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Supv, TV Production

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Please see Special Instructions for more details.

The electronic application is the *official* document that will be used to qualify applicants. Paper/email documents will not be accepted. Required documents must be attached to this application.

Department Contact

Department Contact Information

Applicants may contact this person if they have questions about this position

Department Contact Name Adrian Velarde
Department Contact Phone 575-646-2259
Department Contact Email avelarde@nmsu.edu

Posting Details

Posting Details

Requisition Number 1700419S
Classification Title Supv,TV Production
Position Job Title Supv, TV Production
College/Division Univ Advancement VP Office
Department 540219-Univ Comm Special Productions
Position Number 197913
Internal or External Search External - Open to all applicants
Appointment Full-time Equivalency 1.00
Reports To Position Title Mgr,Media Services
Target Hourly/Salary Rate $31,000-$33,000 commensurate with qualifications
Pay Level 06
Pay Base Salary
Recruitment Summary

New Mexico State University is a comprehensive land-grant institution of higher learning accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Universities. An active research university, NMSU anchors the southern end of New Mexico’s Rio Grande Research Corridor, exceeding $140 million in research and public service expenditures. NMSU is classified as a Hispanic-serving institution by the federal government with a total minority enrollment over 48%. Home to the state’s NASA Space Grant Program, NMSU is located in Las Cruces, which features desert mesas, the farmlands of the Rio Grande Valley, and the Organ Mountains, an extension of the Rocky Mountain chain. The University is committed to building a cultural diverse educational environment.

Job Duties and Responsibilities

Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to, broadcast engineering during live athletic events, equipment repairs and maintenance, shooting, writing and editing production pieces that will be used during live events. The successful candidate will have technical abilities paired with robust production skills.

Required Education

Bachelor’s degree in a related field.

Required Experience

One (1) year of experience related to the standard duties as outlined.

Classification Summary

Provides a variety of technical support services for in-studio and remote field television productions, special projects, and station outreach activities. Functions as floor director on assigned projects. Transports, sets up, and operates a variety of television equipment; assists with editing of material; assists with staging, set preparation and dressing; and assists in studio and equipment maintenance.

Classification Standard Duties

Transports, sets up, and operates various television production equipment including cameras, camera control units, audio and video recorders, lighting equipment, props, and microphones for location and studio television production. Moves and sets lights as required, ensuring proper light levels and conformance to lighting plans. Prepares studio with requested equipment and sets for meetings, teleconferences, special events, and studio tours. Operates and maintains proper levels and calibration of cameras, audio and video recorders, video and audio switchers, teleprompters, and other production equipment. Operates audio boards, tape machines, and microphones to ensure proper audio levels and sound quality. Functions as floor director, properly coordinating equipment and personnel to achieve desired production results. Maintains productions schedules and records. Completes trouble and preventive maintenance reports on video and audio production equipment; assists in repair and upkeep of studio and production sets and properties. Leads and guides the work of interns, volunteers, and work studies. Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.

Knowledge

Knowledge of studio lighting and sound procedures and requirements.

Skills

Records maintenance skills.

Abilities

Ability to set up and operate television cameras, camera control units, and ancillary production equipment. Ability to effectively manage time and schedules. Ability to arrange and configure studio facilities and equipment. Ability to calibrate, troubleshoot and maintain audiovisual and related production equipment. Ability to lead and train staff and/or students. Ability to coordinate staging and production personnel for studio and/or locational programs.

Equivalency Any equivalent combination of education, training and/or experience as approved by Human Resource Services.
Preferred Qualifications
Required Certification/License
Special Requirements
Other Departmental Requirements
Standard Work Schedule Standard (M-F, 8-5)
If not a Standard Work Schedule, please describe

Primarily M-F 8-5, due to schedule of Athletic Broadcasts nights, weekends and holiday work may be required.

Physical Work Location State NM-New Mexico
Physical Work Location County, if in New Mexico DA-Dona Ana
Work Site
Contingent Upon Funding Not Applicable
Bargaining Unit Eligible Posting Announcement Statement This is NOT a bargaining unit position with American Federation of State, County & Municipal Employees (AFSCME).
Tenure Track No
Posting Date 08/28/2017
Closing Date 09/25/2017
Anticipated Job Begin Date (optional)
Anticipated Job End Date, if applicable (optional)
Open Until Filled No
Special Instructions to Applicants

The electronic application is the official document that will be used to qualify applicants. Paper/email documents will not be accepted. Required documents must be attached to this application.

Quicklink for Posting http://jobs.nmsu.edu/postings/29168

Working Conditions and Physical Effort

Environment Work is normally performed in a typical interior/office work environment., Work is normally performed indoors., Work involves moderate exposure to unusual elements, such as extreme temperatures, dirt, dust, fumes, smoke, unpleasant odors, and/or loud noises.
Physical Effort Light physical effort. Effort applies to no more than two (2) hours per day., Moderate physical activity.
Lifting Requirements Requires heavy physical work; heavy lifting, pushing, or pulling required of objects up to 50 pounds.
Risk Work environment involves some exposure to hazards or physical risks, which require following basic safety precautions.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Where did you become aware of this position opening?
    • NMSU Website
    • Las Cruces Sun News/El Paso Times
    • Albuquerque Journal
    • Chronicle of Higher Ed
    • New Mexico Department of Labor
    • Other (If other please answer next question)
  2. If you became aware of this posting from another source, please describe?

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * Do you meet the minimum qualifications for this position? (Student and/or volunteer work does not count towards experience)
    • Yes, I have a High School/GED diploma plus five (5) years of experience
    • Yes, I have an Associate degree and three (3) years or more of experience
    • Yes, I have a Bachelors degree and one or more years of experience
    • Yes, I have a Masters degree or higher level of education
    • No, I do not meet the minimum qualifications for this position

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume/CV
  2. Letter of Interest/Cover Letter
Optional Documents
  1. Unofficial Transcripts (Undergraduate and Graduate Combined)