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Academic Systems Engineer

Description

Date Available:           February 2016

Job Title:                    Academic Systems Engineer

Department:              Administrative Computing

Reports To:                Chief Information Officer

 

POSITION OVERVIEW: Primary systems engineer and technical support for various Graduate Academic Departments. Translates the functional needs of department workflows into technical requirements. Acts as liaison between IT initiatives, department chairs and executive administration. Responsible for implementation, maintenance, and continuous operation of systems relevant to those departments. Routine meetings with senior management to review goals and objectives with action plans. Works closely with other members of IT and outside vendors to achieve goals. Assists with special project as needed.

 

Duties and responsibilities:

Design and implement solutions by meeting with end users to observe and understand current processes and the issue(s) related to those processes. Provide written documentation of findings to share with the end users and other IT colleagues.

  • Design solutions that conform to institutional policies, standards, and guidelines.      
  • Answer questions and perform initial triage on problem reports.
  • Document each end user interaction by keeping notes.
  • Provide timely and effective resolution to support requests.
  • Provide ongoing, regular updates to executive management to keep them apprised of progress toward problem resolution.
  • Technical assistance for hardware, software and/or applications.
  • Create and update technical documentation.
  • Providing onsite installation and other professional services as needed.
  • Participate in off hours and on call support as needed.
  • Evaluate, implement, and manage appropriate software and hardware solutions by using best practices for the environment to ensure system integrity.
  • Implement and manage a schedule of system backups and archive operations by using best practices for the environment to ensure data/media recoverability.
  • Perform software upgrades including planning and scheduling, testing, and coordination by following documentation and departmental standards to provide a stable product for the environment.
  • Audit and maintain user access and authorization by following access and authorization documentation to provide for system security.
  • Follow and maintain IT security awareness and best practices by understanding security principles as they pertain to environments supported in order to deliver secure solutions to customers.
  • Implement changes by adhering to the change management policies and procedures for any given project to communicate to all parties the nature, significance, and risk factors of the solution.
  • Evaluate vendor proposals by reviewing requirements for the product to select the most appropriate vendor.
  • Develop test scenarios appropriate to the changes being implemented by following testing guidelines to ensure all delivered solutions work as expected and errors are handled in a meaningful way.
  • Test all changes by using the appropriate test scenarios to ensure all delivered solutions work as expected and errors are handled in a meaningful way.
  • May participate in Institutional and Departmental committees and initiatives.
  • Provide user support for Apple hardware, including iPhone, iPad, iPod, Time Capsule, printers, scanners, Macintosh desktops and laptops
  • Work closely with department administrators regarding the operation the offices and systems
  • Assist staff with software and hardware support, problems and questions
  • Keep the department administration informed of software and hardware status, problems, and needs
  • Stay abreast of current and future software/hardware developments by attending related conferences.
  • Assist with the training of staff assistants by running workshops on a wide variety of software and hardware topics additionally provides edited tutorials
  • Build, maintain and ensure the backup of keys systems, and all staff computers and provide technical assistance to staff members.
  • Conduct software and hardware research, testing, and implementation, as well as log and troubleshoot peripherals printers and print services.
  • Support and monitor executive needs pertaining to software, equipment and assistance.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

 

Qualifications:

  • Minimum of Bachelors degree or IT certification.
  • Six years related experience. Additional education can be substituted for experience.
  • Ability to work well in a team atmosphere.
  • Solid knowledge Mac OS X hardware, operating systems and software applications, network environments, hard drives, RAM, laser printers, scanners, iOS and all software and hardware related to administrative office workflow.
  • Art or creative production background and knowledge of technology trends and ongoing developments.
  • Ability to self-direct research and complete tasks in a timely manner.
  • Must demonstrate strong critical thinking and analytical reasoning skills.
  • Ability to work on multiple priorities effectively.
  • Ability to execute assigned project tasks within established schedule.
  • Must work collaboratively in a team environment.
  • Excellent written, verbal, and presentation skills.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality.
  • Must demonstrate exemplary customer service skills.
  • Flexible work schedule with willingness to work overtime as needed to maintain 24/7 operation of the facility as needed.

