Department Code: 22605-4417
Location: Syracuse, NY
Pay Range: Commensurate with Experience
Staff Level: S4
FLSA Status: Exempt
Hours: Standard University business
8:30am – 5:00pm (academic year)
8:00am – 4:30pm (summer)
Hours may vary based on operational
Campus: Syracuse, NY
Unionized Position Code: Not Applicable
In addition to daily post-production responsibilities, including audio and video editing in support of online
course development, the Lead Video Editor will supervise and mentor the post-production team (editors) and identify needed resources,
facilitate team learning, and address issues with team dynamics. The Lead Video Editor will foster development of the post-production team
and model exemplary behaviors that emphasize the importance of Mission, Vision, and Values in support of the overall organizational missions
of University College and Syracuse University. This person will act as the primary post-production contact when interfacing with CODL
leadership and outside program administrators. The Lead Editor will conduct Performance Partnership reviews and guide team members in
professional growth strategies. Additionally, there is a necessity for a single knowledgeable representative from the editing team to
discuss and implement improvements to standards, processes and technical enhancements. This person will also collaborate with leaders from
other functional areas of CODL and support house-wide growth and staff development initiatives.
- Bachelor’s degree in Film, Communication, or similar field is required.
- Three (3) plus years of prior post-production
experience with emphasis on film, video, and audio editing.
- Evidence of group supervision/team leadership preferred but not
- Practical film/video studio production experience preferred but not essential.
- Expert knowledge of data management, equipment compatibility, and post-production workflow.
- Software: Adobe Premiere, Media Encoder After Effects, Photoshop, Audition and Davinci Resolve.
- Understanding of basic computer
- Ingest, logging, syncing, and organization of media. Post-production project setup, editing, on-lining, archiving
video, delivery, and managing of digital assets.
- Assemble footage into string outs, rough, fine and final cuts while maintaining
- Perform initial color correction passes and preliminary sound sweetening.
- Provide graphics support
utilizing Adobe After Effects and Creative Suite.
- Ensure quality control and consistency on final deliverable’s utilizing and
recommending advanced technologies, workflows, and post-production methodologies.
- Archiving and maintaining record of master files,
making sure all footage is secured and backed up.
- Editing of video and audio
programming in support of online course development.
- Follows industry best practices for implementation of post-production
- Encode, upload and manage various stages of post-production output.
- Continually refine and
evaluate content for efficiencies in the production process and provide feedback to the design team.
- Supervises and mentors
- Identifies resource needs, addresses team issues and listens to customer concerns.
- Provides updates and timely feedback to Production Manager (planned).
- The Lead Video Editor is responsible for communicating
and managing the consistency in editing processes as well as the post-production quality of the content.
- Communicates with team
members and encourages a customer-centric approach to internal and external service strategies.
- Collaborate with Instructional
Designers, Multimedia Artists and Production Staff on script markup decisions, course design strategies, and production processes in support
of high-quality outcomes and impactful course development.
- Backup production services in support of CODL studio operations.
In addition to completing an online application, please attach a resume and cover letter.
About Syracuse University
Syracuse University is a private, international research university with distinctive
academics, diversely unique offerings and an undeniable spirit. Located in the geographic heart of New York State, with a global footprint,
and nearly 150 years of history, Syracuse University offers a quintessential college experience.
The scope of Syracuse University
is a testament to its strengths: a pioneering history dating back to 1870; a choice of more than 200 majors and 100 minors offered through
13 schools and colleges; nearly 15,000 undergraduates and 5,000 graduate students; more than a quarter of a million alumni in 160 countries;
and a student population from all 50 U.S. states and 123 countries. For more information, please visit www.syracuse.edu.
About the Syracuse area
Syracuse is a
medium-sized city situated in the geographic center of New York State approximately 250 miles northwest of New York City. The metro-area
population totals approximately 500,000. The area offers a low cost of living and provides many social, cultural, and recreational options,
including parks, museums, festivals, professional regional theater, and premier shopping venues. Syracuse and Central New York present a
wide range of seasonal recreation and attractions ranging from water skiing and snow skiing, hiking in the Adirondacks, touring the historic
sites, visiting wineries along the Finger Lakes, and biking on trails along the Erie Canal.
University is an equal-opportunity, affirmative-action institution. The University prohibits discrimination and harassment based on race,
color, creed, religion, sex, gender, national origin, citizenship, ethnicity, marital status, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender
identity and gender expression, veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable law to the extent prohibited by law. This
nondiscrimination policy covers admissions, employment, and access to and treatment in University programs, services, and activities.
Commitment to Supporting and Hiring Veterans
Syracuse University has a long history of engaging veterans and
the military-connected community through its educational programs, community outreach, and employment programs. After World War II, Syracuse
University welcomed more than 10,000 returning veterans to our campus, and those veterans literally transformed Syracuse University into the
national research institution it is today. The University’s contemporary commitment to veterans builds on this historical legacy, and
extends to both class-leading initiatives focused on making an SU degree accessible and affordable to the post-9/11 generation of veterans,
and also programs designed to position Syracuse University as the employer of choice for military veterans, members of the Guard and
Reserve, and military family members.
Commitment to a Diverse and Inclusive Campus Community
University maintains an inclusive learning environment in which students, faculty, administrators, staff, curriculum, social activities,
governance, and all other aspects of campus life reflect a diverse, multi-cultural, and international worldview. The University community
recognizes and values the many similarities and differences among individuals and groups. At Syracuse, we are committed to preparing
students to understand, live among, appreciate, and work in an inherently diverse country and world made up of people with different ethnic
and racial backgrounds, military backgrounds, religious beliefs, socio-economic status, cultural traditions, abilities, sexual orientations
and gender identities. To do so, we commit ourselves to promoting a community that celebrates and models the principles of diversity and
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interested in candidates who have the communication skills and cross-cultural abilities to maximize their effectiveness with diverse groups
of colleagues, students and community members. Women, military veterans, individuals with disabilities, and members of other traditionally
underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply. Syracuse University is an equal opportunity employer, as well as a federal contractor
required to take affirmative action on behalf of protected veterans.
Syracuse University is interested in candidates who have the communication skills and cross-cultural abilities to maximize their effectiveness with diverse groups of colleagues, students and community members. Women, military veterans, individuals with disabilities, and members of other traditionally underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply. Syracuse University is an equal opportunity employer, as well as a federal contractor required to take affirmative action on behalf of protected veterans.
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