Jobs at Moore

 

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

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.

 

O1.Complete a job-posting application form, available in the Human Resources Department.1.Your most recent evaluation must reflect your job performance as satisfactory or better.

PART-TIME FACULTY POSITIONS

PART-TIME STAFF POSITIONS

FULL-TIME FACULTY POSITIONS

Continuing Education FACULTY POSITIONS

Current Staff Positions

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PART-TIME FACULTY POSITIONS

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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BFA Fine Art

The Textile Design Minor (housed within the Fine Arts Department) at Moore College of Art and Design is seeking adjunct faculty to teach “Surface in Art and Design” on Monday afternoons from 12:30-6:20 pm for the Fall 2017 semester.
 
This course will explore the use of dyes, resist processes, and hand painting techniques on a variety of fabrics or other experimental surfaces. The explorations will be on historical and contemporary techniques. Based on the scope of the student's project or level of study there may be additional costs for materials and supplies.
 
Previous teaching experience and a terminal degree is preferred.
 
To Apply:
Please submit your CV with a brief cover letter and two references to:
rgoodman@moore.edu, Robert Goodman, Chair, Fine Arts.
 

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FULL-TIME FACULTY POSITIONS

ANIMATION & GAME ARTS FULL-TIME FACULTY – EMPHASIS IN ANIMATION

POSITION

Moore College of Art & Design seeks a full-time faculty member for the Animation and Game Arts department with a focus in animation. The three-year full-time, renewable appointment starts in August 2018. 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 innovative animator and educator with significant professional experience who is excited by and a supporter of emerging technologies and teaching methodologies.  Moore seeks faculty who understand and are conversant in the critical issues that frame and define their work, and who demonstrate an ability and eagerness to integrate those issues, their professional work, and their teaching.  Applicants should be self-driven and demonstrate the potential for leadership including the active cultivation of departmental culture and community.  In addition, we seek applicants who thrive in small, collaborative environments and enjoy working with colleagues in diverse fields and who appreciate the value of an all women’s education in animation and game arts.

Requirements:

  • MFA in Animation, Game Arts, Interactive Media or related field
  • At least 3 years of college-level teaching
  • Knowledge of the following software: Photoshop, Adobe Animate, After Effects, Premier Pro, Autodesk Maya, Arnold Renderer 
  • Knowledge of the following is preferred: Toon Boom, Physical Based Rendering, Unreal Game Engine, Unity Game Engine

DUTIES

The full-time faculty-teaching load is seven classes annually.  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 and Game Arts is an external-facing department and faculty work closely with the Chair regarding curriculum, partnerships, and technology.  

COLLEGE & 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. With an enrollment of 400+ undergraduate students, Moore offers ten BFA majors – Art Education, Art History, Curatorial Studies, Fashion Design, Fine Arts, Graphic Design, Illustration, Animation & Game Arts, Interior Design, and Photography & Digital Arts. Animation & Games Arts in one of the College’s fastest-growing majors. All BFA majors do a required paid internship in summer between their junior and senior years. Moore’s Graduate Studies unique programs include a MA in Art Education with an Emphasis in Special Populations, MFA in Socially-Engaged Studio Art, and MA in Socially-Engaged Art that provide 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. Further information about the position is available at http://moore.edu/about-moore/employment-opportunities  

In the 21st century, Moore embraces a student body and faculty that is pluralistic, diverse, and inclusive.

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 program, and other College-administered programs and employment practices.  Retaliation is also prohibited.  To read our full compliance statement please visit: http://moore.edu/about-moore/non-discriminaiton-504-titleix

APPLICATION PROCESS

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

  • Letter of interest
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Teaching philosophy
  • Contact information of three professional references
  • At least 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.

A review of applications begins January 20, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled. 

Send (email) application materials to:

Caitlin Grogan
Executive Assistant to the Academic Dean
Moore College of Art & Design
cgrogan@moore.edu

 

ILLUSTRATION

POSITION

Moore College of Art & Design seeks to hire a talented, full-time faculty in the Illustration program for a 3-year renewable appointment starting in August 2018. Salary is commensurate with experience and is subject to the collective bargaining agreement with Moore Federation of Teachers.

