Pacific Film Archive Print Traffic Coordinator job posting

From: Lucy Laird (email suppressed)
Date: Wed Mar 05 2008 - 15:57:45 PST

Print Traffic Coordinator

The mission of the UC Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
(BAM/PFA) is to inspire the imagination and ignite critical dialogue
through art and film. One of the largest university art museums in
the United States, in physical and budget size and in attendance, BAM/
PFA has developed an international reputation for presenting one of
the most active and ambitious exhibition programs, as well as for the
quality of its art and film collections and research resources. BAM/
PFA is an institution with a stellar history and an exciting future.
For more information, visit our website:
The Print Coordinator plans and executes all PFA exhibition shipping
and receiving activities and provides technical and administrative
support to four film curators. The incumbent will:

-Schedule shipping and receiving for approximately 90 films and
videos per month, each with its own timeline
-Track shipments en route; intervene as needed to ensure that all
items arrive and return on time
-Verify format, condition, running time and version of film/video for
-Package shipments in accordance with film handling standards; ship
to meet deadlines
-Because programming is international, assure compliance with
international, federal, and UC shipping policies and procedures
-Maintain complex and precise record keeping systems
-Prepare detailed estimates, reconcile shipping expenses, and prepare
final reports
-Assist with preparation of grant proposals and reports
-Coordinate with PFA Theater Managers and projectionists to create
and maintain technical records of exhibition media and their
-Organize research materials shared among film curators
-Proofread database as well as printed materials
-Coordinate a variety of exhibition projects with PFA curators
-Help coordinate production of flyers
-Assist with special set-ups and other technical needs, and
duplicating tapes
-Assist with production of booklets and brochures for PFA audiences
-Provide general administrative assistance

Requirements and Qualifications:
-Film and video technical and historical knowledge, and handling
-Demonstrated experience keeping detailed, accurate and precise
records, organizing complex tasks, and meeting deadlines
-Film and video shipping experience, both domestic and international,
is desired
-Familiarity with professional standards of film and video exhibition
-Ability to anticipate problems, help implement solutions, and follow
through to achieve desired goals
-A collaborative and diplomatic approach to working with others and
resolving problems
-Clear and accurate verbal and written communication skills
-Reliable attendance in past employment
-Proficiency with Mac OSX, FileMaker Pro, Excel, and Microsoft Word
-Legible handwriting
-Valid California Driver License and safe driving record
-Clearance for heavy lifting and carrying up to 65 pounds

Annual Salary range is $34,620 to $37,632 with an excellent benefits
package including three weeks vacation and benefits for specified
domestic partners and family members.

Open until filled. First review of applications will occur on 3/17/2008.

To Apply:
Visit and search for keyword 8115 (the job
number for this position), and follow the application process
detailed on the website. To be considered, applications must be
completed through the campus online website. If you have trouble
completing the online application, please send an email message to
email suppressed or call 510-643-4443 between 10:00 am and 4:00
pm for assistance.

The University of California, Berkeley is an Equal Opportunity
Employer. We offer a diverse working environment, competitive
salaries, and comprehensive benefits.

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