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Dean of Student Affairs

A renowned leader in fashion-related education located in the fashion capital of the world, LIM College seeks a new Dean of Student Affairs to serve as the chief student affairs officer of the College. Reporting directly to the Provost/Executive Vice President (PEVP), the Dean will provide strategic leadership over the areas of Student Life, Residence Life, Counseling and Wellness, and International Student Services to achieve excellence in all aspects of the student experience. The Dean will also serve as the chief judicial officer for the College regarding any violations of the Student Code of Conduct. The successful candidate should be an extremely well organized, results-driven, and effective communicator who can work collaboratively across the divisions at LIM College to promote holistic student development, provide co-curricular and extracurricular opportunities for students, and support enrollment and retention initiatives.

Located in the cultural and creative heart of midtown Manhattan, LIM College prepares students for careers in every aspect of the business of fashion. Founded in 1939, LIM College continues to excel in preparing students for successful leadership roles in the business aspects of the fashion industry and related disciplines through an integrated, experiential, and creative experience in and out of the classroom. The College provides undergraduate and graduate programs to over 1,756 students representing 31 states and 22 countries. For more information on LIM College, please explore www.limcollege.edu.

Essential qualities for the Dean of Student Affairs include leadership experience in student affairs, strategic planning, budget development, and compliance. The new Dean should exhibit a collegial and collaborative leadership style and knowledge of current national trends and best practices in student development. Successful candidates should demonstrate a commitment to student success and an understanding of the mission and core values of LIM College. A successful history of supervising and mentoring staff, implementing innovative retention initiatives, and developing collaborative relationships with faculty is strongly preferred. A master’s degree or equivalent experience is required for this opportunity, while a doctoral degree is preferred.

Location: New York City is one of the most iconic cities in the world. Surrounded by opportunity and culture, the College provides students with constant interaction with industry partners and global leaders in fashion, design, marketing, and media.

Application: For a confidential discussion or to make a nomination, please contact Brian Bustin, Search Consultant, or Isaac Karaffa, Search Manager, RPA Inc. at 800-992-9277. Applicants may submit only a letter of application and resume/CV to LIMDean@rpainc.org. Additional information will be requested as needed. The first review of candidates will begin on June 10, 2015, and applications will be accepted until the position is filled. LIM College is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The College does not discriminate in its employment decisions based on race, color, religion, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, unemployment status, or any other status protected by law.

Adjunct Professor - Introduction to Comparative Politics (Online)

Department: Arts and Sciences
Job Type: Part-time

General Description:
LIM College – Where Business Meets Fashions, is currently seeking experienced adjunct faculty members to teach Introduction to Comparative Politics (online) in our undergraduate program for the FALL 2015 semester (beginning Monday, August 24, 2015):

INTRODUCTION TO COMPARATIVE POLITICS (ONLINE)

Political systems are not created equally. The reality of globalized markets dictates today’s business professional understands our world in a global context. In comparative political systems students will study the nature by which different structures of government materialize. Why do certain countries establish rich parliamentary democracies while others remain largely autocratic? Key features and functions of political systems are analyzed and compared by cross-referencing states that are diverse geographically, developmentally, and ideologically. Students will examine case studies in regions such as Europe, Latin America, Asia, Africa, and the former Soviet Union.

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 
  • Required experience teaching on Blackboard

Please note the FALL 2015 semester begins on Monday, August 24 and selected candidates are encouraged to attend the New Faculty Orientation on Tuesday, August 18.:

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 Professor- Fashion Merchandising (Retail)

Department: Fashion Merchandising
Job Type: Part-time

General Description:
LIM College - Where Business Meets Fashion, is currently seeking experienced Adjunct Faculty in our Fashion Merchandising Department. We are currently seeking members to teach the following courses in our undergraduate program for the FALL 2015 semester (beginning Monday, August 24th):

Retailing
This course covers how retailers operate the different channels of distribution, the basics of the retail business: buying product, human resource management, visual merchandising, supply chain and customer relationship marketing.

Buying and Retail Math
This course covers how Buyer’s buy product for different types of retail corporations. The topics covered include a Buyer’s job, negotiating with vendors and buying in foreign markets. The majority of the course covers the basic retail math skills that buyers use: markup, markdowns, turnover, gross margin, etc.

Requirements: The person selected will have the following qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in an appropriate discipline is required.
  • Previous teaching experience at the college level.
  • 3-5 years’ experience in the retail industry.
  • 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 2015 semester will begin on Monday, August 24th and selected candidates are encouraged to attend the New Faculty Orientation the week of August 17th. 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:

Terry Burstein
Chair of Fashion Merchandising, Clinical Assistant Professor
LIM College – Where Business Meets Fashion
545 5th Avenue
7th Floor
New York, NY 10017-3620
T: 212-310-0603
F: 212-750-3447
terry.burstein@limcollege.edu

Adjunct Professor- MPS in Fashion Marketing

General Description:
LIM College - Where Business Meets Fashion, is currently seeking experienced Adjunct Faculty in our Master of Professional Studies in Fashion Marketing.

Requirements: The person selected will have the following qualifications:

Minimum Required Qualifications

  • Instructors must be able to demonstrate knowledge in their subject areas either by means of academic credentials and/or work experience.
  • Instructors must have a minimum of a master's degree

General Preferred Qualifications:

  • Previous teaching experience at the graduate level preferred
  • Experience with online courses a plus
  • Demonstrated knowledge and ability to engage students in active learning
  • Familiarity with e-learning systems such as Blackboard preferred
  • Availability to teach mid-day, evening and possibly weekend courses

We are currently accepting resumes for the following courses:

  • MPSM 600-Fashion Marketing Management
  • MPSM 601-Strategic Consumer Insights in Fashion
  • MPSM 602-Services Marketing in the Fashion Industry
  • MPSM 603-Cause Marketing in the Fashion Industry
  • MPSM 604-Global Marketing in the Fashion Industry
  • MPSM 605-Luxury Brand Management in the Fashion Industry
  • MPSM 606-New Media Marketing in the Fashion Industry
  • MPSM 607-Public Relations in Fashion
  • MPSM 609-Capstone in Fashion Marketing

MPSM 600- FASHION MARKETING MANAGEMENT - 3 Credits
Successful marketing is the result of careful planning and execution, using state-of-the art tools and techniques. Fashion Marketing Management provides the conceptual and practical foundations for all the aspect related to marketing. Students will learn about capturing marketing insights, connecting with consumes and creating long-term relationships, building strong brand equity, as well as delivering and communicating value to consumers. The principles and tools discussed in this course are applicable to the fashion industry and beyond.

