Hopkins at Home is a collaborative initiative between the Office of the President and the Office of Alumni Relations with a focus on lifelong learning. The program brings unparalleled Hopkins experts and influential community leaders into the homes of our alumni, friends, and community members via one-time livestreamed lectures and lecture-and-discussion style mini courses. This multimedia & video production role requires a mix of knowledge about the technology used in production studios, online classrooms, and web 2.0 technologies. You will be working directly with faculty and institutional leaders in the delivery of live video content as well as development and alumni relations staff to create, curate, and catalog video content.
The multimedia generalist is primarily responsible for the pre-, live-, and post-production of livestream video channels of Hopkins at Home. Working to meet stakeholder needs across the institution, the multimedia generalist collaborates with colleagues in development communications, university communications, and university events to produce a polished, video experience for our audience. The multimedia generalist should have meticulous attention to detail and a keen understanding of the ways to frame our speakers in the best light. We are looking for a person with a sense of curiosity for technology, openness to learning new skills, appreciation for the challenges of working in a digital and remote environment, and ability to adapt quickly to new experiences.
Specific Duties & Responsibilities:
Video Production and Design
Execute live video production for Hopkins at Home livestreams including technology and speaker tests and live video direction
Execute all post-production video editing for Hopkins at Home assets
Coordinate closed captioning services for Hopkins at Home videos – live and VOD
Design and develop multimedia objects including but not limited to:
Narrated slide presentations
Graphics, animations, and simulations
Coordinate production schedules – live and VOD
Systems and Tools
Point of contact between Hopkins at Home and video management vendors
Oversee Hopkins at Home streaming and storage servers for multimedia materials
Document all components, operation, and processes of existing studio multimedia systems and tools
Provide preventive maintenance and maintain service plans and agreements for multimedia tools and systems
Generate reports based on viewer data from multiple platforms
Keep the team knowledge current regarding advances in media technology and research about multimedia and video production tools
Implement new formats, technology, and integrations when appropriate
Participate in collaborative projects at JHU as requested
Minimum Qualifications (mandatory):
Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience.
Two years related experience.
Additional education may substitute for required experience and additional related experience may substitute for required education, to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula.
JHU Equivalency Formula: 30 undergraduate degree credits (semester hours) or 18 graduate degree credits may substitute for one year of experience. Additional related experience may substitute for required education on the same basis. For jobs where equivalency is permitted, up to two years of non-related college course work may be applied towards the total minimum education/experience required for the respective job.
Three years in-depth experience in one or more of the following: multimedia, distance learning, web casting and streaming media, video production.
Experience working with leadership level clientele
Ability to collect data, create reports, and prepare written communication with an attention to detail and accuracy.
Experience with an LMS and/or video platform.
Special Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Knowledge of and ability to use HTML and other markup languages as needed, online conferencing applications, PDF authoring, Adobe Creative Suite, and other video and audio editing and compression programs
Understanding and experience with broadcasting, webcam technology, screen casting and podcasting, streaming audio and video formats and techniques, Web 2.0 tools, YouTube video technology, embedding multimedia content for online delivery
Excellent time management skills, ability to prioritize tasks, and the ability to deal with multiple constituencies concurrently
Must be a proactive problem-solver, have the ability to take the initiative with projects, and the ability to work independently
Ability to acquire, synthesize and share expert professional knowledge of current and emerging instructional technologies
Excellent oral, written and interpersonal skills are required to work well with faculty, staff, and vendors
Technical qualifications or specialized certifications:
Knowledge of the following will be considered a plus: Studio6, Vimeo, Adobe Creative Suite
Internal Number: 47557-en_US
About Johns Hopkins University
Johns Hopkins University remains committed to its founding principle, that education for all students should be grounded in exploration and discovery. Hopkins students are challenged not just to learn but also to advance learning itself. Critical thinking, problem solving, creativity, and entrepreneurship are all encouraged and nourished in this unique educational environment. After more than 130 years, Johns Hopkins remains a world leader in both teaching and research. Faculty members and their research colleagues at the university's Applied Physics Laboratory have each year since 1979 won Johns Hopkins more federal research and development funding than any other university. The university has nine academic divisions and campuses throughout the Baltimore-Washington area. The Krieger School of Arts and Sciences, the Whiting School of Engineering, the School of Education and the Carey Business School are based at the Homewood campus in northern Baltimore. The schools of Medicine, Public Health, and Nursing share a campus in east Baltimore with The Johns Hopkins Hospital. The Peabody Institute, a leading professional school of music, is located on Mount Vernon Place in downtown Bal...timore. The Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies is located in Washington's Dupont Circle area.