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Technical Director position at College of Santa Fe

  • Deadline:
    Sept. 28, 2004, 9:34 a.m.

Technical Director
College of Santa Fe
Moving Image Arts

College of Santa Fe, a four-year liberal arts college with an emphasis on arts, is accepting resumes for the position of Technical Director in the Moving Image Arts Department, one of the finest undergraduate film schools in the country. This position is a full-time, exempt position to serve the academic needs of the department as they relate to all equipment and facility needs for film and digital production and postproduction.

Responsibilities: The Technical Director oversees maintenance, repair and access to all video, audio, digital, and film production equipment, studios, control rooms, edit suites, and technical office in the Garson Communications Center. The director also supervises the check-in check-out procedures of the equipment cage; provides technical support for production courses and special projects; assures that all systems are consistently operational; acts as part of the Production Committee and as technical staff liaison; creates an efficient, workable organizational structure for the equipment cage, supervises and trains equipment cage student employees in the operation of existing production, studio, digital and editing equipment so they can be effective while on duty; conducts workshops for students in the area of safety, electricity, lighting, grip, camera and other equipment; provides written instructions and/or support material for all field equipment, editing suites and studio space; serves as department liaison with the college’s Health and Safety Committee.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree required in Film/Video plus three years experience in film and digital technology, preferably in an academic setting, or five years professional experience in film and digital equipment technology. Technical experience in the use and maintenance of video and film production equipment: Macintosh based multimedia/graphics programs, digital audio programs/formats, AVID media composer, Final Cut Pro and Pro Tools Audio Systems. This position requires a high level of technical expertise combined with well-developed organizational, supervisory, communication and interpersonal skills. Lifting requirement of 30 pounds.

College of Santa Fe, rooted in the Lasallian tradition of the de La Salle Christian Brothers, a Roman Catholic teaching order, emphasizes excellence in teaching and advising, collegiality, ecumenical sensitivity, individual potential and sense of service, is New Mexico’s oldest institution of higher education. The college offers a broad range of undergraduate and some graduate level courses in both a traditional day program and an evening and weekend program. The Santa Fe campus enrolls approximately 1000 students and College of Santa Fe at Albuquerque approximately 900 students. College of Santa Fe offers an attractive package of benefits including a tuition remission program.

College of Santa Fe is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to diversity in its community. We invite individuals who contribute to this diversity to apply.

Review of applicants will begin immediately and will continue until position is filled. Resumes with cover letter and the names and telephone numbers of three professional references may be faxed or submitted to: Human Resources Department, College of Santa Fe, 1600 St. Michael's Drive, Santa Fe, New Mexico 87505-7634. FAX (505) 473-6251