Manager of Media Education

Location
New York
Posted
Feb 20, 2014
Closes
Mar 22, 2014
Contact
Ms. Hiring Director
Category
Other, Television
Duration
Full Time
The Manager of Media Education oversees the curriculum, scheduling, evaluation and the staffing of MNN's core training services at 59th Street and reports to MNN's Managing Director of Access Services. The position includes some evening and weekend work hours. Duties include but are not limited to:

•Supervise media education staff including full and part-time employees; assist in recruitment and selection of full-time, part-time and freelance staff.
•Develop and evaluate curricula and course materials for media-based education program. Update as needed.
•Teach video, TV studio, and multimedia workshops for community producers and community based organizations.
•Facilitate orientation sessions for interested community members.
•Work with marketing staff to increase visibility for MNN education program.
•Oversee enrollment, class rosters and scheduling for media education classes; develop and implement a calendar of programs, workshops and special events.
•Create and administer evaluation tools for training workshops and tracking data to evaluate classes and broaden course offerings.
•Compile resources and created online video tutorials about best media education practices for distribution on MNN's digital platforms.
•Provide professional development media workshops to MNN staff to help them serve as more effective mentors and teachers for community members.
•Answer and respond to phone and email inquiries regarding media education in a timely way.
•Maintain accurate database records and prepare monthly, quarterly and annual reports.
•Other duties as assigned.

Required Education and Experience:

•Master's degree in broadcast, television production, video, communications, journalism, media education or equivalent experience.
•Minimum five years teaching film/video production and developing media curricula.
•Demonstrated studio, location production and post-production knowledge and skills.
•At least three years of experience supervising staff.
•Strong interpersonal, organizational and communication skills; experience working with the general public.
•Demonstrated interest in community media education.

Compensation:
Salary commensurate with experience. Excellent benefits.

Anticipated Employment Starting Date:
March 2014


To Apply:

Application deadline is March 7, 2014. Submit resume and cover letter to education@mnn.org. In your letter, please respond to the following: 1) Why are you interested in the position? And 2) What goals would you set in the first year and how would you go about implementation?
We will only consider complete applications.Due to the volume of applications, MNN may not be able to respond individually to each applicant. No phone calls please. MNN will contact candidates for interviews on a rolling basis.

About MNN

Founded in 1992, Manhattan Neighborhood Network (MNN) is Manhattan’s free, public access cable network. We operate two media production and education facilities in Manhattan and run four cablecast channels (Community, Lifestyle, Spirit, and Culture), reaching 620,000 cable subscribers in the borough.

MNN offers free training in video production, editing, and broadcasting to Manhattan residents who wish to become Certified Producers with MNN.

We actively strive to empower Manhattan residents to exercise their First Amendment rights in an open, uncensored, and equitable forum.

Manhattan Neighborhood Network is an equal opportunity employer and considers all applications without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other legally protected status.

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