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CG25 - Production Manager III

Band 6  


State Specifications:

General Nature of Work:

Produces or directs the production of radio or television programming.

Guidelines for Class Use/Distinguishing Characteristics:

Positions in this class are responsible for the development of broadcast programs from inception to actual technical production.

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.)

Supervises, plans and coordinates university programming in television, radio, cinematography, photography and visual aids.
Supervises technical operations and broadcasting public relations programs.
Develops, produces and oversees local productions which meet specific community needs.
Works closely with local government, school, business and community leaders to determine their needs and how the station can serve them.
Designs and implements advertising and promotion plans for local and national programs.
Researches, develops and produces radio programs for national distribution.
Coordinates booking, program planning, production and post-production of national programming.
Manages production studios, recording and editing facilities, master control and playback, maintenance and related areas.
Coordinates studio engineering operations with production and programming operations.

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 production techniques and the ability to coordinate these techniques to meet the production and engineering requirements of an agency, radio or television station.
Knowledge of Federal Communications Commission rules and regulations pertaining to broadcasting.
Knowledge on in-studio and field production techniques for broadcasting.
Knowledge of how to plan and administer a communication media program.
Knowledge of the broadcasting and production equipment.
Ability to evaluate the technical quality of program material.
Ability to manage budgets, negotiations and personnel.
Ability to project audience needs and to develop programs aimed at meeting those needs.

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 bachelor's degree and experience in radio or television programming, production or engineering.

MUSC Minimum Training and Experience Requirements:

A bachelor's degree and four years experience in radio or television programming, production or engineering.

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. (Infrequent)
Ability to perform job functions from kneeling positions. (Infrequent)
Ability to bend at the waist. (Frequent)
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. (Infrequent)
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. (Infrequent)
Ability to lift objects, up to 60 lbs., from floor level to height of 60 inches, unassisted. (Infrequent)
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 perform gross motor functions with frequent fine motor movements. (Continuous)
Ability to use hand/power tools. (Infrequent)

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


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