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Please note: The College adheres to the principle of equal educational and employment opportunity without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, age, national or ethnic origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, handicap or disability, military or veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state or local law in the administration of its educational policies, scholarship and loan programs, and other College-administered programs and employment practices.  Retaliation is also prohibited. 

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PART-TIME STAFF POSITIONS

CONTINUING EDUCATION INSTRUCTOR POSITIONS

YOUTH PROGRAMS INSTRUCTOR POSITIONS

FACULTY POSITIONS

 STAFF POSITIONS

 

 

CONTINUING EDUCATION INSTRUCTOR POSITIONS

The Continuing Education Department’s Adult Programs focuses on seven professional certificate programs offered in four 10-week sessions with various teaching opportunities that arise throughout the year. We are seeking instructors with undergraduate degrees/graduate, teaching certification and/or equivalent professional experience. Courses take place for 10 weeks beginning January 22, 2019, through April 1, 2019. (The College is closed on Monday, January 21st in observance of Martin Luther King Day. Monday classes will begin on January 28th, 2019). Please refer to course descriptions below. 

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

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

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

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

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

 Color Pre-Press Production Instructor
Winter 2019 | Tuesdays 6:30 – 9:30 pm
This course takes place for 10 weeks beginning January 22, 2019, through April 1, 2019. Learn processes, color management, and quality control procedures for graphic communications production. Acquire skills in all phases of prepress and preparation of full-color, print-ready digital files for service bureaus and printers. Best practices leading to professional output are emphasized. Pantone Matching System and four-color process CMYK applications are covered, as well as offset lithography, digital printing and specialty printing techniques. A field trip providing first-hand experience is included. Prerequisites: Digital Design or Page Layout with InDesign and Digital Imaging with Photoshop or equivalent knowledge.

Advanced Interface Design Instructor
Winter 2019 | Wednesdays 6:30 – 9:30 pm
This course takes place for 10 weeks beginning January 22, 2019, through April 1, 2019. User interface design is a multi-faceted and challenging role responsible for the transference of a product’s development, content and layout into an attractive and responsive experience for users.  Focusing on the areas of design, implementation and evaluation, this course explores the principles and practices of user interface development.  Projects cover how to design good interfaces, techniques for building interfaces including sophisticated interactive prototypes, and techniques for evaluating and measuring interface usability.  You will learn industry-standard theory and methods for developing successful interfaces based on using CSS frameworks, JS code libraries and emerging technologies such as Sketch and Invision. Prerequisites: Web Design II: UX & Advanced Codes or equivalent knowledge.

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YOUTH PROGRAM INSTRUCTORS

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

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

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

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

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FACULTY POSITIONS

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

 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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Educational Technology Coordinator

Status:  Full- Time Exempt 
Reports to: Associate Dean of Academic Services and Institutional Research

Purpose: The Educational Technology Coordinator works at the intersection of technology and education to research, plan, promote, and support uses of educational technologies to facilitate learning and teaching. S/he is responsible for the successful integration of technology, and multi-media development, with teaching and learning.  S/he focuses on the analysis, design, development, implementation and assessment of training and instruction. S/he works closely with the Academic Dean, Department Chairs, Graduate Program Directors, Associate Dean of Continuing Education, Director of Library, College Registrar, and faculty to support, coordinate, and advance educational technology and blended learning. S/he works collaboratively with IT and Library staff to facilitate problem-solving with system and/or resource issues and organizes training for faculty and staff in use of classroom technologies and instructional materials including online, and hybrid learning.

Duties and Responsibilities

Teaching and Learning

  • Instructional Technology Research: Stay current on new software, web-based resources, appropriate tools and technologies to support online and traditional courses and programs
  • Work with academic leadership and faculty on successful integration of technology and learning resources in different programs and curricula
  • Combine pedagogical design with content development to support e-Learning
  • Develop training, tutoring, and mentoring workshops for faculty in the use of Moodle as an online teaching tool and strategies to teach effectively in an online environment
  • Provide staff and faculty support as needed Collaborate with faculty in technological and pedagogical organization of hybrid and online courses
  • Monitor and assess online courses for quality
  • Provide workshops and assist faculty with Interfolio (faculty activity reporting software) as needed
  • Assist with the evaluation and assessment activities/events of online programming

Administrative Computing

  • Provide support and coordinate work with Registrar and Academic Advisor
  • Assist with procession of grades, student records, reporting, and transfer evaluations
  • Provide technological support for the Registrar in regards to student records management
  • Assist faculty and students with online registration

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a technology or related arts discipline; graduate degree preferred
  • Excellent communication (written and oral) communication skills
  • Extensive experience with faculty and staff training in the use of Moodle or other classroom management systems, and experience in developing course content and sound pedagogy online.
  • Experience with standards for measuring quality, faculty development, and student learning in an online environment
  • The ability to work collaboratively with a variety of diverse academic and administrative constituencies
  • Demonstrable experience managing complex projects involving multiple administrative and academic departments
  • Self-directed and ability to work well with minimal supervision, yet capable of working collaboratively
  • Experience teaching college-level content online is not required but would be considered a plus
  • Knowledge of programs such as PowerPoint and Prezi; and knowledge of resources such as YouTube, HULU and Films on Demand that support online teaching.
  • Knowledge of course requirements and accreditation standards for online education.
  • Three to five years of experience at college, university, or comparable environment strongly preferred.
     

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