Job Openings

JPCatholic's School of Visual Arts is seeking an Adjunct Professor of 2D Animation to teach animation, rigging, and storyboarding using Toon Boom Harmony and Storyboard Pro. Applicants must provide a link to their professional portfolio/reel.

Responsibilities include

  • Course initial development and continuous improvement.
  • Collaborating with department faculty in the curriculum implementation.
  • Student support.
  • Maintaining regular office hours outside of instructional time.
  • Participating in course outcomes assessments.
  • Maintaining up-to-date industry knowledge.

Qualifications and Skills

. Applicants must
  • Be currently professionally active in the animation industry.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in Toon Boom Harmony and Storyboard Pro.
  • Have, at minimum, a bachelor’s degree and two years of professional experience, OR any associate degree and five years or professional experience, OR the equivalent.

JPCatholic is a Catholic university. Applicants to this position are not required to be Catholic, but they must respect and not teach against the mission of the University.

Compensation is $4,500 per course. This compensation includes all prep time, 10 3-hour classes, grading, meeting with students during office hours, emailing students, revising the syllabus and other course related duties.


JPCatholic is a lay run Roman Catholic institution with a primary focus on shaping future creators and innovators, leaders and entrepreneurs within a faith-filled Catholic campus environment. Our faculty and staff passionately support the mission and vision of the University; they transmit that passion to our students, and seek to Impact Culture for Christ. Our students have the opportunity to acquire a deep and personal knowledge of Jesus Christ. Catholic ethical, moral, and social values provide a guiding compass for everything we do. Our academic vision is to create a extraordinary university for students through degree programs in the Creative Arts and Business Innovation.

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Send your resume/CV and a cover letter to Anna Velasco, Vice President of HR, at or to: 220 W. Grand Ave, Escondido, CA 92025. In your cover letter, you should explicitly detail how you will support the mission of the University, why you are well suited for the position, and explain your competence and commitment. Your resume should detail your professional experience as it matches the position requirements described above. Review of applications will continue until the position is filled. Interviews and hiring dates are budget and student enrollment dependent. Please carefully read and understand our expectations with respect to fidelity to and respect for the teachings of the Catholic Church here.

JPCatholic is committed to creating an atmosphere that values human diversity. Equal employment opportunities shall be afforded to all individuals with respect to compensation and privileges of employment, benefits, and separation, as well as all other terms and conditions of employment.

John Paul the Great Catholic University strives to hire and promote the best-qualified individuals, and background and reference checks are an important part of these processes. When a background or reference check is needed with respect to hiring or other employment decisions, JPCatholic conducts such checks in compliance with applicable federal, state and local laws. JPCatholic will make a conditional offer of employment prior to a background check being conducted. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the employment of a person who was conditionally offered the position.