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

Recording Instructor – Postproduction

Animation/Game Art Instructor

Admissions Manager

Associate Film Program Director


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.
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    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.


    Audio Repair Tech

    Campus Location:   Hollywood, California

    The Los Angeles Recording school, a division of The Los Angeles Film School and a leader in entertainment arts education, is seeking candidates to fill the Audio Repair Technician role in our IMT Department. We are looking for a highly skilled audio repair technician, with strong time management and communication skills. This position is full-time with benefits. Due to the nature of the school, shift times will need to be flexible to accommodate use of facilities for class and student work. Compensation depends on experience.

    Overview: The IMT Audio Repair Technician’s primary responsibility is the repair and maintenance of digital and analog audio equipment at the Los Angeles Film School’s audio facilities. This role will be focused on console, studio, and outboard gear repair and computer maintenance. Strong knowledge of analog signal flow, audio test gear and industry conventions is required. Additionally, the IMT Audio Repair Technician provides operational and technical support to our students and our faculty.

    Responsibilities:

  • Test, repair, maintain, and manage the equipment inventory in the Los Angeles Film School’s Recording School facility.
  • Recommend and advise on new equipment purchases.
  • Design, fabricate, install, test, and manage cabling for professional audio and video equipment.
  • Manage complex projects, including equipment installations, patch bay design, wiring and equipment layout.
  • Track equipment issues, helpdesk tickets; interface with faculty and administration to resolve problems.
  • Assist in the daily operation of the school’s equipment room, including checking in and out microphones, instruments and other equipment.
  • Track and order items for repairs, and keep inventory of commonly used supplies.
  • Required Experience and Skills:

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience with professional audio equipment repair and installation.
  • Ability to read circuit schematics, and understand nuances of electrical components designed for audio.
  • Deep understanding of the Mac OS environment and troubleshooting in Logic, Pro Tools and other DAWs.
  • Experience and understanding with analog gear such as outboard gear and large format recording consoles (API, Neve, and SSL)
  • Intermediate skill level with MS Office, with emphasis on Excel and Project.
  • Comfortable in a fast paced environment interacting with a diverse group of users.
  • Good communication and organization skills, both written and verbal.
  • Detail oriented, self-starter, with a friendly, positive attitude.
  • Preferred Experience and Skills

  • Audio recording and production background/experience.
  • Familiarity with helpdesk ticketing systems.
  • Strong customer service skills.

  • Associate Program Director, Film

    Campus Location:   Hollywood, California

    The Los Angeles Film School, a leader in entertainment arts education, is seeking candidates for an Associate Program Director for its Film Department. The Los Angeles Film School is an accredited, degree-granting college that specializes in entertainment and media arts education. Our campus is located in the heart of Hollywood with over 250,000 square feet of state-of-the-art classrooms and equipment. We offer a unique and fast-paced teaching and learning environment for our faculty and students.

    Responsibilities

    • Assist Program Director in hiring and training of new instructors including assisting with verifying prior industry experience in accordance with accreditation standards.
    • Assist Program Director with in class observations and assessments of instructor performance.
    • Review monthly course evaluations and identify areas that require focus.
    • Work with the Program Director and Director of Instructional Design on curriculum design and maintain accurate and update accreditation binders with course syllabi, lesson plans, learning resources, etc.
    • Manage monthly adjunct hours and closely monitor hours to stay within budget.
    • Coordinate with Facilities and IMT departments on all requests.
    • Perform other duties, as assigned by the Program Director.

    Requirements

    • Bachelor’s degree in film or related field required. Master’s degree preferred.
    • A minimum of 4 years of industry experience in film or television or related field required.
    • Prior experience in a management position.
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills including the ability to build successful relationships with diverse faculty and student populations.
    • Demonstrated time management and detail-oriented skills.

    Please submit resume and cover letter to HR_AcademicAffairs@lafilm.edu. No phone calls please. All positions are subject to full background check.