Assistant Director of Video Production & Creative Services
FLSA Status: Months Per Year: 12 Hours Per Week: 37.5
Position Description POSITION SUMMARY The Assistant Director of Video Production & Creative Services will create and execute all Athletic Department video/television productions. This includes production of game broadcasts, features, game atmosphere promotions, commercials and special projects.
SUPERVISION RECEIVED Works under the general guidance and direction of the Associate AD for Strategic Communications.
RESPONSIBILITIES Set-up, produce and direct all live game video broadcasts for internet and television on the Redhawk Sports Network, the WAC Digital Network, ESPN+, linear television partners and any other external constituents. Assist in the production of video board productions for events in conjunction with the marketing department. Recruit, hire and staff personnel for all broadcasts. Troubleshoot and problem solve all technical issues with production equipment. Serve as a liaison and resource for the WAC Digital Network. Create and distribute game highlights for goseattleu.com, social media and other media outlets (television and internet), including regional and national stations.
Collaborate with communications, marketing and various other areas to develop original content for Athletic Department including features, promotions, video board projects, commercials and other special projects (i.e., Hall of Fame, Student-Athlete Awards Show, etc.) that can be distributed through multiple platforms (ie., social media, internet, television, etc.) Set up shoots, events and interviews, including sound, lighting, cameras and backgrounds. Coordinate with all departments on story ideas, staying atop of current trends, student-athlete accomplishments and approaching milestones.
Manage and oversee the complete video library for the Seattle U Athletics Department. Acquire highlights, melts or full event digital archives of televised/streamed events and oversee distribution upon media-external requests.
Responsible for ensuring that all video/television productions maintain and adhere to the philosophies and regulations of the University, Conference, NCAA, state and federal entities.
Keep abreast of current trends and developments in the field. Strategically plan to meet future needs of video operations. Other duties as assigned.
Qualifications Bachelor's Degree required. Experience in live video production, basic knowledge of non-linear video editing systems and knowledge of post-production software required. One to two years of sports video production experience preferred. Expertise in Adobe video and design software including Premiere Pro, After Effects and Photoshop. Knowledge of live production equipment including NewTek (Tricaster/3Play), Blue Frame and Daktronics video board equipment and production software. Knowledge of HD camera systems and DSLR. Knowledge of lighting, cabling and equipment management. Candidate must also have sound written and verbal communication skills, and a commitment to athletic and academic success. Ability to multi task and meet deadlines accordingly. Must be able to work a flexible schedule; evenings and weekends are required. Compliance with the rules and regulations of Seattle University, the NCAA, Western Athletic Conference and any other governing body of importance to the University.
Preferred Qualifications Strong technical background in video engineering, live streaming support and electrical connectivity. Experience working in Division I college athletics department.
Benefits at a Glance Consistent with its fundamental Jesuits value, Seattle University offers a wide range of benefits designed to care for the whole person. Choose from three different medical plans, a dental and vision insurance programs. You may also take advantage of 100% tuition remission benefits for the employee and dependents, a subsidized transportation benefit, a wellness program with an onsite fitness facility, and a wide variety of campus events. Enjoy a generous holiday schedule, including a paid Christmas break closure, vacation and paid sick leave, and paid community service leave. For more information explore the Benefits website at: https://www.seattleu.edu/hr/benefits/
Application Instructions Applicants are also strongly encouraged to attach an electronic cover letter and resume when applying. Persons who need assistance with the recruitment process may contact the Office of Human Resources at: 206-296-5870. Job postings are open until filled, unless otherwise specified.