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Class Specification Title: Producer/Director

Series: Production Theater – Production

Levels in series: 1 | 2

BAND

GRADE

SUBGRADE

FLSA STATUS:

C

4

1

Exempt


CLASS SUMMARY

The Producer/Director is the first level of a two level instructional and marketing and multi-media production series.  Incumbents perform professional level duties related to multi-media production and web/cable distribution. This involves preparation, planning, scheduling, coordinating, videotaping, editing and digital format conversions compliant with web and broadcast quality standards. Work is performed for college-wide internal departments and outside organizations and agencies.  The Producer/Director is distinguished from the Advanced Producer/Director that has responsibility during live production events and provides supervision of staff and/or contract professionals during production activities.

TYPICAL CLASS ESSENTIAL DUTIES

These duties are a representative sample; position assignments may vary.

  1. Designs, develops, and coordinates instructional programs, marketing media, college event media support, and other video and/or multi-media productions.  Daily 20%
  2. Meets with internal and external clients to develop and plan multi-media projects including related budget proposals, timelines and other program and technical needs. Daily 20%
  3. Coordinates and performs videotaping of instructional programs, commercials, college events, and other video and multi-media productions to include editing and layout of raw video, audio, logs, and graphics.  Daily 25%
  4. Designs and develops technical set-ups of production facilities, facilities equipment and performs minor repairs.  Daily 15%
  5. Plans and schedules production shots and filming.  Daily 10%
  6. Coordinates productions with college departments and outside agencies and organizations. Weekly 5%
  7. Assists in developing long-range goals and objectives for future technologies.  Quarterly 5%
  8. Performs other related duties as assigned.

POSITION SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES MIGHT INCLUDE:

  • Not Applicable.

Training and Experience (positions in this class typically require): 

Bachelor’s Degree in Mass Communications, Media, Art, or related field and three years TV production and/or multi-media and dual platform computer system experience; or, an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job such as those listed above.

Licensing Requirements (positions in this class typically require):

None required.

Knowledge of (position requirements at entry): 

  • FCC standards, rules and regulations;
  • Audio, video, web and multimedia production and editing techniques;
  • Computer diagnostics;
  • Media presentation methods;
  • Applicable production and editing hardware and software equipment;
  • Project management principles;
  • Current trends in discipline-related technology;
  • Budget principles.

Skills in (position requirements at entry): 

  • Project management;
  • Prioritizing work;
  • Production coordination;
  • Preparing layouts for written copy;
  • Designing technical set-ups;
  • Shooting video;
  • Editing audio and visual productions;
  • Budget preparation and management;
  • Communication, interpersonal skills as applied to interaction with coworkers, supervisor, the general public

Physical Requirements:

Positions in this class typically require: talking, hearing, seeing, repetitive motions and fine finger movements – using the fingers to manipulate/handle objects such as typing, sorting papers, activating buttons, sorting/separating small parts.

Medium Work:  Exerting 20 to 50 pounds of force occasionally or 10 to 25 pounds of force frequently, to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects.

NOTE: The above job description is intended to represent only the key areas of responsibilities; specific position assignments will vary depending on the business needs of the department.

Classification History:
Draft prepared by Fox Lawson & Associates LLC (DJG/LM)
Date: 03/01
Updated by Pima Community College: 06/04, 03/15