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Assistant Director of Athletics for Broadcast Productions

Employer
Hofstra University
Location
Hempstead, NY

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Administrative Jobs
Institutional & Business Affairs, Athletics
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job Details

About Hofstra:

Hofstra University is nationally ranked and recognized as Long Island’s largest private university located in Hempstead, N.Y. When you work at Hofstra, you join a team of talented professionals committed to preparing students for the challenges of tomorrow, in an environment that cultivates learning through the free and open exchange of ideas for the betterment of humankind. The work we do at Hofstra supports the education and well-being of our students, and the workforce of the future. While working towards this mission, employees can take advantage of many enriching experiences on campus. Whether it’s a lunchtime lecture, a Division I NCAA athletics game, a musical concert, a theatre performance, or a visit to one of our two accredited museums, there is always something exciting to do at Hofstra. Enjoy the ease of going to the fitness center, taking a swim, or grabbing a bite to eat without having to leave our beautiful campus! Hofstra University is dedicated to recruiting and retaining a highly qualified and diverse academic community of students, faculty, staff, and administrators respectful of the contributions and dignity of each of its members. We especially encourage women, people of color, members of the LGBTQ+ community, veterans, and people with disabilities to apply.

Position Title:

Assistant Director of Athletics for Broadcast Productions

Position Number:

896444

School/Division:

Athletics Publicity and Public Rel (division)

Full-Time or Part-Time:

Full-Time

Description:

Reporting to the Associate Director of Athletics for Communications, the Assistant Director of Athletics for Broadcast Productions will be responsible for overseeing all aspects of live video production including concept to completion, ensuring that all projects are delivered on time and to the highest quality standards. The ideal candidate will have a deep understanding of athletic game production/producing, a passion for storytelling, and the ability to manage and mentor a team of student and freelance staff. All staff members are responsible for the policy, procedures, and guidelines of Hofstra University and the job requirements specific to the particular assignments inherent to athletic administration. This position requires working weekends and holidays and attending athletic events as appropriate. This is a full-time position and evening and/or weekend hours may be expected as a part of the position including attending athletic events as appropriate. Responsible for knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations. If found responsible for a violation of NCAA regulations, will be subject to disciplinary or corrective action, including termination if appropriate. Also, may be responsible for any act or omission that may give rise to a finding that the University has violated an NCAA regulation.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Oversees the management of the production studio including equipment and maintenance needs for the studio and field equipment in collaboration with The Lawrence Herbert School of Communication.
  • Oversees the content creation for live videos including directing, producing, and filming.
  • Oversees all the editing for post-production of all video content.
  • Coordinates the distribution of video/streaming assets internally and externally.
  • Collaborates with the School of Communication to optimize the production value of content produced by both entities.
  • Manages the onboarding process and daily scheduling of all new hires including students and freelance staff.
  • Provides mentorship and training to supporting staff.
  • Organizes and logs the production content and maintains video archive.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in multimedia production, filmmaking, or a related field required.
  • Minimum 5 years of related work experience, including internships, in video production.
  • Understanding and ongoing interest in video production technologies and techniques.
  • Expert understanding of video editing software, including the Adobe Suite.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects within a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to carry necessary video gear to shooting locations.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Professional experience in athletic live video production preferred.
  • Professional experience in content creation including, storytelling, profiles, news events, features, and produced editorial shoots for advertisements and promotional use.
  • Professional experience in drone videography.

Deadline:

12/15/2024

Date Posted:

05/10/2024

EEO Statement:

Hofstra University is an equal opportunity employer, committed to fostering diversity in its faculty, administrative staff and student body, and encourages applications from the entire spectrum of a diverse community.

Salary/Salary Range:

$81,000 - $85,000

Organization

Working at Hofstra University

Hofstra University is a dynamic private university where students will benefit from large-university resources and thrive within a small college atmosphere.  At Hofstra, students can choose from 155 undergraduate and 170 graduate program options within the Frank G. Zarb School of Business; Hofstra College of Liberal Arts and Sciences: the Peter S. Kalikow School of Government, Public Policy and International Affairs; School of Humanities, Fine and Performing Arts; School of Natural Sciences and Mathematics; the Hofstra Northwell School of Medicine at Hofstra University and Hofstra Northwell School of Graduate Nursing and Physician Assistant Studies at Hofstra University; Hofstra University Continuing Education; Honors College; Lawrence Herbert School of Communication; Maurice A. Deane School of Law; School of Education; School of Engineering and Applied Science; and School of Health Professions and Human Services. Students also benefit from small classes (student-to-faculty ratio of 13-to-1 and an average undergraduate class size of just 21 students), flexible schedules, and close proximity to the cultural and networking aspects of New York City.

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