The Cleveland Institute of Art is one of the nation's leading independent colleges of art and design, is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) and National Association of Colleges of Art and Design (NASAD), and a proud member of National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities (NAICU). Since 1882, the college has been an educational cornerstone in Cleveland, Ohio, and produces graduates competitive as studio artists, designers, contemporary craftspeople, and educators. Instructors across the college embrace both theory and practice and engage with emerging technologies in cutting-edge facilities. CIA is also home to the Cleveland Institute of Art Cinematheque offering classic, foreign, and independent films 50 weekends of the year in the Peter B. Lewis Theatre, as well as the Reinberger Gallery, which presents exhibitions of internationally recognized artwork and educational opportunities along with literary readings and speaker events. It is centrally located in the heart of University Circle, a growing, vibrant and diverse center for education and the arts that is home to Museum of Contemporary Art, the Cleveland Museum of Art, the Cleveland Institute of... Music, and Case Western Reserve University.
The Cleveland Institute of Art is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer, committed to building and sustaining a culturally and ethnically diverse campus environment, and to the principles that promote inclusion.
CIA is dedicated to excellence through diversity and does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, sex, disability, sexual orientation, national origin, religion, marital status, gender identity, veteran status or any other non-job related criteria. CIA recognizes the importance of a multicultural community of students, faculty, and staff who seek to advance our commitment to diversity. We especially welcome applications from individuals with diverse backgrounds and from those who have academic experiences with diverse populations. An offer of employment will be conditional upon background verification.
To cultivate creative leaders who inspire people, strengthen communities, and contribute to a thriving and sustainable economy through an innovative education in art and design.
The global community is engaged and enriched by art and design.