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University of Colorado Creative Multimedia Manager in Aurora, Colorado

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University of Colorado | CU Anschutz Medical Campus

Department: Office of Communications

Job Title: Creative Multimedia Manager

Position #781620 – Requisition #20250

* Applications are accepted electronically ONLY at www.cu.edu/cu-careers

  • The University of Colorado Denver l Anschutz Medical Campus seeks individuals with demonstrated commitment to creating an inclusive learning and working environment. We value the ability to engage effectively with students, faculty and staff of diverse backgrounds.

Who We Are:

The University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus is a public education, clinical and research facility serving 4,500 students, and a world-class medical destination at the forefront of life-changing science, medicine, and healthcare. CU Anschutz offers more than 42 highly rated degree programs through 6 schools and colleges, and receives over $500 million in research awards each year. We are the single largest health professions education provider in Colorado, awarding nearly 1,450 degrees annually. Powered by our award-winning faculty, renowned researchers and a reputation for academic excellence, the CU Anschutz Medical Campus drives innovation from the classroom to the laboratory to the delivery of unparalleled patient care. Read CU Anschutz Quick Facts here.

The Office of Communications has an opening for a full-time University Staff (unclassified) Creative Multimedia Manager position.

Job Summary:

Reporting to the Senior Director of Digital Marketing Strategy for the Office of Communications at CU Anschutz Medical Campus, the Creative Multimedia Manager works collaboratively and strategically to produce high quality multimedia content and manage our broadcast studio.

The person in this role will design, produce, and edit multimedia content from concept to completion, including video, photography, motion graphics, and podcasts to support efforts to amplify the awareness and reach of the CU Anschutz Medical Campus. The person in this role will also ensure that all content is consistently delivered on time, within budget and with a high level of quality, in accordance with industry best practices.

The Creative Multimedia Manager will oversee the CU Anschutz broadcast studio, including enforcing policies and procedures, managing training for studio operations, staffing remote media interviews, and tracking of studio use.

This role also assists the facilitation of TV and radio media requests and interviews on campus as needed; coordinates and supports broadcast efforts during select campus events; ensures all broadcast equipment is in working order and reflects current industry needs and standards; troubleshoots technical issues, and stays current on the latest broadcast, video, and design trends and technology. There will be other duties as assigned, and the position may involve after-hours staffing as needed.

Examples of Work Performed:

Broadcast Studio Management

  • Manages and operates the Office of Communications broadcast studio with our Media Relations team for live and pre-recorded broadcasts

  • Serves as the technical lead on issues related to the studio

  • Maintains all video, photo and broadcast studio equipment

  • Maintains and updates processes and protocols for studio use based upon industry standards and best practices

  • Oversees scheduling and tracking of studio use

  • Serves as lead contact to broadcast vendors

  • Trains studio users on best practices and developing training materials

  • Assists with radio interviews and podcasts

Film Requests

  • Reviews film requests in coordination with the Office of Communications media team, facilities, risk management, and legal

Multimedia Production

  • Tells compelling stories in a variety of formats, from short teasers to long form videos; conceptualizes/ produces effective videos for social media platforms

  • Monitors and remains current on video and photo trends, editing techniques and styles, as well as content platforms

  • Coordinates pre-production and production planning activities

  • Collaborates with the Office of Communications team to plan and create multimedia content for project assignment, audience, and intended message

  • Determines the best method for producing multimedia assets based on project needs

  • Manages digital assets along with cataloging, archiving and sharing to meet team and campus needs

  • Utilizes computer graphics and special effects for video post-production in accordance with the overall production concepts

  • Selects and uses appropriate photographic and/or video equipment to record events and subjects

  • Applies CU brand standards to projects to ensure consistent representation of the CU brand. Creates motion graphics for various projects using industry standard practices, communicates to best engage the audience for specific projects or messages in an engaging and consistent way

  • Prepares, designs, plans, concepts and layouts for motion graphic project

  • Creates and delivers motion graphics in various media including web, mobile, etc.

