Senior Media Producer

  • Harvard University
  • Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States, 02138
  • Mar 04, 2021
Full time Information Technology

Job Description

Harvard University

Senior Media Producer
Harvard Graduate School of Education

Job Summary

The Teaching and Learning Lab (TLL) within Academic Affairs is seeking a Senior Media Producer to develop, refine, and implement a cohesive media strategy for projects in the TLL portfolio. The ideal candidate will be a self-starter with a can-do attitude. They will possess the ability to communicate at all levels in a professional and respectful manner and will be comfortable representing our portfolio and work products to a variety of stakeholders.

Under the direction of the Associate Director of Learning Design and Technology, the person in this role will serve as a creative lead through all phases of media development: planning, storytelling, production, post-production, and distribution. The Senior Media Producer will be a skilled video director and will be able to make faculty clients feel at ease in front of the camera. By staying abreast of current research and applications in educational media development, this individual will act as a creative liaison with project teams by advising on best practices and ensuring consistency in design principles.


The Senior Media Producer will supervise contract media producers, temp media staff, and students.

Job Code
383057 IT Specialist

Job-Specific Responsibilities

Media Production and Management 40%

  • Works with project stakeholders to understand and capture objectives
  • Manages production workflow and deadlines for multiple projects
  • Builds and continually improves processes that facilitate the demands of a growing digital portfolio

Coaching and Team Development 20%

  • Develops and delivers workshops focused on media literacy
  • Mentors students in practicum courses such at T127
  • Serves as talent coach for faculty and staff who are new to being on camera

Media Design and Strategy 40%

  • Advocates for best practices related to use of media in teaching and learning
  • Has deep familiarity with all aspects of asset development for use in learning experiences
  • Has strong understanding of video technologies, video production processes and emerging video platforms

Anyone hired from out of state must be located in Massachusetts no later than August 31st.

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Minimum of 5 years of demonstrable experience leading design and development of educational media products/experiences
  • Demonstrated experience with video editing process and video editing software
  • Willingness to work extra hours during peak periods, including occasional evenings and weekends

Any candidate wishing to be considered must supply a cover letter in addition to their resume and indicate meeting basic qualifications.

Please note any candidate selected for an interview will be required to provide a portfolio of their work

EEO Statement
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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