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Academic Advisor

  • Title Academic Advisor
  • Department Academic Advisement
  • Job Type Full Time
  • Available From Oct 05, 2018

Description

Job Title: Academic Advisor (BFA Advertising and Design)

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 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.
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.

 
 

Accounting Intern

  • Title Accounting Intern
  • Department SVA Campus Store
  • Job Type Project Based
  • Available From Sep 19, 2018

Description

Job Title:  Accounting Intern

Department:  Campus Store

Reports to:  Accounting Manager

Position Overview:  Assist the Accounting Manager in the day-to-day operations of the SVA Campus Store, which includes – but is not limited to – the responsibilities outlined below.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Perform bookkeeping services for on-campus computer store.
  • Prepare bank reconciliations.
  • Deposit and input miscellaneous cash receipts.
  • Input journal entries.
  • Assist in filing and other administrative duties.
  • Perform special projects as assigned

 

Qualifications:

  • Junior or Senior level students currently pursuing an Accounting, Business or Finance degree required.
  • Solid computer skills – MS Excel, Word.
  • Detailed oriented.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills.

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

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.

 
 

Administrative Assistant

  • Title Administrative Assistant
  • Department MFA Design for Social Innovation
  • Job Type Full Time
  • Available From Oct 10, 2018

Description

Job Title: Administrative Assistant

Department: MFA Design for Social Innovation

Reports to: Director of Operations

Position Overview: Responsible for assisting with all aspects of administering the program as well as supporting outreach and community engagement. The ideal candidate would have knowledge of the social design and enterprise space, experience in an outreach capacity and knowledge of social media and analytics.

 

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Provide full administrative support; act as a coordinator. Daily activities include, but are not limited to: e-mail, phone support, written and digital correspondence, schedule/confirm appointments, calendar management, manage communication with faculty and students, and assist in special events.
  • Provide administrative support on annual projects including: orientation, curriculum, office expenditures, exhibitions, year-end events and other departmental projects as required.
  • Propose copy and content for social media visibility, this can include writing stories for social media and website.
  • Facilitate communication with other SVA staff, faculty, students, student workers, and outside contacts via e-mail, letters and in person.
  • Help maintain content and events on the department website, including minimal design and content development. Review industry and faculty news and propose website updates as appropriate.
  • Assist with ordering all office supplies.
  • Develop and implement actionable plans to drive bigger and more engaged audiences across social various media channels.
  • Ideate and oversee social media experiments to innovate our knowledge of social media best practices.
  • Collaborate cross functionally to develop new tools, metrics and reports that enable the team to understand progress related to our goals.
  • Monitor and integrate the latest social media trends and best practices. Assist in tracking analytics related to social media.
  • Research new spaces related to the school where we should be visible (conferences, events, workshops, media, etc), make recommendations for action with metrics for discerning success.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

 

Qualifications:

  • BA or BFA required.
  • Minimum of 3 years of strategy, business analysis or marketing experience with demonstrable history of success
  • Superior written and oral communication skills required. Diplomacy and professionalism in working with individuals via e-mail, over the phone, and in person.
  • Strong organization skills; detail oriented; ability to work independently and maintain focus while handling multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • Ability to interact with all levels of administrative staff, faculty, students, visitors, and prospective students.
  • Mac skills required, including: Pages, Excel, basics of HTML, Photoshop
  • Excellent computer skills are required to manage calendars, contact information, mailing lists and e-mail accounts.
  • Experience with web or interaction design preferred.
  • Highly analytical -- having a strong desire to know the numbers and dig deeper for insights is important.
  • Collaborative spirit -- pitching in, helping out and investing in others is part of our culture
  • Creative thinker -- the answers are rarely written anywhere – think "outside of the box" and take risks to make bold new things happen.
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.

 
 

Administrative Assistant

Description

POSITION TITLE:             Administrative Assistant

DEPARTMENT:                 Facilities

REPORTS TO:                  Executive Director of Facilities

POSITION OVERVIEW:      Under the direct supervision of the Executive Director of Facilities this position provides administrative and secretarial support for the Executive Director of Facilities and the Facilities department. 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Responsible for all administrative functions for the department: sort and distribute mail, field inquiries, prepare departmental communications.
  • Coordinate and schedule meetings, travel, conferences and department activities for all members of the department.
  • Create presentations for the Executive Director of Facilities and the Facilities department.
  • Establish, develop, maintain and update departmental database and library of trade journals and magazines.
  • Additional projects as needed.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Associates Degree required.
  • 2-3 years of related higher education experience
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite
  • Ability to multi-task and work independently

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 [email protected].  No walk-ins please.

