Digital Media Producer
The Stanford University Graduate School of Education (GSE) is a top ranked school of education, known for its prestigious faculty, rigorous graduate degree programs, and its impact on the quality of education across the world. The GSE is committed to developing leaders in education research, practice and policy. Our community includes over 60 Faculty, 400 students, 200 staff, 8,000 alumni and countless people from the local and global communities we work with and impact. The work environment is dynamic, deadline-driven, fast-paced, and energetic. As part of Graduate School of Education IT team, production manager is an integral component to managing operations within media projects for online courses, professional development, trainings, workshops, and/or blended courses for faculty, students, and staff. JOB PURPOSE:
Lead, develop and execute digital media production assignments requiring advanced level skills from original concept through final implementation with limited oversight. Partner with internal and external clients including senior leaders and faculty regarding digital media projects and services. Serve as an in-house digital media expert for a school/unit with time contribution split between project leadership and as a technical contributor. CORE DUTIES*: Plan, research, prepare and produce professional-quality digital media for instruction, promotional programs, location and studio programs, live video conferences and webcasts, live-on-tape studio, and/or other communicative purposes for both internal and external audiences.Play an active role in planning, advising and partnering with clients on strategic and creative projects requiring extensive subject matter knowledge within time and cost constraints.Take independent ownership of large, complex digital media projects. Perform the full range of the digital media project cycle: initiating, planning, producing, refinement, delivery, and archiving.Develop and market digital services, and manage all aspects of capturing, recording, and transmitting of all digital media productions, video and/or images to internal and external clients. Provide outreach within and across departments of effective applications of digital media.Create and oversee the creation of original visual content and produce high impact visual storytelling. Manage process from conception, to production, to completion across a diverse array of communications channels and media utilizing best practice standards that foster photographic and video excellence.Consult with, and help faculty and staff to incorporate digital media into research projects, presentations, course design and curricula in support of student learning or departmental communication goals.Manage all aspects of capturing, recording, and transmitting of all digital media productions, video and/or images for internal and external clients.May contribute to development of digital media goals, objectives, policies, procedures, and/or manage budget for area of responsibility.May serve as internal project leader and provide guidance and training to other staff. * - Other duties may also be assigned MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:
Education & Experience:
Bachelor's degree and seven years of relevant experience or combination of education and relevant experience. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Expert level technical experience using digital media equipment, video creation, editing software, and/or motion graphics and effects software.Comprehensive knowledge in production techniques including videography, compression and file delivery and other production formats.Extensive knowledge of all aspects of professional quality productions, including field and studio camera, lighting, sound and editing,Proven savvy and understanding of online video environment and online distribution.Ability to independently manage a variety of simultaneous projects within tight deadlines, excellent organizational and time management skills.Demonstrated experience leading and training others.Ability to communicate and articulate digital media products and options and adapt to alternatives when appropriate.Excellent interpersonal skills, mature judgment, and diplomacy required to interact effectively with and provide customer service to a broad audience, including high-level executives and faculty.Ability to work independently as well as effectively in a collaborative team environment.Experience planning, coordinating, and executing archival digitization projects. Certifications and Licenses:
None PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS*: Constantly perform desk-based computer tasksFrequently stand/walk, grasp lightly/fine manipulation, grasp forcefully, and reach/work above shoulders.Occasionally sit, twist/bend/stoop/squat.Visual acuity including color vision.Ability to obtain and maintain a California Non-commercial Class license. * - Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of his or her job. WORKING CONDITIONS: Occasionally work on weekends, evenings, holidays, and flexible shifts.May have exposure to high voltage electricity, noise > 80dB TWA, confined spaces, and working at heights above 10 feet. WORK STANDARDS: When conducting university business, must comply with the California Vehicle Code and Stanford University driving requirements.Interpersonal Skills: Demonstrates the ability to work well with Stanford colleagues and clients and with external organizations.Promote Culture of Safety: Demonstrates commitment to personal responsibility and value for safety; communicates safety concerns; uses and promotes safe behaviors based on training and lessons learned.Subject to and expected to comply with all applicable University policies and procedures, including but not limited to the personnel policies and other policies found in the University's Administrative Guide, http://adminguide.stanford.edu. Successful candidates will be required to complete a background check prior to working at Stanford University. This position is fixed-term through December 15, 2018, and is renewable based on performance and funding. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position; all candidates must be eligible to work in the US. Stanford is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Location: Graduate School of Education
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Stanford is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.