Purpose of Position:
The position manages staff and facilities serving the needs of Community Producers – the clients of our Free Speech program. The position is focused both on day-to-day administration and strategic oversight of the program.
Supervision and Administration: Supervise Public Equipment staff, Community Producer Liaison, Distribution Coordinator and Operations Assistant. Oversee scheduling, timekeeping, staff development and evaluations, etc.
Manage Production Facilities: Primary responsibility for organizing public production facilities and equipment— including field equipment, studios, editing equipment and common areas. Work with Technology team to make sure equipment is properly maintained. Oversee tracking and purchasing of expendables. Assist with capital equipment budgets.
Policies: Help create an orderly, positive environment for media center operations. Oversee revision and development of policies for community producers, relating to both behavior and allocation of TV studio and equipment. Oversee disciplinary actions for violation of BRIC policies.
Assessment: Oversee collection of quantitative and qualitative data about the use of BRIC’s Free Speech services; work collaboratively with the Director of Community Media to assess the impact.
Equipment and Technology: Oversee use of database for use of Free Speech Services; work collaboratively with Programming and Technology teams to improve the experience of community producers.
- Familiarity with Public Access operations
- Experience in a public service program or customer service position, including experience as a supervisor.
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
- Team player with a commitment to a collaborative work environment.
- Bachelor’s Degree in a related field
- Experience or familiarity with video equipment and production
Salary and Schedule
Full-time position. Some evenings and weekends are required
How to Apply
Email firstname.lastname@example.org with subject line: Manager, Community Producer Services. Please write a brief cover letter in the body of the email and attach resume. Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
BRIC is the Public Access Television organization for Brooklyn. BRIC’s community media programming includes three initiatives aired on the four channel Brooklyn Public Network: community-produced Brooklyn Free Speech TV and BRIC-produced, Brooklyn-focused BRIC TV. Brooklyn Free Speech is the home of filmmakers, television artists and organizations seeking to learn to create innovative media. Its community media programs offer residents free access to media production facilities and equipment, and low-cost media education. Every week over 650 hours of TV programs, created by Brooklyn-based producers, air on Public Access TV.
BRIC is an equal opportunity employer.