Audio Visual Production Manager

  • Parker University
  • Dallas, TX, USA
  • Feb 20, 2020
Full time   Computer & Web Services, Info Technology External Relations, PR, Marketing

Job Description

An individual with strong analytical and technical abilities to provide strategic video brand and support to the Chief Creative Officer, and the Sr. Operations Director of Events for Parker University.  A strong and driven leader, responsible for supporting the University Post-production operations, shaping the creative output of all video teams and will be involved in all aspects of concept, ideation and development and creative execution. The primary objectives of this role are to create excellent visually compelling videos for internal and external platforms that are aligned with campaign strategy.



  • Editing, color correction, compositing, graphics, titling, visual effects, tape duplication, and QC.
  • Working with internal teams as well as external clients and vendor partners on a daily basis.
  • Support in the planning and delivery of University and Seminars events; and lead, train, and manage freelance employees in executing effective and efficient events. 
  • Must have close, proactive, timely, and regular communication with the Chief Creative Officer.   
  • Partner with supervisors on solution design, department justification of capital and deployment.
  • Forecast budgets and have a solid understanding of the necessary staff and skills needed to complete project.
  • Create a daily stream of smart, engaging visual media content designed for distribution across social/video platforms.
  • Edit short and long-format educational videos in their entirety, including the creation of motion graphics, audio mixing, color correction, DVD authoring, and assuring technical quality.
  • Lead employee(s) and give guidance and direction while maintaining high morale through recognition and daily communication.
  • Build schedules for various content deliverables, including TV and radio spots, web videos, social media posts and various internal video projects for clients.
  • Imperative to know what direct report employees are working on, ensuring all meeting requirements and deadlines are met, know their challenges, and their effectiveness, and identify any training that is needed. Process managed through the Performance Management System.
  • Working Manager:  Work with and beside team members in all phases of production from set up, tear down, video camera recording, set design, lighting and delivering the final product as directed.
  • All other tasks as may be assigned by the supervisors.

Preferred and Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in related field, preferred
  • Six (6 +) years’ experience with digital cameras (mirrorless and above).
  • Must have experience and maintain an advanced knowledge and experience in Non-Linear Editing software: AVID, Final Cut Pro and Adobe Creative, MAC OS X operating system.
  • Have the ability to tell stories through video, a strong comedic sensibility, the ability to find unique creative angles and reinvent tired franchises, and a sharp visual style.
  • Proven success in video content development and production 
  • Prior experience within a content-based Media environment 
  • Established portfolio of recent relevant work with results
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality; thorough knowledge of office practices and procedures; must maintain a professional appearance and attitude at all times; excellent written and verbal communication skills; good listening skills.
  • Must work well in a high pressure, deadline-oriented environment 
  • Self-starter and highly motivated and must be able to adjust priorities as project deliveries change.
  • Ability to work evening and weekend hours as needed.​​​​​



  • Ability to frequently lift, carry and/or move heavy Audio/Visual equipment weighing up to fifty (50) pounds and/or exert up to fifty (50) pounds of force.
  • Occasionally required to climb or balance, stoop, kneel crouch or crawl. 
  • Visual acuity to use a keyboard and view a computer terminal.  Requires good hand-eye coordination, arm, hand and finger dexterity, including ability to grasp. 
  • Ability to travel independently and with others
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

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