A large studio room with students working on easels.

Employment at SAIC

Employment at SAIC

Our world-class art and design school flourishes as a result of our passionate, talented staff and faculty—people who think creatively, drawing from their own unique experiences to forge fresh insights, innovative ideas, and ambitious goals for the future.

The Art Institute of Chicago is an equal opportunity, equal access employer fully committed to achieving a diverse and inclusive workplace. We believe in a culture that benefits from a wide range of experience, backgrounds, and career paths, and we encourage nontraditional candidates to apply. All faculty and staff must embrace the School’s commitment to creating an inclusive and equitable institution.

We strive to attract, engage, and grow with our talented staff and faculty.

A faculty member assists a student in glassblowing

Faculty Employment

Open positions for full-time and visiting faculty are posted to this page as they become available. We also accept materials from artists, designers, and scholars who are interested in part-time teaching opportunities on a rolling basis.

Staff Employment

Whether you’re an external applicant or a current staff member, we encourage you to review our current job openings. 


Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE)

The Art Institute of Chicago, including both the School and the museum, is committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment for its students, visitors, faculty, and staff, and to ensuring that educational and employment decisions are based on an individual’s abilities and qualifications. The Art Institute of Chicago does not tolerate unlawful discrimination based on race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, military or former military status, or any other status protected by federal, state or local law, in its programs and activities, public accommodations or employment practices. 

For information on notice of nondiscrimination, see the Office for Civil Rights Discrimination Complaint Form for the address and phone number of the office that serves your area, or call 800.421.3481.


Labor Protections