SALT LAKE COMMUNITY COLLEGE Asst. Professor, Fashion Merchandising in SALT LAKE CITY, Utah

Position Title Assistant Professor, Fashion Merchandising Open Internally or Externally External If faculty, tenure track status Tenure Track Reports to (title) Associate Dean, Division of Visual Art & Design Department Visual Art & Design Requisition Number F18012 Position Type New position Job Category Faculty FT-PT Full-time Initial Work Location Library Square Center Starting Salary $44,393-$66,590-Academic Yr Job Open Date 10-02-2018 Job Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Priority Review Date 11-09-2018 Job Summary Salt Lake Community College seeks to attract an active, culturally and academically diverse faculty of the highest caliber, skilled in the scholarship of teaching, discovery, application and integration of knowledge. The successful applicant will join a vital and innovative department as its members are reflective practitioners and knowledgeable teachers in their respective fields. They participate in their professional communities and collaborate with colleagues in developing curriculum. Such faculty members actively serve our students in obtaining the skills and knowledge needed to be successful in their careers. The selected candidate will work as a full-time, tenure-track faculty member in the Fashion Institute. A positive commitment to teaching excellence and responsibilities will include an ability to create and instruct in the following: 1. All clothing aspects having to do with the fashion event production, distribution, visual merchandising and marketing in and for the apparel industry. 2. Business practices and trends belonging to the world of fashion. 3. A variety of delivery modalities and teaching technologies for classes in traditional, hybrid, online, internship, lab environments, etc. 4. Courses to teach might include but not be limited to: FASH 1010 Introduction to Fashion FASH 1200 The Art of Fashion FASH 1240 Fashion Buying & Management FASH 1260 Fashion Forecasting FASH 1300 Visual Merchandising FASH 1320 Apparel Analysis FASH 2020 Fashion Writing & Blogging FASH 2040 Business of Fashion FASH 2310 Visual Merchandising II FASH 2460 Merchandising Portfolio Dev. FASH 2500 Fashion Entrepreneurship FASH 2520 Fashion Marketing Essential Responsibilities and Duties 1. Demonstrate understanding of the apparel pipeline from fiber to retail. 2. Demonstrate understanding of fashion merchandising industry and professional practice. 3. Exhibit knowledge of current best practices in fashion merchandising, including fashion-apparel industry tools and software. 4. Possess excellent computer-technology skills, including an understanding of the use of social media. 5. Exhibit strong technology skills in industry specific software (including Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator for photo and illustration editing), as well as other digital visual communication design tools). 6. Possess the ability to be a creative thinker while being able to adhere to realistic job parameters, budgets, and other required and necessary details. 7. Possess strong management and organizational skills; self-motivated decision maker, ability to multi-task, prioritize work and manage deadlines. 8. Exhibit the social skills needed to participate in industry-community relationships. 9. Demonstrate flexibility and ability in teaching a variety of courses through a variety of course modalities and pedagogies. 10. Possess and demonstrate the ability to communicate effectively with a broad range of diverse people, cultures, ethnic backgrounds in maintaining good working relationships across the College. Additionally, exhibit the ability to work with all groups in a diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural and ethnic background of community college students, faculty and staff, including those with disabilities 11. Demonstrate