Director of Digital Football Video Operations

Job description

Job no: 498226
Department: Intercollegiate Athletics
Location: Oxford, OH
Work type: Salary Staff
Categories: Administration, Athletics, Recreation
Status: Full Time
Temporary: No

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For questions regarding reasonable accommodations for disabilities, or to follow-up with a request, please contact [email protected] or (513) 529-3560.

Advertised: 11 Jan 2021 Eastern Standard Time

Job Title:

Director of Digital Football Video Operations

Hours Per Week:


Job Summary:

To assist the head football coach in the administration and operation of football video operations and digital content. Will work with the head football coach to meet the coaches’ video needs, post-production, and all design needs of Miami Football. This position specifically supports the mission of the University and the Department of Intercollegiate Athletics by assisting in institutional compliance with NCAA and Conference rules and regulations.

This position is subject to compliance with the NCAA’s IAWP legislation which defines an individual associated with a prospective student-athlete (IAWP) as any person who maintains (or directs others to maintain) contact with the prospective student-athlete, the prospective student-athlete’s relatives or legal guardians, or coaches at any point during the prospective student-athlete’s participation in men’s basketball, women’s basketball, and/or football and whose contact is directly or indirectly related to either the prospective student-athlete’s athletic skills and abilities or the prospective student-athlete’s recruitment by or enrollment in an NCAA institution. This definition includes, but is not limited to, parents, legal guardians, handlers, personal trainers and coaches.

Duties/Physical Demands:

• Responsible for all coaches’ video needs
o Conceptualizes and designs, with input from coaching staff, videotaping plan with regard to camera positions and assignments.
o Coordinates physical set-up for videotaping of football games and practice for both home and visitor cameras.
o Supervises transportation of equipment to football games.
o Supervises and trains employees in all facets of the operation of the Video Department.
o Generates edited tapes by use of computer equipment and distributes edited tapes to appropriate personnel while maintaining archives of past football events.
o Produces situational cut-ups and statistical data videos by position, play and formation for coaching staff.
o Plans, coordinates, and implements network system software and hardware upgrades, operation system, enhancements, and/or new services offering, including the integration with other network systems.
o Maintains computer files and software and performs routine maintenance on equipment.
o Performs upgrades and configuration of video software programs for network system.
o Coordinates and trades film in accordance with MAC and NCAA guidelines
o Performs troubleshooting, software configuration, and problem resolution with external technical service providers which may involve system emergencies with video network system.
o Purchases equipment and supplies for use by department personnel.
o Stays abreast of new equipment available and advises supervisors of equipment and its capabilities.
o Develops short and long-term strategic planning for equipment acquisition.
• Responsible for all football post-production needs.
o Produces all highlight tapes for promotional recruitment and motivational use.
o Manage and update interactive display and digital signage.
o Assist with video production and creation as needed.
• Responsible for all football design needs.
o Meet the graphic design (including video and motion graphics) needs of for coaches on all platforms (social, website, etc.).
o Manage, create and distribute content, and coordinate social media plan for Miami football (Recruiting and Program).
o Protect Miami’s brand, enforcing the use of correct fonts and looks.
o Coordinate creative designs optimized for target platforms, channels, and technologies.
o Stay on the cutting edge of digital and social media trends as well as best practices in digital design, applying this knowledge to all assignments.

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of two years experience in Football Bowl Subdivision; Demonstrated ability to plan, schedule, supervise multiple complex productions, meet deadlines, manage student workers, understand video editing and computer analysis systems; Superior graphic design and video editing skills in DVSport. Must be able to work 12-16 hour days, evenings and weekends. Some travel will be required.

Desired Qualifications:

Experience with BrightSign, Photoshop, Flash, Adobe Premiere Pro, After Effects, audio production software.

EO/AA Statement/Clery Act:

Miami University, an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, encourages applications from minorities, women, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. Miami University prohibits harassment, discrimination and retaliation on the basis of age (40 years or older), color, disability, gender identity or expression, genetic information, military status, national origin (ancestry), pregnancy, race, religion, sex/gender, status as a parent or foster parent, sexual orientation, or protected veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, facilities, programs or employment practices. Requests for reasonable accommodations for disabilities related to employment should be directed to [email protected] or 513-529-3560. As part of the University’s commitment to maintaining a healthy and safe living, learning, and working environment, we encourage you to read Miami University’s Annual Security & Fire Safety Report at:, which contains information about campus safety, crime statistics, and our drug and alcohol abuse and prevention program designed to prevent the unlawful possession, use, and distribution of drugs and alcohol on campus and at university events and activities. This report also contains information on programs and policies designed to prevent and address sexual violence, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking. Each year, email notification of this website is made to all faculty, staff, and enrolled students. Written notification is also provided to prospective students and employees. Hard copies of the Annual Security & Fire Safety Report may be obtained from the Miami University Police Department at (513) 529-2223.

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Job No:
Posted: 1/13/2021
Application Due: 4/13/2021
Work Type: Full Time