Events
  • Sandra Lim

    Mar 29| Lectures
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    Sandra Lim is the author of two collections of poetry, Loveliest Grotesque and The Wilderness, winner of the 2013 Barnard Women Poets Prize, selected by Louise Glück. Her work is also included in the anthologies Gurlesque, The Racial Imaginary, and Among Margins: An Anthology on Aesthetics. She has received fellowships from the MacDowell Colony, the Vermont Studio Center, and the Getty Research Institute.

  • Intern Recruitment Day

    Mar 30| Special Event
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    Continental breakfast will be from 8:00 – 8:45, interviews will take place from 9:00 am – 12:00 pm. Otis welcomes companies that are recruiting for Summer internships in the following areas: Architecture/Landscape/Interiors, Digital Media, Communications Arts, Fashion Design, Fine Arts, Product Design, Toy Design.
  • A quintessentially Los Angeles artist, Larry Johnson has worked for over 4 decades investigating the inherent contradictions between the shiny surfaces and underlying cynical logics of American culture. His works reference the languages of animation (especially the fantasy worlds of Walt Disney), graphic and commercial design, and advertising.

  • A limited number of tickets are available to FUN HOME, an emotionally charged and poignant family drama, inspired by the graphic novel of the same name by Alison Bechdel, in which she explores her coming out and the suicide of her domineering father Bruce. Sign up in the Office of Student Activities located in the Student Life Center Room 150E.

  • Transfer Day

    Apr 01| Admissions
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    At Transfer Day, prospective transfer students are invited to take a tour of campus, have their questions answered in a one-on-one appointment, and learn how to make a smooth transition to Otis College. If you are considering transferring into one of our programs, please join us on Saturday, April 1, 2017 from 12-3pm. 

     

  • Edgar Arceneaux was born in Los Angeles in 1972. He investigates historical patterns through drawings, installations, and multimedia events, such as the reenactment of Ben Vereen’s tragically misunderstood blackface performance at Ronald Reagan’s 1981 Inaugural Gala.

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HR Roles and Responsibilities

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Jane Miyashiro
Vice President, Human Resources & Development
Office Phone: (310) 665-6910
Contact Jane Miyashiro
Roles and Responsibilities
  • Leadership Coaching
  • Compensation Administration
  • Workforce Planning & Job Development
  • Policy Development
  • Labor Relations

 

Ana Florentino
Executive Assistant
Office Phone: (310) 846-2597
Contact Ana Florentino
Roles and Responsibilities
  • Calendar Management & Assistant to the VP for HR&D
  • Otis Job Posting Website - manager access & job posting edits
  • SilkRoad Onboarding - website access & system administration
  • Phone Directory Updates
  • Tuition Remission/Volunteer Requests - Formstack approvals

 

Pam Sasuga
Benefits Manager
Office Phone: (310) 665-6911
Contact Pam Sasuga
Roles and Responsibilities
  • Benefits Administration
  • 403(b) Retirement Plan Administration
  • Leaves of Absence
  • Workers’ Compensation
  • Tuition Remission

 

Melinda Herbert
HRIS Manager & Faculty Contract Specialist
Office Phone: (310) 665-6912
Contact Melinda Herbert
Roles and Responsibilities
  • Personnel Records Management
  • Banner Data Requests, Reports, and System Administration
  • Faculty Contract Administration
  • Employment Verifications
  • Webpage Maintenance/Updates

 

Peter Escalante
Employee Relations/Employment Specialist
Office Phone: (310) 665-6862
Contact Peter Escalante
Roles and Responsibilities
  • Employee Relations & Title IX Investigations
  • Performance Management
  • Faculty Recruitment
  • Job Auditing
  • Independent Contractor Administration
  • Exit Interviews

 

Oscar Salas
Recruiting Specialist
Office Phone: (310) 846-2618
Contact Oscar Salas
Roles and Responsibilities
  • Staff Recruitment
  • Social Media Recruiting Technology
  • Immigration/Visa Issues
  • Background Checks

 

Yolanda Webb
Training and Onboarding Specialist
Office Phone: (310) 846-2564
Contact Yolanda Webb
Roles and Responsibilities
  • Part-Time Staff Recruitment (EA’s, TA’s, CA’s, Mentors, and Models )
  • Temporary Staff Placement
  • Employee Recognition and Engagement Programs
  • Workshops/Training Coordination
  • External Job Ad Placements
  • Background Checks

 

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