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Media Producer

Position Information

Position Information

Date Posted 09/28/2017
Open Until Filled No
Anticipated Application Deadline (Close date) 11/28/2017
Working Title Media Producer
Job Classification Media/Photography III
Department Name 10021-University Center for Teaching and Learning
Job Type Staff
Position Number 0135616
Hiring Range $23,868.00 - $37,752.00
Position Description

The Media Producer is a professional position that supports the teaching and learning activities at the University Center for Teaching and Learning through the production of video and audio recordings. The incumbent is responsible for both technical and creative aspects of production. Primary activities include: production conceptualization, write scope documents, create project timelines, estimate and manage budgets, write/edit scripts, identify shoot locations, select talent, direct support staff, select lighting, videography, editing, creation of graphics and animations, and delivery of the final production. Secondary tasks include providing supplemental support for lecture capture and special event activities.

The successful applicant will have a high degree of both technical skill and creative talent. Proficiency with industry standard media production applications including Adobe Premiere, Photoshop, After Effects, Encore, and Audition is essential. Thorough knowledge of the Microsoft Office suite and strong organizational skills are required. Assignments will frequently require early morning, late evening, and weekend hours in addition to the regular work schedule. Work hours may be flexed with authorization from the Manager of Academic Digital Media.

A bachelor’s degree in digital media production or equivalent education and experience is required.

Education Required Baccalaureate
Minimum Related Experience Level Required 3-5 years experience
Additional Education and/or Experience Essential to the Position

A Bachelor’s degree in digital media production, or equivalent education and experience is required.
At least three years of media production experience, preferably at an institution of higher education.

Required Licenses/Certifications
Child Protection Clearances

The following PA Act 153 clearances and background checks may be required prior to commencement of employment and as a condition of continued employment: PA State Police Criminal Record Check, FBI Criminal Record Check, PA Child Abuse History Clearance.

Background Check For position finalists, employment with the University will require successful completion of a background check.
Assignment Category Regular, Full-Time
Percent Effort 100
Scheduled Work Hours Work Schedule to Vary
If Varied Work Schedule, Please Specify

Assignments will frequently require early morning, late evening, and weekend hours in addition to the regular work schedule. Work hours may be flexed with authorization from the Media Production Coordinator.

If Part Time, Actual Standard Weekly Hours
Campus Pittsburgh
University Benefits

The University offers an excellent comprehensive benefits package for all full-time and part-time regular employees including:

• Education benefits and a retirement plan with employer match

• Group medical insurance, life insurance, and optional vision and dental insurance

• Free transit service within Allegheny County for employees of the Oakland campus (Port Authority Transit)

• Time off benefits including vacation, sick and personal time

For more information regarding the University’s benefits package, please visit

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a bachelor's degree?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * How did you hear of this position at the University of Pittsburgh?
    • Career Development Center (CDC)
    • Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Commonwealth Workforce Development System (Formerly PA CareerLink)
    • Currently a University Employee
    • Pitt Career Services
    • Pittsburgh Post Gazette
    • Pittsburgh Technology Council
    • PittSource Search
    • Referral (Friend, University Employee, etc.), please specify below
    • Internet Search
    • Other: (Please specify below)
  3. Please specify from above (if applicable):

    (Open Ended Question)

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
Optional Documents