MPSM 601 - STRATEGIC CONSUMER INSIGHTS IN FASHION - 3 Credits
Today's businesses rely more and more on consumer insights in order to better understand how they can provide value to their customers. This course provides concepts and tools to obtain meaningful insights about the "hearts" and "minds" of consumers. In turn, these insights can serve as the basis for developing strategic advantages in the marketplace. This course examines consumer decision-making processes, individual determinants of decision-making such as motivation, learning and emotions, as well as social/cultural factors that influence consumer decisions. The course also includes a discussion of the "fashion consumer" and his/her behavior related to fashion brands.

MPSM 602 - SERVICES MARKETING IN THE FASHION INDUSTRY - 3 Credits
There are many service businesses associated with the fashion industry, for example, advertising, Public Relations, Event Planning, fashion publishing, and styling. These service organizations require a distinctive approach to the development and execution of marketing strategy. Successful firms need to recognize service quality as a source of competitive advantage. This course is designed to help students recognize the unique challenges involved in marketing and managing services, including the development of stronger customer relationships through service quality and customer satisfaction.

MPSM 603 - CAUSE MARKETING IN THE FASHION INDUSTRY - 3 Credits
Cause marketing has seen significant growth in recent years. Many companies have recognized that an integration of marketing and social initiatives can help improve corporate image, customer loyalty, and overall business goals. Topics discussed in this course include how supporting a good cause can increase product sales and consumer engagement. The course discusses successful examples of cause marketing and provides actionable advice for integrating marketing goals with support for a good cause.

MPSM 604 - GLOBAL MARKETING IN THE FASHION INDUSTRY - 3 Credits
This course examines the opportunities and challenges that abound in the globalized world of fashion markets. Diverse markets (industrialized, developing and underdeveloped) are analyzed to show the varying tactics a marketer must utilize to compete and thrive in the global marketplace. Topics covered include: analysis of potential global markets, target market identification, competitive analysis, brand positioning, market testing, centralization vs. localization, customization, market entry strategies, distribution and logistical challenges, and marketing campaigns for product/brand introduction.

MPSM 605 - LUXURY BRAND MANAGEMENT IN THE FASHION INDUSTRY - 3 Credits
This course examines issues concerning the creation of brand identity and positioning, taking an in-depth look specifically at the luxury fashion world, including ready-to-wear, haute couture, accessories and licenses products. In this context students will consider the importance of innovation in niche businesses, which must manage brands and brand cachet to maintain consumer loyalty. Other issues such as brand and marketing management, communication management and the latest theories in luxury brand management will be explored through the analysis of contemporary fashion companies.

MPSM 606 - NEW MEDIA MARKETING IN THE FASHION INDUSTRY - 3 Credits
The New Media Marketing Course addresses how fashion companies can incorporate new media approaches to accomplish their communication goals. The types of new media examined include mobile technology, social media networks, interactive television, viral marketing, online video and location-based technologies. Other topics addressed include how to identify and engage influencers to reach a company's target market.

MPSM 607 - PUBLIC RELATIONS IN FASHION - 3 Credits
Practical and theoretical examples of public relations in the Fashion Industry including strategic planning, networking, problem solving, client liaison, pitching, understanding the media, research skills, the fashion market, current public relations techniques, measurement and evaluation, styling, writing, ethical awareness and sustainability, as well as the rise of social media have all influenced the ways in which businesses communicate with the public. The course also looks critically at the issues facing public relations practitioners in the fashion industry today.

MPSM 609 CAPSTONE IN FASHION MARKETING - 3 Credits
The capstone class is designed to give students an opportunity to synthesize and demonstrate knowledge and skills acquired from the other courses completed in the program. Based on previous class content, students will be able to choose fashion marketing projects related to the changing work of fashion, product development, producers of apparel, the marketing of fashion (globally), the policies and strategies of fashion, and the relationship between sales and consumer behavior. The project will necessitate the use of fashion retail analysis and developing a comprehensive marketing plan. Prerequisite: MPSM 600 Fashion Marketing Management.

Instructors are being identified for the 2015 - 2016 academic year.

For consideration, candidates are required to submit a cover letter, resume or C.V. and the contact information of three professional references to the below contact person. In the subject line and your cover letter, please state the course that you would like to teach. In your cover letter, please include your availability for mid-day, evening and weekend classes.

Jacqueline Jenkins
Dean of Graduate Studies
LIM College – Where Business Meets Fashion
216 East 45th Street
New York, NY 10017-3304
Fax: 212-750-3779
Email: GraduateStudiesCareers@limcollege.edu

Adjunct Professor- MPS in Fashion Merchandising & Retail Management

General Description:
LIM College - Where Business Meets Fashion, is currently seeking experienced Adjunct Faculty in our Master of Professional Studies in Fashion Merchandising & Retail Management.

Requirements: The person selected will have the following qualifications:

Minimum Required Qualifications

  • Instructors must be able to demonstrate knowledge in their subject areas either by means of academic credentials and/or work experience.
  • Instructors must have a minimum of a master's degree

General Preferred Qualifications:

  • Previous teaching experience at the graduate level preferred
  • Experience with online courses a plus
  • Demonstrated knowledge and ability to engage students in active learning
  • Familiarity with e-learning systems such as Blackboard preferred
  • Availability to teach mid-day, evening and possibly weekend courses

We are currently accepting resumes for the following courses:

  • MPSR 651- Advanced Fashion Merchandising
  • MPSR 652-Sales and Consumer Behavior
  • MPSR 653-Fashion Retail Management
  • MPSR 654-Fashion Retail, Branding and Promotion
  • MPSR 655-Retail Visual Merchandising Strategies
  • MPSR 656-Retail Merchandise Management
  • MPSR 657-Technology in Fashion Merchandising & Management
  • MPSR 658-Product Development in Fashion
  • MPSR 660-Capstone Fashion Merchandising & Management

MPSR 651 - ADVANCED FASHION MERCHANDISING - 3 Credits
Fashion consumers today are technologically savvy and global in their choices. Technology today provides consumers with the ability to view the world of fashion faster than ever before. This class provides a broad foundation for students hoping to become a part of the fashion industry. Advanced Fashion Merchandising is designed to offer graduate students a foundation of knowledge related to the history of fashion, the most current theories in fashion development, production, and merchandising of various categories of fashion goods. It will expose students to the changing world of fashion (nature, environment, movement & business), the producers of apparel (product development: men's, women's, children and teens), the marketing of fashion (globally), and the policies and strategies of fashion.

MPSR 652 - SALES AND CONSUMER BEHAVIOR - 3 Credits
Consumer behavior affects all aspects of design, production, merchandising, and promotion in the fashion industry. The course offers graduate students a foundation of learning that will support their ability to assess consumer situations and provide conclusions that will increase consumption and therefore influence retail sales. The Sales and Consumer Behavior class enables students to identify and interpret needs and wants of consumers and how industry processes are applied to plan, develop, produce, communicate, and sell profitable product lines. Specifics, such as how psychological, sociological, and cultural factors influence the what, when, where, why, and how consumers buy what they buy will be studied. It will also include topics ranging from consumer attitudes, personality, and values to the global marketplace, ethics, and social responsibility.

