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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. 

To read our full compliance statement please click here.

 

PART-TIME STAFF POSITIONS

CONTINUING EDUCATION ADJUNCT FACULTY POSITIONS

YOUTH PROGRAMS ADJUNCT FACULTY POSITIONS

FACULTY POSITIONS

 STAFF POSITIONS

CONTINUING EDUCATION ADJUNCT 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. We are seeking instructors with undergraduate degrees/graduate, teaching certification and/or equivalent professional experience. Please refer to course descriptions below. 

Construction Techniques Instructor

Moore College of Art & Design’s Continuing Education department seeks adjunct faculty to Construction Techniques for adult learners on Wednesdays from 6:30 to 9:30 pm. This position runs from April 15, 2019 through June 20, 2019.

Instructors will work closely with Continuing Education staff, delivering an art-based curriculum in their area of expertise in a timely and organized manner. Instructors inspire and guide students in creating individual and collaborative works of art. Students of this program may enroll in individual courses according to their interests or complete eight required courses in one field of study to earn the certificate.

Successful candidates for this position are creative, organized individuals. They are dedicated to their craft and have demonstrated ability as incredible instructors with a history of engaging students. Applicants for this position will have an undergraduate, graduate, teaching certification, and/or equivalent professional experience in one of the listed areas of study.

Requirements:

  • A terminal degree or equivalent combination of education and professional/artistic experience, some adult or college-level teaching experience, and evidence of professional activity is required
  • Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Ability to learn and use the Moodle learning platform on a regular basis
  • Punctuality and dependability for class schedules is necessary
  • Willingness to be flexible with class teaching schedules
  • Knowledge of and ability to teach students about industry standards within your specialization

Course Description:

Students are introduced to a variety of industry-level clothing construction techniques including hand stitched and machine sewn seams, seam finishes, and hems. Seams include the quarter double turn, French, flat fell, crack stitch, basting, and blind stitch. Construction skills include facings, buttonholes, zippers, darts, waistband applications, and pressing techniques. Students become acquainted with selvage, grainline, shearing, and pleating. Projects include completion of a shell and a skirt. Access to a sewing machine to complete work between class meetings is required. Class size is limited to 12. No prerequisites.

Please send resume and cover letter to ce@moore.edu with a subject line that includes the name of the course you are interested in teaching. 

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YOUTH PROGRAM ADJUNCT FACULTY POSITIONS

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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FACULTY POSITIONS

Full-Time Animation & Game Arts Faculty Member: Enphasis in Game Theory, Game Mechanics and Coding

Position Summary:

Moore College of Art & Design seeks a full-time faculty member for its Animation & Game Arts BFA program with a focus in game theory, game mechanics, and coding. This one-year visiting appointment starts in August 2019. Salary and rank are commensurate with experience and subject to the collective bargaining agreement with Moore Federation of Teachers.

Qualifications:

The ideal candidate is an experienced designer and educator with a deep knowledge of game theory and the ability to teach coding to non-programmers. They engage with the critical issues of game design in both their professional work and their pedagogy. They also demonstrate a familiarity with current trends in the field and the ability to nurture diverse perspectives, populations, and experimental output. We seek faculty who will thrive in small and diverse but collaborative environments.

Requirements:

  • MFA in Game Arts, Interactive Media or related field; or BFA/BA and significant evidence of professional accomplishment
  • At least two years of college-level teaching or equivalent professional accomplishment
  • Fluency in the following: Unreal and Unity Game Engines, Maya, C#, Javascript
  • In addition, knowledge of the following is preferred: augmented and virtual reality, digital publishing (iTunes store and Google Play)

Responsibilities:

The full-time faculty-teaching load is seven classes annually split between two semesters. Faculty may be asked to teach in more than one department and are expected to hold office hours, participate in committee work, enrollment efforts, and advising. Animation & Game Arts is an external-facing department and faculty work closely with the Chair regarding curriculum, partnerships, and technology.  

