1. Work with the director of multimedia development, program directors and the multimedia design specialist, producing training materials for the CVSA LMS.
Design, develop and implement instructional content and course materials to be used by trainers, other facilitators and learners.
Incorporate skill, creativity, and a variety of media into courses that reflect the best interactive training method.
Convert appropriate existing instructor-led course materials to an e-learning format to meet the needs of an online learner.
Update courses, curriculum and training modules as needed based on operational changes and regulatory/policy changes.
2. Maintain design processes within the Alliance to ensure adherence with established design standards as well as effective and efficient operations.
Ensure all training materials reflect the look and feel of the company brand.
Research and provide recommendations on appropriate design and authoring software/tools based on current market trends and related industry enhancements.
Establish appropriate design practices, protocol and templates to ensure a high-quality learning experience.
Establish and maintain a unified storage method to house multimedia production elements as well as historical versions of courses/materials.
3. Produce and maintain multimedia training videos/digital content for the CVSA LMS.
Work with program directors and other subject matter experts to develop outlines, treatments and scripts for both long and short format video productions as needed.
Capture video footage on location and in-studio as needed.
Work with the multimedia design specialist in designing video graphics and animations.
Provide voice-work to the video, as needed.
Edit the video production elements to a finished production and compress/format the finished product to fit the needs of the end user.
4. Serve as CVSA’s chief videographer.
Work with the director of multimedia development and contracted video production crew members on long-format video productions, both on location and in-studio.
Capture video footage for “video snippets” as identified the director of multimedia development.
Capture video footage on location during CVSA events and conferences, as needed.
The candidate must possess:
Specific technical knowledge in the area of video production such as videography, professional lighting techniques, field audio recording, digital compression, digital editing, and professional voice work, all at an expert level.
Technical knowledge in the area of e-learning and adult learning and training techniques. He/she must be able to incorporate skill, creativity and a variety of multimedia into courses that reflect the best interactive methodology for end-users. He/she must have the visual eye and creativity to develop engaging and effective visual communications from concept to completion.
The ability to make sound, prudent judgments in the decision-making process.
The ability to develop, plan and schedule technical projects and programs to support the mission of CVSA. Incumbent must possess the specific technical skills necessary to accomplish the objectives of each assigned project. He/she must have the ability to plan, organize and implement his/her management of assigned projects.
The Multimedia Visual Information Specialist works closely with the director of multimedia development and technical program directors to develop key training and outreach materials, as well as plan video shoots for multiple training programs.
He/She will prepare, develop and submit all required reports in a timely and professional manner. He/she will maintain appropriate time and expense records for all activities.
The Multimedia Visual Information Specialist:
Serves as the CVSA multimedia videographer to all operating elements of CVSA.
Has a good understanding of the CVSA LMS and the ability to work collaboratively with program directors to develop new and effective course materials addressing the needs of the membership.
Ensures that the development and delivery of LMS training and related educational materials are implemented within the prescribed guidelines and timeframes.
Ensures that projects under his/her director are coordinated and delivered to meet the objectives and policies of the Alliance.
Exercises considerable independent judgment and discretion in determining courses of action, scheduling, and methods used to carry out assignments and accomplishment of final results. Work requires a great deal of originality on the part of the incumbent in achieving objectives, within the broad framework of general CVSA policies, and specific assignment areas by the immediate supervisor. Most of incumbent’s activities do not permit prior review or concurrence. Incumbent is required to keep the director of multimedia development informed of his/her day to day activities and to seek guidance and counsel, as appropriate.
Provides direction to appropriate staff, contractors and/or consultants engaged in CVSA activities when they are to be specifically assigned to the multimedia visual information specialist.
Works directly with the director of multimedia development and program directors on collaborative projects to set overall organizational policies and priorities. Considers and analyzes the implications of proposed actions and decisions on the whole of the organization.
Maintains up-to-date knowledge of rules, regulations and pronouncements affecting nonprofit organizations that may affect CVSA’s operations, and ensures compliance.
Ensures compliance with federal grant and contract reporting requirements.
Education and Experience:
Post-secondary degree and/or several years of demonstrated experience in responsible positions related to multimedia development.
Demonstrated experience with e-learning strategies and LMS platforms.
Experience in managing financial resources and encouraging innovative approaches to deliver the most effective and efficient training possible.
Familiarity with the North American Standard Inspection Program and related enforcement activities is desired.
Familiarity with commercial motor carrier transportation safety is desired.
Familiarity with CVSA operating practices, inspection procedures, North American Standard Out-of-Service Criteria (OOSC), the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations (FMCSRs) and Hazardous Materials Regulations (HMRs) is desired.
Skills and Abilities:
Demonstrated abilities in developing and maintaining effective, positive working relationships with internal and external stakeholders.
Solid conceptual, analytical, decision-making and problem-solving skills.
Good organizational abilities, including the ability to manage a number of complex issues in a fast-paced, challenging and stressful environment.
Exceptional verbal, written, listening and interpersonal skills, including public speaking.
Team-building skills with a commitment to create, support and sustain an environment that enables CVSA achieve results, and develop and build organizational capacity for the future.
Ability to effectively manage government grants, contracts and cooperative agreements.
Ability to participate in long-range strategic and operational planning to determine and set priorities.
Ability to develop, evaluate and implement strategic and operational policies and procedures.
Leadership, management and decision-making skills to lead an effective and innovative operation that encourages individual and team performance and organizational development.
CVSA is an international not-for-profit organization comprised of local, state, provincial, territorial and federal motor carrier safety officials and industry representatives from the United States, Canada, and Mexico. Our mission is to promote commercial motor vehicle safety and security by providing leadership to enforcement, industry and policy makers. CVSA member jurisdictions are represented... by various Departments of Transportation, Public Utility and Service Commissions, State Police, Highway Patrols and Ministries of Transport. In addition, CVSA has several hundred associate members who are committed to helping the Alliance achieve its goals; uniformity, compatibility and reciprocity of commercial vehicle inspections, and enforcement activities throughout North America by individuals dedicated to highway safety and security.