Employment Opportunities

The College adheres to the principle of equal educational and employment opportunity without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, age, national or ethnic origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, handicap or disability, military or veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state or local law in the administration of its educational policies, scholarship and loan programs, and other College-administered programs and employment practicesRetaliation is also prohibited.  To read our full compliance statement please visit: http://moore.edu/about-moore/non-discrimination-504-titleix






Continuing Education FACULTY POSITIONS


Current Staff Positions



BFA Fashion Design:

Moore College of Art & Design is seeking adjunct faculty members to teach in the Fashion Design Department in the 2016-2017 academic year.  We are seeking candidates with apparel design industry experience and college-level teaching expertise in fashion industry practices, including apparel design and product development; draping and pattern making; construction; fitting; merchandising and digital technologies for fashion design.  Master’s degree preferred.  

APPLICATION PROCEDURES:  Applications must be submitted as a PDF

Please submit the following materials to Claudine Thomas, Interim Academic Dean, cthomas@moore.edu

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

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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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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Alumni Admissions Ambassador

Status: Exempt, five temporary one week positions that will travel between September 1, 2016 to November 30, 2016

Position: Alumni Admissions Ambassador: up to 5 positions are available each requiring one week of travel. Each trip could be held by a different Ambassador. A stipend of $1,000 will be paid for each travel session and travel expenses are paid by the College.

Reports To: Executive Director of Admissions

Purpose: Moore College of Art & Design is searching for one or more Moore Alumni to serve as an Alumni Admissions Ambassador to travel to Texas, Florida, Minnesota, Illinois and Ohio to recruit for the College.  This person(s) will travel for a week at a time to the designated States.


  • A Bachelor of Fine Arts or equivalent degree from Moore in addition to one year of related experience, preferably in an admissions setting.
  • The ability to travel independently and work evenings and weekends, as needed. Valid driver’s license required.
  • Attention to detail, strong oral and written communication skills, and knowledge and love of the visual/fine arts are a must.
  • Targeted travel to the following metropolitan areas will take place between September and November 2016

This position serves as a representative of the College and will participate in all aspects of recruitment in targeted metro markets. Responsibilities include: week long travel to assigned regional and national metro areas, visiting high schools and giving classroom presentations about Moore, reviewing portfolios, attending college fairs and National Portfolio Days and data entry.

To apply:  send cover letter 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.

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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Purpose: The Fashion Design Chair assumes primary academic and administrative responsibility for the courses in Fashion Design and the management of the department and Fashion Design faculty. The Chair leads the faculty in delivering an up to date, relevant curriculum to the students by connecting to the field, identifying trends, supporting the teaching of full time faculty and hiring and engaging excellent adjunct faculty. The Chair leads the department to achieve educational and strategic outcomes and works collaboratively across the College.


  • Advanced degree in a fashion related field, terminal degree preferred.
  • Demonstrable record of professional engagement and achievement in the fashion industry and with the promise of continued professional engagement and practice in the field.
  • Ability, interest and commitment to teaching introductory and upper level undergraduate courses.
  • College-level teaching, minimum of 5 years with 3 years full-time preferred.
  • Ability to explicate a strong vision of the larger field of fashion and future trends in the industry and in higher education.
  • Ability to guide innovative curriculum development and strengthen fashion industry contacts for internships and to the program.
  • Possess strong academic administrative experience.
  • Outstanding communication and leadership skills.


Each department chair shall support the mission of the College and to this end shall exercise leadership in her/his department and shall conduct the routine operation of departmental affairs.  Her/his responsibilities shall include but not be limited to:

1.  Budget:

  • In consultation with departmental faculty he/she shall recommend a budget to the Academic Vice President/Dean.
  • She/he will administer the expenditure of funds budgeted to the department and stay within the final approved operating budget and/or any revisions made during the year.
  • Assist in the supervision of academic facilities.


2.  Communications:

  • Chair regular department meetings; scheduling, setting the agenda and maintaining records of these meetings.
  • Maintain a file of department records.
  • Represent the department on Academic Council relaying pertinent information back to the department faculty and thus acting in the capacity of a link between faculty and administration.


