Assistant Athletic Director for Video and Live Event Production

Employer
Rider University
Location
Lawrenceville, NJ

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Job Details

Requisition Number:

22A100040

Position Title:

Assistant Athletic Director for Video and Live Event Production

Position Description:

Rider University, an NCAA Division I institution and member of the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference (MAAC) invites applications for an Assistant Athletic Director for Video and Live Event Production. Reporting to the Senior Associate Athletic Director, External Operations & Senior Women’s Administrator, this individual will manage all aspects of the creative and technical video production initiatives within the athletic department, including oversight of all live events streaming on ESPN digital networks and BroncVision, the department’s broadcast network. The successful individual will work directly with the University’s School of Communication, Media and Performing Arts in an effort to recruit and train student workers, broadcast technicians, on-air talent and media producers. This position will serve an integral role in Rider’s sports media major, an immersive on-campus learning program. The Assistant Athletic Director for Video and Live Event Production will also produce, direct and distribute weekly (and post-event) highlight shows, team introduction videos for volleyball, men’s and women’s basketball and wrestling as well as various feature pieces promoting the department on GoBroncs.com, the school’s official athletic department website, and various social media channels. Individual will also oversee the utilization of the video board and technology related to production equipment for events conducted in Alumni Gym.

Position Requirements:


  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field
  • Three years of experience in a related field
  • Demonstrated strong interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills
  • Live sporting event or broadcast production experience in a control room or broadcast truck environment
  • Detailed understanding of cabling, broadcast audio, camera operation, video servers, broadcast switchers, and CG graphics
  • Experience using professional video cameras and video editing software
  • Flexible to work irregular shifts and extended hours, including weekends and holidays

Position Preferred Qualifications/Experience:


  • Master’s degree in a related field
  • Five years of experience in a related field
  • Knowledge of ESPN broadcasting standards
  • Extensive experience with Adobe Creative Suite
  • Familiarity with Ross® and NewTek® video switchers and CG graphics
  • Experience directing and/or producing sports broadcasts
  • Relevant industry certifications

About Rider University:

The Rider University community is composed of faculty, staff and students from a wide range of cultural backgrounds.

Rider University is committed to fostering an inclusive, vibrant living and learning community that embraces students, faculty and staff of all backgrounds and enables them to achieve success.

Through reflection and open, respectful dialogue, we develop responsible citizens who demonstrate academic understanding and compassion to grow and serve as leaders in a diverse and global world.

Candidates with a demonstrated commitment supportive of the multicultural needs of Rider University and the surrounding community are highly desired.

Rider University has been included as one of the nation’s best universities by US News & World Report and remained in the top tier in the Regional Universities – North category. Additionally, The Princeton Review named Rider among its “Best 387 Colleges” in the nation. Both publications have ranked the University favorably in their respective surveys for more than a decade.

Rider University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer dedicated to excellence through diversity.

Location:

Lawrenceville, NJ

Do the essential functions of this job require lifting?:

Yes

If yes, # of pounds.:

Less than 25 pounds

Do the essential functions of this job require long periods of standing?:

Yes

Do the essential functions of this job require walking up stairs?:

No

Do the essential functions of this job require stretching?:

No

Do the essential functions of this job require bending?:

Yes

Divisional Unit:

Athletics

Department:

Athletics External Operations

Position Type:

Full-Time

Employment Group:

Non-Bargaining

Work-Year:

12 months

Work Schedule:

8:30 am - 5:00 pm, Monday through Friday, 37.5 hours but also some nights, weekends and holidays depending on athletics schedules.

Open Date:

08/04/2022

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Rider University is committed to diversity. Please provide a statement of your commitment to diversity.

The completion of a background check is required for all new hires.

Organization

Our History and Path Forward

Over a 150-year legacy does not happen by accident.  Rider has always had a remarkable ability to adapt.  Yet it is not our shistory alone that defines u, but our future-the ability rethink our vision in fundamental ways, and come together to grow our students and institution as never before.  In that vision we reimage education as a vibrant, holistic experience, exciting and engaging in ways that go beyond classroom learning to real world.

 

Our Mission

Rider University welcomes students from throughout the region, across the nation, and around the world who seek to be challenged and supported as active members of our inclusive and vibrant living and learning community. Committed to student growth, transformation and leadership, we connect rigorous academic, artistic and professional programs of study with a rich array of learning experiences that engage students inside and outside the classroom. We prepare graduates to thrive professionally and to be lifelong independent learners and responsible citizens who embrace diversity, support the common good, and contribute meaningfully to the changing world in which they live and work.

Vision for Inclusive Excellence

Rider University is committed to fostering an inclusive, vibrant living and learning community that embraces students, faculty and staff of all backgrounds and enables them to achieve success. 

Through reflection and open, respectful dialogue, we develop responsible citizens who demonstrate academic understanding and compassion to grow and serve as leaders in a diverse and global world.

 

Strategic Initiatives

As an institution striving for inclusive excellence, we intentionally infuse efforts to promote equity and inclusion in all aspects of our campus, including:

How Rider promotes equity and inclusion

  •  Recruiting and retaining diverse students, faculty and staff
  •  Promoting a safe and welcoming physical environment and campus climate that garners a sense of belonging
  •  Facilitating cultural competency and understanding throughout the University community
  •  Developing equitable policies and practices
  •  Engaging proactively with the surrounding community

Rider University ranks on U.S. News and World Report's Best Colleges list and the Wall Street Journal's Top U.S. College list.

Leadership

Rider's leadership is committed to fulfilling our University mission statement and Rider Promise, advancing a vision for our future and sustaining academic excellence. Get to know our president, the cabinet and Board of Trustees. 

 

University's Partnerships 

Rider University welcomes partnerships with companies and organizations that demonstrate a commitment to the professional development of their employees by making higher education more accessible and affordable.View Rider University's Plan for a safe, enriching and adaptive academic year. As the knowledge and understanding of the COVID-19 virus continues to evolve and new information becomes available, all relevant policies and plans will be updated as appropriate. Please check back frequently to stay informed.

Find Us
Website
Telephone
609-896-5000
Location
2083 Lawrenceville Road
Lawrenceville
New Jersey
08648
United States

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