MPSR 653 - FASHION RETAIL MANAGEMENT - 3 Credits
Examines retail operations and strategies within the contemporary marketing context that includes an understanding of the history of retailing, the study of contemporary retailing strategies for consumption, merchandise mix and selection processes, product assortment analysis from the context of the retailer, the examination of retail store and space allocation for product assortments, and an investigation of current retail operations in the global marketplace.
Provides an advanced understanding of the United States (U.S.) retail merchandising and how companies have expanded globally. Graduate students will develop their knowledge of why retailers go international, while maintaining their brand integrity assuring each customer has the same shopping experience as if they were in the U.S. In addition, students will examine how non-U.S. retailers have influenced American's ideas of consumption through their own cultural retailing influences, atmospherics, marketing and product assortments.

MPSR 654 - FASHION RETAIL BRANDING & PROMOTION - 3 Credits
An important and rapidly growing challenge for retailers is developing stimulating and strong representations of products for consumers to purchase in brick & mortar shops, online, in catalogues, through direct marketing, door-to-door and on television- this has been called branding. In this class, students investigate and experience fashion retail brands in today's multichannel fashion context. Students will explore how certain social and cultural topics impact the methods consumer use to purchase merchandise, as well as how retailers use these multichannel methods to communicate, represent, and translate their product's position in the fashion market. Special emphasis will be put on the fashion branding process based upon research, writing, theoretical concept development, marketing, and topics related to the big companies and entrepreneurs. The role of retailers and merchandisers in the branding process will be discussed critically. Students will be responsible for moving beyond traditional "surface" readings and meanings of branding in order to critically understand how media mixes are important to product presentation. New dimensions of product selling are examined for students to become competitive managers in this field.

MPSR 655 - RETAIL VISUAL MERCHANDISING STRATEGIES - 3 Credits
Provides students with an understanding of how retailers use visual merchandising to gain retail market share. Students will examine the store design process identifying the objects used in store design, the mechanics of store design, details and physical structures, and the tangible and intangible aspects of stores. Next, visual merchandising, merchandise presentation, art elements, design elements, window displays, and in-store displays will be discussed. The incorporation of safety, security and loss prevention techniques and devices in visual merchandising will be considered so that students are aware of their importance for assets protection and customer wellbeing. By the end of this course, students will be able to identify the differences between "artful display" and "merchandise presentation" becoming attuned to the importance of both for successful selling.

MPSR 656 - RETAIL MERCHANDISE MANAGEMENT - 3 Credits
Provides a working knowledge of the merchandise mathematics as it relates to planning, flow, distribution, inventory, and pricing. The course covers profitable merchandise and assortment planning and control in conceptual, technical and practical formats. Merchandiser functions, duties and operational processes will be discussed as students develop an annual merchandise plan and then investigate possible modifications and how they could impact the merchandise flow and processes. An understanding of the basic principles of retail math including cost, retail price, and profit is essential in every aspect of the fashion business. Conceptual and authentic formats will be used to demonstrate profitable merchandise and sales planning. Course content, while relating to prior "fashion" learning, will also allow students to understand how to apply math and analytical aspects of retail strategy to products. Prerequisite: MPSR 653 Fashion Retail Management.

MPSR 657 - TECHNOLOGY IN FASHION MERCHANDISING & MANAGEMENT - 3 Credits
A major goal of this course will be technology in fashion merchandising and retailing. Students will critically and analytically explore current technological business strategies and their impact on the business of retail. Various topics include, but not limited to sales, experiential retailing, retailing abroad, advance apparel product development, fashion product promotional strategies, as well as critical analysis of fashion branding. Other topics related to technology could include customer service, human resources, planogram/floor set, visual merchandising/display, sales and completing the sale, merchandising the store, quality of merchandise/product, leadership responsibilities, and future goals. This course will provide students with practical experiences and discussion leading to all aspects of a retail establishment in the merchandising managerial role. Prerequisite: MPSR 651 Advanced Fashion Merchandising.

MPSR 658 - PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT IN FASHION - 3 Credits
This course focuses on the product development process in fashion corporations, from idea generation, screening, concept development, physical development, testing, and commercialization of new products through launch. Cross-functional relationships among departments and managers responsible for design, production, marketing and sales are examined. Particular emphasis is placed on Computer-Integrated Manufacturing (CIM) particularly used for fast-changing areas such as textiles and fashion design. Because CIM simultaneously provides high product variety with low costs, conventional assumptions about competitive strategy and organization design need reevaluation. Special emphasis is placed on how product managers, designers and merchandisers are involved in the development of a line or collection of fashion products.

MPSR 660 - CAPSTONE: FASHION MERCHANDISING & MANAGEMENT - 3 Credits
The capstone class is designed to be the crowning achievement of the student at the end of the program. It is a course designed to give students an opportunity to use knowledge and acquired skills from the other classes completed in the program. Faculty will use this class as a method of student evaluation of what they have learned. The students will gain experience solving a problem in the fashion industry that will span several areas studied in the program. Based on previous class content, students will be able to choose projects related to the changing world of fashion, product development, producers of apparel, the marketing of fashion (globally), the policies and strategies of fashion, and the relationship between sales and consumer behavior. The project will necessitate the use of fashion retail analysis. Prerequisite: MPSR 656 Retail Merchandise Management.

Instructors are being identified for the 2015 - 2016 academic year.

For consideration, candidates are required to submit a cover letter, resume or C.V. and the contact information of three professional references to the below contact person. In the subject line and your cover letter, please state the course that you would like to teach. In your cover letter, please include your availability for mid-day, evening and weekend classes.

Jacqueline Jenkins
Dean of Graduate Studies
LIM College – Where Business Meets Fashion
216 East 45th Street
New York, NY 10017-3304
Fax: 212-750-3779
Email: GraduateStudiesCareers@limcollege.edu

Adjunct Professor- MPS in Global Fashion Supply Chain Management

General Description:
LIM College - Where Business Meets Fashion, is currently seeking experienced Adjunct Faculty in our Master of Professional Studies in Global Fashion Supply Chain Management.

Requirements: The person selected will have the following qualifications:

Minimum Required Qualifications

  • Instructors must be able to demonstrate knowledge in their subject areas either by means of academic credentials and/or work experience.
  • Instructors must have a minimum of a master's degree

General Preferred Qualifications:

  • Previous teaching experience at the graduate level preferred
  • Experience with online courses a plus
  • Demonstrated knowledge and ability to engage students in active learning
  • Familiarity with e-learning systems such as Blackboard preferred
  • Availability to teach mid-day, evening and possibly weekend courses

We are currently accepting resumes for the following courses:

  • Capstone Course-Supply Chain Management Industry Project
  • Global Business Management
  • Innovation and Change Management
  • Logistics Management
  • Project and People Management
  • Strategic Sourcing Solutions (Industry Exploration)
  • Supply Chain Analytics
  • Supply Chain Management from an E-Commerce Perspective
  • Supply Chain Management Fundamentals
  • The Relationship between Fashion and the Supply Chain

Capstone Course - Supply Chain Management Industry Project - 3 Credits - Semester 3
The capstone class is designed to give students an opportunity to synthesize and demonstrate knowledge and skills acquired from the other courses completed in the program. Based on previous class content, students will be able to complete the supply chain management project that relates to the dynamics of the fashion industry. The project provides student with an opportunity to practice the program's learnings in a real-world scenario.