3.  Curriculum:

  • In consultation with department faculty, she/he will prepare department objectives and descriptions for the College catalog; responsible for overseeing the implementation of the department curriculum.
  • Review the syllabi for all department courses.
  • Take a leadership role in Academic Programmatic Reviews


4.  Faculty:

  • In consultation with the departmental faculty, he/she shall organize the search to recruit new faculty and make recommendations for hiring to the Academic Vice President/Dean.
  • Acquaint new faculty with the department and college mission, policies, standards, and procedures.
  • Participate in faculty reviews.
  • Prepare written recommendations and evaluations as required in the MFT contract or as requested by the Academic Vice President/Dean.


5.  Schedule:

  • In consultation with department faculty she/he will recommend to the Academic Vice President/Dean faculty assignments to courses.
  • She/he will meet with Academic Vice President/Dean and Registrar to discuss recommendations regarding course schedules and faculty assignments.


6.  Students:      

  • Counseling and advising in academic matters including course of study.
  • Approving Independent Study, proposals, change of major
  • Has authority to waive credit requirements in departmental requirements (major courses.)
  • Career guidance for enrolled students
  • Referrals to appropriate staff for assistance.
  • Assisting with registration-related issues and transfer evaluations
  • Notifying and counseling students on department probation.
  • Evaluating and handling student complaints concerning departmental faculty, facilities and courses.


In addition, Chairs are currently responsible for recruitment activities such as but not limited to the following:

  • Participate in BFA enrollment meetings to collaborate with Admissions on strategies for stimulating enrollment.
  • Develop targeted events highlighting Departmental strengths that serve recruitment.
  • Participate in events organized by Admissions such as Open House, Sneak Peak, etc.
  • Work with Marketing and Communications in providing information on outside speakers, public events and noteworthy public interest news as well as content for the website and publications.


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.

Submit materials to:
Patti Phillips, Academic Dean
Attention: Jenny Emery, Executive Assistant to the Academic Dean

Moore College of Art and Design
20th Street & the Parkway
Philadelphia, PA 19103-1179


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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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Reports to: Academic Dean

Purpose: The Library Director manages all Library operations including automation, budget management, planning, collection development, technical services, archives, audio/visual services, creation of new services and staff development. 


  • Master’s degree in Library Science from ALA accredited program.
  • Demonstrated experience in library automation.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Minimum of five years increasingly responsible library experience.
  • Ability to lead specialized and experienced library staff.
  • Command of information technology.
  • Ability to analyze problems and work with others to implement solutions.
  • Ability to plan and to work with others outside the library and to represent the   

       Library’s interest with the College Administration.

  • Familiarity with literature, publications and resources in art and design
  • Demonstrated participation in library or arts professional organizations.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and the Internet.



1. Manage all operations of the College library.

2. Provide adequate and appropriate informational resources to meet the learning, teaching, research and artistic needs of the College community.

3. Lead the planning and execution of Envisioning Connelly Library in the 21st Century.

4. Assure that the interests of the Library are represented to the College administration by reporting regularly to the Academic Dean and participating in appropriate planning meetings.

5. Formulate library goals and objectives to facilitate delivery of library services.

6. Continue to oversee and monitor the library automation delivery systems.

7. Supervise all matters relating to library personnel.

8. Lead efforts to implement new technologies including digital resources and communication methods to library patrons including but not limited to the website, blog and twitter.

9. Determine and approve, in consultation with the Academic Dean, the allocation of Library funds for the college.

10. Manage all aspects of collection development and reference services.

11. Chairs the Library Committee as a means to seek input on collections, development and services.

12. Represent the Library at College events and external functions as required.

13. Insure that the Library meets specific standards of staffing, services and materials to satisfy requirements of the college’s accrediting agencies and in line with ACLR standards.

14. Serve as a member of the Academic Council, and sit on various college committees as appointed by the President or Academic Dean.

15. Administer the College’s archival program.

16. Seek additional grant funding as appropriate.

17. Participate in regional and national professional associations.

18. Works collaboratively with The Writer’s Studio and the Instructional Designer on shared initiatives and goals.

19. In collaboration with library staff, revise the design and content of the library’s web page, blog, and social networking sites.

20. Works with the Academic Dean and relevant staff to support strategic goals and objectives.

21. Perform cataloging as required as well as performing duties assigned by the Academic Dean.

To Apply:

Interested candidates submit 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
Email: HR@moore.edu

Fax: 215-568-1773

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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Moore College of Art & Design, a College of stature with a rich legacy, is seeking an imaginative individual who thrives on creating contemporary exhibitions that are visually compelling and stimulate the viewers’ eyes and minds in ways that are both engaging and thought-provoking. We are also seeking a person with a collaborative spirit who is open to new ideas and enjoys working with students and faculty in a close-knit academic setting on developing educational programs and publications that will illuminate the work.  If these are the characteristics you possess and you have the right skill set and qualifications as described in the job description below, we invite you to apply for the Director/Curator of Galleries and Exhibitions as indicated.         

