Part-Time Faculty Position in Fashion Design- Fitting Techniques
- Fashion Institute of Technology
- New York, New York, United States
- Closing date
- 31 Dec 2022
- Teaching & Education
- Part Time
Individuals appointed will teach a "fitting techniques" course in the Intimate Apparel Specialization area. The position requires full knowledge in utilizing fitting techniques specific to the Intimate Apparel Industry. Expertise in fitting on a live model or form, pattern making, creating a fitting log to record specifications on all aspects of Foundation Garments, Bras, Panties, Bustiers, etc. is required. Knowledge of Intimate Apparel specialized machinery a plus. Instructors are required to assess student performance and submit grades within the academic timetable.
Candidates are required to have an Associate Degree. In addition, the applicant must possess a minimum of six years of working as a experience as a Designer in Foundation Design with hands on Fitting Technique experience. Basic computer literacy is required. Prior teaching at the college level is preferred.
To be considered, please submit a digital application including:
1. Cover letter indicating your qualifications for the position
3. Three industry references, including telephone numbers and emails
Applicants contacted for interviews, will be required to submit their portfolio and examples of their work.
Review of applications will continue until the positions are filled.
About Fashion Institute of Technology:
The Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT), part of the State University of New York, is currently accepting applications for Adjunct Instructors in the School of Art and Design: Fashion Design Department.
The Fashion Institute of Technology, a part of the State University of New York, has been a leader in career education in art, design, business, and technology for 70 years. Providing a blend of hands-on experience, classroom study, and liberal arts, FIT offers a wide range of outstanding programs that are affordable and relevant to today’s rapidly changing industries. Internationally renowned, FIT draws on its New York City location to provide a vibrant, creative community in which to learn. The college grants associate, bachelor’s, and master’s degrees, preparing students for professional success and leadership in the global marketplace.
Among our wide variety of Art and Design programs are Accessories Design, Interior Design, and Toy Design; Business and Technology majors range from Fashion Business Management to International Trade and Marketing to Cosmetics and Fragrance Marketing. Our outstanding faculty offer students experiences that mirror the marketplace and give them a competitive edge.
Notable alumni designers include Calvin Klein, Michael Kors, Reem Acra, Brian Atwood, Francisco Costa, Norma Kamali, Nanette Lepore, Bibhu Mohapatra, and Ralph Rucci. Other prominent graduates include Leslie Blodgett, creator of Bare Minerals; international hotel and restaurant designer Tony Chi; Nina Garcia, creative director, Marie Claire; Edward Menicheschi, chief marketing officer, Condé Nast; and Joe Zee, editor in chief and executive creative officer, Yahoo Style.
The Museum at FIT, one of the world’s leading collections of fashion and textiles, houses more than 50,000 garments and accessories and more than 300,000 textiles and swatches.
Learn more at fitnyc.edu.
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