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Academic Advisor (BFA Animation)

Description

DATE AVAILABLE: January 2020

JOB TITLE: Academic Advisor (BFA Animation)

DEPARTMENT: Academic Advisement

REPORTS TO: Director of Academic Advisement

POSITION OVERVIEW: Advises undergraduate students in academic matters including the construction of class schedules, core curriculum, and elective requirements. Must have the ability to work well with a diverse group of individuals, to be perceptive, and have understanding of student concerns.

Requires extreme sensitivity and appropriate handling of confidential information with a professional approach to all responsibilities as outlined below.

 

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Monitor student progress towards the Bachelor of Fine Arts degree.
  • Register full-time, matriculated students and make course adjustments to their programs during the course adjustment periods.
  • Maintain individual digital student files containing notes of meetings, discussions, course changes, class schedules, transcripts, attendance records, correspondence, etc.
  • Counsel students considering the interruption of their studies, and processes the Interruption Form when appropriate.
  • Informs the Department Chair of potential student problems (academic, and/or personal) including unsatisfactory work and excessive absence reports.
  • Monitors attendance and academic progress of students on academic probation.
  • Reviews transfer credits of accepted students with the Director of Academic Advisement as necessary.
  • Visit classrooms regularly to observe students, instructors and the educational process at work; submits reports of visits to Director of Academic Advisement.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

•  Bachelor of Fine Arts degree as minimum requirement

• 1-2 years administrative experience, preferably in a collegiate environment

•  Excellent organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills.

•  Patience, compassion, and maturity when dealing with students, parents, instructors, and staff.

• Commitment to the School of Visual Arts' mission and educational objectives.

 

To apply for this position, please send a cover letter and resume to working@sva.eduNo walk-ins or phone calls, please.

The School of Visual Arts is an equal opportunity employer. Minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

 

 
 

Accreditation Coordinator (Temporary)

Description

Date:                               November 2019

Job Title:                         Accreditation Coordinator

Department:                   Art Education

Reports to:                      Department Chair

Position Overview:         14 to 21 hours per week, January - May 2020 (temporary part-time)

Works with department staff and faculty to develop assessment instruments for the educator preparation program evaluations. For the Spring 2020 semester, the accreditation coordinator will be the primary contributor for the accreditation self-study report in preparation for the accreditation site visit in Spring 2022. Upon budget approval, the position will continue during the Fall 2020-Spring 2021 academic year.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Develop assessment instruments
  • Be informed of policies pertaining to EPPs at the national and state level, and make recommendations
  • Serve as a primary contributor for accreditation self-study report: compile, analyze, and present data, and write narratives
  • Help to maintain and organize databases
  • Liaise with faculty to ensure quality and completion of assessments
  • Communicate as necessary with AAQEP staff
  • Attend accreditation workshops


Qualifications:

  • Substantial experience working in and/or knowledge of PreK-12 education system in New York State
  • At least 2+ years of regulatory and/or accreditation work experience in an institution of higher education, state regulatory agency, or accreditation body
  • Familiarity with various educational assessment instruments
  • Data analysis (quantitative and qualitative) skills
  • Knowledge of teacher preparation programs and teacher certification requirements for New York State
  • Competency with Google Drive Suite 
  • Strong writing skills
  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work with data of a confidential nature
  • Detail-oriented
  • Knowledge of the National or New York State Visual Arts standards a plus
  • Master’s degree preferred, or relevant combination of education and work experience

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. Minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

 
 

Administrative Assistant (BFA Photography)

Description

Date:                                     December 2019

 

Job Title:                               Administrative Assistant

 

Department:                         BFA Photography and Video

 

Reports To:                           Chair, Curriculum Coordinator, Coordinator of Special Programs and Projects

 

Position Overview:               Provides administrative and special project support to the BFA Photography & Video Department.

 

Work Schedule:                    9 am -5 pm, evening events and occasional weekends required

 

 

Duties and Responsibilities:

 

Administrative Support
Assists in the daily operations of the department and provides support to the Chair, Curriculum Coordinator, and Coordinator of Special Programs and Projects through the following responsibilities:

 

  • Attend to the department email account and responds or redirects as needed
  • Research, collect and maintain department master mailing lists for faculty, students, and professional contacts
  • Proofread, draft, edit, and assist with departmental mailings and correspondence
  • Research students, alumni, and faculty to promote community accomplishments
  • Research scholarships, grants, competitions, and exhibition opportunities  
  • Create the department’s monthly newsletter and weekly student opportunities email
  • Maintain and organize the shared drive to gather newsletter content
  • Create and update the artist database for the Visual Literacy course
  • Attend and take notes for departmental meetings as needed 
  • Assist with curricular projects as needed

 

Department Events & Programming
Supports the Chair, Curriculum Coordinator, and Coordinator of Special Programs and Projects to ensure the success of events and programming through the preparation of necessary aspects and materials through the following responsibilities:
  

  • Assist with planning and coordination, including but not limited to seasonal programming, academic events, and fairs
  • Design promotional materials, such as postcards, posters, email announcements, and social media content
  • Design event materials, which can include digital and print signage, presentations, and videos
  • Print and distribute posters around campus for department events
  • Serve as a department representative as needed at events

 

Department Exhibitions
Assists the Curriculum Coordinator and Coordinator of Special Programs and Projects with exhibition-related responsibilities through the following responsibilities:

 