Reports To: President
Status: Full-Time, Exempt

Senior Manager: Senior Managers are responsible for implementing the strategic direction of their department in alignment with the College’s Strategic Plan and in consultation with the President and collaboration with 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: The Director/Chief Curator of Galleries and Exhibitions for The Galleries at Moore is a senior management position that supports Moore College of Art & Design’s educational mission and role as a cultural leader by providing a forum for exploring contemporary art and ideas, enriching the artistic and intellectual climate of the College, the Greater Philadelphia community and beyond. This is accomplished through the organization of a diverse range of innovative exhibitions, educational programs for all ages developed in collaboration with the faculty and students, and publications offering insights into the work of established and emerging regional, national, and international artists and designers. The Director/Chief Curator of Galleries and Exhibitions plays a vital role in increasing Moore’s public awareness and its leadership role in education, visual arts and culture by establishing the College as a gathering place to meet, reflect, learn, change, challenge and create, and by developing public programs that support the College’s mission of educating men and women for careers in art and design.

Galleries programmed and overseen by the Director/Chief Curator of Galleries and Exhibitions include: The Goldie Paley Gallery featuring the work of emerging and established national and international artists and designers; The Levy Gallery for the Arts in Philadelphia highlighting area artists and designers with a focus on collaboration, artistic exploration and experimentation; the Insights Gallery in the window gallery on Race Street featuring highly visual exhibitions of emerging talent; the Wilson, Graham and Widener Memorial Foundation Galleries, as well as the permanently endowed offsite gallery spaces at the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts, featuring rotating exhibitions of student, faculty and alumni works.

The position oversees two full-time staff, as well as part-time installers, student interns and work study students.


  • Experience curating exhibitions and managing a contemporary art gallery.
  • A demonstrated record of successful fundraising for exhibitions and public programs.
  • Exceptionally strong organization, presentation, written and spoken communications skills.
  • An ability to establish and maintain positive working relationships with diverse constituencies.
  • A passion for art and design excellence and for collaborating with faculty and students.
  • M.A. or M.F.A. in art history, curatorial studies, museum studies, or arts administration preferred.
  • A commitment to engaging the College community and general public. 
  • A strong national/international network of people working in the visual arts.
  • Evening and weekend hours required for programs and special events.
Responsibilities and Duties:

Establish and oversee policies for the College’s galleries. Develop and oversee day-to-day running and programming of the galleries. Create timely, long-term schedules for the coordination and installation of all exhibitions, including those curated by The Galleries’ personnel and guest curators, and those featuring work by Moore students, faculty and alumni. Provide contextualized experiences through imaginative public programs as well as website, social media and gallery enhancements that will engage students and the general public, enriching their appreciation for the work. Develop and oversee the production of exhibition-related catalogs, brochures and promotional materials. Collaborate with faculty and students towards developing ideas and resources for using the galleries’ exhibitions to foster valuable education and community building opportunities. Work with College stakeholders to develop an artist/designer-in-residence program and maintain the program once it is established. Serve as a local and international advocate for the College and its public programming interests through strong collaborative relationships with curators, scholars, artists, architects and designers. Forge and maintain cooperative and collaborative relationships within the college and with the arts and culture community in Philadelphia and world-wide. Work with the Development Department on fundraising through grant writing, corporate, foundation and individual solicitation, and special events. Work with the Marketing and Communications Department to coordinate media coverage and audience development. Work with the Finance Department to maintain accurate financial records and develop sound budgets. Supervise full and part-time gallery staff. Serve as an active member of the President’s Senior Management Team.


Physical Demands/Working Conditions:

The Director/Chief Curator of Galleries and Exhibitions may be required at times to assist with the load-in and installation of work being exhibited in The Galleries.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed.  These are not to be construed, as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel as so classified.

Interested candidates submit 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
215-568-1773 (fax)
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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Reports to: Academic Dean

Purpose:  The Associate Dean of Graduate Studies assumes the primary administrative, marketing and recruitment management responsibilities and leadership for graduate programs at Moore.  


