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Employment at ArtCenter

Just as biodiversity contributes to healthy ecosystems, a diverse learning environment at ArtCenter College of Design features a wide range of thought, academic disciplines, cultures, identities, socio-economic backgrounds, and creates a robust community.

With this in mind, the College is dedicated to creating an inclusive environment and seeks faculty and staff with varied perspectives, skills, professional practices, and experiences to enrich the learning and teaching experiences of students, colleagues, and others. ArtCenter College of Design seeks individuals who value art, education, diversity, and have an appreciation for design’s potential to students’ success and share in our vision to maintain the high standards for which the College is known.

In addition to our competitive benefits package, which is offered to full-time employees, the College offers an exciting array of activities and programs that employees may participate in, including library privileges, lectures, seminars, gallery exhibitions and other special events. The benefits package provides options for health and dental coverage, retirement plan participation, life and long term disability insurance benefits, tuition remission assistance, and an employee assistance program.

Equal Opportunity Employer


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

Human Resources

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

626 396-2270
hr@artcenter.edu

Employment Application

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


Available Job Opportunities


  • Academic Affairs

    Academic Advisor I

    Reporting to the Director of Academic Advising, this position will contribute to the growth and development of an emerging advising office.

  • ArtCenter Extension

    Counselor, ArtCenter Extension — part-time

    The Counselor provides admissions/course counseling and administrative support for ArtCenter Extension (ACX) and ArtCenter Online (ACO), ArtCenter’s in-person and online extension programs, and ACX Teens, our art and design program for high school students in grades 9–12

  • Campus Planning

    Campus Planning Project Manager (Fixed-Term-Two Year)

    In collaboration with the Director, Campus Planning the Project Manager will manage and coordinate College tenant improvement projects, real estate development projects, and assist in overseeing the maintenance of College buildings.

  • Center for the Student Experience

    Associate Dean of Students / Director of the Center for the Student Experience

    As a member of the Center for the Student Experience (CSE) team, under the leadership of the Associate Provost for Student Affairs/Dean of Students and in support of the core educational mission of the College, the Director/Associate Dean coordinates programs essential to the transition, retention, and success of students

  • Development

    Associate Director, Development

    Working under the general direction of the Director, Development the Associate Director, Development 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.

  • Development

    Director, Alumni Programs

    Reporting to the Executive Director, Annual Giving and AlumNetwork, the Director, Alumni Programs is responsible for the strategic planning, development, administration and coordination of all alumni programs and events relating to the College’s growing 24,000 global alumni community.

  • Educational Media Equipment Center

    Equipment Center Supervisor - day shift

    The Supervisor is responsible for managing staff and student worker(s), training new hires, ensuring that all safety policies are adhered to, providing service and support to students, faculty and staff, and receiving/resolving escalated matters.

  • Educational Media Equipment Center

    Equipment Center Supervisor - Swing shift

    Reporting to the Educational Media Equipment Center Manager, the Supervisor is responsible for managing staff and student worker(s), training new hires, ensuring that all safety policies are adhered to, providing service and support to students, faculty and staff, and receiving/resolving escalated matters.

  • Educational Media Equipment Center

    Equipment Technician, swing shift

    The Educational Media Equipment Technician is responsible for administrative and technical work involved in the receiving, inspecting and issuing of film, video, photo, lighting and AV equipment, materials and supplies.

  • Educational Media Equipment Center

    Equipment Technician, swing shift, South Campus

    The Equipment Technician is responsible for administrative and technical work involved in the receiving, inspecting and issuing of film, video, photo, lighting and AV equipment, materials and supplies.

  • Educational Media Services

    Audio Visual Technician

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

  • Environmental Design

    Coordinator, Environmental Design Program

    This position provides day-to-day operational and administrative support for the department and serves as the frontline interface for students, faculty and guests to the department.

  • Facilities

    Facilities Mechanic

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

  • Human Resources

    Human Resources Assistant

    The Human Resources Assistant provides administrative support related to the day-to-day HR operations under the direction of the Vice President and the Associate Vice President, Human Resources.

  • Information Technolgy

    Sr. Business Intelligence Engineer

    Reporting to the Director, Application Services the Senior Business Intelligence Engineer is responsible for providing application and data analysis support to the College’s ERP and Business Intelligence applications.

  • Interaction Design / Media Design Practices

    Senior Coordinator, undergraduate and graduate programs

    Provides the critical administrative support needed for each program to reach its operational goals and is a first point of operational contact for the department.

  • Marketing and Communicatons

    Manager, Social Media and Digital Content

    Reporting to the Director of Digital Content, the Manager is responsible for day-to-day management of the College’s institutional social media accounts and supporting and advising subsidiary account managers to ensure consistent quality and messaging across the College’s growing social media portfolio.

  • Model Shop

    3D Lab Technician

    Lab Technicians function as both instructor and technician to assist students in acquiring the skill to utilize these technologies.

  • Model Shop

    Laser Lab Technician

    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.

  • Model Shop

    Supervisor, Model Shop

    Under the direction of the model shop manager, the shop supervisor is responsible for managing the shop instructors and tool crib staff, organizing shop demos/training, maintaining a safe work environment for students, faculty and staff,

  • Model Shop

    Tool Crib Cashier

    Responsibilities involve issuing tools and materials, and fielding questions from students on materials and procedures while guiding them on the safe use of shop tools.

  • Model Shop

    Wood Shop Instructor - part-time

    The Shop Instructor works directly with students, faculty, and other shop instructors to ensure that all safety and dress codes are met and in accordance with established ArtCenter Shop policies.

  • Model Shop

    Wood Shop Instructor full time

    The Shop Instructor serves as an extension of the classroom education and guides the students through the facets of fabrication, craftsmanship and problem solving.

  • Online Education

    Associate Director, Digital Teaching and Learning Media Production

    This position will collaborate with the director of Online Education Media Production, and the manager of LMS to create media for innovative teaching and learning.

  • Online Education

    Associate Director, Online Education Media Production

    The Associate Director, Online Education Media Production will collaborate with the Director, Online Education Media Production, to create innovative media for innovative teaching and learning.

  • Online Education

    Learning Experience Designer (Fixed-Term One Year)

    Reporting to the Associate Vice President, Online Education and working directly with faculty, the successful candidate will design and develop courses and non-credit educational experiences that are educationally meaningful, rigorous, and fully engaging for learners.

  • Online Education

    Senior Learning Experience Designer (Fixed-Term One Year)

    Reporting to the Associate Vice President, Online Education and guiding other Learning Experience Designers, the Senior Learning Experience Designers working directly with faculty, the successful candidate will

  • Photography and Imaging

    Coordinator - Photography and Imaging Program

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

  • Support Services

    Purchasing Coordinator

    This position is responsible for data entry, verifying the accuracy of the purchase order numbers listed on invoices, scanning/matching up of the packing slips to invoices and bundling them into pdf format; including the work flow processing of electronic invoices for payment and creating excel spreadsheets for vendors that we pay via ACH.