 

The School of Visual Arts is an equal opportunity employer.

 
 

Assistant to the Chair

Description

Job Title: Assistant to Chair

Department: Film (and Animation)

Reports to: Department Chair

Position Overview: Executes all administrative follow-up, including forms, requests and records necessary for the running of the department at the direction of the Chair.  Is responsible for maintaining and updating all faculty, staff and student information. Assists the Chair and D.O.O. in event planning, publicity and promotions.  

 

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Coordinates all departmental communication with the Chair, including emails, announcements, bulletins, special events, programs, press kits, and publicity material.
  • Communicates with students and faculty on departmental matters, per approval by Chair.
  • Digitizes all department forms and documents for permanent record keeping and shared access.
  • Processes guest lecture forms, substitute instructor forms, check requests, invoices, field trip forms, travel and expense reports, and request for access.
  • Processes all new hire paperwork for student workers, staff, and faculty.
  • Generates all CIS forms for instructor switches, class time changes, cancellations, new classes and updates all necessary parties.
  • Prepares payroll for all Film and Animation full time staff, part time staff, student workers, presents to Chair for approval, and proceses digitally.
  • Maintains faculty, staff, alumni, guest lecturer, substitutes, master class lists, and student directories.
  • Maintains calendars for interdepartmental deadlines and submissions, including staff PTO calendar, end of year reports, and staff appraisals.
  • Assists students with acquiring location insurance and film permits.
  • Oversees ordering of office supplies, including SVA stationery.
  • Maintains the professional decorum of the office.
  • Prepares documentation for Human Recourses, for approval by Chair, eg. resignations, salary/title changes, and yearly evaluations.
  • Collects all class syllabi each semester.
  • Helps students prepare funding requests for grants and scholarships.
  • Provides assistance (general problem solving, trouble shooting) to students, faculty, and staff.
  • Assists Director of Operations as needed.
  • Manages a staff of part time student office assistants

 

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree plus 2-5 years’ adminstrative and management experience.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication.
  • Able to deal professionally and kindly with different kinds of people.
  • Organized and able to anticipate need for improvements in procedures, equipment, storage etc.
  • Ability to multi-task while still attending to detail.
  • Advanced computer proficiency, to include experience with Filemaker Pro, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, and Photoshop.
  • Experience working in an educational institution 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 Career Development

Description

Job Title: Associate Director of Career Development

Department: Career Development

Reports to: Director of Career Development

Position Overview: The associate director plays a leadership role, acting in the director’s place and supervising staff and office operations as needed. Oversees funding opportunities across all majors and cultivates, promotes, and guides students and alumni in applying for various fellowships and grants. Advises and educates students and alumni in their development as creative professionals through one-on-one counseling and development of educational and informational programming.

 

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Serve in the director’s place when she is traveling or out of the office.
  • Serve in a leadership capacity by working closely with Career Development director to create and launch new initiatives.
  • Develop and use assessment tools and reports including annual employment survey.
  • Play a leadership role in cultivating relations with non-profits, museums, arts-world leaders, and SVA senior leadership to develop high-profile collaborations including but not limited to academic class projects and presentations at conferences and festivals.
  • Oversee staff tasked with cultivating and maintaining employment and internship opportunities for SVA students and alumni.
  • Serve as Fulbright program advisor for SVA and build a culture of Fulbright on campus; turn SVA into a Fulbright top- producing school within the Specialty School Division, and help students and alumni successfully complete applications.
  • Investigate additional grants and funding opportunities to be shared with SVA students and alumni.
  • Works closely with Director and Provost’s office to identify, promote, and when possible subsidize prestigious residencies for students and alumni.
  • Initiate and promote educational programs with a special emphasis on funding opportunities and professional development for students interested in areas outside of traditional employment such as starting a studio practice, supporting fine arts and photography careers, and navigating careers in the non-profit sector.
  • Initiate, develop, coordinate and promote educational and recruitment programs, including monthly career development workshops, special guest speaker events and panels, portfolio reviews, on-campus interviews, large-scale information sessions in SVA theatre, and job and internship fairs.
  • Counsel students and alumni within specific departments in all aspects of career development, including: internship and employment research; cover letter, resume, reel and portfolio preparation; interviewing skills; employment etiquette, business practices, etc.
  • Mentor students who are enrolled in the Internship for Credit program in identifying opportunities and working towards their individual learning goals. Manages weekly, online class and grading for students enrolled in academic credit internship program.
  • Review and assess new technology for office and oversee Symplicity system.

