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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, Part-Time (MA Curatorial Practice)

Description

Job Title: Administrative Assistant

Department: MA Curatorial Practice

Reports to: Chair and Director of Operations                   

Position Overview: Responsible for assisting with all aspects of the daily operation of the Department, maintaining student and department records, supporting the Director of Operations on all administrative aspects of registration, maintaining the Department website, and assisting with other department projects. This requires a proactive professional approach to all the activities outlined below.

 

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Provide general administrative support for Chair and Director of Operations.
  • Answer telephones, take and distribute messages, distribute mail, schedule appointments and meetings.
  • Maintain department, faculty and student files for Chair and Director of Operations as needed.
  • Work with Director of Operations on all communications with faculty, students, staff, other SVA departments, outside partners and vendors, and Department mailing list.
  • Work with Director of Operations to maintain Department website and social media presence.
  • Work with Chair and Director of Operations on production and distribution of promotional materials in print and online.
  • Work with Director of Operations on online archive of Department exhibitions and activities, including talks, panels, conferences, and performances.
  • Meet and assist students and visitors.
  • Set up and clean up for events as needed.
  • Assist with maintenance of library and equipment sign out/return.
  • Assist with proper functioning of office equipment in the Department.
  • Assist with any other Department administrative tasks as needed.

 

Qualifications:

  • BFA or BA required.
  • Mac skills required: MS Word, Excel, FileMaker Pro, Photoshop.
  • Strong organizational and people skills, as well as a professional phone manner.
  • Ability to interact with all levels of administrative staff, faculty, students, visitors and prospective students.            
  • Excellent writing, email and communication skills.
  • Ability to maintain focus, be detail oriented and handle multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • Must be able to work independently.
  • Experience in a higher education environment 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.

 
 

Admissions Counselor

Description

Job Description: Admissions Counselor

Department: Admissions

Reports to: Associate Director of Admissions

Position Overview: Engage, counsel and enroll prospective students who will benefit from matriculation in the degree programs of the College.  Represent the College at recruitment events across the country while working independently and as member of a team.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Serve as a primary contact for prospective students and applicants to the College. Counsel students, conduct portfolio reviews and promote the various undergraduate programs at SVA. Maintain in-depth knowledge of the curriculum, facilities, faculty and alumni for each program.
  • Perform administrative office duties such as data entry, filing, receiving phone calls and answering a high volume of email.
  • Support Associate Director of Admissions as needed with customized outreach strategies that engage prospective students and applicants.
  • Schedule and deliver in-depth presentations about the College at high schools and two-year colleges across the country. 
  • Represent the College at National Portfolio Day events, college fairs and other recruitment events. Weekend work and travel is required throughout the fall and winter.
  • Accurately maintain prospective student and applicant records in Salesforce— tracking contact points, outreach and application materials.
  • Evaluate and critique applicant portfolios. Review completed applications for admission and scholarship consideration.  
  • Review applications for transfer admission and evaluate transcripts to award transfer credit. Assist Manager of Transfer Admissions as needed.
  • Establish and maintain positive relationships with instructors and department chairs at educational institutions across the country. Assist with the development and planning of teacher workshops, tours and events.
  • Maintain good working knowledge of policies across campus in order to assist applicants through the enrollment and registration process.
  • Address inter-departmental staff and Department Chair inquiries as they arise.
  • Maintain flexibility to perform other job-related duties or special projects as assigned.

 

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in studio art or related field required; BFA preferred
  • Two-to-three years related, full-time work experience
  • Interest and commitment to the goals of higher education in the arts
  • Experience and comfort with public speaking; strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Willingness and ability to travel; flexibility to work evening and weekend hours as office or travel needs dictate
  • Administrative and data entry experience; ability to work accurately and consistently with detailed information
  • Knowledge of art, design and visual culture and the ability to discuss these subjects with high school/college students
  • Adaptable in stressful environments; responds well under pressure
  • Familiarity with both PC and Mac platforms; proficiency with MS Word, Excel, Keynote and social media platforms
  • Valid driver’s license is 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.

 
 

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.

 
 

Department Assistant

  • Title Department Assistant
  • Department Office of Student Accounts
  • Job Type Full Time
  • Available From Aug 15, 2018

Description

Job Title: Department Assistant

Department: Student Accounts

Reports To: Director and Associate Director

Position Overview:  Support the Office of Student Accounts via customer service and various clerical office duties.

