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Graduate Teaching Assistant, Digital Media Services and Video Production



OIT is pleased to offer a Graduate Teaching Assistantship with OIT Instructional Support and Training – Digital Media Services and Video Production. This is a 12-month, half-time appointment, and carries a stipend and waiver of tuition and maintenance fees, including the summer session. The position supports full-time video production staff on many course development and large-scale video projects, the digitization of media for courses, and other duties as assigned. The position requires the flexibility to take lead on smaller video projects while working under tight deadlines over spring, summer, and fall semesters.

Duties to include the following:

  • Assist on video shoots in studio and in the field by running camera, lighting, audio, and teleprompter
  • Facilitate video shoots by directing clients and utilizing the help of undergraduate student assistants
  • Edit videos, color correct footage, design basic motion graphics, and procure stock footage for use in videos
  • Consult with clients on their needs and edits to videos
  • Digitize media for faculty to use in class
  • Be physically present for filming, digitization, general office business, and other duties as assigned

Required Qualifications:

  • Experience with Apple’s Final Cut Pro, and Motion
  • Knowledge of Mac computers
  • Knowledge of video production including operating a camera, adjusting lighting, capturing audio, and running a teleprompter
  • Experience in video production, audio recording, and editing

Desired Qualifications:

  • Ability to work on multiple projects with tight deadlines and/or long lead times
  • Strong work ethic with ability to see projects through independently
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Strong organization and customer service skills

How to Apply

To apply, please email Adam Brimer at abrimer@utk.edu and include a copy of your resume, video production examples, and a cover letter. In the email subject line, please type “OIT Job Inquiry – Graduate Teaching Assistant – Digital Media Services and Video Production”.