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Class Specification Title: Instructional Media Coordinator

Series: Media Support – Instructional Support

Levels in series:  1 | 2 | 3










The Instructional Media Coordinator is the third level of a three level instructional media services - instructional support series.  Incumbent is responsible for providing technical support duties related to the instructional and campus activity multimedia services. The Instructional Media Coordinator is distinguished from the Instructional Media Specialist by its responsibility for coordinating instructional media projects for faculty and various campus events.


These duties are a representative sample; position assignments may vary.

  1. Reviews complex multimedia service requests and confers with faculty administrators, and staff  to determine appropriate media requirements; evaluates effectiveness and appropriateness of multimedia equipment.  Daily 20%
  2. Coordinates projects; works with faculty to develop multimedia instructional materials for presentations; video tapes, photographs, and edits instructional materials.  Assists faculty with web page design and updating.  Daily 20%
  3. Oversees day-to-day operations of the multimedia area; responds to and resolves complex customer service issues and problems regarding multimedia technology.  Daily 15%
  4. May supervise staff to include:  prioritizing and assigning work; conducting performance evaluations; ensuring staff are trained; and making hiring, termination and disciplinary recommendations. Recommends hires and schedules project staff for special assignments.  Daily 15%
  5. Oversees the scheduling, delivery, set-up, and pick-up of multimedia equipment for classrooms and campus special events. Daily 10%
  6. Represents the College in a variety of meetings and with professional organizations; keeps abreast of the latest multimedia trends.  Weekly 10%
  7. Oversees inventory; approves the purchase of materials, supplies, and equipment.  Weekly 5%
  8. Prepares and administers the unit budget; prepares cost estimates; approves expenditures.  Monthly 5%
  9. Performs other duties of a similar nature or level.  As Required.


  • Not applicable

Training and Experience (positions in this class typically require):
Associates Degree in Media Communications or related field, and three years instructional production and/or repair experience, including one year of project-coordinating experience; or, an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job such as those listed above.

Licensing/Certification Requirements for some positions in this class may require:

  • Not Applicable.

Knowledge of (position requirements at entry):

  • Applicable computer programs and equipment
  • Multimedia equipment and usage
  • Presentation methods
  • Supervisory principles
  • Budgeting principles
  • Multimedia trends
  • Inventory administration principles
  • Customer service principles

Skills in (position requirements at entry):

  • Using computers and related software application programs
  • Prioritizing and coordinating multiple projects
  • Shooting and editing
  • Monitoring and evaluating employees
  • Prioritizing and assigning work
  • Projecting and monitoring budgets
  • Managing inventory
  • Communication, interpersonal skills as applied to interaction with coworkers, supervisor, the general public, etc. 

Physical Requirements:
Positions in this class typically require: kneeling, crouching, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting,   grasping, talking, hearing, seeing, repetitive motions and fine finger movements – using the fingers to manipulate/handle objects such as typing, sorting papers, activating buttons, sorting/separating small parts.

Medium Work: Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 20 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.

Incumbents may be subjected to moving mechanical parts, electrical currents, inadequate lighting, and travel.

NOTE: The above job description is intended to represent only the key areas of responsibilities; specific position assignments will vary depending on the business needs of the department.

Classification History:
Draft prepared by Fox Lawson & Associates LLC (DJG/LM)
Date: 03/01
Revised by Human Resources: 12/03, 11/2014