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Production Manager


Plan, direct, and coordinate the work activities and resources necessary for the development through post production of projects for radio, television, stage, motion picture, and written media.

Examples of Work

Job functions are specific duties that would be included in the essential functions of the job description.  These functions are not all-inclusive nor do they cover the full extent of the duties performed.

  • Direct and coordinate production, processing, distribution and marketing for media projects.
  • Review processing schedules and production orders to make decisions concerning inventory requirements, staffing requirements, work procedures, budget limitations, and time constraints.
  • Review operations and confer with technical and administrative staff to resolve production problems.
  • Hire, train and evaluate staff.
  • Direct crews and assigned staff, both in studio and on location.
  • Supervises daily activities for production control to ensure timely and effective reporting, tracking, follow-up, and communication.
  • Develops and maintains agreements with departments and business units.
  • Ensures the accuracy and timeliness of all information entered into production scheduling and problem management systems.

Education and Experience

A bachelor’s degree in an appropriate area of specialization and four years of appropriate experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Licensure and Certification



This position does have supervisory responsibility.

To see common career pathways for each position at the University of Florida please visit the Career Paths section of the UFHR website.