Producer/Director I/II/III/IV

Alabama, United States
Salary Not Specified
Jun 04, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time

Position Details

Requisition Number


Home Org Name

ACES Communications and Marketing

Division Name

AL Cooperative Extension System

Position Title

Producer/Director I/II/III/IV

Job Class Code


Appointment Status


Part-time FTE

Limited Term


Limited Term Length

Job Summary

The Alabama Cooperative Extension System is seeking a Producer/Director to plan, script, produce, record, direct and edit video, and/or multimedia materials to support the program content and promotional needs of Alabama Extension.

Essential Functions

The work will occur in both a studio environment and in the field. The primary responsibility will be to create, film and edit video features for educational use and for marketing and promotional use. This position will be responsible for all areas of the production process including (but not limited to) filming and editing video for broadcast television, YouTube and other video platforms, creating complex computer graphics, animations and special effects, and completing other post production services including color correction and audio sweetening.
Other responsibilities include serving as talent for narration and voice-overs and providing quality control of video production processes including (but not limited to) monitoring and improving the technical quality of the product, the speed of delivery, and product reliability. The position will also provide creative input and design as well as technical design for video and other multi-media productions and will participate in projects and cross functional activities related to technical and creative needs of other projects within the department.
Some travel may be required.

Education Level

Bachelors degree from an accredited institution

Field of Study

Communications, Journalism, Broadcasting, Marketing, Public Relations, Film or Television Production, or a related field

Years of Experience

No experience required for entry level I. Salary Range: $31,300 - $52,100

Area of Experience

Requirements for Additional Job Levels

Level II – Bachelors Degree and 2 years of experience in managing media projects to include producing, directing, and scheduling.
Salary Range: $39,300 – $65,500

Level III – Bachelors Degree and 4 years of experience in managing media projects to include producing, directing, and scheduling.
Salary Range: $51,900 – $86,400

Level IV – Bachelors Degree and 6 years of experience in managing media projects to include producing, directing, and scheduling.
Salary Range: $59,700 – $99,600

Education Level

Indicated education is required; no substitutions allowed

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

The selected individual must possess the ability to work effectively and in a positive manner while providing excellent customer service, have excellent communication skills and diplomacy, and the ability to work in a team environment. The successful candidate must meet eligibility requirements to work in the United States by the start date and continue working legally for the proposed term of employment.
Additionally, this position requires:

  • Handling of average-weight objects up to 40 pounds as well as walking and standing.
  • Ability to carry video production equipment, including camera, tripod and light kit.
  • Possess standard English-speaking voice suitable for video and audio narration.
  • Ability to drive department vehicles and rental vehicles for long distances (alone or with other department staff members) to perform job responsibilities.
  • Ability to work after-hours if necessary in order to meet deadlines.

Minimum Technology Skills

Minimum License and Certifications

Desired Qualifications

Proficiency and experience using high-definition video cameras and DSLR cameras for video acquisition as well as audio recorders, microphones, and light kits. Proficiency and experience in using Adobe Premiere Pro Creative Cloud especially Premiere, After Effects, motion graphics and animation, Photoshop and Audition as well as other video and audio editing software. Proficiency and experience in production planning, script writing, and project budgeting as well as video color correction and audio sweetening. Experience as narration talent. Understanding of current and evolving media technologies. A working knowledge of agriculture.

Salary Grade


Salary Range

$31,300 - $99,600

Job Category


Working Hours if Non-Traditional

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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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Documents Needed to Apply
Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional DocumentsSupplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How were you made aware of this opportunity?
    • AU Employment website
    • Employment websites (Indeed, HigherEd Jobs, etc.)
    • Veterans Assistance Services
    • Disability Assistance Services
    • Newspaper
    • Professional Journal
    • Listserv
    • HR email
    • Social Media
    • State Employment Service
    • Walk-in
    • Other
  2. * Please select the answer that best describes your current employment relationship with Auburn University.
    • Not a current Auburn employee
    • Current Auburn employee in position less than one year
    • Current Auburn employee in position more than one year
  3. * Do you have a Bachelor's degree or higher from an accredited institution in Journalism, Communication, Marketing, Public Relations, or a related field?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * How many years of experience do you have in managing media projects to include producing, directing, and scheduling?
    • 0-1
    • 2-3
    • 4-5
    • 6+
  5. * Please describe your related experience in detail and provide the job titles of the positions in which you obtained it. If you do not have related experience, please enter 'N/A'

    (Open Ended Question)

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