  • Maintain production schedules for annual exhibitions
  • Liaison with artists to gather exhibition materials
  • Design printed materials including signage, exhibition files, mock-ups, labels, and checklists
  • Design promotional materials such as postcards, posters, email announcements, and social media content

 

Marketing & Promotion
Assists the Coordinator of Special Programs and Projects with the development, implementation, and management of content for social media and the department website through the following responsibilities:

 

  • Maintain campaign schedules
  • Design promotional materials for events, programs, and student engagement campaigns
  • Generate, edit, publish and share engaging social media content daily
  • Assist with proofreading, fact-checking, and image resizing
  • Ensure that website content is up-to-date and relevant

 

Qualifications:

 

  • BFA Degree in Art and Design or related experience preferred
  • 1-2 years of administrative experience required
  • Working knowledge of MS Office, Google Suite, Photoshop, and InDesign
  • Digital fluency with Apple Products
  • Ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously with quick turnaround
  • Strong organizational skills and detail-oriented
  • Ability to quickly learn and adapt new processes
  • Skilled in layout and graphic design
  • Experience with social media and email management and marketing platforms
  • Knowledge of photography and video

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. Minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

 
 

Administrative Assistant- SVA GroundFloor Incubator

Description

Date:    August 2019              

Job Title:  Administrative Assistant

Department:  SVA GroundFloor Incubator

Reports To:     Director          

Position Overview: Support the department in its daily operations and future growth

 

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provide general administrative support for department head
  • Answer telephones, take and distribute messages, distribute mail, schedule appointments and meetings
  • Maintain department, faculty and student files
  • Assist with all communications with faculty, students, staff, other SVA departments, outside partners and vendors, and department mailing list
  • Help maintain Department website, promotional materials and social media presence
  • Help research and build external network of strategic partners and potential donors
  • Greet and assist students and visitors
  • Set up and clean up for events as needed, usually in the evening
  • Assist with maintenance of equipment and library book sign out/return
  • Assist with proper functioning of office equipment in the department
  • Assist with any other administrative tasks as needed

 

 

Qualifications:

 

  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • Experience with Mac, MS Office Suite, Adobe Suite, Squarespace
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Ability to interact with all levels of administrative staff, i.e. faculty, students, visitors and prospective students.
  • Excellent writing and verbal communication skills
  • Interest and experience in business start-up culture preferred
  • Must be able to work independently
  • Experience in a higher education environment preferred
  • Strong Japanese language skill is a plus but not required

 

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. Minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

 
 

Assistant to the Chair- BFA Animation

Description

JOB TITLE:  Assistant to the Chair

DEPARTMENT: BFA Animation

REPORTS TO:     Chair

 

POSITION OVERVIEW:  Responsible for assisting the Chair and Director of Operations with the day-to-day functions and projects of the BFA Animation department. Act as the representative of the Chair as needed or when they are out of the office on business or travel. Duties include maintaining close communication with the Chair, overseeing the organization and implementation of department events and exhibitions, working closely with the Chair and staff on academic and department projects, including event planning, recruitment, promotion, publications, and various other tasks.

 

 

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

  • Provides administrative support to the Chair’s office and works closely with the Chair, Director of Operations, and the entire staff team.
  • Acts as a liaison and representative for the Chair and department by facilitating communication with departmental staff, other SVA staff, faculty, students, lab assistants, student workers and outside academic and industry contacts.
  • Provides general reception for the department, arranges/conducts tours, prepares mass mailings, posts announcements, locates opportunities for and organizes lectures, exhibitions, and conferences.
  • Enter student/alumni work into festivals, competitions, and conferences to maintain alumni achievement database.
  • Develop the alumni achievement web presence for archival purposes.
  • Provides administrative support to oversee, organize and attend special department events including orientation, information sessions, thesis presentations, graduation, open houses, gallery exhibitions, receptions, screenings, and other department events. Work with catering companies and other service professionals.
  • Work closely with the Chair and Director of Operations to maintain the consistency of the department as well as college branding for all promotional and advertising related projects, including website site, social media accounts, and printed advertising.
  • Collaborate with the Chair and Director of Operations on short and long term plans for the department, including curriculum development, future course offerings, recruitment of staff, faculty, guest lecturers and visiting artists
  • Develop relationships with industry and digital art-related organizations and conferences and stay abreast of current development in art, technology, and higher education.
  • Research new festivals and competitions and represent the department by attending major film festivals and recruiting trips. 
  • Research new products and services for possible integration into existing systems

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

 

  • BA/BFA required. MA/MFA preferred.
  • 3-5 years of academic administrative experience, management experience preferred
  • Proven ability to handle multiple priorities under deadlines while maintaining a high level of professionalism and attention to detail.
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively, in a fast pace environment, ability to self-start and take initiative.
  • Good judgment, tact, diplomacy, discretion, and ability to maintain confidentiality are essential.
  • Superior organizational, research and communication skills
  • Proficient in web, print design, and social media platforms.
  • Solid computer skills a must: Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Google Apps
  • Willingness to work flexible/overtime hours.
  • Amenable to occasional travel.

 

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. Minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

 

 

 

 
 

Associate Director, Security Services

Description

Date:                                       November 2019

 

Job Title:                                Associate Director

 

Department:                          Security Services

 

Reports To:                            Director

 

Position Overview:    Assists in the management and administration of Security Services to ensure the safety of all students and employees and the protection of College assets.  Serves as back-up to Director of Security on all matters.

