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Thursday, April 15, 2010

F/T - Admin Libraries (Technology/Digital Assets) - NY School of Interior Design


New York School of Interior Design
New York City, NY
Admin - Libraries
Application Due:
Open Until Filled
Full Time

The New York School of Interior Design (NYSID), the only institution of higher learning in New York devoted exclusively to the design of the interior environment, seeks an individual to support the technology infrastructure of the library, liaise directly with IT and academic computing, and assist faculty with digital images for teaching, as well as other technology needs.

* Manage digital assets for the library, including images, archival collections, and electronic theses.
* Work directly with faculty to help them create, manage and use digital assets in teaching.
* Work closely with librarians to continuously update and keep library website design relevant and uniform in appearance across all platforms, including online resource subject guides and a library blog.
* Responsible for basic website development.
* Work with library staff to create and edit video tutorials for students and faculty.
* Manage electronic resources including indexes and full text databases to ensure off-campus access.
* Create instructional guides for technology equipment use in library.
* Keep abreast of current trends in technology as relevant to the library.
* Manage photo copiers and accompanying vendor relationship.
* Work scheduled hours on the main service desk of the library, with very occasional night or weekend shifts.
* Other duties as assigned by the Director of the Library.

Requirements: A BFA/BA in one or more of the following: Interior Design, Architecture, Fine Arts, Art History, Humanities or background in Educational Technology. Skill sets in Photoshop CS4, Dreamweaver, html, scanners, basic knowledge of library databases, catalogs and other online environments. Strong customer service skills.

Preferred: MA, MFA or MLS and 1-3 years of work experience. XML/XSLT, JavaScript, CSS, basic AutoCAD.
Application Information
Postal Address:
Human Resources Administrator
New York School of Interior Design
170 East 70th Street
New York, NY 10021
Email Address: