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OPS TV Production Assistant (Part-time, as needed)

Employer
Florida State University
Location
Tallahassee, FL

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Four-Year Institution
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Job Title: OPS TV Production Assistant (Part-time, as needed)
Location: Tallahassee, FL
Regular/Temporary: Temporary
Full/Part Time: Part-Time
Job ID: 50524
Department

WFSU-TV

Equal Employment Opportunity

An Equal Opportunity/Access/Affirmative Action/Pro Disabled & Veteran Employer.

FSU's Equal Opportunity Statement can be accessed at: https://hr.fsu.edu/sites/g/files/upcbnu2186/files/PDF/Publications/diversity/EEO_Statement.pdf.

Responsibilities

Setup, Lighting, and Strike: Set up and break down scenery, risers, tables, chairs, cables, and equipment for studio productions and remote events. Setup and operate studio and field lighting systems. Hang and move light fixtures in studio-ceiling pipe grid. Ability to lift 40 lbs. Climb and work from heights on a tall ladder or scissor lift. Reach overhead. Bend and pickup items and cables from floor.

Camera/Teleprompter: Setup and operate studio, ENG/field, and robotic camera systems. Operate teleprompter system to control the speed of the scrolling script to follow talent’s pace.

Audio Engineer: Setup and operate mixers, microphones, mic stands, public address speakers, and IFB/intercom systems.

Technical Director: Setup and operate video switchers, video and IP routers, and signal converters and adapters.

Graphics: Operate a Chyron Mosaic character generator. Type or copy text into our Microsoft Excel graphics database. Experience in Photoshop, After Effects, and Illustrator is a plus.

Record/Edit/Post-Production: Operate studio tape servers and remote tape decks. Use Adobe Premiere and Media Encoder to trim, convert, and conform video and audio to PBS broadcast standards. Distribute content to our Broadcast Operations Center and digital platforms. Archive finished programs on our Optical Disc Archive system.

Qualifications

High school diploma or equivalency.

Candidates should have a passion for TV/Broadcast/Digital Media Production and should take initiative to learn and provide excellent support to WFSU staff and clients.

Ability to work a flexible schedule to include nights and weekends.

Ability to work indoors and outdoors, in various environments and conditions.

Other Information

Please attach resume and portfolio/demo reel to your application.

If unable to attach, please send to Paul Dam by email or mail at:

[email protected]

WFSU Public Media

1600 Red Barber Plaza

Tallahassee, FL 32310

University Information

One of the nation's elite research universities, Florida State University preserves, expands, and disseminates knowledge in the sciences, technology, arts, humanities, and professions, while embracing a philosophy of learning strongly rooted in the traditions of the liberal arts and critical thinking. Founded in 1851, Florida State University is the oldest continuous site of higher education in Florida. FSU is a community steeped in tradition that fosters research, encourages creativity, and embraces diversity. At FSU, there’s the excitement of being part of a vibrant academic and professional community, surrounded by people whose ideas are shaping tomorrow’s news!

Learn more about our university and campuses.

Pay Plan

This is an OPS/temporary Job.

Schedule

This is a part-time position as-needed position, with varying hours to include nights and weekends.

Criminal Background Check

This position requires successful completion of a criminal history background check. The background check will be conducted as authorized and in accordance with University Policy 4-OP-C-7-B11.

How To Apply

If qualified and interested in a specific job opening as advertised, apply to Florida State University at https://jobs.fsu.edu. If you are a current FSU employee, apply via myFSU > Self Service.

Applicants are required to complete the online application with all applicable information. Applications must include all work history up to ten years, and education details even if attaching a resume.

Open until filled

This position is being advertised as open until filled.

Applications will be reviewed starting in January.

Affordable Care Act

OPS employees are covered under the Affordable Care Act. OPS employees who meet certain criteria will be offered affordable health care coverage. For more information on the Affordable Care Act, please visit the Benefits website and click on Employee Insurance Eligibility.

Tobacco Free Campus

Effective January 1, 2014, tobacco use, including simulated tobacco use, is prohibited on property, interior and exterior, owned or managed by Florida State University. This policy applies to all Florida State University students, employees, consultants, contractors, visitors, and external individuals.

Organization

Working at Florida State University

One of the nation's elite research universities, Florida State University — with the Carnegie Foundation's highest designation, Doctoral/Research University-Extensive — offers a distinctive academic environment built on its cherished values and unique heritage, welcoming campus on the oldest continuous site of higher education in Florida, championship athletics, and prime location in the heart of the state capital.

Combining traditional strength in the arts and humanities with recognized leadership in the sciences, Florida State University provides unmatched opportunities for students and faculty through challenging academics, cultural discovery and community interaction.

Underlying and supporting the educational experience at Florida State University is the development of new generations of citizen leaders, based on the concepts inscribed in our seal: Vires, Artes, Mores — Strength, Skill and Character.

Epitomized by recently named Rhodes Scholars Garrett Johnson and Myron Rolle — elite athletes and scholars committed to public service — and Joseph O'Shea — a campus and community leader as well as a top scholar — Florida State's 40,000 students are dedicated to academic excellence and providing leadership in our complex world.

Florida State University's 16 colleges offer more than 275 undergraduate, graduate, doctoral, professional and specialist degree programs, including medicine and law, covering a broad array of disciplines critical to society today. Each year the University awards over 2,000 graduate and professional degrees.

With its impressive breadth of leading graduate, professional and undergraduate programs, Florida State University is a demanding, intellectually stimulating, yet warm and caring environment for students and faculty. Recognized nationally for its commitment to diversity, Florida State University is a national leader in the number of doctorates awarded to African-American students and in the graduation rate of African-American undergraduates. Its College of Medicine and College of Law are ranked in the nation's Top 10 for Hispanic students.

Florida State University's arts programs — dance, film, music and theatre — rank among the finest in the world, offering an arts education comparable to leading conservatories. Its creative writing program is ranked among the nation's best and is home to the most consistently honored and published student body in the United States. Florida State is responsible for governance of the John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art and associated arts programs, one of the largest museum/university complexes in the nation.

Other programs consistently included in the top public university list include physics, chemistry, political science, psychology, criminology, public administration, library science, information, human sciences, business and law.

At the Ph.D. level, interdisciplinary programs draw on notable research faculty strengths that transcend the traditional disciplines, including neuroscience, molecular biophysics, computational science, materials science and research at the National High Magnetic Field Laboratory—home to the world's most powerful magnets.

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