Under the direction of the Associate Athletic Director for Broadcast Services, the Editor/Producer will primarily be responsible for working with full-time staff on various production projects as assigned. This position will assist with videography and editing for in-venue video board shows at Arkansas Razorback sports venues as well as live event coverage for the SEC Network. The Producer/Editor responsibilities will include producing video scoreboard graphics, features, and activities displayed during home sporting events. The Producer/Editor will collaborate with the RSN staff as well as members of the content team on video projects. This position will require sports event coverage and television production as assigned requiring frequent nights, weekends, and holidays as to fulfill assigned duties. The Producer/Editor will also serve as an above the line staff member on some ESPN/SEC Network broadcasts as assigned.
Regular, reliable, and non-disruptive attendance is an essential job duty, as is the ability to create and maintain collegial, harmonious working relationships with others.
Bachelor's degree in Journalism, Media, or a related field from an accredited institution of higher education
At least two years of experience creating video content for collegiate athletic department and/or professional sports program
At least two years of editing experience in non-linear formats
At least two years of videography experience using professional grade cameras
Must supply a strong portfolio of previous work creating video and motion graphic projects
Highly proficient with Adobe Premiere editing, Adobe After Effects, Photoshop, and 3D Software
Experience working with 4K footage and LUTs
Skilled level experience in Electronic News Gathering (ENG) (field video camera, lighting, and related audio)
Experience producing and/or directing live sporting event productions (broadcast & video boards)
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
Excellent communication skills
Ability to clearly communicate project goals to all members of the production team
Ability to balance multiple projects simultaneously while meeting tight deadlines
Able to work across and with departments to successfully portray the Arkansas Razorbacks brand
Founded in 1871, the University of Arkansas is a land grant institution, classified by the Carnegie Foundation among the nation’s top 2 percent of universities with the highest level of research activity. The University of Arkansas works to advance Arkansas and build a better world through education, research and outreach by providing transformational opportunities and skills, promoting an inclusive and diverse culture and climate, and nurturing creativity, discovery and the spread of new ideas and innovations. Ten colleges and schools serve more than 27,600 students with 200+ academic programs. U of A students earn nationally competitive awards at an impressive rate and represent all 50 states and 120 countries.
The University of Arkansas campus is located in Fayetteville, a welcoming community ranked as one of the best places to live in the U.S. The growing region surrounding Fayetteville is home to numerous Fortune 500 companies and one of the nation’s strongest economies. Northwest Arkansas is also quickly gaining a national reputation for its focus on the arts and overall quality of life. Arkansas is a natural wonder of forests, mountains and lakes framed by picturesque riv...ers and streams. Some of the best outdoor amenities and most spectacular hiking trails are a short drive from campus.
As an employer, the University of Arkansas offers a vibrant work environment and a workplace culture that promotes a healthy work-life balance. The benefits package includes university contributions to health, dental, life and disability insurance, tuition waivers for employees and their families, 12 official holidays, immediate leave accrual, and a choice of retirement programs with university contributions ranging from 5 to 10% of employee salary.