Manager, Journalism Production Center
Manager, Journalism Production Center
Target Hire Date
11/23/2020 - 1 month to go
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Responsible the entire oversight and management of the Journalism Production Center. The facility is deeply tied to the Journalism curriculum, your team provides equipment and training for students to develop the skills needed to report the news in a rapidly changing world.
The Journalism Center includes a TV studio and control room, newsroom, Evolving Media Suite, edit suites, and additional spaces. The facility is deeply tied to the Journalism curriculum, the JPC provides equipment and training for students to develop the skills needed to report the news in a rapidly changing world. Your department sits within the Production Facilities, key areas where students learn the real-life skills of the communications industry.
You Report To: Manager, Production Facilities
Your Direct Report: Assistant Manager, Journalism Production Center
Student Workers: Fifteen (15)
Your Partners: MTP Engineering, IT Lab Support,
Your Key Responsibilities:
Assist, support, and troubleshoot student and faculty use of the JPC editing systems, control room, and studio.
- Train faculty, students, and classes in the operation of Journalism Production Center's technical equipment and software.
- Perform base-level maintenance and repairs.
Hire, train, supervise, professionally develop and manage performance of workers, including:
- Direct work assignments
- Management of performance includes discipline, formal performance evaluations, and informal conversations to professionally develop workers. that directly affect the employee's pay raises and/or job security.
- Hire and supervise approximately 15 part-time student employees each semester.
- Coordinate schedules of the Journalism Production Center including academic course use, outside student use, and reservations of the evolving media suite.
Administer and Manage the mass storage video server for Journalism curriculum.
Ensure successful planning and installation of new equipment.
- Coordinate equipment repairs and installations
- Coordinate computer repairs and software updates
- Manage field equipment and edit suite reservations for Journalism students.
- Research and support in planning for facility upgrades.
Your Other Responsibilities:
- Stay current with technology trends of media production equipment by attending local vendor presentations and demonstrations, industry conference wrap-ups, on-site vendor demonstrations and reading industry literature
- Support department with special productions and projects that use the Center's Facility or other college events.
- All other duties as assigned.
3-5 years of broadcast news production or television facility operations management demonstrating:
- ENPS (or other newsroom computer system)
- Familiarity with control room systems, including video servers,
audio board, switcher and intercom
- Control room automation for news production
- Video acquisition and editing
- Knowledge of Media Asset Management
- General understanding of video/computer equipment
- Basic understanding of computer networking
- Maintenance/repair skills
- Strong knowledge of audio/video system setup and base level
Preferred /Desirable Knowledge, Skills and Education (including hardware, software, and equipment)
- Bachelor's Degree in Video/Television Production, Broadcast
Journalism, or equivalent.
- Experience with ENPS (or other newsroom computer
- Final Cut Pro X,
- Control Room Automation for news, preferably Ross
- Adobe Creative Suite
- Xpression Graphics
Grade of Position: A16E
Scheduled Weekly Hours: 36.25
Hiring Range: $61,350.00 - $64,300.00
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