Benefits and perks

Our people are our greatest asset. That's why we offer highly competitive health, wellness and retirement benefit packages as well as special perks that only SCAD could provide.

Life benefits

  • A 403(b) retirement plan with employer match
  • Financial and investment advising
  • Staff receive generous paid time off, including holidays, accrued annual leave, birthday and floating holiday(s)
  • Full tuition waiver for dependent children of full-time employees
  • One class per quarter tuition benefit for full-time employees outside of work hours, spouses or same-sex partners.
  • Cultural events featuring art, theater, film, fashion and design throughout the year
  • Opportunity to include your family and friends at SCAD events
  • Short term disability coverage provided after one year of continuous full-time employment
  • Long term disability coverage provided after thirty days of continuous full-time employment
Performing Arts students singing in ensemble concert

Enjoy the local culture

Regular performances, exhibitions and festivals make it easy to unwind with your family and friends.

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Health benefits

  • Medical, dental and vision plans designed to support healthy living
  • 100 percent coverage of in-network preventive care
  • Wellness program offering health coaching, biometric testing, fitness training and dietary guidance
  • Rewards program for healthy living and community volunteering
  • Health screenings offered at no cost to employees enrolled in a SCAD medical plan
  • Access to legal and financial assistance, counseling services and wellness resources for employees and their family through the employee assistance program.
  • Discounted employee meal plans offering local, organic and vegetarian options by Bon Appétit for the Savannah and Atlanta locations
  • Access to fitness facilities in both the Savannah and Atlanta locations

Stay well and stay happy

A variety of health-related programs are available to support your overall well-being.

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Career benefits

  • Tuition benefit for full-time employees and their spouses to enroll in one class per quarter outside of working hours
  • Top industry professionals in the art and design fields as colleagues
  • Staff performance bonus program rewards goal-oriented performance and achievements
  • Support for faculty development and research provided through presidential fellowships, sabbatical awards, workshops, American Academy in Rome affiliate residencies and opportunities to teach abroad
  • Access to online Lynda development resources
  • Previews of talented, up-and-coming work by student artists and designers year-round
  • Enjoy complimentary admission to lectures and exhibitions by visiting professionals on various industry and creative topics
  • Opportunity to shape the next generation of creative thinkers and problem solvers
Jason Middlebrook exhibition, “Submerged,” SCAD Museum of Art lobby, Feb. 18-Sept. 28, 2014.

Keep growing

Engaging events provide many opportunities to enhance your personal and professional development.

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Join the team

Engaging events provide many opportunities to enhance your personal and professional development.

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