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Administrative & Staff Job Classifications

Class Specification Title: Advanced Producer/Director

Series: Production Theater – Production

Levels in series:  1 | 2










The Advanced Producer/Director is the second level of a two level Instructional and Broadcast Production series.  Incumbents are responsible for performing various duties related to supervising, producing, planning, creating, and directing instructional programs, commercials, college events and other video multi-media productions.  The Advanced Producer/Director is distinguished from the Producer/Director by its supervisory authority. 


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

  1. Supervises staff to include: prioritizes and assigns work; conducts performance evaluations; ensures staff are trained and makes hiring, termination, and disciplinary recommendations.  Daily 20%
  2. Coordinates multiple short and long-range production projects for internal and external clients ensuring project teams adhere to budgets, timelines and other related objectives.  Daily 20%
  3. Supervises and participates in the design and coordination of filming for instructional programs, commercials, college events and other video productions assigned to the area to include editing and layout of raw video, audio, logs, and graphics.  Daily 20%
  4. Develops and prepares reports that define project scope, production status and related department activities. Daily 10%
  5. Creates and edits educational and promotional videotape programs using various computer hardware and software and editing equipment. Daily 10%
  6. Participates in the development of long-range goals and objectives for instructional learning technologies. Researches new trends in production industry.  Daily 5%
  7. Performs technical direction for live on-camera classes, teleconferences, and meetings. Designs set elements and lighting configurations; creates graphic designs for studio and field productions.  Weekly 10%
  8. Trains faculty and staff in the use of electronic television production equipment and on camera presentation techniques. Weekly 5%
  9. Performs other related duties as assigned.


  • Not applicable.

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

Bachelor’s Degree in Mass Communication, Media, Art or related field, and four years television production or multi-media experience, including some experience or coursework in supervision; 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;
  • Applicable production and editing equipment;
  • Applicable computer software;
  • Supervisory principles;
  • Complex project management principles;
  • Audio, video, web and multimedia production and editing techniques;
  • Graphic design principles and practices;
  • Training principles;
  • Budget preparation principles;
  • Current trends in discipline-related technology.

Skills in (position requirements at entry):

  • Monitoring and evaluating staff;
  • Using computers and software application programs;
  • Complex production coordination;
  • Creating and editing videotaped programs;
  • Budget preparation and management;
  • Project management;
  • Conducting research;
  • Designing technical setups;
  • Communication, interpersonal skills as applied to interaction with coworkers, supervisor, the general public, etc.

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 up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 20 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.

Incumbents may be subjected to moving mechanical parts, electrical currents, intense noises and travel.

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: 02/01
Updated by Pima Community College: 06/04, 03/15, 01/18