• Media Production Specialist

    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(10/31/2019 5:25 PM)
    Requisition ID
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
    AA Office of Education Development
    Post End Date
  • Overview

    The Media Production Specialist [Education/Technology Resource Specialist] is responsible for activities related to production of digital educational materials for the success of teaching and learning. S/He serves on an Office of Educational Development (OED) faculty team to assist in the production of curricular materials for all UAMS colleges and the Graduate School and OED Programs. The Media Production Specialist assists in developing instructional materials designed for use in multiple delivery channels including classroom and online.  


    The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) has a unique combination of education, research, and clinical programs that encourages and supports teamwork and diversity.  We champion being a collaborative health care organization, focused on improving the health, health care, and well-being of Arkansans.  


    UAMS offers amazing benefits and perks:

    • Health: Medical, Dental and Vision plans available for staff and family
    • Holiday, Vacation and Sick Leave
    • Education discount for staff and dependents (undergraduate only)
    • Retirement: Up to 10% matched contribution from UAMS
    • Basic Life Insurance up to $50,000
    • Career Training and Educational Opportunities
    • Merchant Discounts
    • Concierge prescription delivery on the main campus when using UAMS pharmacy


    Salary offered commensurate with experience.


    • Designs and produces graphics, interactive learning objects, narration, videos, and PowerPoint presentations to support learning and instruction.
    • Participates in OED Departmental Projects such as web page management, development of promotional materials and teaching materials.
    • Assists faculty in posting material to the Blackboard learning management system.
    • Creates step-by-step instructions and training materials.
    • Validates copyright compliance in use of teaching materials.
    • Administers department website which includes proofreading, uploading, and maintaining content.
    • Provides technical writing, editing, and proofreading tasks.
    • Creates materials for departmental marketing and program promotion.
    • Refines original products per user specifications.
    • Takes initiative to research, troubleshoot, and recommend creative teaching solutions.
    • Demonstrates excellent customer service skills and teamwork.
    • Maintains confidentiality of materials and communications.


    • Bachelor’s Degree in communications, computer science, graphic arts, or a related field
    • Two (2) years of experience in audio/video/graphics design or development
    • Documented experience in using digital production tools
    • Ability to use web development software to develop and upload webpages
    • Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Adobe Acrobat, Adobe Creative Suite, Articulate Storyline, SoftChalk and other educational software tools
    • Strong writing, editing, proofreading skills, and attention to detail

    Preference will be given to those applicants that include a portfolio of relevant work samples. Email portfolio information to askrecruitment@uams.edu and reference Media Production Specialist job number 63125.


    Knowledge of good graphical interface design principles and ability to translate abstract ideas into concrete products using audio, graphics design and video software. Strong writing, editing, proofreading skills, and attention to detail. Ability to manage multiple complex projects and meet deadlines. Ability to maintain progress on multiple projects and complete projects with short time-lines.


    UAMS is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans and is committed to excellence.



    Physical Requirements

    Stand: Occasionally
    Sit: Frequently
    Walk: Occasionally
    Bend, crawl, crouch, kneel, stoop, or reach overhead: Occasionally
    Lift, push, pull, carry weight: 10 lbs or less
    Use hands to touch, handle, or feel: Frequently
    Talk: Occasionally
    Hear: Continuously
    Taste or smell: Never
    Read, concentrate, think analytically: Continuously
    Physical Environment: Inside Office Environment
    Noise Level: Quiet
    Visual Requirements: Color discrimination, Depth perception, Far visual acuity, Near visual acuity
    Hazards: None


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