The University of Pittsburgh is seeking a Director of Broadcast & Video Production (ACC Network Producer). This position is responsible for overseeing all facets of production for the Pitt Athletic Department’s ACC Network broadcasts. Responsibilities will include (but are not limited to): serving as the primary producer for ACC Network broadcasts; creating broadcast formats, graphics, and feature inserts; and training students and freelancers. The incumbent must be able and willing to operate broadcast control room equipment. The incumbent will work extensively with broadcast character generators and production switchers. The individual will need to work independently, but will also oversee the Assistant Director of Broadcast & Video Production (ACC Network Assistant Producer) and train freelance operators and students. The Director will manage the broadcast production budget. He/she must be willing to work nights and weekends and will report directly to the Assistant Athletic Director of Broadcast & Video Production. A bachelor’s degree and at least three years of broadcast experience are required.
The University offers an excellent comprehensive benefits package for all full-time and part-time regular employees including:
• Education benefits and a retirement plan with employer match
• Group medical insurance, life insurance, and optional vision and dental insurance
• Free transit service within Allegheny County for employees of the Oakland campus (Port Authority Transit)
• Time off benefits including vacation, sick and personal time
The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and values equality of opportunity, human dignity and diversity. EEO/AA/M/F/Vets/Disabled
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Experience / Skills
Minimum Related Experience Level Required
3-5 years experience
Additional Education and/or Experience Essential to the Position
A minimum of three years’ broadcast experience is required, preferably in sports broadcasting. The candidate must be able to operate broadcast control room equipment including, but not limited to: character generator, production switcher, broadcast cameras, replay systems, and audio consoles. Remote production experience is preferred and as well as an understanding of signal flow and routing.
About University of Pittsburg
The University of Pittsburgh is among the nation's oldest and most distinguished comprehensive universities, with a wide variety of high-quality programs in the arts and sciences as well as professional fields.
Pitt is a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU), which comprises 62 preeminent doctorate-granting research institutions in North America.