IWS - FMA/Humanities, FMA Program Assistant - 21-22

Responsibilities: - Work alongside Prof. Reed to oversee the FMA equipment room and equipment checkout/return process. Student worker will help manage 40+ cameras, tripods, microphones, and other equipment across all FMA production courses each semester. - Assist Pike TV and UPIKE Sports Network in broadcasting UPIKE home football games in the Fall and assist with other shoots as needed in the spring. - Evaluate film and screenplay submissions received by the UPIKE Film and Media Arts Festival and assist in hosting the festival. We receive between 100-200 submission each year and many of the films and scripts are feature-length. - Assist me in planning and hosting three South Arts film screenings on campus in the Spring. - Serve as a lab assistant to Professor Reed during FMA 135/235 lab sessions. 

Preferred Skills: • Computer knowledge, i.e. Adobe Premiere & Photoshop. • Attention to detail. • Strong active listening abilities. • Written and verbal communication. • Willingness to learn new things.

 Social Media & New Technology  Other: Video Camcorder Use and Adobe Premiere Pro, Photoshop, and After Effects Software

Work Schedule: The priority work schedule is our open hours and during special events. Work hours can be flexible to accommodate the students' class schedule. Although work will primarily be M-F, some shoots could occur on Saturday or Sunday • Sunday-Saturday: Varies depending on workload

Work Conditions: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job: • Heat • Cold • Noise • Wetness • Humidity • Vibrations • Outside/inside work

Physical demands included here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job: • Keyboarding • Reaching/handling • Stooping/kneeling • Carrying/ Pushing / Pulling / Lifting up to 30 lbs.  

Additional Comments:  Position demands an accomplished, experienced student leader with advanced production skills. Student must be responsible and self motivated to assure requested projects and shoots are completed in a timely fashion at a professional level. 

Career Competencies:   __ Career & Self-Development: Proactively develop through personal & professional learning, awareness of one’s strengths & weaknesses, navigation of career opportunities and networking to build relationships inside and outside the organization __ Communication: Clearly and effectively exchange information, ideas, facts, and perspectives with persons inside and outside of an organization __Critical Thinking: Identify and respond to needs based upon an understanding of situational context and logical analysis of relevant information __ Equity & Inclusion: Demonstrate the awareness, attitude, knowledge, and skills required to equitably engage & include people from different local and global cultures. Engage in anti-racist practices __ Leadership: Recognize & capitalize on personal and team strengths to achieve organizational goals __ Professionalism: Knowing work environments differ greatly, understand and demonstrate effective work habits, and act in the interest of larger community and workplace __ Teamwork: Build and maintain collaborative relationships to work effectively toward common goals, while appreciating diverse viewpoints and shared responsibilities __ Technology: Understand and leverage technologies ethically to enhance efficiencies, complete tasks, and accomplish goals 

Number of Positions: 1

Pay Rate:  $10/hr

Supervisor:  Andrew Reed

To Apply, complete required sections and upload your academic schedule (and practice schedule) in addition to uploading your resume or complete and upload the document titled "Student Employment Application".

Application Notes: Resumes and applications will be reviewed to determine if you meet the required qualifications for the position. If it is determined that you meet the required qualifications, your application materials will be used to identify a top group of the most highly qualified candidates. The University of Pikeville is an equal opportunity employer committed to assembling a diverse, broadly trained faculty and staff. The University of Pikeville does not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, color, sex, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, age or disabilities in its programs, activities, hiring, or the admission of students. Inquiries may be directed to the University of Pikeville Title IX Coordinator by calling 606-218-5216.

Date Posted: 08/24/2021
Department: Film & Media Arts
Employment Type: Part-Time (12 hours)
Position Type: Institutional Work Study
We are no longer taking applications for this position.