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Associate Director of Production Operations

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Work type: Regular
Location: Malibu Campus
Categories: Seaver College, Communication/PR/Marketing, Director/Executive/Management

This position manages the production studio and associated areas in the Communication Division. In collaboration with faculty, this person will be responsible for proactively administering, coordinating, and maintaining standards, procedures, budgets, and equipment and technologies needed to reach production and creative goals.


  • Manages the functionality and quality of the studio space, technology, software, and media products. This includes researching and ordering new equipment and providing a solutions-oriented approach to solving equipment, resource, and space issues.
  • Works closely with faculty to asses major equipment and studio budgets, including supervising purchases and mentoring faculty and students with regard to industry standards.
  • Serves as a liaison between studio productions and campus insurance and legal departments, including guiding students and faculty through the professional process of submitting all necessary paperwork for student productions.
  • Supervises Studio Technical Operations Specialist in installing and updating studio, edit bay, and control room hardware, software, and equipment.
  • Oversees hiring and functioning of student equipment and camera checkout workers.
  • Manages programming and licenses for campus radio and television content distribution.
  • Updates and maintains information and media archive, including liaising with IMC to see that production information on the Pepperdine website is accurate and up to date.
  • Maintains the schedule for the studio, radio station, edit bays, and newsroom classroom.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
  • Uphold University mission through work performed.

The above information has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

Skills and Qualifications

Required: Bachelor's degree in media-related field. Experience with the equipment needed for and work flow of live, studio, and field single and multi-camera productions. Experience providing post-production support. Knowledge of non-linear editing software, HD cameras, MAC, and PC operating systems.

Preferred: Continuing education in production or emerging technologies. Master's degree in a media-related field and/or qualifications for offering some instruction in production.

Qualified individuals should be able to articulate a strong commitment to diversity, and have the ability to work effectively with individuals from different backgrounds. Qualified applicants with criminal histories will be considered for employment in compliance with all applicable laws.

Offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of a criminal, education, and employment screening.

This is a regular, exempt, 40 hour per week position.

Salary: Commensurate with experience

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