Thank you for considering employment opportunities at CalArts. Employees of CalArts enjoy a culturally rich, artistic, diverse work environment. The Institute offers a comprehensive benefits package, which includes full medical, dental and vision health care coverage along with very generous vacation, sick leave and paid holiday benefits.

We take pride in recruiting and retaining the best and brightest candidates for a career at CalArts. Prospective candidates should review our list of job opportunities. Faculty-level positions are listed as Academic jobs. Staff-level positions are listed as Non-Academic. 

Current students should visit the "For Students" section found toward the bottom of this page. Alumni are invited to search job banks and Commonspace for employment opportunities outside of CalArts.

CalArts recognizes diversity and inclusivity as fundamental to its community and integral to an arts education. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other protected characteristic as established by law. CalArts is an equal opportunity employer.


Academic Listings

Position School/Department Type Time
Acting Instructor – BFA Acting Program School of Theater Academic Full-Time
Movement Instructor – BFA and MFA Acting Program School of Theater Academic Full-Time
Faculty - Program in Art School of Art Academic Full-Time
Faculty Position - Violinist-Violist School of Music Academic Part-Time
Call for Adjunct Course Proposals 2019-2020 School of Critical Studies Academic Part-Time

Non-Academic Listings

Position School/Department Type Time
Payroll Specialist Human Resources (HR) Non-Academic Full-Time
Assistant Director of Prospect Management and Research Advancement Non-Academic Full-Time
Director of Legal Affairs Office of the President Non-Academic Full-Time
Director of the Community Arts Partnership Community Arts Partnership (CAP) Non-Academic Full-Time
Director of Alumnx and Family Relations Alumni Relations Non-Academic Full-Time
Director of Corporate, Foundation and Government Grants Advancement Non-Academic Full-Time
Campus Safety Officer - Shift Commander Campus Safety Non-Academic Full-Time
Campus Safety Officer Campus Safety Non-Academic Full-Time
Campus Safety Officer - Casual Campus Safety Non-Academic Part-Time

For Students

In addition to these online resources, current students should check with the Office of Financial Aid or a Career Services counselor for further information.