Duties and Responsibilities:

 

  • Security Staff Management:  manage and supervise security staff by providing direction, guidance, development and training; issue directives and follow-up on security tasks; ensure adequate and cost-effective scheduling of staff and events including approving overtime and scheduling changes for both short and long term needs of the department; recommend personnel actions, including hiring, promotion, and termination; interpret personnel practices and policies in response to questions from supervisors; ensure that all security officers and supervisors comply with all policies and procedures mandated by Federal and State authorities; counsel employees with regard to disciplinary actions taken in response to violations of institutional policies.
  • Implement, monitor and coordinate programs and actions: assist in supervising the department’s responsibility for planning, coordination, and controlling work and procedures; assist in developing cost reduction projects and targets in collaboration with supervisors and shift commanders; inform and advise supervisors about personnel actions which are likely to result in grievances; coordinate the activity of two or more functions to effect unity of operations.
  • Planning and budgeting: assist in the formulation of the annual operating budget for department, including direct labor, material and supplies, services, equipment maintenance and replacement; develop department or program goals and objectives based on the high expected level of customer service and the interpretation of institutional policies, goals, and objectives; evaluate organizational functions and structures to best determine the allocation and utilization of resources; participate in periodic management meetings to keep top management informed of department problems and concerns; analyze incidents, prepare and deliver oral briefings to the Director regarding recommendations or conclusions.
  • Operations review evaluation: monitor status reports concerning projects assigned to others; meet with department supervisors to disseminate information gained at outside seminars/courses/meetings; conduct or originate supervisor meetings to develop resolutions to problems, plan to achieve goals or establish priorities.
  • Ensure that all incidents and security activities are properly documented, to include reviewing written reports/forms, administrative follow up and communicating with subordinates’ policy changes.
  • Investigate complaints by interacting with faculty, staff and students to gather and review the facts and recommend appropriate action.
  • Provide 24-hour administrative on-call coverage of all serious incidents and activities that occur within the campus
  • Perform other work-related duties as requested.

 

Qualifications:

  • 5 to 10 years of multi-location security management experience.
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred.
  • Advance knowledge of State Security Licensing requirements and procedures.
  • Advanced ability to build and maintain credibility in business relationships with all levels of management, staff, and students.
  • Advanced verbal, written, interpersonal, and crisis intervention skills with the ability to recognize, deal with and communicate a sense of urgency in emergency situations.  Strong attention to detail in the preparation and documentation of reports.
  • Intermediate knowledge of budgetary procedures and PC skills.

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. Minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

 
 

Coordinator (Alumni Affairs and Development)

Description

DATE AVAILABLE:         November 2019

JOB TITLE:                    Coordinator

DEPARTMENT:              Alumni Affairs and Development

REPORTS TO:                Director of Alumni Affairs and Development

 

POSITION OVERVIEW:  Responsible for providing a breadth of administrative support to the Alumni Affairs and Development office and the SVA Alumni Society. Under the supervision of the Associate Director, assist with daily operations including serving as office first point of contact and handling day-to-day alumni inquiries; database administration; development operations; departmental programs and events; and providing general assistance to the Director and Associate Director.

 

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Serve as the first point of contact for the Alumni Affairs and Development office. Respond to requests via email, phone and in-person.
  • Assist with maintaining the integrity of data in the Raiser’s Edge alumni and donor database, including updating constituent and gift records, researching alumni employment information, and managing ongoing efforts to obtain current contact information.
  • Conduct general office administration as required.
  • Assist with documenting communications and interactions with alumni and inputting information about alumni exhibitions and other career news into Raiser’s Edge.
  • Assist with the alumni affairs section of the Visual Arts Journal, including preparing information about alumni exhibitions and other career news.
  • Execute extensive research, data mining and list pulls for a variety of institutional needs.
  • Generate queries, exports, reports, lists, and other ad hoc requests as needed.
  • Enter all donor gifts into the database and prepare donor acknowledgment letters.
  • Assist with the monthly alumni e-newsletter preparation.
  • Assist with the annual appeal and Alumni Scholarship Awards program administration.
  • Assist with event RSVPs and attendance tracking, including the preparation of the Raiser’s Edge Events module and Online Express registration pages.
  • Assist with departmental events.
  • Assist with the annual import of the graduating class and NCOA updates.
  • Provide general assistance to the Director and Associate Director as needed, and complete special projects and duties as assigned.
  • Work some extended hours on evenings and weekends, as required, including department events.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree required.
  • Minimum 3+ years experience in not for profit or higher-education administration.
  • Proficiency in Raiser’s Edge required. Knowledge of Blackbaud suite of products a plus, including the Events and Membership modules, NXT and Online Express.
  • Strong interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills and customer relations skills required.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite required. Knowledge of G Suite, online content management systems and online research a plus.
  • Experience in a variety of social media platforms including Instagram, Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter.
  • Strong organizational, project management, verbal and written communication skills, and the ability to pay meticulous attention to detail.    
  • Must exhibit a high level of initiative and follow-through, including the ability to work independently and collaboratively as required.
  • Propensity for creative problem solving and the ability to juggle multiple projects on tight deadlines.
  • Able to represent the College and the department in a professional manner.
  • Familiarity with visual arts and design industries preferred.

