Film/Video Director

As the film and video director, you will work with a small team consisting of a writer/producer, content creator, and videographer to ideate and produce approved concepts into finished films. Responsibilities will include developing fully planned projects, developing films’ visual styles, collaborating with internal departments to present a unified vision, and observing viral trends on social platforms to make shareable and relatable content. As the director you will present mood boards and visual references, conduct research for assignments, prepare strategies for production support materials, and shoot film or work closely with the videographer to execute high level imagery.

In the position of film and video director, you will manage story arcs, hire and appoint crew members, motivate film subjects to produce their best performance, and provide participants with needed information and on-screen coaching when necessary. It is essential that the director understands the story and narrative of projects, identifies set locations, works within the budget, and can manage conflict on set and in the office. Additional responsibilities include adhering to the production schedule and coordinating with integral production team members.

Minimum Qualifications:   
  • Bachelor’s degree with relevant experience
  • Experience in directing and creating elevated imagery to convey a concept as well as managing budgets
  • Must have a creative mindset and exceptional interpersonal, communication, and organizational skills
  • Should be confident in their ability to motivate others and manage multiple project deadlines simultaneously
  • Must respond positively to feedback and be willing to make changes

Travel Required:
  • 10% to 20%

Work Hours: The university work week is Sunday through Saturday. Most offices are open Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. To accommodate business needs, employees may be assigned to other workdays and/or hours, including weekends and evenings.   

ADA Tag: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements and minimum qualifications listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions and/or meet the minimum qualifications.