  • A masters degree or terminal degree in an art or design discipline or arts administration. Strong organizational skills with administrative experience in a college or university environment.
  • Demonstrates familiarity with recruitment and marketing strategies in higher education.
  • Demonstrates a strong capacity for project and fiscal management. 
  • Ability to provide innovative leadership and work in a collaborative team environment.
  • Excellent writing and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Ability to articulate a strong and coherent case for the importance of graduate studies.
  • Demonstrates interest in working with faculty to develop innovative curricula in art and design and the capacity to plan and coordinate program development and implementation. 
  • Demonstrates experience and facility in the use of social media as an outreach and recruitment platform.
  • Demonstrates an understanding of recent developments in higher education regarding regional, state and federal guidelines and accreditation requirements.
  • Minimum of 2-5 years leadership experience in art and design/cultural management and/or higher education administration.
  • Proficient in use of technology including Microsoft office and basic Photoshop and familiarity with a CRM system a plus.



Oversees all aspects of graduate studies at Moore including direct management and supervision of the Graduate Program Directors. Facilitates the development of a graduate program marketing plan through working with the Executive Director of Admissions and the Director of Marketing and Communication in conjunction with the budget planning process and annual marketing and targeted recruitment cycles. Oversees all phases of graduate marketing strategies including online, print, web and social media advertisements/announcements such as brochures, pamphlets, flyers, online banner ads as well as other marketing tools or methods to procure visibility for all graduate programs.  Develops and manages all phases of graduate recruitment activities and communication plan through Hobson’s in tandem with the Graduate Programs Coordinator in Admissions and the Graduate Program Directors from inquiry to matriculation including:


  • Works with the Graduate Programs Coordinator to provide enrollment updates and reports to the Academic Dean. 
  • Works with Admissions to plans and coordinate recruitment and travel activities for the Graduate Program Directors for off-site visits, response plans and implementation to requests for information and the coordination of campus visits.
  • Oversees the portfolio and admissions application processes for all programs.
  • In consultation with the Graduate Program Directors, the Academic Dean and the Senior Vice President for Finance and Administration oversees the awarding of graduate fellowships. 
  • Oversees the accepted, deposited to matriculated processes for students in all programs including coordinating activities with the Graduate Program Directors to engage accepted and deposited students with the College and their program of choice.
  • Responsible for regular audits of the graduate website to insure that the website contains fresh and accurate content. Works with Graduate Program Directors, appropriate staff and the Marketing and Communications department in completing timely and relevant changes.   Oversees the development of graduate program mailing lists and provide timely updates to the Admissions office.  Hosts, organizes and participates in recruitment events both on and off-campus such as Open Houses, career fairs, college visits and Graduate National Portfolio Days.  Oversees the development of the Graduate Catalog, Thesis Exhibition Catalog, and Graduate Student Handbook in conjunction with Communications, Graduate Admissions Coordinator, Dean of Students and Academic Dean as well as all other graduate related marketing ads and materials. Oversees administration of all graduate program budgets, responsible for the graduate administrative budget and annual budgeting process. Oversees the planning, marketing and coordination of the annual symposia, forum and/or lecture series for each of the graduate programs fostering collaborative synergy across the graduate programs, BFA programs and the Galleries by coordinating guest speakers and symposia topics. Work closely with Associate Dean of Educational Support Services/Director of Institutional Research and Graduate Program Directors to initiate, maintain and track annual outcomes assessment activities and reporting including the development of clear assessment measures and rubrics.  Manages evaluation, documentation and reporting for all graduate programs and prepares and oversees accreditation activities including:
  • Oversight of documentation in State or Federal reporting requirements.
  • Coordinating outside review teams (Middle States, NASAD follow-ups, CIDA and PDE)
  • Oversees graduate faculty hiring in all programs by sitting on search committees and forwarding hiring recommendations of the committee to the Academic Dean. Monitors graduate faculty peer reviews in partnership with the Graduate Program Directors.  Serves on the Graduate Council, Academic Council and Academic Affairs Committee and other committees as assigned.  In concert with the Registrar and Academic Dean, and in consultation with the Graduate Program Directors, arranges the year-round graduate course schedule. In concert with the Director of the Galleries, schedules thesis exhibitions.  Assists in the program development and planning for new graduate programs and in developing strategic partnerships with other institutions as appropriate. Works with Development and President on fundraising as requested. Other duties and projects as assigned by the Academic Dean.


