Broadcast ManagerPosition Type:
EP - EHRA 12 mo leave earningUniversity Information:
UNC Greensboro, located in the Piedmont Triad region of North Carolina, is 1 of only 57 doctoral institutions recognized by the Carnegie Foundation for both higher research activity and community engagement. Founded in 1891 and one of the original three UNC System institutions, UNC Greensboro is one of the most diverse universities in the state with 20,000+ students, and 3,000+ faculty and staff members representing 90+ nationalities. With 17 Division I athletic teams, 85 undergraduate degrees in over 125 areas of study, as well as 74 master’s and 32 doctoral programs, UNC Greensboro is consistently recognized nationally among the top universities for academic excellence and value, with noted strengths in health and wellness, visual and performing arts, nursing, education, and more. For additional information, please visit uncg.edu and follow UNCG on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.Primary Purpose of the Organizational Unit:
Our purpose continues to be discovering and developing champions in life. We strive to foster a culture of integrity and excellence across our 17 programs, offering the highest quality experience for student-athletes.
We are committed to academic and athletic excellence. We expect to win championships. We expect to honor students for their academic achievements. We will continue to work every day to make this community proud and ensure that the Spartans are in fact Greensboro’s hometown team. We will embrace a culture that is clear and consistent in its priorities.Position Summary:
The Broadcast Manager’s primary responsibility is to market and promote the Department of Athletics and its teams through video. The BM will report directly to the Associate Athletics Director for External Operations. The BM will serve as the primary contact for the Spartan Sports Link (SSL) program, which is a student group that receives hands-on experience working with ESPN3 and Southern Conference Digital Network broadcasts on a volunteer or for-credit basis. The Spartan Sports Link is an immersive learning program that pulls students from multiple majors on campus, including media studies and communication studies. The primary goal of the SSL is to teach UNCG students about all aspects of sports production while providing real world experiences.Minimum Qualifications:
A bachelor’s degree is required. At least two years of experience in athletic video production is required and preference will be given to candidates with professional or collegiate sports experience. Demonstrated expertise in written and oral communication skills is a prerequisite. Experience working on the live production side of athletic broadcasts is required (Xpression graphics, Ross Switchers, 3-Play, etc.).Preferred Qualifications:
A master’s degree. Technical knowledge of video equipment is also preferred. Understanding of NCAA rules is desired.
Experience directing and producing live broadcasts in preferred.
Intercollegiate Athletics - 85001Job Open Date:
01/03/2020Open Until Filled:
1.000Type of Appointment:
PermanentNumber of Months per Year:
ExemptPercentage Of Time:
Instruct Spartan Sports Link programEssential Tasks:
The primary goal of the SSL is to teach UNCG students about all aspects of sports production while providing real world experiences. The Spartan Sports Link program provides students with hands on experience in video production and the BM will actively teach students in all aspects of broadcasts. The BM will work closely with the Director of Undergraduate Studies in the media studies program to recruit students for the SSL program. The BM will also be responsible for student evaluation as it pertains to internship credits via the SSL program.Percentage Of Time:
Manage digital network broadcastEssential Tasks:
The BM will be in charge of all ESPN3 and Southern Conference Digital Network live broadcasts. The BM will act as producer and director of ESPN3 broadcasts in the trailer as well as producer and director on SDN broadcasts. Other duties will include developing video content for www.uncgspartans.com, including shooting, editing and producing features, recaps, etc., along with working as on-camera talent. The BM must be able to work numerous projects at one time and work on tight deadlines to get video on the website and social media in a timely manner.Percentage Of Time:
Creative content productionEssential Tasks:
Provide direction to the Creative Content Producer on a day-to-day basis. Work closely with the marketing department and Spartan Club producing videos that will assist in revenue generation and branding. The BM must be comfortable interviewing coaches and student-athletes as well as working as on-camera talent. The BM will also be charged with continuing the growth of the Spartan Sports Link program on campus, making contacts with various departments on campus and recruiting new students into the program each program.Physical Effort:
Hand Movement-Grasping - O, Holding - O, Finger Dexterity - O, Vision-Skilled Trades - O, Reading - O, Eye-hand coordination - O, Vision-Color Distinction - O, Vision-Preparing/Analyzing figures - O, Vision-Visual inspection - O, Vision-Measuring/Assembling at distance close to eye - O, Hearing - O, Talking - O, Standing - O, Sitting - O, Walking - R, Lifting-0-30 lbs. - O, Climbing-Ladders - R, Bending - R, Squatting - R, Pushing/Pulling, CrawlingWork Environment:
Driving - Car/Truck - R, Inside - O, Outside - O