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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

Career Advisor

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

General Description:
The Career Advisor 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. This includes providing comprehensive services and information resources that enable students to take active responsibility for their career decision and job search; equipping students for making career plans by facilitating awareness of their work related strengths, interests, and values and understanding the world of work; preparing students for finding suitable employment by enhancing their job search skills and capacity to express the relevance of strengths to employers; and fostering relationships with the employer community to provide students with opportunities to develop professional skills, integrate academic learning from work, and find jobs.

Essential Functions and Basic Duties:

   Core Functions

  • Provide one-on-one and group career exploration, job search, and employment advising to current students and alumni, mindful of ever changing student populations and placement goals and objectives.
  • Effectively represent the Experiential Education & Career Management department through collaboration with faculty, administrators, and campus departments; identifying, defining, and meeting alumni & student career planning and placement goals and objectives.
  • Partner with Associate Director of Experiential Education in developing content and effectively delivering assigned experiential education programs, comprising both tactical and in person teaching responsibilities.
  • Partner with the Associate Director of Employer Management to cultivate a targeted employer caseload within assigned area of industry in support of overall Experiential Education & Career Management initiatives; implementing an employer development strategy designed to establish and maintain relationships with employing organizations and recruiting professionals.
  • Teach four to five seminar and/or internship classes as part of the Career Advising Model; a Model assigning students to Career Advisors by enrollment in Experiential Education classes.
  • Individually and as a department, help support College-wide goals and objectives as outlined in the College’s strategic plan.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.

   Administrative Functions

  • On a rotational basis, attend all College-wide events as requested, comprising daytime, nighttime, and weekend events.
  • Perform administrative tasks in support of tracking, assessing, and reporting student job search activities, advising appointments, internship performance, and communication with employer partners; maintain up-to-date Symplicity records on all students and assigned employers.
  • Update and create handbooks, assignments, policies, etc. in consultation with Associate Director of Experiential Education for assigned programs ensuring effective program delivery and student development.
  • Assist in office networking efforts and events to add to industry contacts and partnerships.
  • Participate with site visits as assigned.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with businesses and fashion industry organizations to proactively keep abreast of hiring and educational opportunities for both current students and recent alumni.

Requirements: The person selected will have the following qualifications:

Minimum Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Knowledge of word processing and spreadsheet applications, best practices in career development, and industry knowledge a must; knowledge of direct and indirect career opportunities within fashion and related industries a must.

General Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master's Degree preferred
  • 1-2 years Career Development experience preferred and fashion industry experience a must

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

Coordinator of Campus Programming & Community Outreach

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

General Description:
The Coordinator of Campus Programming & Community Outreach functions as part of the Student Life team whose primary responsibilities are student involvement and community outreach at LIM College. The position assists with all aspects of the department’s functions, and this position focuses on student organizations, the yearbook, Welcome Week, community outreach, Commencement, and other programs and activities. The Coordinator of CP & CO will report directly to the Assistant Director of Student Life.

Essential Functions and Basic Duties:

   Cultivate personal and academic growth through student involvement

  • Encourage student involvement in College activities, programs and organizations
  • Create and foster a supportive environment
  • Develop and implement Student Life programs
  • Supervise student life work-study and student-aid staff
  • Create, cultivate and implement College wide programs
  • Provide student services to support the student body
  • Advise all aspects of student engagement including training and problem resolution
  • Develop and disseminate information for students and potential students through presentations and publications and work in conjunction with both on-campus and off-campus constituents

   Oversees the production of College yearbook

  • Oversees student staff involved with the yearbook
  • Coordinates student involvement in production of yearbook

   Community Outreach

  • Identify/coordinate/schedule community outreach activities
  • Develop outreach activities/program plans and curricula; and identify/select presentation/teaching materials and supplies
  • Prepare grant applications with the Dean of Student Affairs
  • Develop/maintain recordkeeping systems and oversee grant record maintenance. Ensure completion of necessary/mandated reports in compliance with all grant, legal, licensing/certification requirements
  • Seek new opportunities to increase public awareness of the personal and planetary benefits of fashion related charities
  • Attend community outreach events as a LIM ambassador at those events
  • Work with the Office of Student Financial Services on securing community service positions for College Work Study (CWS) students
  • Work with community service program coordinators in supervision of CWS students participating in community service programs, in paid and unpaid positions
  • Work with Dean of Student Affairs in the development of long term strategic goals and planning of the Community Outreach programs

   Coordinates student organizations

  • Facilitate the student organization recognition process
  • Advise student leaders and faculty/staff advisors by communicating policies and procedures, providing conflict resolution, student organization registration, budget development, program planning and marketing
  • Organize club & organization advisor training
  • Develop and maintain advisor and club manuals

   Coordinates Welcome week programming

  • Organize, advertise, and promote Welcome Week programs
  • Support the WOW Wednesday initiatives throughout academic year
  • Oversee student staff at events

   Administrative functions

  • Develop and track budgets for various program
  • Develop reports and contributes to department projects

   Commencement

  • Assist with the implementation of the LIM College annual Commencement
  • Assist the Commencement committee with research

   Additional Responsibilities

  • Working evening events as assigned by the Director of Student Life
  • Participating in all Open House Programs
  • Participating in all College wide programs
  • Assumes responsibility for related duties as required or assigned

Requirements: The person selected will have the following qualifications:

  Minimum Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • Knowledge of word processing and spreadsheet applications
  • Knowledge of graphic design applications
  • General knowledge of student development theory and practices
  • 1-3 years of College/university student organization advising experience
  • Developing and implementing student programming in a higher education setting;
  • Training college/university students
  • Effective verbal, written, and organization skills, with attention to detail
  • Working with a diverse population

  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

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

 

Staff Accountant

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

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

Essential Functions and Basic Duties:

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

Requirements: The person selected will have the following qualifications:

Minimum Required Qualifications

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

General Preferred Qualifications:

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

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

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

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



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