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United States International University - Africa   |   Nairobi, Kenya   |   Log in or register to see the closing date

Film Technician

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Media, communications, languages
  • Experienced (senior worker)
  • Full Time
  • Permanent
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Job Summary

Reporting to the Director of the Journalism Program, the successful candidate will be responsible for maintaining film studio equipment, installing and testing new facilities and equipment, setting up and operating editing facilities both for video and audio, and working collaboratively with faculty, staff and students.


  1. Assisting in the management of academic productions and processes; from both a production and sound management perspective;
  2. Assist faculty in the supervision of students in the field and studio production work;
  3. Maintaining specialized equipment for film production and interactive media;
  4. Installing and testing new facilities and equipment;
  5. Setting up film equipment for a pre-production and production; operating editing facilities in post-production;
  6. Edit film material electronically using Final Cut Pro X, Adobe Illustrator, and Adobe after Effects, Adobe Premiere Pro, Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Audition;
  7. Minimizing loss of service following equipment failure by rapidly identifying and implementing alternative methods of service provision;
  8. Set up a virtual studio and an audio studio, including lighting of a set;
  9. Designing and installing custom audiovisual circuits;
  10. Instruct students on using film production equipment, how to film, edit graphics or sound;
  11. Supervise and guide film production students handling their practical assignments in the studio;
  12. Maintains records regarding equipment repair, service and installations;
  13. Manage the movement of studio equipment within and out of campus;
  14. Maintain an updated log and recordings/journal of all equipment within the program, from the audio recording studio to film footage recordings at the editing labs;
  15. Performs other related duties as assigned.

General Information

Salary rangeNot specified
Additional informationNot specified
Contract type: Permanent
Job type: Full Time
Location: Nairobi
Area of work: Media, communications, languages
Seniority: Experienced (senior worker)

Job Requirements

Required education: Bachelor's degree
Required relevant work experience: 3 years
Required skills: Record keeping; Supervision; Film and video production; Equipment testing; Setting up sound systems
Required languages: English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)

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United States International University - Africa

Education, academicCompany size: 100-500 people

United States International University - Africa, also known as USIU Africa, is a private university in Kenya, the largest economy in the East African Community. It is one of the best universities in Africa. It is accredited by the Commission for Higher Education (CHE) in Kenya.

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