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WQPT PBS Television Director/Producer- QC CAMPUS **NEW**

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  • Work Department: WQPT PBS
  • Class Title/Code: Television Director/Producer (1055)
  • Effective Date: May 24, 2023
  • Responsibilities:

    A(n) Television Director-Producer typically -

    1. responsible for planning and collaborating with staff members to discuss details of production, including photography, script, music, sets, etc.
    2. conceptualizes, writes, directs, produces, and edits multimedia content and other communication platforms using existing and emerging technologies.
    3. studies scripts to determine project requirements.
    4. directs live broadcasts, films and recordings, or non-broadcast programming for public entertainment or education.
    5. researches production topics using the internet, video archives, and other informational sources.
    6. responsible for fact-checking, copyright compliance, libel avoidance, and ethical media practice in accordance with the Federal Communications Comission (FCC) guidelines.
    7. plans details such as framing, composition, camera movement, sound, and actor movement for each shot or scene.
    8. chooses settings, locations and determines how scenes will be shot.
    9. supervises and coordinates all aspects of video project from the work of camera, lighting, design, writing, and sound crew.
    10. creates computer-generated graphics or animation for television broadcasts.
    11. reviews film, recordings, or rehearsals to ensue conformance to production and broadcast standards.
    12. monitors postproduction processes to ensure accurate completion of details.
    13. compiles scripts, program notes, and other material related to productions.
    14. identifies and approves equipment and elements required for productions; maintains inventories of material, equipment, or products.
    15. responsible for managing the budget, scheduling, planning, and marketing of production; ensures deadlines are met.
    16. prepares operational reports.
    17. supervises, trains, and assigns tasks to staff personnel as assigned.
    18. performs other related duties as assigned.
  • Required Qualifications:


    1. Bachelor’s degree in Fine Arts, Film Production, Communication, Journalism, or a closely related field.
    2. Two (2) years of experience in the fields of television, film, or theater production, digital cinematography, video, audio, and editing production, or other related professional field.
  • Starting Salary: $3,810 /monthly
  • Application Deadline: Jun 7, 2023
  • Additional Information:

    Take your career to the 'Necks Level!!

    • Benefits begin on day one with four health plan options to choose from with vision included in each plan
    • The State shares the cost of health coverage with you. Employee monthly contributions are determined by your annual salary.  Employee monthly contributions start as low as $94 for individual coverage or $194 for 2+dependents.
    • Sick and vacation time accrual begins on day one.  Accrue up to 12 sick leave days and 25 vacation days a year
    • WIU offers 12 paid holidays plus additional paid time off between Christmas and New Year's Day
    • Tuition Waiver up to six credit hours per semester at any public state university
    • Paid twice a month by direct deposit

Employment - Information & Instructions

Complete an Employment Application online. Submit supplemental application materials, including copies of official academic transcripts and a current resume, via email to HR-Testing@wiu.edu.

All application materials, including completed application, transcripts, and resume, are due in the WIU Human Resources Office no later than 4:30 p.m. the day of the application deadline.

Western Illinois University is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity employer with a strong commitment to diversity and a non-discrimination policy that includes sex, race, color, sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression, religion, age, marital status, national origin, disability, or veteran status.

For questions regarding the application process, please contact:

Human Resources Office
Sherman Hall 105
1 University Circle
Macomb, IL 61455

Phone: (309) 298-1971 ext. 1
Fax: (309) 298-2300

Email: HR-Testing@wiu.edu

Open: Monday – Friday; 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.