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Colorado State NON-CLASSIFIED: Media Production Specialist (Senior Consultant) in Colorado Springs, Colorado

NON-CLASSIFIED: Media Production Specialist (Senior Consultant)



NON-CLASSIFIED: Media Production Specialist (Senior Consultant)


$57,846.00 - $86,769.00 Annually


Colorado Springs, CO

Job Type

Full Time


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Vision Statement: CSDB aspires to be an exemplary global resource for families and professionals that excels in preparing diverse learners to transform the world with PRIDE: Positive attitude, Respect, Independence, Determination, and Excellence.

Mission Statement: The Colorado School for the Deaf and the Blind (CSDB), in collaboration with families, school districts and community partners, ... educates and inspires learners throughout the state, birth through age 21, to achieve their full human potential through comprehensive, individualized academic, transition, residential and outreach programs and resources.

Description of Job



This position reports to the Media Production Supervisor and collaborates with staff to develop video content for public relations communications and to develop video-based training for parents and service providers of children/students who are Deaf/Hard-of-Hearing/and/or Blind/Visually Impaired. This position also delivers approved initial media production training for staff in the use of video technology.


  • Demonstrates knowledge of state-of-the-art technology and resources related to media production.

  • Demonstrates knowledge and skill in the areas of organization/planning, training, customer service and teamwork.

  • Works as a member of a team responsible for identifying, developing, implementing, monitoring and evaluating the success of media production efforts.

  • Works effectively as a member of the media production team and with service providers to produce content for the CSDB YouTube channel, live broadcasts and public relations communications.

  • Works on all aspects of production: planning, scriptwriting, recording, editing, narration, audio description, closed captioning, and Spanish subtitles.

  • Positively serves as a member of the media production team, and of the Colorado School for the Deaf and the Blind (CSDB); and participates in regular team and departmental meetings, as required.

  • Works a flexible schedule, occasional evenings and Saturdays, to support media production activities as needed.

  • Participates in activities related to professional development and training/workshops, as appropriate.

  • Performs other appropriate duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications, Substitutions, Conditions of Employment & Appeal Rights


  • Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Communication, Educational/Media/Information Technology or closely related field from an accredited college or university, with specialization in Communication/Media Technology.

  • Three (3) years of professional media production experience which includes the utilization of current technology in media production.

  • Preferred: Experience working with children/staff (in an educational environment).

  • Proficiency in American Sign Language (ASL) at the Intermediate (2+) skill level, or applicants must be willing and able to achieve proficiency at the required level within a specified period of time as demonstrated through an appropriate assessment tool and according to school policy/procedures.


  • Knowledge of and ability to use various media production platforms, such as Adobe Creative Cloud, and others as identified.

  • Knowledge of and ability to use current applications for video production, including Premiere Pro Video Editing and Production software, Media Encoder and After Effects Video Effects software or other software production applications.

  • Knowledge of and ability to assess and apply technology to perform the requirements of the position; ability to effectively utilize a variety of computer software applications, which may include but is not limited to e-mail, internet, word processing, electronic calendar, presentation and multimedia development, spreadsheet, database, web-page development, digital video and audio editing, image processing, graphics abilities, etc.; willingness to stay current and develop skills as needed with or without direct support from CSDB.

  • Knowledge of and ability to operate production level equipment for video production, live webcasts, and broadcasts.

  • Ability to communicate effectively with all audiences.

  • Ability to respond effectively and positively to feedback.

  • Ability to work cooperatively with others and participate effectively in a team setting.

  • Strong, positive interpersonal skills and leadership skills.

  • Ability to work a flexible schedule, some evenings and Saturdays, to support media production activities as needed.

  • Ability and willingness to travel (frequently) throughout the state of Colorado.


  • Full-Time (1.0 FTE); scheduled to work 260 days (July through June).

  • Employment is at-will, with no actual, expressed or implied contract


  • Selected applicants must verify experience / highest degree held.

  • Direct deposit of paycheck is required.

  • CSDB is a non-smoking facility in its entirety.

  • Selected applicant must comply with the Colorado School for the Deaf and the Blind Drug-Free Workplace Policy, and other policies.

  • As required by the Immigration Reform and Control Act (IRCA), selected applicant must verify, within 72 hours of employment, his/her legal right to be employed in the United States.

  • Selected applicant(s) will be required to submit to and pass a background check, to include Colorado and Federal criminal history checks, employment verification, and professional/personal reference checks.

Supplemental Information


How To Apply:

In addition to the submission of a complete on-line application (to include references), please upload the items listed below to the on-line application:

Letter of Interest

Current Resume

Recent Letters of Recommendation, with signature

Copies of All Transcripts

Compensation / Benefits:

The State of Colorado and CSDB demonstrate commitment to our employees with a competitive benefits package. Although individual benefits will vary, in general, for every $100 that employees earn, the state contributes approximately $25 in additional compensation. For example, the State contributes to employee health/dental/vision care coverage, life insurance coverage, short-term disability insurance coverage, retirement, and personal leave. For more information about insurance benefits, visit the State of Colorado website:

The State of Colorado believes that equity, diversity, and inclusion drive our success, and we encourage candidates from all identities, backgrounds, and abilities to apply. The State of Colorado is an equal opportunity employer committed to building inclusive, innovative work environments with employees who reflect our communities and enthusiastically serve them. Therefore, in all aspects of the employment process, we provide employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, medical condition related to pregnancy, creed, ancestry, national origin, marital status, genetic information, or military status (with preference given to military veterans), or any other protected status in accordance with applicable law.

The Colorado School for the Deaf and the Blind (CSDB) is committed to the full inclusion of all qualified individuals. As part of this commitment, our agency will assist individuals who have a disability with any reasonable accommodation requests related to employment, including completing the application process, interviewing, completing any pre-employment testing, participating in the employee selection process, and/or to perform essential job functions where the requested accommodation does not impose an undue hardship. If you have a disability and require reasonable accommodation to ensure you have a positive experience applying or interviewing for this position, please direct your inquiries to our ADAAA Coordinator, Chelle Lutz / Human Resources Manager, at email: or call (719) 578-2114.