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. Minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

 
 

Faculty Contracts Administrator

Description

Job Title: Faculty Contracts Administrator

 Department: Human Resources

 Reports To: Payroll Manager and Associate Director, Payroll

 

Position Overview:  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 and 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).
  • Monitor the Faculty email box.
  • Create and maintain a Faculty contract database to ensure all exceptions are captured and documented.
  • Set-up new hire profiles in the payroll system for the Faculty pay group.
  • Ensure all required faculty new hire documents have been received and filed in compliance with company policy and DOL regulations. 
  • Update and maintain Faculty sick leave balances using a dedicated tracking system.
  • Provide support in processing Faculty absence reports and calculate substitute payments and deductions based on the report.
  • Responsible for the full cycle preparation, processing, and reconciliation of Web Requisitions using E-forms and Colleague systems.
  • Work with the 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 Manager 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 the faculty contracts process.
  • In charge of editing the Faculty Quick Guide on an annual basis to reflect current benefits, policies, and procedures.
  • Prepare and or assist with the processing of employee/computer loans.
  • Support payroll team with processing, taxes, direct deposits, W-2 preparation and printing if required.
  • All other duties as assigned.

 

Qualifications:

 

  • Bachelor’s degree required; prior experience processing faculty contracts preferred. Experience in higher education a plus.
  • 3-5 years of 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. Minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

 
 

Financial Aid Advisor

Description

Date:                                       October 2019

 

Job Title:                                Financial Aid Advisor

 

Department:                          Financial Aid

 

Reports To:                            Associate Director of Operations

 

Position Overview:  Primarily responsible for assisting students and parents in regard to financial aid.

 

 

Duties and Responsibilities:

 

  • Advise students and parents on eligibility requirements for federal, state and institutional aid.
  • Review financial aid applications; perform needs analysis in order to determine need for both undergraduate and graduate students.
  • Assist students in estimating their educational expenses, calculating their needs for the year and preparing a financial aid plan.
  • Ensure compliance with all financial aid policies, procedures, and regulations when reviewing financial aid applications.
  • Interact with various college offices and outside entities to resolve conflicts, expedite processing and access information.
  • Responsible for processing applications, administering and managing all financial aid programs including Federal, State, and Institutional aid programs. This includes but is not limited to:
    • Loan Entrance and Exit Counseling
    • Federal Pell Grant and SEOG Grant reconciliation
    • Work-Study Reconciliation including processing timesheets
    • New York State TAP Grant Reconciliation
    • Reconcile federal student loan proceeds
    • Certify private education loans
  • Perform application verification, conflict resolution, and use professional judgment as needed.
  • Represent the office during promotional events (Open Houses, Orientation, Workshops, Accepted Students Day, etc.).
  • Assist director and associate director on special projects.
  • Advise and assist support staff and student assistants when necessary.
  • Work evening and weekend hours as necessary.
  • Travel to meetings, training sessions, and conferences as required.

 

Qualifications:

 

  • Bachelor's degree preferred or 3-4 years of financial aid experience.
  • Knowledge of Title IV programs and regulations.
  • Excellent organizational, interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Familiarity with Datatel software preferred.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft applications and computer skills.
  • Extensive knowledge of all applicable financial aid regulations.
  • Ability to manage multi-task and work independently.
  • Superior attention to details.
  • Willingness to implement quality customer service strategies.

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. Minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

 
 

Lab Assistant (Overnight) - Digital Imaging Center

Description

JOB TITLE: Lab Assistant, Overnight

DEPARTMENT: Digital Imaging Center

REPORT TO: Head Manager

 

Position Overview:

We are looking for a competent overnight assistant to support all aspects of administration and organizational skills. The team will count on you for various crucial tasks, from monitoring the labs and equipment during overnight shifts.

Hours: Monday  - Friday (12:00 am - 6:00 am)  30 hours

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Ability to stand, walk and/or sit and continuously perform essential job functions
  • Ensure cleaned classrooms, and period cleaning criteria and requirements are met.
  • Ensure that labs are secured, storage and facilities locked and unlocked.
  • Comfortable working on the floor alongside direct reports.
  • Perform administrative work (answering phones, paperwork etc.)
  • Performs other tasks and duties as assigned.
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize, and execute.
  • Report incidents to security and the lead manager.
  • Ability to work collaboratively to achieve defined goals on time.
  • Overnight Shifts.

 

Requirements

  • 2 +, years of experience in retail, warehousing, production, or team oriented environments.
  • Proficient in Word and Excel
  • Excellent problem-solving skills

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Ability to quickly learn and adopt new processes

The 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 College has instituted numerous educational innovations, including the selection of professionals working in the arts and art-related fields as instructors. 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 please.

 

The School of Visual Arts is an equal opportunity employer.

 
 

Lab Assistant (P/T)-VFL

Description

DATE AVAILABLE:     October 2019 

JOB TITLE:               Lab Assistant (part-time)

DEPARTMENT:          Visible Futures Lab

REPORTS TO:           Lab Director

POSITION OVERVIEW:       Maintain department network and computers.

WORK SCHEDULE:   Part-time 20 hours per week, year-round (additional hours as required during peak periods).

 

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

  • Maintain local computer network for the Lab.
  • Install, update, and maintain all software necessary for Lab operations each year.
  • Assist with repairing and replacing computers and computer components as necessary.
  • Assist with technology forecasts for Lab planning and budgeting.
  • Liaise between IT and the VFL to ensure that the Lab meets all standards and expectations.
  • Maintain Audio/Visual Equipment.
  • Install, update, and maintain all new A/V equipment necessary for Lab operations each year.
  • Assist with A/V forecasts for Lab planning and budgeting.
  • Maintain, update, and support Lab website and social media accounts.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • College degree in technology or design-based field.
  • Minimum 2 years experience Administrating Networks and Maintaining Computers.
  • Proficient in Mac and PC based systems.
  • Detail-oriented.
  • Demonstrates a working knowledge of Lab/Fabrication software, A/V equipment, and network.

