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Adjunct Faculty - Arts & Science – Ethics

Department: Arts & Science
Job Type: Part-time

General Description:
Where Business Meets Fashions, is currently seeking experienced adjunct faculty members to teach Spanish in our undergraduate program for the FALL 2014 semester (beginning Monday, August 25, 2014):

ETHICS
This course investigates the theoretical nature of morality and its application in particular moral dilemmas. The course is designed to assist students in approaching, questioning, and refining their moral commitments and values, their understanding of the reasoned application of ethical principles, and, ultimately, their ethical practice in both their personal and professional lives.

Requirements: The person selected will have the following qualifications:

  • Master's degree in an appropriate discipline is required
  • Previous teaching experience at the college level
  • Demonstrated knowledge and ability to engage students in active learning
  • Familiarity with e-learning systems such as Blackboard preferred
  • Availability to teach weekdays and/or evenings

Applicants must be able to teach on Mondays and Wednesdays 2:30 – 3:55.

Please note the FALL 2014 semester will begin on Monday, August 25th and selected candidates are encouraged to attend the New Faculty Orientation on Tuesday, August 19th.

For consideration, candidates are required to submit a cover letter, resume or C.V. and the contact information of three professional references to:

Denice A. Yanni, Ph.D.
Associate Professor and Chair
Department of Arts and Sciences
LIM College - Where Business Meets Fashion
216 East 45th Street
New York, NY 10017-3304
Email: denice.yanni@limcollege.edu

Adjunct Faculty - Experiential Education & Career Management – Industry Exploration Internship

Department: Experiential Education & Career Management
Job Type: Part-time

General Description:
LIM College – Where Business Meets Fashion, is currently seeking experienced adjunct faculty members to teach Industry Exploration Internship in our undergraduate program for the FALL 2014 semester:

Industry Exploration Internship
Industry Exploration Internship is an opportunity for students to develop a deeper understanding of the Fashion Industry through an applied learning experience—a retail internship. Faculty conduct weekly classes where students process what they have learned in previous courses (Retailing/Fashion Fundamentals) and the actual workplace environment. Faculty facilitate discussion and reflection so students can gain a better understanding of workplace issues and practices as well as identifying their professional strengths and weaknesses.

Requirements: The person selected will have the following qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree, Master’s Preferred
  • Experience in or knowledge of the fashion/retail industry is a plus.
  • Experience in Internship management and experiential education best practices a plus.
  • Working knowledge of career resources and career development strategies.
  • Minimum 3 years Career Development and Education experience and/or industry experience.

Please note the FALL 2014 semester will begin on Monday, August 25th and selected candidates are encouraged to attend the New Faculty Orientation on Tuesday, August 19th.

For consideration, candidates are required to submit a cover letter, resume or C.V. and the contact information of three professional references to:

Susan L. Bauer, M.S.Ed.
Senior Director of Experiential Education & Career Management
LIM College - Where Business Meets Fashion
216 East 45th Street
New York, NY 10017-3304
E-mail: sbauer@limcollege.edu

Adjunct Faculty - Experiential Education & Career Management – Industry Exploration Seminar

Department: Experiential Education & Career Management
Job Type: Part-time

General Description:
LIM College – Where Business Meets Fashion, is currently seeking experienced adjunct faculty members to teach Industry Exploration Seminar in our undergraduate program for the FALL 2014 semester:

Industry Exploration Seminar
Industry Exploration Seminar is the first level of LIM College’s Experiential Education and Career Management Curriculum. The course meets once a week and introduces students to the various majors and careers associated with the business of the Fashion Industry. Additionally, students are introduced to basic career development tools and strategies, such as: resume writing, filling out applications, interviewing, networking, professional branding through Linkedin, and creating a career portfolio. The course also prepares the students for their first credited internship.

Requirements: The person selected will have the following qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree, Master’s Preferred
  • The candidate should have a working knowledge of career resources and career development strategies.
  • Experience in or knowledge of the fashion industry is a plus.
  • Minimum 3 years Career Development and Education experience and/or industry experience.

Please note the FALL 2014 semester will begin on Monday, August 25th and selected candidates are encouraged to attend the New Faculty Orientation on Tuesday, August 19th.

