We seek a candidate who is passionate about joining our growing Online MBA team. The Production Assistant (PA) plays an important role in the preparation for and delivery of live broadcast class sessions for the Questrom School of Business Online MBA program. The PA maintains studio equipment for peak performance, runs equipment during the broadcast, and trains and supervises the student production team. This role operates in a professional office environment, as well as in broadcast studios and production booths. This is a part-time (50%) role.
End to end technical production management
Leading the setup, wiring and operation of high resolution audio visual equipment, computers for video playback, screen switchers, video switchers, GFX computers and based video recording devices if required
Leading and executing various events and production schedules at any one time
Providing on-site technical supervision, coordinating bump in and bump out, show operations and labor management
Working closely with the Production Manager to bring events to life
Keeping abreast with industry trends
The Questrom School of Business believes that the cultural and social diversity of our faculty, staff, and students is vitally important to the distinction and excellence of our research and academic programs. To that, we are especially eager to have join our ranks a colleague who supports our institutional commitment to ensuring BU is inclusive, equitable, diverse, and a place where all constituents can thrive. The Questrom School of Business seeks to continue diversifying our faculty, student and staff ranks, recognizing that diversity of experience and thought deepens the intellectual endeavor.
4-year college degree preferred
5+ years of work experience
Outstanding customer service mentality
Strong technical knowledge of entertainment equipment and systems, as well as broadcast platforms (e.g., ON24, INXPO, WebEx, Zoom, GoToMeeting, vMix, BlueJeans, etc.)
Outstanding organization skills with the ability to lead multiple concurrent projects
Work independently while also being team oriented
Experience running technical aspects of virtual events across the corporate sector, from large-scale conferences to intimate networking and breakout sessions
Experience leading teams of staff/crewing including but not limited to video, projection, staging, rigging, AV teams Strong project management skills
Excellent time management and problem-solving skills. Able to think critically and on your feet and lead multiple projects at the same time!
Flexible, dependable, detail orientated, innovative, motivated and enthusiastic about delivering exceptional events
Knowledge of graphics programs (e.g., Photoshop, Premiere, After Effects) and productivity software (e.g., PowerPoint, Excel)
Given the various times of live broadcasts, working early mornings and late nights will be required
Ability to lift and/or move up to 60 pounds
Be able to climb ladders up to 20 feet tall and work in small spaces and on uneven surfaces
Frequently required to stand; walk; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl
Shift Hours (20 per week):
Wednesday & Thursday, 6:00 AM - 10:00 AM & 7:00 PM - 11:00 PM.
Additional hours per week as assigned between 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM.
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.
Internal Number: 2324
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