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

Recording Engineering Instructor

Entertainment Business Instructor, Entertainment Business Finance and Entertainment Business Accounting

Financial Aid Processor – Team Lead

Security Officer

Financial Aid Processor

Financial Aid Counselor

Career Development Advisor for Entertainment Business

Entertainment Business Industry Outreach Representative

Career Development New Media Arts Industry Outreach Representative

Graduate Engagement Specialist

Career Development Audio Production Industry Outreach Representative


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.

Recording Engineering Instructor

Title: Instructor, Recording Engineering

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 Degree.

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 preferably 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 a position available in the area of instruction listed below:

Traditional large format consoles/Pro Tools and session procedure
The ideal candidate should possess experience and a solid understanding of:

  • Fundamentals of analog console signal flow for traditional split and inline consoles such as SSL, Neve, API and others
  • pachbay design in professional recording studios
  • Professional studio wiring and design basics
  • Editing/recording/mixing in Pro Tools
  • Microphone theory and application
  • Traditional professional session procedure and etiquette

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.
  • Create and maintain an engaging classroom environment conducive to student learning.
  • 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 Apple 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 addressing applicant qualifications for this position to hr@lafilm.edu. No phone calls please. All positions are subject to full background check.

    Entertainment Business Instructor, Entertainment Business Finance and Entertainment Business Accounting

    The Los Angeles Film School, a leader in entertainment arts education, is seeking instructors for courses focused in Entertainment Business Finance and Entertainment Business Accounting within the Entertainment Business Bachelor of Science degree program.

    The Entertainment Business program provides a well-rounded study of business administration and management principles with a focus on their application in the entertainment industry. Students receive training in management, leadership, marketing, accounting, finance, intellectual property, and other aspects of business.

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

    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.

    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 or higher in a related field required.
  • Teaching and/or public speaking experience.
  • Comfortable with both Apple and Windows operating systems.
  • Competent using Microsoft Word, and Microsoft PowerPoint, 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.
  • Classes and administrative hours are primarily weekdays, but weekend or evening duties may be required at times.

Required education:

  • Bachelor degree or higher required
  • Previous work experience related to Entertainment Business Finance and Entertainment Business Accounting.

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


Financial Aid Processor – Team Lead

REPORTS TO: Financial Aid Manager
STATUS: Non-Exempt

Primary areas of responsibility:

  • Create all Financial Aid paperwork for the students
  • Package all approved Financial Aid awards in CampusVue
  • Process verification for all selected students
  • Complete and submit files for audit
  • Resolve outstanding file issues
  • Provide updates to the Financial Aid management on the status of outstanding students
  • Exercise independent professional judgment with minimal supervision
  • Represent the financial aid department at monthly Open House events
  • Work closely with Financial Aid management to research, analyze, implement, and update the enrollment strategies for students based on specific socioeconomic background
  • Serve as an on-ground/online financial aid content expert for the school, working with all departments to ensure accurate understanding of issues, handling of questions and review of documents
  • Assist in management of FA processing exceptions
  • First point of contact for FA Processors
  • Ensure compliance with laws, regulations, accreditation standards and professional guidelines regarding student enrollment and financial aid
  • Assist in the selection, training and peer review of newly hired Processors
  • Serve as interim manager as necessary when management is out of the office
  • Lead team meetings and present at departmental meetings when necessary

Key Performance:

  • Support Financial Manager and Financial Aid Assistant Manager in processing:
  • •80% eligible students packaged within 4th week of semester
  • •90% eligible students packaged within 6th week of semester
  • •100% eligible students packaged within 8th week of semester
  • •Less than 5% potential liability rate for the year

Minimum Required Experience and Qualifications:

  • Two years of experience working in financial aid, education, or customer service.
  • Bachelor Degree from an accredited institution is highly recommend but not required.
  • Strong working knowledge of USDOE rules and regulations.
  • Experience working in CampusVue database.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint (or Mac equivalent).
  • Self-motivated and able to balance multiple tasks simultaneously among changing priorities and deadlines.
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills.
  • Ability to effectively and positively communicate with a customer-service oriented attitude.
  • Professional, upbeat, social and dependable
  • Creative problem solver who works well in a team environment
  • Applicant must not currently be or have been in default on student loans

Resumes should be directed to HR_FA@lafilm.edu


Campus Security Officer

The Campus Security Officer works under the direct supervision of Campus Security Manager to serve and protect the Los Angeles Film School campus community. Officers are responsible for the safety of persons and property, as well as enforcing all Security related policies and protocol.

