Sheridan College Manager, Sheridan Production House (Temporary) Temporary in Oakville, ON

Sheridan College

Branch Oakville ON CA

Manager, Sheridan Production House (Temporary)
Oakville, ON

Overseeing areas of planning and resource allocations and day to day supervision of production and editorial staff; Faculty/Department:….

Job Description:
Faculty/Department: Animation, Arts & Design
Employee Group: Administrative
Campus: Trafalgar (May be assigned activity at any Sheridan Campus)
Payband: NL
Reference Number: 17/A/08
Hiring Range: $82,508.00 – $87,664.75
Salary Range: $82,508.00 – $103,135.00
Application Deadline: Open until filled
Application Details: This is a temporary contract that may continue to March 2018

Reporting to the Associate Dean, Film, TV and Journalism, the Manager, Sheridan Production House is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the Sheridan Production House (SPH). The Manager oversees the planning and administration of resources, project costing, billing, budgeting and supervises production and technical staff on a project-by-project basis. The Manager supervises a highly technical team of specialists and is responsible for mentoring and hiring students and contracting outside services. This position is the main client liaison for stakeholders within Sheridan. The Manager works closely with faculty, staff and students across the Sheridan community, with a key objective of creating interdisciplinary and inter professional linkages resulting in production opportunities for students as part of their learning. The Sheridan Production House is a centralized, institutional fee-for-service unit created to produce multi-media content for Sheridan College, its various facilities, programs and services, both corporate and academic as well as provide A/V and multimedia as needed for institutional events such as convocation, Welcome Back and Remembrance Day. SPH also supports curriculum objectives for many programs (such as filming critiques).

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Overseeing areas of planning and resource allocations and day to day supervision of production and editorial staff;
  • Acting as Executive Producer on specific projects and liaising with clients/partners to ensure needs are met;
  • Creating production schedules and timelines, compatible with academic timetable;
  • Working with academic leaders on opportunities for projects to align with (or reach into) curriculum;
  • Planning, developing, maintaining, scheduling and supervising the production activities;
  • Co-ordinating and supervises all elements of production for clients and partners;
  • Working closely with stakeholders such as Event and Conference Services, President’s Office, and other corporate division on high-profile institutional events such as convocation to ensure a high-level of technical proficiency;
  • Developing department’s strategic and operational plans and aligning resources to deliver on priorities;
  • Recruiting for and supervises students for SPH projects, including consultation with other stakeholders;
  • Working closely with the Steering Committee on project costing, facilities and resources allocation, budgeting and invoicing to ensure fiscal viability; Developing and monitors budgets for all productions;
  • Responsible for ensuring health and safety standards associated with the production industry are followed;
  • Performs other initiatives and projects as required.

The successful candidate will possess a 3-year diploma or degree in Film, Television, Journalism or a related field along with a minimum of 5 years of experience in production management (i.e. business acumen) with direct experience on production projects (or an equivalent combination of relevant education and experience). The successful candidate must have a defined philosophy of work integrated learning for media production. Also necessary, to understand and determine solutions to production challenges, are well-developed organizational management, analytical, problem-solving, conflict resolution and evaluation skills. Working knowledge of current software and hardware programs used in the practice of production management and budgeting, is necessary as is project management experience. Teaching experience and demonstrated leadership in media education are desired. Experience (or credentials for) working with students or volunteers (i.e. a mentoring role in industry) will be considered an asset. The incumbent will have ability to delegate and supervise effectively. Diplomacy, excellent interpersonal, communication and human relations skills and highly evolved skills to manage simultaneous priorities are essential.

Sheridan welcomes diversity in the workplace and encourages applications from all qualified individuals, including visible minorities, Indigenous People, and persons with disabilities. In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA), Sheridan is committed to accommodating applicants with disabilities throughout the hiring process. At any stage of the hiring process, Human Resources will work with applicants requesting accommodation.

Note: Copies of educational credentials is requested at the time of an interview. As a condition of employment, Sheridan requires confirmation of educational credentials in the form of an official Canadian transcript or an official evaluation of international credentials which determines Canadian equivalency.

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Employment Type: Temporary
Location: Oakville, ON, CA
Posted on: 2017-04-02
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