict deadlines, and ability to schedule and manage concurrent projects and priorities
  • Handle all information with tact and discretion and recognize the confidential nature of ArtCenter business
  • Demonstrated experience in and a commitment to diversity and the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships within ArtCenter’s diverse communities of students, alumni, donors, faculty, administrators and employers
  • Flexibility to work extra hours for development-related weekends and evening programs and special events

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in a related field such as Information Technology or Business from an accredited college or university
  • Experience in higher education or complex non-profit environments

Essential Functions

Database Development — 50%

  • Perform regular imports and record updates from campus partners, such as alumni relations, career placement, registrar
  • Import external datasets such as such as student, alumni, and parent records, as well as event data and other record elements
  • Work closely with the Executive Director, Campaign Initiatives and Support on implementation and ongoing use of NetCommunity— interactive alumni portal, including email broadcast and analytics, event management and tracking, and online donation tracking
  • Import external datasets such as prospect ratings, screening results, and NCOA updates
  • Ensure that proper documentation, procedures and policies are maintained
  • Review and update departmental procedures and policies and develop standards, procedures, and conventions for data and database use; assist with staff and departmental use and applications
  • Ensure compliance with policies, procedures to support ethical and successful fundraising practices

Data Maintenance — 20%

  • Manage NetCommunity, including front- and back-end site maintenance and reconciliation with Raiser’s Edge database
  • Assist with the overall quality and integrity of the Raiser’s Edge database, including working with vendor and IT to troubleshoot problems with the database and staying current with updates to the system

Reporting — 25%

  • Assist with gift transmittals including gift and stewardship reports
  • Generate reports as needed from Raisers Edge, especially as related to tracking donations, cultivation, solicitation and stewardship of new and existing prospects

Other Duties — 5%

  • Establish a collaborative relationship with campus partners to ensure free flowing exchange of information between departments
  • Exercise utmost discretion and good judgment in working with all student, alumni, and donor data; comply with FERPA regulations in sharing information about students
  • Undertake and manage special projects as assigned
  • Provide other administrative support as assigned

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. Due to the nature of the work environment, there is regular exposure to fumes, dust and noise.

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.
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.

11/2016

Apply

Job will be posted until filled. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Qualified applicants should send cover letter with resume and employment application to HR@artcenter.edu and reference “Database Manager” 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.

Major Gifts Officer

Reports to: Director of Development

Job Summary

Working under the general direction of the Senior Vice President, Development the Major Gifts Officer is responsible for developing and implementing programs and strategies to effectively cultivate and solicit individual donors with the potential to become major donors of unrestricted, restricted and/or planned gifts. Working with existing fundraising staff and colleagues throughout the institution, the incumbent will be responsible for the identification, cultivation and personal solicitation and stewardship of 125–150 donors and prospects, with a heavy emphasis on closing gifts of $15,000 and higher in support of ArtCenter’s broad spectrum of annual, programmatic, capital and scholarship opportunities.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field such as Business, Public Relations, or Marketing from an accredited college or university
  • Minimum of 5 years of major gifts experience with demonstrated accomplishment in the acquisition of gifts from individuals
  • Demonstrated ability to strategize, formulate, solicit and close gifts of six figures and above, along with a talent for motivating donors
  • Ability to understand the needs and interests of major donors in order to develop relationships between them and the College
  • Proven success in goal achievement for operating, capital, and endowment fund development
  • Must have effective research skills, and experience in the use of electronic prospect screening information
  • Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication, and public speaking skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work independently and collaboratively as part of a diverse and collegial advancement team with faculty, staff, students and donors
  • Experience and/or interest in contemporary art, media and design
  • Ability to problem solve, organize and complete multiple tasks simultaneously with close attention to detail and prioritization to meet deadlines; ability to work effectively both independently and within groups
  • Ability to handle confidential information with tact and discretion and recognizes the confidential nature of ArtCenter business
  • Excellent user of Microsoft Office Suite and donor databases
  • Demonstrated experience in and a commitment to diversity, and the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships within ArtCenter’s diverse communities
  • Ability and willingness to travel local and out of state, work evenings and weekends as necessary, and to staff events
  • Valid California Driver License and proof of current insurance

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in a related field such as Business, Public Relations, or Marketing from an accredited college or university
  • Experience in higher education or complex non-profit environments
  • Experience with the Raiser’s Edge

