Operate a variety of production equipment including but not limited to: teleprompter, television cameras and video switcher. There are 3-5 position openings
1. Work as a member of set-up and strike crews for studio and remote productions including set installation, lighting hang and light focus.
2. Work as Floor Manager or Production Assistant for studio and location productions.
3. Assist in the construction of sets in the Scenic Design shop.
4. Effectively engage diverse perspectives and experiences in work product and in organizational interactions, including communication and decision-making.
5. Perform other duties related to general station business, and as productions dictate, as assigned by the Studio Production Manager.
Must be enrolled as a student in a university or college in the Madison area
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES
Experience preferred but PBS Wisconsin will provide full training in television production work with an emphasis on camera operation, teleprompter operation, floor management, staging and lighting set up, and other general production assistant duties.
Advanced television coursework, technical theater experience, stage lighting and photography. Comfort with computers and technology and hands-on skills such as carpentry are also a plus.
This position is in the Production/Operations department of PBS Wisconsin, which is located in Vilas Hall on the UW-Madison campus. This position reports to the Studio Production Manager and will be under the general supervision of the Studio Supervisors while working.
ANTICIPATED HOURS AND SCHEDULE
8 to 20 hours per week
Hours will be variable. Individual should be available to work on a flexible schedule. We understand class schedules change each semester. Occasionally evening, early morning (before 7:00 AM), weekend or Holiday work will be an expected part of the responsibilities of this position
$13.00 an hour
The duties of this position can have a physical nature and often require lifting of heavy equipment, the ability to climb ladders to focus and hang lighting equipment, and good visual acuity.
UW-Madison continues to follow necessary health and safety protocols to protect our campus from COVID-19. All employees remain subject to the COVID-19 Workplace Safety Policy: https://policy.wisc.edu/library/UW-5086.
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Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:
UW-Madison is an Equal Employment, Equal Access Employer committed to increasing the diversity of our workforce.
Institutional Statement on Diversity:
Diversity is a source of strength, creativity, and innovation for UW-Madison. We value the contributions of each person and respect the profound ways their identity, culture, background, experience, status, abilities, and opinion enrich the university community. We commit ourselves to the pursuit of excellence in teaching, research, outreach, and diversity as inextricably linked goals.
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