Job Description

Payroll Title:
Hiring Salary Range
$21.13 - $26.82 / Hour
Appointment Type:
Appointment Percent:
TX Contract
Total Openings:
Work Schedule:
8 hrs/day

#118901 Assistant Producer-Director (Media)

Extended Deadline: Wed 12/7/2022

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Provide production and media assistance for productions and events in Atkinson Hall for Qualcomm Institute (QI). Assist in designing, purchasing and implementing systems and facilities in advanced video research, development and presentation operations.

As a member of the media support team, assist in the set up, maintenance and operation of computer data and audio-video capture, storage, display, projection and AV control systems in a state-of-the-art performance and collaboration environment, including a 200 seat digital cinema theater, a 100 seat black-box performance space, an immersive visualization space, an HDTV production facility, the Spatialization Lab, art gallery and multiple smart conferencing and collaboration spaces in Atkinson Hall.

Assist users and other staff with the technical AV aspects of conferencing, webcasting and collaboration requirements for these shared facilities, with an emphasis on sound quality and perception. Provide technical AV support and basic training for general and specialized events and demonstrations.

Provide operational support for events and perform other related duties as required, including some evening and weekend events. Maintain equipment operations and inventory with due care. Participate in upgrades to existing infrastructure by installing necessary equipment. Assist with supervision of part-time student crew.


  • Graduation from college with a major in instructional media or communications or a related field; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • Experience with video/TV production. Knowledge of high-definition video and audio technologies.

  • Knowledge of event production and organization. Knowledge of (ideally theatrical) lighting, sound systems, screen and projection technologies, and related control environments.

  • Knowledge of high-definition visualization, computer networks and interfaces.

  • Ability to respond appropriately to changing priorities, and to anticipate and accommodate production needs as priorities shift.

  • Excellent written and oral communications skills.

  • Ability to effectively interact with a wide range of people; students, faculty, producers, project directors, designers, staff and the general community.

  • Ability to evaluate production work standards.


  • Some evenings and weekend work during peak periods is required.

  • The job offer is contingent upon satisfactory clearance based on Background Check results.

Job offer is contingent on successful engagement in the UC COVID-19 Vaccination program (fully vaccinated with documented proof or approved exception/deferral).

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