Utah State University

Multimedia Specialist I

City Logan Campus
Posted Date 1 month ago(5/27/2022 10:39 AM)
Requisition ID
2022-5179
# of Openings
1
Job Locations
US-UT-Logan
Category (Portal Searching)
Athletics
Position Type
Benefited Full-Time
Job Classification
Exempt
Percent of Time or Hours per Week
100%
College
Athletics
Department
Media Relations
Advertised Salary
Based on experience, plus excellent benefits

Overview

The Multimedia Coordinator (Multimedia Specialist I) is responsible for the promotional and gameday experience video content for the Utah State athletics department with primary emphasis on football. Duties will include overseeing student assistant work and schedules, creating intro videos for gameday, filming home events, obtaining b-roll for internal and external use, managing footage archive and deliver footage for media requests.

 

Additional duties include coordinating, setup, capturing, production, and distribution of a wide variety of projects involving video, photo, and motion graphics. This will include weekly highlights and hype videos, recruiting visits, interviews, and various social media videos used for internal and external use.

 

This position will also have decision-making authority on creative content posted to USU’s various social media platforms during normal working hours, plus evenings and weekends.   

Responsibilities

  1. Responsible for pre- and post-production elements, editing, audio, and writing for original productions, either independently or in collaboration with members of the external operations team.
  2. Manage production projects from conception through completion, including producing, budgeting, scheduling, production team management, post-production supervision, distribution and archive.
  3. Edit recap videos for social media within 24 hours of USU wins.
  4. Travel with teams to film post-season matches/bowl games/conference championships and create social media content for promotion.
  5. Create videos for event promotion with the Director of Digital Marketing & Creative Content.
  6. Film, edit and deliver videos requested by outside Media and Athletic Departments.
  7. Create off-season videos used for recruiting and promotion.
  8. Create in-game content for various athletic teams.
  9. Create videos to promote the events of the Athletics Department as assigned; to include the Aggie Auction, Ticket Promotions, Student Health and Wellness, Merlin Olsen Fund, etc.
  10. Create hype videos, intro videos, features and other non-broadcast original content.
  11. Create content for web and social media channels following established brand guidelines
  12. Graphic design lead for establishing a standard of excellence in recruiting materials for teams while developing graphic and multimedia elements across digital channels.
  13. Responsible for all equipment and maintenance to include but not limited to the cameras, lights, batteries, SD cards, etc.
  14. Capture photos and videos of behind-the-scenes content, live game action and the game day experience.
  15. Other duties include assignments relating to storytelling, brand building, and fan engagement through digital platforms.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education and experience is required.
  • Must have a creative and innovative technical mind, be self-motivated, and be resourceful.
  • Strong communication skills and ability to work in a team environment is required. The position will require a flexible work schedule based on events including some evenings, weekends, and holidays. Travel will be required for various events, regular in season games, and bowl games.
  • Demonstrates experience and extensive knowledge of and ability to creatively shoot and edit video in an athletic environment.
    • produce and edit videos utilizing Adobe Creative Cloud
    • working knowledge of various professional camera brands
    • work collaboratively with other department staff on group projects
  • Knowledgeable of the NCAA rules and a commitment to adhere to all rules and regulations of Utah State University, the Mountain West Conference, and the NCAA.

Required Documents

Along with the online application, please attach:

  1. Resume to be uploaded at the beginning of your application in the Candidate Profile under “Resume/CV”
  2. Cover letter to be typed/pasted at the end of your application

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

Advertised Salary

Based on experience, plus excellent benefits

ADA

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.

 

Outdoors, incumbents may not be protected from weather conditions and may be exposed to extreme heat and extreme cold. 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.

University Highlights

Utah State University (USU) was founded in 1888 and is Utah’s land-grant and space-grant university. USU is one of only 146 research institutions in the U.S. classified as R1 “very high research activity” by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education. As one of the two premier research institutions in Utah, USU provides a high-quality education at an affordable price. With its main campus in Logan, the university serves approximately 27,500 students, including 24,255 undergraduates and 3,171 graduate students. USU Online has served students from all 50 states and 55 countries for 25 years.

 

USU’s statewide system features three residential campuses, 30 total campus locations, and 23 Extension education centers. The university employees 903 full-time faculty members, 124 executive administrators, and 1,649 full-time support staff. USU offers 115 undergraduate majors, as well as 91 master’s and 42 doctoral degrees. Learn more about USU.

 

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.

 

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.

 

USU endeavors to provide reasonable accommodations to ensure equal access in all aspects of employment to qualified persons with disabilities. To request a reasonable accommodation for a disability, please contact the university’s ADA Coordinator in the Human Resource office at 435-797-0122 or submit a request at hr@usu.edu.

 

USU Land Acknowledgment

Please visit our website to learn about Utah State’s land acknowledgment of the eight tribes of Utah.

 

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 Matthew Pinner, discrimination@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 visit https://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

 

*updated 04/18/2022

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