Production Operations Manager



The Production Operations Manager is responsible for providing timely technical operations support and management oversight for news broadcasts and other live and recorded programs.

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Date Posted:  1/10/2023

Closing Date:  5/31/2023

City:  Sioux Falls – 57104

State:  South Dakota



·         Manages all aspects of the Production Operations Department

·         Plans and manages staffing, training, and performance evaluations for the Production Operations Department, including Control Room and Studio (non-talent) personnel

·         Insures that staffing levels are cost effective and enough to meet the needs of the station

·         Makes decisions regarding hiring, evaluation, promotion and termination of employees

·         Ensures station compliance with FCC broadcast rules and regulations

·         Monitors broadcasts to ensure that programs conform to station quality standards, policies and regulations

·         Manages the use of studio and editing resources

·         Trains employees in the use of equipment such as switchers, cameras, monitors, microphones, and lights

·         Assigns projects to staff and verifies that deadlines are being met

·         Acts as a liaison between the Engineering and Production Operations departments

·         Performs various production duties when necessitated by employee absence or other exigent circumstances

·         Performs other duties as assigned

·         Technical degree in Digital Electronics, Broadcasting, or a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and work-related experience

·         Fluency in English

·         Excellent communication skills, both oral and written

·         Minimum five years’ experience with digital electronics systems in a television broadcasting environment, with at least two year’s experience in a leadership role (More or less depending on market size).

·         Experience guiding, directing and motivating subordinates, including setting performance standards and monitoring performance

·         Ability to identify the developmental needs of others and to coach, mentor or otherwise help others to improve their knowledge or skills

·         Proficiency with computers, telephones, copiers, scanners, fax machines and other office equipment

·         Strong PC/MS Office experience.

·         Experience with broadcast equipment and production environments, including cameras, control boards, audio equipment and editing systems.

·         Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments and handle multiple tasks simultaneously.

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