Manager, Production Support Unit

Curtin University of Technology
April 20, 2024
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Job Reference: 1193729 About The Role: This position involves supervising, managing, and working collaboratively with a team of Support Specialists, Technical Officers, and an outsourced Team. The team is responsible for the Creative Production Support Unit within the School of Media, Creative Arts and Social Inquiry (MCASI), which supports Fine Art, Journalism/Communications, Screen Arts, and Theatre Arts. This role is responsible for overseeing the planning, development, and delivery of efficient production support services within the School. The objective is to cater to the requirements of the production, performance, and publication-based teaching and research programs. The individual will also be responsible for managing the maintenance, operation, and repair of technical resources and infrastructure related to the programs. As the Manager of the Creative Production Support Unit, the individual will lead and coordinate the technical staff team in providing support for the teaching and research programs, while aligning with the strategic goals of the School and the University.

In this role you will:

  • Ensure that the delivery of production support services in the School of Media, Creative Arts and Social Inquiry aligns with the needs of the School's teaching and research programs, as well as its operational plan and strategic objectives.
  • Work with relevant areas to develop strategic responses and plans that ensure adequate resources and infrastructure are available to support staff and student production and publication activities.
  • Manage all aspects of the day-to-day operational, service, and resource management to meet the needs of the School's production and publication- based teaching and research activities.
  • Manage physical and technical resources used in the production, performance, distribution, and/or publication activities of School students and staff.
  • Ensure that appropriate operational controls are in place for all equipment and facilities to comply with current legislation relating to health and safety and the electronic storage and use of personal information.
  • Work closely with the School Business Manager to formulate technical support budgets for 2025.
  • Essential Requirements:

  • A degree with substantial relevant industry experience in a production or broadcast environment or an equivalent combination of relevant experience and/or education/training.
  • Proven experience in budgetary and human resource management in a production or broadcast environment.
  • Specific industry experience in at least one area of production and a demonstrated understanding of the interaction between production roles.
  • Demonstrated capacity to effectively manage and lead a team engaged in production or providing production-related services in a media and/or creative arts environment.
  • Proven experience in developing and implementing strategic initiatives and capacity to interpret strategic plans at an operational level to address production, distribution and/or publication demands.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of and commitment to applying relevant and applicable policies, procedures and legislation to production-related activities.
  • Demonstrated high level conceptual, analytical and problem-solving skills and ability to work effectively in demanding situations and to deadlines.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with proven ability to consult with clients and staff at all levels.
  • Demonstrated commitment to applying relevant and applicable policies, procedures and legislation in the day-to-day performance of the functions of this position.
  • What we offer you:

  • Collegial and collaborative team environment.
  • Professional development opportunities.
  • A vibrant campus with gym, childcare, wellness programs, medical and counselling services.
  • A generous superannuation scheme.
  • A flexible working environment.
  • For details of Curtin's employee benefits please visit https: //

    What we need from you: Curtin University does not require you to address the selection criteria, however, your cover letter and CV should include sufficient information to allow us to assess your claims against the selection criteria.

    Applications close: Friday 12th of April 2024 at 8:45am To view a copy of the role's Position Description, please copy and paste the following link into your browser:

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    To learn more about this opportunity, please get in touch with Andrew McLean, School Business Manager, School of Media, Creative Arts and Social Inquiry , at [email protected]

    Valuing Diversity and Inclusion At Curtin, we are committed to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander reconciliation, diversity and social justice and aim to create an inclusive environment where our staff and students are valued and inspired. This includes a supportive recruitment process should you require any access assistance.

    Disclaimer Curtin reserves the right at its sole discretion to withdraw from the recruitment process, not to make an appointment, or to appoint by invitation, at any time. We reserve the right to remove the advert earlier than the date on the advert.

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