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Accounts Payable Coordinator

Description

Job Title:  Accounts Payable Coordinator

Department: Accounts Payable/Finance 

Reports To: Accounts Payable Supervisor

Position Overview: Facilitate payment to vendors and employees while protecting company assets.  Ensure that there are no duplicate payments, and that payments are made timely to capture discounts, if offered.

 

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for assigned vendors.
  • Enter invoices and contact vendors.
  • Research and resolve discrepancies.
  • Follow-up on all vendor inquiries.
  • Responsible for review of daily voucher processing.
  • Assist staff with related issues when necessary.
  • Keep meaningful notes of all actions taken, and make AP Supervisor aware of any problems and/or potential problems.
  • Participate in weekly and monthly check processing and distribution.
  • Maintain weekly Check Request, Guest Lecturer, and T&E Reports.
  • Maintain weekly A/P Aging on Excel Spread Sheet.
  • Maintain on-line update of all vendor files.
  • Maintain paid vendor files, including vendor email addresses in Colleague.
  • Generate and maintain report registers.
  • Work on special projects as required.
  • Assist in 1099 preparation.
  • Assist in Image Now conversion.
  • Back up co-workers when they are out of the office.
  • Maintain a positive working relationship with vendors and peers

 

Qualifications:

  • Associate's degree in accounting preferred
  • 5+ years of accounts payable related experience.
  • Knowledge of MS Word and Excel, mandatory
  • Computer Knowledge – Colleague System preferred, but not necessary.
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Experience with image capture software 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.

To apply for this position, please send a cover letter and resume to [email protected] 

No walk-ins or phone calls please. 

The School of Visual Arts is an equal opportunity employer.

 
 

Associate Director of Student Accounts

Description

Job Title: Associate Director

Department: Office of Student Accounts

Reports To: Director

Position Overview:  The Associate Director assists in the supervision of Student Accounts staff, procedures, collections and cash management functions as well as oversight of office functionality.

 

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assist in the management of the daily operations of the Student Accounts office including daily cash processing, reporting, staffing, training, and supervising professional and support staff.
  • Assist in establishing and implementing department goals, objectives, and strategies to improve Student Accounts operations.
  • Continue to support the growth of the College and provide unsurpassed customer service to our students and parents.
  • Manage student refunds, withdrawals, non-negotiated checks, unclaimed funds, Veteran programs and GI Bill processes, ensuring compliance.
  • Manage the collections process, including but not limited to creating and monitoring A/R aging, preparing accounts for collections, working directly with collections agency, evaluating agency performance and bad debt.
  • Manage the Student Accounts website to ensure accurate and effective communication of information to the SVA community, as well as any other online and print resources and update the Policies and Procedures Manuals.
  • Monitor federal and state laws and regulations. Evaluate policies and procedures to ensure SVA’s compliance under federal and state laws and regulations such as cash handling, refunds, privacy, and fair credit reporting.
  • Assist the Director with responsibilities including but not limited to tuition and fee billing, 1098T processing, and internal/external reporting.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Director of Student Accounts.

 

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree required; and experience in Student Accounts or similar field
  • 5-7 years of supervisory experience
  • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite; proficiency in Excel required
  • Knowledge of Ellucian Colleague software desired, or similar systems
  • Solid skills in the following areas: conflict resolution, problem-solving, innovation,  organization and planning
  • Strong and effective interpersonal skills; the ability to listen well and demonstrate sensitivity to and respect for individual needs
  • Strong written and interpersonal skills; must have the ability to resolve disputes and inquiries in writing with polish and poise
  • Excellent working knowledge of accounts receivable principles, methods, and standards with ability to adapt established methods to varied accounting transactions
  • Poised, calm and professional demeanor
  • Flexibility and willingness to work overtime and weekends as office needs dictate
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 [email protected] 

No walk-ins or phone calls please. 

The School of Visual Arts is an equal opportunity employer.

 
 

Director of Curatorial Research

Description

Date:                                      November 2016

Job Title:                                Director of Curatorial Research (Part-time)

Department:                          MA Curatorial Practice

Reports To:                            Chair

Position Overview: The Curatorial Practice Research Director’s primary functions are the researching and programming of events for the Department, developing partnerships with cultural institutions, researching and working on grants from foundations for the department, and identifying significant art world figures to invite to the Department as speakers, partners or faculty.

