Classification: Media Production Specialist II - Non-Exempt Department Name: Cinematic Arts & Technology Job Number: MB2019-TA2556 Status: Open Until Filled Priority Screening Date: 09/08/2019 Recruitment Status: Apply today! Application Screening Begins September 9, 2019.
Position Description: Powered by an inspiring Founding Vision Statement, California State University, Monterey Bay (www.csumb.edu) is a comprehensive, mid-sized four-year university whose staff and faculty help transform student lives by emphasizing project-based learning, requiring service learning, and promoting multicultural and global perspectives on and beyond the campus community. CSUMB is both an MSI and HSI and has a vibrant, diverse student body of nearly 7,000 students and growing. Our faculty and staff, many of whom live in campus housing, appreciate living and working about one mile from the shores of the beautiful Monterey Bay.
As one of the 23 campuses in the California State University (CSU) system, we offer excellent benefits, including housing, and competitive salaries for our faculty and staff. During our 25th Silver Anniversary Celebration in 2019-20, we will complete two major building projects: the College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences and the Student Union. By 2030, CSUMB's sustainability initiative is to be carbon neutral.
Under the general supervision of the Associate Dean for the College of Arts Humanities and Social Sciences and the daily oversight of the chair of the Cinematic Arts and Technology, the Film and Digital Media Technician supports the department's technical services and manages Film and Digital Media (FDM) equipment and facilities. For more information visit Cinematic Arts and Technology Department.
ESSENTIALDUTIESANDRESPONSIBILITIES include, but are not limited to, the following:
In consultation with the chair and the Media Production Specialist III, coordinates the daily operations and provides support for the Cinematic Arts and Technology Department's technical functions and services, including assisting and coordinating faculty and students' use of media production and post-production technology, coordinating student and faculty use of the department's studios and media labs, providing audio-visual technology support and assistance for events, and a variety of production and post-production activities, including but not limited to obtaining equipment, testing and setting up equipment, maintaining files on audio-visual materials, managing digital media files and utilizing specialized software. Establishes and maintains effective working relationships with faculty, other staff members and students.
Provides assistance and troubleshooting of technical hardware and software issues to students during scheduled lab hours. Provides technical support to students working on production and post-production projects. Provides back up for Cinematic Arts staff.
Schedules, manages and maintains all studio and lab spaces, facilities and related equipment. Tests, troubleshoots, maintains or repairs equipment. Contacts and schedules technicians when necessary.
Implements and executes procedures and policies related to department space and equipment. Provides training and oversight of safety measures and ensures compliance with codes and regulations.
Analyzes and develops proposals for future technical equipment, space and budget needs.
Performs other job-related duties and special projects as assigned.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Working knowledge of full range of production techniques including sound recording, graphics, television, photography, videotaping, lighting, editing methods and equipment. Working knowledge of safety requirements including how to handle hazardous chemicals and materials.
Basic computer skills to operate digital and analog production-related editing and duplication equipment. Basic photography skills such as film speed, light, and color requirements. Solid writing and editing skills, including a strong foundation in English grammar. Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to build and maintain working relationships with staff and students.
Ability to set up and operate a wide variety of production equipment, including set-up for multi-camera video productions. Ability to learn techniques in the development of television, film, radio or multimedia productions. Ability to use and maintain studio, camera and related equipment.
Minimum Qualifications: Entry to the first level within this classification requires a basic knowledge of and skill in graphics, still or motion photography, or television production. This knowledge and skill normally is obtained through a bachelors degree in a related field and at least six months of experience in still and motion picture photography, including a thorough knowledge of video production techniques.
Specialized Skills: Experience with post-production or audio/visual production, or equivalent. Excellent organizational, record keeping, and time management skills sufficient to prioritize work and function independently under pressure of completing deadlines and frequent interruptions. Demonstrated knowledge and experience with a variety of pre-production, production and post-production systems, software and media equipment. Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work effectively with persons at all levels in the organization, in both individual and committee settings. Working knowledge of basic electronics, troubleshooting techniques, and simple repair methods for video and audio systems. Demonstrated ability to address the essential functions associated with this position including the knowledge and abilities identified above.
Preferred Qualifications: Proficiency in Adobe Suite software, Avid Media Composer, and Da Vinci Resolve. Technical fluency with Microsoft Office Suite; G Suite (Gmail, Docs, Drive, and Calendar); Oracle-PeopleSoft/CMS baseline system; intranet drives; and internet browsers.
Special Conditions of Employment:
All offers of employment are contingent upon the successful completion of a background check (including a criminal records check).
The person holding this position is considered a mandated reporter under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.
This position will have a duty to report to the Campus Title IX Officer information pertaining to victims of sex discrimination, sexual harassment, sexual misconduct, dating/domestic violence, and stalking as required by CSU Executive Order 1095.
This position has been designated as a sensitive position with:
responsibility for the care, safety and security of people (including children and minors), animals and CSU property;
responsibility or access/possession of building master or sub-master keys for building access;
responsibility for operating commercial vehicles, machinery or equipment that could pose environmental hazards or cause injury, illness, or death.
This position is required to comply with confidentiality requirements outlined in the Department of Educations Family Educational Rights and Privacy and Californias Educational Code Chapter 13 regarding sensitive student issues.
Required hours are from 1:00 p.m. 10:00 p.m. Monday through Friday. May require occasional weekend work.
Office environment with standard equipment and tasks. Position requires working at a computer and desk for extended periods of time. Position requires full range of motion and variety of movements necessary to perform labor, including lifting and moving moderate sized equipment up to 50 pounds. May require travel between campus offices and off-campus locations.
Compensation and Benefits: POSITIONINFORMATION:
Type of Appointment: Full-time, probationary
Collective Bargaining Unit: Technical and Support Services (CSUEU)
Anticipated Hiring Salary:High $3,000s to low $4,000s
CSUMB offers a premium benefit package that includes outstanding vacation, health, dental & vision plans; a fee waiver education program; membership in the California Public Employees Retirement System (CalPERS); and 14 paid holidays a year. For more information, visit CSU Benefits R09. Additionally, University Corporation at CSU Monterey Bay provides access to affordable campus housing based on availability; visit Employee Housing for more information.
For full consideration, applicants must complete the required online application prior to the priority screen date found at csumb.edu/jobs. Application submissions received after the application screening date will be reviewed at the discretion of the University. Materials submitted become the property of CSUMB and will not be returned.
CSUMB is not a sponsoring agency for staff or management positions.
Reasonable accommodations will be provided for qualified applicants with disabilities who self-disclose by contacting University Personnel at (831) 582-3389. For computer/online access you may visit the Tanimura and Antle Family Memorial Library (map).
All employees must be eligible for employment in the U.S.
CSUMB hires only individuals lawfully authorized to work in the United States and is an E-Verify employer. In compliance with state and federal crime awareness and campus security legislation, including The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act, California Education Code section 67380, and the Higher Education Opportunity Act (HEOA), the Cal State University, Monterey Bay Annual Security and Fire Safety Report is available at https://csumb.edu/clery
CSUMB is a smoke and tobacco-free campus.
CSUMB is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action employer. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, pregnancy, marital status, veteran status, or disability.
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