New York Film Academy, New York, NY
New York Film Academy is committed to an inclusive work culture where peoples thoughts, ideas, concerns, and cultures are valued and respected. We welcome applicants with diverse backgrounds and those sharing in our commitment to inclusivity.
NYFA is a vaccine-mandated campus. All employees are required to be fully vaccinated and boosted, if eligible, against COVID-19 as a condition of their employment.
Under the general supervision from the Director of Kids Summer Camps, the Edit Lab Supervisor will be responsible for supervising the Edit Lab and Post Production Suite dedicated to the Kids Summer Camps. They are responsible for establishing a workflow process to ensure all footage received is cataloged and organized, acting footage is cut and archived properly and all final screenings are created with finesse and accuracy in time for final screening presentations. They will also be assisting with the setup and break down of additional labs for Animation, Game Design and Photography when needed. Finally they will aid in the supervision of Technical Assistants (TA) who are responsible for advising students during post production, providing hands-on assistance with the safe operation of technical equipment, and assisting with in-class and online needs and other day-to-day responsibilities to ensure the successful operation of the Kids Summer Camps both in person and online.
New York Film Academys Kids Summer Camps provide intensive programs in filmmaking, acting, animation, game design, musical theatre, and photography for campers of ages 10 to 13 years old. TAs are role model figures for our energetic, artistic camper body, and must commit to helping maintain an educational, safe, and fun environment for the campers.
The following responsibilities are general duties that a particular employee in this position may or may not be required to perform. The day-to-day duties required of this position may vary.
- Oversee the day to day operations of the Kids Edit Lab(s), including but not limited to, managing edit classes and open edit schedule, determine staffing needs, and ensuring all film students successfully export final project(s)
- Support and facilitate in aspects of the hiring process for Edit Lab TAs
- Supervise Edit Lab TAs and determine schedule based on program needs
- Develop an onboarding process for newly hired Edit Lab TAs, such as training, orientation, uniform distribution, etc
- Develop workflow procedures, in collaboration with with Kids Equipment Room Manager, Instructors and Directors of program as needed
- Maintain various logistics necessary to ensure the smooth running of the Kids Edit Lab
- Collaborate with the assistant director of camps to determine staffing needs for Edit Lab and maintain schedule to ensure successful operation of the Edit Lab(s) Create and maintain effective channels of communication with the Kids Office and teaching staff
- Supervise student post production and offer technical assistance to students to ensure their proper and safe use of equipment and software
- Facilitate a safe and effective environment at all times
- Advise students on technical and creative matters
- Assist with the build out of the Kids Edit Lab (and additional labds) before the program begins
- Assist with the breakdown of the Kids Edit Lab (and additional labs) after the program ends
- Support the Kids Office with facilities and operations needs on a needs basis
- Determine equipment, software, or other supply needs and communicate with with Operations to obtain
- Support Summer Camp Administrative staff with facilities and operations needs
- Prep and organize footage before Edit classes and/or Open Edit
- Provide assistance during Edit Classes or instruction, on a need basis
- Other duties as assigned by Kids Camp Director, Assistant Director, or senior management
KNOWLEDGE AND COMPETENCIES:
- Excellent interpersonal skills with demonstrated ability to develop and maintain positive working relationships with individuals from diverse backgrounds including students, faculty and staff
- Experience and comfortability with students ages 10-13
- Ability to work hard, responds to emergencies, and always maintains the safety and educational environment for the students
- A strong grasp of Adobe Premiere, Adobe Rush, iMovie and Zoom
- Strong technical grasp of film equipment such as HMC, 5D Mark II, shotgun mics, tripods, onboard shock mounts, c-stands, boom poles, etc. is preferred
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills
- Excellent skills in database management and record keeping
- Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
- Ability to work independently and simultaneously on projects of varied complexity, carrying out each to its conclusion with a very high level of effectiveness
- Must possess the ability to exercise group leadership skills, which emphasize collaboration, consensus building, conflict resolution, and problem solving
- Must possess ability and willingness to manage multiple priorities and projects.
- Strong customer service skills with the ability to meet and serve the public, both in person and by telephone, tactfully and effectively
- Ability to work well in a team atmosphere
- Perform basic math
- Understand written procedures, write routine documents, and speak clearly; and understand multi-step written and oral instructions
- Ability to work in a highly demanding, multiple task environment, with changing priorities is key
- Ethical/Honest - evidence of the practice of a high level of confidentiality
- Service and Action-oriented does what it takes to meet student expectations
- Collaborative enlists information from all sources to ensure the best solution to an issue
EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE and CERTIFICATION
- High School/GED required.
- Post production experience required
- Film/Video Production Experience preferred
- Experience providing technical support on film shoots and/or art events required.
- Experience working in a fast-paced multi-tasking results driven environment with attention to detail.
- Intermediate proficiency with Microsoft Suite Word, Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint
- Experience and comfortability with students ages 10-13
REPRESENTATIVE MACHINES, TOOLS, EQUIPMENT AND/OR SOFTWARE USED:
The following machines, tools, equipment and / or software are commonly, but not always, associated with the performance of this position. Actual machines, tools, equipment and/ or software used will vary.
- Microsoft Office Suite - Word, Excel, Power Point
- Google Suite Google Docs, Sheets, Slides, Drive, Mail Apple Products (i.e. Mac, iPad, etc.)
- Adobe Photoshop, Premiere, Rush, After Effects, Acrobat Reader
- Film equipment, including , but not limited to 5D Mark II, HMC 150, shotgun mics, tripods, onboard shock mounts, c-stands, boom poles, etc
- Office equipment including, but not limited to computer, phone, fax machine copier, and calculator
ENVIRONMENTAL / ATMOSPHERIC WORKING CONDITIONS:
The following environmental / atmospheric working conditions are commonly, but not always, associated with the performance of this position. The actual working conditions will vary.
- Outdoor/Indoor Film Set/Shoot environment
- Sit for long/high periods of time to perform various computer/administrative tasks
- Reasonable dexterity of hands and fingers to operate and/or manipulate computer keyboard and other office equipment
- Able to place and remove materials from shelves
- Subject to standing, walking, sitting, bending, reaching, kneeling, pushing and pulling, and manual dexterity
- Verbally and effectively communicate utilizing face-to-face contact and telephones
- Lift, carry, push and/or pull documents/boxes weighing up to 10-15 lbs
- Minimal travel as needed
- Variable work schedule, to be determined
The New York Film Academy was founded in 1992 on the belief that a top-quality education in filmmaking should be accessible to anyone with the drive and ambition to make films. The school opened at Robert De Niro's Tribeca Film Center in New York City and has expanded worldwide to include campuses in New York; Los Angeles; Miami; and Gold Coast, Australia.
The mission of the New York Film Academy is to educate students interested in the field of visual storytelling. NYFA courses have been designed to increase students creativity and technical expertise through an intense regimen of hands-on and classroom instruction. The Academy's goal is to enrich its students as visual storytellers by helping them realize their personal artistic visions. NYFAs expectations center on the growth of each student as a creative individual. NYFA is accredited by the WASC Senior College and University Commission and the National Association of Schools of Art and Design.
New York Film Academy (NYFA) is an equal opportunity employer. Prospective employees will receive consideration without discrimination because of race, creed, color, sex, gender, gender expression, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, religion, national origin, ancestry, mental disability, physical disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, military and veteran status, or any other basis protected by law.
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