Coordinator, Athletics Video Board Content & Streaming Operations
Florida Gulf Coast University
Location: Fort Myers, Florida
Internal Number: 3135535
This position is responsible for producing FGCU Eagles Videoboard assets, still graphics, and animations for game day presentation for EagleVision videoboards currently located in Alico Area, The Softball Complex and FGCU Aquatics Center. In addition, this position produces special event graphics and presentations to support special Athletics events and initiatives.
Florida Gulf Coast University is committed to establishing and maintaining an inclusive working and learning environment in which students, faculty, administrators, staff, curriculum, social activities, governance, and all other aspects of the campus life reflect a diverse, multi-cultural, and international worldview.
At FGCU, we collectively stand against any individual or group that practices any form of racism, discrimination, intolerance, hate expressions, or disrespect. We are committed to preparing students to understand, live among, appreciate, and work in an inherently diverse country and world made up of people with different ethnic and racial backgrounds, religious beliefs, abilities, ages, gender identities, sexual orientations, socio-economic status, cultural traditions, family statuses, and military backgrounds. FGCU strives to hire great people from a wide variety of backgrounds, not just because it's the right thing to do, but because it makes our University stronger. The University community recognizes the importance of a diverse and inclusive institution and holds these ideals as paramount for the current and future success of the institution.
We seek colleagues who promote and embrace diversity, equity, and inclusion. We encourage individuals from diverse backgrounds to apply for this position as we believe that our University will grow and move forward through a commitment of equality for all.
Typical duties may include but are not limited to:
Oversees videoboard operations. Ensures accuracy and quality of videoboard content. Collaborates with vendors to update systems and/or software, and schedules routine and preventative maintenance.
Create, and manage videoboard content; including video assets, still graphics, and animations for game presentations and video streaming.
Serves as the ESPN+ producer for Men's and Women's basketball games and other broadcasts. Coordinates related equipment usage and maintenance.
Manages staffing of videoboard operations, streaming operations, ESPN+ operations, including hiring and training of contingent and temporary event staff.
Assists with ASUN Broadcast Services in collaboration with the Associate AD of Athletics Communications.
Manages content assets. Designs graphics for videoboards and other content for events. Collaborates with Creative Video Coordinator to develop team introduction videos and other motion graphics.
Manage run of show graphic files, video content and the video control room or monitors for all FGCU sporting events where videoboards exist run by FGCU Athletics, including men's and women's basketball, swimming and diving, and baseball and softball.
Recruits, hires, and trains student work study, volunteer, academic interns or OPS hourly support to assist in carrying out the goals and objectives of the functional area, as budget supports.
Assists in the development and implementation of new initiatives to improve operations.
Assists in the development and implementation of policies and procedures to ensure effective operations.
Ensures all regulations, policies, procedures, and safety practices are followed.
Complies with all University, ASUN or CCSA (Coastal Collegiate Sports Association) regulations, as well as all NCAA rules and regulations. Remains current with all changes in NCAA, as well as changes to University, ASUN and CCSA rules and regulations regarding intercollegiate athletics. This includes the requirement for self-reporting any possible rule violations and participation in the annual NCAA continuing education programs including passing the NCAA certification test, if applicable. Any violation of NCAA rules is prohibited and may result in disciplinary action up to and including termination of employment.
May assist as a secondary contact for ESPN+.
May serve as a secondary liaison with the ASUN's Director of Broadcast Services for ESPN+ and other conference-based video initiatives.
Serves as unit equipment manager for live production equipment.
Performs other job-related duties as assigned.
Additional Job Description
Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution in a related field.
One year of full-time professional experience in a higher education athletics department or comparable professional experience as indicated by portfolio.
Advanced proficiency with relevant software including Adobe Creative Suite; Adobe Premiere, Strong knowledge of Adobe Creative Cloud (After Effects, Audition, Illustrator, Photoshop, etc.)
Experience operating a personal computer and proficient in Microsoft office (Word, Excel, and Outlook).
Any appropriate combination of relevant education, experience, and/or certifications may be considered.
Master's degree from an accredited institution in a related field.
Two years of full-time professional experience in a higher education athletics department or comparable professional experience as indicated by portfolio.
Experience with broadcast production and in-game/in-event video board content implementation focused on sports, preferably collegiate.
Experience with video hardware and software applications, such as: NewTek production equipment, Ross Video production equipment, Daktronics videoboard systems, Nevco videoboard systems, video distribution via ESPN+ protocols, and/or RTMP protocols (comparable systems will be accepted).
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
Knowledge of NCAA, ASUN Conference, and Coastal Collegiate Sports Association (CCSA) rules and regulations as they pertain to the job duties.
Knowledge of operations and troubleshooting of NEVCO and Daktronics videoboards, both hardware and software.
Knowledge with formatting video and gifs for integration with or into social media.
Knowledge and ability to learn Adobe Media Flash Encoder, Display Director, Edius, and non-linear editing.
Skilled in media transfer workflows.
Strong editing skills.
Strong interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills, and ability to work in creative team and game day team environments.
Strong organizational skills and an ability to prioritize and complete simultaneous projects with minimal supervision, under strict timelines, and in live conditions.
Demonstrated ability to develop collaborative relationships with constituents, fans, partners, colleagues, and the general public.
Ability to effectively manage the work of others by providing information, guidance and motivation.
Ability to take initiative to plan, organize, coordinate and perform work in various situations when numerous and diverse demands are involved.
Ability to adapt quickly to changing situations and environments.
Ability to interpret and apply laws, regulations, policies and procedures consistently.
Ability to thrive in an organization that values the diversity of its student body and workforce and actively promotes equity and inclusion.