Ball State University welcomes applications for Social Media Photographer and Videographer.
At Ball State University, Inclusiveness and freedom of expression are a part of our enduring values and inform all of our efforts. We encourage applicants to familiarize themselves with our Inclusive Excellence Plan to learn more about our commitment and to identify how you might contribute to these efforts.
Position Function: Report to and assist the University’s Social Media Manager, while working in concert with the University’s Admission Social Media Strategist, to create and provide platform-specific visuals for Facebook, Linkedln, Twitter, Instagram and TikTok. Create digital media from preproduction through post-production using techniques applied through video cameras, still cameras, audio, lighting, editing, graphics, animation, and script-writing that support the goals, objectives, and brand of Ball State University and Ball State University Admissions.
Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution. Two years of experience in social media production and photography; experience with capturing video, audio, photography; video editing experience using Adobe Premiere, and photo editing experience using Adobe Photoshop and Lightroom. Proficiency in Facebook, Linkedln, Twitter, Instagram and TikTok as well as photo and video production and editing on a smart phone. Understanding of video and photo cameras and camera control, shutter speeds, apertures, lens types, filters and effects; understanding of the principles involved in recording good audio in different conditions, and understanding the principles of 3-point lighting, white balancing, color temperatures and light maintenance; ability to convey ideas through storyboarding; ability to edit tight turnaround times. Digital storytelling and presenting skills.
Candidates for searches must have current authorization to be employed in the U.S. without employer sponsorship.
Preferred Qualifications: Proven experience within a higher education admission setting – specifically marketing to prospective students; proficiency in data-driven decision making; demonstrable experience in social media listening and familiarity with related social software tools; working knowledge of WordPress, SproutSocial, Google Analytics, Rival IQ; understands and researches trends in digital marketing.
Apply online at: https://bsu.peopleadmin.com/postings/29506. Include the following documents with your application: resume and cover letter addressed to Bobby Whittingham. The option to upload transcripts is available. Original, official transcripts showing the highest related degree earner is required at the time of hire (even if obtained at BSU). Degree verification will be conducted.
Review of applications will begin immediately and will be accepted through March 7, 2022.
Ball State University is located in Muncie, Indiana, on an attractive campus 45 miles northeast of Indianapolis. Approximately 22,000 graduate and undergraduate students enroll in one of eight academic colleges that offer 120 undergraduate programs. We offer more than 140 master’s, doctoral, certificate, and specialist degrees, with many of them ranking among the best in the nation. Ball State aspires to be the model of the most student-centered and community-engaged of the 21st century public research universities, transforming entrepreneurial learners into impactful leaders – committed to improving the quality of life for all.
The Ball State way is rooted in the Beneficence Pledge – a commitment to excellence in teaching and scholarship, honesty and integrity, social responsibility, gratitude and valuing the intrinsic worth of each member of our community. Ball State students, faculty and staff are empowered in a culture that believes in them and demands they believe in themselves. They are partners in an innovative, immersive approach to education. They are supported by living and learning facilities that enable intellectual curiosity. We graduate scholars who are changing the world, and we’ve dedicated our University to do the same.
The university offers an excellent wellness program and extensive benefits offerings to include a generous paid time off package and paid parental leave. For further information regarding benefits please visit:
Ball State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that is strongly and actively committed to diversity within its community. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status or any other legally protected status.