Jobs at The Los Angeles Film School

Thank you for your interest in starting a career with The Los Angeles Film School! The following list of jobs represents all currently open positions. Please browse through the available opportunities, and if you feel you’re qualified for one of the listed jobs, please submit a resume for review.

OIF/OEF Veterans Are Encouraged to Apply! If you are an OIF/OEF Veteran, please email your resume and cover letter to: vetjobs@lafilm.com

Job Listings

Music Production, Entertainment Business, and Recording/postproduction instructors

Animation Instructor

Recording Instructor – Postproduction

Animation/Game Art Instructor

Admissions Manager


Animation Instructor

The Los Angeles Film School is seeking an instructor to teach in its animation bachelor’s degree program. The Los Angeles Film School is an accredited, degree-granting college that offers career-focused programs in entertainment and media arts education. Our campus has over 250,000 square feet of classrooms, labs and production spaces and is located in the heart of Hollywood, California.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Create an environment of learning through effective teaching skills, maintain student-centered focus, and update curriculum to keep current and relevant to industry standards.
  • Utilize a variety of teaching strategies and encourage active learning.
  • Create learning activities, including assignments, tests, quizzes and labs, and assess student outcomes in a timely manner through effective assessment and feedback practices.
  • Interact positively with diverse student populations; provide all students with equal opportunities for learning.
  • Demonstrate a commitment to the industry, maintain knowledge and skill relevancy through continuing education as defined in the faculty development plan.
  • Competencies:

  • Strong organizational, analytical, and interpersonal skills
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills, including proofreading and editing for grammar and punctuation
  • Detail oriented
  • Ability to explain complex concepts in simple terms
  • Ability to multi-task while working independently or collaboratively with other teachers and staff
  • Ability to interact with students and staff at all levels in a fast-paced environment
  • Education and/or Experience:

    The ideal candidate must have a minimum of four (4) years related and verifiable work experience and required to hold at least a bachelor’s degree in animation or related field from an accredited college or university.

    Skills:

  • Proficiency using Adobe Photoshop and Maya or 3D software equivalent
  • Knowledge of anatomy/life/perspective drawing and illustration skills
  • Application Procedure:

    Please submit resume with link(s) to website(s) of your professional work to HR_AcademicAffairs@lafilm.edu.


    Recording Instructor – Postproduction

    The Los Angeles Recording School, a division of The Los Angeles Film School, a leader in entertainment arts education, is seeking instructors for our Associate of Science in Recording Arts Degree.

    The Recording Arts program is a study of modern recording technology and techniques in music, postproduction, and the workings of the entertainment business.

    We are looking for creative, passionate individuals with a background in training or teaching to work with our student body of young creatives from diverse cultural and educational backgrounds.

    The School provides a benefit package to full-time instructors.

    Please read the Experience Required section below. Our accreditation requires verification of the education and work experience requirements. We cannot consider applicants who do not meet these requirements.

     

    Ideal applicants are capable of teaching in multiple areas of specialty. Currently we have positions available in the following areas of instruction:

    Postproduction Recording: 

    The ideal candidate should possess experience and a solid understanding of:

  • The postproduction process and practice including the recording and editing of Dialog, EFX, Foley and ADR, spotting, cuing, and rerecording mixing.
  • Postproduction recording techniques and session procedures.
  • Industry standard practices in audio for Film, Television, Games, and VR.
  • The theory and operation of analog recording gear including console signal flow.
  • Sound design and its theoretical foundations
  • Pro Tools and common plug-ins used in the Postproduction industry.
  • Additional skills in Music recording and production are also desirable.

    Essential Functions

    Instructors:

  • Serve as the instructor for assigned course(s) or course sections and are responsible for teaching, advising students, administrative duties related to their courses, participation in open houses, campus events, and other campus activities.
  • Contribute to the development and maintenance of course materials consistent with industry standards and stated learning objectives for the course and program as directed by the Program Director.
  • Provide academic support to students via personal meetings, phone, and e-mail.
  • Assist in developing and implementing retention initiatives.
  • Grade subjective examinations and other work.
  • Monitor and lead online discussion boards and chat activity.
  • Ensure student’s successful completion of course objectives and learning outcomes.
  • Maintain accurate academic records including grades, attendance and student communications, in full compliance with federal and state privacy laws
  • Perform these responsibilities with the highest professional standards consistent with the vision, mission and strategy of the Los Angeles Film School.
  • Professional Development

  • Complete and document a minimum of 16 hours continuing education per year.
  •  

    Assessment Metrics

    Instructors are evaluated on some or all of these criteria:

  • Assessments of student learning outcomes.
  • Student evaluations.
  • Student retention.
  • In-class observations.
  • Compliance with all academic, operational and financial policies of the school.
  • Peer reviews.
  • General performance and conduct as per standard Los Angeles Film School employee evaluations.
  • Adherence to supervisory and managerial guidelines.
  • Experience Required:

