Austin Community College (ACC) is a public two-year institution that serves a diverse population of approximately 41,000 credit students each fall and spring semester. We embrace our identity as a community college as reflected in our mission statement. We promote student success and community development by providing affordable access, through traditional and distance learning modes, to higher education and workforce training, including appropriately applied baccalaureate degrees, in our service area.
As a community college committed to our mission, we seek to recruit and retain a workforce that:
Reflects the diversity of our community.
Values intellectual curiosity and innovative teaching.
Is attracted by the college mission to promote equitable access to educational opportunities.
Cares about student success and collaborates on strategies to facilitate success for underrepresented populations.
Welcomes difference and models respectful interaction with others.
Engages with the community both within and outside of ACC.
The Austin Community College District promotes student success and community development
by providing affordable access, through traditional and distance learning modes, to higher education and workforce training in its service area.
For more information, see http://www.austincc.edu/about-acc/mission-statement.
Commitment to Equity and Inclusion
ACC is committed to the ongoing systemic changes needed to ensure the increased recruitment, inclusion, retention, and completion of historically underserved and underrepresented populations. Through continual strategic community engagement and professional development of administrators, faculty, staff, and students, the college demonstrates its dedication to fostering a culture and climate for equitable outcomes.
As an open-access and low-cost institution, ACC is proud to serve a diverse student body. Dedicated faculty members are excellent professors who help students achieve their educational goals and are sensitive to the diverse cultures and socio-economic backgrounds of our students. The College values and is committed to equity, diversity, and inclusion throughout the College community.
General Statement of Job
To manage collegewide initiative projects under instruction, student services, and administrative areas of the college utilizing technologies encompassing the web, video, audio, and graphic design in support of instructional and marketing needs of Austin Community College (ACC).
Description of Duties and Tasks
Essential duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Supervises, trains, coaches, directs, coordinates, and disciplines personnel while adhering to organizational human resource policies and procedures as well as related employment laws. Recommends hire and termination personnel actions for positions supervised.
Hires and assigns studio personnel as needed, ensuring compliance with policies and regulations.
Ensures compliance with policies and regulations, and that all issues are addressed and resolved; troubleshoots production problems and evaluates work quality of staff productions.
Plans, develops, and manages multi-media projects (video, audio, web graphic design); consults with internal and external customers to define project goals, communication concepts, scope, theme, audio and visual elements, budget, timeline, and priorities; analyzes problems and implements solutions.
Evaluates project complexities, goals, and technical components; assigns and prioritizes projects.
Analyzes customer requests and conceptualizes creative solutions; writes and composes proposals, scripts, and storyboards; reviews proposals with customers to develop appropriate project approach.
Coordinates and performs pre-production activities such as schedules, shot sheets, crew assignments, talent acquisition, location scouting, set design, graphics preparation, and rehearsals.
Coordinates and performs technical setup of studio, including set design and construction, props and wardrobe, lighting, and electronics.
Plans, directs, shoots, and edits video productions; supervises crew members during studio and location production; performs duties of director, audio technician, camera operator, or grip as needed to assure production quality.
Supervises and performs post-production activities, including scene selection, editing, graphics, special effects, music selection and scoring, and media conversion and duplication.
Meets with customers to evaluate the effectiveness of finished products.
Researches and makes purchase recommendations for video production and post-production equipment and software.
Tracks budgets and accounts for project expenditures; submits reports as required.
Must possess required knowledge and be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed.
Supervisory principles, practices, and methods.
Current principles and practices of video production technology and applications in an educational environment.
Video production equipment, techniques, and quality standards.
Project planning and management principles.
Must possess required skills and be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed.
Budget preparation, legal requirements and standards, and expense control.
Maintaining confidentiality of work-related information and materials.
Maintaining an established work schedule.
Effectively using interpersonal and communications skills including tact and diplomacy.
Effectively using organizational and planning skills with attention to detail and follow-through.
Assessing project needs, and developing and promoting effective solutions.
Producing, directing, writing, shooting, and editing video productions.
Producing quality programs from concept to completion.
Operating a variety of video studio equipment safely and competently.
Assessing and prioritizing multiple tasks, projects, and demands.
Establishing and maintaining effective working relationships.
Use a variety of spreadsheet, word processing, database, and presentation software including computer graphics software applications.
Required Work Experience
Three years related work experience including one year supervisory experience.
Completion of the ACC Supervisor Certificate Series Program will satisfy the supervisory experience required for this position.
Candidates must have regular access to a vehicle for travel throughout the College District.
Work is performed in a variety of settings.
Subject to standing, walking, sitting, bending, reaching, pushing, and pulling, and at times subject to stooping, crawling, and climbing.
May need to lift heavy objects of up to 50 pounds.
Specific vision abilities may include close vision, distance vision, color vision, and ability to focus.
Supervise safe operation of unit. Facilitate safety inspections. Take reasonable and prudent actions to eliminate identified hazards. Ensure employees receive appropriate safety training and foster a workplace safety culture.
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ACC Benefits Overview
Full-time Faculty and Staffing Table employees who work in full-time and/or part-time positions at the College are eligible for ACC medical benefits effective the first of the month after their first 60 days of employment. Benefits include medical, dental, life insurance, short and long term disability, retirement plans and AD&D.
ACC does not participate in Social Security. ACC participates in the Teacher Retirement System of Texas (TRS) and the Optional Retirement Program (ORP-Faculty Only). Part-time and Hourly employees participate in the ACC Money Purchase Plan (ACCMPP) as a retirement program required by Federal law.
The above description is an overview of the job. It is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of duties and responsibilities of the job, nor is it intended to be an all-inclusive list of the skills and abilities required to do the job. Duties and responsibilities may change with business needs. ACC reserves the right to add, change, amend, or delete portions of this job description at any time, with or without notice. Employees may be required to perform other duties as requested, directed, or assigned. In addition, reasonable accommodations may be made by ACC as its discretion to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Austin Community College provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics.
As required by the US Department of Education, employees are required to report violations under the Title IX and, under the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act (Clery Act), select individuals are required to report crimes. If this position is identified as a Campus Security Authority (Clery Act), you will be notified, trained, and provided resources for reporting.