Assistant Director IMT Media Services- Azusa Pacific University • To lead a team of Media professionals and manage the daily operational activities of the services and resources required to provide exemplary service to IMT customers (this includes the Media Services, Event Production and Video Production Service groups.); • Provide leadership and direction to maintain effective media services and activities by striving to continuously improve operations, streamline processes, and work cooperatively to provide quality seamless service. • Assure ongoing delivery of appropriate media services in support of teaching, research, and related activities. • Provide strategic direction for media technology integration and staff development
Examples of Duties -Provides exemplary service to IMT customers -Leads, directs and motivates a team of diverse media professionals, and manages the day-to-day operation of the Media Services team -Develops annual operating and refresh business plans and budgets for media services -Ensures professional development of staff -Monitors budget expenditures and provides monthly management reports -Serves on campus committees representing IMT and Media Services -Develops and establishes policies and objectives consistent with those of the organization to ensure efficient operation of individual departments -Manages projects for the implementation of new technology pertaining to the Media Services group -Collaborates with faculty, departments and administration to establish goals and priorities for technology solutions to meet institutional instructional technology needs -Keeps abreast of new developments and emerging trends in the field of technology/media and understand APU culture and vision to recommend appropriate changes -Participate with peers within IMT and beyond in planning to coordinate media service activities across the University -Interact with vendors on a regular basis to provide needed services -Maintains a broad knowledge of state-of-the-art technology, equipment, and/or systems -Performs other job-related duties as assigned. Education • A degree in business management, communications, information science, or related discipline or equivalent combination of experience and education.
Experience At least 5 years experience in a management role, and experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified.
Technical Skills • Experience of budgeting, cost estimating, and fiscal management principles and procedures • Knowledge in the use of personal computers, presentation equipment and related software applications • Ability to supervise and train employees, to include organizing, prioritizing, and scheduling work assignments • Demonstrates Servant leader qualities and experience in fostering a cooperative work environment • Excellent knowledge of and experience with managing a highly responsive service environment • Comprehensive knowledge of at least one media service in support of research or teaching • Aptitude to lead and work in teams including those which cross-organizational boundaries
Planning Skills • Capability to develop, plan, and implement short- and long-range goals • Ability to interpret, adapt, and apply guidelines and procedures • Knowledge of current technological developments/trends in area of expertise. • Demonstrated personnel management, project management and administrative skills
Communication Skills • This person will be required to liaise with IMT's customers and external suppliers at all levels in an appropriate manner. • Strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community • Demonstrated excellent oral and written communication skills • This person will also be required to work closely with other IMT staff to assist them with project management, budgets, and strategic plans; therefore, this person requires excellent communication and team building skills, working with other team members in a cooperative and trusting manner. • This person must be able to communicate complex technical details in a clear and concise manner to both technical and non-technical staff. These details may take the form of written and/or oral communications.