Visual Content Specialist

Bowling Green State University
Bowling Green, Ohio
Salary is commensurate with education and experience. Full benefit package available.

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Administrative Jobs
Institutional & Business Affairs, Communications & Marketing
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

The Visual Content Specialist is responsible for the functions and activities of creative photographic and video production for the Office of Marketing and Brand Strategy at Bowling Green State University.


Essential Duties, Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Provide photography, videography, and artistic vision at BGSU for University departments and offices, implementing visual ideas that translate into an imaginative range of images and short-form videos for university websites, displays, magazines, guidebooks and other printed materials for all colleges, programs, and Athletics. Responsible for overall vision, layout, and coverage of video and photographic content of assignments. Reviews and executes photographic assignments as well as selecting appropriate equipment and technology as necessary to produce high-quality images and video appropriate for various conditions. Selects appropriate composition to achieve desired results.
  • Performs all quality assurance and post-production photography and videography functions including photo and video editing decisions, visual software editing and programs to ensure the highest level of quality.
  • Catalogs and organizes the University’s digital archives of photographs and video facilitating the uploading and archival of digital assets, digital backup, and retrieval of catalogued images.  Assists and provides input in the overall maintenance of this process.
  • Collaborate with Photography Director, University Photographer/Videographer, Directors, Brand Specialists, Web and New Media, News and Social Media, and Graphic Design on projects related stories and creative content. Attend staff and division-wide meetings.



Knowledge, Skills or Abilities

  • Knowledge working with photography, video, sound, lighting and related equipment. Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Premiere, Adobe Lightroom, Adobe Bridge, Adobe After Effects and related creative software. In addition, location and studio lighting experience is preferred.



Diversity Statement

In addition to your cover letter and resume, you will be required to upload a written response to the diversity and inclusion question listed below.  The Diversity Statement should not exceed 1 page that is double-spaced with 1-inch margins, using 12pt. font. 

  • How have you incorporated equity, diversity, and/or inclusion into your current or a previous position?


Minimum Requirements

Bachelor of Science in Photojournalism, Visual Communications, Broadcast Journalism, Film Production or related degree. Degree must be conferred at the time of application.


The following experience is required:

One year or less experience working in Photography, Video, Photoshop and related Adobe software.


The following experience is required in any one of the following areas:

  • Experience in photography and photo editing
  • Experience in film and video editing
  • Experience in Adobe Creative Suite


The following experience is preferred:

  • Experience in Digital Asset Management systems.
  • Experience in drone operation




Full-time administrative staff position. Salary is commensurate with education and experience. Administrative pay grade 352. Full benefits package available.




Bowling Green State University provides a comprehensive benefit program as part of a total compensation package.  This includes medical, prescription, dental, vision, health accounts (medical & dependent), life & disability insurance, retirement plans, employee assistance program and tuition fee waivers for employees and their eligible dependents as well as paid time off, holidays and parental leave.  For more information please visit Benefits-at-a-Glance.pdf (





Deadline to apply:  Position is reopened with an open until filled date.  The search committee will review applications until the position is filled.






To Apply


For a complete job description & to apply for this position visit or contact the Office of Human Resources at (419) 372-8421. BGSU. AA/EEO/Disabilities/Veterans. In compliance with the ADA Amendments Act (ADAAA), if you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation in order to apply for a position with Bowling Green State University, please call 419-372-8421.


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