Essential Functions

  • Develop, propose and execute strategies to contact, qualify, and cultivate individuals with potential to become individual major donors
  • Participate in targeted screening and cultivation events and other strategic methods appropriate to create donor engagement
  • Identify, cultivate and develop potential prospects within existing ArtCenter groups such as alumni and parents, Public Programs constituents, ArtCenter 100 members, volunteers; and individuals identified through electronic wealth screening and personal networks
  • Build and maintain a portfolio of prospective major donors, stewarding their ArtCenter engagement and soliciting for increased support as appropriate
  • Write complex proposals for solicitation of individual, corporate, and/or foundation prospects
  • Creatively leverage existing ArtCenter programs, travel schedules, and personal networks to create and engage an expanded pool of prospects
  • Collaborate with the Campaign Initiatives and staff to effectively use the Raiser’s Edge database to track and manage the emerging prospect pool, develop reports, and monitor progress and results
  • Responsible for following all protocols for prospect and donor management, contact reports, and any other prospect and donor reporting and monitoring
  • Maintain working relationships and insured compliance and cooperation with all other internal departments
  • Maintain and working relationships with volunteers, faculty, administration, alumni, and staff
  • Other duties as assigned

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. Due to the nature of the work environment, there is regular exposure to fumes, dust and noise.

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.
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.

11/2016

Apply

Job will be posted until filled. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Qualified applicants should send cover letter with resume and employment application to HR@artcenter.edu and reference “Major Gifts Officer” 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.

Coordinator, Environmental Design - part-time

Reports to: Director, Environmental Design

Job Summary

The Coordinator provides day-to-day operations and administrative support activities for each department or departments to reach its operational goals. This position is the front line inter-face for students, faculty, and guests to the departments.

This is a part-time position, 25 hours per week.

Qualifications

  • 2–4 years of experience in administrative/office related work
  • Detail-oriented with strong organizational, multi-tasking and prioritizing skills; must have ability to follow-through and complete projects
  • Ability to handle a fast-paced office and multiple projects
  • Strong computer skills including proficiency in MS Office Suite products
  • Must be able to work independently as well as be flexible to work as a part of a team and take direction from others
  • Ability to work well in a multi-ethnic and multi-cultural environment with students, faculty and staff
  • A commitment to diversity, and the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships within Art Center’s diverse communities
  • Ability to handles all information with tact and discretion and recognizes the confidential nature of ArtCenter business

Preferred Qualifications:

  • A bachelor’s degree in art or related studies from an accredited college or university
  • Bi-lingual skills a plus

Essential Functions

Administrative support — 60%

  • Perform general administrative and clerical tasks including photocopies, filing, preparation of mailings, general correspondence, supply management and room bookings
  • Coordinate meetings and travel arrangements, expense reports, and other department reports
  • Maintain Chair of Environmental Design’s calendar
  • Manage vendor relations, generate faculty payment requests, check requests, purchase orders, honoraria forms
  • Prepare expense reports, reimbursements and invoices; assist in the compilation of budget and other administrative documentation for the departments
  • Maintain an organized digital filing system
  • Write and distribute meeting minutes
  • Provide event support and logistics with preparation and event-day activities for department events and meetings, coordinating all arrangements such as, AV, signage, catering photography and parking

Educational Support — 35%

  • Schedule and manage all aspects of student term reviews
  • Collect assets from Undergraduate and Graduate faculty for archival each term (student work, syllabi, etc.)
  • Coordinate the arrangements for and tracking of student scholarship reviews, including scheduling rooms, tracking applications and faculty responses, ordering food and equipment, tracking scores, communicating outcomes to students and Financial Aid Department
  • Create and manage an ongoing list of Environmental Design industry contacts, competitions, and scholarship opportunities
  • Manage ordering, distribution, and return of dedicated room keys to students and faculty 
  • Facilitate check out and return of items from ENV Materials Library (currently in the Annex)

Other duties — 5%

  • Manage department requests in support of faculty, alumni, and students
  • Proficiency with social media platforms (Facebook) in order to update the department page as needed.
  • Other duties as assigned

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. Due to the nature of the work environment, there is regular exposure to fumes, dust and noise.

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.

Updated 11/7/2016

Apply

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Qualified applicants should send cover letter with resume and employment application to HR@artcenter.edu and reference “Part-time Coordinator, ENV” 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 Coordinator, Advertising

Reports to: Department Chair

Job Summary

Reporting to the Chair of the Advertising Department located on the Hillside Campus, the Senior Coordinator supports the Chair, faculty and students of the Advertising program. This position is the first point of operational contact for the department, requiring initiative to operate independently when the Chair is off-site. The Advertising program has an average enrollment of 70 students and 20 faculty members.

