Employment

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Electronic Media Producer Specialist

Bulletin number: 2013-052SM

Opened: 10/15/2013

Closes: 11/05/2013 at 5:00 p.m. PST

The Evergreen State College is committed to prohibiting discrimination and to building a diverse faculty and staff. We strongly encourage qualified persons of all races, ethnicities, and sexual orientations, people with disabilities, persons over forty, women, Vietnam Era and disabled veterans to apply.

SPECIAL NOTE
There is currently one full-time, overtime-eligible Electronic Media Producer Specialist position available on the Olympia Campus of The Evergreen State College. The candidate pool established from this announcement may be used to fill comparable permanent, full-time, part-time, and temporary vacancies in the future.

COLLEGE PROFILE
The Evergreen State College is a progressive, public liberal arts and sciences college located in Olympia, Washington, in the beautiful Pacific Northwest. Since opening its doors in 1971, Evergreen has established a national reputation for leadership in developing innovative interdisciplinary, collaborative and team-taught academic programs. The college has a vibrant undergraduate program, graduate programs, and public service centers that constitute a unique academic setting. The college values a student-centered learning environment, a link between theory and practice, and a multicultural community of diverse faculty, students and staff working together. Current enrollment is approximately 4,800. For more information about Evergreen, please visit our college catalog or our website: http://www.evergreen.edu

COMPENSATION

  • Salary is $3,135 - $4,214 per month of full time work.
  • Experience and training may be considered in salary placement.
  • A full state benefits package which includes: paid sick and vacation leave; paid campus holidays; a generous medical, dental, life and disability insurance package for employees and dependents; retirement; deferred compensation and optional supplemental retirement accounts. For more information about Evergreen's excellent employee benefits, please view http://www.evergreen.edu/payroll/benefits
  • Staff are eligible for a free local bus/transit pass.
  • Permanent status employees that work 0.5 FTE or more are eligible for the tuition waiver program.
POSITION PURPOSE

Coordinate campus media productions in conjunction with the Electronic Media (EM) workgroup and associated campus administrative staff. In collaboration with the Electronic Media workgroup, coordinate production staffing and instructional lead of student workers. Direct and perform the support of campus A/V spaces and academic production spaces.

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS
  • Bachelor's degree with major field of study in media production.
  • Two years of work experience in media production with a focus in audio.
  • Experience working in a higher education or instructional setting.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
  • Direct and act as a member of the EM production team to plan, organize, coordinate, budget and manage all phases of complex media productions and campus events.
  • Provide timely and professional client consultation on estimation for television, live, teleconferences, and other audio/video productions including design, scheduling, facilities requirements and staffing.
  • Coordinate staffing and equipment resources for campus and external productions.
  • Provide staffing support for student, campus and external productions.
  • Coordinate and process estimates and billing for productions.
  • With other EM staff, facilitate weekly EM production meetings and assignments of student staff to productions.
  • Provide technical support for campus production spaces, including media enabled classrooms, Longhouse, Recreation Center, CAB, Communications Lab, Lecture Halls, Seminar II and other spaces requiring production support.
  • Work with campus space scheduling staff to coordinate production scheduling and space access for maintenance and general support.
  • Provide support for production equipment circulation and tracking.
  • With other EM staff, consult on the design and construction of media facilities, including equipment specification, space design, and interoperability with existing facilities.
  • Work with EM and other appropriate campus staff to develop policies governing use, access, scheduling, and facilities production support.
  • Lead the work of student and temporary employees including certifying timesheets, assigning and checking work and participating in hiring and training.
  • Act as field supervisor for Production intern.
  • Provide formal and informal workshops for students, staff, and faculty. Provide staffing support for the Media Services media classroom support and equipment circulation desk.
  • Provide user support, training, and troubleshooting for multimedia systems in the media enabled classrooms.
  • Provide consultation and technical advice to users, including troubleshooting equipment or operational problems in the area.
  • Create instructional and operational documentation for equipment and facilities.
  • Work with the other staff responsible for media enabled classroom support to monitor the maintenance and repair of media enabled classrooms and production facilities and establish routine cleaning schedules, spot check equipment operation, submit work orders for necessary repair work, maintain equipment and facilities security.
  • Attend EM staff meetings, Media Services meetings and related campus administrative meetings.
  • May participate in campus governance.
  • May lead the work of student interns in the area as appropriate.
  • Other duties as assigned.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES
  • Skill and ability to direct and provide support for complex media productions and campus events.
  • Knowledge and skills to work effectively with students, staff, faculty and external clients in a media production support setting.
  • Knowledge of and ability to use a broad range of production settings, including A/V systems and video/audio/multimedia production and presentation equipment.
  • Knowledge in multimedia facility operation and presentation applications.
  • Skill and ability in a variety of computer operating systems and software including peripheral equipment.
  • Excellent written and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Ability to work with students in an instruction production support capacity.
  • Ability to work independently and to collaborate effectively with diverse groups.
  • Ability to lead the work of student and temporary employees.
  • Skill and ability in providing user support, training, and troubleshooting for multimedia systems.
  • Ability to maintain records/documentation and process billing.
  • Ability to plan, prioritize, execute and complete projects in timely fashion.
  • Ability to work evenings and/or weekends.
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT
  • This position is assigned to part of the college that is covered by a union shop provision and a collective bargaining agreement. Employees are required to pay an amount equal to the fees or dues required to be a member of the union to the Washington Federation of State Employees within thirty days of their date of hire.
  • Must provide proof of identity and employment eligibility within three days of beginning work.
  • May be required to pass a pre-employment background check.
  • Must be able to work evenings and/or weekends during peak times during the academic year..

APPLICATION PROCESS

TO SUCCESSFULLY APPLY AND BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS POSITION YOU MUST COMPLETE AND SUBMIT ALL THE FOLLOWING REQUIRED APPLICATION MATERIALS:

1. Possess the skills and abilities required to perform the position.
2. Complete the General Application form (Word | PDF).
3. Complete a Key Skills and Abilities Inventory form (Word | PDF) to indicate your ability to perform the essential functions of the position.
4. An Affirmative Action Data Sheet (Word | PDF). Note: Submission of this statistical information is voluntary.

Please carefully read the job bulletin and submit all requested items by the closing date listed above. The committee in its screening of applicants will assume your abilities and experience include only those elements specifically documented within your application materials. By submitting a completed application for this position you are acknowledging that all of the information that you have submitted to apply for this job is true and complete to the best of your knowledge. You understand that The Evergreen State College may verify this information and that untruthful or misleading answers are cause for rejection of your application or dismissal if you are hired. If invited for an on-campus interview, you may be required to pay your own travel expenses.

Materials may be submitted using any one of the following options:
 
Email: jobline@evergreen.edu
Mail: The Evergreen State College
Human Resource Services, Library Bldg Room 3102
2700 Evergreen Parkway NW
Olympia, WA  98505
Fax: (360) 867-6823
Or in person to the Human Resource Services office, Library Building room 3102.

Application materials submitted to the College become property of the College and will not be returned.

To request disability accommodation in the application process, call the Human Resource Services Office at (360) 867-5361 (voice), or (360) 867-6834 (TTY) or email your request to jobline@evergreen.edu.

Changes and/or modifications to this bulletin will be located on the bulletin board outside of the Human Resource Services Office, Library Building, room 3102 and on our website at: www.evergreen.edu/employment.