  • A minimum of four years related professional work experience in the subject area being taught.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in a related field preferred; Associate’s Degree required.
  • Teaching and/or public speaking experience.
  • Comfortable with both Apple and Windows operating systems.
  • Competent using Microsoft Word, Microsoft PowerPoint, and Pro Tools, experience with Keynote software is a plus.
  • Other Skills Required and General Information:

  • Positive attitude, a desire to help others, and a passion for educating.
  • Excellent communication abilities, both verbal and written.
  • Proficient with relevant industry tools.
  • The school operates 16 hours per day, 7 days per week. Classes and administrative hours are primarily weekdays, but weekend or evening duties may be required at times.
  • Job Type: Full-time

     

    Required education:

  • Associate degree in a related field.
  • Bachelor degree or higher preferred
  • Please email resume and letter of interest to HR@lafilm.edu addressing applicant qualifications for this position. No phone calls please. All positions are subject to full background check.


    Animation/Game Art Instructor

    The Los Angeles Film School, a leader in entertainment arts education, is seeking professionals with experience in animation and/or game art to teach in its animation program. The Los Angeles Film School is an accredited, degree-granting college that offers career-focused programs in entertainment and media arts education. Our campus has over 250,000 square feet of classrooms, labs and production spaces and is located in the heart of Hollywood, just steps from the intersection of Sunset and Vine.

    Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Teach assigned courses (15-20 hours of in class instruction per week).
  • Maintain accurate academic records including grades, attendance and student feedback.
  • Participate in development and assessment of curriculum, course learning objectives and program outcomes.
  • Focus on employability, achievement, and welfare of a diverse student population.
  • Maintenance of skills & knowledge through training and professional development activities.

  • Minimum qualifications:

  • Must have at least a bachelor’s degree in animation, game art or a related field.
  • Must have at least 4 years of professional industry experience in animation, game art or a related field.
  • Thorough knowledge of game art production and game development, processes, and techniques.
  • Thorough knowledge of game development technology, preferably UnrealEngine
  • Application Procedure:
    Please submit resume (include link(s) to website(s) of your professional work) and cover letter to HR_AcademicAffairs@lafilm.edu.


    Admissions Manager

    Campus Location:   Hollywood, California

    OVERVIEW
    Admissions Manager will to direct the recruitment and enrollment of students. Major responsibilities include presenting the school to current and prospective students and parents, which includes systematic and efficient handling of applications and communication with candidates and their parents; tours of the institution; securing of necessary student credentials; and communicating final decisions to the appropriate individuals.

    Job Purpose: Attracts students to the school by directing admissions strategies; promoting the college nationally; leading staff.

    Job Duties

  • Accomplishes admissions human resource strategies by determining accountabilities; communicating and enforcing values, policies, and procedures; implementing recruitment, selection, orientation, training, coaching, counseling, disciplinary, and communication programs; planning, monitoring, appraising, and reviewing job contributions; planning and reviewing compensation strategies.
  • Direct the admissions process from point of inquiry through enrollment.
  • Develops admissions organizational strategies by contributing information, analysis, and recommendations to strategic thinking and direction; establishing functional objectives in line with organizational objectives.
  • Establishes admissions operational strategies by evaluating trends; establishing critical measurements; determining production, productivity, quality, and customer-service strategies; designing systems; accumulating resources; resolving problems; implementing change.
  • Develops admissions financial strategies by estimating, forecasting, and anticipating requirements, trends, and variances; aligning monetary resources; developing action plans; measuring and analyzing results; initiating corrective actions; minimizing the impact of variances.
  • Promotes the school and attracts new students by maintaining working relationships with other university departments; working closely with the alumni office and the publications department.
  • Maintaining continuing flow of quality applicants and transfers to the university by analyzing trends in enrollment and marketing activities, leading activities to continue programs that are effective; modifying programs; presenting new sales strategies for the school’s recruitment and admission activities.
  • Maximizes recruiting and admissions processing by using state-of-the-art recruiting and admissions computer technology.
  • Keep relevant statistics on all aspects of the admission and re-enrollment program.
  • Gains the respect of diverse individual groups by demonstrating the ability of the school to respond to the concerns and interests of its minority communities.
  • Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks; participating in professional organizations.
  • Enhances admissions department and university reputation by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments.
  • Evaluate continually and redesign where appropriate all aspects of the admissions program with the goal of maintaining a capacity enrollment of qualified students
  • Skills/Qualifications

  • Informing Others
  • Listening
  • Verbal Communication
  • Written Communication
  • Motivating Others
  • Foster Teamwork
  • Self-Motivated
  • Organizational Astuteness
  • Coordination
  • Tracking Budget Expenses
  • Administrative Writing Skills
  • Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills
  • Organizational skills and computer knowledge
  • The successful candidate must be able to effectively articulate the values and mission of The Los Angeles Film School.
  • Minimum 4 years of previous experience in admissions is required.
  • Please submit resume and cover letter to hr@lafilm.edu. No phone calls please. All positions are subject to full background check.


