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 contact our Center for Life and Work 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
Faculty in Photography and Media School of Art Academic Full-Time
Experimental Animation Full-Time Faculty Positions School of Film/Video Academic Full-Time
Regularized/Core Faculty Position in Contemporary Black Thought School of Critical Studies Academic Full-Time
Faculty in Poetry School of Critical Studies Academic Full-Time

Non-Academic Listings

Position School/Department Type Time
Conduct & Student Engagement Coordinator Office of Student Experience Non-Academic Full-Time
Bridge to Industry Fellows Coordinator Center for Life and Work Non-Academic Part-Time
Medical Assistant Office of Student Experience Non-Academic Part-Time
HR Coordinator Human Resources (HR) Non-Academic Full-Time
Director, Risk Management Environmental Health & Safety Facilities Management Non-Academic Full-Time
Project Manager Facilities Management Non-Academic Full-Time
Review Coordinator School of Art Non-Academic Full-Time
Assistant Director of Admissions, School of Film/Video Admissions Non-Academic Full-Time
Administrative Coordinator - IDEA Office Office of the President Non-Academic Full-Time
Programs Manager Extended Studies Non-Academic Full-Time
Associate Director, Institutional Giving Advancement Non-Academic Full-Time
Community Programs Manager Community Arts Partnership (CAP) Non-Academic Full-Time
Technical Specialist, Live Action School of Film/Video Non-Academic Full-Time
Executive Director, Engagement & Events Advancement Non-Academic Full-Time
Development Associate, Major Gifts Advancement Non-Academic Full-Time
Studio and Gallery Manager School of Art Non-Academic Full-Time
Financial Analyst Office of the Provost Non-Academic Full-Time
Certified Electrician Facilities Management Non-Academic Full-Time
Assistant Provost, Faculty Development Office of the Provost Non-Academic Full-Time
Administrative Coordinator for Enrollment Management Enrollment Management Non-Academic Full-Time
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For Students

In addition to these online resources, current students should check with the Office of Financial Aid or a counselor from The Center for Life & Work for further information.

Position School/Department Type Time