Position Description

Multimedia Specialist
Location Wisconsin Rapids Campus
Employment duration Regular
Position Status Full-Time
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Position Summary
Convey the Mid-State Technical College brand through visual storytelling, including the ability to use an array of video, audio, and editing techniques to be used in publications, social media and broadcast media. This role will conceptualize ideas, create storyboards, collaborate on scripting, scout venues, and produce and publish photography and video content and the Multimedia Specialist is an integral part of the College's marketing strategy.

Please be sure to submit a demo reel with your application, by including a link with your information or submitting directly to andrea.johnson@mstc.edu.

Duties & Responsibilities
Create high-quality multimedia storytelling using photography, videography, animation, web graphics and typography that accurately informs, entertains and engages target audiences following the College's brand guidelines.

Create expertly edited videos and photography worthy of wide audiences that showcase programs, facilities, student life, and extracurricular offerings, including video interviews with faculty, students, and alumni.

Generate ideas for new videos, storyboard concepts, draft scripting and collaborate on finalized script, film and conduct interviews, gather necessary b-roll footage, and edit videos to meet the College's marketing and communication standards and needs.

Organize, manage, schedule, produce and edit video collateral including budget creation and oversight.

Suggest and implement ideas for new multimedia content and placement that will help the College recruit and retain students, and build alumni and donor support including video incorporation into unique campaigns.

Video post-production, including video editing in Adobe Premiere, or similar editing software, Adobe After Effects, graphics, audio mixing and color correction.

Provide consultation for internal stakeholders regarding best practices and technology applications for special events, multimedia production and general audio-visual equipment use.

Responsible for closed captioning and currency of compliance standards affecting video.

Monitor assigned projects to ensure that goals and objectives are completed on time and on budget.

Manage and operate production equipment, including audio and lighting equipment for field and college production.

Organize, maintain and archive video assets.

Engage and actively participate with the Mid-State Marketing Team and their objectives and goals.

Handle highly confidential and sensitive information appropriately.

Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications
Bachelor’s degree in media studies, communications, marketing, or related field required. Combination of associate degree in related field and occupational experience equivalent to a bachelor’s degree will be given consideration.

Three to five years of professional experience in rapidly designing, producing and editing video, audio and multimedia content required. Experience in an educational setting and incorporating culturally diverse populations into content preferred.

Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite, Adobe Creative Suite, Adobe Premiere Pro, Adobe After Effects or other video editing tools. Final Cut Pro knowledge is helpful.

Ability to expertly operate mid-to-high level video cameras, microphones, and lighting.

Currency in field and technology is critical.

Must possess excellent attention to detail, problem resolution, organizational, interpersonal, communication, and project management skills.

Must possess ability to:

  • Achieve a satisfactory level of technical, functional, and/or professional skill or knowledge in position relatedareas; keep up with current developments and trends in areas of expertise; leverage expert knowledge to accomplish results.
  • Leverage one’s practical knowledge and understanding of recent technology tools, solutions, and trends to improve work results, solve work problems, and take advantage of new business opportunities.
  • Establish an action plan for self and others to complete work efficiently and on time by setting priorities,establish ing timelines, and leveraging resources.
  • Accomplish tasks by considering all areas involved, no matter how detailed; show concern for all aspects of the job; accurately check processes and tasks; be watchful over a period of time.
  • Maintain effectiveness when experiencing major changes in work responsibilities or environment (e.g., people, processes, structure, or culture); adjust effectively to change by exploring the benefits, trying new approaches, and collaborating with others to make the change successful.
  • Take prompt action to accomplish work goals; take action to achieve results beyond what is required; be proactive.
  • Set high standards of performance for self and others; assume responsibility and accountability for successfully completing assignments or tasks; self-impose standards of excellence rather than having standards imposed.
  • Demonstrate a positive attitude and approach toward work.

Must embrace Mid-State’s core values of student centeredness, commitment, accountability, respect, integrity,
and exceptional service.

Compensation & Benefits
Compensation is dependent upon experience and qualifications.

Benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance; life insurance; short-term and long-term disability; paid time off and holidays; flexible spending account; Wisconsin Retirement System; 403(b) and 457; employee assistance program; educational assistance; and employee wellness program.

How To Apply
To be considered for this position, you must complete an online application.  You should have the following information available when completing an application:

  • Contact information (addresses, phone numbers)
  • Employment History
  • Education
  • Electronic copy of resume and transcripts

Please be sure to submit a demo reel with your application, by including a link with your information or submitting directly to andrea.johnson@mstc.edu.

Application materials submitted via mail, fax, email, or in-person will not be considered.

Incomplete applications or applications noting "See Resume" will not be considered.

Continuous recruitment with first review of completed applications starting May 27, 2021.  Applications received on or after May 27th may be considered in a secondary pool.

Please note that Mid-State’s main form of communication during the recruitment process is email.  In addition to receiving communications from email addresses with an @mstc.edu domain, you may receive emails from donotreply@invalidemail.com.  Please be sure to watch your inbox as well as junk, spam, and clutter folders.

Equal Opportunity
Mid-State Technical College, an equal opportunity employer and educator, does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, disability, sexual orientation, or other applicable legislated categories, in its services, employment programs, and/or its educational programs and activities, including but not limited to admission, treatment, and access. Mid-State Technical College provides reasonable accommodations to assist persons with disabilities to access or participate in its programs and activities. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the nondiscrimination policies: VP-Human Resources, 32nd Street N, Wisconsin Rapids, WI 54494, Phone: 715-422-5325 or Email:aaeo@mstc.edu.

Optimize Your Online Application Experience
Below you will find a few technical tips to help ensure a positive and successful online application experience:

  • Be sure to fill in each field in the application.  You will receive an error message at the time of submission and your application will not be submitted if each required field is not filled in.
  • Avoid clicking the back, forward, or refresh buttons while applying.  Doing so will interfere with the submission and may result in data loss.
  • Clear your browser's temporary files/cache and cookies prior to beginning the application.
  • Disable pop-up blockers.
  • Do not bookmark or favorite the application.  Navigate to the careers site each time you wish to access your saved/submitted application.
  • Your application session will remain open for 24 hours assuming you do not close your browser.  To ensure submission, complete the application process within that time frame.
  • The following browsers are currently supported:

Internet Explorer 9, 10, 11
Firefox
Google Chrome
Safari

  • The following operating systems are currently supported:

Windows 7 and 8, both 32-bit and 64-bit, as well as Mac OS 10.6 and greater.

If you experience issues in submitting your online application, please contact Human Resources at 715.422.5568.

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