Media Technician

Media Support Services, CTET
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Closing date: 
Monday, June 12, 2017 - 17:00
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Job description: 

Reporting to the Manager, Media Support Services, the Media Technician provides photo and video production and video conferencing services to the Royal Roads Community. The Media Technician researches appropriate technologies, provides instruction to faculty and staff on the use of AV equipment for video conferencing.

  • Degree or diploma in cross-disciplinary media, technologies and processes.
  • Minimum two years of experience preferably in an institutional setting and/or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
  • Minimum of two years commercial video editing experience.
  • Excellent working knowledge of the use of a wide variety of professional audio and video software, processes and equipment, in both field and studio production.
  • Ability to design, create and produce professional, visually exciting digital deliverables for photography, videography and web technology.
  • Demonstrated ability to digitize, edit, convert and output video files in various formats for delivery on CD, DVD and web (ie: HD, video streaming, compressing and embedding video, media players).
  • Strong customer service skills; comfortable and capable in providing assistance and support via phone, e-mail or in person, progressing to front-line contact for returning external clients.
  • Ability to work independently under tight deadlines and pressure while maintaining excellent working relationships with all clients.
  • Must be fully competent in the use of Adobe products, particularly Adobe Premiere, HTML, XML/RSS, After Effects and other production software.
  • Competency on both PC and Mac platforms is required.
  • Strong project planning skills and scheduling techniques.
  • Ability to work flexible shifts which may include early mornings, days, evenings, weekends and/or statutory holidays.
  • Some commercial photography experience would be an asset. 

Specifically relating to the areas of Communication and Teamwork:

  • Positive, professional relations with all campus clients and stakeholders in order to support RRU’s objectives of excellence in service.
  • Interpersonal skills to identify client needs to solve immediate or long term problems/issues.
  • A synergistic team fit is expected in this creative environment. Actively sharing new skills, knowledge and information with co-workers and colleagues.
  • A work environment that is sensitive to the effect of personal language and actions on others, taking a professional approach to maintaining positive relationships and resolving conflict in order to promote a respectful and harmonious work environment.
  • Excellent communication and public relations skills and organizational abilities are also required.
Application submission information: 

This is a temporary part-time position working on campus for 20 hours per week for approximately eleven months with the possibility of extension if operationally required.  The position has been evaluated at Grade 3 and the recruitment range starts at $44,516 per annum (which will be pro-rated for part-time).  The University is pleased to offer a percentage of salary in lieu of vacation.

To apply please forward your cover letter and curriculum vitae (preferably in electronic format) to: with a subject line of:

17-064-T0038 – Last name, First name

Or mail to:

Human Resources - Career Opportunities
Royal Roads University
2005 Sooke Road
Victoria, BC   V9B 5Y2
Fax:  (250) 391-2570  Tel:  (250) 391-2511

The competition began on May 30, 2017 and will close on June 12, 2017 however; the competition will remain open until a successful candidate is found.

While Royal Roads University values all applications we receive, only those candidates short-listed for further consideration will be contacted. RRU is an equal opportunity employer, committed to the principle of equity in employment.  All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority consideration.

If you are sending your application via e-mail, please ensure that your electronic file is saved in MS Word or Adobe format.