The Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT), part of the State
University of New York and an internationally renowned college of
art, design, business and technology with a strong emphasis on
liberal arts, invites nominations and applications for a Department
and Industry Project Coordinator in the Fashion Department.
The School of Art and Design seeks a Coordinator to provide
administrative and project management support to the Fashion
Department. The incumbent will assist the Assistant to the Dean and
Department Chairs in managing the day-to-day operations of the
department and other related tasks.
- Organize, prioritize, review, and maintain office records and
forms as well as attend, compose, and plan for department and
advisory board meeting agenda and minutes.
- Preparation and circulation of action forms for hiring and
related personnel activities.
- Assist in working with and keeping records of curriculum
changes any other relevant information.
- Use Banner/ Brio to retrieve information for reports used by
the department, School, or College.
- Input faculty pedagogic in Banner.
- Assist with coordinating the department's tenure and
promotion process, scheduling and announcing peer observations and
meetings, obtaining student evaluations, preparing the ballots,
reappointment and promotion forms, circulating them for approval,
- Assist faculty with preparation of forms for change of grade,
change of programs, mid-term warnings, and any
other assistance as may be required.
- Contact faculty and students when courses are canceled as well
as prepare the related forms for action to be taken within the
- Answer and appropriately handle incoming calls, greet students,
- Process departmental information and materials.
- Update faculty, student, alumni, and industry listservs every
- Support students and faculty by providing direction, answering
questions, providing technical guidance, coordinating orientations,
organizing student equipment, supplies, etc.
- Assist students in trouble-shooting registration and other
- Provide faculty and staff support and coordination on program
curriculum, studio, equipment and administrative
- Maintain inventory of classroom, lab, and studio
- Prepare program faculty load reports within the College's
Banner system; coordinate curriculum materials, reports and
processes; and organize the program calendar and course
- Plan and execute program events
- Maintain accurate records of faculty release time and contact
- Gather information from industry partners to create
professional presentations and promotional materials.
- Work directly with industry partners on planning, scheduling,
and implementing aspects of the department initiatives.
- Assist in maintaining contacts with national partners and
resources to support continued participation in the department's
events, sending of internship and career listings to coordinate
potential job placement opportunities.
- Coordinate guest lectures including preparation of flyers;
releases, bios, and photos from speakers; videotaping and editing
set up; collection of presentation materials; preparation of
program and recognition certificates.
- Assist Administrative Coordinator of Student Contests to ensure
awards are made and approved expenses are paid.
The preceding description is not designed to be a complete list
of all duties and responsibilities required of the position; other
duties may be assigned consistent with the classification of the
- Bachelor's degree required.
- Minimum of 3-5 years of administrative work experience.
- Working knowledge of Banner, Blackboard, Brio, and Finance
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
- Strong computer skills, including proficiency with document
organization (Google platform preferred), Mail, Word, Excel and
- Demonstrated flexibility, professionalism, and ability to
effectively build relationships with peers and industry
- Strong organizational and problem-solving skills.
- Must be a self-starter with the ability to prioritize
Review of applications will begin immediately until the position
is filled. Successful completion of a background check is required
for appointment to this position once an offer has been made.
The UCE-FIT Collective Bargaining Agreement
(CBA) dictates the compensation, benefits, and
conditions of employment. Starting Salary: $66,187 per year
with step increments per Salary Schedule 93, after one
year of service and annually thereafter.
Days/Hours: M-F, 9am-5pm, in person; work schedule subject to
change based on needs of the department.
The Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT) provides
comprehensive employee benefit programs designed to help keep our
faculty and staff and their families healthy, safe, happy, and
productive. Our programs also include a variety of components to
help our employees improve the quality and balance of their work
and family lives, and to help them prepare for their futures.
- Retirement Plans
- Health Care Plan and Dental Plan
- Employee Assistance Program
- Flexible Spending Account
- Commuter Benefit Plan
- FIT Tuition Exemption Program
- Paid Time Off (Vacation, Personal, Sick and
- 4-day Summer Workweek
For a full list of FIT benefits, visit our
Pay Equity by State Employers
Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by
the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form,
that an applicant for employment provide his or her current
compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as
the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with
compensation. If such information has been requested from you
before such time, please contact the Governor's Office of Employee
Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email
Fashion Institute of Technology is not able to provide
visa sponsorship for this position.
Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Statement
FIT is firmly committed to creating an environment that will
attract and retain people of diverse racial and cultural
backgrounds. By providing a learning and working environment that
encourages, utilizes, respects, and appreciates the full expression
of every individual's ability, the FIT community fosters its
mission and grows because of its rich, pluralistic experience. FIT
is committed to prohibiting discrimination, whether based on race,
color, national origin, sex, gender, gender identity, religion,
ethnic background, age, disability, marital status, sexual
orientation, military service status, genetic information,
pregnancy, familial status, citizenship status (except as required
to comply with law), or any other criterion prohibited by
applicable federal, state, or local laws. FIT is committed to
providing equal opportunity in employment, including the
opportunity for upward mobility for all qualified individuals.
Applications from minorities, women, veterans, and persons with
disabilities are encouraged. Inquiries regarding FIT's
non-discrimination policies may be directed to the Affirmative
Action Officer/Title IX Coordinator, 212
Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)
This position will be required to constantly read and
comprehend, occasionally perform calculations, constantly verbally
communicate, constantly analyze, and constantly write. The working
conditions for this position will be on campus, primarily in an
office environment. The physical requirement for this position will
require constant sitting, constant standing, occasional bending,
occasional walking, and occasionally lifting 10 lbs. or
In order to be considered for the position, you must submit the
following documents online:
- Cover letter
- Unofficial transcript
- A list of three references with telephone numbers and email
Returning Applicants- Login to your FITNYC
Careers Account to check your completed application.
Please note that due to the high volume of applications we
receive, we are unable to contact each applicant
individually regarding his or her application status.
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