The Multi-Media Specialist is responsible for developing, coordinating, and planning audiovisual activities and programs. This position is governed by state and federal laws and institution policy.
Recommends purchases of new equipment and audiovisual aids and plans preventative maintenance and repair activities.
Writes specifications for finished products, including bid specifications for items to be published or otherwise produced.
Develops policies and procedures for new and existing audiovisual services, researches technological developments relevant to audiovisual needs, and recommends changes in services provided based upon needs assessment.
Coordinates artistic aspects of end product, which may include graphic layout, design, illustration, publishing, and/or production.
Performs other duties as assigned.
KNOWLEDGE, ABILITIES, AND SKILLS:
Knowledge of the instructional uses of audiovisual aids and equipment. Knowledge of the operation, adjustment, and maintenance of audiovisual/electrical equipment and material. Knowledge of the methods of photography and film development. Knowledge of purchasing policies and procedures. Ability to plan, train, organize, and oversee the work of subordinates. Ability to develop policies, procedures, and plans based on anticipated needs. Ability to estimate and prepare budget for future needs.
MINIMUM EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:
The formal education equivalent of a high school diploma; plus two years of specialized training in the field of audiovisual, electronic, electrical, or the use of photographic equipment; plus one year of experience in the appropriate field.
Additional requirements determined by the agency for recruiting purposes require review and approval by the Arkansas Division of Higher Education.
OTHER JOB RELATED EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE MAY BE SUBSTITUTED FOR ALL OR PART OF THESE BASIC REQUIREMENTS, EXCEPT FOR CERTIFICATION OR LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS, UPON APPROVAL OF THE QUALIFICATIONS REVIEW COMMITTEE.
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