James Madison University, a Division I Member of the NCAA and Colonial Athletic Association, is seeking two Video Assistants to be housed within the Athletics Communications unit.
Duties include but are not limited to:
Assisting the Director of Video Services and Athletics Communications staff with content production to meet the needs of coverage of 18 sport programs at the NCAA Division I level, with an emphasis on football live TV productions. Duties include: shooting assignments at sporting events; editing game highlights and cinematic recaps; hype videos; feature content for television, streaming, video boards and social media; shooting green screen and editing for social motion graphics; creation of graphics and content for live broadcasts, assisting and setting up for live events such as live games, weekly and post game press conferences to be streamed on MadiZONE as well as Facebook Live; and ensuring compliance with all relevant institutional, CAA and NCAA rules. Emphasis is placed on constantly-evolving strategies and methods for content and live production for promotion of an athletics program in the current digital age.
Successful candidates should possess experience in sports video content development and live production. Candidates must possess good interpersonal communication skills, knowledge of live production workflow and ability to create graphics for television packages, video filming techniques (shooting and editing) as well as proficiency with video production software with preferred experience with Adobe Premiere Pro, Adobe After Effects and other Adobe Creative Cloud elements. Proficiency with Microsoft Office software is also required. Individuals must demonstrate knowledge of the video production process, camera operation, different camera and lens types, proper filming techniques, lighting design, audio production and the post-production process. Candidates must be highly motivated, energetic, be able to balance multiple tasks, produce high-quality work on tight deadlines and be able to manage a work schedule that includes some evening and weekend work. A bachelor’s degree is preferred with areas of study in media design, multimedia, cinematography, digital arts, audio/video technology, communications or a related field.
To apply visit http://joblink.jmu.edu/postings/5546 or go to JobLink.jmu.edu and reference posting number S1620. Hourly rate is $13.50 per hour. This is a part-time wage position working an average of 29 hours per week over the course of a calendar year with no benefits. Employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a criminal background check.
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