Media Technologies Specialist
This is an exciting opportunity for an innovative Media Technologies Specialist to actively contribute in the delivery of high-level technical and educational digital production support services to meet the requirements of the University’s Media Studies program. Reporting to the Manager, Academic & Campus Technology Services, you will develop and deploy projects within the realms of digital media, supporting academic and business initiatives of the University of Guelph-Humber. Working in a dynamic, team-oriented environment, you will install, customize, implement and support various PHP-based online services such as WordPress networks, discussion forums, digital archive library and others, as well as provide supervision and technical support in television and photography studios, media equipment distribution centre, video editing suites and others.
In addition, you will provide specialized educational training in the areas of photography, video and audio production and web development to students, faculty and staff. You will also oversee and coordinate the use of various media equipment, including video, photographic and audio equipment as well as media production facilities such as the Media Cage, TV Studio, Photography Studio, and will administer a team of Work-study students, including hiring, supervising, training, scheduling and assigning tasks.
Your expertise lies in the area of multidisciplinary technology integration within traditional media production environments such as television, radio and print as well as enterprise-level computing environments, which include networked Microsoft Windows and Mac systems, LAMP servers, mobile devices and other emerging media technologies. You have a 4-year degree in media technologies studies or an equivalent combination of relevant education. In addition, you have a minimum 5 years of experience in professional media production and development for radio, television, photography and new media projects. You possess an excellent understanding of and practical working experience with digital media production practices, including various digital video production workflows emphasizing online distribution, excellent knowledge of non-linear video editing systems such as Final Cut Pro or Premiere as well as digital photography production practices with Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, In-Design and other similar software applications and production workflows. In addition, you must have proven experience in the development and support of commercial and Open Source web-based services to support and enhance student portal CMS, Discussion Forums, Equipment Tracking systems, Digital Archive Library, and other similar services. You must also exhibit expert knowledge in the implementation and management of streaming audio and video services and other emerging multimedia services.
Additional skills include: excellent interpersonal and communication skills; excellent analytical, organizational, problem-solving and time management skills; ability to work in a dynamic, fast-paced, team-orientated environment; ability to cope with pressure and changes in priorities. Computer programming skills would be an asset.
Manager, Academic & Campus Technology Services
Duration of need: one year
University of Guelph-Humber
University of Guelph-Humber, Humber North Campus
Skill Testing Required:
Hourly Wage Rate:
Payband I, Start Rate: $33.67 Maximum Rate: $39.02
Hours of Work:
37.5 hours per week
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