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. Minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

 
 

Mac Systems Administrator

  • Title Mac Systems Administrator
  • Department BFA Computer Art, Animation, and Visual Effects
  • Job Type Full Time
  • Available From Oct 01, 2019

Description

JOB TITLE: Mac Systems Administrator

DEPARTMENT: BFA Computer Art, Animation, and Visual Effects

REPORTS TO: Sr. Systems Director

 

POSITION OVERVIEW: Assist students, faculty and staff in the use of computers with a specialization in Apple computers and software. This includes the following responsibilities:

 

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Manage 7 Mac computer labs (150 workstations)
  • Provide first-tier support for students, faculty and staff on macOS and iOS and Windows
  • Provide macOS support for specialty studio spaces (Green Screen Studio, Color

Grading Suite, Sound Mixing Room, Conference Room)

  • Manage macOS software deployments via jamf Pro
  • Research software and hardware in order to make informed purchase and
  • production decisions
  • Maintain Mac-related hardware and software inventory
  • Facilitate Apple hardware repairs
  • Lead Mac workshops for student employees and staff
  • May supervise student employees

 

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • Extensive knowledge of macOS and Apple hardware
  • Working knowledge of Jamf Pro
  • Experience with large-scale hardware and software deployments
  • Understanding of working in a cross-platform (Windows and macOS) environment
  • Experience in a similar role in an animation, film, post-production studio or higher education environment preferred
  • Understanding of CG, VFX and render pipelines preferred
  • Working level experience of color grading and finishing workflows preferred
  • Basic knowledge of Blackmagic and Canon camera equipment preferred

 

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. Minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

 

 
 

Maintenance Technician (Day, Midnight and Rover Shifts)

Description

Job Title: Maintenance Technician

Department: Facilities

Reports To: Building Engineer/Assistant Director of Facilities & Director of Facilities

Position Overview: Responsible for performing mechanical repairs

Hours: Day, Midnight and Rover shifts

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Frequently check the SVA maintenance work order system
  • Repair and treatment of floor, showers, sinks, walls, roofs, and carpets
  • Cleaning of roof gutters
  • Performing minor repairs and adjustments of locks on doors, cabinets, desks, closets, door hinges
  • Performing minor plumbing and electrical repairs, as well as light carpentry
  • Set up classrooms for use
  • Cleaning and replacement of filters on various HVAC units
  • Changing light bulbs and ballasts
  • Moving furniture and equipment
  • Responding to web-based service requests
  • Responding to emergency calls
  • Maintaining work logs
  • Processing service request
  • Assisting with special construction projects
  • Perform janitorial tasks as needed including trash removal and cleaning and maintenance of trash compactors
  • Perform snow removal using hand tools and/or snow removal equipment
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or GED
  • Demonstrated knowledge of and experience in repair, maintenance, and replacement in the areas of carpentry, painting, plumbing, glass replacement, masonry, appliance repair, HVAC, electrical wiring and basic locksmith knowledge
  • Ability to perform a variety of physical tasks, including but not limited to climbing ladders, bending, kneeling, reaching and standing for long periods of time, lifting and carrying boxes up to 50 lbs., tools, equipment, and building materials
  • Ability to maintain and utilize a variety of hand and power tools
  • Knowledge of safety practices and procedures related to building and construction
  • Ability to read blueprints is helpful
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Entry-level computer skills
  • Willingness to work outdoors in all weather conditions
  • Ability to work overtime on an as-needed basis
  • Accept training to obtain necessary certificates
  • Able to speak, read and understand English

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.

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 Office Evening Supervisor

Description

JOB DESCRIPTION: Production Office Evening Supervisor 

DEPARTMENT:  BFA Film

REPORTS TO: Senior Production Office Manager, Director of Operations, and Chair

POSITION OVERVIEW: The position supervises the evening operations of the Production Office and requires lifting of equipment.

WORK SCHEDULE:  Monday-Thursday: 3:00 pm – 11:00 pm         

Friday: 12:00 am - 8:00 pm

Occasional Saturdays for department events


DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Supervises the workflow of the Production Office evening operations including incoming and outgoing class and student equipment orders
  • Delegates responsibilities to the evening staff 
  • Problem solves evening Production Office and studio matters
  • Reports all evening activities to Production Office Manager
  • Communicates daily with Production Office Floor & Studio Supervisors
  • Assures all student and evening class needs are met
  • Prepares equipment packages for students and morning production classes
  • Checks larger equipment returns
  • Assists with preparing equipment needs for special school events
  • Assist in training student workers and new full time staff members
  • Oversees Front Window evening activities
  • Secures all film department facilities at night before closing 

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Supervisory experience preferred
  • 2-3 years' experience in a film related environment
  • Strong knowledge of camera, sound, lighting and film prodution procedure and terminology
  • Abiltity to supervise, motivate and work as a team player
  • Strong communication, organizational and problem-solving skills
  • Knowledge of Mac/PC environment

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. Minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

 
 

Prototyping Specialist

Description

Job Title: Prototyping Specialist (Part-Time)

 

Department: Visible Futures Lab

 

Reports to: Lab Director

 

Position Overview: Facilitate and Oversee Prototyping within the VFL

 

