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Watkins College of Art is one of the most dynamic cultural institutions in Nashville—America’s “It” City and ranked as the number one metropolis for high-sector jobs by Forbes. Nashville also is rated America’s friendliest city by Travel + Leisure and is continually noted for its creative economy, music, access to rural beauty, and eclectic and superb food scene.

Set against a beautiful lake and just two miles from downtown Nashville, Watkins occupies 13 acres and a 65,000-square-foot facility replete with film sound stages, galleries, and state-of-the-art studio space for undergraduate, graduate, and continuing education artists. Accredited both regionally and nationally, Watkins was established in 1885 and has a rich history of meeting the highest standards of education for artists, designers, and filmmakers. Ascendant among national arts conservatories, Watkins offers competitive salaries, superb opportunities for employee professional growth, and generous benefits in healthcare, retirement, vacation, access to facilities, and more.

We welcome your interest in joining Watkins and invite you to peruse the job listings below to determine if any meet your background and experience.

Current openings

 

Film Adjunct: Fundamentals of Editing

Posted on: February 3, 2017
Watkins College of Art, Design, & Film is seeking an adjunct for the Film School for the Fall Semester 2017. Professional and Teaching experience is required; MFA degree preferred. FLM 589 Fundamentals of Editing Studio, 3 Contact Hours, 3 Credit Hours Students work on an advanced production (Production III, IV or MFA project), joining the … (more)

Film Adjunct: Film Industry, Business and Finance

Posted on: February 3, 2017
Watkins College of Art, Design, & Film is seeking an adjunct for the Film School for the Fall Semester 2017. Professional and Teaching experience is required; MFA degree preferred. FLM 451 & FLM 551 Film Industry, Business, and Finance Lecture, 3 Contact Hours, 3 Credit Hours This course focuses on the business, legal and financial … (more)

Film Adjunct: Special Topics: The History of the Musical

Posted on: February 3, 2017
Watkins College of Art, Design, & Film is seeking an adjunct for the Film School for the Fall Semester 2017. Professional and Teaching experience is required; MFA degree preferred. FLM 351 Special Topics: The History of the Musical Lecture, 3 Contact Hours, 3 Credit Hours The history of the American Musical begins in 1927 with … (more)

Chair, Department of Interior Design

Posted on: March 25, 2016
CHAIR, DEPARTMENT OF INTERIOR DESIGN Assistant/Associate Professor Watkins College of Art, Design & Film is accepting applications for the Chair of the Department of Interior Design with a scheduled hire date of August 2016. Watkins College of Art, Design & Film is a regionally and nationally accredited, non-profit independent college of the visual arts … (more)