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Accounts Payable Coordinator

Description

Job Title:  Accounts Payable Coordinator

Department: Accounts Payable/Finance 

Reports To: Accounts Payable Supervisor

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

 

Duties and Responsibilities:

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

 

Qualifications:

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

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

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

No walk-ins or phone calls please. 

The School of Visual Arts is an equal opportunity employer.

 
 

Admissions Counselor

Description

Job Title: 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, Pre-College projects, tours and recruitment 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.

 

 
 

Assistant to the Chair

  • Title Assistant to the Chair
  • Department MFA Design for Social Innovation
  • Job Type Full Time
  • Available From Jul 31, 2017

Description

Job Title: Assistant to the Chair

Department: MFA Design for Social Innovation

Reports to: Department Chair

Position Overview: Responsible for assisting with all aspects of administering the program as well as outreach and community engagement

 

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, 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.
  • Play a lead role in social media visibility, writing stories for social media and website
  • Serve as contact, liaison, and representative for the department and coordinate special faculty needs. 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 update website as appropriate.
  • Assist with ordering all office supplies
  • Develop and implement actionable plans to drive bigger and more engaged audiences across various social 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
  • 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.
  • Facilitate  engagement with potential studentsthrough answering emails, speaking to students on the phone, conducting tours and follow up calls
  • 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.

 
 

Equipment Coordinator

  • Title Equipment Coordinator
  • Department Digital Imaging Center
  • Job Type Part Time
  • Available From Sep 05, 2017

Description

Job Title: Equipment Coordinator

 

Department: Digital Imaging Center

 

Status: Part-time

 

Reports to: DIC Manager

 

Position Overview: The right candidate will have a bachelor’s degree in photography/technology or experience managing equipment in a high-volume, fast-paced environment and be a self-starter and team player with great attention to detail.

 

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate and training department staff to support students and faculty;
  • Coordinate sub-rentals and vendor relationships;
  • Reviewing and approve student invoices;
  • Coordinating internal repairs and maintenance of all equipment and providing quality control;
  • Checkout equipment, monitor late returns through the Web Checkout database.
  • Monitor inventory on a weekly basis.
  • Manage inventory
  • Recommending purchases based on changing technology and rental trends and demands;
  • Advising students/faculty on digital/equipment and services;
  • Providing support for the green screen room studio;
  • Collaborating on the development and implementation of growth initiatives;
  • Train staff on new equipment purchases;

 

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • 3 years’ experience in photo studio or related production environment
  • Demonstrated leadership experience and ability to influence and build successful working relationships
  • Proven customer service skills and understanding of high-end customer service requirements
  • Extensive experience with digital, photo and video equipment software and hardware and lighting equipment
  • Ability to quickly learn and adopt new processes
  • Project management skills
  • Ability to manage high volumes of workflow including prioritization, planning and task delegation under tight deadlines
  • Experience working in a fast-pace environment
  • Excellent analytical & problem solving skills
  • High attention to detail
  • Oral and written communication skills
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Ability to lift tools, supplies and equipment weighing up to 50 lbs.

 

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

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

No walk-ins or phone calls please. 

The School of Visual Arts is an equal opportunity employer.

 
 

IT Project Manager

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

Description

Job Title: IT Project Manger

Department: Administrative & Network Services

Reports to: Director of IT

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

Duties & Responsibilities

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

Qualifications:

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

 

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

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

No walk-ins or phone calls please. 

The School of Visual Arts is an equal opportunity employer.

 
 

Maintenance Technician

Description

Job Title: Maintenance Technician

Department: Facilities

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

Position Overview: Responsible for performing mechanical repairs

Hours: Hours vary by shift assignment

Duties and Responsibilities:

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

Qualifications:

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

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

No walk-ins or phone calls please. 

The School of Visual Arts is an equal opportunity employer.

 
 

Production Office Assistant

Description

Job Title: Production Office Staff Assistant 

Department: BFA Film

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

Position Overview: This position schedules and maintains all needs associated in the audio post-production facility including daily maintenance, inventory control and recommended purchases. In addition this position also serves as a production office staff member and includes preparation of camera, sound, lighting and grip inventory for all student and class equipment orders. This position requires heavy lifting of equipment.

 

Work Schedule:                       Tuesday-Thursday                   11:00am-7:00pm

                                                Friday                                       11:30am-7:30pm

                                                Saturday                                     9:00am- 5:00pm

 

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Service and maintain the audio post production facility and assure the facility is effectively operating on a daily basis.    
  • Keep software and hardware updated in the audio post production facility
  • Coordinates and hires teaching and lab assistants for any and all classes and workshops in the audio post production facility
  • Serves as audio engineer for Dusty Awards voice overs and represents the Department for all promotional events. 
  • Preparation of equipment packages for student and class production needs
  • Responsible for checking student and class equipment returns
  • Assisting, individual student checkouts. Procedure includes: pre-testing all cameras, sound, lighting and grip equipment. Assuring all equipment and student equipment contracts are scanned into database.
  • Responsible for inventory control including: bar-coding, verification of equipment returns, noting any missing or damaged equipment, assuring serial numbers, proper amounts, and completing contracts
  • Supports the production office manager in trouble shooting student and class problems. Assist in the daily operations of the production office.
  • Contribute to a rotating schedule at the Production Office front window including allocating equipment, facility keys and general assistance to students & faculty

 

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree required.
  • Proficiency in digital audio recording/editing, specifically Pro Tools software and all associated gear used with Pro Tools.
  • Awareness of film procedures and terminology relating to production and post-production.
  • Strong knowledge of film, digital, sound, lighting and grip equipment.
  • Strong communication, organizational and problem-solving skills.
  • Diplomatically problem solving
  • Intermediate to advanced computer 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.

