Media Lab Assistant

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Classification Title Media Lab Assistant Position Type Staff Department Mass Communications Position Title Media Lab Assistant Position Number 9189 Pay Grade Range Nature of Work

The primary purpose of this position is to provide instructional support for the Department of Mass Communications’ experiential learning labs, namely to assist students with audio/film/video class assignments; and to provide and maintain technology/equipment to support student assignments. This is a permanent part-time non-benefited position working 19 or less hours weekly.

Required Qualifications

High School Diploma and certification OR an Associate’s Degree required in the discipline, e.g., film, radio/television/digital communication, mass communication, or a closely related field. Bachelor’s Degree preferred. Other required qualifications: At least one year of experience in creating high quality, professional audio/video projects in an integrated marketing agency, cinematography, corporation, or news industry. At least one year of professional experience in television and/or film pre-production, production, and post-production. Proficient with Adobe Creative Suite (Premiere, Audition, Aftereffects, Photoshop) and Microsoft Office applications (PowerPoint, Excel, Word and Outlook) in both MAC and PC platforms. Proficient in operating television and video production and post-production equipment, including, but not limited to, studio and field video cameras, lighting set-up, audio, and non-linear editing. Ability to support multimedia projects from start to finish, and to create effective audio and video productions. Proficient written, oral, and interpersonal skills.

Preferred Qualifications Salary $14.48 minimum - $17.85 midpoint Physical Requirements/Working Conditions

Candidate must have the ability to lift/carry up to 50 lbs. of equipment and have the ability to stoop and climb ladders.

Does this position require any special certification/ license? If yes, please specify. Certification in the discipline, e.g., film, radio/television/digital communication, mass communication, or a closely related field. IF candidate does not have an Associate's degree. Work Hours Notice to Applicants

Please be advised that should you be recommended for a position, the University System of Georgia Board of Regents policy requires the completion of a background check as a prior condition of employment.

It is the policy of the University of West Georgia to follow federal law in regards to affirmative action and equal opportunity. The University of West Georgia.s affirmative action program and related policies are developed in compliance with Executive Orders 11246 and 11375, as amended; Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964; the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (Sections 503 & 504) and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (Title II) and their implementing regulations; the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967; and the Vietnam Era Veterans Readjustment Assistance Act of 1974, as it amends 38 U.S.C. 4212.

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number S01164P Posting Date 05/21/2019 Closing Date 06/11/2019 Open Until Filled No Special Instructions to Applicant Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a High School Diploma or GED?
    • High School Diploma
    • GED
    • No
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  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
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    Posted: 5/23/2019
    Application Due: 6/13/2019
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