Coordinator – Digital Production Facility

  • Southern Connecticut State University
  • Southern Connecticut State University, Crescent Street, New Haven, CT, USA
  • Aug 28, 2020
Full time   Communications, Journalism, Film, TV Computer & Web Services, Info Technology Other Administrative Positions

Job Description

Coordinator – Digital Production Facility

 

Search Number: S20-017

Position Rank: Administrator III

Job Posted: July 27, 2020

Southern Connecticut State University is a diverse and student-centered university dedicated to academic excellence, access, and service for the public good. Southern provides a supportive and welcoming environment for all members of its community through a campus wide commitment to social justice. Founded as a teachers college in 1893, Southern has evolved over the past century into a comprehensive public university of more than 10,000 students, offering graduate and undergraduate programs in the liberal arts and professional disciplines. It is one of four universities in the Connecticut State Colleges and Universities System. The University is located in New Haven, a city rich with arts and culture, and less than 90 miles from New York City and 140 miles from Boston.

The Digital Production Facility serves as a classroom and hands-on production laboratory for students and faculty and is open for a significant number of operational hours per week. The Coordinator must be able to manage and supervise the operational aspects of the facility while enhancing the academic experience of the men and women staying true to our mission statements for all academic disciplines we encompass. Flexibility in working hours is a must to keep pace with the needs of the students and faculty.

 

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Primarily responsible for management of facility resources, including remote equipment reservations and facility scheduling systems. Will also be responsible for facility maintenance, repairs, installations and software updates.
  • Responsible for equipment purchasing, budgeting and planning while maintaining fiscal compliance.
  • Responsible for monitoring inventory and preparing of annual inventory reports.
  • Responsible for hiring, training, scheduling and supervision of student workers.
  • Provides technical instruction and support faculty and students. Instructional activities will include teaching workshops and providing equipment demonstrations.
  • Produces tutorials, promotional materials, multi-camera studio and remote programs.
  • Consults and provides input on course/curriculum development with department faculty.
  • Performs other duties and responsibilities related to those enumerated which do not alter the basic level of responsibility of the position.

Preferred and Required Qualifications

QUALIFICATIONS:

Bachelor's degree in Communication or a closely related discipline. Three or more years of professional experience in one or more of the following areas: studio production/engineering; field production; remote production; post-production; and/or graphic design and animation. Significant proficiently in verbal, written, and electronic communication.Positive attitude and the proven ability to collaborate with others.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

A MS, MA, or MFA in Communication or a closely related discipline (required for adjunct teaching).

An ideal candidate will have a proven record of college-level instruction and more than three years of professional experience in one or more of the following areas: Studio production/engineering; field production; remote production; post-production; and/or graphic design and animation. In addition, experience with NewTekTricaster, Canon/Sony camera systems, Mac OS, Adobe Creative Cloud, Final Cut Pro X, Davinci Resolve, and Avid Pro Tools software is preferred.

Application Details

APPLICATION:

For full consideration, please submit a letter of interest, resume, and contact information for three professional references to Michael Bay at baym1@southernct.edu and include “Coordinator – Digital Production Facility” in the subject line. Review of applications will begin on September 11, 2020, and the position will remain open until filled.

Southern Connecticut State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. The University seeks to enhance the diversity of its faculty and staff. People of color, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

 

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