 

Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in visual arts preferred
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in college-level career counseling and/or visual arts profession
  • Experience with reporting and assessment required
  • Demonstrated track record of successfully cultivating projects with individuals and organizations to create original programming and generate project collaborations. Experience developing and producing events focused on current issues in the arts.
  • Knowledge of the grant-writing process and a range of funding opportunities in the arts.
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication /presentation skills
  • Strong organizational and program management skills
  • Ability to initiate and complete projects, attending to all details

 

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 Engineer

  • Title Audio Visual Engineer
  • Department Audio Visual Services
  • Job Type Full Time
  • Available From Jun 11, 2018

Description

Job Title:  Audio Visual Engineer

Department:  Audio Visual Services

Reports to:  Audio Visual Manager

Position Overview:  Assist with providing daily technical support, maintenance, and up-keep of projection, computer, network, and related systems housed in SVA Smart Classrooms, Screening Rooms, and Facilities. Participate in the planning process of new Smart Classrooms and Screening Facilities. Ability to work closely with and fill in for the college’s Senior AV Engineer.

Work Schedule: Monday through Friday primarily from 11:00am till 7:00pm and some weekends on occasion. Work schedule is dictated by the needs and schedule of the college as a whole.

 

Duties & Responsibilities:       

 

  • Work closely with the college’s Senior AV Engineer with the general maintenance and up-keep of Extron control panels, switchers, and related equipment used in SVA Smart Classrooms, Screening Rooms, and college Facilities.
  • Fill in for the college’s Senior AV Engineer  when he is not on site
  • The ability to work directly with SVA IT staff to ensure all SVA Classrooms and the equipment housed therein are consistently on and remotely viewable on the SVA Network via Extron Global Viewer Enterprise.
  • The ability to serve as a consultant to SVA Administrators regarding existing and or new Smart Systems
  • The ability to trouble shoot and resolve projection and user based control issues in SVA Smart Classrooms and Screening Facilities.
  • The ability to program/configure Extron control panels, and Touch-Link control panels for use in SVA Smart Classrooms. Screening Rooms, and Facilities
  • Work with the AV Manager to provide first tier immediate tech support to SVA Faculty, Administrators, Staff, and the end users of SVA Smart Classrooms and Screening Facilities
  • Creation and implementation of interfaces that is required for the Extron control and Touch-Link panels in use in SVA Smart Classrooms and Screening Facilities
  • Help the AV Manager and IT Director in the design of new SVA Smart Classrooms and Facilities.
  • Flexible schedule including the ability to work weekends and evenings on occasion.
  • Assist the SVA AVS staff in the maintenance of all computer terminals both portable and hard-wired that are used for presentations in SVA Smart Classrooms and Screening Facilities for classes and events.
  • Assist  with the training of SVA Faculty, Administrators, and user base in the use of Extron equipment, projection gear, computers (Mac and PC), as well as digital and analog audio/video, control., recording, and playback devices.
  • Ability to also fill in for other FT AV Staff when required

 

Qualifications:

 

  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • Extron Audio Visual Associate Certification preferred
  • Passing Extron Configurable Control System preferred
  • Completion of Extron’s Control Specialist course preferred
  • Completion of Extron’s Control Professional course preferred
  • General knowledge of computer Networking required
  • Knowledge of Extron Global Viewer Enterprise preferred
  • Knowledge of Extron Global Configurator preferred
  • Prior experience working in a professional educational environment preferred
  • Ability to read and interpret blueprints, floors plans, and technical wiring diagrams
  • Extensive audio visual experience required
  • Very strong computer skills, both in the area of Systems Administration and general office computer usage
  • Knowledge of all software and hardware used in SVA Smart Classrooms, Screening Facilities, and Administrative Offices
  • Knowledge of Audio Visual, Computer, Presentation, and Control Terminology
  • Ability to troubleshoot and resolve scheduling conflicts in advance
  • Ability to explain technical concepts to a non-technical user base
  • 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 flexible and fluctuating work schedule – including weekend and evening hours, as dictated by the needs of the college.
  • Live event experience is preferred but not 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

 
 

BFA Animation Chair

  • Title BFA Animation Chair
  • Department Animation
  • Job Type Full Time
  • Available From Jun 14, 2018

Description

The School of Visual Arts (SVA) is pleased to announce a search for the Chair of the BFA Animation program.  The new chair will have the unique opportunity to serve as the first chair dedicated to the BFA Animation program and to lead the program’s faculty and students into the next chapter of the department’s evolution.

