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Under the supervision of the Film Production Technical Manager, the Film Equipment Specialist works closely with faculty and students to provide day-to-day support of video & film production courses in the Department of Art & Art History as in-house expert. You will have overall responsibility for the maintenance, tracking, inventory and distribution of complex film-related systems and tools such as cameras, projection equipment, production equipment, and the use and upkeep of all associated computing hardware and software. The successful candidate will have a demonstrated ability to calmly and swiftly adapt equipment setup to accommodate last-minute changes or emergencies, recommending alternative sets and workarounds as needed; understand and clearly communicate in-depth knowledge of current video technology; research, recommend and implement equipment and software purchases.

Primary responsibilities are to the storage, maintenance, check-out and returns of all A/V, camera, lighting, and support equipment. Working knowledge of professional protocols for wrangling equipment desired.

This is a 100% FTE, continuing exempt position. This position will be based on the Stanford campus and will be considered for an option of telecommuting (hybrid of working on-site and off-site), subject to operational need.

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In addition, preferred requirements include:

·         A bachelor’s degree in Film, Communications, or Broadcast Technology and five years of relevant experience working in AV film and video productions or combination of education and relevant experience

·         Advanced technical experience using analog (16 mm Bolex) and digital video production equipment, video creation, editing software Premiere Pro, and/or digital media control software.

·         Mastery of Adobe Premiere CC software and Creative Suite working knowledge of WebCheckOut desirable.

*  Awareness of proper lifting techniques for heavy film equipment.

Please send a cover letter capturing your experience and your most recent resume. If you have some of the skills, but not all, please do apply.

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