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Job: Film Office Manager

Position Availability: Immediate
Position Title: Film Office Manager (PT)
Location: New York City
Position Type: Administrative
Position Status: Part-Time
Department: Media Studies (Film Office)
Responsibilities:
• Responsible to monitor, maintain and oversee with a high level of accuracy and integrity for production facility and equipment. Media Studies Film Office.
• Communicate and coordinate with faculty and students.
• Train and supervise student technical assistant staff.
• Managing the inventory and web checkout.
• Scheduling equipment check-ins/outs, student practical tests, and space requests.
• Assist students/instructors in use of new equipment.
• Maintain and testing of 16mm film equipment (Bolex R16 cameras).
• Testing students on camera equipment practical knowledge.
• Interface with students who are late, have damaged items etc and process fees.
• Maintaining updated reports for management as needed.
• Maintain professional relationship with the university community and colleagues.
• Follow university and departmental policies.
• Other duties as assigned.
• Reports to SMS Manager of Technical Operations.
Minimum Qualifications:
• Strong organizational skills.
• Prompt and reliable.
• Outstanding customer service skills.
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to write clear, concise reports and
metrics.
• Ability to effectively communicate with the management team, other supervisors and the lab staff.
• Self-starter and quick learner, interested/willingness to learn and become efficient at new software and hardware as needed, such as reservation systems and a variety of film and digital production equipment including but not limited to: lighting, grip, electric, film (bolex r-16 and other) cameras, digital cameras (Sony FS7, Panasonic AF100, and other var), projectors, sound mixers/recorders, mics, monitors, and more.
Preferred Qualifications:
• Experience with production equipment (on sets, school, rental house etc), especially in regards to the 16mm film equipment.
• Prior experience with the Film Office either in classes supported by our services or as student worker with iIlm Office or other Equipment Centers at TNS.
• Ability to diffuse/mediate conflict towards resolution.
• Very strong attention to detail.
• Ability to take direction, and follow through on jobs until completion.
• Ability to work proactively & independently.
• Experience in an Academic Environment.
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills with the ability to write clear shift reports containing concise and relevant descriptions of issues. Ability to effectively communicate with the management team, other supervisors and the film office staff, following departmental protocols.
• Strong leadership skill and the ability to train, supervise, lead and mentor part time staff, building up
skills and adding value to the team.
• Self-starter and quick learner, interested/willingness to learn and become efficient at new software and hardware as needed, including but not limited to Audio Visual equipment, Web Checkout system, and a variety of applications, including Google Apps, editing software, among others. Working knowledge of Windows,Mac, and Cameras equipment.
Job Family: SPE/School of Media Studies
Open Until Filled Yes
Required Documents
Resume/CV
Cover Letter
To apply, submit resume and brief cover letter to Michael Stewart at mstewart@newschool.edu and please CC msfilmoffice@newschool.edu

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