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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. 

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PART-TIME FACULTY POSITIONS

PART-TIME STAFF 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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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 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

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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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; 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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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