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Develop workflow for the usage of digital and standard fabrication machines
  • Assist students, faculty and artist in residence with the proper usage of digital and standard fabrication machines.
  • Supervise, attend, assist, and guide graduate students and faculty in the Lab on safety procedures, techniques, and best practices as needed.
  • Provide feedback, assistance, instruction, and mentorship to Graduate Students and Faculty as they develop prototypes and class projects
  • Maintain an open and ongoing dialog with Lab Director such that he or she is informed and up to date on progress, process, and status of all prototyping projects in the Lab
  • Maintain machines and workstations
  • Create material and machine forecasts for Lab planning and budgeting
  • Maintain lab operating hours including nights and/or weekends

 

Qualifications:

  • Experience in CAM software including Partworks and MasterCAM
  • Experience in 2D and 3D design software.
  • Proven track record in creating working, complex, and diversified prototypes
  • Familiar with Digital Fabrication tools.
  • Minimum of 2 years of shop and/or prototyping experience
  • Can troubleshoot and assist with fixing staff, faculty, and student project design issues
  • Strong organizational skills, the ability to work independently, be detail oriented, and maintain focus while handling multiple tasks   simultaneously.
  • Ability to interact with all levels of administrative staff, faculty, students, visitors, and prospective students.

The 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 College has instituted numerous educational innovations, including the selection of professionals working in the arts and art-related fields as instructors. 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 please.

The School of Visual Arts is an equal opportunity employer.

 

 
 

RisoLAB Assistant Technician (Part-Time)

Description

Job Title: RisoLAB Assistant Technician

 Department: MFA Visual Narrative

 Reports To: Department Chair and RisoLAB Manager

Position Overview: This position will involve supervising the RisoLAB printing facility during open lab hours on a flexible schedule including some nights and weekends, monitoring the use of the machines, maintaining a clean and orderly facility, and assisting students with print projects and any technical printing issues that may arise.

 

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • General maintenance of Risograph Duplicators
  • Regular cleaning of machines and facilities
  • Replace consumables and worn down parts
  • Monitor equipment for any technical issues and making minor adjustments and repairs as needed
  • Assist students using the equipment as needed
  • Advanced troubleshooting as  printing  problems arise
  • Keep the RisoLAB scheduling system regularly updated
  • Track and log supplies and inventory and update a daily log to keep the Head Technician aware of any supplies that need re-ordering
  • Maintain RisoLAB social media accounts and update regularly with documentation of student work and activity
  • Assist the Head Technician as needed for various tasks, including printing promotional posters for the Lab

 

Qualifications:

  • BFA with related knowledge of print media
  • Strong background in traditional printmaking and/or offset or digital press operations
  • Experience preparing files for printing, including color separations, Duotone and Process/CMYK printing
  • Experience working with students studying techniques that involve combining technical and creative skills
  • Patience assisting students with various  levels of technical  knowledge  and ability
  • A pleasant and welcoming demeanor
  • Interest in, knowledge of, and experience with zine culture, small press activity, small scale publishing and art related print media
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to handle simultaneous projects, small and large, in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong design sensibility and familiarity with Adobe Suite programs
  • Self-disciplined and pro-active

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. Minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

 
 

Security Officer

  • Title Security Officer
  • Department Security Services
  • Job Type Full Time
  • Available From Sep 01, 2019

Description

Date Available: Ongoing

Job Title: Security Officer

Status: Non-Exempt

Reports to: Security Services Supervisory and Management Staff

Work Schedule:    Full-time 35 hours/week (40 hours/week excluding 5 hours /week for meal breaks) Must be available for two of the three available 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 required
  • NYS Security Guard License required
  • 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.

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

 
 

Shift Commander

  • Title Shift Commander
  • Department Security Services
  • Job Type Full Time
  • Available From Oct 18, 2019

Description

JOB TITLE:                 Shift Commander

DEPARTMENT:           Security

REPORTS TO:            Security Supervisor on Duty

POSITION OVERVIEW:  The Shift Commander is responsible for the overall operations of a designated shift.  He/she is the liaison or spokesperson for security during and for each shift they work.  It is the responsibility of the Shift Commander to patrol, delegate and coordinate all safety and security activities for the SVA facility.  Generally, there are two officers and one shift commander every shift.


DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Works closely with Supervisor to ensure the safety and security of a specific location.  Report any and all problems promptly and follow-up to insure tasks have been completed.
  • Oversee the officers on duty during the shift; delegate assignments and activities, report all such actions and activities to the supervisors.
  • Serve as contact for all inquiries or unusual requests from/regarding students, third parties, the building and/or city officials.
  • Serve as shift contact with Resident Assistants, Campus Life staff and other members of the SVA community.
  • Ensure adherence to fire and safety regulations, and package and delivery procedures.
  • Assist with gathering and communicating data for developing and implementing policies/procedures, which ensure the effective use of personnel and equipment.
  • Review, identify and reinforce security issues and needs; coordinate officer awareness of events, procedures and equipment handling.
  • Evaluate the direction and effectiveness of shift operations and patrol needs to make necessary personnel and equipment available.
  • Prepare or assist in the preparation of security reports.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by supervisor or director of security.
  • Fill in for officers as needed.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Three years of related experience; supervisory experience preferred
  • High school diploma or equivalent education required
  • Knowledge of security and procedures
  • Customer service oriented interpersonal skills

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. Minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

 
 

Studio Manager (P/T)-Registrar Office

Description

Date Available:                           November 2019

 

Job Title:                                    Studio Manager (Part Time)

 

Department:                               Registrar

 

Reports To:                                 Assistant Registrar, Curriculum and Graduation

 

Position Overview:                    This position will oversee the maintenance and care of studios used

primarily for first-year painting and drawing courses. The position will interface with faculty and students to ensure that the studios are monitored for cleanliness and outfitted with established inventory, and that storage lockers are assigned to teaching instructors.

