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The special assistant will manage a variety of administrative, process, and project management tasks associated with the office of the vice president for programs, including managing her schedule, preparing requested materials, ensuring effective meeting preparation, and undertaking special projects, as assigned. The special assistant also have opportuntiies to conduct desk research on programmatic topics and prepare reports as requested.
Reporting to the program director, Culpeper Arts & Culture program, and the director for program management, the assistant will support grants administration, meeting coordination, and providing the day-to-day and overall administrative support for the CAC program and Grants Management teams. S/he also provides periodic support for the Special Initiative: Egypt and Philanthropic Stewardship portfolios, and is available to support other program teams as assigned.
Reporting to the curator, the curatorial assistant provides support in the general stewardship of the collections at Kykuit, the historic Rockefeller family home in Tarrytown, New York. Under the direction of the curator, s/he monitors the care and maintenance of the fine and decorative arts within Kykuit, its gardens, the Coach Barn and assembled buildings. The curatorial assistant assists in monitoring and facilitating maintenance, conservation and restoration projects. S/he coordinates and oversees photo shoots, and gives special tours. This is a part-time position with a weekly schedule of 18 hours. The position is based in Tarrytown, New York.
Working with The Pocantico Center’s manager of public programs, the intern will assist with, and learn, the production and planning of cultural events, facilitation of artist residencies, designing of marketing materials, and the programming of the school garden program. Among the roster of artists performing and/or participating in the 2017 residency program will be the jazz musician Eric Revis, choreographer Josh Beamish, Carnegie Hall fellows and other artists.