Employment at PNCA

PNCA is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity and whose mission is to provide an education that prepares students for sustained creative achievement in the fine and design arts and throughout their lives. It seeks to strengthen student’s ability to interpret the conditions and events shaping the world and prepare them to engage that world and its cultures with understanding, enthusiasm, and integrity.

Pacific Northwest College of Art posts employment opportunities on the website as they become available. Please use one of the applications below to apply:

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Student Life Coordinator

Work in conjunction with and under the direction of the Director of Student Life to shape and guide the department’s student life initiatives. Coordinate the functions of the Student Life office and the extracurricular programs that contribute to the overall student retention of the college.

Posted: Jun 29, 2016

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Student Accounts Receivable Clerk

 The Student Accounts Receivable Clerk position is responsible for maintaining Student Accounts Receivables with the highest level of accuracy. The position requires exceptional customer service skills often delivered in intense situations. An ability to balance sensitivity towards students and their families with the fiscal goals of the Student Accounts office is required.

Posted: Jun 10, 2016

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Facilities Technician

Facilities Technicians are primarily responsible for maintaining the physical environment at PNCA. Duties will include, but are not limited to: Event setup and breakdown, classroom configuration, painting, cleaning, graffiti abatement, basic plumbing, shipping and receiving, pick-up and delivery services, maintaining the mail room, basic carpentry and construction, maintaining safety equipment such as fire extinguishers and first aid kits, grounds keeping, and general repairs. The Facilities department works closely with students, staff and faculty in all departments campus-wide. The ability to work alongside and communicate with a diverse population is essential.

Posted: Jun 01, 2016

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Animated Arts and Video & Sound Studio Assistant

Seeking applicant with experience in collegiate time-based media production and working knowledge of: animation, cinematography, lighting, compositing and post-production to work as Studio Assistant in Animated Arts and Video & Sound departments. Studio Assistant will play a pivotal role in organizing and maintaining the AA and V&S Studios and equipment, offer technical support to students and assist in promoting the message of the combined studio both within and outside the college. Expectation of time commitment is 40 hours a week for full year.

Posted: May 09, 2016

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CE Lead Resident Advisor

The Lead Resident Adviser leads and facilitates the residency experience for high school students in PNCA’s Pre-College Summer Studios. The Lead Resident Adviser is expected to understand, anticipate and respond to the needs of a teenage student population and serve effectively as a counselor and role model in the residency program. The Lead Resident Adviser plans for and cultivates a positive, collaborative and inclusive group experience for all participants. The Lead Resident Advisor has the capacity to resolve conflicts in a productive fashion and to report or refer in timely and professional fashion issues that require support or intervention from other College staff and offices.

Posted: Feb 03, 2016

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CE Resident Advsor

The Resident Adviser leads and facilitates the residency experience for high school students in PNCA’s Pre-College Summer Studios. The Resident Adviser is expected to understand, anticipate and respond to the needs of a teenage student population and serve effectively as a counselor and role model in the residency program. The Resident Adviser plans for and cultivates a positive, collaborative and inclusive group experience for all participants. The Resident advisor has the capacity to resolve conflicts in a productive fashion and to report or refer in timely and professional fashion issues that require support or intervention from other College staff and offices.

Posted: Feb 03, 2016

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CE Pre-College Instructor

The Pre-College instructor teaches Continuing Education courses for ages 14-18. The Youth Program instructor works closely with Continuing Education staff to develop, lead and evaluate teaching and learning activities in Pre-College classrooms. The Instructor relays to teen students information in support of their portfolio development, information and feedback increase of their technical and conceptual skill sets, and information related to working in the field of Art and Design.

Posted: Feb 03, 2016

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LRVS Chair search announcement

The Pacific Northwest College of Art (PNCA) is seeking a highly qualified individual to chair and administer the Low-Residency MFA in Visual Studies Program. This is a national search for a three-year renewable appointment. The successful applicant will have a demonstrated ability to facilitate useful critiques and discussions, and support the widely different methodologies, intentions and conceptual strategies of MFA students. The successful candidate will bring an articulate understanding of modern and contemporary issues in art and design. The candidate will have strong connections to local, national and international creative individuals, practices and organizations, and the ability to maintain an internationally competitive MFA program.

Posted: Jan 11, 2016

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Life Model

Life Models support the delivery of curricula, providing students with an opportunity to develop their craft in a professional, controlled environment. Through working with Life Models, students increase their perceptual and hand skills, develop a deeper understanding of anatomy and proportion, and connect to histories of artistic production.

Posted: Mar 03, 2015

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