Global Business Management - 3 Credits - Semester 1
This course focuses on the particular traits needed to develop a global perspective and bring together the necessary multicultural business alliances to lead global projects. This course also examines ethics in relation to social responsibility and the importance of ethical decision-making in the context of global textile and apparel businesses. Students will also explore various leadership theories and models needed within the global business environment.

Innovation and Change Management - 3 Credits - Semester 3
This course provides students with the elementary quantitative tools needed within the supply chain field. This course highlights methods that are frequently used by many businesses while introducing students to a collection of quantitative tools designed to enhance managerial decision-making. Students will learn the necessary skills to transition individuals, teams, and organizations to a desired future state.

Logistics Management - 3 Credits - Semester 1
This course will cover all elements of distribution and logistics management such as the physical distribution of goods, warehouse selection, material handling, packaging, order fulfillment, customer service, inventory management, receiving, production stores, and returned goods. The course will also address key technology issues such as enterprise resource planning (ERP), bar coding, electronic data interchange (EDI), electronic commerce (e-commerce), and distribution resource planning (DRP). Students will gain the knowledge to be effective in a logistics management role.

Project and People Management - 3 Credits - Semester 2
This is a course that focuses on the human relations and project management aspects of supply chain management. Students will learn how to address the challenges of managing complex team structures such as those often found within the supply chain network. Students will grasp basic project management skills such as resource and time management while also learning how to assign and monitor responsibilities within the project team.

Strategic Sourcing Solutions (Industry Exploration) - 3 Credits - Semester 2
This course focuses on an understanding of the strategic importance of operations and how efficient practices can provide a competitive advantage in the marketplace. During a one-week, students will evaluate product and supply chain characteristics and learn a framework for aligning the right strategies for an effective supply chain that supports the organization's long-term strategic goals.

Supply Chain Analytics - 3 Credits - Semester 2
This course involves the application of frameworks and mathematical modelling tools for supply chain management problems including the "uncertainty matrix" and its role in supply chain strategy development. Students will apply quantitative skills for demand forecasting, aggregate planning, and sales and operations planning.

Supply Chain Management from an E-Commerce Perspective - 3 Credits - Semester 2
This course provides an understanding of how sourcing and product fulfillment have evolved to meet the demands of the e-commerce business model. Students will learn about information sharing within the supply chain and tactics for reducing inventory costs such as point-of-sale data and automation replenishment, vendor-managed inventory, postponement and drop shipping. Through class assignments, students will evaluate operations management tactics for online sales.

Supply Chain Management Fundamentals - 3 Credits - Semester 1
This introductory course defines the supply chain and provides background information to introduce the concepts in the program. The objective of this course is to understand the challenges of managing an effective supply chain, including variability, organizational silos and tradeoffs. Students will learn the importance of supply chain metrics and other performance monitors.

The Relationship between Fashion and the Supply Chain - 3 Credits - Semester 1
This course provides our students with the perspective of how in-house and outsourced sourcing departments contribute to the design, production, and distribution of goods. Students will learn about the design process and the role that the supply chains plays in merchandising decisions. For the class project, students will develop an integrated sourcing calendar that demonstrates the need for collaboration throughout the supply chain.

Instructors are being identified for the 2015 - 2016 academic year.

For consideration, candidates are required to submit a cover letter, resume or C.V. and the contact information of three professional references to the below contact person. In the subject line and your cover letter, please state the course that you would like to teach. In your cover letter, please include your availability for mid-day, evening and weekend classes.

Jacqueline Jenkins
Dean of Graduate Studies
LIM College – Where Business Meets Fashion
216 East 45th Street
New York, NY 10017-3304
Fax: 212-750-3779
Email: GraduateStudiesCareers@limcollege.edu

Adjunct Professor - Arts and Sciences

Department: Arts and Sciences
Job Type: Part-time

General Description:
LIM College – Where Business Meets Fashions, is currently seeking experienced adjunct faculty members to teach Ethics in our undergraduate program for the FALL 2015 semester (beginning Monday, August 24, 2015):

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 two sections which meet on Mondays and Wednesdays 9:45 – 11:10 and 11:30 – 12:55. This is a face-to-face.

Please note the FALL 2015 semester begins on Monday, August 24 and selected candidates are encouraged to attend the New Faculty Orientation on Tuesday, August 18.

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 Professors - Fashion Merchandising

Department: Fashion Merchandising
Job Type: Part-time

General Description:
LIM College - Where Business Meets Fashion, is seeking experienced adjunct faculty members to add to their faculty pool teaching courses in the Fashion Merchandising Department. Please see the courses offered in the department through the LIM Website at the following link:

http://limcollege.catalog.acalog.com/content.php?catoid=44&navoid=3407#Fashion_Merchandising

Requirements: The person selected will have the following qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in an appropriate discipline.
  • Previous teaching experience at the college level preferred.
  • 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.

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

Terry Allan Burstein
Chair LIM Fashion Merchandising Department
LIM College – Where Business Meets Fashion
12 East 53rd Street
New York, NY 10022-5268
Fax: 212-750-3493
Email: terry.burstein@limcollege.edu

Admissions Counselor

Department: Admissions
Job Type: Full-Time
Hours: 35 hours a week

General Description:

The Admissions Counselor assists the admissions team in recruiting new students, executing prospect management and application management, maintaining an organized office and counseling prospective students in order to obtain enrollments. In addition, works with and through the Assistant Director of Admissions in any and all areas deemed pertinent.

