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 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

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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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Reports to: Registrar Office

Moore College of Art & Design is seeking a Registrar to provide leadership in the development and maintenance of automated registration and record keeping. This position reports to the Associate Dean, Educational Support. The Registrar is also responsible for evaluation of the student in relation to degree progress and final confirmation of awards for BFA, Post-Baccalaureate, and Masters programs.

Collect, maintain and disseminate accurate academic records of all BFA, Post-baccalaureate, and Master’s Degree students using the SungardHE Power Campus system.  Collect and maintain accurate student data including current and permanent addresses an demographic data using the Power Campus system Interpret and communicate academic regulations effectively to all constituencies. Establish thorough, clear and fair policies. Use forms developed to collect appropriate information. Develop and maintain automated registration and record keeping processes including class lists, grade rolls, and transcripts. These records must be accurate and delivered on time.  Develop data reports in response to needs of the institutions and to the reporting requirements of external agencies. Develop user-friendly reports and documents as needed via Power Campus through use of Vista View and other software programs in recognizing the limitations of the canned Power Campus reports.  Develop and maintain database management and technological skills as required by the position. Keep abreast of professional guidelines i.e. ethical and legal issues, national norms and practices in the profession of a Registrar’s office. Maintain regional and/or professional memberships in professional organizations. Participate in Power Campus user’s group and/or identify common issues and ensure that appropriate users find college-wide resolutions.  Serve as a consultant to Continuing Education in regards to Power Campus. Enter class schedules: resolve or report conflicts. Maintain Fall/Spring and Summer Schedule of classes including course descriptions, fees in Power Campus for Self-Service. Review and update curricular/programmatic information in the College catalog. Coordinate and schedule final examinations in Power Campus. Certify eligibility for graduation, awards and/or certification or certificates. Prepare and certify transcripts. Conduct final degree audits of students applying for graduation.  Oversee the printing of the diplomas for Undergraduate, Post-Baccalaureate, and Graduate students. Provide assistance to students with on-line registration. Update/enter all materials required for course registration in Power Campus for Self-Service. Serve on Academic Council and Graduate Council as a non-voting member and upon other committees/work groups/task forces as determined by the Academic Dean.   Research and propose policy changes and adjustments to Academic Council. Process transcript requests from students and/or alumnae/i from all programs including Continuing Education. Maintain course descriptions, course and book fees, and other postings/reminders in Power Campus for Self-Service or MOODLE. Assist IT with Self-Service as it relates to student academic records and on-line registration including student and family addresses. Assist faculty and students with basic Moodle applications. Review Undergraduate and Graduate Student Handbooks annually researching and proposing policy changes and adjustments as necessary. Other duties and projects as assigned by the Academic Dean.


  • Bachelor’s degree required, Masters degree preferred in field of education
  • Three years of experience as Registrar in a college or university or five years as Assistant or Associate Registrar in an academic records department within a post-secondary educational institution
  • Knowledge of computer programs, WORD, EXCEL, Power Campus and Moodle, Excellent written and verbal communication skills including the ability to communicate effectively with diverse constituencies.
  • Accurate record keeping and organizational skills.  Ability to understand and effectively use data management programs.


Interested candidates submit cover letter with salary requirements and resume in PDF format to: hr@moore.edu, Attn: Director of Human Resources.

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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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Department: Business Office
Exemption Status: Non-Exempt

Summary of primary duties and responsibilities:
Handle all administrative support functions for the Senior Vice President for Financing and Administration including:  Answer and screen all calls to the Sr. Vice President; redirect calls as appropriate; and maintain message log book.  Maintain the Sr. Vice President’s calendar in Microsoft Outlook.  Schedule meetings and take meeting minutes as requested.  Prepare letters and documents using Word; update Excel spreadsheets as necessary.  Greet all visitors to the Business and Financial Aid Offices and direct them to the correct individual.  Answer all phone calls to the general office number and direct calls to the appropriate person.  Maintain office supplies.  Provide support to the Controller as requested.   Fill in for Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable staff as needed.  Other duties and projects as assigned.

  • Bachelor’s degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Experience in an office setting in an administrative support role.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Outlook and Excel
  • Ability to work as part of a team and to provide a high level of customer service to staff, faculty and students.
  • Effective and professional communication skills, ability to communicate with all college constituencies.

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

Director/Chief Curator of Galleries and Exhibitions

Reports To: President

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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