Multimedia Specialist job at Soroti University



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Multimedia Specialist job at Soroti University

Vacancy title:
Multimedia Specialist

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Education, and Training , Category: Media, Communications & Writing ]

Jobs at:

Soroti University

Deadline of this Job:
24 June 2022

Duty Station:
Within Uganda , Soroti , East Africa

Summary
Date Posted: Tuesday, June 14, 2022 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

JOB DETAILS:
Multimedia Specialist
Department : Open Distance E-learning
Salary Scale : M6.2-NTS
Tenure : Permanent
Responsible to : Senior Education Technologist
Responsible for : None

Purpose of the job:
To produce High Quality multimedia content in audiovisual technology, video
production, photography and other digital media to support instructional priorities,
communications and marketing.

Person Specification
• Honours Bachelor’s degree in either Communication, Media Production,
• Computer Science, Information Technology or a related field from a recognized
University.
• At least 3 years’ experience in managing a multimedia setting and producing high
• quality video/multimedia content, including using a wide variety of multimedia
technology and equipment in educational or media settings.
• Experience with formatting data into visually appealing multimedia deliverables.
• Mastery of software and tools for video production, animation and graphic design.
• Demonstrated ability to incorporate audio, video, graphics and textual data to
create presentations.
• Experience in managing and troubleshooting computer and network problems
and audiovisual technologies.
• Ability to work effectively in a team.
• Excellent verbal and written communications skills.

Duties and Responsibilities
• To meet with end users, administrators, staff, and faculty to receive and
• assess needs, prioritize requests and create planning documents for video
• productions and other audiovisual services.
• To coordinate schedules and provide outline of project for project execution
• with staff and other end users and estimated date of delivery.
• To interview content experts and plan, script, and storyboard
• video/multimedia projects.
• Conduct background research to evaluate client needs and advise on
• appropriate media.
• Lead the production and development of training and educational videos, or
• other media, from original concept to completed project.
• Develop multimedia artefacts like infographics, images, presentations, videos,
• animations, games, templates, branding elements and virtual reality objects
• Post-production editing, including incorporation of computer-generated
• graphics and effects.
• Create original content for social media campaigns, news sites, and other
• marketing, communications, and/or instructional materials.
• Manage lighting, audio, video, and relevant peripherals and control computer
• hardware and software for pre-production, production, and post production
• activities.
• Oversee the design, planning, procurement, operation, maintenance, and
• support of technology and media equipment. Support audiovisual
• presentation room configurations.
• Manage and troubleshoot computer and network problems, audiovisual
• technologies used in lecture rooms and other presentation settings; set-up
• presentation systems for seminars, meetings, and events; perform routine
• maintenance on audiovisual technologies and equipment.
• Maintain media library using a digital asset management system; duplicate
• and distribute content; convert files for compatibility; research technology for
• both short- and long-term storage of media archives.
• Work collaboratively with others to provide information and technical support.
• Train and provide work direction to others.

Key Outputs
• Needs of end users, administrators, staff, and faculty and planning documents
• for video productions and other audiovisual services created and prioritized.
• Schedules and outline of project for project execution with staff and other end
• users and estimated date of delivery provided and coordinated.
• Content experts and plans, scripts, and storyboard video/multimedia projects
• interviews held.
• Background research to evaluate client needs and advise on appropriate media
• conducted.
• Production and development of training and educational videos, or other media,
• from original concept to completed project done.
• Multimedia artefacts like infographics, images, presentations, videos,
• animations, games, templates, branding elements and virtual reality objects
• developed
• Post-production editing, including incorporation of computer-generated
• graphics and effects done.
• Original content for social media campaigns, news sites, and other
• marketing, communications, and/or instructional materials created.
• Lighting, audio, video, and relevant peripherals and control computer hardware
• and software for pre-production, production, and post production activities
• managed.
• Planning, procurement, operation, maintenance, and support of technology and
• media equipment design overseen.
• Audiovisual presentation room configurations supported.
• Computer and network problems, audiovisual technologies used in lecture
• rooms and other presentation settings; set-up presentation systems for seminars,
• meetings, and events troubleshot and manage.
• Routine maintenance on audiovisual technologies and equipment
• performed.
• Media library using a digital asset management system; duplicate and
• distribution of content; convert files for compatibility; research technology for
• both short- and long-term storage of media archives maintained.
• Collaboration with others to provide information and technical support
• done.
• Training and work direction to others provided

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 72

Level of Education: Bachelor Degree

Job application procedure
Six (6) copies of a letter of application together with an up-to-date Curriculum vitae, a
photocopy of the National Identity card or Passport biodata page, certified copies of
academic and professional Person Specifications, appointment letters where applicable,
and letters of reference should be addressed to The University Secretary, Soroti
University, P.O Box 211, Soroti Uganda OR sent one (1) PDF file by e-mail to
us@sun.ac.ug  not later than Friday 24th June 2022, 5:00 PM EAT. All applications
should provide names, addresses, telephone contacts and e-mail addresses of two
referees one of whom should be the previous or current employer or supervisor.
A detailed job advert and description is available on Soroti University website
www.sun.ac.ug 

NB:
1) Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.
2) Soroti University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
ABDALLAH OYARE SHABAN
AG. UNIVERSITY SECRETARY

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