Qualifications

  • 5–7 years of administrative support experience
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, detail-oriented, highly organized, able to balance priorities, takes initiative, reliable and resourceful
  • Ability to work well in a multi-ethnic and multi-cultural environment with students, faculty and staff
  • Ability to handle a fast-paced office and multiple projects
  • Strong computer skills with proficiency in MS Office Suite, including Word and Excel, PhotoShop and InDesign
  • A commitment to diversity, and the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships within ArtCenter’s diverse communities
  • Ability to handles all information with tact and discretion and recognizes the confidential nature of ArtCenter business

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in business, advertising, communications or related field from an accredited college or institution
  • Knowledge of art and design education
  • Prior experience in higher education or corporate communications

Essential Functions

Administrative support — 65%

  • Serve as primary administrative support for Advertising Chair, students and faculty – answering questions, coordinating resources (rooms, parking, scheduling Chair appointments)
  • Coordinate the arrangements for and tracking of student scholarship reviews, including scheduling rooms, updating & distributing scholarship packets, tracking applications and faculty responses, ordering food and equipment, tracking scores, communicating outcomes to students and financial aid department
  • Upon Chair's selection, coordinate hiring and payment process of Advertising department part-time faculty
  • Administrative point person for scheduling Advertising courses
  • Process travel requests, purchase orders, reimbursements, and check requests for Advertising department and students who travel on behalf of the Advertising department
  • Budget tracking/reconciliation for Advertising department
  • Oversight of student workers for the Advertising department
  • Maintain files for the department
  • Edit and write correspondence
  • Serve as a resource person for the rules, regulations, and policies of   Art Center
  • Signature authorization for forms as required in lieu of Chairs’
  • Manage the Advertising department Tumblr account and other social media accounts as necessary

Student Engagement — 20%

  • Provide comprehensive academic advising to undergraduate students
  • Collaborate with Enrollment Services, Center of Student Services, etc. to ensure curriculum is set and students’ needs are available and accessible
  • Share feedback with Chair, Faculty and Academic Affairs about students’ experience in regards to academic offerings and graduation pathways
  • Gather, analyze, interpret info from students re: students past and current records to accurately advise academic progress
  • Assist the Department Chair with program responsibilities related to all course and curriculum matters for the program
  • Foster a warm and caring environment in order to resolve confidential and sensitive student issues

Departmental Management — 15%

  • Assist with the creation of policies and procedures for the Advertising department and keep current with ArtCenter policies that may affect the Advertising department
  • Identify and address curricular developments and changes as necessary
  • Work with the Chair to develop, manage, and execute special projects and programs as determined by the Chair
  • Work with the Chair to generate innovative ideas that support the new direction of the department
  • Represent the Ad department at the Advising Fair, on-campus recruitment, as well as other ad-hoc meetings, functions and events
  • Manage Graduation Show deliverables in conjunction with Chair
  • Establish reliable and trusting relationships with faculty, staff and senior Art Center leadership
  • Manage the Student Gallery submission process to maximize Advertising exposure within the ArtCenter community and prospective employers
  • Manage and implement the grad dinner, graduation gifts

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. Due to the nature of the work environment, there is regular exposure to fumes, dust and noise.

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.

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.

09/2016

Apply

Job will be posted through December 1, 2016 or until filled. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Qualified applicants should send cover letter with resume and employment application to HR@artcenter.edu and reference “Senior Coordinator, ADT” 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, Entertainment Design

Reports to: Chair, Entertainment Design

Job Summary

The director of the undergraduate Entertainment Design department will work closely with the department chair for administering the day-to-day activities of the department. They will also assist in creating and implementing the strategic goals of the department to ensure organizational alignment in the direction, operation and successful implementation of initiatives to deliver an excellent educational experience for the students, faculty and stakeholders of the program. This position will also be responsible for project management functions such as budget tracking and execution of activities related to specific projects as well as the overall department.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in business administration, art or related field from an accredited college or university
  • 3–4 years in managing a department, including budgeting and supervisory responsibilities
  • Ability to cultivate and maintain good working relationships with various internal and external stakeholders related to the ongoing operations of the Entertainment Design department, including professional associates, outside partners, executive leadership, administrators, faculty, staff, students and alumni
  • Effective oral and written communication skills in order to communicate with staff and the campus community, collaborate, establish and maintain cooperative working relationships
  • Ability to problem solve, organize and complete multiple tasks simultaneously with close attention to detail and prioritization to meet deadlines; ability to work effectively both independently and within groups
  • Handle all information with tact and discretion and recognizes the confidential nature of ArtCenter business
  • Strong computer skills, with proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, Keynote and the ability to learn new software as needed
  • Demonstrated experience in and a commitment to diversity, and the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships within ArtCenter’s diverse communities

