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 Reporting to the ODL Media Development Director, the Staff Editor will engage in creative and technical video editing, output, file conversion, delivery, and archiving of video and multimedia projects in a variety of genres and formats to support online professional education courses and other projects developed by ODL’s Digital Learning Solutions Group.  He/she will work with the DLS team on the planning, pre-production, and production of these video projects.


Employ non-linear editing systems to edit video programs containing video, audio, still images, and motion graphics.  Engage in capture of video, audio mixing, color correction and output of digital video files.

Develop and create motion graphics and animation to support video and other educational materials.

Prepare video and other multimedia content for delivery in a variety of files and formats.


Required Skills:

 Creative visual storyteller with at least two years of experience in the creation of educational, documentary, and promotional video programs.

Knowledge of nonlinear video editing and multimedia and design software, especially Adobe Creative Suite (Premier/AfterEffects/Illustrator/Photoshop). Strong creative vision, and ability to make aesthetic and content judgments of video programs required.

Knowledge of Macintosh and Windows operating systems

Strong understanding of video post-production workflows, and interest in video and IT support systems.  Familiarity with digital video formats and files.

Basic understanding of video production techniques, including camera, lighting, and audio recording.

Interest in new and rapidly changing video technologies, and ability to stay informed of developments in this area.

Ability to handle complex, deadline-driven projects, manage time effectively, work independently, and handle detail-oriented tasks.

 Educational Background:

Bachelor’s Degree preferred, additional training and/or experience in video editing, video production, and multimedia.

Previous experience in educational content development and/or higher education desirable.

This is a one year temporary position renewable on an annual basis.

MIT is an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, or disability.