Careers 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. 

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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

 

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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

Admissions Recruitment and Communications Coordinator
Reports To: Dean of Admissions
Purpose: Admissions Recruiter and Communication Coordinator manages the daily coordination and delivery of marketing content and communications to targeted audiences adhering to the College’s communication strategy. This position serves as a key member of the Admissions team, assisting with on and off campus events when needed, working closely with admissions counselors, Associate Director and Dean.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor degree in art, or related field;
  • 1-3+ years of related experience in higher education admissions, sales or marketing;
  • Familiarity with operational database and CRM systems;
  • Familiarity with basic graphic design, HTML, MS Excel, MS Access, InDesign, Photoshop;
  • Familiarity with PowerCampus and Powerfaids desired;
  • Ability to work independently and adhere to strict deadlines;
  • Knowledge of trends in college admissions and financial aid processes;
  • Excellent interpersonal, written and oral communication skills; confidence speaking in small/large groups and with people from diverse backgrounds; and
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and be available for evening/weekend recruitment events.


Responsibilities:

Communications Coordinator
  • Design, implement and monitor BFA, Graduate and Post Baccalaureate Admissions Communication plan utilizing the Hobsons Connect CRM.
  • Ensure that automated communications and communications outside the normal communication calendar are being sent timely to the right audience in accordance to the recruitment communication plan and calendar
  • Process all incoming applications for undergraduate and graduate programs through Hobson’s, Common Application and Slideroom
  • Report admission statistics to senior managers daily, weekly, and monthly.
  • Coordinate weekly BFA and Graduate admissions mailings to prospective student and families;
  • Organizes and coordinates annual updates to Communication plans, email templates, letter templates and relevant print materials;
  • Manages and updates all content on prospective student portal (My Moore Profile).
  • Manages the day-to-day social media outlets such as Twitter, Facebook, Flickr, Snapchat, and YouTube, etc. for the  Office of Admissions;
  • Under the direction of the Dean of Admissions, design and update Admissions PowerPoint presentations to be used in classroom visits and on-campus programs; Collaborate with the Marketing and Communication team on print, web and email content as well as works with third party vendors to fulfill large mailings on behalf of the College; and,
  • Provide guidance and training to the Admission Team when necessary.
     
Recruitment – Focusing on developing and fostering relationships with internal and external stakeholders
  • Working with the Dean of Admission to cultivate and develop an alumni ambassador program;
  • Cultivates and maintains close relationships with educators and community arts organizations;
  • Provides portfolio reviews, interviews, admissions counseling, maintains phone contact & correspondence with students using prospect management recruiting procedures; and,
  • Assist counselors with on and off-campus recruitment activities, such as high school visits, college fairs and National Portfolio Days.

Events: Must also be present for on-campus recruiting events, may need to work weekend and/or weeknight, and travel as needed.

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.