WHO WE ARE
Bayview Hunters Point Center for Arts and Technology (BAYCAT) is a nonprofit media production studio that educates and empowers low income youth, young people of color and young women in the Bay Area to produce socially-minded digital media that positively transform our communities.
BAYCAT ACADEMY | Free digital media education in SF
The academy provides free digital media education to underserved youth and young adults in San Francisco.
WHAT WE CARE ABOUT
- Creating positive social change through storytelling, design & media.
- Giving a voice to those misrepresented or underrepresented.
- Doing Well and Doing Good. We’re a sustainable nonprofit business model.
- Excellence. Highest Quality of Services in Education and Media Production.
- Building Community, Inclusion & Equity.
BE OUR NEXT DIGITAL MUSIC INSTRUCTOR!
- Lead underserved middle and high school students to produce their own songs and film scores
- Teach song-writing, beginning music theory and digital music production skills
- Gain access to a state-of-the-art digital media facility
- Work with incredible industry professionals at BAYCAT
DESIRED SKILLS FOR DIGITAL MUSIC INSTRUCTION
- Possess at least 3 years of direct experience in digital music production
- Comfort with music producing: managing development, recording and completing songs with youth
- Firm knowledge of a digital music production software (preferably ProTools)
- Experience with youth mentorship or teaching
- Knowledge of current issues in media arts, the demands of the professional field, and of the tools, technologies and resources inherent to the discipline
OTHER DESIRED SKILLS
- Ability to prioritize tasks and produce digital music according to project deadlines
- Comfortable communicating with diverse students, families and the general public
- Familiarity with delegating tasks to support staff
- Understanding of the BAYCAT mission to promote diversity in media
- Ability to commit to the full Fall session in San Francisco
- Orientation and lesson planning: Week of September 4th
- Official instructional period: September 18th – December 7th
- Classes will be held on Mondays and Wednesdays from 4:30pm-6:30pm
- Other program meetings and events:
- End of term music premiere: Thursday, December 7th
- Instructional team reflection: Week of December 12th
This is a part-time temporary position for the Fall, with an opportunity to expand into a permanent position. The Digital Music Instructor will be compensated with a competitive hourly rate. Classes will be held at the BAYCAT studio, located within the Potrero Hill neighborhood.
To apply, please send a thoughtful cover letter, resume and samples of personal work and/or work you produced with young people to firstname.lastname@example.org.
EOE. We Strive for a Workforce as Diverse as the Community We Serve. Women, people of color, and LGBTQ individuals are strongly encouraged to apply.