For consideration, candidates are required to submit a cover letter, resume or C.V. and the contact information of three professional references to:

Susan L. Bauer, M.S.Ed.
Senior Director of Experiential Education & Career Management
LIM College - Where Business Meets Fashion
216 East 45th Street
New York, NY 10017-3304
E-mail: sbauer@limcollege.edu

Adjunct Faculty - Fashion Merchandising Department

Department: Fashion Merchandising
Job Type: Part-time

General Description:
LIM College - Where Business Meets Fashion, is currently seeking experienced adjunct faculty members to teach courses in the Fashion Merchandising Department with a specific emphasis on Fashion Fundamentals, Retailing, Buying and Merchandise Math as well as Senior Capstone in our undergraduate program for the FALL 2014 semester (beginning Monday, August 25, 2014):

Requirements: The person selected will have the following qualifications:

  • Master's degree in an appropriate discipline is required for the Capstone Course
  • A Bachelors degree plus relevant industry experience will be considered for Fashion Fundamentals, Retailing, and Buying and Merchandise Math
  • Previous teaching experience at the college level
  • Ability to integrate technology in the classroom
  • Ability to engage students in active learning
  • Familiarity with e-learning systems such as Blackboard preferred
  • Availability to teach weekdays and/or evenings

Please note the FALL 2014 semester will begin on Monday, August 25th and selected candidates are encouraged to attend the New Faculty Orientation on Tuesday, August 19th.

For consideration, candidates are required to submit a cover letter, resume or C.V. and the contact information of three professional references to:

Carolyn Higgins
Human Resources Coordinator
LIM College – Where Business Meets Fashion
12 East 53rd Street
New York, NY 10022-5268
Fax: 212-750-3493
Email: hrcareers@limcollege.edu

Adjunct Faculty - Marketing, Management & Finance - Business Law

Department: Marketing, Management & Finance
Job Type: Part-time

General Description:
LIM College – Where Business Meets Fashion, is currently seeking experienced Adjunct Faculty members to teach Business Law in our undergraduate program for the FALL 2014 semester:

Requirements: The person selected will have the following qualifications:

  • JD or Ph.D
  • Minimum of 2 – 3 years’ experience
  • Previous teaching experience at the college level
  • Demonstrated knowledge and ability to engage students in active learning
  • Familiarity with e-learning systems such as Blackboard preferred
  • Availability to teach weekdays and/or evenings

Please note the FALL 2014 semester will begin on Monday, August 25h and selected candidates are encouraged to attend the New Faculty Orientation on Tuesday, August 19th. Additionally, please note that this is not an online/distance learning position.

For consideration, candidates are required to submit a cover letter, resume or C.V. and the contact information of three professional references to:

Susan Baxter, DBA
Associate Professor
Chair of the Marketing, Management, & Finance Department
LIM College - Where Business Meets Fashion
12 East 53rd Street
New York, NY 10022-5268
Email: susan.baxter@limcollege.edu

Graduate & Alumni Career Advisor

Department: Experiential Education & Career Management
Job Type: Full-time
Hours: 35 hours per week

General Description:
The Graduate & Alumni Career Advisor (GACA) shall be responsible to the Associate Director of Career Management for providing leadership for career management and act as a member of the Experiential Education and Career Management team. The GACA is responsible for managing the experiential education and employment services provided to graduate students and alumni, being mindful of the needs and interests of a graduate program student population; in particular, to assist graduate students with securing both appropriate graduate level internships and seeking graduate level employment upon graduation; managing and coordinating career oriented noncredit seminars and serving on LIM College committees.

Essential Functions and Basic Duties:

  • Manage all career services functions provided to Graduate Studies students; both MBA and MPS populations.
  • Manage all career advising functions provided to alumni.
  • In conjunction with the Associate Director of Employer Management & Alumni Relations, plan and facilitate events for the alumni population.
  • Develop graduate level industry contacts on a continual basis under the supervision of the Associate Director of Employer Management. Become actively involved in professional industry organizations and attend networking events to build relationships beneficial for the graduate students.
  • Collaborate with other departments across the College in order to provide the best career services for graduate students.
  • Advise and assist students in their future career plans; facilitate interviews and job leads and arrange on-campus-recruiting events under the direction of the Associate Director of Employer Management targeted towards graduate student and alumni populations.
  • Maintain internal career services databases.
  • Cultivate employer relationships within assigned area of industry.
  • Facilitate the internship program which includes and is not limited to booking guest speakers, collaboration on an internship project and related course syllabus and materials and planning of a career preparedness seminar series.
  • Create and administer assessments and surveys related to student internships and career services satisfaction and report on results obtained.
  • Research guest speakers and seminar leaders appropriate for a graduate level audience.
  • Build and maintain the social media accounts for Graduate Studies.
  • Research and report on job trends relating to MBA and graduate level students.
  • Administer, collect and report on data for graduate employment outcomes.