  • Uses photography expertise to capture professional, high-quality images

  • Uses photo editing software and applications to edit, crop, and enhance photographs

  • Other duties as assigned

This description is a summary only and is describing the general level of work being performed, it is not intended to be all-inclusive. The duties of this position may change from time to time and/or based on business need. We reserve the right to add or delete duties and responsibilities at the discretion of the supervisor and/or hiring authority.

Salary and Benefits:

  • The salary range (or hiring range) for this position has been established at $65,000 to $80,000.

  • The salary of the finalist(s) selected for this role will be set based on a variety of factors, including but not limited to, internal equity, experience, education, specialty and training.

  • The above salary range (or hiring range) represents the University’s good faith and reasonable estimate of the range of possible compensation at the time of posting.

  • This position is not eligible for overtime compensation.

  • Your total compensation goes beyond the number on your paycheck. The University of Colorado provides generous leave, health plans and retirement contributions that add to your bottom line.

  • Here is a link to an overview of the benefits package

  • Here is a link to a Total Compensation Calculator

Diversity and Equity:

  • The University will provide reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities throughout the employment application process. To request an accommodation pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, please contact the Human Resources ADA Coordinator at hr.adacoordinator@ucdenver.edu

  • The University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus is committed to recruiting and supporting a diverse student body, faculty and administrative staff. The university strives to promote a culture of inclusiveness, respect, communication and understanding. We encourage applications from women, ethnic minorities, persons with disabilities and all veterans. The University of Colorado is committed to diversity and equality in education and employment.

  • The University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus is dedicated to ensuring a safe and secure environment for our faculty, staff, students and visitors. To assist in achieving that goal, we conduct background investigations for all prospective employees.

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:

  • A bachelor’s degree in film, multimedia, video production, motion graphics, marketing, journalism, communications, public relations or a related field

  • At least three (3) years of progressively responsible marketing experience that includes video, photography and digital engagement

  • Substitution: A combination of education and related experience may be substituted for the bachelor’s degree on a year for year basis, but not for the specific three (3) years of experience.

  • Applicants must meet minimum qualifications at the time of hire.

Conditions of Employment:

  • Please Note: Candidates will be responsible for travel expenses related to the interview process and any relocation expenses, if applicable.

  • Must be able to move equipment of up to 50 pounds

Preferred Qualifications:

  • At least five (5) years of progressively responsible marketing experience that includes video, photography and digital engagement

  • Experience supervising and mentoring staff

Competencies:

  • Expert-level skills, experience, and aptitude in Adobe Creative Cloud with specialized expertise in Premiere Pro, After Effects, Photoshop and Illustrator, and the ability to learn and utilize other software as needed

  • Demonstrated leadership and success in video, photography and motion graphics, including broadcast studio management.

  • Enthusiasm, flexibility, and patience within a fast-paced, fun, and collaborative environment

  • Proven track record producing engaging video content

  • Ability and knowledge to manage and operate a broadcast studio

  • Knowledge of media production technologies, video systems, and web-based applications

  • Self-starter who can work both independently as well as in a team environment

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Flexibility to work outside regular business hours when needed, but this is not standard

  • Demonstrated commitment to valuing diversity and contributing to an inclusive working environment

  • Excellent project management skills, strong attention to detail and follow-through

  • Expert-level proficiency with both standard and state-of-the-art video, camera, audio equipment and technology, in a professional broadcast studio environment

  • Ability to tell a captivating story in a variety of formats, from short teasers to long form videos; strong working knowledge of how to conceptualize/produce effective videos for social media platforms, including LinkedIn, YouTube, Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook

  • Proficiency in video color correction, photo retouching, and sound mixing; strong working knowledge of different video formats and video file conversions, and the ability to convert video files in multiple formats

  • Excellent relationship management skills

Job: Communication

Primary Location: Aurora

Job Category Communication

Department U0001 -- DENVER & ANSCHUTZ MED CAMPUS

Schedule Full-time

Posting Date Feb 19, 2021

Unposting Date Ongoing

Posting Contact Name Kiley Kudrna

Posting Contact Email Kiley.Kudrna@cuanschutz.edu

Posting Number 00781620

Req ID: 20250

The University of Colorado does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, pregnancy, disability, creed, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, political affiliation, or political philosophy. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply.

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