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Academy Manager & Media Producer

WHO WE ARE

BAYCAT is an innovative nonprofit media production company. All proceeds from BAYCAT STUDIO support BAYCAT ACADEMY which educates, empowers and employs low income youth, young people of color and young women in the digital media arts. Our unique hybrid nonprofit social enterprise model strategically positions BAYCAT to address academic achievement gaps, job training, and economic development needs that are amplified by the digital divide.

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.

THE OPPORTUNITY

We are excited to find an energetic, creative, and resourceful Academy Manager & Media Producer to be part of this exciting nonprofit social enterprise. Reporting to the VP of Studio & Academy, the Academy Manager & Media Producer is responsible for managing digital media programs serving diverse youth and young adults including: strategic planning, community outreach and family support, recruitment, staff management, curriculum support and daily operations. BAYCAT Academy includes our youth digital media arts education programs and professional young adult media job training programs.

WE ARE LOOKING FOR SOMEONE WHO IS:

  • Is passionate about social justice and positive youth development, with a strong and proven commitment to supporting young
  • Loves project management and has experience with successfully managing a media related project, a production studio, a workforce development program, or other related
  • Is a good collaborator You prefer the word “we” more than “me.” We do a LOT for a small team, and that is because we work as a team, both internally, and with many, many partners.
  • Is good at initiating & planning with the ability to anticipate needs ahead of time, create a plan and execute.

RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

Manage Digital Media Education Programs Serving Youth and Young Adults

  • Act as the program lead for all BAYCAT Academy digital media programming
  • Provide direction and supervision to Academy Coordinator, Media Producers & Mentors, Instructors and Teaching Assistants
  • Manage team hiring, promotion, evaluation, and disciplinary actions
  • Create a recruitment plan and with the assistance of the Academy Coordinator, carry out outreach activities – g. street-based, web-based – including creation of program-specific outreach materials
  • Implement volunteer program and recognize volunteers appropriately
  • Help to keep the team inspired, focused and accountable – making sure projects are executed efficiently, professionally and on time
  • In coordination with the Development team, ensure that all government contract related reporting is carried out
  • In coordination with the Academy Coordinator, manage the use and maintenance of the physical program space

Act as Producer for All Media Created in Academy

  • Be a sounding board for Academy Media producers, providing feedback on production work plans and media rough cut reviews
  • Collaborate with the Studio Project Manager to ensure the effective coordination of Studio Internship Program activities
  • Develop and implement project management processes to ensure the effective coordination and integration of programs, productions and resources
  • Support youth and young adult productions as needed

TO APPLY

Please send cover letter and resume to employment@baycat.org and include the position in the subject line. Position is open until filled. No phone calls please.

WHAT YOU WILL BE PAID 

We’re competitive with other nonprofits our size. Our package will be based on your experience and includes benefits package that includes health, dental, vision, flexible spending account (FSA), life insurance, and 403(b) retirement plan.

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.

Graphic Animation or Design Teaching Assistant (Part Time/Temporary)

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.

WORK AS A TEACHING ASSISTANT THIS SPRING!

  • Co-teach media classes for underserved middle and high school students
  • Hone your own production skills through assisting a class of youth
  • Acquire teaching and youth development experience
  • Network with industry professionals

The Spring 2018 term will begin on February 12th and end on May 10th.

DESIRED SKILLS FOR GRAPHIC ANIMATION OR DESIGN

  • 1+ year of direct experience in creating graphic design or animation projects
  • Knowledge of Adobe Flash, Adobe Photoshop, or Adobe After Effects
  • An interest in and/or experience with youth mentorship or teaching
  • Ability to follow a lesson plan and support the lead instructor with daily tasks
  • Understanding of the BAYCAT mission to promote diversity in media
  • Classes will take place on Tuesdays and Thursdays.
  • TA’s must be able to commit to the full teaching term in San Francisco from February 12th to May 10th

THE COMMITMENT

  • Orientation: Week of February 5th
  • Official instructional period: February 12th – May 10th
  • Teaching Assistants must be available to work from 4:00pm – 7:00pm for the entire term
  • End of term showcase: Tuesday, May 15th

COMPENSATION

Teaching Assistants will be compensated with a $1,000 stipend for the term, in addition to professional development opportunities and access to the BAYCAT studio space. Classes are held at the BAYCAT studio, located within the Potrero Hill neighborhood.

To apply, please send a thoughtful cover letter and resume to programs@baycat.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.

Musical Performance Teaching Assistant (Part Time/Temporary)

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.

