Multimedia Project Manager

Oregon State University ECampus
Job Description

The multimedia project manager (MPM) is a member of the Ecampus course development and training unit and is a working manager position. The MPM provides proactive project management for a subset of the multimedia development team and manages day-to-day operations for Ecampus course content and marketing content development, including on-site and in-studio videography and voice-over-screen lecture content, supervision of several creative and talented multimedia development staff members, as well as related equipment and studio spaces. The MPM also works directly with faculty, subject matter experts and other subjects on videography, voice-over-screen lecture content and on projects in post-production stages.

The MPM reports to the assistant director of Course Development and Training (CDT) in charge of multimedia development and supervises several full-time media team members and several multimedia development student workers, a team responsible for supporting faculty in content development for Ecampus online and hybrid courses. The MPM works in close coordination with instructional designers who partner with faculty for online and hybrid course developments and provides ideas and subject matter expertise regarding multimedia development in support of online and hybrid courses. Serves as a subject matter expert on multimedia development for internal and external stakeholders.

The MPM is responsible for project management for content development for Ecampus courses, including setting guidelines for the intake of new projects, prioritizing projects based on Ecampus and university needs, assigning projects to direct reports and student workers, establishing timelines, setting quality standards for the development of course content learning objects, and communicating with internal and external stakeholders. The MPM ensures effective, efficient workflow and adherence to policy, regulations, and quality standards.

Oregon State University and Ecampus are committed to maintaining and enhancing a collaborative and inclusive community that strives for equity and equal opportunity. All employees of the division are responsible for helping to ensure that these commitments are achieved.

OSU commits to inclusive excellence by advancing equity and diversity in all that we do. We are an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, and particularly encourage applications from members of historically underrepresented racial/ethnic groups, women, individuals with disabilities, veterans, LGBTQ community members, and others who demonstrate the ability to help us achieve our vision of a diverse and inclusive community.

Minimum Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree in media communications, media management, digital media, or related field; or a Bachelor’s degree in another field with three years of professional multimedia development experience 
  • Proven track record of professional project management with a demonstrated ability to coordinate resources, team members, and stakeholders to deliver multimedia projects that meet or exceed standards on time
  • Demonstrated ability to adapt to changing priorities; plan, prioritize, and track projects; and document and proactively communicate project status appropriately to multiple stakeholders
  • Outstanding interpersonal, oral, electronic, and written communication skills 
  • Demonstrated success in working in a collaborative team environment, especially leading teams formally or informally 
  • Demonstrable knowledge of media development standards (e.g. accessibility, universal design) 
  • Multimedia development and production experience (video and/or audio; production and/or post-production) using professional tools
  • Experience interacting with diverse groups of people, especially in a professional context
  • This position is designated as a critical or security-sensitive position; therefore, the incumbent must successfully complete a criminal history check and be determined to be position qualified as per OSU Standard 576-055-0000 et seq. Incumbents are required to self-report convictions and those in youth programs may have additional criminal history checks every 24 months.
  • A demonstrable commitment to promoting and enhancing diversity.
Application Deadline
January 13, 2019
Date Posted