Under the direction of the Associate Athletic Director for Broadcast Services, the Editor/Producer is responsible for producing broadcasts for the ESPN family of networks via the University of Arkansas Athletics sports programs. This position will require sports event coverage and television production as assigned requiring frequent nights, weekends, and holidays as to fulfill assigned duties. The position will consist of coordinating with the graphics team, broadcast talent, broadcast director, and student staff to ensure broadcast standards are being upheld. The position is also responsible for editing minimal video content which is disseminated through video boards at Athletic Department venues, SEC Network, ArkansasRazorbacks.com, syndicated television programming, and other multimedia outlets. This position is designated as weather/event essential.
Regular, reliable, and non-disruptive attendance is an essential job duty, as is the ability to create and maintain collegial, harmonious working relationships with others.
Bachelor’s degree in journalism, media, or a related field from an accredited institution of higher education
At least two years of experience producing live television and/or sports production at a professional or collegiate program
At least two years of editing experience in non-linear formats
Skilled experience producing sports for broadcast television
Extensive experience in creating and implementing graphics for sports broadcasts
Operational level experience in Electronic News Gathering (ENG) (field video camera, lighting, and related audio)
Experience in graphics creation software (Photoshop, Illustrator, After Effects)
Experience with Non-Linear Editing on the AVID platform
Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:
Must possess excellent communication skills
Ability to clearly communicate project goals to all members of the production team
Must be able to work across and with departments to successfully portray the Arkansas Razorback brand
Proven ability to balance multiple projects simultaneously while meeting tight deadlines
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Additional Salary Information: Commensurate with education and experience
Internal Number: R0004177
About University of Arkansas
Founded in 1871, the University of Arkansas is a land grant institution, classified by the Carnegie Foundation among the nation’s top 2 percent of universities with the highest level of research activity. The University of Arkansas works to advance Arkansas and build a better world through education, research and outreach by providing transformational opportunities and skills, promoting an inclusive and diverse culture and climate, and nurturing creativity, discovery and the spread of new ideas and innovations. Ten colleges and schools serve more than 27,600 students with 200+ academic programs. U of A students earn nationally competitive awards at an impressive rate and represent all 50 states and 120 countries.
The University of Arkansas campus is located in Fayetteville, a welcoming community ranked as one of the best places to live in the U.S. The growing region surrounding Fayetteville is home to numerous Fortune 500 companies and one of the nation’s strongest economies. Northwest Arkansas is also quickly gaining a national reputation for its focus on the arts and overall quality of life. Arkansas is a natural wonder of forests, mountains and lakes framed by picturesque riv...ers and streams. Some of the best outdoor amenities and most spectacular hiking trails are a short drive from campus.
As an employer, the University of Arkansas offers a vibrant work environment and a workplace culture that promotes a healthy work-life balance. The benefits package includes university contributions to health, dental, life and disability insurance, tuition waivers for employees and their families, 12 official holidays, immediate leave accrual, and a choice of retirement programs with university contributions ranging from 5 to 10% of employee salary.