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 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.

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

626 396-2270

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

    This position will supplement departmental advising by serving as a resource for new students, providing general advising on college requirements, policies & procedures, opportunities for community involvement, and campus resources (regular case load of at least 350 students).

  • Academic Affairs

    Academic Advisor III

    This position will help supplement major advising by serving as a resource for undergraduate students, providing developmental advising and guidance on college requirements, policies & procedures, opportunities for community involvement, and campus resources (case load assignment will be based on need).

  • Admissions

    Associate Director of Admissions

    This position plays a leadership role in executing the department’s strategic plan to recruit, counsel, and enroll new students to the College from diverse backgrounds who are visually and academically gifted.

  • Admissions

    Director of Recruitment

    The Director of Recruitment takes a leadership role in successfully strategizing and implementing the College’s recruitment and outreach initiatives so as to measurably increase prospective student interest in and qualified applicants to the College.

  • Center for the Student Experience

    Director, Mental Health Services and Campus Counseling

    The Director serves as the lead administrator for campus counseling services, will promote health and wellness through prevention and educational programming and offer individual counseling to students.

  • Designmatters

    Executive Director, Designmatters

    Reporting to the Provost and building upon the strengths of ArtCenter's art and design curriculum and pedagogy, the Executive Director for Designmatters will provide creative, strategic and academic vision, and leadership for an existing educational department for the College.

  • Development

    Major Gifts Officer

    Working under the general direction of the Director of 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

  • Educational Media Services

    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 Partnerships

    Director, Educational Partnerships

    The Director of Educational Partnerships is responsible for the design and implementation of a comprehensive hands-on engagement programs in alignment with ArtCenter's strategic plan that will generate revenue, position the College as a thought leader in Design Education and create forums for critical dialogue and exchange.

  • Entertainment Design

    Coordinator, Entertainment Design

    The Coordinator provides day-to-day operations and administrative support activities for the department to reach its operational goals.

  • Facilities

    Facilities Mechanic

    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.

  • Human Resouces

    Human Resources Coodinator

    The Human Resources Coordinator helps with the administration of the day-to-day operations of the human resources functions and duties under the direction of the Assistant Vice President of Human Resources (AVP/HR). The Human Resources Coordinator, traveling between Hillside and South Campus, carries out responsibilities in some or all of the following functional areas: employee relations, training and development, benefits, and recruitment.

  • Humanities and Sciences

    Faculty Director of English Language Learning

    ArtCenter College of Design is seeking a full-time EL instructor and faculty director to engage with and oversee our growing English Learner program.

  • Humanities and Sciences

    Full-time Faculty - History of Technology and Industrial Design

    ArtCenter College of Design is seeking a dynamic full-time faculty member (rank of assistant professor, non-tenure track) to teach History of Technology and Industrial Design.

  • Humanities and Sciences

    Senior Coordinator, Humanities and Sciences

    This position coordinates, oversees, and performs a wide variety of administrative and program support activities.

  • Information Technology

    Coordinator, Information Technology

    The Coordinator provides effective administrative support to the department leadership of Information Technology.

  • Information Technology

    Technical Support Analyst II

    The Technical Support Analyst II is responsible for providing quality end user support both locally and remotely to all Mac and PC users in a small and highly productive department as part of the College’s Help Desk team.

  • Institutional Research

    Assistant Research Analyst

    This position is responsible for collecting, managing, cleaning, validating, and preparing large data sets used for internal and external reporting. The Assistant Research Analyst coordinates preparation of statistical reports for distribution to internal stakeholders, manages collection of marketing surveys, and coordinates logistics of surveys administered through the Office of Institutional Research.

  • International Exchange

    Director, International Exchange and Study Away Program

    The Director will be instrumental in building policy and procedural infrastructure to implement college-wide strategies for increasing study away opportunities and student engagement in these programs.

  • Model Shop

    Cashier / Tool Crib Worker

    The Cashier / Tool Crib Worker's responsibilities involve issuing tools and materials in the model shop and fielding questions from students on materials and procedures while guiding them on the safe use of shop tools.

  • Model Shop

    Laser Lab Technician - part-time

    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

    Shop Instructor - on-call, 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 Art Center Shop policies.

  • Provost Office


    ArtCenter College of Design, a world-renowned school of art and design located in Pasadena, California, seeks an experienced academic leader to serve as its next Provost. Reporting to the President and working in close collaboration with academic leadership, the Provost will have a unique platform to further shape the future of 21st century art and design education with incredibly talented students and faculty, many of whom are notable artists and designers from around the world. The Provost will be joining ArtCenter during an exciting period of growth and physical expansion, and will be a key player in leading institutional change, with a focus on ensuring academic excellence and innovation. The Provost will have the opportunity to impact a highly reputable and nimble institution that is known for professionalism and innovation in art and design education.

  • Security

    Coordinator, Campus Security

    This position provides administrative support to the security department with purchasing, billing, scheduling and project management.

  • Transportation Design

    Coordinator, Transportation Design

    The Transportation Design Department Coordinator provides critical overall support for the other staff members of the Undergraduate and Graduate programs. This individual is the first point of contact for the department and helps ensure timely communication and effective organization.