 

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Answer the office’s main phone line, retrieve and respond to all messages.
  • Provide customer service to assist all office visitors.
  • Collect all cash receipts (checks, money orders) and post credit cards payments.
  • Print billing invoices and accounts receivable financial reports upon request.
  • Follow up on all returned mail, including noting the account.
  • Dispense work-study and refund check(s) to students.
  • Post the equipment fines submitted to the office and handle all related correspondence.
  • Process the office’s various orders: supplies, stationary, etc.
  • Keep an office calendar tracking all staff days off, meetings, deadlines etc.
  • Run the holds reports and remove holds as directed.
  • Monitor payment receipt for all special payment arrangements.
  • Update all forms on a yearly basis, as needed. ie: Estimated Worksheets, Lab Fees, Accepted Students Day forms, Orientation forms, directories and reception area bulletin board. Assist with updating tuition and fees on all written resources yearly.
  • Provide administrative support to the office through placing necessary notes on accounts summarizing student/parent interaction, scanning and filing various reports, applying payment plans and fees as directed.
  • Keep logs of incoming phone and in-person contact, as well as daily duties.
  • Provide back-up for lockbox upload, cash receipt posting and bank deposits, as needed.
  • Assist the Associate Director and Director in day to day activities and special projects as assigned.

 

Qualifications:

  • College degree preferred. High School diploma required
  • Must have excellent customer service, mathematical, organizational, and communication skills
  • Must specifically have the ability to resolve disputes and inquiries in writing with polish and poise, as well as proper grammar and a good vocabulary
  • Must work well under pressure in a busy environment
  • Must work quickly and accurately with a poised, calm and professional demeanor
  • Knowledge and proficiency with Word and Excel; knowledge of the Colleague database system a plus
  • Ability to work independently as well as part of a team
  • Flexibility and willingness to work overtime and weekends as office needs dictate

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

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

No walk-ins or phone calls please. 


The School of Visual Arts is an equal opportunity employer.

 
 

Director of 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

Description

DATE: August 2018

JOB TITLE: Director of Operations

STATUS: Exempt

DEPARTMENT: BFA Interior Design

REPORTS TO: Chair, Interior Design

POSITION OVERVIEW: Manage daily operations of the School of Visual Arts Interior Design     department. Delegate and provide support to department Chair, faculty and students. Supervise a team of full-time and part-time staff and ensure objectives are met. Execute budget control and determine fiscal priorities. This requires a proactive professional approach to all the activities outlined below.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

Management and Planning:

  • Oversee the day-to-day operation of the department studio and facilities.
  • Conduct annual performance reviews of staff; identify developmental and training needs, and address employee issues and concerns.
  • Develop the operating and administrative budgets; maintain the department's finances and monitor the budget accordingly.
  • Develop and coordinate all capital improvements to the department.
  • Maintain and provide open and direct communication between all members of the department and outside contacts.
  • Serve as a communication liaison between Chair, college leaders and department heads.
  • Supervise full time and part time staff; includes scheduling of staff.
  • Manage and work closely with the Senior Systems Administrator on server control, systems support, social media, technology requests, and upgrades.
  • Conduct regular supervisor and staff meetings.
  • Lead employee orientations and training.
  • Manage the academic student services process.
  • Address operational student issues and concerns.
  • Assist the Department Chair with student related issues.
  • Coordinate department curriculum, syllabus modifications, undergraduate catalog, and continuing education catalog.
  • Coordinate department CIDA accreditation process.
  • Coordinate Interior Design thesis show, department exhibitions, lecture series, events, special programs, workshops, and open houses.
  • Coordinate department travel and conferences.
  • Supervise production of department promotional material and media.
  • Manage department material library.
  • Plan for future equipment and facility needs.
  • Coordinate and sit on Interior Design strategic advisory board.

