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Instructional Media Program Coordinator
Job Category:   Computing/Information Technology
Unit:   Information Technology
Position Code:   SIT7695A
Status:   Filled
Closing Date:   Application review will begin on or around September 18th and will continue until position is filled. Posting may close any time after 9/20/2017.
Salary:   $24 - $27 per hour
Location:   Campus Site
Background check:   Background check may be required

The University of California, Merced, is the newest of the University of California system’s 10 campuses and the first American research university built in the 21st century. With a little more than 7,000 undergraduate and graduate students, UC Merced offers an environment that combines a commitment to diversity, inclusion, collaboration and professional development. With bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degree programs, strong research and academic partnerships, and community involvement, the UC Merced campus is continually evolving and requires talented, knowledgeable and dynamic educators, researchers, management and staff.

Ranked among the best public universities in the nation by U.S. News and World Report, UC Merced is uniquely equipped to provide educational opportunities highly qualified students from the San Joaquin Valley and throughout California. The campus enjoys a special connection with nearby Yosemite National Park, is on the cutting edge of sustainability in construction and design, and supports the economic development of Merced and the region.

In Fall 2016, UC Merced broke ground on a $1.3 billion public-private partnership that is unprecedented in higher education. The Merced 2020 Project will nearly double the physical capacity of the campus by 2020, enhancing academic distinction, student success and research excellence. UC Merced is also building the Downtown Campus Center, a $33 million, three-story administrative building in the heart of Merced.

• Cutting-edge sustainability and clean energy focus.
• Outstanding benefits with significant paid time off.
• A culture of collaboration that is mission-driven.
• Radically fast, high-performance super computing capabilities.
• An affordable and welcoming community that promotes a quality life and true balance.
• Once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to put your mark on a growing Research University.


The Instructional Media Program Coordinator applies their professional skills and experience to produce and coordinate instructional videos. He/she delivers excellent customer service to the campus community by consulting and advising clients on video methods, techniques and equipment and intellectual property issues in instructional video production. The Coordinator will analyze and make recommendations on technical, system, service delivery and/or business processes for efficiency and effectiveness.


1. Produces high-quality, instructional videos with professional video, photography, audio and lighting equipment. Reviews and edits video, assembles footage, graphics, music, voiceover, special effects, and typography to create final formatted video. Captions and loads video on streaming server.

2. Assesses faculty requirements for instructional technology video production and coordinates appropriate technology to meet specific instructional activities. Provides consultative advice on technical, media methods, techniques and equipment in order to enhance the quality of the production. Plans and consults regarding the installation of video equipment and equipment upgrades.

3. Applies project management concepts in combination with AV IT policies and procedures in determining video production and work flow. Analyzes and interprets intellectual property (IP) policy. Evaluates content for compliance with unit and content posting standards. Assists in researching and evaluating new technologies.


Qualifications:   • Bachelor's degree in related area and/or equivalent experience/training.

• A minimum of 2 years of relevant experience with a demonstration of relevant results.

• Thorough understanding of studio video production methods and equipment and ability to use this information to storyboard, script, produce and edit high quality instructional videos for hybrid and online courses.

• Current experience using various software applications to edit video, balance audio and render video files in various formats.

• Thorough understanding of post-production processes including captioning and internet-based video streaming and distribution solutions.

• Effective time management skills. Self-motivated and works independently and as part of a team. Demonstrates problem solving skills.

• Demonstrated effective interpersonal and communication skills. Demonstrated ability to communicate technical information to technical and non-technical audiences across all levels of an organization.

• Requires excellent and professional customer service skills.

• Able to learn new technology effectively, adapt to constantly changing priorities and meet deadlines.

• Understanding of current best practices in pedagogy and learning theory focused on the development of instructional videos for a higher education audience.

• Demonstrated ability to work with others from diverse backgrounds. Thorough customer service and consultative skills to identify and implement required technology solutions.

• Experience working directly with faculty and loading content into a Learning Management System.

• Experience with video animation and creating and inserting graphics into video.

• Experience creating documentation and training materials for adult audiences.

To Apply:   Click on the link below to use our new on-line application system.

If you do not have internet access you may mail your application, resume, and cover letter to: University of California, Merced, 5200 North Lake Rd., Merced CA 95343. Please list the job number on the subject line.

NOTICE: This position is not open. We are not accepting applications at this time.

    The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status.

For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: http://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/NondiscrimAffirmAct.

As of January 1, 2014 the University of California, Merced will be a smoke and tobacco free workplace. Information and the Smoke and Tobacco Free policy is available at

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