The Entertainment Design Undergraduate Program at ArtCenter College of Design is looking for a Full-time Faculty Director position for the Concept Design program, with a background in Film, Game, and/or Animation Design.
The Faculty Director will work closely with the Department Chair for administering the day-to-day activities of the department, as well as supervising and leading the Concept Design program. They will also drive the strategic vision and goals of the Concept Design program (curriculum, student advisement, faculty growth), to ensure the successful implementation of initiatives to deliver an excellent educational experience for the students, faculty and stakeholders of the program. This position will also be responsible for project management functions and execution of activities related to specific projects.
This position is open both to existing faculty in the Entertainment Design department as well as external candidates, who are passionate and curious in the development of young creatives.
Candidates will be eligible for a full-time contract. Faculty will be expected to maintain an active professional or research practice. Salary will be commensurate with professional experience and teaching.
Reports to: Department Chair, Entertainment Design
FLSA status: Exempt
Job posted 7/27/18. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Candidates will be required to submit the following application materials with their cover letter and resume: teaching philosophy, sample syllabus, three current letters of recommendation, ArtCenter application and unofficial transcripts. Upon hire the successful candidate will be required to provide official transcripts. Send application materials to HR@artcenter.edu and reference “FF Director, Concept Design” in the subject line.
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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: The position is generally sedentary. Employees sit most of the time, but may walk or stand for brief periods of time. 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: Must be able to have the visual capacity to perform activities such as preparing and reading reports, viewing a computer terminal and other normal office work with or without correction.
Hearing: Must be able to communicate effectively in the course of normal office communication or exchange ideas 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.
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.