JOB TITLE: Studio Supervisor
SCOPE OF POSITION: Production Office Senior Manager
Director of Operations
Film Chair

WORK SCHEDULE: Monday-Friday: 8:00-4:00 pm
Occasional Saturday for Department events

This position oversees and manages the five film department studios to ensure studios are properly maintained, safe, fully functioning and operating efficiently. In addition, this individual will work with students, faculty and staff to insure that facilities are used correctly and schedule each studio.


-Create and implement studio policies and procedures
-Manage the Film studios on a daily basis assuring they are clean, functional and safe
-Responsible for AV studio carts including hardware & software installation
-Train students and staff on proper use of the Fisher Dolly
-Train students and staff on proper use of dimming board
-Research and propose studio equipment and monitor studio budget code
-Serves as liaison with vendors and manufacturers.
-Oversees budget of studio purchases and budget codes
-Coordinate reservations and scheduling for the facilities
-Create, maintain, and coordinate Film dept. Day and Cont. Ed. Class schedules (includes scheduling rooms and solving potential scheduling conflicts)
-Maintains data base of studio inventory
Inspects & secures facilities after use
-Communicates overnight studio requests and any problems to Production Office Manager and Evening Supervisor


-Bachelor’s degree
-At least two year’s supervisory experience or responsibility for facilities management.
Filmmaking experience
-Proficiency in Final Cut Pro preferred.
-Proficiency in relevant Mac OS programs
-General knowledge of Grip & Electric
-Excellent communication skills.
-General Carpentry skills a plus

School of Visual Arts (SVA) in New York City is an established leader and innovator in the education of artists. From its inception in 1947, the faculty has been comprised of professionals working in the arts and art-related fields. SVA provides an environment that nurtures creativity, inventiveness and experimentation, enabling students to develop a strong sense of identity and a clear direction of purpose.

To apply for this position, please send a cover letter and resume to

No walk-ins or phone calls please.

The School of Visual Arts is an equal opportunity employer.