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Events Audio/Visual Manager 


The Academy Museum of Motion Pictures furthers the understanding, celebration, and preservation of cinema through inclusive and accessible exhibitions, screenings, programs, and collections. Welcoming visitors from Los Angeles and around the world, the Museum works in active partnership with motion picture artists and specialists, scholars, staff, and diverse communities to contextualize and challenge dominant narratives around cinema, inspiring discourse, connection, joy, and discovery.

Reporting to the Manager of Theater Operations, you will be responsible for managing the technical operations and media production for all non-exhibition and non-theatrical audio/visual experiences and lighting at the museum. This includes support in event and meeting spaces across our unique campus, as well as supplemental support for events taking place inside the museum theaters.

You Will:

  • Manage all audio/visual technical needs for non-exhibition and non-theatrical programs.
  • Liaise with internal and external space users to determine audiovisual requirements and execution of events.
  • Collaborate with vendors to provide additional event audio/visual equipment and lighting for large scale events.
  • Support telecommunications for internal meetings including zoom and other conferencing software.
  • Support live-streaming implementation.
  • Ensure all internal and external audio/visual presentations run as planned.
  • Ensure the ongoing maintenance of all audio/visual equipment.
  • Recommend upgrades to audio/visual equipment to facilitate dynamic event programming.
  • Prepare and implement in-house lighting, audio, and video equipment.
  • Schedule and supervise setup/strike of presentations.
  • Manage department staff and scheduling to ensure proper event support is maintained.
  • Translate complex technological jargon into simple terms for non-technical staff.
  • Create basic lighting designs for public programs and events.
Position Requirements

You Have:

  • 5+ years of relevant experience.
  • Strong knowledge of state-of-the-industry lighting, audio, live recording, and video equipment.
  • Experience with A/V over IT and digital media editing for broadcast, including live streaming.
  • Experience with multi-camera shoots and video editing technologies.
  • Experience with basic setup and calibration of conference room projector systems.
  • Demonstrated ability to operate lighting and audio consoles.
  • Familiarity with guiding others through operational tasks..
  • Experience in customer service, preferably in museums, theaters, cultural attractions, or other high-volume and fast-paced environment.
  • Experience communicating effectively and clearly.
  • A commitment to diversity, equity, accessibility, and inclusion.
  • Flexibility to work nights and weekends.


Physical Requirements:

  • Lift and/or move a minimum of 20 pounds.


Our Benefits:

  • Comprehensive medical, dental, and vision
  • PTO and Sick Time
  • 401(k)
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Position Events Audio/Visual Manager  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Exempt  
Open Date 7/2/2021  
Location Los Angeles  
About the Organization The Academy is the world's preeminent movie related organization, comprised of 9,000+ accomplished individuals working in cinema. We recognize and uphold excellence in the motion picture arts and sciences, inspire imagination, and connect the world through the medium of motion pictures.

EOE Statement The Academy is committed to equal opportunity in employment and to creating and valuing diversity in its workforce. Maintaining a diverse workforce is important to the Academy. 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. Also, to help foster diversity, the Academy uses 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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