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:

 General Employment Application

 Model Application

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: Feb 08, 2018

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Admissions Counselor

Reporting to the Admissions Director, Admissions Counselors are responsible for representing and presenting PNCA’s academic programs to prospective students, parents, teachers, and counselors regionally and nationally. They must have the ability to communicate effectively with people of diverse ethnic, socioeconomic, and educational backgrounds and a variety of interpersonal skills to interact appropriately in situations ranging from large meetings to individual appointments. Admissions Counselors are also responsible for recruiting talented undergraduate students, overseeing admissions files, and reviewing completed applications for admission into PNCA’s undergraduate programs. Counselors are expected to attend local, state, and national college fairs and assist in the planning and execution of both on and off campus recruitment events. Counselors must have the ability to work independently, meet assignment deadlines, and set priorities that accurately reflect relative importance of duties. Admissions Counselors need to display strong writing, editing, and computer skills including MS Word, Excel, and databases and be comfortable with iOS platforms. Knowledge of graphic design programs (Adobe Creative Suite) and comfort with mobile computing for presentation is a plus. This position requires travel in the fall and spring as well as some evening and weekends. Admissions Counselors must demonstrate a working knowledge of the visual arts.

Posted: Dec 20, 2017

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Campus Safety Officer

Under the direct supervision of the Campus Safety Manager, the Campus Safety Officer patrols assigned areas of the campus including, but not limited to, offices, classrooms, buildings, grounds and parking areas. The Campus Safety Officer will report security issues and irregularities via telephone and in writing. The Campus Safety Officer takes action to protect the PNCA community and property by preventing theft, vandalism, fires, disorder and harm to college persons and property. The Senior Campus Safety Officer on duty may be required to serve as the Officer in Charge of the shift in the absence of the
Campus Safety Manager.

Posted: Oct 26, 2017

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Community Education Instructor Pool

The Community Education Department at PNCA invites applications for an ongoing part-time instructor pool.  These positions may arise throughout the next several academic years. Openings are anticipated in a variety of disciplines, including but not limited to design, animated arts, sculpture, illustration, creative writing, and photography. The duration of positions available may vary, from quarter-long courses to shorter intensives and workshops.

Posted: Oct 25, 2017

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Make + Think + Code Instructor Pool

Make+Think+Code at PNCA invites applications for a faculty pool for ongoing part time faculty openings in creative coding, digital (fabrication), data science, creative entrepreneurship, creating interactions and experience, apps, data and systems, generative/computational design, cognitive science, electronics and microcontrollers, iot, emerging tech, mixed reality. In particular, there will likely be openings for workshops this coming winter, spring, and summer.

Posted: Oct 16, 2017

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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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