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sotheby'sSotheby’s Institute of Art is looking to fill two positions in its New York office. Learn more about the positions below!

Seeking an Administrative Assistant to provide support for the senior administration of SIA-NY.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Research, prepare and edit information for reports
  • Assist with coordination of accreditation procedures, documents and site visit logistics
  • Coordinate planning for special events including meetings, receptions
  • Provide office management functions including back-up coverage for reception desk, maintain office supply inventory, select and supervise Graduate Assistants
  • Manage internal communications, staff intranet, faculty/staff contact information
  • Handle payment processes and expense reports Education and Experience
  • BA/BS and min 2 years substantial administrative experience
  • Experience in higher education setting, interest in higher education management preferred
  • Familiarity with visual arts and art organizations highly desirable

To Apply:

  • Email your resume and a cover letter that includes your salary history to:
  • In the subject line of your email enter:  “Administrative Assistant”
  • Only qualified candidates should apply / NO RECRUITERS


Seeking a Director for our Summer Study program in New York. The position begins April 1 and runs through early August, 2015 but is open for potential continuation or renewal.

Responsibilities and Qualifications

  • Oversee and provide hands-on, day-to-day management for the program
  • Provide information, guidance and support for faculty members, reviewing and approving final course syllabi
  • Oversee and manage course enrollment, schedules and logistics for over 100 site visits, guest lectures and special events
  • Supervise, support and evaluate program staff
  • Manage program budgets
  • Evaluate outcomes, analyze data and make recommendations for future program development.
  • Education, knowledge, experience in Art History or Art Business preferred
  • Experience teaching, developing courses and planning and managing educational programs
  • Familiarity with New York City and its arts institutions and cultural resources
  • Highly effective administrative, organizational and communication skills, including public speaking
  • Applications will be accepted and considered until the position is filled.

To Apply:

  • Email your resume and a cover letter that includes your salary history to:
  • In the subject line of your email enter:  “Director of Summer Study”
  • Only qualified candidates should apply / NO RECRUITERS
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