Responsibilities:

  • Student conduct issues, remove disruptive students from classes when needed.
  • Secures premises and personnel by patrolling property; monitoring surveillance equipment; inspecting buildings, equipment, and access points; permitting entry.
  • Patrol on foot, vehicle, and bicycle all areas of the campus.
  • Watch for potential criminal activity on campus, such as trespassing, vandalism, etc. Address unauthorized visitors and escort them to exits.
  • Investigate all security and safety incidents and traffic accidents.
  • Prepare reports as required. Complete reports by recording observations, information, occurrences, and surveillance activities; interviewing witnesses; obtaining signatures.
  • Provide security for college sponsored functions.
  • Assist the professional staff, law enforcement, and emergency personnel in handling emergencies or disruptive situations.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Must have a valid guard card
  • Some security experience (preferably in an educational environment).
  • Must be able to speak English fluently. Must be able to read and write in English.
  • Must be comfortable working with a partner and using a two-way radio.
  • Must have excellent customer service skills.
  • Must be able to handle pressure of working with high volume general public (including homeless) constantly to occasionally depending on assignment.
  • Must have a positive attitude, be hard-working.
  • Must have High School diploma or equivalent required
  • Must have reliable transportation to get to work.
  • Must be able to work holidays.

Additional Requirements:

  • Officer is expected to be punctual in your attendance
  • Positive interaction with employees and students on campus is an essential function of the job.
  • Good people and interpersonal skills, friendly and helpful attitude. The successful candidate is expected to conduct himself/herself in a manner, which demonstrates initiative, professionalism, personal awareness, integrity, and exercises confidentiality in the appropriate areas of his/her performance. They must also be self-motivated and hard-working and must take pride in providing high quality, detailed work.
  • Constant use of both hands and arms in reaching/handling/grasping/fingering while using phone, notepad, writing reports, and other administrative tasks.
  • Constant use of eyes (correctable vision to normal level required) to observe, read, interact with public and co-workers, view security monitors; includes hand/eye coordination.
  • Work in various environments including adverse outdoor conditions such as cold, rain or heat.
  • Stand or walk constantly (for up to an entire shift) on various surfaces (tile, concrete, carpet).
  • Climb stairs, ramps, or ladders occasionally during shift.
  • Must have the ability to lift, push or pull up to 50 lbs.

Resumes should be directed to cgideon@lafilm.edu


Financial Aid Processor

Primary areas of responsibility:

  • Create all Financial Aid paperwork for the students
  • Package all approved Financial Aid awards in CampusVue
  • Process verification for all selected students
  • Complete and submit files for audit
  • Resolve outstanding file issues
  • Provide updates to the Financial Aid Manager on the status of outstanding students
  • Exercise independent professional judgment with minimal supervision to counsel students on optimal financial package based on individual circumstances
  • Represent the financial aid department at monthly Open House events and convey advice on how to secure tuition and living expenses to students and parents
  • Work closely with the Financial Aid Manager to research, analyze, implement, and update the enrollment strategies for students based on specific socioeconomic background
  • Serve as a financial aid content expert for the school, working with all departments to ensure accurate understanding of issues, handling of questions and review of documents
  • Ensure compliance with laws, regulations, accreditation standards and professional guidelines regarding financial aid

Minimum Required Experience and Qualifications:

  • One year of experience working in financial aid, education, or customer service.
  • Bachelor Degree from an accredited institution is highly recommend but not required.
  • Strong working knowledge of USDOE rules and regulations.
  • Experience working in CampusVue database.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint (or Mac equivalent).
  • Self-motivated and able to balance multiple tasks simultaneously among changing priorities and deadlines.
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills.
  • Ability to effectively and positively communicate with a customer-service oriented attitude.
  • Professional, upbeat, social and dependable
  • Creative problem solver who works well in a team environment
  • Applicant must not currently be or have been in default on student loans

Resumes should be directed to HR_FA@lafilm.edu


Financial Aid Counselor

Responsibilities:

  • Guide current students and parents throughout the financial aid process in pursuit of first and subsequent degrees
  • Exercise independent professional judgment with minimal supervision to counsel students on optimal financial package based on individual circumstances.
  • Represent the financial aid department at monthly Open House events and convey advice on how to secure tuition and living expenses to students and parents.
  • Work closely with the Financial Aid Manager to research, analyze, implement, and update the Financial Aid strategies for students based on specific socioeconomic background.
  • Serve as a financial aid content expert for the school, working with all departments to ensure accurate understanding of issues, handling of questions and review of documents.
  • Ensure compliance with laws, regulations, accreditation standards and professional guidelines regarding student enrollment and financial aid.
  • Contact incoming students to secure documents necessary to complete files and verification.
  • Coordinate efforts with student and lender in relation to private loans.
  • Counsel students and parents on PLUS applications, including denial options.
  • Enter all correspondence and communication with students into CampusVue system.
  • Ensure students do not exceed cost of education limits.
  • Comply with federal regulations as outlined in Department of Education handbook.
  • Offsite training as necessary to stay current on all Financial Aid issues.
  • Maintain touchpoint process with each student for regular contact prior to start.

Experience Required:

  • Experience in Financial Aid industry helpful but not required.

Skills Required:

  • Computer skills: Word, Excel, Outlook
  • BA recommended but not required
  • Customer Service approach to dealing with students, parents and fellow staff
  • Professional demeanor and ability to interact with students and internal staff

Resumes should be directed to HR_FA@lafilm.edu


Career Development Advisor for Entertainment Business

Are you passionate about Entertainment and Music Business? 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 Entertainment Business program that covers a range of studies including, but not limited to: Business and Music Management, Marketing, Creative Writing, Artist Management, and Social Media. The Los Angeles Film School also offers completer programs for both Audio and Film graduates looking for a more specialized business degree to add to their content creation skills. This is a rewarding opportunity to help new talent navigate their way through the exciting world of Entertainment Business. We’re seeking an energetic, personable professional with at least 5 years of experience in the Entertainment Business field, as well as a wide range of 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.
  • Conduct ongoing graduate outreach to monitor employment status and collect detailed data. Research and track professional accomplishments of graduates.
  • Provide accurate statistical information for the yearly accreditation.
  • 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.
  • Educate and assist with presentation skills, conducting research, developing telephone and interviewing skills, social media presence, industry etiquette and responsibilities.
  • Conduct mock interviews with students and alumni, as necessary.
  • Document all conversations (in-person, telephone, email).
  • Collaborate with the Career Development team to deliver and work special events, such as Career Fairs, Alumni Mixers, Workshops, Information Sessions, etc.
  • Network and develop relationships with industry professionals to cultivate internship and job leads in the entertainment business field for students and 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.
  • Maintain weekly office hours at Los Angeles Film School to establish/maintain relationships with students and faculty.
  • Attend/participate in monthly graduation rehearsals and graduation ceremonies.
  • Represent the Career Development Department to prospective students at Open House presentations (two Saturdays per year).
  • May also advise students and graduates for our expanding programs such as Media Communications, which includes Digital Journalism, Social Media Marketing, Strategy and Management.
  • Duties and assignments as assigned by Manager, Film & Entertainment Business and Career Development Vice President.

Experience Required:

  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in the Entertainment Business industry.
  • Network of related industry contacts.
  • Proficient in resume writing.
  • Links to professional work examples.

Preferred Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree.
  • Teaching/coaching/advisement and/or public speaking.
  • Prior experience in an office environment.
  • Prior experience in sales.
  • Previous experience hiring, onboarding or recruiting.

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.
  • Strong grammar and correspondence skills.

To Apply:

Please email a PDF with your cover letter and resume to CDHiring@lafilm.edu.


