Academy of Art University

Academy of Art University, established in 1929 by Richard S. Stephens, transforms aspiring students into professional artists and designers.  For three generations, the Stephens family has been devoted to the development of aspiring artists and has held the fundamental belief that with proper instruction, hard work and dedication, students can learn the skills necessary to become artistic professionals.

 

Driven. Engaging. Innovative. Do these words motivate you?  If so, then we want to talk with you.  Academy of Art University offers a rewarding employment experience for those who excel in a dynamic environment and who can consistently deliver high-caliber customer service.  We thrive on ingenuity and pursue ideas every day that lead to extraordinary opportunities for tomorrow.  

$25 yearly
Academy of Art University 79 New Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA, USA
Jun 13, 2019
Full time
Academy of Art University seeks a full-time Student Accessibility Representative that is passionate about serving and effectively supporting students with disabilities throughout their collegiate experience. This is an impactful and dynamic position that will enable candidates to work in an operational capacity, think of creative solutions and enhance the learning experience for students with disabilities. Additional responsibilities include: Facilitate accommodations for onsite and online students with disabilities Conduct intake appointments Review documentation provided by students Communicate with parents and diagnosing professionals as needed Arrange accommodations such as accessible transportation, classrooms, facilities, campus housing assignments, extended time on exams, note taking services, accessible materials and text in a timely manner Write accommodation letters Demonstrate use of assistive technology to students as needed Think critically about problems that arise, identify solutions and prioritize needs Provide ongoing academic coaching as needed for study skills and time management Guide students towards self-sufficiency and self-advocacy Refer students to outside professionals as needed Conduct seminars for students on subjects such as note taking, organization, collaboration/social skills and professional conduct Seek professional development through local seminars, networks of others working with students in university settings or with people with disabilities Keep records in database of actions and correspondences related to students Maintain current knowledge of available assistive technology Obtain accessible materials from publishers and convert text into alternative formats Collaborate with other Academy departments and staff and faculty to provide information sessions, workshops and disability awareness   Requirements: Bachelor’s degree in relevant field is highly preferred Prior experience working with students and individuals with disabilities Background knowledge of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and related federal and local support services Possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills Must be a high achiever and demonstrate a commitment to success Strong organizational skills with the ability to multi-task   Benefits: Academy of Art University offers health insurance, 401k options, paid sick leave, paid holiday time – including one annual floating holiday – and access to a commuter benefit program.  The Academy also offers employees an opportunity to take one undergraduate course tuition-free each semester.  We also have a swimming pool with multiple lanes, two fitness centers and many recreational programs that you are welcome to benefit from throughout the year. When applying, please note that you saw the job posted on the NOVA Job Board. If you need help with your resumé, please see a NOVA Career Advisor. 
$18.00 hourly
Academy of Art University
Jun 03, 2019
Audio and Visual Technicians at Academy of Art University work with a number of faculty each day to provide high quality audio and visual resources that support classroom learning. They also work with our talented staff to ensure seamless audio and visual productions during formal industry events, large training sessions and small group presentations.    The University has an immediate opening for a skilled Audio and Visual Technician and we welcome you to apply for this opportunity.  This is a part-time position (working up to 40 work hours each week) during the fall, spring and summer semesters.   Responsibilities Include: Orderly set-up and distribution of audio and visual equipment at various Academy buildings throughout the city of San Francisco. Supervision of special events, on and off campus, where audio and visual equipment is in use. Ensure equipment is set up in advance of need and that all resources are properly functioning. Maintain and organize audio and visual equipment by ensuring orderly storage for easy use whenever needed.  Responsible for the logging, tracking and assessment of Academy audio and visual equipment inventory as well. Assess damage to or loss of audio and visual equipment. Document related issues and escalate concerns for resolution. Complete repairs of audio and visual equipment when necessary. Answer questions regarding resource allocations and availability.  Maintain calendars for all special events departmental requests.   Requirements: Two years of professional audio and visual technical experience in an educational setting is preferred. Operational knowledge of equipment commonly used for presentation support including consumer and professional electronics. Equipment knowledge includes PCs and Macs, televisions and related inputs/outputs, DVD and BD players, VCRs, CD, digital audio recorders, mixing consoles, slide projectors, data projectors, PA systems, video cameras and all required cabling. Team player, self-motivated, and able to work flexible hours including some nights, weekends and overtime. Interpersonal and customer service skills. Work with faculty, staff and students in a professional, helpful and friendly manner. Work efficiently and proactively in a deadline-driven environment. Extremely punctual with excellent organizational and time management skills Valid California driver’s license and be insurable under the Academy’s provider.   Benefits: Academy of Art University offers great part-time benefits for our Technicians. Such benefits include one tuition-free undergraduate class per semester, paid sick leave accrual, an enrollment option for a tax-free commuter program and a 401k enrollment option. We also have a swimming pool with multiple lanes, two fitness centers and many recreational programs that you are welcome to benefit from throughout the term. When applying, please note that you saw the job posted on the NOVA Job Board. If you need help with your resumé, please see a NOVA Career Advisor. 
$19.50 hourly
Academy of Art University San Francisco, CA, USA
Jun 03, 2019
Full time
