Adjunct Instructor of Fashion

New York, United States
Salary Not specified
Feb 25, 2021
Employment Level
Employment Type
Part Time

Marist College

Adjunct Instructor of Fashion

Marist College invites applications for the position of Adjunct Instructor of Fashion. Specifically, the College seeks applicants with expertise in visual merchandising, knitwear, and event planning. Ideal candidates will have expertise in one of these areas – expertise in all three areas is not required. The Adjunct Instructor of Fashion will be responsible for teaching undergraduate course(s) in these specific areas.

Minimum Qualifications:

Applicants must have a minimum of five years of industry experience in their area of expertise and a relevant Bachelor's degree. Applicants must have a strong motivation to teach professional techniques and standards to Fashion Program students, an ability to create a positive learning and working studio environment, and an ability to work well with students in providing technical and experiential expertise and mentoring them in project development and construction of creative presentation.

Essential Functions:

The Adjunct Instructor(s) of Fashion will be guided by a syllabus set for the course. Selected finalists will be responsible for delivering content, assessing learning, and maintaining active communication with students.

Preferred Qualifications:

Previous teaching experience at the undergraduate level is preferred.

About the Department and School

The Fashion Program features a comprehensive curriculum leading to a Bachelor of Science Degree for Fashion Merchandising or a Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree for Fashion Design. Fashion Merchandising majors may opt for one or more concentrations - Business, Product Development or Fashion Promotion. Fashion Design majors may opt for a minor in Product Development or Merchandising.

About Marist

Located on the banks of the historic Hudson River and at its Florence, Italy campus, Marist College is a comprehensive, independent institution grounded in the liberal arts. Its mission is to “help students develop the intellect, character, and skills required for enlightened, ethical, and productive lives in the global community of the 21st century.” Marist is consistently recognized for excellence by The Princeton Review (Colleges That Create Futures and The Best 385 Colleges), U.S. News & World Report (10th Best Regional University/North, 5th Most Innovative School/North), Kiplinger’s Personal Finance (“Best College Values”), and others. The College is top-ranked for long-term study abroad (#4 in the U.S.) by the U.S. State Department’s Open Doors report. Marist educates more than 5,000 traditional-age undergraduate students and 1,400 adult and graduate students in 47 undergraduate majors and numerous graduate programs, including fully online MBA, MPA, MS, and MA degrees, and also Doctor of Physical Therapy and Physician Assistant programs.  To learn more, please visit 


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Marist College is strongly committed to the principle of diversity and is especially interested in receiving applications from members of ethnic and racial minority groups, women, individuals with disabilities, veterans, and persons from other under-represented groups.