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.
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MFA Visual Studies Chair
The Pacific Northwest College of Art (PNCA) Hallie Ford School of Graduate Studies is seeking a highly qualified individual to chair and administer the MFA in Visual Studies Program. PNCA’s MFA in Visual Studies is a 60-credit, two-year program that is mentor-based and inclusive of both discipline specific and interdisciplinary practices in art. This diversified framework compliments PNCA’s educational philosophy of supporting independent inquiry and encouraging cross-disciplinary dialogue. Students in the program work individually with a designated mentor. The mentor relationship provides the backbone with PNCA faculty and other creative leaders from the community adding diversity, richness and depth of experience. Building on this mentorship core, MFA students participate in intensive Critique Seminars, Contemporary Art and Theory Seminars and other classes as advised. The MFA studios function as a laboratory where cross-pollination fosters a lively community of making and critical discussion.Posted: Nov 12, 2013
Client Systems Technician I
Maintain and support the academic and administrative client computer systems by maintaining an effective and professional delivery of support to the end-user client base. Educate students, faculty, staff, and alumni on best practices associated in the use of various technologies within learning and productivity on campus.
Liberal Arts Faculty - Mathematics
The Liberal Arts Department at PNCA invites applications for a part time faculty pool.
This pool has been established to accept applications for ongoing part time faculty openings in the humanities, the social sciences, natural sciences, and in mathematics that may arise throughout the Academic year. In particular, there will be openings for courses in Mathematics (including Physics, Statistics, and Computer Science) and in Design History in both Spring 2014 and Fall 2014.Posted: Oct 08, 2013
Responsible for the oversight and management of all accounting, General Ledger systems, month-end and year-end close, fiscal controls, and audit oversight and coordination with staff; oversight of accounts payable, AP reconciliations; bank and institutional account management; tracking and reconciliations of investments; fixed assets management. Coordinate and assist with data capture, analysis, and transfer to and from the General Ledger or related accounting modules as needed.
Major Gifts Officer
Pacific Northwest College of Art is seeking a dynamic and experienced Major Gifts Officer for its Creativity Works Here Campaign, a $15 million effort to expand the campus to the North Park Blocks.
This is a three-year campaign position reporting to the Vice President of Advancement with the possibility of becoming a permanent position in the future. This position will play a key role in developing and implementing PNCA’s campaign, major gifts, and planned giving programs and will assist with the identification of potential volunteer leaders.
Accountant - AP
Provide support for the college’s Business Office. Primary responsibilities are accounts payable processing and assisting with general ledger accounting including the month close.
Director of Foundation Relations
Pacific Northwest College of Art seeks an experienced and enthusiastic professional to join its advancement team. The Director of Foundation Relations will:
• secure grants for annual and capital needs on behalf of all PNCA programs and capital needs as well as the Museum of Contemporary Craft, reaching out to local, regional and national private, family and corporate foundations;
• research, cultivate and solicit funding from public agencies, such as NEA and IMLS;
• work in collaboration with the Vice President, President, Board and other key staff and volunteers to develop long-term goals and strategies in foundation relations;
• collaborate with staff, faculty and volunteers to identify funding needs and develop proposals;
• be part of all major annual fundraising and donor cultivation events for both PNCA and the Museum of Contemporary Craft.
The Systems Administrator is responsible for the PNCA network and related services, collaborating with other members of IT to support staff, faculty and students’ use of the network and facilities deployed across multiple locations by employing excellent engineering, planning and communication. The Systems Administrator is also responsible for systems administration maintenance of major licensed software systems including PowerCampus, Great Plains Dynamics, Blackbaud’s Raiser’s Edge, and other systems not otherwise maintained by other IT staff.
Annual Giving Manager
Pacific Northwest College of Art is seeking a dynamic and experienced Annual Giving Manager with strong annual giving fundraising experience for its Advancement team. This person will play a key role in developing and implementing PNCA’s Annual Fund programs and annual giving societies.
The Annual Giving Manager is responsible for the development and management of a comprehensive, strategic, integrated effort to build the base of annual fund individual and corporate donors and increase the level of support through annual giving at PNCA. The Manager will coordinate a year-round cultivation and solicitation program that supports all annual fund programs, with specific focus on donors $1,000 and above through the PNCA Sketch Club level giving society and annual Gala corporate sponsorships.
Continuing Education Instructor
Pacific Northwest College of Art seeks applicants for possible part-time, temporary teaching positions in our Continuing Education Program. Qualified individuals are invited to submit proposals or to apply for consideration when temporary positions arise in the following areas: drawing, painting, printmaking, sculpture, illustration, book arts, fiber arts, animation, photography, communication arts, graphic design and youth programs.Posted: Feb 01, 2012
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