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Assistant Coordinator - Media Production

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Posting Details

Posting Details

Position Number: 11100901
Title: Assistant Coordinator
Functional Title: Assistant Coordinator - Media Production
Category Status: 34-Exempt Contingent Category 1
Applicant Search Category: Staff
University Authorized FTE:
Unit: BMGT-IT Smith
Hiring Range Minimum:
Hiring Range Maximum:
Campus/College Information:

Founded in 1856, University of Maryland, College Park is the flagship institution in the University System of Maryland. Our 1,250-acre College Park campus is just minutes away from Washington, D.C., and the nexus of the nation’s legislative, executive, and judicial centers of power. This unique proximity to business and technology leaders, federal departments and agencies, and a myriad of research entities, embassies, think tanks, cultural centers, and non-profit organizations is simply unparalleled. Synergistic opportunities for our faculty and students abound and are virtually limitless in the nation’s capital and surrounding areas. The University is committed to attracting and retaining outstanding and diverse faculty and staff that will enhance our stature of preeminence in our three missions of teaching, scholarship, and full engagement in our community, the state of Maryland, and in the world.

Position Summary/Purpose of Position:

The Media Production Unit at the Office of Smith IT, Smith School of
Business creates media products for academic units, including Faculty, research projects, and promotional material for internal marketing. We are looking for an employee who can assist the team with a variety of projects and tasks that are essential to the success of the unit.

Assistant Coordinator – Media Production
- Assist in studio set up, recording of video and audio, screen captures,etc.
-Set up, operate, maintain,and troubleshoot a variety of equipment including laptops, video cameras, video projection, video conferencing, digital audio recording.
-Support the team in developing various media projects for customers, including pre and post-production
-Assist in marketing, website, documentation, content management
-Assist in studio management, scheduling, client correspondence, and project
-Assist in media management and distribution
-Assist team in creating internal productions as part of the IT Insights team
-Project editing using Adobe Creative Cloud Suite
-Other administrative tasks as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

1-2 years relevant education and/or experience
Skills Required:
-Proficient computer skills (MS Office Programs, Google Docs)
-Strong creative, communication, and problem-solving skills
-Energy, enthusiasm and ambition
-Willingness to research, learn, evaluate, and implement new creative technologies and
-Good interpersonal skills, judgment, and diplomacy required to interact effectively with a broad audience.
-Ability to work independently as well as effectively in a collaborative team


-Basic knowledge of how to operate A/V equipment (video cameras, audio, lighting, etc.)
-Familiarity with higher education environment.
-Adobe Cloud Suite proficiency (Premiere, AfterEffects, InDesign, Photoshop)

Additional Certifications:
Additional Information:

Interviews for this position will begin immediately. This is a part-time position. Incumbent will be paid an hourly rate and work between 15 to 20 hours per week.
When applying, please upload your cover letter, resume and list of references.
Candidates must be able to provide proof of eligibility to work in the USA. No H1-B Visa sponsorship is offered for this position.
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Posting Date: 09/05/2017
Closing Date:
Open Until Filled Yes
Best Consideration Date 09/15/2017
Physical Demands

Traditional office environment. Must be able to crouch, stand, and move computer equipment as needed. Must be able to operate computer and a/v equipment.

Diversity Statement:

The University of Maryland, College Park, an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws and regulations regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action; all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, age, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, creed, marital status, political affiliation, personal appearance, or on the basis of rights secured by the First Amendment, in all aspects of employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. List of References (no emails sent from system)
Optional Documents

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