Employment Opportunities

The College complies with all applicable federal, state and local laws in which it operates. Moore does not discriminate based on a person’s race, creed, disability, sexual orientation, age, marital status or any other protected class.


Continuing Education FACULTY POSITIONS

Current Staff Positions



BFA Post-Baccalaureate Art Education Adjunct Faculty Position:

Moore College of Art & Design has opportunities for an adjunct faculty member to teach in the BFA and Post-Baccalaureate Art Education degree program in the upcoming Autumn 2015 semester.  A Master’s degree in art education or special education is required; a minimum of three years professional teaching experience with PreK-12 students with disabilities is preferred; state teacher certification in PreK-12 visual arts is required; knowledge of both National / PA state standards in visual arts and IDEA regulations is required; evidence of professional activity and scholarship is required; and some college level teaching experience is preferred.

Specific course that is open for the Autumn 2015 semester is listed below:
ED327 Special Populations in Art Education

This course is one on one teaching experience for Moore students to work with special needs students under the supervision of a certified teacher. For 10 weeks, the class time will be split between teaching art to the children and learning teaching methods and accommodations especially for special needs students. In addition, Moore students will learn how to identify various exceptionalities, gain knowledge in applying strategies to accommodate special needs students in their self-contained classroom and as they are mainstreamed. State and Federal laws will be explored.

APPLICATION PROCEDURES:  Applications must be submitted as a PDF

1) Please submit a CV and a brief cover letter
2)  A digital portfolio of Professional work (such as lesson plans or curriculum samples, professional presentations, or teaching artifacts) and PreK-12 student art work either via URL or as a PDF

Please submit materials to:

Amanda Newman-Godfrey, Assistant Professor Art Education

Deadline for application: August 19, 2015

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BFA Fashion Design:

Moore College of Art & Design is seeking adjunct faculty members to teach in the Fashion Design Department in the 2015-2016 academic year.  We are seeking candidates with college-level teaching expertise in fashion industry practices, including design methods and processes.  

Preferred qualification is a terminal degree.  

APPLICATION PROCEDURES: Applications must be submitted as a PDF

Please submit the following materials to:

Dr. Dianna J. Vass, Chair of Fashion Design, dvass@moore.edu

1) CV

2) Brief cover letter

3) 2 references (Names and contact information only)

4) A digital portfolio of Professional work and Student work either via URL or as a PDF

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BFA Web Media:

The Photography and Digital Arts Department at Moore College of Art and Design has an opportunity for an adjunct faculty to teach Web Media on Tuesday and Thursday mornings from 8:30-11:20 am for the Spring 2016 semester. The Web Media course is designed to help students synthesize their understanding of motion, time, information and interactivity as effective visual strategies in a web environment. Previous teaching experience and a terminal degree is preferred.

To Apply:

Please submit the following in PDF format to: rgoodman@moore.edu, Robert Goodman, Chair, Photography and Digital Arts

1.      CV

2.      Brief Cover Letter

3.      Two references

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Continuing Education FACULTY POSITIONS

The Continuing Education Department’s Adult Programs focuses on seven professional certificate programs offered in four 10-week sessions with various teaching opportunities that arise throughout the year.  On campus courses meet one evening a week and a number of courses are offered online. A bachelor's or master’s degree or equivalent professional background in relevant areas is required. If you are interested in exploring possibilities for teaching with us, please send email with attached resume to Judy Woodworth, Co-Director for Continuing Education (jwoodworth@moore.edu).

Interior Design Studies
The Interior Design Studies Certificate Program requires faculty with general interior design expertise and/or specialized interior design skills in color, lighting, mechanical drafting, and CAD for Drafting.

Fashion Studies
The Fashion Studies: Technical Design Certificate and the Fashion Studies: Apparel Construction Certificate require faculty who have experience with the contemporary fashion environment and/or specialized skills in one of the following areas: sewing, garment construction, flat patternmaking, fashion textiles, Photoshop and Illustrator for fashion, and Lectra.

Fashion Merchandising+Production (Online)
The Fashion Merchandising+Production Certificate Program requires faculty with a background in the contemporary fashion environment, as well as specialized skills in one of the following areas: apparel design principles, fashion textiles, fashion trend and color forecasting, fashion retailing, product development, merchandising planning and control and international retailing.  The College will provide training in teaching an online course.

Motion Graphics (Hybrid/Online)
The Motion Graphics Certificate Program requires faculty with skills in one of the following areas:  color systems and 2D design (online), digital imaging with Photoshop, digital typography (online), digital production standards (online), After Effects, storyboarding for film and animation (online), and 3D motion design.  As noted, some courses will be offered online and the College will provide training in teaching an online course.

