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Videographer and Editor

Ball State University
Indiana, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Jan 14, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Communications, Digital Media, Film & Video, Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Computer Services & Information Technology, Public Relations & Marketing (Campus), Editing & Publications Management
Employment Type
Full Time
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Posting Details

Position Title

Videographer and Editor

Additional Information

Inclusive Excellence Statement

At Ball State University, inclusiveness and freedom of expression are a part of our enduring values and inform all of our efforts. We encourage applicants to familiarize themselves with our Inclusive Excellence Plan to learn more about our commitment and to identify how you might contribute to these efforts.

Benefits and Community





Length of Assignment

Full-Time At-Will

Position Function

Direct and produce video content from pre-production through post-production using techniques applied with cameras, audio, lighting, editing, animated graphics, special effects and script-writing that support the goals, objectives, and brand of Ball State University. Serve as a consultant and producer for campus colleagues and external vendors on the creation of compelling video, photography, graphics, and animation content. Assist in writing stories, narration, and scripts for website, social media and digital marketing.

Minimum Education

Bachelor’s degree in communications or other related field from an accredited institution.

Minimum Experience

Two years of experience in video production and multimedia content and some experience creating motion graphics.

Minimum Other

Strong narrative and digital storytelling skills; expertise with capturing video and audio, and editing using Adobe Premiere Pro; proven experience in Adobe After Effects and Adobe Photoshop; firm knowledge of media codecs, streaming technology, encoding software, broad understanding of video cameras and photo camera control, shutter speeds, apertures, lens types, filters and effects; understanding of recording quality audio in various conditions, and understanding the principles of 3-point lighting, white balancing and color temperature; ability to edit video on short deadline.

Authorization to work in the US

Candidates for searches must have current authorization to be employed in the U.S. without employer sponsorship.

Preferred Education

Preferred Experience

Three years of experience creating videos within an interactive marketing environment and content strategy; proven experience creating scripts and videos for websites, social media and other digital channels; proven experience producing scripts and videos in higher education.

Preferred Other

Familiarity with a variety of video cameras (drones, gimbals and DSLR photo

Pre-Employment Screening

Requires successful completion of a background check and education verification.

Position Title(s) Supervised


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EEO Statement

Ball State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that is strongly and actively committed to diversity within its community. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status or any other legally protected status.

About Ball State University

Ball State University is located in Muncie, Indiana, on an attractive campus 45 miles northeast of Indianapolis. Approximately 22,000 graduate and undergraduate students enroll in one of eight academic colleges that offer 120 undergraduate programs. We offer more than 140 master’s, doctoral, certificate, and specialist degrees, with many of them ranking among the best in the nation. We engage students in educational, research, and creative endeavors that empower our graduates to have fulfilling careers and meaningful lives enriched by lifelong learning and service, while we enhance the economic, environmental, and social vitality of our community, our state, and our world.


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Department Information

The Division of Marketing and Communications is a full-service, in-house partner to the colleges and units of Ball State. We develop strategic messaging consistent with Ball State’s mission, enduring values, strategic priorities, institutional identity (branding), and positioning. Our work is best in class and backed by a passionate group of professionals who love the University. We are believers in the Beneficence Pledge and honor the following principles: excellence, respect and responsibility.

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Duties & Responsibilities



Job Duty

Serve as a consultant and liaison for campus colleagues on the creation of compelling video content, translating university messaging into compelling videos that exemplify the Ball State brand.



Job Duty

Develop engaging video content that tells the Ball State story in ways that build and deepen positive relationships across constituencies.



Job Duty

Consult with and advise clients to assist with writing video scripts in order to
create accurate and informative videos for campus clients.



Job Duty

Direct, film, capture and edit a variety of footage, including interviews, live event coverage, and studio production.



Job Duty

Work with Marketing and Communications leadership to brainstorm, develop, and maintain strategic video and interactive content for the brand; develop proposals for innovative strategies and realistic solutions to increase reach of content.



Job Duty

Develop and maintain relationships with other media-related areas across campus and in the community in order to ensure a regular flow of up-to-date video content for the website, social media, and other marketing and promotional use.



Job Duty

Maintain expert knowledge of interactive video developments and all aspects of video production, including directing and cinematography, clean audio and lighting, as well as post-production editing techniques and software for audio sweetening, color grading, animated graphics, and compression formats for various delivery channels.



Job Duty

Understand and adapt to the demands of a deadline-based editorial team, be able to write and follow creative briefs that help complete the goals and mission of the client and Ball State University.



Job Duty

Stay abreast of the latest video equipment and techniques used in the industry.



Job Duty

Develop and express visual identity for photo and video consistent with the
university’s brand through appropriate techniques.



Job Duty

Advise and facilitate collaboration with Marketing and Communications
colleagues, as well as other clients, on video projects.



Job Duty

Research and develop data asset management methods for strategic communications and clients as well as new methods for improved workflow and increased collaboration.



Job Duty

Perform other related duties as assigned.

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Open Until Filled


Information regarding transcripts

The option to upload transcripts is available. Original, official transcripts showing the highest related degree earned is required at the time of hire (even if obtained at BSU). Degree verification will be conducted.

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Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
Optional Documents
  1. Undergraduate Transcripts

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