Open Date 05/22/2019
Requisition Number PRN20782B
Job Title Production Assistant
Working Title Production Assistant
Job Grade C
FLSA Code Nonexempt
Patient Sensitive Job Code? No
Standard Hours per Week 40
Full Time or Part Time? Full Time
Shift Day
Work Schedule Summary

VP Area President
Department 00334 – KUED
Location Campus
City Salt Lake City, UT
Type of Recruitment External Posting
Pay Rate Range $14.42/hr. – $21.63/hr.
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Job Summary
KUED’s is Utah’s PBS station, providing the state with access to exceptional content that entertains, informs, and enriches viewers. KUED airs PBS programming, plus award-winning, locally produced documentaries and series. Recognized as one of the leading public television stations in the country, KUED is committed to serving and engaging with the Utah community through its diverse productions, as well as its educational and outreach programs. KUED is always evolving to provide Utahns with relevant programming and services, while maintaining its core values of integrity, fairness, independence, education, and innovation. KUED also provides three additional broadcast channels: WORLD, PBS Kids 24/7, and Create.

As a part of KUED’s Production Department, the Production Assistant is responsible for assisting Producers with editing, data management, research, and studio & field crewing. This position will primarily work on the new series, This Is Utah. This position reports to the Director of Content.


Please provide links to work in the “Applicant Document – Other” under Required Documents

• Edits a variety of short form content and story elements using Adobe Premiere Suite for KUED series, documentaries and other video projects
• Organizes and manages a project’s digital assets
• Secures location permits, travel, lodging and may book studio guests
• Performs detailed archival research
• Secures clearances for all copyrighted assets
• Close-captions completed programs
• Assists field-based productions including helping with lighting, set up, and strike
• Assists studio-based productions by operating Xpression, teleprompter, studio cameras, floor managing, lighting, and set up and strike
• Other duties as assigned

• This job description is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to the job.

Minimum Qualifications
Associate degree in Communications, Journalism, English, Media Arts, or a related field, or equivalency; one year previous experience; and demonstrated analytical, oral and written communication skills required.

Applicants must demonstrate the potential ability to perform the essential functions of the job as outlined in the position description.

2 years previous production, editing, and data management experience.

High degree of technical and creative proficiency with Adobe Premiere Suite preferred.

Graphics and Animation experience preferred.

Experience with data management preferred.

Valid driver’s license.

Type Benefited Staff
Special Instructions Summary

Please provide links to work in the “Applicant Document – Other” under Required Documents

Additional Information

The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and is committed to diversity in its workforce. In compliance with applicable federal and state laws, University of Utah policy of equal employment opportunity prohibits discrimination on the basis of race or ethnicity, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, veteran’s status, status as a qualified person with a disability, or genetic information. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities, and protected veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law.
To inquire about this posting, email: or call 801-581-2300. Reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to qualified individuals with disabilities. To request an accommodation or for further information about University AA/EO policies, please contact the Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action, 201 S. Presidents Cr., Rm 135, (801) 581-8365 (V/TDD), email:

The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“URS”). Eligible new hires with prior URS service, may elect to enroll in URS if they make the election before they become eligible for retirement (usually the first day of work). Contact Human Resources at (801) 581-7447 for information. Individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from URS are subject to URS’ post-retirement rules and restrictions. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801) 366-7770 or (800) 695-4877 or University Human Resource Management at (801) 581-7447 if you have questions regarding the post-retirement rules.

This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen.

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