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Adjunct Faculty Credit - Fashion Design: Textile Weaving/Machine Knitting

Harper College
Illinois, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Aug 9, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Arts, Art, Design & Graphic Arts, Other Arts, Humanities, English & Literature, Professional Fields, Vocational & Technical Fields
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Employment Type
Part Time
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Starting Pay Rate : Per Adjunct Faculty Pay Scale

Schedule Information : Days/evenings/weekends depending upon course schedule

***This posting will be used to obtain a pool of qualified candidates for the above subjects. As teaching needs arise, these applications will be reviewed for possible interviews***

The number of adjunct instructors hired varies from semester to semester, depending upon the needs of the department. Your application can remain "Under Review by Committee" for 18 months. You may check your status at any time by logging into with your username and password.

Job Description : The Fashion Studies department at Harper College is looking for an adjunct instructor(s) to teach the following classes:


Suitable candidate might be able to teach both classes. Knitting class focuses on handknitting and flatbed knitting machine skills in which students will develop mastery at various levels of swatch development from the simplistic through more intricate color and stitch work. The course work will culminate in a final project related to apparel and/or accessories.

Fiber Weaving class includes instruction on use of table and floor looms.

Teaching responsibilities include writing syllabi; preparing for and delivering classroom instruction; maintaining and improving competence in subjects being taught; preparing course materials; projects and assignments; evaluating presentations/displays/ portfolio; and submitting grades in a timely manner.

Candidates must possess technical skills for care, maintenance, and operation of looms/ knitting machines.

Education Requirements : Bachelor’s degree and or 10†years industry experience in the subject. While a bachelor’s degree is required in Apparel/ Fashion/ Fiber arts, equivalent professional experience in weaving and/or machine knitting may also be considered.

Experience Requirements : Ideal candidate will have at least one year of teaching experience.

Required Documents : ***A resume and cover letter are required to complete the application process***

* Official transcripts required upon hire

* Employment is contingent upon Criminal Background Check.

* Employment sponsorship is not available.

Applicable Benefits : We offer a competitive, semester by semester adjunct pay, with Harper tuition waivers, sick/personal business leave, and a comprehensive Adjunct Faculty Professional Development Program.

Harper College is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We strive to create an inclusive learning and working environment where individual differences and identities are respected, valued and embraced. We encourage women, people from historically underrepresented groups, individuals with disabilities and veterans to apply.

Advertised: August 09, 2022 Central Daylight Time
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