Massachusetts Institute of Technology Video Production Specialist in Cambridge, Massachusetts

Video Production Specialist

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Working at MIT offers opportunities, an environment, a culture – and benefits – that just aren’t found together anywhere else. If you’re curious, motivated, want to be part of a unique community, and help shape the future – then take a look at this opportunity.

VIDEO PRODUCTION SPECIALIST, Office of Digital Learning (ODL)-MIT Video Productions (MVP), to support in execution of all field and studio productions. Will assist with all aspects of MVP productions, including field supervision of video production and freelance/contract personnel; stage field production recording kits and serve in a variety of roles as studio director, technical director, video engineer, lighting director, and/or videographer; assist with technical development of products and services, including researching next generation services. Will report to the associate director of MIT Video Productions. MVP is a full-service, in-house video production provider and that captures approximately ninety events/lectures/field productions per week during the academic year.

Job Requirements

REQUIRED: bachelor’s degree in related film, video production, or communications area; at least ten years’ professional video production and production management experience, preferably in an academic video production unit; experience scheduling and managing production activities and staff in a busy video, film, or television facility; extensive knowledge of video production processes, including lighting and camera technique; experience in an engineering studio and field using multicamera recording systems; strong organizational, communication, interpersonal, and leadership skills; ability to manage multiple and diverse tasks and deliverables and adapt to the changing requirements of live event environments; experience participating in the strategic planning and technical development of products and services, including researching and recommending future operational directions and equipment updates; an interest in and willingness to stay informed about new and rapidly changing video capture technologies; knowledge of ENG/EFP and DSLR cameras and other professional production equipment; and knowledge of Macintosh and Windows operating systems, particularly in relation to presentation, event/lecture capture, and streaming services. Job #16823-P Will be required to work nights and weekends work on an as needed basis. This is a temporary, one-year appointment, renewable on an annual basis. 11/27/18

MIT is an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, ancestry, or national or ethnic origin.