School of Visual Arts (SVA) in New York City is an established leader and innovator in the education of artists. From its inception in 1947, the faculty has been comprised of professionals working in the arts and art-related fields. SVA provides an environment that nurtures creativity, inventiveness and experimentation, enabling students to develop a strong sense of identity and a clear direction of purpose.

Find out what it’s like to work at SVA.  Visit www.sva.edu/workingatsva 

To apply for this position, please send a cover letter and resume to working@sva.edu 

No walk-ins or phone calls please.

 

The School of Visual Arts is an equal opportunity employer.

 
 

Administrative Assistant

Description

JOB TITLE:                                                                 Administrative Assistant          

REPORTS TO:                                                             Department Chair, Assistant to the Chair and Coordinator of Special Programs and Projects

DEPARTMENT:                                                            BFA Photography & Video

POSITION OVERVIEW:                                                Provide administrative support to the Department.

WORK SCHEDULE:                                                     FT, M-F, 9-5, Evening events and occasional weekends required.

 

 

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

Administrative Support:

 

  • Assists in the daily operations of the department and provides support to the Chair, Assistant to the Chair, and Coordinator of Special Programs and Projects
  • Drafts and assists with departmental mailings and correspondence
  • Maintains Filemaker database of Faculty, Professional Contacts, and Dear Dave, Subscribers
  • Research, collect and maintain emails for Mail Chimp subscriptions
  • Maintains master contact list for Dear Dave Mag. advertisers
  • Creates and updates student checklist for department exhibitions and events
  • Collates End of the Year packets for freshman, sophomores, juniors, and seniors
  • Mails out Thank You letters to BFA Photography guest lecturers
  • Assists with updating and collating informational packets for Mentees
  • Organizes gallery checklists for all department related exhibitions
  • Coordinate and handle incoming and outgoing student artwork for special exhibitions
  • Creates and updates Faculty and Student mailboxes
  • Archiving alumni slides (Ongoing)
  • Scan, organize, and label all final portfolio senior slides from archive
  • Prints and hangs posters for all events for display in the photography building
  • Assists with planning and set-up of department events
  • Serves as department representative as needed at events.

 

Web & Social:

 

  • Works with Hub Gallery Coordinators to regularly update Facebook and Instagram with student and departmental exhibitions and events
  • Designs promotional materials for events, programs, and student engagement campaigns
  • Posts content for BFA Photography and Dear Dave, on various social media platforms
  • Maintains and organizes shared drive to gather content from department staff
  • Assists with proofreading, fact checking, and image resizing
  • Assists with content brainstorming and follows up with implementation of various social media campaigns
  • Takes meeting notes for department staff social media meetings
  • Researches students, alumni, and faculty who have been interviewed, written about, or are currently showing their work outside of SVA
  • Researches scholarships, grants, competitions, and open calls for submissions to share with students.                    
  • Formats images for website updates

 

Requirements:

 

  • BFA Degree in Art required, or related experience preferred.
  • OX Office. Basic design skills.
  • Working knowledge of Photoshop and InDesign.
  • Knowledge of social media platforms.
  • Knowledge of photography and video a plus.

To apply for this position, please send a cover letter and resume to working@sva.edu 

No walk-ins or phone calls please.

 

The School of Visual Arts is an equal opportunity employer.

 
 

Administrative Assistant

Description

DATE AVAILABLE:             February 2016

 

JOB TITLE:                       Administrative Assistant

 

DEPARTMENT:                  MFA Computer Art

 

REPORTS TO:                   Chair, Director of Operations, and Assistant to the Chair

 

POSITION OVERVIEW:  Responsible for assisting with all aspects of the daily operation of the MFA Computer Art department, maintaining student and department records, working with the Assistant to the Chair on advising students and administrative aspects of registering students for classes, oversee development of department web site, social media and assist with other department projects.  This requires a proactive professional approach to all the activities outlined below.

