Special Projects Associate
Posted On: September 15, 2013
Hours: Part Time
The Special Projects Associate is essential to the production of exhibition, publication and other special projects of the School of Architecture Archive. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
- Accreditation- ongoing collection, organization and presentation of student coursework and faculty course materials for the National Architectural Accrediting Board;
- Exhibitions- research, collection of materials, design and curatorial support in the implementation of Houghton Gallery exhibitions, as well as the annual exhibition of student work;
- Website- collection of new content, design and implementation of ongoing updates and additions to the School of Architecture website, including faculty and student work;
- Graphic Design- organization, editorial assistance and production of exhibition and publication layouts for all special projects;
- Photography- multi-media documentation of architectural drawings and models produced by the students, as well as end of semester reviews. Includes scanning and photography of small drawings and coordination of documentation with the Archive's Collections Assistant;
- Grant Writing- generate, prepare, and coordinate grant applications to outside funding sources to subsidize, exhibitions, publications, and other special projects
- Ongoing- bookkeeping of office accounts, supervision of students working in the Archive on a daily basis, assistance to those who require use of the Archive's digital cameras and video cameras, and processing of publication sales.
Candidate should be organized, have a high level of interpersonal skills and professionalism in dealing with faculty, students, staff, and the general public. Applicant must be computer literate (Adobe Creative Suite, Microsoft Office, Filemaker Pro), skilled in all aspects of graphic design, multiple-format photography, responsible, articulate, mature, and work well under pressure. Bachelor's degree in a related visual field required. Curatorial, editorial and archive experience preferred. Familiarity with an academic environment a plus.
This is a unionized position.
The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art is an AA/EOE by choice
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New York, NY 10003
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