 

Work Schedule:                            21 hours per week, year round/52 weeks Ideal candidates should have flexibility in schedule and a willingness to work weekend and evening hours if needed.

 

 

Duties and Responsibilities:

 

  • Daily monitoring of approximately nine mixed-use studios scheduled primarily for first-year painting and drawing courses; ensure that each studio has the requisite amount of equipment necessary for conducting classes on an ongoing basis.
  • In conjunction with Facilities, develop and maintain a process for tagging equipment and ensuring that all chairs, easels, tablets, drawing horses, etc. remain within their assigned rooms.
  • Establish policies for studio etiquette with regard to cleanliness and storage of student work, create appropriate signage, and ensure that protocols are being followed.
  • Ensure that the conditions of the studios are kept neat, clean, orderly, and properly functioning at all times; work with Facilities to address any cleanliness issues expeditiously.
  • Assist faculty and students with troubleshooting and/or proper use of studio equipment and accessories.
  • Facilitate the assignment of storage lockers in various studios each semester; work with faculty to assess storage needs and assign lockers, maintain an assignment database with current and accurate information, establish protocol and expectations around locker usage, and communicate deadlines to vacate; empty lockers of any discarded items at the end of each term, with assistance from Facilities.
  • Assist with and monitor the scheduling of academic classes in the studios; post the meeting schedule for each studio and establish open hours; work with students to establish protocol and expectations around using studios when a faculty member is not present.
  • Organize, inventory, and monitor a shared prop closet used by various classes; develop a check-out system that ensures availability of resources and their safe return.
  • Work with faculty and students to assess facility needs, set reasonable expectations, and find creative solutions where appropriate; thoroughly research any requests or proposals for major improvements; receive, verify, and stock any potential deliveries.
  • Coordinate any course-based audio/visual needs with faculty members and the A/V manager.
  • Troubleshoot emergencies and report any major issues to Security or a manager on duty.
  • Perform daily and oversee seasonal maintenance and repair in conjunction with facilities, as appropriate.

  

Qualifications: 

  • High School diploma required. Bachelor’s degree in a fine art discipline preferred.
  • Strong organizational and interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Demonstrated commitment to providing superior customer service.
  • Ability to work independently with limited oversight.
  • Advanced knowledge of studio equipment related to fine arts
  • Ability to troubleshoot technical and/or mechanical issues with studio equipment
  • Advanced computer skills (proficiency in MS Office, G Suite preferred).
  • Ability to work on several tasks simultaneously and set priorities.
  • The position will require physical activity (lifting and transporting equipment, artwork, supplies, etc., approximately 50 lbs.).

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. Minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

 
 

Studio Manager- MPS Digital Photography

Description

 

POSITION TITLE: Studio Manager

DEPARTMENT: MPS Digital Photography

REPORTS TO: Director of Operations

POSITION OVERVIEW: Manage and maintain administrative responsibilities for the MPS Digital Photography program. Manage and maintain organization of the Digital Photography Studio and Workspace.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Support the Director of Operations and Chair in managing department administration and promotion
  • Support Director of Operations with social media postings and calendar
  • Assist Director of Operations with event video recordings
  • Oversee new hire faculty paperwork
  • Coordinate and produce thesis advisor letters and invoices
  • Oversee assembly and supply of recruitment packets
  • Manage maintenance of studio and workspace
  • Manage events and calendars for the studio and workspace

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor's degree required
  • 1-2 years administrative experience required
  • 1-2 years experience with photography and video
  • Strong Interpersonal skills
  • Strong organizational and administrative skills
  • Computer Skills: Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Adobe Photoshop,
  • Adobe Lightroom, social media platfoms

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. Minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

 

 
 

Studio Technician

  • Title Studio Technician
  • Department BFA Photography & Video
  • Job Type Full Time
  • Available From Jun 28, 2019

Description

DATE UPDATED: June 2019

JOB TITLE:  Studio Technician

DEPARTMENT:   BFA Photography & Video

STATUS: Non-Exempt

REPORTS TO:  Assistant Studio Manager

 

POSITION OVERVIEW:      

 Provide assistance and technical support to photography students and faculty with equipment and facility usage. Ensure equipment and facilities are maintained and in working order.  Provide support for department exhibitions, programs and projects, and overall mission.

 

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

  • Open and/or shut down photography facilities as scheduled
  • Assist students and faculty with troubleshooting and/or proper use of photographic equipment, accessories, and studio equipment
  • Check out photography and video equipment to students and faculty using FileMaker database
  • Check-in equipment and ensure items are returned in working order
  • Troubleshoot and perform routine equipment maintenance:
    • All camera formats (film/digital, still/video)
    • Lighting and grip equipment
    • Studio accessories
    • Audio
  • Communicate departmental policies and procedures to students and faculty, regarding equipment sign-out, gallery reservations, studio booking, and general facility use
  • Maintain B&W Darkroom Chemistry, equipment, and silver recovery unit
  • Ensure that the conditions of the studios, darkrooms, and equipment areas are kept neat, clean, orderly, and properly functioning at all times
  • Train new hires with day-to-day departmental policies and procedures
  • Train and supervise student workers
  • Receive, verify, and stock deliveries
  • Align and maintain integrity of enlargers
  • Maintain Alternative Process darkroom: ensure cleanliness and safety, monitor, and replenish chemistry and consumables, and track chemical inventory
  • Maintain department FileMaker database with current and accurate information, adding new equipment as necessary
  • Preparing and installing the departmental exhibitions, as well as maintaining the conditions, lighting, and supplies for gallery spaces
  • Perform daily and seasonal facility maintenance and repair
  • Provide support for Special Programs and Projects as required, including bi-weekly newsletter and social media contributions
  • Troubleshoot emergencies and report any major issues to a manager on duty
  • Work closely with fellow Photography Technicians, using professional communication to maintain smooth, successful daily operation of the BFA Photography Department