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in business administration, art or related field from an accredited college or university
  • A professional degree in the Entertainment Arts area of practice
  • 5+ years of professional experience in Film and/or Game Production Design, Art Direction, Concept Design and experience with Film Studio cultures and economies
  • Professional knowledge of the changing needs of the production design requirements, and the landscape of the film and game community; knowledge of film and/or production pipeline, methods, tools and technologies
  • Prior experience in higher education

Essential Functions

Department operations — 45%

  • Oversee the day-to-day operations of the department, including the review of the budget and ensuring all essential department functions are performed accurately and in a timely manner
  • Work with the Chair to define budget priorities; keep account records current and on track with established budget
  • Oversee recruitment, hiring, orientation, training and supervision of department’s staff; oversee performance evaluation process, ensuring consistent use of all applicable policies and procedures; counsel, discipline and make recommendations in terminations, as required
  • Motivate, empower, and direct Entertainment Design staff and faculty to align and accomplish the goals and objectives of the department
  • Plan, coordinate and develop efficient business practices
  • Work with Marketing and Communications to maintain the Entertainment Design department’s promotional media and Entertainment Design website
  • Direct and manage special projects and events such as sponsored projects, Workshops, Open House, Grad Show, recruitment events, project documentation, publications etc.
  • Maintain working relationships and ensure compliance and cooperation with all other internal departments

Educational support — 35%

  • Work with the chair and CITL to research and develop new in-class and online learning tools; work with faculty to build and deploy prototypes of new learning models
  • Communicate with faculty in regards to faculty load, work agreements, and course needs
  • Advise and support students with administrative, studio, school life, and other needs, with patience and clear communication
  • Help students navigate college procedures, resources, and departments
  • Assist the department chair in third and six terms reviews of students

Recruitment and outreach — 20%

  • Effectively present the Entertainment Design program to organizations, potential students, and visitors
  • Assist in the organization and management of the new student application, EL requirements and acceptance process and assist with interviews and all related communications
  • Develop new external relationships with organizations while retaining existing ones; schedule and participate in company and organization site visits
  • Stay abreast on industry trends, need and opportunities in industries and markets related to the field
  • Keep current on educational trends, competitors, and best practices related to the Entertainment Design program
  • Other duties as assigned

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.

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.

08/2016

Apply

Job will be posted through November 17, 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 “Director, ENT” 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.

Manager, Entrepreneurship and Professional Practice

Reports to: Vice President, Professional Development and Industry Engagement

Job Summary

The primary function of this new position is to develop, build and maintain practical resources, educational opportunities, support structures and mentor networks for students and alumni pursuing entrepreneurship. The Manager of Entrepreneurship and Professional Practice provides leadership, management and oversight of the College’s creative entrepreneurship and professional practice programs for our student and alumni communities, by partnering with entrepreneurial-minded students and alumni, academic leadership and outside partners to develop resources for the ArtCenter community that further enrich and support our creative entrepreneurs. The Manager will be working with a diverse group of entrepreneurs, business leaders, and creative innovators in support of these programs.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in education, counseling, business, or related field from an accredited college or institution
  • A minimum of 2 years of experience in career development, alumni relations, student career counseling or relatively similar environment
  • Demonstrated accomplishment in fostering productive relationships with volunteers and developing volunteer leadership
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, together with the ability to work collaboratively and courteously with colleagues throughout the College, alumni, other constituents and the public
  • Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication, and public speaking skills
  • Flexibility and initiative, as well as the ability to work independently, combined with the skills for thriving in a team environment to achieve institutional goals
  • Ability to handle confidential information with tact and discretion and recognizes the confidential nature of ArtCenter business
  • Ability to organize and complete multiple tasks simultaneously with close attention to detail and prioritization to meet deadlines
  • Experience with Raiser's Edge or a similar constituent database as well as proficiency in MS Office Suite
  • Demonstrated experience in and a commitment to diversity, and the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships within ArtCenter’s diverse communities; students, alumni, faculty, administrators and employers
  • Ability to travel and work evenings and weekends as needed

