A cover letter is required for consideration for this position and should be attached as the first page of your resume. The cover letter should address your specific interest in the position, your salary requirements, and outline skills and experience that directly relate to this position.
ABOUT THE STEPHEN M. ROSS SCHOOL OF BUSINESS
The Stephen M. Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan is a diverse learning community grounded in the principle that business can be an extraordinary vehicle for positive change in today's dynamic global economy. The Ross School of Business mission is to develop leaders who make a positive difference in the world. Through thought and action, members of the Ross community drive change and innovation that improves business and society.
Ross is consistently ranked among the world's leading business schools. Academic degree programs include the BBA, MBA, Part-time MBA (Evening and Weekend formats), Executive MBA, Global MBA, Master of Accounting, Master of Supply Chain Management, Master of Management, and PhD. In addition, the school delivers open-enrollment and custom executive education programs targeting general management, leadership development, and strategic human resource management.
ABOUT THE OFFICE OF DIGITAL EDUCATION
Digital Education is a new strategic priority for Michigan Ross. While Ross faculty have co-created some of the most popular and broad-reaching offerings in the MOOC space, 2018 brings with it a new level of commitment to creating and implementing a digital education strategy that will allow Ross to establish itself as a leader in the digital learning space. Ross’ vision for Digital Education challenges faculty across the school to creatively deploy and purposefully experiment with technology to enable personalized education for future and current Ross students, as well as lifelong learning for the entire Ross alumni community. The Office of Digital Education is responsible for bringing this vision to life through three critical school functions: digital asset creation; digital program development and delivery; and assurance of learning across the school. All members of the Office of Digital Education collaborate to support this vision and these functions.
The Stephen M. Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan is seeking a Digital Media Designer who can work in a multi-disciplinary team to bring to life strategies, stories and ideas. This person is responsible for designing, developing, and implementing a variety of digital media ranging from podcast to virtual reality. This position will report to and work closely with the Production Manager, Office of Digital Education to create and incubate a collection of new, exciting, and groundbreaking digital offerings.
Digital Media Design/Delivery
Act as a creative lead for digital media production (podcasts/video casts)
Create, record, and edit digital media for online transmission
Source all relevant resources, including equipment, content, and guests
Conceptualize, create, and prepare media of different styles that support all disciplines at Ross
Collaborate with the video production team on the creation and production of video assets
Film and direct on-site and in-studio video content for curricular and co-curricular use
Collaborate with Ross faculty to ideate on digital asset creations and identify opportunities to incorporate multimedia and video components
Review literature on an ongoing basis to remain current with new practices and tools and apply learnings to related research (e.g., contribute to publication of findings as needed, participate in the preparation of written documents, include procedures, presentations, and proposals)
Film, facilitate, and direct in-studio synchronous digital teaching sessions
Contribute to content quality, control, evaluation and oversight
Bachelor's degree and three or more years of related experience
Extensive experience in sound and video editing
Demonstrated experience empathizing with a variety of diverse audiences
Demonstrated experience and knowledge of higher education environment
Demonstrated progressive experience in project management and people management including successful launch and implementation of new initiatives
Demonstrated initiative, independent judgment, diplomacy, and service-oriented attitude
Strong commitment to teamwork and problem solving, as well as the ability to act independently
Demonstrated organizational, interpersonal, oral and written communication skills
Ability to manage workload under time constraints and conflicting demands
Ability to work well in a multicultural and collaborative environment
Ability to storyboard ideas for approval
Experience with Adobe Cloud and Apple software to create motion graphics
Extensive experience across a variety of media including a fluency in Adobe InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop; additional skills in Sketch, After Effects, and digital prototyping tools
Excellent understanding of file formats and codecs used in video production
Ongoing commitment to improving skills, acquiring new technical knowledge, and staying current with innovative design trends
Master's degree in a related field
Demonstrated expertise in new program development in the higher education environment
International radio and television production experience
Requires the ability to travel to various locations to conduct work and deliver materials
The person in this position routinely presents information at events
The person in this position occasionally moves through the facility to attend meetings/events and access files or information
May require work during early mornings, nights, and/or weekends
Michigan Ross values a culture of diversity, equity, and inclusion. We are committed to the development of diverse and culturally intelligent staff who thrive and contribute to a positive and inclusive environment.
The statements included in this description are intended to reflect the general nature and level of work assigned to this classification and should not be interpreted as all-inclusive.
The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.
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About University of Michigan - Ann Arbor
A great university is made so by its faculty and staff, and Michigan is recognized as one of the best universities to work for in the country. The Michigan culture is known for engaging faculty and staff in all facets of the university to create a workplace that is vibrant and stimulating.For two consecutive years, the Chronicle of Higher Education has placed U-M in its "Great Colleges to Work For" survey. In particular, the university earns high marks for strong relations between faculty and administrators, a collaborative system of governance, strong pay and benefits, and a healthy work/life balance.