QUALIFICATIONS

The successful candidate will be an innovative instructor/illustrator with a terminal degree in illustration and at least three years of college-level teaching experience, preferably full-time at the undergraduate level. Preference will be given to a candidate with demonstrated ability to communicate ideas through the use of images, knowledge of emerging trends in illustration practice and theory, experience teaching life drawing for illustration and the sight-size teaching methodology.  The ideal candidate will have achieved critical acclaim in their illustration career and will have access to a network of illustration contacts. He/she should be team player, with enthusiasm for interdisciplinary collaboration and demonstrated proficiency in both traditional and digital media.

DUTIES

The responsibilities of this position include a full-time teaching load of 21 credits per academic year with the expectation of teaching at all undergraduate levels. Ongoing professional illustration practice and participation in both college and departmental service is required.

COLLEGE & 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. With an enrollment of 400+ undergraduate students, Moore offers ten BFA majors – Art Education, Art History, Curatorial Studies, Fashion Design, Fine Arts, Graphic Design, Illustration, Animation & Game Arts, Interior Design, and Photography & Digital Arts. The illustration program has experienced steady growth over the last few years and with 90 students, is now the largest program at Moore.

All BFA majors do a required paid internship in summer between their junior and senior years. Moore’s Graduate Studies unique programs include a MA in Art Education with an Emphasis in Special Populations, MFA in Socially-Engaged Studio Art, and MA in Socially-Engaged Art that provide students with immersive experiences and communities of research and creativity to become professional artists, designers and teachers.

The Galleries at Moore provide 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 diverse innovative exhibitions, free education programs and events for all ages that not only highlight the College as a place to meet, learn, challenge and create but also support Moore’s mission of educating students in careers in art and design; and publications offering insights into the work of established and emerging regional, national, and international artists and designers.

In the 21st century, Moore embraces a student body and faculty that is pluralistic, diverse, and inclusive.

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 program, and other College-administered programs and employment practices.  Retaliation is also prohibited.  To read our full compliance statement please visit: http://moore.edu/about-moore/non-discriminaiton-504-titleix

APPLICATION PROCESS

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

  • Letter of interest
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Teaching philosophy
  • Contact information for three professional references
  • At least three syllabi and digital images of student work from each course.  (Additional student work may be submitted if labeled with course/level/assignment.)
  • A digital portfolio of professional work submitted either via URL or as a PDF
  • Examples of professional work

 

Please include a list of images (as a PDF) that correspond with submitted images. If you prefer that your images be viewed in a particular order, please number then accordingly.

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

Review of applications will begin on January 20, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled. Employment is contingent upon proof of eligibility to work in the United States. 

Send (email) application materials to:

Caitlin Grogan
Executive Assistant to the Academic Dean
Moore College of Art & Design
cgrogan@moore.edu

 

LIBERAL ARTS/WRITING PROGRAM

POSITION

Moore College of Art and Design seeks a full-time faculty member for a three-year renewable appointment Fall 2018 with specialization in creative Writing and the Humanities. Salary and rank are commensurate with experience and subject to the collective bargaining agreement with Moore Federation of Teachers. The candidate will serve as Director of Writing with an interest in writing across the curriculum for undergraduate and graduate students.  A member of the Department of Liberal Arts, the faculty member teaches, coordinates the First-Year Writing Program, and leads students in the Creative Writing minor. Sample courses to be taught by the faculty member are First Year writing courses, creative writing, fiction, hybrid genres, poetry, and upper level Humanities courses relating to writing. The faculty appointee also works closely with the Margaret Minik Writers Studio to support a culture of engagement in writing across the College.

DUTIES

The responsibilities of this position include a full-time teaching load of 21 credits per academic year. Ongoing professional, creative, and/or scholarly and college service are required.

QUALIFICATIONS

Moore seeks applicants who will help to create and advance a dynamic culture of writing, communication, and representation that accelerates and amplifies artists’ and designers’  creative voices.  Moore engages students in a lively environment of writing, reading, and literary study that explores diverse forms, content, and global perspectives.  The college seeks applicants with a strong commitment and background in the pedagogy of writing at the undergraduate level.  Candidates should have a substantive background in areas of writing that can include expository, creative, and critical writing, as well as composition, rhetoric, and/or related fields.

