Quinnipiac University

Media Production Specialist

3 weeks ago
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School of Communications - Administration
Clerical (Non-Union)



Quinnipiac University invites applications for a Media Production Specialist in the Ed McMahon Communications Center at the School of Communications to support students, faculty, and approved external clients in their production work as required by the School of Communications curriculum.


About the School of Communications:


The School of Communications fosters student success and leadership in a rapidly changing world of communication by offering a liberal education built on a practical and theoretical foundation of scholarship and ethics, a command of evolving technologies, and a respect for diversity. The School offers degree programs in: Film, Television and Media Arts; Interactive Media & Design; Journalism; Public Relations; Advertising & Integrated Communications; and Media Studies.


About Quinnipiac University:


Quinnipiac is a private, coeducational, nonsectarian institution located 90 minutes north of New York City and two hours from Boston. The university enrolls 7,000 full-time undergraduate and 3,000 graduate and part-time students in 100 degree programs through its Schools of Business, Communications, Education, Engineering, Health Sciences, Law, Medicine, Nursing and College of Arts and Sciences. Quinnipiac consistently ranks among the top regional universities in the North in U.S. News & World Report’s America’s “Best Colleges” issue. Quinnipiac also is recognized in Princeton Review’s “The Best 380 Colleges.” The Chronicle of Higher Education has named Quinnipiac among the “Great Colleges to Work For.” For more information, please visit www.qu.edu.





  • Provide direct technical and artistic support to students in the School of Communications to meet curricular requirements
  • Be proficient on software used by the school including the Adobe Master Suite, Entertainment Partners Budget and Schedule, Microsoft Office, and the operations of the TV Studio including camera, lighting, audio, CG, server, and video switcher
  • Conduct and teach scheduled production workshops to support the specific needs of the graduate and undergraduate curriculum
  • Operate the School of Communications remote equipment loan service as required by the curriculum of the school
  • Train work study staff on loan transactions, operations, and procedures
  • Maintain equipment to accepted operational standards and coordinate service and repairs with industry vendors
  • Alert students with borrowed equipment of return date and time, and process late fines as necessary
  • Provide direct supervision of work study student production crews who produce undergraduate and graduate news and sports programs for specific journalism classes.  This includes producing and directing live shows in the studio
  • Troubleshoot and take corrective action as necessary to maintain all production systems within the McMahon Center.  This includes routine cleaning of equipment, suites, and studios
  • Provide media production services (videography, lighting, post-production, studio) as required by the Director
  • Assist in production of original programming as required
  • Support faculty in the utilization of classroom A/V Technology in the School of Communications facilities
  • Enforce rules and regulations regarding the utilization of the McMahon Center resources.  Take reasonable steps to maintain a safe and secure environment
  • Represent the McMahon Center and School of Communications to visitors and guests.  Conduct tours as needed.



Qualifications & Special Instructions to Applicants

  • A Bachelor’s degree in communication, media production, broadcasting, film or related discipline is required
  • Professional media production experience a definite plus
  • Proficient on software used by the school including the Adobe Master Suite, Entertainment Partners Budget and Schedule, Microsoft Office
  • Strong commitment to collegiality and the ability to work collaboratively


The successful candidate will be a versatile and capable media production technician, proficient in all or most of the following areas of media production: basic field and studio video production including field camera and lighting, audio recording, non-linear editing, motion graphics, studio camera, studio lighting, production switcher, CG, and server.  He/she should also be familiar with the Adobe Master Suite of applications including Premiere Pro, After Effects, and Photoshop, and Microsoft Office.


Quinnipiac University is considering only those applicants who have valid authorization to work in the United States. Quinnipiac University does not sponsor employment based visas for this position.


Applications must be submitted electronically and include a resume, cover letter, and contact information for three references on the application form.
Consideration of candidates will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.


Quinnipiac University has a strong commitment to the principles and practices of diversity throughout the University community and welcomes candidates who would enhance that diversity.


Quinnipiac University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Job Code: 2017-2288


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