Administrative:

  • Maintain the department studios, classrooms and offices.
  • Maintain Department Chair Calendar.
  • Develop and maintain department calendars.
  • Provide full administrative support for direct reports.
  • Enter teaching assignments in the appropriate system.
  • Schedule courses and full-time/part-time faculty.
  • Coordinate and manage departmental personnel paperwork.
  • Serve as a communication liaison between the department and Human Resources.
  • Answer telephone, and take messages, schedule appointments, meetings.
  • Type and mail correspondence to faculty, students, staff and outside contacts.
  • Distribute mail and faxes, flag correspondence for immediate attention.
  • Act as the initial contact and provide general reception to the department. Meet and assist students and visitors.
  • Provide support to faculty and students including organizing faculty biographies for publication, writing and posting memos and announcements.
  • Organize and distribute informational materials, either in print or via email.
  • Provide tours of BFA Interior Design Studio, Labs and facilities and send information requests to Admissions.
  • Maintain several databases for mailings, promotion, sign out equipment, etc.
  • Assist faculty with the books/materials ordering and distribution.
  • Coordinate and administer all student audits, independent studies and internships.
  • Coordinate and maintain Lecture Series, student attendance and rosters.
  • Maintain department, faculty and student files for chair.
  • Ensures the availability of program information.
  • Maintain and update department press kits, DVDs, promotional tapes and materials.
  • Coordinate student/faculty work into scholarships, events, and conferences.
  • Assist the department with academic student services.
  • Assist the Department Chair with planning recruitment and retention activities.
  • Assist the Department Chair with professional and academic work.
  • Provide assistance to students and faculty in a cooperative manner.
  • Maintain bulletin boards; keep messages current, post news, posters, class cancellations, etc.
  • Oversee the maintenance of equipment for student use; includes maintaining the inventory for all equipment, assets and consumables.
  • Assure readiness and availability of required materials and facilities for interior design courses.
  • 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.
  • Perform other administrative duties as assigned.

Marketing and Outreach:

  • Supervise the development process of creating department marketing and development literature including annual portfolio, brochures, flyers, website, blogs, social media sites etc.
  • Lead the planning recruitment and retention activities.
  • Lead the planning and implementation of outreach programs for alumni and industry community.
  • Initiate and pursue scholarship and award programs with vendors and industry companies, and other professional affiliations for the department.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor's degree in appropriate discipline, Masters preferred
  • Excellent leadership abilities, communication skills and the ability to multi-task
  • Strong interpersonal skills; must be able to represent the College and the department in a professional manner
  • Computer literacy in Windows 7, Mac OS, Basecamp, Adobe Creative Suite, experience with Adobe Lightroom, with MS Office, ACT!, Prezi, Keynote, Powerpoint. Experience with AutoDesk suite a plus
  • Experience with Internet including websites, blogs, social media, and social outreach
  • Understanding of the protocols and objectives of higher education
  • Strong customer service experience
  • Previous managerial experience
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills required
  • Diplomacy and professionalism when working with individuals via e-mail, over the phone, and in person
  • Design or creative production background and knowledge of technology trends and ongoing developments in the design art field
  • Sophisticated communication, organization, time management, and solution-oriented skills
  • Must be able to work independently to be detail oriented and understand basic design principles
  • Must be a team player with the ability to identify issues and be proactive in driving solutions
  • Available to work scheduled department evening 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.

 
 

Exhibition Coordinator

  • Title Exhibition Coordinator
  • Department SVA Galleries and Museum
  • Job Type Full Time
  • Available From Aug 29, 2018

Description

JOB TITLE: Exhibition Coordinator

DEPARTMENT: SVA Galleries 

REPORTS TO: Exhibition Manager

POSITION OVERVIEW: Primarily participates in all aspects of installing and removing exhibitions

 

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

 

  • Support exhibition manager to plan, organize, execute installation and removal of exhibitions
  • Provide technical support, for exhibiting students, artists and curators
  • Maintain a cooperative working relationship with department chairs, students and curators
  • Supervise freelance art handlers and student assistants working on exhibitions, ensuring their safety
  • Maintain orderly storage facilities, with adequate inventory of supplies and equipment
  • Construct walls and other structures as needed for exhibitions
  • Produce CAD-generated drawings and renderings of exhibition designs
  • Help coordinate production of signage and wall text for exhibitions
  • Staff opening receptions and other after hours events at galleries
  • Install and staff off-site exhibitions as needed
  • Maintain professional appearance of galleries and exhibition within them
  • Sustain an eagerness to learn about latest exhibition standards, tools, and equipment

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

 

  • Minimum two years experience installing exhibitions (carpentry, construction, lighting and art handling)
  • Bachelor’s degree in related field; working knowledge of contemporary arts preferred
  • Proficiency in Sketchup, Photoshop, Google Suite and MS Office programs
  • Working knowledge of production and presentation of AV and digital media artworks
  • Familiarity with exhibition design and gallery administration
  • Understanding of safe, basic rigging techniques.
  • Ability to perform repetitive physical activities such as bending, twisting, reaching, climbing, balancing, and handling of materials.  This is an essential function of the job
  • Ability to comfortably lift up to 50 lbs.  This is an essential function of the job
  • Strong sense of responsibility, organizational skills, and thorough attention to detail
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively, always maintaining professional demeanor and appearance
  • Available to work occasional evenings and Saturdays

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.

