Media Services Manager Duties and Responsibilities
Purpose of Classification:
and organizes audiovisual and media services provided to the
university. Organizes the operation and sound maintenance of
facilities requiring sound reproduction. Designs technical and
specialized audiovisual systems in response to faculty, student and
staff requirements. Incumbents in this classification supervise
technical staff in the setup, operation and maintenance of
fourth in a series of four classifications. It is distinguished from
the Media Technician Supervisor in that incumbents typically
supervise all lower levels in the series and manage entire media
Examples of Duties:
- Supervises activities of subordinates.
- Prepares departmental budget by forecasting labor and
equipment needs and submits to supervisor; maintains and
monitors departmental budget.
- Plans and provides technical support for conferences and
seminars; orders necessary equipment; assigns staff and
- Develops new media services and promotes within campus
community; develops procedures for new services.
- Coordinates with media users to determine equipment
utilization and design needs; solves instructional problems
relating to use of media equipment.
- Develops procedures and guidelines for day to day
- Maintains and updates data used in preparation of various
reports submitted to Director.
- Submits evaluation and specification reports to Director, to
determine required sound design changes for facilities requiring
- Evaluates equipment repairs and equipment needs pertaining
to sound operations; recommends additional equipment and/or
modifications if needed; prepares requisition for purchases.
- Provides technical expertise to contractors, media staff and
faculty regarding equipment purchases and installation.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
- Knowledge of media presentation tools and techniques.
- Knowledge of supervisory practices and principles.
- Knowledge of personal computer operating systems as it
relates to audio-visual presentation systems.
- Skill in both verbal and written communication.
- Skill in media event planning and organization.
Bachelor's degree in Broadcast Communication/Technology AND two
years audio-visual support experience which includes one year
supervisory experience; OR, Six years media experience, which
includes one year supervisory experience; OR, Any equivalent
combination of experience and/or education from which comparable
knowledge, skills and abilities have been achieved.
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