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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

  • Copy Center

    Copy Center Associate

    The Copy Center Associate provides copy, print and customer service to students, faculty and staff using Copy Center facilities.

  • Development

    Associate Director, Foundation and Government Relations

    An integral, revenue-generating unit with the Office of Development, the Foundation and Government Relations team pursues grant funding from local, regional and national foundations; public agencies; and nonprofit organizations

  • 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

    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.

  • Enrollment Services

    Associate Registrar, Academic Scheduling

    The Associate Registrar supervises the day-to-day operations of Enrollment Services including managing student issues and working with all office staff.

  • Facilities

    Facilities Mechanic

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

  • Facilities and Campus Planning

    Campus Planning Assistant Project Manager (Fixed-Term Two Years)

    This is a two year 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 Two Years)

    This is a two year fixed-term 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.

  • Fine Art

    Assistant/Associate Professor, Painting (non-tenure track)

    The undergraduate Fine Art Department at ArtCenter is seeking a candidate for a full-time position in Painting, at the Assistant or Associate level, commensurate with experience.

  • Illustration Program

    Executive Director, Illustration

    This positon will work closely with the Chair on the Undergraduate and future Graduate department’s strategic growth and development by co-creating a strategic plan for the department as a whole (including recruitment, curriculum, marketing, fundraising and external relations), and taking a lead role in executing that strategy.

  • Library

    Liaison Librarian and Outreach Coordinator

    The Liaison Librarian serves as the primary liaison to selected academic and non-academic departments.

  • Model Shop

    Laser Lab Technician

    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

    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

    Tool Crib Cashier - part-time

    The Tool Crib Cashier is responsible for issuing tools and materials, and fielding questions from students on materials and procedures while guiding them on the safe use of shop tools.

  • Photography Program

    Imaging Systems Specialist part-time

    Imaging Systems Specialists handle maintenance, troubleshooting and potential repair of all electro and photomechanical systems (Chromira, Hostert, Bessler, Devere, Kreonite, Imocon and Mole)

  • Product Design Program

    Director, Product Design

    The Director of Product Design is responsible for administering the day-to-day activities of the department.

  • Student Affairs

    Associate Director for Student Equity / Deputy Title IX Coordinator

    This position will serve as the leader within the student affairs department to coordinate efforts to ensure and promote gender equity in programs.