Reporting directly to the Director of the Chinese Art Media Lab (CAMLab) the CAMLab Production Manager will be responsible for the organizational and technical aspects of the film and other new-media art projects.
Prepare production schedules to confirm that sufficient time has been allocated for all aspects of the production process
Organize, manage, and coordinate the technical crew (comprised of Temps, LHTs, students, and outside vendors)
Monitor the schedules during the production process to make sure the production meets the deadlines of the schedule
Working collaboratively with the CAMLab Associate Director, ensure that film operating, production, equipment and set costs are within budget
Ensure all necessary legal requirements in a production process have been obtained
Ensure necessary licenses and clearances have been obtained for a production
Ensure that all University policies related to media and filming are adhered to. Consult with departments including, but not limited to, Harvard University IT (HUIT), the Provost's Office, Harvard Trademark Program, Harvard Media Relations, or Office of the General Council. Escalate non-compliance issues to the CAMLab Director as appropriate
Coordinates other ad hoc projects as needed
This is a ONE YEAR TERM appointment, renewal contingent upon continued funding.
When applying for this position please submit a cover letter.
All formal offers are made by FAS Human Resources.
The Chinese Art Media Lab (CAM Lab) is located within in the FAS Department of History of Art and Architecture (HAA) at the Sackler Building. The CAMLab office is open space, shared with the CAMLab Associate Director, the Communications Writer and occasional visitors and/or post-docs.
Salary Grade: 057
Union: 00 - Non Union, Exempt or Temporary
Bachelor's degree in film or media-related fields; 5+ years experience in the film field.
Excellent understanding and resourcefulness in the technical processes involved in film production, including camera, lighting, sound, CG and editing; adept organization and communication skills; Attention to detail with a methodical approach to work; ability to multi-task and problem-solve under high-pressure situations; the ability to work effectively, and with diplomacy and sensitivity, with all members of the production team and members of the public; understanding of regulations related to liability and indemnity when filming at different locations; understanding of how to access information about, and comply with, corresponding regulations and agreements in other countries; current knowledge of legal requirements for managing and supervising staff; experience in new-media art project, such as projection mapping, holography, digital art installation, AR, etc. is a plus.
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER: We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Internal Number: 47908BR
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