The Director of Broadcast/B1G+ will work as a member of the Intercollegiate Athletics Broadcasting and Production staff, and be under the direct supervision of the Assistant Athletics Director of TerpVision and Video Operations. The Director of Broadcast/B1G+ is responsible for all live broadcasts (100+) of Maryland Athletics that stream on B1G+ including scripting, live camera switching, leading onsite equipment set up, transmission testing with applicable network and student/freelance staff. This position will manage the recruiting of, hiring and training of student staff on the operation of B1G+ production equipment and new dedicated broadcast control room; Manage on-site operations of B1G+, and coordinate the needs of the Big Ten Network (BTN) such as press conferences, studio operations, live stream proposals and talkbacks; Build game day graphics and other elements to be included in streamed broadcasts such as score bugs, starting lineup headshots, story lines for talent, replay wipes and other features. The Director of Broadcast/B1G+ will oversee the department’s coaches video responsibilities and directly supervise the Coordinator of Live Events. The Director will also be responsible for assisting TerpVision with staffing and game day operations. Assist in inventory and preventative maintenance of production equipment. They will collaborate with other members of the Broadcasting and Production (B&P) unit with content creation, graphic design, show production, etc on non-B1G+ 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 September 16, 2021.
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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
Bachelor’s degree in Broadcast Journalism, Production, or related field and a minimum of Five (5) to six (6) years of experience in live production, including student productions that go to air is required. Two (2) to three (3) years of 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; Knowledge of NCAA Division 1 athletic departments; Knowledge of Ross Xpression and Acuity Systems, EVS replay, Sony Broadcast cameras and Daktronics LED and video display systems. Five (5) to six (6) years of experience in live production, including student productions that go to air, and two (2) to three (3) years of 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.