The Assistant Director of Editorial Initiatives will help: develop an integrated editorial and communications profile for the Center’s various platforms – the website with online archive, the newsletter and announcements, print and e-publications, social media and, in the future, podcasts; and consolidate digital and non-digital publishing activities through a comprehensive plan. In support of the Center’s mission and with a special focus on communication strategies, the AD will engage with diverse audiences and communities, both virtual and in New York City, and ensure that the Center’s research and activities are accessible and meaningful to multiple publics. The AD will reinforce the Center’s role in the dynamic space of shared and collaborative learning, and help build out the Center’s distributed learning capacities in support of the VLC’s plans to establish a minor in Art and Social Justice at The New School. The AD will bring to this position extraordinary writing skills matched by a passion for equity, inclusion, and social justice and their own diverse perspective. The AD will be adept at interacting with the VLC’s various constituencies within and beyond the university, including curators, academics, artists, students, administrative staff, and consultants. This is a full time position and reports to the Senior Director/Chief Curator of the Vera List Center.
The position is currently funded for three years and contingent upon external funding.