Governors State University Digital Learning and Media Design department is seeking to hire a Television Director-Producer. The main purpose of this position is to produce, direct, and edit mostly studio video productions for delivery to multiple platforms. The position also contributes to the development of new projects and functions in a variety of capacities as a member of multiple production project teams.
Essential Responsibilities 50% Provides television and media production services including project development, scripting, producing, directing, lighting, editing, DVD authoring, set design & construction, and multimedia production while filling various roles from pre to postproduction including producer, director, technical director, camera operator, floor director, audio engineer, and editor. Includes primarily studio productions, but may include occasional field production.15% Consults and coordinates with clients to identify program goals, develop concepts, and determine best-practice program formatting in order to better engage with intended audiences.10% Assist in the continued training and oversight of student workers employed in the department to ensure that best practices are enforced and students leave with proper training to secure production work.10% Assist with troubleshooting equipment issues and equipment management /maintenance.5% Assist in creation and maintenance of accurate and up-to-date documentation of all productions. Utilize facility and system documentation to facilitate/support activities.5% Work with the Director, Television Production Coordinator, Chief Broadcasting Engineer, Graphic Designer, and other production staff to coordinate use of facilities and fabrication of materials for new or modified projects.5% Other Duties Assigned Other Responsibilities· Demonstrates knowledge and good judgment in matters of college policy and procedures.· Stays well informed regarding Media Advancements and Technologies.· Completes miscellaneous correspondence, research, reports, and memos as requested.· Proactive Leader - Works well without close supervision and demonstrates initiative.· Assists with questions and problems courteously and promptly.· Communicate major outages to department managers.· Maintain and grow technical and job knowledge.· Close interactions with students regarding training and knowledge of departmental equipment and process. Competencies· Creation of high-quality, aesthetically pleasing, communicative images.· Scriptwriting and research.· Organization and direction of productions including working with talents of all kinds.· Operation of studio equipment including camera systems, production switchers, routers, servers, teleprompters, robotics, recorders, storage systems, audio equipment, and lighting systems.·Extensive knowledge of television production switcher operation.· NLE software on a shared network system.·Comprehensive knowledge of FCC regulations & guidelines.·Reporting functions are completed accurately, timely, and in accordance with established policies and guidelines of DLMD and/or campus environment. · Effective working relations exist with multiple campus organizations and departments.· DLMD’s professional reputation is maintained.· Apply proven communication, analytical, and problem-solving skills to help identify, report, and resolve issues in order to maximize the benefit of the system's investment.·Skills to grow into a subject matter expert.· Knowledge of networking, Mac, Windows, and PC operating systems.
Salary Range: Based on Education and Experience
(This is a non-unionized position. Salary starts at the base and is determined based on Education and Experience exceeding the minimum qualifications).
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