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 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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Reports to: Fine Art Chairperson, Studio Art Graduate Program Director

Purpose: Maintains the Small Metals, Welding and Ceramic classrooms, facilities and equipment and additionally the woodshop in the summer. Responsible for ordering and inventory, Health & Safety signage and equipment repair. Organizes and monitors for safety the junior and senior Fine Art studio workspaces.


  • Bachelor’s degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Basic shop skills and safety awareness
  • Knowledge of welding, small metals, ceramics, sculpture processes and materials
  • Strong communication skills
  • Ability to work with a variety of people, to prioritize tasks, work effectively, to function as part of a team and work independently as needed
  • Must be able to lift 50 lbs
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, Access and the internet

Provides basic maintenance of Fine Art 3D departmental facilities, equipment and tools in Ceramics, Small Metals and Welding labs and in all other 3D classrooms and work-spaces. Manages the classroom and studio maintenance for Fine Art 3D areas including ordering supplies as requested by the Chair and/or departmental faculty, managing inventory and posting appropriate signage. Maintains condition and inventory of departmental tools and supplies, responsible for light maintenance and repairs of small tools and equipment, places work-orders for larger repairs and tracks progress of repairs, including keeping the Chair and faculty informed regarding the repair/replacement status. Monitors and tracks student use for small equipment through a check-out system. Receives departmental materials from outside suppliers, checking delivery information including filing of new MSD sheets with the Director of Facilities. Responsible for meeting large deliveries at the loading dock and for unloading, moving and storing shipments of clay and steel.  Change gas tanks in welding, monitoring inventory and properly storing full and spent tanks. Prepares all Fine Art 3D classrooms, labs and studios prior to fall classes starting, prior to the Spring semester starting and prior to the Summer and YAW classes starting. Organizes and manages all Fine Art, 3D and 2D, junior and senior studio spaces, including set up of spaces in August, posting safety and studio use signage, regular monitoring of safety compliance and oversees end of the year studio clean-out. Supervises student monitors working in Ceramics, Small Metals and/or Welding, including monitoring hours worked, completion of assigned tasks and signing timesheets. Posts supply lists for classes as requested by faculty. Assist department with the collection and delivery of student work for student exhibitions. Assists with the set-up and breakdown of departmental shows on campus or off. Work with Gallery to facilitate pick-up and/or storage of student work after exhibitions including delivering work back to faculty as needed. Maintains departmental sculpture stands and vitrines. Daily duties may be divided among the different studios and labs as needed based on the schedule of classes in the Fine Art 3D area. Semester or weekly work schedule can vary based on class schedule with some evening coverage required. Reports to the Fine Art 3D Chair and takes daily/weekly direction from the Woodshop Lab Technician as needed. Manage the classroom and studio maintenance for the Graduate Department in the summer months, with an expanded focus on the woodshop Other duties and projects as assigned.

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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Reports to: Associate Dean, Educational Support Services

Purpose: Under the direction of the office of the Dean of Academic Affairs and in conjunction with Educational Support Services and the Office of the Registrar, provide general academic advising to BFA and Post Baccalaureate students at Moore College of Art & Design. Provide academic advising to continuing students not making satisfactory progress. Provide assistance to students in setting academic goals and strategies. Provide feedback to the administration on academic needs of students. Maintain full-time (9:00 – 5:00 or equivalent) office hours Monday through Friday.


  • A Bachelor’s degree required in field of education or equivalent.
  • Minimum three years of academic advising experience or equivalent with direct responsibility for managerial report design/preparation/analysis for academic student related issues.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills including the ability to communicate effectively with diverse constituencies.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Computer skills, including Excel, Power Campus.
  • A team-based work ethic.


