Video Specialist

Maryland, United States
$19.62– $27.00
16 Oct 2018
End of advertisement period
16 Dec 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Classified Title: Multimedia Technician
Working Title: CTL Video Specialist 
Role/Level/Range: ATO 37.5/02/OF 
Starting Hourly Pay Rate Range: $19.62– $27.00/ commensurate with experience
Employee group: Full Time
Schedule: Monday - Friday, 8:30 am – 5:00pm, 37.5 hrs/wk
Exempt Status: Non-Exempt ​​​​​​​ 
Location: 05-MD:School of Public Health 
Department name: 10001014-Center for Teaching and Learning 
Personnel area: School of Public Health

General Summary/Purpose

The Center for Teaching and Learning (CTL) at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health is on the forefront of transformative education. CTL staff focus on the building of Web applications for faculty, students, and administrators at the School, while also working to create and deliver engaging content for classes across the academic enterprise and for the public health workforce at large. The Videographer would join a small video production team to help film and edit content for students.

Specific Duties & Responsibilities

  1. Create video-based content using desktop applications like Adobe Premiere, Media Encoder, After Effects, Photoshop, Plural Eyes, Canon XF Utility, and other applications including Microsoft Office.
  2. Manage multiple, simultaneous projects and tasks with competing deadlines in tools like JIRA.
  3. Operate professional video production systems including Newtek Tricasters (TC-1 and related software), asset management systems (CatDV, CatDV Sever, CatDV Pegasus and Worker).
  4. Operate video equipment in the field including Canon C300 cameras and lenses, Panasonic PTZ cameras, Go Pro cameras, teleprompters, audio field recorders and other sound equipment, and location lighting.
  5. Ability to work with video and instructional design teams to conceptualize projects, create treatments, storyboards, assist with script writing or editing, field production, editing of the final product, and perform any quality control work necessary.
  6. Operate automated production system to create video-based content for students.

Minimum Qualifications

High School Diploma/GED. Four years related design or video production experience. Bachelor’s degree in related design discipline preferred. Additional education may substitute for required experience, to the extent permitted by the * JHU Equivalency Formula30 undergraduate degree credits (semester hours) or 18 graduate degree credits may substitute for one year of experience. Additional related experience may substitute for required education on the same basis.  For jobs where equivalency is permitted, up to two years of non-related college course work may be applied towards the total minimum education/experience required for the respective job. *

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience creating video for the Web in a professional communications, production, or education environment.
  • Experience with editing video, applying color correction, cleaning audio signal, and video compression techniques while maintaining branding standards and quality control of deliverables.
  • Experience with using narrative and storytelling in video production.
  • Strong experience in shot composition, framing, lighting, and working with talent.
  • Experience working in a team environment, utilizing online collaborative tools to track project status.
  • Exceptional time management skills with the ability to handle multiple, simultaneous projects with competing deadlines.
  • Excellent attention to detail.
  • Proven record of ability to learn new products and technologies quickly.
  • Ability to lift and carry 40 lbs.

Special Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Experience working with multi-camera footage within Adobe Premiere.
  • Experience animating objects, characters, or other graphical elements using editing programs such as After Effects or Cinema 4.
  • Experience working in complex RF wireless transmission environments.
  • Experience working within a higher education media production setting.

The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check.

If you are interested in applying for employment with The Johns Hopkins University and require special assistance or accommodation during any part of the pre-employment process, please contact the HR Business Services Office at For TTY users, call via Maryland Relay or dial 711.

The following additional provisions may apply depending on which campus you will work.  Your recruiter will advise accordingly.

During the Influenza ("the flu") season, as a condition of employment, The Johns Hopkins Institutions require all employees who provide ongoing services to patients or work in patient care or clinical care areas to have an annual influenza vaccination or possess an approved medical or religious exception. Failure to meet this requirement may result in termination of employment.

The pre-employment physical for positions in clinical areas, laboratories, working with research subjects, or involving community contact requires documentation of immune status against Rubella (German measles), Rubeola (Measles), Mumps, Varicella (chickenpox), Hepatitis B and documentation of having received the Tdap (Tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis) vaccination. This may include documentation of having two (2) MMR vaccines; two (2) Varicella vaccines; or antibody status to these diseases from laboratory testing. Blood tests for immunities to these diseases are ordinarily included in the pre-employment physical exam except for those employees who provide results of blood tests or immunization documentation from their own health care providers. Any vaccinations required for these diseases will be given at no cost in our Occupational Health office.

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