Director, Studio Operations

Location
New York
Posted
Jul 24, 2012
Closes
Aug 23, 2012
Contact
Human Resources
Category
Television
Duration
Full Time
JOB DESCRIPTION:

The Director of Studio and Technical Operations provides day to day support for all NY studio network productions within NBCU. This includes, Today Show, Weekend Today, Nightly News, Weekend Nightly News, Dateline, Sports, Football Night in America, Saturday Night Live, Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, The Dr. Oz Show as well as special events. This position will report directly to the VP of Studio Operations.

- Manage all day to day technical operations in a 24/7 live and taped production environment
- Must respond to all operational and studio technical issues with urgency
- Must be an effective trouble shooter
- Candidate will function as the on-site supervisor of all studio technical management
- Work closely with show Directors, Producers and EPs to assess production needs
- Maintain departmental budget and define efficiencies
- Manage within a union environment

REQUIREMENTS:

- BA/BS minimum
- Minimum eight to ten years working experience in a studio production environment
- Minimum of five years technical management experience required
- Thorough knowledge of studio control rooms and related equipment as well as the ability to operate successfuly within a highly technical organization
- Working knowledge of all union contracts including NABET-CWA and DGA
- Must have strong client relationships
- Must be able to work in a fast paced, changing, team oriented environment and possess a hands on management style
- Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
- Must be able to work all hours including weekends and overnights and be available 24/7 if needed
- Must work closely with studio engineering and broadcast operations areas

NBC Universal is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer promoting diversity in the workplace. We invite and encourage response from women, persons of color, veterans and the disabled.

Please apply online via the given link. No phone calls or emails please.

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