Fort Myers, FL
Sep 08, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Position Information

Job Title Videographer/Editor

Job Description

The Videographer/Editor works under the general direction of the Director, Digital Communications. Responsible for all aspects of video production including meeting with constituents to determine their communications needs, developing concepts and script content, and filming and editing to produce videos that serve client needs and reinforce the FGCU brand to internal and external audiences.

Required Qualifications

High school diploma or equivalent.

Five years of experience video production, concept development, filming, and editing.

Experience with digital technology and editing software (Avid, Lightworks, Premiere, After Effects, and Final Cut Pro).

Preferred Qualifications

Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution in Film Studies, Cinematography, Communications, or related field.

Experience in special effects, animation and motion graphics.

Experience producing video for web and social media.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Knowledge of best practices for use of video, broadcast production techniques and standards, proper file storage and archiving.

Knowledge and proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite, Photoshop, and professional video editing software such as Avid, Lightworks, Premiere, After Effects, and Final Cut Pro.

Knowledge of lighting and sound recording techniques, special effects, 3D, and compositing.

Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills.

Strong organizational skills and an ability to prioritize and complete simultaneous projects.

Skill in public speaking and delivering presentations to individuals and groups.

Ability to work under pressure and meet close deadlines with a positive and professional attitude.

Ability to work successfully as both a member of a team and independently with minimal supervision.

Ability to establish rapport with a diverse group of staff, faculty, students, and the community with various professional backgrounds.

Ability to adapt quickly to changing situations and environments.

Ability to use effective visualization and shooting concepts.

Ability to use professional video and still cameras and related equipment.

Ability to think critically and creatively with an attention to detail, have a high standard of integrity, and be motivated to incorporate best practices into the organizational structure.

Ability to work evenings, nights and weekends as necessary.

Salary Range $45,000 - $50,000

Job Duties

Essential Job Duties

•Meets with stakeholders to determine their communication needs and creates video productions telling their stories while remaining true to the overall FGCU brand.

•Oversees all facets of video production including pre-production meetings, concept development, script development, filming, production, directing, editing, and archiving.

•Collaborates with stakeholders from production to post-production on the creation of original, quality, and brand-specific marketing videos.

•Creates, develops, and guides the video concept, conducts interviews, and creates storyboards.

•Recruits and schedules talent for video shoots in accordance with department and university policies and procedures.

•Determines suitable camera equipment, audio and video recorders, lighting equipment, props, and microphones for individual shoots.

•Transports and sets up equipment. Operates and maintains proper levels and calibration of cameras, audio, video recorders, and other production equipment

•Edits video and audio to ensure quality standards and compliance with the intended message to target audiences.

•Conceptualizes and creates titles, special effects, motion graphics and animation.

•Uploads video content on social media and websites.

•Maintains video archiving in accordance with established guidelines and applicable record retention requirements.

Other Duties

•Stays current on emerging and new digital trends, the latest in video equipment, and best practices in video production.

•Represents the department at meetings as needed.

•Performs other job-related duties as assigned.

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number PS322P

Open Date 08/29/2017

Close Date

Open Until Filled Yes

Special Instructions to Applicants

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you possess a high school diploma, equivalent, or higher?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Do you have five (5) or more years of experience in video production, concept development, filming, and editing?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Do you have experience with digital technology and editing software (Avid, Lightworks, Premiere, After Effects, and Final Cut Pro)?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Please explain your directly related experience to the position.

    (Open Ended Question)

  5. * Please indicate the number of years of directly related work experience.

    (Open Ended Question)

  6. * Please indicate how you first learned of this position.
    • Job Board
    • Print Advertisement
    • Social Media
    • Job Fair/Conference
    • FGCU Website
    • Employee Referral
    • Other
  7. * Per the question above, please specify the name of where you FIRST learned of the position?

    (Open Ended Question)

Documents Needed To Apply

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Portfolio
  4. List of 5 Professional References (with relationship of each)
Optional Documents


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