Web Design and Digital Media for Print+Web
The Web Design Certificate and the Digital Media for Print+Web Certificate require faculty with skills in general digital design using Abobe Creative Suite basics and/or specialized skills in one of the following: Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign, WordPress, HTML, CSS, Dreamweaver, design for mobile devices, and color pre-press production.

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POSITION: The Continuing Education Department at Moore College of Art & Design has opportunities for part-time instructors with undergraduate degrees, teaching certification and/or equivalent professional experience to teach courses in the following areas: fine arts (two dimensional and three dimensional), photography, fashion, jewelry design, animation and illustration.  Fall and spring courses take place on Saturdays during a 10-week semester.  Summer classes take place during a five-week, week day semester. 

To Apply:  Please submit resume with brief cover letter to:hr@moore.edu or Judy Woodworth, Director for Continuing Education, Moore College of Art and Design, 20th Street and The Parkway, Philadelphia, PA 19103.

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-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------GRADUATE RESEARCH ASSISTANT - Part Time 14 hours/week

Reports To: Connelly Library
Expemption Status: Non-Exempt


  • Participate in all aspects of automated circulation.     
  • Resolve patron account issues
  • Supervise work-study students.
  • Assist with acquisitions and collection development.
  • Provide library instruction as needed.
  • Work cooperatively with library staff and other professionals, participating in the revision and creation of policies, procedures, and special projects, including the blending of traditional library activities with digital initiatives.

The ideal candidate will have a MLS from an ALA – accredited school, some library experience and experience with Innovative Integrated Library Systems.  Experience with both PC and Mac operating systems. Must have strong written and oral communication skills, as well as strong planning and project management skills.

To Apply: send cover letter with salary requirements and resume to :

Moore College of Art and Design;
Attn: Director of Human Resources;
20th Street and The Parkway
Philadelphia, PA 19103

or email: hr@moore.edu; fax: 215-568-1773.

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POSITION: We are looking for a non-paid intern to work part-time, twice weekly during the Fall semester in the Communications Office.


  • Assist with reporting, writing and proofing of short pieces for the College magazine
  • Assist with reporting, writing and posting news, feature stories or calendar items to the website 
  • Assist with generating story ideas
  • Assist with photography at events and in the classroom
  • Assist in developing and updating public relations resource manuals (media contact list, PR packets) and writing occasional press releases and calendar announcements.
  • Perform other administrative tasks as necessary, including filing newspaper clippings, researching media contacts, preparing media reports, faxing media releases and reviewing newspapers, magazines and blogs for Moore mentions.


  • Must be actively enrolled in or a recent graduate of a university public relations, marketing, communications, journalism, English or other related program
  • Ability to undertake basic public relations writing assignments, such as press releases, calendar announcements and public service announcements
  • Understanding of basic media relations skills
  • Ability to interact professionally with students, faculty and staff
  • Good judgment
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook
  • Knowledge of Photoshop preferred but not required
  • Knowledge of Meltwater a plus
  • Good communications and time management skills
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, deadline-driven office

To Apply 

Please send a cover letter, resume and writing sample to Michele Cohen, Associate Director of Communications, Moore College of Art & Design, 20th Street and The Parkway, Philadelphia, PA 19103-1179; or email mcohen@moore.edu.

Education Level: current student or bachelor's degree

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Status: Exempt, Senior Management
Reports to: President

Senior Manager: Senior Managers are responsible for implementing the strategic direction of their department in alignment with the College Strategic Plan and in consultation with the President and collaboration with internal and external stakeholders.  As experts in their field, Senior Managers take a leadership role in the College, managing their team to fulfill the mission of their department.

Purpose: Responsible for planning and implementing of all fund-raising for the College.  Manages day-to-day operations of the Development Office, including oversight of the Annual Fund, Visionary Woman Awards, planned giving and Alumni Affairs programs.  Responsible for managing capital campaign efforts.


  • Ability to plan, manage and implement the fundraising goals of the College which include the Annual Fund, the Sarah Peter Society, Capital Campaign, Legacy Society and other development initiatives.
  • Bachelor’s degree and at least six years’ experience in fund raising, preferably in a college or university environment.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Excellent organizational abilities.
  • Experience with Raisers Edge, Microsoft Word, and Excel.
  • Knowledge of donor/wealth management systems.
  • Knowledge of Philadelphia-area fund raising community, especially knowledge of individual major donors and prospects.
  • Knowledge of capital resource development.

