The Baltimore Youth Film Arts Program is sponsored by the Johns Hopkins Film and Media Studies Program with a three-year grant from the Mellon Foundation. It offers free filmmaking and photography workshops to Baltimore youth ages 16 to 29, and shares student fellow work through public screenings and the website: filmartsbaltimore.org. The program has entered year two of the grant. The Program Coordinator supports FMS faculty and the Associate Director in administering the program, and must be fully devoted to the mission. The ideal candidate will be organized, energetic, efficient, and detail-oriented.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Program Coordination and Administration
Administer payroll, including student fellow stipends (receive and log, review for accuracy, enter into database); instructor salaries (enter data in SAP for payroll purposes, process any salary changes); assistant salaries; and occasional guest honoraria.
Assist in administering other aspects of the budget including payment of location fees and transportation fees
Assist in coordination of instructor and student fellow contracts (draft using a template; mail to instructors; maintain a checklist to track signed, returned contracts)
Coordinate permissions and releases for student fellows, minor and adult (maintain a checklist, follow up on missing permissions and releases)
Monitor background checks for instructors and assistants (maintain a checklist in cooperation with JHU HR)
Assist in coordination of student fellow applications and registration (maintain a checklist)
Assist in assembling course completion certificates
Coordinate course proposal submissions for review by FMS faculty (receive, log)
Other duties as assigned
Course/Event Planning and Marketing
Assisting in scheduling of courses and workshops
Assisting in event planning, 3-5 times per year, including scheduling rooms for screening of student fellow work and/or assisting in scheduling guest speakers, and assisting in promoting events via social networking sites
Assisting in oversight of program website
Assisting in promotion of program
Other duties as assigned
High School Diploma/G.E.D. required, Bachelor's degree in a related field preferred. Requires 5 years of progressively responsible experience. Experience in social networking; children's programs and/or community outreach; or in film and photographic arts a plus.
Special Knowledge and Skills:
Strong interpersonal skills
Strong organizational skills
Strong communication skills, oral and written
Proficiency in Microsoft Office and working with databases
Johns Hopkins University remains committed to its founding principle, that education for all students should be grounded in exploration and discovery. Hopkins students are challenged not just to learn but also to advance learning itself. Critical thinking, problem solving, creativity, and entrepreneurship are all encouraged and nourished in this unique educational environment. After more than 130... years, Johns Hopkins remains a world leader in both teaching and research. Faculty members and their research colleagues at the university's Applied Physics Laboratory have each year since 1979 won Johns Hopkins more federal research and development funding than any other university. The university has nine academic divisions and campuses throughout the Baltimore-Washington area. The Krieger School of Arts and Sciences, the Whiting School of Engineering, the School of Education and the Carey Business School are based at the Homewood campus in northern Baltimore. The schools of Medicine, Public Health, and Nursing share a campus in east Baltimore with The Johns Hopkins Hospital. The Peabody Institute, a leading professional school of music, is located on Mount Vernon Place in downtown Baltimore. The Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies is located in Washington's Dupont Circle area.