Entertainment Business Industry Outreach Representative

Are you passionate about tracking down new emerging digital jobs and assisting young content creators in getting their first big break in the fast-paced and ever-changing world of Entertainment Business? The Los Angeles Film School is conducting a search for an entertainment-savvy “job specialist” to join its rapidly expanding Career Development Department as an Entertainment Business Industry Outreach Representative. The focus of this position is to be our in-house employment recruiter tracking down entry level jobs for our graduates in the Entertainment Business Program. This includes but is not limited to: Music and Business Management, Marketing, Creative Writing, Artist Management, and Social Media. The school also offers Entertainment Business completer programs for both Music and Film so this role will be looking for content creator jobs for our more advanced graduates as well. Working knowledge of music steaming platforms is a plus.

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 Vice President of the department.

Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

  • Canvass Entertainment Business Industry for entry-level jobs and initiatives for our on-ground and online graduates and students nationwide. Bring and document those opportunities into the company’s job database.
  • Work closely with Career Advisors to vet graduates and generate and publish Resume Books listing top resumes to be sent out to employers.
  • Work in conjunction with Career Advisor team members to cultivate and supervise resume database.
  • Harness your industry experience to build exclusive job pipelines with hiring managers, show runners, studio managers, agents, human resources representatives, Diversity and Inclusion specialists, etc.
  • Outreach to veteran’s organizations like Veterans in Entertainment Media (VME) to assist in placing our large cohort of military veterans.
  • Daily monitoring and indexing of all the latest and innovative social media job boards to meet weekly quota of job postings and build new relationship with online hiring managers.
  • Act as primary point person working directly with our Education Department in finding and vetting paid and non-paid internships.
  • Conduct pre-interviews and filter candidates for all partner employers.
  • Develop and update job descriptions and job specifications.
  • Screen candidates resumes/job applications and submit qualified candidates to curated job leads.
  • Network with creatives to bring in paid collaborative and non-traditional opportunities to students and graduates.
  • Follow up with all job leads and applications to retrieve results of candidates.
  • Collaborate with career advisors to organize employer functions, tours, interviews, and opportunities.
  • Organize and solicit student and graduate music and media to industry contacts, playlists and promotional opportunities that can result in career momentum.
  • Secure industry professionals as guest speakers for Career Development and School 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.
  • 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.
  • Maintain weekly office hours at Los Angeles Film School to establish/maintain relationships with students and faculty.
  • Attend/participate in monthly graduation rehearsals and graduation ceremonies.
  • Represent the Career Development Department to prospective students at Open House presentations (two Saturdays per year).
  • May also canvass jobs for our expanding programs such as Media Communications, which includes Digital Journalism, Social Media Marketing, Strategy and Management.
  • Duties and assignments as assigned by Career Development Vice President.

Experience Required:

  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in the Entertainment Business industry.
  • Network of related industry contacts.
  • Proficient in resume writing.
  • Vast knowledge of Music, Film, Public Relations, Marketing and Social Media Industries.

Preferred Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree.
  • Teaching/coaching/advisement and/or public speaking.
  • Prior experience in an office environment.
  • Prior experience in sales.
  • Previous experience hiring, onboarding or recruiting.
  • Professional experience at an agency or in marketing/social media.

Skills Required:

  • Strong interpersonal, written and oral communication skills; great phone manner is a must.
  • Ability to interpret and analyze data, and then build strategies based on that data.
  • 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.
  • Strong grammar and correspondence skills.

To Apply:       

Please email a PDF with your cover letter, resume, and salary requirements to:

Email: CareerDevHiring@lafilm.edu / No calls, please.


Career Development New Media Arts Industry Outreach Representative

Bring your industry experience and knowledge of digital media (Animation, VFX, Graphic Design) to help young graduate artists gain entry level jobs! The Los Angeles Film School is conducting a search for an entertainment-savvy “job specialist” to join its rapidly expanding Career Development Department as a New Media Arts (Animation/VFX and Graphic Design) Industry Outreach Representative. The focus of this position is to be our in-house employment recruiter tracking down entry level jobs for our graduates in the Animation/VFX and Graphic Design Programs. This includes, but is not limited, to 3D Modelers (particularly game art), Motion Graphics Artists, Visual Effects Artists, Compositors, Animators and Graphic Designers.

