Multimedia Specialist

Penn State University

University Park Campus
Campus City:
University Park, PA
Date Announced:
Date Closing:
open until filled
Job Number:
Work Unit:
College of Agricultural Sciences
Ag Communications and Marketing
Full/Part Time:


The College of Agricultural Sciences Digital Education Team is seeking a part-time Multimedia Specialist. This position works with instructional designers and subject matter experts to produce multimedia products, primarily short educational videos, to support online learning for Penn State Extension’s education programs. The Multimedia Specialist is primarily responsible for producing and editing educational videos. This includes recording educators in our studio and the field; recording and compiling images and video clips; and editing multiple video drafts following best practices for video, branding, copyright, and accessibility. The Multimedia Specialist may also be asked to create handouts, PowerPoints, graphics, charts, and animations. The Multimedia Specialist must be proficient in digital photography and videography and have demonstrated experience using professional-grade image and video cameras and editing software. The Multimedia Specialist must have excellent digital file organization skills, as well as interpersonal, communication, and time management abilities. They must be able to demonstrate the ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously, pay attention to details, be self-motivated, work effectively in an open collaborative environment, and work with a diverse group of people including writers, designers, faculty, staff, and other professionals. Candidates must have at least one year of experience with digital audio and video recording and editing. At the time of the interview they must share a portfolio or demo reel (preferred) of original work related to the outlined responsibilities of this job. The Multimedia Specialist must be willing to work at least 20 hours per week. Application review will begin on September 9, 2019. Questions regarding this employment opportunity can be directed to Rebecca Rumbel, Lead Instructional Designer, at The Pennsylvania State University’s College of Agriculture takes an active role in building a talented, inclusive, and culturally competent workforce. We are guided by basic principles of fairness, mutual respect, and commitment to each other. Applicants should be committed to fostering diversity, equity, inclusive excellence, and belonging in their workplace.

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