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Media Internship Pathways Coordinator

San Francisco, CA | Educational Programs

Job Description

Bayview Hunters Point Center for Arts and Technology (BAYCAT)
Internship Pathways Coordinator
Part Time/Permanent

BAYCAT is seeking an energetic, creative, and resourceful Internship Pathways Coordinator to be part of this exciting nonprofit social enterprise. BAYCAT is in search of a values-driven individual with a strong commitment to our mission, and the desire to grow professionally. Join us as we build a dream team in a creative and inclusive environment.

BAYCAT is a community media producer of San Francisco -- developing messages by the people, for the people. A dynamic emerging social enterprise, BAYCAT educates, empowers, and employs. We offer free classes in film/TV production, audio/music production, animation, and graphic/web design to primarily the youth and young adults in historically underserved communities in the city. BAYCAT then hires our graduates through our enterprise arm, Studio BAYCAT, to produce professional marketing communication materials for clients that include businesses, government, local Bayview merchants and nonprofits. BAYCAT inspires young people to stay in school and become lifelong learners, and empowers them to use the power of media and design to shape their communities.

The Internship Pathways Coordinator is responsible for project managing the implementation of BAYCAT's Young Adult Internship Pathways Program as well as coordinating activities and executing functions relating to:
1. Outreach and recruitment to student participants and to employers, mentors and guest speakers;
2. Curriculum and evaluation implementation;
3. Program scheduling, delivery and execution; and
4. Reporting, evaluation, reflection and redesign of the phases of the program incorporating feedback from pilot.
This position will work closely with the BAYCAT team and will report to the Program Manager.

• Develop and project manage a workplan for the planning and execution of the Internship Pathways Program;
• Work with the CEO and Program Manager to design project-based effective curriculum for media arts courses and workshops for young adult interns;
• Document BAYCAT internship pathways and job training phases and curriculum;
• Establish positive relationships with interns;
• Document curriculum, day-to-day activities and manage student and project information and materials;
• Communicate with interns regarding scheduling, program requirements, and program policies;
• Maintain an up-to-date database of interns and stakeholders for the project;
• Create and refine evaluation tools; document and evaluate program;
• Provide leadership and collaboration on a project-by-project basis that includes research & development, creating a framework and coordinating with other BAYCAT team members;
• Prioritize and produce project work in a timely manner according to project deadlines;
• Develop and manage relationships with potential employers, companies, businesses and community partners;
• Work with Program Manager to coordinate and execute program outreach activities;
• Deliver orientation sessions for all stakeholders;
• Coordinate program delivery between instructors and guest speakers; deliver program workshops as needed;
• Be a team player and a collaborative learner;
• Manage relationship with the Tech SF collective as well as attend Tech SF meetings and events;
• Ensure that the reporting requirements with government contracts and other funders are carried out;
• Program administrative duties as needed; and
• Provide leadership and perform other duties as BAYCAT needs require.

• Experience working or volunteering with a non-profit required;
• Creative approach to education;
• A warm, patient demeanor and interest in mentoring young adults;
• Knowledge of current issues in media related fields, the demands of the professional field, and of the tools, technologies and resources inherent to the discipline;
• Technical understanding of the Macintosh environment;
• Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail;
• Passion for using art and media as a tool to create community impact;
• Communications skills that are effective with young adults;
• Physical ability to travel throughout San Francisco, and familiarity with the Bayview Hunters Point neighborhood a plus;
• Fluency in a second language (especially Spanish or Cantonese) a plus; and
• Commitment to personal and professional growth, and aligned with BAYCAT's core values.

• Familiarity with underserved communities a plus
• Filmmaking and/or production experience a plus

Please send cover letter and resume electronically ASAP (no later than 11/1).

No phone calls please.

Only applicants who send resumes, cover letters will be considered.

DOE, on a project basis for approximately 20 hours per week.

EOE We Strive for a Workforce as Diverse as the Community We Serve. Women and people of color are encouraged to apply.

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