Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

465 Huntington Avenue
Boston, MA 02115

Date Posted:
September 04, 2019

Eastern Massachusetts



Projectionist / Media Technical Specialist

Reporting to the Katharine Stone White Curator of Film and Video, the Projectionist / Media Technical Specialist is responsible for the film projection and technical operations of the MFA’s renowned and dynamic cinema program.
•Oversee the projecting and presentation of all screenings in two fully equipped auditoriums; have oversight of all aspects of film presentation including the tracking of film and video traffic, inspection and repair of film and troubleshooting issues that arise related to presentations
•Secure and oversee on-call projectionists to fill in for absences, and maintain upkeep of equipment in consultation with vendors and the Museum’s IT staff as necessary
•Work on projects related to the MFA’s new media and video collection
•Responsible for keeping projection booths supplied and in good order
•One to three years of related technical experience
•Must have 35mm projection, inspection, and repair experience with additional 16mm film and multimedia experience essential
•Knowledge of archival film handling practices preferred and highly desirable•Experience with a wide variety of digital/video formats and projection/playback equipment is required
•Responsible, dependable, punctual and able to work both independently within the projection booth and collaboratively as part of the immediate department and wider cross-departmental teams
•Excellent organizational skills and an ability to balance multiple priorities
•Computer fluency is essential (Microsoft programs and Mac operating systems preferred)
•Ability to work flexible schedule including evenings and weekends essential
How To Apply:
For consideration, please submit your cover letter and résumé to: You may also submit your materials via postal mail to: Human Resources Department, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, 465 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115.
The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, is an Equal Opportunity Employer and seeks diversity in its workforce. The Museum is committed to attracting, retaining, developing and promoting the most qualified employees without regard to race, color, sex, age, religion, national origin, ancestry, sexual orientation, pregnancy, gender identity or expression, physical or mental disability, or past, present, or future service in the uniformed services of the United States, or any other characteristic prohibited by federal, state, or local law.
Apply by:
September 15, 2019
About this Organization:
Fine arts cultural and educational institution.