 
 

Residence Hall Director

Description

Job Title: Residence Hall Director for 23rd Street Residence

Department:  Student Affairs

Reports To: Associate Director of Residence Life

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

 

Duties and Responsibilities:

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

 

Qualifications:

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

 

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

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

No walk-ins or phone calls please. 

The School of Visual Arts is an equal opportunity employer.

 
 

Retail Inventory & Social Media Coordinator

Description

Job Title: Retail Inventory/Receiving & Social Media Coordinator 

Department: SVA Campus Store

Reports to: Operations Manager, SVA Campus Store

Position Overview: Key responsibilities include: logging all shipments, detailed receiving, labeling, preparing shipments, organization of retail back stock, maintaining accurate inventory counts and stocking merchandise in the store. The position will also develop, design and maintain multiple Social Media channels and outreach as well as monitor analytics. This position has public contact of a limited scope, involving standard information exchange.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Manage the inventory positions of all products and coordinate all storage and display areas to ensure that adequate stock levels and inventory counts are maintained.
  • Receive all shipments physically into the store, check for accuracy of each shipment, receive the shipments into the POS system, alert the Operations Manager and/or sales team of items ear marked for departmental orders, repack departmental orders with the end destination clearly marked, alert inter-office department of pending shipments, prepare FedEx shipments and track them daily to ensure prompt delivery of all items.
  • Maintain accurate records of all items received by matching the packing list documentation to physical products, to ensure timely, damage-free, and accurate shipments.
  • Interface with other divisions and operations to ensure timely and accurate receipt of products and to resolve order discrepancies
  • Sorting and filing departmental documents in appropriate alphabetical and numerical files
  • Collect information for claims on in-transit damages
  • Maintain and expand upon the Campus Store’s multiple Social Media Channels through development & outreach
  • Monitor analytics of all Social Media Channels to measure successes of specific deals/offers and promotions.
  • Perform basic administrative duties as it relates to the position
  • Participate actively in the monthly physical counts
  • Ability to work retail hours including some evenings, weekends and holidays, as the need arises

Qualifications:

  • College degree preferred.
  • Retail experience preferred.
  • 1-2 years of administrative experience.
  • 2 years or more of POS and inventory module experience required.
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills with attention to detail required.
  • Extremely detail-oriented.
  • Ability to lift +60 lbs.
  • Ability to work independently and with minimal supervision.
  • Knowledge of various Social Media channels and basic web development
  • Flexible work schedule required.
  • Design skills highly 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.

 
 

Security Officer

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

Description

DATE AVAILABLE: Ongoing

JOB TITLE: Security Officer

STATUS: Non-Exempt

REPORTS TO: Security Services Supervisory and Management Staff

 

WORK SCHEDULE:    Full-time 35 hours/week (40 hours/week excluding 5 hours /week for meal breaks)

 

Must be available for two of the three available shifts.

 

POSITION OVERVIEW: To protect the students, staff, faculty, visitors, and property of SVA.

 

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Follow and carry out all instructions of the shift supervisors or other security management.
  • Detect unusual circumstances and/or suspicious individuals
  • Detect defective doors, windows, locks, lights, and fire safety equipment while making periodic checks of the entire building.
  • Respond quickly to emergency calls, alarms, disturbances and potentially hazardous conditions and/or activities.
  • Deter unlawful entry onto the premises by undesirables and individuals with negative intentions.
  • Deter smoking on the premises and the perpetration of unlawful acts against the College and its community such as vandalism, burglaries, assaults etc.
  • Report to supervisors all activities or observances that would or could allow harm to the people or property of the school or interfere with the duties and responsibilities of an officer.
  • Be presentable in a neat & clean uniform when stationed at a point of entry to a building/premises.
  • Provide necessary information to visitors and affiliates of the College such as directions and location of facilities, at all times displaying an acceptable degree of respect, professionalism, courtesy and tolerance
  • Provide constant vigil on surveillance equipment (CCTV monitors) and alarms.
  • Log in entries in daily activity logbook every hour or upon the occurrence of irregular/abnormal situations/circumstances
  • Gather date, compile information, and prepare reports
  • Provides meal relief for one hour to other security officers as needed

 

Essential Job Functions:

  • Walk and stand for extended periods while on duty
  • Ability to patrol building, covering long distance rapidly in case of emergency
  • Climb stairs, conduct foot patrols, and able to lift up to 50lbs

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High School diploma or an equivalent required
  • NYS Security Guard License required
  • 2+ years of security-related experience
  • 1+ years of customer service experience
  • Able to communicate effectively both orally and in writing
  • Able to operate a computer
  • NYC Fire Safety Director Certification preferred
  • Able to work nights, weekends, and holidays
  • Available for overtime and to cover vacations, sick/personal days, etc.

