Job Category
Professional
Exemption Status/Test
Exempt
Reports To
Executive Director of Communications
Date Revised
01/01/2016
Department
GRS-TV
Primary Purpose
To supervise the GRS-TV staff providing video services to the Garland ISD to include: producing programs for GRS-TV, operating the video boards at Williams Stadium and HBJ Stadium, and working with clients at the Curtis Culwell Center.
Education Certification

Bachelor’s degree with a major in Television or Film

Special Knowledge/Skills

Ability to manage diverse groups or individuals, both adults and students

Strong video production skills to include studio and field work; pre/post production and implementation of produced materials

Ability to organize, develop and produce video programming

Ability to use a personal computer

A valid Texas driver’s license and ability to drive to and from production locations in a personal car, ability to work in a high pressure, fast-paced environment

Excellent communication and decision-making skills

Outstanding team player

Experience

Five (5) years of hands-on television production to include producing, directing and editing video programs

Major Responsibilities and Duties
  • Manage and schedule a department of five employees and one hundred fifty students.
  • Develop a pre-production plan for each program to be produced.
  • Direct live and taped broadcasts.
  • Operate studio/field equipment to include: Video cameras, Video switcher, Audio board, Non-linear editing equipment, Set up of microphones and other related sound equipment,  Set up of lights necessary for quality video
  • Create creative graphics.
  • Evaluate and purchase television equipment and supplies.
  • Minor technical troubleshooting.
  • Create and maintain the department budget.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Executive Director of Communications.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • Manage the day to day operations of the five employees that make up the district production department and Television Magnet Program.
Tools/Equipment Used
Professional cameras, lights, tripods and non-linear editing equipment
Lifting
Must be able to lift up to 75 pounds repeatedly
Environment
Will work a 226 day contract plus over seventy productions that occur after hours, nights or weekends
Mental Demands
Work with frequent interruptions, maintain emotional control under stress