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Posted: 01/11/2011

City of New York/Parks & Recreation
Arts & Antiquities

Monuments Assistant
Professional Opportunity
New York, NY
$18 - $22/per hour

City of New York/Parks & Recreation Seasonal Job Vacancy Notice

Civil Service Title: Community Associate

Office Title: Monuments Assistant

Salary: $18 - $22/hour

Duration: This is a grant funded 7 months seasonal position beginning February 2011.

Work Location: Arsenal, Manhattan

Number of Positions: 1

Parks & Recreation’s Art & Antiquities division maintains 800 monuments and artworks, organizes exhibitions of contemporary art at sites across the city and shows in the Arsenal Gallery, and produces historically based content for the agency.

Major Responsibilities:

Under general supervision, with latitude for independent initiative and judgment, perform difficult and responsible work for the Art & Antiquities division.

? Assist the Director of Art & Antiquities and Monuments Coordinator on a variety of tasks and projects relating to permanent public art and monuments.

? Create and update daily maintenance reports.

? Update and report monthly statistics for Mayor’s Management report.

? Assist with special projects including purchasing, storage inventory, photographic documentation, site mapping (GIS) and revision of monuments guidelines.

? Update web content and catalogue art books collection.

? Answer public inquiries and maintain monuments database and update catalog entries.

Minimum Qualifications:

1. High school graduation or equivalent and three years of experience in community work or community centered activities in an area related to duties described above.

2. Education and/or experience which is equivalent to “1” above.

New York City residency required within 90 days of employment.

Preferred Skills/Qualifications:

1. Bachelor’s degree or Masters degree in related field.

2. Excellent writing and research skills; must be detail oriented and have outstanding organizational skills.

3. Knowledge of New York City Parks sculpture and sculpture history, historic preservation and/or conservation techniques.

4. Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite.

5. Valid New York State driver license.

To apply, please submitt resume and cover letter by 01/31/11 to:

Jonathan Kuhn, Director of Art & Antiquities

City of New York/Parks & Recreation

830 Fifth Avenue,

New York, NY 10021

Email: artandantiquities@parks.nyc.gov


We are an Equal Opportunity Employer

OPen until
none given

How to apply
Jonathan Kuhn, Director of Art & Antiquities City of New York/Parks & Recreation 830 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10021 Email: artandantiquities@parks.nyc.gov

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