Information & Responsibilities
The School of Film/Video Administrative Assistant provides a variety of
administrative services and assists in the day-to-day operations and
administration of academic programs, as assigned. As part of the six person
operations team, this position covers several areas: Operations,
Administration, Events, Communications, and Student/Faculty Services. This
position reports to the Associate Director of Operations and directly supports
the Program Director(s), Staff Directors, and Dean with program
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
Support Program Director(s), Staff Directors, and Dean with scheduling,
academic planning, and coordination.
Primary front desk reception for the school and program(s).
Interface with Registrar on duties such as course scheduling and section
building, graduation requirements, mentor assignments, and visiting artist
Assist Operations team in administrative functions such as organizing,
coordinating, scheduling, and implementing school activities and events.
Provide coverage and facilitation as needed for other Operations team
Provide support and data entry to maintain records and filing systems,
electronic information systems, and facilities.
Serve as an administrative resource for faculty, staff, students, and
other Institute departments.
Write and distribute program specific communications to students, faculty,
Create and maintain workflow documentation.
Support needs for visiting artists, guests, and life drawing models.
Track revisions to policies, procedures and schedules.
Take accurate notes in meetings and report back to the team.
Ensure confidentiality and control access to sensitive information.
Attend and support events as needed.
Share responsibilities to review, prioritize, and respond to incoming
calls and correspondence.
Schedule and reserve rooms and spaces.
Schedule, monitor, and catalog Faculty Reviews for Dean.
Manage lists of faculty, students, staff, and mentors.
Other duties as needed.
Excellent organizational, analytical, communication, initiative, and
Strong problem identification and resolution skills.
Must be fluent in Microsoft Office products (including Word, Excel),
Google Apps (including Gmail, Docs, Sheets, Forms).
Exceptional ability in service to others.
Ability to work collaboratively and independently.
Ability to effectively work well under pressure, multi-task, use critical
thinking, and be detail-oriented.
Associate's degree or combined professional experience and education as
substitute for minimum education.
Minimum of 1 year related work experience in an office setting doing work
in administration and/or operations.
Experience in a higher education or non-profit is a plus.
How to Apply
This position is available immediately. If you are interested, please follow
the link to Interfolio below:
Administrative Assistant - ID:118771
$22.94 - $24.94 an hour
Equity & Diversity
California Institute of the Arts shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR
§§ 60-1.4(a), 60-300.5(a) and 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit
discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as
protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit
discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion,
sex, or national origin. Moreover, these regulations require that covered
prime contractors and subcontractors take affirmative action to employ and
advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion,
sex, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other
status protected under federal, state, or local law.
CalArts has a multidisciplinary approach to its studies of the arts through
six schools: Art, Critical Studies, Dance, Film/Video, Music and Theater.
CalArts encourages students to explore and recognize the complexity of the
many aspects of the arts. It is supported by a distinguished faculty of
practicing artists and provides its Bachelor and Master of Fine Arts students
with the hands-on training and exposure necessary for an artist's growth.
CalArts was founded in 1961 and opened in 1969 as the first institution of
higher learning in the United States specifically for students interested in
the pursuit of degrees in all areas of visual and performing arts.