 

SVA invites nominations and applications for the position of a full-time department chair of the Bachelor of Fine Arts in (BFA) Animation program.  The Chair is responsible for the overall management and future direction of the department’s academic and co-curricular programming, in accordance with SVA’s mission and in support of the institution’s strategic plan. The successful candidate will be expected to begin on or about August 1, 2019.

 

Program Description

The SVA Animation program is the largest on the East Coast, and noted for developing animators with unique styles and strengths. The faculty are experienced and respected artists, animators and illustrators, drawn from the ranks of New York’s animation industry. The curriculum exposes students to a variety of animation techniques and tools including stop-motion, hand drawn, and experimental animation, story and visual development, Adobe Creative Cloud, TVPaint, and Toon Boom. Students are exposed to a wide range of animation styles—from Disney and Klasky Csupo to  Miyazaki—while developing their own aesthetic.

 

Notable SVA animation alumni include Yvette Kaplan (BFA 1976 Animation) Animation Director/Producer, Beavis and Butt-head, Ice Age, King of the Hill, Doug; Alex Kupershmidt (BFA 1982 Animation), Animator, The Lion King, Lilo & Stitch, Frozen; Chris Prynoski (BFA 1994 Animation) Director/Producer and Founder of Titmouse, Motorcity, Nerdland, Metalocalypse, Mike Roth (BFA 1999 Animation), co-executive producer of Cartoon Network’s Artists Program, and Phil Rynda (BFA 2003 Animation), Director of Kids and Family at Netflix, Tom Sito (BFA 1977 Media) Animator,

Who Framed Roger Rabbit?, Beauty and the Beast, Shrek, Rebecca Sugar (BFA 2009 Animation) Animator and Creator of Steven Universe,  Dana Terrace (BFA 2013 Animation), Animator,

Gravity Falls, DuckTales.

 

 

Responsibilities

 

  • Manage a staff of three full-time administrative employees and approximately 45 faculty.
  • Collaborate with Chairs of BFA Computer Art, BFA Film and MFA Computer Arts to coordinate curricula in areas of congruent subject-matter.
  • Recruit, develop, and inspire a cohort of faculty whose pedagogy and research support the highest standards of animation, including performance evaluations and recommendations concerning contracts and teaching assignments, as applicable.
  • Responsible for actively engaging with external partners, colleagues, alumni and industry professionals in an effort to continuously raise the profile of the program and facilitate professional opportunities for students and graduates.
  • Prepare course schedules and catalog descriptions, and the assignment of faculty to their courses.
  • Manage and oversee the department’s academic and administrative operations;
  • Collaborate with the Registrar and the Office of Academic Affairs in class scheduling, class cancellations, and other detailed matters relating to the administration of the academic calendar.
  • Develop the Animation Department annual budget and monitor ongoing expenditures within approved categories and limits.
  • Manage the departmental assessment system and implement changes as needed.
  • Participate in professional organizations at the state and national levels.
  • Advise and mentor students.
  • Perform the duties of a full-time faculty member, including teaching six credits per academic year, and participate in other activities of the Department and College, as requested.

 

Qualifications

 

  • Five to ten years of progressively responsible experience in higher education.
  • Substantial professional experience in animation or closely related field.
  • Demonstrated excellence in teaching courses in animation.
  • A collegial management style and history of collaboration with peers.
  • Prior supervisory experience, preferably in an educational environment.
  • Experience with student recruitment and retention.
  • Proven ability to acquire external funding through grants for partnerships and special programs. 
  • A demonstrable commitment to the mission and core values of School of Visual Arts.

 

 

Application Procedure:

For full consideration, please send a letter of interests that describes how your experience and interests fulfill the requirements of this position, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching interests/ philosophy, and list of names and full contact information for three professional references.

 

Application review will begin immediately.  To be assured of full consideration, please submit all materials by December 15, 2018, as PDF documents, to [email protected] 

 

No walk-ins or phone calls please.

 

School of Visual Arts is an EEO employer.  Women and applicants of color are strongly encouraged to apply for this position.

