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Visual Arts SpecialistCompetency Level:
Athletics Assistant Director of Video Operations #202894Department:
Office of Athletic ProgramsPosition Summary:
This position is on site at our Cullowhee campus.Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities Required for this Position:
The Western Carolina University Athletics Department is seeking a qualified individual for a full-time position creating and producing video content and digital media for the athletics department. The Assistant Director of Video Operations will directly report to the Director of Video Operations and ultimately to the Assistant Athletic Director for Media Relations within the department’s External Affairs. This position will include a wide range of electronic media duties including direct video content creation, live event streaming and broadcast production of home athletic events during the year, assist in the supervision of a production staff, and aiding in the development and implementation of media-based marketing plans. The Assistant Director of Video Operations will be assigned responsibilities including, but not limited to: 1) Assist with and/or produce video streams of live, home WCU athletic events through the ESPN or corresponding platform to meet the contractual obligations of the department; 2) Work in concert with the live video production workforce that consists of full-time WCU Athletics staff, student, and temporary/part-time employees; 3) Assist in the management of the inventory of equipment used by the video production crew; 4) With the WCU Director of Marketing, assist in the production of materials and content for the in-arena video boards at the football stadium and within the Ramsey Center for university events not just limited to athletics; 5) Working with the Director of Creative Content, assist in the development of initiatives in online multimedia, i.e., previews, highlights, features, for use on the Athletics website and social media platforms; 6) Create digital media including video promotional materials, graphic design elements, etc., that assist with external operations of ticketing, marketing, fundraising and overall; This position requires excellent organizational skills and the ability to work across multiple departments within and external to the Athletic Department. Flexible scheduling, including evening and weekend hours, are required.
General knowledge of both sports and of video production (cameras, video equipment, formats, editing and producing, etc.); experience in producing game-day video content and directing/producing live events … proficiency in Adobe Premiere video editing software system (or equivalent) and a post-production system; knowledge of audio/video production techniques and standards; ability to conceptualize and create compelling photographic and video narratives on deadline; experience with other items such as Ross Video switchers and software including Ross Xpressions graphics, editing programs such as Adobe Audition, Adobe After Effects, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator (i.e., Adobe Creative Suite) are a plus, as is knowledge of Daktronics video and scoreboards.Minimum Qualifications:
High school diploma or equivalency and two years of visual/graphic arts experience related to the area of assignment; or equivalent combination of training and experience.Preferred Qualifications:
Candidates should be team-oriented, bring a positive attitude to the office, and willing to work irregular hours and under a deadline. Demonstrate high levels of energy, creativity, and initiativeAnticipated Hiring Range:
$35,568 - $36,542Position Type:
Permanent Full-TimeNumber of Hours per Week:
40Number of Months per Year:
12Salary Band Range:
$27,761 - $63,744Salary Grade:
For administrative purposes during the implementation of Career Banding this Contributing level position is considered a Salary Grade 61.Open Date:
07/26/2021Open Until Filled:
NoSpecial Instructions to Applicants:
Applicants must apply online in order to be considered. Background/E-Verify:
Please include a cover letter, resume, and a list of references (with complete contact information). Highlight or demo reels, examples of work are recommended and can be uploaded under the “portfolio” applicant document.
Applicants must upload a DD-214 if claiming Veteran’s Preference.
PLEASE COMPLETE ALL AREAS OF THE APPLICATION. INCOMPLETE APPLICATIONS MAY NOT BE GIVEN CONSIDERATION IN THE REVIEW PROCESS.
For questions or additional information, please contact Assistant Director for Media Relations, Daniel Hooker at (828) 227-2339 or [email protected] or Director of Athletics Video Operations, Noah Sautter at (828) 227-2458 or [email protected] or visit online at www.CatamountSports.com
If no applicants apply, who meet the required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities/Competencies and Training and Experience requirements, then management may consider other applicants. Effective October 1, 2015 all new hires into positions subject to the State Human Resources Act (SHRA) will serve a 12 month probationary period as defined by the North Carolina Office of State Human Resources (OSHR).
Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. Credential Verification:
Western Carolina University uses E-Verify to confirm employment eligibility of all newly hired employees. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, please visit www.dhs.gov/E-Verify. Proper documentation of identity and employability are required at the time of employment.
All new employees are required to have listed credentials/degrees verified within 30 days of employment. All new employees who will be teaching are required to provide official transcripts within 30 days of employment. Transcripts should be provided for the highest earned degree and/or the degree which is being used to satisfy credential/qualification requirements.AA/EOE:
Western Carolina University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race; color; religion; sex; sexual orientation; gender identity or expression; national origin; age; disability; genetic information; political affiliation; National Guard or veteran status, consistent with applicable federal, state and local laws, regulations, and policies, and the policies of The University of North Carolina. Additionally, the University promotes the realization of equal employment opportunity for minorities, women, persons with disabilities, and veterans through its affirmative action program. University Safety:
Persons with disabilities requiring accommodations in the application and interview process please call (828) 227-7218 or email at [email protected]
The Western Carolina University Annual Safety Report is available online at University Annual Safety Report or in hard-copy by request at the office of the Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs, 227 HFR Administration Building, Cullowhee, NC 28723 (828-227-7147) or the Office of University Police, 111 Camp Annex, Cullowhee, NC 28723 (828-227-7301). The report, required of all universities participating in Title IV student financial aid programs, discusses crime statistics, procedures for reporting suspicious or criminal activity, security, police authority, crime prevention strategies, university policies on substance abuse and sexual offenses, workplace violence and fire safety.