Monday, June 1, 2015

Job Posting - Audio-Visual Manager

Audio-Visual Manager

Description: The Barnes Foundation is seeking an Audio-Visual Manager to serve as the primary liaison and responsible party for the organization of A/V Systems, processing and scheduling of requests, inventory and maintenance of equipment, manage the A/V Technicians and serve as the A/V resource of last resort as needed. The A/V Manager requires a depth and breadth of experience in Audio and Video technologies, and the ability to develop those talents in the A/V Technicians.

Established as an educational institution the Barnes Foundation carries out its mission by promoting appreciation of the arts and horticultural science, through the preservation, presentation, and interpretation of the collections of Albert C. and Laura L. Barnes.

Celebrated for its exceptional breadth, depth, and quality, the Barnes Foundation's art collection includes works by some of the greatest European and American masters of impressionism, post-impressionist, and early modern art, as well as African sculpture, Pennsylvania German decorative arts, Native American textiles, metalwork, and more. The 12-acre Arboretum contains over 3,000 species of woody plants and trees.

The Foundation engages diverse audiences through its exceptional collections and related high-quality programs that reflect a broad range of periods and cultures and build on the founders’ innovative educational vision of transforming lives through the arts and horticulture.

·         Manages scheduling of A/V Technicians, ensuring best fit for operational needs.
·         Manages relationship with A/V vendors.
·         Serves as Project Manager for A/V related projects and other projects as designated by the IT Director.
·         Schedules A/V needs as communicated by the Events department.
·         Communicates with external performers and parties to understand requirements prior to special events / public programs.
·         Participates in the design, use, and maintenance of digital media projects.
·         Participates in the Event design process to ensure short term and long term A/V outcomes are achieved.
·         Ensures that institutional presentations, both internal and external, are recorded, edited and prepared for distribution.
·         Manages Digital Video and Audio Archive.
·         Serves as a primary liaison for educational faculty and course A/V Needs.
·         Maintains an inventory of all A/V equipment and ensures the equipment is in good working order.
·         Produces written documentation regarding the use and design of A/V systems.
·         Ensures the delivery of hands-on instruction to staff and faculty regarding the use of self-service A/V systems.
·         Moves, sets, operates, strikes, and stores all audio-visual equipment, such as cameras, lighting, sound, etc., on a day-to-day basis.
·         Acts as audio-visual troubleshooter to help solve any equipment or stage problems as required.
·         Interprets a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form.
·         Performs other duties as requested.

Skills and Knowledge:

·         Bachelor’s Degree required
·         2-3 years’ experience in a supervisory capacity
·         Demonstrated ability to adapt to a dynamically changing environment
·         Video-editing and color correction experience in one or more popular editing software packages
·         Intermediate computer problem-solving skills
·         5+ years audio mixing experience
·         5+ years video editing and color correcting experience
·         Excellent customer service skills

Competitive Benefits Include: Group health, dental and vision insurance; flexible spending accounts; short and long term disability and group life insurance; 403(b) with matching contributions; Employee Assistance Program; voluntary benefits; as well as paid vacation, personal time, sick time and holidays.

To Apply: Please apply online:

Please include your cover letter, a list of three professional references and resume with your application. Applications that fail to fulfill this requirement will not be accepted.

The Barnes Foundation is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug Free Workplace.
We participate in E-Verify.

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