Salary and benefits are competitive. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.
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Our Michael G. Foster School of Business has an outstanding opportunity for a Video Production Specialist.
The Graphic Designer (Video Production Specialist) position is designed to create video and multimedia content related to the course development and learning and teaching for the Hybrid MBA program. This will include: planning, shooting, editing and distribution of video files directly related to course content. Under the direction of the Sr. Computing Specialist the position will collaborate with fellow staff members and instructors in the production of video content in order to meet the curriculum demands and expectations of the Hybrid MBA Program and for the business school and our various program constituents. This position reports directly to the Sr. Computing Specialist of the Hybrid MBA program.
Video Production 70%
Setup and operation of video cameras, audio equipment, and portable lighting; this includes but not limited to field cameras, studio operations, chromakeying, microphones, mixers, etc.
Using existing and portable lighting to light remote locations for recording to enhance the space to ensure a high production value final look.
Coaching instructors with on camera performance.
Ingestion of recorded media into Non Linear Edit systems (NLEs) in adherence to the media management policy.
Work with Instructional Designers to edit video content following the course blueprint to ensure each finished video presents all the relevant material for that piece.
Curating photos and videos; securing rights for imagery.
Training Instructors on best practices for self-created video and audio via personal cameras, or screen capture software such as Camtasia.
Working with the team to, create a production schedule for an assigned course; lead a site survey at a remote location, present new production ideas.
Program Technical Support 30%
Meeting with program staff and instructors regarding milestones, scheduling, tools, and media strategy.
Researching and testing of current and potential online learning technologies.
Management of program specific media content using MediaAMP or similar Digital Assent Management Systems.
Perform maintenance on production equipment and studio spaces.
Bachelor's Degree in Communications, Graphic Design, Film, Broadcasting and Mass Communications, or related field -Two to Three years of video production work in higher education, non-profit, corporate, or commercial environment. -Demonstrated knowledge of video production workflows in a team environment. -Ability to work under pressure with minimal direction to meet deadlines of deliverables. -Proficient to advanced Non-Linear Editing skills with Adobe Creative Suite or Apple Final Cut Pro.
Equivalent education/experience will substitute for all minimum qualifications except when there are legal requirements, such as a license/certification/registration.
- Experience creating content for online education. - Experience with multiple projects simultaneously. - Demonstrated proficiency with Adobe After Effects or Apple Motion software. - Understanding of Color Correction and Grading.
CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT:
-Must be able to lift/move 40lbs. -Ability to work 2 or more hours while standing. -Ability to work outside of normal business hours and weekends occasionally when necessary. -Ability to efficiently and effectively travel locally to alternate work sites as needed.
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