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CG20 - Production Manager II

Band 5  


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 function as technical experts in specialties such as set design, camera operations, studio crew management, tape editing, and announcing. The work performed involved higher levels of responsibility than positions in the Production Manager I class.

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.)

Conceives, produces, coordinates and directs cultural affairs programs, news and public affairs programs and station breaks.
Oversees the activities of all personnel engaged in the lighting of productions, ensuring that technical and esthetic standards are met.
Develops the look, feel and mood of programs through creative scenic design from conception of ideas to acquisition of resources and set construction.
Operates computer video tape editing systems, broadcast video production switcher and audio production equipment.
Develops programs to meet the needs of the visually disabled.
Develops and adheres to project budgets and schedules.
Functions as a one-person, self-contained production unit or manages the development and production of television programs thorough the use of crews.

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 methods of radio and/or television program development and production.
Knowledge of Federal Communications Commission rules and regulations.
Knowledge of budgeting techniques and financial records.
Knowledge of the principles, practices and safety rules of professional television lighting.
Knowledge of all tools, devices and state-of-the-art techniques required to create and construct sets for television productions.
Knowledge of advanced field production techniques.
Skill in the operation of video editing equipment.
Ability to select programs and determine programming for an audience.
Ability to manage program production from inception to realization.

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 production of radio or television programs.

MUSC Minimum Training and Experience Requirements:

A high school diploma and five years experience or additional education in the 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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