Employment

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.


Available Job Opportunities:

Associate Provost of Online Education

Reports to: Provost

Job Summary

Reporting to the Provost and building upon the strengths of ArtCenter’s art and design curriculum and pedagogy, the Associate Provost will provide creative, strategic and academic vision, leadership, policy development, budget, administration and administrative structure for an emerging online initiative for the College. The Associate Provost will be responsible for the oversight and coordination of online and distance learning curriculum and distribution platforms, assessment (critique), and student success.

The Associate Provost of Online Education will be responsible for all aspects of ArtCenter’s digital education enterprise, including hybrid, degree and non-degree online Public Programs courses, executive education, continuing education and professional development assets, online tutorials, and other recruitment and marketing materials.

The Associate Provost of Online Education will provide oversight for the office of Digital Teaching & Learning, which is responsible for the management of the College’s Learning Management System, instructional design and technology, and innovative/emerging educational technology.

The Associate Provost will also be responsible for the initial and continued development and oversight of the Heavin Production Studio, staff and freelance talent. The Heavin Studio is a new state-of-the-art, fully integrated video production studio with sound and stage facilities, remote video units, pre-production instructional design and post-production labs.

Qualifications

  • Professional experience in digital and/or academic technologies, curriculum and instructional design, or other related field;
  • Minimum of five (5) years of full-time academic experience at the collegiate level or within a private, online learning service organization and/or teaching;
  • Knowledge of and experience with online and distance learning pedagogy and curriculum development, intellectual property and copyright regulations, academic marketing, innovative and traditional scheduling, assessment, and student success;
  • Experience in budget management, accreditation requirements, and staff and faculty performance management and development;
  • Experience with online art and design curriculum;
  • Experience leading collaborative teams in the design, development, implementation, and support of online programs;
  • Familiarity with Learning Management Systems for higher education settings. Experience in various outreach functions, with attention to the development of strong relationships with other professional, academic, and art and design institutions;
  • Strong verbal, written and visual presentation and communication skills;
  • High professional and ethical standards for handling confidential information;
  • Ability to organize and complete multiple tasks simultaneously with close attention to detail and prioritization to meet deadlines;
  • Demonstrated experience in and a commitment to diversity, and the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships within ArtCenter’s diverse communities.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Advanced degree in digital and/or academic technologies, instructional design, or other related field;
  • Minimum of three (3) years of supervisory experience;
  • Background or experience with art and/or design education;
  • Experience with film/video production and management or film studio best practices.

Essential Functions

Operational — 40%

  • Communicates and maintains the College’s best practices and quality standards in online education;
  • Identifies opportunities to expand and explore new online and distance learning solutions and services;
  • Develops and manages online expense and revenue budgets, including course fee structures, content buyout and faculty compensation, in collaboration with senior leadership;
  • Motivates, empowers, and manages staff in accomplishing the goals and objectives;
  • Oversees recruitment, hiring, orientation, training and supervision of departments’ staff;
  • Oversees performance evaluation process, ensuring consistent use of all applicable policies and procedures. Counsels, disciplines and makes recommendations in terminations, as required;
  • Develops and implements standard operating procedures. Ensures compliance with safety and security standards.

Educational Partnership — 55%

  • Works with Public Programs leadership — which includes ArtCenter at Night, ArtCenter for Teens and ArtCenter for Kids (continuing education) — in the development of new course options and marketing strategies for an expanding field of non-traditional and distance students;
  • Works with faculty, department chairs and staff to plan, develop, and coordinate degree courses and programs employing various online and distance learning delivery services and systems;
  • Ensures appropriate strategies are applied for training degree and Public Programs faculty members in the development of online instructional materials and methods; Works with the Offices of Admissions, Public Programs, Student Affairs, Career and Professional Development, and Enrollment Services on matters pertaining to marketing, recruitment, admissions, and retention;
  • Works with the Provost and the Office of Academic Affairs to secure and maintain the College’s online accreditation status;
  • Partners with the following departments on institutional initiatives as necessary and appropriate: Faculty Affairs; Student Affairs; Educational Partnerships; Study Away; Development; Alumni Relations; Marketing and Communications; Facilities; the Library; Human Resources; and the Office of the President.

Other Duties — 5%

  • Maintain memberships and active involvement in applicable professional organizations
  • Serve on college-wide committees
  • Other duties as assigned by the Provost

Physical Demands and Working Environment

The conditions herein are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions.

Environment: Work is performed primarily in a standard office setting with frequent interruptions and distractions; extended periods of time viewing computer monitor; interactions with other individuals. Due to the nature of the work environment, there is regular exposure to fumes, chemicals, dust and noise.

Physical: Primary functions require sufficient physical ability and mobility to work in an office setting; to stand or sit for prolonged periods of time; to occasionally stoop, bend, kneel, crouch, reach, and twist; to lift, carry, push, and/or pull light to moderate amounts of weight (up to 40 pounds); to operate modern office equipment requiring repetitive hand movement and fine coordination including use of a computer keyboard; and to verbally communicate to exchange information.

Vision: See in the normal visual range with or without correction.

Hearing: Hear in the normal audio range with or without correction.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by the employee assigned to this job; they do not purport to describe all functions. Employees may be assigned other duties, and the essential functions may be changed from time to time as necessary.

Apply

Job will be posted until filled. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Qualified applicants should send cover letter with resume/CV and employment application to HR@artcenter.edu and reference Associate Provost Online Education” in the subject line.

ArtCenter College of Design is committed to excellence through the establishment of a diverse faculty and staff that best represents our student body and its surrounding communities. The College considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, gender, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, or disability. Applicants who wish to request an accommodation for a disability may contact the Human Resources Department at (626) 396-2270.

Shop Instructor — on-call, part-time

Reports to: Model Shop Manager

Job Summary

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. Responsibilities include providing a safe working environment for the students while helping them to use the machinery and tools within the shop; completing work orders from faculty, students, and staff; and assisting counter sales and tool check-in/out when necessary. This is an on-call position, and hours can range from 6 – 20 per week during the school term.

Qualifications

  • Basic woodworking, metal working skills, and some experience as a fabricator is required
  • Experience with casting, plastic forming, silicones, fiberglass, plaster and any welding experience is a strong attribute
  • Responsibilities are often carried out simultaneously, so the ability to multitask is necessary
  • This is an active atmosphere that requires the capacity to maintain a pleasant disposition with an ability to remain calm under pressure while helping students toward the completion of their projects
  • Must be a team player, self-starter, and able to complete assigned tasks in a timely manner

Essential Functions

Shop Safety — 45%

  • Ensure that safety and dress codes are carried out in accordance with Shop policies
  • Work with faculty to provide safety demos to student classes

Equipment — 45%

  • Help field questions from students on materials and procedures while guiding them safely on the use of all Model Shop tools
  • Must be able to effectively operate a variety of wood and metalworking machines in the shop

Other — 10%

  • Other related duties, as may be assigned

Physical Demands and Working Environment

The conditions herein are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions.

Environment: Work is performed primarily in a shop setting with frequent interruptions and distractions; extended periods of time using shop equipment including computers, viewing computer monitors, hand tools, saws, power tools etc.; interactions with other individuals. Due to the nature of the work environment, there is exposure to loud noises, chemicals, fumes, dust and heat.

Physical: Primary functions require sufficient physical ability and mobility to work in an shop setting; to stand or walk for prolonged periods of time; including, bending, kneeling, crouching, reaching, squatting, and twisting; to lift, carry, push, and/or pull moderate to heavy amounts of weight (50 to 100 pounds); to operate office and shop equipment requiring repetitive hand movement and fine coordination, handle or feel objects, tools or controls; and to verbally communicate to exchange information.

Vision: See in the normal visual range with or without correction.

Hearing: Hear in the normal audio range with or without correction.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by the employee assigned to this job; they do not purport to describe all functions. Employees may be assigned other duties, and the essential functions may be changed from time to time as necessary.

Apply

Job will be posted until the position is filled. Qualified applicants should send cover letter with resume and employment application to HR@artcenter.edu and reference “Shop Instructor” in the subject line.

Art Center College of Design is committed to excellence through the establishment of a diverse faculty and staff that best represents our student body and its surrounding communities. The College considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, gender, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, or disability. Applicants who wish to request an accommodation for a disability may contact the Human Resources Department at (626) 396-2270.

Tool Crib Worker — part-time

Reports to: Model Shop Manager

Job Summary

The Tool Crib Worker’s responsibilities involve issuing tools and materials (which may include sheet material and foam blocks weighing up to 100 lbs), and fielding questions from students on materials and procedures while guiding them on the safe use of shop tools. These tasks are often carried out simultaneously, so the ability to multitask is necessary. This also requires the capacity to maintain an even tempered disposition and remain calm under pressure while helping students toward the completion of their projects.

This is a part-time position, approximately 16 hours per week during the school term. (Hours are subject to change over term breaks.)

