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Assistant Studio Manager

Description

Job Title: Assistant Studio Manager

Department: BFA Photography & Video

Reports to: Studio Manager

Position Overview: Oversee the daily operations of the photography hub staff, facilities and equipment. Supervise and manage photography technicians and ensure daily performance tasks are met. Communicate daily with Asst. Studio Manager (Day) to ensure a smooth transition between shifts. Provide support to the Studio Manager as needed and assist with the general management of the photography department.

Work Schedule: Tuesday-Saturday, 2pm – 10pm. Some Flexibility. Attend department events as needed

 

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Manage the daily evening operations of the photo hub, working with the staff, students and faculty in a cooperative manner
  • Oversee closing procedures and tasks and ensure conditions of the facilities, studios, darkrooms, and equipment areas are clean, orderly and properly functioning
  • Conduct daily evening meetings with studio assistants and part time student workers to go over evening tasks and activities and delegate as needed
  • Oversee the daily tasks of part time studio assistants and student workers and ensure tasks are completed on time
  • Assist in the development, communication and enforcement of departmental policies and procedures
  • Support faculty/student equipment and materials needs
  • Maintain working knowledge of studio assistant roles and responsibilities, assist and fill-in (provide schedule coverage) as needed
  • Resolve staff and student conflicts as they arise
  • Maintain an updated database of student equipment insurance coverage (CSI)
  • Schedule and train new part-time staff in department operations, policies and procedures
  • Supervise staff maintenance of department Filemaker database for accuracy, consistency and functionality
  • Supervise staff maintenance of an accurate barcode inventory for all photography equipment and assets
  • Evaluate consumables inventory including: chemistry, seamless paper, Polaroid materials, bulbs, foam core flats, fill cards & batteries, and assist with the preparation of order forms as needed
  • Request quotations from vendors and follow up on back order items as needed
  • Create purchase requisitions for equipment and consumable items as needed
  • Assess facility and equipment maintenance and report to Studio Manager
  • Assist Studio Manager in organizing and overseeing semi-annual maintenance periods
  • Evaluate and conduct annual employee performance appraisals for studio assistants
  • Participate in the interview and hiring process for hub staff as needed
  • Process “Access Forms” for security, resolve access issues as they arise
  • Troubleshoot emergencies and report major issues to security, Operations Manager and Director of Operations
  • Provide support in preparation, installation & de-installation of the “Mentors” and “Foundation” student shows
  • Oversee facility preparation and clean up for special events including Open House, Freshman Orientation, Transfer Orientation & Accepted Students Day
  • Schedule and conduct staff meetings on a regular basis
  • Provide support to Asst. to the Chair and Special Projects and Programs Coordinator as needed
  • Perform other duties as assigned

 

 

Qualifications:

  • BFA Degree or equivalent, preferably in photography or related field
  • 2-3 years management/supervisory experience
  • Excellent communications, interpersonal relationship and customer service skills
  • Advanced knowledge of photography and related studio equipment and accessories
  • Knowledge and experience using high-end digital capture using a variety of cameras and digital backs and related software (Capture One and Lightroom)
  • Experience with video and audio capture using Canon DSLR camera systems and associated grip required
  • Ability to work independently with little supervision, as well as in a group environment
  • Able to lift fifty pounds over one’s head
  • Flexible with one’s work schedule (schedule is subject to change)
  • Ability to take initiative and must be detail oriented with excellent multi-tasking and organizational skills, creative thinker and problem solving, and able to work under pressure
  • Digital Tech Certification 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.

 
 

Audio Visual Coordinator

Description

Job Title: Audio Visual Coordinator

Department:  Audio Visual Services

Reports to:  Audio Visual Manager, and Assistant Manager.

Position Overview: Provide day to day coordination of Audio Visual operations, including the scheduling of all PT AV Assistants and their related work load/responsibilities, equipment area operational supply distribution, maintenance of Event and AV Assistant Data bases, pre-screening of all perspective PT new hires, the coordination and filing of all applications and paper work related to hiring PT AV Assistants and Projectionists, assist with the training of all new PT hires

Duties & Responsibilities:       

  • The creation, implementation, and maintenance of part time AV Assistant work schedules and assignment of workload
  • Distribution of equipment and operational supplies to all AV Areas, Screening rooms, and projection booths
  • Work with the AV Manager to provide appropriate hours of service
  • Coordination of the PT hiring and evaluation process
  • Flexible schedule including the ability to work weekends and evenings on occasion.
  • Assist the Computer and Event Specialist in the maintenance of all computer terminals both portable and hard-wired that are used for presentations in the classroom and for events.
  • Coordination of Audio Visual set ups and related staffing for events
  • The assistance with the training of all PT student AV assistants to effectively provide technical support to Faculty and Administrators, which includes the use of projection equipment, computers (Mac), as well as digital and analog audio/video recording and playback devices.
  • Ability to work live events and screenings when needed - which occur during morning, evening, and weekend hours
  • Ability to fill in for other FT AV Staff as needed

