Position Type: Professional Location: Brockport Division/Equivalent: Office of College Communications School/Unit: College Communications Categories: Professional Non-Faculty
The College at Brockport
Position Summary The Videographer/Photographer will capture engaging visuals that will help tell The College at Brockport's story and effectively market the College and its academic programs to prospective students. This individual will work with a talented team of storytellers to identify stories and provide quality videography/photography that enhances them and engages target audiences. This individual will also proactively seek opportunities to visually document the beauty of the Brockport campus and surrounding village in a manner that is appealing to prospective students and their families. The Videographer/Photographer's work will be used to strengthen the College's social media and web presence, and to help create dynamic print pieces. This position will have the opportunity to manage and mentor student interns.
Major Responsibilities Video Production
Shoot dynamic video content utilizing professional-level equipment. Work in all aspects of the production process, from story boarding to pre and post production. Edit video footage utilizing software such as Premiere Pro. Produce engaging video stories in a strategic, cohesive and comprehensive manner. These stories will be utilized on social media and in The Port, the College's news website and monthly (during the academic year) e-newsletter that is distributed to the College's student, faculty, staff, and alumni. Produce videos that effectively market the College's academic programs. Ensure to efficiently archive video footage. Caption all videos to ensure accessibility.
Capture compelling still images using DSLR cameras. Team with digital marketing colleagues to populate social media channels with rich photography. Cover newsworthy events and people associated with the campus. Supply photography as a contributor to The Port. Provide studio photography. Team with marketing and graphic design colleagues to supply imagery to enhance print projects, especially as it relates to undergraduate and graduate student recruitment efforts. Ensure to efficiently archive photography.
Bachelor's degree from a college or university accredited by the U.S. Department of Education recognized accrediting organization. Minimum of two years experience producing professional videography and still photography. Ability to showcase a dynamic portfolio of video and still imagery (please provide a link during the application process). Demonstrate technical mastery of DSLR camera systems and lighting. Ability to edit video/photo using software such as Premiere Pro, Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Lightroom. Excellent communication skills and meticulous attention to detail. Demonstrate ability to plan and manage multiple projects, communicating throughout the production process. Contributes to a positive work environment and work collaboratively as part of a team.
Extensive experience managing and organizing photo/video archives. Drone photography experience and flying license. Experience contributing to rich social media channels. Experience working in environments where a quick turnaround time for video/photo is expected. Knowledge of motion graphics and Adobe After Effects. Strong written communication skills. Working knowledge of HTML and CMS.
Department Description The Office of College Communications promotes the mission, reputation and identity of The College at Brockport. It consists of 16 professional staff members who serve as writers, marketers, graphic designers, photographers, videographers, and web professionals who work diligently to help recruit talented students to the College and share the College's story with its various stakeholders. Join a talented and experienced team and work on an exciting and vibrant campus.
The College The College at Brockport, State University of New York, serves a diverse student body of over 7,100 undergraduate and 1,100 graduate students enrolled in 50 undergraduate majors and more than 50 masters' programs, teacher certification programs and advanced graduate certificates supported by more than 750 instructional faculty and professional staff. The College is an inclusive learning community that inspires excellence through growth, engagement, and transformation. Located in western New York, the College benefits from a small town atmosphere located near major metropolitan cities; 16 miles west of Rochester, 45 miles east of Buffalo, and 140 miles from Toronto.
Salary and Benefits Competitive salary and excellent benefits package including health, dental, and vision insurances, retirement, and paid time off.
Application Instructions Interested candidates should apply online at jobs.brockport.edu and submit a cover letter, resume and the names, addresses and phone number of three professional references. Review of application materials will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.
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We are part of an academic community committed to fostering integrity, civility, and justice. We affirm that the dignity of our Brockport community is protected when free speech, academic freedom and individual rights are expressed within a climate of civility and mutual respect. Striving to learn from each other, we value human diversity because it enriches our lives and it is fundamental to the College's commitment to teaching, learning, scholarship and service leading to student success.
The College at Brockport, State University of New York is an AA/EEO/ADA employer. The College actively seeks applications from women, veterans, individuals with a disability, members of underrepresented groups or anyone that would enrich the diversity of the College.
Founded in 1835, The College at Brockport is a nationally recognized comprehensive public college focused on student success. We are proud of our academic quality and exceptional value. Our 464-acre campus has 67 buildings occupying about one-quarter of the campus, with rolling grassy fields and wooded land. Each year, The College at Brockport awards approximately 25 percent of all bachelor's degrees in the Rochester area, with many alumni staying in Rochester to work or attend graduate school. Our alumni serve in leadership roles in business, government, public safety, health care, the arts, sciences and education.