Ensures that PGCC has a large, high-quality photo/video library that reflects the college's diverse student population and visual identity. Performs production tasks using professional photography, video, techniques in support of the communications and marketing department and the mission and goals of the college. Provides studio, portrait, special event, sports, and on-location photography and videography services for the college's internal and external clients. Operates professional digital video and digital SLR photo cameras to capture media as assigned and ingests and organizes media assets into the file server for storage, client access and editing.
High school diploma or equivalent required
Possess a strong online portfolio of professional videos, and photography.
Associates degree preferred
Minimum of 5 years of professional photography and video production, or broadcast television experience.
Experience using broadcast quality 4K studio, ENG and Canon C300 MKII cameras and related equipment
Experience using digital SLR camera bodies, lenses, flashes, light meters and tripods.
Experience setting up studio lighting grids, location lighting and microphones.
Experience working in Mac based computer environment.
Experience transcoding files using Media Encoder and understanding various video file formats, and compression systems for exporting videos for broadcast on PGCC TV, local television, YouTube, social media platforms and the college's website a plus.
Skill using the Adobe Creative Suite, especially Photoshop to enhance and manipulate photos as well as knowledgeable in producing press-ready images.
Knowledge of lighting for both photography and video in studio and on location using LED and other lighting grid systems.
Skill in processing images using Photoshop, Lightroom, and Adobe Bridge.
Demonstrated ability to focus, adjust aperture and compose the frame for either video or photography.
Ability to effectively communicate in standard English both spoken and written information.
Ability to perform solo assignments as well as be part of a production team.
Ability to apply creative thinking, visual storytelling, and technical problem-solving skills to photography and video assignments.
Knowledge of enhancing the technical quality of poorly recorded video and audio by making color corrections and equalizing sound.
Ability to work irregular shifts and extended hours, including evenings and weekends at times.
Skills using non-linear editing platforms, preferably Adobe Premiere Pro, Final Cut Pro, and/or DaVinci Resolve a major plus; certification in any of these editing systems also a plus.
Must have the use of sensory skills in order to effectively communicate and interact with other employees and the public using the telephone and personal contact as normally defined by the ability to see, read, talk, hear, handle, or feel objects and controls. Physical capability to effectively use and operate various items of office related equipment, such as, but not limited to a personal computer and ENG and DSLR camera controls. Light work with some physical demands such as continuously lifting or moving materials less than 25 pounds, but rarely moving up to 50 pounds. Ability to stand or sit for long periods of time, to climb ladders, crawl on hands and knees under tables and desks.
Must have reliable transportation, valid driver's license, good driving record and ability to safely transport photography/video equipment to/from the various production locations while on assignment.
Must be able to work Monday thru Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. (Must be able to work flexible hours)
Ability to communicate effectively in spoken and written standard English.
As required by the 1986 Immigration Act, be prepared to present acceptable documentation showing your identity and that you are a U.S. citizen or an alien who is authorized to work.
A background investigation will be conducted prior to the offer of employment. A signed authorization for the release of personal information will be required if selected for an interview.
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Effective August 8, 2022, Prince George's Community College's current vaccine mandate expired for students, faculty, and staff. Select exceptions may apply. Face coverings will be voluntary campus-wide, including in classrooms and instructional spaces. Although the College will no longer require new employees and students to be vaccinated as a condition of employment or instruction based on current public health conditions, COVID-19 vaccines and boosters are strongly recommended.
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Prince George's Community College transforms students' lives. The college exists to educate, train, and serve our diverse populations through accessible, affordable, and rigorous learning experiences.We are proud to boast of a multi-talented and diverse workforce as well as offering a competitive benefits package and services that will add to your potential and work/life balance. We are looking to attract and retain individuals who are committed to helping our students succeed. In return, you will find PGCC an exciting place to work and grow.Prince George’s Community College supports and embraces cultural diversity, understood as the creation and promotion of an inclusive, non-discriminatory environment for everyone. We accept and value differences, including differences in age, race, national origin, ethnicity, religious affiliation, political beliefs, sexual orientation, gender identity, socioeconomic background, and ability/disability. We strive for growth and success for all of our students, employees, business partners, and the community.Prince George's Community College is an Equal Employment Opportunity Affirmative Action/Title IX/Section 504/ADA Institution. The Chief of ...Staff, Room 130, Kent Hall coordinates the college’s program of nondiscrimination.Prince George’s Community College is a smoke and tobacco-free college.