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AS Video Coordinator 2021-2022

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Location: Bellingham, WA
Categories: Student Employee

Position Title AS Video Coordinator 2021-2022
About the Department The AS Communications Office is responsible for organizational promotion, marketing, and public relations. This office also provides organization-wide support services including a central events calendar, market research, and development of strategic promotional goals. 
About the Position

The AS Video Production Coordinator is responsible for scripting, coordinating, and producing video content to engage current Western students in the activities, services, initiatives, and resources of the Associated Students. 

Terms of Position

This is a four quarter position. This position starts the Monday before summer classes begin and ends the Friday of finals week the following spring quarter. This position works an average of 15 hours per week. The position holder may work more some weeks and less other weeks depending on the office’s needs. The position holder is neither required nor expected to work during intersession, winter break or spring break.   

Required Qualifications
  • Maintain a minimum credit load throughout term of position of 6 credits for undergraduates and 4 credits for graduates.
  • Maintain a minimum of a 2.00 cumulative grade point average.
  • Ability to complete the entire term of the position.
Preferred Qualifications
  • Effective organizational and time management skills. 
  • Ability to work independently and responsibly. 
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with people of diverse backgrounds and opinions.  
  • Ability to work within deadlines and problem solve. 
  • Ability to communicate in an effective manner that is welcoming to wide variety of people. 
  • Knowledge or experience with Budget Management.  
  • Knowledge of department and the position’s responsibilities. 
  • Knowledge of video equipment needs and uses. 
  • Video production and photography experience, including taking, editing, and publishing videos and images. 
  • Working knowledge of Adobe Premier and After Effects. 
AS Employment Responsibilities
  • Serve the membership of the Associated Students in a professional and ethical manner by:
    • Being familiar with and upholding the AS Charter, all WWU policies, and all AS policies including the Personnel Policy, Code of Conduct, and Program Standards.
    • Attending all AS staff development events including pre-fall orientation, pre-winter, and pre-spring staff developments.
    • Being knowledgeable of the AS organization and its general operations.
    • Serving on search committees as designated by the AS Personnel Director.
  • Ensure the continuity and legacy of this position by:
    • Working with supervisor and Personnel Director to revise and update position job description.
    • Working with the previous position holder to complete a minimum of 15 hours of unpaid internship as well as providing a 15 hour internship to the incoming position holder.
AS Communications Office Responsibilities
  • Provide Support to the Communications Office by:
    • Working an average of 15 hours per week
    • Maintaining an average of 5 posted office hours between 8am and 5pm per week.
    • Supervising the AS Assistant Videographer and interns.
    • Facilitating regular production meetings with staff.
    • Attending Communications Office staff meetings
    • Other duties as assigned.
Position Responsibilities
  • Coordinate the production of video content by:
    • Facilitating training for hourly staff and interns.
    • Actively engaging offices of the AS in video promotion of events, services, activities and initiatives of the AS under the direction of the AS Communications Director.
    • Maintaining an inventory of all video equipment. Maintaining a hard drive or electronic archive of all final video production, while preserving the existing tape & DVD archive
    • Preparing video files for various output formats.
    • Overseeing the production of AS promotional videos.
    • Ensuring programming compliance with AS, VU, WWU, Federal Communication Commission policies and State and Federal laws. Maintain fair and attainable policies for productions to adhere to.
    • Ensuring all videos are subtitled in compliance with University policy.
    • Ensuring regular communication with the AS Communications Director.
    • Developing and implementing a process for AS Program Offices to request video promotion or event videos, and working with the AS Communications Director to prioritize requests
  • Ensure departmental development by: 
    • Monitoring and recommending emerging practices and products that may improve delivery of video content.  
Academic Emphasis All majors are encouraged to apply.

Starting hourly wage of $15.15.

Application Instructions

A cover letter and resume are required and should address your experience related to the position responsibilities and preferred qualifications. In your cover letter please also specifically address the following questions: 

1. Why are you interested in working for the Associated Students in this particular position?
2. What specific skills, knowledge, and/or experience (paid or volunteer) do you have that would help you be successful in this position? 
3. What past experiences or activities have prepared you to help create a more equitable, just, and anti-racist campus community? 
4. What is your schedule of availability for a job interview?   

Closing Date Notes Application open until February 2nd.

Western Washington University (WWU) is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to assembling a diverse, broadly trained faculty and staff. Women, minorities, people with disabilities and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. In compliance with applicable laws and in furtherance of its commitment to fostering an environment that welcomes and embraces diversity, WWU does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy and parenting status), disability, age, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status or genetic information in its programs or activities, including employment, admissions, and educational programs. See WWU’s Policy on Ensuring Equal Opportunity and Prohibiting Discrimination and Retaliation. Inquiries may be directed to the Vice Provost for Equal Opportunity and Employment Diversity, Title IX and ADA Coordinator, Equal Opportunity Office, Western Washington University, Old Main 345 (MS 9021), 516 High Street, Bellingham, WA 98225; 360.650.3307 (voice) or 711 (Washington Relay);

WWU is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities upon request. To request this document in an alternate format or to request an accommodation, please contact Human Resources Disability Services, 360.650.3774 or 711 (Washington Relay).

All new employees must comply with the immunization policy and show employment eligibility verification as required by the U.S. Citizen and Immigration Service before beginning work at WWU. A thorough background check will be conducted on all new hires.


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