 

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  • Provide full administrative support for direct reports.
  • Answer telephone, and take messages, schedule appointments, meetings.
  • Type and mail correspondence to faculty, students, staff and outside contacts.
  • Distribute mail and faxes, flag correspondence for immediate attention.
  • Provide additional administrative support for the department.
  • Act as the initial contact and provide general reception to the department. Meet and assist students and visitors.
  • Provide support to faculty and students including organizing faculty biographies for publication, writing and posting memos and announcements. Organize and distribute informational materials, either in print or via email.
  • Oversee and maintain library operation, equipment sign out/return, and manage work-study and student workers. Research new equipment and technology for the library.
  • Assist with all department projects, promotion, and events, including Orientation, Graduation, Portfolio Night, New York Digital Salon, department web site, exhibitions, public lectures, guest lectures and entering student work in festivals, etc.
  • Assist direct reports and Projects Coordinator on an as needed basis, i.e. annual application review, department events.
  • Maintain department, faculty and student files for chair, director of operations, assistant to the chair, as needed.
  • Maintain several databases for thesis archive, mailings, promotion, sign out equipment, etc.
  • Assist with ordering all office supplies and stationery.
  • Create and track check requests, guest lecturers payment.
  • Operate and oversee proper functioning of office equipment in the department.
  • Arrange tours of MFA Computer Art Lab facilities and send information requests to Admissions.
  • Maintain and update department press kits, department selected work compilations, promotional tapes and materials.
  • Assist the Project Coordinator to enter student/faculty work into exhibitions, festivals, and conferences.
  • Maintain bulletin boards; keep messages current, post news, posters, class cancellations, etc.
  • Work closely with the chair, assistant to the chair and director of operations on all aspects of the development of the departmental website, social media, internal network and thesis archive, including design, content development, and programming. Help develop the overall department site and network into a valuable resource on digital art that furthers the mission of the department.
  • Assist with the content, design, publication and scheduling of the college catalogs, department DVD, postcards, posters and print and online advertising.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

 

  • BFA or BA required, MFA preferred.
  • Experience in a higher education environment, familiarity with digital art preferred.
  • Strong organizational and people skills, as well as a professional phone manner.
  • Mac skills required – MS Word, Excel, FileMaker Pro, Flash, Dreamweaver, Photoshop.
  • Excellent writing, email, and communication skills.
  • Ability to maintain focus, be detail oriented, and handle multiple tasks simultaneously. Must be able to work independently.
  • Ability to interact with all levels of administrative staff, faculty, students, visitors, and prospective students.
  • Some web/graphic design and social media experience required.

School of Visual Arts (SVA) in New York City is an established leader and innovator in the education of artists. From its inception in 1947, the faculty has been comprised of professionals working in the arts and art-related fields. SVA provides an environment that nurtures creativity, inventiveness and experimentation, enabling students to develop a strong sense of identity and a clear direction of purpose. 

Find out what it’s like to work at SVA.  Visit www.sva.edu/workingatsva  

To apply for this position, please send a cover letter and resume to working@sva.edu 

No walk-ins or phone calls please. 

The School of Visual Arts is an equal opportunity employer.

 
 

Admissions Coordinator

Description

Date Available:          January 2016

Job Title:                    Admissions Coordinator

Department:              Admissions

Reports To:                Manager of Undergraduate and Graduate Admissions

Position Overview:  Process a high volume of prospective student inquiries, applications and applicant materials to the college’s undergraduate programs. Track applications and applicant data for review and respond to applicant questions.  Assist in the daily operations of the Admissions Office by providing general office support.

 

 Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Input undergraduate applications and materials into the College’s Salesforce CRM and Colleague database.
  • Scan and file applicant materials and prepare documents for admission and scholarship review
  • Work with admissions counselors to track and complete applications for designated segment of applicant pool
  • Respond to applicant inquiries by phone and e-mail
  • Develop and maintain prospective student records
  • Assist in the daily operations of the Admissions Office, providing general office support to Undergraduate and Graduate Admissions including filing, photocopying, mailing projects, data entry and digital imaging/archiving of enrolled student files
  • Attend and assist with promotional events (i.e. Open Houses, Portfolio Days, Info Nights, Accepted Student Day, etc.)
  • Assist with the training and supervision of temporary and student workers
  • Work with academic and administrative departments to facilitate enrollment and registration for accepted students
  • Track ongoing processing changes and update the Admissions Processing wiki
  • Perform other duties as necessary

 

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • Significant data entry experience, excellent computer skills and an ability to learn new programs with ease
  • Must be detail-oriented, organized and hard working
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to collaboratively interact as a member of a team
  • Effectively multi-task, prioritize and meet tight deadlines
  • Willingness to work evenings and weekends as office needs dictate

To apply for this position, please send a cover letter and resume to working@sva.edu 

No walk-ins or phone calls please.

