Associate Director of Videography & Production - Metropolitan State University of Denver in Denver Colorado

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Metropolitan State University of Denver

Denver, Colorado 80217

United States


Detailed Job Description

This position will work with senior level administrators, faculty, students and key stakeholders in complex assignments, that may require special lighting, numerous locations, creativity, special audio needs or interviewing subjects and/or coordinates the work of other videographers. The video content produced by the videographer will align with MSU Denver’s mission, vision, and values, and will support the University’s strategic plan, goals and objectives.

This is a new position, so previous experience building a video production department from the ground up is essential. Detailed knowledge of equipment needs from day one is crucial to getting the department up and running immediately. The Associate Director of Videography and Production will report directly to the Senior Director of Integrated Marketing and Communications for the University.


1. The videographer will be working closely with all members of the MSU Denver community and must conduct themselves in the highest professional manner at all times, especially in stressful situations. The videographer will need to exercise a tremendous amount of independent judgement to carry out the duties assigned, so previous experience in a higher ed environment is essential.
2. Videotaping and editing final visual/audio program material
3. Oversees the security, operation and maintenance of equipment utilized in shooting and editing.
4. Efforts to remain up-to-date with latest technology and styles will be a daily requirement for this position.
5. The videographer will actively seek out continuing education possibilities to stay current in their field, including best practices in the video production field. This includes production techniques and equipment needed to adequately perform the job.

Required Qualifications

•Minimum of 10 years of videography and editing experience in an advertising agency, television newsroom and/or institute of higher learning.
•Bachelor’s degree required.
•5 or more years of experience with a variety of broadcast-quality cameras and editing programs such as Final Cut Pro, Adobe Premier, Avid or comparable program.
•Experience with design/animation software such as Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, AfterEffects, Motion, or comparable program.

Preferred Qualifications

•Experience in managing multiple priorities for production of videos, story boards and internal MSU Denver clients.
•Experience in maintaining a sophisticated editing system to produce videos and video elements.
•Experience in working and consulting with vendors to determine and ensure the best use of software and computer equipment to deliver the highest quality product.
•High level of organization will be essential to keep all video files organized and protected to avoid data loss.
•Experience in managing a team of freelance producers who will assist in production as needed.
•Knowledge of local freelance video production teams to assist when additional resources are needed.

Special Instructions to Applicants

IMPORTANT: In order to be considered as an applicant you must apply via the online application system,

References refers to a list of 3 professional references and their contact information.

Official transcripts will be required of the candidate selected for hire.

Keyword Phrases

  • Marketing and Communications
  • Associate Director of Videography & Production
  • Diverse institution
  • Urban environment
  • Comprehensive college offering bachelors & masters
  • Public Relations, Marketing and Communications
  • Multimedia
Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: Bachelors
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Director
Salary: Not Specified
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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