Video Operations Director, Basketball (Men's) University of Massachusetts Amherst
As the Commonwealth’s flagship campus, the University of Massachusetts Amherst is making a profound, transformative impact on 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 Video Operations Director, Basketball (Men's).
Position Summary: Reporting to the Head Men's Basketball Coach, the Video Operations Director manages all aspects of video-related activities and operations for men's basketball, and participate in on-campus recruitment activities with prospective student athletes; this individual is also responsible for identifying, and developing video highlights for use in various promotional venues in concert with External Relations staff. Due to the national exposure that the men's basketball programs receive, it is imperative that the Video Operations Director ensures that all of the responsibilities of this position are conducted within the Department, University, NCAA, Conference, state and federal philosophies, rules, and regulations.
Responsibilities: Provide support to the Head and assistant coaches in all areas related to video production, analysis, and management. Manage all video-related activities for the University of Massachusetts Men's Basketball Operations, including the coordination, management, and video analysis of practice, opponents, and game film for study, development and scout purposes.
Plan and coordinate the development of analytics of player performance for the men's team as well as opponents, including the monitoring of statistical trends of lineup combinations and communication of data prior to and during competitions. Plan and coordinate the development of individual player video edits of upcoming opponents including analysis of performance tendencies.
Create and maintain extensive database and video library of all plays including written diagrams and video supplement with ability to reference and communicate such information to the coaching staffs as required. Conceptualize and design, with input from coaching staff, videotaping plan with regard to camera positions and assignments during practices and games.
Supervise, manage and mentor the assigned graduate students and student managers assisting with filming duties.
Provide assistance to the staffs of Athletics External Relations for the development and use of all promotional and pre-game videos for the men's basketball program. Participates in the production of highlight videos for promotional, recruitment, and motivational use. Identify, develop and provide materials for use in marketing opportunities for the men's basketball program, communicate with the Athletic Marketing staffs, and assist in the execution if necessary.
Responsible for the preparation and ensuring the arrival of all equipment for transportation to athletic events. Participates in the coordination of film exchanges in accordance with Conference and NCAA guidelines; which includes documenting number of copies, and adhering to deadlines, shipping guidelines, and formats. Performs routine maintenance on equipment, which includes troubleshooting and maintaining video equipment and software.
Participates in activities related to on campus recruiting of prospective student-athletes, as well as off-campus recruiting as requested by the Head Coaches and per approval through proper NCAA procedures. Responsible for the strict adherence to all Department, University, NCAA, Conference, state and federal rules and regulations.
Two years’ experience of video and statistical analysis for a Division 1 basketball program to assist coaches in the preparation of a game plan and prior experience working as a liaison with Athletics offices/departments, including Compliance and Marketing.
Demonstrated experience and training with video editing software.
An understanding of the correct application of NCAA regulations.
Excellent organizational, communication and public relations skills.
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.
Application Instructions: To apply, please submit a letter of application, resume, and the names, titles, and telephone numbers of at least three current references by May 30, 2018 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.