Career Opportunities Columbia, SC, USA
May 29, 2019Full time
Full Time Hours per Week 37.5 Work Schedule Standard working schedule: 8:30am – 5:00pm. Must be willing to work a flexible schedule to meet the needs of the department. Type of Staff Position Full-time Equivalent (FTE) Basis 12 months Job Search Category Other Professional About UofSC The University of South Carolina System is comprised of the state's flagship university in Columbia (founded in 1801 and currently one of the top 50 "Best Colleges" according to U.S. News and World Report), three regional comprehensive universities (USC Aiken, USC Beaufort and USC Upstate), and Palmetto College consisting of four two-year campuses (USC Lancaster, USC Salkehatchie, USC Sumter, USC Union and Fort Jackson/Extended University). Together, the USC System institutions offer more than 450 degree programs on campus and online and are uniquely positioned to meet the state's educational, cultural, health and research needs. The System employs nearly 14,000 people who work daily to improve the lives of students, fellow South Carolinians and the world. Our diverse engaged faculty and staff enjoy a dynamic and intellectually stimulating work environment. Benefits for FTE, Research Grant or Time-Limited Positions Are Indicated Below The University of South Carolina (UofSC), through the State of SC and Public Employee Benefit Authority (PEBA), offers employees a valuable benefits package, including health and life insurance, generous paid leave and retirement programs. To learn more about UofSC benefits, access the About Benefits section on the Applicant Portal at uscjobs.sc.edu. Research Grant or Time-limited positions may be eligible for all, some, or no benefits, based on the grant or project funding. Benefit Eligibility Type Full-Time Equivalent (FTE) South Carolina Retirement Yes State Insurance Programs Yes Annual Leave Yes Sick Leave Yes Position Description Advertised Job Summary The video producer is responsible for the creation, distribution, measurement and curation of branded video and digital content via owned, shared and paid channels. Channels range from the award winning sc.edu website, to our top-5 ranked higher-ed social media accounts to state, regional and national campaigns. Responsible for the entire video process from start to finish, from scheduling through post-production, the producer blends visuals, music, audio and graphics to tell the amazing stories of our students, our research and our university. The ideal candidate will be a passionate self-starter with exceptional working knowledge of video production best practices. The position is perfect for someone who thrives during each stage of the creative process, with an out-of-the-box but within-the-brand mindset and a portfolio of sharp video work already under their belt. This position will collaborate closely with many stakeholders in the office of communications and public affairs including, but not limited to, staff videographers and photographers, designers, writers and a team of talented interns, all ensuring that we are on brand with all content we produce. The ideal candidate will also be a deadline-driven, energetic multitasker who thrives in multiple priorities without requiring extensive oversight. The ideal candidate would have the ability to maintain the highest standards of accuracy and precision while under deadline. Excellent judgment, ingenuity, persistence, active participate in a highly collaborative team environment, as well as excellent written and verbal communication skills are a must. Minimum Qualifications (Classified and Unclassified positions) Master’s degree and 1 year professional experience related to the development and dissemination of informational material, or Bachelor’s degree and 3 years related experience. A portfolio of razor sharp digital content. 3-5 years of experience producing content for a brand or organization. Experience in cross-team collaboration and a demonstrated ability to work with others. Preferred Qualifications 2 – years of progressive experience at a digital media brand or digital content company, with experience in digital or interactive production. Strong understanding of web and email marketing platforms. Knowledge/Skills/Abilities Proven expertise and proficient with photo/video equipment, editing software and multimedia tools ( DSLR camera, Creative Cloud applications). Proven expertise with video storytelling, lighting, audio and editing and producing. Proficient knowledge of the Adobe Creative Suite, Final Cut Pro and other video software. Understanding of the digital landscape and a proven interest in keeping up to date with developments in creative applications and social platforms and. Experience working independently and collaboratively with content strategists, designers, writers, and broad cross-functional teams. Strong problem-solving skills and independent self-direction coupled with an aptitude for team collaboration and open communication Excellent communicator and creative thinker, with an ability to use both data and intuition to inform decisions. Adaptable to new technology including production management and team collaboration software Ability to work as a team player, demonstrate personal initiative and inspire colleagues with creativity. Ability to operate in a fast-paced environment with changing priorities Familiarity with usage rights, licensing and copyright laws. Ability to work as a team player and demonstrate personal initiative to complete the work of the team as a whole. Ability to operate in a fast-paced environment with changing priorities. Proficient in Microsoft Office suite. Creative curiosity and the desire to maximize every opportunity to enhance our national brand reputation, leading those who engage with us to like us, those who like us to love us and those who love us to share the love.