Audio Visual Services Production Manager
Company: Seattle Art Museum
Posted on: August 7, 2022
Job DescriptionOVERVIEW: Effectively manage production and
staffing to ensure delivery of high-quality audio visual support
for Museum events.SAM is dedicated to racial equity and strives for
employees, volunteers, and interns who are passionate, qualified,
and offer diverse perspectives. SAM prioritizes racial equity in
the workplace because we know that people of color are the most
impacted when it comes to inequities. We are particularly
interested in engaging with historically under-represented groups
in the museum field as we strive to be inclusive and equitable. SAM
is responsive to cultural communities and experiences, and our
strategic plan goals address the role art plays in empowering
social justice and structural change to promote equity in our
society. FLSA STATUS: Non-exempt REPORTS TO: Associate Director of
Audio Visual ServicesCOMPENSATION: $25.95-32.43 hourly DOE; full
benefits packageSCHEDULE: This position works on-site at museum
facilities and the schedule varies week to week. Scheduled work
time may include days, evenings, and weekends.ESSENTIAL
- Manage and produce productions, events, and programming for
Seattle Art Museum.
- Provide excellent customer service to internal and external
- Consult with programmers, clients, and artists to help develop
programming at SAM.
- Schedule and perform walk-throughs, consultations (in person
and by phone) with programmers, clients and artists.
- Determine labor needs, set up times, and equipment lists for
events and programming.
- Create quotes based on equipment and labor needs for GAVE
- Oversee pre- and post - production of events requiring AV
- Attend weekly event production meetings to confirm and
coordinate AV needs with support staff and programmers.
- Manage labor for live events at all 3 Museum sites (Develop
schedules, confirm technicians, and finalize timelines).
- Stage management and oversight for large events.
- General Department Maintenance
- Create and implement AV trainings for all SAM employees
involved in event planning.
- Develop and maintain relationships with outside AV
- Research and update pricing for AV rentals and labor to
maintain market rate.
- Perform other duties as assigned.QUALIFICATIONS, KNOWLEDGE,
SKILLS, AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:
- Bachelor's degree or the equivalent combination of education
- Five years' experience in audiovisual work including
demonstrated supervisory skills and the ability to manage and
maintain assigned budget within organizational parameters.
- Strong customer service skills and ability to communicate
professionally and effectively, both orally and in writing, with a
variety of internal and external customers.
- Demonstrated proficiency in using MS Office Suite of
- Demonstrated experience with industry standard video
- Demonstrated experience in the operation of AV systems
equipment and technology. This must include knowledge of Digital
Video Projectors, Live Sound Reinforcement, Theatrical Lighting,
Video Recording Equipment and MS PowerPoint.
- Ability to take initiative and prioritize tasks; good
time-management, organization, problem-prevention, and
- Ability to work with close attention to detail and to maintain
confidentiality of sensitive information.
- Conform to the code of ethics governing the museum profession.
Represent the Museum with a high level of integrity and
professionalism. Adhere to Museum policies and support management
decisions in a positive, professional manner.WORKING
CONDITIONS:Exposure: Work areas are primarily inside, in a
climate-controlled environment with light background noise. Work is
occasionally performed at other indoor and outdoor sites.PHYSICAL
ACTIVITIES REQUIRED FOR ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:Stationary Work:
Approximately 70% of time is spent standing or moving around the
work area. Balance of time (approximately 30%) is spent stationary
while working at a desk. Occasional extended periods of standing
may be required when assisting at Museum events.Communication:
Clear and effective communication with volunteers, donors, members,
the public, and co-workers is necessary. Moving: The ability to
move up to twenty pounds on occasion is necessary for moving files,
equipment, and supplies. Must be able to regularly position self to
access files. Office Work: Ability to effectively and regularly
operate a computer, keyboard, and other office productivity
machinery, such as copy machines and printers, and ability to
inspect, prepare and use paperwork, files, equipment, and supplies
is necessary.Centering equity, diversity, and inclusion as an
organization, and as individuals, Seattle Art Museum (SAM) is
committed to ensuring that all employees and volunteers enjoy a
respectful, inclusive, and welcoming workplace. SAM is proud to be
an equal opportunity employer. All qualified candidates will
receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed,
color, national origin, sex, marital status, sexual orientation,
gender identity, age, disability, honorably discharged veteran or
military status, or any other protected class. Please contact the
Human Resources Department at (206) 654-3188 or
HR@seattleartmuseum.org for additional information or to request
reasonable accommodations for the application or interview
process.Offers of employment are contingent upon successful
completion of a criminal background check and proof that the
applicant is fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or qualifies for a
testing exemption or accommodation. TO APPLY: Please visit
https://seattleartmuseum.applytojob.com/apply to submit SAM
employment application, cover letter and resume. Deadline: July 30,
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