Essential Functions and Basic Duties:

Territory Management

  • Utilizes the Events module in Slate Technolutions to monitor recruitment
  • Utilizes the data stored in EPS to make recommendations for recruitment
  • Visits high schools and colleges at regional and national fairs during days, evenings and weekends
  • Conducts presentations in high school/college classes
  • Builds and maintains relationships with guidance counselors and fashion teachers
  • Records recruiting data
  • Calculates recruiting expenses
  • Make recommendations for articulation agreements
  • Prepares travel bag for conflict coverage
  • Oversees and/or prepares boxes to be sent to hotel/venue for college fairs

Prospect and Applicant Management

  • Fields questions via telephone, mail and email and tele-counsels prospects and applicants
  • Fulfills prospect and applicant information requests
  • Interviews prospective applicants and submits written evaluations
  • Updates database with all student and staff initiated contact information
  • Counsels prospective students
  • Calls applicants to follow up and keep up to date
  • Calls students who have been interviewed to follow up
  • Makes decisions on applicant files
  • Performs individual review of enrolled student files at the beginning of each semester
  • Schedules individual appointments with prospective students

Prepares for Admissions On-Campus Events

  • Communicates on-campus events to prospective students via mail, email, phone and in person
  • Contacts vendors for on-campus events
  • Reserves rooms for on-campus events
  • Physically prepare the building for all Admissions events
  • Presents at on-campus events
  • Tours prospective students and families
  • Sends thank you cards to event attendees

Reports Data and Provides Analysis

  • Calculates weekly application statistics report
  • Reports weekly prospect and applicant communication progress to the Assistant Director of Admissions
  • Prepares follow up reports for each type of on-campus event
  • Produces an annual report on territorial management and prospect and applicant outcomes

Project Management

  • Brainstorms, presents, and executes approved projects as per the directive of management
  • Provides updates on status of project
  • Files completion report or follow up report at the conclusion of the project

Assists supervisors with publication orders

Attends conferences for professional development

Participates in all college wide programs

Performs other duties as assigned

Requirements: The person selected will have the following qualifications:

Minimum Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree required
  • Microsoft Office Suite
  • One year Admissions experience required
  • Ability to multitask, good verbal and written communication skills, ability to troubleshoot, project management skills, well organized, independent working skills

General Preferred Qualifications:

  • Slate Technolutions CRM experience 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

Assistant Director of the Writing Center

Department: Arts & Sciences
Job Type: Full-Time
Hours: 35 hours per week

General Description:
Full-time faculty contribute to their department’s teaching and curriculum as well as the college curriculum overall. They contribute to student retention by serving as advisors to students. Full-time faculty should have a well-planned vision for their department, making proposals for new initiatives and carrying out approved proposals for new programs, courses, curricula, teaching tools or any other initiative that enhances the LIM education. The Assistant Director of the Writing Center supports the Director of the Writing Center in all functions related to running the Center. Responsibilities include developing workshops and contributing to the writing curriculum and, specifically, providing ESL courses and tutoring. The Assistant Director conducts everyday Writing Center operations and serves as a faculty member of the Arts and Sciences department.

Essential Functions and Basic Duties:

  • Teaching 3 classes per semester. These courses may include Writing Essentials, English Composition, Communication for International Students, and ESL courses as needed.
  • Serve as Coordinator of curricular support programs/courses for International Students
  • Assisting the Director of the Writing Center develop a WAC (Writing Across the Curriculum) program by developing and providing presentations to instructors requesting support.
  • Assist with recruitment, training, and scheduling of tutors.
  • Assist with student publications and writing groups.
  • Assisting the Director of the Writing Center with all administrative duties
  • Contributing to the curriculum and faculty development of the College by serving on department and college-wide committees
  • Contributing to learning outcomes assessment for relevant disciplines (could include developing tools, training part-time faculty, analyzing outcomes and writing assessment reports)
  • Being actively involved in professional associations to keep current in disciplines taught and in order to improve teaching and College service
  • Helping to observe faculty classroom teaching as needed
  • Assessing and revising content and methods of courses taught according to research
  • Working closely with students outside of the classroom as a faculty mentor
  • Holding regular office hours weekly
  • Participating in all college-wide programs
  • Serving on the Faculty Council and standing committees
  • Performing other duties as assigned

Requirements: The person selected will have the following qualifications:

Minimum Required Qualifications

  • MA /MFA in Writing with TESOL or ESL certification
  • Three to five years of related experience
  • College level teaching experience, including international students
  • Course development and assessment, including international students
  • Knowledge of fields taught within the major.
  • College level teaching experience in hybrid and online delivery methods is preferable.
  • Experience teaching ESL or TOFEL courses to International students 
  • Experience teaching Composition across course levels and in various delivery methods

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

Associate Director of Graduate Studies

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

General Description:
The position is primarily responsible for driving the development and execution of high-quality academic experiences within our face-to-face and distance learning environments while also supporting administrative functions within the department. This position supports the hiring, development and reappointment of faculty, helps to oversee the assessment and monitoring of learning outcomes and curriculum development. This individual will also support the maintenance and reporting for the College’s accreditation requirements. The Associate Director will provide academic advising to graduate students while also upholding the College’s commitment to a diverse classroom learning experience that focuses on an experiential learning model.

Essential Functions and Basic Duties:

Supports the hiring of adjunct faculty.

  • Communicates with Human Resources on the advertising of positions.
  • Interviews candidates.
  • Assures that all relevant paperwork for hiring is completed.
  • Communicates with the new hire regarding orientation and other pertinent meetings.
  • Provides the Academic Coordinator with a copy of the hire’s resume.

Leads and coordinates all faculty development

  • Develops, executes, and maintains a faculty development plan for Graduate Studies.
  • Conducts a faculty development training session twice a year.
  • Partners with the Director of Instructional Technology to ensure that faculty members are knowledgeable about the College’s technology applications.

Evaluate and support Graduate Studies faculty members.

  • Monitors courses for purposes of providing feedback to faculty and informing the Director of Graduate Studies about curriculum recommendations.
  • Reviews all course evaluations; discusses the results with the Graduate Studies Director and faculty. Makes faculty recommendations to the Director of Graduate Studies based upon course evaluations.
  • Helps conduct new instructor class observations (first two semesters and as needed) and prepares reports on these; discusses the results with the faculty member.
  • Helps faculty with the development of syllabi, projects and exams.
  • Writes annual performance reviews for full-time faculty members.
  • Recommends annual professional development plans for all faculty members.
  • Conducts two department-wide meetings each semester; meets regularly with faculty.
  • Supports the retention of faculty members by proactively addressing concerns and actively working to ensure that Graduate Studies demonstrates mutual respect, professionalism and collegiality throughout the department.

Executes learning outcomes assessment for Graduate Studies.tions

  • Devises strategies to assess learning goals and ensures these strategies are implemented throughout the curriculum and course delivery.
  • Oversees the process to develop and revise, as needed, learning goals for the department.
  • Provides the Director of Graduate Studies with a report on learning outcomes annually.

Assists in curriculum development efforts for Graduate Studies.

  • Prepares proposals for departmental curriculum changes. Ensures that all curriculum revision decisions are grounded in research and best practices.
  • Reviews all curriculum change proposals with the Director of Graduate Studies.
  • Supports the delivery of courses within face-to-face and distance learning environments. Develops class schedules and monitors curriculum reviews.
  • Participates as an integral member of the Graduate Studies Curriculum Committee.
  • Works with the Registrar’s Office to ensure the implementation of all curriculum modifications.

Participates in Student Advising.

  • Meets with students to provide insight into their academic affairs.
  • Oversees the program’s academic probation process.
  • Seeks opportunities to enhance the graduate academic experience through constant communications with students.
  • Establishes a student advising process that ensures consistency and thoroughness of the information throughout the student advising experience.