 

 

About The School of Visual Arts

 

School of Visual Arts has been a leader in the education of artists, designers and creative professionals for nearly seven decades. With a faculty of distinguished working professionals, dynamic curriculum and an emphasis on critical thinking, SVA is a catalyst for innovation and social responsibility. Comprised of more than 6,000 students at its Manhattan campus and 35,000 alumni in 100 countries, SVA also represents one of the most influential artistic communities in the world.

 

The SVA Mission

The mission of the School of Visual Arts is to educate future generations of artists, designers, and creative professionals.

 
 

Career Development Coordinator

Description

Job Title: Coordinator

Department: Career Development

Reports to: Director, Career Development

Position Overview: Serve as the first point of contact for students and alumni seeking career assistance as well as for company representatives seeking employees. Support the director and career development staff in providing career assistance and with general administrative tasks.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Serve as initial contact for External Relations group including Career Development, Alumni Affairs and Development, and Communications by receiving and directing all office visitors
  • Provide general information and support to walk-in students, alumni, employers and others, about SVA career services
  • Oversee the SVA online job board, including verification and registration of students, alumni and employers
  • Exercise good judgement in communicating with and approving employers and opportunities on an ongoing basis
  • Respond to and follow up with employers via phone, email and in-person regarding hiring needs
  • Assist staff with managing college-wide Internship for Credit Program, including:
    • Develop strong competency in understanding the requirements and workflow of the Internship for Credit Program in order to best serve students and employers
    • Utilize career services management software (Symplicity) daily to approve internship applications, export data, troubleshoot, send and track evaluations and student hours
    • Provide information to students and employers via email, phone and in-person regarding guidelines and process for Internship for Credit Program
    • Update online application and guidelines tri-annually, in Symplicity and on SVA Career Development website
    • Draft high volume of professional email correspondence to SVA staff, students and employers regarding Internship for Credit registration process
  • Maintain and regularly update career development web pages including text and images on www.sva.edu using custom content management system
  • Maintain all social media accounts including LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter and HootSuite
  • Assist with industry research, annual projects, and reports such as the alumni career survey, identifying career resources, updating operating procedures, and internship reports, among others.
  • Assist with a high volume of career events including industry visits, on-campus recruiting, annual career fair, workshops, panel discussions, receptions and other special events; arrange technical support for events
  • Set up registration forms for all events using Eventbrite.com; manage final registration lists; track and report on attendance
  • Handle incoming calls and emails, mail distribution, maintain select office equipment, and perform general administrative functions
  • Represent and share information about Career Development at large College events and occasionally during classroom visits
  • Order and manage inventory of office supplies for External Relations group
  • Create promotional emails using MyEmma HTML email marketing platform for all department events and communications
  • Identify and select appropriate job opportunities for weekly college-wide newsletter
  • Create documents and flyers for both internal and external use, utilizing SVA Style Guide
  • Occasionally work special events in the evening (3-5/year) and one Saturday event/year.

 

Qualifications:         

  • Bachelor’s degree required; 1-3 years professional experience in an administrative support role, preferably in the fields of career-services, higher education or the arts
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks while addressing a high volume of requests via email, phone and in-person
  • Strong interpersonal and organizational skills; attention to detail and resourcefulness
  • Professional writing and communication skills, articulate phone manner
  • Comprehensive Mac computer skills
  • Must be proficient in MS Word and Excel, Google Drive, internet research, and social media marketing. Basic HTML skills and familiarity with databases and platforms used in higher education preferred
  • Must be able to quickly learn and utilize multiple web applications including: MyEmma, Eventbrite, YouCanBookMe, Doodle, SurveyMonkey, Google Forms, SVA YouTube Playlist, and others as needed
  • Available to work some evenings and weekends for special events


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.

 
 

Cross Platform Systems Administrator

Description

JOB TITLE: Cross Platform Systems Administrator

 

DEPARTMENT: BFA Computer Art, Computer Animation & Visual Effects

 

REPORTS TO:  Senior Systems Director

 

POSITION OVERVIEW:

The Cross Platform Systems Administrator provides administration, maintenance and support of the availability and performance of desktops and servers in a VFX/CGI teaching environment. This particular role will be expected to provide broader systems support in addition to production software and hardware support to the BFA Computer Art student and teaching community.

