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Company: University of Colorado
Location: Colorado Springs
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

To provide media production support for campus media department and studio facility and television production classes, and also provide academic coordination and planning for existing cable television station and the Digital Film Communications program.

Who We Are:

The University of Colorado Colorado Springs (UCCS) is one of four campuses in the University of Colorado system and is home to over 9,500 undergraduate and 1,900 graduate students.

Colorado Springs (pop. 450K ) is situated at the base of Pikes Peak, offers many recreational and cultural activities and was recently ranked by U.S. News & World Report as one of the top Best Places to Live in the U.S.

Job Duties:

  • To provide video production support for campus media department and studio facility.
  • Provide support for television production classes.
  • Provide academic coordination and planning for existing cable television station.
  • Planning and development of programs.
  • Discuss media production needs with clients to determine program content and structure.
  • Produce programs: conduct interviews; manage talent; serve as producer, editor, videographer, and/or audio/lighting specialist.
  • Provide training and direction to the production staff as needed, including interns, staff, students, faculty and volunteer.
  • Assist in teaching media workshops and educational programs to train participants in the mechanics and application of digital media.
  • Assist in upkeep of studio, production truck, camera kits and production sets and properties.
  • Work with the production classes to ensure the students follow all required procedures for the use of Media equipment.
  • Manage Media Services students and Digital Film camera and gear kits including overseeing checkout process for film classes.
  • Manage the workflow of checkout kits and Cherwell.
  • Work with the production classes to ensure the students follow all the required procedures for use of the media equipment.
  • Create estimates and invoices for customers based off of their production and project needs.
  • Manage scheduling classrooms for teleconferences, webinars, audio conferences, and basic smart room use and work with clients to ensure they have what they need to be successful.
  • Set up TV production class equipment in the studio using the Newtek Tricaster 8000.
  • Support the instructors and students in all technical needs in the studio classroom.
  • News type video packages Producing promos, commercials, and other assigned marketing material.
  • Various crew positions (including directing) on sports shoots.
  • Special events productions (various positions).
  • Shoot and build Broll library as a resource for the department and University.

Job Competencies:

  • Producer: Design and research projects and determine needs.
  • Director: Direct studio, on-location shoots and live sporting events using professional and student crews. Manage the set up and tear down of equipment in live audience, event centers.
  • Camera Operator: Working with SD and HD cameras of all types: ENG, Studio, Camcorder, Still Cameras.
  • Audio Op: Able to run audio boards and select/position microphones for best performance.
  • CG op: Able to design and operate the Character Generator.
  • Technical Director; Able to set up, manage and operate video switchers and routers, including special effects ideally on a Newtek Tricaster 8000.
  • Stage Manager: Able to manage crews and talent.
  • Maintenance: Basic ability to repair/maintain equipment involved in producing media.
  • Lighting: Able to operate lighting rigs and design light scenes.
  • Ability to supervise to Student Employees.
  • Supervise student employees.
  • Oversee streaming of live video.
  • Manage the department Cherwell ticketing system.
  • Office management and administrative abilities.
  • Strong English written/verbal communication.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and tactfulness are a must.
  • Able to work in a close team effort where ongoing collaboration among team members and various interconnecting projects is a must.
  • Must be a detailed, confident, and a self-starter.

This position has been determined to be exempt from the overtime provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).

What We Offer:

Salary Range: Generally starting at $38,221 to $47,776

The University of Colorado offers excellent benefits, including medical, dental, retirement, paid vacation and time off, and a tuition benefit. Information on university benefits programs, including eligibility, is located at Total compensation goes beyond the value on the paycheck. Please consider reviewing the Total Compensation page at Total Compensation Calculators | University of Colorado

Tentative Search Timeline:

  • The potential dates for interviews with the search committee will be the week of 4/19/2021
  • The potential dates for interviews with the supervisor and appointing authority will be the week of 4/26/2021.
  • The potential employee start date is 5/10/2021.
  • A video reel of past work is required by finalists.
  • This position is required to physically work on campus

The University of Colorado Colorado Springs is committed to providing a safe and productive learning, living and working community. To assist in achieving this goal, we conduct background investigations for all prospective applicants being considered for employment. Background investigations include a criminal history record check, and when appropriate, a financial and/or motor vehicle history check.

UCCS is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. In compliance with applicable laws and in furtherance of its commitment to fostering an environment that welcomes and embraces diversity, the University of Colorado does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender, disability, age, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, political affiliation or political philosophy in its programs or activities, including employment, admissions, and educational programs. Alternative formats of this ad can be provided upon request for individuals with disabilities by contacting the Office of Human Resources at (719) 255-3372.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each of the established essential functions and meet the physical and environment demands described satisfactorily. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, ability, physical and environmental conditions required of the employee on the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions, physical and environmental demands.

Applicants with disabilities: If you have a mental or physical impairment, which limits one of your major life activities (e.g. walking, hearing, seeing, speaking, breathing, or learning) and require special accommodations for testing or interviewing, it is your responsibility to notify the office scheduling the interview or test at least 3 working days before the interview or test date. If you need special accommodations at the work site, you must notify the appointing authority or Human Resources.

The Immigration Reform and Control Act requires that verification of employment eligibility be documented for all new employees by the end of the third day of work.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in discipline appropriate to position.
  • One year of related experience.

Physical Requirements:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to to move. Tasks involve holding a hold a camera and occasionaly looking at computer screen. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 20 pounds.

Keywords: University of Colorado, Colorado Springs , Videographer, Other , Colorado Springs, Colorado

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