St. John’s seeks a highly creative individual to tell the story of our University through digital video. A team player that is able to plan, produce and publish a variety of content representing St. John’s to our internal and external constituencies, including current students, prospective students, alumni, and the press. The video producer will create rich multimedia content for the web and social outlets using a variety of storytelling tools including video, sound, graphic and animation. The producer will also provide on-site coverage for a robust calendar of University events, including those that occur at night and on weekends.
This position develops and maintains video projects that will be used across all University digital properties, including social media and the website and will be proactive about suggesting new projects, introducing new technologies, and creating content that supports the University’s strategic goals. The Video Producer would be responsible for working with digital team on scheduling, shooting, and editing new content as it is conceived.
Bachelor’s Degree and 2-4 years’ experience in conceptualizing and producing video and multimedia projects
Proficiency in digital film-making, including pre-production, planning, lighting, audio and editing, journalism and storytelling capabilities.
Ability to quickly create short-form video content for deployment on social media.
Demonstrated experience with audio/video editing software such as Final Cut Pro, Premiere Pro, Adobe After Effects, Audition, Apple Motion, etc.
Commitment to and sensitivity to the mission and the role of higher education in society
Ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously and work independently while exercising appropriate judgment
Experience in higher education desirable and sense of humor a must.
Video reel of recent projects.
Final Cut Pro, Adobe Premiere Pro
Adobe Creative Suite/Cloud including After Effects, Illustrator and Photoshop
Professional lighting set-ups
Sony DSLR and HD camera equipment
Video compression for various mediums
Audio production and editing
St. John’s offers a competitive compensation program which is commensurate with your qualifications, experience, and contingent upon the departmental budget. We also offer an extremely comprehensive benefits program to meet the diverse needs of our workforce. Along with exceptional benefits such as medical, dental, life insurance, long term disability insurance, tuition remission, generous 403(b) employer contribution, employee assistance program, and liberal paid time off policies, faculty and staff can also enjoy St. John’s performing arts, libraries, bookstores, dining facilities, campus recreation and sporting events.
I understand that any offer of employment is subject to receipt by St. John’s University of satisfactory references, verification of employment and education.
St. John’s University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from women and minorities. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, status as an individual with a disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Internal Number: 218394
About St. John's University
St. John's University is Catholic, Vincentian and Metropolitan. We are committed to attracting, motivating, and retaining a highly qualified and diverse workforce to support our mission of academic excellence and the pursuit of wisdom. Known for over 100 years of proud athletic tradition, our Big East excitement keeps Red Storm fans cheering. Ranked among America's top universities by The Princeton Review, St. John's University educates leaders for today's global society through quality academics, high-tech resources and an expanding international presence. With 1,500 Faculty and 1,400 Administrators/Staff, St. John's is a leading Catholic University in the Vincentian tradition, dedicated to making a positive difference in people's lives through active engagement in issues of energy and resource conservation, social justice and global citizenship. These values enhance the academic experience of more than 20,000 undergraduate and graduate students on three residential New York City campuses in Queens, Staten Island and Manhattan; a graduate center in Oakdale, NY; an international campus in Paris, France and Rome, Italy; and learning centers in other locations worldwide.