 

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Researches and develops with Chair curatorial issues for all public programming, including panels, talks, conferences, and other Department activities for students and the public.
  • Identifies and works with local, national, and international institutional partners to collaborate on programming in all of the above areas.
  • Researches and executes grant writing for department research-based projects.
  • Assists Chair in the development and execution of fundraising for the Department.
  • Perform other administrative duties as assigned by Chair.

 

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree required, Master’s degree in curating or Ph.D. in art history preferred or equivalent experience.
  • Minimum 5 years as an active curator with a portfolio of public exhibitions in museums, alternative spaces or commercial galleries preferred.
  • Thorough knowledge of the international art world, a visible profile in it, and a network of international curatorial connections.
  • Ability to work independently and detail oriented.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills required.
  • Diplomacy and professionalism when working with individuals via e-mail, phone, and in person.
  • Strong organizational skills, time management and solution-oriented 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.

 

To apply for this position, please send a cover letter and resume to [email protected] 

No walk-ins or phone calls please. 

The School of Visual Arts is an equal opportunity employer.

 
 

Director of Environmental Health & Safety

Description

Job Title: Director of Environmental Health & Safety

Department: Facilities

Reports to: Executive Director of Facilities

Work Schedule:  Scheduled office hours are Monday to Friday 9:00am to 5:00pm and as required to meet deadlines. On call 24/7 via cell phone as needed.

Position Overview: Responsible for providing leadership and direction in the planning, development, budgetary, implementation and evaluation of the College-wide Environmental Health and Safety management system, all hazards emergency management programs, business continuity and risk minimization programs to ensure a safe working environment, secure facilities, resulting in a safe, secure environment for the college community. This position directly supervises the Code Compliance Project Coordinator.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provide oversight of EH&S issues campus wide
  • Develops and directs short and long-range organizational goals, objectives, strategic plans, policies and operating procedures; monitors and evaluates effectiveness, and effects changes required for improvement.
  • Directly manages the development, implementation and evaluation of the College-wide Environmental Health and Safety program to provide a safe and secure environment for the entire college community.
  • Directs College-wide training and ensures appropriate steps are taken to ensure College-wide regulatory compliance.
  • Supervises and performs EHS inspections of labs and offices
  • Works as liaison with contractors performing renovation and construction activities on campus
  • Assure compliance with all DEP, DOB, FDNY local, state and federal environmental regulations
  • Provide and maintain MSDS information for educational and administrative departments
  • Ensure all NYC DEP and NYS DEC building equipment permits are maintained and up to date.
  • Work with the Facilities team to ensure all heating and cooling equipment is maintained properly and up to code.
  • In charge of inspection, collection, storage and disposal of hazardous and universal waste.
  • Responsible for waste minimization and assurance of proper disposal practices
  • Supervise fire and evacuation drills with a registered fire drill company
  • Monitor and maintain campus wide chemical inventories
  • Provide and file Tier II and NYC RTK chemical inventories
  • Monitor inspections and log books for fire prevention and suppression equipment.
  • Monitor and coordinate pest control contractor
  • Provide on site emergency incident response
  • Manage the college wide trash and recycling program and carting contract
  • Member of the Emergency Management team
  • Perform other duties as assigned

 

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree Required.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Health and Safety, Certifications (Certified Industrial Hygienist, Certified Safety Professional, Associate Safety Professional or Certified Hazardous Materials Manager) are a plus.
  • Minimum of 3 to 7 years of supervisory experience in environmental health and safety preferably in an educational environment.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills are essential. Must be able to compose clear and concise written communications without error or omission. Must be able to verbally communicate with a wide range of people in a clear and concise manner.
  • Maintain confidentiality of work related information and materials
  • Subject to standing. Walking, sitting, bending, reaching, kneeling, pushing and pulling
  • Occasional lifting of objects up to 50 pounds
  • Work is routinely performed in office environments, with occasional exposure to both an internal and external environmental including inclement weather and varying temperatures
  • May be exposed to hazardous chemicals
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 [email protected] 

No walk-ins or phone calls please. 