 

The School of Visual Arts is an equal opportunity employer.

 
 

Assistant Buyer

  • Title Assistant Buyer
  • Department Resource Management
  • Job Type Full Time
  • Available From Feb 03, 2016

Description

DATE:                                               February 2016

 

JOB TITLE:                                       Assistant Buyer

 

DEPARTMENT:                                  Resource Management

 

REPORTS TO:                                   Manager and Director of Resource Management

 

POSITION OVERVIEW:  Assistant Buyer shares general procurement responsibility with an additional Buyers as well as the college’s Campus Store.  Department procures goods, services and equipment for SVA’s academic and administrative departments.  Emphasis is on timely delivery, service levels, cost controls and efficiency.  In addition to the daily interaction with requesting departments, the buyer also interacts with Office Services, Accounts Payable and Accounting staff members to insure systematic fiscal responsibility at SVA.  The position requires a sensitive, pro-active and professional approach to all responsibilities as outlined below.

 

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Procure a wide range of goods and services, including but not limited to: leased office equipment, transportation services for student and other SVA activities, art related equipment, repairs and professional support, computer peripherals, art supplies, furniture and furnishings, moving and storage services. 
  • Review purchase requisitions for accuracy, including confirmation of General Ledger Account codes and availability of budgeted funds.
  • Review and distribute requests for payment of individuals to Accounts Payable or Payroll
  • Communicate with departments to understand goods/services needs and offer fiscally responsible solutions.
  • Generate/Maintain Purchase Orders in the Colleague system; review all Purchase Orders for the Director’s signature ensuring accuracy of accounting codes.
  • Transmit and confirm receipt of Purchase Orders and other related Purchasing documents to vendors and internal departments
  • Scan and index documents including PO/BPOs, contracts, insurance certificates into document management system.
  • Maintain various files, listings, and records (e.g. forms, requisitions, POs/BPOs, order documentation, contracts, insurance certificates - both digitally and paper).
  • Coordinate delivery arrangements and acceptance of received goods with Office Services and end users.
  • Monitor orders placed and purchase order status, ensuring the timely receipt of goods and services and informing appropriate staff of back order status.
  • Work with Accounts Payable and Accounting staff to resolve purchase orders, invoice payments and reclassification of expenses.
  • Performs other office duties as assigned by the Director and Manager of Resource Management.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • 1-2 years purchasing or logistics experience preferred.
  • College degree in business or a related field required
  • Willingness and ability to work as part of a team.
  • Strong written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills..
  • Well developed customer service skills.
  • Strong Excel and Word skills required. Familiarity with purchasing software, online order systems, FileMaker, Colleague/Datatel software a plus
  • Ability to prioritize and multi-task in a fast paced environment.
  • Detail oriented and excellent organizational skills.

School of Visual Arts (SVA) in New York City is an established leader and innovator in the education of artists. From its inception in 1947, the faculty has been comprised of professionals working in the arts and art-related fields. SVA provides an environment that nurtures creativity, inventiveness and experimentation, enabling students to develop a strong sense of identity and a clear direction of purpose. 

Find out what it’s like to work at SVA.  Visit www.sva.edu/workingatsva  

To apply for this position, please send a cover letter and resume to working@sva.edu 

No walk-ins or phone calls please.

 

The School of Visual Arts is an equal opportunity employer.

 
 

Inventory Coordinator

Description

DATE AVAILABLE:                             January 2016                    

JOB TITLE:                                        Inventory Coordinator 

DEPARTMENT:                                  SVA Campus Store

REPORTS TO:                                   Operations Manager, SVA Campus Store