WORK AS A TEACHING ASSISTANT THIS SPRING!

  • Co-teach media classes for underserved middle and high school students
  • Hone your own production skills through assisting a class of youth
  • Acquire teaching and youth development experience
  • Network with industry professionals

The Spring 2018 term will begin on February 12th and end on May 10th.

DESIRED SKILLS FOR MUSICAL PERFORMANCE

  • 1+ year of direct experience in digital music production using ProTools
  • Be available to assist the lead instructor with digital music production and live performance activities
  • Ability to follow a lesson plan and support the lead instructor with daily tasks
  • An interest in and/or experience with youth mentorship or teaching
  • Understanding of the BAYCAT mission to promote diversity in media
  • Classes will take place on Mondays and Wednesdays from 4:00pm – 7:00pm.
  • TA’s must be able to commit to the full teaching term in San Francisco from February 12th to May 10th

THE COMMITMENT

  • Orientation: Week of February 5th
  • Official instructional period: February 12th – May 10th
  • Teaching Assistants must be available to work from 4:00pm – 7:00pm for the entire term
  • End of term showcase: Tuesday, May 15th

COMPENSATION

Teaching Assistants will be compensated with a $1,000 stipend for the term, in addition to professional development opportunities and access to the BAYCAT studio space. Classes are held at the BAYCAT studio, located within the Potrero Hill neighborhood.

To apply, please send a thoughtful cover letter and resume to programs@baycat.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.

Filmmaking Teaching Assistant (Part Time/Temporary)

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.

WORK AS A TEACHING ASSISTANT THIS SPRING!

  • Co-teach media classes for underserved middle and high school students
  • Hone your own production skills through assisting a class of youth
  • Acquire teaching and youth development experience
  • Network with industry professionals

The Spring 2018 term will begin on February 12th and end on May 10th.

DESIRED SKILLS FOR ADVANCED FILMMAKING

  • 1+ year of direct experience in film production
  • Knowledge of DSLR cameras and Adobe Premiere Pro
  • An interest in and/or experience with youth mentorship or teaching
  • Ability to follow a lesson plan and support the lead instructor with daily tasks
  • Understanding of the BAYCAT mission to promote diversity in media
  • Classes will take place on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 4:00pm – 7:00pm.
  • TA’s must be able to commit to the full teaching term in San Francisco from February 12th to May 10th

THE COMMITMENT

  • Orientation: Week of February 5th
  • Official instructional period: February 12th – May 10th
  • Teaching Assistants must be available to work from 4:00pm – 7:00pm for the entire term
  • End of term showcase: Tuesday, May 15th

COMPENSATION

Teaching Assistants will be compensated with a $1,000 stipend for the term, in addition to professional development opportunities and access to the BAYCAT studio space. Classes are held at the BAYCAT studio, located within the Potrero Hill neighborhood.

To apply, please send a thoughtful cover letter and resume to programs@baycat.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.

Advanced Filmmaking Teaching Assistant (Part Time/Temporary)

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.

WORK AS A TEACHING ASSISTANT THIS SPRING!

  • Co-teach media classes for underserved middle and high school students
  • Hone your own production skills through assisting a class of youth
  • Acquire teaching and youth development experience
  • Network with industry professionals

The Spring 2018 term will begin on February 12th and end on May 10th.

DESIRED SKILLS FOR ADVANCED FILMMAKING

  • 1+ year of direct experience in film production
  • Knowledge of DSLR cameras and Adobe Premiere Pro
  • An interest in and/or experience with youth mentorship or teaching
  • Ability to follow a lesson plan and support the lead instructor with daily tasks
  • Understanding of the BAYCAT mission to promote diversity in media
  • Classes will take place on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 4:00pm – 7:00pm.
  • TA’s must be able to commit to the full teaching term in San Francisco from February 12th to May 10th

THE COMMITMENT

  • Orientation: Week of February 5th
  • Official instructional period: February 12th – May 10th
  • Teaching Assistants must be available to work from 4:00pm – 7:00pm for the entire term
  • End of term showcase: Tuesday, May 15th

COMPENSATION

Teaching Assistants will be compensated with a $1,000 stipend for the term, in addition to professional development opportunities and access to the BAYCAT studio space. Classes are held at the BAYCAT studio, located within the Potrero Hill neighborhood.

To apply, please send a thoughtful cover letter and resume to programs@baycat.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.

Digital Music instructor (Part Time/Temporary)

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

THE COMMITMENT

  • 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

COMPENSATION

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 programs@baycat.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.