Assistant Athletic Director, Creative Video Production
University of Maryland
Location: College Park, Maryland
4 Year Degree
Internal Number: 128977
The Assistant Athletic Director of Creative Video Production will work as a member of the Intercollegiate Athletics Broadcasting & Production staff and be under the direct supervision of the Associate Athletic Director of Broadcast & Production.
The Assistant Athletic Director of Creative Video Production will develop, produce, and distribute creative audio-visual content across all Maryland Athletics platforms. As the lead producer in the unit, this position will work closely with key representatives from other areas, including Strategic Communications and Content Development, Marketing Strategy and Fan Experience, Maryland Sports Properties, and prevalent team recruiting personnel.
Establish and enforce a consistent creative look to all produced video pieces.
Demonstrate and encourage creativity while balancing the overall brand of the department.
Develop and maintain a consistent structure of content types across teams and distribution platforms, including digital, in-venue, and commercial.
Prioritize projects that contribute directly to the athletic department’s bottom-line revenue goals, emphasizing football, men’s & women’s basketball, and the Terrapin Club. Must have a strong sense of time management to fluidly adapt plans when unexpected challenges arise.
Lead a full-time and student producers team to ensure Maryland Athletics fans, donors, and current and future student-athletes feel the Maryland experience. Will be able to hire and teach students to assist with responsibilities, providing real-world experience in a fast-paced environment.
Create a plan to include and execute captioning for audio-visual content on Maryland successfully
Athletics-owned platforms (including in-venue and on the website).Oversight of Director of Video Production, Associate Director of Video Production/Feature Producer, Assistant Director of Video Production, at least two Production Assistants, and the Creative Video Production student team.
Bachelor’s degree required in Video Production, graphic design, or a related field with experience.
Minimum five (5) years of experience with non-linear editing (Premiere, Final Cut), motion graphics programs (After Effects, Cinema 4D), and graphics programs (Photoshop).
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Proficiency with Mac systems and Adobe Creative Suite
Ability to produce and create exciting audio-visual mediums
Preference will be given to those candidates with collegiate or professional sports production experience and those with provable experience in 3 and 4D compositing.
To Apply: Submit applications electronically at https://ejobs.umd.edu. Search for position number 128977. 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: 11/15/2023.
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.
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.