Sydney, Australia
AU$97,000 to AU$106,000 per annum + 17% Super
23 Dec 2021
End of advertisement period
31 Jan 2022
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time
  • Fantastic opportunity for a Videographer to join a dynamic part of the University of Sydney
  • Full time, 1-year fixed term contract
  • $97K to $106K + 17% Superannuation

About the opportunity

The University of Sydney has an opportunity for an experienced Videographer to join their Media Production Team in the Deputy Vice-Chancellor Indigenous Strategy and Services portfolio (DVC-ISS).

This role requires expertise in the production and delivery of a range of high-quality video and audio, including high level skills and experience in camera operation and postproduction across various genres such as learning, research and promotional media projects.

The videographer is expected to show independent decisions around the end-to-end creation of new media content to support the production of DVC-ISS online portfolio resources. The position works under the direction of the Manager, Learning Media Production Specialist, and has a broad range of responsibilities including:

  • autonomy to make decisions around project scoping and storyboarding
  • production schedule coordination
  • production equipment bookings, allocation, and correct handling
  • sourcing and booking venues, including logistics for shoots
  • coordinating on location cast and crew activities and
  • post-production workflows and timely delivery.

The Videographer will be instrumental in supporting the DVC-ISS portfolio and the University community to achieve its cultural competence objectives, some of which include, fostering strong relationships with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities.

About you

  • produce creative video, audio and new media content to support research, learning and engagement with innovative, practical and timely solutions
  • employ specialised technical operations e.g., camera operating, lighting and sound produce high quality audio and video content
  • provide advanced digital production and post-production expertise in editing and graphics (Adobe Creative) in producing a range of delivered media including web, social media, LMS and streaming channels
  • create video production scoping documents, storyboards, scripts, shot-lists and call-sheets for studio and location shoots
  • coordinate and direct cast and crew to ensure effective and smooth video production shoots that are on time and within budget.

Closing date for applications

11:59 pm Monday, 31st January 2022

Please note: The University of Sydney will be closed from 23 December 2021 until 10 January 2022 inclusive

Sponsorship / work rights for Australia

Please note: Visa sponsorship is not available for this position. For a continuing position, you must be an Australian or New Zealand citizen or an Australian Permanent Resident.

Australian Temporary Residents currently employed at the University of Sydney may be considered for a fixed term contract for the length of their visa, depending on the requirements of the hiring area and the position.

Pre-employment checks

Your employment is conditional upon the completion of all role required pre-employment or background checks in terms satisfactory to the University. Similarly, your ongoing employment is conditional upon the satisfactory maintenance of all relevant clearances and background check requirements. If you do not meet these conditions, the University may take any necessary step, including the termination of your employment.

This position is designated as involving child-related work. To undertake or remain in this position, you are required to apply for and obtain a Working with Children Check clearance in accordance with the Child Protection (Working with Children) Act 2012.

EEO statement

The University of Sydney is committed to diversity and social inclusion. Applications from people of culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds; equity target groups including women, people with disabilities, people who identify as LGBTIQ; and people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent, are encouraged.

How to apply

Applications (including a cover letter, CV, and any additional supporting documentation) can be submitted via the Apply button at the top of the page.

For employees of the University or contingent workers, please login into your Workday account and navigate to the Career icon on your Dashboard. Click on USYD Find Jobs and apply.

For a confidential discussion about the role, or if you require reasonable adjustment or support filling out this application, please contact Rachel Strong, Recruitment Operations, on 02 8627 7612 or by email to

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