Position Opening Marlborough School Part-Time Media Studio Specialist
To Apply: If you would like to apply for this position, please access the link to our online application management system at http://www.marlborough.org/about/employment
Marlborough School seeks a part-time (20 hours/week) Media Studio Specialist to leverage their creative and technical talents by joining the expanding team in the Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation (CEI). The CEI is home to a state-of-the-art media studio, featuring a Ross Carbonite switcher, a Behringer 32 channel audio mixer, a sound recording booth, and multi-use studio space with two 4K Sony broadcast quality cameras. The Media Studio Specialist will predominantly focus on running the Broadcast Studio and supporting curriculum-integrated, media-related projects. Serving as a member of the CEI Team, the Media Studio Specialist will maintain the Media Studio schedule, instruct students and faculty on the robust media tools available, help produce innovative media projects, and support programming, initiatives, and operations in the CEI. The Media Studio Specialist will join a diverse team with a broad range of skills, and will partner with students, faculty, and staff to support teaching and learning needs through media. No two days are alike in the CEI as all team members work on a wide range of projects. Marlborough is looking for an enthusiastic and energetic team player who possesses an entrepreneurial mindset and enjoys bringing out the creativity in others.
Essential Duties Include:
Serve as the in-house broadcast media expert in the Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation.
Instruct, coach, and train students, faculty, and staff on techniques and best practices for utilizing various media tools available within the Media Studio.
Field email inquiries and organize the Media Studio calendar.
Interface with students, faculty, and staff requesting support on projects and assignments and video and audio equipment.
Assist in the execution of video projects pre and post production.
Assist in the creation of materials/guides/protocols as needed for the Media Studio.
Troubleshoot, diagnose, and resolve equipment problems under time pressure, all the while communicating with non technical faculty and staff.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Strong organization skills with a demonstrated record of working independently and collaboratively, excellent interpersonal skills, and mature judgment.
A supportive attitude and ability to work effectively with diverse groups of people in a variety of circumstances.
Ability to be resourceful, problem solve, and develop equipment workarounds when necessary.
Advanced technical experience and broad knowledge of broadcast quality television, including: lighting techniques and the use of a light board, sound and editing, and the use of a broadcast switcher (preferably Ross Carbonite), an audio mixer, professional video cameras, animation software (preferably Ross Xpression), and audio recording software.
Coordinate the repair of studio equipment.
A superb work ethic, creativity, and a drive for improving skills, acquiring new technical knowledge, and staying informed of design trends.
Minimum Qualification Summary:
Bachelor’s degree in television production, communications, film production, or related field.
Experience in live broadcast production, video production, podcasting, music production, or any other related media experience.
Experience with Ross Xpression and post-production software.
Experience using and maintaining 4K and DSLR cameras, wired and wireless microphones, lighting, backdrops, and related production equipment.
Experience with video production in educational, research, or non-profit settings. (preferred)
Basic knowledge of still photography lighting. (preferred)
Experience with teaching, middle and high school students, or other forms of instruction. (preferred)