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Videographer

Posting Details

Posting Summary

Posting Number STA00185PO17
Classification Title Production Manager I
Internal Title Videographer
Campus Upstate 07
College/Division USC Upstate College/Division Level
Department USC Upstate University Advancement
Band 4
Advertised Minimum Salary $31,242
Advertised Salary Range Salary is commensurate with education and experience.
Location of Vacancy Spartanburg, SC
Part/Full Time Full Time
Hours per week 37.5
Work Schedule

The normal hours of this position are 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. However, the employee will be expected to complete deadline-driven projects on time and attend University-related events and functions which may require working beyond normally scheduled hours.

Type of Staff Position Full-time Equivalent (FTE)
Basis 12 months
Job Search Category Communication Services

About UofSC

The University of South Carolina System is comprised of the state's flagship university in Columbia (founded in 1801 and currently one of the top 50 "Best Colleges" according to U.S. News and World Report), three regional comprehensive universities (USC Aiken, USC Beaufort and USC Upstate), and Palmetto College consisting of four two-year campuses (USC Lancaster, USC Salkehatchie, USC Sumter, USC Union and Fort Jackson/Extended University). Together, the USC System institutions offer more than 450 degree programs on campus and online and are uniquely positioned to meet the state's educational, cultural, health and research needs. The System employs nearly 14,000 people who work daily to improve the lives of students, fellow South Carolinians and the world. Our diverse engaged faculty and staff enjoy a dynamic and intellectually stimulating work environment.

Benefits for FTE, Research Grant or Time-Limited Positions Are Indicated Below

The University of South Carolina (UofSC), through the State of SC and Public Employee Benefit Authority (PEBA), offers employees a valuable benefits package, including health and life insurance, generous paid leave and retirement programs. To learn more about UofSC benefits, access the About Benefits section on the Applicant Portal at uscjobs.sc.edu. Research Grant or Time-limited positions may be eligible for all, some, or no benefits, based on the grant or project funding.

Benefit Eligibility Type Full-Time Equivalent (FTE)
South Carolina Retirement Yes
State Insurance Programs Yes
Annual Leave Yes
Sick Leave Yes

Position Description

Advertised Job Summary

The Videographer works closely with other colleagues in the Office of University Marketing and Communications as part of a creative team charged with communicating key messages with internal and external constituents across a spectrum of media. Under limited supervision, performs advanced level videography services for the University that presents newsworthy events, locations, people, or other illustrative or educational material for use in publications to advance the brand and image of USC Upstate.

- Under the direction of the Assistant Director of Multimedia Production, the Videographer creates promotional videos that aid in student recruitment, showcases student life, features faculty achievements, promotes the University to the external publics, and brands the image of the institution. This includes videos for the Upstate Magazine, fundraising campaigns, Founders Day, and other special events.

- Makes technical decisions for video projects including recording equipment, lighting, composition, and audio. Assists in editing and assembling final visual/audio program material. Tests all equipment to determine technical quality of recording, audio and lighting apparatus prior to operation in the field.

- Assembles brief video clips that can complement media releases, web postings, social media postings, digital signage announcements, etc.

- Maintains archival and file storage of video footage and ensures that all videos uploaded to You Tube channel and web sites fully meet the Section 508 mandates and are closed captioned.

- Work in tandem with the campus photographer to ensure that photography and videography are captured simultaneously for optimum results when creating marketing campaigns.

Minimum Qualifications (Classified and Unclassified positions)

Bachelor’s degree in related field and 3 years experience in radio or TV programming, production or engineering; associate’s degree with 5 years of related experience; or high school diploma and 7 years related experience.

Must have a valid driver’s license and have a successful background check.

Preferred Qualifications

Knowledge of operating a drone is preferred.

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities

Knowledge of video editing software to include Adobe Premiere, PhotoShop, and a working knowledge of 4k cameras, GoPro, and other technologies is a must. Knowledge operating a drone is helpful. Must be able to storyboard, write and prep scripts, conduct interviews, create props, scout locations, etc.
The normal hours of this position are 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. However, the employee will be expected to complete deadline-driven projects on time and attend University-related events and functions which may require working beyond normally scheduled hours.

Position Attributes

Hazardous weather category Non-Essential
Safety Sensitive or Security Sensitive No

Posting Detail Information

Number of Vacancies 1
Desired Start Date 09/01/2017
If Research Grant/Time Limited, give end date
Job Open Date 08/18/2017
Job Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicant
Quicklink for Posting http://uscjobs.sc.edu/postings/18010
EEO Statement

The University of South Carolina does not discriminate in educational or employment opportunities on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender, age, disability, veteran status or genetics.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a bachelor’s degree in related field and 3 years experience in radio or TV programming, production or engineering; or high school diploma and 7 years experience in radio or TV programming, production or engineering.
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Do you you have a valid Driver's License?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Describe your knowledge and experience of video editing software to include Adobe Premiere, PhotoShop, and of 4k cameras, GoPro, and other technologies.

    (Open Ended Question)

  4. * Describe your experience in operating a drone.

    (Open Ended Question)

  5. * Describe your knowledge and experience for the following: create storyboards, write and prep scripts, conduct interviews, create props, and scout locations.

    (Open Ended Question)

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Media File
  3. Other Supporting Documents
  4. Writing Sample(s)/Sample Publications
  5. List of References and Contact Information