Division/College: College of Arts, Media and Design
FT/PT: Full Time
The Production Manager will manage the day-to-day operation of labs/space/studios affiliated with the College of Arts, Media and Design's Communication Studies Department, Music Department, Theater Department, and School of Journalism. Job responsibilities include the following: Oversee facilities maintained by CAMD and the academic units in Shillman, Holmes, Lake, and Ryder Halls. (These facilities include television studios, a music recording studio, instructional and editing classrooms/spaces, and research labs.) Update and maintain hardware/software, and schedule service as necessary. Develop a regular maintenance schedule for production facilities and equipment and manage all service contracts. Facilitate weekly cleaning of all production spaces. Enforce rules for maintaining facilities and equipment. Work with faculty to ensure effective operation of instructional spaces, with a special emphasis on the television studio (Shillman 240). Including setting up equipment requested by faculty for in class studio production. Test production equipment before classes, assist in solving problems during classes, and help store equipment after classes. Make recommendations on how technology can be effectively used in the classroom. Develop a staffing plan that allows for generous student/faculty use of production facilities. Work to create a customer-service orientation with a goal of maximizing student use of CAMD's facilities and equipment. Conduct regular training sessions and teach short courses for students and faculty devoted to the use of production facilities and equipment. Hold office hours in different facilities. Develop a plan for tech support (i.e., Skype and Face Time) on nights and weekends during periods of high demand (i.e., end of the semester). Be available to demonstrate facilities and equipment during admission and out-reach events. Have regular communication with faculty and staff. Participate in monthly meetings of the production faculty. Meet with chairs and director on a regular basis.
Bachelor degree required with 3 or more years of production experience. Applicants must be able to support and train a range of software including, but not limited to Final Cut, Media Composer, ProTools, and Adobe Creative Cloud; including After Effects, Premiere, Illustrator, Photoshop, as well as Boris FX Continuum, Sapphire FX, Tiffen VFX, New Blue FX. Applicants should have a clear understanding of Avid hardware and software such as Media and Production Asset Management, Avid Air Speed, Media Central, Production Management, and Cloud UX.
This position requires a criminal background check.
Requisition Number: STFR005426
Internal Number: 61027
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