Moore seeks applicants with a commitment to different writing practices and innovative writing and communication pedagogy, as well as interest and experience working with art and design students for whom writing often becomes central to their work and practice. Through a curriculum and experiences that includes academic, creative, experimental, professional, and personal writing, the College seeks a faculty member to provide vision and leadership of writing and curriculum. Candidates are encouraged to confirm their background in working effectively and collaboratively with faculty, students, and professional staff.

MFA or PhD in Writing, English, or a related field. A record of active writing and publication, a deep commitment to teaching and pedagogy, and service to the college and expanded communities is desired and expected. Moore seeks applicants with an active engagement with diversity through courses and curriculum and active engagement with people and communities from different social, economic, and cultural backgrounds in a vibrant and dynamic educational environment.

COLLEGE & COMMUNITY

Moore College of Art and Design was founded in 1848 in Philadelphia to support and empower women to be leaders in art, design, and industry. In the 21st century, Moore embraces a student body and faculty that is pluralistic, diverse, and inclusive. In addition to a deep commitment to art and design education, Moore students are educated to develop strong proficiencies in close reading and writing, multi-modal and multi-literacy, as well as other forms of writing that are central to or supportive of their creative work. 

Moore continues its historical mission to educate and empower women and its increasingly diverse community of motivated and committed students.  In addition to ten BFA majors at the undergraduate, the College has graduate programs including a MA in Art Education with an Emphasis in Special Populations and a MA in Socially-Engaged Art and MFA in Socially-Engaged Studio Art.

The Galleries at Moore provide 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 diverse innovative exhibitions, free education programs and events for all ages that not only highlight the College as a place to meet, learn, challenge and create but also support Moore’s mission of educating students in careers in art and design; and publications offering insights into the work of established and emerging regional, national, and international artists and designers.

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 program, and other College-administered programs and employment practices.  Retaliation is also prohibited.  To read our full compliance statement please visit: http://moore.edu/about-moore/non-discriminaiton-504-titleix

APPLICATION PROCESS

  • Letter of interest and background
  • C.V.
  • Teaching philosophy
  • Writing samples
  • Information on current work and research
  • Teaching and pedagogical philosophy
  • Names and contact for references (3)


Review of applications will begin on January 20, 2018.

Submit (email) application materials to:

Caitlin Grogan
Executive Assistant of the Academic Dean
Moore College of Art & Design
cgrogan@moore.edu

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Continuing Education FACULTY POSITIONS

CONTINUING EDUCATION ADULT PROGRAMS
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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PART-TIME STAFF POSITIONS

YOUTH PROGRAM INSTRUCTORS

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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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, 20th Street and The Parkway, Philadelphia, PA 19103-1179; or email marmstrong@moore.edu.

Education Level: current student or bachelor's degree

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Young Artists Workshop Site Coordinator 

POSITION: The Continuing Education Department at Moore College of Art & Design is seeking a Site Coordinator for Young Artists Workshop (YAW), which runs classes for grades 1-12 during three sessions throughout the year: summer, fall and spring.  The summer session meets Monday-Friday for five weeks from July 10 – Aug 11.  The fall and spring sessions meet on Saturdays for ten weeks. Hours are from 8:30 am – 4:30 pm.  This is an opportunity for an experienced art instructor with an undergraduate degree, teaching certification and/or equivalent professional experience.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide first layer of support for student, parent or instructor concerns
  • Conduct class observations and provide instructional support and feedback as needed
  • Support CE office in administration of program as necessary
  • Special event support (example – first day of class, Family Day, etc.)
  • Communicate/debrief Program Manager and Program Coordinator throughout the day
  • Support and direct BFA and High School Work Study students
  • Maintain important administrative procedures such as: attendance sheets, supply requests, field trips, tokens, registration, incident reports
  • Complete rounds and check-in with morning and afternoon instructors each day
  • Collect Rosters for the Program Coordinator
  • Provide lunch coverage in dining hall and/or lobby as needed
  • Substitute classes as needed
  • Communicate and provide support for substitute instructors and models
  • Ensure supply cabinets are locked at end of day
  • Sign out students at the end of the day
  • Confirm pick-up of all students
  • Routine inspection of classrooms, supplies and studio/lab specific equipment
     

Qualifications:

  • Undergraduate degree, teaching certification and/or equivalent professional experience
  • Elementary and/or secondary teaching experience in the visual arts
  • Ability to interact professionally with students, faculty and staff
  • Good communication and time management skills
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • The ability to manage several tasks simultaneously
  • Act 153 clearances. (Child Abuse Clearance, State Clearance and FBI Fingerprint Clearance)


To Apply: Please submit resume with brief cover letter and hourly salary requirements to: hr@moore.edu

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CURRENT STAFF POSITIONS

Chief Marketing and Communications Officer

STATUS: Exempt

REPORTS TO: President

POSITION: To promote college events and advise on the planning of events; market programs, news and College constituents (faculty, staff, board, students and alumni) through a range of marketing and communications efforts; to advance a consistent identity and image branding through visual identity, internal and external communications, publications and articulation of key messages; assist the development department with corporate sponsorships; and develop partnerships with organizations to help in building awareness for the College. To work closely with the Admissions Department to produce marketing materials that engage and enroll potential students in the BFA, graduate and continuing education programs.

Responsibilities:

  • Oversee all aspects of press and media relations, and community outreach.
  • Develop and produce all college publications, advertising, website and visual identity pieces-includes catalogs, posters, brochures, invitations, signs, banners and stationery.
  • Oversee of marketing and communications budgets.
  • Oversee the College’s websites, e-mail communications and social media
  • Write and edit press releases and other media communications.
  • Work with President on marketing initiatives, special events and speeches, as well as other projects as needed.
  • Serve on the College Planning Committee.
  • Supervise staff of three: Associate Director of Communications; Multimedia Producer, and Graphic Designer/Web & Social Media Coordinator, along with a freelance graphic designer.
  • Work with faculty in producing selected events
  • Work with the development department in securing sponsorships

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree; at least 5 years of experience in marketing or public relations.
  • Excellent oral and written communication, time management, and organizational skills
  • The ability to manage a team to results.
  • The ability to work on many projects simultaneously and to meet frequent deadlines.
  • Good visual sense and understanding of print and online design aesthetics.
  • Knowledge of all marketing, communications and PR strategies, tools and tactics; market segmentation; trends; and new technologies.
  • Knowledge of corporate sponsorships 

 To Apply:

Interested candidates send your resume and cover letter with salary requirements to: Moore College of Art and Design; 20th Street and The Parkway; Attn: Director of Human Resources; Philadelphia, PA  19103 fax: 215.568.1773, email: HR@Moore.edu.

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Director of Student Life, Diversity & Inclusion Student Services

STATUS: Exempt

REPORTS TO: Dean of Students

PURPOSE: The position is a Student Affairs generalist position with responsibility for: Student Activities, Student Government, Visionary Woman Honors Program Community in the Classroom, Bridge to Success, Diversity & Inclusion, Community Service and; facility rentals. Other duties as assigned.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Student Activities

  • Provide strategic direction for student activities and co-curricular programming
  • Oversee Clubs & Organizations
  • Supervise community service programming, including Alternative Spring Break, fall and spring Orientation events, and monthly programs throughout the academic year
  • Coordinate City as Campus program with Assistant to the Dean of Students
  • Manage the Community Service track students from the Student Engagement Committee, who will assist with volunteer programming
  • Plan and coordinate the annual Leadership Conference for Women in the Arts
  • Manage the Student Leadership Board, which consists of the Student Engagement Committee, Student Government, and Residence Life Staff
  • Coordinate Spring Spirit/Sarah Peter Day event with Assistant to the Dean of Students,

    Moore's annual spring festival

Student Government:

  • Serve as staff advisor to Student Government
  • Meet with Executive Committee bi-weekly
  • Coordinate training and involvement with the Student Leadership Board

Visionary Woman Honors Program:

  • Interview prospective students for the Visionary Woman Honors Program
  • Oversee the VWHP program with the Dean of Students and Educational Support Services
  • Conduct follow up and evaluation processes
  • Participate in meetings throughout the academic year

Community in the Classroom:

  • Serve as liaison with outside cultural/non-profit/volunteer organizations and with faculty
  • Set up cultural/volunteer events and interaction with professionals; coordinate schedules
  • Participate in evaluation of events

Bridge to Success:

  • Coordinate outside of the classroom experience for this extended pre-orientation program aimed towards students with higher support needs
  • Coach a small group of students throughout their first two years at Moore to help them

     better succeed

Diversity & Inclusion:

  • Provide strategic direction in the area of diversity and inclusion
  • Assess ongoing activities in the areas of diversity and inclusion, recommend and implement changes to current activities and prioritize new initiatives
  • Collaborate with departments and programs on issues of diversity and inclusion
  • In consultation with the Director of Human Resources, assist with identifying and implementing trainings to staff, faculty and students on diversity and inclusion related issues and topics
  • Co-Chair the Diversity & Inclusion Committee with the Dean of Students and/or The Associate Dean for Educational Support Services
  • Act as Title IX Coordinator

Facility Rentals:

  • Serve as liaison with internal and external customers
  • Coordinate the services provided for room rentals including housekeeping, security, audio-visual, and maintenance
  • Document room reservations and provide monthly and weekly schedules to appropriate departments
  • Generate all contracts and process payments
  • Manage rentals to external organizations by ensuring that deposits are paid, insurance documents are received, catering contracts are signed and bills are generated in a timely manner
  • Market of space rentals, including preparing and distributing mailings to market the facilities to external constituencies
  • Serve as on-site manager for events
  • Maintain information and calendar for advertising on-line

Requirements:

  • Master’s degree, preferably in Student Affairs, or equivalent combination in education and experience
  • Experience in Student Activities, Student Leadership, and/or Diversity & Inclusion required
  • Ability to work as part of a team and to provide a high level of customer service to staff, faculty, students, and external clients
  • Strong communication skills
  • Ability to work flexible hours including evenings and weekends
  • Participate in a 24/7 emergency on-call rotation

To Apply:

Interested candidates send your resume and cover letter with salary requirements to: Moore College of Art and Design; 20th Street and The Parkway; Attn: Director of Human Resources; Philadelphia, PA  19103 fax: 215.568.1773, email: HR@Moore.edu.

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Major Gifts Officer

STATUS: Full-time Exempt

REPORTS TO: Director of Development

PURPOSE: The Major Gifts Officer for Moore College of Art & Design is responsible for major and planned gift fundraising including identification, cultivation, solicitation and stewardship of major and planned gifts.  The major emphasis of the position is the solicitation of gifts of $50,000 or more from individuals.

The Major Gift Officer reports to the Director of Development and is accountable for the accomplishment of visit, solicitation and fundraising goals for the College.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree and four years progressively responsible fund raising experience preferably in cultivating, soliciting and stewarding major and planned gifts.
  • Demonstrated success closing major and planned gifts.
  • Ability to establish and maintain good working relationships with prospects and donors.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
  • Strong interpersonal skills; ability to persuade and influence others.   
  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office and development databases (particularly Raiser’s Edge).
  • Knowledge of Philadelphia-area fund raising community helpful.
  • Volunteer/committee management experience.
  • Ability to travel if necessary as well as work evenings and weekends.
  • Goal-oriented work ethic; possesses strong self-motivation. 
  • Experience working in higher education and/or the arts.
  • Some knowledge of planned giving vehicles.  
     

Responsibilities: 

  • Identifies, cultivates and solicits individual prospects for the College, with a focus on gifts of $50,000 or higher.
  • Engages the President, Academic Dean, Department Chairs, administrators, and faculty, as necessary and appropriate, in the identification, cultivation, and solicitation of major and planned gift prospects.
  • Manages a portfolio of 175 to 200 major and planned gift prospects and makes 15-20 visits per month. Some of these visits will be done jointly with College leadership, volunteers, faculty, and other development staff as appropriate.
  • Plans, recommends, and carries out appropriate solicitation strategies; guides partners when needed within this context.
  • Plans, recommends and carries out strategies for donor cultivation activities and events.
  • Coordinates stewardship reports and activities for assigned prospects with appropriate members of the administration and faculty of the College.
  • Assists with College-related activities and events with a major and planned donor component.
  • Assists with College marketing initiatives as related to development.
  • Participates in the prospect tracking process.
  • Assists with stewardship reports and activities with appropriate members of the administration and faculty of the College.  


To Apply:

Interested candidates send your resume and cover letter with salary requirements to: Moore College of Art and Design; 20th Street and The Parkway; Attn: Director of Human Resources; Philadelphia, PA 19103 fax: 215.568.1773, email: HR@Moore.edu.

