Work type: On Campus
Location: Normal, Illinois
Title: Multimedia Specialist
Division Name: University Advancement
Department: University Marketing & Communications
The Multimedia Specialist is responsible for assisting with the production and quality of all multimedia work developed for campus clients by University Marketing and Communications.
University Benefit Highlights:
- Health, dental, vision, and life insurance
- Retirement and supplemental retirement
- Tuition waiver benefits are available to staff as well as their eligible dependents.
- Paid holiday/administrative closures during Thanksgiving and Winter Breaks
- Paid vacation and sick time
For more University Benefit information: https://hr.illinoisstate.edu/benefits/
Information regarding eligibility for participation in the State Universities Retirement System and the State of Illinois Group Insurance program can be reviewed here https://hr.illinoisstate.edu/benefits/insurance/
Salary Rate / Pay Rate
$55,00 - $59,000 annual
1. Bachelor’s or equivalent degree in film/video production, cinematography, radio and television, documentary film production, photojournalism, communications, graphic design, or a closely related field to the position.
2. Three (3) years of professional work experience in areas including non-linear video editing, motion graphics, video lighting and composition, camera operation, graphics design, audio recording, video production, or a closely related professional area.
NOTE: Master’s Degree in an area consistent with the duties of the position may be substituted for one (1) year (12 months) of work experience.
3. Established ability to shoot in a variety of situations, staged and spontaneous, in studio and on location.
4. Established ability to edit using Adobe Master Collection software including After Effects.
5. Ability to grip, light, and assist as required.
6. Familiarity with digital cinema cameras and accessories.
7. Direct experience in the direction and production of video products and the Web video applications.
8. Technical skills associated with motion-video production and engineering, video, animation design, and video editing management.
Core work hours are 8:00am - 4:30pm, Monday through Friday. Some nights and weekends required.
Must be able to complete the following with or without a reasonable accommodation:
1. Ability to lift and carry typical video production equipment (as much as 20 pounds).
2. Ability to stand for long periods of time.
3. Ability to briefly work in and around environments that may be distracting or uncomfortably loud, warm, cold, or vaporous.
4. Ability to climb ladders in order to establish video viewpoints.
5. Distinguish colors on a monitor.
6. Move about in various locations across campus as needed to complete day-to-day work.
7. Effectively communicate on a daily basis
Proposed Starting Date
Required Applicant Documents
Transcripts - See Special Instructions to Applicants section for additional options
Please Note: These documents are required to be submitted online in order to complete the application process. Please have these documents ready prior to clicking on "Apply"
Optional Applicant Documents
Certification of Retirement Annuity
Please Note: These documents may be submitted online in order to complete the application process. Please have these documents ready prior to clicking on "Apply"
Special Instructions for Applicants
Please fully complete the entire application including, but not limited to, the education and work history portions. Be specific on your work history, including employment dates (if part-time you must list the number of work hours) and duties for all positions held. Applicable part-time work experience will be considered toward qualifying for this position; however, it will be converted to a full-time equivalency to determine combined length of experience. Please do not put "see resume" in the duties and responsibilities section of the work history. This will be considered an incomplete application and incomplete applications will not be considered.
College or university transcripts (may be unofficial) must be submitted prior to the application deadline in order to receive full consideration. Transcripts can either be uploaded with your application or submitted via the options listed below. In order to be eligible for Veteran's Preference points on the exam, appropriate military service documentation, such as a DD214, must be submitted prior to the application deadline.
Transcripts and/or DD-214 paperwork may be faxed or mailed to Human Resources by the application deadline:
Fax: 309.438.0011, Attn: Breanna Crippen
Address: Illinois State University
Campus Box 1300
Normal, IL 61790-1300
The Civil Service examination for this classification is based on your application materials and responses to the supplemental questions. No participation other than submission of applicant materials is required from applicants that qualify to take the exam. If you meet the minimum required qualifications for this position, you will receive a score calculated based on your education and experience, and your name will be placed on the active employment register by exam score. After the application deadline, the names within the top three scores will be referred to the department for interview. The active register for this classification will be voided when the position is filled.
Illinois State University is authorized to do business within the State of Illinois. All work under this appointment is required to be performed from within the State of Illinois. If hired, out-of-state candidates must establish Illinois residency within 180 calendar days from the start date for this position. Illinois residency requires proof of a valid Illinois driver’s license or a valid State of Illinois ID card. Failure to produce the required documentation within 180 calendar days will result in immediate termination of employment.
Contact Information for Applicants
Important Information for Applicants
This position is subject to a criminal background investigation and if applicable, an employment history review, based on University Policy 3.1.30 and any offer of employment is contingent upon you passing a satisfactory criminal background investigation and/or an employment history review. You may not begin work until the criminal background investigation results have been received and cleared by Human Resources.
Illinois State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.
If you are an individual with a disability and need a reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) or other state or federal law you may request an accommodation by contacting the Office of Equal Opportunity and Access at (309) 438-3383. The Office of Equal Opportunity and Access will hold any confidential information you provide in confidence.
If you are having difficulty accessing the system, please call Human Resources at (309) 438-8311.