Norwich University
March 16, 2023
Offerd Salary:$7,500
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Category: Staff Subscribe: Department: Office of Communications Locations: Northfield, VT; All Locations, VT; All Locations, NH; All Locations, NY Posted: Feb 13, 2023 Closes: Open Until Filled Type: Full-time Ref. No.: AS0372 Position ID: 159055


About Norwich University:

Founded in 1819, Norwich University is the oldest private military college in the country and the birthplace of the Reserve Officers' Training Corps (ROTC). Today we are a diversified academic institution that offers undergraduate and graduate degrees and professional certificates to adult learners online and to Corps and civilian lifestyle students on campus.

We are located in the beautiful Green Mountains of Vermont, only 20 minutes from the state capital, Montpelier, and three hours from Boston or Montreal.

Our excellent benefit package includes medical, dental, vision, group life, and disability insurances, flexible-spending accounts for health and dependent care, a 403(b) retirement plan with employer match, an employee assistance program, paid time off, use of the University pool and fitness center, and tuition scholarships for eligible employees and their family members. Some employees may qualify for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program on their Federal Student Aid Direct Loan balance. For more information about our benefits, visit https: //

Vermont offers the Worker Relocation Incentive Program will provide grants of up to $7,500 to both new workers (moving to Vermont to take a Vermont job) and remote workers (moving to Vermont and bringing their job with them) to defray moving costs. Application and eligibility details at This program is a current program with the State of Vermont and is outside of the Norwich benefits.

Job Description:

Fulfills the mission of Norwich University by planning, recording and editing video footage and images that depict high impact Norwich University academic and co-curricular experiences and events as well as editing footage to produce stylized visuals and compelling stories that support recruitment and retention, engagement and advancement as well as brand awareness and reputation.

Hybrid work schedule may be authorized.

Salary: $51,000/year or more, depending on experience.

Essential Functions

  • Oversees all facets of video production (including concept and story development, gathering video and audio footage, editing, and archiving) of branded, short-form and long-form videos used primarily on the web and on social media.
  • Collaborates with fellow members of the communications team on storyboards and scripts for video projects and on creating channel/medium-specific versions of videos.
  • Collaborates with the Social Media Manager of the university's YouTube account to present and maintain video content, and gather and report on analytics related to video consumption for the purpose of improving work.
  • Collaborates with still photographers on visual storytelling efforts. S/he will actively e
  • Engages in continuous learning and practicing principles of equity and inclusion, and delivering great customer experience.
  • Performs pre- to post-production on video footage capture which represents the University.
  • Collects b-roll footage of the University campus as well as interviews.
  • Distributes final videos to assigned content manager, event organizer or other designee to distribute and/or post to the University website, social media, email outreach, etc.
  • Creates and maintains a master archive of audio/visual materials by cataloging images and video within a searchable database for easy retrieval by departmental staff.
  • Coordinates, schedules and oversees on-location video events in an effort to effectively manage production and maximize time in an effort to meet assigned project deadlines for submission.
  • Transports, sets up and operates associated video equipment.
  • Assesses and plans staging, lighting, voice and other aspects related to production quality.
  • Reviews and adjusts calibrations for cameras, audio and visual recorders and other production equipment.
  • Performs preventative maintenance, technical analysis and repair of equipment as necessary and/or appropriate.
  • Establishes, cultivates and maintains effective working relationships with internal and external constituencies in an effort to execute all assigned projects from concept through completion.
  • Provides guidance on industry best-practices and offers suggestions, solutions or alternatives to proposed images and/or video events in an effort to support the brand and maximize on the visual identity of the University.
  • Provides full support for digital asset workflow, assigning metadata tagging and organization of all digital assets of the University.
  • Manages daily system usage and ensures processes are adhered to when assets are removed from the archives.
  • Supports all video projects assigned by the Office of Communications as well as other University-wide events and/or initiatives as necessary and/or appropriate, directed by the Office of Communications leadership.
  • Other Functions

  • Maintains confidentiality of sensitive or private information.
  • Communicates with employees, students, and others in a respectful and clear manner.
  • Serves on University committees, councils, workgroups or other designated bodies as assigned.
  • Achieves, maintains proficiency in and utilizes computers, telephones, and other job-related equipment, including related systems and software.
  • Speaks, reads and writes in English.
  • Communicates by telephone, email, letter, in person, or other means or device.
  • Performs other tasks as assigned by supervisor.
  • Requirements:

  • College education preferred with Bachelor's Degree with focus on Photography, Communication or Journalism, or minimum three years in the field of video production.
  • Three to five years of experience demonstrating creativity and attention to detail; ability to work under deadline pressure; organization to manage their time efficiently; ability to capture snippets of film and be able to edit it into a cohesive story. Portfolio demonstrating video work ideal.
  • Must be able to use a variety of software products, including Final Cut Pro, Sony Vegas Pro, Adobe Premiere Pro, Photoshop, Media Encoder, and After Effects, among others. Videographers should also be able to troubleshoot problems/issues with the equipment, and/or repair the equipment they use if possible, to avoid downtime.
  • Proficiency in MS Office (Word, Excel, SharePoint, Teams, and Outlook)
  • Able to sit, squat, reach, push, pull, and manipulate related equipment; lift 35 pounds; travel outdoors to various parts of the campus
  • Work some evening or weekend hours
  • Travel as needed (public or private transportation)
  • Environmental Conditions

  • Indoor work at a computer workstation and outdoor work.
  • Low to medium level of exposure to noise, dust, fumes, vibrations, and temperature changes.
  • Additional Information:

    Norwich University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to providing a positive education and work environment that recognizes and respects the dignity of all students, faculty and staff. Reasonable accommodations will be made for the known disability of an otherwise qualified applicant. Please contact the Office of Human Resources at [email protected] for assistance.

    All candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States without requiring immigration sponsorship, including but not limited to non-immigrant visas such as H1B, STEM, or F1, now or in the future. A post offer, pre- employment background check will be required of the successful candidate.

    Application Instructions:

    Please provide a cover letter, resume, and Norwich application.

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