The School of Visual Arts is an equal opportunity employer.

 

 

 

 

 
 

International Student Advisor

Description

Job Title: International Student Advisor                  

Department: International Student Office

Reports to: Associate Director

Position Overview: Work independently and as a member of a team under moderate supervision to advise and support international students regarding immigration status and related matters.


Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Advise international students on their rights and responsibilities under the law for nonimmigrant status (primarily F-1) to ensure compliance with federal regulations.
  • Serve as the first point of contact for walk-in advisement, phone calls, e-mail and in-person inquiries.
  • Provide comprehensive advisement and counseling on financial, personal, cultural and academic concerns to assist international students successfully adjust to life at SVA.
  • Serve as a Designated School Official (DSO): conduct routine to complex business with U.S. government officials of the Student and Exchange Visitor Program; Citizenship and Immigration Services; Customs and Border Protection and others.
  • Issue the Certificate of Eligibility, I-20 forms (initial, continued attendance, change of educational level, transfer, program extension and shortening program).
  • Review eligibility for employment authorization and process Curricular Practical Training (CPT) and Optional Practical Training (OPT) for F-1 students.
  • Maintain an accurate student file by documenting advisement, and follow other standard record-keeping procedures.
  • Counsel students who are considering an interruption of studies; identify students of concern and make appropriate referrals; monitor progress and conduct follow-ups.
  • Assist in the planning and implementation of International Student Orientation events.
  • Assist with workshops and information sessions; conduct occasional presentations as necessary.
  • Assist with the International Student Office Cultural Partner Program.
  • Assist with implementing cultural activities and events to help international students acclimate to the College community.
  • Work closely with parallel offices on matters relating to international students.
  • Actively participate in staff meetings.
  • Attend professional development and training programs as needed.
  • Handle other routine administrative duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Undergraduate degree. 
  • Two-to-three years of related work experience.
  • Accurate data entry and record-keeping skills; meticulous attention to detail.
  • Strong interpersonal communication and customer service skills; must have a strong command of business English.
  • Cross-cultural sensitivity and prior experience living abroad or facility in a second language, preferred.
  • Must be able to work well and develop rapport with individuals of diverse cultures and ethnic groups with varying levels of English proficiency.
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously, be well-organized and task-oriented, perform effectively under pressure and adapt to changing demands and priorities.
  • Ability to work independently and as a member of a team.
  • Basic knowledge of current U.S. federal regulations and SEVIS functions pertaining to F-1 nonimmigrant status.
  • Familiarity with Colleague (training will be provided); SEVIS-batch processing software; MS Word, Excel, and social media.
  • Interest and commitment to meeting the needs specific to international students. 
  • U.S. federal regulations require a Designated School Official (DSO) to be a US citizen or lawful permanent resident.

 

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 [email protected] 

No walk-ins or phone calls please. 

The School of Visual Arts is an equal opportunity employer.

 
 

IT Project Manager

  • Title IT Project Manager
  • Department Administrative & Network Services
  • Job Type Full Time
  • Available From Jan 03, 2017

Description

Job Title: IT Project Manger

Department: Administrative & Network Services

Reports to: Director of IT

Position Overview: The central IT project manager will be responsible for the initiation, management, and communications of cross-functional projects spanning the various disciplines that underpin technology at the college. While rooted in the central IT group that drives college-wide technology investments and development for students, faculty, and staff, this role will interface directly with stakeholders from Academic IT, Learning Technology, Facilities, AV Services, and Campus Security. The role will develop relationships with administrative and academic departments to effectively communicate project mission, goals, scope, timeline and budget detail.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Work with IT management and project stakeholders to facilitate the definition of project missions, goals, tasks, and resource requirements; resolve or assist in the resolution of conflicts within and between projects or functional areas
  • Assist in evaluating best approach for delivery, e.g., waterfall versus agile
  • Work closely with IT management to coordinate internal resources and third parties/vendors for the flawless execution of projects
  • Strategize with IT management on selection of projects that address the strategic vision of the college
  • Assist in preparation of RFPs and conducting necessary meetings to facilitate selection
  • Organize and manage all project phases to ensure that projects are delivered on-time, within scope and within budget; develop a detailed project plan to track progress
  • Use appropriate verification techniques to manage changes in project scope, schedule and costs
  • Measure project performance using appropriate systems, tools and techniques
  • Report and escalate to management as needed
  • Manage the relationship with the client and all stakeholders
  • Manage the ongoing dissemination of project details to the community via various communication channels such as dashboards, email updates, blog posts, and social feeds
  • Perform risk management to minimize project risks
  • Develop and manage QA Testing procedures for new projects and continuous delivery
  • Create and maintain comprehensive project documentation
  • Develop schedules and methods for measuring results
  • Assist in periodic strategic analysis across the entire IT project portfolio
  • Present oral and written reports defining plans, problems, and resolutions to appropriate levels of management.

