School of Art, Media, and Technology

FWS: Student Assistant II – Art & Design History & Theory – Spring 2018

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Position Availability: Immediately, Spring 2018

Position Title:  Student Assistant ll – Art & Design History & Theory

Department: PSD/School of Art and Design History and Theory

Location: New York City


  • Assists Parsons First Year PRogram Adminstrator with ongoing and short-term projects
  • Write and publish blog and social media posts.
  • Coordinate First-Year locker assignments
  • Organize faculty office
  • Create and distribute posters promoting events
  • Various administrative duties such as photocopying, scanning, printing, filing, mail delivery, data entry, etc.
  • Assist with departmental events

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Familiarity with a variety of software applications such as: Word, Excel, Photoshop, InDesign and G Suite
  • Solid writing and editing skills
  • Experience with social media platforms such as Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook
  • Must be self-motivated, proactive, detail-oriented, and responsible
  • Willing to commit to a set weekly schedule

NOTE: This position is available only to matriculated students of The New School who have a current, valid Federal Work Study Award Letter. For additional information about the Federal Work Study program, please follow this link.

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Have experience using a variety of software applications (Word, Excel, Photoshop, Dreamweaver, Illustrator and/ or Design)
  • Have photo-editing skills
  • Have experience using Internet publishing applications (WordPress, google web, etc)
  • Be able to engage proficiently through different social media.
  • Have experience in writing and editing for journals and publications (ideally).



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