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#112214 Educational Video Producer

Extended Deadline: Mon 10/25/2021

For the safety and well-being of the entire university community, the University of California requires, with few exceptions, that all students, faculty and staff be vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus before they will be allowed on campus or in a facility or office. For more information visit:,-faculty-and-staff-issued-for-2021-2022.html

UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 10/7/21 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor.

Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 10/18/21. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.

Successful candidates will be hired at a 3 or 4 level depending on experience.


Are you a seasoned video producer who is just as comfortable on set as you are in the edit suite? Are you looking to join a high-performing team where you can be a leader and do great work? Do you enjoy working with presenters who are new to video production and coaching them through the process, managing large video projects to successful results?

UC San Diego is ranked the 9th best public university in the nation by U.S. News and World Report and is the largest employer based in San Diego County. Reporting to the VC-CFO, Information Technology Services (ITS) delivers Enterprise information technology services to the University of California, San Diego (UCSD) under the leadership of the campus Chief Information Officer (CIO). Information Technology Services (IT Services) uses world-class services and technologies to empower UC San Diego's mission to transform California and the world as a student-centered, research-focused, service-oriented public university. As a strategic member of the UC San Diego community, IT Services embraces innovation in their delivery of IT services, infrastructure, applications, and support. IT Services is customer-focused and committed to collaboration, continuous improvement, and accountability.

Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion are core values at UC San Diego and within Information Technology Services. Crafting a culture around these values allows us to more deeply connect with and appreciate our employees, students, and campus partners. Information Technology Services is continuously working to build a community where we all feel safe, empowered, and encouraged to bring our authentic selves to work. We do this not only because it is what’s right, but because we know that diversity drives insight and innovation. We are proud to partner closely UC San Diego’s Office for Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion, as their dedication to this mission helps us all to drive change.

Educational Technology Services (ETS) is a part of the Academic Technology Services group that provides technology services, support, and resources to the UC San Diego academic community, facilitating teaching and learning in service of the University's educational mission.

As part of the Multimedia Services team, the Educational Video Producer creates videos that meet the online learning objectives of the university using good judgment and with an understanding of the departmental mission, goals and strategic direction. This role will lead large and complex video projects, guiding faculty on appropriate video formats and delivery methods to meet instructional needs. The Educational Video Producer will work directly with clients, talent, and staff to ensure the end products meets stakeholder expectations. This role must be capable as an independent producer during all phases of production, but will also collaborate with other producers as needed, and may help train and oversee junior staff members and student workers.


* Advanced pre-production skills to determine logistics for projects with complex production methods, and guiding team members in location scouting, equipment testing and script development. ??? Advanced skills and the ability to oversee others in the setup and operation of video acquisition equipment including cameras, monitors, microphones, teleprompters, and lighting equipment both in studio environments and on location* Handle post-production and lead others in all areas of post and editing to assemble, revise and finalize video projects including use of graphics, templates, animations, sound design and music* Advanced customer service skills to work directly with faculty and staff to ensure the end product meets expectations and instructional objectives within project timeframes.

  • Employee must be available to work evenings and weekends.

  • May be required to drive a UC vehicle or electric cart.


  • Advanced experience in and demonstrated knowledge of pre-production, including scripting and storyboarding, coordinating talent, generating cost estimates, and developing timelines, especially in creating course-related videos.

  • Advanced skills in and demonstrated solid experience with video editing, compression, animation and graphics software, especially Adobe Creative Cloud tools.

  • Advanced understanding of media production methods and equipment and ability to use this information to troubleshoot the most complex systems. Advanced understanding of a variety of media production methods and equipment, and the ability to use this information to assist non-technical users with video productions.

  • Experience serving as work lead for other staff. Experience training other staff on procedures for video recording and editing. Experience delegating revision work to other staff.

  • Ability to assess campus or institutional needs for AV IT technology products and design services to meet those needs. Ability to assess campus or institutional needs for video production and services to meet those needs.

  • Degree in instructional media or communications or a related field; professional media production experience (typically two years min.); or an equivalent combination of education and experience.


  • Job offer is contingent upon satisfactory clearance based on Background Check results.

  • Employee must be available to travel as required.

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Job offer is contingent on successful engagement in the UC COVID-19 Vaccination program (fully vaccinated with documented proof or approved exception/deferral).

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, gender identity or sexual orientation. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see:

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