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JOBS

Finance Assistant

We seek a part time Finance Assistant that will report to the Controller.  The Finance Assistant will be responsible for supporting the activities of the Finance Department.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Serve as the primary paymaster for the organization.
  • Participate in the monthly reconciliations of the organization’s accounts, as directed by the Controller.
  • Prepare financial reports and presentations as directed by the Controller.
  • Maintain accounts payable and payroll filing systems.
  • Execute the physical day to day activities of the finance office, including ordering of supplies.
  • Prepare reports and schedules for the annual audit as needed by the Controller. Provide onsite support to auditors during the annual audit.
  • Provide onsite support to JBFC staff as needed.
  • Other duties as needed or required.

Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of and 1+ years’ experience in computerized payroll systems required. Direct experience with Paychex and its modules (HR, TLO and Payroll Preview) a significant plus.
  • Working knowledge of accounting software. Direct experience with accounts payable and receivable, and vouchering of invoices using Quickbooks Pro, a significant plus.
  • Possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills within a team setting.
  • Have the ability to work independently and collaboratively.
  • Excellent attention to detail required.

This is a part time position, 20-25 hours per week with a Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday schedule at $20.00/hourly rate.

Please send resume, cover letter, and three references via email only to jobs@burnsfilmcenter.org with “Finance Assistant” in the subject line of your email. No phone calls please.  

The Jacob Burns Film Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer who encourages people of any race, color, sex, national origin, religion, age and ability to apply.

 

Education Assistant

Are you interested in joining a dynamic team of teachers and administrators? If so, the Jacob Burns Film Center (JBFC) is looking for an enthusiastic Education Assistant to support the administrative needs of the JBFC’s education programs.

Responsibilities include:

  • Providing customer service and information on all JBFC’s educational offerings.
  • Scheduling all public and school programs on organizational and department calendars.
  • Maintaining  the education department database.
  • Assisting with credit card processing, payment tracking and student registration.
  • Communicating with parents and students with regard to public courses.
  • Maintaining internal film library.
  • Supporting the education department’s special events and training sessions.
  • Manage and recruit volunteers for education programs.
  • Providing general support for the education department in day to day projects and class preparations.

Applicants should demonstrate:

  • A minimum of one year’s experience in an administrative position or office environment, with strong organizational and interpersonal skills, demonstrated attention to detail.
  • An interest in media education.
  • Demonstrated ability to work as a team member and to work independently with initiative.
  • An ability to multitask, collaborate and prioritize workflow.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Strong knowledge of both PC and Mac environments.
  • Experience with Tessitura or other database systems a plus.

JBFC programs are located in multiple locations throughout the region; being able to transport oneself by car is a plus.

Office hours are 9:00–5:00 pm with flexibility for daytime, evening and weekends on an as needed basis

Starting Salary $33,000 plus a benefits package including paid health insurance for the employee.

Please send resume, cover letter, and three references via email only to jobs@burnsfilmcenter.org with “Education Assistant 16” in the subject line of your email. No phone calls please.

Learn more about the organization at www.burnsfilmcenter.org

The Jacob Burns Film Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer who encourages people of any race, color, sex, national origin, religion, age and ability to apply.

  

Tessitura Database Administrator

Jacob Burns Film Center (JBFC) seeks an experienced Tessitura Database Administrator with expertise in the technical and functional operation of Tessitura software applications and data management, to support multiple departments within the organization. He/she will be responsible for the successful operation and optimization of Tessitura for CRM (Customer Service, Fundraising, Membership, Education Registration/Tracking), Ticketing (POS/Kiosk/Web Sales), Financial Management, and Internal and External Reporting. This is a new position coinciding with the JBFC’s launch of Tessitura in the Fall of 2016.

The successful applicant will have experience with Tessitura, demonstrated experience in designing and delivering training, skill in formulating and generating custom reports using SSRS and the ability to formulate, implement, and document database standards, policies, and best practices.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Encourage and support a wide range of JBFC staff in their use of Tessitura.
  • Maintain the integrity of the database by creating and gently enforcing data entry policies and procedures, tracking and coding structures and data hygiene standards.
  • Provide and document Tessitura training and desktop support for staff.
  • Develop, maintain, and document custom reports using Microsoft SQL Server Reporting Services.
  • Develop test plans for upgrades and manage upgrade processes.
  • Collaborate with users to develop and document policies, processes, reports and data analysis tools that maximize Tessitura’s capabilities.
  • Document all Tessitura system customizations.
  • Manage user controls and maintain user security records.
  • Responsible for database integrity (security, data cleansing, NCOA, etc.)
  • Liaise with Tessitura Network for reporting and resolving Tessitura software bugs.
  • Actively participate in the NY Tessitura User Group for business and ticketing best practices.

Qualifications for the successful candidate include:

  • Minimum 3 years’ experience managing Tessitura software across departments.
  • BA in information systems/technology, computer science, or related field.
  • Advanced SQL and SSRS skills.
  • Outstanding oral and written communications skills.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Demonstrated independent, mature judgment.
  • Ability to work independently and as a collaborative team member.
  • Ability to successfully prioritize and manage multiple projects and deadlines.
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule that may include evening and weekends hours.

This is a part-time position with the possibility of a portion of the work being done remotely.  Salary commensurate with experience.

Please send resume, cover letter, and three references via email only to jobs@burnsfilmcenter.org with “Tessitura Database Administrator“ in the subject line of your email. No phone calls please.  

The Jacob Burns Film Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer who encourages people of any race, color, sex, national origin, religion, age and ability to apply.

 

Part Time Equipment Staff

We seek a part time Equipment Staffer to work under the supervision of our Equipment Manager and Film Center Technical Director in support of the activities of the organization and its educational programs. An ideal candidate would have a solid grounding in digital media equipment and a strong desire to expand that knowledge and grow their skills in a collaborative environment.

Primary responsibilities include:

  • Student check in and out of equipment.
  • Setting up classrooms for faculty.
  • Setting up and running digital films for screenings.
  • Video projection in classrooms.
  • Equipment inventory and maintenance.
  • Real time troubleshooting of computer and equipment (cameras, etc) issues.
  • Care and maintenance of equipment room and technical facilities.
  • Building walk-throughs and closing down the building.
  • Occasional facility operation for events.
  • Other appropriate tasks assigned by the Equipment Manager.

The successful candidate must have:

  • Experience with video production.
  • Experience with digital cinema cameras.
  • The capacity to understand and absorb a wide variety of technologies quickly.
  • Outstanding attention to detail.
  • Exceptional personal organization.
  • Strong knowledge of Macintosh and Windows operating systems and programs.
  • A desire to work with students and media.
  • The ability to work both collaboratively and independently.

Start Date: ASAP

This is a part time position, 2-3 days (10-20 hours) per week.  Shifts include morning, night and weekend hours. Flexibility is a must!

Part-time Hourly Rate: $15
Please send resume, cover letter, and references via email only to jobs@burnsfilmcenter.org with
PT Equipment Staff 16” in the subject line of your email. No phone calls please.

The Jacob Burns Film Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer who encourages people of any race, color, sex, national origin, religion, age and ability to apply.

 

INTERNSHIPS

We are currently in the process of planning a new intern program. Please check back for details.