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TypePart Time
Application DeadlineApril 30, 2021
College Degree Required?No
Salary Range$15-$17/hour
Phone(434) 979-1922


The nonprofit Paramount Theater, Charlottesville’s premier performing arts venue, located on the historic downtown mall, is now accepting applications for the position of Part Time Projectionist. The Projectionist will run the theater’s digital systems for movies and other special screened events. With the growing schedule of events, The Paramount is hiring part time positions to help provide entertainment to the Charlottesville community. This role is essential to the continued production of the theater’s successful high-quality event programming.

Job Duties

  • Commercial Projection Environments including (CHRISTIE DIGITAL, GDC Servers, Sony).
  • Video and Audio signal processing.
  • Creation of Cinema DCP content including pre-show content
  • Can develop expertise in all the systems and equipment in the projection booth and coordinate projection system maintenance
  • Ensure that equipment and technical needs are met for all special events, series, and screenings.
  • Maintain a clean and well-organized projection booth.
  • Digital video switching via a board or software program.
  • Audio and video cable standards and use.
  • Strong organizational skills (physical & digital).
  • Highly proficient in Windows and macOS.

Skills Required

The following skills are not required but are a plus:

  • Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Premiere, after effects).
  • Basic I.T. networking skills including networking, IP addressing, TCP/IP, or UDP protocols.
  • Live event or production experience.


  • High School diploma required; higher degree in related field and/or industry experience a plus
  • While some work is performed in an office setting during regularly scheduled office hours, the position requires availability for evening and weekend activities.
  • Must have reliable transportation to and from work.
  • Punctual and highly attentive to details.