College and Community: 

Since 1848, Moore College of Art & Design has educated and prepared women for careers in the visual arts as the nation’s first and only women’s visual arts college. Moore’s student-focused environment and professionally active faculty are a dynamic community in the heart of Philadelphia’s cultural district. Moore offers 10 BFA majors: Art Education, Art History, Curatorial Studies, Fashion Design, Fine Arts, Graphic Design, Illustration, Animation & Game Arts, Interior Design, and Photography & Digital Arts. All BFA majors do a required paid internship in the summer between their junior and senior years. Moore’s Graduate Studies include unique programs in Socially-Engaged Art and Art Studio and Art Education with an Emphasis in Special Populations that provide graduate students with immersive experiences and communities of research and creativity to become professional artists, designers and teachers. The Galleries at Moore are a vibrant forum to explore contemporary art, design, and ideas that enrich the artistic and intellectual climate of the college, the Greater Philadelphia community, and beyond. This is accomplished through important and challenging exhibitions, publications on established and emerging regional, national, and international artists and designers, and free programs and public events for all ages that highlight Moore’s mission of educating students in careers in art and design. Other significant resources included the newly renovated Connelly Library, the Maragret Minik Writer Studio, and the Locks Career Center. 

Application Process:

A review of applications will begin on April 1, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled. Employment is contingent upon proof of eligibility to work in the United States.

Please send application materials via e-mail with the following information and background sent as a PDF:

  • Letter of interest
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Teaching philosophy
  • Contact information of three professional references
  • Three syllabi and digital images of student work from each course. (Additional student work can be submitted if labeled with course/level/assignment.)
  • A digital portfolio or reel of professional work either via URL or as a PDF (Reels can be hosted on Vimeo or YouTube, please include the password if your reel is not public)

Please include a list of images (as a PDF) that corresponds with your submitted images and/or reel.

All application materials/files should be labeled appropriately. Moore will not accept, evaluate or be responsible for hardcopies or original copies of portfolio materials. Please do not submit additional or original portfolio materials, they will be discarded and not considered part of the application. Portfolios on a CD will not be returned.

Submit materials to:

Robert Goodman
Chair, Animation and Game Arts
c/o Caitlin Balch
cbalch@moore.edu

 

Adjunct/Part-time Faculty for BFA Degree Program

All BFA program majors: Animation & Game Arts, Art History, Art Education, Curatorial Studies, Fashion Design, Fine Arts, Graphic Design, Illustration, Interior Design, Photography & Digital Arts, Foundation, and Liberal Arts

All graduate program majors: MA Art Education, MA Socially Engaged Art, MFA Socially-Engaged Studio Art

Moore Mission Statement:

Moore College of Art & Design is dedicated to excellence in art and design. Founded in 1848, Moore is the first and only visual arts college for women in the United States. Through its undergraduate Bachelor of Fine Arts degrees for women and its coeducational Graduate Studies programs, Moore cultivates creativity, promotes scholarship and prepares its students for professional careers in the arts by emphasizing critical thinking, problem solving, risk-taking, and strong communication skills. Moore is dedicated to producing graduates that distinguish themselves as leaders in their fields.

Position Summary or Faculty Qualifications

Moore College of Art & Design is seeking highly qualified adjunct professors to teach a variety of courses within the BFA program for the Fall 2019 and Spring 2020 semesters. Please visit https://moore.edu/academics/bfa-programs for a full list of BFA majors. A terminal degree or equivalent combination of education and professional/artistic experience, some college-level teaching experience, and evidence of professional activity is expected. In your cover letter, please indicate the program(s) you are most qualified to teach as applications without this indication will not be considered.

The deadline is rolling until positions are filled. Please apply online as we do not accept calls or in-person solicitations.

Min Qualifications:

  • A terminal degree or equivalent combination of education and professional/artistic experience, some college-level teaching experience, and evidence of professional activity is required
  • Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Ability to learn and use the Moodle learning platform on a regular basis
  • Punctuality and dependability for class schedules is necessary
  • Willingness to be flexible with class teaching schedules
  • Knowledge of and ability to teach students about industry standards within your specialization

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Willingness to teach and/or have experience teaching online courses
  • Interest and activity within the Moore community of artists, designers, scholars, and students
  • Commitment to participating in the intellectual life of the department, and a willingness to participate in the life of the college.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Teach undergraduate and/or graduate level courses in both campus-based and online learning environments on a regularly scheduled basis
  • Report student attendance and grading electronically on a regular basis
  • Prepare course materials and an accurate syllabus for each class each semester
  • Maintain high expectations of students while providing a supportive and inclusive environment
  • Ability to use classroom technology such as projectors, SmartBoards, and department-specific software and/or hardware if needed (ex: 3-D printer, laser cutter, engraver, digital embroidery machines, photography and lighting equipment, etc.)
  • Properly alert your department chair of illness and need for substitution

A cover letter and CV/resume are required for the application. Please submit application material to academicaffairs@moore.edu.