Qualifications

  • Customer service and cashiering experience is key
  • Some experience using basic wood and metal working tools is required
  • Basic computer skills are necessary
  • Experience using large power tools is a plus
  • Effective verbal communication skills and service oriented skills
  • Must be a team player
  • Must have the ability to work evening and weekends

Essential Functions

  • Issuing in and out of tools and materials using web checkout
  • Keeping track of inventory and reordering when needed
  • Retail sales including the use of a cash register and computer
  • Restocking inventory items and ordering supplies as needed
  • Maintaining a safe work environment throughout the department

Physical Demands and Working Environment

The conditions herein are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions.

Environment: Work is performed primarily in a shop setting with frequent interruptions and distractions; extended periods of time using shop equipment including computers, viewing computer monitors, shop equipment etc.; interactions with other individuals. Due to the nature of the work environment, there is exposure to loud noises, chemicals, fumes, dust and heat.

Physical: Primary functions require sufficient physical ability and mobility to work in an shop setting; to stand or walk for prolonged periods of time; including, bending, kneeling, crouching, reaching, squatting, and twisting; to lift, carry, push, and/or pull moderate to heavy amounts of weight (50 to 100 pounds); to operate office and shop equipment requiring repetitive hand movement and fine coordination, handle or feel objects, tools or controls; and to verbally communicate to exchange information.

Vision: See in the normal visual range with or without correction.

Hearing: Hear in the normal audio range with or without correction.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by the employee assigned to this job; they do not purport to describe all functions. Employees may be assigned other duties, and the essential functions may be changed from time to time as necessary.

Apply

Qualified applicants should send cover letter with resume and employment application to HR@artcenter.edu and reference “Tool Crib part-time” in the subject line.

Art Center College of Design is committed to excellence through the establishment of a diverse faculty and staff that best represents our student body and its surrounding communities. The College considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, gender, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, or disability. Applicants who wish to request an accommodation for a disability may contact the Human Resources Department at (626) 396-2270

Discrimination, Harassment, Retaliation Administrator and Title IX Coordinator

Reports to: Vice President, Human Resources

Job Summary

Working with and reporting to the vice president of Human Resources, the Discrimination, Harassment, Retaliation (DHR) administrator and Title IX coordinator is responsible for DHR and Title IX compliance. This highly visible role is expected to develop, deliver and oversee Title IX programs as well as the protected class discrimination and harassment programs for students, faculty and staff, by conducting investigations and providing training and oversight in compliance with federal and state laws, i.e., Equal Employment Opportunity Act of 1972 (EEO), Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (Title VII), Title IX of the Educational Amendments Act of 1972 (Title IX), the Jeanne Clery Act of 1990 (Clery Act), the Violence Against Women Act of 1994 (VAWA), the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA), the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA), all as amended where applicable, and other federal and state anti-discrimination laws and requirements.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited four-year college or university in human resources, organizational management, business administration, or a field directly related to the major responsibilities of the position
  • Minimum of three to five years (full-time equivalent) of recent progressively responsible experience in the areas of responsibility managing and leading compliance with Title IX, equal employment opportunity, discrimination, harassment and retaliation programs
  • Ability to recommend and/or effect changes to policies, to revise practices and to implement equitable procedures across many departments, including human resources, campus security, academic affairs, faculty affairs, and student affairs/student conduct/discipline
  • Demonstrated working knowledge of current state and federal laws and regulations, institution-specific policies, practices and procedures, identified best practices and trends in the field of education related to discrimination, harassment and retaliation practices that violate Title IX, Title VII, the Clery Act, VAWA, ADA, ADEA, all as amended where applicable, and other federal and state anti-discrimination laws, regulations and requirements
  • Ability to design and deliver training programs to all constituencies of the campus and demonstrate accountability with respect to attendance and assess the effectiveness of these trainings
  • Skilled in effective investigation techniques and ability to analyze information and data to reach sound decisions and conclusions
  • Ability to facilitate small groups, build relationships and balance the multiple, varying and even conflicting interests of diverse stakeholders
  • Ability to compile, analyze and report statistical data
  • Ability to handle confidential information with tact and discretion and recognizes the confidential nature of ArtCenter business and to appropriately handle confidential and sensitive issues, content, and language in managing the anti-discrimination investigations, complaints, reports, data, etc.
  • Excellent oral, written, interpersonal communication skills, emotional intelligence and proficient in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Ability to work effectively and efficiently as a team member and strategic business partner, while managing multiple projects
  • Demonstrated understanding of and sensitivity to working with individuals and groups representing a wide range of diverse academic, cultural, disability, ethnic, geographic and socioeconomic backgrounds

Preferred Qualifications

  • Advanced degree in a related field (law, higher education administration) or Juris Doctorate
  • Knowledge of conflict resolution and mediation methods

Job Duties and Responsibilities

Administration, Programming, Compliance and Investigations — 45%

  • Coordinate the development, implementation and monitoring of appropriate disclosures, policies, procedures and practices designed to comply with federal and state laws requiring the prompt and equitable resolution of all complaints pursuant to Title IX as well as, Title VII, the Clery Act, VAWA, ADA, ADEA, all as amended where applicable, and other federal and state anti-discrimination laws, regulations and requirements
  • Provide leadership and direction for the purpose of advising, clarifying and identifying necessary resources and action to eliminate discrimination, harassment and retaliation in all educational and employment programs and activities, to ensure that access to facilities, opportunities, and resources is equitable throughout the campus
  • Oversee prompt, effective and equitable intake, investigation, processing, issuing of findings of fact, and timely resolution of all instances of discrimination, harassment and retaliation made known to responsible employees and/or reported or filed by students, faculty, staff or third parties
  • Oversee and monitor compliance and timely investigations of other campus delegates, departments and offices (e.g. deputy Title IX coordinators, contract investigators, student conduct/discipline, staff and faculty discipline, advocacy services, campus security, counseling services, student affairs, faculty/academic affairs, etc.) with regard to Title IX, Title VII, the Clery Act, VAWA, ADA, ADEA, all as amended where applicable, and other federal and state anti-discrimination laws, regulations and requirements and effectively communicates any changes in these laws and regulations using various modes of communication
  • Receive and conduct informal and formal investigations of complaints against staff, faculty and third parties, asserting violations of the College’s anti-discrimination policies, including discrimination, harassment and retaliation as well as corresponding state and federal laws under Title VII, Title IX, ADA and ADEA; assure compliance with timelines; act as an impartial party, maintain a high level of confidentiality and ensure a prompt, fair and neutral process for all parties; follow up with reporting parties and responding parties during the course of the investigation; analyze complaints and develop thorough investigative plans, conduct interviews, identify and collect relevant documentation, data and other evidence, analyze evidence, apply policy and legal standards, and prepare a written, detailed investigative report of findings of fact and determination based on the preponderance of the evidence standard, and make recommendation for appropriate corrective action
  • Work closely with Title IX deputy coordinators assigned to student affairs and academic affairs for student and faculty complaints, investigations and possible discipline and sanctions; monitor investigation from beginning to end; ensure proper tracking of student complaints and investigations
  • Provide interim measures, guidance and assistance to reporting and responding parties of sexual violence and sex/gender discrimination including referral to support resources, notice of right to file internal complaints, notice of the right to file a complaint with the U.S. Department of Education Office for Civil Rights, and notice of the right to report incidents to law enforcement
  • Lead the Title IX Task Force of key campus stakeholders by meeting quarterly, monitoring compliance, identifying risks, mitigating risks, monitoring trends and making recommendations to executive leadership as needed
  • Coordinate, develop and implement a climate survey to assess the campus perception of sexual assault issues, safety and wellness perceptions, and campus communication related to Title IX; compile and analyze data for dissemination to executive leadership and the campus community

Training, Outreach and Education — 35%

  • Develop, coordinate with other departments, and/or implement ongoing training, consultation, and technical assistance on Title IX, Title VII, the Clery Act, VAWA, ADA and ADEA, all as amended where applicable, and other federal and state anti-discrimination laws, regulations and requirements for all students, faculty and staff, with specialized training content for hearing officers, if applicable, board of directors, Title IX deputy coordinators, and campus security
  • Develop, implement and coordinate campus strategic efforts aimed at the prevention, education and outreach of sexual violence and other forms of sex and/or gender¬‐based discrimination
  • Develop and disseminate educational materials, including brochures, posters, and Web-based materials that inform members of the campus community (students, faculty and staff) of Title IX, Title VII, the Clery Act, VAWA, ADA, ADEA, all as amended where applicable, and other federal and state anti-discrimination rights, laws, responsibilities and resources both within and external to campus premises
  • Build, develop, monitor and update the Title IX web page for comprehensive information related to Title IX and other anti-discrimination policies, programs and procedures
  • Provide comprehensive training and guidance to selection committees and other staff regarding laws, regulations, policies, and procedures for equal employment opportunity, diversity, unlawful discrimination, sexual harassment, and other areas as directed to ensure fair and equitable recruitment and selection practices and strategies

Data Compilation, Recordkeeping and Reporting — 10%

  • Organize and maintain electronic database of complaint files, disposition reports, and other records regarding compliance, including annual reports of the number and nature of filed complaints and the disposition of said complaints, data collection, climate assessment, pattern monitoring; work with campus security and other administrators for data compilation in compliance with the Clery Act
  • Assist in external complaint processes, i.e., Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Office for Civil Rights, Department of Fair Employment and Housing, etc., provide confidential data and reports, respond to questions and retrieve documents as required, prepare statements, findings, conclusions, and recommendations for use by external investigators or legal counsel
  • Consult with external legal counsel as needed

Marginal (Non-essential) Job Functions — 10%%

  • Perform other duties as assigned; maintenance of files, recordkeeping and retention, Web-site updates

Physical Demands and Working Environment

The conditions herein are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions.

