Founded in 1843 in Worcester, Massachusetts, the College of the Holy Cross is among the nation's leading liberal arts institutions. A highly selective, four-year, exclusively undergraduate college of 3,100 students, Holy Cross is renowned for offering a rigorous, personalized education in the Jesuit, Catholic tradition.
Holy Cross highly values the unique skills, perspective, talents and passion that each employee contributes to its learning community. To work at The College is to accept an invitation to participate in the growth and development of all campus members, students, faculty and staff. The College's commitment to diversity is an important feature of the Holy Cross education. Informed by the presence of diverse interpretations of the human experience, Holy Cross is building a community marked by freedom, mutual respect, and civility. We seek others who support our values of diversity and inclusiveness. Job candidates of all diverse backgrounds who embrace the open and inclusive culture of Holy Cross are welcome and encouraged to apply.
The Assistant Director of Video & In-Venue Production will be a key stakeholder in supporting the digital needs of Holy Cross Athletics and will be primarily responsible for all aspects of in-venue productions, including the direction and operation of various in-venue platforms (videoboards, LED ribbons, LED tables). This position will also have responsibilities (roughly 35%) producing creative video content to support recruiting, revenue generation and live event production. The ideal candidate will have demonstrated experience technical directing and/or producing in-venue shows or live broadcasts, as well as the ability to create high-impact videos from ideation through postproduction. Experience with Daktronics videoboards and Show Control preferred.
Major Areas of Responsibility
Develop dynamic and engaging videoboard content to support in-venue productions and an enhanced game day environment at all home football, basketball and ice hockey games
TD and/or produce in-venue shows on game day in collaboration with the Director of Marketing
Produce compelling creative video content to support and enhance recruiting, revenue generation, fan acquisition and retention, and organizational branding
Conceptualize, script, shoot and edit hype and intro videos to engage fans and promote teams, student-athletes and events
Collaborate with multiple departments and programs, including creative content, marketing, communications and corporate sponsorship teams, as well as various coaching staffs
Manage multiple projects concurrently, working within budget and scheduling requirements
Enhance and elevate the Holy Cross Athletics brand through strategic creative decisions, commitment to forward-thinking ideas and strong understanding of industry trends
May assist with execution of select live linear and non-linear broadcasts
Experience producing motion graphics is a plus
Ideal candidate will be an energetic, dynamic storyteller
Candidates should include link to previous work with application.
Bachelor's degree; must have demonstrated experience within the field
Previous experience as technical director and/or director
Experience with Newtek Tricaster and/or Ross Carbonite
Experience building shows and creating macros
Experience with Adobe Creative Suite; demonstrated experience in AfterEffects desired
Demonstrated experience in content development, shooting and postproduction for videoboards and/or social media platforms
Ideal candidates are: self-motivated with a passion for innovation and the drive to take initiative, knowledgeable regarding industry best practices and emerging trends, driven to improve, embracing of creative collaboration
Must be willing to work flexible hours, including frequent nights and weekends
Passion for sports and video production
Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and manage multiple projects effectively
Ability to produce on deadline while maintaining strong production quality, consistency and branding
Experience collaborating effectively with a team and working cross-functionally to achieve department goals
Must be able to lift 35 pounds and stand for multiple hours at a time
This is a full time, exempt level position.
The College of the Holy Cross is a private, Jesuit Catholic, undergraduate institution serving approximately 3,100 students. Founded in 1843, Holy Cross is the oldest Catholic college in New England and has a tradition of academic excellence. It is located atop Mount Saint James in Worcester, Massachusetts. The picturesque, 174-acre campus is an award-winning and registered arboretum.
Worcester is a city of approximately 170,000 people centrally located in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. It is approximately one hour from Boston, Hartford, and Providence, and three hours from New York City. Worcester is known as the Heart of the Commonwealth. Worcester offers many cultural and recreational opportunities.
The College is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and complies with all Federal and Massachusetts laws concerning Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action in the workplace.
A member of the Higher Education Consortium of Central Massachusetts (HECCMA).
Please attach a cover letter addressing the position requirements along with your resume.
In your cover letter please address how your work might support the College's mission as a Jesuit, undergraduate liberal arts college (see http://www.holycross.edu/mission) and its core commitment to diversity and inclusion. Please provide examples of any past work that illuminate your commitments in these areas. For more information, please visit http://holycross.edu/diversity.
Review of applications will begin as received and continue until the position has been filled.
The College of the Holy Cross is a highly selective Catholic liberal arts college in the Jesuit tradition. It enrolls about 3,000 students and is located in a medium-sized city 45 miles west of Boston. The College seeks faculty members whose scholarship, teaching, advising, and on- and off-campus service demonstrate commitment to the educational benefits of a richly diverse community. Holy Cross aspires to meet the needs of dual-career couples, in part through its membership in Higher Education Consortium of Central Massachusetts (http://www.heccma.org) and the New England Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (https://new-england.hercjobs.org/)