Faculty and Staff Positions

Coordinator of Production - Cinematography


Purpose of Job

The Coordinator of Production - Cinematography position entails the systematic gathering of video and photography footage of the Lee University campus in order to provide content to be edited and disseminated to a variety of university constituents. The job primarily focuses on capturing the high-quality, artistic images of campus life.

Education and Work Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Communication or related sub-field including Digital Media, Telecommunication, or Cinematography.
  • Current Demo/Resume Reel

Skill Requirements

  •  Ability to shoot video on a variety of video cameras
  • Execute production in a variety of shooting styles: cinematic, documentary, commercial, long-form, and studio-driven camera applications.
  • Familiarity with field audio recording and timecode synchronization
  • Familiarity of lighting for video
  • Work in a team-based production environment
  • Strong communication skills 
  • Contribute creative production ideas
  • Familiarity with Adobe Creative Cloud
  • Self-motivated to see a project from concept to completion

Essential Job Functions

  • Oversee single camera shooting of campus and campus events
  • Maintain and schedule production equipment including the RED and URSA
  • Schedule and organize shoots
  • Coordinate with director, media services staff, and students for gathering footage specific for projects
  • Create shooting schedule of campus footage and events
  • Ingest and organize footage in shared storage media server
  • Edit projects
  • Assist in all operational aspects of Media Services
  • Work with student works, assistants, and interns
  • Positively reflect Lee University in both production and personal interactions
  • Role flexibility

Physical Requirements

  • Must be able to lift and carry camera, lighting, and support equipment
  • Work indoors and outdoors depending on the required shooting

To apply, please submit a letter of interest, resume, and portfolio and/or demo reel, to Jeff Salyer, Director of Media Services at jsalyer@leeuniversity.edu.