Reporting to the Director of IMATS/Media Center and working closely with the Faculty Director of the Movement Lab, this position will help build, develop, and coordinate the Media Production Studio and the Movement Lab, two new spaces opening in Fall 2018 in the Milstein Center at Barnard College. A professional with an extensive background in multi-disciplinary theater/dance, both as technician and designer, the Studio Manager & Technician has a keen awareness and interest in research and application of new technologies at the foreground of performance and embodied research. The Studio Manager and Technician is a collaborative professional, with performance technology computer, light, AV skills as well as other new technology as it relates to performance, film and media production.
The vision for the Movement and Media Centers is for these spaces to be a hub for research and production (with a particular focus on women and undergraduates), and as places for original content creation, experimentation, research, and learning. The movement lab research also includes embodied research related to digital performance and potential collaborations with psychology and neuroscience faculty.
Department: Instructional Media & Tech Svc
Required Qualification Summary:
Bachelor's degree in communication, journalism, film production, or related field.
Minimum of seven years of related experience, with at least 2 yrs supervising staff
Demonstrated studio experience in theater and film production
Experience with HD and DSLR cameras, wired and wireless microphones, lighting, backdrops, and related production equipment
Experience in Multimedia Performance work
Experience with teaching, education, higher education, or other forms of instruction
Experience with both theater/dance production and film/ media
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