Utah State University

Video Production Assistant

City Logan Campus
Posted Date 2 months ago(10/16/2020 6:26 PM)
Requisition ID
# of Openings
Job Locations
Category (Portal Searching)
Marketing & PR
Position Type
Non-benefited (hourly) Part-Time
Job Classification
Marketing & Communications
Vice President-Marketing & Communic
Advertised Salary
$13 - $15 Hourly Rate based on education/experience


University Marketing & Communications is looking for a creative and dependable individual to fill the position of Video Production Assistant, to assist with the creation and delivery marketing videos and photo content. We are looking for someone with proven experience, is attentive to detail and has a creative eye.


We create everything from 30-second national commercials, social ads, and a variety of other video content that represents Utah State University and the Statewide Campuses.


This position will report to our Director of Video and Imaging and work on a team of talented creatives. Daytime availability is a must with occasional evening and weekend requirements.


  • Maintain and organize assets – key-wording/renaming in Lightroom and Kyno. 
  • Utilize Final Cut Pro X and Lightroom. 
  • Follow guidance and work with Marketing Managers to complete video edits. 
  • Operate DSLR cameras, lighting and audio during productions.
  • Detail oriented – excellent written and verbal communication.
  • Other duties as assigned.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • 2+ years of video editing experience, FCPX preferred.
  • Understanding of foundational skills related to shooting video and photo.
  • Proficiency in export settings – resolution, codecs, bitrate. 
  • Ability to complete tasks and work without direct supervision.
  • Daytime availability is a must with occasional evening and weekend requirements.

Required Documents

Along with the online application, please attach:

1.  Resume/CV to be uploaded in the Candidate Profile 

2.  Cover Letter to be typed/pasted into a text box at the end of the application

3.  URLs to video and photo work to be typed/pasted into a text box at the end of the application under 'Other Documents'


**Document size may not exceed 10 MB.**

Advertised Salary

$13 - $15 Hourly Rate based on education/experience


The environment and physical requirements may change depending on the specific function of the work each department performs. Incumbents may be in both indoor and outdoor environments. Indoors, in an office space, event space, or public space are protected from weather conditions, but not necessarily from temperature changes. Incumbents may nearly continuously sit and often use repetitive hand motion (such as typing).

Outdoors, incumbents may not be protected from weather conditions and may be exposed to extreme heat and extreme cold. Additionally, indoor or outdoor work environments may include being confined or in narrow spaces for periods of time. The incumbent may also be exposed to loud noises or vibrations from equipment, and conditions that may affect the respiratory system, such as fumes, odors, dusts, mists, gases, and poor ventilation. Bending, crawling, and crouching may be required. Incumbents may be required to lift, push, and/or pull objects up to 50 pounds and be required to walk and/or stand for long periods of time.

College/Department Highlights

University Marketing & Communications values and supports the university's colleges, divisions, and administrative offices. We are committed to working closely with all university entities in their marketing and communication needs.

University Highlights

Utah State University (USU) was founded in 1888 and is honored to be Utah’s land-grant and space-grant university. USU is a Carnegie RU/H (Research University/High Research Activity) institution with approximately 27,800 students (24,660 undergraduates and 3,140 graduate students) on the Logan main campus. Utah State’s statewide system features eight campuses and 23 education centers and serves all counties in the state with Extension programs. USU offers 165 undergraduate majors, 138 graduate programs, and a variety of innovative stackable associate and certificate credentials. Washington Monthly ranked USU 14th in their national university rankings in 2019 and the 5th best public national university in the nation in 2018. As one of the two premier research institutions in Utah, USU is proud to provide a high-quality education at an affordable price. Additional information about Utah State University can be found here.


A core characteristic of USU is engagement with communities and people in economic development, improvements to quality of life, and human capital. Through the practical application of knowledge, the University and its faculty engage and share expertise with the state, nation, and world, preserving the historical land-grant tradition of partnering with communities to address critical societal issues in the interest of the public good.


The USU main campus is located in beautiful Logan, Utah; a city of about 50,000 situated in a picturesque mountain valley about 80 miles north of Salt Lake City. Outstanding recreational opportunities abound in the nearby mountains and proximate region.


Notice of Non-discrimination

In its programs and activities, including in admissions and employment, Utah State University does not discriminate or tolerate discrimination, including harassment, based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other status protected by University policy, Title IX, or any other federal, state, or local law.

The following individuals have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the application of Title IX and its implementing regulations and/or USU’s non-discrimination policies:


Executive Director of the Office of Equity Alison Adams-Perlac, alison.adams-perlac@usu.edu, Old Main Rm. 161, 435-797-1266

Title IX Coordinator Hilary Renshaw, titleix@usu.edu, Old Main Rm. 161, 435-797-1266.

For further information regarding non-discrimination, please visithttps://equity.usu.edu/, or contact:

U.S. Department of Education, Office of Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights, 800-421-3481, OCR@ed.gov

U.S. Department of Education, Denver Regional Office, 303-844-5695, OCR.Denver@ed.gov


USU is sensitive to the needs of dual career couples and provides a Dual Career Assistance program to support careers for partners who are also seeking employment.


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