Ball State University welcomes application for a Videographer and Editor.
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: Direct and produce video content from pre-production through post-production using techniques applied with cameras, audio, lighting, editing, animated graphics, special effects and script-writing that support the goals, objectives, and brand of Ball State University. Serve as a consultant and producer for campus colleagues and external vendors on the creation of compelling video, photography, graphics, and animation content. Assist in writing stories, narration, and scripts for website, social media and digital marketing.
Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in communications or other related field from an accredited institution. Two years of experience in video production and multimedia content and some experience creating motion graphics. Strong narrative and digital storytelling skills; expertise with capturing video and audio, and editing using Adobe Premiere Pro; proven experience in Adobe After Effects and Adobe Photoshop; firm knowledge of media codecs, streaming technology, encoding software, broad understanding of video cameras and photo camera control, shutter speeds, apertures, lens types, filters and effects; understanding of recording quality audio in various conditions, and understanding the principles of 3-point lighting, white balancing and color temperature; ability to edit video on short deadline.
Candidates for searches must have current authorization to be employed in the U.S. without employer sponsorship.
Preferred Qualifications: Three years of experience creating videos within an interactive marketing environment and content strategy; proven experience creating scripts and videos for websites, social media and other digital channels; proven experience producing scripts and videos in higher education. Familiarity with a variety of video cameras (drones, gimbals and DSLR photo equipment).
Apply online at: https://bsu.peopleadmin.com/postings/28994. Include the following documents with your application: resume and cover letter addressed to search committee chair. 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 January 28, 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.