Video Producer/Editor

The Communications Office at Johnson University invites applications for the full-time position of Video Producer/Editor on the Tennessee campus. Applicants for this position should submit a cover letter, resume, examples of recent work, and the names and contact information of three professional references via email to the Chief Communications Officer, . Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Position Title:  Video Producer/Editor
Department: Communications Office
Reports to: Chief Communications Officer
Work Location: Johnson University Tennessee (7900 Johnson Drive, Knoxville, TN 37998)
Classification: Salaried, full-time (40 hours per week) with benefits
FLSA Status: Exempt

General Job Description

The Video Producer/Editor works closely with the Johnson University Communications team as well as the JU faculty, staff, and administration to develop creative, innovative, and high-quality video storytelling for distribution across multiple platforms.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Develops creative and engaging promotional, short-form video to promote the Johnson University brand through social media and the website for recruitment, fundraising, alumni engagement, and other projects as assigned. Works under the leadership of the Lead Video Producer.
  • Meets with faculty and staff to outline goals for video projects; coordinates the conceptualization, planning, capturing, and editing of videos.
  • Collaborates with the Communications team on cross-discipline projects.
  • Maintains videography equipment and provides guidance for new equipment purchases.
  • Supports maintenance and updating of the Johnson University YouTube account
  • Travels to Johnson University Florida campus 2x per year (fall and spring) to capture video for JUFL-specific videos.
  • Suggests ideas for new video projects to meet University goals.
  • Leads work-study students and social media ambassador students on selected video projects.

Knowledge and Skills Requirements

  • A Christian faith and support for Johnson University’s mission and values.
  • At least two years of experience in video storytelling, including video planning, camera operation, location and set management, audio, and lighting. Proven experience in interpreting project goals and translating them into media.
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • Experience creating motion graphics and digital typography preferred.
  • Demonstrated project management skills, including ability to stay organized while managing multiple projects, competing priorities, and tight deadlines
  • Habits of self-starting and taking initiative
  • Good communication and personal relationship skills, including problem-solving and decision-making ability
  • Some evening and weekend work hours required as needed.

Working Conditions

  • Work inside at a computer; sit or stand for long periods of time
  • Working under time constraints to meet deadlines
  • Must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds unassisted


Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

Johnson University is a Christian university affiliated with Christian churches and churches of Christ. Its mission is “to educate students for Christian ministries and other strategic vocations framed by the Great Commission in order to extend the kingdom of God among all nations.” Accordingly, Johnson University seeks to hire and educate individuals who share its vision and core values to carry out that mission. Johnson University does not unlawfully discriminate in admissions, educational programs, or employment practices.

Johnson University does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, national origin, age, veteran status, genetic information, political affiliation, or disability–if such disability may be accommodated without undue hardship—in provision of educational opportunities, programs and activities, or employment opportunities and benefits, pursuant to the requirements of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and subsequent amendments to that act, Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972 and subsequent re-authorization of that act, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 and subsequent amendments to that act.

The University, however, reserves the right under those provisions to make certain employment decisions on the basis of religion, marital status, or sex consistent with the University’s religious beliefs when establishing qualifications for certain positions. Further, as a Christian ministry, the University retains the right to select those who serve in ministerial positions, as that term has been defined by the courts in the context of the First Amendment to the United States Constitution, based on criteria established by the University without regard to Title VII, Title IX, or any other federal, state, or local law governing the employment relationship.