Requirements: The person selected will have the following qualifications:

Minimum Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree required
  • Three (3) to Five (5) years experience working with graduate students or adult learners required
  • Knowledge of processes and procedures in providing graduate students with internships and placement
  • Executive recruiting experience necessary
  • Experience with Simplicity career management system
  • Knowledge of Graduate level job functions and roles as pertaining to students seeking employment
  • Microsoft office
  • Skilled at social media practices used in placement and recruitment

General Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree
  • History of working in the fashion industry and/or creative fields a plus
  • Experience working with international students and student visas preferred

A comprehensive benefits package includes hospitalization, medical, prescription drugs, dental, vision, life insurance, vacation and a 401K plan.

For consideration, candidates are required to submit a cover letter, resume or C.V. and the contact information of three professional references to:

Carolyn Higgins
Human Resources Coordinator
LIM College – Where Business Meets Fashion
12 East 53rd Street
New York, NY 10022-5268
Fax: 212-750-3493
Email: hrcareers@limcollege.edu

Marketing Content Coordinator

Department: College Marketing
Job Type: Part-Time

General Description:
The Marketing Content Coordinator is responsible for the researching, writing, producing, gathering, organizing and editing of information for publication throughout various and evolving LIM College communication channels. This position keeps content up-to-date, relevant and of interest to target audiences, interactive, and aligned with the College's overall marketing and communication strategies; also works collaboratively with faculty, staff and students on developing compelling content including creating copy as well as directing, managing and editing photographic, graphic and video content. This positions works under the direction and supervision of the Director of College Marketing.

Essential Functions and Basic Duties:

  • Develop/write marketing content that demonstrates a strong understanding of the College's brand, target audiences, and the College's message and communication standards.
  • Develop and maintain content for the College's website and intranet, keeping the site fresh and relevant.
  • Write recruitment emails that meet the needs of various prospective student audiences.
  • Partner with stakeholders responsible for their department’s/program’s content areas in the management and maintenance of their site content.
  • Organize, evaluate, and create appropriate and relevant content for the LIM website, social media, portal/intranet, advertising, and other digital and print communications.
  • Edit and proofread content written by others.
  • Develop regular and strategic audits of all LIM electronic content for timeliness and accuracy; initiate updates as needed.
  • Optimize content to improve online effectiveness in search rankings and traffic volume.
  • Bring consistency to how information is presented and help assure that key messages and graphic identity are consistent across platforms.
  • Responsible for monitoring production timelines to ensure all initiatives are accomplished within the appropriate parameters.
  • Assist in the coordination of online marketing strategies, including social media, email marketing and online marketing to align content with the College's overall marketing and communication strategies.
  • Work in close coordination with the Director of Communications as necessary, to help ensure key messages are consistent across the platforms and distributed accordingly.
  • Collaborate with the Web Application Developer and College Marketing Manager as needed, to help ensure content consistency and dissemination across multiple platforms.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Requirements: The person selected will have the following qualifications:

Minimum Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Excellent writing and editing skills, especially for online and e-communications.
  • 3-5 years of professional experience in multichannel content development (website, social media, print)
  • Proof of exceptional writing and editing skills (samples required).
  • Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills; strong initiative; ability to think creatively and work under tight deadlines.

General Preferred Qualifications:

  • Degree in marketing, communication, English or journalism preferred.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite and proficiency with a variety of desktop publishing, and design software preferred.
  • Experience working with a content management system is preferred.

A comprehensive benefits package includes hospitalization, medical, prescription drugs, dental, vision, life insurance, vacation and a 401K plan.

For consideration, candidates are required to submit a cover letter, writing sample, resume or C.V. and the contact information of three professional references to:

Carolyn Higgins
Human Resources Coordinator
LIM College – Where Business Meets Fashion
12 East 53rd Street
New York, NY 10022-5268
Fax: 212-750-3493
Email: hrcareers@limcollege.edu

 

Part-Time Receptionist

Department: Office of Human Resources
Job Type: Part-Time
Hours: 12 hours per week – Thursday and Friday 7:30 AM-1:30 PM

General Description:
Under the general direction of the Human Resources Coordinator, the Part-time Receptionist is responsible for answering all incoming telephone traffic and providing excellent customer service to our external and internal constituents. The Part-time Receptionist greets visitors in a friendly, welcoming and professional manner and directs them to their proper destination. In addition, the Part-time Receptionist assists with special events, projects or tasks as needed.

