Jobs: Fashion Instructors Needed!

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1.) Fashion Design Instructors, Wade College, Dallas, Texas

Wade College, a collegiately-accredited, private institution located within the Dallas Market Center for over 40 years, seeks full-time and part-time instructors for its Fashion Design Department.  The college offers a program of study that rigorously and innovatively combines the merchandising and design fields.  Students learn to recognize excellence in design and to have critical understanding of how art and design interact within the broader context of the business, marketing, merchandising, and design industries.  This particular blending makes the college unique.  The college’s faculty, many of whom are working professionals in the Dallas area merchandising and design fields, bring considerable expertise to the college’s studios and classrooms.  Faculty credentials and commitment, the small, close-knit feeling of the college, combined with its pioneering uses of technology and ease of availability to students, provide our diverse student body with remarkable instruction.

Responsibilities include teaching, academic advisement, oversight of curriculum in the program, recruitment, departmental activities, and serving on college committees.
Requirements

The ideal candidate for the position should possess the following qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree in Fashion Design [Master’s Degree Preferred], Industry Experience, Knowledge of Sewing Techniques, Patternmaking, Draping, Sketching, Illustration,  Proportions, and Garment Construction, Working knowledge of Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator [Preferred], Ability to Solve Issues with Original Designs

The college offers a competitive salary and benefits package.  Growth potential exists.  Positions open October 2009.

Wade College
1950 N Stemmons Fwy
Suite 2026
Dallas, TX 75207

To apply, contact:

Harry Davros
Phone: 214.637.3530

2.) Adjunct Instructor Fashion Design/Merchandising, Collins College, Phoenix, Arizona

RESPONSIBILITIES:

* Implement and adhere to all school policies and regulations
* Take and record accurate daily attendance and grades
* Conduct class in an organized and interesting manner which motivates the students
* Frequent use of instructional aids, such as transparencies, films, video tapes, field trips, demonstrations, speakers, etc.
* Grade quizzes, tests, labs, etc., quickly and return them to students for review
* Cooperate with, and assist, other staff members
* Keep accurate records on equipment assigned to you and your classroom
* Work with administration to continually strive to better the school operations through participation in workshops, meetings, proposals, etc., when possible.
* Complete professional development work as per Standards of Accreditation
* Other duties as may be assigned

QUALIFICATIONS:
* Must have excellent written and oral communication skills
* Must have knowledge of educational measurement
* Strong customer service skills required
* Minimum 3 years industry experience; core course faculty need 4 years of industry experience

EDUCATION:
* Bachelor s degree required in related course or program being taught (Master s for General Education instructors)
* Experience in Fashion Merchandising and Design
* Experience and education qualifications that are in accordance with Section III.B., Faculty Qualifications of the ACCSCT Standards of Accreditation, Substantive Standards.

Contact:

Collins College
4750 South 44th Place
Phoenix, AZ 85040

phone: (480) 966-3000

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