The University of Houston in Houston, TX, has a full-time opportunity in the Athletic Department for an experienced video production professional. Selected candidate will develop, implement, and manage a large athletics function/program. Candidate will be responsible for managing the budget and engaging in strategic planning, grant oversight, and policy development to ensure all goals are met; hire and direct staff; implement new programs and projects and monitor ongoing activities of department/center; and represent the department/center to both internal and external constituents.
Responsible for the direction and production of multimedia content that connects University of Houston student-athletes, coaches and administrators to its external constituents.
Produce, edit and write to create content for game day and digital platform productions. Filming Athletics community and operations events on and off-site. Assist in the creative and storyboarding of productions.
Produce exceptional content and programming including: concept design, writing, art and sound design.
Football game day responsibilities include operating the Master Control Room and oversight of filming and producing of segments and features.
Manage game day operations, including the production of video broadcasts and video content, for all other sports.
Responsible for visual needs of various departments throughout the Athletics Department including occasional events off site.
Responsible for the production of coaches shows through a partnership with the Valenti School of Communications.
Responsible for the hiring and staffing of all game day positions.
Responsible for all live events streaming on UHCougars.com and serve as a liaison to CBS Interactive for streaming operations.
Serve as contact for broadcast media and other external entities for video footage and content; responsible for maintaining the Houston Athletics video archives.
Manage the procurement, inventory and maintenance of all video hardware and develop long range upgrade schedules to meet budget constraints.
The ideal candidate will possess the following essential functions:
Must be able to operate a Non-Linear Editing System – Adobe Premiere
Must be able to use Production Cameras
Must be able to create Motion Graphics
Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment and meet and exceed deadlines
Possess creativity to add to production, programming and storyboarding
Working knowledge of lighting
Working technical knowledge in the field
Working knowledge in a Master Control Room
Requires a directly job-related 4 year degree from a college or university or an equivalent in-depth specialized training program that is directly related to the type of work being performed.
Requires a minimum of five (5) years of directly job-related experience.
TO APPLY: All candidates must complete an application through the University of Houston website at https://jobs.uh.edu/ for Job Posting #S004716
OUR BENEFITS: The University of Houston is constantly seeking talented people to join our team and offers a very competitive benefits package that includes:
Access to the state-of-the-art Campus Recreation and Wellness Center
On-campus Day Care Facilities
Free employee medical coverage
On-campus Health Center (medical clinic, dental services, pharmacy, immunizations, etc.)
Tuition scholarships and much more!
The University of Houston is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution. Minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Additionally, the University prohibits discrimination in employment on the basis of sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression.