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Coordinator, Events A/V 


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 Events Audio/Visual Manager, the Coordinator will be responsible for assisting in the management of technical operations and media production for all non-exhibition and non-theatrical audio/visual experiences 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:

  • Support 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/other conferencing software.
  • Support live-streaming implementation.
  • Ensure all internal and external audio/visual presentations run as planned.
  • Support the ongoing maintenance of all audio/visual equipment.
  • Prepare and implement in-house lighting, audio, and video equipment.
  • Support setup/strike of presentations.
  • Additional duties as assigned.
Position Requirements

You Have:

  • 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.
  • Experience in customer service as it relates to museums, theaters, or cultural attractions is a plus, but not required.
  • Ability to create basic lighting designs for public programs and events.
  • Demonstrated ability to operate lighting and audio consoles.
  • Excellent problem solving and communication skills.
  • Ability to translate complex technological jargon into simple terms for non-technical staff.
  • Familiarity with guiding others through operational tasks.
  • Comfortable communication and cooperation with guests, supervisors, peers, vendors, or partners.
  • Comfort in occasionally working alone and unsupervised.
  • Ability to work in high-volume and fast-paced situations.
  • Ability to lift and/or move a minimum of 30 pounds.
  • Ability to conceive, plan and reach goals.
  • Curiosity and willingness to learn.
  • A commitment to diversity, equity, accessibility, and inclusion.
  • Flexibility to work nights, weekends, and short notice events.


Other Requirements:

  • If hired, we require all employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19, unless a medical or religious accommodation is needed as determined on a case-by-case basis.


Our Benefits:

  • PTO and Sick Time
  • 401(k)



Full-Time/Part-Time Part-Time  
Position Coordinator, Events A/V  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Non-Exempt  
Open Date 8/31/2022  
Location Los Angeles  
About the Organization The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is a global community of more than 10,000 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 Academy Museum 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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