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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 Broadcast Production series.  Incumbents perform professional level duties related to multi-media production preparation, planning, scheduling, coordinating, and editing with internal departments and outside organizations and agencies.  The Producer/Director is distinguished from the Advanced Producer/Director that has responsibility for performing supervisory level duties.


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

  1. Designing and coordinating instructional programs, commercials, college events, and other video and/or multi-media productions.  Daily 25%
  2. Meeting with internal and external clients to develop and plan audio and/or video projects including related budget proposals, timelines and other program needs. Daily 20%
  3. Coordinating and performing video taping of instructional programs, commercials, college events, and other video productions to include the editing and layout of raw video, audio, logs, and graphics.  Daily 20%
  4. Designing and developing technical set-ups of production facilities, facilities equipment and performing minor repairs.  Daily 10%
  5. Planning and scheduling production shots and filming.  Daily 10%
  6. Coordinating productions with college departments and outside agencies and organizations. Weekly 10%
  7. Assisting in developing long-range goals and objectives for future technologies.  Quarterly 5%
  8. Performing other duties of a similar nature or level.  As Required


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 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 (position requirements at entry): 

Knowledge of:

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

Skills (position requirements at entry): 

Skill in:

  • 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, etc. sufficient to exchange or convey information and to receive work direction.

Physical Requirements:

Positions in this class typically require: walking, pushing, lifting, fingering, talking, hearing, and seeing.

Sedentary Work: Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or a negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects, including the human body. Sedentary work involves sitting most of the time. Jobs are sedentary if walking and standing are required only occasionally and all other sedentary criteria are met.

Incumbents may be subjected to moving mechanical parts, electrical currents, 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: 03/01
Updated by Pima Community College: 06/04