Video Manager - University Marketing and Communications
Washington State University
Location: Pullman, Washington
Internal Number: 2750352
Video Manager - University Marketing and Communications
Title: 1162-NN - Manager
Business Title: Video Manager - University Marketing and Communications
Employee Type: Admin. Professional
Job Family: Administrative Professional - Not OT Eligible
COVID-19 Vaccine Information: In accordance with Washington State Governor's Proclamation 21.14.2, as a condition of employment, you must be fully vaccinated or have an approved medical/religious accommodation by time of hire. People are considered fully vaccinated two weeks after receiving their last shot in a vaccine series. Vaccine or an approved accommodation will be verified prior to your first day of work. Should you not be fully vaccinated or have an approved medical/religious accommodation you will not be able to start employment with WSU. Information regarding vaccine verification and/or requesting a medical/religious accommodation is available at https://hrs.wsu.edu/covid-19/vax-verification/. Please contact HRS at firstname.lastname@example.org or 509-335-4521 if you have questions.
Summary of Duties:
The video manager is responsible for conceptualizing, developing, producing, shooting and editing video production used to advance the mission and reputation of Washington State University. This position produces videos that appeal to a wide variety of audiences, including prospective students, the WSU community, the general public, and other key stakeholders.
The video manager oversees the technical tasks related to production and post-production. The incumbent transports, setups, and operates equipment, and assists with location scouting, staging, lighting, and set preparation and design. This position works closely with graphic designers, the social media team and other members of the University Marketing and Communications (UMC) team to ensure all videos are branded within WSU identity guidelines and that all graphic and text elements are of the highest quality.
This position supervises video production and a team of videographers on WSU's University Marketing and Communication's team. The video manager partners closely with WSU's creative director to coordinate art direction of video production for related design projects.
A strong project manager, this position manages operations of the video team, fiscal planning, budget, project coordination, and work flow. The incumbent will possess a passion for team building and a strong commitment to creating a diverse, equitable and inclusive environment. The selected candidate will be required to shoot video at a wide variety of events and locations, which may occur evenings and/or weekends.
A Bachelor's degree in a relevant field and four (4) years of progressively responsible experience in a field related to the functional managerial area which has included at least one (1) year of supervisory experience. Any combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted for the educational requirement on a year-for-year basis.
Bachelor's degree in broadcast communications or a related field and one (1) year of professional-level experience in personnel supervision, as well as four (4) years editing and producing video and/or audio for various types of media; operating video cameras; operating lighting equipment; operating video editing software. Supervisory and production experience may by concurrent. Any combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted for the education requirement on a year-for-year basis.
Experience with audio and video equipment, either in a studio or remote field production.
Knowledge of DSLR and digital video cameras.
A passion for team building and a strong commitment to creating a diverse, equitable and inclusive environment.
Demonstrated ability to design and set lighting for an interview or B-roll scene.
Experience using Adobe Premiere and related video-production elements of Adobe Creative Suite.
Experience with Microsoft Office, especially Word, Excel, and Outlook.
Two (2) or more years of experience in conducting documentary-style interviews, including researching subject matter and crafting interview questions.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Ability to work as a member of team operating under strict deadline constraints.
Ability to work a flexible schedule, travel, drive long distances, work occasional irregular hours, and lift up to 50 lbs. of equipment and carry 50 or more yards.
Must possess, or be able to obtain at time of hire, a valid driver's license.
Excellent interviewing skills with a knack for drawing people out in conversation.
Skilled in story development and concept refinement. Able to take complex stories and communicate them in simple, easy-to-follow terms.
Ability to coordinate complex schedules (e.g., coordinate multiple interview subjects with production crew) in order to maximize efficient use of production time.
This recruitment has been reposted. Applicants must submit their completed application by January 17, 2022 at 11:59 p.m.
This position has been designated by the department to require a background check.
Applicants should submit a resume and cover letter detailing how they meet the position requirements, and a link to an online portfolio of work. Application materials should clearly communicate how the applicant meets all required qualifications. Applicants are required to include contact information for professional references within the application.
Time Type: Full time
WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EDUCATOR AND EMPLOYER. Members of ethnic minorities, women, special disabled veterans, veterans of the Vietnam-era, recently separated veterans, and other protected veteran, persons of disability and/or persons age 40 and over are encouraged to apply.
WSU employs only U.S. citizens and lawfully authorized non-U.S. citizens. All new employees must show employment eligibility verification as required by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.
WSU is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodation in its services, programs, activities, education and employment for individuals with disabilities. To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact Human Resource Services: 509-335-4521 (v), Washington State TDD Relay Service: Voice Callers: 1-800-833-6384; TDD Callers: 1-800-833-6388, 509-335-1259(f), or email@example.com.
Founded in 1890 in Pullman, Washington State University (WSU) is Washington’s land-grant university with an overarching mission of improving the quality of life for all citizens – locally, nationally, and globally. WSU is committed to innovation and excellence in research and scholarship. WSU has a current enrollment of over 30,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students and approximately 6,000 faculty and staff at its five campuses (Pullman, Spokane, Tri-Cities, Vancouver, and Everett), as well as its numerous other locations across the State of Washington and online through its Global Campus.
U.S. News & World Report's 2016 "America's Best Colleges" rankings place WSU in the top 75 public national universities. WSU was one of only three Northwest universities to be placed in the top two tiers, along with the University of Washington and the University of Oregon. WSU is ranked as a "highest research activity" institution by the Carnegie Foundation and is in the top 12 percent of research universities as reported by the National Science Foundation. Also, WSU was recognized by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching for its engagement activities with i...ts Community Engagement Classification.
WSU employs approximately 6,000 faculty and professional staff and the University deeply values diversity among its faculty, students, and staff. WSU students represent diverse social, economic, and ethnic backgrounds: approximately 10 percent of WSU students hail from outside the state of Washington, and approximately 6.8 percent are international students. WSU annually awards more than $280 million in scholarships and financial aid to approximately 17,000 undergraduate students.