The School of Communications is seeking a highly motivated Coordinating Producer to guide students in live-event coverage of Elon Athletics through Elon Sports Vision (ESV), an organization for students in the School of Communications. Working with the faculty director of Elon Sports Vision, the Coordinating Producer will recruit, train, and provide feedback to students engaged in the creation of high-quality athletics video productions. The goal is to offer quality experiential learning opportunities for students and provide content for Elon Athletics’ Phoenix All-Access, Elon Phoenix Weekly and the One-on-One Sports talk show. The 12-month position reports to the Director of Technology, Operations and Multimedia Projects for the School of Communications.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Work collaboratively with the Director of Video Production for Athletics to determine the streaming schedule of live-event coverage
Supervise students in producing high-quality video coverage of Elon Athletics events for fans, parents, students, recruits, and alumni via both live stream and in-venue
Design and build high-quality graphics to support broadcast productions
Work with the faculty director to build a campus presence through marketing, website and social media, and recruit prospective students for Elon Sports Vision
Support other sport productions including Elon Phoenix Weekly and One-on-One Sports talk show
Establish training protocols for student production staff and talent
Provide substantive feedback and critiques to guide student learning
Create a structure for student leadership positions
Promote opportunities for students to create post-production content
Serve as co-advisor to Elon Sports Vision scholars of first-year students
Collaborate with Elon Athletics to uphold the Elon Phoenix brand in relation to sport and athletics
Other duties as assigned
The position requires a bachelor’s degree; a master’s degree or progress toward one preferred. Three or more years of live sports video production, preferably at the university level.
Strong knowledge of Ross Carbonite production switcher and workflow
Strong knowledge of Ross Xpression, including creating projects from scratch and linking to data sources
Strong knowledge of instant replay systems (Abekas Mira or similar)
Experience working in central control room fibered to remote venues a plus
Excellent time management skills and ability to multitask
This position will remain open until filled. Apply at https://elon.peopleadmin.com/postings/8094. You will need to provide a cover letter, resume and link to digital media.
Elon University has built a national reputation as the premier student-centered university that values experiential learning and strong relationships between students and their faculty and staff mentors. Elon’s 7,000 students prepare to become the ethical leaders the world needs, putting their knowledge into action on campus, in the community and around the globe. Elon is known for academic excellence across the curriculum, and for engaged learning programs in study abroad, internships, undergraduate research, leadership and community service. Elon is ranked the nation’s #1 master’s-level university for study abroad and is a top-producer of Fulbright Student Scholars and Peace Corps volunteers. Elon leads the nation in the annual U.S. News & World Report recognition for academic programs that “Focus on Student Success.” More than 435 full-time faculty members teach in six academic units: Elon College, the College of Arts and Sciences; the Martha and Spencer Love School of Business; the School of Communications; the School of Education; the School of Health Sciences; and the School of Law. Elon’s four-year graduation rate of 79 percent ranks in the top 10 percent of U.S. private uni...versities. The student-faculty ratio is 12-1, and the average class size is 20. The university’s 656-acre residential campus in the Town of Elon, N.C., is consistently recognized as one of the nation’s finest environments for learning. The Elon Phoenix NCAA Division I athletic program is a member of the Colonial Athletic Association.