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CG15 - Production Manager I

Band 4  


State Specifications:

General Nature of Work:

Produces or participates in the production of radio or television programs.

Guidelines for Class Use/Distinguishing Characteristics:

Positions in this class are responsible for the development and production of radio or television programs or instructional programs, or they function as technical experts in specialties such as set design, camera operations, studio crew management, tape editing, and announcing.

Examples of Work:

(Note: The examples of work listed in this class specification are not necessarily descriptive of any one position in the class. The omission of specific statements does not preclude management from assigning specific duties not listed herein if such duties are a logical assignment to the position. The intent of the listed examples is to give a general indication of the levels of difficulty and responsibility common to all positions in this class.)

Manages the many elements associated with the production of television or radio programs.
Constructs stage settings, properties or costumes for theatrical productions; design studio sets and covers for guide books.
Generates ideas for programs and develops these ideas through research; writes scripts and other materials.
Selects program participants, locations, setting and other logistical elements.
Serves as announcer and/or interviewer.
Supervises and trains studio production crews.
Operates electronic or film cameras, computer video tape editing systems and audio or lighting equipment.
Coordinates news, public affairs, cultural and feature productions.
Coordinates incoming and outgoing programs for national distribution.
Prepares program logs and FCC files.
Manages the overall operation of a university technical support unit.
Selects on-location settings and directs taping or filming of television programs or program inserts.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

(Note: The knowledge, skills and abilities listed are not necessarily inclusive of the requirements for every position in the class.)

Knowledge of costume and scenic design.
Knowledge of the policies of the Federal Communications Commission and SCETV.
Knowledge of radio and/or television production techniques.
Knowledge of radio and/or television studio and on-location equipment and procedures.
Knowledge of program idea development, research and scripting.
Knowledge of budgeting techniques and financial records maintenance.
Ability to operate field and studio camera equipment.
Ability to execute basic lighting.

State Minimum Training and Experience

State Necessary Special Requirements:

Minimum Requirements:

(Note: Additional requirements may be applicable for individual positions in the employing agency.)

A high school diploma and experience or additional education in the production of radio or television programs.

MUSC Minimum Training and Experience Requirements:

A high school diploma and four years experience or additional education in the production or specialty areas of production of radio or television programs. Graduation from an accredited school of television production or a bachelor's degree in broadcasting or a related field may be substituted for two years of the required work experience.

MUSC Physical Requirements:

(Note: The following descriptions are applicable to this section: Continuous - 6-8 hours per shift; Frequent - 2-6 hours per shift; Infrequent - 0-2 hours per shift)

Ability to perform job functions in an upright position. (Frequent)
Ability to perform job functions in a seated position. (Frequent)
Ability to perform job functions while walking/mobile. (Frequent)
Ability to climb stairs. (Infrequent)
Ability to climb ladders. (Infrequent)
Ability to work indoors. (Continuous)
Ability to work outdoors in all weather and temperature extremes. (Continuous)
Ability to work from elevated areas. (Infrequent)
Ability to work in confined/cramped spaces. (Frequent)
Ability to perform job functions from kneeling positions. (Infrequent)
Ability to bend at the waist. (Infrequent)
Ability to twist at the waist. (Infrequent)
Ability to squat and perform job functions. (Infrequent)
Ability to perform 'pinching' operations. (Infrequent)
Ability to fully use both hands/arms. (Continuous)
Ability to perform repetitive motions with hands/wrists/elbows and shoulders. (Frequent)
Ability to fully use both legs. (Continuous)
Ability to reach in all directions. (Continuous)
Possess good finger dexterity. (Continuous)
Ability to maintain tactile sensory functions. (Continuous)
Ability to lift and carry up to 60 lbs., unassisted. (Frequent)
Ability to lift objects, up to 60 lbs., from floor level to height of 60 inches, unassisted. (Frequent)
Ability to maintain 20/40 vision, corrected. (Continuous)
Ability to see and recognize objects close at hand. (Continuous)
Ability to see and recognize objects at a distance. (Continuous)
Ability to match or discriminate between colors. (Continuous)
Ability to determine distance/relationship between objects; depth perception. (Continuous)
Good peripheral vision capabilities. (Continuous)
Ability to maintain hearing acuity, with correction. (Continuous)
Ability to hear and understand whispered conversations at a distance of 3 feet.
Ability to perform gross motor functions with frequent fine motor movements. (Continuous)
Ability to use hand/power tools. (Frequent)

Additional New Requirements:
Ability to obtain and maintain a valid drivers license.
Computer literacy.
Ability to work overtime as required.


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