Associate Director of Creative Services and Multimedia
Associate Director of Creative Services and MultimediaFull Time/Part Time:
Athletic CommunicationsDepartment Statement:
Colgate Athletics Mission:
To be an inclusive community of competitive excellence.
Athletics Department Values:
Thoughtful – Careful, reasoned, inclusive thinking
Driven – Relentless, energetic, focused pursuit of the courageous goal
Enthusiastic – Passionate, positive, fun presence
Cohesive – Close-knit, collaborative, consistent teamwork
Bold – Creative, resourceful, fearless winners
The Colgate University Associate Director of Creative Services and Multimedia is responsible for the creation and effective execution of overall creative services, multimedia and video production strategy across all aspects of the athletics department, including the supervision of all operational aspects of produced on-demand video content, game day video streaming, and in-game video production. To include:
• Oversight of game day video streaming and in-game production for all streamed sports.
• Oversight of video board production and the implementation of on-demand content.
• Responsible for effective management and training of staff and camera operators.
• Ensure compliance with outlined ESPN+ and Patriot League Network broadcast standards.
Responsible for supervision of all operational aspects of multimedia, including graphic design and original video content. To include:
• The planning and production of original video content in support of the athletics department, 25 athletic programs, and its strategic initiatives.
• The creation, oversight, and implementation of a content production and release schedule of original video content.
• Oversight of graphic design initiatives and shaping the department’s social media strategy, both for department and athletic team operated channels, within Colgate’s Athletics identity guidelines.
• Effective communications and promotion of tickets and other revenue producing channels.
• The implementation of effective communications and promotions strategy of special events.
• Providing effective video production guidance to special events as needed (e.g. Colgate Hall of Honor induction, end-of-season Golden ‘Gates all-sports celebration, National Girls and Women in Sports Day, community engagement events and initiatives).
• Ensure positive relationships between the program and key stakeholders, to include alumni, local community, fans, parents, local media outlets, faculty, and other University constituents.
• Budget oversight in assigned areas.
• Effective management, hiring, training, and evaluation of all student staff, casual wage staff, and interns. Independent decision-making authority in all hiring and dismissal of all staff.
Supervision and management of the Video Production Assistant. To include:
• Provision of fair and accurate input to Director of Athletic Communications and Creative Services regarding employment status (hire, promotion, salary increases, termination).
• Oversight of job performance, development and continued professional growth of direct reports.
Maintain personal compliance with all relevant governing bodies to include:
• Specific conference
• Athletic department
• University policies
Responsible for supporting the vision for the Division of Physical Education, Recreation and Athletics, to be an inclusive community of competitive excellence, and for demonstrating the division’s core values in all interactions.Name:
Demonstrated expertise with specialized software and hardware within the video production field, including but not limited to Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Premiere, After Effects, etc.), Final Cut Pro, TriCaster, LiveText, BlackMagic etc.Name:
Demonstrated ability to translate university athletics messages into photographic, or web content to support university communications. Ability to write, research, interview, edit, and proofread high-quality, error- free copy. Ability to apply proper statistics. Demonstrated ability to manage and execute the production of graphic, photo, web-based and athletics materials. Demonstrated ability to curate and adapt content for designated communications channels.Name:
Marketing and Public RelationsDescription:
Demonstrated ability to develop and draft written content to be used for communications with the media, fans, and prospective students and alumni. Demonstrated ability to develop and deliver marketing materials in multiple media forms to athletics marketing.Name:
Demonstrated ability to maintain positive and effective relationships with key stakeholders, to include media outlets, vendors, coaches, student-athletes, alumni, local community, fans, parents, faculty and other University constituents.Name:
Communications Planning and StrategyDescription:
Demonstrated expertise and ability to analyze, plan, develop and deliver photographic, graphic or web content to support all forms of athletics communications.Name:
Demonstrated ability to select, develop and retain high performing work teams, to include: demonstrated skill in the development of employee skills, performance, and behaviors. Demonstrated ability to effectively train, evaluate and communicate with employees.Name:
Personal Accountability for ResultsDescription:
Takes responsibility for decisions, performance, and outcomes; behaves in a responsible manner with a positive attitude; shows self-awareness and openness to feedback.Name:
Demonstrates effective written and oral communication skills; shares information and seeks input from others; adapts communication to diverse audiences; protects private and confidential information.Name:
Problem Solving and Decision MakingDescription:
Analyzes and prioritizes situations to identify and solve problems; generates solutions to improve efficiency and quality; involves others in solving problems and making decisions; factors organizational goals into decisions; makes clear, transparent, and timely decisions.Name:
Responds positively to changing university initiatives and readily adapts behavior to maintain effective performance; understands the long-term direction of the university and can relate this to departmental area; adapts to new methodologies; identifies and acts on areas where change is appropriate.Name:
Leadership and TeamworkDescription:
Applies skills and knowledge to provide a climate to achieve departmental and organizational success; balances individual and department goals; helps others perform at their best; builds productive relationships to enhance individual and organizational effectiveness; treats others with respect; resolves conflicts among team members.Name:
Creativity and InnovationDescription:
Generates, explores, encourages, and implements innovative ways of creating strategic value for the university, division, department, and individual level; critically assesses the effectiveness of new initiatives.Name:
Diversity and InclusionDescription:
Demonstrates respect for people and their differences; understands the benefits of a diverse workforce; earns the trust and respect of others; includes and welcomes others; works to understand the perspective of others; promotes opportunities to experience diversity within our community.Name:
Understands the impact of decision making and personal behavior in achieving the university’s commitment to a sustainable and carbon-neutral campus; supports and advances the university’s sustainability initiatives; influences others to use sustainable practices.Professional Experience/ Qualifications:
Demonstrated expertise with specialized software and hardware within video production, graphic design, and social media including but not limited to Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Premiere, After Effects, etc.) Final Cut Pro, TriCaster, and BlackMagicEducation:
Bachelors Degree RequiredCertifications:
A current valid driver’s license, in accordance with the University’s Driver Safety and Motor Vehicle Use Policy is required.Other Information:
Colgate University is committed to the principle of institutional control in administering its athletics program in a manner consistent with the NCAA, ECAC, and Patriot League rules. Each individual involved in the athletics division is obligated to maintain competency and knowledge of the rules, to act within his or her realm of responsibility in full compliance with the governing legislation, and to report any violation of NCAA, ECAC or Patriot League rules of which he or she is aware. Should a situation warrant further investigation, you have an affirmative obligation to cooperate full in the infractions process, including the investigation and adjudication of a case. The failure to do so can be grounds for your termination with cause.Requisition Number:
NoJob Open Date:
12/22/2020Open Until Filled:
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