Environment: Work is performed primarily in a standard office setting with frequent interruptions and distractions; extended periods of time viewing computer monitor; interactions with other individuals. Due to the nature of the work environment, there is regular exposure to fumes, dust and noise.

Physical: Primary functions require sufficient physical ability and mobility to work in an office setting; to stand or sit for prolonged periods of time; to occasionally stoop, bend, kneel, crouch, reach, and twist; to lift, carry, push, and/or pull light to moderate amounts of weight (up to 20 pounds); to operate modern office equipment requiring repetitive hand movement and fine coordination including use of a computer keyboard; and to verbally communicate to exchange information.

Vision: See in the normal visual range with or without correction.

Hearing: Hear in the normal audio range with or without correction.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by the employee assigned to this job; they do not purport to describe all functions. Employees may be assigned other duties, and the essential functions may be changed from time to time as necessary.

Apply

Application material will be reviewed March 13 – 17, 2017. The expected start date is April 2017. Qualified applicants should send cover letter, resume, employment application and salary history to Lisa M. Sanchez, Vice President, Human Resources to VPHR@artcenter.edu indicating "Discrimination, Harassment, Retaliation (DHR) Administrator and Title IX Coordinator" in the subject line.

ArtCenter College of Design is committed to excellence through the establishment of a diverse faculty and staff that best represents our student body and its surrounding communities. The College considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, gender, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, or disability. Applicants who wish to request an accommodation for a disability may contact the Human Resources Department at (626) 396-2470.

Director of Research

Reports to: Associate Provost, Faculty Affairs

Job Summary

ArtCenter’s Strategic Plan, Create Change, calls for a commitment to transforming art and design education and sets out to build the capacity to achieve its ambitious goals. Reporting to the Associate Provost for Faculty Affairs, the Director of Research is a unique position that supports ongoing faculty research in the context of the college while also providing administrative leadership for Institutional Review Boards (IRB), curriculum, and development. It is a position with significant impact on the College’s creative and intellectual life. This position will ensure that ArtCenter’s faculty and students are engaged and committed to rigorous and ethical research as they enhance the student experience and the College’s curricular goals as well as its standing among peer institutions, prospective funders, community partners, and within the global landscape of art and design research.

Qualifications

  • A doctoral degree from an accredited college or university
  • 5 – 7 years of research experience, particularly as pertains to art and design related areas
  • Prior college level teaching experience, especially in areas related to the ArtCenter’s programs
  • A record of current and past scholarly, research, and professional activities
  • Prior experience working human subjects-related issues and with IRB
  • Outstanding managerial and administrative skills; demonstrated record in effective, sustained management of complex initiatives
  • Collaborative expertise with excellent interpersonal, problem solving, written and verbal communication skills to work effectively within the institution
  • Handles all information with tact and discretion and recognizes the confidential nature of ArtCenter business
  • Must be able to work with and understand our culturally diverse student and faculty body with their needs and goals
  • Demonstrated experience in and a commitment to diversity, and the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships within ArtCenter’s diverse communities

Essential Functions

  • Model and lead graduate level research for an art and design college
  • In alignment with ArtCenter’s Strategic Plan, guide and promote the college’s research efforts, fostering originality and innovation and enriching the student learning experience
  • Lead institutional efforts to elevate and incorporate research into the curriculum at both the undergraduate and graduate levels.
  • Identify new research opportunities that have potential for significant impact
  • In conjunction with faculty, Chairs, Educational Partnerships, Development, and other relevant offices, cultivate associated grant and contract opportunities
  • Provide guidance for faculty research initiatives, including the annual Faculty Enrichment Grants
  • Identify appropriate opportunities for expansion and engagement in research areas for faculty
  • Develop and facilitate appropriate research opportunities with regional, national, and international community partners
  • Oversee the college’s human subjects research policies and procedures, ensuring institutional compliance with informed consent, and IRB ethical and legal requirements
  • Serve as chair and main point of contact for ArtCenter’s IRB, ensuring appropriate process of IRB reviews, dissemination of findings to applicants, and record keeping
  • Lead institutional efforts to oversee and integrate ethical human subjects research into the pedagogy and curriculum of relevant courses/programs

Physical Demands and Working Environment

The conditions herein are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions.

Environment: Work is performed primarily in a standard office setting with frequent interruptions and distractions; extended periods of time viewing computer monitor; interactions with other individuals. Due to the nature of the work environment, there is regular exposure to fumes, dust and noise.

Physical: Primary functions require sufficient physical ability and mobility to work in an office setting; to stand or sit for prolonged periods of time; to occasionally stoop, bend, kneel, crouch, reach, and twist; to lift, carry, push, and/or pull light to moderate amounts of weight (up to 20 pounds); to operate modern office equipment requiring repetitive hand movement and fine coordination including use of a computer keyboard; and to verbally communicate to exchange information.

Vision: See in the normal visual range with or without correction.

Hearing: Hear in the normal audio range with or without correction.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by the employee assigned to this job; they do not purport to describe all functions. Employees may be assigned other duties, and the essential functions may be changed from time to time as necessary.

Apply

Job will be posted until filled. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Qualified applicants should send cover letter with resume and employment application to HR@artcenter.edu and reference “Director of Research” in the subject line.

ArtCenter College of Design is committed to excellence through the establishment of a diverse faculty and staff that best represents our student body and its surrounding communities. The College considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, gender, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, or disability. Applicants who wish to request an accommodation for a disability may contact the Human Resources Department at (626) 396-2470.

Full-time Faculty - History of Objects/Material Culture

Reports to: Chair of Humanities & Sciences

Job Summary

ArtCenter College of Design is seeking a dynamic full-time faculty member (rank of assistant professor, non-tenure track) working on the history of objects /material culture to teach History of Industrial Design and/or History of the Decorative Arts from a broad range of geographic and cultural contexts. Successful candidates will have addressed globalization, environmental concerns and sustainability, as well as industrialization and mass production in their scholarship. Applicants should demonstrate a capacity for teaching in both academic and studio environments, and an interest in collaborating in different pedagogical configurations.

Qualifications

  • Doctoral degree in art history or design from and accredited college or university must be completed at time of application
  • Two years of college level teaching experience, especially in areas related to the Art Center’s programs
  • A record of scholarly research
  • Ability to employ a variety of teaching techniques and strategies to address the diverse learning needs of students
  • Ability to handle confidential student information with tact and discretion Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships within Art Center’s diverse communities

For more than 80 years, Art Center has had an international reputation for its rigorous, transdisciplinary curriculum, faculty of professionals, strong ties to industry and a commitment to socially responsible design. We are an independent, nonprofit, four-year college offering a Bachelor of Fine Arts or Bachelor of Science degree in ten specialized programs, and graduate degrees in four art and design disciplines.

Closing date: March 1

Required Documents: Candidates will be required to submit a cover letter, CV with three references, ArtCenter application, and unofficial transcripts. Upon hire the successful candidate will be required to provide official transcripts.

Human Resources Art Center College of Design 1700 Lida Street Pasadena, CA 91103 or email HR@artcenter.edu

ArtCenter College of Design is committed to excellence through the establishment of a diverse faculty and staff that best represents our student body and its surrounding communities. The College considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, gender, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, or disability. Applicants who wish to request an accommodation for a disability may contact the Human Resources Department at (626) 396-2270.

Equipment Center Supervisor - day shift

Reports to: Manager, Equipment Center

Job Summary

Under the direction of the Educational Media Equipment Center Manager, the Supervisor is responsible for managing staff and student workers at two campus sites (Hillside and South Campus), training new hires, providing upper level service and support to students, faculty and staff, and receiving/resolving escalated matters. The incumbent is also responsible for the administrative and technical work involved in the receiving, inspecting and issuing of film, video, photo, lighting and AV equipment, materials and supplies. Work includes circulating Educational Media equipment through WebCheckout, thorough testing of all equipment, cycle counting and inventories, training employees and student workers in WebCheckout. This position will occasionally be assigned to the South Campus location, with some overtime.

This position is for the day shift: 8am – 4pm, Monday through Friday.

