Employment Opportunities

6The 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.

For more information about job listings, please contact Human Resources at hr@moore.edu.


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

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 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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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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Summary of primary duties and responsibilities:

Manages and directs the activities of the Financial Aid Office as a customer service based operation, while ensuring that compliance with federal and state regulations is met and that the recruiting and retention efforts of the College are advanced.  Administer financial aid programs, as appropriate, in accordance with; Federal and state regulations; College recruitment and retention efforts; other guidelines, as required. Counsel students (both prospective and returning) and their parents about their financial aid awards and options. Monitor financial aid expenditures during the academic year and projected expenditures during the award cycle. Conduct all entrance and exit counseling sessions for students with loans; process all loan applications and certify all loans. Propose adjustments to the financial award matrix when necessary to ensure competitive and appropriate awarding strategies; work closely with the Executive Director of Admissions, as needed, on this process. Manage the process of electronic reporting and receiving of information with the Department of Education and the National Student Loan Data Clearinghouse. Ensure that the annual application for Title IV status is prepared and submitted in a timely manner.


  • Bachelor’s degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Five or more years experience in financial aid or student financial services setting, including 1 or more years in a supervisory role.
  • Extensive student counseling experience and the ability to communicate with a diverse group of students and parents regarding financial aid.
  • Knowledge and support of the role of financial aid in the student recruitment and retention processes.
  • Knowledge of computer based financial aid packaging and reporting systems; preferably Powerfaids.
  • Ability to work as part of a team and to provide a high level of customer service to students.


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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