Position Number GA336 FLSA Exempt Appointment Type Full Time
Sensitive Position No Sensitive Position Statement A sensitive position requires a fingerprint-based criminal history Check.
Campus Security Authority Yes Campus Security Authority Statement This position is designated as a Campus Security Authority. A Campus Security Authority (or CSA) is defined as an “official of the institution with significant responsibility for student and campus activities”. A CSA is required to immediately report any crime that is reported to them to the University Police who will then review, evaluate, and investigate the reported crime. Annual training is required by the Department of Education for all personnel who have been designated as a Campus Security Authority.
Designated Personnel No Designated Personnel Statement This position is a “designated position” meaning this position could potentially be required to work (depending on the event) during an emergency closing.
Statement of Economic Interest No Statement of Economic Interest Statement This position may require a Statement of Personal Economic Interest.
Restricted Position No Restricted Position Statement A restricted position would be subject to availability of funding.
Chief Objective of Position Direct and produce all video content for the Christopher Newport University department of athletics, excluding coaching film, specifically: live high-definition webcasts of sporting events, feature video content, and all aspects of the football videoboard. Video Production Manager will develop and grow the video capabilities of the department by focusing on integration of corporate partners and distribution of content through CNUsports.com, social media and the football videoboard.
Work Tasks 1. Direct and produce live, high-definition video webcasts via the selected online distribution platform for CNU sporting events. 2. Produce feature video content for use on CNUsports.com and social media outlets. 3. Direct all content on the football videoboard to promote an exciting and interactive game atmosphere. 4. Create highlight packages for CNU sporting events to be distributed through digital media and to local television stations. 5. Recruit, train and manage a diverse staff of student employees to aid in daily operations of the video production program. 6. Work with the office of athletic communications to identify, and produce, video content to support strategic initiatives. 7. Provides a customer service approach to more effectively promote the “students first” initiatives ensuring that all constituents are served in a fast, friendly, efficient, and effective manner. Demonstrates a positive and professional attitude and treats everyone with dignity and respect. Fully supports CNU Traditions and the “students first” value at CNU and routine of going the extra mile in service. 8. Safety issues are reviewed and communicated to assure a safe and healthy workplace and a reduction in work related absence. 9. This position is designated as a “responsible employee” who has the authority to redress sexual violence, who has the duty to report incidents of sexual violence or other student misconduct, or who a student could reasonably believe has this authority or duty. 10. Other duties as assigned.
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities (KSA's) required Ability to produce high quality video content in a time-sensitive environment. Ability to establish and maintain working relationships with various constituencies. Ability to work nights and weekends. Working knowledge of various video hardware and software, including, or comparable to: NewTek TriCaster video production system, FinalCut Pro editing software, Adobe Creative Suite. Must possess strong written and verbal communication skills.
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities (KSA's) preferred Knowledge of Daktronics Show Control system, NewTek 3-Play system, Adobe After Effects, Stretch Internet content management system, SIDEARMSports content management system, multiple social media platforms.
Required Education Must have a Master’s Degree in video production, communications, or other related fields; or a Bachelor’s Degree and work experience at a level which equates to an advanced degree.
Experience Required Demonstrated successful experience working in an intercollegiate or professional sports environment producing video content.
CNU Information Selected by The Princeton Review to be included in The 384 Best Colleges: 2019 Edition, Christopher Newport University is a public school offering a private school experience — great teaching, small classes, and a safe, vibrant campus. A “student-first, teaching-first” community, CNU is dedicated to the ideals of scholarship, leadership and service. The University is located in Newport News, Virginia and enrolls 5,100 students. Academic programs at CNU encompass more than 90 areas of study, from biology to business administration and political science to the performing arts. The University has recently completed over $1 billion in capital construction on its 260-acre campus, generated over 7,500 applications for a freshmen class of 1,230 and has been ranked by U.S. News & World Report’s America’s Best Colleges guide as fourth among public regional universities in the South and 10th among all regional universities in the South. In addition, CNU is ranked third among all public schools for having "the highest proportion of classes with fewer than 20 students.” Christopher Newport University is committed to ensuring that all people are welcomed, honored and fully engaged in the life of our academic community. We seek exceptional and diverse candidates and encourage applications from individuals who are underrepresented in their profession. For further details and information about Christopher Newport, visit www.cnu.edu.
Posting Detail Information Posting Number AP059P Number of Vacancies 1 Posting Date 06/20/2019 Application Deadline 07/07/2019
Application Instructions Interested parties are requested to submit a cover letter; current resume; and the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of at least three professional references at the time of application. Review of applications will begin July 7, 2019. Applications received after July 7, 2019, will be accepted but considered only if needed. Search finalists are required to complete a CNU sponsored background check.
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EEO Statement Christopher Newport University, an EO Employer, is fully Committed to Access and Opportunity.
Internal Number: GA336
About Christopher Newport University
Selected by The Princeton Review to be included in The 379 Best Colleges: 2015 Edition, Christopher Newport University is a public school offering a
private school experience -- great teaching, small classes, and a safe, vibrant campus. A “student-first, teaching-first” community, CNU is dedicated to
the ideals of scholarship, leadership and service. The University is located in Newport News, Virginia and enrolls 5,100 students. Academic programs at
CNU encompass more than 80 areas of study, from biology to business administration and political science to the performing arts. The University has
recently completed nearly $1 billion in capital construction on its 260-acre campus, generated nearly 8,000 applications for a freshmen class of 1,200 and
has been ranked by U.S. News & World Report’s America’s Best Colleges guide as number 7 among public regional universities in the South and
number 2 in the South in the list of "up and coming schools" for making "the most promising and innovative changes in the areas of academics, faculty,
student life, campus and facilities." For further details and information about Christopher Newport University, visit the University’s web site at