The Assistant Director of Live Productions will work as a member of the Intercollegiate Athletics Broadcasting and Production staff, and be under the direct supervision of the Director of TerpVision and Video Operations. The Assistant Director of Live Production is responsible for all live broadcasts of Maryland Athletics, that stream on BTN2Go. This position will manage the training of student staff on the operation of mobile production equipment; Manage on-site operations of BTN2Go, and coordinate the needs of the Big Ten Network (BTN) such as coordinating press conferences, studio operations, live stream proposals and talkbacks; Build game day graphics and other elements to be included in streamed broadcasts. S/he also collaborates with other members of the Broadcasting and Production (B&P) unit with content creation, graphic design, show production, etc on non-BTN2GO events as needed. Performs other duties as assigned.
To Apply: Submit applications electronically at https://ejobs.umd.edu. Search for position number 100135. For best consideration applications should include (1) cover letter, (2) resume, and (3) names and contact information of at least three references. More information on Maryland Athletics can be found at www.umterps.com.
Best Consideration Date: Apply by February 24, 2019.
The University of Maryland, College Park, an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws and regulations regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action; all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, age, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, creed, marital status, political affiliation, personal appearance, or on the basis of rights secured by the First Amendment, in all aspects of employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.
Bachelor’s degree in Broadcast Journalism, Production, or related field; Two (2) to three (3) years experience in live production; One (1) to two (2) years experience in technical directing and producing.
Understanding of trends in producing professional-quality live broadcasts Knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite, primarily Premiere Pro, Photoshop and After Effects Knowledge of NewTek Tricaster and 3Play systems Experience in ENG shooting. Ability to troubleshoot broadcast equipment Intermediate knowledge of University of Maryland’s Division-1 sports
Two (2) to three (3) years experience in live production and one (1) to two (2) years experience in technical directing and producing at a NCAA Division I Power 5 university or within a professional sports environment are preferred. Experience working with students and interns on live productions is preferred.
Internal Number: 100135
About University of Maryland-College Park
The University of Maryland is a member of the prestigious Association of American Universities and is located on a beautiful campus located eight miles north of the nation's capital in College Park, which was recently rated "Best place to Raise Kids in Maryland" by Bloomberg.com. The campus is also near Columbia, Maryland, which was listed as the #2 “Best Place to Live” by Money Magazine. The Athletic Program has won 20 national championships over the last 15 years and is a charter member of the Big Ten Conference. Currently, 78 of the University's academic programs are ranked in their respective Top 25 nationally.