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
Full Time Regular Faculty, Program in Scene Design School of Theater Academic Full-Time
Faculty of Contemporary Dance Technique/Choreography School of Dance Academic Full-Time
Conductor-Composer School of Music Academic Full-Time
Percussion Artist School of Music Academic Full-Time
Faculty in Sound for the Moving Image Arts School of Film/Video Academic Full-Time
Provost Office of the Provost Academic Full-Time
Creative Nonfiction Position School of Critical Studies Academic Full-Time

Non-Academic Listings

Position School/Department Type Time
Coordinator for Board Relations Advancement Non-Academic Full-Time
Associate Technical Director School of Dance Non-Academic Full-Time
Grant Administrator Community Arts Partnership (CAP) Non-Academic Full-Time
Administrative Coordinator Community Arts Partnership (CAP) Non-Academic Full-Time
Program Manager - TEMPORARY Community Arts Partnership (CAP) Non-Academic Full-Time
Vice President for Finance & Operations Office of the VP of Operations Non-Academic Full-Time
Director of Development, Individual Giving Advancement Non-Academic Full-Time
Campus Safety Officer - PART TIME Campus Safety Non-Academic Half-Time
Data Coordinator Enrollment Management Non-Academic Full-Time
Customer Care Technician Information Technology (IT) Non-Academic Full-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.