    Music Production, Entertainment Business, and Recording/postproduction instructors wanted

    The Los Angeles Recording School, a division of The Los Angeles Film School, a leader in entertainment arts education, is seeking instructors for our Associate of Science in Audio Production and Music Production Degrees.

    The Music Production program is a balanced study of the fundamentals of music theory, modern sequencing, recording technologies and the workings of the music business.

    The Audio Production program is a study of modern recording technology and techniques in music, postproduction, and the workings of the entertainment business.

    We are looking for creative, passionate individuals with a background in training or teaching to work with our student body of young creatives from diverse cultural and educational backgrounds.

    The School provides a benefit package to full-time instructors.

    Please read the Experience and Education Required section below. Our accreditation requires verification of the education and work experience requirements.

    We cannot consider applicants who do not meet these requirements.

    Ideal applicants are capable of teaching in multiple areas of specialty. Currently we have positions available in the following areas of instruction:

    Entertainment Business
    The ideal candidate should possess experience and a solid understanding of:
    • Fundamentals of IP and copyright law and practical application
    • Music licensing and distribution
    • Songwriter agreements
    • PROs
    • Entertainment contracts—record/production/composing
    • Entertainment business money flow and conventions
    • Promotion
    • Resume building, freelancing and personal branding.

    Music Production and Theory
    The ideal candidate should possess experience and a solid understanding of:
    • Music Theory*: Fundamental concepts of music theory and composition: rhythmic dictation, major scale theory, triads, ear training, and Roman numeral analysis. These and additional concepts such as basic editing and compositional approaches are taught using Logic X. *Piano proficiency preferred.

    • Music composition, programming and sequencing: Theory basics in programming and arranging, including drum programming, editing, production, minor scale theory, seventh chords, varied styles of music, MIDI and synthesis basics—taught using both Logic X and Ableton Live.

    Postproduction Recording:

    The ideal candidate should possess experience and a solid understanding of:
    • The postproduction process and practice including the recording and editing of Dialog, EFX, Foley and ADR, spotting, cuing, and rerecording mixing.
    • Postproduction recording techniques and session procedures.
    • Industry standard practices in audio for Film, Television, Games, and VR.
    • The theory and operation of analog recording gear including console signal flow.
    • Sound design and its theoretical foundations
    • Pro Tools and common plug-ins used in the Postproduction industry.
    Additional skills in Music recording and production are also desirable.

    Essential Functions

    Instructors:

    • Serve as the instructor for assigned course(s) or course sections and are responsible for teaching, advising students, administrative duties related to their courses, participation in open houses, campus events, and other campus activities.
    • Contribute to the development and maintenance of course materials consistent with industry standards and stated learning objectives for the course and program as directed by the Program Director.
    • Provide academic support to students via personal meetings, phone, and e-mail.
    • Assist in developing and implementing retention initiatives.
    • Grade subjective examinations and other work.
    • Monitor and lead online discussion boards and chat activity.
    • Ensure student’s successful completion of course objectives and learning outcomes.
    • Maintain accurate academic records including grades, attendance and student communications, in full compliance with federal and state privacy laws
    • Perform these responsibilities with the highest professional standards consistent with the vision, mission and strategy of the Los Angeles Film School.

    Professional Development

    • Complete and document a minimum of 16 hours continuing education per year.

    Assessment Metrics

    Instructors are evaluated on some or all of these criteria:
    • Assessments of student learning outcomes.
    • Student evaluations.
    • Student retention.
    • In-class observations.
    • Compliance with all academic, operational and financial policies of the school.
    • Peer reviews.
    • General performance and conduct as per standard Los Angeles Film School employee evaluations.
    • Adherence to supervisory and managerial guidelines.

    Experience and Education Required:

    • A minimum of four years related professional work experience in the subject area being taught.
    • Bachelor’s Degree in a related field preferred; Associate’s Degree required.
    • Teaching and/or public speaking experience.
    • Comfortable with both Apple and Windows operating systems.
    • Competent using Microsoft Word, Microsoft PowerPoint, and Pro Tools, experience with Keynote software is a plus.

    Other Skills Required and General Information:

    • Positive attitude, a desire to help others, and a passion for educating.
    • Excellent communication abilities, both verbal and written.
    • Proficient with relevant industry tools.
    • The school operates16 hours per day, 7 days per week. Classes and administrative hours are primarily weekdays, but weekend or evening duties may be required at times.

    Job Type: Full-time

    Required education:

    • Associate degree in a related field.
    • Bachelor degree or higher preferred

    Please email resume and letter of interest addressing applicant qualifications for this position to hr@lafilm.edu. No phone calls please. All positions are subject to full background check.