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Producer/Director

Location: 

University, MS, US, 38677

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

Note for Current UM Employees

Current employees must apply internally via connectU > connectu.olemiss.edu

Definition of Class

This position utilizes creativity to produce and direct various media products. The incumbent schedules production, directs production staff, produces high quality projects within designated deadlines and budgets, and takes an active role in academic curriculum through video production training for students both in the classroom and in the field.  

Examples of Work Performed

  • Creates documentary projects and institutional productions.
  • Conducts interviews and develops stories that convey a meaningful message.
  • Composes engaging and informative documentaries.
  • Uses creativity and imagination to develop brand identity.
  • Creates motivational communication that generates viewer enthusiasm.
  • Ensures look and style of videos are produced with creativity and consistency and production deadlines are met.
  • Schedules pre-production, production and post-production activities.
  • Organizes and maintains an orderly equipment room.
  • Establishes a system for students to utilize equipment for approved projects.
  • Supervises and/or directs production staff (editors, videographers, student interns, and writers, etc.).
  • Provides video production training for students in the classroom setting and in the field.
  • Ensures all assigned tasks are in compliance with department, University, Southeastern Conference and NCAA rules and regulations.
  • May teach a course per semester with necessary degree requirement.
  • Performs related or similar duties as required or assigned.

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. Creates documentary projects and institutional productions.
  2. Supervises and/or directs production staff.

Minimum Education/Experience

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


AND


Experience:
Two (2) 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

To learn more about our pay structure and view our salary ranges, click here to visit the Compensation page of our Human Resources website. This link is provided for general pay information. Hourly rate or salary may vary depending on qualifications, experience, and departmental budget. Note: Unclassified positions (faculty, executives, researchers and coaches) do not have established salary ranges.

EEO Statement

The University of Mississippi provides equal opportunity in any employment practice, education program, or education activity to all qualified persons. The University complies with all applicable laws regarding equal opportunity and affirmative action and does not unlawfully discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment based upon race, color, gender, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, citizenship, 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