Job Req ID:  112824

Video Production Specialist

JHU Carey Business School is seeking an experienced A/V professional for the role of Video Production Specialist (VPS). This position will be interacting with students, faculty, and staff, assisting with all aspects of video production. The successful candidate should be able to hit the ground running with a competent understanding and use of camera equipment as well as lighting and lighting techniques and sound setup and recording. This position requires a solid technical understanding of associated production equipment. The VPS will contribute to project concept ideas and be responsible for a variety of high-quality video deliverables. The role requires the ability to adapt to multiple recording environments; studio and on location while maintaining high levels of production value. In post-production the Video Production Specialist should have strong skills in working with large batches of video content, understand color correction, audio cleanup and sweetening, and be able to manage continuity of production value across all videos while bringing their own artistic vision to final products.


As this role is part of a Teaching and Learning team, we are also looking for someone who is interested in growing their video skillset by learning how to create motion graphics. Reporting to the Video Specialist Supervisor, the ideal candidate will have an interest in instructional media and online education. You will excel if you are self-driven to dive into media production, comfortable balancing different priorities, and open to new challenges. We are looking for a creative, dynamic thinker with strong writing and editing skills, someone who is a team player and has an aptitude for visual storytelling.


To be considered, candidates for this position must be prepared to provide a portfolio of professional work as a part of the interview process.


Note: This is a Hybrid role, working on campus or on location 60% of the time with the remainder of the time working remotely. This position requires occasional trips to Washington, DC for recording purposes.


Specific Duties & Responsibilities


Video Production [80%]

  • Supports video production by setting up cameras, microphones, and lights. Assist in the video studio (setup camera, screen capture, and monitor recordings).
  • Helps with studio equipment installation and maintenance.
  • Accurately edits audio and/or video from script, development of both text-based and animated content.
  • Ensures visual elements and quality standards are maintained across the entire video production process.
  • Retouching videos, including color correction, graphics/animations, and timing music/sound to copy.
  • Shoot video and record audio in-studio and in the field.
  • Input music, dialogues, graphics and effects.
  • Create rough and final cuts of video content.
  • Ensure logical sequencing and smooth running.
  • Consult and collaborate with stakeholders from production to post-production process.
  • Continuously discover and implement new editing technologies and industry’s best practices to maximize efficiency.
  • Be part of the QA process for other multimedia team projects.
  • Support interactive media production for multiple courses in development, revamp, or revisioning.
  • Ensure all projects meet organizational standards for production value, brand, and archive organization.


Quality Assurance of 3rd Party Developers [5%]

  • Reviews 3rd party content for quality and consistency as needed.


Learning Technology Promotion and Training [5%]

  • Develops asynchronous training materials around using video and multimedia objects.
  • Create, develop, edit and implement new content for multimedia projects and ensure the continued growth, efficacy, accuracy, and timeliness of T&L’s web-based communications.
  • Assists faculty in developing reusable learning objects (videos, lecture capture etc.).


Research [5%]

  • Keeps abreast of developments of related instructional technologies.


Other duties as assigned [5%]


Special Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Knowledge of lecture and screen capture tools such as Camtasia, Panopto, Kaltura etc.
  • Working knowledge of MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing.
  • Ability to prepare written communication with an attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Excellent customer service skills and friendly demeanor with faculty and stakeholders.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects, prioritize, and meet deadlines.
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule including evenings and weekends.
  • Ability to keep track of event calendars.
  • Strong interpersonal and organizational skills.
  • Demonstrable video editing ability with a strong portfolio.
  • Thorough knowledge of timing, motivation and continuity.
  • Familiarity with motion graphics elements.
  • Working knowledge of filming equipment (HD Camera, microphone, studio lighting, and teleprompter)


Minimum Qualifications
  • High School Diploma or graduation equivalent.
  • Four years related experience.
  • Additional education may substitute for required experience, to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula.


Preferred Qualifications
  • Bachelor Degree from a regionally accredited college or university preferred. Concentrations in Multimedia, Video Production, related field, or equivalent experience is preferred.
  • Four years’ experience in video production work.
  • Experience and proficiency in all aspects of video production, such as leading shoots; audio recording, mixing and editing; familiarity with video compression best practices and media asset management.
  • Experience taking concepts/ideas and creating multimedia content.
  • Solid experience with digital technology and editing software packages (e.g. Adobe Premiere Pro, Adobe Audition, Media Encoder, Photoshop, etc.).
  • Experience with animation in either After Effects and or Cinema 4D.
  • Experience or interest in learning how to work with 360 camera footage.
  • Experience or interest in learning basic interactive video skills and software.

 


 

Classified Title: Multimedia Technician 
Job Posting Title (Working Title): Video Production Specialist   
Role/Level/Range: ATO 37.5/02/OF  
Starting Salary Range: Min $21.00 - Max $36.50 HRLY ($55,000 targeted; Commensurate with experience) 
Employee group: Full Time 
Schedule: Monday-Friday 8:30-5:00 
Exempt Status: Non-Exempt 
Location: Hybrid/JH at Harbor East 
Department name: ​​​​​​​Teaching and Learning @ Carey 
Personnel area: Carey Business School 

 

Please refer to the job description above to see which forms of equivalency are permitted for this position. If permitted, equivalencies will follow these guidelines:
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.

**Applicants who do not meet the posted requirements but are completing their final academic semester/quarter will be considered eligible for employment and may be asked to provide additional information confirming their academic completion date.


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Hybrid: On-site 3-4 days a week