 
 
 
 

 

 
 

Film Production Office Supervisor

Description

Job Title:  Production Office Floor Supervisor

Department:  BFA Film

Reports to:  Senior Production Office Manager / Director of Operations  

Position Overview: This position supports the Production Office Manager with the daily operations of the production office. Physical labor will be required of this job.

Schedule: Monday-Friday 8:30am-4:30pm / Occasional rotating Saturday

 

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Quality controller/inspector on all incoming and outgoing equipment packages for students and classes
  •  Communicates with staff to ensure gear is prepped and returned correctly.
  • Assigns and assures equipment schedules for classes and students are done in a timely manner
  • Dedicated person to keep a vigilant eye on inventory traffic in our database
  • Direct the workflow of production office staff towards maximum efficiency and assist prepping and unpacking large student orders.
  • Supports the production office manager with trouble shooting student and class problems. Assisting in the daily operations of the office.
  • Assist in training student workers and new full-time staff to ensure consistency and sustainability in all office procedures.
  • Keeps production office staff on point and on schedule with their responsibilities.
  • Meet daily with Production Office Manager and Reservation Coordinator on day-to-day functions
  • Hires and schedules all part timers in the production office.
  • Contributes ideas for following year’s equipment budget needs.
  • Inventories upon demand from Manager.
  • Liaise between production office staff and manager.
  • Liaise between production office staff and repair office.

 

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree required
  • Strong supervisory skills.
  • Awareness of film procedure, terminology and production.
  • Strong knowledge of film, digital, sound, lighting and grip equipment.
  • Strong communication, delegation, organization and problem-solving skills.
  • Diplomacy
  • Basic computer skills
  • Ability to work independently and as a team member.

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 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.

 
 

Lab Assistant

  • Title Lab Assistant
  • Department BFA Animation
  • Job Type Full Time
  • Available From Aug 29, 2018

Description

JOB TITLE: Lab Assistant

DEPARTMENT: BFA Animation

REPORTS TO: BFA Animation Chair, Director of Operations and Manager

POSITION OVERVIEW: Assist in technical support and overseeing of daily operations at BFA Animation, east side.


 DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:                                            

  • Work closely with the BFA Animation team in ensuring consistent daily operations of the east side facility
  • Assist in configuring, deploying, and maintaining mac computers
  • Provide technical support and troubleshooting solutions for hardware, software and peripherals
  • Enforce safe policies and procedures for computer labs and classrooms
  • Assist in administrative tasks
  • Coordinate off-site equipment repairs
  • Supervise, and train student workers to assist with maintenance
  • Maintain and update equipment sign-out forms
  • Ensure timely circulation of borrowed equipment such as: wacom pens, headphones, portable cintiqs and sound recorders
  • Attend and participate in departmental events such as: Accepted Students Day, SVA Open House
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the department.
  • Assist with inventory control and maintenance of departmental equipment
  • Assist students and Faculty with technical issues as needed

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree required.
  • Working knowledge of Mac OS systems
  • Art or creative production background and broad knowledge of animation software, hardware, including video and audio.
  • Must demonstrate strong critical thinking, analytical reasoning and organizational skills.
  • 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 communication skills and the ability to work with students, faculty and staff
  • Flexible with one’s work schedule (Schedule is subject to change)

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.

 

 
 

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.

 
 

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.

 
 

Senior Systems Administrator, MFA Interaction Design

Description

Job Title: Senior Systems Administrator

Department: MFA Interaction Design

Reports to: Chair, MFA Interaction Design

Position Overview: The Senior Systems Administrator is a full-time role responsible for overseeing the planning, coordinating, integrating, and monitoring all technical aspects for the graduate Interaction Design department, both internally and externally facing. The role ensures that all IT systems are working with efficiently and with integrity. Daily activities include, but are not limited to monitoring and ensuring the integrity of: A/V systems, department services, website, email, Slack, department computers, printing, the network, and server support for students, faculty, and staff.

