Multimedia Specialist 2 (Media Commons Consultant)

Penn State University

University Park Campus
Date Announced:
Date Closing:
open until filled
Job Number:
Level/Salary Band:
02 – J – Exempt
Work Unit:
Penn State IT - Teaching and Learning with Technology
Full/Part Time:


Teaching and Learning with Technology seeks a passionate and motivated candidate to serve as a Media Commons Consultant within the Media Commons and Maker Commons team. These initiatives provide consultative services to all Penn State faculty and students interested in digital media and making technologies. Responsibilities include collaborating with other members of the Media Commons team on providing consultative services to faculty and students on the appropriate application of media technologies like video and audio creation, use of the One Button Studio, 3D printing, and immersive 360° video with an emphasis on supporting Adobe Creative Cloud software like Photoshop, Illustrator, Premiere Pro, XD, Spark, and more. The Media Commons consultant will provide 1-on-1 consultations for students and faculty learning to produce academic-focused media with an emphasis on storytelling and narrative, demonstrate creative uses of technology, and teach workshops in a classroom environment. The schedule for this position is Tuesday through Saturday, 10 am until 6 pm and will be located in the Pattee Library. A professional attitude, the ability to work independently and creatively, and strong organizational and communication skills, as well as a proactive-approach to customer service are required. A willingness to learn, media creation experience, an interest in digital storytelling and an excitement for education are highly preferred as well as demonstrated skill in several Adobe Creative Cloud products. Along with a resume and cover letter, please submit at least three examples of work completed with Adobe Creative Cloud software. Typically requires an Associate's degree or higher plus two years of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. This is a fixed-term appointment funded for one year from date of hire with excellent possibility of re-funding.

These salary bands have been established to provide salary guidelines for staff positions.

Salary Band Minimum Midpoint Maximum
A $16,584 $24,456 $32,328
B $18,240 $26,904 $35,556
C $19,728 $29,592 $39,456
D $21,708 $32,568 $43,416
E $24,312 $36,468 $48,612
F $27,228 $40,848 $54,456
G $30,012 $45,744 $61,500
H $34,188 $52,140 $70,080
I $38,988 $59,424 $79,908
J $43,716 $67,740 $91,812
K $50,712 $78,600 $106,488
L $58,836 $91,176 $123,528
M $68,232 $105,756 $143,292
N $80,508 $124,788 $169,068
O $93,492 $147,252 $201,024
P $110,340 $173,760 $237,192
Q $126,396 $199,056 $271,728
R $151,668 $238,872 $326,088