Media Specialist 4

Fairfax, VA
Aug 03, 2017
Sep 01, 2017
Full Time

Job Category : Classified Staff

Working hours :

Salary : Commensurate with education and experience.

Web Announcement :
Senior Producer/Director and Videographer

George Mason University Television (GMU-TV) within Information Technology Services (ITS)--located on the Fairfax, Va. campus--invites applications to join the nationally recognized, creative production team as a Senior Producer/Director and Videographer. George Mason University has a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff, and strongly encourages candidates to apply who will enrich Mason’s academic and culturally inclusive environment.

Responsibilities: Assessing the video needs of our clients; conceptualizing, final scripting, directing, shooting and editing assigned GMU-TV productions; developing program ideas, writing reports, maintaining studio/facility equipment, and promote and support ITS and/or GMU-TV activities.

Required Qualifications: The successful candidate must exhibit a high level of creativity, productivity, and strong understanding of storytelling. They need to have excellent interpersonal and organizational skills, and the ability to professionally interact with very diverse group of clients and colleagues and demonstrate a passion and proficiency in all aspects of video production (from pre-to post) with a particularly strong skill set in digital cinematography. * Degree in broadcasting, production, communication or multimedia design; or equivalent combination of education and relevant work experience; * Ability to work independently with clients and assess their production needs, then develop/concept and execute appropriate media/production solutions, while meeting deadlines and clearly communicating expectations to clients and colleagues; * Well-organized with responsibility for production planning, coordination and scheduling; * Expertise in the operation of professional studio and field production equipment; * Expert knowledge and experience in directing; lighting, audio acquisition, and videography techniques in field and studio situations; nonlinear editing; and video compression, basic equipment troubleshooting and equipment maintenance; * The ability to work independently and with GMU-TV team members to ensure quality, on-time, and within budget delivery with every production; * Manage multiple projects and deadlines under direct supervision and independently; * Significant demonstrated professional video production or production coordination, script supervisor or producer experience; * Ability to lift up to 40 lbs.; * Ability to stand or sit for long periods of time; * A valid driver’s license; must be able to drive a state-owned van to GMU-TV shoots on various campuses and/or other locations; * Working as a team player with diverse populations, and willingness to work flexible shifts; and * Proficient at watching tutorial videos, reading trade forums and professional literature to stay informed of trends, innovations and changes that affect media planning.

Preferred Qualifications: * Scriptwriting experience preferred (especially in the areas of documentary, educational or corporate production.); * Demonstrated knowledge of Adobe Creative Cloud Suite, Macs and Microsoft Office; and * Significant demonstrated professional video production or production coordination, script supervisor or producer experience.

Salary is commensurate with education and experience.

Working Hours: Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m., with occasional nights and weekends.

George Mason University is a great place to work where employees are given an opportunity to develop skills and expand horizons. We have tuition waivers; telecommuting and flextime schedules; facilities that will meet your physical fitness needs; and the campus environment is dynamic and ethnically and culturally diverse.

Special Instructions : For full consideration, applicants must apply for position number 00047z at by August 30, 2017; complete and submit the online application; and upload a cover letter, resume, list of three professional references with contact information to include e-mail address and contact number, and a demo reel or sample of work as a URL in a PDF or Microsoft Word document (please upload to Other Doc category).

MasonAd : Great Careers Begin at Mason!

George Mason University is an innovative, entrepreneurial institution with national distinction in both academics and research. Mason holds a top U.S. News and World Report Up and Coming spot for national universities and is recognized for its global appeal and excellence in higher education.

Mason is currently the largest and most diverse university in Virginia with students and faculty from all 50 states and over 135 countries studying in over 200 degree programs at campuses in Arlington, Fairfax and Prince William, as well as at learning locations across the commonwealth. Rooted in Masons diversity is a campus culture that is both rewarding and exciting, work that is meaningful, and opportunities to both collaborate and create.

If you are interested in joining the Mason family take a look at our current opportunities and catch some Mason spirit at!

George Mason University, Where Innovation is Tradition.

Equity Statement : George Mason University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, committed to promoting inclusion and equity in its community. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

Job Close Date : 2017-08-30

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