  • Assist the Registrar in maintaining academic plans for BFA majors and minors, Post Baccs, and graduate programs.
  • Maintain curriculum guides for all BFA majors/minors, Post Baccs, and graduate programs, and inform Admission and Communication Offices of curriculum changes including updates and/or reviews of text for the website and printed materials.
  • Advise BFA and Post Baccalaureate students in regard to their academic and program standing including: course selection, majors/minors, GPA requirements, graduate requirements, academic plans, transfer credit concerns, policies and procedures, drop/add, leave of absence, withdrawals, study abroad, Mobility program (Coordinator), external study and dismissals.
  • Serve as the staff liaison to Arcadia for the International Studies courses including but not limited to coordinating Arcadia on-campus promotional visits; provide Chairs and/or faculty with promotional and ongoing materials; track & report on student registration activity; complete the advisory approval forms and coordinate sending of official transcripts to Arcadia ; support students in completing the registration process including facilitating the completion of other forms such as the faculty approval forms and financial aid/scholarship forms; provide information and/or international travel materials for Moore’s website and maintain appropriate communications with students (and/or families) who have registered up until the time of departure.
  • Serve as an international travel liaison to Moore faculty and students on Moore sponsored travel classes including working with the faculty and Academic Dean to prepare and then provide travel check-off sheet for students; copy of the passport and any other required materials from students and faculty; provide information and/or international travel materials for Moore’s website and maintain appropriate communications with students (and/or families) who have registered up until the time of departure. 
  • Oversee the Happy Fernandez Fellowship and Jane Walentas travel Scholarship.
  • Promote and help advise students regarding general study abroad programs.
  • Conduct student workshops including topics such as graduate school planning and an overview of course registration policies and procedures during Summer Pre-Orientation.
  • Serve as the Principal Designated School Official (PDSO) for SEVIS for the College.
  • Oversee Moore’s other DSO officials.
  • Maintain all forms and documentation related to F-1 Visa international students maintaining legal status including Curricular Practical Training (CPT), Optional Practical Training (OPT), and travel outside of the United States.
  • Update the International Student Handbook with the Dean of Students and Admissions.
  • Research and write proposals regarding academic polices such as transfer rules, incompletes, grade changes and other ongoing student handbook changes annually.
  • Advise, mediate, strategize with student requests for variances to academic policies and procedures and/or in working out impediments to performance through direct consultation or by directing student to the appropriate service area.
  • Conduct liberal arts credit and studio/liberal arts elective evaluations for all potential transfer students.
  • Schedule all incoming deposited transfer students as well as all returning students who took a leave of absence or were dismissed by the College.
  • Continue to monitor and maintain transfer credit coding system and inform Admissions to update all transfer evaluation templates to reflect curricular changes.
  • Consult and assist Admissions regarding new and existing articulation agreements with community colleges.
  • Instruct and provide support to faculty and students regarding the navigation of the college’s online student database system.
  • Consult with Department Chairs in regard to student performance and graduation and curricular requirements. Assist Chairs and Graduate Program Director in developing unique individual plans for students when necessary.
  • Evaluate/analyze with the Registrar the course offerings in relationship to established curriculum sequencing, pre-requisites and graduation requirements. Follow up with recommendations to the Academic Dean and/or Academic Council.
  • Collaborate with Assistant Registrar and IT in developing PowerCAMPUS reports, online registration and system upgrades.
  • Provide ongoing support to Liberal Arts and Foundation Department Chairs in conjunction with the Registrar to review the first year schedule and support multiple section schemes for flexibility.
  • Serve and participate in committees such as Academic Council, Academic Standards, NAC and other College committees as requested.
  • Maintain records in regard to the use of all advising resources.
  • Other duties and projects as assigned by the Academic Dean and/or Associate Dean.

To Apply:  Interested candidates submit cover letter with salary requirements and resume to: Moore College of Art & Design; 20th and The Parkway; Philadelphia, PA  19103; Attn: Director of Human Resources, 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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Reports to: Director of Development

Purpose: Moore College is seeking a dynamic addition to its fund raising team who will support the operations of a quick-paced and ambitious development office. Using Blackbaud Raiser’s Edge, the Development Associate will improve gift processing and acknowledgment; assist with the creation of reports, queries and data files; ensure that development staff is trained in the proper use of the database; develop and implement policies to guide data entry; and ensure that the database effectively captures alumni and donor information in order to generate accurate financial and analytical reports. The Development Associate will also assist development staff with various stewardship projects and special events as needed.


  • Bachelor’s degree;
  • Familiarity with donor databases and reporting systems, particularly Raiser’s Edge or similar products;
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Access and Outlook);
  • Ability to work within deadlines with a demonstrated capacity for project management and process improvement;
  • Quality focus and attention to detail;
  • Collaborating across teams and clear judgement amidst multiple and/or shifting priorities to ensure goals are met in a timely manner;
  • Polished communication skills, both orally and written;
  • Maintains a high sense of professionalism and recognizes the importance of discretion and confidentiality;
  • Can perform well under pressure, exercising sound judgment and treating both internal and external stakeholders with respect.

Preferred qualifications:

  • Experience working in higher education development or similar environment;
  • Interest in the arts and arts education and an eagerness to deepen knowledge of arts funding, advancement services and education philanthropy;
  • HTML efficiency.


  • Uses Raiser’s Edge knowledge to improve the functionality of the database and data integrity.  Proposes and implements systematic changes, policy and best practices for using the database.  Will be responsible for significantly improving the functionality of the database and developing a Best Practices Handbook by the year 2018;
  • Reaches out to offices across the college such as the Business Office, Admissions, Marketing, Career Center and Student Services to partner across units with the goal of  improving system processes and fund raising outcomes;
  • Collaborates with Associate Director of Development and other College departments to develop a plan for ensuring Moore donors are thanked, recognized and reported to in a timely and meaningful way (including helping to systematize individualized stewardship plans for reference, tracking and follow-up);
  • Maintains fundraising records including data entry, processing donations, gift tracking and generating thank you notes through the Raiser’s Edge database.  Prepares mailing lists and giving reports;
  • Designs and schedules development and alumni affairs-related emails through Hobsons;
  • Collaborates with Associate Director of Development to coordinate the planning and implementation of Moore’s major annual gala, the Visionary Woman Awards, as well as Moore’s annual Fashion Show , Senior Show and smaller events, including committee meetings and donor receptions;
  • Collaborates with Associate Director of Advancement, Alumni & Friends to coordinate the planning and implementation of the annual Alumni Exhibition(s), Alumni Reunion, and donor cultivation events;
  • Responds efficiently to calls from donors, alumni, volunteers and staff in a professional and friendly manner;
  • Organizes and maintains development records, files and other materials;
  • Other 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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