The Media Production Coordinator plans, supervises and evaluates the effective use of audio, video, print and digital content for teaching, learning, co-curricular, administrative, promotional and archival purposes, collaborating with faculty and others to integrate such content into the curriculum and other aspects of campus life. Oversees the day-to-day operations of the Media Production unit for a set of services including: Black & White / Color Printing, Duplication and Binding; Poster Prints/Banners/Signs; Lamination; Audio/Video Recording & Production, Audio/Video Streaming, Media Conversions & Duplications; Media Equipment Loans; Media Production Lab support (video editing, graphic production, audio editing, voiceover production); and additional services as may be added over time. Selects and supervises a team of up to 12 student workers and interns per semester. Serves as liaison for campus cable feed supplied by local cable provider. Collects and reports statistical/assessment data regarding the use of Media Production Services. Assists with special projects as needed.
• Oversees the day-to-day operations of the Media Production unit: Request processing, needs assessment, solution specification, equipment and supply requisition, inventory, scheduling, delivery, billing, followup, asset disposal. Services currently offered: Black & White / Color Printing, Duplication and Binding; Poster Prints/Banners/Signs; Lamination; Audio/Video Recording & Production, Audio/Video Streaming, Media Conversions & Duplications; Media Equipment Loans; Media Production Lab support (video editing, graphic production, audio editing, voiceover production).
• Selects and supervises a team of up to 12 student workers and interns per semester: identifies suitable student candidates, hires, trains, assigns work, sets/approves schedule and time records.
• Edits recordings and processes media to variable formats (DVD, CD or data file) to be incorporated into Learning Management Systems (e.g. Moodle), social media, and library archives.
• Schedules recordings and assigns operators to recording schedule. Records, using video and audio equipment: Lectures, performances and events. Supports faculty Library-based in-studio recording of audio and video for instructional content and department public relations.
• Ensures that print and copy production jobs are completed in a timely, accurate and thorough manner.
• Specifies and evaluates equipment budgets and purchases as well as consumable items such as blank recording media.
• Collaborates with faculty and staff to assess video and audio recording needs. Acts as a subject matter expert to advise other campus departments regarding audio visual needs and implementation.
• Consults with faculty on needs for video/graphic production for academic purposes. Provides instruction for students via a variety of methods.
• Serves as liaison for campus cable feed supplied by local cable provider.
• Collaborates with others in Information Technology Services to provide input and expertise for campus technology implementations involving audio/video streaming and graphic content production, as well as to leverage ITS standard business processes to enhance the efficiency of Media Production functions. Serves as a technical escalation point and provides the most advanced tier of support for audio/visual issues encountered by the Technology & Media Service Desk team and other ITS technicians. Occasional off hours availability required to provide service for high profile events.
• May offer workshops on the use of recording and editing equipment, as needed.
• Participates in UNYCC (Upstate NY College Consortium) Media collaboration initiatives as they arise.
• Attends training, in-service, and conferences in order to keep the college abreast of the latest technology available and to acquire/maintain knowledge needed for the position.
• All other duties as assigned
Required Education, Experience, Technology Applications and Skills
• Associate’s Degree in Media Production, Audio Engineering or a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
• Expert knowledge in all phases of recording production including pre-production planning, post-production editing, studio environments and remote location work. Must have in-depth knowledge of Macintosh editing systems.
• Demonstrated ability to teach software and skills related to media production to student workers and other individuals with non-technical, non-production backgrounds which may require simplified explanations of technical equipment and procedures.
• At least 3-5 years’ relevant experience.
• Exceptional organizational skills and be able to attend to and prioritize projects.
• Ability to successfully manage interpersonal working relationships. As appropriate, collaborate with staff in other units and divisions to achieve the goals of the College.
• Strong written and verbal communication skills. • Handles confidential information sensitively and appropriately.
Preferred Education, Experience, Technology Applications and Skills
• Bachelor’s Degree • Supervisory experience • Experience working in higher education setting
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About Nazareth College of Rochester
Nazareth College’s academic strengths cross an unusually broad spectrum of 60 majors, including education, health and human services, management, the fine arts, music, theatre, math and science, foreign languages, and other liberal arts. The coeducational, religiously independent, classic campus in a charming suburb of Rochester, N.Y. challenges and supports 2,000 undergrads and 800 graduate students. Nazareth is recognized nationally for its Fulbright global student scholars and commitment to civic engagement. Rigorous programs, an uncommon core, experiential learning, career skills, and a global focus prepare graduates for not just one job, but for their life’s work.It is the policy of Nazareth College not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national or ethnic origin, age, marital or veteran status, disability, carrier status, genetic predisposition or any other protected status in the admission of students to the College; in any of the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the College; in the administration of its educational policies, admission p...olicies, scholarship and loan programs, and athletic and other programs administered by the College; or in the employment practices of the College.All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national or ethnic origin, age, marital or veteran status, disability, carrier status, genetic predisposition or any other protected status, or any other basis upon which discrimination is prohibited by municipal, state, or federal law. In a continuing effort to enrich our academic environment and provide equal educational and employment opportunities, the College actively encourages applications from members of all ethnic groups underrepresented in higher education.