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MEDIA PRODUCTION MANAGER

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Position Details

Position Information

Position Title MEDIA PRODUCTION MANAGER
Position Number NDMCTEN30252
Slot Number 35
Job Description Summary

The purpose of this position is to produce and broadcast instructional, education, and promotional television programs, supervise departmental staff, and supervise all operations of the master control room. Production duties include using media production resources and services by coordinating with faculty and staff to conduct pre-production activities; interview broadcast talent, manage script writing duties, provide studio video productions; provide location video productions; edit video programs; providing video/audio tape production and duplication; manage broadcast traffic responsibilities and perform administrative duties. Under the supervision of the Executive Director of Community Relations, manage the daily interface with KEDT, the Public Broadcasting System station, soon to be located at the Center for Economic Development, to include relocation and operational responsibilities while ensuring adequate studio access for College production and broadcast needs. Coordinate the strategic planning and assessment activities for DMC-TV as part of the College Relations operation. Understand and manage operations and requirements of the Federal Communications Commission and local broadcast and cable requirements and mandates. Additional duties include supervising, training and scheduling part-time and student workers for production projects and performing other duties as assigned.

Required Job Knowledge, Skills, Abilities
Minimum Qualifications

Associate’s degree. Three years related experience in television production or closely related field.

Preferred Qualifications

Job Duties

Note: This information is intended to be descriptive of the key responsibilities of the position. The list of essential functions below does not identify all duties performed by any single incumbent in this position.

Job Duty

Coordinate video production through any of the following activities, including but not limited to directing, script writing, operating video cameras, producing, editing, lighting, and audio recording; meet regularly with individuals involved in production projects for planning purposes to assess needs and communicate ideas for the final product; plan and coordinate DMC-TV production and broadcast functions/schedules and utilization of local Channel 19.

Percentage Of Time
Essential Function? Yes
Job Duty

Identify personnel and equipment for video productions including both studio and on location productions; direct production crew; prepare studio for video productions including but not limited to lighting, audio, and set preparation; set-up portable lighting, and ensure all equipment is available and set-up.

Percentage Of Time
Essential Function? Yes
Job Duty

Supervise master control operations; utilizing complex equipment to ensure quality broadcast and transmission and appropriate logging activities. Manage video and sound recording functions and utilize computer technology to conduct post-production non-linear editing functions; and manage use of highly complex electronic equipment supporting audio and video systems for production in studio or on location, including calibration required to meet specific needs of each production.

Percentage Of Time
Essential Function?
Job Duty

Trouble-shoot equipment malfunctions; analyze problems and coordinate or perform repair to ensure program quality and meet tight timelines.

Percentage Of Time
Essential Function? Yes
Job Duty

Maintain appropriate video libraries, make duplications as requested; maintain appropriate records.

Percentage Of Time
Essential Function? Yes
Job Duty

Assist in identifying department equipment needs and request purchase of new equipment.

Percentage Of Time
Essential Function? Yes
Job Duty

Secure rights and maintain license agreements, to include but not limited to cable programming, music license usage reports, and satellite downlinks.

Percentage Of Time
Essential Function? Yes
Job Duty

Coordinate and interface with KEDT management regarding shared space, equipment, and personnel for the mutual benefit of the public station and the College.

Percentage Of Time
Essential Function?
Job Duty

Provide supervision of full-time and part-time, to include student workers, employees; research and provide data for department budget; recommend capital equipment repairs and/or replacement, conduct annual inventory of all DMC-TV equipment; and establish DMC-TV goals and unit plans.

Percentage Of Time
Essential Function? Yes
Job Duty

Provide assistance to faculty and staff regarding media production resources and services.

Percentage Of Time
Essential Function? Yes
Job Duty

Coordinate and facilitate with Information Technology personnel to incorporate the use of new technologies in production and broadcast functions.

Perform other duties as assigned.

Percentage Of Time
Essential Function? Yes

Job Requirements

Supervision of Employees
Human Collaboration
Decision Making and Independent Judgment
Budget Responsibility
Other Requirements

Physical Demands

Physical Demands

Note: This is intended as a description of the way the job is currently performed. It does not address the potential for accommodation.

Physical strength for this position is

Machines, Tools, Equipment, Software, and Hardware

Machines, Tools, Equipment, Software, and Hardware
Protective Equipment Required

Health and Safety Factors

Mechanical Hazards
Chemical Hazards
Electrical Hazards
Fire Hazards
Explosives
Communicable Diseases
Physical Danger and Abuse

Environmental Factors

Respiratory Hazards
Wetness/Humidity
Noise and Vibration
Physical Hazards
Extreme Temperatures

Non-Physical Demands

Time Pressure
Emergency Situation
Frequent Change of Tasks
Irregular Work Schedule/Overtime
Performing Multiple Tasks Simultaneously
Working Closely with Others as Part of a Team
Tedious or Exacting Work
Noisy/Distracting Environment

Primary Work Location

Primary Work Location