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The Lower Eastside Girls Club is seeking a Digital Media Instructor to join its Program team for fall programming! Reporting to the Senior Manager, Media and Production, this instructor will develop the curriculum, teach programming, and create new content!


LESGC’s fall programming will include a broad range of classes, in a variety of disciplines, offered at no cost to girls and their families. Throughout our state-of-the-art center, students will have the opportunity to enroll in programs in the arts, sciences, leadership, entrepreneurship and wellness. 


This position will teach 2 after school classes per week, one for middle and one for high school members; after school programs take place Monday through Friday from 3pm and 6pm. Flexible schedule.


Responsibilities Include:


Program Support:

  • Work in collaboration with the Senior Manager: Media & Production to develop youth media curriculum and teaching tools.
  • Co-teach classes in digital media, leading students through all phases of film production (from concept through production & editing).
  • Complete weekly work plans, class lesson plans/curriculum, attendance and program reporting documents as requested.
  • Communicate with students and families to stay informed on their needs and concerns, as well as keep them up to date on media programs.


Production:

  • Organize and archive content generated in digital media programs.
  • Document program events and community pantry as needed.
  • Ensure the proper maintenance of Digital Media Studio, equipment and software during and after use by youth.
  • Edit showcases of student work, program documentation, or short video content as needed.


Qualifications: 

  • Experience working with and teaching middle & high school aged youth.
  • Experience in all aspects of film production (camera, audio, lighting, editing).
  • Demonstrated ability to instruct and supervise youth
  • Proficient in Adobe Premiere.
  • Comfortable working with available resources and technology to enhance the members’ learning experience
  • Possess excellent interpersonal skills,organizational and communication skills.
  • High level of enthusiasm, initiative, motivation, and self-determination.


Preferred Knowledge, Skills And Qualifications: 

  • Experience supporting the creation of student portfolios.
  • Familiarity with the basic tools and techniques of stop-motion animation.
  • Proficient in Adobe AfterEffects and Photoshop.


To apply, please send resume and cover letter to apply@girlsclub.org 


About the Lower Eastside Girls Club 


Since 1996 the Lower Eastside Girls Club (LESGC) has supported young women and gender expansive youth of color throughout New York City in leveraging their inner power to shape a better future for themselves, their community and the world. As an innovative learning hub we model practices of community resilience and healing-centered engagement. By championing young people and channeling their curiosity and creative energy, we are transforming our world to one of  “Joy. Power. Possibility.”   In 2020, we expanded our mission and service population with the launch of our Center for Wellbeing and Happiness (CWBH) with a core belief that the wellbeing of our members is intimately connected to the wellbeing of her family, her community, and her world.    (perfect character limit)


LESGC’s 40,000 sq. ft. facility offers a safe space of belonging for young people ages 10-23 with programs in the arts, sciences, leadership, entrepreneurship, college and career prep and culinary. Facilities include a Maker Shop; Biology lab; Art and Design Studio; Digital Media Center;  Sound Studio; Material Arts  Studio; Rooftop Farm; Culinary Learning Center; and Planetarium. We offer 40+ unique programs a week, free of charge.  Our Center for Wellbeing & Happiness encompasses classes in yoga, movement, mindfulness, meditation, nutrition, and access to counseling and family support services. Through CWBH we deepen support for wrap-around mental health services with the aim of fostering collective healing and psychosocial well-being to ensure our members thrive now and in the future.


The Lower Eastside Girls Club is seeking a Digital Media Instructor to join its Program team for fall programming! Reporting to the Senior Manager, Media and Production, this instructor will develop the curriculum, teach programming, and…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Part Time Schedule
  • Job Type
    Temporary

Location

On-site
402 E 8th St, New York, NY 10009, USA

How to Apply


To apply, please send resume and cover letter to apply@girlsclub.org


To apply, please send resume and cover letter to apply@girlsclub.org

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