Assistant Manager, Journalism Production Center
Target Hire Date
08/09/2021 - 7 days to go
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Responsible for the daily evening oversight of the Journalism
Production Center. The facility is deeply tied to the Journalism
curriculum, the JPC team provides equipment and training for
students to develop the skills needed to report the news in a
rapidly changing world.
The Journalism Production Center includes a TV studio and control
room, newsroom, Evolving Media Suite, edit suites, and additional
support spaces. It is managed by the Media Technologies and
Production department (MTP). The facility is deeply tied to the
Journalism curriculum, the Journalism Production Center 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, Journalism Production Center
Media Technologies and Production
departments, Equipment Distribution Center, IT Lab Support
1:45pm - 10pm Monday - Friday
Your Key Responsibilities:
Your Other Responsibilities:
- Oversee the daily evenings, 2pm -10pm, of the Journalism
Production Center, ensuring high quality of user
- Assist, support, and troubleshoot student and faculty use of
the Journalism Center's editing systems, control room and
- Train faculty, students, and classes in the operation of
Journalism Production Center's technical equipment and
- Supervise and train approximately 15 part-time student
employees each semester.
- Assist the Manager with 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
- Coordinate equipment repairs and installations with
- Coordinate computer repairs and software updates with
- Manage field equipment and edit suite reservations for
- Support the Manager, JPC in researching facility upgrades and
in planning/installing new equipment
- Perform base-level maintenance and repairs
- 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.
- Collaborate with Journalism faculty in implementing new
technologies and methods and encouraging their use among
- All other duties as assigned.
You'll be preferred if...
- 3-5 years of broadcast news production or television facility
operations management or at least 2 years experience with Ross
Overdrive or similar automation 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
- Bachelor's Degree in Video/Television Production, Broadcast
Journalism, or equivalent experience.
- Experience with Ross Inception, ENPS, or other newsroom
- Final Cut Pro X , Premiere Pro CC
- Control Room Automation for news, preferably Ross
- Adobe Creative Suite
- Xpression Graphics
Grade of Position: A15N
Scheduled Weekly Hours: 36.25
Hiring Range: $51,100.00 - $53,600.00
This position will be exclusively represented by the Service
Employees International Union (SEIU), Local 888 for purposes of
wages, hours and other terms and conditions of employment.
To apply, please visit: https://emerson.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/Emerson_College_Staff/job/Boston-Campus/Asst-Mgr--Journalism-Prod-Ctr_JR002775
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