Requirements: The person selected will have the following qualifications:

Minimum Required Qualifications:

  • High School graduate
  • One year of receptionist / clerical experience
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite
  • Excellent phone manner, listening and customer service skills

General Preferred Qualifications:

  • Associates Degree or some college preferred
  • Superior communication skills both in person and over the phone.
  • Proficient typing skills
  • Good interpersonal and public relations skills
  • Solid analytical, creative, and problem-solving abilities
  • Project management skills and well organized
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

For consideration, candidates are required to submit a cover letter, writing sample, resume or C.V. and the contact information of three professional references to:

Carolyn Higgins
Human Resources Coordinator
LIM College – Where Business Meets Fashion
12 East 53rd Street
New York, NY 10022-5268
Fax: 212-750-3493
Email: hrcareers@limcollege.edu

 

Resident Director

Department: Housing & Residence Life
Job Type: Full-time

General Description:

The Resident Director (RD) position is responsible for the overall management of the LIM College Residents at 1760. The RD is responsible for supervising the Resident Advisors (RA), addressing with student issues, programming, roommate matching, and follow up with work orders. As a key staff member, the RD is expected to provide an educational environment for individuals, and the individual selected will possess the character, competency, and potential skills necessary to accomplish this endeavor. This is a 12-month single occupancy live-in position.

As a member of the LIM College Housing & Residence Life Staff, the RD must have an overall working knowledge of the College so that he/she can appropriately assist, advise, and be a liaison between residents, Resident Advisors and other members of the College community. He/she must possess good judgment in order to manage the day-to-day operations. They must be knowledgeable about, enforce, and personally abide by all College rules and regulations; and have a personal and professional commitment which goes beyond specific job responsibilities while being committed to personal growth. Ultimately, he/she is responsible for maintaining the living standards within the hall holistically.

Together with the Director of Housing & Residence Life, and the Housing Operations Coordinator (HOC), the RD is expected to develop and implement strategies to improve the living/learning environment at 1760. The overall expectations of a RD are many and have been broken down into four major areas: Staff Supervisor, Community Developer/Programmer, Staff Member and Administrator.

Essential Functions and Basic Duties:

Staff Supervisor

  • Supervising, supporting, and training Resident Advisors (RA) and Head Resident Advisor (HRA) in their administrative assignments ensuring accuracy, timeliness and completeness.
  • Ensuring staff compliance with established policies at LIM College Housing & Residence Life and 1760 Realty.
  • Continuing training efforts on an on-going basis with the Resident Advisor staff through individual conferences, staff meetings, and regular staff development efforts.
  • Assist student-life with planning RA orientation/RA/HRA training.
  • Responsible for organizing and planning RA/HRA schedules.
  • Hold weekly or biweekly meetings with RAs/HRA to ensure that activities are planned, and situations are addressed correctly and in a timely manner.
  • Provide RAs/HRA with activity ideas connected with fashion and business giving residents knowledge and experience in the industry.
  • Act as a main contact for all LIM 1760 residents.
  • Responsible for daily floor checks, and will ensure that violation of policies will be followed up with appropriate responses and sanctions if necessary.
  • Administering judicial system and subsequent consequences for residents to ensure that all matters involving a disregard for rules are addressed immediately.
  • Attend monthly floor meetings run by RAs to address student issues and respond to student ideas and concerns.
  • Act as a primary contact for parents.
  • Ensure RAs/HRA are accomplishing their responsibilities and acting as positive role models for residents.
  • Coordinate and conduct the RA/HRA selection process.
  • Act as a mediator between LIM College and the residents, student life and the RAs/HRA, and student life and the residents.
  • Participate in housing tours during weekend open house programs, answering questions relating to all aspects of the facilities.
  • Represent LIM College to incoming students and parents, reinforcing a positive image for LIM College and the Residence Hall.
  • Create a caring, warm environment for residents, parents, RAs, and HRA.
  • Initiate contact with new residents several weeks prior to move-in, and overseeing RA/HRA communication with residents.

