Senior Digital Media Specialist
College of Business and Economics
Position: The College of Business and Economics at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater is anticipating an opening for a full-time staff position as a Senior Digital Media Specialist starting fall 2013, contingent on budgetary approval. The Senior Digital Media Specialist will lead the College of Business and Economics in the use of digital media for online education and academic support, communications, marketing, and campus-supported endeavors. While under the direction of the Assistant Dean, the Senior Digital Media Specialist will be given an opportunity to exercise independent initiative and judgment within the boundaries of university policies and established practices . The Senior Digital Media Specialist will provide structure, processes, and support for using digital media in online and traditional classes; marketing campaigns; speeches; and the web. Limited night and weekend work will be required at College events.
•Video production of online and traditional class lectures.
•Develop videos for College marketing and publicity activities.
•Produce live web events broadcast nationally and internationally.
•Train and supervise college students learning video production skills.
•Video record and/or photograph College events.
•Consult and advise faculty on the use of digital media in the classroom.
•Work in partnership with ICIT to establish plans for the future development of digital media within the College.
•Recommend equipment purchase for future video production needs in consort with campus technology guidelines.
•Schedule and coordinate faculty, staff, and guest speaker media.
•Perform related duties as assigned.
•Knowledge and abilities normally acquired through a Bachelor’s Degree in a digital
media related discipline or equivalent combination of education and work experience.
•Significant experience with exposure to digital media planning and production.
•Strong understanding of the theory and operation of all A/V equipment such as professional HD video cameras, digital SLR, lighting for video and still, microphones (wired and wireless), audio mixers and TriCaster video switchers.
•Strong knowledge of photographic, audio and video production software such as Adobe Photoshop, Premiere Pro, After Effects, Prelude, Media Encoder, Encore, and Camtasia.
•Ability to consult and provide compositional guidance to faculty, students, and staff on media projects.
•Ability to plan and schedule complex productions, organize and manage student
production teams, and meet deadlines.
•Strong understanding of multiple media formats.
•Strong interpersonal communication skills.
•Ability to communicate technical information to non-technical personnel.
•Strong team orientation and ability to work with others.
•Recommend creative ideas for the development of digital media.
•Ability to work with little daily supervision while accomplishing College goals.
Salary : Salary commensurate with qualifications
University and Community: Founded in 1868, UW-Whitewater is a premier regional public university with an enrollment of approximately 10,500 students in 45 undergraduate majors and 13 graduate programs integrated with a model general education curriculum. UW-Whitewater is part of the 26-campus University of Wisconsin System. Located in a community near the scenic Kettle Moraine State Forest in southeastern Wisconsin, Whitewater is within convenient driving distance to the metropolitan areas of Milwaukee, Madison and Chicago. For further information regarding the University and community, please see our website at www.uww.edu
Application: Interested parties should apply in writing. Please include:
•A letter of application addressing your qualifications for the position. Links to past projects are encouraged.
•Resume or curriculum vitae
•Three letters of reference
Application to : Dr. Robert M. Schramm
Chair Senior Digital Media Specialist Search Committee
3001 Hyland Hall
College of Business & Economics
University of Wisconsin-Whitewater
Whitewater WI 53190
Deadline: Review of applications will November 28, 2013 and continue until position is filled.
The University of Wisconsin-Whitewater is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer, and actively seeks and encourages applications from women, people of color, persons with disabilities, and all veterans. Names of applicants may be disclosed unless requested otherwise. Names of finalists will be released.