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Producer, Science and Technology Program 


Job Summary:

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Producer, Science and Technology Program to oversee a major public programming event that illuminates the contributions of science and technology to the motion picture art form. For previous Council programs, please visit:

This is a temporary position that reports to the Managing Director, Science and Technology Council.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Oversee all aspects of SciTech public program presentation, from research and development through booking, promotion, ticketing, reception and show set-ups, talent relations, audience flow, and show format; ensure smooth coordination between theater operations, security and other Academy departments.
  • Work closely with the programming, marketing and publicity department to develop comprehensive promotional strategy and materials.
  • Manage the program budget; maintain accountability for program costs and revenues.
  • Shape program offering to achieve goals of member engagement, diversified participation and outreach, cross-disciplinary exchange, community building and audience appreciation of the history of and advances in motion picture technology.

Position Requirements
  • Minimum 8 + years of experience in event production, with an emphasis in science, technology, digital media and/or education or non-profit background.
  • Management experience and demonstrated track record creating, developing, and implementing programming in a technical environment.
  • Understanding of and appreciation for both the art and science of filmmaking.
  • Prior experience managing programs in such event production as CES, TED TALKS, GDC, SIGGRAPH, E3, and other such large and high-quality programs, symposia and events.
  • Ability to collaboratively manage and assist staff in overseeing multiple priorities and conflicting deadlines in a fast-paced, rapidly changing environment; talent and experience in building consensus among departments of an organization.
  • Ability to develop budgets, allocate resources, and ensure compliance with administrative and fiscal policies.
  • Availability to work evenings and weekends as needed.
Full-Time/Part-Time Seasonal  
Position Producer, Science and Technology Program  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Non-Exempt  
Open Date 12/21/2018  
Location Hollywood  
About the Organization The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is a global community of more than 8,000 of the most accomplished artists, filmmakers and executives working in film. In addition to celebrating and recognizing excellence in filmmaking through the Oscars, the Academy supports a wide range of initiatives to promote the art and science of the movies, including public programming, educational outreach and the upcoming Academy Museum of Motion Pictures, which is under construction in Los Angeles.

We will consider for employment all qualified Applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local laws , including the City of Los Angeles' Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance.  
EOE Statement The Academy is committed to equal opportunity in employment and to creating, managing and valuing diversity in its workforce. Maintaining a diverse workforce is vital to the Academy. Accordingly, the Academy enforces a strict policy that prohibits discrimination in hiring, training, compensation, promotion, transfer, or termination, whether on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, disability, age, veteran status, sexual orientation or genetic information. This includes a workplace that is free of all forms of harassment. And, to help foster diversity, the Academy utilizes programs that ensure fairness of opportunity, pay, and growth to all applicants and employees. Every employee of the Academy is required to follow this policy and to preserve the Academy's commitment to diversity.


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