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Event Production Coordinator

Employer
Bowdoin College
Location
Maine, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Start date
May 10, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Communications, Media Studies, Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Computer Services & Information Technology, Public Relations & Marketing (Campus), Alumni Affairs, Conference & Special Event Administration
Employment Type
Full Time
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Title Event Production Coordinator Posting Number S00784JP Department Events and Summer Programs Job Summary
Bowdoin College features a rich and full schedule of events sponsored for the campus and greater community. The Event Technology Coordinator serves as a member of the Events & Summer Programs team responsible for leading the College’s audio and video system support for events. They serve as an important contact and consultant for faculty, staff and students in the planning, advancing and production of events across campus. They provide multi-platform support in the areas of audio and image reinforcement, live broadcast, video recording and lighting. Education/Skills Requirements
Required: 2-year technical school or equivalent experience. Vocational or technical training or equivalent experience in relevant audiovisual fields highly desirable.

Experience in technically supporting events on a variety of platforms including but not limited to Zoom, LiveStream, Youtube Live, etc.
Experience with consulting, setting up, managing and removing video and lighting equipment used for live and recorded events.

Experience using broadcasting/recording equipment such as the NewTek TriCaster, vMix, etc.

Thorough understanding on the function of personal computing devices and their relationship with event technology equipment pertaining to Microsoft Microsoft Windows, Apple’s MacOs iOs.

Skills with troubleshooting computer systems and how they relate to audio-visual systems and be able to quickly identify and resolve issues at an event.

Superior client service, communication and organizational skills

Preferred:
Expert level (through experience, training and/or certifications) in supporting at least one multimedia application (Final Cut X or Adobe Premier).

Crestron hardware certification
Knowledge of working in an academic environment.

A valid driver’s license and the ability to meet the eligibility requirements of the College’s current Motor Vehicle Use Policy. A preplacement Physical Examination is also required. Experience Requirements and/or Equivalents
Preferred: Two or more years supporting event production, including video recording, live streaming and lighting. Standard Work Days and Hours
Variable shift position: during the academic year, M-F 12:30 – 9:00 pm; and M-F, 8:30 – 5:00 during the summer and College breaks. Weekend and evening work as required to fulfill the responsibilities of the position. About Bowdoin
Bowdoin embraces diversity in all forms, and the College is home to talented students, faculty and staff—with a variety of racial, ethnic, cultural, and socioeconomic backgrounds; religious beliefs; and gender identities, among other factors.

We encourage applications from candidates committed to the support of an inclusive campus community and those who will enrich and contribute to the College’s multifaceted diversity. We value a community in which individuals of all backgrounds are warmly welcomed and encouraged to succeed.

Founded in 1794, Bowdoin has maintained its commitment to the liberal arts for well over 200 years. Bowdoin’s reputation as a preeminent liberal arts college rests on the excellence of its faculty, students, and staff; intimate size; strong sense of community; and connections to the people, history, and natural beauty of Maine.

Bowdoin’s campus is situated in a beautiful natural setting. Located in Brunswick, Maine, a town of approximately 20,000, the College is a short drive from the Maine coast, twenty-five miles from Portland and 120 miles from Boston. Shift Employment Category Full Time Year Round FTE 1.00 Benefits Eligible Yes Pay Type Hourly Background Check Package Requirements Support Staff + MVR + Credit Is driving a vehicle (e.g. Bowdoin vehicle or off road vehicle, rental car, personal car) an essential function of this job? Yes Is a pre-placement physical required for this position? Yes Posting Date 07/15/2021 Applications Accepted Until Open Until Filled No Type of Posting Internal/External Special Instructions to Applicants EEO Information
Bowdoin College complies with applicable provisions of federal and state laws that prohibit unlawful discrimination in employment, admission, or access to its educational or extracurricular programs, activities, or facilities based on race, color, ethnicity, ancestry and national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, age, marital status, place of birth, genetic predisposition, veteran status, or against qualified individuals with physical or mental disabilities on the basis of disability, or any other legally protected statuses. Supplemental Questions

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