Athletic Multimedia Assistant

Athletic Multimedia Assistant (part-time)
University of Massachusetts Lowell

Essential Duties:

• Assist the Associate Athletics Director for Communications and Director of Multimedia & Production with all multimedia services related to the athletics communications operation for the University’s 16 Division I sports:
o Assist with creation of digital content on the official website GoRiverHawks.com – including video streaming, postgame highlights, profiles/feature videos and interviews
o Maintain and foster relationships with campus contingent and aggressively promote University
o Assist with updating the official Athletics Twitter, Facebook and other social media accounts
o Travel with teams as necessary to provide athletic video support for department
• Assist with oversight of administrative functions within the Athletics Communications office:
o Help develop best practices for productions on ESPN, AmericaEast.tv and regional sports networks
o Assist with the supervision and training of the student video staff (approximately 8-12 students)
o Work to develop branding standards for the River Hawk Network and department videos
• Promote the University’s commitment to customer service by:
o Building effective partnerships with co-workers throughout the University by freely sharing appropriate information and providing assistance when needed
o Ensuring optimum service to all internal and external partners in response to all requests for service and information
o Maintaining an environment that is welcoming to persons of all backgrounds, nationalities, and roles

Qualifications:

• Bachelor’s degree in journalism, communications, digital media or a related field
• 1-2 years’ experience within a collegiate communications/sports information/multimedia setting
• Expertise video editing software such as Final Cut Pro or Adobe Premiere
• Understanding of Adobe After Effects and Adobe Creative Suite
• Experience in a broadcast control room with familiarity of production concepts and terminology
• Technical troubleshooting skills desirable
• Effective customer service, communication, interpersonal and public relations skills
• Working familiarity with sports in context of higher education environment
• Experience working effectively in diverse environments
• CLERY certification within first 30 days of employment

Special Instructions to Applicants:
Please include a resume and cover letter with your application. Names and contact information of three references will be required at the time of application.

To apply, please go to: explorejobs.uml.edu

A job offer for this position is contingent upon a satisfactory response to a Criminal Offender Record Information (CORI) check and review.

Initial review of applications will begin immediately and continue until position is filled. However, the position may close when an adequate number of qualified applicants are received.

The University of Massachusetts Lowell is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action, Title IX employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age over 40, protected veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, marital status, or other protected class.