Carroll University

Carroll is Wisconsin's first, four-year institution of higher education and today is identified as a comprehensive, liberal arts-centered, independent university organized around four major components: the College of Arts & Sciences, the School of Business, School of Education and Human Services and the College of Health Sciences. A decade of dramatic enrollment growth, impressive fundraising, and strong fiscal management place Carroll in a very strong and enviable position on today's higher education landscape.

Located in Waukesha County, an area ranked annually as one of the most highly educated, healthiest, fastest growing, and wealthiest counties in Wisconsin. In 2018, “24/” rated Waukesha the most livable city in Wisconsin and the 36th best U.S. city in which to live. It is 17 miles from Milwaukee, the state's largest city, and 60 miles from Madison to the north and 70 miles from Chicago to the south.

Position Details

Southeast Wisconsin
Waukesha, WI

General Information:

Job Title: Videographer/Photographer

Location: 100 N. East Avenue, Waukesha, WI, 53186, United States

Other Compensation: 0

Relocation Expense Covered: Yes

Employee Type: Administrative Staff

Job Category: Administrative, Staff

Minimum Experience: 4 Years

Maximum Experience: 10 Years

Required Degree: 2 Year Degree

Travel: 10%

Manage Others: No


  • Create original visual content, through video and photography. 
  • Work independently and consistently exercise judgement throughout all phases of the creative process. 
  • Consistently develop new and original story arcs that are imaginative and visionary in nature. 
  • Determine and recommend well-defined artistic interpretation to best suit a variety of projects. 
  • Set the aesthetic. 
  • Interact with stakeholders to identify goals. 
  • Collaborate with university writers on original script development. 
  • Cast and manage all talent for videos and photography shoots. Act as director of photography for video shoots, including keeping shoots on schedule and in compliance with public permissions. 
  • Use judgement on set to direct actors and models. 
  • Use judgement to recommend music beds, voiceovers, etc. 
  • Determine all creative aesthetics as well as technical considerations. 
  • Design and develop motion graphics and still graphics (After Effects). 
  • Assemble video and audio in non-linear editing software. 
  • Manage video editing. 
  • Manage equipment inventory and recommend new equipment purchases. 
  • Manage archive of digital photos and assist designers 
  • Stay current on university and industry standards and trends. 
  • Manage time/priorities and multi-task.


  • Bachelor's degree in Film/Video/Media-Related Field preferred. 
  • High School Diploma Required. 
  • 5+ years demonstrated experience in the creation and direction of original cinematography/videography. 
  • 3 - 5 years demonstrated experience in still photography 
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and use judgement to move a project forward 
  • Experience in managing video and photo shoots 
  • Demonstrated proficiency in video editing, visual effects, compositing and motion graphics 
  • Knowledge in the creative use of video and video production. 
  • Fluent in Final Cut Pro, Adobe Premiere, or other editing suites and compression software. 
  • Strong knowledge of videography and camera operations, including set-up, lighting, green screen 
  • Ability to transport, set up, and operate various and potentially heavy production equipment. 
  • Ability to use and adapt to new software including the Adobe Creative Suite, Microsoft Office, digital asset management systems and project management software 
  • Flexible schedule to accommodate for off hours events and quick-turn-around projects 
  • Stellar organization and project management skills and ability to juggle multiple tasks/projects

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