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Producer/Director II


University, MS, US, 38677

Department:  University Marketing & Communications (10000993)
Employee Designation:  Regular Full-time (Benefits Eligible)
Definition of Class

This position manages and participates in the production of documentary and/or marketing-related media projects. The incumbent coordinates media productions from inception through post-production operations, serves as a team leader, provides guidance and direction to personnel, organizes assignments, establishes production schedules, determines and identifies resources, evaluates feasibility of production activities, and completes tasks and deadlines as assigned.

Examples of Work Performed
  • Organizes field shoots, writes scripts, supervises videographer editor, on-line editor, and other producers’ work.
  • Develops story ideas, researches materials and organizes story assignments.
  • Coordinates with outside media rights holders to insure content accuracy and production.
  • Produces and oversees production of motion and still graphics for integration with live-event video board presentation.
  • Recruits and trains students and freelancers to staff live events.
  • Insures the proper loading and performance of live-event materials (i.e. team intro videos, crowd hype videos, ribbon-board graphics)
  • Develops and suggests budgetary needs pertinent to the performance of their duties.
  • Supervises and coordinates pre-production and post-production operations.  
  • Assists in the evaluation and the feasibility of production requests and recommends appropriate course of action.
  • Supervises and coordinates production time lines.
  • Supervises and coordinates quality control.
  • Evaluates production techniques and equipment.
  • Recommends quality improvements and effectiveness of productions.
  • Ensures all assigned tasks are in compliance with department, University, Southeastern Conference, and NCAA rules and regulations.
  • Performs similar or related duties as assigned or required.
Essential Functions

These essential functions include, but are not limited to, the following. Additional essential functions may be identified and included by the hiring department.

  1. Plans and coordinates the production of programs and/or marketing related materials.
  2. Determines and identifies production resources.
  3. Supervises and coordinates the activities of production personnel.     
Minimum Education/Experience

Bachelor's Degree in Communication, Broadcasting or a related field from an accredited four-year college or university.



Four (4) years of experience related to the above described duties.


Substitution Statement:

Related experience may be substituted for education, on a basis set forth and approved by the Department of Human Resources.

Salary/Wage Information
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EEO Statement
The University of Mississippi complies with all applicable laws regarding equal opportunity and affirmative action and does not unlawfully discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of race, color, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status or genetic information.
Background Check Statement

The University of Mississippi is committed to providing a safe campus community. UM conducts background investigations for applicants being considered for employment. Background investigations include a criminal history record check, and when appropriate, a financial (credit) report or driving history check.

Nearest Major Market: Oxford Mississippi