Professor of Fashion

Position Summary

The professor delivers courses at the highest quality, demonstrates model leadership, fosters a positive learning environment, fulfills departmental duties and contributes to the university's mission, vision, values, and strategic goals. In addition to other duties and responsibilities required in the faculty handbook and the employment agreement, a professor teaches courses, as determined by contact hours, and in accordance with their credentials, university needs and a signed employment agreement. The university, in its sole discretion, may assign the professor to a teaching or non-teaching position as stipulated in the employment agreement.

This job description does not change, modify or amend in any way the written, signed employment agreement between the professor and the university.

Duties and responsibilities
  • % - Duties may vary and other duties may be assigned. SCAD prepares talented students for creative professions through engaged teaching and learning in a positively oriented university environment. In and out of the classroom, the professor is required to work toward the achievement of this mission. The professor is required to fulfill teaching assignments as determined by contact hours and as outlined in the Employment Agreement. The professor must comply with all university policies. - (Essential)
  • % - The professor is required to meet teaching responsibilities and expectations as outlined in the SCAD Faculty Handbook. For example: • planning and preparation for teaching; • maintaining an active and engaged classroom environment; • syllabus design, submission, and approval; • holding office hours and midterm grade reviews to provide feedback to students; • being available to students outside of regular class hours through extra help sessions, extended learning opportunities, and study (field) trips; • conducting course- and program-level assessment. - (Essential)
  • % - The professor is required to meet professional responsibilities and expectations as outlined in the SCAD Faculty Handbook. For example: • modeling professionalism; • fulfilling grading and academic documentation requirements; • recording attendance; • following academic policies and regulations; • supporting academic assessment and institutional effectiveness efforts. - (Essential)
  • % - The professor must be available to attend on-ground and virtual events upon request or as required, to support the academic department and the university. This participation might include: • faculty councils, • admission events, • curriculum assessment and development, • institutional effectiveness and accreditation support, • events, exhibitions or other publicity assignments. - (Essential)


Minimum Qualifications: • Terminal degree (or equivalent) in the discipline or in a relevant field.
• Academic and professional credentials to teach in a certain discipline.
• Teaching experience at the collegiate level preferred.
• Experience in or knowledge of related professions.

Preferred Qualifications:

Certificates, licenses and registrations:

Work Hours:As noted in the Employment Agreement.

ADA Tag: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Special instructions to applicants: