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Assistant Professor - Fashion Design

Baltimore City Community College
Baltimore, Maryland, United States
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Jun 14, 2024
Description/Job Summary

Under the general direction of the Dean of the School, the Assistant Professor will be responsible for the instruction of students in the discipline of Fashion Design. The respective Associate Dean/Program Chair will provide the day-to-day oversight and collaborate with the Dean, as needed. The Assistant Professor will also participate in departmental and college-wide activities in keeping with the mission and vision of Baltimore City Community College.

  • Based on the Master Syllabus, design and teach assigned class session(s), leveraging digital content and multi-media classroom resources;
  • Assess student engagement/understanding during each class session;
  • Collect, grade, and report assignments and homework;
  • Assess and monitor student progress and understanding throughout the course;
  • Remediate student’s lack of prerequisite knowledge;
  • Offer content help through various means;
  • Select course materials as they reflect the Master Syllabus;
  • Upload the syllabus, readings and homework on Blackboard;
  • Maintain and update the syllabus and course materials;
  • Set up online courses when relevant;
  • Create new course materials;
  • Exhibit a spirit of inquiry about teaching and learning, student development, and evaluation methods;
  • Use evidence-based resources to improve and support teaching;
  • Develop an area of expertise in the academic arena;
  • Share teaching expertise with colleagues and others;
  • Demonstrate integrity as a scholar;
  • Provide and maintain the required office hours;
  • Effectively communicate with students via e-mail, phone or online discussion boards;
  • Provide academic advice and guidance to students;
  • Submit grades, on time, via the faculty portal;
  • Manage incompletes and make-up assignments;
    Participate in departmental events, student programs and related activities;
  • Collaborate with program faculty to maintain and update procedures/policies in relation to changes in federal regulations/requirements;
  • Accept special assignments to maintain the quality and growth of the department;
  • Assist in academic registration of students in discipline area as assigned;
  • Assume other duties as assigned by the Dean or the Dean’s designee.

Required Qualifications
  • Master's degree in Fashion Design;
  • 2 years of teaching experience, preferably in a community college;
Position-Specific Requirements:
  • Demonstrated and documented excellence in teaching; Experience working in multi-cultural, community college setting; Knowledge of and adherence to professional protocol;
  • Excellent and effective English language proficiency, oral, written and interpersonal communication; Knowledge and experience in writing and designing Student Learning Outcomes and Assessment;
Preferred Qualifications
  • 15 additional graduate hours in Fashion retailing and/or men’s apparel;
  • Advanced studies above the Master’s degree in Fashion Design; 4 years of teaching experience.

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