Reference Number 32-26617
School Name Graduate School of Education
Org Education
Posted to the Web 08/14/2017
Posted Job/Salary Grade 026
Employment Type Exempt
Hours 40.00
Position Type Full Time
Position Schedule To be determined
Months 12
Position Length Contingent Upon Funding
Position End Date  
University Overview

The University of Pennsylvania, the largest private employer in Philadelphia, is a world-renowned leader in education, research, and innovation. This historic, Ivy League school consistently ranks among the top 10 universities in the annual U.S. News & World Report survey. Penn has 12 highly-regarded schools that provide opportunities for undergraduate, graduate and continuing education, all influenced by Penn’s distinctive interdisciplinary approach to scholarship and learning.

Penn offers a unique working environment within the city of Philadelphia. The University is situated on a beautiful urban campus, with easy access to a range of educational, cultural, and recreational activities. With its historical significance and landmarks, lively cultural offerings, and wide variety of atmospheres, Philadelphia is the perfect place to call home for work and play.

The University offers a competitive benefits package that includes excellent healthcare and tuition benefits for employees and their families, generous retirement benefits, a wide variety of professional development opportunities, supportive work and family benefits, a wealth of health and wellness programs and resources, and much more.

School/Center Overview

At Penn GSE, staff, students, and faculty enjoy an Ivy League environment that supports both practical knowledge building and high-quality research. The community in this top-ranked school is united in its efforts to create positive change through education in our region, country, and world.


The Consortium for Policy Research in Education (CPRE) is a consortium of education researchers from seven renowned universities across the country. CPRE is headquartered at the Graduate School of Education at the University of Pennsylvania. 

As a Videographer, the candidate will work directly with talent on location, in a studio, and remotely to accomplish various video goals. Primary job responsibilities include videotaping, editing videos, and assembling material into final products that include graphics and sound effects. The candidate will work with other team members to conceptualize, shoot, edit online video and audio content, and contribute to a virtual space with videos, podcasts, research, and interactive forums. Maintain website and post content to site. Manage all aspects of video production process and contribute to digital media campaigns. 

This position will require some travel. Position contingent upon continued grant funding.


Bachelor’s degree in Digital media or relevant field and 3 to 5 years of experience in film/videotaping and editing related activity or equivalent combination of education and experience required.

* Must be proficient in editing software: Final Cut Pro, Premiere Pro, Audacity or other media editing software 
* Must be proficient in Adobe Creative Suite software (InDesign, Illustrator, Fireworks, and Photoshop). 
* Experience working with social platforms (Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr, Vine, Google Plus, Periscope). 
* Experience with developing websites, maintaining websites and posting content websites 
* Excellent time management, organizational skills, and the ability to work collaboratively. 
* Exceptional written, verbal, copyediting, and interpersonal communication skills are required, as is experience in developing social media campaigns and project management.
. Knowledge of web design, content management systems, animation, and instructional design, a plus.

Affirmative Action Statement

Penn adheres to a policy that prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected class.

Special Requirements Background check required after a conditional job offer is made. Consideration of the background check will be tailored to the requirements of the job.
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