The University of Maryland, Baltimore School of Social Work has an opening for a Multimedia Assistant to work in the Institute for Innovation and Implementation (III). Under general supervision, this position would provide a variety of media and production for several current grants, national partners, and III. The person should bring knowledge about the best practice in creating media products like videos, podcasts, and animated shorts matched with an understanding of how that knowledge blends with the subject matter experts, partners, and staff of the TA Network, National Training Initiative, and The Institute. This position will support the work of the TA Network, The Institute, National Training Initiative, and our partners. This position will help with the coordination media projects, edits, timelines, and approval processes.
The Institute serves as a national training, technical assistance, evaluation, policy, systems design, and finance center that is focused on children's behavioral health. The Institute supports state and local governments and organizations to implement effective systems and practices to best meet the needs of children and youth with complex behavioral needs and their families. This support is provided through three primary units within The Institute: Policy and Finance; Technical Assistance & Implementation; and Research & Evaluation. These units work in an integrated fashion to assist governmental and other organizational entities to achieve better outcomes for children, youth, and their families.
UMB offers a generous benefits package that starts with 11 vacation days, 14 floating and holidays, 15 sick days; comprehensive health insurance and retirement options; and tuition remission for employees and their dependents at any of the University System of Maryland schools.
Supports the development and edited content for media products like podcasts, animated shorts, video, and online training presentations. Organizes and supports the dissemination of communication strategies for various media content and insures they are produced and available online.
Provides filming for various grants to produce videos of experts or families for the use in media projects or online training. Will coordinate the filming schedule, talent, and scripts prior to filming date.
Provides postproduction work for in house filming and other film products and animations as needed for various grants and projects.
Note: The intent of this list of primary duties is to provide a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities of this job. Incumbents perform other related duties assigned. Specific duties and responsibilities may vary based upon departmental needs.
Education: Bachelor's degree in Instructional Technology, Multimedia Technology, Film/Media, or related field Experience: One year in the operation and maintenance of audio-visual or multimedia equipment. Preferred Experience: Prior experience in instructional technology and/or online webinar coordination strongly preferred. Other: Except for qualifications established by law, additional related experience and formal education in which one has gained the knowledge, skills, and abilities required for full performance of the work of the job class may be substituted for the education or experience requirement on a year-for-year basis with 30 college credits being equivalent to one year of experience.
Thorough knowledge of the operation and maintenance of multimedia equipment; of basic media systems and facilities design. Knowledge of basic methods and techniques used in organizing and conducting various media projects ranging from pre-production, production, and post production work; Elementary knowledge of best practice in filming techniques.
Knowledge of graphic design software and Microsoft Office Suite products. Skill in the operation and repair of multimedia equipment. Able to operate a variety of instructional media equipment especially webinar platforms Ability to lead and train subordinate personnel; to use personal computers; to communicate effectively both orally and in writing; to work over, under and around fixed equipment; to work in confined spaces; to lift and carry multimedia equipment.
Conditions of Employment: Valid Maryland Non-commercial Class C or equivalent driver's license may be required.
Based on the duties of this position, selected candidates are eligible to participate in the Bargaining Unit (Union).
Salary Range: $40,852 - $44,000
If accommodations are needed for a disability, please contact Human Resource Services at 410-706-2606, Monday – Friday, 8:30am – 4:30pm EST. Maryland Relay can be accessed by dialing 711 (in-state) or 1-800-735-2258.
Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Employee Class :Non-Exempt Regular
Full Time/Part Time:Full-Time
:Social Work - The Institute for Innovation and Implementation
The University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB) is the State's public health, law and human services university devoted to excellence in professional and graduate education, research, patient care, and public service. As a diverse community of outstanding faculty, staff and students, and using state-of-the-art technological support, we educate leaders in health care delivery, biomedical science, globa...l health, social work and the law. We emphasize interdisciplinary education and research in an atmosphere that explicitly values civility, diversity, collaboration, teamwork and accountability. By conducting internationally recognized research to cure disease and to improve the health, social functioning and just treatment of the people we serve, we foster economic development in the City, State, and nation. We are committed to ensuring that the knowledge we generate provides maximum benefit to society and directly enhances our various communities.