Sheridan College Technologist, Film & Multi-camera Live Event Production (Sheridan Production House) (Temporary) in Oakville, Ontario

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Employee Group: Support Staff

Faculty/Department: Animation, Arts & Design

Campus: Trafalgar (May be assigned activity at any Sheridan campus)

Reference Number: 18/S/59

Payband: I

Hourly Range: $33.67 - $39.02

Hours/Week: 37.5

Hours: 9:00 am to 5:00 pm

Application Deadline: Open until filled

Application Details: This is a temporary replacement position that may continue up until May 16, 2019.

The technologist oversees the scheduling, distribution and coordination of resources, equipment and facilities on a project by project basis for production operations of the Sheridan Production House (SPH) and Film and Video production programs at Sheridan. The technologist coordinates and liaises with faculty, program co-ordinators and technologists across a variety of Sheridan programs based on technical/production requirements for Sheridan film projects. The technologist provides technical/production assistance/ guidance and direction as required for the planning, production and post-production of film production activities as well as live multi-camera broadcast events.

Specific Responsibilities Include:

• Supporting day-to-day technical/production operations: of Sheridan Production House, and film programs at Sheridan;

• Providing both technical and production support to students, faculty and others involved in program field productions as assigned;

• Demonstrating and providing technical guidance in the areas of camera and lighting to students, co-workers and faculty through in-class and extra-curricular workshops;

• Booking necessary equipment and facilities for program students or SPH projects, as required;

• Sourcing and arranging for acquisition of supplies and keep production records as assigned;

• Communicating to leadership and providing guidance to students in the technical planning of production, including location/site evaluation and equipment/resources needs, to meet goals of efficiency, quality assurance, health and safety and professional practice standards;

• Providing multi-camera technical support and consultation for special broadcast events and/or video streaming of conferences with internal clients, which may include evenings and weekends;

• Making recommendations if new facilities and/or equipment are required to meet program learning outcomes and Work Integrated Learning goals related to SPH;

• Performing other duties as assigned.


The successful candidate will possess the following:

• 3 year diploma or degree in Film Production, Broadcast Television, or a related field, along with a minimum of 5 years of technical/production experience in the field of film and television production and post-production (or an equivalent combination of relevant education and experience).

• Active membership of IATSE, NABET or SMPTE for at least 5 years

• Possesses the following training certificates:

o CPO Approved - Working at Heights Training

o Standard First Aid Training

• Live Performance Electrical Certificate, LPEC (ActSafe) or Entertainment Industry Power Technician (Ontario Trade 269E) is desired.

• Knowledge of existing and emerging technologies for content production for multi-delivery platforms and experience in an educational environment is required.

• Experience in an educational environment is preferred.

• Must possess strong interpersonal, organizational and communication skills and work well in a student-centred environment.

• Demonstrate solid customer service skills and initiative, as well as the ability to effectively solve problems, work under pressure and make sound judgements independently.

• Travel to locations for production shoots and special event coverage may occur.

Sheridan welcomes diversity in the workplace and encourages applications from all qualified individuals, including visible minorities, Indigenous People, and persons with disabilities. In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA), Sheridan is committed to accommodating applicants with disabilities throughout the hiring process. At any stage of the hiring process, Human Resources will work with applicants requesting accommodation.

Note: Copies of educational credentials are requested at the time of an interview. As a condition of employment, Sheridan requires confirmation of educational credentials in the form of an official Canadian transcript or an official evaluation of international credentials which determines Canadian equivalency.

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External Company Name: Sheridan College