Videographer and Editor
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
to learn more about our commitment and to
identify how you might contribute to these efforts.
Benefits and Community
Length of Assignment
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.
Bachelor’s degree in communications or other related field from an
Two years of experience in video production and multimedia content
and some experience creating motion graphics.
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
Authorization to work in the US
Candidates for searches must have current authorization to be
employed in the U.S. without employer sponsorship.
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
Familiarity with a variety of video cameras (drones, gimbals and
Requires successful completion of a background check and education
Position Title(s) Supervised
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.
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
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
Develop engaging video content that tells the Ball State story in
ways that build and deepen positive relationships across
Consult with and advise clients to assist with writing video
scripts in order to
create accurate and informative videos for campus clients.
Direct, film, capture and edit a variety of footage, including
interviews, live event coverage, and studio production.
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.
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.
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.
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
Stay abreast of the latest video equipment and techniques used in
Develop and express visual identity for photo and video consistent
university’s brand through appropriate techniques.
Advise and facilitate collaboration with Marketing and
colleagues, as well as other clients, on video projects.
Research and develop data asset management methods for strategic
communications and clients as well as new methods for improved
workflow and increased collaboration.
Perform other related duties as assigned.
Number of Vacancies
Desired Start Date
Position End Date (if temporary)
Applications Accepted Through Date
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.
Special Instructions Summary
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
- Cover Letter
- Undergraduate Transcripts