DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Live Event Production – 55% •Oversee BTN Student U broadcasts /Illinois streaming broadcasts. •Staffing, recruiting, and training students for BTN Student U broadcasts and Fighting Illini live events. •Maintaining broadcast equipment, production switcher, fiber conversion equipment, cameras, audio equipment and graphics hardware. •Live event production where there is a LED display for DIA athletic events. DIA Special events. Post Production – •Collaborating with Video Services staff in all operational functions. •Conceptualizing and implementing video scoreboard production animation and still graphics, features and activities displayed during home games where there is a LED display? fulfilling media, institution and internal requests for footage? coordinating, managing and cataloging, video archives for each sports they are assigned. •Responsible for all aspects of the production process from start to finish: oConceptualizing, coordinating, writing, shooting, and editing videos for Fightingillini.com, Fighting Illini Athletics social media accounts, in-venue video boards, and television commercials. oCollaborating with the DIA staff to create marketing, publicity, highlight, banquet, social and other feature videos. oWork closely with social and digital media managers to help grow and entertain the Fighting Illini audience. oAssisting with production of Big Ten Network Content oProducing television or webisode show features and content? State Farm Center AV Specialist – •Serve as the main contact for State Farm Center ED event display. This includes all promotional graphic and animation needed for non-athletic State Farm Center LED displays Special projects – •Willingness to work night and weekend hours required. Holidays when needed. •Maintain knowledge of and compliance with, specific NCAA, Big Ten Conference, and institution rules that relate to this position
Required: Bachelor’s degree in film/video production, cinematography, radio and television, documentary film production, photojournalism, communications, graphic design, or a closely related field to the position.
Required: Two years of professional work experience in areas including non-linear video editing, camera operation, video production, or a closely related professional area. Demonstrated experience working in live television or comparable experience in athletic video board operation, production or direction at a professional or collegiate programming.
Preferred: Two years’ experience working with one or more of the following: ESPN3, SEC Network, ESPN, BTN Student U broadcasts as a producer, director or supervisor preferred.