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Department: University Advancement
Work type: Staff
Location: Stanislaus - Turlock
Categories: Unit 9 - CSUEU - Technical Support Services, Temporary, Part Time, Marketing/Communications

    • Position Summary
    • (Classified as: Media Production Specialist I)

      Temporary on-call employment available on or after September 1, 2022 and ending on or before June 30, 2023 in Communications & Public Affairs. Appointment will be made for one year from date of hire with the possibility of reappointment based on budget, department needs, and job performance.

      The incumbent will provide photographic images (still and video) as needed for the creation of materials promoting the university, its programs, and events. Process and deliver images on deadline and according to specifications.

    • Job Duties
    • Duties include but are not limited to:
      • Create digital photographs using standard professional photography practices. In response to direction from the assigned manager, capture appropriate images to illustrate marketing messages and enhance the image of the University.
      • Process new images; manipulate, optimize and edit according to the specific needs.
      • Deliver images for inclusion in the University photo library and archiving system.
      • Assist with digital asset management, including organizing assets, keywording, updating metadata and creating and delivering asset galleries.
      • Attend meetings and complete other, photography-related tasks as necessary and assigned.
      • Other duties as assigned.

    • Minimum Qualifications
    • Education: Bachelor's degree in a related field.

      Experience: Minimum of six months of experience in still and motion picture photography, including a thorough knowledge of video production techniques.

    • Preferred Qualifications

      • Bachelor’s degree in photography, graphic design or digital imaging.

    • Knowledge, Skills, Abilities

      • Working knowledge of techniques, materials and equipment used in the production of instructional media and related communication assignments.
      • Working knowledge of full range of production techniques including sound recording, graphics, television, photography, video taping, lighting, editing methods and equipment.
      • Ability to set up and operate a wide variety of production equipment, including set-up for multi-camera video productions and distance learning classrooms.
      • Ability to learn techniques in the development of television, film, radio or multimedia productions.
      • Basic computer skills to operate digital and analog production-related editing and duplication equipment.
      • Basic photography skills such as film speed, light, and color requirements. Ability to perform photographic processing including an understanding of photographic chemicals and working knowledge of darkroom and development practices.
      • Ability to use and maintain studio, camera and related equipment.
      • Working knowledge of safety requirements including how to handle hazardous chemicals and materials.
      • Solid writing and editing skills, including a strong foundation in English grammar.
      • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to build and maintain working relationships with staff and students.
      • A background check (which may include: fingerprinting, checks of employment records, education records, criminal records, civil records, motor vehicle records, professional licenses, and sex offender registries, as position requires) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can begin employment with the CSU.

    • Special Conditions
    • CSU requires faculty, staff, and students who are accessing campus facilities to be immunized against COVID-19 or declare a medical or religious exemption from doing so.  Any candidates advanced in a currently open search process should be prepared to comply with this requirement. The systemwide policy can be found at:

      • The candidate's portfolio must include candid and portrait images with people as the subject matter.
    • Salary Range
    • Anticipated salary will be $18.00 – $21.60 per hour. Salary will depend on the qualifications of the successful finalist. (Full Media Production Specialist range: $18.00 - $32.19 per hour)

    • How to Apply
    • To be considered, qualified candidates must submit a completed Stanislaus State online employment application, cover letter, and resumé. Applications are accepted electronically only.  Please note that failure to completely fill out each section of the online application may result in your application not receiving consideration.  To apply online, please click the “Apply Now” button on this page.

      Applications will be processed in accordance with Article 9.3 of the CSU/CSUEU Memorandum of Understanding.  Preference will be given to qualified individuals currently employed at CSU Stanislaus in bargaining units 2, 5, 7, and 9 except when it is determined that it is necessary to appoint outside applicants to meet the best interest of the campus by obtaining specialized skills and abilities not available from current employees.

    • Application Deadline
    • OPEN UNTIL FILLED; SCREENING TO BEGIN ON OR AFTER AUGUST 11,2022 (Applications received after the screening date will be considered at the discretion of the university.)

    • Criminal Background Clearance Notice
    • Satisfactory completion of a background check (which includes checks of employment records, education records, criminal records, civil records; and may include motor vehicle records, professional licenses, and sex offender registries, as position requires) is required for employment.  CSU will make a conditional offer of employment, which may be rescinded if the background check reveals disqualifying information, and/or it is discovered that the candidate knowingly withheld or falsified information.  Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the continued employment of a current CSU employee who was conditionally offered the position.

    • Additional Information
    • Campus & Area

      California State University, Stanislaus serves the San Joaquin Valley and is a critical educational resource for a six-county region of approximately 1.5 million people. The University is fully committed to creating a culture of diversity and inclusion – one in which every person in the University community feels safe to express their views without fear of reprisal. Widely recognized for its quality academic programs, the University has 10 nationally accredited programs and 662 faculty members. 94 percent of full-time faculty holds doctorates or terminal degrees in their fields. The University offers 43 undergraduate majors, 16 master's programs, 7 post-graduate credentials, a doctorate in education and serves more than 10,000 students. New instructional facilities have been built for the unique pedagogy of professional programs, laboratory sciences and performing arts.

      Stanislaus State continues to receive national recognition with its ranking as one of the best 384 colleges in the nation by The Princeton Review. The University was one of 12 public universities in the nation to be recognized by the American Association of State Colleges and Universities for demonstrating exceptional performance in retention and graduation rates. In addition, U.S. News and World Report ranks Stanislaus State in its top 10 among public universities in the West, while Washington Monthly honored Stanislaus State as the West’s No. 1 university for the money. Stanislaus State also is recognized as a Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI) by the U.S. Department of Education.

      Clery Act Disclosure

      Pursuant to the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, the annual security report (ASR), is now available for viewing at The ASR contains the current security and safety-related policy statements, emergency preparedness and evacuation information, crime prevention and sexual assault prevention information, and drug and alcohol prevention programming. The ASR also contains statistics of Clery Act crimes for Stanislaus State for the previous three years. A paper copy of the ASR is available upon request by contacting the office of the Clery Director located at One University Circle, Turlock, CA 95382.

      Equal Employment Opportunity

      The university is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against persons on the basis of race, religion, color, ancestry, age, disability, genetic information, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, medical condition, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, covered veteran status, or any other protected status. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply.  The person holding this position is considered a ‘mandated reporter’ under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083, revised 7/21/17, as a condition of employment.

      Applicants requiring necessary accommodations to the application process may contact the Human Resources Department at (209) 667-3351.  California Relay Service is available at (800) 735-2922 voice and (800) 735-2929 TDD.  As a federal contractor, we are committed to attracting a diverse applicant pool.  Please consider completing the Voluntary Self-Identification of Disability form (your response will not be shared with the search committee) at:  Voluntary Self-Identification of Disability PDF Form.

      CSU Stanislaus hires only individuals lawfully authorized to work in the United States.  In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.

    • The individuals who appear to be the best qualified for this position will be contacted by telephone or email for an interview.



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