Niagara County Community College has a vacancy for a TV/Video Production Assistant in our Public Relations department. This position is responsible for fully producing, videotaping, and editing commercials, features, programs and other forms of visual media for a variety of purposes. Based on the needs of the project, the incumbent will use their artistic and technical skills to obtain video content that will convey the messaging of Niagara County Community College. Works with the NCCC Public Relations Office to advance recruitment and marketing objectives by use of video. The incumbent is responsible for setting up and operating video and multi-camera studio based television equipment. Work is performed under general supervision in accordance with established policy and procedures. Supervision may be exercised over the work of student assistants. Does related work as required.
This position is a Niagara County Civil Service Competitive position. Therefore the selected candidate will be hired on a provisional basis and will be required to take the civil service exam for the position when offered. The selected candidate’s score on the exam must be considered as a reachable candidate in order to remain in this title.
Typical Work Activities:
Plays a critical role in bringing the NCCC brand to life effectively and consistently though compelling video utilizing computer software such as Avid Media Composer, Adobe After Effects, Encore and Media Encoder.;
Produces media for various sized formats including digital signage;
Designs, transports, sets up, and operates production equipment, including audio and lighting equipment, for field and studio productions in a sole capacity;
Utilizes cameras such as the Sony FS7 and A7s with interchangeable lenses is required as well as full-size broadcast cameras such as the PMW-320.;
Shoots, edits and produces videos for marketing and/or academic purposes;
Attends events on campus and captures raw video and interviews for use in marketing and public relations materials;
Assists with script content creation, including storyboarding, props, budgeting, filming, and organizing the timeline, editing, producing and delivering video for internal and/or external audiences;
Direct voiceover talent at shoots, bringing out clear, concise instruction;
Oversees and directs all operations of the multi-camera TV Studio;
Performs simple, routine preventative maintenance and repair of video system equipment;
Performs dubbing and duplication of archival material;
Produces and ships out TV programs in a timely manner;
Maintains equipment inventory and field and studio production schedules;
Informs and instructs others in the operation of multi-media equipment;
Prepares and maintains a variety of records and reports as required;
Working knowledge of the operation of video cameras and video editing systems; working knowledge of the care and storage of videos and other multi-media programs and equipment; working knowledge of the minor repair and maintenance of multi-media equipment; working knowledge of modern office software, hardware, and equipment used in this field including Adobe Premiere Pro; working knowledge of professional lighting setup; excellent communication skills; strong post-production and video-editing skills; ability to operate video cameras and video editing systems; ability to readily acquire familiarity with terminology, procedures, and equipment related to college multi-media work; ability to maintain simple records and prepare reports; ability to instruct and inform others in the operation of multi-media equipment; ability to follow oral and written instructions; ability to perform close, detail work involving considerable visual effort and strain; ability to get along well with others and work within a strong team-oriented environment; ability and willingness to move equipment weighing up to fifty (50) pounds across campus; ability to work quickly and effectively under deadlines; willingness to work evenings and weekends; manual dexterity; clerical aptitude; resourcefulness; good judgment; physical condition commensurate with the demands of the position.
Graduation from high school or possession of a New York State equivalency diploma; AND
Graduation from a regionally accredited or New York State registered college or university with an Associate's Degree in audio-visual or telecommunications technology, communications, media production, or closely related field; OR
Four (4) years of full-time paid experience in the operation of a variety of video production equipment including cameras, edit systems, and directing of live studio production.
Possession of a valid NYS driver's license and reliable transportation at time of appointment and for the duration of employment.
Special Instructions Summary:
Niagara County Community College considers only those applications that clearly demonstrate the applicant meets all required qualifications as indicated on the posting, please review the qualifications before applying. Persons meeting the required qualifications as stated above should submit the following:
cover letter that addresses each of the qualifications
names and contact information for three (3) current, work related references
Incomplete packets will be rejected for lack of information.
NCCC does not discriminate and prohibits harassment or discrimination related to any protected category including creed, ethnicity, citizenship, national origin, sex, gender, pregnancy, disability, marital status, political or social affiliation, age, race, color, veteran status, military status, religion, sexual orientation, domestic violence status, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression or perceived gender. Women, minorities, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Internal Number: 418
About Niagara County Community College
Established in 1962, NCCC offers a comprehensive and vibrant learning environment with an enrollment of approximately 5,214 students (Fall 2018 semester). The student to faculty ratio is 17:1, providing a high degree of personalized attention for students. The NCCC campus, located in Sanborn, NY, offers easy access to both Buffalo, NY and Niagara Falls State Park, and is minutes from the Canadian border. The campus is centrally located between the county’s three main cities of Lockport, Niagara Falls, and North Tonawanda. NCCC serves the community in two locations within Niagara County, at the Sanborn campus, and at the Niagara Falls Culinary Institute, located in the heart of downtown Niagara Falls. NCCC continues to actively expand with the recent opening of its Learning Commons Center, a $25 million dollar project on the Sanborn campus. In just a short period of time, it has become the nucleus of the campus; a place for faculty to collaborate and help students develop critical thinking skills while incorporating state-of-the-art technology and innovative student support services. Our college nurtures and empowers its students in ways that recognize and value our common humanity ...as well as the richness of our diversity. NCCC offers high-quality academic programs leading to degrees and certificates which are supported by outstanding student services. NCCC provides a variety of cultural, social, and international experiences, as well as community education and workforce development that supports economic development that positively impacts the quality of life. The College operates through a collegial model of shared governance and is accountable to meet the highest standards of professionalism and integrity. NCCC welcomes applicants who are committed in helping us fulfill our mission and to reach our vision of being a leader in providing a dynamic, high quality, educational environment responsive to current and emerging needs of our students and community. At NCCC we embrace diversity and promote inclusion throughout the institution and seek candidates who share those principles and encourage applicants from all backgrounds to apply to our positions.