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Oregon State University
Posted: 07/06/2023
Lecture Media Coordinator

Oregon State Ecampus is a growing, innovative, and collaborative organization with a commitment to providing high-quality online degrees and programs. Ecampus makes OSU’s exceptional learning experiences available to students throughout Oregon and around the world. OSU Ecampus is a leader in national online education, our online bachelor’s program is currently ranked in the top 10 in the nation by U.S. News & World Report and has ranked in the top 10 for nine consecutive years.

This recruitment will be used to fill one full-time lecture media coordinator (information technology consultant 3) position for Ecampus at Oregon State University (OSU).

Position Summary:

The Lecture Media Coordinator provides media support to identify the scope of recording projects and plan resources required to produce learning videos to support Ecampus course developments. This includes providing training to faculty on the use of technology for successful recording.

The Lecture Media Coordinator is part of the multimedia team in the Course Development and Training (CDT) unit within the division of Ecampus. This position reports to the Multimedia Project Manager. The CDT unit provides expertise and support for the development of online and hybrid courses, including instructional design services, innovative multimedia development, and faculty development programming and support.

Within the CDT team, the Lecture Media Coordinator will collaborate closely with instructional designers, faculty course developers, the lecture media team, and the multimedia project manager to ensure that proposed lecture projects are well-defined, the scope is clear, and all faculty-generated materials are available prior to recording. This position works closely with faculty and administrators to assess how lecture-capture technology can be leveraged to augment students’ abilities to meet course learning outcomes.

Oregon State University and the Division of Ecampus maintain and enhance a collaborative and inclusive community that is dedicated to equity and equal opportunity. All employees of the division are responsible for ensuring that these commitments are achieved. The lecture media coordinator contributes to these goals by helping faculty regardless of their level of technical knowledge, greeting them warmly, making them feel comfortable before recording, asking for their feedback, and creating a space where equipment and supplies can be easily moved for any accommodation.

Position Duties Include:

60% Multimedia Production
  • Produces and edits screen capture content, and audio independently or with a team of collaborators; fills single or multiple roles on lecture projects, including editor, sound design, project manager, and graphic production. Provides creative solutions to lecture production needs.
  • Consults with faculty members and subject experts to identify lecture and multimedia needs.
  • Develops multimedia and/or computer-based interactive instructional applications and materials that include such elements as narrated lectures, interactive lectures, image files, and videos, to be used in courses with a focus on lecture recordings. Develops methods and technology that promotes instruction and learner retention.
  • Serves as a technical resource for developing online lectures and provides training to faculty on use of technology.
  • Ensures WCAG 2.0 AA Accessibility standards for video production are met and coordinates the transcription and captioning process for all videos produced by Ecampus.
  • Develops lecture video productions for Ecampus. Serves as an expert consultant for directors and managers regarding narrated lecture and video production.
  • Monitors status and document workflows to ensure lecture videos, as well as interactive lecture videos, are compliant with closed captioning standards.
  • Troubleshoots lecture and video issues related to lectures.
  • Serves as point of contact for issues pertaining to video hosting platforms, lecture recordings, and closed captioning for Ecampus-produced content.
  • Evaluates the effectiveness of technological components or products that support online lectures, as well as researching and suggesting revisions to our current software and processes.
20% Project Management/Administration
  • Uses project management systems to work directly with others on projects throughout the entire process. Posts final productions on Kaltura, YouTube, and/or other video platforms and uploads transcriptions.
  • With input from designated leads from Ecampus units, this role will be responsible for creating goals, timelines, and project management documentation for production schedules to ensure strategic priorities and deadlines are met.
10% Leadwork
  • Provides leadership and direction for assigned student workers and interns. Reviews multimedia projects, establishes goals for assigned interns and/or student worker(s).
  • Serves as project manager for lecture video productions and organizes studio and/or equipment arrangements for productions to ensure equipment availability for team members and faculty.
  • Contacts appropriate course development/project participants to schedule and coordinate meetings and supports faculty in providing lecture content for their courses.
10% Professional Development and Service
  • Identifies emerging technologies, trends, and resources in lecture/video production for distribution.
  • Represents Ecampus by attending forums, professional workshops, conferences, trade shows, customer meetings, and other opportunities for constituents and clients, sharing knowledge and networking with other professionals. Conducts presentations to share knowledge during internal meetings. Participates in and provides technical cross-training.
For more information and details please visit: https://jobs.oregonstate.edu/postings/140160

