Organizational Unit Overview The athletics department mission is to represent East Carolina University with distinction and create a challenging and supportive environment for student-athletes to excel in the classroom, in competition, and in life. We are committed to the highest standards of character, honesty, effort, and sportsmanship; respecting all people, their personal identities, differences and beliefs; and to provide a safe and equitable environment for student-athletes’ academic, athletic and personal development. The highly visible athletics program is committed to NCAA compliance, comprehensive excellence and to be trustworthy stewards of the aspirations of our student-athletes, the resources we manage, the reputation of our University, and our mission of service.
Job Duties Reporting to the Assistant Athletics Director of Video Services and Technology, the individual in this position is responsible for, but not limited to, the following duties:
Videotaping of all practices and home/away football games.
Providing video needs for game analysis, scouting, and instructional training purposes.
Editing and breakdown of practice and game videos to coaching staff specifications (i.e. separation of offense and defense possessions, assigning data to each play, etc.)
Fully utilizing capabilities of DVSport and other applicable software to produce video needs.
Ensuring that all video equipment is properly maintained, repaired, and functioning.
Transporting, and setting up properly, equipment for practice and game day needs, including properly running cables and ensuring safety of the public and student-athletes during game day and practice sessions.
Visualizing, interpreting, and scripting to produce highlight/recruiting videos using innovative production and graphic techniques.
Organizing non-conference and conference film exchange in accordance with applicable guidelines.
Training, mentoring, and scheduling of student/part-time video assistants.
Building quality relationships and working collaboratively and professionally with Athletics, Pirate Club, and University staff, students, and all constituencies and stakeholders.
Abide by all policies and procedures of ECU, the Department of Athletics, the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), and all applicable conferences or associations.
Must work closely with the head football coach and his staff including attending weekly staff meetings, travel with the team, and attending all football related events.
Performing other duties as assigned by the Assistant Athletics Director of Video Services and Technology.
Nights, weekends, holidays, extended hours, and travel are needed in the performance of duties.
Minimum Qualifications High School diploma or equivalency and one year of experience related to the area of assignment in a broadcast television, radio and emerging media environment; or equivalent combination of training and experience.
Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education
Master’s Degree preferred.
Bachelor’s degree and two years of experience with DVSport video software and equipment.
Technical knowledge and skill in the use of video technology and equipment including digital editing, production and post-production editing, graphics, and photo software.
Understanding of the sport of football and football terminology in order to video tape and edit correct footage and game situations.
Special Instructions to Applicant A complete application should include a cover letter addressing qualifications for the position, a resume and contact information for three current references.
East Carolina University seeks to create an environment that fosters the recruitment and retention of a more diverse student body, faculty, staff and administration. In order to promote the university’s diversity goal, the Athletics Department encourages applicants from women, minorities, and historically underrepresented groups.
Please ensure your full range of knowledge, skills, abilities, experience and education are listed on your application. Do not write ‘see resume’ on your application when completing the job duties section.
If you answer the questions at the end of the application, please ensure your application reflects the knowledge, skills, abilities and experiences to support your answers (see job duties section of previous employment).
Failure to answer the questions at the end of the application will not preclude your application from being considered but may result in your application not receiving full consideration of your knowledge, skills, and abilities.
Application Types Accepted Applications must be received in the Department of Human Resources by the closing date of 08/06/2019 to be considered. Please submit an online ECU application for vacancy # 980187 to ECU Human Resources at www.jobs.ecu.edu.
East Carolina University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.