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Please note: 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 practices.  Retaliation is also prohibited. 

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Complete a job-posting application form, available in the Human Resources Department. Your most recent evaluation must reflect your job performance as satisfactory or better.

PART-TIME STAFF POSITIONS

CONTINUING EDUCATION INSTRUCTOR POSITIONS

YOUTH PROGRAMS INSTRUCTOR POSITIONS

CURRENT STAFF POSITIONS

CONTINUING EDUCATION INSTRUCTOR 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. We are seeking instructors with undergraduate degrees/graduate, teaching certification and/or equivalent professional experience. Courses take place for 10 weeks beginning January 22, 2019, through April 1, 2019. (The College is closed on Monday, January 21st in observance of Martin Luther King Day. Monday classes will begin on January 28th, 2019). Please refer to course descriptions below. 

To Apply: Interested candidates send your resume and cover letter to ce@moore.edu, phone: 215.965.4030, fax: 215.965.4047
 

Technical Design Instructor 
Winter 2019 | Tuesdays 6:30 – 9: 30 pm
This course takes place for 10 weeks beginning January 22, 2019, through April 1, 2019. The Technical Design course focuses on elements used in the mass production of clothing. Students work in groups to choose an existing company; study its history, design philosophy, and customer base; and design a collection for a specific season, including spec sheets and technical packages for practical application.

Production Design Instructor
Winter 2019 | Wednesdays 6:30 – 9: 30 pm
This course takes place for 10 weeks beginning January 22, 2019, through April 1, 2019. This course teaches the students the research and analysis of political, historical and/or social events and their impact on the dress code. Students will also be given the opportunity to create their own line of clothing, which are critiqued by industry professionals.  Students will develop design concepts through construction, draping, and pattern drafting. Garments are fitted on standard size models and critiqued by industry professionals. Industrial machinery is used in the translation of designs from 2D to 3D.

CAD for Drafting Instructor       
Winter 2019 | Mondays 6:30 – 9:30 pm
This course takes place for 10 weeks beginning January 22, 2019, through April 1, 2019. Designed for students with no previous CAD experience, this intensive course introduces the general concepts and applications of two-dimensional computer-aided drafting. Students learn the process for drafting interior rooms, elevations, floor plans, furniture plans, sections, and details. Step by step instruction is given for developing skills in AutoCAD commands, mode settings, drawing aids, shortcuts, dimension drawings, plotting, and printing. Projects focus on the fundamental requirements of interior designers for using AutoCAD software as a basic tool for design and drafting. 

Prerequisites: Drawing for Interiors and Principles of Interior Design or equivalent experience and basic computer skill

CAD for Apparel 
Winter 2019 | Thursdays 6:30 – 9:30 pm
This course takes place for 10 weeks beginning January 22, 2019, through April 1, 2019. This course introduces the computer as a creative tool for fashion design students. The latest CAD fashion software will be taught with an emphasis on the way these programs are used in the fashion design industry. Students will learn to scan and manipulate images to create concept boards. Vector program (Adobe Illustrator) will be introduced as a means to develop a library of flat, technical sketches and illustrations. 

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YOUTH PROGRAM INSTRUCTORS

The Continuing Education Department at Moore College of Art & Design is seeking instructors with undergraduate degrees/graduate, teaching certification and/or equivalent professional experience to teach Fantasy Illustration. Courses take place for 10 weeks beginning February 9, 2019, through April 13, 2019. Please refer to course descriptions below.

To Apply: Interested candidates send your resume and cover letter to ce@moore.edu, phone: 215.965.4030, fax: 215.965.4047
 
Fantasy Illustration Instructor

Spring 2019 | Grades 6 – 8
This course focuses on transforming ideas into creative artwork through a variety of exciting illustration projects that include comics-related subjects, science fiction themes and fantasy landscapes. Emphasis is on exercising the imagination, using writing to enhance fanciful scenes, and experimenting with different materials and techniques.

Interior Design Instructor
Spring 2019 | Grades 9 – 12              
This course develops drawing skills to design interior spaces through an overview of space planning and color selection as well as choosing materials, furniture, and lighting.

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PART-TIME STAFF POSITIONS

PUBLIC RELATIONS & ADMINISTRATIVE INTERN

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

Responsibilities:

  • 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.
     

Qualifications:

  • 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 Mellany Armstrong, Associate Director of Communications, Moore College of Art & Design, 1916 Race Street, Located on the Parkway, Philadelphia, PA 19103-1179; or email marmstrong@moore.edu.

Education Level: current student or bachelor's degree

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CURRENT STAFF POSITIONS

Operations Supervisor/Lead Maintenance Mechanic

Status: Non-Exempt

Reports to: Director of Operations

Requirements:  

Valid driver license, High School or higher graduate, read and write in English, able to use and operate a computer/ laptop, minimum of 5 years supervisory experience, and knowledge of HVAC, electrical, plumbing and EMS(Energy Management system) operations.

