Support Staff Employment Opportunity

Media Lab Supervisor

Centre for Enhanced Teaching & Learning: Media Services UNB Fredericton

Competition #:#140-12.13Closing Date:May 13, 2013 4:30PM
Employment Group:G.L.T.A.Salary or Rate:$21.41 - $26.96 Per Hour
Employment Date:(tentative)As soon as possibleHours per Week:Full-Time (36.25 HPW)
Position Length:(tentative)3 Year TermFunding:University Budget

Additional Notes

A completed UNB Application Form is required (including resume):


The Media Lab Supervisor is responsible for co-ordinating the daily activities of the Media Labs and reports to the Media Lab Manager. The incumbent serves as an instructional resource to the university community with regards to multimedia development and delivery software as well as acting as a reference resource for educational media materials.
**UNBEA members are eligible to apply in accordance with Article 23.07 of the collective agreement**
Representative Responsibilities
   Responsible for the day-to-day scheduling and supervision of part time assistants in the operation of the labs.
   Coordinate with technology vendors regarding new product offerings, software up-dates and maintenance issues.
   Answer email and phone inquiries of computer related technical matters and related software problems as well as departmental inquiries and relay to appropriate personnel when required.
   Ensure the security of all lab equipment.
   Research new/emerging educational technologies and keep current with the newest video, multimedia and technologies used in the Media Lab.
   Assist clients to achieve an appropriate end product through the practical applications of a variety of disciplines, both aesthetic and technical.
   Offering one-on-one, “just in time” training and support in the use of computers, multimedia software and hardware, computer peripherals, and video editing and software to assist faculty in the creation of courseware for class instruction and to assist students with course projects.
   Manage cash sales and receipts for media lab services including appropriate documentation for billing and record keeping.
   Track clients and their needs for use in monitoring service levels, trends and staffing requirements.
   Monitor technical problems with lab equipment and arrange for appropriate service.
   Responsible for the integration of various computer and multimedia peripherals including the installation of hardware and software as well as regular testing and periodic updates in these systems.
   Prepares lab computer for individual teaching requirements.
   Provide and maintain digital and analog video and audio editing facilities with training to assist faculty, students, staff and other interested parties for the purpose of producing multimedia projects.
   A university degree in visual arts or instructional design or a Bachelor degree supplemented by a diploma from a community college of applied arts and technology; Certificate or Degree in Multimedia Studies would be an asset.
   A minimum of 5 years experience in video, multimedia, photography and digital imaging and printing applications, graphics software and hardware, and associated products and proven teaching and production abilities.
   Possess a proven ability to make technical issues understandable to others.
   Ability to deal effectively and communicate with diverse groups of people and the ability to ensure high quality of service to clients.
   Expertise in the Macintosh and Windows Operating Systems with a working/teaching knowledge of Microsoft Office, image and graphics packages such as Adobe CS6 Photoshop and Illustrator; desktop publishing packages such as InDesign and QuarkXPress; presentation packages such as PowerPoint and Keynote and video editing packages such as Premiere, iMovie and Final Cut Pro.


For more information, please contact:

UNB Fredericton
Human Resources Room 102
Physics & Admin. Building
Fax: 506-453-4611

UNB Saint John
Financial & Admin. Services
Room 114/115, Oland Hall
Fax: 506-648-5714

We thank all applicants for their interest but wish to advise that only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
Applications will be accepted ONLY until the end of regular business hours on the closing date.