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

Admissions Manager

Financial Aid Advisor

Associate Film Program Director


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.

  • Financial Aid Advisor Online

    Campus Location:   Hollywood, California

    Responsibilities

    • Update students with FA status and assist students in completing financial aid paperwork.
    • Collaborate with other departments to provide accurate information on student’s file.
    • Handle heavy inquiries both by telephone and email.
    • Outreach to online students to complete missing documentation including-
    • Phone and Skype appointments.
    • Calls, texts and emails to students to set up appointments and send reminders
    • Assist students in completing FAFSA and federal loan applications
    • Maintain established touchpoint process to ensure timely contact is made with students for each monthly roster
    • Track and Process paperwork, organizing, scanning and filing accordingly
    • Provide administrative support to Financial Aid Officers as necessary and assists with ad hoc projects as needed
    • Attend Saturday Open House periodically and work additional hours as requested

    Experience Required

    • None (Financial Aid experience helpful but not required)
    • Cannot be in Default on Student Loans or have defaulted on loans in the past

    Skills Required

    • Time management (especially because most of the students are out of state).
    • Attention to detail
    • Ability to multi-task
    • Ability to work well in team environment and independently
    • Positive attitude and good customer service
    • Punctuality and Reliability
    • Ability to complete tasks by required deadline
    • Maintain Confidentiality of student files

    Skills Desired

    • 1-2 years experience in an office setting
    • 1-2 experience in a counseling or advising role
    • Experience working in Financial Aid industry a plus

    Measurement of Success

    Bi-annual performance reviews will be provided to measure employee success. In addition, employee will meet with department manager on a weekly basis to review ongoing work projects. Employee must pass 90-day performance period before being eligible for benefits.
    Full time commitment is essential. All positions are subject to full background and credit check. 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

    Interested applicants must send resumes and cover letters to Lauren Morris: lmorris@lafilm.edu.


    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.