Qualifications

  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in a film/photo production equipment rental environment
  • Knowledge of inventory control and familiarity with film, video, photography, lighting and AV equipment
  • Familiarity with computer-based circulation system utilizing barcodes and scanners and a variety of media equipment
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills necessary for customer service, client interaction, technical support and vendor contact
  • Ability to apply appropriate judgment when reviewing fines and holds
  • Ability to problem solve complex problems, multitask, prioritize, and complete assigned tasks on time
  • Basic computer skills (Microsoft Word, Excel, Mac OS X)
  • Working knowledge of, but not limited to, the following professional production equipment:
    • Camera Systems: RED, Sony, Panasonic, Black Magic, Canon EOS DSLR, Nikon, 35mm still cameras, medium format film and digital, large format film cameras
    • Audio Equipment: Records, Microphones, Cables, Adaptors, and Accessories
    • Grip equipment: camera dollies, lighting control, power distribution
    • Lighting equipment: Incandescent, fluorescent, HMI, and LED lights in various sizes and power levels
    • Audio Visual: Microphones, Loudspeakers, Data/Video Projectors, Computer/Video Monitors, various cables & adaptors
  • Valid California driver license, and proof of insurance required as supervisors may be scheduled to deliver/pick-up equipment to/from repair vendors.
  • Ability to work well in a multi-ethnic and multi-cultural environment with students, faculty and staff with varying degrees of skills and backgrounds

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Film or Photography or other related field
  • 2 years supervisory experience
  • Prior experience in higher education
  • Advanced proficiency in WebCheckout
  • Knowledge of inventory control, business applications, and familiarity with film, video, photography, lighting and AV equipment
  • Certified Technology Specialist (CTS) certification

Essential Functions

  • Operational Functions — 60%

    • Manages staff and student workers, including recruitment, hiring, orientation, training, scheduling and supervision of departments’ staff. Oversees performance evaluation process, ensuring consistent use of all applicable policies and procedures. Counsels, disciplines and makes recommendations in terminations, as required
    • Monitors and maintains shop in accordance to safety and maintenance standards
    • Ensure the daily checklist is completed including, but not limited to:
    • Reviewing scheduled classroom equipment deliveries/pickup
    • Reviewing equipment late list
    • In collaboration with the Manager, colleagues of the department (or peers) with staff input, develop, document and enforce appropriate and effective policies for the fair and efficient operation of the Equipment Center, make recommendations for continuous improvement
    • Maintain stock, order supplies and obtain quotes from vendors
    • Provide excellent customer service to students, faculty and staff
    • Create, maintain, and enhance strong customer relationships with students, faculty, staff, and alumni
    • Understand all departmental equipment circulation policies, authorizations, and restrictions
    • Audio Visual and Classroom support as needed
    • Performs other duties as needed

    Equipment — 40%

    • Ensure all equipment leaving and incoming to the Equipment Center is accounted for within WebCheckout and issued only to those properly authorized
    • Inspect, test, identify and document issues from all returned equipment including loss or damage
    • Ensure that the induction of new equipment into the database are processed correctly
    • Minor troubleshooting and repairs
    • May provide classroom equipment delivery and pickup with occasional driving, deliveries, and pick-up using ArtCenter vehicles
    • Assist patrons on proper use of equipment

Physical Demands and Working Environment

The conditions herein are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions.

Environment: Work is performed primarily in a shop setting with frequent interruptions and distractions; extended periods of time using shop equipment including but not limited to computers, audio and sound equipment; interactions with other individuals. Due to the nature of the work environment, there is exposure to loud noises, chemicals, fumes, dust and heat.

Physical: Primary functions require sufficient physical ability and mobility to work in an shop setting; to stand or walk for prolonged periods of time; including, bending, kneeling, crouching, reaching, squatting, and twisting; to lift, carry, push, and/or pull moderate to heavy  amounts of weight (50 to 100 pounds); to operate office and shop equipment requiring repetitive hand movement and fine coordination, handle or feel objects, tools or controls; and to verbally communicate to exchange information.

Vision: See in the normal visual range with or without correction.

Hearing: Hear in the normal audio range with or without correction.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by the employee assigned to this job; they do not purport to describe all functions. Employees may be assigned other duties, and the essential functions may be changed from time to time as necessary.

Apply

Job will be posted until filled. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Qualified applicants should send cover letter with resume and salary expectations to HR@artcenter.edu and reference “Day Supervisor, EMEC” in the subject line.

ArtCenter College of Design is committed to excellence through the establishment of a diverse faculty and staff that best represents our student body and its surrounding communities. The College considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, gender, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, or disability. Applicants who wish to request an accommodation for a disability may contact the Human Resources Department at (626) 396-2270.

Equipment Center Supervisor - swing shift

Reports to: Manager, Equipment Center

Job Summary

Under the direction of the Educational Media Equipment Center Manager, the Supervisor is responsible for managing staff and student workers at two campus sites (Hillside and South Campus), training new hires, providing upper level service and support to students, faculty and staff, and receiving/resolving escalated matters. The incumbent is also responsible for the administrative and technical work involved in the receiving, inspecting and issuing of film, video, photo, lighting and AV equipment, materials and supplies. Work includes circulating Educational Media equipment through WebCheckout, thorough testing of all equipment, cycle counting and inventories, training employees and student workers in WebCheckout. This position will occasionally be assigned to the South Campus location, with some overtime.

This position is for the swing shift: 2:30pm – 10:30pm, Monday through Friday.

Qualifications

  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in a film/photo production equipment rental environment
  • Knowledge of inventory control and familiarity with film, video, photography, lighting and AV equipment
  • Familiarity with computer-based circulation system utilizing barcodes and scanners and a variety of media equipment
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills necessary for customer service, client interaction, technical support and vendor contact
  • Ability to apply appropriate judgment when reviewing fines and holds
  • Ability to problem solve complex problems, multitask, prioritize, and complete assigned tasks on time
  • Basic computer skills (Microsoft Word, Excel, Mac OS X)
  • Working knowledge of, but not limited to, the following professional production equipment:
    • Camera Systems: RED, Sony, Panasonic, Black Magic, Canon EOS DSLR, Nikon, 35mm still cameras, medium format film and digital, large format film cameras
    • Audio Equipment: Records, Microphones, Cables, Adaptors, and Accessories
    • Grip equipment: camera dollies, lighting control, power distribution
    • Lighting equipment: Incandescent, fluorescent, HMI, and LED lights in various sizes and power levels
    • Audio Visual: Microphones, Loudspeakers, Data/Video Projectors, Computer/Video Monitors, various cables & adaptors
  • Valid California driver license, and proof of insurance required as supervisors may be scheduled to deliver/pick-up equipment to/from repair vendors.
  • Ability to work well in a multi-ethnic and multi-cultural environment with students, faculty and staff with varying degrees of skills and backgrounds

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Film or Photography or other related field
  • 2 years supervisory experience
  • Prior experience in higher education
  • Advanced proficiency in WebCheckout
  • Knowledge of inventory control, business applications, and familiarity with film, video, photography, lighting and AV equipment
  • Certified Technology Specialist (CTS) certification

Essential Functions

  • Operational Functions — 60%

    • Manages staff and student workers, including recruitment, hiring, orientation, training, scheduling and supervision of departments’ staff. Oversees performance evaluation process, ensuring consistent use of all applicable policies and procedures. Counsels, disciplines and makes recommendations in terminations, as required
    • Monitors and maintains shop in accordance to safety and maintenance standards
    • Ensure the daily checklist is completed including, but not limited to:
    • Reviewing scheduled classroom equipment deliveries/pickup
    • Reviewing equipment late list
    • In collaboration with the Manager, colleagues of the department (or peers) with staff input, develop, document and enforce appropriate and effective policies for the fair and efficient operation of the Equipment Center, make recommendations for continuous improvement
    • Maintain stock, order supplies and obtain quotes from vendors
    • Provide excellent customer service to students, faculty and staff
    • Create, maintain, and enhance strong customer relationships with students, faculty, staff, and alumni
    • Understand all departmental equipment circulation policies, authorizations, and restrictions
    • Audio Visual and Classroom support as needed
    • Performs other duties as needed

    Equipment — 40%

    • Ensure all equipment leaving and incoming to the Equipment Center is accounted for within WebCheckout and issued only to those properly authorized
    • Inspect, test, identify and document issues from all returned equipment including loss or damage
    • Ensure that the induction of new equipment into the database are processed correctly
    • Minor troubleshooting and repairs
    • May provide classroom equipment delivery and pickup with occasional driving, deliveries, and pick-up using ArtCenter vehicles
    • Assist patrons on proper use of equipment

Physical Demands and Working Environment

The conditions herein are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions.

Environment: Work is performed primarily in a shop setting with frequent interruptions and distractions; extended periods of time using shop equipment including but not limited to computers, audio and sound equipment; interactions with other individuals. Due to the nature of the work environment, there is exposure to loud noises, chemicals, fumes, dust and heat.

Physical: Primary functions require sufficient physical ability and mobility to work in an shop setting; to stand or walk for prolonged periods of time; including, bending, kneeling, crouching, reaching, squatting, and twisting; to lift, carry, push, and/or pull moderate to heavy  amounts of weight (50 to 100 pounds); to operate office and shop equipment requiring repetitive hand movement and fine coordination, handle or feel objects, tools or controls; and to verbally communicate to exchange information.

Vision: See in the normal visual range with or without correction.

Hearing: Hear in the normal audio range with or without correction.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by the employee assigned to this job; they do not purport to describe all functions. Employees may be assigned other duties, and the essential functions may be changed from time to time as necessary.

Apply

Job will be posted until filled. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Qualified applicants should send cover letter with resume and salary expectations to HR@artcenter.edu and reference “Swing Supervisor, EMEC” in the subject line.

