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Title: Production Assistant Department: Fitzwater Center - Depot
Supervisor:  Richard Morse Location: Fitzwater Center


Duties and Responsibilities


Check-in/check-out of A/V equipment. Complete all paperwork with signatures and student id number.


Log reservations of equipment/editing suites and complete check-in/check-out forms for equipment.


Ensure equipment functionality upon check-out/return. Note any malfunctioning equipment and report it to the Media Technical Specialist immediately.


Assist students with basic troubleshooting of field, studio, editing programs and related software including but not limited to Adobe Premiere, Adobe After Effects, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Audition.


Assist in Fitzwater Center Productions, in the field or in the studio, including but not limited to events, Tuesday Briefings and other shows, podcasts, public service announcements or University promotional videos.  These require evening and weekend work.


Enforce all policies set forth by the Director of the Marlin Fitzwater Center for Communication, the Media Technical Specialist, and Faculty/Staff.


Additional requests of the Depot Production Assistants will be handled in accordance with availability and competence of the Depot Production Assistant on staff at the time of the request

Depot Production Assistants have access to secured areas for the purpose of completion of scheduled job responsibilities only.  No special privileges are accorded Depot employees.

 For additional information, consult the position description and departmental policies and procedures.



Minimum Qualifications / Skills Required:


Must demonstrate basic production skills and have a willingness to improve these skills and learn new technologies.


Skills to be gained:

Camera operating skills, audio recording, motion and graphic design, Adobe Creative Cloud.

Special Notes:

We are looking for a few good humans to work as Depot Production Assistants. The job description and responsibilities have been modified and updated for this academic year, so please read carefully. The Depot Production Assistants must demonstrate basic production skills and have a willingness to improve these skills and learn new technologies. While on duty, there will be access to learn when not checking in/out equipment. However, this is not an opportunity to do your homework or embed yourself in your phone. This is a hands-on, physically active position that requires interfacing with students, faculty and staff in a responsible and professional manner. Troubleshooting and the ability to stay calm under pressure is very important. Interviews will be conducted by the Media Technical Specialist.


Hours may vary based on events.

We are currently looking to fill these time slots:

Mondays 10 am 12 pm

Thursdays 8:30 10 am

Thursdays 10 am 12 pm