Associate Program Manager - Audio Production
- - Education
- Los Angeles, CA, USA
- Full Time
- Health, Dental, Vision, 401-K, FSA, Life, EAP, PTO
Purpose: The role of the Associate Program Manager is to provide support to the Program Manager/Program Director in daily program operation as well as assisting with curriculum review, curriculum consultation/development, and supporting best practices in instructional design. Additionally, the Associate Program Manager provides input on technology choices and assists with faculty development, including appropriate support and training to maintain a high standard of faculty performance. At times, the Associate Program Manager will be required to take on the responsibilities of an instructor when needed, and must have the experience, education, and skills required of instructors in the audio programs.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
- Assist the Program Manager/Director in the day-to-day operation of the program including management of instructor and class schedules, facilities and campus operations involving the audio programs as well as assuming the Program Manager's responsibilities when the Manager is not present.
- Monitor Faculty and curriculum performance through review of student surveys, classroom observation, failure rates, and student satisfaction.
- Video Production including lighting, filming, and editing instructional video content.
- Assist Program Manager/Director and Director of Academic Affairs in the development of standards and policies, and the adoption and adherence to education and industry best practices.
- Assist Program Manager/Director and Faculty with planning, designing, and development of program structure, course curriculum, presentations, online content, assessments, and other course materials.
- Assist Program Manager/Director and Faculty with course- and program-level learning assessment, including defining and articulation of learning outcomes, the selection and administration of metrics, evaluation of student performance, and suggesting and implementing changes to improve student learning.
- Assist Program Manager/Director with recruitment of faculty and evaluation and documentation of applicant records.
- Assist Program Manager/Director with evaluation of faculty performance and provide classroom observation and feedback about instructor performance.
- Provide leadership in faculty development by working with the Director of Academic Affairs and Instructional design team to assist in design, implementation, and assessment of a comprehensive program of faculty development.
- Coordinate and actively participate in faculty orientation. Attend commencement, orientation, open house or other ceremonies or activities as required.
- Assist students with their program needs to be successful within their program.
Non-Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
- Create a culture of teaching excellence on campus.
- Stay current in the field of teaching and learning.
- Teach courses when needed.
- Assist students as needed.
- Day-to-day operation of the program including management of instructor and class schedules, facilities and campus operations involving the audio programs as well as assuming the Program Manager's responsibilities when the Manager is not present.
- A passion for education and professional development of others
- Excellent communication abilities, both verbal and written
- Proficient with relevant industry tools such as the Apple computing platform and working knowledge of standard word processing spreadsheet and presentation software as well as any skills specific to the courses assigned to the instructor
Education and/or Experience:
- Bachelor degree in Education related discipline
- Teaching and/or public speaking experience
- Experience in curriculum design and development
- Experience or a basic understanding of the following software products: Avid Pro Tools, Logic Pro, Ableton Live, Adobe
- Proficient with Mac OS
- Proficient with standard office applications (Microsoft Office Suite, Google Drive)
Environmental Factors are those that are required and performed with or without an accommodation.
- Fluorescent lighting
- Frequent use of computer screens and other tech devices
Physical Demands are those that are required and performed with or without an accommodation.
- Mobility to work in a standard office environment
- Vision to read handwritten and printed materials and a computer screen
- Hearing and speech to communicate in person, by telephone, or through virtual meetings
- Physical ability to sit, stand, or otherwise remain stationary for long periods of time
- Speak clearly so listeners can understand
Emotional and Mental Demands are those that are required and performed with or without an accommodation.
- Stress may be caused by the requirement to supervise and direct others, complete tasks in a limited time, deal with patrons who exhibit negative behavior, answer diverse requests, communicate with others in small and large settings, and such.
- Must be able to work both independently and as part of a team