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • Exceptional coordination skills
  • Extron Audio Visual AV Associate Certification is preferred
  • Prior experience working in an educational environment
  • Previous Audio Visual experience required
  • Strong computer skills, and knowledge of all software and hardware used in SVA with an emphasis on the use of File-maker Pro and Excel software/databases
  • Knowledge of audio visual, computer, and presentation terminology
  • Ability to troubleshoot and resolve scheduling conflicts in advance
  • Ability to explain technical concepts to a non-technical clientele
  • A proactive approach to all responsibilities and duties
  • Must possess exceptional oral, written and interpersonal communication skills
  • Ability to maintain focus and perform multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Self-motivated, reliable and punctual
  • Ability to handle high-pressure situations
  • Ability to work a very flexible and fluctuating work schedule – including weekend and evening hours, as dictated by the needs of the college.
  • Live event support experience required

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

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 throughout the campus.
  • 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 campus-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 campus-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.

 
 

Financial Aid Office Assistant

Description

Job Title: Office Assistant (Temporary)

Department: Financial Aid

Reports To: Operations Manager

Position Overview: Primarily responsible for office communications (telephone, e-mail, and in-person) as well as clerical support for the office.

 

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Receive, review and respond to phone calls and correspondence (including departmental email and voice mail messages)
  • Coordinate the flow of student traffic in the office
  • Provide word processing support for the director, associate director, operations manager, and federal work study coordinator
  • Process incoming and outgoing correspondence for the department
  • Data entry in our FAM systems
  • Maintain file management, record keeping and document imaging
  • Represent the department at special events (Open House, Orientation, Acceptance Student Day, Workshops, Etc.)
  • Participate in special projects on as-need basis, including compiling data and preparing reports
  • Serve as office liaison to the SVA community and external departments
  • Work evening and weekend hours as necessary

 

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor degree preferred or 2-3 years financial aid experience
  • Financial aid experience strongly preferred
  • Familiarity with Datatel software preferred
  • Excellent organizational, interpersonal, oral and written communication skills
  • Solid computer skills and superior knowledge of Microsoft applications
  • Ability to manage multi task and work independently

 

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 Outreach Therapist

Description

Job Title: International Outreach Therapist

Department: Student Health and Counseling Services, Student Affairs

Reports To: Associate Director, Student Health & Counseling Services Psychiatrist

Position Overview: Oversee programming and outreach particularly directed to students at risk and international students. Provide individual psychotherapy sessions to SVA students and be an active member of the Student Health and Counseling Services team.

 

Duties and Responsibilities:

Patient care: 
·        Provide short-term psychotherapy sessions for international students.       
Take an active role in crisis intervention as required.             
 
Administration and Community Outreach:
·        Conduct case management and outreach for students at risk and international students. 
·        Coordinate mental health programming for international students.
·        Create and conduct identifying and referring trainings for staff, faculty and Resident Assistants.                     
·        Consult with staff, instructors and parents while maintaining confidentiality on best practices in serving international students.
·        Coordinate mandated sessions for students.
·        Actively participate in biweekly case meetings with Student Health and Counseling Services team.
·        Maintain relationships with outside referral sources and develop the diversity of community based referral resources for international students
·        Attend conferences, lectures and coursework as needed.
·        Contribute to Student Health and Counseling Services’ reports as needed.
·        Other duties as need arises.

 

Qualifications:

  • Licensed mental health care provider in New York State
  • Clinical experience working with adolescents and young adults
  • Excellent assessment skills
  • Crisis intervention experience
  • Experience in working with international and diverse populations
  • Excellent communication and organizational skill
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Ability to speak a language other than English.
  • Fluency in Chinese is strongly preferred
  • Postgraduate training
  • Experience working with college students
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.

 
 

Mac Systems Administrator

Description

Job Title: Mac Systems Administrator

Department: BFA Computer Art, Animation, and Visual Effects

Reports to: Senior Systems Director

Position Overview: Assist[1]  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 8 Mac computer labs (150-200 workstations)
  • Provide first-tier support for students, faculty and staff on macOS and iOS and Windows[2] 
  • 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[3] 
  • Lead Mac workshops for student employees and staff[4] 
  • 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

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

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.

 
 

Payroll Coordinator

  • Title Payroll Coordinator
  • Department Human Resources
  • Job Type Full Time
  • Available From Oct 26, 2017

