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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BridgeLab Career Center Manager - Temporary

Manage the essential functions of the BridgeLab Career Center while the Director is on Maternity Leave. In this temporary position, you will step in for one semester as the the driving force behind PNCA’s professional development resource hub. You will oversee and work with a team of three work study students and one Graduate Fellow to run a series of pre-booked events and lunch lessons, advise students and alumni on their unique professional creative career paths, manage the internal job board PNCA | JOBWORKS, and handle a reduced list of miscellaneous day to day tasks that keep BridgeLab operating smoothly.

Posted: Nov 30, 2015

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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: Nov 25, 2015

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Instructor, Beginning Color Photography

The Photography Department at PNCA invites applications for a one-term appointment to teach a Beginning Color Photography course. This class runs from January, 21st, 2016 until May 12th, 2016 and is taught each Thursday 9am until 3pm.

Posted: Nov 23, 2015

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The Web Designer/Developer designs, develops, maintains, and supports the websites for Pacific Northwest College of Art (PNCA) and Museum of Contemporary Craft (MoCC). A member of PNCA’s Department of Communications, this position works closely with departments across the institution, in particular with Information Technology, Institutional Advancement, Enrollment, and MoCC. The Web Designer/Developer plays an essential role on the College’s communications team, ensuring that PNCA’s web properties are visually compelling, easily navigable, and on the forefront of emerging design and technology best practices.

Posted: Sep 22, 2015

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Animated Arts Adjunct Pool

The Animated Arts Department at PNCA invites applications for an ongoing part time faculty pool. These positions may arise throughout the next several Academic years. Openings are anticipated in stop motion and digital 3D. Also, there will likely be openings for courses in narrative strategies.

Posted: Aug 06, 2015

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Liberal Arts - Part Time Faculty Pool

The Liberal Arts Department at PNCA invites applications for a part time faculty pool. This
adjunct pool has been established to accept applications for ongoing part time faculty openings
in the humanities, the social sciences, natural sciences, literature and writing, and in
mathematics that may arise throughout the next few Academic years. In particular, there will
likely be openings for courses in Mathematics, Physics, and Computer Science. We are also
looking for faculty with expertise in Anthropology, Ethnomusicology, Latin American/Chicano
Studies, Psychology, Cognitive Science, Neuroscience, Critical Theory, Chemistry, Astronomy,
Art History (especially the History of Design, Asian Art, African American Art, Islamic Art), and
Medieval and Ancient Literature.

Posted: May 27, 2015

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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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