Position Classification Title: Multi-Media Specialist
Position Classification Code: M4012
Job Family: Information Technology
Pay Level: 07
Exempt Status: Exempt
This description is intended to describe the general nature of the work being performed. It is not intended to be a complete list of specific duties of any particular position. Duties, responsibilities and bargaining unit eligibility may vary based on the specific tasks assigned to the position.
Purpose of Classification:
Develops interactive media and training materials for faculty and staff clients. Trains clients how to utilize software applications. Oversees client use of resource studio and configures, maintains, upgrades, and troubleshoots multimedia technologies. Tests new multimedia technologies and evaluates educational applications.
Standard Duties:
Conceptualizes, designs, plans and produces interactive media materials for faculty and staff clients; determines format, approach, content, level, and medium which most effectively meets client needs analysis and remains within budget. Coordinates programmers, animators, graphic designers, audio and video production personnel; evaluates and modifies media materials to conform to client needs analysis. Tests new multimedia technologies and evaluates educational applications; configures, maintains, upgrades and troubleshoots resource studio multimedia technologies. Trains clients how to utilize interactive, multimedia software applications and technologies. Consults with clients on selection, use, and design of multimedia materials and operation of presentation equipment; serves as a liaison between clients and software developers. Plans and tracks production projects. Schedules and oversees client use of resource studio. Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Knowledge of planning and scheduling techniques. Knowledge of computer animation programs, processes and production equipment. Knowledge of professional audio and/or video tape editing and post-production procedures, techniques, and standards. Knowledge of established programming procedures and programming languages.
Skills in the utilization of specified computerized graphic design programs. Project planning skills. Organizing and coordinating skills. Skill in designing and/or importing web pages.
Ability to design and implement non-standard computer software education programs to meet specific needs. Ability to utilize advanced audio and/or video recording, mastering and editing techniques. Ability to implement and troubleshoot programming changes and modifications. Ability to develop programming specifications within defined parameters. Ability to provide or arrange for training. Ability to develop training aids and instructional materials using a range of media. Ability to assess and maintain quality of programming structure, design, and coding. Ability to provide technical guidance and training to end users. Ability to plan, implement and direct photography, graphics, audio/visual and associated operations. Ability to plan, implement, test, and troubleshoot system software. Ability to design, test, and implement non-standard computer software to meet specific needs. Ability to provide a range of systems training and/or support activities for users. Ability to plan and implement production and operational schedules.
Minimum Qualifications:
   Education- Bachelor's degree in a related field.
   Experience- No previous work experience required.
   Equivalency- Any equivalent combination of education, training and/or experience as approved by Human Resource Services.
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