Yale Center for Teaching and Learning

Video Producer and Editor


WANTED: A creative, dynamic video producer and editor who will increase access to Yale University through all forms of multimedia and distribution channels.

In this position you will contribute to all phases of production for a wide variety of audio, video, and digital content with a particular focus on educational content. As a member of the Poorvu Center for Teaching and Learning organization, the Video Producer/Editor will work as part of an integrated team of technological and pedagogical experts to create educational content.

Through our online courses and programs, the Poorvu Center is increasing access to the ground-breaking teaching and research taking place across the University. One example initiative is the University’s portfolio on the Coursera massive open online course platform, which, as of June 1, 2024, had more than 12 million enrolled learners around the world! This position will also be asked to work independently to record events in the field such as Yale College courses or guest lectures from world leaders.

Please include in your application materials, a link to a reel of your work and be sure your contributions to each example are clearly communicated.

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Content Production: As part of the Poorvu Center, the Yale Broadcast Studio provides content production services to a variety of educational initiatives including massive open online courses, online degree programs, and technology enhanced residential courses. The Video Producer/Editor will engage in all phases of production for these and related projects.

Field Recording: The Yale Broadcast Studio is responsible for recording dozens of events each year for live and on-demand distribution. The Video Producer/Editor must work with their manager and community partners to ensure high-quality audio and video capture of events. The Video Producer/Editor should also have a working knowledge of video encoding for live broadcast.

Studio Operation: The Yale Broadcast Studio facility houses three separate video studios and one audio studio. The Video Producer/Editor will be called on to provide support to studio productions. Support needs could include lighting/grip, floor manager, audio assistant, or production assistant.

Our Culture: The Poorvu Center culture is characterized by teamwork and respect. Together we are stronger than any one of us alone, and each individual brings valuable skills and experiences to advance our collective mission. We welcome individuals from all backgrounds and want everyone to feel that they belong in our organization and in our institution. We also recognize that these values require a long-term commitment to implement inclusive practices in our daily work.

Essential Duties include participate in all phases of production from idea conception to recording to final editing for a variety of content, with a particular focus on educational content. Collaborate with an internal team of technological and pedagogical experts as well as clients, including faculty and senior administrators, to integrate video and other multimedia formats into lectures, teaching material, and other communications. Provide perspectives on solutions for the high-quality capture of media during field productions and in identifying and evaluating new methods for creating educational media components.

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Education and experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree with 2 years of related and demonstrated experience or equivalent combination of education and demonstrated experience.

Required Skills and abilities

  1. Excellent video editing skills, shaping performances and creating compelling visuals. Proficiency with production tools used to create/capture educational media such as Adobe’s Creative Suite, Final Cut Pro, or DaVinci Resolve.
  2. Demonstrated skills in field and studio video production, studio facility operation, and computer-based presentation capture. Demonstrated experience with digital cinema cameras and DSLR or mirrorless cameras, and proven experience with lighting.
  3. Demonstrated ability to encode and upload digital assets to online and social media platforms.
  4. Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills and demonstrate careful attention to detail. Ability to communicate effectively and collaboratively with peers across the University. Demonstrated commitment to excellent client service.
  5. Demonstrated ability to take direction and yet act independently; work effectively as a member of a team. Possess the ability to remain calm under pressure and comfortable with a fast-paced work environment. Demonstrated ability to be a creative problem-solver.


Responsibilities: Be a valuable member of an incredible team that creates best-in-class educational content.