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JOB TITLE: Film Coordinator

DEPARTMENT:  OTIS / Support and Print Services / Media Resources

REPORTS TO: Manager of Media Resources

SUMMARY: Under the supervision of the Manager of Media Resources, the Media Resources Film Coordinator is a liaison between Film and Animation and Support Services, ensuring that the Film and Animation Departments’ needs are met. This position will inform and advise the Manager of Media Resources. This position will also provide oversight of the equipment room itself.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
•    Responsible for Media Resource Center reservations through Web Checkout system
•    Prepares reserved equipment and media resources for faculty, staff and students
•    Assesses equipment repairs, performs repairs when possible, sends equipment out for repairs when necessary
•    Trend spots industry developments and provides recommendations on new equipment acquisitions
•    Assists in the development of policies and procedures pertaining to equipment and lending
•    Maintains film equipment inventories, supplies, and functionality
•    Maintains expertise in equipment specific to production and post-production software for film and animation
•    Maintains a working knowledge of Film, Audio and Computing software
•    Other duties as assigned

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by the incumbent; they do not purport to describe all functions.  Incumbent may be assigned other duties, and the essential functions may change from time to time as necessary.

Education & Experience:
•    Bachelors in Film or Animation, and three to five years of professional experience. Some teaching experience is preferred.
•    Strong verbal, written and interpersonal skills.
•    Some experience in mentoring or teaching students.
•    Experience with Mac operating systems
•    Working knowledge of Microsoft Office
•    Expertise in the technical workings of film equipment
•    Thorough knowledge of software used in film editing

The University of the Arts—a leader in developing visual and performing artists and designers since 1876—is the only university in the United States that allows its students to collaborate across traditional lines. With more than 30 majors, 30 minors and 13 graduate programs in visual arts, performing arts, design and liberal studies, UArts develops alumni who are not only leaders in their disciplines, but also creative thinkers able to succeed in any path they choose. Our nearly 1,900 students study and create on our campus in the heart of Philadelphia’s Avenue of the Arts, the city’s cultural center, within walking distance of hundreds of galleries, museums, theaters and other performing arts venues.

TO APPLY: Interested, qualified applicants should submit letters of application and resumes to the Human Resources Department via email to jobs@uarts.edu. Please ensure job title is in the Subject line.

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