JOB DESCRIPTION: Production Office Evening Assistant


SCOPE OF POSITION: Production Office Evening Supervisor (Directly)
Production Office Manager (Directly)
Director of Operations

WORK SCHEDULE: Monday-Thursday 2:30pm - 10:30pm
Friday 12:00pm - 8:00pm
Occasional Saturday for Department events

POSITION OVERVIEW: Supports the daily afternoon and evening operations of the production office by ensuring all equipment is in working order and properly inventoried. Assists the Evening Supervisor in all evening operations as necessary. Includes heavy lifting of equipment.


Assist the Evening Supervisor preparing equipment orders for students and class productions
Assures all evening classes, faculty, and students needs are met Assures proper tracking of equipment inventory
Assist evening manager in overseeing student workers
Assist in training student workers and new full time staff members
Proposes equipment purchases budgets for annual budget proposal
Assists Evening Supervisor in assuring morning class equipment orders are prepped
Assists at the Production Office front window
Assists Evening Supervisor securing facilities and closing the office. Assists in Department events


Bachelor’s degree required.
Experience working with film and digital equipment
Knowledge of Mac/PC: Filemaker, Microsoft Word and Excel software. Ability to research and adapt to new technologies
Strong communication, organizational and problem-solving skills. Ability to work 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 working@sva.edu

No walk-ins or phone calls please.

The School of Visual Arts is an equal opportunity employer.