ArtCenter College of Design is committed to excellence through the establishment of a diverse faculty and staff that best represents our student body and its surrounding communities. The College considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, gender, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, or disability. Applicants who wish to request an accommodation for a disability may contact the Human Resources Department at (626) 396-2270.

Vice President, Strategic Partnerships

Reports to: Senior Vice President, Development

Job Summary

The Vice President, Strategic Partnerships (“VP”) will be the primary architect and catalyst behind the launch of a reinvigorated College-wide corporate giving program that will build upon ArtCenter’s 50+ year history of successful partnerships with leaders in industry. The VP will design and oversee the activities of the corporate relations team with the goal of significantly increasing corporate investment in support of the College’s strategic priorities. S/he will manage a portfolio comprised of the College’s top corporate donors and prospects. S/he will partner with the College’s academic and administrative leadership, as well as with Trustees and volunteer leadership, to develop and implement strategies to secure six-, seven- and eight-figure corporate investments. This position serves as a key advisor to the President of the College, the senior managers in Advancement, other members of the executive cabinet, and academic leadership on best practices and new strategies to promote deep, productive and lasting engagement with corporations.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field such as Business, Public Relations, or Marketing from an accredited college or university
  • Minimum of 10 years in development or related corporate-focused work, including at least 5 years in corporate relations or its equivalent
  • Must be a strategic, experienced leader with a history of developing strong corporate partnerships and/or corporate/nonprofit relationships
  • Proven ability to strategize, formulate and close $1 million+ investments from corporations, along with a demonstrated ability to steward those investments
  • Thorough understanding of the dynamics of corporate partnerships and giving, business trends and priorities, and economic conditions that may impact corporate investments in educational institutions, acquired through regular contact with those organizations
  • Experience working with corporate executives, high-level volunteers and academic and administrative leadership
  • Leadership and management style that promotes collaboration, accountability, excellence, and mutual respect, and is based on trust; ability to motivate others to meet and exceed objectives; skilled at attracting, developing and retaining a highly talented staff
  • Advanced written and oral communications skills, and demonstrably strong planning and organizational skills
  • Ability to interact successfully with individuals with varying abilities, backgrounds, interests and beliefs
  • Ability to handle confidential information with tact and discretion and recognizes the confidential nature of ArtCenter business
  • Demonstrated commitment to high standards with an accurate and thorough approach to details
  • Excellent user of Microsoft Office Suite and donor databases
  • Demonstrated experience in and a commitment to diversity, and the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships within ArtCenter’s diverse communities
  • Ability to prioritize multiple duties/tasks and meet deadlines in a fast-paced office
  • Ability and willingness to travel local and out of state, work evenings and weekends as necessary, and to staff events

Preferred qualifications

  • Master’s degree in a related field such as Business, Public Relations, or Marketing from an accredited college or university
  • Experience in higher education or complex non-profit environments
  • Experience with the Raiser’s Edge

Essential Functions

  • Develop and implement an innovative high-level corporate relations program that attracts and engages both new and current corporate investors with large revenue potential in support of institutional priorities
  • Help position the president to build relationships with C-level executives at key companies; working closely with the president, national board members and academic leadership, drive the cultivation and solicitation of six-figure+ corporate donors
  • Develop and grow strategic partnerships with key target companies through cultivation and stewardship of executive level alumni
  • Drive a process of maximizing existing corporate relationships so that they become multi-year financial contributors by leveraging other involvement, such as sponsored projects, internships, executive education, volunteer initiatives, event sponsorship, equipment/technology donations, and corporate representatives for boards or panels
  • Manage a portfolio comprised of the College’s top corporate donors and prospects
  • Responsible for personal fundraising metrics: maintain a portfolio of active and potential corporate funders; handle all aspects of relationship management — set strategy and plans with company leaders and internal partners; personally initiate and manage corporate relationships, representing the College and its needs to the business community; and attracting significantly increased resources for institutional priorities, in a manner consistent with institutional policies and procedures
  • Work collaboratively with internal College partners to deliver seamless interface and relationship management to target companies and executives, and to achieve overall corporate engagement, revenue and fundraising goals
  • Work with institutional partners to frame fundable projects within institutional priorities; create persuasive proposals with exciting benefits packages for new and renewed corporate support
  • Manage and expand cause-related marketing relationships with corporate partners; manage the expansion of workplace giving and matching gifts with corporate partners
  • Create an efficient and effective corporate recognition and stewardship plan
  • Lead the corporate relations team, providing guidance and mentorship to professional and support staff and ensuring accountability for achieving fundraising goals; set ambitious goals and timelines, and monitor projections for corporate gifts; manage departmental operating budget
  • Ensure comprehensive documentation of information on all corporate prospects using the College’s donor management system, Raiser’s Edge
  • Plan and supervise corporate-funded events, as needed
  • Facilitate education and compliance across the organization with regard to policies and procedures, best practices, and future trends related to corporate affiliations and partnerships

Physical Demands and Working Environment

The conditions herein are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions.

Environment: Work is performed primarily in a standard office setting with frequent interruptions and distractions; extended periods of time viewing computer monitor; interactions with other individuals. Due to the nature of the work environment, there is regular exposure to fumes, dust and noise.

Physical: Primary functions require sufficient physical ability and mobility to work in an office setting; to stand or sit for prolonged periods of time; to occasionally stoop, bend, kneel, crouch, reach, and twist; to lift, carry, push, and/or pull light to moderate amounts of weight (up to 20 pounds); to operate modern office equipment requiring repetitive hand movement and fine coordination including use of a computer keyboard; and to verbally communicate to exchange information.

Vision: See in the normal visual range with or without correction.

Hearing: Hear in the normal audio range with or without correction.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by the employee assigned to this job; they do not purport to describe all functions. Employees may be assigned other duties, and the essential functions may be changed from time to time as necessary.

Apply

Job will be posted until filled. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Qualified applicants should send cover letter with resume and employment application to HR@artcenter.edu and reference “Vice President, Strategic Partnerships” in the subject line.

ArtCenter College of Design is committed to excellence through the establishment of a diverse faculty and staff that best represents our student body and its surrounding communities. The College considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, gender, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, or disability. Applicants who wish to request an accommodation for a disability may contact the Human Resources Department at (626) 396-2270.

Coordinator, Environmental Design - part-time

Reports to: Director, Environmental Design

Job Summary

The Coordinator provides day-to-day operations and administrative support activities for each department or departments to reach its operational goals. This position is the front line inter-face for students, faculty, and guests to the departments.

This is a part-time position, 25 hours per week.

Qualifications

  • 2–4 years of experience in administrative/office related work
  • Detail-oriented with strong organizational, multi-tasking and prioritizing skills; must have ability to follow-through and complete projects
  • Ability to handle a fast-paced office and multiple projects
  • Strong computer skills including proficiency in MS Office Suite products
  • Must be able to work independently as well as be flexible to work as a part of a team and take direction from others
  • Ability to work well in a multi-ethnic and multi-cultural environment with students, faculty and staff
  • A commitment to diversity, and the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships within Art Center’s diverse communities
  • Ability to handles all information with tact and discretion and recognizes the confidential nature of ArtCenter business

Preferred Qualifications:

  • A bachelor’s degree in art or related studies from an accredited college or university
  • Bi-lingual skills a plus

Essential Functions

Administrative support — 60%

  • Perform general administrative and clerical tasks including photocopies, filing, preparation of mailings, general correspondence, supply management and room bookings
  • Coordinate meetings and travel arrangements, expense reports, and other department reports
  • Maintain Chair of Environmental Design’s calendar
  • Manage vendor relations, generate faculty payment requests, check requests, purchase orders, honoraria forms
  • Prepare expense reports, reimbursements and invoices; assist in the compilation of budget and other administrative documentation for the departments
  • Maintain an organized digital filing system
  • Write and distribute meeting minutes
  • Provide event support and logistics with preparation and event-day activities for department events and meetings, coordinating all arrangements such as, AV, signage, catering photography and parking

Educational Support — 35%

  • Schedule and manage all aspects of student term reviews
  • Collect assets from Undergraduate and Graduate faculty for archival each term (student work, syllabi, etc.)
  • Coordinate the arrangements for and tracking of student scholarship reviews, including scheduling rooms, tracking applications and faculty responses, ordering food and equipment, tracking scores, communicating outcomes to students and Financial Aid Department
  • Create and manage an ongoing list of Environmental Design industry contacts, competitions, and scholarship opportunities
  • Manage ordering, distribution, and return of dedicated room keys to students and faculty 
  • Facilitate check out and return of items from ENV Materials Library (currently in the Annex)

Other duties — 5%

  • Manage department requests in support of faculty, alumni, and students
  • Proficiency with social media platforms (Facebook) in order to update the department page as needed.
  • Other duties as assigned

Physical Demands and Working Environment

The conditions herein are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions.

Environment: Work is performed primarily in a standard office setting with frequent interruptions and distractions; extended periods of time viewing computer monitor; interactions with other individuals. Due to the nature of the work environment, there is regular exposure to fumes, dust and noise.

