Overhire - Projectionist

Minneapolis, MN

JOB SUMMARY   Project films and videos for the Walker Art Center Moving Image programming with attention to maintenance of content and artist interaction

PAYRATE $28-$30/hour dependent on event duties


  1. Act as projectionist for events requiring this expertise
  2. Coordinate ongoing program logistics with Walker service departments onsite at event.
  3. Advance, run and report on assigned Facility Rentals events
  4. Function as Walker Art Center representative for assigned events—advocating for aesthetic and safety concerns
  5. Maintain professional demeanor when interacting with artists and staff, being sensitive to cultural differences, and work to create a positive and supportive team environment
  6. Assist with projects assigned by EP Associate Director


  •  Experience: Two years professional projection experience required.
  • Knowledge/abilities: Working knowledge of all film and video projection equipment; 35mm and/or 16mm projection a must.  Must have working knowledge of video system engineering and troubleshooting
  • Skills: Skills to include working knowledge troubleshooting for computer presentations and video presentations. Must have a flexible and supportive attitude toward working with artists.
  • Physical Requirements: Able to lift 50 pounds unassisted and be comfortable working at heights required by hydraulic lifts and extension ladders.

This position is covered by the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees (IATSE) labor contract.

The Walker is committed to being an inclusive workplace. Our goal is to be a diverse workforce that is representative, at all job levels, of the communities and audiences we serve. We are dedicated to fair and inclusive employment practices for all individuals.

The Walker Art Center requires all employees to comply with our COVID vaccination policy, which requires staff to be fully vaccinated or test every 6 days. The Walker Art Center is an equal opportunity employer and will consider request for reasonable accommodations based on disability or sincerely-held religious beliefs possible without undue hardship.