The Department of Child Support Services (DCSS) is looking for a student assistant to join the Multimedia Unit (MMU). The student will help create video content for California’s Child Support Program.
This is a part-time, temporary, non-benefited, student position. Employment in all positions with University Enterprises, Inc. is dependent upon the mutual consent of University Enterprises, Inc. and the employee. This means that either University Enterprises, Inc. or the employee can, at any time, terminate the employment relationship at will, with or without cause.
Depending on the type of position you are applying for, a pre-employment background check consisting of one or more of the following may be conducted: employment history, professional references, criminal check, educational verification (i.e., degree, license, or official transcript) and physical exam and drug urinalysis test. Applicants will be required to pass required pre-employment checks to the satisfaction of University Enterprises Inc., (UEI) and the hiring Agency or Department.
Flexible, Monday through Friday from 8:00am – 5:00pm. Final schedule will be determined between supervisor and student.
Student Assistants and Graduate Student Assistants generally work up to 20 hours per work week (Sunday-Saturday) during the academic year and up to 40 hours per work week during breaks; (Winter, Spring and Summer).
Student Assistants are not permitted to telecommute or work remotely.
California’s child support program works with parents and guardians to ensure children and families receive court-ordered financial and medical support. Child support services are available to the general public through a network of 51 county and regional agencies that serve approximately 1.4 million children and families. Some of the services provided include locating a parent; establishing, modifying, and enforcing a court order for child support; and establishing, modifying and enforcing an order for health coverage. To learn more please visit http://www.childsupport.ca.gov
- Completion of Film/Coms 27A and Film/Coms 27B or equivalent introductory course to video production.
- Experience with and knowledge of Adobe nonlinear editing.
- Experience with and knowledge of operating a video camera.
- Ability to collaborate on projects.
- Good written and verbal communication skills.
- Knowledge of 3-point lighting/lighting for green screen.
- Ability to key green screen footage.
- Experience recording audio in a studio setting.
- Ability to tell compelling visual stories through video.
- Ability to and knowledge of troubleshooting software and hardware issues.
- Experience with and knowledge of various video exporting formats.
- Ability to take direction and multitask on several projects at once.
- Ability to offer ideas and concepts during brainstorm sessions.
- Knowledge of and experience conducting video interviews.
- Willing to learn new software, techniques and skills to create video projects.
- Ability to adapt.
Must be a college student attending classes during the regular term (Fall, Spring and Winter, if applicable), at one of the accredited colleges or universities on our affiliation list.
To view our current affiliation list please paste the following URL into your browser: http://www.calinterns.org/wp-content/uploads/Affiliation_List.pdf
Students must be enrolled at a minimum in: six semester units or nine quarter units for undergraduate students; four semester units or six quarter units for graduate students.
Students declared major must match the major(s) listed in the job posting.
- Bilingual in Spanish
- Create promotional videos and graphic content for the Child Support Program.
- Create green screen videos using studio equipment and Adobe software.
- Record and edit audio using studio equipment and Adobe Audition.
- Record subject matter experts and convert audio for use on our IVR telephone system.
- Maintain and care for department camera and audio equipment.
- Set up and tear down for video shoots (camera, lighting and audio equipment).
- Attend staff meetings to report on projects, and collaborate during brainstorming sessions.
- Keep staff up to date on projects using email or verbal communication.
- Foster professional standards among staff, including proper attire.
- Perform other duties as assigned (with and without advanced notice).
Sit for extended periods; frequently stand and walk; manual dexterity and hand-eye coordination; corrected hearing and vision to normal range; verbal communication; use of office equipment including computer workstations, telephones, calculators, copiers, printers, scanners, and fax machines, with or without a reasonable accommodation.
Work is in an office setting.
Please complete all fields of the employment application. Include your educational history in the “Educational Experience” section and any employment history in the “Employment Experience” section of our application.