Assistant In Digital Arts & Sciences

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Work type: Faculty Full-Time
Location: Main Campus (Gainesville, FL)
Categories: Arts/Museum
Department:13050000 - DW-DIGITAL WORLD

Classification Title:

Assistant In

Job Description:

Job Responsibilities:

Digital Media Production Services

Assists in the planning, coordination, setup, creative, and technical aspects of Institute digital media productions across academic, auxiliary, and student curricular and extra-curricular activities. Assists in the scheduling of ongoing operations for the Virtual Production Studios (VPS) and related facilities and equipment, ensuring the smooth workflow of projects from concept to completion. Involved in the development of pipeline and workflow systems and protocols to facilitate digital media production operations and Digital Arts & Sciences curricular activities.

Academic Support Services

Provides support and instruction for the Digital Arts and Sciences program when needed. Assists the Institute Director and Associate Director in the training, preparation, and delivery of instructional activities for the Institute’s academic program. Provides instruction and mentoring as required during the 12-month academic activities of the Institute. Plays an advisory role in the creation and implementation of general Institute digital media production policies and equipment needs. Helps ensure productions stay on time and on budget.

Strategic Optimization and Implementation

Works with the Institute’s administrative and facilities management leadership team to continually optimize processes and workflow to achieve productivity, enhanced output, and generation of high-quality digital media production artifacts. Suggests potential updates to help ensure productions stay within agreed-upon parameters.

Facilitation of Student Extracurricular Digital Media production activities

Provides leadership and mentoring as needed for the student collective now known as LUMA to fulfill project demands and meet established deadlines.  

Supplies and Equipment Specification and Maintenance

Contributes to the specification, review, and approval of digital media supplies and equipment, and assists in equipment specs and integrations across classroom teaching and learning, online systems, and digital media components.

May assist in logistics and support for events

Other duties as assigned.

Advertised Salary:

Commensurate with experience

Minimum Requirements:

Bachelor’s degree in an area related to digital arts and 1-2 years of experience in a professional digital arts environment

Preferred Qualifications:

Master’s degree in Digital Arts & Sciences or a related field and experience in multi-disciplinary collaborative teams, coordination of multiple projects, and a history of successful project completion.

A detail-oriented person with computer skills, writing skills, experience in production pipelines, especially in an academic, research, and production setting.

Experience in mentoring students at the college level.

Strong interpersonal and organizational skills.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

In order to be considered, you must upload your cover letter and resume.

Application must be submitted by 11:55 p.m. (ET) of the posting end date.

This is a time-limited position.

Final candidate will be required to provide official transcript to the hiring department upon hire. A transcript will not be considered “official” if a designation of “Issued to Student” is visible. Degrees earned from an education institution outside of the United States are required to be evaluated by a professional credentialing service provider approved by National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES), which can be found at

The University of Florida is an equal opportunity institution dedicated to building a broadly diverse and inclusive faculty and staff. If an accommodation due to a disability is needed to apply for this position, please call 352/392-2477 or the Florida Relay System at 800/955-8771 (TDD). Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the US. Searches are conducted in accordance with Florida's Sunshine Law.

Health Assessment Required: No


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