Manager, Journalism Production Center

Aug 22, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Emerson College

Manager, Journalism Production Center

Reporting to the Manager, Production Facilities, TRF, the Manager, Journalism Production Center (JPC) is responsible for the entire oversight and management of the Journalism Production Center. The Center includes a TV studio and control room, newsroom, Evolving Media Suite, edit suites, and support areas. Additionally, the Manager supervises the Assistant Manager, JPC and student staff.

Campus Location: Boston Campus

Required Knowledge:
Bachelor’s Degree. Television control room and/or broadcast news experience, video production process (acquisition through post production), non-linear editing (Final Cut Pro X). Strong understanding of Mac and Windows operating systems. Personnel supervisory experience. Ability to work successfully and productively with students and able to work in a high demand and fast paced academic environment.

Preferred/Desirable Knowledge:
Bachelor’s Degree in Video/Television Production or Broadcast Journalism.

Required Prior Work Experience:
3 - 5 years of broadcast news production or television facility operations management.

Diversity Statement:
Emerson College believes diversity enriches the educational experience by providing students with the opportunity to learn from individuals who may have different backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives. Engagement with diversity in the curriculum, in our co-curricular offerings, and all other aspects of the College enhances the personal and intellectual growth of all members of our campus community. Emerson is committed to strengthening communities, including our workplace, by fostering the development of the intercultural competencies necessary for meaningful citizenship in an increasingly complex, pluralistic society.

Open Date: 08/14/2017

Classification Title: Manager 2

Salary Grade: 16

Job Family: Manager

Job Duties:
  • Assist, support, and troubleshoot student and faculty use of the JPC editing systems, control room, and studio.
  • Train faculty, students, and classes in operation of JPC technical equipment and software.
  • Perform base level maintenance and repairs.
  • Hire, train, supervise, professionally develop and manage performance of the Assistant Manager, Journalism Production Center. Supervision includes direct work assignments based on manager’s independent judgment and the interest of the employer. Management of performance includes discipline and formal performance evaluations that directly affect the employee’s pay raises and/or job security. The Manager, Journalism Production Center will be directly evaluated, in part, based on performance as a supervisor. Also, directly hire and supervise approximately 16 part-time student employees.
  • Administer and Manage the mass storage video server for Journalism curriculum.
  • Plan for and install or assist in installation of new equipment. Coordinate equipment repairs and installations with TRF Engineering.
  • Coordinate computer repairs and software updates with IT Lab Support.
  • Manage field equipment and edit suite reservations for Journalism students. Coordinate schedules of the JPC including academic courses and other student use as well as reservations of the evolving media suite.

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