We are seeking an energetic, personable professional with a wide range of knowledge about art, particularly focused on Animation, Visual Effects and Graphic Design, as well as established contacts in the Animation, Visual Effects and Graphic Design industries, who would report directly to the Vice President of the department.

Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

  • Canvass Animation, Visual Effects and Creative Industries nationwide for entry-level jobs and initiatives for both our on-ground and online graduates and students. Bring in and document those opportunities into the company’s job database.
  • Work closely with Career Advisors to vet graduates and generate and publish Resume Books listing top resumes to be sent out to employers.
  • Work in conjunction with Career Advisor team members to cultivate and supervise resume database.
  • Harness your industry experience to build exclusive job pipelines with hiring studio managers, artist recruiters, human resources representatives, Diversity and Inclusion specialists, etc.
  • Outreach to veteran’s organizations like Veterans in Entertainment Media (VME) to assist in placing our large cohort of military veterans.
  • Daily monitoring and indexing of all the latest and innovative social media job boards to meet weekly quota of job postings and build new relationship with online hiring managers.
  • Act as primary point person working directly with our Education Department in finding and vetting paid and non-paid internships.
  • Conduct pre-interviews and filter candidates for all partner employers.
  • Develop and update job descriptions and job specifications.
  • Screen candidates’ resumes/job applications, then submit qualified candidates for curated job leads.
  • Network with creatives to bring in paid collaborative and non-traditional opportunities to students and graduates.
  • Follow up with all job leads and applications to retrieve results of candidates.
  • Collaborate with Career Advisors to organize employer functions, tours, interviews, and opportunities.
  • Secure industry professionals as guest speakers for Career Development and School 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.
  • 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.
  • Maintain weekly office hours at Los Angeles Film School to establish/maintain relationships with students and faculty.
  • Attend/participate in monthly graduation rehearsals and graduation ceremonies.
  • Represent the Career Development Department to prospective students at Open House presentations (two Saturdays per year).
  • Duties and assignments as assigned by Career Development Vice President.

Experience Required:

  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in the Entertainment Industry.
  • Network of related industry contacts.
  • Proficient in resume writing.
  • Vast knowledge of Animation, Visual Effects, Marketing, Social Media and Graphic Design industries.

Preferred Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree.
  • Teaching/coaching/advisement and/or public speaking.
  • Prior experience in an office environment.
  • Prior experience in sales.
  • Previous experience hiring, onboarding or recruiting.
  • Professional experience at an agency or in marketing/social media.

Skills Required:

  • Strong interpersonal, written and oral communication skills; great phone manner is a must.
  • Ability to interpret and analyze data, and then build strategies based on that data.
  • 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.
  • Strong grammar and correspondence skills.

To Apply:       

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


Graduate Engagement Specialist

Responsibilities:

  • Provide consistent outreach to our students and graduates to promote engagement with the Career Development Department (CDD).
  • Communicate with institution’s graduates as assigned by supervisor via phone, text message, email, social media and alternative web-based means to obtain follow up information regarding graduate’s employment status, including employment and career data and/or potential placement exclusion data.
  • Maintain detailed notes of activities conducted in communication with graduates, in research of graduates and posting notes into CareerConnect/Symplicity (online client relationship management system).
  • Acquire requisite compliance paperwork needed to evidence further graduate work and exclusions from placement cohorts as applicable.
  • Coordinate with Compliance Manager to process follow up documentation and to resolve document deficiencies and other problems regarding graduate placement and exclusion documentation.
  • Interface with CDD Advisor Managers, Advisors, and Industry Outreach (IO) staff to:
    • coordinate department activities regarding graduate contact/outreach;
    • obtain historical information of advisors and IO contact with graduates and documenting same in CareerConnect if needed;
    • refer graduates to Career Advisors and IO (and vice versa) to promote graduate placement and career guidance assistance;
    • assist in communicating special and/or urgent in field jobs available through CDD under the direction of Career Advisors and/or IO.
  • Assist CDD as needed in planning, setting up and operating CD events and other special events as needed.
  • Attend biweekly meetings with Compliance Manager to discuss individual progress, benchmarks, and goals.
  • Assist event planning department with setting up and operating monthly Open House events.

