Join our team to help inspire all students to discover their potential and achieve their goals by providing relevant, equitable, and innovative learning opportunities and services.
OFM classification title:Electronic Media Producer Specialist
Walla Walla Community College (WWCC) is seeking applicants for a full-timeVideographer/Photographer at the Walla Walla campus.
At Walla Walla Community College, we inspire all students to discover their potential and achieve their goals by providing relevant, equitable, and innovative learning opportunities and services. We have identified three core themes that describe the fundamental aspects of the College's mission by translating it into practice: Student Success, Strong Communities, and Resource Stewardship. As an organization, we value learning opportunities, a sense of community, diversity, health and humor, excellence, integrity, teamwork, innovation, personal and professional growth, and sustainability.
General Responsibilities: As part of the Marketing and Communications team, the Videographer/Photographer plays a key role in supporting student enrollment, engagement, and retention, as well as building trust and understanding within the communities we serve.
Under general supervision the Videographer/Photographer would be responsible for creating high-quality, compelling videos and photographs that highlight the college's various academic and support programs, along with telling the stories of our diverse student body. Content created would be used in marketing materials, social media, the college's website and media releases.
Essential Functions: Serve as primary college photographer and videographer, including college events, campus life, activities, and employee portraits
Provide photography and videography for various college projects, athletics, communications and related needs. Collaborate with others in Marketing and Communications on their photography and videography needs.
Produce content and graphics for use in video productions.
Capture photos for all employees. Establish related procedures to ensure consistency in process and resulting photographs.
Develop plan for capturing and sustaining program-related video.
Coordinate photoshoots and video production projects with outside organizations, as needed.
Maintain an image and video library for Marketing and Communications.
Coordinate with marketing, outreach and other stakeholders to develop video and photo ideas that advance the WWCC brand and mission.
Create quality multimedia storytelling using videography, photography, graphics and other tools.
Drive video and still photo projects from pre-production through post-production to achieve high-quality content.
Plan and perform production work
Convert videos and photos to proper form and content for social media, advertising.
Plan and perform post-production tasks, which includes editing photos, reviewing footage, tape logging, rough cuts, audio adjustment, color correction, and final editing using video and photo software.
Serve as an integral part of the WWCC Web Team to assist with web page design and keep fresh photos and videos on the website.
Transport, set up, and operate various production equipment, including cameras, audio and video recorders, lighting equipment, props, and microphones for location and studio production.
Maintain and operate photography and video equipment
Operate and maintain proper levels and calibration of cameras, audio and video recorders, and other production equipment.
Provide troubleshooting of photography, video, audio, and lighting equipment, and perform routine equipment maintenance.
Establish and maintain the college's video/photo/visual archive in a manner that establishes consistent file naming, sizes and structure.
Manage and maintain photography and video equipment, supplies, backdrops and related items.
Support all functions of the Office of Marketing and Communications as assigned
Serve as backup for collegewide social media and website.
Provide support, as needed, for events, interviews, meetings, and projects, which may include tasks such as scheduling, information gathering, photography and setup.
Help create and follow approved brand identity and related guidelines.
Support all other functions of the Office of Marketing and Communications as assigned.
Ability to conceptualize, design and produce a variety of visual communication materials; design and produce electronic presentations; lay out and produce printed materials.
Ability to produce video planning activities including research, script development, storyboard illustration, titles, audio editing; provides control room and camera operation assistance.
Demonstrated proficiency in graphic design and layout. Strong skills in Adobe Creative Cloud, including InDesign, Photoshop and video editing software.
Familiarity with emerging design and social media trends, as well as the tools to achieve them.
Effectively conveys ideas and information through written and interpersonal communication.
Ability to work quickly and independently.
Ability to prioritize while managing multiple projects/stakeholders/locations.
Ability to collaborate with individuals at all levels within an organization.
Ability to effectively organize multiple work assignments, involving competing priorities, to produce work products that are accurate, of high quality and meet deadlines.
Ability to represent the College in a positive and professional manner.
Ability to learn new software quickly and efficiently.
Acceptance of the responsibility to promote the welfare and best interests of students at all times.
Demonstrated commitment to fostering and supporting a teaching, learning and working environment that honors diversity, equity and inclusion.
Required Qualifications: Equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered at the discretion of the college.
Bachelor's degree in digital media production, communications, media arts, photography, instructional media or related field from an accredited institution AND two years' experience in television production, audio production, instructional design or related field which includes the operation of television, film and audio recording equipment OR an equivalent mix of education and experience that demonstrates the candidate meets all competency requirements for this position.
Demonstrated proficiency with Adobe Creative Cloud, including Photoshop and video editing software.
Demonstrated experience in photography and videography, including editing.
Post-production skills include ability to add music and graphics.