POSITION OVERVIEW: Key responsibilities include: receiving, labeling, preparing shipments, logging all shipments and accurate floor sampling of items being received. The position has public contact of a limited scope, involving standard information exchange.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Manage the inventory positions of all products and coordinate all storage and display areas to ensure that adequate stock levels are maintained.
  • Receive all shipments physically into the store, check for accuracy of each shipment, receive the shipments into the POS system, alert the Operations Manager and or sales team of items ear marked for departmental orders, repack departmental orders with the end destination clearly marked, alert inter-office department of pending shipments, prepare FedEx shipments on a daily basis and track them daily to ensure prompt delivery of all items.
  • Maintain accurate records of all items received by matching the packing list documentation to physical products, to ensure timely, damage-free, and accurate shipments.
  • Check and count all items unloaded from freight forwarder against the packing slip enclosed in each shipment. Note: SVA Security to be alerted prior to receiving pallet-sized shipments, for safe receiving.
  • Maintain separation of incoming products to be received into the POS inventory system.
  • Accurately log and label products received into inventory.
  • Generate store bar codes for every item received, and update for price changes.
  • Interface with other divisions and operations to ensure timely and accurate receipt of products and to resolve order discrepancies
  • Post shipments to customer orders and calculate balance to be shipped. Upon completion of shipment, close out orders in the system
  • Sorting and filing departmental documents in appropriate alphabetical and numerical files
  • Use the POS inventory system to retrieve customer information, stock status and status of purchase orders
  • Maintain a database of returned goods and credit information for follow up on RMA credit notes
  • Collect information for claims on in-transit damages
  • Perform basic administrative duties as it relates to the position
  • Perform routine cleaning of all areas and equipment used for shipping and receiving.
  • Participate actively in the monthly physical counts
  • Ability to work retail hours including some evenings, weekends and holidays, as the need arises

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • College degree preferred.
  • 1-2 years of administrative experience.
  • 2 years or more of POS and inventory module experience required.
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills with attention to detail required.
  • Ability to lift +60 lbs.
  • Ability to work independently and with minimal supervision.
  • Flexible work schedule required.
  • Design skills highly preferred.

School of Visual Arts (SVA) in New York City is an established leader and innovator in the education of artists. From its inception in 1947, the faculty has been comprised of professionals working in the arts and art-related fields. SVA provides an environment that nurtures creativity, inventiveness and experimentation, enabling students to develop a strong sense of identity and a clear direction of purpose.

Find out what it’s like to work at SVA.  Visit www.sva.edu/workingatsva 

To apply for this position, please send a cover letter and resume to working@sva.edu 

No walk-ins or phone calls please.

 

The School of Visual Arts is an equal opportunity employer

 
 

Operations Coordinator

  • Title Operations Coordinator
  • Department SVA Galleries and Museum
  • Job Type Full Time
  • Available From Nov 06, 2015

Description

Date AVAILABLE: November 2015

 

JOB TITLE: Operations Coordinator

 

DEPARTMENT: SVA Galleries

 

REPORTS TO: Operations Manager

 

POSITION OVERVIEW: Provides administrative support, primarily to the operations manager, but also as needed to the director and exhibitions manager. Serves as receptionist at the SVA Chelsea Gallery and coordinates receptions and special events.

 

SCHEDULE: Tuesday – Saturday, 10am–6pm (Monday – Friday during installations)

 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • As the first person visitors see or speak to, the coordinator is responsible for making an excellent first impression of the gallery.  Keeps a running tally of visitors.
  • Maintains tidy professional appearance of the reception area, conference room, pantry
  • Supports operations manager in preparing Galleries webpages and social media channels
  • Supports operations manager in preparation and maintenance of financial records
  • Generates exhibition checklists and other exhibition materials as required
  • Coordinates logistics of all exhibition receptions and SVA-related events at galleries
  • Coordinates photo documentation of student and invitational exhibitions
  • Organizes and maintains exhibition files, as well as photo and video archives
  • Prepares staff time-sheets, publication job requests, mail processing forms, purchase requisitions and check requests
  • Performs regular office duties such as filing, data entry, mailings and answering phones Maintains regular office supply inventory, reordering items as needed
  • Supervises and completes hiring paperwork for student assistants 
  • Ability to work some evenings as required

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree required, 2 years administrative experience preferred
  • Computer skills: familiarity with Internet, Microsoft Word and Excel, File Maker Pro; InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator a plus
  • Superior organizational skills with attention to detail, ability to prioritize
  • Positive, professional demeanor and strong interpersonal skills. Must have an even disposition and enjoy greeting and working with people
  • Strong sense of responsibility and vigilance.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Working knowledge of art history and contemporary visual arts
  • Ability to photograph exhibitions a plus
  • Event management experience a plus 

To apply for this position, please send a cover letter and resume to working@sva.edu 

No walk-ins or phone calls please.