Physical: Primary functions require sufficient physical ability and mobility to work in an office setting; to stand or sit for prolonged periods of time; to occasionally stoop, bend, kneel, crouch, reach, and twist; to lift, carry, push, and/or pull light to moderate amounts of weight (up to 20 pounds); to operate modern office equipment requiring repetitive hand movement and fine coordination including use of a computer keyboard; and to verbally communicate to exchange information.

Vision: See in the normal visual range with or without correction.

Hearing: Hear in the normal audio range with or without correction.

Updated 11/7/2016

Apply

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Qualified applicants should send cover letter with resume and employment application to HR@artcenter.edu and reference “Part-time Coordinator, ENV” in the subject line.

ArtCenter College of Design is committed to excellence through the establishment of a diverse faculty and staff that best represents our student body and its surrounding communities. The College considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, gender, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, or disability. Applicants who wish to request an accommodation for a disability may contact the Human Resources Department at (626) 396-2270.

Director, Career and Professional Development

Reports to: Vice President, Alumni and Industry Engagement

Job Summary

The director of Career and Professional Development provides strategy and leadership direction in the development, implementation and administration of comprehensive career and professional development program/services for students and alumni to achieve higher value-added educational outcomes, employment, career progression opportunities, and to develop their leadership potential and capabilities.

In addition, the director, Career and Professional Development, will work closely with the vice president, Alumni and Industry Engagement on industry partner support and cultivation to develop seamless engagement strategies for these key partnerships.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in education, counseling, business, or related field from an accredited college or institution
  • Minimum of three years’ experience in Career Development in a higher education environment or relatively similar environment
  • Knowledge of current technologies and developing trends in career services inside and outside higher education
  • Proficient with desktop computers and demonstrated experience in use of database maintenance and web based technology to produce related reports
  • Management and supervisory experience with proven leadership and organizational skills
  • Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication, and public speaking skills required
  • Must possess problem solving skills, flexibility and able to handle multiple responsibilities and competing demands
  • Demonstrated leadership in career development, experiential education, employee relations, staff development, current technology, and understanding change management
  • Demonstrated understanding of the recruitment and employment practices of corporate, small-business, governmental, and not-for-profit agencies
  • Ability to assess career development needs of student/alumni population and provide effective services and programs
  • Ability to handle confidential information with tact and discretion and recognizes the confidential nature of ArtCenter business
  • Demonstrated experience in and a commitment to diversity, and the ability to establish  and maintain effective working relationships within ArtCenter’s diverse communities; students, alumni, faculty, administrators and employers
  • Ability to travel and attend night and weekend activities as needed

Preferred qualifications

  • Master’s degree in education, counseling, business, or related field from an accredited college or institution
  • Experience in art and design education
  • Specific knowledge of the art and design-related employment market
  • Working knowledge and sensitivity to career aspirations of the creative community

Essential Functions

  • Operational — 50%

    • Develop innovative strategies to enhance the Career and Professional Development department, including long-range planning and assessment
    • Manage a comprehensive career development program for students and alumni with the goal of helping students secure professional jobs upon graduation
    • Motivate, empower, and manage staff in accomplishing the goals and objectives of the Office in partnership with the vice president, Alumni and Industry Engagement
    • Oversee recruitment, hiring, orientation, training and supervision of departments’ staff; oversee performance evaluation process, ensuring consistent use of all applicable policies and procedures; counsel, discipline and makes recommendations in terminations, as required
    • Assess existing services and programs to determine effectiveness; ensure the delivery of high quality services and programs oriented toward the success of students and alumni; evaluate programs and procedures for the most efficient and effective delivery of services; initiate periodic review and revision of office policies, procedures and forms
    • Interact and build relationships with diverse constituencies (students, alums, chairs, faculty, staff) to promote, facilitate and deliver services of the Career and Professional Development Office
    • Partner with the Center for Educational Effectiveness to develop strategic assessment tools to gauge the impact and scope of our students and alumni career trajectories
    • Identify, develop and integrate technology to increase the quality of services and programs
    • Work with the department coordinator on managing the employer database, developing new industry relationships while retaining existing ones, developing robust online career resource library, and marketing the services of the office to employers and other partners
    • Oversee maintenance of online job and internship posting service for students and alumni and research new digital tools for our community
    • Partner and work with faculty, alumni, development, marketing and communications, industry engagement and campus administrators to identify internships, employment opportunities for students and share these outcomes with our community
    • Manage the Career and Professional Development budget and provide day-to-day oversight of the office

    Training and Programing — 40%

    • Develop programs and strategies that meet the ongoing career and professional needs of our students and graduates
    • Conceptualize, implement, conduct and evaluate career development workshops and presentations for students and alumni, both on campus and online
    • Collaborate with faculty to infuse curriculum with career development experiences
    • Manage and provide direction for the Office of Career and Professional Development programs, such as Power Hour Presentations and related content, career workshops, digital resource content, dotJOBS and Dot Exchange Mentor Program
    • Promote career development through presentations and resources at new student orientation, family orientation, and first-year experience programs
    • Collaborate with student affairs office and academic departments providing career support, preparatory workshops, in-class visits and promoting the resources of the office at various internal school programs and events

    Counseling — 5%

    • Manage and grow the career counseling and guidance services provided, including job search skills, portfolio development, professional protocol and etiquette, presentation skills
    • Conduct workshops and teach students and alumni to develop a comprehensive job search and related professional job documents (e.g. resumes, cover letters, Thank You notes)
    • Build and maintain graduate school and other post-graduate resources

    Other duties — 5%

    • Maintain memberships and active involvement in applicable professional organizations
    • Serve on college-wide committees
    • Other duties as assigned

Physical Demands and Working Environment
The conditions herein are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions.

Environment: Work is performed primarily in a standard office setting with frequent interruptions and distractions; extended periods of time viewing computer monitor; interactions with other individuals. Due to the nature of the work environment, there is regular exposure to fumes, chemicals, dust and noise.

Physical: Primary functions require sufficient physical ability and mobility to work in an office setting; to stand or sit for prolonged periods of time; to occasionally stoop, bend, kneel, crouch, reach, and twist; to lift, carry, push, and/or pull light to moderate amounts of weight (up to 20 pounds); to operate modern office equipment requiring repetitive hand movement and fine coordination including use of a computer keyboard; and to verbally communicate to exchange information.

Vision: See in the normal visual range with or without correction.

Hearing: Hear in the normal audio range with or without correction.

 

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by the employee assigned to this job; they do not purport to describe all functions. Employees may be assigned other duties, and the essential functions may be changed from time to time as necessary.

Updated 08/2016

Apply

Job will be posted until filled. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Qualified applicants should send cover letter with resume and employment application to HR@artcenter.edu and reference “Director, CPD” in the subject line.

ArtCenter College of Design is committed to excellence through the establishment of a diverse faculty and staff that best represents our student body and its surrounding communities. The College considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, gender, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, or disability. Applicants who wish to request an accommodation for a disability may contact the Human Resources Department at (626) 396-2270.

Senior Network Engineer

Reports to: Director of Network Services

Job Summary

With the College’s growth in both physical and virtual presence, ArtCenter seeks an experienced, senior-level Network Engineer to co-manage its multi-building campus network with a highly capable team overseeing the College’s network infrastructure. Reporting to the Director of Network Services and working in the Network Services team which includes server admins, s/he will help architect and maintain a robust and dynamic campus network which includes a myriad of servers, switches, routers, and enterprise applications for both voice and data, over two campus sites and five buildings.

This position will gather and analyze security and performance metrics, determine user satisfaction levels, and initiate corrective actions as necessary to ensure continuing quality improvement. This position must be well-versed in VoIP technology, and will be responsible for ensuring optimal performance and secure infrastructure while delivering a flexible and high performing network for the entire enterprise. S/He will require an expert-level understanding of Local Area, Wide Area, and Wireless Network engineering.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related discipline
  • Minimum 7 years of hands-on experience with Cisco technology
  • Strong team work mentality, communication skills, and interpersonal skills
  • Experience creating, documenting, and executing repeatable technical procedures
  • Hands-on experience and expert knowledge configuring a variety of internetworking devices such as routers and firewalls, and deploying network technologies
  • Thorough understanding of network and application security, and related protocols, including RIP, IGRP, EIGRP, OSPF, BGP, and telecommunication connectivity including MPLS, Metro Ethernet, and leased and private lines
  • Thorough understanding of TCP/IP, Ethernet, Gigabit Ethernet, single/multi-mode fiber, high-bandwidth, high-capacity networks, load balancing, wireless networking, VLANs, DHCP, and DNS
  • Hands-on experience in a heterogeneous environment with monitoring tools such as SolarWinds or Intermapper and network analyzer tools such as Sniffer or Wireshark or equivalent
  • Knowledge of enterprise authentication systems such as LDAP, Active Directory, CAS, SAML2+
  • Knowledge in the interfacing of non-traditional network devices and services, such as multimedia solutions (Video Conferencing, A/V Systems) and building control systems (HVAC, etc.)
  • CCNP Certification

Essential Functions

Some duties and responsibilities may vary. As directed, performs duties such as those outlined below.

