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CG30 - Production Manager IV

Band 7  


State Specifications:

General Nature of Work:

Directs and manages the daily activities of production teams and/or departments (Computer Graphics, Electronic Field Production, Lighting, Scenic Services, Studio Crew and Video Tape Editing) that create and/or produce remote and studio radio/television p

Guidelines for Class Use/Distinguishing Characteristics:

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.)

Develops program ideas and content independently or with other skilled staff and non-staff members.
Prepares short-range and long-range schedules for all productions, including facilities, equipment, personnel and other related activities.
Develops and maintains budgets, timelines and billing records of facilities, material and personnel, or supervises the development and maintenance of those documents.
Selects, hires, trains, supervises and evaluates the performance of a diverse staff.
Meets with underwriters and those for whom programs may be produced.
Develops and maintains, in conjunction with the Engineering Department, a system for the concurrent scheduling of employees; resolves any conflicting schedules.
Conducts production meetings on a project basis to ensure that all projects are completed to high professional standards and according to budgets and timetables.
Evaluates and recommends the purchase of radio/television production equipment and supplies; ensures inventory of equipment is properly maintained.

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 radio/television production techniques and the technical aspects of production and equipment.
Ability to budget, negotiate, plan, develop proposals and schedule.
Ability to assess, evaluate, guide and supervise subordinates.
Ability to produce and direct radio/television programs.
Ability to use independent judgement within established guidelines and to establish and maintain effective working relationships with staff members and the public.
Ability to communicate orally, visually and in writing.

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 a professional television setting.

MUSC Minimum Training and Experience Requirements:

A bachelor's degree and five years experience in a professional television setting.

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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