Digital Media Producer

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Vacancy Type SHRA Is Internal Transfer Only No Time Limited? No Time-Limited Appointment Length Title Public Communication Specialist Band Level Contributing Working Title Digital Media Producer Salary Range $31,200 - $83,965 Anticipated Hiring Range $36,000 - 41,281 Salary Grade Equivalency 64 Position Number 00105769 Work Schedule Mon - Fri; hours may be flexible as needed Does the regular and recurring schedule of this position result in the employee working more than ½ of their hours between 4 pm and 8 am? (Meal periods do not count). No Full Time Equivalent (FTE) 1.0 Department 139001 - Friday Institute Department Friday Institute Job City & State Raleigh, NC Primary Function of Organizational Unit

The mission of the Friday Institute is to advance education through innovation in teaching, learning, and leadership. Bringing together educational professionals, researchers, policy-makers, and other community members, the Friday Institute is a center for fostering collaborations to improve education. We conduct research, develop educational resources, provide professional development programs for educators, advocate to improve teaching and learning, and help inform policy-making.

Essential Job Duties

The digital media producer will provide technical and creative assistance in the production and development of concise, clean videos that tell the compelling stories of the Friday Institute for Educational Innovation and our partners.
Specifically, this position will 1) record, edit and produce videos; 2) advise on video development and design; 3) as needed, train and prepare users on video equipment use in the field.

The digital media producer will work closely with the senior communications manager to disseminate the work of the Friday Institute’s project teams, partnerships and initiatives through high-impact marketing and communications practices. This person will also work with Friday Institute faculty, staff, graduate students and partners as the Friday Institute’s video expert, advising, designing and delivering video solutions for websites, social media, blogs, news outlets, and online courses that tell our stories, share our research findings and contribute to advancing innovation in education.

Other Work/Responsibilities

As a member of our dynamic, and often high profile, communications team at the Friday Institute, the digital media producer will also help to develop and craft stories about our work, assist in dissemination through a variety of channels including email, blogs, social media, press releases, and other media that help us share our research and innovative approaches with educators, policy makers, researchers and innovators in education. This position will also have opportunities to contribute to our overall communications strategy and explore new paths for expanding our reach to these unique audiences.

Minimum Experience/Education

Bachelor’s degree in a discipline related to the area of assignment; or an equivalent combination of training and experience.

All degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions.

Departmental Required Skills

Advanced skill in using video cameras, DSLRs, lighting equipment and video production software such as Final Cut Pro or Adobe Premiere Pro is essential.

The successful candidate for this position will have demonstrated video development and production expertise (as shown in previous work), working knowledge in another area of communications (graphic design, social media, photography, etc), and an interest in both growing your skills and advancing our work to help create the next generation education system.

Ability to schedule and manage own projects while ensuring you work collaboratively as part of the overall communications team, while allowing for flexibility to work with different teams within the Friday Institute to fulfill their video needs.

Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education

Bachelor’s degree in communications or a related field is required.
Master’s degree in communications or a related field or 2-3 years experience in a related field is preferred.
Experience developing videos from initial concept to final production is essential.
Knowledge of and interest in educational innovation, policy, and/or research

Required License or Certification


Special Instructions

Please attach cover letter, resume, contact information for three professional references, and a copy of your video portfolio to your application. Your portfolio should be uploaded as “Other Document (1).”

Job Open Date 04/04/2019 Must Be Open Until---- (Positions will be posted until 5:00 PM ET on this date. Positions remaining posted after this date are still accepting applications but may close at any time.) 04/10/2019 Is this position partially or fully funded on ARRA stimulus monies? No Proposed Hire Date 04/15/2019 Alternate Option

If no applicants apply who meet the required competency level and training & experience requirements, then management may consider other applicants. Salary would be determined based on competencies, equity, budget, and market considerations.


NC State University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, status as an individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.

If you have general questions about the application process, you may contact Human Resources at (919) 515-2135 or [email protected] Individuals with disabilities requiring disability-related accommodations in the application and interview process, please call 919-515-3148.

Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. If highest degree is from an institution outside of the U.S., final candidates are required to have their degree equivalency verified at or equivalent service. Degree(s) must be obtained prior to start date in order to meet qualifications and receive credit.

NC State University participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. How did you learn of this opportunity?
    • NCSU Website
    • NCSU Executive Search Services
    • Other Online Job Board
    • Carolina Job Finder / Employment Guide
    • Job / Career Fair
    • The Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Professional Journal
    • Print Advertisement (Newspaper / Periodical)
    • Professional Organization
    • Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (HERC)
    • Direct Contact from NCSU HR Representative / Recruiter
    • NCSU Employee Referral
    • Social Media (LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, Other)
    • Other
  2. If you learned about this vacancy from "other source" or "other website", please provide the source.

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * Please select the response below that best describes your experience/education for the Public Communication Specialist position.
    • Bachelor's, Master's, or Doctorate in a related field
    • Associate's, Bachelor's, Master's, or Doctorate in an unrelated field and four years of related experience
    • Associate's in a related and two years of related experience
    • Combination of post-high school education and/or experience in a related field to equal at least 4 years (ex. 1 year towards a related degree and 3 years of related experience)
    • Did not complete high school but have a combination of high school education and related experience to equal 8 years (ex. 1 year of high school and 7 years of related experience)
    • None of the above
  4. * Please describe your experience using video cameras, DSLRs, lighting equipment and video production software such as Final Cut Pro or Adobe Premiere Pro.

    (Open Ended Question)

  5. * In a few sentences, please describe your approach to visual storytelling.

    (Open Ended Question)

  6. * How would you describe your design aesthetic?

    (Open Ended Question)

Application Materials Required Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
  3. Contact Information for References
  4. Other Document (1)
Optional Documents
  1. Other Document (2)




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Posted: 4/11/2019
Application Due: 4/25/2019
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