Job no: 230007-AS
Work type: Staff-Full Time
Location: Madison
Categories: Communications, Editing, Broadcasting, Media

Position Summary:

This role will be responsible for creating stories that advance the brand, creating positive awareness of UW-Madison, and sharing messages from university leadership to storytelling segments for broadcast. The successful candidate is productive, versatile, technically-skilled and a talented storyteller.

Position Duties:

List of Duties

Institutional Statement on Diversity:

Diversity is a source of strength, creativity, and innovation for UW-Madison. We value the contributions of each person and respect the profound ways their identity, culture, background, experience, status, abilities, and opinion enrich the university community. We commit ourselves to the pursuit of excellence in teaching, research, outreach, and diversity as inextricably linked goals.

The University of Wisconsin-Madison fulfills its public mission by creating a welcoming and inclusive community for people from every background - people who as students, faculty, and staff serve Wisconsin and the world.

For more information on diversity and inclusion on campus, please visit: Diversity and Inclusion

Degree and Area of Specialization:

Bachelor's degree in broadcast journalism, communications arts, film, photography or related field preferred, but not required. Please refer to the minimum years relevant work experience and/or credentials section below for more information on position requirements.

Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:

-At least four years of progressively responsible or expansive professional experience in a multimedia production environment.
-Must be a visual storyteller.
-Demonstrated expertise with storytelling, shooting, lighting, editing, writing and television production.
- Knowledge and proficiency with various types of video camera recording devices.
-Expertise with Adobe Premiere or other non-linear editing a must. Experience with Macintosh computers, video motion graphics creation and web communications desirable.
-Must be conversant in television/web technology. Must be able to work effectively as part of a team and independently.
-Must be able to meet tight deadlines.
-Familiarity with social media, You Tube, Vimeo, etc. desired.
-Excellent visual and organizational skills with the ability to multitask and manage concurrent projects are required.

Additional Information:

University Communications is the central public information office for UW-Madison. We are dedicated to telling the stories of UW-Madison's faculty, staff, students and alumni through various media including video, audio, web and print. With more than 900 posted videos, 6,500 followers and 4.7 million views on YouTube, video is becoming and increasingly important communications tools for UW-Madison. Staying engaged and connected and being responsive to our many audiences (more than 400,000 living alums, faculty, staff and students) are critical in maintaining and enhancing a solid brand.



Work Type:

Full Time: 100%

Appointment Type, Duration:

Terminal, 7 month appointment.
This position has the possibility to be extended or converted to an ongoing appointment based on need and/or funding


Minimum $50,000 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications

Instructions to Applicants:

To apply for this position, click the button (visit, search for 230007). You will be asked to upload three documents: 1. A resume, 2. a detailed cover letter outlining how your experience and skills relate to this position, and 3. a document that includes 3-4 links to examples of your videography and editing work. Samples for videography may be the same or different than samples for editing. Include an explanation of the work done for each sample.


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Official Title:


Employment Class:

Academic Staff-Terminal

Job Number:


The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply.

If you need to request an accommodation because of a disability, you can find information about how to make a request at the following website:

The University of Wisconsin-Madison is engaged in a Title and Total Compensation (TTC) Project to redesign job titles and compensation structures. As a result of the TTC project, official job titles on current job postings may change in Fall 2020. Job duties and responsibilities will remain the same. For more information please visit: .

Employment will require a criminal background check. It will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment.

The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. sec. 19.36(7).

The Annual Security and Fire Safety Report contains current campus safety and disciplinary policies, crime statistics for the previous 3 calendar years, and on-campus student housing fire safety policies and fire statistics for the previous 3 calendar years. UW-Madison will provide a paper copy upon request; please contact the University of Wisconsin Police Department .

Applications Open: Jan 5 2021 Central Standard Time
Applications Close: Jan 19 2021 11:55 PM Central Standard Time

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