 

OTHER: All security officers are responsible for renewing their license each year to maintain employment.

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

Find out what it’s like to work at SVA.  Visit www.sva.edu/workingatsva 

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

No walk-ins or phone calls please.

 

The School of Visual Arts is an equal opportunity employer

 
 

Studio Manager

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

Description

POSITION TITLE: Studio Manager

DEPARTMENT: MPS Branding

REPORTS TO: Director of Operations

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

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

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

QUALIFICATIONS

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

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

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

No walk-ins or phone calls please. 

The School of Visual Arts is an equal opportunity employer.

 
 

Systems Administrator

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

Description

Job Title: Systems Administrator 

Department: Digital Imaging Center

Reports to: Manager of the Digital Imaging Center

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

 

Duties & Responsibilities:

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

 

Qualifications:

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

 

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

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

No walk-ins or phone calls please. 

The School of Visual Arts is an equal opportunity employer.

 
 

Systems Administrator - MFA Design for Social Innovation

Description

Job Title:  Systems Administrator

Department:  MFA Design for Social Innovation

Reports to:  Department Chair

Hours: Monday – Friday, 10am – 6pm                                                         

Position Overview: Mid-level systems administrator will manage all technical and operational aspects of the MFA Design for Social Innovation department. This person's primary responsibility will be to develop and administer a sophisticated Mac-based computing/networking infrastructure that includes server, desktop, tablets, service and direct user support components. This includes: complex software configuration, deployment, installation and integration; construction of tools to automate management of the environment and the performance of advanced troubleshooting as required. She or he directly communicates with our user population, i.e. faculty, staff, students and alumni when appropriate.


Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Establish technology policies and protocols for the daily operation of the MFA Design for Social Innovation studio and classrooms.
  • Maintain and configure the Mac servers and desktops which host student logins, network access, and archives.
  • Provide a consistent operating system image to Macintosh workstations, maintain software updates, and integrate with existing systems.
  • Support Extron-based smart classroom environments.
  • Manage, coordinate and monitor the MFA Design for Social Innovation departmental website, including working with the designer for updates and changes to content and supervising all media uploaded to the site.
  • Generate and summarize Google Analytics reports for the MFA Design for Social Innovation website and other related domains and online spaces. Help identify best practices for recruiting and other insights from analytics reports.   
  • Calibrate and maintain the printing output lab, high-resolution professional color printers and copiers with fiery RIP systems.  Troubleshoot Mac OS specific printing issues.
  • Perform hardware/software installation and support students and faculty with problems or questions.
  • Research and recommend equipment purchases and strategies for the budget. Submit purchase requisitions for hardware/software, and track leased equipment. Purchase and track all tech equipment needed for the department.
  • Stay current with new software and hardware developments, and trends in digital art and design by attending conferences and exhibitions.
  • Work with the SVA’s Administrative and Network Services, Security, Physical Plant and Purchasing departments to maintain and ensure the offices, studio and classrooms are operating properly.
  • Manage and troubleshoot card key access to the DSI space for staff, faculty and students.
  • Provide technical support in the coordination and operation of all MFA Design for Social Innovation events i.e., Information Sessions, Open Houses, Special Lectures, Exhibitions, etc.
  • Propose and develop means of digital outreach through existing and future platforms. Work with web developer to create additional assets to the website; assist with student blog, exhibitions, digital presentations, tours for visitors, special events, and orientations.
  • Administer and maintain the environment and systems for distance learning, virtual conferencing, and lecture capture. Provide guidance for improving digital archiving and accessibility of materials.
  • Assist with departmental projects such as website, document archiving of manuals, updates, books and warranties.  Maintain repair records, inventories of hardware/software.  Back up databases.
  • Maintain organized, clean and professional working/teaching environment.
  • Serve as a liaison with faculty regarding classroom technology needs and procedures.
  • Offer workshops and training to graduate students on a variety of software and hardware topics, promoting a more effective use of studio equipment and efficient working environment.

 

Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor’s degree required.  Minimum 3 years of experience.
  • Expert knowledge of Mac OSX Server. Familiarity with OSX Server 10.10 or higher, OSX Desktop 10.10 or higher
  • Preferred working knowledge of all Adobe Creative Cloud software, i.e., Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Dreamweaver, Flash, After Effects; editing software such as Apple Final Cut Pro/X; Microsoft Office, HTML/WordPress and other web scripting languages.
  • Ability to troubleshoot software and hardware, including high-end video, camera, and video editing equipment a must.
  • Ability to troubleshoot basic A/V issues with projectors and video sources.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills required.
  • Diplomacy and professionalism when working with students, staff and faculty 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.
  • Ability to work independently, detail oriented and understands basic design principles.
  • Must be a team player with the ability to identify issues and be proactive in driving solutions.

 

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

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

No walk-ins or phone calls please. 

The School of Visual Arts is an equal opportunity employer.

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