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Graduate Admissions Counselor

STATUS: Exempt

REPORTS TO: Dean of Admissions

PURPOSE: This position will serve the graduate and continuing education programs as a recruitment specialist for the admissions team. Recruitment, partnership outreach, and follow-up inquiry calls are all significant functions of this position.    

Requirements:

  • B.F.A. or B.A. in art or related field is required, plus a minimum of 1 to 3 years of graduate admissions or higher education experience. MFA or MA preferred.
  • Knowledge of trends in graduate admissions and financial aid processes
  • Must have basic computer knowledge and demonstrated proficiency with Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint), operational databases and CRM systems
  • Excellent interpersonal, written and oral communication skills; confidence speaking in small/large groups and with people from diverse backgrounds
  • Ability to work/travel independently and set priorities to achieve goals and objectives
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and passport
  • Some evening and weekend hours are required.


Responsibilities:

  • Recruiting graduate students.
  • Portfolio reviews, interviews, counseling, maintaining contact with students from the point of inquiry to enrolled using Connect CRM system.
  • Cultivate, and maintain close relationships with community partners and college faculty to ensure they have knowledge of Moore’s Graduate Programs.
  • Travel to graduate national portfolio days, graduate fairs, and individually visit colleges and universities (public & private) to recruit prospective graduate students.
  • Conduct college and university visits during the fall and spring semesters. The purpose of the visits is to present the values and benefits Moore College of Art & Design’s graduate programs.
  • Coordinate and schedule all off campus events such as graduate fairs, graduate national portfolio days, and receptions. Ensure coverage is provided for all key events.
  • Special Events: Must be present for all on-campus graduate admissions recruitment activities including conferences, symposia, and exhibitions. 
  • Travel to off-campus conferences that align with graduate program offerings
  • Cultivate relationships with community organizations and businesses for both graduate and continuing education programs to develop partnerships.   
  • Other duties as assigned.


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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Director of Residence Life & Housing

STATUS: Exempt

REPORTS TO: Dean of Students

PURPOSE: To supervise all aspects of student life in the residence halls and to facilitate the development of students’ leadership skills

Requirements:

  • Master’s degree, preferably in Student Affairs, or equivalent combination in education and experience.
  • A minimum of 2 years of work experience in residence life, including responsibility for managing at least 250 beds.
  • Strong people skills, including an ability to work with all constituencies at the College and with vendors and other groups outside of the College.
  • Ability to work constructively as part of a team in coordinating opening and closing of halls; ability to provide a high level of customer services to students, faculty, administration and groups outside of the College.
  • Ability to supervise student staff.
  • Ability to work with a minimum of supervision.


Responsibilities:

Manage and oversee all aspects of Residence Life

  • Supervise, evaluate, select, train and develop the student residence life staff.
  • Participate in 24/7 emergency on-call rotation with lead responsibilities on weeknights. 
  • Coordinate the residence life staff training program with the training for other student leaders
  • Administer housing program, including room selection for returning students, updating housing contracts & agreements, room assignments for new students, etc.
  • Mediate roommate conflicts, respond to parent inquiries, initiate disciplinary proceedings that involve residents, assess requests to break housing contracts, etc.
  • Coordinate, with Director of Operations, maintenance, upgrade and purchases related to the residence halls.
  • Coordinate, with Director of Operations, security in the residence halls.
  • Serve as staff liaison with Sage Dining Services.

 

Participate with other Student Services’ staff members in developing Moore’s leadership programs & student life programming efforts

  • Plan training for all student leaders with other members of Student Services staff.
  • Work with the Student Leadership Board to supervise selected committees and events.

 

Summer housing rentals and programs

  • Coordinate summer housing with other relevant offices at the College, including Continuing Education for Summer Art and Design Institute (SADI) and Teachers’ Summer Institute (TSI).
  • Select, train, supervise and evaluate summer resident assistants/SADI counselors.
  • Supervise Summer Residence Life & Conference staff, including Interns & SADI Housing Assistants.
  • Serve as staff member in charge of summer housing rentals.
  • Serve as liaison to outside groups housing people at Moore during the summer, including contract negotiations, programming, and budget.

