Adjunct Faculty/Fashion Merchandising
Category:: Adjunct Positions - Teaching Faculty
Department:: Professional Careers / The School of Business and Profession
Locations:: Valhalla, NY
Posted:: Jul 22, 2019
Closes:: Open Until Filled
Type:: Credit Adjunct
Ref. No.:: AFFM71819
Position ID:: 113287
About Westchester Community College:
Westchester Community College was founded in 1946 as the New York State Institute of Applied Arts and Sciences in White Plains. In 1957, the County of Westchester bought the 360-acre John Hartford estate in Valhalla and designated 218 acres for the community college. Westchester Community College is more than just the county's largest educational institution. It is a living, breathing part of Westchester that goes beyond the influence of a typical college and affects the lives of all who enter its doors.
Duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following: Teaching courses related to the overall fashion industry, visual merchandising which will include demonstrating visual techniques and implementing displays, textiles and international buying. The successful candidate must demonstrate the ability to engage students in active learning and integrate technology into the classroom. Will also assist students with the yearly fashion show.
REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: Master's degree in Fashion Merchandising, Fashion Marketing, Fashion Design, or a closely related discipline and one (1) year of practical experience is required.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Five (5) years of executive level fashion industry experience and three (3) years teaching experience at the college level as described above is strongly preferred.
POSITION EFFECTIVE: Spring 2020
SALARY & BENEFITS: $80.95 per hour. No benefits.
TO APPLY: Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States at the time of hire.
DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS: Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
Westchester Community College provides accessible, high quality and affordable education to meet the needs of our diverse community. We are committed to student success, academic excellence, workforce development, economic development and lifelong learning.
The College will provide equal opportunity in all of its employment practices to all persons without unlawful discrimination on the basis of political affiliation, age, race, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, genetic information, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, parental status, pregnancy, arrest or conviction record, membership in any reserve component of the armed forces, or use or non-use of lawful products off College premises during nonworking hours, or any other status protected by applicable state or federal law.