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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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STAFF POSITIONS

 Academic Advisor

Status: Exempt

Reports to:  Associate Dean, Academic Support Services

Purpose: Under the direction of the office of Academic Affairs and in Academic Support Services, provide general academic advising to all 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, transferring in academic credits, and advising International students. Provide feedback to the administration on academic needs of students. Maintain full-time (9:00 – 5:00 or equivalent) office hours Monday through Friday.

Requirements:

  • 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.

Responsibilities:

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, 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 Associate Dean to prepare; 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. 

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 and oversee 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 Department Chairs and Graduate Program Directors in conjunction with the Registrar to review course schedules and support multiple section schemes for flexibility.

Serve and participate in committees such as Academic Council, Academic Standards, 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 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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 Accounting Clerk

Status: Non -Exempt
Reports to: Controller & Director of Financial Aid

This is an entry level position responsible for maintaining the general ledger and assisting in the departmental budgeting and reporting activities to ensure that the financial reports of the College are accurate and timely.  This position also assists the Financial Aid office with reconciliations, work-study payroll and other projects.

Requirements:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in business administration with a major in accounting is required.  An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.
  • Two or more years of directly related accounting experience (accounts receivable, accounts payable, and/or general ledger) is required.  Work experience in an audit or not-for-profit setting is strongly preferred.
  • Extensive customer service experience and the ability to communicate effectively with diverse constituencies.
  • Extensive experience with computer based accounting systems and Windows based software including Excel, Access and Word is required.
  • A team-based work ethic and a customer service focus are essential.

Responsibilities:

Business Office

General Ledger Management, in concert with the Controller:

  • Maintains the general ledger including the chart of accounts: sets up new accounts/files; assigns all transactions to general ledger accounts; prepares all routine and correcting journal entries; generates trial balance and general ledger detail reports to ensure accounts are in balance.
  • Monitor the subsidiary ledger activity and post to the general ledger
  • Manages the bank reconciliation process: conducts the reconciliation on all accounts monthly; initiates all correcting journal entries.

Accounts Receivable process:

  • Assist in the billing process for all student accounts including the computer processes and the preparation of student invoices.
  • Assist in the beginning status of the collection cycle for past due, non-enrolled student accounts.
  • Assist in the preparation of all reports necessary to the A/R process and the interaction with the general ledger.

Budget management, in concert with the Controller:

  • Manage the budget submission process: generates budget documents; consults with department managers and assists in budget preparation as needed.
  • Consult with department managers as needed throughout the year; prepare and enter budget adjustments.

Financial Aid:

  • Reconciliation of institutional and federal funds between PowerFaids and PowerCampus.
  • Contact students with outstanding financial aid items/bills.
  • Prepare clearance forms.
  • Assist with checking federal work study timesheets/spreadsheet.
  • Re-organize the filing system in the offices.
  • Assist with entering credits and year in school for the AES PHEAA program during specific times each semester.
  • Assist with putting together incoming packaging information during the time of the parameter roll (Nov-Dec)
  • Assist with pulling information for auditors

Other duties and projects as assigned.

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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Accounts Receivable Coordinator

Department: Business Office
Status: Exempt
Requirements:

  • Some College required; Associate or Bachelor’s Degree preferred.
  • Accounts Receivable experience in an automated accounting setting or extensive accounting/bookkeeping experience and knowledge of the A/R process or extensive customer service experience in a retail, banking or similar setting involving cash handling.
  • Computer experience including automated accounting systems, data entry, Word, and Excel or similar programs.
  • Ability to work as part of a team and to provide a high level of customer service to staff, faculty and students.
  • Strong ability to communicate with students regarding their invoices and payments.

Responsibilities:

1) Cash Receipts:

  • Record all monies received by entering them into the accounting system; balance all cash receipts batches.
  • Prepares all bank deposits and delivers them to bank.
  • Maintenance of all cash receipts files including paper files and computer files.

2) Student Accounts:  

  • Handle all student, parent or department inquiries regarding the status of payments, account balance, or refund checks.
  • Communicate with the Financial Aid Office and the Registrar’s Office on an ongoing basis to ensure accuracy and timeliness of student account updates. Assist in the collection process.
  • Maintenance of all student A/R files including paper files and computer files. Preparation and distribution of student refund checks, parent refund checks and Return to Lendor checks.
  • Coordinate the Student Clearance Process each semester. Process 1098 T’s and health insurance.

3) Answer phone/greet visitors and take messages for other Business Office employees as necessary.

4) Assist other Business Office employees during non-peak periods or as instructed.

5) Handle all other duties, projects or assignments as assigned. 

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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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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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