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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.

  • 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.

  • Development

    Coordinator, Sponsored Partnerships

    The Coordinator for Sponsored Partnerships, 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

    Donor Relations Manager

    This position provides a broad range of support activities related to major gifts fundraising, campaign efforts and other strategic initiatives as directed.

  • Development Department

    Development Database Manager

    The Development Database Manager’s primary responsibilities are the administration of the Raiser’s Edge database and to serve as a point of contact for database issues and questions.

  • 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.

  • Enrollment Services

    Associate Registrar

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

  • Entertainment Design

    Manager, Entertainment Design Program

    This position works closely with the department chair and Director to ensure day to day organizational alignment in the direction of operations and successful implementation of initiatives necessary to deliver an overall excellent educational experience for the students, faculty and stakeholders of the Entertainment Design program.

  • Facilities and Campus Planning

    Coordinator, Campus Planning

    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

  • Facilities and Campus Planning

    Senior Coordinator, Facilities and Campus Planning

    This position performs administrative support and general office management duties.

  • Graphic Design

    Chair, Graduate and Undergraduate Graphic Design

    The Chair of the Graphic Design department reports to the Provost, provides vision, leadership and is broadly responsible for ensuring educational excellence and the ongoing successful operations of the Graphic Design educational program.

  • 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

    Faculty Advisor, Illustration Department

    This position will provide departmental advising by serving as a resource for Illustration students, providing general advising on college requirements, policies and procedures, opportunities for community involvement, and campus resources.

  • Information Technology

    Collaboration 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.

  • Model Shop

    Wood Shop Instructor - 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

    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.