Specialist II/III, Media Production

Position Details

Requisition Number


Home Org Name

ACES Communications and Marketing

Division Name

AL Cooperative Extension System

Position Title

Specialist II/III, Media Production

Job Class Code


Appointment Status


Part-time FTE

Limited Term


Limited Term Length

1 Year

Job Summary

This is a one-year limited term and full-time position. Continuation of employment is contingent upon availability of funding.

The Alabama Cooperative Extension System is seeking a Media Production Specialist to provide expertise in graphic design and multimedia support to the Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program ( EFNEP ) and the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program-Education ( SNAP -Ed). This position will be responsible for creating and designing content for nutrition and physical activity education using a variety of digital and print media (including web-based solutions, social media, online courses, and video), with the goal of promoting nutrition and physical activity resources and messages to designated target audiences.

Operating as a member of the Extension Communications and Marketing Unit, and in conjunction with the EFNEP and SNAP -Ed state staff teams, the incumbent will coordinate communications support for online programs, web and e-newsletters, photography, and consumer-grade video production via Adobe Creative Suite or similar software.

Essential Functions

1. Manages visual content for EFNEP and SNAP -Ed
2. Coordinates print and distribution methods with outside vendors
3. Guides EFNEP and SNAP -Ed projects
4. Provides training and professional support to EFNEP and SNAP -Ed educators
5. Develops visual resources (print and digital) to support the efforts of EFNEP and SNAP -Ed
6. Follows all ACES branding guidelines and C&M production processes
7. Works successfully in a creative team environment
8. Manages multiple concurrent tasks and meets all deadlines

Education Level

Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution

Field of Study

Communications, Broadcasting, Film or Television Production, Graphic Design or relevant field

Years of Experience

2 years

Area of Experience

Experience providing creative, technical, or support services for various medias.

Requirements for Additional Job Levels

Level III : 4 years experience providing creative, technical, or support services for various medias.

Education Level

When a candidate has the required experience, but lacks the required education, they may normally apply additional relevant experience toward the education requirement, at a rate of two (2) years relevant experience per year of required education.

Field of Study

Years of Experience

When a candidate has the required education, but lacks the required experience, they may normally apply additional appropriate education toward the experience requirement, at a rate of one (1) year relevant education per year of required experience

Area of Experience

Requirements for Additional Job Levels

Minimum Skills and Abilities

1. Able to work effectively and in a positive manner
2. Excellent customer service
3. Excellent communication skills and diplomacy
4. Able to work in a team environment.

Minimum Technology Skills

Minimum License and Certifications

Desired Qualifications

1. Experience indicating progressively creative work in business communications, marketing agency communications or educational communications.
2. Knowledge of graphic design as it applies to the fields of web and digital media.

Salary Grade


Salary Range

$35,000 - $75,100

Job Category


Working Hours if Non-Traditional

List any hazardous conditions or physical demands required by this position

Posting Date


Closing Date


EEO Statement

A commitment to an inclusive and diverse campus environment is required. Women, underrepresented groups, individuals with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply.

AUBURN UNIVERSITY IS AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION / EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER . It is our policy to provide equal employment opportunities for all individuals without regard to race, sex, religion, color, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other classification protected by applicable law.

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