Part-Time A/V Technician & Video Editor

Reports to: Operations Leader

Location:  Minneapolis, MN  

Position:  Part-Time, Exempt

Salary:  The salary offered for this position will be commensurate with experience. A successful candidate with 1- 3 years of experience can expect to be offered a salary between $25,000-$36,000. A successful candidate with 3+ years of experience can expect to be offered a salary between $36,000 – $48,000.

Position Summary: The A/V & Technician & Video Editor is responsible for managing the operation and maintenance of NATIFS’ on-site A/V equipment and data management of A/V media produced in NATIFS’ studio kitchen (and occasionally offsite).  A/V Technician & Video Editor is also responsible for editing and posting videos shot in NATIFS’ studio kitchen (and occasionally offsite), in coordination with NATIFS’ Communications Manager and Indigenous Food Lab Multimedia Associate. The A/V Technician & Video Editor may also eventually be asked to provide on-site supervision for short-term student interns.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Operate A/V equipment during classes, presentations, demos, etc. at the IFL market
    • Prepare equipment for classes including computer, monitors, cameras, lights, and microphones 
    • Operate on-site monitors for presenting different camera angles, PowerPoint slides, or images to in-person audiences 
    • Record classes and live-edit for streaming and future use/editing
    • Manage technical elements of live-streamed classes and presentations
  • Manage NATIFS’ A/V equipment
    • Communicate with A/V installers and NATIFS’ Digital Media Consultant in upgrading and managing NATIFS’ A/V equipment
    • Manage the maintenance and safe storage of all A/V equipment
  • Manage the storage and archiving of digital content
    • Follow appropriate naming conventions and organizational standards
    • Transfer data from SD cards to designated storage spaces (be that physical hard drives or cloud-based service)
    • Format (clear data off of) SD cards after file transfer so they are ready for use upon next recording day
    • Archive files once they can be taken out of primary storage
  • Edit class footage into deliverables for digital audience
    • Deliverables may be short-form or long-form versions of the classes, presentations, demos, etc. 
    • Edit may require sourcing additional, rights-cleared, media to use within the final videos
    • Work with Communications Manager to post these deliverables on NATIFS’ channels
  • Other duties as assigned.
    • There is the potential that this position will be asked to supervise short-term student interns in the future, but this is not an immediate responsibility of this position.


  • Experience operating and maintaining a live video switcher, live sound mixer, live streaming software, and studio production equipment. Our current equipment includes:
    • [Camera] Sony SRG-X120 PTZ with 4K HDMI and IP streaming output & Sony RM-IP500 CCTV camera remote control
    • [Switchers & Recorders] Blackmagic ATEM Television Studio Pro 4K & HyperDeck Studio HD Plus
    • [Audio] BL CSA 2120Z Audio Amplifier, JBL All-In-One Ceiling Speaker System, Focusrite Scarlett Solo 2×2 USB Audio Interface (3rd Generation), Denon DN-300RMKII Solid-State SD/USB Audio Recorder, Behringer ADA8200 8-channel Microphone Preamp
    • [LED Panels]  IKan Lyra LB5 Bi-Color Soft Panel Half x 1 Studio and Field LED
    • [Converters & Extenders] Blackmagic & Altona brands
  • Experience editing video content (preferably with Adobe editing software)
  • Experience working with contractors and other outside vendors
  • Attention to detail & thoroughness
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Available to work occasional weekends and early morning/evenings (depending on video shooting schedule)
  • Flexible with change and quick turnaround/planning

Engagement with NATIFS’ mission:

  • Lead by example
  • Practice Indigenous values identified as NATIFS workplace cultural expectations
  • Represent NATIFS and reflect values in community  
  • Willingly step up as requested 
  • Generate new ideas
  • Work on strategies, activities and funding
  • Engage with the board as appropriate
  • Attend and participate in events and meetings
  • Communicate internally in a timely manner


  • Employee contribution to 403(b) at 1% or more of salary is matched with 3% of salary employer contribution
  • Four weeks of paid time off for full-time (or equivalent for part-time) + 11 paid holidays per year 

ADA requirements:

NATIFS will provide reasonable accommodations (such as a qualified sign language interpreter or other personal assistance) with the application process upon request as required to comply with applicable laws.  If you have a disability and require assistance in this application process, please reach out to for additional information. Additional ADA notice of requirements:

  • Periods of sitting and standing
  • May endure prolonged periods of computer use
  • Written and verbal communication ability
  • Scan, handle and move material efficiently and safely, including lifting or moving up to 40 pounds
  • Flexible work schedule (e.g., occasional nights, weekends, and holidays) and regular attendance necessary
  • Reasonable accommodations can be made as needed

*English speaking, conversational Spanish preferred, with knowledge of Indigenous language value

To Apply or Inquire for Further Information

please send the following materials to, with the subject line as follows: AV_(last name)_(first name):

  • Resume or CV
  • Cover Letter explaining your experiences working in Indigenous and/or diverse communities as well as why you would be a good fit for the position.

You may also choose to come into the Indigenous Food Lab at the Midtown Global Market to complete a paper application. 

NāTIFS is committed to the principle of equity. We actively encourage women, people of color, and LGBTQ individuals to apply for this position and all positions at NāTIFS.

  • NāTIFS is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to any protected category under federal or Minnesota law, including but not limited to the following categories as and to the full extent protected by applicable law: age; race (including traits associated with race, including but not limited to hair texture and hair styles such as braids, locs, and twists); color; creed; religion; national origin and/or ancestry; sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, related medical conditions); sexual orientation; gender identity and/or expression; marital status; familial status; disability; military and/or veteran status; status with respect to public assistance; membership or activity in a local commission; genetic information; citizenship; or any other protected characteristic as established by law.
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