 

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Work with other Systems Administrators on the maintenance, installation and continuous operation of all software, hardware and networks on both PC and MAC platforms
  • Provide one-on-one support to students, faculty, and staff as needed
  • Act as a technical adviser during Senior Thesis production, supporting Senior Thesis Faculty, Senior Systems Director and other sysadmins by meeting and actively monitoring and consulting with a group of seniors on production and technical issues
    • Oversee and maintain the current department Wiki and department website, making recommendations on its development
    • Stay current on technology trends via online research and attending computer art and digital video related conferences. Work with the Senior Systems Director making recommendations on server and other hardware/software purchases and strategic planning and growth. Interface with vendors and technical support as needed.
    • Attend weekly administration/systems staff meetings

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree in related field
  • Microsoft Windows, Mac OS, RedHat/CentOS Linux for desktop and server
  • An understanding of servers, networking, high-performance storage and render systems

 

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Adobe, Autodesk, and Foundry experience
  • Experience in a higher education environment
  • VFX, animation, film, and/or post-production industry experience
  • Deadline Render management and wrangling
  • HD, 2K and 4K confirm, edit, grading and finishing workflow
  • Working-level experience of color grading and finishing workflows
  • Bash, Python and/or Powershell experience
  • Master’s degree in related field
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.

 
 

Director of Operations

  • Title Director of Operations
  • Department BFA Photography and Video
  • Job Type Full Time
  • Available From Oct 05, 2018

Description

DATE UPDATED:                         October 2018 

JOB TITLE:                                Director of Operations 

DEPARTMENT:                            BFA Photography &Video 

REPORTS TO:                             Department Chair 


POSITION OVERVIEW: Responsible for the Department facilities and operations; works with the Department Chair, Studio Manager, Digital Staff, and Hub Staff to ensure the Department provides the necessary facilities, materials and support for the BFA Photo & Video program and CE classes.  Assists the Department Chair with special projects, curriculum changes, and student/staff issues and development. 

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  • Responsible for the day-to-day operations of the department
  • Responsible for the supervision of staff and coordinating their schedules.
  • Assist with recruiting efforts for open staff positions.
  • Provide administrative support
  • Work with the Department Chair and Studio Manager to complete annual performance reviews of staff, identify developmental and training needs, and address employee issues and concerns.
  • Assist the Department Chair with curriculum development, coordination, and changes as well as syllabus modifications.
  • Oversee the day-to-day operation of the Photo & Video Hub and facilities; includes the bar-coding of inventory for all equipment, assets and consumables.
  • Provide assistance to students and faculty in a cooperative manner.
  • Assure readiness and availability of required materials and facilities for Photo and Video classes.
  • Work with the Department Chair to develop the operating and administrative budgets; maintain the department’s finances and monitor the budget accordingly.
  • Evaluate materials needed for the department; collect vendor information and pricing; place purchasing requisitions.
  • Work with purchasing department to develop leases for equipment; coordinate and accept deliveries with vendors.
  • Assist in planning for future equipment and facility needs.
  • Liaison with Assist faculty with coordinating class trips and visiting lecturers; facilitate payment and reimbursement.
  • Assist in organizing and hanging the “Mentor Show, ”the Foundation show, and other department exhibitions.
  • Assist Open House, recruiting and special events in the department.
  • Assist the Department Chair with student, faculty, and staff related issues.
  • Schedule staff meetings and social gatherings.
  • Initiate and pursue scholarship and award programs with vendors and photographic supply companies, and other professional affiliations for the department.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree required, preferably in Photography and/or Video
  • Previous managerial experience preferred.
  • Knowledge of contemporary photography and video and a familiarity with the photography and art community at large
  • Strong interpersonal skills; must be able to represent the College and the department in a professional manner.
  • Computer literacy in Mac OS , experience with MS Office, experience with the Adobe Creative Suites (especially Lightroom, Photoshop, and Premiere) and Filemaker Pro a plus.
  • Familiarity with all aspects of Photography including B&W and Digital Imaging; knowledge of photography lab equipment, digital cameras, inkjet printers, and video equipment.
  • Familiarity will all aspects of Video including capture, editing, and display.
  • Mechanical skills and knowledge a plus.
  • Familiarity with chemical handling and lab procedures as well as inkjet printing and workflow.
  • Must be environmentally conscious; understand environmental compliance regulations.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Understanding of the protocols and objectives of higher education.
  • Strong customer service experience.

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.

 
 

Financial Aid Advisor

Description

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 time sheets
    • 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:

  • Associate’s degree required, Bachelor degree preferred
  • 3-4 years of financial aid experience strongly preferred
  • 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

 

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.