 

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Provide full technical support and training to the department; provide full technical support for faculty and students in classrooms, including setup and monitoring of A/V systems, sound systems, and video equipment in classrooms and for classroom-related activities.
  • Oversee the technical aspects of the department website, managing functional updates; manage the relationship with technical partners regarding website troubleshooting, maintenance, and new features.
    • Oversee event websites (e.g., Thesis websites), gathering content and assets from students to ensure on-time delivery.
    • Oversee all department technical systems and technical aspects of:
      • Email listservs for faculty and students and email newsletters.
      • Slack for current students and alumni, monitoring accounts, reviewing new and existing channels, and keep the department staff up to date on relevant topics regarding Slack conversations.
      • Department assets on Dropbox, working with staff and students to instruct and answer any questions.
      • Technical library of devices that can be checked out by students.
      • Provide support on special events and annual projects including: orientation, public lectures, in-class guest lectures, year-end events, graduation, student conferences, and other departmental projects as required.
        • Oversee department video recordings of public lectures and Livestream of public events.
        • Responsible for installing, setting up, maintaining, and servicing servers and client stations.
          • Responsible for installing and configuring software on client stations prior to each semester’s start and maintaining updates as needed.
          • Perform routine system backups; install and maintain Mac applications; diagnose and resolve hardware and software issues.
          • Work with Director of Operations to determine department approach for technical systems and services, carrying out that approach to ensure department technical fitness and efficiency; work with Director of Operations in estimating budget for new hardware/software purchases.
          • Review industry trends and faculty news to maintain foresight to keep staff and department as current, providing updates in weekly meetings.

 

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree required. Minimum of five years technical administrative or technical project or product management experience.
  • Experience in higher education or experience with digital design, interaction design, industrial design, web design, or IT highly desirable.
  • Must have two to four years of administrator experience in an organization of similar size or environment.
  • Must have experience in managing websites and social media.
  • Must be trained and/or have demonstrated analytical and technical skills and installing, configuring, and administering Mac file servers and/or Linux application and data servers and/or work stations, as well as performing back up and restore services. Ability to manage and communicate tasks, status, and deadlines, while being self-directed about own schedule.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills required. Diplomacy and professionalism in working with individuals via email, over the phone, and in person.
  • Strong organizational skills, the ability to work independently, be detail oriented, and maintain focus while handling multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • Ability to interact with all levels of administrative staff, faculty, students, visitors, and prospective students.

 

 

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.

 
 

Systems Administrator, BFA Animation

Description

Job Title: Systems Administrator

Department: BFA Animation

Reports to: Chair, Direrctor of Operations and Technology Manager

Position Overview: On-site technical support, and overseeing of daily operations at BFA Animation, west side.

Work Schedule: Tue-Fri, 11am - 7pm and Sat 9am-5pm

Duties & Responsibilities:               

  • Configure, deploy, and maintain mac computers and mac servers
  • Provide technical support and troubleshooting solutions for hardware, software and peripherals
  • Work closely with Technology Manager in ensuring consistent daily operations of the west side BFA Animation facility
  • Enforce safe policies and procedures for computer labs and classrooms
  • Assist in planning the technology budget for the department
  • Communicate with software and hardware outside vendors regarding troubleshooting
  • Research new technology and assert recommendations for classes, labs and administration
  • Coordinate off-site equipment repairs
  • Supervise, and train student workers to assist with maintenance
  • Maintain and update equipment sign-out forms
  • Ensure timely circulation of borrowed equipment such as: wacom pens, headphones, portable cintiqs and sound recorders
  • Attend and participate in departmental events such as: Accepted Students Day, SVA Open House
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the department.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree required.
  • 2-3 years experience with Mac OS X hardware, software workflow
  • Expert knowledge of Mac OS systems
  • Appropriate training or certification a plus
  • Art or creative production background and knowledge of technology trends and ongoing developments
  • Broad knowledge of animation software, hardware, including video and audio.
  • Must demonstrate strong critical thinking, analytical reasoning and organizational skills.
  • 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 communication skills and the ability to work with students, faculty and staff
  • Flexible with one’s work schedule (Schedule is subject to change)

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]du 

No walk-ins or phone calls please.

 

The School of Visual Arts is an equal opportunity employer.

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