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Media Services Manager

Northeastern University
Massachusetts, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted date
Oct 1, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Communications, Media Studies
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time
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Media Services Manager

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 Media Services Organization is looking for a new Media Services Manager

The Media Services Manager is responsible for the equipment used in the College of Arts, Media and Design lab spaces. Responsibilities will include:

Oversee and manage the centralized equipment inventory and tracking system. Maintain asset management system integrating all new photographic, video and music equipment. Supervise coop in equipment checkout system beyond standard work hours. Maintain and perform routine service on all equipment. Track equipment use and develop a replacement plan. Run and maintain large format printers for photo students and College of Arts, Media and Design (CAMD). Hire, train, institute guidelines, prepare work schedules, monitor performance, and delegate responsibilities for Work Study and Coop Students. Manage daily and long-range planning of budgetary matters in conjunction with Director of Media Services Organization CAMD budget. Execute all financial matters; create purchase orders, place orders and track delivery of equipment, supplies, hardware, and software, and manage use of University ProCard. Instruct Professors, full time Work Study Students, part time Work Study Students, Lab Volunteers, Photo Students, and Art+Design Students in the proper use of Photo Lab facilities and equipment. Teach new employees the rules, regulations, and procedures of the Lab. Provide assistance to Students during class and non-class hours. Train Students and Instructors in new and specialized equipment or software. Perform in-class demonstrations and lead specialized seminars. Perform other projects/duties as needed.

Bachelor degree required, 4-6 years of experience in photographic technology (digital, analog, studio lighting and large format printing). Experience in maintaining and repairing photo and computer equipment. Three years training or teaching in higher education. 3 years professional level computer and photo/video lab design.

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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.

To learn more about Northeastern University's commitment and support of diversity and inclusion, please see

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