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UT Health Senior Multimedia Specialist in the Office of Public Affairs in Texas Medical Center-Houston, Texas

Senior Multimedia Specialist in the Office of Public Affairs

Texas Medical Center-Houston, Texas

Media/Communications

UTHealth Administration

Requisition #: 2100016Y

Position Summary:

UTHealth is looking for a Senior Multimedia Specialist to serve as a tenured member of the team responsible for visually telling the stories of UTHealth through videography and photography. This employee conceives, develops, and provides counsel for web-based multimedia content and services in support of the online marketing and communication strategies at UTHealth. This role is designed for someone have a proven background in all facets of photography and video production from conception to final deliverable—this includes basic storyboarding, art direction, shooting footage, audio, lighting, and editing. The work also includes opportunities to mentor more junior multimedia specialists while flexing your creativity within UTHealth’s brand standards. To qualify for this senior position, you must have at least five years of relevant experience, plus a vision for how the team can maximize engagement with its audiences through video and photography. Communication and organizations skills, especially as they relate to creating and maintaining an archive of video and photography assets, are a must. Being a FAA-certified drone pilot is a plus!

This is a full-time role that is classified as exempt. It is eligible for all UTHealth benefits including great medical coverage options as well as a retirement plan administered by the State of Texas. You will work out of an office in our University Center Tower in the heart of the Texas Medical Center. Assignments will have you moving around this area and other parts of Houston to meet coverage commitments from all of our schools and clinic locations.

Position Key Accountabilities:

  1. Works in partnership with teams in Public Affairs and Development and communicators in other departments at UTHealth to accomplish various multimedia related projects.

  2. Researches and generates ideas for multimedia strategies and develops related plans, tactics and materials for various formats, including video, photos and graphics; manages and implements multimedia projects from concept to completion.

  3. Provides photography and photo editing services to produce materials integrated across a variety of multimedia formats.

  4. Provides video production services including filming, conducting interviews, audio/video conversion and editing.

  5. Designs and maintains multimedia content on official university website, intranet and social media platforms.

  6. Maintains all media related equipment, facilities and supplies, while researching and recommending new media technologies to advance strategy; helps maintain a digital library of photographs, video, graphic designs and program collateral.

  7. Adheres to University policy, standards and guidelines regarding use of social media, photos and videos.

  8. Performs other duties as assigned.

Certification/Skills:

• Strong HD video/audio production/editing and photography skills

• Strong computer, writing and communications skills, including Associated Press writing style

• Proficiency with software packages including but not limited to Adobe Creative Suite and Microsoft Office Suite

• Experience with content management systems, social media knowledge and experience with Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, LinkedIn, Flickr, YouTube, etc.

• Knowledge of project management preferred

Minimum Education:

Bachelors Degree in Communications or related field and five (5) years related experience preferably with digital communications, photography, video and social media or

Associate’s Degree in Communications or related field and seven (7) years related experience preferably with digital communications, photography, video and social media.

Minimum Experience:

Five (5) years related experience preferably with digital communications, photography, video and social media with a Bachelor’s Degree in Communications or related field or

Seven (7) years related experience preferably with digital communications, photography, video and social media with an Associate’s Degree in Communications or related field.

Physical Requirements:

Exerts up to 20 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 10 pounds frequently and/or a negligible amount constantly to move objects.

Security Sensitive:

This job class may contain positions that are security sensitive and thereby subject to the provisions of Texas Education Code § 51.215

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