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Teach at Media Arts Center San Diego’s DIGITAL GYM!

Update 9/21/17: Please contact larry@mediaartscenter.org if you are interested in teaching a podcasting class to high school students.

We are currently seeking instructors to assist with our Teen Producers Project, Youth Media & Tech Camps, One-on-One training, and Offsite Youth Media Workshop Residencies.

MEDIA ARTS CENTER SAN DIEGO

Position: Media Educator

JOB DESCRIPTION:

MEDIA ARTS CENTER SAN DIEGO (MACSD) is seeking a Media Educator to assist in the delivery of programming for our popular Teen Media and Tech programs.

The ideal candidate is outgoing and enjoys community-based work with multicultural youth, has previous teaching experience, understands the elements of quality media production along with the working knowledge in bringing those elements to life through film and various forms of new media.

Equally important is this person’s ability and commitment to keep learning, experimenting and documenting how new media, creativity, and education can come together for the long-term social benefit of young people.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

In collaboration with other MACSD staff, you will be teaching innovative new media to youth ages 6-19.

The emphasis will be on you creating lifelong learners and empowering young people to create quality media arts projects.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Integrate all elements of filmmaking including pre-production, production and post-production
  • Implement lesson plans and develop curriculum
  • Lead and mentor small groups in collaborative multi-media classroom activities
  • Technical assistance as needed (file organization and transferring, iMovie, etc.)

REQUIRED SKILLS:

  • 2 to 3 years experience teaching media to youth or adults
  • Experience working with 6-19 year olds
  • Ability to multi-task in high stress classroom environment
  • Experience working with DSLRS, Final Cut Pro, Adobe Premiere
  • Experience in video production, including lighting, camera, storyboards, & sound
  • Experience teaching in traditional or nontraditional settings
  • Skills in video editing, desktop publishing, and/or web page authoring
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work and problem solve independently and to meet deadlines
  • Bachelor’s Degree in filmmaking or relevant degree

Other Requirements:

  • Bio // Most recent Reel // Portfolio
  • Background check and clear a TB test

Compensation: DOE

Hours: Be available 8:00am-3:00pm, Monday-Friday, and Saturday 10-2

Mission Statement:

Media Arts Center San Diego promotes access to film and video as tools for community self-expression and social change and supports the professional development of media artists.

Vision Statement:

Media Arts Center San Diego endorses the inclusion of underrepresented communities in the media arts field and the portrayal of accurate images of these communities by mainstream media and promotes community access to and use of media technology.

For More Information:

Please contact Larry Silveira, Youth Media Education Coordinator, at larry@mediaartscenter.org or (619) 230-1938 ext. 103

Kania Hayes, Teen Producers & Youth Media Program Coordinator, at kania@mediaartscenter.org (619) 230-1938 ext. 102