Job Information

University of Utah Media Production Coordinator in Salt Lake City, Utah


Open Date 12/27/2023

Requisition Number PRN37269B

Job Title Multimedia Developer

Working Title Media Production Coordinator

Job Grade D

FLSA Code Nonexempt

Patient Sensitive Job Code? No

Standard Hours per Week 40

Full Time or Part Time? Full Time

Shift Day

Work Schedule Summary

Full Time (40 hours) Schedule may be flexible and is eligible for telecommuting. Some nights and weekends may be required.

VP Area Academic Affairs

Department 01541 - Office for Global Engagement

Location Campus

City Salt Lake City, UT

Type of Recruitment External Posting

Pay Rate Range 15.19 to 16.83

Close Date

Open Until Filled Yes

Job Summary

Supports marketing and communications efforts for the Office for Global Engagement and U Asia Campus by conceptualizing and producing engaging video and social media content.


Reporting to the Office for Global Engagement Marketing Manager, the Media Production Coordinator plays an integral role in video and social media content strategy, creation, and execution.

The Media Production Coordinator will produce polished photo, video and social media content, have strong storytelling skills, and a comprehensive knowledge of marketing best practices.


  • Oversee a video projects’ entire life-cycle, from concept through production, post, review, and launch phases
  • Gathers, organizes and coordinates materials needed to create marketing videos
  • Write drafts of scripts for audio or video production
  • Collaborate with other teams across campus to help shape video concepts and deliver on project deadlines
  • Manages video asset library

Social Media

  • Promotes, enhances, grows, and cultivates the “Global U” and U Asia Campus brands via various social media channels
  • Develop daily workflow for monitoring, amplifying, sharing, and cultivating content
  • Engages in brainstorming and team meetings to generate ideas for promoting events, initiatives, and the international activity of the U via social media
  • Independently create content for and publish social posts using a scheduling tool, monitoring for and encouraging engagement once live
  • Attend and document events related to the Office for Global Engagement, the U Asia Campus, and other affiliated offices
  • Track analytics, creates reports, and reviews past efforts to determine effectiveness and guide future strategies


  • Other reception, clerical, and office duties as assigned, such as coordinating events and assisting with special projects and initiatives

This job description is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to the job.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in Communications or a related field, or equivalency (one year of education can be substituted for two years of related work experience); two years related experience with black and white and color photography required; demonstrated communications skills; and a commitment to providing excellent customer service required.


  • Physical Requirements and Level of Frequency that may be required Nearly Continuously: Sitting, hearing, listening, talking
  • Highly creative, detail-oriented, and able to work independently
  • Understanding of current social media platforms, best practices and guidelines
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Experience with design and video production programs
  • Willingness to appear in front of a camera and professionally represent the University of Utah
  • Demonstrated creative approach to content development
  • Willingness to uphold and champion University brand guidelines
  • Enjoys engaging with an audience via social media
  • Organized with scheduling and completes tasks in a timely manner
  • Ability to work with frequent interruptions
  • Experience working with diverse and / or international populations
  • Ability to speak one or more languages in addition to English
  • Experience with data analysis and organization to support reporting and decision-making processes
  • Self-motivated with strong interpersonal skills and commitment to working collaboratively with Marketing Department and other internal departments
  • Able to receive and implement direction from other team members
  • Work nights or weekends as necessary to attend events and activities

Type Benefited Staff

Special Instructions Summary

Additional Information

The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“URS”). Eligible new hires with prior URS service, may elect to enroll in URS if they make the election before they become eligible for retirement (usually the first day of work). Contact Human Resources at (801) 581-7447 for information. Individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from URS are subject to URS’ post-retirement rules and restrictions. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801) 366-7770 or (800) 695-4877 or University Human Resource Management at (801) 581-7447 if you have questions regarding the post-retirement rules.

This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen.

The University of Utah values candidates who have experience working in settings with students and patients from all backgrounds and possess a strong commitment to improving access to higher education and quality healthcare for historically underrepresented students and patients.

All qualified individuals are strongly encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities.

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