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

Career Development Assistant

Career Development Advisor for Recording Arts and Music Production

Career Development Audio Industry Outreach Representative

Animation Instructor

Recording Instructor – Postproduction

Animation/Game Art Instructor

Admissions Manager


Career Development Assistant

TITLE: Career Development Assistant
REPORTS TO: Director of Career Development
DEPARTMENT: Career Development
STATUS: Non-Exempt (Hourly)
LOCATION: 6363 Sunset Blvd., Hollywood, CA
INDUSTRY: Education/Entertainment
JOB DURATION: Full Time
JOB HOURS: 9:00am – 6:00pm; includes occasional evenings and one Saturday per month

The Los Angeles Film School is searching for an energetic, personable, industry-savvy administrative assistant to join their Career Development team. This position supports the Career Development staff of The Los Angeles Film and Recording Schools, and reports to the Director of Career Development. This is an exciting chance to work in a fast-paced, creative environment, and help new talent navigate their way through the world of film, TV, audio, video games, animation, and more. This is a great opportunity–with growth potential–for the right candidate.

Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

  • Heavy administrative assistance: creating and maintaining student files; scheduling all student & graduate appointments; preparing & maintaining accurate, up-to-date schedules for Advisors; updating & maintaining accurate student information in database; creating email distribution lists; heavy correspondence with students & graduates.
  • Assisting with the continual development and administration of the department’s Business Communications curriculum; assisting Advisors with teaching responsibilities.
  • Class/event preparation: updating & photocopying materials; setting up classrooms; creating & disseminating flyers and e-blasts; arranging A/V and P.R. for guest speakers, etc.
  • Assisting Advisors with proofreading & revising student resumes/cover letters.
  • Researching/compiling/disseminating job leads & industry information; revising resource list.
  • Training & supervising Work Study students.
  • Preparing materials for and representing department at monthly Open House presentations. (one Saturday per month)
  • Active participation in weekly staff meetings; writing and disseminating meeting minutes.
  • Additional duties and assignments as assigned by Career Development Director.
  • Experience Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree strongly preferred.
  • Minimum 2 years’ prior office/assistant experience.
  • Entertainment industry experience (Film/TV/Music/Animation/Games) strongly preferred.
  • Skills Required:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with professional phone manner.
  • Strong proficiency with PC and Mac (MS Word, Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint, and Keynote).
  • Strong research and internet skills, including Social Networking websites.
  • Basic knowledge of entertainment industry environment and practices.
  • Stellar organizational skills, including time management, multi-tasking, and follow-through.
  • Strong attention to detail, with a sharp proofreading eye.
  • Ability to work well under pressure, and to meet multiple, quick deadlines.
  • Ability to take initiative and work independently, as well as part of a team.
  • Ability to maintain professionalism and confidentiality with company/student information.
  • Outgoing personality, patience, flexibility, ability to listen, great attitude and sense of humor a must!
  • Teaching/coaching/advisement and/or public speaking ability a plus.
  • Script coverage experience a plus.
  • Benefits:
    Medical, Dental, Vision, 401K

    To Apply:
    Please submit cover letter, resume, and salary requirements to:
    Email: hr@lafilm.edu / No calls, please.


    Career Development Advisor for Recording Arts and Music Production

    TITLE: Career Development Advisor for Recording Arts and Music Production
    REPORTS TO: Director of Career Development
    DEPARTMENT: Career Development
    STATUS: Exempt
    LOCATION: 6353 Sunset Blvd., Hollywood, CA
    INDUSTRY: Education/Entertainment
    JOB DURATION: Full Time
    HOURS 9:00am – 6:00pm; includes occasional evenings and weekends

    Job Description:
    Are you passionate about the Recording Arts and the Music Production industry? Want to share your knowledge and experience with the next generation of industry pros? Then this is the job for you! The Los Angeles Film School’s Career Development Department is conducting a search for an industry-savvy Career Advisor to work with students and graduates in our Recording Arts and Music Production program. This is an exciting opportunity to help new talent navigate their way through the exciting world of recording arts, including the film and television industries, post-production, video games, and more. We’re seeking an energetic, personable professional with at least 5 years of experience in the Recording Arts and Music Production field, as well as a wide range of established contacts in the industry.

    Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

  • Conduct one-on-one career advisory meetings with students and graduates to provide guidance and help them secure employment; conduct additional “Open Door” Advisory Meetings, as needed.
  • Lead monthly Group Advisory Sessions with incoming classes.
  • Conduct ongoing graduate outreach to monitor employment status and collect detailed data.
  • Work in conjunction with the Industry Outreach team to recommend, screen, and submit candidates for open internships and jobs.
  • Assist graduate candidates with tailoring resumes and cover letters to specific jobs.
  • Collaborate with the Career Development team to deliver Monthly Resume Workshops and Internship Information Sessions.
  • Network and develop relationships with industry professionals to cultivate internship and job leads in the audio field for students and graduates.
  • Maintain contact with alumni; research and track professional accomplishments of graduates.
  • Attend industry seminars, conventions, events and conferences (as requested).
  • Liaison and collaborate with faculty and staff; actively contribute to inter-departmental and/or company-wide meetings and projects, as needed.
  • Conduct mock interviews with students and alumni, as necessary.
  • Maintain weekly office hours at Los Angeles Film School to establish/maintain relationships with students and faculty.
  • Attend/participate in monthly Orientations, exit interviews, graduation rehearsals, and graduation ceremonies.
  • Represent the Career Development Department to prospective students at monthly Open House presentations (one Saturday per month).
  • Experience Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred.
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in the Recording Arts/Music Production industry.
  • Extensive network of industry contacts.
  • Teaching/coaching/advisement and/or public speaking ability a must.
  • Prior experience in an office environment strongly preferred.
  • Prior experience in sales strongly preferred!
  • Skills Required:

  • Strong interpersonal, written and oral communication skills; great phone manner is a must!
  • Strong proficiency with PC and Mac (MS Word, Outlook, Excel, Power Point, Keynote); ability to learn new programs as required.
  • Ability to effectively communicate with a diverse student population.
  • Position requires discretion, patience, compassion, confidentiality, and tactful issue resolution.
  • Strong organizational skills, including time management, multi-tasking, and follow-through.
  • Ability to work well under pressure, meet multiple, quick deadlines, and handle shifting priorities.
  • Ability to remain current on industry trends, technology, craft, and hiring trends.
  • Ability to take initiative and work independently, as well as part of a team.
  • Benefits:
    Medical, Dental, Vision, 401K, Flexible Spending Accounts, Vacation/Paid Holidays

    To Apply:
    Please email a PDF with your cover letter, resume, and salary requirements to:
    Email: hr@lafilm.edu / No calls, please.


    Career Development Audio Industry Outreach Representative

    REPORTS TO: Director of Career Development
    DEPARTMENT: Career Development
    STATUS: Non-Exempt
    LOCATION: 6363 Sunset Blvd., Hollywood, CA
    INDUSTRY: Education/Entertainment
    JOB DURATION: Full Time
    JOB HOURS: 9:00am – 6:00pm; includes occasional evenings and weekends

    Job Description:
    Are you passionate about Audio? The Los Angeles Film School is conducting a search for an Audio-savvy professional to join its rapidly expanding Career Development Department as an Audio Industry Outreach Representative. We are seeking an energetic, personable professional with a wide depth of industry knowledge as well as established contacts in the industry who would report directly to the VP of the department.

    Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

  • Canvass Audio/Recording Industry for entry-level jobs and initiatives for our graduates and students.
  • Network and cultivate relationships with industry professionals and local employers.
  • Collaborate with career advisors to organize employer functions, tours, interviews, and opportunities.
  • Secure industry professionals as guest speakers for classes, graduation ceremonies and events; Moderate Q & A sessions, as needed.
  • Maintain contact with graduates; Deliver accurate data related to the careers and employment of graduates; Assist with the collection of requisite documentation of graduate employment, as defined by regulatory and state guidelines.
  • Be available to conduct one-on-one career advisory meetings with students and graduates; Educate and assist students with career search practices.
  • Experience Required:

  • Prior experience working in the Audio/Agency business preferred.
  • Prior experience in an office environment preferred.
  • Prior experience in sales strongly preferred.
  • Skills Required:

  • Passion for Audio and ability to maintain a positive attitude.
  • Teaching/coaching/advisement and public speaking ability.
  • Strong interpersonal, written and oral communication skills.
  • Ability to effectively communicate with a diverse student population.
  • Ability to work well under pressure, meet multiple\quick deadlines, and handle shifting priorities.
  • Ability to take initiative and work independently, as well as part of a team.
  • Proficiency with PC and Mac (MS Word, Outlook, Excel); Ability to learn new programs as required.
  • Benefits:
    Medical, Dental, Vision, 401K, Flexible Spending Accounts, Vacation/Paid Holidays

    To Apply:
    Please email a PDF with your cover letter, resume, and salary requirements to:
    Email: hr@lafilm.edu / No calls, please.


    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.
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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.