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Multimedia Specialist

Position Information

Position Information

Job Title Multimedia Specialist
Department School of Medicine
Department Web Address
Full Time Equivalent


Position Type Administrative Faculty
Comp Grade B
Tenure Track
Job Description

Located within the University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine, Advancement and Engagement takes an integrated approach to marketing, communications, development and events.
We exercise a high level of creativity, resourcefulness and decision-making. Putting our expertise to work in this manner results in a profound impact on UNR Med’s image and success. Together, we advance the school’s mission by enhancing its reputation, relationships, and resources. We’ve found that when we work together and think beyond the scope of our own roles, relationships and results blossom. We each contribute individual skills to the team, and yet each of us is in the business of facilitating connections across our community. These connections are a product of the stories we share, the partnerships we build and cultivate, and the engagements and experiences we create.
If you agree with this kind of approach, you might be our next Multimedia Specialist. Here’s what that position entails:
The Multimedia Specialist (Specialist) is responsible for developing engaging digital content in the form of promotional videos, product photography, presentations and other multimedia applications that are consistent with the UNR Med brand support the school priorities and Advancement and Engagement initiatives. The Specialist promotes UNR Med and tells the UNR Med story through the highest level of video, photography and other visual assets, ranging from quick turnaround photos and videos for social media to highly produced pieces in support of major communications and marketing initiatives.
Reporting to the Creative Director, the Specialist provides creative and technical video and photography consultation to members of UNR Med, executive leadership and other campus constituents. The Specialist develops multimedia communications that is featured on social media channels, in print, on, including the homepage and at UNR Med major events. The position works cooperatively with all members of the Advancement and Engagement team, faculty and staff to integrate multimedia content into a variety of communication channels.
For nearly 50 years the University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine (UNR Med) has trained physicians who are leading the way to ‘A Healthy Nevada,’ nation and world. Community-based and research-intensive, UNR Med was founded upon a three-part mission of education, research and service and is committed to the values of compassion, diversity, excellence, integrity, respect, safety, service and stewardship. The University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine is an inclusive and engaged community. We recognize that diverse faculty and leaders add value to the educational experience and promote excellence in our teaching, patient care, and research missions. We seek applications from candidates with diverse backgrounds and experiences who can contribute towards our mission, and uphold our core values.
Our mission has guided our growth in graduating the next generation of primary and specialty care physicians and medical researchers, while maintaining personalized instruction. We are building new residencies to train medical specialists, and expanding technologically-advanced infrastructure to keep pace with our world-class research to meet the needs of students, patients and researchers. The School of Medicine has a statewide outreach with a local touch providing patient care, health services and training physicians in Reno, Nevada and in the state’s rural communities. We seek to create an environment that serves all who enter our doors, from the physicians who teach our learners, to our employees and patients, whose health we seek to improve. For more information on the University and the School of Medicine, please go to
The University of Nevada offers excellent benefits, including medical, dental, vision and a very generous 14.5% matching retirement plan. Furthermore, the state of Nevada has no state income tax and a very reasonable cost of living. Please go to for more information.
Reno/Tahoe is located just 3 ½ hour drive from San Francisco, and 1 ½ hours from the Sacramento area. Reno/Tahoe area is one of the country’s outdoor meccas with mild weather, four seasons and over 300 days of sunshine per year. Within less than an hour drive you will find several famous winter sports resorts (such as Squaw Valley, the host of the 1960 Winter Olympic Games) and hundreds of mountain biking and hiking trails (including the 165-mile Lake Tahoe Rim Trail).
For more information on Reno/Tahoe, please visit:

Required Qualifications

High School Diploma and four years related work experience
Bachelor’s Degree and two years related work experience
Master’s Degree and one year of related work experience.

Relevant Experience: multimedia design, video creation, editing software, marketing, communication

Preferred Qualifications

Knowledge of:
• Video and photo conception and production
• Organizational branding principles and practices

Contact Information for this Position

Rebecca Rumbaugh

Special Instructions to Applicants
Job Open Date 09/01/2017
Job Close Date 09/29/2017
Open Until Filled No
Search Number 72815
Note to All Applicants

A background check will be conducted on the candidate(s) selected for hire.

HR will attempt to verify academic credentials upon receipt of hiring documents. If the academic credentials cannot be verified, HR will notify the faculty member that an official transcript of their highest degree must be submitted within thirty days of the faculty member’s first day of employment.

The University of Nevada, Reno is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action in recruitment of its students and employees and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, creed, national origin, veteran status, physical or mental disability, and sexual orientation, or genetic information, gender identity, or gender expression. The University of Nevada, Reno employs only United States citizens and aliens lawfully authorized to work in the United States. Women, under-represented groups, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.

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Required Documents

Required Documents
  1. Letter of Application/Cover Letter
  2. Reference Contact Information
  3. Resume/CV
Optional Documents