Senior Videographer

Communications and Marketing

University of California, Santa Cruz

JOB #: 1606613


Starting Salary Range: $50,000-70,000/annually. Salary commensurate w/qualifications and experience.

UCSC strives to embrace diversity in all its forms; it strives to be an inclusive community that fosters an open, enlightened & productive environment.

Under general direction of the Director of Marketing, the Senior Videographer is responsible for assisting with conceptualizing and implementing the campus's visual presence in online publications through video and other multimedia content. This includes the planning and production of videos, motion graphics, and web-based programming to most effectively share information and promote and market UC Santa Cruz's priorities and world-class programs to internal and external audiences.

The position requires a broad and thorough understanding of videography, communications principles, strategies and tactics, particularly as they relate to video; comprehensive technical knowledge, digital storytelling, strong aesthetic and editorial sensibilities, the ability to work effectively with collaborators from a wide range of campus units, strong skills in managing projects and people and public speaking skills. The duties of this position require working directly with faculty, staff and guests, operating equipment, scouting locations, supervising crews and advising distant photographers, videographers, producers and crews.

Incumbent should be comfortable multitasking and working on shorter projects with tight deadlines as well as long-term video campaigns. Incumbent will be expected to stay current on emerging and new digital trends, the latest in video equipment, and best practices in video production.

Qualifications include:

Strong combination of visual communications, analytical, creative and technical abilities.

Excellent oral and written communication skills.

Strong independent achiever, capable of managing many tasks at once with an extremely high level of confidence.

Ability to serve as primary planner and coordinator for videography, web streaming and related matters under the direction of the director.

Ability to attain and supervise freelance videography assistance.

Position is open until filled; Initial Review Date: 09-06-2016


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To ensure review of application materials by the hiring unit they must be submitted electronically via the Staff Employment Opportunities web site ( ) on or before the initial review date. Computers are available at the UCSC Staff Human Resources office located at 1201 Shaffer Road, Santa Cruz. For further information or to request disability accommodation call 831-459-2009. Hearing impaired are encouraged to use the California Relay Service 800-735-2922. The University of California, Santa Cruz is an Equal Opportunity Employer.