Post-Production Technician

Posting Details
Posting Summary

Posting Number TMP00105PO17 Classification Title Production Manager I Internal Title Post-Production Technician Campus Columbia 01 College/Division University Libraries Department Moving Image Research Collections Salary $15.00/hour Location of Vacancy Part/Full Time Full Time Hours per week 37.5 Work Schedule Type of Temporary Position Temporary Staff Job Search Category Other Professional

About UofSC

The University of South Carolina is a premiere flagship research institution in South Carolina and one of the top 50 “Best Colleges” according to U.S. News and World Report. With more than 46,000 students on eight campuses, the University of South Carolina is a leader in improving the lives of individuals in South Carolina and around the world. Founded in 1801, the University of South Carolina employs almost 14,000 people. At the University of South Carolina, our employees include some of the brightest minds and most accomplished professionals in the world. The diversity of thought and active engagement of our colleagues makes for a dynamic and interesting work environment. The University has been named a best place to work, and a big part of that is the people. Our diverse faculty and staff embody a dedication to serve our students, so that a job becomes a passion with no limits.

Benefits for Temporary Positions

The University of South Carolina (UofSC), through the State of SC and Public Employee Benefit Authority (PEBA), offers temporary employees expected to work at least 30 hours per week health and life insurance, flexible spending accounts and retirement programs. To learn more about UofSC benefits, access the benefits section on the Applicant Portal.

Position Description

Advertised Job Summary

The University of South Carolina's Moving Image Research Collections (MIRC) seeks qualified applicants for the position of Post-Production Technician, United States Marine Corps Film Repository. The Technician operates the Repository's Golden Eye IV 2K/4K motion picture film scanner, converting 16mm and 35mm film into high-definition digital video. MIRC will train the Technician to operate the film scanner. The Technician also performs post-production work on film scans once converted to digital video.

The United States Marine Corps Film Repository is a partnership between MIRC and the History Division of the USMC, providing high-resolution video of archival Marine Corps films to researchers at Quantico and to the public online.

Two full-time (37.5 hours/week) temporary positions are available. These are one-year positions, with the possibility of renewal contingent upon funding. Rate of pay is $15.00/hour. A successful background check and credit check are required.

Contact Greg Wilsbacher, curator of the US Marine Corps Film Repository:, (803) 777-5556, for additional information.

Veterans, minorities and women are encouraged to apply. USC is an equal opportunity employer.



  • High school diploma
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a larger team
  • Demonstrable experience with computers in a networked environment, e.g., MS Office, email, relational database software, Google Apps
  • Knowledge of digital video


  • Experience with video editing software such as iMovie, Adobe Premiere or Final Cut Pro
  • Experience with open source video tools like, FFMpeg and QCTools
  • Experience with digital imaging technologies and/or software
  • Experience using delicate and/or highly technical equipment
  • Knowledge of Marine Corps history
  • Knowledge of motion picture film use and/or handling

Posting Detail Information

Number of Vacancies 2 Desired Start Date 08/16/2017 Proposed End Date Job Open Date 07/21/2017 Job Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Special Conditions for Eligibility Quicklink for Posting EEO Statement

The University of South Carolina does not discriminate in educational or employment opportunities on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender, age, disability, veteran status or genetics.

Position Attributes

Hazardous weather category Non-Essential Safety/Security Sensitive or Requires a CDL No

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a high school diploma?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Do you have the ability to work independently and as part of a larger team?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Do you have demonstrable experience with computers in a networked environment, e.g., MS Office, email, relational database software, Google Apps?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Do you have knowledge of digital video?
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents
Required Documents
    Optional Documents
    1. Cover Letter
    2. Resume


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