This job has expired

Assistant Manager, Journalism Production Center

Emerson College
Massachusetts, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted date
Sep 23, 2021

View more

Position Type
Faculty Positions, Professional Fields, Journalism
Employment Level
Salary Band
Not specified
Employment Type
Full Time
You need to sign in or create an account to save a job.

Assistant Manager, Journalism Production Center
Target Hire Date
08/09/2021 - 7 days to go
Join our community and experience Emerson College!

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.

Your Department

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

Student Workers: Fifteen (15)

Your Partners: Media Technologies and Production departments, Equipment Distribution Center, IT Lab Support

Hours: 1:45pm - 10pm Monday - Friday

Your Key Responsibilities:
  • Oversee the daily evenings, 2pm -10pm, of the Journalism Production Center, ensuring high quality of user services.
  • Assist, support, and troubleshoot student and faculty use of the Journalism Center's editing systems, control room and studio.
  • Train faculty, students, and classes in the operation of Journalism Production Center's technical equipment and software.
  • 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 Journalism curriculum.
  • Coordinate equipment repairs and installations with Manager.
  • Coordinate computer repairs and software updates with IT.
  • Manage field equipment and edit suite reservations for Journalism students.
  • Support the Manager, JPC in researching facility upgrades and in planning/installing new equipment
  • Perform base-level maintenance and repairs

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.
  • Collaborate with Journalism faculty in implementing new technologies and methods and encouraging their use among students.
  • All other duties as assigned.

Your Qualifications:
  • 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 engineering.

You'll be preferred if...
  • Bachelor's Degree in Video/Television Production, Broadcast Journalism, or equivalent experience.
  • Experience with Ross Inception, ENPS, or other newsroom computer system.
  • Final Cut Pro X , Premiere Pro CC
  • Control Room Automation for news, preferably Ross Overdrive,
  • 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:

About Us
Emerson College is the nation’s only four-year institution dedicated exclusively to majors in communication and the arts in a liberal arts context. Its main campus is located in the center of the dynamic multicultural city of Boston, in close proximity to major publishing houses, arts institutions, and research centers. The college also has campuses in Los Angeles and the Netherlands. Emerson College enrolls over 4,300 graduate and undergraduate students from more than 70 countries and all 50 states.

Diversity Statement
Emerson College believes diversity enriches the educational experience by providing students with the opportunity to learn from individuals who may have different backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives. Engagement with diversity in the curriculum, in our co-curricular offerings, and all other aspects of the College enhances the personal and intellectual growth of all members of our campus community. Emerson is committed to strengthening communities, including our workplace, by fostering the development of the intercultural competencies necessary for meaningful citizenship in an increasingly complex, pluralistic society. Emerson College does not discriminate on the basis of sex/gender in its educational programs or activities. Emerson has designated the Associate Vice President, Title IX, and Clery Coordinator to respond to inquiries regarding the College Sexual Misconduct Policy. The Title IX Coordinator may be reached at 8 Park Plaza, Transportation Bldg, Room 230 Boston, MA 02116; Telephone: 617-824-8999; email:

Annual Clery Report
In accordance with the federal Clery and Campus SaVE Acts, Emerson College commits to providing all current and prospective students and employees with access to the annual campus security reports for each of our campuses. This report may be accessed from the Emerson College Police Department website.

Grade Ranges
Information on Emerson College staff grade range

You need to sign in or create an account to save a job.

Get job alerts

Create a job alert and receive personalised job recommendations straight to your inbox.

Create alert