Executive, Executive - Associate Athletics Director
Assistant Athletic Director for Creative Services Department: Athletics FLSA Status: Exempt
Summary: Directs and oversees the creative services unit as well as serves as the primary video lead for both live production and on-demand content creation.
Statement of Duties and Responsibilities: •Conceptualize, develop, and execute full-scale video productions for game streams, telecasts and other live event broadcasts as well as on-demand content to be distributed on the department’s website, social media channels or shared with external media outlets for transmission. •Actively manage video projects from conception through completion, including planning, scheduling, budget considerations, staffing, capturing, post-production and eventual distribution of content. •Serve as the executive producer for all live event broadcasts, leading the video team in the multi-camera production of athletic events, ensuring all standards outlined by broadcast partners, such as ESPN, are met. •Collaborate closely with the conference office on all video requests, expectations and requirements, including successfully fulfilling streaming obligations. •Develop or implement provided game formats and through pre-production planning, fully utilize the broadcast time to run commercials, implement sponsor elements, and air department storytelling pieces or features. •Act as a leading voice for creative strategy and development, collaborating with other internal units to produce unique, captivating and branded content that furthers the department’s overall goals. •Produce various styles of video content including commercials, sponsorship pieces, hype videos, team intro videos, and short-form and long-form storytelling. •Help lead in the ideation and development of in-venue video content that creates a premier game day experience. •Manage the setup, in-game direction and maintenance of all video boards and broadcasting equipment at various facilities. •Work with sponsorship unit to identify and integrate sponsorship elements into video content and other digital media. •Obtain feedback from internal stakeholders on creative content to help shape messaging. •Provide insight on emerging trends in social, digital media and in-venue entertainment, helping to advance the department’s engagement and game day experience goals. •Oversee Director of Creative Services and Senior Producer positions as well as recruit, train and develop freelance staff, student workers and interns. •Expertise in video editing and using software such as Final Cut Pro or Adobe Premiere and Adobe After Effects. •Knowledge of all Microsoft Office software. •Ability to work with a flexible schedule, including nights and weekends, as well as available for possible travel with sport programs for select away games or other out-of-town events required by the department. •Strong organizational skills, work ethic and strict attention to detail. •Complies with all State and University policies. •Other duties may be assigned. Supervisory Responsibilities Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's objectives, policies and applicable laws. Applicant will manage one unit and have applicable budget oversight.
Qualifications To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Minimum Education required: Bachelor’s Degree
Minimum Experience required: Four years working in a college athletics video department or similar setting. Proficiency in capturing, editing and producing video content. Experience working in a broadcast crew and serving in various roles (technical directing, directing, producing, graphics, replay operation, camera operation, audio, etc.) as well as operating all associated equipment and software. Familiarity with various video board operation systems and hardware (i.e. Daktronics). Knowledge of ESPN 3 and ESPN+ broadcast standards. Ability to effectively communicate with colleagues, teammates and individuals requesting content. Working knowledge of the NCAA rules, guidelines, and principles.
Preferred Education: Master’s Degree in an applicable area
Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; sit; stoop, kneel and crouch. The employee is frequently required to use hands to feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to lift and move up to 40 pounds.
Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The noise level in the work environment ranges from moderate to very loud.
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