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Multimedia Project Specialist (7455U) - 5000
University of California Berkeley

Date Posted Jan. 24, 2020
Title Multimedia Project Specialist (7455U) - 5000
University University of California Berkeley
Berkeley, CA, United States
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Professional Staff
  • Communications/Public Relations

Multimedia Project Specialist (7455U) - 5000

About Berkeley

At the University of California, Berkeley, we are committed to creating a community that fosters equity of experience and opportunity, and ensures that students, faculty, and staff of all backgrounds feel safe, welcome and included. Our culture of openness, freedom and belonging make it a special place for students, faculty and staff.

The University of California, Berkeley, is one of the world's leading institutions of higher education, distinguished by its combination of internationally recognized academic and research excellence; the transformative opportunity it provides to a large and diverse student body; its public mission and commitment to equity and social justice; and its roots in the California experience, animated by such values as innovation, questioning the status quo, and respect for the environment and nature. Since its founding in 1868, Berkeley has fueled a perpetual renaissance, generating unparalleled intellectual, economic and social value in California, the United States and the world.

We are looking for equity-minded applicants who represent the full diversity of California and who demonstrate a sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds present in our community. When you join the team at Berkeley, you can expect to be part of an inclusive, innovative and equity-focused community that approaches higher education as a matter of social justice that requires broad collaboration among faculty, staff, students and community partners. In deciding whether to apply for a position at Berkeley, you are strongly encouraged to consider whether your values align with our Guiding Values and Principles, our Principles of Community, and our Strategic Plan.

Application Review Date

The First Review Date for this job is: February 5, 2020.

Departmental Overview

UC Berkeley Extension is the continuing education branch of the University of California, Berkeley. Extension offers more than 2,000 courses per year in a variety of subjects both online and in the classroom. Extension's administrative departments and units include student records (transcripts), registration, scheduling, international student services, facilities, financial services, and the cashier's office. In addition to the main Berkeley center, it has responsibility for the maintenance and operation of regional centers in San Francisco (Spear Street), and Belmont and other leased facilities in the San Francisco Bay Area.

  • Participates in phases across media project workflow including concept design, pre-production, post-production, distribution and asset management.
  • Works collaboratively with staff from Marketing and Content Development.
  • Determines resource requirements, prepares and tracks project schedules, budgets.
  • Meets and consults with clients on a variety of projects including complex assignments, and develops, presents, and recommends means and methods of vision execution.
  • Maintains relationships with customers to ensure that multimedia projects under his/her responsibility receive proper inputs and outputs as to customer requirements.
  • Ensures alignment with brand messaging and ambassadorship.
  • Produces academic course media in collaboration with instructional designers and instructors or other subject-matter experts.
  • Assist in envisioning and implementation of efficiency-enhancing workflows for course media production and publication.
  • Ensure proper publish, inventory, storage, and retention of all produced media artifacts.
  • Produces design, plans, resources and layouts for a variety of digital media projects and initiatives.
  • Responsible for end-to-end pre-production technical design and setup for video production in studio or on location.
  • Produces and shares deliverables in accordance with project vision, including design, final product, and post-project artifacts, as well as any supplemental materials (captions, transcripts, analytics, etc.).
  • Maintains currency with emerging and state-of-the-art technical and other web-related equipment, requirements and developments (i.e., accessibility issues) and recommends and, as directed, takes action to ensure compliance.

Required Qualifications
  • Thorough understanding of technical language and requirements of the assigned work.
  • Exceptional customer/client focus.
  • Thorough understanding of technical language and requirements.
  • Experience with media and event production planning, and design.
  • Initiative, decision making, teamwork and leadership orientation.
  • Experience with post-production, developing multimedia content across web, email, social.
  • Strong proficiency with content creation and distribution software, tools, and platforms
  • Experienced in the operation and maintenance of audio and video equipment and technologies.
  • Knowledge of media production AV principles including sound, lighting, camera operation, and videography.
  • Ability to diagnose and troubleshoot local and remote issues during live event delivery.
  • Ability to handle high-pressure live delivery and broadcast environments.
  • Flexible availability to accommodate varied event schedules.
  • Thorough skills to develop and implement proposals and original ideas.
  • Thorough interpersonal communication skills.
  • Thorough skills to correctly identify and effectively solve problems.

  • Bachelor's degree in related area and/or equivalent experience/training.

Salary & Benefits

This is an exempt, monthly paid position. Annual salary is commensurate with experience.

For information on the comprehensive benefits package offered by the University visit:

How to Apply

Please submit your cover letter and resume as a single attachment when applying.

Other Information

This is a 12-month, full-time (40-hours per week), Contract (temporary) position.

Conviction History Background

This is a designated position requiring fingerprinting and a background check due to the nature of the job responsibilities. Berkeley does hire people with conviction histories and reviews information received in the context of the job responsibilities. The University reserves the right to make employment contingent upon successful completion of the background check.

Equal Employment Opportunity

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. For more information about your rights as an applicant see:
For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see:

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