The School of Visual Arts is an equal opportunity employer.

 
 

Payroll Supervisor, Faculty Contracts

Description

DATE AVAILABLE:                               October 2015

JOB TITLE:                                          Payroll Supervisor

DEPARTMENT:                                     Human Resources/Payroll

REPORTS TO:                                      Associate Director of Payroll / Payroll Manager

 

POSITION OVERVIEW:  The Specialist is responsible for processing semi-monthly Faculty payroll, generating and distributing approximately 2,200 contracts for all undergraduate, graduate and continuing education Faculty, ensuring accuracy and adhering to deadlines. 

 

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Process semi-monthly Faculty payroll for over 1000+ employees using our in-house payroll system, Colleague by Ellucian.
  • Responsible for the full-cycle Faculty contracts process (creation, review, distribution, update, and maintenance).
  • Create and maintain Faculty contract database to ensure all exceptions are captured and documented.
  • Set-up new hire profiles in the payroll system for Faculty pay group.
  • Ensure all required faculty new hire documents have been received and filed in compliance with company policy and DOL regulations. 
  • Work with Associate Director to set up employee tax profile in the payroll system ensuring government compliance.
  • Enter contract payments and revisions into the payroll system.
  • Update and maintain Faculty sick leave balances using SVA’s MyTime tracking system.
  • Provide support in processing Faculty absence reports and calculate substitute payments and deductions based on report.
  • Work with Associate Director/Payroll Manager to maintain necessary payroll reporting requirements.
  • Responsible for creating and adhering to a contract timeline established by management, to include the following: distribution dates, President’s review, and payroll processing.
  • Support Payroll Manger in maintaining clear and constant communications with academic department assistants, contacts in the office of the registrar and continuing education.
  • Deliver training to academic departments on faculty contracts process.
  • In charge of editing the Faculty Quick Guide on an annual basis to reflect current benefits, policies and procedures. 

 

QUALIFICATIONS: 

  • Bachelor’s degree required.
  • 3-5 years in-house experience processing payroll for over 1000+ employees using a computerized automated payroll system.
  • Prior experience with payroll tax set up for new employees.
  • Strong organizational and communication skills. (oral and written)
  • Intermediate to advanced Microsoft Excel, and hands-on Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Excellent proofreading skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to handle confidential materials
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously and willingness to work flexible hours during peak periods with autonomy.

To apply for this position, please send a cover letter and resume to working@sva.edu 

No walk-ins or phone calls please. 

The School of Visual Arts is an equal opportunity employer.

 
 

Production Asssistant

Description

DATE:                        February 2016

JOB TITLE:                 Production Assistant

DEPARTMENT:            BFA Film

REPORTS TO:             Director of Operations and Film & Video Production Manager

STATUS:                    Non-Exempt

 

POSITION OVERVIEW: Supports the daily afternoon and evening operations of the production office by ensuring all equipment are in working order and properly inventoried. 

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  • Assist the Production Office Evening Manager in hours preparing equipment packages for students and class productions (includes heavy lifting of equipment to and from shelves).
  • Assure that all evening class, faculty, and students needs are met; assist evening manager in preparing class packages for the following day.
  • Assure proper tracking of equipment inventory.
  • Assist evening manager delegating tasks to student workers.
  • Assist in trouble shooting problem situations that may arise in our facilities.
  • Responsible for allotting ample time for securing facilities and closing the office.
  • Individually assist second, third and fourth year student checkouts. Procedure includes:  checking proper lens focusing, scratch test magazines, evaluating power sources and accessories, checking sound equipment recorders, microphones, and advanced preparation of lighting and grip.

 

QUALIFICATIONS: 

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred.
  • At least 1 year experience working with film and digital equipment
  • Familiar with some aspects of motion picture production in film & digital
  • Must have the following Equipment/Technical knowledge:
    • 16mm / S-16mm cameras: (Arri-S, Arri-SR I, II and 3)
    • HD Video cameras: (Panasonic, Sony, Canon and RED Digital)
    • Digital audio recorders
    • Lighting & Grip
    • Video & Audio digital post-production.
  • Knowledge of Mac/PC: Filemaker, Microsoft Word.
  • Strong communication, organizational and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to work as a team member.
  • Ability to lift 80 lbs.

