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Associate Producer/Director, Public Media
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Associate Producer/Director, Public Media

• Emerging Level

Summary

Associate Producers/Directors work with the production staff in visualizing, video/stills acquisition, lighting, producing, and editing on-air and contract productions for WKU-PBS, WKU, and external clients. This may include live, live-recorded, post produced, single and multi-camera events, streaming, and documentary productions.

Category Associate Producer  DIRECTORS 
Location Kentucky
Time Period Full time
Start Date N/A

Job Description

Job Description:
Purpose of the Position

Associate Producers/Directors work with the production staff in visualizing, video/stills acquisition, lighting, producing, and editing on-air and contract productions for WKU-PBS, WKU, and external clients. This may include live, live-recorded, post produced, single and multi-camera events, streaming, and documentary productions. The position will utilize skills including: television studio and remote (field) cameras (and lenses), audio acquisition, writing for television, directing, AVID non-linear editing, remote (single and multi-camera) sports production, and lighting for all television environments.  Position works in collaborative environment with others and serves as a contributor to student development and success.  Additionally, the position is responsible for outreach as needed by the station. This position contributes to on-air fundraising efforts.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities
  • Associate Producers/Directors work with the production staff in visualizing, video/stills acquisition, lighting, producing, and editing on-air and contract productions for WKU-PBS, WKU, and external clients.
  • The position will utilize skills including: television studio and remote (field) cameras (and lenses), audio acquisition, writing for television, directing, AVID non-linear editing, remote (single and multi-camera) sports production, and lighting for all television environments.
  • Position works in collaborative environment with others and serves as a contributor to student development and success.
  • Position is responsible for outreach as needed by the station and contributes to on-air fundraising efforts.
Secondary Duties
  • Supervises Student Workers: May recommend the following: hiring, disciplinary action, staffing assignments and scheduling.
Knowledge and Skills Considered Essential for Success
  • Analytical Thinking - Ability to identify issues, obtain relevant information, relate and compare data from different sources, and identify alternative solutions. (Intermediate skills required)
  • Critical Thinking - Interprets and seeks information, uses independent reasoning to diagnose the root cause of situations or issues, identifies and tests solutions and thinks beyond what is typical or customary. Uses information to determine benefits and impact in making decision and/or recommendations. (Intermediate skills required)
  • Project/Program/Service Management - Ability to coordinate and administer programs/project activities and protocols. Ability to manage resources, monitor activities, and assess risks and quality issues associated with the program/project. (Intermediate skills required)
  • Written and Oral Communications - Ability to present information to individuals or groups; ability to deliver presentations suited to the characteristics and needs of the audience. Ability to convey information clearly and concisely to groups or individuals either verbally or in writing to ensure that they understand the information and the message. Ability to listen and respond appropriately to others. Ability to impact and influence others to further the institution's strategic objectives. (Intermediate skills required)
  • Physical Requirements: Indicate the level of frequency that best describes the physical demands that are required to perform the job duties. For each physical activity below,
Requirements:
Bachelor's Degree in a related field (e.g. Television Production, Film)

Additional Information:
Salary Grade:  107    Salary Range:  $35,568 - $41,502

Kentucky state law requires all public institutions of postsecondary education to conduct pre-employment criminal background checks to determine suitability for employment.

Western Kentucky University (WKU) is committed to a policy and practice of providing equal employment and educational opportunities to all individuals. In accordance with Title VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Revised 1992, and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, no form of discrimination or harassment will be tolerated at WKU on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, national origin, creed, religion, political belief, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, marital status, age, uniformed services, veteran status, genetic information, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, or physical or mental disability in admission to career and technical education programs and/or activities, or employment practices.

Persons with disabilities, who need reasonable accommodations to participate in the application and/or selection process, should notify the office of Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action/University ADA Services (EEO). To request an accommodation, report/express a complaint, or ask questions regarding WKU''s Discrimination and Harassment Policy (#0.2040), please contact Mr. Joshua Hayes, EEO Director/Title IX Investigator/University ADA Coordinator, via email at joshua.hayes@wku.edu or by phone at (270) 745-5121.

The University is also required to investigate complaints of sex and gender-based harassment, also a form of discrimination, and has designated the Title IX Coordinator as the individual responsible for coordinating the investigation and response to such complaints. The Title IX Coordinator for the University is Ms. Deborah Wilkins, who can be contacted via email at deborah.wilkins@wku.edu or by phone at (270) 745-5396. Additional information regarding Title IX is accessible via WKU''s https://www.wku.edu/titleix/ website.

Information concerning educational programs offered by WKU are provided at: http://www.wku.edu/atwku/academics.php

Application Instructions:
The following items must be submitted through this electronic talent management system:  
 
Cover letter
Resume
Link to work sample
You will receive email confirmation that your submission has been received. The candidate review process will generally begin as materials are received. The expected hire date is on or about October 1, 2021.

Job Type Full Time 
Weekly Limit N/A
Shift Day
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