University of Central Oklahoma

UCentral Multimedia Student Journalist

1 month ago(12/7/2017 10:12 AM)
Job ID
Org Number
MCOM Special Instruction Fee
Provost Vice President
Job Type
Proposed Salary Range
$8.00 per hour
Targeted Job Start Date
Hours Per Week
Up to 14
Weeks Per Year
Employment is per semester
Regular Workdays/Hours
Monday-Friday, 2:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Preference Date

College/Department Overview

Mass Communication

Position Overview

Student will assist staff or faculty in supporting the classrooms, labs, or departments. Duties may include, setting up, picking up, and checking-in classroom items for classes. May be requested to set-up audio/visual equipment, PowerPoint presentations, and/or computers for staff, faculty or students.

Department Specific Essential Job Functions

Each student employee is expected to adhere strictly to all university policies.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

*News gathering and general assignment reporting

*Must be able to shoot own stories and be able to edit own packages and other news

*Perform television production duties

*Provide story ideas

*Able to translate stories to multiple mediums

*Performs other duties as assigned

Qualifications/Experience Required

ENROLLMENT REQUIREMENTS Fall/Spring Semesters All student employees must be enrolled at least half time to be eligible to work any UCO student position. Half time enrollment for Fall/Spring is considered 5 hours for graduates and 6 hours for undergraduates. Summer Semester Undergraduate Work-Study students must be enrolled in 6 hours to work on campus and Graduate Work-Study students must be enrolled in at least 5 hours. All other students must be enrolled in at least 3 hours to work on campus. Students not enrolled in summer classes must be enrolled in Fall classes in order to work on campus, but will be required to pay FICA taxes. If the number of hours needed to graduate is less than the minimum hours required to work, the student must obtain a letter from his/her advisor stating the number of hours needed to graduate. Call Human Resources Dept. for further information.

Qualifications/Experience Preferred

Have taken:

*Video News I

*Media Writing

*Media Production


Strong writing, spelling, and grammar are required.

Prior experience shooting videography, reporting and editing a must.

Ability to multitask and work well with others under pressure and deadlines.

Ability to regularly lift and carry 25 lbs.

Video edititng with Final Cut X.


Excellent communication skills both written and oral.

Detail oriented.

Required character traits: Dependability, thoroughness, and initiative.

Have sensitivity of intercultural communication, and have good interpersonal skills.

Physical Demands

Repetitive movement of hands and fingers – typing and/or writing. Frequent standing, and/or sitting. Occasional walking, stooping, kneeling or crouching. Reach with hands and arms.

Visually identify, observe and assess. Ability to communicate with supervisor/students/colleagues. Regular physical attendance required.


The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.


Reasonable accommodations (in accordance with ADA requirements) may be made, upon request, to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.


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