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Employment at ArtCenter

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

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

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

Equal Opportunity Employer

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

Human Resources

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

626 396-2270

Employment Application

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

Available Job Opportunities

  • Admissions

    Assistant Director of Admissions

    This position is responsible for the recruitment of a diverse population of art and design students.

  • Admissions

    Director, Graduate Admissions

    The Director of Graduate Admissions will develop and implement recruitment strategies and manage the admissions processes for the College’s graduate programs.

  • Admissions

    Director, Recruitment

    The Director of Recruitment will develop creative and effective recruitment plans and strategies to attract gifted, diverse applicants to the College.

  • Career and Professional Development

    Associate Director, Career and Professional Development

    The Associate Director of Career and Professional Development provides key partnership in the strategic development and execution of the college's career and professional development programs for our students and alumni.

  • Development

    Major Gifts Officer

    Working under the general direction of the Director of Development the Major Gifts Officer is responsible for developing

  • Educational Media Services

    Auditoriums Supervisor

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

  • Educational Media Services

    AV Technician

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

  • Educational Media Services

    Equipment Technician, swing shift

    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

    Video Conferencing Specialist

    The Video Conferencing Specialist will research, recommend, and support video conferencing and virtual media technologies in the classrooms, meeting spaces, and at events, and as such will implement existing tools to support our current educational and business practices and to look for new solutions to solve their needs.

  • Exhibitions

    Art Preparator - part-time

    The Art Preparator is responsible for installing and de-installing exhibitions.

  • Exhibitions

    Associate Curator

    Participate, assist, curate, and/or organize exhibitions in the hillside campus Williamson Gallery, south campus Mullin Gallery, and ArtCenter DTLA gallery.

  • Facilities

    Facilities Mechanic III

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

  • Facilities

    Facilities Project Manager - fixed term

    The Facilities Project Manager will manage and coordinate projects for the College Facilities Repairs and Replacement Program (FRRP) and assist with the ongoing maintenance of College facilities, with a focus on HVAC and electrical systems.

  • Humanities and Sciences

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

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

  • Information Technology

    Senior Software Engineer

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

  • Provost Office

    Director of Research

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