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The Video Cage Tech assists in the operations of the JHU/MICA Film Centre equipment cage. Primary duties include but are not limited to day-to-day operations of the Film Center production equipment checkout counter.Â Â
Summary of Essential Functions:
Assists in the day to day operation of the equipment cage, including oversight responsibility on weekends and/or afternoons.
Maintain upkeep of video and film production equipment
Preform biannual equipment inventories
Track and collect late/damage fines from studentsÂ
Ensure a clean and safe work environmentÂ
Manage student-facing equipment documentation
Required essential skills and experience:Â
Bachelorâs degree in a related fieldÂ
Direct experience in video, film and sound productionÂ
Self-directed, well organized, with excellent communication and social skills.Â Â
Ability to set priorities, delegate and communicate objectivesÂ
Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work collaboratively with a diverse group of students, faculty and staff
General knowledge of video production equipment. Aptitude to learn new equipment and systems as needed to support evolving inventory and operations
Preferred skills and experience:
Direct experience in advanced video, film and sound production
Experience with Adobe Premiere, Adobe After Effects, AVID Media Composer, AVID ProTools, Final Cut
Proficiency in MS Word, Excel and Power Point
Experience working with an online database
Advanced knowledge in one or more of the following technical fields:
Audio field recording
Studio and location lighting
VR / AR / XR production
Post-production, sound mixing and color grading.
Ability to diagnose, troubleshoot and repair equipment
Conditions of Employment:Â
Candidate must successfully complete a full background check
Must be available to work evenings and/or weekends
Position is only during the academic year
Reporting to this position: no direct reports
Physical demands and work environment: The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Physical Demands: While performing the duties of job, the employee is occasionally required to stand, walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; balance; stoop; talk or hear. The employee must occasionally lift up to (50) pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. Work environment: While performing the duties of the job, the employee is exposed to weather conditions prevalent at the time. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
Â Required training: Handbook orientation, Anti-Harassment, Hazard Communication, Emergency Plans & Fire Prevention, Personal Protection Equipment. (additional training may be added, SEE: EHS Manager training schedule)
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MICA provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities on a case-by-case basis. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please contact Human Resources at 410-225-2363.
Internal Number: R1411
About Maryland Institute College of Art
Founded in 1826, MICA is among the top visual arts colleges in the nation. The college enrolls 1,863 undergraduate and 306 graduate students from 48 states and 54 foreign countries, offering programs of study leading to the bachelor of fine arts (B.F.A.), master of arts (M.A.), master of fine arts (M.F.A.) degrees, and master of professional studies degrees (M.P.S), as well as post-baccalaureate certificate programs and a full slate of credit and noncredit courses for adults, college-bound students, and children. MICA is recognized as an important cultural resource for the Baltimore/Washington region, sponsoring many public and community-outreach programs-including more than 100 exhibitions by students, faculty, and nationally and internationally known artists annually-as well as artists' residencies, film series, lectures, readings, and performances.