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Posting Number: S-3038
Position Number: 68230
Type of Recruitment:   External

Position Summary:   
This position is designed for either the recent graduate who desires a career in broadcasting and seeks valuable post-graduate experience or experienced broadcasters.
Individuals who start as a Television Staff Producer I have the opportunity to progress to the II and III levels after gaining experience, expertise and fulfilling the minimum requirements of the next level.

Individuals hired at the Television Staff Producer III level must be an experienced broadcaster with the ability to create compelling content distributed to a variety of platforms.

Required Qualifications:    
Television Staff Producer I (BR-1):

Education equivalent to a Bachelor’s Degree in Broadcasting, Speech or related field or equivalent combination of education and work experience.

Experience in on-camera situations, including impromptu interview questioning and scripted situations.

General knowledge of non-linear editing and studio situations.

Ability to maintain positive interpersonal relationships with faculty, students, visitors and fellow work associates.

Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.

Demonstrated positive interpersonal skills.

Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively and project a positive image.

Ability to perform the essential functions and requirements of the job.

Television Staff Producer II (BR-2):

All minimum qualifications listed for a Television Staff Producer I (BR-1)

Two years of successful experience in on-camera situations, with increasing responsibilities.

Acquisition and successful demonstration of capabilities in basic non- linear editing.

Demonstrated ability to develop program segments.

Demonstrated ability to formulate interview segments & questions.

Television Staff Producer III (BR-3):

Bachelor’s Degree in Broadcasting or related field or equivalent work experience.

Four years of experience on-camera hosting and/or live field work including scripted and unscripted productions.

Ability to work a varied work schedule, including evenings and weekends and must be willing to travel.

Demonstrated experience and proficiency in field and studio productions.

Proven ability to research, develop, and script long and short form productions.

Demonstrated ability to produce compelling programs, long and short form segments for television, web and other platforms.

Demonstrated ability to project a positive image and maintain positive interpersonal relationship with faculty, students, visitors, colleagues and the public.

Possess strong oral and written communication skills, both formal and informal.

Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously and meet deadlines.

Must be a highly organized and detail oriented team player.

Preferred Qualifications :  

Television Staff Producer III (BR-3):

Experience working in a unionized workplace.
Experience supervising interns and students.
Duties & Responsibilities    

Television Staff Producer I (BR-1):
Assists in the development of television programs and materials.
Researches program topics.
Assists in the development of interview questions.
Acts as on-camera talent as needed.
Contributes to non-linear editing projects.
Television Staff Producer II (BR-2):
Develops segments for inclusion in television programs.
Researches program topics.
Develops interview questions.
Acts as on-camera talent.
Completes basic non-linear editing assignments.
Other duties as assigned.

Television Staff Producer III (BR-3):
Research, write, and edit scripts for video projects.
Produce live, multi-camera events, programs, and segments.
Produce taped interviews for short and long form field productions.
Act as on-camera host for various productions including fundraising as needed.
Develop and produce compelling new programming as needed.
Assist with in-studio and field productions.
Must be willing and able to work a varied schedule.
Other duties as assigned.

Supervision Exercised: None.

Message to Applicants    
Central Michigan University is dedicated to fostering a broadly diverse and inclusive campus that respects all social identities, experiences, and perspectives. In an effort to further this initiative, we are especially interested in candidates who will advance and promote an inclusive and supportive environment for every member of our university community.

You must submit an on-line application in order to be considered as an applicant for this position.

Cover letters may be addressed to the Hiring Committee.