Responsibilities:

  • Overseeing of all maintenance staff with maintenance and repairs of all college buildings.
  • Scheduling, organizing, reviewing and evaluating all work and work orders of maintenance
    Staff.
  • Thorough knowledge of the tools and materials used in the construction trades including plumbing, electrical, carpentry, heating etc .
  • Knowledge of modern supervisory principles and practices. Ability to plan, assign, supervise
    personnel
  • Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions including the ability to read and understand building plans, blueprints, etc.
  • Ability to create and maintain maintenance records for operations equipment.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relations with students, faculty, and administrative personnel.
  • Ensure that proper safety procedures are followed by maintenance staff and outside contractors.
  • Ensure that lockout/tag out procedures are followed by maintenance staff and contractors. 
  • Provide escorts for any outside contractors or utility companies within the campus.
  • Assist in scheduling and performing preventive maintenance schedules.
  • Able to troubleshoot and resolve maintenance problems with operations staff.
  • Able to set up and dismantle scaffolding/ladders up to 40 feet.
  • Able to lift up to 100lbs and use proper lifting/hauling equipment.Able to understand the minor repairs of the Best locks/keyways system.
  • Able to clean up work areas and return all equipment/tools to maintenance shop at the end of each day.
  • Able to work all shifts and overtime, including Saturdays, Sundays and Holidays.
  • Able to operate snow blower and shovel snow. 
  • Will be required to wear a clean maintenance uniform daily. All shirt tails are to be tucked in and no hats (other than Moore Logo) are to be worn inside any college buildings.
  • Must provide own basic hand tools on the first day of work.
  • No on-site parking is provided or permitted at any time unless approved by the Director.
  • Able to work in an unsupervised matter.
  • All vacation requests have the final approval of the Director Of Operations
  • Able to oversee the Operations Department in the absentness of Director of Operations.
  • Able to understand the operation and procedures for a Notified Fire Alarm System.
  • Able to understand and operate a Lenel building security system.
  • Will be available for college emergencies 24 hours a day, other than when on vacation.
  • Perform any other required duties given by the Director of Operations.

Physical Demands/Working Conditions:

Must be able to lift 100 lbs

To Apply:
Interested candidates send your resume and cover letter with salary requirements to: Moore College of Art and Design; 1916 Race Street; Located on The Parkway; Attn: Director of Human Resources; Philadelphia, PA 19103 fax: 215.568.1773, email: HR@Moore.edu.

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 Continuing Education Program Manager

Status: Exempt
Reports To:  Associate Dean of Graduate, Professional and Continuing Education
Purpose: This position is responsible for implementing and managing the operations of CE youth and adult programs.

Position Summary:

The Continuing Education Program Manager is responsible for assisting the Associate Dean of Graduate, Professional and Continuing Education in the planning, development and operations of continuing education programing at Moore College of Art and Design. Areas of focus include youth education, pre-college and adult learners. The Continuing Education Program Manager works closely with educators, program directors, program coordinators, artists, youth workers and external partners to bring relevant and engaging creative educational experiences to children, youth and adults. The Continuing Education Program Manager also assists with the development and implementation of curriculum that support Moore’s mission and Strategic Plan with a thematic focus in areas such as interdisciplinary collaboration, distance learning, STEAM, inclusion, as well as design and visual thinking.

The ideal candidate must be a proven self-starter with outstanding organizational and communication skills and the ability to lead efforts efficiently while managing multiple priorities successfully. Project management, art/design background and technological expertise is preferred. Excellent computer skills in Microsoft Word, Excel; adept at learning CRM and database management programs. Ability to work on Saturdays.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree and 3-5 five years non-profit management experience
  • Art background; familiarity with art courses and materials helpful
  • Enthusiasm for working with youth and adult students; previous experience helpful
  • Ability to work in fast-paced environment with multiple demands competing for attention
  • Must be a collaborative team player and also able to work independently
  • Strong communication skills and Expense management skills
  • Demonstrated ability to manage projects from beginning through completion
  • Excellent computer skills including Microsoft Word and Excel; adept at learning CRM and database management programs
  • Ability to work on Saturdays

Responsibilities:

  • Manage administrative procedures for student recruitment, registration, and enrollment
  • Manage student, faculty, and educational support services
  • Manage implementation and smooth running of youth and adult programs
  • Supervise program coordinators
  • Ensure compliance with policies, procedures and budget parameters

Essential Functions

  • Administer development and smooth delivery of youth and adult programs
  • Support, guide, motivate and oversee program staff
  • Provide on-site program coordination and supervision
  • Respond to program inquiries and meet with prospective students
  • Oversee student registration process
  • Assist and advise enrolled students
  • Plan and oversee CE program events
  • Oversee recruitment and hiring of supplemental program staff
  • Oversee administration of faculty contracts
  • Oversee system for managing classroom supplies
  • Oversee development and scheduling of HTMLs promoting programs
  • Oversee and ensure accuracy of CRM and academic databases.

To Apply:
Interested candidates send your resume and cover letter with salary requirements to: Moore College of Art and Design; 1916 Race Street; Located on The Parkway; Attn: Director of Human Resources; Philadelphia, PA 19103 fax: 215.568.1773, email: HR@Moore.edu.
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Administrative Assistant

Department: Business Office 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.

Qualifications/Requirements:

  • 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.

To Apply:
Interested candidates send your resume and cover letter with salary requirements to: Moore College of Art and Design; 1916 Race Street; Located on The Parkway; Attn: Director of Human Resources; Philadelphia, PA 19103 fax: 215.568.1773, email: HR@Moore.edu.

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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 practices. Retaliation is also prohibited.    


To read our full compliance statement please visithttp://moore.edu/about-moore/non-discrimination-504-titleix