Digital Media Producer

Digital Media Producer

  • 527985
  • Fairbanks, Alaska, United States
  • Hybrid
  • On Campus
  • Remote within Alaska
  • Staff Full-time

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  • Grade 78
  • UAF Advancement

The University of Alaska Fairbanks seeks a highly motivated and creative individual to join the advancement team. The digital media producer will help tell UAFs visual stories. Videography will be the main focus of this role, with an additional emphasis on photo capture at certain intervals. The digital content coordinator will work closely with the communications, graphic design, and photography teams to ensure creative consistency among various projects and captures.


Knowledge of videography equipment, including cameras, sound and lighting systems.
Proficiency in digital media, including various file types, export formats and digital workflows
Working knowledge of the higher education social media landscape, including how content performs across various platforms.
Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite software, including Premier Pro, Lightroom, Photoshop, Audition and Illustrator.
Ability to work in a Mac environment.
Ability to effectively manage time and remain organized while working on multiple projects with set deadlines.
Ability to work flexible hours, such as evenings and weekends, to cover important events and activities.
Knowledge of metadata and file organization.
Ability to be a dependable and creative member of departmental and cross-departmental teams.
Must be able to work non-traditional hours including evenings, weekends, and holidays as required.
Open to constructive feedback and eager to learn and grow as a creator.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition and grammar.

One year of experience with shooting/editing video and photos in an academic or professional environment.
Demonstrated professional experience producing short- and long-form videos to final state.
Experience with Canon camera equipment.
Professional social media content creation experience.
Experience in K-12 or postsecondary education or government communications.
Experience with digital asset management systems.

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree in communications, film, journalism or related field and two years of relevant experience or an equivalent combination of training and experience.

One year of experience with shooting/editing both videography and photography in an academic or professional environment.
Experience and comfort with Adobe Creative Suite, Premier Pro, Lightroom, and Illustrator or Photoshop
Experience with logging footage/file organization.

Position Details:

This is a full-time, term-funded, non-exempt staff position with a competitive salary and full employee benefits package. UA provides a generous compensation package that includes retirement options, annual leave, 12 paid holidays per year, tuition waivers for employees and family members, and affordable medical, dental, and vision care coverage. New hires will be placed on the UA Staff Salary Schedule, Grade 78, based on education and experience.

A valid driver's license and clean driving record in compliance with UA Safe Driving Criteria is required.

Applications will be accepted for review on May 3, 2024, to ensure consideration, please apply by 11:55 PM, Alaska Standard Time on DAY BEFORE REVIEW DATE (05/02/2024).  After this date, applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.


*To be eligible for this position, applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States without restriction.  Applicants who now or may in the future require visa sponsorship to work in the United States are not eligible.


This position is a term-funded position and is reviewed annually for contract renewal at the University's discretion.


The University of Alaska (UA) is responsible for providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities throughout the applicant screening process. If you need assistance in completing this application or during any phase of the interview process, please contact UA Human Resources by phone at 907-450-8200.


UA is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer, educational institution and provider and prohibits illegal discrimination against any individual: www.alaska.edu/nondiscrimination.


The successful applicant is required to complete a background check. Any offer of employment is contingent on the background check.


Your application for employment with the University of Alaska is subject to public disclosure under the Alaska Public Records Act.


If you have any questions regarding this position, please contact Bridget Thimsen, Signers Business Office, Sr. HR Coordinator, at bmthimsen@alaska.edu.

*Each university within the University of Alaska system publishes an Annual Security and Fire Safety Report which contains information regarding campus safety and security including topics such as: campus law enforcement authority; crime reporting policies; campus alerts (Timely Warnings and Emergency Notifications); fire safety policies and procedures; programs to prevent dating violence, domestic violence, sexual assault and stalking; the procedures the University will follow when one of these crimes is reported; and other matters of importance related to security on campus. The report also contains information about crime statistics for the three most recent calendar years concerning reported crimes that occurred on campus; in On-Campus Student Housing Facilities; in Noncampus buildings or property owned or controlled by the University or a recognized student organization; and on public property within, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from, the campus.  The report also contains fire statistics for any fires occurring in an On-Campus Student Housing Facility during the three most recent calendar years.  

Access to the reports is available at:

UAA: (Addresses Anchorage campus, Aviation Technology Complex, JBER - Elmendorf Extension, JBER - Richardson Extension, Kenai Peninsula College - Kachemak Bay campus, Kenai Peninsula College - Kenai River campus, Kodiak College, Kodiak High School Extension, Matanuska-Susitna College, Prince William Sound College, and Prince William Sound College - Cordova Extension) Online: https://www.uaa.alaska.edu/students/safety. Request a paper copy in person: UAA Police Department Office at Room 114 of Eugene Short Hall on the Anchorage campus / UAA Dean of Students Office at Room 122 of Rasmuson Hall on the Anchorage campus. Request a paper copy by mail: 907-786-1120 or police@uaa.alaska.edu / 907-786-1214 or uaa_deanofstudents@alaska.edu

UAF: (Addresses Fairbanks Campus, Bristol Bay Campus, Chukchi Campus, Community and Technical College, Kasitsna Bay Campus, Seward Marine Center, Tok Campus, Kuskokwim Campus, and Northwest Campus) Online: https://www.uaf.edu/orca/files/ASFSR.pdf. Request a paper copy in person: UAF Office of Rights, Compliance and Accountability on the 3rd Floor of Constitution Hall. Request a paper copy by mail: 907-474-7300 or uaf-orca@alaska.edu.

UAS: (Addresses the Juneau Auke Bay Campus, Juneau Technical Education Center, Sitka Campus, & Ketchikan Campus) Online: https://uas.alaska.edu/equity-and-compliance/docs/clery/UAS_ASFSR.pdf. Request a paper copy in person: Hendrickson Building, Suite 202 on the Juneau campus. Request a paper copy by mail: 907-796-6371 or emailing uas.clery@alaska.edu.

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