Experience Required:

  • Prior data entry and/or database maintenance experience preferred
  • Prior customer service experience preferred
  • Prior clerical and filing experience preferred

Skills Required:

  • PC Literate
  • Working knowledge of MS Office Suite
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Excellent internet search skills and knowledge of numerous search engines and browsers
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Ability to follow instructions and work with little supervision
  • Attention to detail
  • Punctuality and consistent work ethic

Measurement of Success:

  • The Graduate Engagement Specialist will play an integral part in the annual employment statistic reporting campaign to help meet the accreditation bodies’ benchmarks for the institution
  • Number of fully documented successful follow ups with graduates
  • Number of communication points with graduates 

To apply:  Please submit a resume and cover letter to careerdevhiring@lafilm.edu.


Career Development Audio Production Industry Outreach Representative

Are you passionate about the audio production and music industry? Do you have a natural skillset for making connections and helping others start their career? Do you have experience working with professional audio industry leaders and employers? The Los Angeles Film School is conducting a search for an audio-savvy “job specialist” to join its rapidly expanding Career Development Department as an Audio Production Industry Outreach Representative. The focus of this position is to be our in-house employment recruiter tracking down entry level jobs for our graduates in the Audio Production Program. Deep understanding of recording studios, post-production houses, live venues, and audio industry hiring practices is a must. Experience working as a recruiter is a plus.

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 Vice President of the department.

Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

  • Canvass Audio Production Industry for entry-level jobs and initiatives for our on-ground and online graduates and students nationwide. Bring and document those opportunities into the company’s job database.
  • Work closely with Career Advisors to vet graduates and generate and publish Resume Books listing top resumes to be sent out to employers.
  • Work in conjunction with Career Advisor team members to cultivate and supervise resume database.
  • Harness your industry experience to build exclusive job pipelines with hiring managers, show runners, studio managers, agents, human resources representatives, Diversity and Inclusion specialists, etc.
  • Outreach to veteran’s organizations like Veterans in Entertainment Media (VME) to assist in placing our large cohort of military veterans.
  • Daily monitoring and indexing of all the latest and innovative social media job boards to meet weekly quota of job postings and build new relationship with online hiring managers.
  • Act as primary point person working directly with our Education Department in finding and vetting paid and non-paid internships.
  • Conduct pre-interviews and filter candidates for all partner employers.
  • Develop and update job descriptions and job specifications.
  • Screen candidates resumes/job applications and submit qualified candidates to curated job leads.
  • Network with creatives to bring in paid collaborative and non-traditional opportunities to students and graduates.
  • Follow up with all job leads and applications to retrieve results of candidates.
  • Collaborate with career advisors to organize employer functions, tours, interviews, and opportunities.
  • Organize and solicit student and graduate music and media to industry contacts, playlists and promotional opportunities that can result in career momentum.
  • Secure industry professionals as guest speakers for Career Development and School 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.
  • Conduct orientation, vetting, and/or prep with students and graduates as it relates to employment opportunities. Educate and assist students with career search practices.
  • 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.
  • Maintain weekly office hours at Los Angeles Film School to establish/maintain relationships with students and faculty.
  • Attend/participate in monthly graduation rehearsals and graduation ceremonies.
  • Represent the Career Development Department to prospective students at Open House presentations (two Saturdays per year).
  • Duties and assignments as assigned by Career Development Vice President.

Experience Required:

  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in the Audio Production industry.
  • Network of related industry contacts.
  • Proficient in resume writing.
  • Vast knowledge of Music, Film, Public Relations, Marketing and Social Media Industries.

Preferred Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree.
  • Teaching/coaching/advisement and/or public speaking.
  • Prior experience in an office environment.
  • Prior experience in sales.
  • Previous experience hiring, onboarding or recruiting.
  • Professional experience at a recording studio, agency or in marketing/social media.

Skills Required:

  • Strong interpersonal, written and oral communication skills; great phone manner is a must.
  • Ability to interpret and analyze data, and then build strategies based on that data.
  • 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.
  • Strong grammar and correspondence skills.

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