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Date: Feb 12, 2020

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Requisition No: 138641 

Agency: School for the Deaf & Blind


Position Number: 48008689 

Salary:  $26,540.54 - $29,540.54 

Posting Closing Date: 03/06/2020 

POSITION TITLE:  Publications Production Specialist (W/T: Communications and Media Specialist)


POSITION TYPE:  Career Service


DEPARTMENT:  Communications & Public Relations


FSDB SALARY RANGE - 260 Days:  $26,540.54 - $29,540.54 annually.  This range is inclusive of verified experience and education.


REQUIREMENTS:  Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university with a major in communications, English or Art and one year of experience in editing and publishing materials.  Experience as described above can substitute on a year-for-year basis for the required college education.


PREFERRED:  Two or more years’ work experience in communications, marketing, photo/video production, social media management, advanced graphics design and layout, and/or web development.


CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT:  Applicants under consideration for employment at the Florida School for the Deaf and the Blind will be required to complete background investigation.  Fingerprints will be taken and sent to the Florida Department of Law Enforcement and the Federal Bureau of Investigation for a background check of your criminal history record(s) at the state and national level.


WORK LOCATION: Florida School for the Deaf and the Blind, 207 North San Marco Avenue, St. Augustine, Florida


WORK HOURS:  Monday – Friday; schedule is at least 40 hours weekly. 


DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:  The incumbent of this position reports to the Executive Director of Communications and Public Relations and provides support for production of FSDB social media messaging, photography, audio/videography, live streaming, graphics, and related content for web and social media sites.  Produces photographs and videos, including live streaming, for digital and print marketing purposes.  Selects and crops photographs and illustrative materials to conform to space, subject matter, and technical requirements.  Sets up, adjusts, and operates production equipment, digital streaming, and works with Technology personnel on auditorium/stage productions.  Ensures accessibility for all images and videos.  Develops and maintains photo and video galleries.  Contributes to the design and deployment of social media campaigns and content, ensuring tie-in to school website processes.  Prepares social media posts for review, including timing of such, across platforms such as Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and YouTube.  Ensures continuous monitoring of social media traffic and performance, including reporting processes.  Prepares, produces, edits, and finalizes web/social media graphics and related design/layout projects for digital and print marketing purposes.  Creates and prepares advanced graphics and text content for print and digital marketing purposes, including but not limited to print and digital ads, webpages, social media posts, marketing displays, newsletters, brochures, manuals, and presentations.  Researches material and develops articles for publication and/or dissemination.  Other duties, as assigned.


KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:  Knowledge of principles, practices, standards and techniques for web and social media development, deployment and maintenance, including federal accessibility standards; Knowledge of principles, practices, standards, and techniques for advanced graphic design, photography, audio/videography, and live streaming technologies; Knowledge of English writing, editing and proofreading using Associated Press style guidelines; Skills in advanced use of Adobe Creative Suite and Apple Final Cut Pro software; Skills to ensure compliance with graphic/photo/video image restrictions, as well as licensing and copyright laws; Skills to produce photography, videography, live streaming, social media, advanced graphics design and layout technologies for campus and external purposes; Skills to identify and communicate user needs in all phases of media production processes; Ability to communicate effectively and work collaboratively with a variety of internal and external stakeholders; Ability to work independently in planning and executing work assignments; Ability to communicate technical and non-technical information effectively; Ability to work under deadline pressure and shifting priorities; Ability to complete training and administer skills acquired in CPR.


Applicants who are selected for hire will be required to attain a Survival Plus proficiency in sign language, within three years of hire. Please note: The Florida School for the Deaf and the Blind provides education to acquire sign language skills.




All members of the Florida Retirement System are required to contribute 3% of their salary on a pre-tax basis.


An attached resume is not a substitute for the information required on the application. It is the responsibility of all applicants to keep their application current.




In order to be considered for employment in this position, all applicants must attach proof of Bachelor’s Degree/Unofficial Transcripts (if a BA has not been attained, then you must attach proof of your highest level of education achieved) to your application (not just your profile) on People First upon applying.  *PLEASE NOTE:  Once an application is submitted, it cannot be altered, nor can attachments be added.    


Applications accepted through People First only. 


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APPLICATION DEADLINE:  11:59 p.m. on March 06, 2020.


The State of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer, and does not tolerate discrimination or violence in the workplace.

Candidates requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the agency hiring authority and/or People First Service Center (1-866-663-4735). Notification to the hiring authority must be made in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation.

The State of Florida supports a Drug-Free workplace. All employees are subject to reasonable suspicion drug testing in accordance with Section 112.0455, F.S., Drug-Free Workplace Act.

VETERANS’ PREFERENCE.  Pursuant to Chapter 295, Florida Statutes, candidates eligible for Veterans’ Preference will receive preference in employment for Career Service vacancies and are encouraged to apply.  Candidates claiming Veterans’ Preference must attach supporting documentation with each submission that includes character of service (for example, DD Form 214 Member Copy #4) along with any other documentation as required by Rule 55A-7, Florida Administrative Code.  Veterans’ Preference documentation requirements are available by clicking here.  All documentation is due by the close of the vacancy announcement. 

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