Professor of Accessory Design

Position Details

Position Information

Campus Location: Savannah
Position Type: Full Time
Position Title Professor of Accessory Design
Specialty: Accessory Design
Work Year: Academic Year
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Join SCAD Savannah as a full-time professor of accessory design. The SCAD accessory design program teaches students to conceptualize, design and execute an eclectic range of high-quality fashion accessories, priming them for careers in the thriving accessories industry.

As in the professional world, accessory design students consistently collaborate with their peers in various disciplines including fashion, fibers, industrial design and graphic design. An international faculty with expertise in accessory design and construction, including bespoke shoemaking techniques, teaches classes. Through every step of the design process, from concept to completion, faculty members provide unparalleled and individual attention to the refined details that make a professional accessory designer succeed.

This is your chance to work with talented students within the historic district of Savannah, Georgia, a walkable, bikeable coastal city that provides a living laboratory for the study of art and design.

⎯ Terminal degree or its equivalent in accessory design or a related field
⎯ Expertise in patternmaking and construction for handbags and/or footwear
⎯ Experience in hand and digital design rendering
⎯ Expertise in luxury accessory fashion design
⎯ Technical experience in design theory preferred
⎯ College-level teaching experience preferred

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.

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Note: Only complete packages will be considered. An unofficial transcript of your highest degree awarded, cover letter, resume or CV, and portfolio are required. For the portfolio, you have the option to upload electronic documents/images, or a URL. Should you have questions regarding your application package, you may submit an email to Human Resources at

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter/Letter of Interest
  3. Unofficial Transcripts
  4. Portfolio
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