Qualifications:

  • B.A. or B.S. or equivalent experience, preferably in the fields of computer science or engineering
  • 5-10 years in technology leadership role, managing one or more concurrent projects involving others
  • Proven work experience as a project administrator in the information technology sector
  • Solid technical background, with understanding or hands-on experience in web development and IT infrastructure technologies
  • Excellent client-facing and internal communication skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Solid organizational skills including attention to detail and multi-tasking skills
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Working knowledge of modern project management tools such as Wrike, Trello, Slack, Jira, and GitLab
  • PMP / PRINCE II certification is a plus 

 

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 [email protected] 

No walk-ins or phone calls please. 

The School of Visual Arts is an equal opportunity employer.

 
 

Maintenance Technician

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: Hours vary by shift assignment

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

To apply for this position, please send a cover letter and resume to [email protected] 

No walk-ins or phone calls please. 

The School of Visual Arts is an equal opportunity employer.

 
 

Photography Studio Technician

Description

Job Title:  Photography Studio Technician

Department:  BFA Photography

Reports to:  Assistant Studio Manager

Position Overview: To 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 and accessories and studio equipment
  • Check out darkroom, studio and digital equipment to students and faculty using department database
  • Check in equipment and ensure items are returned in working order
  • Troubleshoot and perform routine equipment maintenance with a variety of camera formats (analog and digital), various studio lighting kits and grip, Pocket Wizards and flashes
  • Communicate departmental policies and procedures to students and faculty, regarding equipment sign-out, gallery reservations, studio booking and general facility use
  • Check silver recovery and chemistry, mix or transport as needed, and communicate the status of such to co-workers
  • Maintain the silver recovery systems for B&W chemistry
  • 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
  • Align and maintain integrity of enlargers
  • Receive, verify, and stock deliveries
  • Maintain Alternative Process darkroom: ensure cleanliness and safety, monitor and replenish chemistry and consumables, and track chemical inventory
  • Barcode new equipment and enter into database as needed
  • Maintain department Filemaker database with current and accurate information
  • Create monthly equipment inventory reports
  • Preparing and installing the “Freshman” and “Mentor” and all other 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
  • 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 related field
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and customer service skills a must
  • Advanced knowledge of photography equipment (digital and analog) and related studio equipment required
  • Ability to troubleshoot technical and/or mechanical issues with cameras and photo studio equipment
  • Intermediate knowledge of studio lighting and accessories such as multi-max Pocket Wizards and ProFoto strobe equipment
  • 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 both hardware and software
  • Experience with video and audio capture using Canon DSLR camera systems and associated grip required
  • Intermediate mechanical skills desired
  • Knowledge of printing software and troubleshooting issues with large format printers preferred
  • Strong initiative and work ethic, ability to think creatively and work independently
  • Flexible work schedule and willingness to work nights and weekends

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 [email protected] 

No walk-ins or phone calls please.

 

The School of Visual Arts is an equal opportunity employer.

 

 

 
 

Security Officer

  • Title Security Officer
  • Department Security Services
  • Job Type Full Time
  • Available From Feb 25, 2016

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 [email protected] 

No walk-ins or phone calls please.

 

The School of Visual Arts is an equal opportunity employer

 
 

Student Engagement and Leadership Coordinator

Description

JOB TITLE:  Coordinator of Student Engagement and Leadership                        

DEPARTMENT:  Student Affairs

REPORTS TO:  Manager of Student Engagement and Leadership

POSITION OVERVIEW: We seek enthusiastic applicants who are looking to assist in the growth and management of a student-centered activities program that fosters engagement among students, leadership development and academic achievement.  The Coordinator will partner with other Student Affairs colleagues to promote a campus community which values actively engaging students socially, artistically and interpersonally.

 

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Support and maintain a comprehensive student engagement program model that fosters the academic, artistic and interpersonal development of students.
  • Hire, train and supervise the Student Affairs Student Assistant (SASA), responsible for supporting event planning efforts and other Student Engagement and Leadership initiatives.
  • Partner in the supervision and development of student leaders in the Visual Arts Student Association (VASA: SVA student government), the Student Senator program, the student-run radio station (WSVA) and the student run art publication, The Visual Opinion. 
  • Oversee and manage the student Club registration process through the Office of Student Engagement and Leadership.
  • Attend and supervise Student Engagement and Leadership and VASA-sponsored events, including off-campus and weekend events.
  • Coordinate and carry out the SVA Student Leadership Series each academic year.
  • Coordinate and manage the student government election process.
  • Assist in the hire, supervision, training and evaluation of student workers including Orientation Leaders, Student Center staff, WSVA staff, and VASA staff.Partner in coordinating and staffing of all Student Affairs-sponsored events and programs including New Student Orientation, Accepted Students Day and Open Houses.
  • Support the development and maintenance of community service opportunities for members of the SVA community.Serve as an active Student Affairs liaison to other administrative and academic units of the College working collaboratively to accomplish common goals.
  • Manage and facilitate requisitions and payments for services rendered.
  • Procure event space reservations, group rate tickets and other opportunities for student engagement, activities and entertainment.
  • Manage, update and edit related media on the SVA website.
  • Assist with the management of the Student Engagement and Leadership office and support Student Affairs administration with all other duties as assigned.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:  

  • Bachelors degree required
  • Master degree strongly preferred
  • Two or more years of student life or related experience
  • Student supervisory and development experience
  • Interest and experience in student leadership and development
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and organizational skills
  • The ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously and the willingness to work flexible hours as needed
  • Strong computer and web management skills
  • Experience and/or interest in working with art students
  • Experience with program design and implementation
  • Experience and/or interest in advising student clubs/organizations and student government bodies
  • Strong office management skills and the desire to work daily in a student-centered office.

 

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 [email protected] 

No walk-ins or phone calls please. 

The School of Visual Arts is an equal opportunity employer.

 

 
 

Systems Administrator

  • Title Systems Administrator
  • Department Digital imaging Center
  • Job Type Full Time
  • Available From Mar 15, 2017

Description

Job Title: Systems Administrator 

Department: Digital Imaging Center

Reports to: Manager of the Digital Imaging Center

Position Overview: The Systems Administrator manages the Digital Imaging Center’s computer infrastructure and is responsible for planning, testing, deployment, operations, maintenance, monitoring, and support of all workstations and servers.

 

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Address and solve user issues in respect to desktop, software, hardware and peripheral equipment needs.
  • Plan, install, maintain, repair and support all software, hardware, and peripherals (printers and scanners).
  • Conduct software and hardware research, testing, and implementation, as well as log and troubleshoot print services.
  • Design solutions that conform to institutional policies, standards, and guidelines.
  • Research, plan, test, and implement future computer technological departmental growth pertaining to networking, server, and client systems.
  • Develop, deploy and test server and local and networked client systems.
  • Install, configure and maintain servers and related network hardware.
  • Recommend and plan departmental network architecture and equipment needs.
  • Coordinate with IT department to configure and implement Network services and administer PaperCut.
  • Liaise with outside vendors and coordinate with Manager on purchase requests.
  • Evaluate vendor proposals by reviewing requirements for the product to select the most appropriate vendor.
  • Evaluate, implement, and manage appropriate software and hardware solutions to ensure system integrity.
  • Develop test scenarios appropriate to the changes being implemented to ensure all delivered solutions work as expected and errors are handled in a meaningful way.
  • Perform and supervise routine maintenance checks and updates on servers, local and networked client systems.
  • Build, maintain and ensure the backup of key systems, and provide technical assistance to staff members.
  • Provide user support for SVA owned Apple hardware, including Macintosh desktops and laptops, iPads, and AppleTVs.
  • Perform software upgrades including planning and scheduling, testing, and coordination
  • Oversee daily system monitoring, verifying the integrity and availability of all hardware, server resources, systems and key processes, reviewing system and application logs, and verifying completion of scheduled jobs such as backups.
  • Work closely with Manager in ensuring consistent operations at the Digital Imaging Center.
  • Keep staff informed of software status, hardware status, and any known issues.
  • Enforce policies and procedures for computer lab, print room and studio desktops.
  • Stay abreast of current and future software/hardware developments by attending related conferences.
  • With IT, manage card access to classrooms and labs for students, faculty, and staff.
  • Assist with train and supervising junior technical support staff.
  • Create and updated as needed instructions and tutorials to aid in the use of managed services available at the Digital Imaging Center.
  • Follow and maintain IT security awareness and best practices as appropriate in order to deliver secure solutions to users.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Manager and CIO.

