Media Specialist

College of the Mainland
Texas, United States
Salary Not Specified
Closing date
Oct 1, 2021

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Position Type
Administrative, Academic Affairs, Instructional Technology & Design (Campus), Business & Administrative Affairs, Computer Services & Information Technology, Technology Administration/Other
Employment Type
Full Time

Position Details

Posting Number AS194P Position Title Media Specialist Contract Length 12 months Class Summary
The qualified individual will provide multimedia support for instruction and the community at College of the Mainland and all satellite locations through knowledge and skill in audio, video, and instructional technology. Candidates Eligible to Apply Internal/External Position Type Exempt Staff Employment Status Full Time Position Funding Type Regular
Minimum Education/Training/Experience
Bachelor of Science degree in a related field from an accredited college or university or, an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job such as those listed herein.

3 years related work experience. Preferred Education/Training/Experience
Master’s degree in a related field from an accredited college or university.
5 years of work experience in the area of media services or instructional design.
Experience working in higher education.
2 years supervisory experience
PC Certifications Minimum Knowledge & Skills
Provide high level of customer service and possess good written/oral communication skills.
Ability to create training material and provide effective training to end users.
Ability to interact and provide information to diverse individuals or groups.
Knowledge of electronic principles as they apply to audio, video, and other instructional technology components – including audiovisual equipment, production, delivery, theories, technologies, principles, concepts, and methodologies.
Knowledge of software applications used to format audio, video, and presentations.
General knowledge of information technology devices, including Android OS, Mac OS, Windows 10, word processing, spreadsheets, other basic office applications, and the ability to find and use Internet resources.
Strong computer, analytical, organizational, and troubleshooting skills to determine the nature of assistance that is needed.
Knowledge of basic office procedures such as filing, sorting organizing, shelving, and the ability to maintain detailed and up to date inventory records.
Able to work alone and under pressure. Preferred Knowledge & Skills
Knowledge of Learning Management Systems like the Blackboard course management system.
Ability to post and manage videos on social media sites. (YouTube, Twitter, Facebook)
Knowledge of streaming media solutions for education.
Knowledge of legacy classroom technology. Licensing/Certification Requirements
none Job Duties
Provides problem resolution of classroom technology for faculty.
Aid in the resolution of minor computer related issues by providing assistance or referral.
Prepares teaching auditoriums for classes and other presentations and schedules use and delivery of instructional resources and equipment.
Monitors incoming requests, prioritizes, and establishes work schedules while providing assistance and direction for Media Support Technician.
Provides training to users to ensure proper use and care of instructional technology. Develop related materials for use in conjunction with training.
Provide video and audio recording services as well as duplication services and reformatting of media.
Provide support of campus and community public activities by providing professional assistance with set-up and break-down of sound systems, podiums, cameras, and presentation equipment.
Researches and provides recommendations to the Director on the status of campus technology and maintains a good working relationship with the Information-Technology staff.
Work with vendors to order, receive and install classroom technology.
Some evening and weekend shifts may be required.
Other duties as assigned. Physical Requirements
Positions in this class typically require reaching, pulling, lifting, standing, fingering, grasping, talking, hearing, and seeing.
Exerting up to 40 pounds of force occasionally and/or a negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects, including the human body. Minimum Salary Range $51,028 Mid Point Salary Range . Maximum Salary Range $63,786 Posting Open Date 08/27/2021 Posting Close Date Posting Will Be Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions to Applicant
Please NOTE : All applications must contain complete job histories, which include job title, dates of employment (month/year), name of employer, supervisors name and phone numbers and a description of duties performed. If this information is not submitted, your application may be considered incomplete. Applications with “See attached” or “See resume” will not be accepted in lieu of a complete application. Omission of data can be the basis for disqualification; you may state “unknown” for any incomplete fields. A scanned copy of unofficial transcript(s) must be attached to the online application. EEO Statement

College of the Mainland is an affirmative action/equal opportunity institution and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, disability or veteran status.

College of the Mainland does not discriminate on the basis of disability in the recruitment and admission of students, the recruitment and employment of faculty and staff, and the operation of its programs and activities, as specified by federal laws and regulations within Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 and 1992.

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Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Are you able to work occasional evenings and weekends for event support?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Do you have a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education and experience?
    • Yes
    • No
Documents Needed to Apply
Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Transcripts (1 of 3)
Optional Documents
  1. Letter of Recommendation
  2. Media File
  3. Portfolio

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