Graduate Student Center-Media Support Specialist at Sul Ross State University in Alpine, Texas

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Job Description:

Job Title:

Graduate Student Center-Media Support Specialist




Title V FSE

Posting Date:


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$25,000 Annual for half-time position


College degree and one year of experience working with digital media.

One year of experience with digital media in a higher education environment. Knowledge of modem computing systems; ability to organize work effectively with an understanding of organizational policies and activities; ability to sit, reach, sort, file, type, write by hand, operate a personal computer and perform data entry while performing essential functions; good communicator, both oral and written; ability to lift, hold and carry approximately 25 lbs.

Knowledge of digital videography, photography; knowledge of desktop computing systems and associated software, such as MS Office, Adobe Creative Cloud applications, Apple FCPX.

Any qualifications to be considered as equivalents, in lieu of stated minimums, require the prior approval of the Human Resources Director.


College degree in media or artistic areas of study.

Familiarity with digital media in the higher education environment. Experience with working for a college or university in the recruitment of students.

Primary Responsibilities:

20 hours weekly, half-time position.

Create and supervise communication campaigns for Advancing Programs en la Frontera Program.

Performs tasks related to the capture, streaming, and editing of digital artifacts in the videography, photography and audio realms in order to create and modify presentation quality material for the institution.

Assist Advancing Programs en la Frontera staff by planning and creating high quality campaigns. Creates and updates Grad Center website in conjunction with Activity Director to keep all graduate students informed of upcoming events and opportunities. In charge of media production for the graduate center. Manages marketing, communications, and social media. Sometimes this will involve working with all departments that recruit and/or enroll students, including those in the colleges. The Specialist manages multiple projects at once, tracking each project to ensure that all projects are completed on time. Assist individuals and departments in the creation of presentation quality material by ensuring that the proper tools and processes are used in each instance. Ensure that appropriate copyright laws are adhered to in the use of multimedia and digital resources. Provide material and resource coordination as well as equipment training where needed to create the Advancing Programs en la Frontera campaigns. Collaborates with the institution media department in relation to policies and procedures that ensure the effective working, security and integrity of systems and processes related to the production of digital media for the institution.

Provide support for Advancing Programs en la Fronters course development video production, graphic design, digital communications, and photography as needed and assigned. Must be flexible to work nights and weekends.

Responsible for the safety of others. Must always exercise due caution and practice safe work habits.

The incumbent must have the ability to get along with others, follow directions, and work well under stressful conditions. The incumbent must be able to work a defined schedule, work overtime as required, and have the ability to meet deadlines. The incumbent must have the ability to perform all other duties as assigned by each specific department. Other duties as assigned.

Other Information:

Texas Law requires a 60 day waiting period before new state employees are eligible to enroll in health insurance.

It is the policy of Sul Ross State University to provide equal employment opportunity for all persons in accordance with their individual, job related qualifications and without consideration of race, creed, color, sex, religion, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status and ancestry. Equal employment opportunities shall be afforded in all personnel actions or decisions including, but not necessarily limited to, recruitment, hiring, training, upgrading, promotion, demotion, termination and salary. Retaliation is prohibited against a person who opposes a discriminatory practice, files a charge, testifies, assists or participates in an investigative proceeding or hearing.

About SRSU:

Sul Ross State University Alpine Campus is in the Scenic Davis Mountains of West Texas, is a member of the Texas State University System, is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award Associate, Bachelor's, and Master's degrees, and has an enrollment of approximately 2,000 students of campus in Alpine, Texas. At an elevation of 4,480 feet, and on the periphery of the Chihuahuan Desert, Alpine enjoys mild winters and cool summers. Davis Mountains State Park, Fort Davis National Historic Site, Big Bend National Park, and Guadalupe Mountains National Park are all within one to three hours driving distance from Alpine. The SRSU campuses in Del Rio, Eagle Pass, and Uvalde comprise Rio Grande College. RGC offers upper-level courses leading to bachelor's degrees as well as master's degree programs and works closely with its partner institution, Southwest Texas Junior College, to provide a seamless transition to RGC for their students. All RGC students hold an Associate degree from an accredited institution or they have completed 42 semester credit hours of transferrable work. More information is available regarding Sul Ross State University and position openings See our website.

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