Live Production Director – Full-Time

Full Time, Staff
AL, Birmingham, Highlands College
Posted 2 weeks ago

Summary of Responsibilities

This role will direct all production aspects of Highlands College chapels and special events, and manage all related technical details, including equipment/infrastructure.

 Specific Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Serve as primary Technical Producer for chapel services, including attending and annotating rehearsals, instructing camera operators, and attending pre-service meetings.
  • Serve as the primary point of contact with Central Broadcast Team regarding installation and upkeep of camera systems.
  • Oversee the development and implementation of training benchmarks and protocols for camera operators and shaders.
  • Troubleshooting and maintaining equipment in coordination with Central Broadcast and Campus Production team.
  • Coordinating software, hardware, and firmware update needs with Central Broadcast team.
  • Oversee broadcast and camera equipment training for Highlands College Technical Arts practicum students, including developing teaching materials, leading training sessions, and developing student evaluations.
  • Assist in post-production editing and archiving of recorded services and events.
  • Manage all Highlands College Production operations required to support and facilitate chapels and events.
  • Provide daily direction and pastoring to the Production team.
  • Uphold department policies regarding systems, training methods, workflow, etc.
  • Ensure proper equipment maintenance and management in coordination with Central teams.
  • Coordinate interdepartmental projects.
  • Engage in long-term department planning.
  • Nurture and maintain relationships with equipment vendors while actively pursuing relationships with potential new vendors.
  • Actively research new products, equipment, and solutions through active usage of blogs, web forums, equipment manuals, publications, etc.
  • Help manage and run production equipment during special events, retreats, and conferences.
  • Assist in post-production editing and archiving of recorded services and events.

 Personal Characteristics

  • Affirm and uphold the Statement of Faith and the Core Values and DNA of the College, exemplifying all by word and lifestyle.
  • Demonstrate a genuine interest in supporting others, coaching, and training to improve performance.
  • Highly focused, self-started with an elevated level of energy and positive outlook.
  •  Ability to remain resilient under pressure and effectively adapt to multiple demands, ambiguity, and rapid change.
  • High-capacity, multi-tasking individual who is comfortable working independently without constant supervision.
  • Ability to work well with others, cultivate a team building atmosphere.
  • Ability to troubleshoot and solve problems quickly.
  • Ability to maintain a high level of organization and manage multiple tasks and responsibilities simultaneously.
  • Positive, fun and life giving attitude.


  • Two years experience in video production or broadcast environment.
  • Basic understanding of audio, video, and lighting systems, equipment, and concepts.
  • Intermediate Mac and PC proficiency.
  • Familiarity with ProPresenter, Ross Dashboard, BlackMagic Video Hub, and various projector control interfaces required.
  • Familiarity with software and hardware media servers required.

Extent of Public Contact

  • Medium

Physical Demands

  • Moderate exposure to physical risk.
  • Good physical condition is required.
  • Ability to lift 50 lbs without assistance.
  • Ability to stand for long periods of time.

To apply, email resume to Only electronic submissions will be reviewed.

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