JOB POSTINGS

Open arts related career opportunities are listed below. CIVA member organizations and institutions are invited to post job openings on the CIVA website, free of charge. Non-members are also welcome to announce open job positions, however, there is a $50 fee for this service.


Anderson University, Department of Art and Design
Assistant Professor of 3D Studies

The South Carolina School of the Arts at Anderson University seeks a full-time faculty member to teach 3D Studies in the Department of Art and Design beginning in August of 2020. Visit us at andersonuniversity.edu and at art.schoolofthearts.com for additional information on The Department of Art + Design. Anderson University is affiliated with the South Carolina Baptist Convention.

Required specialties: ceramics, 3D studies and sculpture. The ability to teach introductory ceramic courses and sculpture courses is required, with the ability to develop innovative teaching applications. MFA in Ceramics or related discipline preferred. MA with significant professional experience considered.

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Application Deadline
Monday, June 15, 2020

Contact Name
Michael Marks


Cedarville University – Assistant/Associate Professor of Visual Communication Design

The Cedarville University Department of Art, Design, and Theatre seeks an imaginative and highly-motivated Asst./Assoc. Professor of Visual Communication Design. This is a full-time, tenure-track eligible teaching position. 

The applicant best suited for the position will:

  • Provide a portfolio of graphic design work demonstrating excellence in typography, design research, print production, portfolio development, and the application of industry standard software
  • Possess strong professional design skills
  • Demonstrate a record of professional experience and achievement 
  • Evidence successful collegiate-level teaching
  • Actively contribute to the development of the visual communication design program
  • Possess a commitment to strong market-oriented curriculum
  • Sustain professional and academic work appropriate to the discipline
  • Integrate Christian faith into all teaching and creative pursuits
  • Mentor and disciple students
  • Develop and maintain collegial relationships within the department and across the University

This position is subject to the University’s verification of credentials and other information required by law and Cedarville University policies, including the successful completion of a background check. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Position pending budget approval.

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Application Deadline
December 31, 2020

Contact Name
Jennifer Cochran, jcochran@cedarville.edu, 937-766-7886


Cedarville University – Assistant Professor of Visual Foundations

Cedarville University seeks an imaginative Professor of Visual Communication Design. This is a FT, tenure track- eligible teaching position. Qualified applicants will provide a portfolio of graphic design work demonstrating excellence in typography, design research, print production, portfolio development, & the application of industry standard software; possess professional design skills; demonstrate professional experience & achievement, evidence successful collegiate-level teaching, actively contribute to the development of the VCD program; possess commitment to strong market-oriented curriculum; sustain professional and academic work appropriate to the discipline; integrate Christian faith into teaching & creative pursuits and disciple students. See our website for more details.

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Application Deadline
December 31, 2020

Contact Name
Jennifer Cochran, jcochran@cedarville.edu, 937-766-7886


Grünewald Guild Internships

Guild internships may last from 3 weeks to 5 months. All Guild interns work a 40-hour week, with work time divided into three categories:

  • 20 hours/week: specific internship-related tasks and projects, as directed by the internship supervisor(s)
  • 10 hours/week: self-guided professional development, with occasional input from the internship supervisor(s)
  • 10 hours/week: participation in general community chores, as directed by the guest care coordinator

Guild interns receive free room & board for the duration of their internship, one free Guild class, and significantly reduced tuition on any additional classes they choose to take. Unfortunately, at this time we are not able to provide financial compensation for our interns; however, some previous interns have been able to secure funding through their school’s financial aid office or their home church congregation. Up to $500 travel reimbursements will be issued to interns upon completion of the summer program.

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Application Deadline
Accepted until positions are filled


Cedarville University – Assistant Professor of Interactive Design

The Cedarville University Department of Art, Design, and Theatre seeks an imaginative and highly-motivated Assistant Professor of Interactive Design. This is a full-time, tenure track-eligible teaching. The applicant best suited for the position will:

  • Provide a portfolio of work demonstrating excellence in web/interactive design, research, and the application of industry-standard technical skills including front-end web development
  • Demonstrate a record of professional experience and achievement
  • Sustain professional and academic work appropriate to the discipline
  • Actively contribute to the development of the interactive design program
  • Possess a commitment to market-oriented curriculum
  • Mentor and disciple students
  • Be committed to biblically-integrated curriculum

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Application Deadline
Accepted until position is filled

Contact Name
Jennifer Cochran, jcochran@cedarville.edu, 937-766-7886


George Washington University – Corcoran School of the Arts and Design Director

The Corcoran School of the Arts and Design invites applications for a full time, tenure track or tenured appointment as Director to begin as early as Fall 2020. The appointment will be made at the rank of Associate Professor or Professor, commensurate with experience.

The Director will be responsible for the overall implementation of the mission and day-to-day operations of the Corcoran School.  The Director works closely with University faculty and personnel, and with external partners including community stakeholders, alumni, and funders, to shape the strategic, programmatic, financial, fundraising, and management operations of the School.  They support the mission and vision of the Corcoran School as well as its integration within the Columbian College of Arts and Sciences, The George Washington University, the Washington, D.C. community, and the art and design fields at large.

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The Director will:

  • Provide academic and artistic leadership by inspiring faculty, students, staff, alumni, donor partners, and professional colleagues
  • Advance the national and international reputation and visibility of the Corcoran School
  • Contribute to the creation of community and unity within the School
  • Lead efforts to integrate the curriculum of the Corcoran programs
  • Lead efforts to unify the administrative infrastructures that support the Corcoran programs and facilitate accounting to GW and accrediting bodies
  • Coordinate efforts to organize school facilities, capital resources, and leadership and reporting structures
  • Oversee the School’s fiscal resources and manage personnel in partnership with the Columbian College Dean’s office
  • Oversee the recruitment and retention of diverse faculty and students
  • Work closely with University and college-level leadership to manage enrollment for the Corcoran
  • Facilitate collaborations among faculty and students, both within the School and with other departments of Columbian College, other GW schools, and community partners, including programming in the School’s facilities
  • Advocate for the school internally and externally to advance the mission of GW
  • Develop and execute clear and realistic fundraising strategies along with sound fiscal management
  • Serve as the public face for the arts and design for GW in the broader community

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Application Deadline
Applications accepted until position is filled.

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