Manager of Production Svcs/Executive Producer

first_img* Do you have experience supervising employees?YesNo * Do you have the ability to move and maneuver objects weighingas much as 50 pounds?YesNo * Do you have a valid driver’s license? (A valid license isrequired for this position and a motor vehicle report will beconducted to verify the validity of your license.)YesNo * Do you have five years of production, film, and/or variedcontent creation experience?YesNo * Do you have a Bachelor’s degree?YesNoYes, by the end of semester of hire. Position DetailsPosition TitleManager of Production Svcs/Executive ProducerPosition Number000450Position SummaryThe Manager of Production Services/Executive Producer mustdemonstrate a willingness to take risks in adopting newtechnologies and exploration of new methods of production whileremaining strongly committed to meeting the demands of a changingtelevision industry.Essential Job Functions of Position• Conceptualizes, designs, and implements production strategies forKTWU, employing knowledge of industry trends, productiontechnologies, innovative techniques, and best practices to meet thestation’s functional areas’ needs, including but not limited toProgramming, Promotion, Traffic, Underwriting, Auction, etc.• Serves in a leadership capacity with station departments todevelop interesting and engaging content for local, regional,national, and international audiences to enhance the station’simage and ensure its long-term success.• Works with internal and external production agencies to obtain,schedule, and secure equipment and crew; provide technicalexpertise, direction, scripting, and computer-based editing toachieve production success.• Works closely with the senior management team to develop andimplement projects that create revenue and/or reduceexpenses.Collaborates with the following departments:• Programming to develop program content that can be utilized onmultiple platforms and distributed for various uses (e.g.,broadcast, cable, film, social media, satellite, mobile.)• Development (Major Giving, Underwriting, Membership, Auction,Sales) to ensure production needs are met to achieve financialobjectives.• Promotion and Traffic to facilitate work-flow of station-producedcontent.• Engineering to ensure adequate maintenance of production-relatedequipment and accessories. Facilitates purchase and maintenance ofnecessary production equipment.• Educational Services provides production support for educationalinitiatives and outreach opportunities.• Develops and submits budget recommendations to appropriate staffbased on production needs. Monitors expenditures to confirm theappropriate use of funds and support the station’s overallbudget.• Provides staff production support for entrepreneurial venturesand strategic initiatives.• Researches and recommends production grant opportunities toenhance station programming efforts. Oversees grant administrationin concert with station and University staff to ensure appropriateuse and management of grant funds.• Consults and guides independent producers to explain thetechnical and packaging needs for the KTWU and the PBS System andto assist with producing programming with sufficient quality tomaintain the station’s standards and reputation.• Serves as a spokesperson and community liaison for the stationregarding content produced by KTWU for local, regional, nationaland international distribution.• Supervises and evaluates the performance of production staff,offering guidance and direction in the day-to-day productionoperation to maximize employee performance and facilitateprofessional growth.• As a team leader and motivator, works to maintain a healthy,fair, and inclusive work environment by promoting diversity,exercising teamwork, and collaboration. Actively promotes aprofessional workplace culture of mutual respect and collegialityfor all members of the institution. Works to build positive andcooperative relationships with staff, encouraging them to worktoward individual and departmental goals.• Accepts items for auction, pledges, and payments. Assists withstation events.• Performs other job-related duties as assigned or asappropriate.Non-Essential Job Functions of PositionEducation and ExperienceBachelor’s Degree.Five years of production, film, and/or varied content creationexperience.Supervisory experience.Preferred: Master’s degree. Seven years’ varied experience incontent creation.Knowledge, Skills & AbilitiesKnowledge of producing and directing techniques, field and studioproduction, current editing technologies, lighting and sound forbroadcast, set design, webcasting, blogging, social media, andother digital media.General knowledge of the dramatic, comedic, and documentary forms,news production, sports production, and producing for newmedia.Effective leadership, conceptual and creative skills.Ability to handle, lift, and/or maneuver equipment weighing as muchas 50 pounds.Licenses, Certifications & RegistrationsValid driving license with a driving record acceptable according toUniversity standards.Additional Requirements (e.g. Physical Demands)Ability to handle, lift, and/or maneuver equipment weighing as muchas 50 pounds.Campus Security AuthorityNoSpecial Instructions to ApplicantIf you have video materials you wish to be reviewed with theapplication, please include a link to access.Advertised Pay$60,000-$65,000Work ScheduleMonday – 8am-5pm, Tuesday – 8am-5pm, Wednesday – 8am-5pm, Thursday- 8am-5pm, Friday – 8am-5pm, Other – Could require some eveningsand weekendsFull-time/Part-timeFull TimeAverage Hours per Week40Months per Year12FLSAExemptFTE1EEO StatementWashburn is dedicated to providing a student-centered and teachingfocused academic environment and a curriculum that engages thediversity of human experience across the globe. We seek candidateswho are committed to Washburn’s efforts to create a climate thatfosters the growth and development of a diverse student body, andwe encourage applications from members of groups that have beenhistorically underrepresented in higher education. Applicationmaterials should clearly articulate how the candidate willcontribute to the University’s commitment to diversity andinclusion through their teaching, research, and/or service.Washburn University is an EOE . Washburn University provides equalaccess to and opportunity in its programs, facilities, andemployment without regard to race, color, religion, age, nationalorigin, ancestry, disability, sex, sexual orientation, genderidentity, genetic information, veteran status, or marital orparental status.Posting NumberS0187PBackground Check Required?YesDriving History Checked?YesDrug Screen Required?NoAnticipated Start DatePosition End Date (if temporary)For earliest consideration apply by01/04/2021Posting Close DateOpen Until Filled?YesQuick Link for Direct Access to Postinghttps://washburn.peopleadmin.com/postings/3014Supplemental QuestionsRequired fields are indicated with an asterisk (*). Documents Needed to ApplyRequired DocumentsResumeCover LetterOptional DocumentsMedia FilePortfoliolast_img

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