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Application Review Date

The First Review Date for this job is: 1/5/18

Departmental Overview

Since its founding 45 years ago during Berkeley's watershed Free Speech Movement, the UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism has graduated more than 2,000 students. Alumni have gone on to win virtually every major industry award and to staff--and run--the country's top news organizations. Widely regarded as one of the country's best journalism programs, it is also one of the only remaining two-year Master of Journalism programs in the United States and is the only graduate-level journalism program in the vast, publicly funded University of California system.

The School's core master's program enrolls approximately 120 students, while a new summer-only Journalism Minor serves another 300 undergraduates. Its Investigative Reporting Program routinely produces award-winning reports for national media outlets, and its UC Berkeley Advanced Media Institute (BAMI) offers certification courses in specialized training for mid-career professionals. In 2018, the School will launch a new commercial audio storytelling center.


The studios Manager uses skills as a seasoned, experienced professional with a full understanding of analytical practices and campus policies and procedures; researches, analyzes and develops solutions to a wide range of issues. Demonstrates good judgment in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining solutions. Primarily deals with policies, programs and proposals which are complex in nature and diverse in scope. Develops new programs, policies or procedures for possible implementation.

The North Gate Studios Manager holds profit and loss (P&L) responsibility for planning, coordinating and administering programs, processes, facilities and technical systems in support of the School's Radio and TV broadcast studios and web-enabled library, providing revenue and industry credibility for the School. The Studios Manager independently manages the scheduling and staffing for broadcast feed services provided out of the studios; ensures that billing is handled on time, that clients receive quality service and that the studios are maintained and up to industry standards.

Responsibilities include:

* Determines the need for further technical enhancements to School technology and studio services.

* Requests funds for equipment repair and purchases to maintain state of the art studio spaces.

* Supervises the upkeep of technical equipment in the library control room, TV and Radio studios.

* Develops proposals and recommendations to guide and support a broader strategic direction for revenue generation through media services.

* Coordinates efforts with a variety of external and internal constituents; ensures that reservations for school studios are fully staffed by trained and professional engineers.

* Responsible for the recruitment, technical direction, training, and management of production staffing; establishes and ensures work quality standards.

* Collaborates with HR related regarding issues or concerns.

* Researches organizational structures, and make recommendations for the administrative back-end of studio operations.

* Establish brand consistency and maximizing client reservations.

* Develops, documents, and implements policy, processes and work flow for service delivery and communication with clients, bookings, and billing.

* Monitors and analyzes changes in external regulations, legislation, and UC policies on media for impact on the Campus.

* Researches and summarizes best practices in field.

* Develops and monitors policies and procedures for broadcast operations.

* Establishes and maintains contacts internally within the university and with external clients.

* Performs or delegates studio recordings and broadcasts in studios and control rooms.

* Engineers and directs broadcast, radio and streaming sessions.

* Provides oversight and management of the billing life-cycle for studio and library use.

* Keeps a log of all jobs completed and ensures that the billing support person follows through with invoicing and collections.

Required Qualifications


* Knowledge of common campus-specific and other computer application programs.

* Highly developed analytical/problem-solving skills.

* Strong communication and interpersonal skills to communicate effectively with all levels of staff, faculty and external clients; both verbally and in writing.

* Ability to multi-task with demanding timeframes.

* Ability to use discretion and maintain all confidentiality.

* Excellent customer service and consultative skills.

* Excellent project management skills.

* Experience with supervision, and setting scheduling priorities and expectations for a team.


* Bachelor's degree in related area and/or equivalent experience/training.

Salary & Benefits

For information on the comprehensive benefits package offered by the University visit:

How to Apply

Please submit your cover letter and resume as a single attachment when applying.

Conviction History Background

This is a designated position requiring fingerprinting and a background check due to the nature of the job responsibilities. Berkeley does hire people with conviction histories and reviews information received in the context of the job responsibilities. The University reserves the right to make employment contingent upon successful completion of the background check.

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