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
Faculty in School of Music: Music Skills and Theory School of Music Academic Full-Time
Cinematographer/Filmmaker with Experience in Digital Cinema Production and Lighting School of Film/Video Academic Full-Time
Jazz Drumset Faculty School of Music Academic Full-Time
Faculty in Composition and Experimental Sound Practices School of Music Academic Full-Time
Costume Faculty School of Theater Academic Full-Time
Faculty in Contemporary Dance School of Dance Academic Full-Time
Faculty in Hip-Hop Dance School of Dance Academic Full-Time
Reference and Instruction Librarian Library and Information Resources Academic Full-Time
Technical Faculty Position: Print and Media Lab Director School of Art Academic Full-Time
Technical Faculty Position: Associate Director of the Photography Lab School of Art Academic Full-Time
Technical Faculty Position: Ceramics Lab Director School of Art Academic Full-Time
Writing for Narrative Film/Screenwriting Faculty School of Film/Video Academic Full-Time
Theater Métier Studies Instructor School of Theater Academic Full-Time
Director of ELL Curriculum / ELL Faculty Position in Critical Studies School of Critical Studies Academic Full-Time
Voice Faculty School of Theater Academic Full-Time
Speech Instructor Faculty School of Theater Academic Full-Time
Faculty in Stage Management School of Theater Academic Full-Time
Faculty in the School of Art School of Art Academic Full-Time
Faculty in Media/Digital Studies and Transnational Black Studies School of Critical Studies Academic Full-Time

Non-Academic Listings

Position School/Department Type Time
Information Technology Project Manager Information Technology (IT) Non-Academic Full-Time
Library Circulation Supervisor Library and Information Resources Non-Academic Full-Time
ASSISTANT DIRECTOR OF RESIDENTIAL AFFAIRS Residence Life Non-Academic Full-Time
Technical Support Coordinator School of Film/Video Non-Academic Full-Time
TECHNICAL SPECIALIST, PRODUCTION AND INSTALLATION School of Film/Video Non-Academic Full-Time
Associate Director of Operations School of Film/Video Non-Academic Full-Time
EMPLOYER RELATIONS MANAGER Center for Life and Work Non-Academic Full-Time
Student Information System (SIS) Specialist Enrollment Management Non-Academic Full-Time
EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF HUMAN RESOURCES Human Resources (HR) Non-Academic Full-Time
Chief Curator & Deputy Director, Programs REDCAT Non-Academic Full-Time
PAYROLL SPECIALIST I Accounting Non-Academic Full-Time
DIRECTOR OF ENROLLMENT MANAGEMENT OPERATIONS Enrollment Management Non-Academic Full-Time
Director of Financial Aid Enrollment Management Non-Academic Full-Time
Director of Admission Enrollment Management Non-Academic Full-Time
Assistant to the Director of Board Governance and Relations Office of the President Non-Academic Full-Time
Assistant Director of Enrollment Management Systems Enrollment Management Non-Academic Full-Time
ASSOCIATE VICE PRESIDENT OF CAMPUS AND RESIDENTIAL LIFE Office of Student Experience Non-Academic Full-Time
Associate Director of Donor Stewardship Advancement Non-Academic Full-Time
Operations Coordinator, Division of Student Experience Office of Student Experience Non-Academic Full-Time
Admissions Recruitment & Review Coordinator Admissions 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.