Johns Hopkins University Audio Production Editor in Baltimore, Maryland
Status: Full Time
School: Bloomberg School of Public Health
Location: School of Public Health
Location City: Baltimore
Location State: MD
Resume Required for Application: Yes
Area of Interest: Technical
Ensure quality, clarity, and consistency of public health course materials and special projects as assigned.
Under the direction of the Senior Audio Producer, work with Bloomberg faculty and other subject matter experts to record digital audio content for use in online courses and trainings, and for other venues. Collaborate with team members and JHSPH faculty to develop graduate level educational content.
Serve as an authority, provide expertise, and perform highly specialized work assignments in audio and multimedia production. Supervise preparation of audio recordings and assures editorial integrity of content. Advise and direct faculty prior to recording sessions with various coaching strategies, practice sessions, and script review. Provide direction to faculty during recordings on matters of content, delivery, clarity and continuity. Research, conceptualize, define and communicate ideas and issues to administration and staff to provide insight, recommend action, and pursue innovative solutions to problems related to multimedia productions and facilities in which multimedia productions are created. Provide advice and counsel, serving as a consultant to other staff members within the unit and campus within the area of multimedia production. Assure professional quality production and efficient execution of projects by working with staff and faculty on coordination of pre and post production details with appropriate personnel. Prepare documentation on each recorded lecture segment to allow technical writers, instructional designers, medical illustrator, and web developers to create the best quality product efficiently. Exercise extensive knowledge and methodology of audio and multimedia production. Keep abreast of relevant legislation, rules, regulations, tools, procedures, technical specifications, and developments in audio and multimedia production. Advise CTL on proposed multimedia policies and procedures based on judgment and expert knowledge. Pursue professional development activities to expand knowledge and skills. Attend events related to the audio/visual industry to stay well-informed of the latest technologies and techniques related to distance learning. Coordinate working relationships with peers and other appropriate university personnel to achieve defined goals and objectives. Foster a positive long-term client relationship by accurately assessing their needs and by delivering effective and creative solutions. Train faculty and/or staff on multimedia programs as needed. Edit raw, in-studio audio recordings to produce polished lecture presentations. Synchronize recorded audio with PowerPoint presentations.
Perform other duties as required.
Bachelor's degree in a discipline relevant to multimedia services. Three years of related experience coordinating multimedia projects, preferably in an academic and/or national broadcast setting. Additional education may substitute for required experience and additional related experience may substitute for required education, to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula. Proficient in organizational, communication and computer skills. In-depth knowledge of recording studio audio systems. Ability to maintain audio studio spaces in a fast-paced production environment. Extensive computer software knowledge including but not limited to Pro Tools, Camtasia, Captivate, Acrobat, Adobe CC, Excel, Power Point, Keynote, Word, etc. Strong writing and communication skills. Professional diplomatic and interpersonal communication skills. Demonstrate at all times respect for the diverse constituencies at JHSPH and within the public health community, including standards of objectivity, balance and fairness.
/_JHU Equivalency Formula_: 30 undergraduate degree credits (semester hours) or 18 graduate degree credits may substitute for one year of experience. Additional related experience may substitute for required education on the same basis. For jobs where equivalency is permitted, up to two years of non-related college course work may be applied towards the total minimum education/experience required for the respective job./