IATSE Local 480 – the Film Technicians Union of New Mexico

IATSE Local 480
The Film Technicians Union of New Mexico

Training Director

Based in Santa Fe, NM

Job Description: IATSE Local 480 is looking for a qualified Training Director.


  • Work with union leadership to develop and launch a training program for union film technicians - training to include craft & skills specific training, safety training, union education training
  • Manage the training program to include:
  • Curriculum development
  • Curate trainers
  • Secure funding available through the International Training Trust for courses
  • Manage the training facility and grounds
  • Manage the course rosters and information about training available to members
  • Curate materials needed for trainings
  • Manage any staff as needed to assist with the training program
  • Operate training program within a specified budget
  • Prepare regularly scheduled reports to the Executive Board


  • Thorough knowledge and understanding of developing and managing a training program for an organization
  • Excellent project and program management skills
  • Advanced strategy and development execution skills
  • Experience developing detailed project plans
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities
  • Ability to write reports, business correspondences, and program and process documentation
  • Demonstrate strong analytical skills
  • Strong communication skills
  • Strong relationship building skills
  • A working knowledge of the film industry is a plus
  • A working knowledge of film unions is a plus
  • Qualifications/Minimum experience:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Marketing, Education or related field with 5+ years of related experience or
  • equivalent combination of education and/or experience
  • Certificates/license/registration:
  • Must possess a current legal driver’s license
  • A background check will be performed prior to hiring
  • Remuneration:
  • This is a salaried job and may require weekend and on-call work
  • A comprehensive health insurance & benefits package and PTO is included

Salary Information:
Salary range Minimum to Maximum $75,000 - $90,000

To Apply
Interested applicants can send résumés or CVs to: trainingdirectorapp@iatselocal480.com.

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