Administrative & Staff Job Classifications
Class Specification Title: Producer/Director
Series: Production Theater – Production
Levels in series: 1 | 2
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.
- Designs, develops, and coordinates instructional programs, marketing media, college event media support, and other video and/or multi-media productions. Daily 20%
- 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%
- 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%
- Designs and develops technical set-ups of production facilities, facilities equipment and performs minor repairs. Daily 15%
- Plans and schedules production shots and filming. Daily 10%
- Coordinates productions with college departments and outside agencies and organizations. Weekly 5%
- Assists in developing long-range goals and objectives for future technologies. Quarterly 5%
- 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):
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
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.
Draft prepared by Fox Lawson & Associates LLC (DJG/LM)
Updated by Pima Community College: 06/04, 03/15, 01/18