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in education, counseling, business, or related field from an accredited college or institution
  • Experience in art and design education
  • Interest and experience in entrepreneurship, especially pertaining to creative fields
  • Knowledge of the entrepreneurship ecosystem including, startups, small businesses, corporate entities, accelerators, and incubators

Essential Functions

Operational — 60%

  • Plan, develop and implement programs, services, and resources for ArtCenter’ creative entrepreneurship and professional practice programs for students and alumni entrepreneurs
  • Maintain and strengthen existing creative entrepreneurship educational resources for the ArtCenter community including in-person workshops, panels, lectures and symposia under the established initiatives of BOLD and Dot Launch
  • Partner with Faculty Director of Entrepreneurship at ArtCenter to build and develop business and entrepreneurial resources for our students and alumni and support them in their creative endeavors
  • Lead the planning and implementation of the BOLD symposium every 1.5 years and other BOLD content for alumni in key regions
  • Under the guidance of the Provost and VP, Professional Development and Industry Engagement, serve as a key advisor and facilitator for Launch Lab (a pre-accelerator startup development program) planning customized programming for ArtCenter students participating in the newly established initiative to build additional education and career focused programs for our alumni community, including symposia, workshops, design panels and lectures with key alumni and industry partners
  • Provide one-on-one advisory sessions for students and alumni looking to further explore the entrepreneurial path, connecting them with mentors, advisors, small business owners and collaborators within the alumni network
  • Partner with student-led organizations including ArtCenter Business Club and ArtCenter Student Government to support students interested in entrepreneurship and raise awareness about the opportunities of the entrepreneurial path
  • Coordinate with Alumni Relations and entities interested in supporting and investing in student and alumni led enterprises
  • Partner with the Career and Professional Development office to identify and develop career and professional practice online webinars for our student and alumni community
  • Serve as a strategic partner to the VP, Professional Development and Industry Engagement and Provost in conceiving and developing new College by identifying potential participants and partners in The Design Accelerator, promoting it to the alumni community, and serving on its advisory council
  • Work closely with Marketing and Communications colleagues to provide guidance for promotion and messaging of ArtCenter’s entrepreneurship resources and help cultivate stories of successful entrepreneurs for ArtCenter’s website, social channels and DOT Magazine

Content Development and External Outreach — 35%

  • Plan and implement Re/BOOTCAMP workshops for our alumni community in key regions
  • Develop additional alumni focused career support programs as needed
  • Collaborate with Development and Educational Partnerships colleagues to identify and cultivate sponsors and partners to support and fund Art Center’s entrepreneurial initiatives
  • Partner with the VP, Alumni and Industry Engagement and the Academic Leadership of the College to build out entrepreneurship career focused education programs for their respective graduates

Other duties — 5%

  • Maintain memberships and active involvement in applicable professional organizations
  • Serve on college-wide committees
  • Other duties as assigned

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.

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.

08/2016

Apply

Job will be posted through November 13, 2016 or until filled. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Qualified applicants should send cover letter with resume and employment application to HR@artcenter.edu and reference “Mgr, Entrepreneurship” 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.

Coordinator, HMCT - part-time

Reports to: Executive Director, HMCT and Associate Director, HMCT

Job Summary

The mission of the Hoffmitz Milken Center for Typography is to set the global standard of excellence in typography and design education; provide a valuable service to the educational and professional communities as well as the public, reinforcing the meaning and value of typography; elevate and advance the teaching and understanding of both letterform design and typographic practice; and honor the past while also anticipating the future of typography in print, digital, and emerging media. This position reports to the Executive Director of HMCT and under supervision of the Associate Director supports day-to-day operational activities for the department. The Coordinator is responsible for assisting in multi-level coordination needs of the Department across the college and with external constituencies.

This is a part-time position, 21 hours per week (9am – 5pm, Tuesday – Thursday). Occasional work on Fridays plus some weekend work involved. This is a regular, ongoing position, not seasonal.

Qualifications

  • 1–3 years of administrative/organizational experience
  • Must possess good knowledge of and passion for typography and graphic design
  • Must be organized, with good communication skills
  • Proficiency in MS Office software (Word, Outlook), InDesign
  • Ability to maintain web and social media outlets
  • Must exercise common sense, sound judgment, tact, discretion, confidentiality, and patience
  • A bachelor’s degree in art or related studies preferred
  • Bi-lingual a plus

Essential Functions

  • Coordinate and assist with large-scale projects, events, and programs
  • Scheduling meetings and coordinating travel/visits
  • Reconcile receipts and invoices
  • Interface with teaching assistants
  • Maintain web and social media outlets
  • Special projects as assigned

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.

