Under general direction, produces, shoots, and edits videos for City and community organizations and performs other media functions and general duties in support of the Media Production Services Coordinator. Operates a variety of specialized electronic equipment. Collaborates with City departments, divisions, boards, commissions and community organizations to produce and distribute video programming to meet community information needs. Operates a variety of video production equipment and performs media production, including: videography, photography, audio recording, directing multi-camera live productions, lighting, production planning, set design, script writing, consultation and setup and teardown of equipment. Edits or oversees the editing of video programs and other multi-media productions. Schedules and oversees work activities of temporary/hourly, work-study, intern and volunteer employees and develops and implements training programs. Supports the production activities of other Cable TV Office staff. Provides non-production media support for City departments, boards, commissions, and other community organizations, including: public address setup, audiovisual equipment loan or use, equipment purchase recommendations, equipment rental arrangements and equipment repair and/or maintenance. Troubleshoots electrical or mechanical equipment problems, performs general equipment maintenance and facilitates needed repairs. Performs facility management as assigned. Purchases miscellaneous supplies and items related to the maintenance, repair or replacement of minor equipment. Manages the television studio; studio equipment use; maintenance, repair and construction of video program sets and production vehicle use and maintenance. Maintains production activity records, equipment inventory and maintenance records. Conducts self in a manner which promotes and supports diversity and inclusivity in the workplace and community. Performs all other related duties as assigned.
Minimum education, experience and certification
One year of college coursework in videography or related field from an educational institution accredited by a DOE recognized accreditation body required or one year experience in video production and editing or in a related field required. Bachelor’s degree from an educational institution accredited by a DOE recognized accreditation body in a program related to video communications and three years of experience in video production or in a related field preferred. Experience working with the public or with diverse groups of people required. Valid driver’s license with satisfactory driving record required. Must be 18 years of age per Iowa Code 92.8. Must pass criminal background check.
Application deadline is Wednesday, September 27, 2017. To apply, please use the link to the City’s Self Services website at www.icgov.org/jobs and complete the City of Iowa City online employment application.
To comply with the requirements of the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, all persons hired will be required to provide verification of identity and employment eligibility per provisions of the Act.
The City of Iowa City is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The City of Iowa City is a supporter of the National Career Readiness Certificate.
Employing approximately 600 permanent employees and 400 temporary and seasonal employees, the City of Iowa City provides a full range of services including police and fire protection, construction and maintenance of roads, streets and infrastructure, inspection and licensing functions, solid waste collection and recycling services which include the operation of a landfill serving all of Johnson Co...unty, a municipal airport, library, recreational activities and cultural events. The City owns and operates its water supply and distribution system and sewage collection and treatment system with secondary treatment also provided. The City operates a municipal off-street and on-street parking system in the downtown area. The City also operates a transit system. The City of Iowa City is an Equal Opportunity Employer, offering competitive wages and an excellent benefits package for eligible positions."