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Multimedia Video Producer
Job Category:   Managerial/Professional
Unit:   University Communications
Position Code:   SIA6522A
Status:   Filled
Closing Date:   02/23/2016
Salary:   $55,800 - $70,000
Location:   Merced
Background check:   Background check and fingerprinting 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 nearly 8,000 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. In 2018, UC Merced opened the Downtown Campus Center, a $33 million, three-story administrative building located in the heart of Merced.

The Multimedia Video Producer works independently and with team members to produce professional-quality promotional and news videos and other multimedia projects. Develops new video concepts and techniques that strategically promote key messages and further departmental and university goals. Supervises multimedia communications professionals, sets performance expectations of staff, and oversees day-to-day operations. Administers policies that affect subordinate staff. Recommends changes to department policies and practices. Identifies risks and responds accordingly. Provides priority setting and work flow analysis. Mentors less experienced staff. Exercises judgment in selecting methods, techniques and evaluation criteria for obtaining results. Researches and recommends equipment purchases for audio and video production and post-production.

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

• Expert knowledge of many aspects of multimedia communications, including video and other media production, applications and strategic planning. Extensive knowledge of current trends and potential future developments in multimedia communications.

• Solid knowledge of the campus, including its achievements, goals, objectives, vision and mission, and how electronic communications can effectively convey and advance the campus message to various audiences.

• Solid knowledge and skills in financial and personnel administration and management techniques, including understanding of guiding principles, relevant laws, policies and best practices.

• Demonstrated skills to select, train, supervise, guide and evaluate subordinate staff, and take corrective action as required.

• Solid written, verbal and interpersonal communications skills and political acumen.
Advanced project management skills to complete projects within budget and time constraints.


• Demonstrated experience in developing and implementing strategic communications plans, programs or projects.

• Experience working in higher education or other settings with a wide range of clients and 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 Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and invites applications from all qualified applicants, including women, minorities, veterans, and individual with disabilities, who will enrich the teaching, research and public service missions of the university. All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy, see: UC Nondiscrimination & Affirmative Action Policy: https://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/DiscHarassAffirmAction

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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