School of Visual Arts (SVA) in New York City is an established leader and innovator in the education of artists. From its inception in 1947, the faculty has been comprised of professionals working in the arts and art-related fields. SVA provides an environment that nurtures creativity, inventiveness and experimentation, enabling students to develop a strong sense of identity and a clear direction of purpose. 

Find out what it’s like to work at SVA.  Visit www.sva.edu/workingatsva  

To apply for this position, please send a cover letter and resume to working@sva.edu 

No walk-ins or phone calls please.

 

The School of Visual Arts is an equal opportunity employer.

 
 

Purchasing Coordinator (Temporary)

Description

DATE AVAILABLE:                             January 2016                    

JOB TITLE:                                        Purchasing Coordinator (Temporary, Part-time)

DEPARTMENT:                                  SVA Campus Store

REPORTS TO:                                   Operations Manager, SVA Campus Store

POSITION OVERVIEW: To assist SVA’s Campus Store Director, Operations Manager and Technology Buyer in all-administrative duties necessary to effectively manage the operations of the store.

This position is temporary, and will work 15-20 hours per week.

 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Generate purchase orders in the college’s procurement (Colleague) system.
  • Generate purchase orders in the Campus Store’s POS system.
  • Provide recommendations on merchandise for in-store/online sales as the need arises.
  • Follow up with vendors on delivery lead times, incorrect/delayed shipments, RMA requests and resolve any other issues related to specific orders.
  • Facilitate weekly and monthly reporting as it relates to procurement for college.
  • Review purchase requisitions for accuracy and adequate detail.
  • Participate in physical inventory count with co-workers in a timely manner.
  • Assist the director as needed.
  • Able to work retail hours of operation including some evenings, weekends and holidays, as the need arise.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • College degree preferred.
  • Experience in electronics/computer/photography or related technology retail and/or technology

purchasing/sales recommended.

  • Knowledge of Mac and PC and related technology.
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills with attention to detail required.
  • Ability to work independently and with minimal supervision.

 

School of Visual Arts (SVA) in New York City is an established leader and innovator in the education of artists. From its inception in 1947, the faculty has been comprised of professionals working in the arts and art-related fields. SVA provides an environment that nurtures creativity, inventiveness and experimentation, enabling students to develop a strong sense of identity and a clear direction of purpose.

Find out what it’s like to work at SVA.  Visit www.sva.edu/workingatsva 

To apply for this position, please send a cover letter and resume to working@sva.edu 

No walk-ins or phone calls please.

 

The School of Visual Arts is an equal opportunity employer

 
 

Security Officer

  • Title Security Officer
  • Department Security
  • Job Type Full Time
  • Available From Sep 01, 2015

Description

JOB TITLE: Security Officer

STATUS: Non-Exempt

REPORTS TO: Shift Commander, Supervisor, Manager, Associate Director and Director

 

WORK SCHEDULE:    Full-time 35 hours/week (40 hours/week minus 5 hours /week for meal breaks)

 Must be available for two of the three shifts.

 

POSITION OVERVIEW: To protect the students, staff, faculty, visitors, and property of SVA.

 

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Follow and carry out all instructions of the shift supervisors or other security management.
  • Detect unusual circumstances and/or suspicious individuals
  • Detect defective doors, windows, locks, lights, and fire safety equipment while making periodic checks of the entire building.
  • Respond quickly to emergency calls, alarms, disturbances and potentially hazardous conditions and/or activities.
  • Deter unlawful entry onto the premises by undesirables and individuals with negative intentions.
  • Deter smoking on the premises and the perpetration of unlawful acts against the College and its community such as vandalism, burglaries, assaults etc.
  • Report to supervisors all activities or observances that would or could allow harm to the people or property of the school or interfere with the duties and responsibilities of an officer.
  • Be presentable in a neat & clean uniform when stationed at a point of entry to a building/premises.
  • Provide necessary information to visitors and affiliates of the College such as directions and location of facilities, at all times displaying an acceptable degree of respect, professionalism, courtesy and tolerance
  • Provide constant vigil on surveillance equipment (CCTV monitors) and alarms.
  • Log in entries in daily activity logbook every hour or upon the occurrence of irregular/abnormal situations/circumstances
  • Gather date, compile information, and prepare reports
  • Provides meal relief for one hour to other security officers as needed

 

Essential Job Functions:

  • Walk and stand for extended periods while on duty
  • Ability to patrol building, covering long distance rapidly in case of emergency
  • Climb stairs, conduct foot patrols, and able to lift up to 50lbs

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High School diploma or an equivalent education
  • NYS Security Guard License
  • 2+ years of security-related experience
  • 1+ years of customer service experience
  • Able to communicate effectively both orally and in writing
  • Able to operate a computer
  • NYC Fire Safety Director Certification preferred
  • Able to work nights, weekends, and holidays
  • Available for overtime and to cover vacations, sick/personal days, etc.

 

OTHER:

  • All security officers are responsible for renewing their license each year to maintain employment.

 

To apply for this position, please send a cover letter and resume to working@sva.edu.  No walk-ins or calls please.

 The School of Visual Arts is an equal opportunity employer.

 
 

Senior Web Developer/Webmaster

Description

DATE AVAILABLE:  January 2016

 

JOB TITLE:  Senior Web Developer/Webmaster

 

DEPARTMENT:  Administrative Network Services

 

REPORTS TO:  Director IT

 

POSITION OVERVIEW:  

We are searching for an outstanding front-end web developer / programmer to be responsible for developing innovative, reusable Web-based content and tools for our various backend systems in production. The developer would be closely working with the CIO and Director of IT as well as various other offices such as the Office of Communications and Visual Arts Press, to strategize, recommend, design and develop program code for new applications and customize existing applications. Graphic design, operating systems (Windows and Linux), database (SQL and MySQL) administration are all elements of this position.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Work closely with CIO and Director of IT to develop detailed specification documents with clear project deliverables and timelines, and to ensure timely completion of deliverables.
  • Determine appropriate architecture, and other technical solutions, and make relevant recommendations.
  • Alert colleagues to emerging technologies or applications and the opportunities to integrate them into operations and activities.
  • Maintain all areas of web sites functionality, including server OS, CGI and Java/JavaScript, PHP, and custom applications.
  • Manage holistic view of all web services and technologies employed by the college and adjust and recommend future initiatives and integrations accordingly.
  • Manage college-wide website analytics and reporting for senior management and web teams.
  • Monitor system performance and security of servers.
  • Track and report web sites usage; provide analysis to determine how to develop more efficient user experience.
  • Attend IT general staff meetings, web task force meetings, and others as necessary.
  • Outstanding written, verbal, and interpersonal skills. Candidate will be judged on ability to work effectively with project teams. The position requires constant communication with colleagues.
  • Ability to thrive in a dynamic, collaborative and fast paced environment.
  • Strong interpersonal skills as well as strong problem-solving and analytical skills.
  • Attention to detail Experience in planning and delivering software platforms used across multiple products and organizational units.
  • Experience working on issues that impact design, product success, or address future concepts, products, or technologies.
  • Committed to deliver projects on time according to requirements and business needs.
  • Able and willing to effectively mentor junior team members and contribute to a collaborative team environment.

 

 

REQUIRED SKILLS:

  • BS in computer science or a related field, or significant equivalent experience
  • Experience using Windows, Linux and Mac OS X/Applications
  • 5+ years experience with HTML/XHTML and CSS
  • 5+ years of web development, including expertise in HTML/XHTML, CSS,
  • AJAX, Java/JavaScript and libraries like JQuery
  • 5+ years Web programming experience, including PHP, ASP or JSP
  • 5+ years experience working with Microsoft SQL, MySQL, MongoDB, Redis, and Apache.
  • Proficiency in HTML, XML, JavaScript (NodeJS), MeteorJS, AngularJS, JSON or equivalent
  • Working knowledge of IIS, Nginx, and Apache
  • Experience with Ruby on Rails and mobile development (iOS, Android)
  • Experience with Adobe CS highly desired
  • Experience with Google Analytics and Google AdWords
  • Experience with Server-side scripting is a plus
  • Development experience using extensible web authoring tools
  • Experience developing and implementing open source software projects
  • Self-starter with strong self-management skills  
  • Ability to organize and manage multiple priorities

To apply for this position, please send a cover letter and resume to working@sva.edu 

No walk-ins or phone calls please.

The School of Visual Arts is an equal opportunity employer.

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