Under the direction of the Assistant Director of Production, Arizona PBS is seeking a Production Coordinator to oversee production schedules, and create and assist in managing projects and budgets. May supervise others.
Days and Schedule: Monday – Friday 8am – 5pm, to include occasional evening and weekend hours.
Coordinate production schedules and create and assist in managing projects and budgets
Provide administrative and project management support
Serve as production assistant and production coordinator on projects as needed, including editing assistance using Adobe Premiere Pro or similar software
Provide research assistance on a variety of local productions
Locate archival materials, negotiate use and prepare paperwork to document permission for Arizona PBS original productions
Coordinate the flow of materials to and from internal and external clients, vendors and service providers
Coordinate logistics and scheduling for studio and location shoots, including securing accommodations and transportation, and provide production assistance on the day of the shoots, as required
Coordinate the delivery of content to Operations, Creative Services, Educational Outreach and other Arizona PBS departments
Prepare and distribute numerous departmental reports (i.e. Production Priorities, etc.)
May hire, train and supervise students
Perform other duties as assigned
Bachelor's degree in a field appropriate to the area of assignment AND three (3) years of related experience; OR, Any equivalent combination of education and/or experience from which comparable knowledge, skills and abilities have been achieved.
3 years of production experience across multiple platforms, including long and short form television content creation
Experience creating and managing production budgets
Experience editing using Adobe Premiere Pro or similar software
Experience in managing multiple priorities simultaneously and adapting to changing priorities quickly
Demonstrated knowledge of FCC regulations related to broadcast (PBS specific rules a plus)
Demonstrated knowledge of broadcast laws (you can find this in a produce job description)
Evidence of effective verbal and written communications skills
Demonstrated knowledge of broadcast rules, regulations and guidelines
Demonstrated knowledge of equipment utilized in production and editing
Demonstrated knowledge of both studio and remote production
Demonstrated knowledge of Arizona law in regard to journalism, libel, privacy, public records, open meetings, etc.
Demonstrated knowledge of broadcast production techniques.
Working Environment Our office is located in the Walter Cronkite building, downtown ASU campus.
Activities are performed in an environmentally air conditioned controlled office setting, and are subject to extended periods of sitting, keyboarding and manipulating a computer mouse
Required to stand for varying lengths of time
Regular activities require ability to quickly change priorities, which may include and/or are subject to resolution of conflicts
Communicate to perform essential functions
Lift and carry up to 40 pounds
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. In 2014, the station became part of ASU’s Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication. 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.
Fingerprint Check Statement This position is considered safety/security sensitive and will include a fingerprint check. Employment is contingent upon successful passing of the fingerprint 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.