Under the general supervision of the Director of Video Services and the direct supervision of the Assistant Director of Video Services this position coordinates all video streaming for athletic competitions and special events for the University of Wisconsin. This is a unique opportunity to earn hands on experience in sports broadcasting, production and internal media content creation. Responsibilities include:
Oversee the set-up and tear down of equipment at various indoor and outdoor locations
Create graphics and produced content for all broadcasts
Produce live show content
Assist with scheduling students
Organize and maintain remote studios
Assist with various footage requests including interviews and press conferences
In addition, this position will train and guide students on use of video equipment and software as well as provide direction and feedback during streaming events.
To review full position description: http://www.ohr.wisc.edu/Weblisting/External/PDSummary.aspx?vacid=99943&title=61401
For first consideration, apply by October 7, 2016 at 4:30 p.m. with a cover letter and resume to the UW Athletics Human Resources Office at VideoServices@athletics.wisc.edu
Complete materials must be submitted electronically as Microsoft Word or PDF attachments. Do not send application materials in the body of an email as formatting will be lost. If you are unable to submit materials electronically in this format or have application questions, contact Jeff Palkowski at 608-890-4823 or firstname.lastname@example.org for special arrangements.
UW-Madison is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply.
Bachelor’s degree in journalism, film, communications or related field is preferred.
Extensive knowledge of audiovisual methods, mediums and techniques used for live video production.
Knowledge of how to operate different cameras, switchers, replay and graphics machines.
Knowledge of Adobe software to create videos and graphics.
Extensive sports knowledge.
Experience with website content management systems.
Ability to multi-task and work under pressure to accomplish projects under tight time constraints.
Must be knowledgeable of rules and regulations of the Big Ten, NCAA, WCHA, and Division of Intercollegiate Athletics and how they apply to Video Services.
Ability to lift up to 50 pounds.
Ability to sit at a terminal and operate a computer for long periods of times, possibly several times a day.
Ability to bend, stoop, walk, and climb frequently; ability to stand in one place for up to three hours; and ability and endurance to work extended days.
About University of Wisconsin-Madison, Division of Intercollegiate Athletics
The Division of Intercollegiate Athletics at the University of Wisconsin-Madison dedicates itself to the mission of providing athletic opportunities to a wide range of students in an environment in which all student-athletes can achieve their academic and competitive goals. The Division strives to provide equitable opportunities for all student-athletes and fosters the principles of sportsmanship,... respect and fair play on the field of play. The Division sponsors teams in 23 sports (12 women, 11 men) competing under the regulatory guidelines established by the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), the Big Ten Conference, the Western Collegiate Hockey Association (WCHA) and the Intercollegiate Rowing Association (IRA).
UW-Madison is located in the heart of Madison which is the state capital and the state's second largest city. Madison has a solid and long standing national reputation as a vibrant and thriving city.