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Prairie View A&M University
  • Position Number: 2086599
  • Location: Prairie View, TX
  • Position Type: Communications - Media & Communication Studies

Prairie View A&M University

Multimedia Production Specialist II

Job Title
Multimedia Production Specialist II

Prairie View A&M University

Research Administration

Proposed Minimum Salary
$3,562.34 monthly

Job Location
Prairie View, Texas

Job Type

Job Description

The Multimedia Production Specialist II, under general supervision, designs and creates information technology based multimedia products that combine text with sounds, pictures, graphics, video-clips, virtual reality and digital animation.

This position is funded by a grant or restricted funds. Continued employment is contingent on the renewal of grant or restricted funding.

  • Researches, designs, develops themes and content ideas, implements and manages multimedia content appropriate for electronic, website, email, social-media and print based publications through recording workshops, conducting interviews, editing, producing and publishing graphics, photos, videos and posts for various multimedia formats.
  • Provides full-scale graphic design and desktop-publishing services including converting ideas in to artwork, image-editing, developing design themes, designing, developing, revising and publishing for print and electronic materials such as magazines, reports, brochures, flyers, infographics, stationaries, templates, proposals, presentations, branding elements, etc.
  • Provides full-scale videography services, and produces, records, directs, edits audio-visuals and publishes promotional and news videos. Performs video post-production tasks including logging footage, creating rough cuts, and revised and final versions of video clips.
  • Records and produces photographic and video materials integrated across a variety of multimedia formats. Sets up and operates cameras, lighting equipment, microphones, and other equipment for field production and monitors and adjusts equipment during recording sessions. Designs and constructs lighting arrangements for studio and location video productions. May design and construct set pieces and props for studio productions. Maintains all media related equipment, facilities and supplies.
  • Prioritizes, organizes, and schedules work assignments and projects. Adheres to University rules and guidelines regarding use of electronic media. Maintains a digital library of photographs, video, graphic designs and program collateral. Researches and recommends new multimedia technologies to advance department strategy. Evaluates products and services for quality standards. Performs other duties as assigned.

Required Education and Experience:
  • Bachelor's degree.
  • Four years of related experience.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Knowledge of word processing and spreadsheet applications.
  • Knowledge of planning and executing marketing plans with regards to multimedia preferred.
  • Excellent written communication, analytical, interpersonal, and organizational skills.
  • Ability to multitask and work cooperatively with others.
  • Ability to conceptually understand instructional needs and translate them in multimedia designs.

Other Requirements:
Ability to lift moderately heavy objects.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree in Communications, Computer Information Systems, Computer Science or Graphics Design
  • Knowledge of planning and executing marketing plans with regards to multimedia preferred.
  • Ability to multitask and work cooperatively with others.
  • Ability to conceptually understand instructional needs and translate them in multimedia designs.
  • Excellent written communication, analytical, interpersonal, and organizational skills.
  • Demonstrated extensive knowledge of software to generate hardcopy, softcopy, and web products, publications, brochures, and web pages.
  • Proficiency to setup appropriate lighting and camera settings for creating exceptional pictures, and videos with good sound qualities.
  • Proficiency with graphic tools such as Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Creative Suite 6, and Macromedia Fireworks for graphic creation.
  • Proficiency with print-based design principles, desktop publishing and typesetting software application such as Adobe InDesign.
  • Proficiency with video creation and editing software such as Adobe Premiere Pro, Adobe Premiere Rush, Adobe After Effects, Adobe Spark Video.
  • Proficiency with web applications such as WordPress, and knowledge of HTML, XML, CSS, PHP server-side programming scripting.
  • Proficiency to incorporate audio, video, graphics and textual data to create interactive presentations.

Job Closing Date:


Required Attachments:

Please attach all required documents listed below in the attachment box labeled as either Resume/CV or Resume/Cover Letter on the application. Multiple attachments may be included in the Resume/CV or Resume/Cover Letter attachment box. Any additional attachments provided outside of the required documents listed below are considered optional.
  • Cover Letter
  • Resume or Curriculum Vitae

Application Submission Guidelines:

All applicants are required to apply via our Career Site on or before the closing date indicated on the job posting. Applicant inquiries received via email and websites such as Indeed, HigherEdJobs, etc. will not be considered unless the individual has applied to the available position via the PVAMU Career site.

The required documents listed in the above Required Attachments section must be attached to the application prior to the job closing date indicated to ensure full consideration for the application submitted. Please contact the Office of Human Resource on or before the closing date indicated above at 936-261-1730 or should you need assistance with the online application process.

Background Check Requirements:

All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution's verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution's procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check.

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to diversity.

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About Us
For more than 140 years, Prairie View A&M University (PVAMU) has been igniting passion in its students. With an established reputation for producing engineers, nurses and educators, PVAMU offers baccalaureate degrees, masters degrees and doctoral degree programs through nine colleges and schools. The University has an enrollment of more than 8,500 students. Designated an institution of he first class in the Texas Constitution, PVAMU is the second-oldest public institution of higher education in the state and a member of The Texas A&M University System. The University is dedicated to fulfilling its land-grant mission of achieving excellence in teaching, research and service.

PVAMU is conveniently located near the rapidly growing residential and commercial area known as the Northwest Houston Corridor. The developing Northwest Houston Corridor offers newly developed suburban communities, a variety of shopping and dining near the Houston Premium Outlets and is a short, 35-minute commute into downtown Houston. For more information, visit Your career opportunities with a University of the first class begins here!

Prairie View A&M University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer.

If you need assistance in applying for this job, please contact (936) 261-1730.

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