To Apply: Interested candidates submit 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

215-568-1773 (fax)

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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Status: Part-time Non-Exempt
Reports to: Director of Development

Purpose: Plans, implements, and monitors Moore’s prospect research program and supports overall fundraising efforts as the Development Office prepares for multi-year capital campaign.


  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Experience in prospect research and tracking
  • Familiarity with donor databases and prospect research tools
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Superior written and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrated attention to detail
  • Maintains high level of professionalism and recognizes the importance of discretion and confidentiality


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience working in higher education or similar environment
  • Raiser’s Edge and Research Point experience
  • Interest in the arts and arts education with an eagerness to deepen knowledge of arts funding, advancement services and education philanthropy


Manage, implement, and coordinate all aspects of prospect research, including the optimization of processes and best practices. Identify new major gift prospects as well as recommend ratings for key funding priorities through analysis of current donor and alumni pools. Assist with tracking prospect portfolios and donor pipelines and prepare recommendations for strategies to increase giving. Prepare clear, well-polished briefing materials for the President, Development Director, Campaign Director, Associate Directors and key volunteers in a timely manner. Assist Development Director and Campaign Director with donor records updates ongoing and provide support to President’s Office and other departments with donor updates and communications with donors as needed.
Other Duties:
Use Raiser’s Edge to maintain data integrity including, but not limited to, contact reports, actions, notes, biographical information. Organizes and maintains development records and files. Assistance with large data clean-ups. Work closely with Development Associate to assist in donor stewardship. Support College and campaign events both on- and off-campus as needed. Other department duties as assigned.


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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Admissions Counselor
Reports To: Executive Director of Admissions

Purpose: The primary focus of this position is to recruit and enroll qualified students into the BFA program, and counsel prospective students throughout the admissions process.


  • B.F.A. or B.A. in art or related field is required.
  • Previous experience in college admission or sales/marketing.
  • Must possess strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Must have computer, data-entry, and social media knowledge.
  • Ability to work/travel independently and set priorities to achieve goals/objectives required.
  • Able to work evenings and weekends
  • Must have a valid driver’s license.
  • Telephone experience and fluency in another language a plus.


Recruiting and admitting students: first-year, returning, and transfer populations. Portfolio reviews, interviews, counseling, maintaining phone contact and correspondence with students, and working applicant files to completion using prospect management recruiting procedures. Work with the Admissions Committee to accept or reject students and completing transfer evaluations for transfer students. Cultivate and maintain close relationships with high school art teachers, guidance counselors and community college art and design faculty. Travel to national portfolio days, college fairs, high schools visits (private & public) and 2-year colleges. Weekend and/or weekday overnight travel with extended stays may be required. Weekend and/or weekday overnight travel with extended stays to complete recruitment events is required. 

College Fair Planning – Will work closely with the Executive Director and other Admissions staff in registering for and attending college fairs.

High School and Community College Visits to schools in assigned territory between September and April. 

National Portfolio Day Travel:Will be required to attend approximately 6-8 national portfolio days.

Special Events: Must also be present for all on campus recruitment and admissions events

Other duties as assigned by Director.

Physical Demands/Working Conditions:

Office setting with some box lifting.

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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Reports To: Director of Marketing and Communications

Purpose: Candidate will be in charge of all aspects of College PR and oversee publications.


  • BA or BFA degree in public relations, communications, journalism, English or related field.
  • Minimum 5 years of successful experience in publications and PR.
  • Solid communications generalist with leadership ability.
  • Excellent written and oral communications skills.
  • Dynamic writer and proven proofreader.
  • Good knowledge of public relations.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects at one time.
  • Working knowledge of PC and MAC environment.
  • Experience working in fast-paced, deadline-oriented environment.
  • Strong organization and time management skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Knowledge of interactive and electronic media preferred.
  • Experienced photographer


Serve as Associate to the Director of Marketing and Communications in all areas of College communications and public relations Serve as the main liaison with the press and pitch stories Serve as writer/editor for Moore magazine and “This Week’s Story” Interview people and write stories for print and online publications Write press releases, produce press packets and develop and maintain media contacts Provide PR support at College events, some held in the evening and on weekends Manage media lists - knowledge of Meltwater and/or Cision preferred Track media placement and prepare reports Assist with website and social media updates


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.

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