Director, Media Studios Organization

Northeastern University
Massachusetts, United States
Salary Not specified
Closing date
Sep 22, 2021

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Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Financial Affairs
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Director, Media Studios Organization

About Northeastern:
Founded in 1898, Northeastern is a global research university and the recognized leader in experience-driven lifelong learning. Our world-renowned experiential approach empowers our students, faculty, alumni, and partners to create impact far beyond the confines of discipline, degree, and campus.

Our locations—in Boston; Charlotte, North Carolina; London; Portland, Maine; San Francisco; Seattle; Silicon Valley; Toronto; Vancouver; and the Massachusetts communities of Burlington and Nahant—are nodes in our growing global university system. Through this network, we expand opportunities for flexible, student-centered learning and collaborative, solutions-focused research.

Northeastern's comprehensive array of undergraduate and graduate programs— in a variety of on-campus and online formats—lead to degrees through the doctorate in nine colleges and schools. Among these, we offer more than 195 multi-discipline majors and degrees designed to prepare students for purposeful lives and careers.

About the Opportunity:
The College at Arts, Media and Design is looking for a Director for its Media Studios Organization.

The Director of the Media Studio Organization willlead the operations of College of Arts, Media and Design (CAMD) Media Studios as shared services, teaching and research support system, including labs, studios, all staff, budget, and all cost effective investment strategies and decisions. S/he will develop a five-year strategic college wide plan that manages the evolving needs of the College of Arts Media and Design, and collaborate in developing plans for capital investment, research and teaching support, and development opportunities; develop and write College-wide reports as requested by Dean's office, such as, but not limited to, budget allocation and technology usage. S/he will work with staff to leverage production resources to lead faculty, including new research opportunities, and interact with chairs and administration to develop space, curriculum and equipment needs. S/he will also facilitate training in new technologies in the form of open workshops for faculty and/or students, as well as report on new technologies and media studio operations for external constituencies, and potentially participate in managing research grants involving new technologies. Perform other projects/duties as needed.

Masters degree is required, a PhD in a relevant discipline is preferred. At least 5 years of experience working with advanced media technologies. Sophisticated experience working across a wide range of cutting edge media; management experience, experience setting up and maintaining systems, inventories, databases, experience supporting research. Demonstrate ability in budget analysis, establishing and maintaining schedules

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Northeastern University is an equal opportunity employer, seeking to recruit and support a broadly diverse community of faculty and staff. Northeastern values and celebrates diversity in all its forms and strives to foster an inclusive culture built on respect that affirms inter-group relations and builds cohesion.

All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

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