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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

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

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, whereby students are to Career Advisors based on 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 Duties

  • 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:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • 1-2 years Career Development experience in a higher education setting
  • 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.
  • Masters preferred
  • Fashion Industry 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

Full-Time Faculty - International Business

Department: Marketing, Management & Finance
Job Type: Full-Time
Hours: 35 hours per week

General Description:
Full-time faculty members in Marketing, Management & Finance are responsible for teaching, providing service to the college, and scholarship in the field. She/he contributes to the department’s curriculum in the areas of Marketing & Management and assists the department chair in the mentoring of adjunct faculty teaching these courses. Please note-This is a full time non-tenure track position to begin August 2015.

Essential Functions and Basic Duties:

  • Work four full days per week at the college
  • Teach 3-4 courses per semester
  • Perform academic advisement for department majors
  • Stay current with innovative teaching methods and industry developments
  • Contribute to the profession through research, consulting, presentations, and/or publications
  • Hold regular office hours weekly
  • Work closely with students outside of the classroom as a faculty mentor
  • Assist the Department Chair in course and program assessment as well as curriculum development
  • Assist the Department Chair and other faculty in norming core courses
  • Conduct observations of faculty as assigned by Chair or Associate Chair
  • Work closely with other faculty as a mentor and resource
  • Serve on the Faculty Council and standing committees
  • Contribute to college-wide programs such as Open House
  • Actively engage with the field through relevant association memberships
  • Work well in a team environment
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Requirements: The person selected will have the following qualifications:

   Minimum Required Qualifications

  • Ph.D. or DBA in International Business, Management or Marketing or related field from an accredited school is required; ABD with completion anticipated by December 2015 can be considered.
  • A completed Ph.D. or DBA in International Business, Management, or Marketing or related field from an accredited school (preferred) including: Significant residency requirement; oral proposal defense; oral dissertation defense
  • Knowledge of fields taught within the major.
  • College level teaching experience; Two or more years teaching experience
  • 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.

   General Preferred Qualifications:

  • Preference will be given to candidates with research and/or experience in international business.

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

Housing Operations Coordinator

Department: Housing & Residence Life
Reports To: Director of Housing & Residence Life
Job Type: Full-time

General Description:

The Housing Operations Coordinator (HOC) position is responsible for the assistance of the overall management of the LIM College Residents at 1760. The HOC is responsible for occupancy and room assignments, billing, marketing related to occupancy, overseeing operational processes such as the work order
systems, as well as coordinating and managing the summer conferences. As a key staff member, the HOC is expected to provide an educational environment for individuals, and the individual selected will possess the character, competency, and potential skills necessary to accomplish this endeavor. This is a 12-month single occupancy live-in position.

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

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

Essential Functions and Basic Duties:

Staff Supervisor

  • Assisting with the supervision all Resident Advisors.
  • Supervising Summer Conference Assistants
  • Ensuring staff compliance with established Housing & Residence Life, 1760 Realty, EHS, and LIM College Policies.
  • Assisting with the training and support Resident Advisors in limit setting situations.
  • Continuing training efforts on an on-going basis with the Resident Advisor staff through individual conferences, staff meetings, and regular staff development efforts.
  • Supporting and supervising Conference Assistants in their administrative assignments ensuring accuracy, timeliness and completeness.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Staff Member

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

Housing Operations

  • Promoting and developing management procedures and practices that preserve and enhance the facilities by conducting equipment and building inventories on a regular basis. Offer recommendations for the purchase of furnishings and equipment, the improvement of housekeeping services, preventative maintenance, vandalism programs and safety measures.
  • Conducting regular building walk thrus. Investigate reported damages and assist with the damage billing process as necessary and communicate to the Director of Housing Residence Life.
  • Coordinating room selection for returning students and the room assignment process for new students including the processing of applications and managing email and phone inquiries.
  • Recording any changes in housing rosters and communicate any inconsistencies to the Director of Housing & Residence Life.
  • Creating and implementing marketing plans including coordinating the development and distribution of brochures, flyers, email invitations, signage, and other marketing materials.
  • Coordinating summer conference housing.
  • Maintaining all appropriate documentation related to housing & residence life (i.e., work order log, room condition reports, room change forms, community development logs, health and safety forms and log of emergency calls, etc.)
  • Recruiting and maintaining ongoing contact with conference clients and vendors.
  • Assisting the Dean of Student Affairs with negotiating summer housing conference and guest contracts.
  • Coordinating room turn overs and building preparation for summer and academic year housing.
  • Working with the Director of Housing & Residence Life, the Director of Institutional Research to measure student residential satisfaction.

Administrator

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

Requirements: The person selected will have the following qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or higher
  • Knowledge of word processing and spreadsheet applications
  • Best practices in College and University Housing and Residential Life
  • One (1) year as Resident Advisor or equivalent experience
  • Proficient typing skills.
  • Good interpersonal and public relations skills
  • Solid analytical, creative, and problem-solving abilities
  • Project management skills and well organized
  • Able to work well independently

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

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

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

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



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