Contributes to the profession through research, publications, presentations, and consulting.

  • Works with the Director of Graduate Studies to set annual scholarship goals.
  • Uses research to improve the teaching and programmatic efforts of the College.

Undertakes other duties, as assigned, and participates in College-wide programs.

Requirements: The person selected will have the following qualifications:

Minimum Required Qualifications

  • Doctorate degree, a variety of disciplines to be considered
  • Knowledge of higher education.
  • Excellent verbal, written, and technological skills.
  • Demonstrated history of initiative.
  • Good interpersonal and public relations skills.
  • Superior analytical, creative, and problem-solving abilities.
  • Project management skills and well organized.
  • Able to work well in a team environment.
  • Innovative thinker.

General Preferred Qualifications:

  • Doctorate degree, business strongly preferred
  • Preference given for previous curriculum and faculty management experience.
  • Experience with an international student body preferred.
  • Three to five years of higher education experience 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

Data Entry Assistant

Department: Admissions
Job Type: Full-Time
Hours: 35 hours a week

General Description:

The Data Entry Assistant supports the mission of the Admissions Office by providing administrative support to all of our data and communication operations.

Essential Functions and Basic Duties:

Office Management

  • Prepares weekly labels and mailings
  • Checks, organizes and files incoming mail
  • Meters outgoing mail and brings to mailbox
  • Organizes office supplies, keeps publications in stock and places supply orders
  • Fields questions via mail and email and tele-counsels prospects and applicants
  • Checks faxes and posts information to student records
  • Makes copies and files
  • Scans documents
  • Forwards documents to appropriate offices

Applicant and Prospect Management

  • Compiles applicant information and builds applicant paper file
  • Processes and verifies applications: applying, accepting, enrolling, canceling and verifying
  • Processes and verifying applicant letters
  • Fulfills prospect and applicant information requests
  • Updates database with all prospect and staff initiated activities
  • Checks with Student Accounts for enrollments and posts
  • Performs individual review of enrolled student files at beginning of each semester
  • Pulls data reports to provide to management
  • Runs communication flow rules and posts after action activities

Attends Admissions Meetings

Performs other duties as assigned

Requirements: The person selected will have the following qualifications:

Minimum Required Qualifications:

  • Associate Degree Required or Secretarial equivalent
  • Microsoft Office Suite
  • Ability to multitask, good verbal and written communication skills, , well organized

General Preferred Qualifications:

  • Reception, Secretarial or Admissions experience preferred

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

Director of Faculty Development

Department: Academic Affairs
Job Type: Full-Time
Hours: 35 hours per week

General Description:

The Director of Faculty Development is responsible for the following:

Leadership for Faculty Development Core Mission (40%)

  • Provide vision and leadership for faculty development at LIM College to advance the achievement of student learning goals and programmatic objectives.
  • Collaborate with academic departments, Faculty Council and its committees, and individual faculty in the design and planning of course content, establishing positive learning environments, ,adopting the principles of experiential learning, and the interpretation of course evaluations as a faculty development tool.
  • In consultation with the Office of Instructional Technology, collaborate with Dean, Chairs, Academic Support Staff, and Faculty in developing and implementing a shared vision for the use of emerging teaching and learning technologies.
  • Stay abreast of the literature on innovations in teaching and learning excellence, and share insights and new knowledge with the faculty community.

Program Design and delivery (50%)

  • Develop a plan to educate a largely practitioner-based faculty on the fundamental aspects of classroom pedagogy, and, as appropriate, the pedagogical conventions for online course delivery.
  • Actively collaborate with Director of Instructional Technology to complement initiatives, present and future, that focus on enhancing faculty members’ familiarity with various learning technologies.
  • Design, conduct, and assess faculty development programs, with a particular emphasis on pedagogy appropriate for the different kinds of teaching and learning environments.
  • Collaborate with academic and student support services (tutoring, mentoring and other peer education and student success programs) to develop co- and/or extracurricular programming.
  • Meet regularly with faculty leadership to understand its concerns and needs as they relate to faculty development at LIM College.

Administration and Management (10%)

  • Work with Vice President for Planning & Assessment to periodically evaluate faculty development programming
  • Work with Dean of Academic Affairs to develop and manage the faculty development budget

Requirements: The person selected will have the following qualifications:

Minimum Required Qualifications:

   An appropriate graduate degree; doctoral degree preferred

  • Three to five years’ progressive experience in an academic environment, preferably in a leadership role
  • Demonstrable experience designing and delivering faculty development programs and services
  • Accomplished teaching at the college or university level
  • Superior oral and written communication as well as presentation skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Established record of fostering collaboration and lasting partnerships
  • A demonstrable commitment to the College’s mission and core values

   A thorough understanding of:

  • The various theories on student development/learning, pedagogy, curricular design, and innovative approaches to teaching
  • Strategies for organizational development, program consultation, group and team building, and the influence of environmental factors on teaching and learning
  • Learning and program assessment strategies
  • Knowledge of use, implementation and best practices for instructional technologies
  • Demonstrable appreciation and advocacy for diversity of learning styles

General Preferred Qualifications:

  • Record of participation in national organizations on college teaching
  • Demonstrable engagement of the core and emerging scholarship on success in teaching and learning
  • Experience working with students who are non-native speakers of English or have a learning difficulty
  • Experience in the management of a departmental budget

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

Facilities Assistant II

Department: Facilities
Job Type: Full-Time
Hours: 40 hours per week

General Description:
The position of Facilities Assistant II assists in the day-to-day operations of the college’s facilities. This includes, but is not limited to, the opening and closing of the Maxwell Hall, the Townhouse, 5th Ave. buildings, and assist staff at 1760 working with contractors who perform maintenance and repair on any of the facilities. A level 2 Facilities Assistant also assists Level 1 Assistants with major and more complex repairs. The job requires a flexible schedule, which could include working weekends, holidays, nights, possible overtime, and on-call 24 hours 7 days a week.

Essential Functions and Basic Duties:

  • Providing superior customer service
  • Opening and closing floors and offices associated with LIM
  • Ensuring cleaning crew performs within contract obligations
  • Working with daytime and evening cleaning personnel. Monitoring, supervising, helping to remove trash, cleaning bathrooms and restock them
  • Operating and maintaining all floor cleaning/finishing equipment to include, but not limited to, floor buffers, carpet cleaning machine, and water extraction machine.
  • Performing general maintenance in all LIM facilities such as: wall, floor and ceiling repairs, minor electrical work, minor plumbing work, repair of LIM College furniture assets, minor equipment repairs (HVAC, copiers, fax machines, etc.) and other repairs as needed
  • Performing interior painting and repairs when necessary
  • Setting up the event venues for special events including Saturday and Sunday programs, as needed: moving chairs, boxes, tables and other materials as needed
  • Working with all external contractors who are scheduled to work in the College
  • Receiving and distributing packages and deliveries
  • Mail delivery and distribution throughout LIM campus
  • Assisting in security coverage as needed for lunch breaks frequently or emergencies occasionally.
  • Upholding LIM College security policies.
  • Performing weekly and monthly inspections and communicating needed building repairs to the Manager and Assistant Manager of Facilities
  • Oversee and assist in larger scale in-house maintenance projects such as: room turnover at 1760,painting projects and installation of furniture
  • Assisting Facilities staff at other locations when needed
  • Working with Microsoft Office and other software used by LIM College for security, inventory, room reservation and work order management purposes
  • Covering shifts for other facilities staff when needed
  • Participating in all college wide programs
  • Performing other duties as assigned.

