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Open Until Filled


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Position Title

Multimedia Specialist

Department this Position Reports to

Learning Media and Production

Hiring Range Minimum


Hiring Range Maximum


Union Type

Not a Union Position

SEIU Level

Not an SEIU Position

FLSA Status


Employment Category

Regular Full Time w/end date

Scheduled Months per Year


Scheduled Hours per Week



Weekend and night availability is required as needed (to work with the ticketing system, to cover Zoom sessions for Master’s programs). All other times are M-F, 8a-5p.

Location of Position

Hanover, NH
Hybrid Onsite-
  • This position offers a hybrid opportunity to work both remotely and onsite and therefore requires that the incumbent reside within a commutable distance to Hanover, NH.
Remote Work Eligibility?


Is this a term position?


If yes, length of term in months.


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Position Purpose

The Multimedia Specialist is a member of the Learning Design and Innovation ( LDI ) team, a group of instructional designers, educational technologists, and educational media experts within Dartmouth’s Information Technology and Consulting department. The Multimedia Specialist produces learning media content (e.g., educational videos, voiceover recordings, animations, motion graphics, graphic elements, and tutorials) for select Dartmouth courses, including online and blended courses and programs.


We’re hiring for a Technical Assistant -Video Production position. This could be you if. . .
You are an inspired professional who wants to help create amazing e-learning experiences in higher education by working with faculty, creative team members, vendor-innovators, and IT experts. You understand video production and enjoy working both in educational technologies and multimedia fields.
You are able and willing to work in a hybrid, and/or onsite (Hanover, NH) environment for at least one year.

But enough about you, how about us ?
We are the Digital Online Education Team at Dartmouth – instructional designers, developers and technologists who work to spark and infuse high-impact digital learning at Dartmouth. We’re highly collaborative, technically oriented, reflective, forward facing, and not afraid to try new things (even when they don’t work out). We have a shared sense of accountability and mission that we use to support others and ourselves.
What about daily life? Work with faculty and students who are (relatively or entirely) new to online teaching and learning, supporting them with technological coaching. Solve problems, record and edit educational video content, build courses and multimedia assets, write video production guides, develop new processes, share information. Remain curious, patient, flexible, and collaborative while also working independently.

Required Qualifications - Education and Yrs Exp

Bachelors or equivalent combination of education and experience

Required Qualifications - Skills, Knowledge and Abilities
  • Bachelor degree or equivalent combination of education and experience in a relevant discipline (educational technology, media production)
  • Experience in high quality video production and post-production with demonstrable ability to create finished videos.
  • Familiarity with hardware and software used in media production, including: use of studio equipment (e.g., video cameras, teleprompters sound and lighting equipment, greenscreens); video editing software (e.g. Adobe Premiere Pro, After Effects); and multimedia production software (e.g. Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Stock Assets).
  • Proficient at video/audio post-processing (e.g., color grading, select trim and split, audio correction, animation); experience in visual design (graphic design, motion design).
  • Knowledge in current video technology and media production best practices.
  • Ability to work successfully in a hybrid, and/or onsite (Hanover, NH) environment.
  • Superior ability to engage in positive interactions and provide professional customer service to all members of the Dartmouth community.
  • Knowledge of effective task and project management practices.
  • Excellent communication skills and keen ability to work as a team member and independently.
  • Commitment to diversity and to serving the needs of a diverse population.
Physical Requirements:
  • Ability to repeatedly (and for extended periods of time) sit, stand, stoop and walk, as well as lift, lower and transport loads up to 40 pounds.
  • Ability to hear a wide range of levels and tones with strong vision, including good depth perception and ability to differentiate colors.
  • Ability to travel (e.g., ride in a motor vehicle for extended periods of time) as needed.
Preferred Qualifications
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience in at least one Learning Management System.
  • Proficient with eLearning authoring tools such as Articulate 360 (Rise 360, Storyline 360), Adobe Captivate, Lectora, etc., preferred.
  • Experience working at an academic institution and partnering with faculty and staff to support teaching and learning.
Department Contact for Recruitment Inquiries

Jonathan Kulp

Department Contact Phone Number


Department Contact for Cover Letter and Title

Sarah Cloud, Assistant Director, Learning Media & Production

Department Contact's Phone Number

802 565 0829

Equal Opportunity Employer

Dartmouth College is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer with a strong commitment to diversity and inclusion. We prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, veteran status, marital status, or any other legally protected status. Applications by members of all underrepresented groups are encouraged.

Background Check

Employment in this position is contingent upon consent to and successful completion of a pre-employment background check, which may include a criminal background check, reference checks, verification of work history, conduct review, and verification of any required academic credentials, licenses, and/or certifications, with results acceptable to Dartmouth College. A criminal conviction will not automatically disqualify an applicant from employment. Background check information will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.

Is driving a vehicle (e.g. Dartmouth vehicle or off road vehicle, rental car, personal car) an essential function of this job?


Special Instructions to Applicants

This position is a 24-month term position.

Dartmouth College has a Tobacco-Free Policy. Smoking and the use of tobacco-based products (including smokeless tobacco) are prohibited in all facilities, grounds, vehicles or other areas owned, operated or occupied by Dartmouth College with no exceptions. For details, please see our policy.

Additional Instructions

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Key Accountabilities


Preproduction, Production and Postproduction 70%
  • Coordinates and supports multimedia projects in partnership with faculty, the Educational Media team and Learning Designers.
  • Creates educational digital media content (e.g., motion graphics and animations) that are student-centered, accessible, and inclusive.
  • Ensures effectiveness of quality assurance processes and practices (e.g., incorporating feedback from project teams and editing & publishing video content, accordingly).
  • Guides and confers with faculty regarding project concept, objectives, creative approaches (e.g., shooting style and lighting considerations), content and presentation approaches.
Percentage Of Time



Administration, Communication and Outreach 20%
  • Maintains a library and database of multimedia assets.
  • Oversees preventative maintenance and basic repair of equipment as well as the installation, modification and upgrading of software as needed.
  • Converges with LDI team mates to enhance communications around process and operations for online projects.
  • Creates relevant and effective hardware and software training materials for use by faculty and students as needed.
  • Develops understanding of similarities and differences in diverse cultures through employee education programs.
  • Pursues professional development opportunities to stay up-to-date with technology and creative approaches in the field.
Percentage Of Time



Other duties as assigned

Percentage Of Time




Demonstrates a commitment to diversity, inclusion, and cultural awareness through actions, interactions, and communications with others.


Performs other duties as assigned.
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Documents Needed to Apply
Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
Optional Documents
  1. Media Portfolio


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