Utah State University


City Logan Campus
Posted Date 1 month ago(6/28/2022 5:50 PM)
Requisition ID
# of Openings
Job Locations
Category (Portal Searching)
Marketing & PR
Position Type
Benefited Full-Time
Job Classification
Percent of Time or Hours per Week
Marketing & Communications
University Marketing & Communications
Advertised Salary
$50,000 minimum, commensurate with experience, plus excellent benefits


Candidates for the Videographer (Multimedia Specialist) must have a strong desire to push the boundaries of obtaining quality video content varying from short social media ads to more in-depth interviews, highlights and commercials. You will work on a team with photographers, videographers, designers, copywriters and marketing managers to be instrumental in providing exceptional video content. This position works within University Marketing and Communications (UMAC) and reports to the Director of Video & Imaging.  The Videographer will be hired at either Level II or Level Senior depending on qualifications - see Qualifications section below. 


  • Conduct shoots solo or as part of a team utilizing lighting, audio, and camera equipment to achieve consistent and quality results.
  • Communicate with marketing managers to identify clients’ needs and develop concepts for video production projects of varied duration and complexity.
  • Utilize workflow software, ClickUp, to manage all projects throughout the video production process.
  • Use file management best practices to maintain an organized server for projects and video.
  • Assist with photography in various aspects of shooting and postproduction process.
  • Manage USU’s YouTube channel, ensuring all videos have a standardized title, description, caption and thumbnail; recommend, manage and shoot content for this channel.
  • Handle video requests from external groups on campus or media agencies and deliver the appropriate content.
  • Provide hands-on training, mentorship and resources to student workers, faculty and staff across campus working on independent video projects.
  • Drive forward creative video ideas, continually improve processes and contribute to a high-efficiency team environment.
  • Other duties as assigned.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Position will be hired as a Multimedia Specialist at either Level II or SR:
    • For Multimedia Specialist II:
      • Six (6) years of experience and/or education
    • For Multimedia Specialist SR:
      • Eight (8) years of experience and/or education
  • Experience with Mac OS and the operation of advanced editing software such as Final Cut Pro X, Adobe Premiere or Davinci Resolve
  • Experience operating drones
  • Must possess a comprehensive understanding of video codecs, compression techniques and best methods for delivering video content
  • Must be available to work non-traditional hours including some evenings and weekends for athletics and university events, as well as occasionally travel 3-4 nights at a time
  • Online video portfolio demonstrating a variety of shooting environments and styles

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • A love for capturing exceptional content
  • Ability to work with limited supervision
  • Attentive to detail in communication, editing, and design
  • Proven editing skills that demonstrate your ability to take on various projects
  • Knowledgeable in utilizing graphics in video; motion graphic experience a plus

Required Documents

Along with the online application, please attach:

  1. Resume/CV to be uploaded at the beginning of your application in the Candidate Profile under “Resume/CV”
  2. Be prepared to provide a URL to your video portfolio during the application process
  3. Cover Letter to be typed/pasted at the end of your application

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

Advertised Salary

$50,000 minimum, commensurate with experience, plus excellent benefits


This position requires moderate physical activity. Employees must have sufficient strength to perform the duties and responsibilities of the position including moderate lifting (up to 50 pounds), walking, bending, stooping, kneeling, and squatting.

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, Distance Education Rm. 401, 435-797-1266

Title IX Coordinator Hilary Renshaw, titleix@usu.edu, Distance Education Rm. 404, 435-797-1266

Mailing address: 5100 Old Main Hill, Logan, UT 84322

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 08/2022


Sorry the Share function is not working properly at this moment. Please refresh the page and try again later.
Share on your newsfeed