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Adjunct Professor - Database Management

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 Database Management (Excel and Access) in our undergraduate program for the SPRING 2015 semester.

Requirements: The person selected will have the following qualifications:

  • Master’s degree
  • 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 SPRING 2015 semester will begin on Tuesday, January 20th. 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
Fax: 212-750-3493
Email: susan.baxter@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

Assistant Dean of Student Life

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

General Description:
The Assistant Dean of Student Life (ADSL) will establish, in consultation with the DSA, a vision and strategic direction for student life programming at the undergraduate and graduate levels, and will be responsible for guiding the development and delivery of high quality and relevant co- and extracurricular programming to a diverse student population. The ADSL is responsible for managing all aspects of student life functions, and for managing and mentoring members of the Student Life team. The ADSL supports all departments operating within the Division of Student Affairs, and as determined by the Dean of Student Affairs. In absence of the Dean, the ADSL serves as the representative of the Division of Student Affairs

Essential Functions and Basic Duties:

  • Provide direct supervision to the Office of Student Life.
  • Responsible for fostering staff development and creating opportunities for growth and enrichment.
  • Prepare and manage departmental budgets.
  • Oversee all clubs and activities on campus.
  • Plan, implement, and evaluate student co- and extracurricular activities, including fundraisers and special events.
  • Supervise the advisors of the College’s annual Fashion Show.
  • Oversee student groups’ special events, including, for example, Miss LIM Drag, Blood Drive, Benefaction Challenge, etc.
  • Collaborate with faculty and the office of Experiential Education & Career Management (EECM) to coordinate speakers for the Fashion Insider and GlobalSpeak speaker series; to ensure that speakers are relevant to the curricula and students’ networking needs.
  • Evaluate existing and create new student activities to optimally address the needs of current student body.
  • Responsible for assessment of student learning outcomes for student life programs and activities.
  • Direct, supervise, and coordinate the production, planning, administration, and execution of LIM College’s annual commencement ceremony.
  • Oversee the events of the Student Programming Board.
  • Act as Student Council advisor; coordinate all Student Council elections.
  • Edit and approve flyers, posters, literature, and other materials prepared by student life team.
  • Develop and update annually the student life programming calendar.
  • Collaborate with the Coordinator of International Student Services on programming and international student orientation.
  • Oversee all orientation programs and processes for new students, including, but not limited to, selection & training of student staff and the development of the program itself.
  • Oversee the implementation of Welcome Week programs.
  • Develop and facilitate Parent Orientation program.
  • Oversee the production of the college yearbook.
  • Coordinate student leadership development programs.
  • Coordinate diversity education programs.
  • Oversee commuter student programs.
  • Oversee the implementation of community service/service learning programs.
  • Assist with faculty and non-academic departments to develop student involvement opportunities.
  • Assist in the creation of the Parent Handbook for Orientation.
  • Attend Open House and Accepted Student Day programs as necessary.
  • Meet with the Dean of Student Affairs on a weekly basis.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Requirements: The person selected will have the following qualifications:

  • Master’s degree required
  • Working knowledge of student development theory
  • Five (5) plus years progressive leadership experience with extensive knowledge of higher education and student development theory; experience in developing and managing a multi-dimensional student life program for the College’s diverse study body; ability to effectively manage and lead a small team of student life staff
  • Ability to: communicate effectively with a diverse group of students, parents, faculty and staff, including public speaking; work collegially and collaboratively with various college constituencies; be creative and take initiatives. Must possess strong management and organization 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

Instructional Designer

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

General Description:
Reporting to the Director of Instructional Technology, the Instructional Designer (ID) will work collaboratively with subject matter experts, faculty and other stakeholders to create and deliver effective teaching and learning experiences. The ID provides training and support services to students and faculty, and assists department chairs and faculty with ensuring academic excellence is achieved across face-to-face, hybrid, and fully online courses. Assures that distance learning courses meet the same integrity and rigorous standards that on-campus courses.

Essential Functions and Basic Duties:

  • Assists in the conversion of traditional courses into distance learning modality
  • Applies instructional theories and models in the development, implementation and management of on-line course delivery
  • Experienced in designing measurable course objectives and assessments.
  • Thorough understanding of educational pedagogy, grading rubrics, ADDIE model, and Quality Matters Rubrics
  • Plans and implements workshops, seminars, training, and other events for faculty, staff, and students
  • Creates and maintains tutorials on processes, tools, and technologies used in the creation and delivery of courses
  • Assures that each instructor’s online orientation and online course material content is kept up to date and is consistent with the LIM College identity
  • Reviews all courses in Blackboard against the checklist and standards to ensure alignment of all instructional materials prior to start of every semester
  • Assists faculty in maintaining and updating online course content based on feedback from students, faculty, department chairs, and other functional areas of the College
  • Provides Level 2 technical support for issues related to Blackboard
  • Demonstrates skills and experience in working with Articulate Storyline, Camtasia, Adobe Captivate, and other multimedia development tools (e.g. Flash, Premiere Pro, Final Cut Pro etc.) in creating interactive learning experiences.

Non-Essential Functions:

  • Participate in all college wide programs
  • Other duties as assigned by the director

Requirements: The person selected will have the following qualifications:

Minimum Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree required in Instructional/Educational Technology, or related field and a combination of related training and experience.
  • Proficiency with Blackboard or similar learning management system, such as Moodle or Canvas
  • Distance learning experience and a good understanding of technology in higher education is essential
  • Understanding of instructional design principles, tools for design, and delivery of online courses and programs
  • A minimum of two years of experience in the area of distance education required; experience at a higher education institution strongly preferred
  • Demonstrated competence in developing courses in Blackboard or other learning management systems
  • Familiar with video conference technology and equipment
  • Familiar with video editing software like Adobe Premiere or Final Cut Pro.
  • Ability to design and execute course development strategies within specific learning management systems platforms, with preference given to experience using Blackboard
  • Demonstrated experience using best practices in instructional design pedagogy
  • Superior analytical, written and oral communications skills
  • Ability to communicate a service-oriented attitude with ability to relate to academic and business communities
  • A commitment to collegiality
  • Ability to accommodate training sessions in the evening hours and on weekends

General Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master's Degree 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 Learning Specialist

Department: Counseling & Wellness Services
Job Type: Part-Time
Hours: One half-day (4 hours) per week likely, Tuesday, Thursday or Friday

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.
    • Provide support, counsel, and address concerns of students with disabilities, such as time management, reducing 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 with the Disability Services Specialist.
    • Meet regularly with the Disability Services Specialist to discuss needs 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.

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.

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 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

 



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