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Job ID: 235935

Studio Manager
Tufts University

Date Posted May 10, 2024
Title Studio Manager
University Tufts University
Medford, MA, United States
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Director/Manager
  • Game Design/Animation
    Digital Media


Tufts Technology Services (TTS) is a university-wide service organization committed to delivering adaptable, results driven technology solutions in support of Tufts’ mission of teaching, learning, research, innovation, and sustainability. With staff working remotely, hybrid and on campus across Tufts University, as well as a 24x7 IT Service Desk, we collaborate with schools and divisions to meet the demands of a global, mobile, and diverse community. We promote a collaborative, forward-thinking, flexible work environment, embrace diversity and inclusion, and encourage personal and professional development.  
Fostering a culture of organizational citizenship and making others successful, demonstrating integrity, ethical conduct and optimism, active contribution and continuous learning enables staff to serve the goals and values of the University and creates a fulfilling and positive work experience for all.

The School of the Museum of Fine Arts at Tufts University seeks applications for a full time Studio Manager in Media Arts.

The Studio Manager manages and maintains the Media Art studios which include facilities for video, animation, film, sound, and digital media. The Studio Manager ensures that the studios are equipped, supplied, and configured to support the academic and creative goals of faculty and students. They provide technical support, consultation, and training to faculty and students on complex projects from initial concept to final product.

To apply for this position, please ensure you submit both a resume and a cover letter.

What You'll Do

Successful candidates will have:

  • Strong proficiency and the ability to provide technical training in video production and post-production plus at least one of the following areas: animation, film, sound, VR/AR, 3D modeling, and physical computing.
  • A deep commitment to cultivating an equitable educational environment that welcomes users of all levels, creative interests, learning styles, and identities.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, including clarity, generosity, and patience.
  • Strong self-motivation and the ability to work independently.
  • Exceptional problem-solving skills.
  • A demonstrated ability to support students with a wide range of art projects across multiple media and technological processes.
  • Experience in the production, post-production, and exhibition of media work within a fine arts context.
  • An understanding of art school pedagogy and experimental art production.


What We're Looking For

Basic Requirements:

  • Knowledge and skills typically acquired by completing a Bachelor's degree in fine arts or a related field, or equivalent professional experience.
  • 3-5 years of professional experience related to studio area.
  • Ability to work independently and troubleshoot problems with minimal supervision.
  • Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal skills.
  • Strong organizational and time management skills including the ability to multi-task, prioritize, and independently manage a changing workload and schedule in a wide variety of settings and situations.
  • Demonstrated ability to deliver professional customer service, end user training and consultation, and effective team project work.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master's degree in the fine arts or related field.
  • Experience in delivering training or instruction.

Pay Range

Minimum $57,900.00, Midpoint $72,450.00, Maximum $87,000.00

Salary is based on related experience, expertise, and internal equity; generally, new hires can expect pay between the minimum and midpoint of the range.

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