Production Technician - Athletics & Recreation

Job description

The University of Denver has a proud athletic tradition that compliments the school's academic endeavors. In its history, DU has won 33 national championships and enables student-athletes to compete on 17 Division 1 teams. The Pioneers pursue championships, excel academically, and represent both the University and their respective conferences to the best of their abilities.

Position Summary

Responsible for all facets of multi-camera productions (in-game entertainment, webcasts, broadcasts and commercial events), including but not limited to setting up and troubleshooting equipment, pre-producing video, graphic and audio content, supervising part-time staff, logging and archiving video content. Candidate will also be expected to be proficient with video switchers and routers, audio consoles, camera systems, video servers, display controllers, intercom systems, lighting equipment and editing/archiving systems.

Essential Functions

  • Responsible for creation and organization of content for event support. Includes but not limited to configuring display controllers, as well as creating and loading content on video servers
  • Responsible for setting up audio/video equipment prior to events and ensuring they are functioning properly. Also responsible for the proper storage of audio/video equipment after events.
  • Ability to produce and direct multi-camera productions. Includes proficiency with multiple systems, including but not limited to video switchers/routers, audio consoles and signal processing, video servers, display controllers, camera systems, lighting equipment, intercom/IFB systems.
  • Supervises part time staff, work study students and interns.
  • Responsible for accurate logging and archiving of content. Requires knowledge of Avid editing and storage systems, as well as digital asset management software.
  • Identify and resolve problems with equipment, including but not limited to audio/video equipment, scoreboards, computers, video displays and lighting equipment. Perform minor repairs as needed.
  • Assists Director and Associate Director for Technical Services with daily functions of office management. Includes but not limited to event planning, equipment maintenance and testing, event staffing, scheduling, database management, professional development, and other duties as assigned.
  • Coordinates the implementation of technical services with various departments, including but not limited to Development, Marketing, Communications, Sponsorship, Creative, Ticketing & Events and Operations.
  • 7 or more part-time crew, 8 or more workstudy & part-time students, as well as interns.
  • The work environment is professional/technical. Unexpected interruptions occur frequently and stress level is moderate to high. Hours are non-traditional, including evenings and weekends.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelors degree or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • 2 years experience in field

Preferred Qualifications

  • BA/BS in Broadcast Production
  • 5 years experience in field
  • Experience with Avid Media Composer & Interplay DAM with Storage DNA LTO archiving. Daktronics Show Control Systems.

Work Schedule

  • Varied: nights, weekends, holidays will be required.

Application Deadline

For best consideration, please submit your application materials by 4:00 p.m. (MST) September 18, 2018

Special Instructions

Candidates must apply online through to be considered. Only applications submitted online will be accepted. Once within the job description online, please scroll to the bottom of the page to apply.

Please include the following documents with your application:

  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter

NOTE: The online system is limited to uploading 10 files. Please combine content if necessary to get all content uploaded.

The University of Denver is committed to enhancing the diversity of its faculty and staff and encourages applications from women, minorities, members of the LGBTQ community, people with disabilities and veterans. The University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

All offers of employment are based upon satisfactory completion of a criminal history background check.




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Job No: 004045
Posted: 9/5/2018
Application Due: 11/4/2018
Work Type:
Salary: Negotiable