Adjunct Faculty-Textile Development & Marketing
Category:: [B5-Adjunct Faculty]
Department:: Adv, Mktg, & Communications (205)
Locations:: New York, NY
Posted:: Dec 1, 2014
Closes:: Open Until Filled
Type:: Faculty Adjunct
About Fashion Institute of Technology:
The Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT), an internationally renowned college of art and design, business and technology, of the State University of New York, invites nominations and applications for adjunct faculty positions.
The Fashion Institute of Technology, a part of the State University of New York, has been a leader in career education in art, design, business, and technology for nearly 70 years. With a curriculum that provides a singular blend of hands-on, practical experience, classroom study, and a firm grounding in the liberal arts, FIT offers a wide range of outstanding programs that are relevant to today's rapidly changing industries. Internationally renowned, FIT draws on its New York City location to provide a vibrant, creative community in which to learn. The college offers more than 45 majors and grants AAS, BFA, BS, MA, MFA, and MPS degrees, preparing students for professional success and leadership in the global marketplace.
With close ties to industry, FIT draws faculty from the city's art, business, and design elite, and from the rich academic community of the region. The college continually seeks creative faculty members who are passionate about their field and demonstrate exceptional professional capability in the core competencies of instruction design, learning enrichment, globalism, and use of technology, as well as mastery of established and emerging industry practices.
An Adjunct Instructor is needed in the Textile Development & Marketing department at FIT to teach Textile Costing and Converting, a senior level required course.
Candidate must have knowledge of and a proven track record in the product development process of fiber through finished fabric on the business side and some creative experience. Knowledge must include fabric cost structure through selling price, global sourcing, currency exchange, L/C, basic accounting and business skills. Additionally candidate must demonstrate a creative understanding of patterns, color range, color assortments and combinations, fabric weights, widths, and yarn numbers.
Bachelor of Science Degree in business or textiles required. Minimum of least 7 years related professional experience in the Textile or related Industries at the executive level, an aptitude for interdisciplinary projects and an ability to integrate computer technology into the classroom.
Teaching experience preferred.
$72.08 per hour
Please note that due to the high volume of applications we receive, we are unable to contact each applicant individually regarding his or her application status.
For more information about FIT, please visit FIT's website at: http://www.fitnyc.edu
FIT is firmly committed to creating an environment that will attract and retain people of diverse racial and cultural backgrounds. By providing a learning and working environment that encourages, utilizes, respects, and appreciates the full expression of every individual's ability, the FIT community fosters its mission and grows because of its rich, pluralistic experience. FIT is committed to prohibiting discrimination, whether based on race, national origin, gender, religion, ethnic background, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or any other criterion prohibited by applicable federal, state, or local laws. FIT is committed to providing equal opportunity in employment, including the opportunity for upward mobility for all qualified individuals. Applications from minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged
To be considered, please submit an electronic application including: *cover letter and CV *the telephone numbers and email addresses for three professional references Although, electronic submissions are strongly preferred, hard copies are accepted. Submitted documents are non-returnable. Please mail to: Textile Development and Marketing Department, Fashion Institute of Technology, Seventh Avenue at West 27th Street, New York, New York 10001 - Attention: Jeffrey Silberman, Chairperson (Room B446) Review of applications will continue until the positions are filled. For more information about FIT, please visit FIT's website at: http://www.fitnyc.edu Returning Applicants - Login to your FITNYC Careers Account to check your completed application.