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.

08/2016

Apply

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

HMCT Archivist - part-time

Reports to: Executive Director, HMCT

Job Summary

The mission of the Hoffmitz Milken Center for Typography is to set the global standard of excellence in typography and design education; provide a valuable service to the educational and professional communities as well as the public, reinforcing the meaning and value of typography; elevate and advance the teaching and understanding of both letterform design and typographic practice; and honor the past while also anticipating the future of typography in print, digital, and emerging media. HMCT Archivists appraise, process, arrange, describe, and maintain permanent records and historically valuable documents. The Archivists work with the ArtCenter Library and College Archives to develop compatible collections and acquisitions.

This is a part-time position, 3 days per week.

Qualifications

  • Requires a master’s degree related to the field in which they work or equivalent employment experience — this can be library science or archival science
  • Minimum 2 years’ professional experience as an archivist and working with collection donors  
  • Knowledge of preservation methods for analog and digital materials
  • Experience processing and cataloging archival collections
  • Experience with digitizing archival materials and knowledge of best practices
  • Experience handling, cataloging, and managing rare book collections
  • Familiarity of archival and library management systems
  • Knowledge of DACS, MARC
  • Experience working with III's Millennium/Sierra
  • Thorough knowledge of cataloging, classification, authority control and current and future standards.

Essential Functions

  • Appraise historical documents and archival materials
  • Preserve and maintain documents and objects
  • Create and maintain digital collections and databases
  • Arrange and describe archival records
  • Direct workers who help arrange, exhibit, and maintain collections
  • Set and administer policy guidelines concerning public access to materials
  • Provide reference services for researchers
  • Find and acquire new materials for the archives
  • Perform both copy and original cataloging of book collections using OCLC and Library of Congress standards

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.

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.

Apply

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

Executive Director, Annual Giving and Alumni Relations

Reports to: Senior Vice President of Development

Job Summary

The executive director of Annual Giving and Alumni Relations reports to the senior vice president of Development and will provide the strategy and direction for both the annual giving and alumni relations teams, who together are responsible for developing and executing engagement and giving strategies for the College’s 20,000 alumni. Strategic activities include alumni led initiatives, alumni programming, developing and executing strategies for annual giving, primarily related to individual alumni, parents, friends, and community donors. The executive director ensures a high level of quality in these areas through deep understanding of best practice methodologies, effective messaging, thoughtful stewardship, and excellent relationship management. This positon will also manage an independent portfolio of assigned prospects, and identify donors and prospects for additional giving.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in a related field such as Business, Public Relations, or Marketing from an accredited college or university
  • Minimum 5 years of fundraising experience, including 3 years of management experience with responsibilities for managing a budget
  • Appreciation for and commitment to art and design higher education 
  • Thorough understanding of best practices and trends in alumni relations and annual giving
  • Demonstrated experience in managing effective alumni and annual fundraising programs, as well as ability to interact personally with donors and prospects
  • Demonstrated skills and understanding of all aspects of fundraising, including annual, major, planned, corporate and foundation giving
  • Strong computer skills with proficiency in Microsoft office suite and databases
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to lead, train and motivate staff, alumni, volunteers and prospective donors and be an articulate spokesperson on behalf of the College
  • Detail-oriented, with strong organizational, analytical, and planning skills
  • Must possess problem solving skills, flexibility and able to handle multiple responsibilities and competing demands
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to work independently and collaboratively as part of a diverse and collegial advancement team with faculty, staff, students and donors
  • Demonstrated experience in and a commitment to diversity, and the ability to establish   and maintain effective working relationships within ArtCenter’s diverse communities; students, alumni, donors, faculty, administrators and employers
  • Ability to handle confidential information with tact and discretion and recognizes the confidential nature of ArtCenter business
  • Ability and willingness to travel and work evenings and weekends as necessary, and to staff events
  • Valid California Driver License and proof of current insurance

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in a related field such as Business, Public Relations, or Marketing from an accredited college or university
  • Experience in higher education or complex non-profit environments
  • Experience with the Raiser’s Edge

Essential Functions

  • Operational — 20%

    • Plan, direct and execute programs to help meet the College’s fundraising and alumni relations goals
    • Develop strategic and operations plans for annual giving and alumni relations programs
    • Manage and administer the overall department budget to assure sound fiscal expenditures and management
    • Supervise the director of Alumni Relations and assistant director of Annual, Alumni and Parent Giving and their respective programs and initiatives including leading the acquisition, activation, fulfillment, implementation and stewardship of broad based annual membership programs
    • 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 makes recommendations in terminations, as required
    • Provide leadership, guidance and support to volunteer solicitors, membership and community groups; ensure positive constituent relations and appropriate ROI for group activities
    • Maintain up-to-date knowledge of the College’s programs and priorities and be equipped to represent all of the College’s giving and engagement opportunities — this includes knowledge of annual giving, major/special gifts, corporate relations, foundation relations, planned giving, alumni relations, etc.

