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Part Time Media Instructor

Publication or Company 
Industry  Non-profit, Teaching/Academia, TV/Cable
Job Duration Part Time
Job Location New York, NY
Job Requirements Media Instructors report to MNN’s Manager of Media Education. Responsibilities include:

• Prepare lesson plans and provide instruction to classes of twelve adults
• Evaluate students’ progress and verify competence for certification to use our media center facilities and equipment
• Meet regularly with Manager of Media Education to review curriculum and class outcomes
• Conduct student evaluations

Qualifications
• Expertise in field production with digital video cameras, especially Sony NX5U cameras;
• Expertise in non-linear editing with Final Cut Pro 7 and Adobe Premiere;
• Experience teaching in-studio video production and post-production
• Experience working with a diverse public with varying levels of technical skill
• Must be highly organized and detail oriented
• Flexible schedule for possible weekend work

Compensation & Schedule
Hourly rates based upon experience. Part Time Media Instructors are paid hourly for class meetings and preparation time. Classes are offered in the morning, afternoons, evenings and weekends. The duration of the classes are between 12 and 24 hours.
About Our Company Manhattan Neighborhood Network (MNN) seeks experienced media instructors to teach different aspects of media production to Manhattan residents. Courses include Final Cut Pro 7 and Adobe Premiere non-linear video editing, field production (camera, shot composition, lighting, and sound), studio production, and graphic design (Adobe Creative Suite).

MNN is responsible for administering the public access cable TV services in Manhattan. Our purpose is to ensure the ability of Manhattan residents to exercise their First Amendment rights through moving image media to create opportunities for communication, education, artistic expression and other non-commercial uses of video facilities on an open and equitable basis.

In providing services, we seek to involve the diverse racial, ethnic and geographic communities of Manhattan in the electronic communication of their varied interest, needs, concerns and identities.