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Assistant Director of Film/Video, Quinnipiac Productions

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Type: Full-time
Campus: Whitney Avenue - Hamden, CT
Categories: Staff

Overview:

The Quinnipiac Productions team within the Office of Marketing and Communications at Quinnipiac University is seeking dynamic, creative, and ambitious candidates for the Assistant Director of Film/Video, Quinnipiac Productions role. In this position, you will play a crucial role in supporting the development and execution of creative and engaging video projects through skills such as filming, editing, and motion graphics creation, etc.  Working closely with other members of the team, you will help support the media production initiatives for the various schools and departments across the university.

About Quinnipiac: Quinnipiac University is a private, coeducational institution located 90 minutes north of New York City and two hours from Boston. The university currently has an enrollment of 9,000 students in more than 130 degree programs through its Schools of Business, Communications, Education, Computing, and Engineering, Health Sciences, Law, Medicine, Nursing, and the College of Arts and Sciences. Our 21 Division I teams have achieved remarkable success, boasting multiple conference titles. This includes a 2023 NCAA National Championship win in ice hockey, a three-time defending national champion women's rugby team, and a trip to the Sweet 16 for our women's basketball team. The Quinnipiac University Poll is nationally recognized as a leader in public opinion research, and the university is consistently recognized by U.S. News & World Report and Princeton Review's "The Best 388 Colleges." The university is in the midst of program expansion and renewal for both traditional and adult learners, attraction of diverse communities, development of innovative corporate partnerships, and construction of an ambitious set of capital projects. For more information, please visit qu.edu. Connect with Quinnipiac on Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, TikTok and X.
Responsibilities:
  • Act as one of the lead videographers and editors of production team, executing on the strategic vision
  • Manage and oversee the production and post-production of assigned video content types to ensure they meet standards and deadlines
  • Oversee and Maintain the University video asset management system
  • Lead motion graphic needs for web videos and television/broadcast
  • Ensure quality control and feedback on completion of assigned content types
  • Mentor, teach and lead student Production Assistants along with assisting technical trainings for the team
  • Work with Director to ensure that all assigned work is creatively superlative, accurate and true to the larger tonality of the Brand
  • Provide recommendations on latest production, streaming, and emerging technologies
  • Bring fresh, innovative design and production ideas to the department; keep abreast of the latest production styles and techniques
  • Act as a point person for set up and filming of all academic recordings.
  • Support Associate Director to optimize maintenance and operation of technical equipment, including studio (i.e. cameras, lights, microphones, etc.)
  • Assist with writing scripts as needed
  • Other duties as assigned
Education Requirements:
  • Bachelor's degree required; Communications, TV/Film Production, or related field of study preferred
Qualifications:
  • 5+ years of experience in TV/Film Production environment
  • Strong communication and organizational skills
  • Creative and ambitious
  • Experience using Adobe Creative Suite- Expertise in Premiere, Photoshop, and AfterEffects
  • Capable of handling various responsibilities and multiple projects simultaneously with minimal supervision
  • Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment with hard deadlines
  • Ability to work nights, weekends, and non-traditional hours as needed
  • Ability to travel nationally and internationally
  • Ability to lift and move objects and equipment up to 50lbs
  • Demonstrated ability to work with diverse populations and a commitment to diversity and inclusion
Special Instructions to Applicants:



TO APPLY:

Applications must be submitted electronically and include a resume, cover letter addressing how your experience supports the requirements of this position and Quinnipiac's commitment to diversity and inclusion, contact information for three references, and a link to your portfolio, demo reel, or examples of your best work on the application form.

We offer a comprehensive benefits package for full-time faculty and staff which includes tuition remission and a culture that is inclusive and driven by excellence.

Quinnipiac University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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