Hiring: Project Assistant

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The Architectural League seeks a highly motivated and self-directed individual with broad interests and specific education and/or experience in architecture and urbanism to serve as part-time, defined-term Project Assistant for Urban Omnibus. The Project Assistant will be an integral part of a small editorial team committed to interdisciplinary exploration and discourse in architecture and the built environment in New York City.

Responsibilities extend across all aspects of publication of an online magazine, including editorial production, research and development of new features and editorial projects, and communications and audience building. Working for Urban Omnibus is a great opportunity to develop wide-ranging editorial experience and exposure to developments in contemporary architecture and urbanism, and non-profit management and operations. The Project Assistant will also engage with the Architectural League’s full range of programming.

Applicants should have strong writing skills and demonstrate experience in design, architecture, and urbanism. Experience in editing, graphic design, mapping, and/or audiovisual production is preferred.

 

Terms:

Candidates should be available 2 to 3 days per week and be able to commit to a 4 to 6 month period. Hours are flexible, though regularity in schedule is preferred. The project assistant will receive an unlimited monthly Metrocard and receive compensation of $20/hour. Candidates should be available to begin by June 1, 2018.

 

Applications:

Please fill out this form and include a cover letter, current resume, and contact information for two references. A four-page writing sample is required for all applicants. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis.

Please contact Antonio Huerta, office coordinator, at huerta@archleague.org for more information.

 

About:

Urban Omnibus is the Architectural League’s online publication dedicated to observing, understanding, and shaping the city. We raise new questions, illuminate diverse perspectives, and document creative projects to advance the collective work of citymaking.

The Architectural League of New York is a non-profit organization dedicated to advancing the art of architecture, by promoting excellence and innovation and by fostering community and discussion in architecture, urbanism, and related disciplines. We present the work and ideas of the world’s most interesting and influential architects and designers through lectures, exhibitions, and publications, in print and online. We identify and encourage talented young designers through competitions, grants, exhibitions, and publications. And we help shape the future of our built environment by stimulating debate and provoking design thinking about the critical issues of our time.