Media Production Specialist (Male, Age 37) in Seaside, CA
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|Job Title||Media Production Specialist|
|Other Compensation||None Set|
|Company Size||(not answered)|
|Years Experience||9 years|
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|Years in Career||0|
|Income Rating||0 / 10|
|Interest Rating||0 / 10|
|Work-Life Rating||0 / 10|
|Fulfilment Rating||0 / 10|
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Current job Q&A
Describe the type of organization you work for.
Describe your job role and responsibilities.
Run the television studio, editing suites and assist with instruction.
Please list an additional benefits (beyond compensation) that you receive.
3 weeks of vacation, 2 weeks of sick leave. I have health insurance and a retirement plan. Pension plan is also available- PERS.
Do you feel you are under/over or well/fairly compensated at your current position?
I’m under compensated
Does your job entail you working with others on a daily basis? Is this something you like/dislike about your job? Please explain.
Do you work collaboratively with supervisors/managers?
Do you work collaboratively with your co-workers?
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Please rate each of the following aspects of your current job on a scale of 1-10 (10 being the highest/best):
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A day in the life of…
Please describe a typical workday for you in your current job:
|5am to 6am|
|6am to 7am|
|7am to 8am||Drive into work to be there at 8am.|
|8am to 9am||8a- Check email for 15 minutes.
8:30a- Review Equipment database information
8:45a- Prep studio for class assignments and equipment
|9am to 10am||9a- Continue Prep for studio class. Setup studio equipment and cameras. Prep curtains and lighting. Test and troubleshoot any cable issues.
Showed assistant how to chart video cameras.
|10am to 11am||10a- Engineering Meeting. Went over Capital purchases and discussed a radio station moving on campus. Need to discuss with radio faculty who might use the space.|
|11am to 12pm||Cont. Engineering Meeting. Discussed broken equipment that needs to be fixed. Had issues with several lighting instruments that are shredding with use. Engineering is working to fix broken decks and need to refresh decks.|
|12pm to 1pm||Lunch. Went to the Noodle Bar and ordered the #13!|
|1pm to 2pm||Meet with Student Assistants who need to work on capstone development issues. Worked on editing equipment. Had to update firmware on the video drives. Worked with off-site tech to generate request for support.|
|2pm to 3pm||2p- Bookstore break
2:30p Talked with our grad class on requirements. Went over equipment database and graduation schedules. Most are confused and uneducated about the process. Ask really bad questions
|3pm to 4pm||3:30p- Worked on equipment purchases for end of the year. Talked with several vendors discussing our equipment refresh needs. Many quotes are on their way.|
|4pm to 5pm||4:30p Check emails and start to prep forthe next day. clean space and check phone machine for days calls.|
|5pm to 6pm||Drive home|
|6pm to 7pm||Personal time|
|7pm to 8pm||7p- Called the media lab to check on open lab status. Assigned student tasks for the night.|
|8pm to 9pm|
|9pm to 10pm|
|10pm to 11pm|
|11pm to 12am|
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