 

Serve as Chief Hearing Officer

  • Receive incident reports, and meet with students to discuss conduct issues.
  • Monitor student compliance with sanctions.
  • Select and train Student Judiciary Committee and set up hearings, as needed.
  • Investigate alleged violations of the student code of conduct.
  • Update the College’s Annual Security Report.

 

Program & Activity Management

  • Plan, organize and perform special month & day programming and activities (Late Night   Breakfast, Coming Out Day, Black History Month Celebrations, Hispanic Heritage Month, Transgender Day of Visibility, etc.)
  • Plan, organize, and execute programs & activities related to the sophomore retention initiative, including Sophomore Orientation and the Sophomore Mentorship Program.

 

ID System:

  • Make IDs for all new students, faculty and staff.
  • Replace lost/stolen
  • Deactivate IDs.
  • Program access levels for various groups.
  • Run reports identifying who has accessed what areas.

 

 Other:

  • Serve as contact person for the College’s contract with Sweat Fitness.
  • Serve with the Dean of Students, the Director of Health Services and the Director of Counseling on a committee to monitor students for potential crises.
  • Work with other professionals in Student Services on college-wide projects such as Orientation, New Student Guide, and Commencement.
  • Share on-call duty responsibilities with the Student Services staff throughout the academic year and with the Dean of Students during the summer.
  • Serve as a coach for the Summer Bridge Program.
  • Assist with the editing of the student handbooks.
  • Manage agreements with local parking garages.
  • Other duties as assigned.

 

Physical Demands/Working Conditions: This is a 9-5 position that has weekend and evening responsibilities for programming, training of student staff, and supervising students living in the residence halls.  It includes being on call during the week and one weekend per month, as well as being available for emergency calls.

To Apply:

Interested candidates send your resume and cover letter with salary requirements to: Moore College of Art and Design; 20th Street and The Parkway; Attn: Director of Human Resources; Philadelphia, PA  19103 fax: 215.568.1773, email: HR@Moore.edu.

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Development Associate

STATUS: Exempt

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 be Moore’s Database Administrator and 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 administrative projects and special events as needed.

Requirements:

  • 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.

 

Responsibilities: 

  • Uses Raiser’s Edge knowledge to improve the functionality of the database and data integrity through database clean-up projects and familiarity with ongoing upgrades to Raiser’s Edge NXT.  Proposes and implements systematic changes, policy and best practices for using the database;
  • Reaches out to offices across the college such as the Business Office, Admissions, Marketing, Career Center and Student Services to partner across teams with the goal of  improving data entry/gift processing and, therefore, fund raising outcomes;
  • Responsible for the oversight of staff training on Raiser’s Edge and Raiser’s Edge NXT;
  • Researches and updates biographical/contact information to improve data integrity.  Prepares mailing lists and giving reports as needed;
  • 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.
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Associate Dean of Graduate, Professional and Continuing Education 
STATUS: Exempt

POSITION: Associate Dean of Graduate, Professional and Continuing Education

PURPOSE: The Associate Dean will play a pivotal role in strategic planning for academic excellence and financial growth through collaboration with faculty and academic leadership at Moore, while developing strong affiliations with organizations, industries, and other academic, civic, entrepreneurial, and creative partners.

The Associate Dean works closely with graduate and continuing education faculty and professional staff in Graduate Studies, Continuing Education, as well as Education Technology, the Locks Career Center, Admissions, Registrar, and other academic support areas.  The Associate Dean reports to the Chief Academic Officer/Academic Dean.

Requirements:

  • Master degree desired with experience directing graduate programs, continuing education, and/or other innovative programs in non-profits, civic organizations, creative industries (and other experiences within or external to academic programs)
  • A minimum of 3-5 years of administrative experience and leadership in related or other relevant areas
  • Experience in program development and innovation, planning, marketing, and program implementation
  • Strong written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Financial experience with program budgets and, ideally, understanding of return on investment analysis
  • Interest in educational technologies, learning platforms, and interdisciplinary initiatives for graduate and continuing education
  • Experience working with expanded networks, including external partners and collaborators across different fields
  • Research interests in higher education and extension program trends
  • Capacity to set goals, ambitious and achievable plans
  • Demonstrated commitment to imagination, innovation, and creativity

 

