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Apply now Job no: 96563-AS
Work type: Staff-Full Time
Location: Madison
Categories: Communications, Editing, Extension, Outreach, Public Engagement, Marketing, Public Relations, Other

Position Vacancy ID:


Employment Class:

Academic Staff-Renewable

Working Title:

Video Producer

Official Title:


Hiring Department(s):




Anticipated Begin Date:

FEBRUARY 28, 2019


This is a renewable appointment.

Advertised Salary:

Minimum $43,167 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications

Degree and area of specialization:

Bachelor's degree in journalism, mass communications, digital media or a science discipline
Preferred: Science communication.

Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:

Minimum of three years of experience (or equivalent combination of education and experience). Demonstrated ability to translate both complex information and more accessible information through engaging digital storytelling through video and podcasting in a concise, clear and brand-consistent manner to varied audiences, some specialized and some more general in nature.

Proficient in digital video scriptwriting, recording and editing, using Final Cut Pro.

Skilled in planning, organizing and completing projects, including multiple ones at any given time.

Work independently and as part of a team.

The ability to work productively and successfully with diverse people and groups.

License or Certificate:


Position Summary:

This is an academic staff position serving as a video producer-digital storyteller for the University of Wisconsin-Madison Aquatic Sciences Center (ASC), which administers two statewide programs of multidisciplinary research, education and outreach dedicated to the protection and sustainable use of the Great Lakes, inland surface waters and groundwater resources. These two statewide programs receive federal and state funds, as well as other funding compatible with the ASC mission. The person hired will add to our existing video and podcast inventory by serving as a video producer-digital storyteller by researching, scriptwriting, videotaping and editing video stories on Great Lakes and other Wisconsin waters resources topics based on scientific research, outreach and education dedicated to the sustainable use of these assets. Record in the field, as well in indoor settings such as labs. Audio skills are also vital and the incumbent of this position would produce podcasts on the same water-based themes.

Additional Information:

This position will be based at the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus in Goodnight Hall.

The position requires some in-state and regional travel.


Linda Campbell
Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1 (out-of-state: TTY: 800.947.3529, STS: 800.833.7637) and above Phone number (See RELAY_SERVICE for further information. )

Instructions to Applicants:

To begin the applications process, please click "Apply Now." Be prepared to share a cover letter, resume and three references.

Additional Link: Full Position Details
  NOTE: A Period of Evaluation will be Required
  The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.

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