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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

  • 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 and procedures, opportunities for community involvement, and campus resources (regular case load of at least 350 students).

  • Career Development

    Career Advisor

    The Career Advisor provides guidance to a diverse student body with insight on employment trends, resume critiques, coaching, interview preparation and job strategizing.

  • Development

    Associate Director, Sponsored Projects

    The Associate Director of Sponsored Projects, under the direction of the Director of Sponsored Projects, provides instrumental project management in the facilitation and execution of interactive corporate engagement at ArtCenter for sponsored project courses, DesignStorms, and select workshops.

  • Development

    Coordinator, Sponsored Projects

    The Coordinator for Sponsored Projects, reporting to the Director, Sponsored Partnerships provides instrumental support in the facilitation and implementation of interactive industry engagement at ArtCenter College of Design, including, but not limited to sponsored project courses, DesignStorms, Sponsored Research, Industry Round Tables and Academic Partnerships and Pop-up/Satellite Studios.

  • Development

    Director, Sponsored Projects

    The Director of Sponsored Projects, reporting to the VP Strategic Partnerships, provides instrumental management in the facilitation and implementation of interactive industry engagement at ArtCenter College of Design, including, but not limited to sponsored project courses, DesignStorms, workshops and corporate sponsored project related events

  • Development

    Senior Coordinator, Strategic Partnerships

    The Senior Coordinator for Strategic Partnerships, reporting to the VP Strategic Partnerships provides administrative support for three to four senior managers in the facilitation and implementation of interactive industry engagement for the College.

  • 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 - Educational Media

    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.

  • Facilities

    Facilities Mechanic I - part-time

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

  • 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 and Campus Planning

    Campus Planning Assistant Project Manager (Fixed-Term)

    This is a fixed-term position. In collaboration with the Campus Planning Director, the Assistant Project Manager will assist in managing and coordinating College tenant improvement projects and real estate development projects.

  • Facilities and Campus Planning

    Campus Planning Project Manager (Fixed-Term)

    This is a fixed-term one-year position. 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.

  • Facilities and Campus Planning

    Coordinator, Campus Planning (FixedTerm)

    This position performs general office management duties and assists the Director, Campus Planning, and project managers for Campus Planning.

  • Facilities and Campus Planning

    Director of Sustainability

    Under the general supervision of the Vice President of Facilities and Campus Planning the Director of Sustainability will serve as the key facilitator and organizational strategist to lead Art Center's efforts to achieve its vision of instilling a culture of sustainability

  • 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.

  • Humanities and Sciences

    Instructor - Business and Economics

    ArtCenter College of Design is looking for faculty candidates to teach and mentor creative innovative global students from the fields of art and design for an entry-level course titled Business and Economics.

  • Illustration

    Coordinator, Illustration Program

    Reporting to the department chair and working closely with the Senior Coordinator and Director of the

  • Information Technology

    Collaboration Technology Media Specialist

    This position is an expert in collaboration and virtual media technologies in areas such as video conferencing, streaming, and lecture capture. This position will research, recommend, and support virtual media technology in the classrooms, meeting spaces, and at events.

  • 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.

  • Online Education

    Part-Time Project Manager (Fixed-Term)

    This is a fixed-term part time position starting April 2019 with an estimated end date of November 2019. The part-time project manager role will be the proactive coordinator/organizer for the Introduction to Transportation Design online course pilot.

  • Provost Office

    Business Manager, Provost Office

    Using best practices informed by Generally Accepted Accounting Principles in higher education, this position will serve as a resource and advisor to faculty and staff on matters of policy and administration; provide informational and day-to-day operational support; develop budgets and financial reporting and related business analysis; administers and advises on policies and procedures

  • 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.

  • Support Services

    Coordinator, Purchasing

    This position is responsible for data entry of vendor w-9 forms, verifying the accuracy of the purchase order numbers listed on invoices, matching up of the electronic packing slips to invoices and bundling them into pdf format; and the work flow processing of electronic invoices for payment.