    Annual Giving — 25%

    • Oversee and direct all annual giving campaigns and solicitations to maximize giving, participation rates and total dollars raised for all college constituents including faculty, staff, alumni, parents and friends of the College

    Donor Relations — 25%

    • Manage a portfolio of 75–100 prospective donors who are capable of giving $5,000 or more annually to annual scholarships or the ArtCenter Fund
    • Provide reports to select donors and groups on their annual and endowed scholarships
    • Work closely with major gifts and prospect research teams to identify major and planned giving prospects, and transition annual donors to larger contributors

    Alumni Relations — 25%

    • Oversee and direct all alumni activities with the goal of engaging alumni in programs and activities that serve the alumni community, expand alumni’s knowledge of the College and deepen their commitment to the College
    • Partner with staff and faculty across the College to identify, cultivate and engage alumni in meaningful ways
    • Provide leadership, guidance and support to volunteer alumni leadership, as well as regional chapter leaders
    • Develop plans to grow and activate regional chapters locally, nationally and internationally; ensure positive alumni relations and appropriate ROI for all alumni activities
    • Responsible for the creation of all alumni and annual giving communication materials
    • Develop and administer special events, faculty/staff giving, and young alumni giving campaigns

    Other duties — 5%

    • Safeguard the confidentiality of donor or departmental information by exercising discretion in communicating information to faculty, students and staff, and handling of all departmental requests
    • Address critical needs that may occur on short notice and will require immediate action
    • Travel as needed
    • Other duties as assigned

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. Due to the nature of the work environment, there is regular exposure to fumes, chemicals, dust and noise.

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.

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.

Apply

Job will be posted until filled. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Qualified applicants should send cover letter with resume and employment application to HR@artcenter.edu and reference “Exec Director 5004” 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.

Business Analyst

Reports to: Director, Application Services

Job Summary

This position provides functional and technical support for the college’s core/ERP and auxiliary business systems with emphasis in Finance and HR/Payroll. This position is the main liaison between business users and highly technical teams and will be responsible to analyze, communicate and validate the college’s business requirements for changes to business processes, policies and information systems. The Business Analyst must understand business problems and opportunities in the context of the requirements and recommend solutions that enable the organization to achieve its goals.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Information Systems, or equivalent discipline
  • Minimum of 3 years supporting an ERP system, with emphasis in Finance and/or HR modules
  • Comprehensive understanding of a standard ERP architecture, as it relates to web services, databases, and reporting
  • Excellent interpersonal, written and oral communication skills to work in a multi-ethnic and multi-cultural environment with students, faculty and staff
  • Knowledge of project management and methodology
  • Industry experience in higher education
  • Knowledge of Ellucian Colleague and UniData architecture
  • A commitment to diversity, and the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships within Art Center’s diverse communities
  • Ability to handles all information with tact and discretion and recognizes the confidential nature of ArtCenter business

Essential Functions

  • Conduct comprehensive analysis of business needs and operational procedures, prepare and document business requirements, and technical specifications
  • Establish and maintain effective relationships with business units, team members, and other technical teams
  • Create, formulate, and define project proposals, systems scope and objectives based on both user needs and a comprehensive understanding of applicable business processes and functional requirements
  • Participate in the development of training plans and impart training to functional users on new tools and software changes
  • Organize and plan development, patch, and upgrade testing, including creation of formal test plan documentation for development and/or enhancement of existing and new applications
  • Facilitate business analysis and planning to drive business goals in alignment with the strategic goals of the College

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. Due to the nature of the work environment, there is regular exposure to fumes, dust and noise.

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.

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.

Apply

Job will be posted until filled. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Qualified applicants should send cover letter with resume and employment application to HR@artcenter.edu and reference “Business Analyst” 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, Career and Professional Development

Reports to: Vice President, Alumni and Industry Engagement

Job Summary

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 capabilities.