 

QUALIFICATIONS:          

 

  • Bachelor’s degree in photography or a related field
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, and customer service skills a must
  • Strong initiative and work ethic, ability to think creatively and work independently
  • Advanced knowledge of photography equipment (digital and analog) and related studio equipment
  • Ability to troubleshoot technical and/or mechanical issues with cameras and photo studio equipment
  • Intermediate knowledge of studio lighting
  • Experience with high-end, digital capture using a variety of cameras and digital backs and related software (Capture One & Lightroom)
  • Ability to troubleshoot technical issues when shooting tethered
  • Experience with video and audio systems, including any related grip and stabilizing equipment
  • Knowledge of printing software and troubleshooting issues with large format printers preferred

 

 

The 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 College has instituted numerous educational innovations, including the selection of professionals working in the arts and art-related fields as instructors. 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 please.

 The School of Visual Arts is an equal opportunity employer.

 

 
 

Systems Administrator (P/T)

Description

DATE AVAILABLE: October 2019 

JOB TITLE: Systems Administrator (part-time)

DEPARTMENT: Visible Futures Lab

REPORTS TO: Lab Director

 

POSITION OVERVIEW: Maintain Department Network and Computers

WORK SCHEDULE: Part-time 20 hours per week, year-round (additional hours as required during peak periods)

 

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

  • Maintain local computer network for the Lab.
  • Install, update, and maintain all software necessary for Lab operations each year.
  • Assist with repairing and replacing computers and computer components as necessary.
  • Assist with technology forecasts for Lab planning and budgeting.
  • Liaise between IT and the VFL to ensure that the Lab meets all standards and expectations.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

 

  • College degree in technology or design-based field.
  • Minimum 2 years experience Administrating Networks and Maintaining Computers.
  • Proficient in Mac and PC based systems.
  • Detail-oriented.
  • Demonstrated working knowledge of Lab/Fabrication software and network.

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. Minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

 
 

Systems Administrator- BFA Photography and Video

Description

DATE AVAILABLE: August 2019

JOB TITLE: Systems Administrator

DEPARTMENT: BFA Photography and Video

REPORTS TO:  Digital Lab Manager

 

POSITION OVERVIEW:   

The Systems Administrator is responsible for assisting with the daily operations, implementation, maintenance, and continuous operation of all technology related issues for the BFA Photography and Video Department. They will assist to maintain the functionality of all hardware and software, between client systems, digital camera systems, video and audio systems, scanners, and printers. Expertise in sound and video is required to support the audio and video facilities, projects, and curriculum. They will be expected to maintain an active, engaged, and helpful presence in the Department.

                  

WORK SCHEDULE:             

Full-Time, 35 hours per week

The primary work schedule will be Sunday - Thursday, 12pm - 8pm. Hours may vary depending on departmental needs.

 

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

●     Serve as the second level of tech support under the Digital Lab Manager and Senior Systems Administrator and as the first point of contact for walk-ins to the Digital Office and Digital Labs

●     Assist with installation, support, and maintenance of all software, hardware, and peripherals of printers, scanners, projectors, audio, and video equipment

●     Provide software and hardware technical support and training for students, faculty, and staff

●     Provide classroom technology management and troubleshooting

●     Coordination with Department staff to analyze and evaluate lab usage and provide audio and video equipment purchase and policy recommendations

●     Provide weekly project update reports and attend weekly meetings.

●     Clearly communicates and collaborates with management and co-workers

●     Maintaining audio and video facilities and color management systems, and research new technologies as needed. 

●     Enforce policies and procedures for computer lab facilities

●     Provide Departmental support with special projects including still photography, audio, video, social media content, student submissions and exhibitions, large-format printing, and event documentation

●     Train work-study students on proper lab usage and procedures

●     Maintain professional, supportive, and proactive relationships with students, faculty, and staff

●     Other duties and responsibilities as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS:

●     Bachelor's’ degree or equivalent professional training

●     Digital photography, digital printing, audio and video experience a must

●     Minimum of 2 years experience preferred

●     Proficient with troubleshooting technical issues with computers, video equipment, audio equipment, printers, and scanners

●     Advanced knowledge of Mac OSX operating system

●     Ability to work under pressure

●     Intermediate knowledge of Adobe products including Photoshop, Lightroom, Bridge, InDesign, Illustrator, and Premiere, After Effects, and Audition.

●     Knowledge of FlexColor, Final Cut, FileMaker Pro.

●     3D modeling and AR/VR knowledge is a plus

●     Excellent communication, time management, organizational, customer service skills, prioritization and multitasking skills are required

●     Knowledge of a second language is a plus (preference for Mandarin)

 

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. Minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

 
 

Undergraduate Admissions Coordinator

Description

Job Title:                    Undergraduate 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/graduate 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, Master's preferred.
  • 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.

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