Warhol Academy Media Production Coordinator

The Andy Warhol Museum

The Media Production Coordinator will work collaboratively to develop engaging, accessible, online, onsite/offsite, studio-based learning experiences using digital media and video production. They will provide content production assistance for The Warhol Academy (TWA), Warhol Creative, and the Learning and Public Engagement (LPE) department at The Warhol Museum.

The Media Production Coordinator will also work collaboratively with the museum’s LPE department and the Youth Programs Manager to produce content for the museum’s youth workforce programming and other educational programming and events. They will participate in co-leading instruction for groups of 10-30 individuals, based on program goals, lesson plans and other resources provided by LPE staff, and work collaboratively with museum staff to deliver creative, multi-form, inclusive, effective, engaging, and safe learning experiences. The Media Production Coordinator is scheduled by program, availability, and skill set. Weekend and/or evening work may be required.

Responsibilities

PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES:

Working collaboratively with a team of educators and student assistants to deliver effective and engaging learning experiences, such as the museum’s Making It video series.

Assisting in designing a robust media curriculum to engage and excite youth through hands-on experiences with digital photography, digital photography workflow, editing, videography, video editing, audio recording, audio editing, graphic design, and storytelling.

Communicating with group leaders and community partners to design appropriate learning experiences.

Designing and defining clear learning goals and creating opportunities for learners to receive feedback on progress towards goals.

Adapting instruction based on the needs of diverse groups of learners.

Applying knowledge of best-practices in learner-centered instruction and inquiry.

Attending content strategy planning sessions with The Warhol Academy and LPE

Editing photos and video and other content.

Drafting design layouts and wireframes for print and digital design assets.

Incorporating best practices and feedback for all work from The Academy, Warhol Creative and The Learning and Public Engagement department.

Building and maintaining a database of teachers who teach media production in high schools and community centers in the area.

Other duties as assigned.

Requirements

QUALIFICATIONS

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

The Media Production Coordinator should be a patient, caring individual who has the knowledge and skills to foster welcoming, safe, creative learning experiences that facilitate exploration of media arts including video production, design, popular culture and Andy Warhol’s life, art, and legacy.

They must be comfortable with multiple learning styles and teaching methods, adapting their approaches in a dynamic setting to meet the needs of staff and program participants.

Experience facilitating informal learning (experiential, community-based, outdoors, in museums, after-school programs, or similar settings) is preferred.

Successful candidates will have consistently demonstrated their ability to apply their knowledge of media arts and media literacy to Andy Warhol, and the museum’s programming, exhibits and collections.

They must be comfortable adapting their approaches in a dynamic setting to meet the needs of diverse visitors and program participants.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience in education, community engagement, media arts, video production, film history is preferred.

1-2 years of experience teaching in museums other informal settings, or external classroom teaching with a focus on media arts is required.

Hands on experience with video production, media arts, and creative learning.

Demonstrated ability to capture and edit photo, video, and/or audio content of program participants, instructors, and other key individuals and elements to tell a story, teach a concept, or demonstrate a process.

Experience working directly with external clients and stakeholders on digital content production.

Documented ability to contribute to team settings such as content captures, planning, and feedback sessions, and other in-person engagements.

Demonstrated aptitude for creativity, curiosity, passion, enthusiasm, integrity, and a strong professional ethic.

Cultural competency and experience working with diverse communities.

Passion for/interest in Andy Warhol, art, media, design, and popular culture.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

This position often requires constant mobility around the studio or classroom and through museum galleries for several hours at a time. If the person is not able to bend or lift items of 20 – 50 lbs., they must be willing to ask for assistance performing tasks that require these actions.

How to Apply

Please submit all applications materials through Carnegie Museums of Pittsburgh’s Career Site.

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Posted on February 2