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
Reference and Instruction Librarian Library and Information Resources Academic Full-Time
Regular Faculty in Black Theater Studies and Performance School of Theater Academic Part-Time
Full Time Faculty in the School of Art School of Art Academic Full-Time
Special Visiting Faculty in Film Directing Program School of Film/Video Academic Full-Time

Non-Academic Listings

Position School/Department Type Time
Social Media Manager Office of Communications Non-Academic Full-Time
Associate Director, Prospect Research Advancement Non-Academic Full-Time
Campus Safety Officer (CSO) part-time (Multiple Shifts Available) Campus Safety Non-Academic Part-Time
Portfolio Review Assistant Admissions Non-Academic Part-Time
Transfer Initiatives Coordinator Admissions Non-Academic Full-Time
Assistant Director of Health and Wellness Health Services Non-Academic Full-Time
Enrollment Specialist Registrar Non-Academic Full-Time
Academic Records Specialist Registrar Non-Academic Full-Time
Custodian Facilities Management Non-Academic Full-Time
Academic Affairs Coordinator Office of the Provost Non-Academic Full-Time
REEF CalArts Program Manager School of Art Non-Academic Part-Time
Class B Commercial Shuttle Driver Facilities Management Non-Academic Part-Time
Assistant Director, Office of Residential Life Residence Life Non-Academic Full-Time
Director of Production / Technical Director REDCAT Non-Academic Full-Time
HVAC Apprentice Facilities Management Non-Academic Full-Time
Deputy Director and Curator, Performing Arts REDCAT Non-Academic Full-Time
Executive Director of Facilities Services Facilities Management Non-Academic Full-Time
Administrative Assistant School of Film/Video Non-Academic Full-Time
Head Carpenter School of Theater Non-Academic Full-Time
Director of Campus Safety Facilities Management Non-Academic Full-Time

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