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Limited-term (2 years) position for an experienced video professional to direct and create high-quality video productions in support of online and hybrid educational programs. Prior experience with use and operations of a variety of cameras, audio, and lighting equipment in different settings such as studio, classroom, green screen, and on-location. Advanced user of software products, tools, and apps to quickly and efficiently edit and produce final video for courses. Work closely with faculty & clients in order to bring out the best talent for video appearances. Experience managing complete video projects and use of production.
-Direct & produce video/digital learning objects by providing exceptional service and coaching to clients, faculty, talent, and visitors to the online learning studio.Â
-Work with clients & team members to recommend ideas that enhance the creative vision for projects.
-Manage complex video projects from pre-production through post-production.
-Operate cameras, lenses, microphones, and lighting equipment, as well as additional studio equipment needed for the making of learning objects.Â
-Edit and create final productions using computers and various software applications, external resources, musicians, vendors, or contractors.
-Ensure that established studio processes and high-quality production standards are followed to achieve desired results and deadlines, within budget.
-Serve as technical backup director for live virtual information sessions or other audio, visual, broadcasting or streaming needs.
-Remain up-to-date in the field of digital media, especially related to educational uses of new multimedia technologies.Â
-Participate in conferences and knowledge development in the field.Â
A Bachelorâ™s Degree and 3 years to 5 years of experience or equivalent combination of education and experience is required. Experience operating cameras, lenses, lighting, audio equipment associated with a studio Creative design and vision for translating educational programs into video segments Managed complex projects, used tools/applications to manage projects (basecamp) Technical proficiency in computer hardware and software associated with video production Strong skills in exceptional customer/client support and coaching Proven ability to multi-task in an environment with competing priorities Ability to work independently as well as in a team
Preferred Qualifications Masterâ™s Degree or comparable work-related experience (5-7 years) Extensive experience or specialty in either audio or lighting Experience with software products Premier, After Effects, Photoshop, and Adobe Creative Cloud Excellent written and verbal communication and customer service orientation Experience working in higher ed or educational film-making
Job Location - City, State
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School of Arts and Sciences
$42,953.00 - $77,315.00
Affirmative Action Statement Penn adheres to a policy that prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected class.
Special Requirements Background check required after a conditional job offer is made. Consideration of the background check will be tailored to the requirements of the job.
Internal Number: JR00010089
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Penn has a long and proud tradition of intellectual rigor and pursuit of innovative knowledge, begun by Benjamin Franklin in 1740. That tradition lives today through the creativity, entrepreneurship, and engagement of our faculty, students, and staff. Academic life at Penn is unparalleled, with an undergraduate student body of 10,000 from every U.S. state and around the world. The entering class of 2015 is the most talented and diverse in Penn's history. Consistently ranked among the top 10 universities in the country, Penn welcomes an additional 10,000 students to our top-ranked graduate and professional schools.