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Northwest Missouri State University

Student Employment Program - Job Description

Job Title

Videographer Assistant


University Relations

Job Description

To provide video production suitable for the University website; This individual will work closely with University Web team, University Relations, and Information Services to take and produce video (with audio) suitable for posting on various pages of the Northwest website, to promote the University, to market its undergraduate and graduate degree programs, events and other university activities; May require driving a University vehicle on and off campus for various errands.


  • Must have outstanding verbal and written communication skills for positive interaction with University Relations' clients from across the campus and its Outreach sites, including students, faculty and staff

Critical/Creative Thinking and Problem Solving:

  • Must be able to make mature decisions based on critical thinking and problem solving skills


  • High level of computer skills
  • Mac experience required
  • Audio and digital video editing software

Self-Directed Learning:

  • As part of a promotional team, be able to seek and recognize improvement opportunities and bring suggestions to the team

Competence in a Discipline:

  • Proven ability to use necessary equipment and be willing to learn

Personal/Social Development:

  • Maturity in decision-making and working with clients
  • Understand clients' needs while developing creative products
  • Be able to follow directions

Team Work/Team Leading:

  • Willingness to work as team member essential


  • Have ability to work with diverse on and off campus population


Be skilled in the use of video and audio equipment, including camera, computer and appropriate software, including Final Cut Pro and Adobe Premiere and After Effects; Possess high level of creativity; be self-motivated while sharing teamwork responsibilities; Demonstrate ability to interact with others on projects; Ability and willingness to accept responsibility in carrying out assigned tasks; Must have a current, valid driver's license, a safe driving record and meet all University requirements to drive a University vehicle; This job requires skills in shooting and editing video, ability to edit video on an Apple Macintosh computer in Final Cut Pro and Adobe After Effects; The video produced will be used to populate Northwest's video stream on as well as build video stock for marketing the university;This position will require some evenings and weekends work to shoot video; Interested candidates should provide a CD or DVD with .mov files showing their own video work; Students interested in a career in television news are encouraged to apply as this position will revolve heavily around a journalistic approach to covering events at Northwest.

Wage Rate


Hours Available

Maximum of 10 Hours

Start Date


Application Deadline

September 17, 2014;

Students interested in the position should pick up an application, complete and return it to the front desk in University Relations.  Please do not call or email to express interest.  Applicants may leave a DVD/CD with a portfolio of Quicktime videos that they have shot and produced.  If you have a resume that better illustrates your experience and professional expertise, those may be submitted as well with the application.  Please do not submit Brightwolf or similar editing projects from Television Production class.  The emphasis of a video portfolio should be on videos applicants produced themselves.  Emails with links to Vimeo or Youtube channels of self-produced works will also be accepted after applicants have completed an application.


Darren Whitley


225 Administration Building




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