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Job ID: 224015

Multimedia Journalist, Office of University Relations
Kean University

Date Posted Oct. 20, 2023
Title Multimedia Journalist, Office of University Relations
University Kean University
Union, NJ, United States
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Professional Staff
  • Graphic Design/Marketing
    Communications/Public Relations

External Applicant Instructions

  • Please upload your resume/CV for automatic population of information to your Kean application.

  • Your contact information, work experience and education will be automatically filled in. Please review all fields - you will need to verify that the data is accurate.

  • In the “My Experience” section, you will find a resume/CV upload option where you can submit your cover letter and any other supporting documents you may wish to submit.


Office of University Relations

Multimedia Journalist


Under the supervision of the Director of Multimedia Production and Strategy, the Multimedia Journalist (Professional Services Specialist 4) is a crucial member of our award-winning multimedia team responsible for creating video and photography stories for Kean News, the university’s official news website, social media and other outlets. The Multimedia Journalist is a driven, creative, and dedicated news hound, capable of operating independently on shoots, with a knack for multimedia storytelling. The Multimedia Journalist performs basic professional functions using established policies, procedures and guidelines; and does related work as required. This position requires travel and a flexible schedule including occasional evening and weekend hours for special events such as commencement and homecoming.


Qualifications: Graduation from an accredited college with a Bachelor’s degree and one year of professional experience as a reporter or multimedia journalist in a broadcast or college setting with daily production deadlines is required. A Master’s degree in a related field may be substituted for the one year of required experience. Candidate must have knowledge of story structure and the principles and techniques of shooting and editing news style video and photography. Skilled at shooting with professional cameras and editing with non-linear software such as Adobe Premiere or DaVinci Resolve to create video content are essential. SPECIAL NOTE:  Essential job functions include the ability to lift, position, move and carry materials weighing up to 50 pounds over short and long distances.


Candidacy review begins immediately and continues until appointment is made.  Please submit your cover letter, resume/CV and contact information for three professional references. Official transcripts for all degrees are required prior to the starting date of employment.


Attention current Kean University employees (including part-time Student Assistants, Graduate Assistants, Academic Specialists and Adjuncts): Please apply via the internal career site to ensure consideration as an internal candidate. To apply internally, please log into your Workday account and select the Career icon on your homepage to view available positions.


Additional Information

Kean University complies with the New Jersey First Act (Senate Bill No. 1730, P.L. 2011, Chapter 70). Any individual newly hired by Kean University will be required to abide by this law and establish a principal residence in New Jersey. New employees will have a full 365 days to establish such residence, from the effective date of hire.


In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), if you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation in order to apply for a position, please refer to Section III.A. of our Reasonable Accommodations Policy & Procedures.  


Diversity & Non-Discrimination Statement

Kean University is committed to establishing and maintaining a diverse campus community through inclusive excellence and equal opportunity.  Kean’s commitment to access and equity is designed to prepare each graduate to not only thrive, but climb higher in a diverse world.  As an affirmative action, equal opportunity institution we work to support a campus-wide agenda to foster a community that both values and promotes the diversity and equity of all students, faculty, staff, administrators, and beyond.


EEO/AA Statement

Kean University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer.

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