The Manager of Production and Lead Chapel Liaison is responsible for maintaining the successful ongoing operations of the Media Services team, from recruitment, training, policy, and analytics, to project management, event coordination, lighting technology design, and leadership. This position is responsible for direct management, logistics, and scheduling of chapel production technology teams, ensuring successful delivery of quality service at all levels of production.
Bachelor's degree in Media Production, Broadcast, or Business or 3 to 5 year's experience (Master's or 3 to 5 years of equivalent experience preferred).
3 to 5 years of production experience and proven leadership and management experience in media technology pre-production, production, operations and logistics.
Experience with the creation and implementation of KPI dashboards & scorecards.
Extensive experience with computer aided design (CAD) software in lighting design, rendering, and the creation of detailed lighting schedules.
Experience in 3D modeling and rendering software.
Strong computerized lighting programming experience. Video editing experience on non-linear editing software a plus.
Experience on location and sound stage/studio video recordings and computerized lighting programming.
Advanced knowledge of overhead safety rigging and studio audio recording.
Working knowledge of technical aspects pertaining to live productions.
Operating knowledge of video equipment, especially switchers, routers, monitors, cameras, editing, rendering, and graphics creations.
Advanced proficiency in Macintosh and Windows operating systems.
Primary Duties/Essential Functions
Partner with the Corporate Worship office on the development and implementation of chapel media technology solutions for all undergraduate chapels and events.
Manage the production and output of chapel video editing teams.
Prepare financial analysis, cost reporting, and dashboards, evaluating operational bottlenecks and driving cost-effective solutions for the media services team.
Manage media technology integration projects, developing and adhering to strategic initiatives, project timelines, and key deliverables.
Design, implement, and oversee the installation and operation of production lighting control systems entailing architectural and theatrical lighting solutions across event venues on campus.
Spearhead production lighting design creation, implementation, and coordination for events.
Utilize Vectorworks CAD software to output venue plots, as well as create lighting fixture virtualization, schedules and patches.
Design and distribute 3D promotional renders for university-wide design projects utilizing 3D rendering and design software.
Coordinate all facility Lighting and Production Coordination Events as directed by the Director of Media.
Coordinate Lighting programming, complex lighting designs, and lighting needs for all event productions.
Working as needed on nights, evenings, and weekends.
Azusa Pacific University is a comprehensive, evangelical, Christian university located 26 miles northeast of Los Angeles, California. A leader in the Council of Christian Colleges and Universities, APU is committed to excellence in higher education. Offering more than 100 bachelor's, master's, and doctoral programs on campus, online, and at seven regional centers across Southern California, APU continues to be recognized annually as one of America's Best Colleges by U.S. News & World Report.