Familiarity with After Effects, Premiere or other video editing software.
Experience operating a drone for video/photo purposes.
Experience in motion graphics, titling and other video special effects.
Experience in business or organization use of social media, such as Instagram, Facebook and YouTube.
Experience in web design.
Experience with still photography.
Familiarity with HTML, CSS.
Higher education work experience.
Bilingual in English and Spanish.
Conditions/Terms of Employment
This classified position is in a bargaining unit for which WPEA Higher Ed is the exclusive representative.
Work is equally performed in an indoor temperature-controlled office environment, and outdoor uncontrolled elements; work is active in nature; frequent use of computer and exposure to terminal screens; work in a semi-open office setting with frequent interruptions and background noise. Work directly with students/clients; work involves constant interruptions and requirement to answer on demand questions by phone, in person, or electronically; move up to 25 lbs. occasionally when making video productions, with or without the assistance of a hand truck or dollie; frequent repetitive hand/wrist motions and finger manipulation; occasional to frequent change in position from sedentary, standing, stooping and walking; frequent oral and auditory communication with others.
This position works 40 hours per week Monday-Friday. Summer work schedule is normally adjusted to a 4/10 Monday through Thursday work week. Requires an occasional flexible shift to accommodate college schedules, activities & events (i.e. occasional weekend and evening work to capture and create the WWCC story). Some travel required, and is typically local or regional for training, special events and to support the WWCC Clarkston campus.
The college has an excellent benefit program including medical, dental, life and long-term disability insurance; paid sick leave; paid vacation leave; and retirement plan. All full-time employees will automatically have 3% of taxable income deferred into the State of Washington Deferred Compensation Program (DCP) unless declined at time of hire. WWCC requires all employees to participate in direct deposit for payment of salary. The college is tobacco free.
Persons hired must be able to provide acceptable documentation of lawful authorization to work in the United States within three (3) days of employment, and successfully complete a probationary period. WWCC participates in E-Verify and will provide the federal government with your Form I-9 information to confirm that you are authorized to work in the U.S. Candidates will be subject to a criminal history background check as a condition of employment. Information from the background check may not necessarily preclude employment but will be considered in determining the applicant's suitability and competence to perform in the position.
Required Application Materials
This position is posted as open until filled. For priority consideration applications should be received by 11:59 p.m. on Tuesday, January 30, 2024.To qualify for consideration, applicants must meet required qualifications and submit a complete application packet that includes the following:
Online NEOGOV application
In your cover letter, please describe why you would like to join the staff of WWCC and what qualities, strengths, and experiences you would bring to the college.
Portfolio - Please provide a link to your online portfolio or attach samples of your work.
List contact information for three professional references.
Answers to one (1) supplemental question.
Unofficial transcripts for application purposes; official transcripts are required prior to an official start date.
Please ensure you have attached all required application materials as you will not be able to attach any documents after you have submitted your application. If you have difficulty logging into your account, attaching documents, submitting your application, etc., please call NEOGOV Applicant Support at 1-855-524-5627 or email them directly at email@example.com.
WWCC reserves the right to not fill this position, reject all applicants, or reopen the position. Applications received during this recruitment may be used to fill future vacancies at the College's discretion.
Walla Walla Community College is committed to provide equal opportunity and nondiscrimination for all educational and employment applicants as well as for its students and employed staff, without regard to race, color, creed, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, including gender expression/identity, marital status, age (over 40), the presence of any sensory, mental, or physical disability, the use of trained guide dog or service animal by a person with a disability, or status as a Vietnam and/or disabled veteran, National Guard member or reservist in accordance with the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, the Federal Rehabilitation of 1973, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, and any other applicable Federal and Washington State laws against discrimination. The Human Resources Office is accessible to persons with disabilities. If you need accommodations in the application/employment process, please contact Brooke Marshall, JD/Vice President of Human Resources/Title IX Coordinator/Section 504 Compliance (509) 527-4300 - TDD (509) 527-4412, email firstname.lastname@example.org, address: 500 Tausick Way, Walla Walla WA, 99362.
As the recipient of the Aspen Prize for Community College Excellence Award, and gift from Philanthropist MacKenzie Scott, Walla Walla Community College is one of the top Community and Technical Colleges in Washington State. Walla Walla Community College supports equal employment opportunities and is a great place to work. It is our Mission and Vision to be the catalyst that transforms our students’ lives and the communities we serve. We employ skilled and dedicated faculty and staff who strive to inspire all students to discover their potential and to achieve their goals by providing relevant, equitable, and innovative learning opportunities and services. We value Teamwork, Excellence, Health and Humor, Innovation, Diversity, Learning Opportunities, Personal/Professional Growth, Integrity and a Sense of Community.