Staff Member

  • Actively support and comply with all College policies, Housing & Residence Life Housing contract regulations and Department's vision and goals.
  • Developing and maintaining positive relationships with both residents and area staff that encourage on-going communication, mutual support and respect.
  • Maintaining effective positive relationships with other College departments (i.e., maintenance, the building security, Counseling & Wellness Office, SFS, etc.).
  • Working within the limits of professional capabilities, assisting students who have academic, vocational, and personal concerns. Make appropriate referrals when necessary.
  • Managing situations involving various psychological, emotional, medical or other safety related emergencies or incidents in the residence halls.
  • Participating in departmental training sessions as scheduled.

Administrator

  • Establishing and maintaining office hours in consultation with the Director of Housing & Residence Life to ensure availability to staff and students. These hours may be altered if the needs of the students/staff warrant. The RD may be asked to assist with additional area office coverage from time to time.
  • Participating in weekday and weekend on-call rotation. Weekdays between 5PM – 9AM when the College is opened, and all day weekends, and holidays when the college is closed unless otherwise established with the Director of Housing & Residence Life.
  • Attending individual and area staff meetings (as scheduled) and participate in on-going area staff development activities as determined by the Director of Housing & Residence Life.
  • Coordinating RA coverage for checking in/out students.
  • Assisting in coordination of hall opening and closing procedures at the beginning and end of each semester.
  • Managing the housing phone line and department email account and assist with any housing inquiries or parent / student issues.
  • Assisting with all electronic communications including email and working with other LIM College departments with website management.
  • Maintaining appropriate conduct documentation and enforcing rules and regulations of the residence halls.
  • Representing the Office of Residence Life at all Admission Open Houses, and New Student Orientation to provide information regarding the programs and initiatives within the Department.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Requirements: The person selected will have the following qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or higher
  • Knowledge of word processing and spreadsheet applications
  • Knowledge of best practices in College and University Housing & Residential Life
  • Two (2) years as Resident Advisor or equivalent experience
  • Proficient typing skills. Able to perform dictation and transcription tasks.
  • Good interpersonal and public relations skills
  • Solid creative, and problem-solving abilities
  • Project management skills and well organized
  • Able to work well independently

A comprehensive benefits package includes hospitalization, medical, prescription drugs, dental, vision, life insurance, vacation and a 401K plan.

For consideration, candidates are required to submit a cover letter, resume or C.V. and the contact information of three professional references to:

Carolyn Higgins
Human Resources Coordinator
LIM College – Where Business Meets Fashion
12 East 53rd Street
New York, NY 10022-5268
Fax: 212-750-3493
Email: hrcareers@limcollege.edu

Staff Accountant

Department: Accounting
Job Type: Full-time
Hours: 35 hours per week

General Description:
Performs the general day-to-day accounting of LIM College and the LIM Fashion Education Foundation. Responsible for the maintenance of the general ledger and real time accounting.

Essential Functions and Basic Duties:

  • Performs monthly bank, merchant and investment reconciliations for all college accounts.
  • Reconciles, adjusts and maintains all balance sheet accounts including prepaid expenses, petty cash, accounts receivable, accounts payable and deferred income accounts.
  • Compiles, enters and posts monthly adjusting journal entries to the general ledger.
  • Monitors and keeps track of capital expenditures, maintains the inventory system and prepares all depreciation and amortization schedules.
  • Assists in preparation of audit schedules and working closely with the external auditors to ensure completion of a timely audit.
  • Assists in implementing internal controls and making sure the college funds are properly handled.
  • Prepares ad hoc reports as needed for the SVP of Finance and Operations and the Accounting Manager.
  • Performing same duties for the LIM Fashion Education Foundation.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Requirements: The person selected will have the following qualifications:

Minimum Required Qualifications

  • Bachelors of Science degree in Accounting
  • Knowledge of GAAP principles.
  • Knowledge of word processing and spreadsheet applications.
  • Knowledge of at least one accounting application.
  • Two to three years of general accounting experience.

General Preferred Qualifications:

  • Solid critical and analytical math skills and problem – solving abilities.
  • Good interpersonal and project management skills, well organized.
  • Exceptional Excel skills.
  • Proficient typing skills.
  • Able to work independently.

A comprehensive benefits package includes hospitalization, medical, prescription drugs, dental, vision, life insurance, vacation and a 401K plan.

For consideration, candidates are required to submit a cover letter, resume or C.V. and the contact information of three professional references to:

Carolyn Higgins
Human Resources Coordinator
LIM College – Where Business Meets Fashion
12 East 53rd Street
New York, NY 10022-5268
Fax: 212-750-3493
Email: hrcareers@limcollege.edu



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