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The University of Iowa, an NCAA Division I-A institution and a member of the Big Ten Conference, is currently seeing a self-motivated individual who possesses the creativity and videography skills required to contribute to the activities of the External Relations Unit in advancing the outreach efforts of the department and its 24 varsity sports programs. This is a full-time position with a salary range of $47,000 to $51,000 and includes full University benefits.
Responsibilities: Coordinate BTN Student U (Big Ten Network live streaming productions); shoot athletic competition events, home and select away regular and postseason; shoot studio video. Produce and edit video using Avid Media Composer editing system, Adobe After Effects and Photoshop programs; and A/V routing system in video main frame room to studio control. Create graphic and video elements for HawkVision in athletic facilities and mobile unit. Provide and load video content to the department’s numerous websites and its social and new media presences. Assist in maintaining the video library. Stay abreast of new videography technology. Required to work nights and weekends and travel with teams as necessary. This position also requires a valid driver’s license and the ability to meet and maintain UI Fleet Safety Standards. Must be able to move and load 50 pounds.
Note to Applicants: Please ensure your resume/cover letter illustrates the experience you have that demonstrates the level of proficiency required for the qualifications listed below. The proficiency levels required for this position are working and extensive. For a complete definition of the proficiency levels, please visit: http://hr.uiowa.edu/competencies/proficiency-levels. Three professional referenceswill be requested now and additional references may be requested at a later step in the recruitment process.
Bachelor’s degree in communications, graphic arts, design or related field or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Demonstrates experience (typically six months-one year) and extensive knowledge of and ability to creatively shoot and edit in an intercollegiate athletics setting, including:
produce and manage a multiple camera live streaming production crew for an athletic event;
produce and edit videos, both in studio and on location, utilizing the Avid Media Composer editing system (or equivalent-please specify software used), and Adobe Photoshop
utilize content management programs such as Sidearm or SnappyTV (or equivalent) to deliver videos to social media platforms
work collaboratively with other external relations staff (e.g. marketing, athletic communications, graphics) on group projects
Ability to communicate effectively and build relationships with a wide variety of constituents, both internal and external to the university setting, e.g. central campus, media personnel, patrons and vendors.
Valid driver’s license and the ability to meet and maintain UI Fleet Safety Standards.
Must be able to move and load 50 pounds.
Demonstrates experience and a working knowledge of video production utilizing professional-grade cameras and editing equipment, including a basic understanding of video routing systems and broadcast studio production.
Demonstrates the ability to coordinate and stream multiple live events simultaneously.
Demonstrates a minimum of one year of supervisory experience.
Working knowledge of and ability to:
utilize Adobe Media Encoder and After Effects, Wirecast (or equivalent), and New Tek Tri-caster (or equivalent);
troubleshoot basic IT and live video streaming issues;
instruct others in basic shooting and editing techniques.
Application Process: To apply for this position, visit our website at http://jobs.uiowa.edu and search for Requisition #71083. Only applications submitted at http://jobs.uiowa.edu will be accepted. Web links to your previous production work are required to be included in your application materials. Screening will start immediately and continue until the position is filled.
The University of Iowa is a Big Ten, nationally ranked research university with 30,000 students located in Iowa City. A vibrant community boasting excellent public schools, safe, comfortable neighborhoods, affordable housing, a highly educated population, and numerous cultural, recreational and sporting opportunities and events contribute to the Iowa City area frequently appearing high on the best-places-to-live listings.
The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, associated preference, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.
The University of Iowa is a comprehensive public university committed to high-quality teaching, research, and service. Founded in 1847 in Iowa City, Iowa, as the state's first public institution of higher learning, the University enrolls more than 30,409 students and offers several top-ranking programs. Iowa fans enjoy Big Ten and NCAA Division I action for 22 Hawkeye varsity squads, including 12 women’s and 10 men’s teams.