The University of Michigan’s LSA Technology Services - Academic Technology Services seeks an organized, detail-oriented, personable, energetic individual to plan, coordinate, and conduct the recording and editing of multiple video productions, as well as teach workshops on video production and post-production to university faculty and students, and mentor the student employees working with you on all these projects. Submit your application online in the University system, including the following documents:
Portfolio and/or links to samples of your work (URLs, CDs, DVDs, workshop materials, documentation, etc.) as well as an explanation of your role and contribution to the project
Under the direction of senior staff, plan and coordinate on multiple video productions, assembling a team of staff and student workers, assist in estimating and establishing a project timeline, and documenting the process.
Organize and conduct the live recording of multiple video productions, leading the production team and troubleshooting any issues that may arise while maintaining a professional attitude in front of patrons and students.
Supervise and participate in the digital, nonlinear video editing of multiple video productions, achieving and maintaining skill in programs including (but not limited to) Final Cut Pro X, Adobe Premiere, Adobe After Effects, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, and Camtasia.
Develop and facilitate high-quality workshops on a wide variety of video and audio related software and production techniques, including but not limited to video production, video editing (in various programs), and audio editing.
Provide professional patron support and consultations in regards to equipment choice, video editing technical support, and training.
Maintain a professional work environment, the upkeep of studio spaces, and perform basic maintenance on production equipment.
Provide detailed and frequent updates in our project management tool, documenting the entire process of video production.
Provide mentoring and training to student employees in video production hardware, software, and techniques.
BA/BS or 2-5 years professional experience in a video or film production environment, or equivalent professional experience.
Experience with a wide range of digital editing software, including but not limited to:
Adobe Creative Cloud (Premiere, After Effects, Photoshop, Audition, etc)
Ability to operate and maintain a variety of camera, lighting, audio, and video editing equipment.
A deep understanding of the video production process and an interest in participating in the entire process.
Experience working as part of a production team, setting up and tearing down a/v, sound, and video production equipment, and troubleshooting equipment issues both in the field and in a studio environment.
Experience with project tracking or project management, supervising or mentoring students or part-time personnel.
Ability to work productively under pressure with multiple responsibilities and to prioritize among multiple projects
Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Strong organizational skills and detail-oriented work habits. Highly attentive to accuracy and detail.
Demonstrably strong track record of consistent attendance, dependability, punctuality, and reliability in prior work settings.
Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills with demonstrated ability to work well and interact diplomatically with a diverse group of faculty, staff, and students.
Experience with a wide range of video production equipment, possibly including:
High level of experience and comfort with technology. Knowledge of both Mac and Windows-based environments.
Studio production experience, possibly including live editing, green screen, and lighting grids
An ideal candidate will be well versed in the use of media in an academic setting and integration of video into academic curricula and should have extensive experience working in training, classroom media production, or teaching and learning environments.
The College of Literature, Science, and the Arts seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce as a reflection of our commitments to serve the diverse people of Michigan, fulfill the College’s Guiding Principles, and sustain the excellence of LSA.
The University of Michigan conducts background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background checks. Background checks are performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.
The mission of the University of Michigan is to serve the people of Michigan and the world through preeminence in creating, communicating, preserving and applying knowledge, art, and academic values, and in developing leaders and citizens who will challenge the present and enrich the future. The University of Michigan is committed to foster learning, creativity and productivity, and to support the vigorous exchange of ideas and information, not only in the classroom but in the workplace by:
Creating a work environment in which people treat each other with respect and dignity, regardless of roles, responsibilities or differences.
Providing support, direction and resources enabling us to accomplish the responsibilities of our jobs and to reach the goals that are set for professional and personal growth.
Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days. The review and selection process may begin as early as the eighth day after posting. This opening may be removed from posting boards and filled anytime after the minimum posting period has ended.
The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.
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