Little Rock Athletics is seeking candidates for a Broadcast and Video Productions Graduate Assistant to begin in January 2020. The two year position would support the Little Rock Athletic Department in promoting and enhancing the program through digital video and broadcast operations.
Responsibilities for the position include, but are not limited to, managing all video and digital operations for online and social media while overseeing and serving as co-producer for Little Rock’s ESPN+ productions. The qualified candidate will have an excellent opportunity to be fully immersed in the production of Little Rock athletic events on ESPN+, serving as co-producer and overseeing the game day production staff.
This position will serve as the athletic department liaison working with the UA Little Rock School of Mass Communications, assisting with coordinating staffing and training of students to produce live ESPN+ productions. This position will also serve as Little Rock’s representative with both the Sun Belt Conference and ESPN for broadcast operations.
Additionally, this position will be responsible for producing video and digital content for Little Rock’s 15 intercollegiate athletic programs to promote the department via the various social media platforms.
Bachelor’s degree and 1-2 years experience in live sports production. Experience in non-linear editing (Adobe Creative Suite preferred) as well as familiarity working with DSLR and camera operations along with NewTek and Ross applications. Also a demonstrated ability to meet short deadlines and the ability to work in a team-oriented and fast-paced athletic environment.
Additional Salary Information: Full tuition (minus housing) will be covered by the department pending acceptance to a UA Little Rock master’s program. This position carries a stipend of $10,000 for the 10-month academic year (August through May) with an additional summer stipend available. The two year period of appointment will begin in January 2020 with an anticipated completion date in December 2021.
About Little Rock Athletics
Little Rock Athletics strives for GREATNESS by supporting our student-athletes’ academic and athletic endeavors while providing them with life skills essential to graduating champions. We hold our staff, coaches and student-athletes to a high standard built on RESPECT for oneself, coaches, teammates, competitors, faculty, staff, fans and the community at-large. We demand INTEGRITY be a part of everything we do in competition – on the courts and fields of play, in the classroom and in everyday life. Our student-athletes, coaches and staff will be taught to take ownership of their actions and to do what is right – even when no one is watching. Little Rock offers a well-rounded experience based on TEAMWORK, loyalty and trust. Through this, we are equipped to face adversity as well as to reach common goals together. Little Rock’s Team is inclusive and values partnerships with the University, Little Rock and State of Arkansas to make intercollegiate athletics a key unifier in our community.