Extension Specialist in Fashion Design Merchandising - GRANT FUNDED

Delaware State University
Dover, DE, USA
Posted 24 days ago
OtherEducation
Location

1200 N Dupont Highway, Dover

Job Type

Professional

Job Number

2022 - JH - 21

Division

**CAST

Opening Date

02/08/2022

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General Description of the PositionTHIS IS A 100% GRANT FUNDED POSITION Description:

The successful candidate is expected to develop, implement, evaluate and report a nationally recognized extension program in Family Consumer Sciences, with emphasis on fashion design/merchandising, and youth, adults and family development, specifically summer experiential activities to engage youths. The candidate is also expected to teach undergraduate level courses, mentor and advise undergraduate students. Selected candidate is also expected to seek external funds to support teaching, research and extension programs; build new relationships with industry and the community; assist in curriculum development, review and improvement; participate in student recruitment and in departmental, college and university activities

Qualification Standards

Qualification:

Candidates must have earned a Master degree in textiles and fashion design with at least five years of industry experience. Preference will be given to a candidate with PhD degree. Candidate must be competent in Fashion or textiles design software such as Adobe Creative Cloud, Optitex: Fashion Design software such as: 2D/3D CAD/CAM, CAD or smart fashion and textile design. Candidate must possess excellent communication skills, and be able to work with diverse students, faculty and families.

Performance Standards & EEO Statement

Delaware State University is an equal opportunity employer committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive academic global community. The University is dedicated to enhancing diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruitment and employment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, military and veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by state or federal law. The University is committed to achieving a diverse faculty and staff and encourages members of underrepresented groups to apply.

EEO Statement

Delaware State University is an equal opportunity employer committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive academic global community. The University is dedicated to enhancing diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruitment and employment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, military and veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by state or federal law. The University is committed to achieving a diverse faculty and staff and encourages members of underrepresented groups to apply.

Equal opportunity employer/program'' and “auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities''.

Agency

Delaware State University

Address

1200 N. Dupont HWY

Dover, Delaware, 19901

Phone

(302) 857-6261

Website

https://www.desu.edu/about/administration/human-resources

General Description of the PositionTHIS IS A 100% GRANT FUNDED POSITION Description:

The successful candidate is expected to develop, implement, evaluate and report a nationally recognized extension program in Family Consumer Sciences, with emphasis on fashion design/merchandising, and youth, adults and family development, specifically summer experiential activities to engage youths. The candidate is also expected to teach undergraduate level courses, mentor and advise undergraduate students. Selected candidate is also expected to seek external funds to support teaching, research and extension programs; build new relationships with industry and the community; assist in curriculum development, review and improvement; participate in student recruitment and in departmental, college and university activities

Qualification Standards

Qualification:

Candidates must have earned a Master degree in textiles and fashion design with at least five years of industry experience. Preference will be given to a candidate with PhD degree. Candidate must be competent in Fashion or textiles design software such as Adobe Creative Cloud, Optitex: Fashion Design software such as: 2D/3D CAD/CAM, CAD or smart fashion and textile design. Candidate must possess excellent communication skills, and be able to work with diverse students, faculty and families.

Performance Standards & EEO Statement

Delaware State University is an equal opportunity employer committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive academic global community. The University is dedicated to enhancing diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruitment and employment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, military and veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by state or federal law. The University is committed to achieving a diverse faculty and staff and encourages members of underrepresented groups to apply.

EEO Statement

Delaware State University is an equal opportunity employer committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive academic global community. The University is dedicated to enhancing diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruitment and employment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, military and veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by state or federal law. The University is committed to achieving a diverse faculty and staff and encourages members of underrepresented groups to apply.

Equal opportunity employer/program'' and “auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities''.

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