Multimedia Specialist II

Concordia University Irvine
Irvine, CA, USA

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Technology, Multimedia & Audiovisual
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job Details

  • Information Technology Services
  • Irvine, CA, USA
  • Full-Time
  • Health Insurance, Retirement, Disability and Life Insurance, Tuition discounts, paid Vacation & Sick Time and generous paid Holidays

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    The Office of Information Technology Services provides services for the secure storage, retrieval, and processing of information as well as the design, procurement, implementation and maintenance of hard and soft computing technologies including audio visual equipment across all campuses.


    This position is responsible, individually or as a production team leader, to conduct the following multimedia functions: video production; computer graphic design; animation, photography and web technology integration; live event production to include, planning, staging, lighting and general Audio Visual (AV) support. The incumbent learns and applies new skills in order to utilize evolving communications methods and technologies that can more effectively connect and communicate with a variety of audiences under rigid customer deadlines.

    All activities of this position are to make a contribution to the fulfillment of the mission of the university.

    • Recommended by the Associate Vice President, Data and Technology
    • Approved by the Provost
    • Reports to the Associate Vice President, Data and Technology
    • Performance is assessed by the Associate Vice President, Data and Technology
    • Collaborates closely with the Director of Academic Media Development in OIIE
    • Interacts and functions cooperatively with all other campus personnel

    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily:

    Duties & Responsibilities with an Individual/Task Focus:
    • Media Production
        Record, edit, and produce audio and video files to be integrated into online courses, websites, and instructional aidsStay up-to-date on the latest developments & trends in video, audio, editing, & software as related to applications in the field of educationOperate media production studio, maintain and update equipment as needed, and manage studio use by other departmentsTrack projects and report progress in project management softwareMaintain storage and archiving of multimedia assetsAnticipate and mitigate project issues as they develop
    • Event Support
        Represent ITS as the primary point of contact with University Services on audio visual needs and solutions for events.
      • Provides audio visual equipment set up and operation at events for the purpose of audio visual display, amplification, recording and/or livestreaming.
    • Other duties as assigned
    Duties & Responsibilities with a Team/Collaborative Focus:
      Support fellow staff in organizing and implementing video recording of instructional or other education- related projectsConduct quality assurance reviews to ensure instructional materials are technically accurate, functional, and conform to university standards, industry best-practices, and regulatory guidelinesClearly and effectively communicate with instructional design team and subject matter expertsSupport faculty and staff in becoming comfortable in front of a cameraProvide outstanding customer service and communication in visual, oral, and written form
    • At least 5 years of related experience in multimedia development and content creation (e.g., video production).
    • Advanced knowledge of:
        video recording (Sony cameras, Atomos monitor/recorders, etc., );video editing (Final Cut Pro, Adobe Premiere, etc., );audio recording and editing (Logic Pro X, Adobe Audition, etc., )graphic design (Photoshop, Illustrator,);video delivery platforms (YouTube, Drive,)
    • Working knowledge of:
        MS Office Suite (Word, Power Point, etc., );Google Apps for productivity and communication (Drive, Gmail, Chat, etc., );
      Bachelor's degree (BA/BS) from a four-year college or university

    The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

      Self-starter with ability to work independentlyWillingness to take initiative and proactively follow-up on outstanding projects without being asked
    • Ability to prioritize and/or seek assistance in determining task priority
    • Task and deadline driven
    • Very organized and detail oriented
    • Collaborative team player
    • Ability and willingness to be flexible to changing conditions, needs, and priorities
    • Motivated self-learner
    • Respect for confidentiality of records and information
    • Awareness that behavior and dress should be appropriate for the environment of a Christian university
    • Skilled in English writing, spelling, grammar, and speaking
    • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret university procedures, general information, educational publications, synodical procedures, or governmental regulations
    • Ability to write routine reports and correspondence
    • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of staff, faculty, administration, students, families, and the general public.
    • Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume
    • Ability to calculate accumulation rates of data for the purposes of efficient video file management and archival
    • Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry
    • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions
    • Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables
    • Effectively manage and prioritize assigned projects
    • Strong analytical skills for planning, design, layout, & production of video content appropriate for the stated goals of a project
    • Be an individual of prayer and Christian maturity
    • Exemplify Christian philosophy stated in Concordia University's mission statement in all aspects of day-to-day duties and responsibilities assigned to this position
    • Communicate warmth, understanding, and helpfulness when interacting with students, staff, faculty, and the general public
    • Develop and maintain positive relationships with those you come into contact
    • Exhibit a cheerful, positive, loyal, team-member attitude toward the purposes, programs, policies, and goals of the university
    • Maintain confidentiality on matters pertaining to this office and the campus as a whole
    • Constantly strive to improve performance
    • Formulate goals and objectives and expect to be evaluated upon them
    SAFETY:Employees are responsible for complete cooperation with all aspects of the safety and health program, including compliance with all rules and regulations and for continuously practicing safety while performing their duties.

    Supervisors are responsible for developing proper attitudes toward safety and health in themselves and in those they supervise, and for ensuring that all operations are performed with the utmost regard for the safety and health of all personnel involved, including themselves.


    The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

      Repetitive motions using a computer keyboard
    • May require rising and sitting repeatedly
    • Ability to lift, pull, grasp, stoop, and reach to pack up, transport, and set up video production equipment
    • May require climbing stairs and walking indoors or outdoors to various offices on campus

    While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools or controls; and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to stand and walk. The employee is occasionally required to reach with hands and arms.

    The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 35 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.


    The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

    Concordia University - Irvine Ca


    Concordia University Irvine, guided by the Great Commission of Christ Jesus and the Lutheran Confessions, empowers students through the liberal arts and professional studies for lives of learning, service and leadership.

    Concordia University Irvine is a USNews Top Tier Regional University that prepares students for their vocations—their calling in life. CUI offers undergraduate, graduate, and adult degree programs in a beautiful Southern California location, with online and regional cohort options. Concordia’s undergraduate program is distinctive among Christian colleges in California because of the University’s innovative and engaging Core Curriculum, and its Lutheran heritage that provides a thoughtful and caring Christian community that lives out "Grace Alone. Faith Alone."

    Student Clubs and Organizations: CUI has over 40 student organizations including service, honorary, social, and special interest clubs.

    Community Service: CUI students, faculty, and staff perform thousands of hours of volunteer community service each year.

    Athletics: Division I - National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) | Golden State Athletic Conference (GSAC)

    Housing: CUI has some of the most comfortable and accommodating residence halls in southern California. All students are encouraged to take advantage of these facilities.

    Safety: The Department of Campus Safety provides a safe environment for members of the campus community 24/7, 365 days a year. The FBI named Irvine one of the safest cities in the nation.

    Enjoying a hilltop setting fifty miles south of Los Angeles, eighty miles north of San Diego and six miles inland from the Pacific Ocean, Concordia University is located on a spectacular 70-acre plateau overlooking Orange County.


    The city of Irvine is a planned community, primarily residential but including multi-national business and industrial complexes. It is rated one of the safest cities of its size in the United States. The surroundings of the Concordia campus offer an oasis to wild life and are an ideal setting for the newest of the LCMS universities.




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