Multimedia Specialist (8748)

  • Northridge
  • Los Angeles, California
  • Feb 26, 2020
Full Time Community Relations or PR and Marketing Museum and Arts

Job Description

Multimedia Specialist (JID 8748)
Media Production Specialist II
Equal Opportunity Program
Full Time / $3515 - $4600/mo.

CSUN's Commitment to You
CSUN is committed to achieving excellence through teaching, scholarship, learning and inclusion. Our values include a respect for all people, building partnerships with the community and the encouragement of innovation, experimentation and creativity. CSUN strives to cultivate a community in which a diverse population can learn and work in an atmosphere of civility and respect. CSUN is especially interested in candidates who make contributions to equity and inclusion in the pursuit of excellence for all members of the university community.

About the University
One of the largest universities in the country, California State University, Northridge (CSUN) is an urban, comprehensive university that delivers award-winning undergraduate and graduate programs to nearly 40,000 students annually and counts more than 330,000 alumni who elevate Southern California and beyond. Since its founding in 1958, CSUN has made a significant and long-term economic impact on California, generating nearly $1.9 billion in economic impact and more than 11,700 jobs each year. The LAEDC recognized CSUN as its 2015 Eddy Award winner for its positive economic impact. Serving more students on Pell Grants than any other institution in California, CSUN is also a social elevator and one of the most diverse universities in the country. CSUN ranks 13th in awarding bachelor's degrees to underrepresented minority students and seventh in bachelor's degrees to Latino students, serves the 13th largest Jewish student population, and enrolls the largest number of students who are Deaf and hard-of-hearing of any U.S. state university. The journal Nature recently named CSUN a Rising Star for scientific research, and the NSF ranks CSUN in the top five nationally among similar institutions for graduates who go on to earn doctorates in the sciences. CSUN is where individuals rise. And through them, so does Greater Los Angeles and beyond.

Major Duties
Under general supervision, the Multimedia Specialist is responsible for documenting the Educational Opportunity Program (EOP) by creating specialized photography and videography for the program as well as individual units within the program. The incumbent communicates program information through the use of visual materials, working with computer and camera technology in the production of a wide variety of materials to be used in printed and video output such as brochures, flyers, reports, newsletters, booklets, posters, promotional videos and social media graphics; creates materials also used for the EOP website, conference and campus exhibits, training sessions, and other public information projects representing the Educational Opportunity Program at California State University, Northridge; is responsible for EOP social media management, archiving of EOP photography, videography, and general materials; and performs other duties as assigned.

Equivalent to graduation from a four-year college or university with a Bachelor's degree in job related field. Equivalent to one (1) year of full-time experience in multimedia production. Additional qualifying experience may be substituted for the required education on a year-for-year basis.

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
Thorough knowledge of production techniques and photography and videography equipment. General knowledge of production principles and practices for instructional media. Ability to develop, create, stage and/ or produce professional quality visuals and evaluate production effectiveness in meeting objectives. Strong writing skills including the ability to learn narration and continuity script writing. Working knowledge of tools for authoring interactive multimedia products delivered via a variety of synchronous and asynchronous techniques. Strong research skills and broad knowledge of resources and techniques which communicate information through multimedia productions. Ability to understand operating procedures and underlying technology in order to use and troubleshoot equipment and systems. Strong organizational skills to independently manage and coordinate all facets of production, budgets and other projects. Solid to advanced photographic capabilities, as well as photographic processing and manipulation skills. Ability to provide lead work and project direction to other staff. Ability to work with and train students involved in production projects.

Pay, Benefits, & Work Schedule
The university offers an excellent benefits package.

The salary range for this classification is: $3515 - $6358 per month.
The anticipated HIRING RANGE: $3515 - $4600,dependent upon qualifications and experience.

HOURS: Full-Time; 40 hours per week; 8:00am - 5:00pm, Monday through Friday. May include some evenings and weekends.

REG: This is a Regular position with a one-year probationary period.

Application Period
Applications received through March 9, 2020, will be considered in the initial review and review of applications will continue until position is filled.

In order to be considered in the initial review, applications must be submitted prior to the date listed above. Application submissions received after the initial review date will be reviewed at the discretion of the University.

How To Apply
Candidates should apply by completing the CSUN on-line application utilizing: link. NOTE: Internal candidates should apply through the portal by accessing the View Job Openings/Apply link on the Human Resources/Employee pagelet.

For more detailed information on the application and hiring process, please visit the link below:

Background Check
This position is a sensitive position as designated by the CSU.

A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the status of candidates who apply for the position.

The person holding this position may be considered a 'mandated reporter' under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.

Equal Employment Opportunity
CSUN is an Equal Opportunity Employer and prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, religion, national origin, age, gender, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, and disability. Our nondiscrimination policy is set forth in CSU Executive Order 1096. Reasonable accommodations will be provided for applicants with disabilities who self-disclose by contacting Recruitment Services at 818-677-2101.

Closing Date/Time: Open until filled

Job Address

Los Angeles, California 91330 United States View Map