Academy of Art University is currently hiring for a Campus Safety Patrol Officer who will work within a team that is vital to the safety of our blended student, faculty and staff population within our many building locations in San Francisco. This person will need to possess strong communication and customer service skills, ability to exercise good judgement and be comfortable driving city streets in San Francisco.   Responsibilities: Patrols each campus building and responds to calls for service as needed Documents patrol and shift activities on a daily basis Opens and closes buildings per hours of operation as directed Gives breaks to Campus Hosts and security guards Investigates crimes and incidents reported by student, staff and faculty members as needed as well as complete detailed written investigative reports Maintains a clean vehicle and reports all vehicle maintenance issues Enhances the Safety and Security of the students and staff of the University Reports all building maintenance issues to the appropriate departments Provides escorts as needed and directed Maintains strong knowledge of the campus both Academic and Dormitories buildings, as well as AAU collateral and communicates information to visitors, students, faculty, and staff members Assists with special event coverage Operate Academy and/or rental vehicle(s) in the course of completing the above-referenced job duties and observe all applicable federal and state motor vehicle laws Maintain valid California driver’s license and insurability under AAU carrier   Requirements: Must be able to provide current and valid CA Guard Card. Must be able to provide current and valid DMV Record. 2-5 years experience in Law Enforcement or related field preferred Strong written and verbal communication Ability to use sound judgement and tact in difficult situations   Work Hours: Our patrol officers work a 4/10 hour schedule (4 days per week, 10 hours per shift). This is a Full-time position with the following available schedule(s) – Graveyard Shift (9:00pm – 7:30am): Sat & Sun required plus 2 weekday shifts   Benefits: Academy of Art University offers full-time employees health insurance, 401k options, paid vacation based on years of service, paid holidays, paid sick leave and a commuter benefit program.  The Academy also offers full-time employees an opportunity to take one undergraduate course tuition free each semester.  We also have a swimming pool with multiple lanes, two fitness centers and many recreational programs that you are welcome to benefit from throughout the year. When applying, please note that you saw the job posted on the NOVA Job Board. If you need help with your resumé, please see a NOVA Career Advisor. 
$23.00 hourly
Academy of Art University San Francisco, CA, USA
Jun 03, 2019
Full time
Interested in driving students, faculty and staff for Academy of Art University? We offer a welcoming work environment and conveniences such as unmetered street parking, multiple rest break areas and a supportive and well-trained management staff. Give us a call today at 415-618-6106.   Academy of Art University has immediate openings for professional Class A or Class B Drivers. The Academy is seeking experienced Drivers to transport our friendly students, faculty and staff throughout beautiful San Francisco to and from residential halls and classes. Bus Drivers will interact with students, faculty and staff each day and provide quality customer service by safely navigating the city streets of San Francisco and by providing information regarding available travel schedules.   Requirements: Must have a valid Class A or B California driver's license Must have a passenger endorsement and air brake certification Possess two - three years of professional passenger driving experience Must be friendly and patient and enjoy working with others   Work Schedules and Pay: This position pays  $23.00 per hour   Multiple Schedules: full-time and part-time   Benefits: Bus Drivers who work a minimum of 40 hours per week are eligible for Academy benefits including medical, dental, vision, 401(k), paid sick leave and a commuter benefit program. Drivers who work less than 40 hours per week are eligible for 401(k), paid sick leave and a commuter benefit program.   Applicants may send their resume to recruitment@academyart.edu. When applying, please note that you saw the job posted on the NOVA Job Board. If you need help with your resumé, please see a NOVA Career Advisor. 
$25.00 hourly
Academy of Art University
Jun 03, 2019
Full time
Academy of Art University is seeking a Mac Support Specialist, Level 2, to facilitate the daily technology needs of our faculty and student population.  In this role, the Mac Support Specialist will work with a collaborative IT team to deliver solutions for Mac-specific end users throughout the University. What You Will Achieve: Excellent customer service skills by providing a high volume of Mac-related hardware and software support remotely, onsite or by telephone. Quality and control standards by assisting with the deployment of needed technology and install and configure related hardware and software University-wide. Serve as Mac information resource to internal staff and speak specifically to the needs of each end user. Successfully complete the Apple Service Fundamentals Qualification and relevant Apple product qualifications in order to perform repairs on Apple equipment. Solid knowledge and use of the University's internal ticketing system which manages open Mac tickets. This program will enable you to create, route and resolve tickets accordingly. Enhance your inventory management skills by maintaining records of all Apple equipment and other technology assets. Ensure established security measures are achieved by locking down hardware during deployments and after installation.   What You Will Bring to the Team: Multi-year personal use of and experience with OSX and iOS Minimum 1-year experience in Apple systems support in an enterprise or education environment Excellent communication skills. Be able to complete intake of issues and provide guidance to all levels of end users. Be able to anticipate changes and prioritize tasks to meet daily objectives. Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills. Interact well at all levels within the organization. Be well organized and highly efficient when managing your work. Team player with a willingness to learn new things. Be able to consistently lift, pull and push up to 50 lbs. of material. Have a valid California driver's license and be insurable under the Academy's provider.   Benefits: Academy of Art University offers full-time employees health insurance, 401k options, paid vacation based on years of service, paid holidays, paid sick leave and a commuter benefit program.  The Academy also offers full-time employees an opportunity to take one undergraduate course tuition-free each semester.  We also have a swimming pool with multiple lanes, two fitness centers and many recreational programs that you are welcome to benefit from throughout the year. When applying, please note that you saw the job posted on the NOVA Job Board. If you need help with your resumé, please see a NOVA Career Advisor.