Conceives and develops creative solutions that promote college initiatives and strategic goals through audiovisual assets.
Generates ideas for college video projects for the Communications and Marketing Department.
Serves as subject matter expert (SME) to support the video and technical functions of the Paul A. Johnston Auditorium
Executes shoots on site/on location including audio, camera operation and talent directions. Additionally handles assignments requiring multi-camera lighting, multiple locations, creativity, special audio needs, custom graphics and animation.
Scouts shoot locations and assesses possible obstacles in filming and provides solutions or alternatives.
Conducts interviews with students, staff, faculty, alumni, college partners and others and ensures that valuable segments are captured.
Plans and performs video post-production tasks, including reviewing footage, making editorial decisions, logging, rough cuts, audio adjustment, color correction, adding photographs, motion graphics, audio and music, and final editing using Adobe Premiere software; utilizes computer graphics and special effects for video post-production in accordance with the overall production concepts; compresses/encodes video projects for output; makes video products available in a variety of formats; observes brand standards, ensures consistency and relevancy to production; monitors technical quality of end product; and coordinates internal and external duplication services as required.
Produces promotional, educational, and event-based videos upon request and at the behest of the communications department including defining objectives, shooting in studio and remote locations, conversion of existing video formats for video editing.
Creates material used for, but not limited to shooting videos, and conducting field interviews; edit material for television broadcast, social media, and web applications.
Uploads video to the Web and various social media.
Operates camera and/or switcher for live video feed to crowd overflow at JCC events as needed.
Operates and shoots drone footage as needed.
Direct multi-camera Communications studio productions; supervise cameras, sound, character generator, teleprompter and floor director positions in the course of a Communications production.
Ensure that all videos meet the needs of a varying audience of ability through the use of captioning and other forms as needed.
Tracks and reports viewer analytics.
Stays informed about the current state of and future advances in video production technology and video distribution.
Recommends new video support systems and hardware and software technologies based on analysis of college needs.
Participates in projects to integrate new video technologies and testing new hardware and software.
Other duties as assigned.
Supervisory Responsibilities: The job supervises work study students, interns, and volunteer production assistant positions within the studio when needed for larger productions or events such as running camera.
Qualifications To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. 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. In addition, this position requires:
An individual to be highly creative with demonstrated experience in the areas of video production, as well as expert skill with digital video cameras, drones, microphones, lighting, video editing and hardware and software required.
Self-starter with excellent organizational skills with proven track record in project management and ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously.
Outstanding written, verbal and communication skills and ability to demonstrate leadership and make tough decisions but exercise diplomacy and consensus building with college stakeholders.
Available to work a non-standard schedule in order to fulfill assigned duties and responsibilities.
The ability to manage work with vendors and outsource when needed, such as licensing music, vendors for events, etc.
Education Minimum: Bachelor's degree in film/video production, communications, journalism, television production, media arts, graphic design or related area.
Experience Minimum: Three to five years of professional video production experience.
Experience Preferred: Three to five years of professional video production experience.
Internal Number: 2910670
About Johnston Community College
Johnston Community College is committed to understanding the educational needs of the area's citizens, businesses, industries and service sectors. The college provides life-long educational opportunities consistent with our students' interests and abilities, prepares graduates capable of acquiring knowledge and succeeding in the regional and global community, and services as a positive, economic, social, and cultural catalyst in our diverse communities.