Science-U Videographer

Penn State University

University Park Campus
Campus City:
University Park, PA
Date Announced:
Date Closing:
open until filled
Job Number:
Work Unit:
Eberly College of Science
Office of Science Outreach
Full/Part Time:


The Office of Science Outreach in the Eberly College of Science is currently seeking enthusiastic applicants for Videographer positions in the Science-U summer camp program. For assigned camps, Science-U Videographers are expected to take the necessary digital movie footage of Science-U campers and staff during program hours, edit video footage to create short films with closed captioning for future marketing or digital outreach utilization, and deliver completed video(s) by dates determined with the Science Outreach Director. Videographers will discuss filming, editing, and delivery schedules as well as the expectations for finished video products with the Science Outreach Director before each camp they are assigned. Videographers are expected to be efficiently responsive to Science Outreach staff comments on videos before finalizing videos and posting them to requested social media channels. Individuals should be punctual, creative, dynamic, and know how to use Final Cut Pro or Premier editing software or have skills in other software to produce quality videos under time-sensitive deadlines. Science-U Videographers work up to 20 hours per week, so this position is ideal for students who need summer hours for class or other obligations. Essential requirements: demonstrated success with and enthusiasm for working with K-12 students, excellent interpersonal, organizational, and verbal and written communication skills, attention to detail, and the ability to multi-task and learn on-the-job. Must be a proactive self-starter with willingness to adapt to changing position requirements. Reliability and flexible schedule (including weekend hours and evenings) are essential. Applications must be submitted electronically and should include a cover letter with a statement of relevant outreach and film experience and a resume. Applicants must supply the names and contact information for at least two references in their cover letter or resume. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the positions have been filled. This position requires the following clearances: PA State Police Criminal Background Check, PA Child Abuse History Clearance Form, and Federal (FBI) Fingerprint Criminal Background Check.

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