Screening Room Manager

Emerson College
Massachusetts, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Jun 24, 2022

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Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Facilities Management & Physical Plant
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

Screening Room Manager
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Reporting to the Associate Production Manager, The Screening Room Manager is responsible for managing and operating all activities in the Bright Family Screening Room within the Paramount Center and the virtual screening room including, but not limited to: managing operation of all physical screenings, digital screenings, providing support during setup, technological assistance, and the opening and closing of academic classes.

This position will be responsible for managing all activities in the screening room such as providing support setting up, technological help as well as the closing of academic classes.

Your key responsibilities:
  • Schedule Intermittent and Student staff to perform quality control for in-person digital and 16/35mm film screenings on behalf of ArtsEmerson and for the department of Visual & Media Arts, Student Engagement, and Academic Affairs.
  • Manage the execution of virtual films, events, and festivals through online streaming services, and provides assistance on other essential digital platforms as needed.
  • Manage, oversee, and schedule crews to set up internal and external events, conferences, faculty meetings, and classes that take place in the screening room and screening room lobby.
  • Communicate with internal and external coordinators, organizers, and clients by managing the delivery and ingestion of Digital Cinema Packages or other digital material into the corresponding servers.
  • Work with the Office of the Arts Marketing, Box Office, and Guest Experience departments on media specifications to ensure accessibility, media asset information, and organization of show flow is conveyed accurately.
  • Train, supervises, and manages all overhire projectionists and student employees to ensure proper usage of all equipment.
  • Asses all necessary equipment needs to maintain a state of the art operating system by providing input and solutions as well as managing budgetary requirements.

Your Other Responsibilities:
  • Manage the yearly maintenance schedule and contractors used for said maintenance.
  • Participate in Office of the Arts production department weekly staff meetings as well as additional OA full staff meetings and working groups to discuss and provide feedback on short and long-term organizational goals.
  • Send out end of night reports to appropriate departments regarding show details, potential issues, or other important information needed to continue successful screenings.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Your skills and experience:
  • 2-4 years of relevant experience.
  • Demonstrable knowledge of digital and 16/35mm film projection equipment.
  • Massachusetts Motion Picture Operator licensed or have the ability to become licensed within 3 months of hire date.

You will be preferred if you have:
  • Up to date in digital film processing and projection.
  • Experience in Extron automation systems.
  • Progressive experience in projection and as a Film House Manager.
  • Experience with virtual film offerings

Work Environment:
  • Usual Office Conditions - Yes
  • Intellectual and mental concentration and the need to concentrate, intellectually, for extended periods of time - Yes
  • Requires the constant coordination of mental and visual attention - Yes
  • Requires the ability to stand and/or sit for long periods of time - Yes
  • Required to move/lift objects - Yes up to 50lbs
  • Travel? - N/A
  • Esssential Staff

Grade of Position: A14N40

Scheduled Weekly Hours: 40.00

Salary: $43,700.18

In addition to a competitive salary, Emerson College is committed to the health and well-being of our employees and family members. We offer a generous benefits package to regular staff scheduled to work 20+ hours per week.

Benefits include outstanding health plans with limited out-of-pocket expenses, dental plans, generous time-off programs, and a 403(b) retirement benefit with a 9% employer contribution once eligible. Additional benefits such as life and disability coverage as well as commuter offerings are available.

Please refer to our benefits website for a full list of benefits and eligibility requirements.

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About Us
Emerson College is the nation’s only four-year institution dedicated exclusively to majors in communication and the arts in a liberal arts context. Its main campus is located in the center of the dynamic multicultural city of Boston, in close proximity to major publishing houses, arts institutions, and research centers. The college also has campuses in Los Angeles and the Netherlands. Emerson College enrolls over 4,300 graduate and undergraduate students from more than 70 countries and all 50 states.

Diversity Statement
Emerson College believes diversity enriches the educational experience by providing students with the opportunity to learn from individuals who may have different backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives. Engagement with diversity in the curriculum, in our co-curricular offerings, and all other aspects of the College enhances the personal and intellectual growth of all members of our campus community. Emerson is committed to strengthening communities, including our workplace, by fostering the development of the intercultural competencies necessary for meaningful citizenship in an increasingly complex, pluralistic society. Emerson College does not discriminate on the basis of sex/gender in its educational programs or activities. Emerson has designated the Associate Vice President, Title IX, and Clery Coordinator to respond to inquiries regarding the College Sexual Misconduct Policy. The Title IX Coordinator may be reached at 8 Park Plaza, Transportation Bldg, Room 230 Boston, MA 02116; Telephone: 617-824-8999; email:

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