Description

Job Title: Payroll Coordinator 

Department: Human Resources

Reports To: Payroll Supervisor

Position Overview: Performs a variety of payroll-related clerical duties.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Review and import non-exempt employee weekly timesheets into Colleague via Kronos or via spreadsheets completed and approved by departments. As well as, maintain an attendance controller for each administrative employee.
  • Collect, enter and verify timekeeping information for student employees from the employment to the termination phase.
  • Responsible for updating employee changes (ie: address changes, banking, name changes and tax information).
  • Maintain payroll records according to record retention policy by shredding and scanning of payroll files for input into Perceptive software.
  • Responsible for annual notification of W-4 renewals for those claiming “exempt”.
  • Responsible for monitoring the payroll e-mail account and responding to all inquiries.
  • Print, sort and distribute payroll checks for on-cycle and off-cycle check runs. Also, responsible for the collection and updating of garnishment checks.
  • Collaborate with Benefits on the monitoring employee paid and unpaid leaves.
  • Prepare and or assist with the processing of employee/computer loans.
  • Ensure an adequate stock of all payroll supplies (i.e. checks, advices, W-2, envelopes, etc.).
  • Support the payroll process to acquire skills and knowledge of SVA payroll to ensure continuous operations in the absence of payroll supervisor.
  • Assist with special projects as assigned by management.
  • All other duties as assigned.
  • Assist with the Kronos integration project, training, import/updating balances, etc.
  • Research and resolve questions from managers, employees and third-party vendors received in writing or verbally related to the processing of payroll, PTO, banking, garnishments, employment verifications, workers compensation, retroactive pay calculations, tax questions and other changes.

 

Qualifications:

  • Bachelors’ degree required.
  • Two to four years accounting clerical or payroll experience required.
  • Kronos Time and Labor experience strongly preferred. Prior experience using Ellucian’s Colleague.
  • In-house payroll experience a preferred.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Excel and Word).
  • Excellent interpersonal and written communication skills.
  • Intermediate numerical ability.
  • Excellent customer service skills and professional demeanor, and the ability to handle with sensitive and confidential issues.
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail required.

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

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.

 
 

Residence Hall Director

Description

Job Title: Residence Hall Director for 23rd Street Residence

Department:  Student Affairs

Reports To: Associate Director of Residence Life

Position Overview: Assist in the development and implementation of a residence life program for the 23rd Street Residence

 

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the overall administration of a first year student residence hall that houses approximately 325 first year students.
  • Responsible for the recruitment, selection, supervision and evaluation of 10 Resident Assistants.
  • Facilitate weekly staff meetings; organize staff development activities
  • Have regular one-on-one meetings with student staff.
  • Maintain office hours at the Office of Residence Life
  • Oversee building maintenance and repairs, maintain building inventory, and key logs.
  • Implement and oversee building check-in and check-out processes.
  • Organize and implement yearly room inspections, set standards for student billing, and provide information to facilities for cleaning and upkeep for all student rooms.
  • Develop and enforce standard of living policies in the residence halls.
  • Serve on an on call basis and respond to any crisis or emergency situations.
  • Responsible for crisis intervention, conflict mediation and regulated follow up procedures.
  • Serve as a hearing officer for judicial and disciplinary cases.
  • Perform other duties as assigned

 

Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree required
  • Two or more years residence life experience
  • Supervision experience
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and organizational skills
  • Computer literacy

 

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.

 
 

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

 
 

Studio Manager

  • Title Studio Manager
  • Department MPS Branding
  • Job Type Full Time
  • Available From Sep 18, 2017

Description

Job Title: Studio Manager

Department: MPS Branding

Reports to: Director of Operations

Position Overview: Manage and maintain administrative responsibilities for the Masters in Branding Program. Manage and maintain organization of The Branding Studio.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Support the Director of Operations in managing department administration
  • Oversee management of budget, payment of check requests, purchase orders, guest lecturers and expenses through the department and Accounts Payable
  • Oversee new hire faculty paperwork
  • Correspond with faculty to submit updated syllabi to the Provost office
  • Update faculty bios, curriculum and reading lists
  • Manage maintenance of The Branding Studio
  • Manage events in the Branding Studio 

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree required
  • 1-2 years administrative experience required
  • Strong Interpersonal skills
  • Strong organizational and administrative skills
  • Computer Skills: Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel

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 required.
  • 2-5 years experience with 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.

 
 

Therapist

  • Title Therapist
  • Department Student Health and Counseling Services
  • Job Type Full Time
  • Available From Jan 02, 2018

Description

Job Title: Therapist

Department: Student Health and Counseling Services, Student Affairs

Reports To: Associate Director, Student Health & Counseling Services
                         

Position Overview: Provide individual psychotherapy sessions to SVA students. Contribute to mental health programming and be an active member of the Student Health and Counseling Services team.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Patient Care: 
  • Provide short-term psychotherapy sessions for undergraduate and graduate SVA students.
  • Take an active role in crisis intervention as required.
 
Administration and Community Outreach:
  • Create and host mental health programming on campus.
  • Create and conduct trainings for staff, faculty and Resident Assistants.                   
  • Consult with staff, instructors and parents while maintaining confidentiality.
  • Follow-up and case management for students as required.
  • Conduct mandated sessions for students.
  • Actively participate in biweekly case meetings with Student Health and Counseling Services team.
  • Maintain relationships with outside referral sources and continue to develop community based referral resources.
  • Attend conferences, lectures and coursework as needed.
  • Contribute to Student Health and Counseling Services’ reports as needed.
  • Other duties as need arises.
 

Qualifications:

  • Licensed mental health care provider in New York State
  • Clinical experience working with adolescents and young adults
  • Excellent assessment skills
  • Crisis intervention experience
  • Interest in working with diverse population
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills

                 

Preferred Qualifications:                

  • Postgraduate training
  • Experience working with college students

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.

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