Tufts University Studio Manager in Media Arts in Boston, Massachusetts

Tufts University

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Job Description

Studio Manager in Media Arts - 17001303

Viewing technology in the context of work, scholarship and campus life, TTS is a university-wide service organization committed to delivering technology services that support Tufts’ mission of teaching, learning, research, and service. Understanding that IT enables innovation, TTS prioritizes holistic, human-centered design strategies to create timely and intuitive services, applications and tools that differentiate the Tufts experience. Across our diverse and creative teams, we engage and focus our collective talent to strengthen Tufts’ strategic IT capabilities. To keep pace with our community’s emerging needs, we continue to evolve our competencies across four main families of practice, including Planning and Design, Service Delivery and Operations, Data Strategy, and Academic Technology.

Thinking and acting strategically with technology occurs through strong partnerships and an engaged community. Additionally, for technologies to take on integral meaning to our work, we also need reliable and consistent support in using them. With staff across all of Tufts’ campuses, as well as a 24x7 IT Service Desk, we collaborate with schools and divisions to meet the demands of a global, mobile community and to enable the broadest possible access.

Come join our collaborative, flexible work environment, where leadership is valued at all levels of the organization, and opportunities abound to work with leading technologies and learn new skills.

In close coordination with the Media Arts Department at the School of the Museum of Fine Arts at Tufts University, Tufts Technology Services seeks applications for a full-time Studio Manager in Media Arts.

The Studio Manager manages and maintains fine arts studios in Film, Animation, Video, Sound, and Digital Media, (including facilities, affiliated classrooms, analog and digital equipment, processes, documentation and training, and inventory of materials and supplies) ensuring that they are equipped, supplied, and configured to support the academic and creative goals of faculty and student users. The Studio Manager provides technical support services to faculty and students, including advising, instructing and assisting in the development, production, post production, installation, and display of media projects.

Basic Requirements:

  • A proficiency in the production, post-production, and exhibition of moving image, sound, and digital media within a fine arts context-- in the gallery and the theater.
  • A demonstrated ability to support students with a wide range of cross-disciplinary interests and to support their work both conceptually and technically.
  • Good interpersonal skills, including clarity, generosity, and creativity.
  • The following required knowledge and skills as typically acquired by completing a Bachelor’s degree in fine arts or a related field or equivalent professional experience.
  • 3-5 years of related professional experience.
  • Work independently and troubleshoot problems with minimal supervision.
  • Proficient written, verbal and interpersonal skills in order to work pleasantly and tactfully with a diverse community; including fellow employees, faculty, students and staff.
  • Strong communication, collaboration, organizational and time management skills including the ability to multi-task, prioritize, and independently manage a changing workload and schedule in a wide variety of settings and situations.
  • Demonstrated ability to deliver professional customer service, end user training and consultation, effective team and project work.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Master’s degree in the fine arts or related field.
  • Experience in delivering training or instruction.

Primary Location: United States-Massachusetts-Boston
Job: IT (Information Technology)
Organization: Tufts Technology Services
Employee Status: Regular
Schedule: Full-time
Job Posting: May 15, 2017, 2:27:44 PM