Media Production Specialist III

California State University System Sacramento, CA
CSU Job Listing Details

Printable version

E-Mail this listing



Job ID: AS0293P

Job Title:

Media Production Specialist III

Appointment Type:


Time Base:


Date Posted:

May 11, 2018

Closing Date:

May 25, 2018

Link to Apply Online:

Campus Employment Homepage:


Posting Details

Position Information

Working Title

Media Production Specialist III

Classification Title

Media Production Specialist III

Job Summary

Under the general supervision of the Executive Producer for Creative Services, the Media Production Specialist III will be responsible for all phases of multimedia productions, with an emphasis on still photography, including client consultation, media design, project planning, media production, postproduction activities, and production evaluation that further the goals of Academic Affairs, the University and the CSU.


Exempt - This position is covered by health benefits, and is exempt, (not eligible for overtime compensation) according to the Fair Labor Standards Act.

Classification Salary Range

$4,104 – 6,999 Monthly

Hiring Range

$4,104 - $6,120 Monthly

Salary Grade/Range




Is this position Hourly or Intermittent?


Regular or Temporary


Full Time or Part Time

Full Time

Pay Plan


Work Hours

Monday-Friday, 8am - 5pm

Department Information

Creative Services at California State University, Sacramento combines talented professionals with state-of-the-art hardware, software and facilities. The result: compelling, effective and cost effective content that answers the communication, education and outreach needs of campus, government and nonprofit clients.

Our staff is comprised of professional graphic designers and video production experts. A talented and diverse mix of internal capabilities and skills – including project management and instructional, video and graphic design, combined with a strong network of outside vendor partners – provide a comprehensive one-stop-service approach for projects large and small.

Minimum Qualifications

Entry to the first level within this classification requires a basic knowledge of and skill in graphics, still or motion photography, or television production. This knowledge and skill normally is obtained through a bachelor's degree in a related field and at least six months of experience in still and motion picture photography, including a thorough knowledge of video production techniques.

Required Qualifications


1. Experience planning, developing, producing and/or editing multimedia assets, particularly still photography

2. Experience providing lead work direction to creative staff

3. Project management experience


4. Comprehensive and in-depth knowledge of production theory, principles and techniques as they apply to multimedia assets

5. Strong skills in production, project and budget managment

6. Comprehensive knowledge of copyright and other applicable laws pertaining to publications and media

7. Editing skills utilizing computer programs (e.g. Adobe Creative Cloud, Microsoft Office Suite)

8. Skills in utilizing multimedia production equipment, such as still and video cameras and lighting

9. Exceptional interpersonal skills

10. Excellent communication and interpretive skills

11. Excellent organizational skills

Conditions of Employment:

* Ability to pass a background check

Preferred Qualifications

12. Experience developing and/or editing virtual reality multimedia assets

13. Experience in installing and/or troubleshooting computer hardware and software

14. Experience developing and/or managing projects using dedicated software

Physical Demands

Required Licenses/Certifications

Valid California Driver's License and maintenance of safe driving record required.

Is Background Check Required


Background Check Disclaimer

A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with California State University, Sacramento. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current California State University, Sacramento employees who apply for the position.

Eligibility Verification

Candidate will be required to provide official transcripts of their highest degree earned and must furnish proof of eligibility to work in the U.S..

Hiring Preference

Eligible on-campus applicants in California State University Employees Union (CSUEU) Bargaining Units 2, 5, 7, and 9 will be given first consideration in the recruitment.

Conflict of Interest


California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act

The person holding this position is considered a "mandated reporter" under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in the California State University Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.

Equal Employment Opportunity

California State University, Sacramento is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and has a strong institutional commitment to the principle of diversity in all areas. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, pregnancy, genetic information, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, or disability. Sacramento State hires only those individuals who are lawfully authorized to accept employment in the United States.

It is the policy of California State University, Sacramento to provide reasonable accommodations for qualified persons with disabilities who are employees or applicants for employment. If you need a disability related reasonable accommodation as part of the application and/or interviewing process, visit

The University is committed to creating an education and working environment free from discrimination, sexual harassment, sexual violence, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking. For more information on mandatory training for new employees, visit

Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act and Campus Fire Safety Right-To-know Act Notification. For additional information, visit

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number


Number of Vacancies


Open Date


Close Date


Open Until Filled


First Priority Review Date


Special Instructions to Applicants

Candidates selected for interview will be required to share a portfolio of previous work.

For questions regarding this search, contact:

Contact Name

Employment Services

Contact Phone


Contact Email

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

* The minimum requirements of this classification are normally obtained through a bachelor's degree in a related field and at least six months of experience in still and motion picture photography, including a thorough knowledge of video production techniques. Do you meet this requirement?



Documents Needed To Apply

Required Documents

Resume/Curriculum Vitae

Cover Letter

Optional Documents