  • Create short and long-term network development plans, including research and evaluation of technical solutions to meet changing institutional requirements
  • Manage networking projects from beginning to end, timely and cost effectively; employ strong project management, technical knowledge, problem solving, and communication skills
  • Design and configure network and telephony solutions, ensure reliable operation, plan for usage growth, and ensure business continuity through backups, redundancy, etc.
  • Assess, recommend, and implement proactive security measures, including, but not limited to, conducting intrusion tests and collaborating with Client Services to communicate and promote responsible uses of computers and personal devices; must ensure balance between cyber security and usability
  • Coordinate with peers to ensure the reliability and availability of the voice and data networking systems; communicate and interact effectively across functional, senior technical resources
  • Analyze and troubleshoot application performance over the enterprise network for optimal client-server and server-to-server performance
  • Analyze, isolate, and expeditiously solve complex network problems that impact the performance and reliability of the network, including security, connectivity, and configuration troubleshooting
  • Communicate technical information to non-technical audiences/departments unfamiliar with data/IP-based technologies
  • Provide expert knowledge to peer IT groups to assist with problem resolution
  • Help maintain complete documentation of logical and physical network schematics
  • Manage vendors to address technical issues, complete projects, review products, and to ensure optimal service

ArtCenter College of Design is committed to excellence through the establishment of a diverse faculty and staff that best represents our student body and its surrounding communities. The College considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, gender, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, or disability. Applicants who wish to request an accommodation for a disability may contact the Human Resources Department at (626) 396-2270.

Apply

Posting dates: May 12, 2016 – open until filled. Please send the following as email attachments: a cover letter, resume, and salary expectations.

Qualified applicants should send application and/or questions to HR@artcenter.edu with reference to “Sr Network Engineer” in the subject line.

Assistant Registrar

Reports to: Director of Enrollment Services / Registrar

Job Summary

The Assistant Registrar is responsible for advising students on curriculum requirements, program planning, policies, and procedures. Monitor academic progress, provide accurate and consistent information, serve as a liaison between faculty and administration, and uphold academic standards. Represent the department on multiple committees for Orientation, A-Team (Program Department Administrative personnel), and Ellucian Colleague, and hold the primary responsibility for representing the department on the Graduation Committee.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree with 3–5 years of higher education administrative experience working with students’ records and policies, and/or as an academic advisor; or 5+ years of directly related experience in registrar’s office
  • Knowledge of the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA), academic standards and protocol
  • Strong interpersonal skills for student counseling and working with faculty and staff
  • Attention to detail with ability to analyze and utilize historical and empirical data
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a multi-task, interrupt driven environment
  • Ability to work independently, taking initiative as appropriate
  • Strong orientation toward working in a team-oriented office
  • Ability to work well in a multi-ethnic and multi-cultural environment with students, faculty and staff
  • A commitment to diversity, and the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships within ArtCenter’s diverse communities
  • Demonstrated commitment to providing excellent service to students, faculty and staff

Preferred Qualifications strong>

  • Prior experience using Ellucian Colleague
Essential Functions

Student Advisement — 50%

  • Academic advising — Advise students concerning academic, registration, and/or records problems
  • Management of enrollment and student schedules
  • Ensure the accuracy and security of student academic records by developing procedures for maintaining academic records and recording student grades in accordance with FERPA, College policies and standard records management practices

Data Management — 40%

  • Maintain all records procedures for full compliance with State, Federal, and college policies and procedures
  • Implementation of data management processes
  • Compile statistical data for reports
  • Build courses and course sections in the student administrative database

Other — 20%

  • Serve as a liaison with multiple departments, with primary responsibilities to: Advertising, Film (graduate and undergraduate), Fine Art, Graphic Design (graduate and undergraduate), Humanities and Sciences, Interaction Design, Photography, Graduate Art, Graduate Media Design
  • Other duties as required

Physical Demands and Working Environment

The conditions herein are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions.

Environment: Work is performed primarily in a standard office setting with frequent interruptions and distractions; extended periods of time viewing computer monitor; interactions with other individuals. Due to the nature of the work environment, there is regular exposure to fumes, dust and noise.

Physical: Primary functions require sufficient physical ability and mobility to work in an office setting; to stand or sit for prolonged periods of time; to occasionally stoop, bend, kneel, crouch, reach, and twist; to lift, carry, push, and/or pull light to moderate amounts of weight (up to 20 pounds); to operate modern office equipment requiring repetitive hand movement and fine coordination including use of a computer keyboard; and to verbally communicate to exchange information.

Vision: See in the normal visual range with or without correction.

Hearing: Hear in the normal audio range with or without correction.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by the employee assigned to this job; they do not purport to describe all functions. Employees may be assigned other duties, and the essential functions may be changed from time to time as necessary.

Apply

Job will be posted until the position is filled. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Qualified applicants should send cover letter with resume and employment application to HR@artcenter.edu and reference “Assistant Registrar” in the subject line.

ArtCenter College of Design is committed to excellence through the establishment of a diverse faculty and staff that best represents our student body and its surrounding communities. The College considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, gender, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, or disability. Applicants who wish to request an accommodation for a disability may contact the Human Resources Department at (626) 396-2270.

Outside Contract Title IX/Discrimination Harassment Retaliation (DHR) Investigator (two openings)

Job Summary

The contract Title IX/DHR Investigator reports to the Director of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Title IX Coordinator, who has primary responsibility for the administration of the College’s anti-discrimination policies, including Title IX, and Title IX compliance and programming. The contract Title IX/DHR investigator will also receive direction from the Vice President of Human Resources. The contract Title IX/DHR Investigator assists in resolving complaints of sexual misconduct; sexual harassment; gender-related violence, including stalking, dating violence, domestic violence; and other protected class discrimination, harassment and retaliation complaints involving faculty, staff, students and third parties.

The contract Title IX/DHR investigator will apply College policies and applicable laws for the covered areas above to conduct investigations of complaints filed by or against faculty, staff, students and third parties. When a complaint is filed, the contract Title IX/DHR Investigator will conduct a prompt and thorough investigation, ensuring that reasonable accommodations are provided, when necessary. The contract Title IX/DHR Investigator acts as a neutral party in the investigation and provides a detailed, unbiased report regarding the findings of the investigation.

This is an outside contract position (1099) and the work will be on an as-needed basis, determined by caseload.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in human resources, organizational management, business management or a field directly related to the work described above from an accredited college or university
  • Two years of professional experience conducting Title IX and other types of anti-discrimination investigations

Preferred Qualifications

  • Juris Doctorate degree or master's degree
  • Experience in student conduct or an office of discrimination and harassment is highly preferred
  • Experience working with college students
  • Professional experience conducting investigations in a college setting
  • Experience investigating cases of interpersonal violence
  • Title IX Investigator training certification

Competencies/Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Excellent judgment, organizational and analytical skills with the ability to manage highly sensitive, complex and confidential information
  • Excellent skills in the areas of conflict resolution, problem solving, interviewing and investigation techniques
  • Exceptional critical thinking skills demonstrated by the ability to analyze information, evidence, evaluate results, and facilitate resolution of difficult challenges
  • Exceptional skills in writing concise, logical analytical reports to convey complex issues; ability to maintain neutrality and work under stress
  • Demonstrated commitment to diversity and success in working with diverse constituencies, both domestic and international, to support an inclusive college environment
  • Strong and effective interpersonal skills; the ability to listen well and demonstrate sensitivity to and respect for individual needs
  • Ability to work as part of a college-¬wide community to resolve complaints in a neutral and sensitive manner
  • Ability to establish and maintain professional and productive working relationships with staff at all levels at the College
  • Ability to read and interpret complex legal documents to evaluate their impact on the investigations and College policies and procedures
  • Working knowledge of anti-discrimination laws and compliance regulations including, but not limited to, the Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA), Title IX, Title VI, Title VII, the Clery Act, VAWA/Campus SaVE Act, ADA as amended, including reasonable accommodation and the interactive process guidelines, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act and FERPA

Scope of Work for the Contract Title IX Investigator

Investigation and Consultation:

  • Receive complaints of sexual misconduct, sexual harassment, gender-related violence including stalking, dating violence, domestic partner violence, and other protected class discrimination, harassment and retaliation complaints
  • Conduct a prompt, fair and impartial administrative investigation into complaints, including identifying and interviewing parties and identifying, gathering and assessing information and evidence relevant to the investigation; apply reasonable accommodation measures as needed, apply relevant policies, applicable laws and make findings of fact on individual cases based on the preponderance of the evidence standard
  • Ensure a well-documented investigative process while maintaining accurate and thorough investigatory files and reports
  • Provide information to students, employees and others regarding the Student Conduct Code and College policies related to discrimination, harassment and retaliation during the course of the investigative process
  • Provide ongoing updates to the Director of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Title IX Coordinator or the Vice President of Human Resources in the absence of the Director during the course of the investigative process
  • Ensure that the College's processes, responses and policies are consistent with federal and state laws and regulations related to compliance with anti-discrimination laws
  • Exercise judgment regarding the recommendations for the resolution of complaints, including informal resolution and formal investigation
  • Actively foster and maintain a climate that is supportive of students and respectful of diversity, equity and inclusion

Community Outreach and Education:

  • Cultivate relationships with campus stakeholders (faculty, students and staff) in order to establish a neutral base as an investigator
  • Collaborate with on- and off-campus resources including law enforcement and victim services in order to provide resources during the investigative process
  • As a contract investigator, stay abreast of best practices and current movements in the field of Title IX in general, including investigator best practices — this includes participating in conferences, workshops, reviewing current literature and research; participating in local, regional and/or national professional associations and organizations

Other duties:

  • As assigned, that may be reasonably necessary for contractor work

If interested please send a cover letter, qualifications and contract rates to HR@artcenter.edu and reference “Investigator” in the subject line.