Requirements: The person selected will have the following qualifications:

Minimum Required Qualifications

  • High School Graduate or Equivalent
  • Must have basic knowledge in carpentry, some experience in minor electrical work, and knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Handyman experience of five years or more required

General Preferred Qualifications:

  • Some college preferred
  • Fire Drill Conductor, Standpipe and Sprinkler Supervisor and Supervisor of Interior Fire Alarm 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

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 & 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.
  • Participating in LIM College committees
  • Participating in college-wide events working between 7 and 10 Saturdays per Academic Year
  • Performing other duties as assigned

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 Symplicity 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

Part-Time Admissions Counselor (Graduate)

Department: Admissions
Job Type: Part-Time
Hours: 20-25 hours per week

General Description:

The Admissions Counselor assists the admissions team in recruiting new students, executing prospect management and application management, maintaining an organized office and counseling prospective students in order to obtain enrollments. In addition, works with and through the Assistant Director of Admissions in any and all areas deemed pertinent.

Essential Functions and Basic Duties:

Recruitment

  • Recruits qualified graduate students for programs assigned
  • Visits colleges at regional and national fairs during days, evenings and weekends
  • Conducts presentations in college classes
  • Hosts territory receptions to engage prospective graduate students
  • Works with Alumni to build new recruitment initiatives
  • Builds and maintains relationships with college department chairs and career offices
  • Builds and maintains relationships with corporate partners
  • Make recommendations for graduate articulation agreements
  • Recruits students from corporate partners
  • Records recruiting data
  • Calculates recruiting expenses

Prospect and Applicant Management

  • Fields questions via telephone, mail and email and tele-counsels prospects and applicants
  • Fulfills prospect and applicant information requests
  • Interviews prospective applicants and submits written evaluations
  • Updates database with all student and staff initiated contact information
  • Counsels prospective students
  • Calls applicants to follow up and keep up to date
  • Calls students who have been interviewed to follow up
  • Makes decisions on applicant files
  • Performs individual review of enrolled student files at beginning of each semester
  • Schedules individual appointments with prospective students

Prepares for Admissions On-Campus Events

  • Communicates on-campus events to prospective students via mail, email, phone and in person
  • Contacts vendors for on-campus events
  • Reserves rooms for on-campus events
  • Physically prepare the building for all Admissions events
  • Presents at on-campus events
  • Tours prospective students and families
  • Sends thank you cards to event attendees

Reports data and provides analysis

  • Calculates weekly application statistics report
  • Reports weekly prospect and applicant communication progress to Assistant Director of Admissions
  • Prepares follow up reports for each type of on-campus event
  • Produces an annual report on territorial management and prospect and applicant outcomes

Project Management

  • Brainstorms, presents, and executes approved projects as per the directive of management
  • Provides updates on status of project
  • Files completion report or follow up report at the conclusion of the project

Attends conferences for professional development

Participates in all college wide programs

Performs other duties as assigned

Requirements: The person selected will have the following qualifications:

Minimum Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree required
  • Microsoft Office Suite
  • One year Admissions experience required

General Preferred Qualifications:

  • Slate Technolutions CRM experience preferred

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

Part-Time Learning Specialist

Department: Counseling & Wellness Services
Job Type: Part-Time
Hours: 8-10 hours a week

General Description:

The Part-Time Learning Specialist is responsible for developing appropriate strategic plans to enhance and facilitate learning and independent study for registered students with disabilities. Responsibilities include: working with students with learning disabilities to assess their needs, strengths, and weaknesses and identify ways to improve their functioning and performance, tutoring students within certain subject areas according to their specific learning needs, advising students as to their learning needs and appropriate learning strategies, ensuring appropriate accommodations and learning resources to foster academic success.

Essential Functions and Basic Duties:

   Assumes responsibility for implementation of academic skill building services for students with disabilities.

  • Review students’ diagnostic documentation and current accommodation plan to help understand students’ learning history.
  • Conduct initial interviews with students to determine areas of greatest academic needs.
  • Meet with students with disabilities to address needs including time management, reducing academic stress, managing work load, study skills, note taking skills, and grasping of subject area concepts.
  • Maintain knowledge of current disability laws and assistive and adaptive technology as necessary to promote advocacy for students with disabilities.
  • Adjust students’ academic accommodation plans if necessary in consultation with the Disability Services Specialist.
  • Meet regularly with the Disability Services Specialist to discuss needs and progress of students.

   Provides a range of academic coaching services to LIM College students with disabilities.

  • Create academic coaching plan for each student and write detailed summary.
  • Provide individual coaching sessions with students with disabilities who request services.
  • Provide direct academic tutoring when indicated.
  • Provide case management and maintain accurate documentation of interactions with students.

   Provide consultative services to campus community.

  • Serve as a resource to the college community regarding academic needs of students with disabilities.
  • Provide consultation and training when indicated to staff, faculty, and students regarding best practices for achieving academic success of students with disabilities.
  • Liaison with staff, faculty, and students to ensure service provision and help connect students in need to services.
  • Collaborate and coordinate with other departments when indicated, including LIM College Math and Writing Centers.

   Assumes responsibility for connecting students and parents with community referrals for further academic assistance programs.

  • Help to develop a network of professionals in the community who offer tutoring assistance and further academic skill development as needed.
  • Develop relationships with community academic tutoring providers based on students’ specific diagnostic learning needs.
  • Help connect students in need and/or their parents with available resources in the community.
  • Evaluate effectiveness of referrals given.

Requirements: The person selected will have the following qualifications:

   Minimum Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree required
  • Knowledge in learning concepts, educational theory, psycho education assessments/learning disability evaluations, and universal design applications.
  • General competence in specific academic subject matter including remedial math and writing in higher education. Knowledge of 504 section of ADA, FERPA, HIPPA, and other state and federal disability policies and legislation regarding privacy and confidentiality.
  • Knowledge of student development, and clinical interventions.
  • 1-3 years’ experience in learning assistance and disability service, preferably in a college setting.
  • Ability to exercise patience and empathy and be comfortable working with college students with disabilities.
  • Must possess strong interpersonal and collaborative skills and ability to effectively communicate and establish rapport with a diverse group of constituents including students, parents, faculty, and staff across LIM College as needed.

