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Reporting to the Assistant Director, Production Services, the Cage Supervisor is responsible for the equipment cage operations, which includes digital cinema and television equipment/facilities reservations, assisting students, faculty and staff with any technology related questions in accordance with the field of concentration. The cage supervisor works to revise and develop protocols and procedures relating to the care and use of location equipment. Regular schedule is for evening hours.
PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Supervise the equipment cage operations. Maintain and develop procedures that serve busy academic film/television programs, while insuring proper care and maintenance of equipment.
Provide access to and develop/supervise appropriate training programs for students, staff, student assistants and others.
Supervise and assist in the check in/check out of equipment for classes and student productions.
Maintain the equipment room and ensure that equipment is organized according to industry production rental standards.
Maintain and update equipment inventory and perform general preventive maintenance. Identify equipment that requires further evaluation by engineering.
Instruct students and staff on the features and proper use of equipment. Present equipment workshops to students and faculty.
Provide equipment-related support and production support in curricular, faculty and client needs.
Ensure that production facilities are properly supervised and secured by locking and securing studios, control rooms, etc.
Attend and participate in meetings or college events related to the position.
Perform other duties as assigned.
Management retains the right to add or change job duties at any time.
Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university in film and television production or related field.
Minimum of two years of professional experience as a cage assistant or related position.
Demonstrated knowledge of camera, lighting, sound, and production equipment.
Excellent communication and team-building skills.
Ability to occasionally work outside of normal hours, daytime and/or weekends in the performance of assigned responsibilities.
Ability to lift and carry or otherwise move up to 50 pounds regularly, safely climb ladders/stairs, reach above head while carrying equipment, and set up, operate, and strike camera/lightning equipment while crouching or kneeling.
Experience working in higher education.
Experience with Cheqroom.
Supervisory experience including scheduling, hiring, and mentoring.
Ability to problem-solve in a dynamic work environment.
PROCEDURE FOR CANDIDACY
Applicants should include a resume and cover letter describing how their background, skills and education match the needs of the University. When applying, please take a moment to carefully read and follow the steps in the application instruction
Broadcast and Media Operations/Production Services
Professional - Non-Faculty
For questions or concerns, please contact Human Resources' Workday Recruiting Support at 973-655-5000 (Option 2).
Montclair State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution with a strong commitment to diversity.
Title IX and 34 C.F.R. 106 Policy
Montclair State is required by Title IX and 34 C.F.R. 106 not to discriminate on the basis of sex or gender, and does not discriminate on the basis of sex or gender in the operation of education programs and activities. The requirement to not discriminate on the basis of sex or gender in the operation of education programs and activities extends to admission and employment.