Coordinator of Video Production University of Massachusetts Amherst
As the Commonwealth’s flagship campus, the University of Massachusetts Amherst is making a profound, transformative impact to the common good. We are the largest public research university in New England, distinguished by the excellence and breadth of our academic, research and community outreach programs. We have a comprehensive and nationally-recognized Division I athletics program, and our campus culture typifies the ultimate public university experience with diverse students and deep community engagement.
The University of Massachusetts Amherst Department of Athletics is accepting applications for a Coordinator of Video Production.
Position Summary: Create and execute all Athletic Department video/television productions. This includes production of game broadcasts, features, game atmosphere promotions, commercials and special projects. Responsible for ensuring that all video/television productions maintain and adhere to the philosophies and regulations of the Conference, NCAA, University, state, and federal entities.
Set-up, produce and direct all live game video broadcasts for television and internet on the UMass Sports Network, the Atlantic 10 Digital Network, linear television partners and any other external constituents. Assist in the production of video board productions for events in conjunction with marketing department. Recruit, hire and staff personnel for all broadcasts.
Produce original content for Athletic Department (website, social media platforms) including features, promotions, video board projects, commercials, and other special projects (i.e. Hall of Fame Video, Senior Banquet, etc.). Create and distribute game highlights for UMass Sports Network, social media and other media outlets (television and Internet) including regional and national stations. Manage and oversee the complete video library for the UMass Athletic Department. Acquiring highlights, melts or full event digital archives of televised/streamed events (away events) and oversee efforts to utilize SnappyTV for home and away events.
Work with Assistant Athletic Director of Communications in purchasing and maintenance for all video broadcast equipment.
Work with internal Athletic Department offices such as communications, marketing, academic services, compliance, and business office to ensure that all video production initiatives are executed in accordance with each department’s responsibility. Will perform other duties as assigned to assist in these areas.
Keep abreast of current trends and developments in the field through publications, seminars, conferences and peer group associations.
Responsible for adhering to all department, University, NCAA, and state and federal regulations.
Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution and one year experience in sports video production or an Associate’s degree in communications, television production, broadcast journalism, or related field and two years’ experience in sports video production.
Knowledge of Ross Carbonite (or comparable) live video production system.
Knowledge of Adobe Premiere Pro editing system (or comparable), non-linear editing methods and Adobe Photoshop.
Experience in using Macintosh and/or PC computers.
Experience operating Ross Expressions, Video/Audio Routing Systems, HD Camera Systems (including CCU), fiber optic transport systems, broadcast audio systems, and replay systems.
Strong interpersonal, communication, and organizational skills.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relations with various constituencies.
Knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations.
Ability to work a varied schedule including nights and weekends.
HIRING SALARY RANGE: $38,000 - $47,600 NORMAL STARTING SALARY: $38,000 - $42,800 PROFESSIONAL STAFF SALARY ADMINISTRATION PROGRAM POSITION LEVEL 25.
On-campus applicants are defined as Amherst campus non-student employees.
To apply, please submit a letter of application, resume, and the names, titles, and telephone numbers of at least three current references by February 13, 2018. Visit link here
The University of Massachusetts is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer of women, minorities, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities and encourages applications from these and other protected group members.