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Media Producer

Apply now Job no: 521814
Work type: Classified Staff
Location: Eugene, OR
Categories: Administrative/Office Support, Arts/Theater/Museum, Journalism/Communication

Department: School of Journalism & Communication
Classification: Videographer 1
Appointment Type and Duration: Regular, Ongoing
Salary: $15.53 - $23.16 per hour
FTE: 1.0

Review of Applications Begins
Position closes February 26, 2018

Special Instructions to Applicants
Please complete the application form and attach a cover letter.

Department Summary
The SOJC is an ACEJMC-accredited program with a century-long history at the University of Oregon, which is a comprehensive research university and a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU). Our program thrives as a journalism and communication school known for innovation, ethics, and action. We offer four undergraduate concentrations (advertising, journalism, media studies, and public relations), four professional and academic master’s programs, and a doctoral program in media studies.

The SOJC serves approximately 2,200 undergraduates and 100 graduate students both on the University of Oregon campus in Eugene and SOJC Portland.

OR Media exists to advance the SOJC research, creative activity, grant and partnership activities by:
• Providing experiential-learning opportunities to undergraduates;
• Creating media for funded projects (e.g., grants, business partners, etc.);
• Building partnerships with regional and national partners as well as media outlets.

OR Media brings in roughly $100,000 per year. This position reports to the Associate Dean for Undergraduate Affairs.

Position Summary
Through building and maintaining relationships with key agencies, the Media Producer’s primary activities include:
• Creating multimedia packages for on- and off-campus clients (including agencies, government organizations, UO departments, grant-funded faculty, business partners, etc.) who fund projects that involve undergraduates as producers, writers, editors, and actors to enhance their educational experience;
• Facilitating client relations, recruiting student producers, curating student-produced content prior to distribution by serving as a producer/editor for their work; and
• Mentoring students, with client input, to exceed the expectations of the project.

Special Requirements
This position will require a valid driver’s license and the ability to obtain UO Driver's Certification.

Work Schedule
This position may have a flexible work schedule that includes long days, odd hours, and overnights as dictated by production needs. There may be travel to local and remote locations.

Work Conditions:
Fast-paced environment with strict deadlines performed in multiple setting (office, classroom, studio, field, etc). May work outdoors carrying equipment and in a television studio climbing ladders and setting lights in the light grid. There may be adverse outdoor conditions including extreme temperatures as well as physical challenges.

Minimum Requirements
• Three years of television production videography experience.

Professional Competencies
• Experience with video/still cameras, as well as lighting and audio equipment, used in studio and field productions.
• Experience with Adobe Premiere and/or similar editing software.
• Be detail-oriented, organized and able to prioritize and track required functions.
• Show initiative and have the confidence to make independent decisions, knowing when and to whom to refer a wide range of problems and inquiries.
• Exhibit a high level of interpersonal skills with demonstrated poise, tact, and diplomacy.
• Be able to interpret and apply guidelines, policies, and procedures mentioned above.
• Possess excellent oral and written communication skills.
• Demonstrated ability and/or commitment to working with faculty, staff, and students from diverse backgrounds in an inclusive, welcoming environment; ability to effectively work and communicate with individuals from different cultural backgrounds. 
• Excellent problem-solving and collaboration skills.
• Ability to work independently and manage multiple priorities.

Preferred Qualifications
• Bachelor's degree or above with courses in an electronic media.
• Motion Graphics/Adobe After Effects experience.
• Experience mentoring others in studio and field productions.
• One year of experience in a multimedia instructional setting.
• Experience working with partners on production projects.

FLSA Exempt: No

All offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of a background inquiry.

This is a classified position represented by the SEIU Local 503, Oregon Public Employees Union. 

The University of Oregon is proud to offer a robust benefits package to eligible employees, including health insurance, retirement plans and paid time off. For more information about benefits, visit

The University of Oregon is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution committed to cultural diversity and compliance with the ADA.  The University encourages all qualified individuals to apply, and does not discriminate on the basis of any protected status, including veteran and disability status.

UO prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, national or ethnic origin, age, religion, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, and gender expression in all programs, activities and employment practices as required by Title IX, other applicable laws, and policies. Retaliation is prohibited by UO policy. Questions may be referred to the Title IX Coordinator, Office of Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity, or to the Office for Civil Rights. Contact information, related policies, and complaint procedures are listed on the statement of non-discrimination.

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