Scribe Video Center, a non-profit organization, is a media arts education center that provides instruction in video, film, audio and other forms of digital media production. Founded in 1982, Scribe works with emerging and mid-career artists, as well as with members of community organizations, who wish to make use of video as an artistic medium and as a tool for progressive social change. “Scribe” is a metaphor for the use of digital time-based media as the modern medium to record significant contemporary concerns and events.
Scribe makes use of video technology to document issues and ideas affecting diverse economic and cultural communities, create media works that comment on the human condition and celebrate cultural diversity. Scribe Video Center encourages new approaches to visual form and language in an effort to further the aesthetics of video movie making.
Position Summary. The Program Manager is responsible for managing the major program activities at Scribe Video Center, including the educational workshop program, screening and lecture series, community based workshop productions and after-school/summer youth production workshops. The Program Manager is a personable colleague and must have a demonstrated commitment to the mission of Scribe Video Center, a solid background and training in independent film/video production, experience in film/video education, and excellent written and verbal skills. The Program Manager should have a body of creative work as a working media artist. An important task is supervising guest artists and program contractors, including instructors, production crew, project facilitators and guest programmers, as well as the program staff responsible for outreach to constituency, promotion and publicity of programs. The Program Manager will take an active role in the management of programs, including developing and overseeing budgets and assuring that projects stay on schedule and achieve contractual goals.