Senior Producer-Director

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Senior Producer-Director

University of California Agriculture and Natural Resources

Senior Producer-Director
Davis, CA
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Hourly Salary:
$25.77/hr to $34.69/hr

Job Posting Close Date:
This job is open until filled. The first applicant review date is October 21, 2022.

The UC Statewide Integrated Pest Management Program (UC IPM) seeks a collaborative and motivated professional senior producer-director. This position is part of the UC IPM Communications Team, which works closely with other units in IPM such as the Urban and Community IPM Team, Pesticide Safety Team, and IT/Production Team. Working with UC ANR experts, the senior producer-director designs and creates high quality images and videos about integrated pest management for pest management practitioners.

Under the direction of the Photo Librarian, this position is responsible for taking and processing still images and video footage of unique and often difficult subjects—a wide variety of pests (arthropods, vertebrates, plant pathogens, and weeds), pest damage, and pest management practices for use on the UC IPM website and in UC IPM publications and products (both online and in print), such as identification card sets, presentations, ag magazines, short instructional videos for YouTube, and online courses. Subjects may need to be photographed under magnification or need special techniques due to rapid movement.

Workflow involves working with the Cooperative Extension advisors, faculty, and instructional design to determine objectives; researching technical information in areas of pest control, crop production, and plant care; survey locations; then performing photography and videography, editing and cataloging images and videos in a digital database using standardized metadata, tagging, and file naming protocols.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.