Responsibilities and Duties:

The Associate Dean of Graduate, Professional and Continuing Education will play a central role in the following areas and processes:
 

Programs and Programming

  • Lead, supervise, and ensure productive coordination of professional staff and faculty in Graduate, Professional and Continuing Education
  • Support and advance Moore’s Strategic Plan, including its commitment to diversity and inclusion
  • Work with the Chief Academic Officer/Academic Dean to develop short and long-term goals and plans for graduate, professional and continuing education
  • Recruit and hire new graduate and continuing education faculty (with input from Directors and Staff, as appropriate)
  • With faculty and the Chief Academic Officer/Academic Dean, facilitate and support the development of new programs and curricula
  • Guide the evaluation of programs relative to strategic and pedagogical goals
  • With the Registrar and other areas, prepare annual schedules and section balancing for graduate, professional and continuing education courses


Budgets and Finances

  • Prepare annual operating and capital budgets for this new division and oversee all fiscal management the area
  • Guide and monitor revenue and expenses for the Youth and Adult Continuing Education programs, consistent with budgetary targets


Recruitment and Enrollments

  • Monitor trends in degree awarding and non-degree awarding adult education programs
  • Oversee data including enrollment, retention, pricing, and other recruitment initiatives for Graduate, Professional and Continuing Education
  • With Moore Marketing & Communications and Admissions, develop innovative approaches to marketing for prospective Graduate and Continuing Education students
  • With Program Directors, develop and present public programs and publications (with editorial overview)  for Graduate Studies, Professional Studies, and Continuing Education
  • Participate in college outreach through knowledge or distance learning, social media, and other potential programs, events, and extension programs in Philadelphia and beyond


To Apply:
Interested candidates send your resume with 3-4 references 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.

Review of applications begins on May 29, 2018.
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Shipping and Receiving Coordinator/ Maintenance Assistant 

STATUS: Non-Exempt

POSITION: Shipping and Receiving Coordinator/Maintenance Assistant

Reports to: Maintenance Supervisor/Director of Operations

Requirements:  

  • High school graduate or equivalent
  • Two years experience in shipping and receiving operations
  • Knowledge of basic mail room procedures and practices
  • Valid driver’s license (proof required quarterly)
  • Have and maintain a cellular phone capable of sending and receiving e-mail


Responsibilities:

  • Willing to be certified in the collection of Hazardous Waste Materials
  • Responsible for the manual and clerical work involved with the shipping of materials from the college and accepting delivery of equipment and supplies.
  • Responsible for the receiving and distribution of all US mail. Operate the postage meter machine to assure proper amount of postage on outgoing mail. 
  • Knowledge in the operation of all UPS equipment receiving, sending and tracking all items
  • Keeps records of all packages received and obtains departmental receipt for each delivery
  • Deliver materials received to departments
  • Key operator of all copiers. This includes maintaining the copiers throughout the college such as refilling toner, paper supply and service calls
  • Assists the Maintenance Supervisor as needed in conjunction with or prior to the mailroom responsibilities.
  • Able to read and take directions from Supervisor/Director
  • Able to perform and request work orders throughout the workday
  • Aware of the, occupational/property damage, hazards and the safety precautions needed in this position
  • Able to lift 100 lbs
  • Clean up work areas and return tools/equipment to its proper location Responsible for the daily policing of the campus
  • Able and available to work all shifts and overtime including weekends and holidays
  • Perform any other duties, within the parameters of the operations department, given by the Supervisor or Director of Operations
  • Will assist in the set up and breakdown of tables, chairs and equipment for special events
  • Maintain receiving area, keeping a neat and clean environment
  • Monitoring cardboard recycle container. This includes breaking down boxes daily and putting container outside for pick-up.  (Pick-up occurs on Wednesday or Thursday evenings)
  • Provides the Business Office and Director of Operations with monthly summaries of postage, copier and stationary usage by the fifth of the next month.
  • Requesting purchase orders in a timely manner for mailroom supplies, stationary, copy paper and postage.


To Apply:
Interested candidates send your resume and cover letter with salary requirements to: Moore College of Art and Design; 20th Street and The Parkway; Attn: Director of Human Resources; Philadelphia, PA  19103 fax: 215.568.1773, email: HR@Moore.edu.

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