The Director of Production will be the lead point of contact for all matters relating to video production for the Broadcast Services department within athletics at the University of Arkansas to include both video board and overall video content for the broadcast services team. The director of production will lead efforts to recruit and hire student staff. Develop and maintain standards of video development and review for a collaborative environment.
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 from an accredited institution of higher education
At least three years in-stadium big screen video board management experience
At least two years of team leadership and people management experience
Experience with operational level videography skills in Electronic News Gathering (ENG) (field video camera, lighting, and related audio)
Non-Linear editing experience to include AVID or Premiere platforms
Graphic design and creation
Experience related to onboarding and coordinating student staff
Evidence of creativity and innovation in developing projects and story ideas
High level experience in content creation from inception to completion (intro video shoots, headshots)
Experience with proposing and adhering to project budgets
Experience with professional grade 4K cameras, creating and utilizing LUTs
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
Advanced knowledge and use of Adobe After Effects and knowledge of 3D programs
Excellent communication skills
Ability to stay current on equipment trends and needs for editor/producer staff
Ability to clearly communicate project goals to all members of the production team
Proven ability to balance multiple projects simultaneously while meeting tight deadlines
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.