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Azusa Pacific University

Lead Graphics Specialist, Event Coordinator and Chapel Liaison

Azusa Pacific University
Azusa, California, United States

Date Posted: 10/24/2014
Categories: Media/Technology
Denominations: Not Applicable
Church Size: Not Applicable
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Azusa Pacific University is a comprehensive, evangelical, Christian university located 26 miles northeast of Los Angeles, California. A leader in the Council for Christian Colleges & Universities, APU is committed to excellence in higher education. Offering over 80 bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral programs on campus, online, and at seven regional centers across Southern California, APU has been recognized as one of U.S.News & World Report's Best Colleges for seven years running. The university provides outstanding opportunities for staff in advancement, professional growth, and Christian ministry. APU seeks staff who model excellence in their discipline and have a clear and compelling understanding of their faith and Christian commitment.


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Job Description

Coordinator/liaison for all campus activities relating to regular chapel services including on site supervision (i.e. Kaleo, Liturgical, West Campus, East Campus, INTL, Senior, etc…). This includes communicating expectations leading Media Services and Student staff, coordinating with Chapel Programs personnel, and ensuring technical aspects of the events are followed.  Including supervising on a rotating basis on site all campus wide chapels. Including the support of all Kaleo DVD Production for the Campus Pastor.


Coordinating all Video and graphics (Not limited to but including digital signage and special projects) with creative direction/partnership from the Video Production Manager and direction from the Associate Director and Sr. Producer of Media Events.


Coordinate and lead university special events as directed by the Associate Director and Sr. Producer of Media Events.


Partner with the Associate Director/Sr. Producer in the entire Life Cycle of an event/production.


Perform other tasks as assigned by the Associate Director/Sr. Producer of Media.


Understanding (“The Win” for IMT Media Services) and living it in their daily work life and able to cite it: “Enthusiastic Returning Customers.”


Required Education

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Media Production, Graphics Production, or the equivalent plus 3 - 5 years of professional experience. 


Required Experience and Skills

  • Proven leadership experience in live events and/ or media production.
  • Proficient in the use and operations of AV equipment and software including Adobe Photoshop Illustrator and Chyron.
  • Basic knowledge of overhead safety rigging.
  • Basic knowledge of studio audio recording.
  • Working knowledge of technical aspects pertaining to live productions: Graphics, Staging, Video, Audio, and Lighting
  • Operating knowledge of video equipment, especially switchers, routers, monitors, and camera’s.
  • Operating knowledge in editing, rendering, and graphics creations.
  • Ability to integrate media content and quality with biblical knowledge and the university’s mission.
  • Advanced proficiency in both Macintosh and Windows operating systems.
  • Proven experience as a team leader.
  • Able to commit and meet project timelines.
  • Service orientated with the ability to organize, prioritize/delegate tasks while transferring knowledge and expertise to empower clients and users.
  • Excellent communication, organizational, and interpersonal skills.
  • Proven ability to relate to all levels of an organization. Front line workers to the president.
  • Ability to work under pressure and on multiple tasks.
  • Proficient in Final Cut Pro and After Effects.
  • Creations and designs of graphics in media and print.
  • Knowledge in Pro Presenter software.


Primary Duties/Essential Functions

  • During events this position regularly will lead/direct: Peers, Staff, Faculty, and Students.
  • Coordinates with the Assistant Director and Producer of Media and the entire team of IMT Media the entire Life Cycle of an event production.
  • Responsible for the creation & design of graphics for chapel and special events, serving as graphics quality & design expert. As directed by the Video Production Manager and Associate Director & Sr. Producer of Media.
  • All business and communication relating to regular chapel services.
  • On a rotating basis be on site for coordination of all chapels on campus. (i.e. Kaleo, International, Liturgical, East Campus, West Campus, etc….)
  • Responsible for the creation, coordination, and design of graphics for all special events.
  • Main point of contact for any and all chapel business relating to the operation of Chapel Media.
  • Coordinates Special Events.
  • Oversees Student Graphic coordination providing mentoring and coaching to the students.
  • Implements & creates client targets, goals, programs, and services to create results orientated graphics productions as directed by the Video Production Manager and the Associate Director & Sr. Producer of Media Events.
  • Creates innovative presentations of the content as directed by the Video Production Manager and Associate Director and Sr. Producer of Media.
  • Partners with University Relations in the coordination, design aspects, and content of Digital Signage across the University.
  • Ability to be on site to work events on evenings and weekends as directed by the Associate Director and Sr. Producer of Media Events.
  • Collaborating in overall direction and strategies for IMT Media Services.
  • Partner/develops, and trains both students and staff members in the creation and creativity in the area of graphics design.
  • Constantly training and inspiring student and staff workers to achieve excellence in their daily work life.
  • Research & implement emerging trends in media equipment and distribution and how it be applied and used to enhance the student university experience.
  • Pursue and influence professional education in your multiple field of expertise.
  • Perform and assignments and other tasks as assigned by the Video Production Manager and the Associate Director and Sr. Producer of Media Events.
  • Implements & Creates innovative presentations of the content as directed by the Video

Production Manager and the Associate Director & Sr. Producer of Media Events. Contributes in the development and overall internal planning sessions to ensure creative and appropriate events.


Mental Demands

  • Working as needed nights, evenings, and weekends.
  • Multi task projects as needed.
  • In agreement with the purpose and goals of Azusa Pacific University in providing a Christian-based higher education for its students.


Physical Demands

  • Intermittent sitting, standing and walking.
  • Hearing and speaking in person and on the telephone.
  • Ability to lift, pull, grasp, reach, and stoop.
  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs occasionally.
  • Working both in and outdoors. Including nights and overnights.


Visual Demands

  • Reading, writing notes, and computer monitor.
  • Long hours standing and working in a physical environment.
  • Long hours sitting at computer terminal.



  • Pleasant office setting, comfortable temperature.
  • Outdoor event coordination both day and evenings, including late nights.
  • 6 day/evenings a week of Event Production work including nights/evenings/weekends per the direction of the Associate Director/Sr. Producer.



  • Proficient in Final Cut Pro and After Effects.
  • Knowledge in Pro Presenter software.
  • Knowledge in Chyron


Azusa Pacific University will conduct a background check on all final candidates.


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Review of applications will begin immediately, and the position will remain open until filled unless otherwise stated. Azusa Pacific University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, disability, or status as a veteran in any of its policies, practices, or procedures. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.