The College of DuPage is a comprehensive community college located 27 miles west of downtown Chicago, vitally connected to our local area for over 50 years. We prepare students for a lifelong passion for learning on our 273-acre campus which is home to nine associate degrees and a wide variety of professional and technical certificates. Many of these credentials prepare students to seamlessly articulate into the baccalaureate programs of our higher education partner institutions.
College of DuPage is committed to student success and values an inclusive and welcoming community environment. We are an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in the workforce. Our connection to the larger metropolitan area is essential to our success and provides a wealth of diverse cultural and recreational opportunities.
College of DuPage seeks a full-time, tenure track faculty member to teach Fashing Studies courses starting in August 2020.
The Fashion Studies program at College of DuPage is a NASAD accredited fashion design and merchandising program with outstanding facilities and students in close proximity to Chicago.
Applicants must have fashion industry experience, the ability to teach Merchandising courses and connected Design courses, mentor and advise students, foster connections to the industry, be knowledgeable in Adobe Ai and Ps. Program faculty are expected to teach a 15-hour load, hold weekly office hours, and participate in program and committee work.
Applicants should demonstrate a commitment to, and experience with a diverse student body, knowledge of contemporary and research-based practices, aptitude for leadership roles, history of curricular and/or artistic collaboration, and an active professional practice. The ideal candidate will have a record of promoting diversity, equality, and inclusion in the classroom as well as contribute to the diversity of the faculty through their own unique experiences.
Faculty duties include classroom instruction, assessment, curriculum development, advising students, professional inquiry, committee/institutional work and engaging with instructional technology.
Teaching assignments may include various delivery modes, such as face-to-face, on-line, hybrid and/or blended formats during days, evenings and weekends.
Competitive starting salaries are dependent on education and experience. College of DuPage also offers a generous benefits plan.
To apply please submit your electronic application, unofficial transcripts, current curriculum vita, a cover letter including a list of three references, and a Teaching Statement. Applications accepted until 11:59 p.m. CST, February 16th, 2020
The Teaching Statement must include the candidate's anticipated contributions to College of DuPage related to academic quality and student success and meet a 2-page limit.
A teaching demonstration will be required at interview.
This position requires a pre-employment background and drug screen.
College of DuPage does not discriminate against individuals in employment opportunities, programs and/or activities on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, age, national origin, ancestry, veterans' status, marital status, disability, military status, unfavorable discharge from military service, or on any other basis protected by law.