Required Qualifications:

  • This classification requires a basic foundation of knowledge and skills of technology and information systems generally obtained through an AA degree in computer science, information systems, educational technology, communications, or related fields, or similar certified course work in applicable fields of study and at least one year of related work experience.
  • Excellent computer skills, including word processing, database management, layout design and presentation software.
  • Experience and skills in digital audio recording, audio editing, lecture capture and editing, image editing and screen capture technology such as Camtasia.
  • Excellent customer service skills, including written and oral communication skills.
  • Strong ability to multitask and balance multiple deadlines.
  • Experience training clients to use  specific programs and services, and providing in-depth technical information regarding policies, procedures, and programs.
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment across multiple teams/units, with a strong ability to communicate with all stakeholders effectively.
  • Demonstrates a commitment to promoting and enhancing diversity.
  • This position is designated as a critical or security-sensitive position; therefore, the incumbent must successfully complete a Criminal History Check and be determined to be position qualified as per OSU Standard 576-055-0000 et seq.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in new media communications, computer science, information systems, educational technology, or related fields.
  • Experience working in higher education, including experience with online courses.
  • Experience with PowerPoint, Camtasia, Adobe Premiere, Audition, Photoshop, Izotope, OBS (Open Broadcast Software).
  • Experience with project management software.
  • Experience with video production for picture-in-picture lecture content.
  • Experience with adding media to Canvas, Blackboard, or other learning management systems

OSU commits to inclusive excellence by advancing equity and diversity in all that we do. We are an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, and particularly encourage applications from members of historically underrepresented racial/ethnic groups, women, individuals with disabilities, veterans, LGBTQ community members, and others who demonstrate the ability to help us achieve our vision of a diverse and inclusive community.


  • Medical, Dental, Vision and Basic Life. OSU pays 95% of premiums for you and your eligible dependents.
  • Vacation leave (8 hours/month), sick leave (8 hours/month), personal leave (24 hours/year), and 10 paid holidays (+1 Special Day). Vacation leave increases during length of service.
  • Professional development opportunities
  • Cell phone provider discounts available at AT&T, Verizon, and T-Mobile/Sprint.
  • Free confidential mental health and emotional support services, and counseling resources.
  • Retirement savings paid by the university.
  • Tuition reduction benefits for you or your qualifying dependents at OSU or the additional six Oregon Public Universities.
  • Robust Work Life programs including Dual Career assistance resources, flexible work arrangements, a Family Resource Center, Affinity Groups and an Employee Assistance Program.
  • Summary of Benefits: https://hr.oregonstate.edu/benefits/prospective-employee
  • Total Rewards Package Calculator – https://hr.oregonstate.edu/benefits/new-employees/benefits-calculator

Pay range: $26.41/hour – $42.83/hour. The starting salary is typically at the lower end of the salary range.

Work environment:

  • Typical office environment
  • Ecampus operates on a hybrid schedule, Tuesdays and Thursdays are designated in-office days.
  • This position may require travel.
  • This position may require working events after hours or on the weekends.

How to apply: If you are excited about the opportunity to work with a mission-driven organization please submit an application using the link – https://jobs.oregonstate.edu/postings/140160 Posting #P04282CT

Closing date: For full consideration, please submit an application by 7/13/2023. Applications will continue to be accepted until 7/20/2023