Requisition ID 30492BR
ASU Job Title TV Producer/Director PRN
Job Title TV Producer/Director PRN
Campus/Location Campus: Downtown Phoenix
Job Family Broadcast Radio/TV
Department Name AZ PBS
VP Code VP/EXEC VICE PROV DPC
Scope of Search Open
Grant Funded Position This is not a grant funded position and is not contingent on future grant funding.
Salary Range $20.00 - $29.00 per hour; DOE
Close Date 21-March-2017 is the initial close date. Applications will continue to be accepted and considered until the positions are filled.
Arizona PBS is seeking on-call TV Production/Directors to produce, develop, direct, write, edit and supervise the production of television programs, documentaries and specials for distribution across multiple platforms, including broadcast on public television. Schedule is to be decided, based on needs, with no guarantee of hours.
Assists in developing and implementing creative ideas for program, content and format for television programs, series, specials and special projects
Conducts research and interviews and writes scripts for programs
Creates, executes and communicates production schedules
Determines requirements for staffing, equipment, materials and facilities to complete the production
Directs shooting and ensures technical quality of production
Coordinates talent and guest appearances and obtains required contracts, legal releases, or copyright clearances
Consults with station management and legal counsel regarding any legal questions or journalistic issues raised in programs
Prepares necessary reports or maintains log of production activities
Assembles and edits video to ensure visual cohesiveness by assessing narrative and visual content
Bachelor's degree in Broadcasting, Communications or related field AND two years experience in writing/producing/directing programs in studio and on location; OR, six years’ experience in writing/producing/directing programs in studio and on location; OR, any equivalent combination of experience and/or education from which comparable knowledge, skills and abilities have been achieved.
Experience producing full-length programs - at least 30-minutes in length
Experience in creating and reformatting content for distribution across multiple platforms
Experience in advanced aspects of editing using Adobe Premier
Experience in photo/graphic editing applications such as Adobe Creative Suite
Activities are performed in an environmentally controlled office setting subject to extended periods of sitting, keyboarding and manipulating a computer mouse
Required to stand for varying lengths of time and walk moderate distances to perform work
Occasional bending, reaching, lifting, pushing and pulling up to 25 pounds
Regular activities require ability to quickly change priorities, which may include and/or are subject to resolution of conflicts
Communicate to perform essential functions
Occasionally, drive ASU vehicle to perform duties
Department Statement Arizona PBS specializes in the education of children, in-depth news and public affairs, lifelong learning, and the celebration of arts and culture — utilizing the power of noncommercial television, the Internet, educational outreach services, and community-based initiatives. The PBS station began broadcasting from the campus of Arizona State University on Jan. 30, 1961. Now more than 80 percent of Arizonans receive the signal through a network of translators, cable and satellite systems. With more than 1 million viewers each week, Arizona PBS consistently ranks among the most-viewed public television stations per capita in the country. Arizonans provide more than 60 percent of the station's annual budget.
Arizona PBS is a member-supported community service of ASU and the Cronkite School.
Arizona State University is a new model for American higher education, an unprecedented combination of academic excellence, entrepreneurial energy and broad access. This New American University is a single, unified institution comprising four differentiated campuses positively impacting the economic, social, cultural and environmental health of the communities it serves. Its research is inspired by real world application blurring the boundaries that traditionally separate academic disciplines. ASU serves more than 90,000 students in metropolitan Phoenix, Arizona, the nation's fifth largest city. ASU champions intellectual and cultural diversity, and welcomes students from all fifty states and more than one hundred nations across the globe.
ASU is a tobacco-free university. For details visit www.asu.edu/tobaccofree
AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service alumni are encouraged to apply.
Arizona State University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by law.
Employment Verification Statement ASU conducts pre-employment screening which may include verification of work history, academic credentials, licenses, and certifications.
Background Check Statement ASU conducts pre-employment screening for all positions which includes a criminal background check, verification of work history, academic credentials, licenses, and certifications. Employment is contingent upon successful passing of the background check.
Instructions to Apply
Application deadline is 3:00PM Arizona time on the date indicated.
Please include all employment information in month/year format (e.g., 6/88 to 8/94), job title, job duties and name of employer for each position.
Resume should clearly illustrate how prior knowledge and experience meets the Minimum and Desired qualifications of this position.
ASU does not pay for travel expenses associated with interviews, unless otherwise indicated.
Only electronic applications are accepted for this position.