First Year Immersion
Every position at ArtCenter plays an important part in carrying out the values, goals, strategic vision, and mission of the College. This includes diversity, equity, inclusion and culture.
First Year Immersion is a program at ArtCenter for students who have yet to declare a major. The program is designed to rethink the ArtCenter early-term experience to reflect pervasive shifts in design education toward the interdisciplinary, as well as student wellness and retention. With learning outcomes that focus on historical, conceptual, and contextual awareness, the goal is to nurture a holistic practice that will provide the groundwork for rapid development of more specific skills once students enter their major of choice.
Reporting to the Faculty Director of First Year Immersion, the Coordinator coordinates, oversees, and performs a wide variety of administrative and program support activities for the FYI department. This position is the frontline interface for students, faculty and guests to the department and serves as a key organizer of the department, providing day-to-day operational and administrative support for the department to reach its operational goals. The ideal candidate for this role is professional, energetic, enthusiastic, and detailed-oriented with a positive attitude and exceptional administrative skills.
Reports to: Faculty Director, First Year Immersion
FLSA status: Non-Exempt
Salary grade: 7
Job posted 6/9/22. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Qualified applicants should send resume with cover letter and employment application to HR@artcenter.edu and reference “Coordinator, FYI program” in the subject line.
Applicants responding to posted job openings are asked to include a completed employment application with the application materials listed in the job posting.
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Administrative Support — 60%
Educational Support — 35%
Non-essential — 5%
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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.
This is a full-time position. Normal business hours are Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The position may require flexibility to work a staggered, remote or alternate schedule to meet the demands of the work, which could include weekends or evenings.
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 and events; 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. Ability to travel between campuses. Able to work nights and weekends to attend events. Regular and consistent attendance are required for most positions.
Vision: Must be able to have the visual capacity to perform activities such as preparing and reading reports, viewing a computer terminal and other normal office work with or without correction.
Hearing: Must be able to communicate effectively in the course of normal office communication or exchange ideas 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.
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.