Director, Alumni Relations

Reports to: Executive Director, Annual Giving and Alumni Relations

Job Summary

The Director of Alumni Relations is responsible for the planning and implementation of programs and projects that strategically engage alumni in strengthening support for the College and provide a full range of tangible life-long benefits to ArtCenter alumni. The Director of Alumni Relations is charged with securing commitments from alumni to provide professional expertise and volunteer service, collaborating with colleagues in administration (including, Admissions, Development, Marketing, Public Programs and Student Affairs) and academic departments to create and maintain pathways for alumni participation that advance the goals of the College. This position will partner with colleagues to identify, cultivate, solicit and steward alumni giving and promote a culture of philanthropy, and serve as a liaison between the alumni and the academic and administrative leadership.

The Director of Alumni Relations reports to the Executive Director of Annual Giving and Alumni Relations and is a member of the Development team. The alumni community currently numbers approximately 20,000, of whom approximately 17,000 may be reached via current contact information. Local chapters in 13 cities are represented among the membership of the Alumni Association.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university
  • A minimum of five (5) years of work experience in the field of alumni relations
  • Proficiency in Raiser’s Edge, Netcommunity, MS Office, and digital coding skills (Mac)
  • Ability to inspire and lead volunteers and to represent the College to alumni, friends and corporate contacts
  • Collaborative expertise with excellent interpersonal, problem solving, written and verbal communication skills to work effectively within the institution
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Excellent time management skills and ability to handle multiple projects with competing deadlines
  • Ability to work with diverse groups and constituencies, including students, alumni, donors, faculty, staff and corporate contacts
  • Experience working effectively with vendors, staff, students and volunteers
  • Handles all information with tact and discretion and recognizes the confidential nature of ArtCenter business
  • Demonstrated experience in and a commitment to diversity, and the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships within ArtCenter’s diverse communities

Preferred Qualifications

  • Advanced degree from an accredited college or university
  • Background or experience with art and/or art education

Essential Functions

Operational — 55%

  • Plan, implement and promote a full range of alumni programs that support the College’s strategic plan as well as the goals of the Campaign and serve alumni around the globe — these may include workshops, reunions, social gatherings, events that promote knowledge sharing, on-line seminars and other projects as directed
  • Oversee recruitment, hiring, orientation, training and supervision of department staff; oversee performance evaluation process, ensuring consistent use of all applicable policies and procedures; counsel, discipline and make recommendations in terminations, as required
  • Establish and build relationships with alumni, locally, regionally, nationally and internationally; routinely identify and qualify alumni prospects through submission of contact reports and attendance at prospect management meetings
  • Manage a portfolio of active alumni volunteers and serve as primary liaison for all alumni chapters and groups
  • Maintain regular communication with alumni via personal contact, direct mail, email blasts, event invitations, alumni surveys and a vigorous alumni web presence
  • Partner with alumni chapter chairs, ambassadors and other volunteers to develop, promote and execute outreach strategies and programming in their regions
  • Assure consistent maintenance of association benefits and outreach for additional partnership opportunities to enhance the overall alumni experience locally and abroad
  • Work closely with the Alumni Association leadership board, arranging its meetings, staffing its committees and ensuring strong and productive relationships
  • Partner with Marketing and Communications to help develop and sustain an alumni-specific communications program; ensure alumni news, notes, events, event photographs, and publications are up to date, leads or solicit for alumni-driven stories, articles, news items for the College’s print and online publications
  • Liaise with vendors and partners (e.g. Behance, Questback, USA Projects, Kickstarter, etc.)
  • Collaborate closely with development colleagues in increasing financial support from alumni
  • Ensure alumni database records are accurate and complete; capture contact biographical and career information of alumni via surveys, correspondence, website, postal returns, etc.

Training and Programming — 40%

  • Educate graduating students about the advantages of a life-long alumni relationship, alumni
  • benefits and encourage their continued involvement
  • Offer career enhancement services and programming to all alumni two (2) years out and beyond
  • Strategize and execute programs for Alumni Relations such as, educating graduating students in their last term; alum to alum webinars and alumni willing to provide continued career assistance and mentorship organized by region, discipline, department and grad year

Other Duties – 5%

  • Maintain memberships and active involvement in applicable professional organizations
  • Serve on college-wide committees
  • Other duties as assigned

Physical Demands and Working Environment

The conditions herein are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions.

Environment: Work is performed primarily in a standard office setting with frequent interruptions and distractions; extended periods of time viewing computer monitor; interactions with other individuals. Due to the nature of the work environment, there is regular exposure to fumes, chemicals, dust and noise.

Physical: Primary functions require sufficient physical ability and mobility to work in an office setting; to stand or sit for prolonged periods of time; to occasionally stoop, bend, kneel, crouch, reach, and twist; to lift, carry, push, and/or pull light to moderate amounts of weight (up to 20 pounds); to operate modern office equipment requiring repetitive hand movement and fine coordination including use of a computer keyboard; and to verbally communicate to exchange information.

Vision: See in the normal visual range with or without correction.

Hearing: Hear in the normal audio range with or without correction.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by the employee assigned to this job; they do not purport to describe all functions. Employees may be assigned other duties, and the essential functions may be changed from time to time as necessary.

Apply

Job will be posted until filled. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Qualified applicants should send cover letter with resume and employment application to HR@artcenter.edu and reference “Director, Alumni Relations” in the subject line.

ArtCenter College of Design is committed to excellence through the establishment of a diverse faculty and staff that best represents our student body and its surrounding communities. The College considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, gender, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, or disability. Applicants who wish to request an accommodation for a disability may contact the Human Resources Department at (626) 396-2270.

Business Analyst

Reports to: Director, Application Services

Job Summary

This position provides functional and technical support for the college’s core/ERP and auxiliary business systems with emphasis in Finance and HR/Payroll. This position is the main liaison between business users and highly technical teams and will be responsible to analyze, communicate and validate the college’s business requirements for changes to business processes, policies and information systems. The Business Analyst must understand business problems and opportunities in the context of the requirements and recommend solutions that enable the organization to achieve its goals.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Information Systems, or equivalent discipline
  • Minimum of 3 years supporting an ERP system, with emphasis in Finance and/or HR modules
  • Comprehensive understanding of a standard ERP architecture, as it relates to web services, databases, and reporting
  • Excellent interpersonal, written and oral communication skills to work in a multi-ethnic and multi-cultural environment with students, faculty and staff
  • Knowledge of project management and methodology
  • Industry experience in higher education
  • Knowledge of Ellucian Colleague and UniData architecture
  • A commitment to diversity, and the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships within Art Center’s diverse communities
  • Ability to handles all information with tact and discretion and recognizes the confidential nature of ArtCenter business

Essential Functions

  • Conduct comprehensive analysis of business needs and operational procedures, prepare and document business requirements, and technical specifications
  • Establish and maintain effective relationships with business units, team members, and other technical teams
  • Create, formulate, and define project proposals, systems scope and objectives based on both user needs and a comprehensive understanding of applicable business processes and functional requirements
  • Participate in the development of training plans and impart training to functional users on new tools and software changes
  • Organize and plan development, patch, and upgrade testing, including creation of formal test plan documentation for development and/or enhancement of existing and new applications
  • Facilitate business analysis and planning to drive business goals in alignment with the strategic goals of the College

Physical Demands and Working Environment

The conditions herein are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions.

Environment: Work is performed primarily in a standard office setting with frequent interruptions and distractions; extended periods of time viewing computer monitor; interactions with other individuals. Due to the nature of the work environment, there is regular exposure to fumes, dust and noise.

Physical: Primary functions require sufficient physical ability and mobility to work in an office setting; to stand or sit for prolonged periods of time; to occasionally stoop, bend, kneel, crouch, reach, and twist; to lift, carry, push, and/or pull light to moderate amounts of weight (up to 20 pounds); to operate modern office equipment requiring repetitive hand movement and fine coordination including use of a computer keyboard; and to verbally communicate to exchange information.

Vision: See in the normal visual range with or without correction.

Hearing: Hear in the normal audio range with or without correction.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by the employee assigned to this job; they do not purport to describe all functions. Employees may be assigned other duties, and the essential functions may be changed from time to time as necessary.

Apply

Job will be posted until filled. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Qualified applicants should send cover letter with resume and employment application to HR@artcenter.edu and reference “Business Analyst” in the subject line.

ArtCenter College of Design is committed to excellence through the establishment of a diverse faculty and staff that best represents our student body and its surrounding communities. The College considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, gender, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, or disability. Applicants who wish to request an accommodation for a disability may contact the Human Resources Department at (626) 396-2270.