Position ID
127918
Description

The Video and Digital Media Creative Coordinator will report to the Director of Marketing and Communications and will be responsible for leading the conceptualization, design, and implementation of video, digital, and other creative marketing materials for the Universities at Shady Grove (USG), its five service centers, and for academic program representatives of USG’s nine partner universities. 
This position will be responsible for engaging internal and external audiences through compelling features about faculty, students, alumni, and staff for audiences including prospective students and families, donors, and the public. Will collaborate with staff members to design and develop creative assets and multimedia platforms for various campus-wide projects and events activities and events on campus, including archiving and management. As part of a multi-departmental team, leads creative production elements of various digital communications, promotional videos, and podcast series, designed to enhance the reputation of USG through strategic media and designed to support fundraising initiatives. 
Determines and implements video and multimedia design best practice tools, templates, and technologies to drive effectiveness and efficiency across USG. 

POSTING DATE: 11/15/2022. 

BEST CONSIDERATION DATE: 11/29/2022. Open until filled.

HOW TO APPLY

Please visit https://ejobs.umd.edu/postings/101969.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education

  • Bachelor’s degree or the equivalent combination of education and experience in creating video and audio content.

Experience

  • 3 years of experience with professional video production, producing from storyboards and script, to post production and final delivery formats.
  • Experience producing digital media, such as web, video, podcasts, blogs, social media, and multimedia news releases.
  • One (1) year of experience in creative, artistic, or technical aspects of video production, such as lighting, audio, scoring, and impactful editing techniques, as well as in multimedia development and the hardware and software associated with such production.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES

  • Ability to set strategic priorities and respond quickly as priorities change.
  • Ability to work on multiple projects at once and meet tight deadlines.
  • Ability to conceptualize, produce and direct media work stories and other products with a commitment to high quality standards.
  • Ability to work in a highly collaborative team environment.
  • Interpersonal communications and customer service skills
  • Ability to work and artistically collaborate with multiple stakeholders.
  • Strong organizational skills with attention to detail.
  • Knowledge and understanding of effective video and multimedia design (lighting, sound, color, line, shape, scale, and size, space, texture, and value).
  • Understanding of copyright standards.
  • Ability to juggle multiple projects and tasks simultaneously, work quickly, and operate collaboratively or independently, as needed.
  • An understanding of both content marketing and visual storytelling.
  • Ability to effectively tell a story visually.
  • Communication skills: interpersonal and presentations, with the ability to listen to and professionally respond to colleagues/clients and their strategic objectives, direction, and feedback.
  • Proficiency in video editing software, such as, Final Cut Pro, Adobe Premier, WordPress, Microsoft Office, Google Suite, and virtual meeting platforms; proficiency with social media and other digital marketing tools.

PREFERENCES

Experience

  • 2 years of experience in video and/or podcast production
  • Experience using DSLR and professional video cameras
  •  Experience with color grading, sound leveling, and other final polish measures
  •  Experience with a digital audio workstation (Adobe Audition preferred)

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

Concentrated mental and/or visual attention for artistic purposes; work involves performing tasks to very close accuracy and quality specifications; lift and operate camera equipment and move around while filming.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

This position is located in Rockville, MD

DIVERSITY STATEMENT

The University of Maryland, College Park, an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws and regulations regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action; all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, age, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, creed, marital status, political affiliation, personal appearance, or on the basis of rights secured by the First Amendment, in all aspects of employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.

VACCINE PROTOCOL

The University of Maryland has made the safety of our students, faculty and staff, and our surrounding communities a top priority. As part of that commitment, the University requires that students, faculty, and staff on the UMD campus be vaccinated against COVID-19. As a prospective and/or a new employee at UMD, you will be required to comply with the University’s vaccination protocol. Proof of full vaccination will be required before the start of employment in order to work at any University of Maryland location. Prospective or new employees may seek a medical or religious exemption to the vaccination requirement at return.umd.edu and must have an approved exemption prior to the start of their employment. Failure to provide proof of vaccination or to obtain approval for a medical or religious exemption will result in the offer of employment being rescinded.

BACKGROUND CHECK

Offers of employment are contingent on the completion of a background check. Information reported by the background check will not automatically disqualify you from employment.