   General Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree in Special Education or closely related field and/or a license or professional certification as a Learning Specialist Preferred.

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

Senior Director of Student Financial Services

Department: Student Financial Services
Job Type: Full-Time
Hours: 35 hours per week

General Description:
The Senior Director of Student Financial Services, under the general direction of the Vice President for Student Finance/Chief Compliance Officer provides leadership, supervision, and direction for the delivery and coordination of federal, state and institutional student financial aid programs including Federal Pell Grants, NY State TAP Grants, Federal Campus-Based Aid Programs, Federal Direct Loans, LIM College Scholarships and Grant Aid, and the College’s Student Loan Debt Management & Default Prevention Program. The Senior Director also coordinates and oversees related audits, compliance reviews, account reconciliations, financial literacy outreach, and works to ensure institutional compliance with relevant regulations and statutes.

Essential Functions and Basic Duties:

  • Coordinating, directing, managing, and supervising the delivery of all student financial aid processes for awarding grants, student loans, parent loans, and scholarships as well as the maintenance of student financial aid records.
  • Leading the College’s Debt Management & Default Prevention program by providing guidance and leadership to staff. Working to maintain optimally low Cohort Default Rates (CDRs).
  • Coordinating the operational and compliance aspects, within regulations and guidelines, of financial assistance programs such as: Federal Work Study (FWS), Federal Direct Loans, Scholarships, Federal Pell Grants, Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grants (FSEOG), NY State TAP, Veterans Education Benefits, and other available funds. This includes timely payment and reconciliation of all funds in accordance with regulatory requirements.
  • Overseeing all administrative functions of the Student Financial Services Office by supervising, providing ongoing professional development opportunities, training, and evaluation of all full-time and part-time employees.
  • Monitoring and maintaining the appropriate separation of duties and checks and balances between the financial aid and student accounts functional areas of the department.
  • Coordinating financial aid and student accounts operations with other appropriate college units, including, but not limited to, Admissions, Registrar, Accounting, Academic Advising, Academic Affairs, Student Affairs, and Counseling & Wellness.
  • Preparing a monthly Student Financial Services data report to provide important departmental metrics that track both financial aid and student accounts activity and that can be used to inform decision-making at a variety of levels. As necessary, prepare other related reports and correspondence including reports for the President’s Cabinet and Board of Directors.
  • Under the direction and guidance of the Vice President for Student Finance/Chief Compliance Officer, interprets and applies federal laws and regulations, state and local regulations, applicable contractual requirements, and college policies relating to the delivery of student financial aid and management of student accounts. Where appropriate, recommends and updates financial aid and student accounts policies to ensure compliance applicable regulations.
  • Researching, analyzing, developing and recommending departmental processes and procedures to increase/improve operational efficiency and to ensure proper controls and regulatory compliance.
  • Ensuring that student billing of tuition is done timely and is easily understood by students and parents.
  • Ensuring that all refunds, repayments, and return of Title IV and other aid for all withdrawing federal aid recipients are accomplished in accordance with all Federal, State, and College guidelines.
  • Overseeing and coordinating the Office of Student Financial Services’ response to program reviews and annual audits. In addition, ensures that the College’s Audits are filed timely with the U.S. Department of Education.
  • Developing and directing financial aid strategies within the framework of federal and state regulations that are consistent with the enrollment management objectives of the College and by administering financial aid, scholarships and student employment programs that support student recruitment and retention goals.
  • Ensuring that PowerFaids is used effectively and that processes and product enhancements are developed which are technologically up-to-date and user/student friendly;
  • Contributing to student satisfaction through delivery of quality customer service in all aspects of the administration of financial aid, student accounts, and student employment services.
  • Ensuring that students are informed about their eligibility for financial aid by developing and directing a system for collecting and evaluating applications, and for the timely and effective awarding of all types of financial aid.
  • Ensuring that the Student Financial Service portion of the College’s website is continually reviewed and updated with all pertinent information.
  • Developing and implementing Student Financial Services workshops and outreach programs for students/parents.
  • Developing student costs of attendance (individual student budgets) including tuition, books, fees, room and board, etc.
  • Developing updates and presenting financial aid information through the use of brochures, literature, and workshops directed toward students, parents and community groups.
  • Participating in College committees as required or assigned.
  • Attending and participating in professional groups, seminars and/or courses, and providing opportunities for Student Financial Services staff development.
  • Resolving and/or assisting in the resolution of problems and/or complaints and initiating corrective action as appropriate.
  • Working in a way that is consistent with, promotes, and reinforces the College’s Core Values.
  • Performing related duties as required or assigned.

Requirements: The person selected will have the following qualifications:

Minimum Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Minimum of eight (8) years related work experience including progressive financial aid and/or student accounts management and supervisory work experience
  • Prior experience as an Associate Director, Director of Financial Aid or similar position in a cross-functional Student Financial Services department
  • Experience with PowerFaids or other financial aid management software
  • Knowledge of federal and state financial aid laws and regulations and higher education financial management and college planning
  • Knowledge of federal cash management rules
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Proficiency in using standard office software applications

General Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree
  • Solid analytical and problem solving abilities
  • Strong project management and organizational skills
  • Excellent presentation skills

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

Study Abroad Coordinator

Department: Academic Affairs
Job Type: Full-Time
Hours: 35 hours per week

General Description:
The coordinator of study abroad will assume primary responsibility of processing all incoming and outgoing students who wish to participate in the LIM College study abroad program. This position will also have responsibilities involving our cross cultural programs as well as working with various constituencies to oversee the day to day operations of the Continuing and Professional Education division.

Essential Functions and Basic Duties:

  • Conduct information sessions for study abroad and cross cultural trips with students
  • Process all necessary paper work to ensure a smooth transition with incoming and outgoing students
  • Liaise with student life to ensure visa applications and residence life issues are successfully completed
  • Work with the Dean of Academic Affairs in creating MOU’s
  • Assisting the Dean of Academic Affairs in locating new opportunities
  • Assist the chaperones for the cross cultural trips in collecting necessary paperwork and facilitating a positive experience for those participating
  • Work with the office of the Registrar to ensure that the credits are transferred back to LIM College seamlessly
  • Assist students in course selection at host campuses
  • Work with the various parties involved in our continuing and professional studies program
  • Helping interview and recruit prospective faculty for continuing and professional studies
  • Participating in all college wide programs
  • Performing other duties as assigned

Requirements: The person selected will have the following qualifications:

Minimum Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Knowledge of best practices utilized in study abroad programs
  • Business Writing and presentation experience
  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience as a study abroad coordinator or similar position at the college level
  • Excellent communication and technological skills.
  • Demonstrated history of initiative.
  • Good interpersonal and public relations skills.
  • Superior analytical, creative, and problem-solving abilities.
  • Project management and organizational skills.
  • Able to work well in a team environment.

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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