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Workforce of the Future Instructor

Fashion Institute of Technology
New York, New York, United States
Closing date
5 Jun 2024

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Part Time

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Job Description:

FIT is looking for instructors who are able to teach remotely on the topic of UX Design. FIT's User Experience Design Certificate Program is a distance-learning program tailored for creative professionals who are looking to advance their careers in the exciting field of UX design. Through the introduction of UX design workflow, research methodologies, ideation process, as well as hands-on development of wireframe, interaction design, prototyping, and usability testing, the goal of the course is to provide a well-rounded education in UX design that will foster career growth.

The ideal candidates will be able to teach the following:
  • Design Thinking
  • UX Working Environment, Workflow, and Research Methodologies
  • Competitive and Comparative Analysis
  • Conducting and Compiling Empathy Interviews
  • Visualizing Customer Journey
  • Creating Personas, Scenarios, Sitemaps, Wireframes, and Wireflows
  • Low-Fidelity and High-Fidelity Prototypes
  • Usability Testing Methodologies
  • Microinteractions and UX Design
  • Fundamental UI Design Principles
  • UX Portfolio Preparation

The following link is to the Course Outline .


Minimum Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree in computer science and related degrees, communications, multi-media, and information technology.
  • Experience in technology and communications related roles that align with UX design.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Master's degree in computer science and related degrees, communications, multi-media, and information technology.


Read Comprehend- Frequent; Perform Calculations- Frequent; Communicate Orally- Frequent; Reason & Analyze- Frequent; Write- Frequent




Sit- Frequent; Stand- Frequent; Bend- N/A; Walk- Frequent; Climb- N/A; Pull- N/A; Push- N/A; Lift

Additional Information:

Days/Hours: Instructor role based on course-by-course basis; remote.
Hiring Rate: $100.00 - $140.00 per hour

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.

Application Instructions:

In order to be considered for the position, you must submit the following documents online:
  • Resume
  • Cover letter
  • A list of three references with telephone numbers and email addresses

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.

For more information about FIT, please visit FIT's website at: .

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EEO/ Affirmative Action 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, 212.217.3360,

The Fashion Institute of Technology is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and is strongly and actively committed to diversity within the community.

About Fashion Institute of Technology:

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 Workforce of the Future Instructor.

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 nearly 70 years. With a curriculum that provides a singular blend of hands-on, practical experience, classroom study, and a firm grounding in the liberal arts, FIT offers a wide range of outstanding programs that are 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 offers more than 45 majors and grants AAS, BFA, BS, MA, MFA, and MPS degrees, preparing students for professional success and leadership in the global marketplace.

With close ties to industry, FIT draws faculty from the city's art, business, and design elite, and from the rich academic community of the region. The college continually seeks creative faculty members who are passionate about their field and demonstrate exceptional professional capability in the core competencies of instruction design, learning enrichment, globalism, and use of technology, as well as mastery of established and emerging industry practices.


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