AV / Multimedia Specialist in team Educational Media

AV / Multimedia Specialist in team Educational Media

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14 Mar 3 Apr Wageningen

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Job description

Within the Education Support Centre we work with a young, driven and ambitious multimedia team (Team Educational Media). The team provides educational videos, for example as teaching material, for teachers and students at Wageningen University. To strengthen this team, we are looking for a specialist in video and media production.

As an "AV Specialist" you will:
  • Co-manage our 3 studios and support in-studio preparation and recording sessions with university staff;
  • Collaborate with other colleagues (e.g., studio operators, IT specialists, instructional designers) to plan and execute projects
  • Support professors and researchers in preparing for- and recording- clips at a world renown University
  • Based on relevant skill set, support animation workflows on a per-project basis
  • Help during filming and editing of on-location shoots (infrequent)


Wageningen University & Research


  • High sense of responsibility and autonomy (you run the studio independently after the onboarding process) and you enjoy working on the quality improvement of the video productions and related systems / workflows;
  • C2 level English and Dutch fluency. Good communication skills in English are needed for coaching teachers during the recordings. NT2 level fluency in Dutch desired for team communication and Dutch language content;
  • Proficiency with standard video equipment, production workflows (namely in-studio but on-location desired as well), presentation and camera coaching (including the necessary interpersonal skills), editing (Davinci preferred) and presentation software, and want to develop further in use of these tools;
  • Proficiency with graphic design principles, workflows and software. Affinity with Motion Graphics or animation beneficial;
  • 2-3 years work experience or have recently completed your education in the field of AV production.

Conditions of employment

Wageningen University & Research offers excellent terms of employment. A few highlights from our Collective Labour Agreement include:
  • sabbatical leave, study leave, and partially paid parental leave;
  • working hours that can be discussed and arranged so that they allow for the best possible work-life balance;
  • the option to accrue additional compensation / holiday hours by working more, up to 40 hours per week;
  • there is a strong focus on vitality and you can make use of the sports facilities available on campus for a small fee;
  • a fixed December bonus of 8.3%;
  • excellent pension scheme.
In addition to these first-rate employee benefits, you will of course receive a good salary. Depending on your experience, we offer a competitive gross salary of between €2.402,- and 3.026,- per month for a full-time working week of 38 hours, in accordance with the Collective Labour Agreements for Dutch Universities (CAO-NU) (scale 6). You will receive an initial temporary contract for 1 year at 0.5 FTE (20 hours per week) as AV Specialist. The position is part-time and temporary. However, depending on the financial position of the department, it may be possible to extend the contract and increase the total amount of hours after 1 year.

Wageningen University & Research encourages internal advancement opportunities and mobility with an internal recruitment policy. There are plenty of options for personal initiative in a learning environment, and we provide excellent training opportunities. We are offering a unique position in an international environment with a pleasant and open working atmosphere.

You are going to work at the greenest and most innovative campus in The Netherlands, and at a university that has been chosen as the "Best University" in the Netherlands for the 18th consecutive time.


Wageningen University & Research

The mission of Wageningen University & Research is "To explore the potential of nature to improve the quality of life". Under the banner Wageningen University & Research, Wageningen University and the specialised research institutes of the Wageningen Research Foundation have joined forces in contributing to finding solutions to important questions in the domain of healthy food and living environment. With its roughly 30 branches, 7,200 employees (6,400 fte) and 13,200 students and over 150.000 participants to WUR's Life Long Learning, Wageningen University & Research is one of the leading organisations in its domain. The unique Wageningen approach lies in its integrated approach to issues and the collaboration between different disciplines.

Education and Student Affairs

'Education and Student Affairs' (ESA) is a central department in Wageningen University and Research, responsible for the strategy, the implementation, the support for- and innovation of- its education. The department matches supply and demand in education, is responsible for all the administrative processes, guarantees the quality of its education and develops and implements the university's vision on education. In addition to its accredited educational BSc and MSc programmes, ESA initiates and develops new educational activities, including an online education portfolio and professional education. More than 200 employees work at the department of Education and Student Affairs.

The Education Support Centre

As part of ESA, the Education Support Centre (ESC) aims to optimize learning, teaching, and educational innovation at our university. ESC seeks to inspire lecturers, facilitate and support their teaching and the education environment, and to enhance lecturers' professional competences.

For 17 years, Wageningen University and Research has had a leading position in the Netherlands. This standing is a recognition of the quality of education provided, the education facilities and its continued implementation of ambitious plans related to blended and open and online education. The Education Support Centre has grown rapidly over the last few years and now employs around 80 staff, organised in 7 teams:
  1. Training & Advice - offers pedagogical advice and educational training, workshops and courses, such as the University Teaching Qualification; (Basis Kwalificatie Onderwijs).
  2. Open & Online - supports the development and implementation of open and online education via professional learning, Massive Open Online Courses, etc.
  3. Online Learning Environment - offers functional management of the digital learning environment (Brightspace) and emerging educational technology applications.
  4. Educational Media - supporting the production of media and associated capture and distribution technologies.
  5. Digital Examination - responsible for all the digital assessments in education and associated technologies.
  6. Society Based Education - stimulates and organises real life cases in education offered by societal partners (from business, governmental-, to civil society organisations).
  7. Education Support Service Desk - offers a central point of contact for teachers at Wageningen University, forming a bridge between educators, students and the other teams within ESC.
Read the 5 reasons why your future colleagues enjoy working at WUR and watch this video to get an idea of our green campus!

We will recruit for the vacancy ourselves, so no employment agencies please. However, sharing in your network is appreciated.


  • Support staff (clerical, administrative, facility)
  • Agriculture
  • max. 20 hours per week
  • Secondary vocational higher level +
  • P1183302-1


Wageningen University & Research

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