Responsibilities and Duties

Plans and organizes the development program to meet financial goals agreed upon by the Director, President and the Board. Oversees Annual Fund and Alumni Affairs programs and staff. Direct coordinator of special events including visionary woman awards. Organizes cultivation of major prospects with the goal of developing a proactive major gift program. Supports the President and Board in capital campaign planning, implementation and securing contributions. Responsible for personally cultivating and soliciting a limited number of capital campaign prospects. Manages and develops strategies for all corporate, foundation and public sector prospects to fund College priorities. Liaison to the Development Committee and the Visionary Woman Awards Committee. Participates in setting the College’s fund raising priorities with the President and the Board. Drafts proposals for major individual prospects, corporations, foundations and public sector entities. Oversees preparation of periodic development reports. Directs stewardship activities for all major contributors: individuals, corporations, foundations and public sector entities. Monitors development of department budget and expenditures. Supervises 4 other staff who report to the Development Director.

To Apply:

Send Nominations or Cover Letter and Resume to:

Zena Lum
Search Director


Department: Business Office

Exemption Status: Exempt

Summary of primary duties and responsibilities:

The Accounts Receivable Coordinator handles all billing and collection activities for the College.  This position works closely with the Director of Financial Aid in processing refund checks and posting financial aid to student accounts.  This position also works closely with the Staff Accountant to ensure all student accounts receivable transactions are properly posted to the general ledger.  Responsibilities also include working with outside collection agencies, process of annual 1098T tax forms, and coordinating the annual clearance process for all new and returning students.  This position will answer phones/greet visitors and take messages for other Business Office employees as necessary, assist other Business Office employees during non-peak periods and handle all other duties, projects or assignments as assigned.  


The ideal candidate will have at least an Associates Degree in Accounting or a related field, prior accounts receivable experience ideally in higher education.  Familiar with Sungard SCT PowerCampus and Powerfaids software is a plus, and strong customer service skills are a must. 

To Apply: 

Interested candidates send your resume and cover letter with salary requirements to: Moore College of Art and Design; 20th Street and The Parkway; Attn: Director of Human Resources; Philadelphia, PA  19103 fax: 215.568.1773, email: HR@Moore.edu.


Status: Exempt

Reports To: Director of Continuing Education

This position is responsible for supervising the daily administrative functions essential for the successful execution of all programs under the purview of the CE Department. In addition, this position has primary responsibility for youth and pre-college program operations.


  • Masters degree in relevant field including administration
  • Five years management experience with supervisory responsibilities
  • Strong interpersonal communication, project management and organizational skills
  • Knowledge of current practices in education helpful
  • Excellent Microsoft Word and Excel skills
  • Ability to work on Saturdays

Responsible for management of administrative procedures for student recruitment, registration, and enrollment Responsible for management of student, faculty, and educational support services Responsible for staffing and running youth and pre-college programs Responsible for supervising program coordinators in carrying out all tasks in above areas Responsible for ensuring compliance with policies, procedures and budget parameters


Administrative Operations

  • Coordinate processes for inquiry response and registration as well as recruitment activities including interfacing with prospective students
  • Supervise efficient office operations to meet external party needs
  • Manage student services, faculty support services and student retention activities
  • Oversee supplemental staffing
  • Administer contracts
  • Oversee and ensure accuracy of customer relationship management database and academic management database
  • Assist staff in fulfilling their roles and responsibilities
  • Collaborate in development of strategic marketing plans

Youth and Pre-College Program Operations

  • Schedule, implement, and oversee youth and pre-college programs
  • Provide on-site coordination, general program support, and supervision
  • Organize and oversee systems for managing classroom support and supplies
  • Manage contact with and act as liaison to parents and others involved with program
  • Hire, train, supervise and evaluate program faculty to ensure quality programming
  • Review curriculum and recommend curriculum revisions as appropriate
  • Build relations with students, families, art teachers and schools
  • Visit high schools and other events to increase visibility for program
  • Mange social media presence and coordinate photographing and video-taping activities
  • Work with faculty to continually update information for website

To Apply
Interested candidates send your resume and cover letter with salary requirements to: Moore College of Art and Design; 20th Street and The Parkway; Attn: Director of Human Resources; Philadelphia, PA  19103 fax: 215.568.1773, email: hr@moore.edu.

The College complies with all applicable federal, state and local laws in which it operates. Moore does not discriminate based on a person’s race, creed, disability, sexual orientation, age, marital status or any other protected class.

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