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Managing Producer, CCM Digital

Date: May 29, 2021

Location: Cincinnati, OH, US

Company: University of Cincinnati

Current UC employees must apply internally via SuccessFactors > http://bit.ly/UCEMPL


Founded in 1819, the University of Cincinnati embarks upon its third century – building on the past and defining the future by leading urban, public universities into a new era of innovation and impact through its strategic direction, Next Lives Here. Underscoring the power of creativity, ingenuity, invention and inclusion, what’s Next will accelerate our unrivaled momentum, evidenced by eight straight years of record enrollment and rankings that include placement among America’s top 100 public universities by U.S. News & World Report. Home to a diverse student body of nearly 47,000 and more than 4,200 distinguished faculty, the university combines its Research 1 (Very High Research Activity) Carnegie Classification with a physical setting that The New York Times recently acclaimed as “the most ambitious campus design program in the country.


Job Overview

The University of Cincinnati's College-Conservatory of Music (CCM) seeks a creative individual and seasoned, professional film and television producer with a background in live performance production for the role of Managing Producer for both multi-camera video productions of live performances and single-camera promotional productions. 


This position will be responsible for finding the sweet spot between the creative vision of the performing arts producer/client (usually performing arts faculty) and the practical details of production management.  The Managing Producer will oversee budgets and staffing of internal productions, and will maintaining working relationships with external, third-party production companies.


The role requires creative vision and practical production experience in managing media productions from pre-production through post, and delivering content that engages viewers with a high-quality, CCM-branded digital experience.


The successful candidate will work with CCM administration, faculty and staff in the planning, scheduling, production, post-production and distribution of multi-camera production coverage of live performing arts events as well as single-camera promotional/documentary-style productions, delivered through a range of media distribution channels.

Essential Functions

  • Manage, produce and deliver branded video content for CCM’s news and strategic marketing channels, to current and prospective students, CCM alumni, faculty and staff, stakeholders, partners, and peers.
  • Manage content development for premiere CCM events from inception to completion, successfully leading internal teams of administrators, faculty, staff, external vendors and organizations.
  • Work creatively and collaboratively with all internal and external performing arts producers/clients (usually performing arts faculty) to assess needs and “story scape” ideas that match the themes and artistic vision for all events, and synthesize those ideas into professionally and creatively produced media experiences that engage and entertain the audience.
  • Build and execute a comprehensive distribution schedule for upcoming video releases that can be shared with the CCM Marketing and Communications office and all of CCM’s internal and external constituencies.
  • Maintain budget, prepare contracts, approve and monitor expenditures, prepare budget requests, and financial reports.
  • Maintain compliance and up to date knowledge of WCAG 2.0 and any other accessibility related state and federal laws.
  • May provide direct and/or indirect supervision to exempt and non-exempt staff (i.e., hiring/firing, performance evaluations, disciplinary action, approve time off, etc.).
  • Perform related duties based on departmental need. This job description can be changed at any time.

Required Education

  • Bachelor's Degree in Film and Television Production or related field.
  • Nine (9) years of relevant work experience and/or other specialized training can be used in lieu of education requirement.

Required Experience

  • Five (5) years of professional experience in television/video production in scheduling and coordination, event production staffing, and management of multiple productions.
  • Experience with professional streaming platforms and live streaming public events.
  • Basic ability to edit audio and video and knowledge of video encoding.
  • Knowledge of Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0 requirements and techniques for video, audio, streaming, and captioning.
  • A portfolio that demonstrates high-quality technical work for major clients.
  • Proven ability to work directly with event producers/clients and other staff to identify solutions to client scope.

Additional Qualifications Considered

  • A portfolio that demonstrates high-quality technical work for major clients in the performing arts.
  • Knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite or other similar software.
  • Knowledge of Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) guidelines.

Physical Requirements/Work Environment

  • Office environment/no specific unusual physical or environmental demands.


The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.


As a UC employee, and an employee of an Ohio public institution, if hired you will not contribute to the federal Social Security system, other than contributions to Medicare. Instead, UC employees have the option to contribute to a state retirement plan (OPERS, STRS) or an alternative retirement plan (ARP).


The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran.


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