Under the general direction of the Faculty Co-Directors of Social Software, the Creative Producer will manage studio operations, installations, and events in the Department of Design Media Arts and the School of the Arts and Architecture. The Social Software Creative Producer will work on-site at UCLA with some remote days optional while managing a range of studio projects and interfacing with collaborators, and will also serve as Director of the Social Software Summer Institute. The ideal candidate has experience working as a producer or manager in the areas of art and technology or interactive/immersive installation, and is self-motivated, highly organized and detail oriented with excellent communication skills. This is a one-year position with possibility for renewal.
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Qualifications for Position
1. Ability to analyze complex administrative and organizational issues, problems, practices, and procedures, as well as the ability to formulate logical and objective conclusions, recognizing alternatives and their implications.
2. Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, in a wide variety of contexts and mediums.
3. Demonstrated experience in the areas of art and technology, immersive installation, interactive media, or similar.
4. Demonstrated experience as a studio manager, producer, or other similar role.
5. Knowledge of basic accounting standards and reconciliation methods.
6. Demonstrated writing skills to complete concise, effective and grammatically correct business correspondence, reports, proposals and other related documents.
7. Writing and editing skills sufficient to produce professional, clear and
literate proposals and supporting materials.
8. Ability to work independently, meet deadlines and follow through on assignments with minimal direction.
9. Skill in interacting with persons of various social, cultural, economic, and educational backgrounds.
10. Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with administrators, faculty, students, staff, and guest artists.
11. Ability to effectively supervise staff, student workers and volunteers.
12. Demonstrated skill in a computerized environment, including proficiency with Google Docs and Sheets.
13. Experience with QuickBooks or other accounting software.
14. Experience with standard UCLA systems such as UC Path, OSFR, People Admin, among others.