 

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree and three years related experience required.
  • Extensive knowledge of 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.
  • Working knowledge of all Adobe software, i.e., Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Lightroom, Dreamweaver, Flash, After Effects; FinalCut Pro; Apple Remote Desktop; Casper Suite; PaperCut; HTML and other web scripting languages.
  • Appropriate training or certifications a plus.
  • Art or creative production background and knowledge of technology trends and ongoing developments.
  • Must demonstrate strong critical thinking, analytical reasoning and organizational skills.
  • Ability to work on multiple priorities effectively.
  • Ability to execute assigned project tasks within established schedule.
  • Must be a team player with the ability to identify issues and be proactive in driving solutions.
  • Excellent written, verbal, and presentation skills.
  • Ability to work with students, faculty, and staff to resolve problems.
  • Willingness to work additional hours 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.

To apply for this position, please send a cover letter and resume to [email protected] 

No walk-ins or phone calls please. 

The School of Visual Arts is an equal opportunity employer.

 
 

Systems Administrator (Part-time)

Description

Job Title: Systems Administrator

Department: BFA Photography and Video

Reports to: Digital Lab Manager

Position Overview: Responsible for assisting in the daily operations of the computer labs with an emphasis on video software and hardware support to the staff, students, and faculty, while maintaining positive and professional attitude.

Work Schedule: Part-time, 25 hours part time. Primarily weekday nights and a weekend shift, but schedule will vary.

 

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Provide video and digital photography software and hardware technical support for students, faculty and staff
  • Coordinate with department to analyze and evaluate lab usage and provide video equipment purchase and policy recommendations.
  • Create video content for department and department’s social media
  • Create best practices videos and how-to documentation for students
  • Provide supplemental video training for students and staff
  • Provide video curriculum input and consultation
  • Assist with installation, support, and maintenance of all software, hardware, and peripherals of printers, scanners and video equipment
  • Provide daily closing reports and clear communications and collaboration with management and co-workers
  • Provide support with end of the year student submissions and exhibition requirements
  • Maintaining color management system for student and faculty use
  • Assist with maintaining computer lab help website
  • Enforce policies and procedures for computer lab facilities
  • Provide support to the BFA Photography and Video department with special projects
  • Train work-study students on proper lab usage and procedures
  • Maintain a professional and supportive and proactive relationship with students, faculty and staff

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's’ degree or equivalent professional training
  • Minimum 2 years experience preferred
  • A knowledge of current video content: fashion, music, fine art, advertising and a history of the medium
  • Proficient with troubleshooting technical issues with computers, video equipment, printers and scanners
  • Advanced knowledge of Mac OSX operating system
  • Able to troubleshoot under pressure
  • Working knowledge of Adobe products including Photoshop, Lightroom, Bridge, InDesign, Illustrator and FileMaker Pro
  • Experience with video, digital photography and digital printing
  • Working knowledge of Final Cut, Premiere and After Effects

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 [email protected] 

No walk-ins or phone calls please. 

The School of Visual Arts is an equal opportunity employer.

 
 

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 [email protected]

No walk-ins or phone calls please.

 

The School of Visual Arts is an equal opportunity employer.

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