Virtual Production Coordinator, Screen

Melbourne, Australia
$98,402 - $106,519 p.a. plus 17% super
28 Feb 2023
End of advertisement period
28 Mar 2023
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Location: Southbank
Role type: Full-time; Fixed-term for 2 years
Faculty: Faculty of Fine Arts and Music
Salary: UOM 7 – $98,402 - $106,519 p.a. plus 17% super

The University of Melbourne would like to acknowledge and pay respect to the Traditional Owners of the lands upon which our campuses are situated, the Wurundjeri and Boon Wurrung Peoples, the Yorta Yorta Nation, the Dja Dja Wurrung People. We acknowledge that the land on which we meet and learn was the place of age-old ceremonies, of celebration, initiation and renewal, and that the local Aboriginal Peoples have had and continue to have a unique role in the life of these lands.

About - Faculty of Fine Arts and Music

With an energetic and innovative culture, the Faculty of Fine Arts and Music is the proud home of the Victorian College of the Arts and the Melbourne Conservatorium of Music. Studying with us, working with us, or simply coming for a visit, you will enjoy the creative cultural outputs of our brilliant students and staff, as well as the beautiful purpose-built Southbank campus on which we are situated.

The Faculty is a place for creative people to come together to expand their minds and experiences, through which they become part of a world-wide community that motivates cultural growth. In short, we believe in the power of the artistic mind to effect change and we welcome you to share in that adventure.

About the Role

The position plays a key role within the Faculty of Fine Arts and Music Programs and Operations team. The Programs and Operations team manages the operational delivery and technical support of our artistic and creative programs, specialist studio, and infrastructure, primarily across the Southbank Campus. The team includes digital, technical, production, and studio management staff who support teaching and learning programs delivered by the Faculty.

Reporting to the Recording And Visual Technologies Manager,  as the Virtual Production Coordinator - Screen, you will have a high degree of autonomy as part of the Film and TV Programs and Operations Team.

Responsibilities include:

  • Driving complex hardware and software solutions to assist in virtual production data acquisition and display on set.
  • Providing high-level technical support for virtual production operators, artists, and production staff.
  • Developing and scripting on-set virtual production tools to meet immediate, production demands.
  • Together with on-set virtual production operators, testing and validating newly deployed or released hardware or software solutions.

About You

You will be an experienced Film or Interactive Media professional with significant relevant industry experience or a combination of relevant experience and education and training.

To be successful in this role you will demonstrate an ability to work proactively. You will be able to draw on your excellent communication and interpersonal skills to present information clearly, persuade, negotiate, and interact effectively with tact and discretion in dealings with students, and academic and administrative staff.

You will also have:

  • Extensive experience leveraging a diverse set of technologies to achieve real-time creative outcomes. Including experience in the configuration, development, and administration of real-time interactive hardware and software projects. With examples of creative problem-solving.
  • Demonstrated ability to provide instruction and training.
  • Expertise with relevant software skills, including a sound knowledge of packages that include Unreal Engine, Avid media composer, DaVinci Resolve, Unity3D.

To ensure the University continues to provide a safe environment for everyone, this position requires the incumbent to hold a current and valid Working with Children Check.

Please note: To be considered for this role you must have current valid work rights for Australia.

About the University

The University of Melbourne is consistently ranked amongst the leading universities in the world. We are proud of our people, our commitment to research and teaching excellence, and our global engagement.

Benefits of Working with Us

In addition to having the opportunity to grow and be challenged, and to be part of a vibrant campus life, our people enjoy a range of rewarding benefits:

  • Flexible working arrangements, generous personal, parental, and cultural leave
  • Competitive remuneration, 17% super, salary packaging, and leave loading
  • Free and subsidised health and well-being services, and access to fitness and cultural clubs
  • Discounts on a wide range of products and services including Myki cards and Qantas Club
  • Career development opportunities and 25% off graduate courses for staff and their immediate families

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Be Yourself

We value the unique backgrounds, experiences, and contributions that each person brings to our community and encourage and celebrate diversity.  First Nations people, those identifying as LGBTQIA+, females, people of all ages, with disabilities and culturally and linguistically diverse people are encouraged to apply. Our aim is to create a workforce that reflects the community in which we live.

Join Us!

If you feel this role is right for you, please apply with your CV and cover letter outlining your interest and experience.  Please note that you are not required to provide responses against the selection criteria in the Position Description.

We are dedicated to ensuring barrier-free and inclusive practices to recruit the most talented candidates. If you require any reasonable adjustments to the recruitment process, please contact us at

Applications close: 28 March 2023 11:55 PM AUS Eastern Daylight Time

Position Description: 0058842_Virtual Production Coordinator – Screen_PD.pdf