Media Specialist-3105 Phoenix

Job | Posted 2 days ago
Position Areas
Non-Instructional Support


Location: Phoenix  
Employee Status: Permanent
Hours Per Week: 40
Work Calendar: 12-Month
Pay Rate: $19.61-$23.44
Other: This position requires travel and some evenings and weekends.

The Media Specialist position reports to the Director of Media Technology to assist primarily in the successful execution of agency/campus media production and event coverage. The Media Specialist II is expected to be proficient in all major aspects of media coverage and media production: graphic design, web design, photography and videography. This position will take the lead in supporting the agency and campus media requests as a primary obligation. These duties include, but are not limited to, the following:
  • Video production: preproduction, production and post-production
  • Graphic design for print and digital media
  • Photo shoots and photo editing
  • Digital content support, including website maintenance, providing materials,  content, and graphics for website and social media postings
  • Special event requests/set-up/support
  • Position will be responsible for some or all of the listed duties and/or additional similar duties listed in this Class Specification, or as assigned
  • Bachelors of Science or equivalent or four years extensive media production work in graphic design, web design, video production/editing and photography/photo editing.
  • Project management experience
  • Preferred - ASL (American Sign Language) fluency
  • Must be able to pass FBI and State background check
  • Defensive Driver Training Program to be completed by all agency personnel that drive on State business
  • Policies, procedures, and programs of the immediate work unit
  • Principles and practices of project management
  • Agency or program rules, regulations, and operating procedures
  • Federal and state laws as they apply to the position
  • Design techniques, tools, and principles involved in the following types of media production, print and digital graphic design and photo and video production and post-production
  • Latest graphic design programs and photo and video editing software (Adobe CSS, etc.)
  • Latest Mac OS and Windows OS environments and Microsoft Office
  • Produce high-quality graphic designs, videos, photos, and digital and print content
  • Multi-task, manage and prioritize work flow to meet deadlines and expectations in a fast-paced environment
  • Communicate information and ideas effectively to others
  • Communicate in ASL 
  • Collaborate with colleagues to complete assignments
  • Troubleshoot under pressure
  • Work well with minimal supervision
  • Operate all media equipment, software and other tools necessary to complete media coverage and media production work
Benefit eligible employees have a variety of choices for medical, dental, vision, short-term disability, supplemental and dependent life insurance.  Offered plans provide exceptional value to our employees and their eligible dependents.   Employees have a 31-day period from effective date of hire to elected coverage.  Elected benefits could start as early as 2 weeks after hire. 
Benefit eligible employees are automatically covered for basic life, non-smokers, accidental death and dismemberment and seat belt insurance
Benefit eligible employees are automatically enrolled in the State’s retirement plan and long-term disability (LTD) program.  Enrollment is mandatory and is subject to a 26-week waiting period before initial enrollment.  Employees may also choose to participate in a deferred compensation program to take advantage of tax-deferred retirement investments.  Benefit Options also offer Employee Self-Service, Wellness, Tuition Discount, Travel Reduction, Auto & Home Insurance and Purchase Discount Programs.  
For more information contact the Recruiter at:
Persons with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation such as a sign language interpreter or an alternative format by contacting the Recruiter. Requests should be made as early as possible to allow time to arrange the accommodation.
Arizona State Government is an EOE/ADA Reasonable Accommodation Employer.


Posted By

AZ State School for the Deaf and Blind

PO Box 88510 , Tucson, AZ 85754

At the following locations

Media and Communication Phoenix

800 West Washington St. , Phoenix , AZ 85007