Media Instructor, Part Time

Community Media · Brooklyn, New York
Department Community Media
Employment Type Part-Time
Minimum Experience Mid-level

About BRIC: 

BRIC is a leading arts and media institution anchored in Downtown Brooklyn whose work spans contemporary visual and performing arts, media, and civic action. For over forty years, BRIC has shaped Brooklyn’s cultural and media landscape by presenting and incubating artists, creators, students, and media makers. As a creative catalyst for their community, BRIC ignites learning in people of all ages and centralizes diverse voices that take risks and drive culture forward. BRIC builds Brooklyn’s creative future.

Our number one priority is the health and safety of our staff and their families, our artists, performers and media makers, our partners, our patrons, and the communities we serve. Proof of COVID-19 vaccination is required for employment. If you are unable to be vaccinated for medical reasons or sincerely-held religious beliefs, we will consider requests for reasonable accommodation consistent with our policy, and where we are able to provide such accommodations without undue hardship to the company pursuant to applicable law.

About the Media Instructor Role: 

BRIC seeks an experienced and energetic adult educator to teach a variety of in-person and online media classes. Courses include: Television Studio Production, Video Production in the Field, Video Editing (Premiere, DaVinci), Narrative & Documentary Filmmaking, Intro to Podcasting, Motion Graphics (After Effects & Nuke) among others. For a full list of classes we offer, please visit

What You’ll Do in the Role:

The Adult Media Instructor will be responsible for the following in addition to any other project as assigned by their managers, the Senior Director, Media Education and Manager, Adult Education:

  • Prepare materials and deliver media instruction to classes of twelve to fifteen adults online as well as in-person in locations throughout Brooklyn
  • Certify students once they successfully complete class (if applicable)
  • Log attendance & facilitate class evaluation
  • Meet regularly with Manager of Adult Education to review curriculum and class outcomes

You’ll Bring these Skills and Strengths to the Role:


  • Mission & Values Alignment: A passion for BRIC’s support of the arts in Brooklyn and a deep commitment to building community, igniting learning and making change through the arts and creativity.
  • Qualifications and Experience.
    • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field (MFA preferred)
    • Teaching experience in a higher education or adult education setting required
    • Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills
    • Experience working with variety of cameras, production workflows & post-production software 
    • Documentary or ENG filmmaking experience
    • Knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite, podcast production, television studio production 
  • Communication & Relationship Building: Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills. An emotionally intelligent, values- and results-driven team player who can inspire staff and collaborate across departments and at all levels of the organization. 
  • Commitment to Equity & Inclusion: Brings experience operationalizing equity within the media function.  


Other Things to Know:


  • Compensation: This is a union position under a collective bargaining agreement with NABET. The hourly rate varies depending on the class and ranges $32-38/hr + an additional hour prep time for each class session
  • Status, Schedule and location: This is a part-time, non-exempt role, with flexible hours and class location (online, in-person at BRIC, or at the Brooklyn Public Libraries.) The duration of a single class session is two-three hours with a multi-session course ranging between 6 and 24 total hours. 
  • Mission & Values: BRIC builds Brooklyn's creative future. We advance opportunities for visual artists, performers, and media makers. We present bold work that reflects diverse audiences and speaks to the world. We ignite learning in people of all ages. We unite Brooklyn through art and creativity to build community and make change.



BRIC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, age, religion, creed, disability, military and veteran status, genetic information or any other factor which cannot be used as a basis for an employment decision.

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  • Location
    Brooklyn, New York
  • Department
    Community Media
  • Employment Type
  • Minimum Experience