In addition, the director, Career and Professional Development, will work closely with the vice president, Alumni and Industry Engagement on industry partner support and cultivation to develop seamless engagement strategies for these key partnerships.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in education, counseling, business, or related field from an accredited college or institution
  • Minimum of three years’ experience in Career Development in a higher education environment or relatively similar environment
  • Knowledge of current technologies and developing trends in career services inside and outside higher education
  • Proficient with desktop computers and demonstrated experience in use of database maintenance and web based technology to produce related reports
  • Management and supervisory experience with proven leadership and organizational skills
  • Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication, and public speaking skills required
  • Must possess problem solving skills, flexibility and able to handle multiple responsibilities and competing demands
  • Demonstrated leadership in career development, experiential education, employee relations, staff development, current technology, and understanding change management
  • Demonstrated understanding of the recruitment and employment practices of corporate, small-business, governmental, and not-for-profit agencies
  • Ability to assess career development needs of student/alumni population and provide effective services and programs
  • Ability to handle confidential information with tact and discretion and recognizes the confidential nature of ArtCenter business
  • Demonstrated experience in and a commitment to diversity, and the ability to establish  and maintain effective working relationships within ArtCenter’s diverse communities; students, alumni, faculty, administrators and employers
  • Ability to travel and attend night and weekend activities as needed

Preferred qualifications

  • Master’s degree in education, counseling, business, or related field from an accredited college or institution
  • Experience in art and design education
  • Specific knowledge of the art and design-related employment market
  • Working knowledge and sensitivity to career aspirations of the creative community

Essential Functions

  • Operational — 50%

    • Develop innovative strategies to enhance the Career and Professional Development department, including long-range planning and assessment
    • Manage a comprehensive career development program for students and alumni with the goal of helping students secure professional jobs upon graduation
    • Motivate, empower, and manage staff in accomplishing the goals and objectives of the Office in partnership with the vice president, Alumni and Industry Engagement
    • 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 makes recommendations in terminations, as required
    • Assess existing services and programs to determine effectiveness; ensure the delivery of high quality services and programs oriented toward the success of students and alumni; evaluate programs and procedures for the most efficient and effective delivery of services; initiate periodic review and revision of office policies, procedures and forms
    • Interact and build relationships with diverse constituencies (students, alums, chairs, faculty, staff) to promote, facilitate and deliver services of the Career and Professional Development Office
    • Partner with the Center for Educational Effectiveness to develop strategic assessment tools to gauge the impact and scope of our students and alumni career trajectories
    • Identify, develop and integrate technology to increase the quality of services and programs
    • Work with the department coordinator on managing the employer database, developing new industry relationships while retaining existing ones, developing robust online career resource library, and marketing the services of the office to employers and other partners
    • Oversee maintenance of online job and internship posting service for students and alumni and research new digital tools for our community
    • Partner and work with faculty, alumni, development, marketing and communications, industry engagement and campus administrators to identify internships, employment opportunities for students and share these outcomes with our community
    • Manage the Career and Professional Development budget and provide day-to-day oversight of the office

    Training and Programing — 40%

    • Develop programs and strategies that meet the ongoing career and professional needs of our students and graduates
    • Conceptualize, implement, conduct and evaluate career development workshops and presentations for students and alumni, both on campus and online
    • Collaborate with faculty to infuse curriculum with career development experiences
    • Manage and provide direction for the Office of Career and Professional Development programs, such as Power Hour Presentations and related content, career workshops, digital resource content, dotJOBS and Dot Exchange Mentor Program
    • Promote career development through presentations and resources at new student orientation, family orientation, and first-year experience programs
    • Collaborate with student affairs office and academic departments providing career support, preparatory workshops, in-class visits and promoting the resources of the office at various internal school programs and events

    Counseling — 5%

    • Manage and grow the career counseling and guidance services provided, including job search skills, portfolio development, professional protocol and etiquette, presentation skills
    • Conduct workshops and teach students and alumni to develop a comprehensive job search and related professional job documents (e.g. resumes, cover letters, Thank You notes)
    • Build and maintain graduate school and other post-graduate resources

    Other duties — 5%

    • Maintain memberships and active involvement in applicable professional organizations
    • Serve on college-wide committees
    • Other duties as assigned

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. Due to the nature of the work environment, there is regular exposure to fumes, chemicals, dust and noise.

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.

 

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.

Updated 08/2016

Apply

Job will be posted until filled. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Qualified applicants should send cover letter with resume and employment application to HR@artcenter.edu and reference “Director, CPD” 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.

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.

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.

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.