Human Resources

You are at the center of what we do.

If the Human Resources (HR) department had a motto, that would be it—we are here for you, whether you are an applicant seeking additional information about a job opening, a new hire, full- or part-time staff or faculty, or a retiree with questions about benefits. We want you to have a safe place to work, feel valued in your role, be motivated to advance your career and have a healthy work-life balance.

Human Resources Mission Statement

HR is committed to ArtCenter’s mission, vision and goals and will serve as a collaborative, strategic business partner with the campus community to deliver effective HR programming to align with the College. We aim to CREATE a positive human experience from hire to retirement and everything in between with the following core values:

Community. Valuing and embracing each other’s individuality and ensuring that diversity, equity and inclusion guide decision-making related to HR services, programs and recruitment of the workforce.

Responsible. Conducting HR business as credible HR practitioners with  professionalism, leadership, transparency, honesty, effective communication, integrity and accountability, while ensuring compliance.

Environment. Ensuring a balance between the community and environment through safety and wellness programming, which will enable everyone to thrive, create and innovate.

Approachable. Creating an open, confidential and safe environment to express concerns and exchange ideas.

Transformational. Transforming HR programs and practices by using modern approaches for continuous improvement.

Engagement. Engaging internal and external customers in a manner that demonstrates excellent customer-focused and solution-based services through accurate, timely and efficient responses to service requests.

Human Resources Department
ArtCenter College of Design
1111 S. Arroyo Parkway, Suite 404
Pasadena, CA 91105

626 396-2470

Human Resources Staff

Lisa M. Sanchez, SPHR, SHRM-SCP
Vice President, Human Resources

Tracy Kerr
Associate Vice President, Human Resources

Cynthia Quentin 
Director, Environmental Health and Safety

Anna Berkel
Human Resources Generalist

Nicole Gomez
Human Resources Generalist

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