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Traffic and Production Coordinator

Northern Michigan University
Job Location:
Marquette, Michigan
Broadcasting, Radio, and Television
Position Title: Traffic and Production Coordinator
Department: Broadcast & Audio-Visual Srvcs
Term of Assignment: Grant term
Term End Date, If Applicable:
FLSA Status:  Non-Exempt = overtime eligible
Work Schedule: Traditionally Monday-Friday, 8:00 am-5:00 pm with occasional evening and weekend work required
Salary: Targeted salary range: $38,800-$41,700
Travel: No travel
Brief Statement of Duties
Brief Statement of Duties: Provide a variety of television production support services for studio, remote and on-air production products. Assist with scheduling, supervising and training crew for studio productions. Create monthly/daily schedules for three, on-air program channels plus creating and editing interstitial material for broadcast. Assist with production of University sports events for broadcast and streaming.
Minimum Qualifications
Required Education: Associate's Degree
Discipline / Degree Area: Communications, Broadcasting, Multi-media Systems or related field
Required Specialized Training/Certifications: None
Required Minimum Work Experience: One year equivalent work experience in broadcast studio and field production.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, or Attributes Required for Satisfactory Performance of the Position Duties:
  • Ability to operate broadcast equipment: camera, audio board, graphic computer, video switcher, etc.
  • Ability to understand, interpret and create program logs and schedules based on content from the TV
  • Program Manager.
  • Ability to quickly learn to operate new equipment and software, and to teach others.
  • Experience with both Mac and PC systems. Editing experience with Final Cut Pro or Adobe Premiere.
  • Ability to accurately concentrate on multiple tasks and details and function well under the pressure of
  • daily deadlines.
  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • Ability to communicate effectively and function as a member of a team.
  • Ability to direct the work of others, to communicate work schedules, and to train and evaluate students,
  • volunteers and interns.
  • Ability to work occasional nights and weekends.
Additional Desirable Qualifications
Additional Desirable Qualifications: Bachelor's Degree in a related field.
  • Supervisory and staff scheduling experience.
  • Experience serving as on-camera and voice talent.
  • Experience producing and directing studio and field broadcasts including sports.
  • Visual design skills, including broadcast design and motion graphics.
  • Set design and construction skills.
  • Studio/event lighting skills.
  • Still photography skills.
  • Experience using broadcast traffic software
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Submit application, cover letter and resume
Contact Information:
Julane Cappo, Associate Director of Human Resources, 906-227-1493
Equal Employment Opportunity: NMU is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer of protected veterans and individuals with disabilities, and is strongly committed to increasing the diversity of its employees.
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