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Manager, Production and Facilities

Ryerson University - RTA School of Media

Posted Nov 16 - Toronto

About Ryerson

At the intersection of mind and action, Ryerson is on a transformative path to becoming Canada’s leading comprehensive innovation university. Integral to this path is the placement of equity, diversity and inclusion as fundamental to our institutional culture. Our current academic plan outlines each as core values and we work to embed them in all that we do.

As an employer, we’re working towards a people first culture and we're proud to have been selected as one of Canada's Best Diversity Employers and one of Greater Toronto's Top Employer for 2015, 2016, and 2017. To learn more about our work environment and innovative educational environment, visit http://www.ryerson.ca, check out @RyersonU, @RyersonHR, and @RyersonECI on Twitter, and visit our LinkedIn company page.

The team

The RTA School of Media at Ryerson University is Canada’s preeminent school of media content creation, innovation and broadcasting. Established over sixty years ago as the School of Radio and Television Arts, RTA provides students with an intense and rewarding education in all aspects of media production, art and scholarship. At RTA, students find tremendous opportunities for personal and artistic expression.

The opportunity

As the Manager, Production and Facilities, you will be responsible for managing technical operations and administration of equipment, technologies, facilities and staff for the RTA School of Media. You will provide counsel, analysis and support on the planning and implementation of strategic technical operational plans and initiatives, and lead new initiatives which effectively showcase the School’s services, technologies, facilities and resources.


To help us learn more about you, please provide a cover letter and resume describing how you meet the following required qualifications:

- Minimum post-secondary degree in Media Production, Business Management or Administration/ Information Management with a minimum three (3) years’ experience working in a supervisory capacity within a unionized environment supervising technical staff, preferably within an academic environment;
- Experience coordinating and overseeing technical facilities in media productions using large student crews from conception to execution phases;
- Experience in more than one discipline within Media Production industry including working in TV and audio production studios, location production environments (audio/video), audio/video post-production software, 5.1 and 7.1 surround sound mixing, and the creation of media installations and projects.
- Knowledge of Traditional Broadcast Media Production, Emerging Media and Sports Media Production including techniques and traditions;
- Knowledge of advanced media production facilities, approaches and workflows, equipment and technology, production methods and elements, curriculum and support systems;
- Knowledge of workplace safety practices and principles related to production facilities e.g. fabrication of materials, operating power tools, machinery, 3D printing, laser cutters, CNC mills, soldering irons, etc.;
- Knowledge of human resources and budget management practices and principles;
- Strong leadership skills including the ability to working in a fast-paced operational environment;
- Strong relationship management skills including ability to work collaboratively with internal and external stakeholders;
- Strong oral, written, and interpersonal skills.

Additional Information

Applications can be accepted only online through the Ryerson Career Opportunities page: https://hr.cf.ryerson.ca/ams/public/external.cfm
Candidates may be asked to demonstrate qualifications through an occupational test.
Candidates must have demonstrated a record of dependability/reliability and a commitment to maintain confidentiality.

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