 
 

Graduate Admissions Coordinator

Description

Job Title: Graduate Admissions Coordinator

Department: Admissions

Reports to: Associate Director of Graduate Admissions

Position Overview:  Process a high volume of prospective student inquiries, applications and applicant materials to the college’s graduate programs. Answer inquiries received by phone and email. 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 and Responsibilities:

  • Input graduate applications and materials into the College’s Salesforce CRM and Colleague database.
  • Develop and maintain prospective student records.
  • Perform other data entry and data cleansing tasks related to Graduate Admissions.
  • Answer inquiries received by phone and in the general Graduate Admissions email account.
  • Provide support to applicants throughout the application and enrollment process.
  • Meet and greet visitors to processing office and receive all incoming mail and deliveries.
  • Track and complete all graduate applications in preparation for committee review.
  • Assist in the daily operations of the Admissions Office, including general office support such as filing, photocopying, mailing projects, data entry and digital imaging/archiving of enrolled student files.
  • Input and maintain records of attendees to various promotional events, such as Graduate Information Sessions, campus tours, and Portfolio Days. 
  • Attend and assist with Graduate and Undergraduate promotional events.
  • Assist with the training and supervision of temporary and student workers.
  • Track ongoing processing changes and update the Admissions Processing wiki.
  • Perform other duties as necessary.

 

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree required.
  • Significant data entry experience, excellent computer skills and an ability to learn new programs with ease.
  • Must be detail-oriented, organized, flexible 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.

 

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.

 
 

House Manager

  • Title House Manager
  • Department SVA Theatre
  • Job Type Project Based
  • Available From Jan 01, 2019

Description

Job Title: House Manager

Department: SVA Theatre

Reports to:  Operations Manager and Venue Managers, SVA Theatre

Status: Temporary

Position Overview: Under the direction of the SVA Theatre Director, Operations Manager, and Venue Managers, the House Manager will assist the SVA Theatre with front-of-house duties and general event oversight and management.  You will be working with a smart, friendly team in a fun, fast-paced environment, and will be overseeing some of the most prestigious arts events in New York City. 

 

SVA Theatre hosts events year round, on mornings, afternoons, and evenings, on weekdays and weekends, and on some holidays.  There are certain times during the year when there are very few events, and we cannot guarantee a set amount of hours per week or month.  Most events average six hours.  House Managers choose what events they wish to work, but we ask that you generally have a flexible schedule with good availability. d provide them with necessary front-of-house support. 

Duties & Responsibilities: 

  • Be the point person for event hosts, and provide them with necessary front-of-house support. 
  • Supervise house staff and front of house to ensure smooth event operations.
  • Assist with the management of event hosts, caterers, and VIP guests.
  • Assist with event setup (which requires moving heavy objects).
  • Provide a high level of customer service to, and ensure the safety of, all guests.
Qualifications: 
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred.
  • 2-3 years of customer service experience is required.
  • The ability to work days and/or evenings, weekdays and/or weekends.
  • A background, knowledge, and/or love for the arts (especially film).
  • Prior film festival, event/production, venue/house management, and/or ushering experience preferred.
  • Personable, friendly, and helpful – a team player with a positive attitude.
  • Strong management, communication, and interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent organization skills, ability to multi-task and prioritize accordingly.
  • A general understanding of theatrical technology is a plus.
  • Fireguard licensure is a plus, but is not 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.

 
 

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.

 
 

Production Office Day Technician

Description

Job Title: Production Office Day Technician

Department: Film, Video and Animation

Reports to: Production Office Manager (Directly) and Director of Operations

Position Overview: This position supports the daily operations of the production office by ensuring all equipment is in working order and properly inventoried including preparing and checking returns of all student and class equipment orders. This position requires lifting of equipment.

Work Schedule: Monday-Friday, 8:00 am-4:00 pm, Occasional Saturday and shift change when requested.

                                                           

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Preparing equipment packages for third and fourth year student productions and class production needs including: pre-testing camera, sound, lighting and grip equipment Assuring equipment is scanned into database and contracted
  • Check student and class equipment returns
  • Ensures office is ready for the start of the day and all AM class orders are prepped
  • Assists in training student workers and new full-time staff members
  • Assisting in special events, i.e. Open House, Accepted Students Day 
  • Occasionally assist in maintaining film studios and audio post lab
  • Handling inventory controls including: bar-coding, verification of equipment returns, noting any missing or damaged equipment, assuring serial numbers and proper amounts, and writing contracts
  • Supports the production office manager in trouble shooting student and class problems. Assists in the daily operations of the production office. Contributes ideas for the following year equipment budget
  • Keep updated on all new technologies as it pertains to the Production Office
  • Periodically assisting at the Production Office front window including handing out equipment, keys and assisting students and instructors

 

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • Awareness of film procedure, terminology and production
  • Strong knowledge of professional film, digital, sound, lighting and grip equipment
  • Knowledge of Mac/PC. FileMaker, Pro, Microsoft Word and Excel software
  • Strong communication, organizational and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work as a team member
  • Diplomacy

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.

