University of Utah Jobs

Job Information

University of Utah Associate Producer in Salt Lake City, Utah

Open Date 02/08/2021

Requisition Number PRN25249B

Job Title Associate Producer

Working Title Associate Producer

Job Grade D

FLSA Code Administrative

Patient Sensitive Job Code? No

Standard Hours per Week 40

Full Time or Part Time? Full Time

Shift Day

Work Schedule Summary

VP Area President

Department 00334 - KUED

Location Campus

City Salt Lake City, UT

Type of Recruitment External Posting

Pay Rate Range $31,600/yr. to $45,000/yr. DOE

Close Date

Open Until Filled Yes

Job Summary

PBS Utah is looking for an Associate Producer committed to doing the kind of work that builds public trust in journalism and storytelling, work that is skeptical, conversational and compassionate. Recognized as one of the leading public television stations in the country, PBS Utah is committed to serving the Utah community through diverse local productions, K-12 educational programs, and community engagement. PBS Utah works to provide the people of Utah and surrounding areas with relevant programming and services while upholding core values of integrity, fairness, independence, education, and innovation.

The PBS Utah Associate Producer assists Producers in managing, coordinating, producing and editing short-form projects for series, documentaries, segments, or shorts. The AP will coordinate a myriad of pre-production, production, and post-production details for This Is Utah, PBS Utah’s flagship, field-based, magazine series and Utah Insight, PBS Utah’s new, studio-based public affairs series. The AP will manage timelines, deliverables, media files, shoots, and edit sessions; and manage the technical & operational side of preparing shows for broadcast, web, or social.

Our ideal candidate is an inclusive emerging leader with the ability to build trust on their team and in the community we serve. This candidate should have a commitment to the core values of PBS Utah and have the ability to be mindful of the diverse voices and lived experiences in our community that broaden perceptions and find common ground.

This is a Category IIA position: Not required on campus and able to telework during the duration of the University’s COVID -19 response. Employees and/or functions where employees are able to work remotely in order to maintain campus systems, campus operations, clinical operations, and patient care. Employee may need to come into station on occasion.

Responsibilities

1.Assists and supports Producers with all facets of pre-production, production, and post-production activities.

2.Manages, organizes and coordinates the deliverables and timelines for This Is Utah and Utah Insight.

3.Produces segments for This Is Utah and other departmental projects.

4.Helps produce for Utah Insight.

5.Edits for This Is Utah and Utah Insight.

6.Writes copy for This Is Utah and Utah Insight.

7.QC’s This Is Utah and Utah Insight elements and oversees the closed captioning.

8.Acts as the liaison between This Is Utah and Utah Insight lead Producer and other Segment Producers or Host/Producers.

9.Fill-ins as the Control Room Line Producer for live or live-to-tape productions as needed.

10.Organizes, maintains and manages a project’s media assets such as drives, licenses, permissions, and metadata.

11.Maintains editorial integrity and adheres to a high journalistic code of ethics.

• This job description is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to the job.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in Film, Communication, Journalism, or a related field, or equivalency (2 years related work experience may be substituted for 1 year of education). At least two years’ experience creating and producing media content.

Department Specific Qualifications

Excellent project leadership, organizational and time management skills; demonstrated cross-cultural communication skills; strong storytelling abilities; superior attention to detail; strong editing proficiency with Adobe Premiere Suite; excellent research skills; displays emotional intelligence, initiative, follow-through, and remains calm under pressure; and has the proven ability to interact with internal and external stakeholders with diplomacy, trust, and integrity.

Applicants must demonstrate the potential ability to perform the essential functions of the job as outlined in the position description.

Required documents: Cover Letter/Personal Statement, Resume, 3 References, and Links to your work specifying your roles. In your cover letter or personal statement, please speak to how your experience aligns with our job requirements and about your commitment to providing a voice to underrepresented groups. Applications without cover letters or personal statement, links to your work and the roles you performed, will not be considered. Please use the “Example of Research 1” document for the links to your work.

Preferences

Ability to write and speak fluently in a second language. Previous experience in communicating with, and/or telling the stories of underrepresented groups.

Type Benefited Staff

Special Instructions Summary

Required documents: Cover Letter/Personal Statement, Resume, 3 References, and Links to your work specifying your roles. In your cover letter or personal statement, please speak to how your experience aligns with our job requirements and about your commitment to providing a voice to underrepresented groups. Applications without cover letters or personal statement, links to your work and the roles you performed, will not be considered. Please use the “Example of Research 1” document for the links to your work.

Additional Information

The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and is committed to diversity in its workforce. In compliance with applicable federal and state laws, University of Utah policy of equal employment opportunity prohibits discrimination on the basis of race or ethnicity, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, veteran’s status, status as a qualified person with a disability, or genetic information. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities, and protected veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law.

To inquire about this posting, email: employment@utah.edu or call 801-581-2300. Reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to qualified individuals with disabilities. To request an accommodation or for further information about University AA/EO policies, please contact the Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action, 201 S. Presidents Cr., Rm 135, (801) 581-8365 (V/ TDD ), email: oeo@umail.utah.edu .

The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“URS”). Eligible new hires with prior URS service, may elect to enroll in URS if they make the election before they become eligible for retirement (usually the first day of work). Contact Human Resources at (801) 581-7447 for information. Individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from URS are subject to URS’ post-retirement rules and restrictions. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801) 366-7770 or (800) 695-4877 or University Human Resource Management at (801) 581-7447 if you have questions regarding the post-retirement rules.

This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen.

DirectEmployers