OPS Field Production Assistant

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Work type: Temp Part-Time
Location: Main Campus (Gainesville, FL)
Categories: Information Technology
Department:14200500 - IT-AT CITT

Classification Title:

OPS - Time Limited

Job Description:

UF Information Technology (UFIT) is currently seeking an OPS Field Videographer Assistant to join Academic Technology - Center for Instructional Technology and Training, a unit within UFIT.

Employment with UFIT provides an excellent opportunity to work with other employees dedicated and focused on understanding and interpreting the technological needs of the University of Florida’s innovative and inspirational community.

The Field Videographer Assistant role requires the applicant to be competent with educational recordings in a field setting and working collaboratively. Applicant must be knowledgeable in video recording, post-production, talent interaction, file management, and delivery of materials following the UF Standards of Excellence.

Applicant must be proficient in:

  • Filming speakers and B-roll
  • Premiere Pro
  • After Effects
  • Illustrator
  • Photoshop
  • Microsoft Excel

Other areas of knowledge include:

  • Use of a range of lighting equipment and modifiers
  • Audio recording and editing
  • Talent management
  • Script editing
  • Balancing and operating gimbals and electronic camera sliders
  • Must be familiar with the emerging trends and software attributed to this field
  • Basic indoor and outdoor lighting
  • UF ADA compliance and accessibility requirements

Job duties are as follows, but not limited to:

  • Management and maintenance as needed of all field equipment
  • Project management and scheduling
  • Recording video in a field/outdoor/alternate setting
  • Researching and implementing new video resources and techniques
  • Assisting with studio video shoots as needed
  • Teleprompter setup and operation

The Videographer/Field Producer Assistant will support the Field Videographer, faculty, staff, and administrative video needs. This individual will also work with UFIT staff to produce engaging video for training and tutoring.

The proposed position aligns and supports the university mission by ensuring quality control of video production, ensuring the Office of the President recordings are precise, professional, and timely, and to comply with all ADA and accessibility requirements available from UF.

About UF Information Technology 

Reporting to the Vice President and Chief Information Officer, UF Information Technology is comprised of eight departments: Academic Technology; Applications, Development, and Integrations; Business Center; Customer Experience and Resource Planning; Data Platform and Analytics; Information Security Office; Infrastructure and Communication Technology; and Research Computing. With established governance advisory committees and a set of well-defined, transparent processes aiding decision-making, UFIT strives to provide exceptional IT services in support of UF’s mission. For more information about UFIT and its goals and governance, visit  http://www.it.ufl.edu/vp-cio-office/strategic-plan/.

Learn more about UFIT at https://it.ufl.edu/ and @GoGatorsUFIT.

About the University of Florida 

The University of Florida (UF) is the state’s oldest, largest, and most comprehensive land grant university, with an enrollment of over 50,000 students and was ranked 6th in the country among public universities (US News and World Report 2023 rankings) and 1st among public institutions in the Wall Street Journal 2023 survey. UF is in Gainesville, a city of approximately 150,000 residents in North-Central Florida, 50 miles from the Gulf of Mexico, 67 miles from the Atlantic Ocean, and within a 2-hour drive to large metropolitan areas (Orlando, Tampa, Jacksonville). The beautiful climate and extensive nearby parks and recreational areas afford year-round outdoor activities, including hiking, biking, and nature photography. UF’s large college sports programs, museums, and performing arts center support various activities and cultural events for residents to enjoy. Alachua County schools are highly rated and offer various programs, including magnet schools and an international baccalaureate program. Learn more about what Gainesville has to offer at Visit Gainesville.

Achieving a top-6 public university ranking means we prioritize employing and working with people with various experiences, backgrounds, and perspectives to discover new ways to leverage technology for teaching, learning, research, and the business needs of a comprehensive land-grant institution.

Expected Salary:

$15.00 - $16.00 per hour

Minimum Requirements:

High School Diploma or Equivalent

Preferred Qualifications:

The ideal candidate will possess the following experience, expertise, and skills:

  • Working knowledge of Premiere Pro and DSLR camera operations
  • One year of experience in a video production setting
  • Ability to lift 40+ lbs.
  • Working knowledge of Blackmagic Cameras
  • Ability to work within the confines of an in-house file management and file systems
  • Microsoft Excel and statistical analysis competency

To be successful in this position, the incumbent must:

  • Successfully work on a team and communicate as a member of a team
  • Take direction
  • Display flexibility to work an adjusted schedule based on video demand
Special Instructions to Applicants:

This position requires U.S. work authorization.

Applicants are requested to submit with their application:

  • Cover Letter
  • Resume or CV
  • Professional References (Minimum of 3)

Application must be submitted by 11:55 p.m. (ET) of the posting end date.

Health Assessment Required: No


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