 
 

Property Manager

  • Title Property Manager
  • Department Facilities
  • Job Type Full Time
  • Available From May 21, 2018

Description

Job Title: Property Manager 

Department: Facilities

Reports To: Executive Director of Facilities / Director of Facilities

Position Overview: Responsible for operation and maintenance of a multi tenant student dormitory.

 

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Oversee day to day operations of building, grounds and surrounding properties.
  • Ensure proper operation of all building infrastructures, mechanical, fire safety, electrical, plumbing, and HVAC systems.
  • Ensure and implement all preventative maintenance programs as required for building mechanical and related equipment.
  • Conduct regular, periodic inspections of building grounds and for physical appearance, compliance, and state of repair.
  • Maintain and monitor proper compliance for all local and municipal code compliance requirements, not limited to NYC, NYS and OSHA.
  • Respond to building and college emergencies, including after hour emergencies.
  • Track severe weather conditions for emergencies and building coverage.
  • Prepare weekly written reports to the Director of Facilities concerning operation/activity within facility.
  • Ensure cleanliness of building is maintained and held up to standards.
  • Maintain and assign work orders using SVA’s maintenance work order system.
  • Visually inspect building, mechanical systems for proper operations (boilers, HVAC, elevators, fire alarm panels, sprinklers systems, generators). Report any deficiencies to Director of Facilities.
  • Perform repairs of mechanical, plumbing and electrical systems as needed.
  • Ensure all requests and work orders are processed in a timely fashion.
  • Create and maintain a fully inventory of mechanical equipment, supplies and tools.
  • Participate in weekly department meetings and college related events.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • High School diploma or equivalent required.
  • 7 to 10 years of experience in building operations and maintenance.
  • Must have NYCFD Fire Safety Director certificate of fitness.
  • Must obtain and maintain NYCFD Sprinkler / Standpipe certificate of fitness as required.
  • Must obtain and maintain NYCFD certificate of fitness as required.
  • Excellent communication skills must be able to communicate both verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to multitask and prioritize.
  • Ability to perform light repairs.
  • Effective time management skills.
  • Computer efficient.
  • Ability to respond to building and college emergencies 24/7.
  • Physically able to lift up to 50 lbs.
  • 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 and building equipment.
  • Willingness to work outdoors in all weather conditions.

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.

 
 

Special Projects Coordinator

  • Title Special Projects Coordinator
  • Department BFA Computer Art, Computer Animation & Visual Effects
  • Job Type Part Time
  • Available From Aug 01, 2018

Description

Date Available: July 2018

Job Title: Special Projects Coordinator

Department: BFA Computer Art

Reports to: Director of Operations

Position Overview: Coordinate departmental projects and special programs within the BFA Computer Art department. Act as a liaison between the BFA Computer Art department and the professional community and film festivals within the US and abroad.

Work Schedule: Part-time

 

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Plan and coordinate approved special programs following SVA institutional guidelines
  • Organize departmental study abroad relations and workshops, exhibits, tours, and public lectures (US and abroad)
  • Develop and manage the department's submissions and involvement in film festivals and other industry events such as Siggraph, VES Awards and the Cannes film festival
  • Conduct outreach efforts to promote departmental functions and programs
  • Develop relationships with film festivals and other organizations to expand the department's network of partners
  • Provide External Relations with pertinent departmental exhibits, events, lectures and other relevant news for potential exposure and recognition opportunities
  • Support Department Chair with research and planning for departmental projects, film festival submissions, study abroad opportunities as well as promoting students work to wider audiences.
  • Assist Chair with responsibilities related to departmental promotions including: outreach to alumni, industry contacts and  publications
  • Attend departmental events on an on-going basis

 

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • Bachelor’s degree in the fields of Animation, Film, Communications or related fields preferred.
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and customer service skills required
  • Strong initiative and work ethic
  • Must have the ability to think creatively and work independently
  • Knowledge of film festivals and film promotions
  • Experience with event planning

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 Aug 15, 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.

 
 

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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