Responsibilities:

Lead production of approximately 90-100 multi-camera web streams per year on ESPN+.
Lead production of the in-venue game presentation for football, basketball, and other spectator sports at video board capable venues.
Execution of game day setup for television and in-venue productions.
Collaborate with marketing, sponsorship, development, and communication teams to meet department requirements for television and in-venue productions.
Act as liaison between the athletic department and its network television partners. Work with networks to ensure the department is meeting its requirements by providing broadcast assets and other assistance in preparation for live game broadcasts.
Act as liaison between the athletic department, the Big South Conference, and DV Sport to ensure the department is meeting its requirements for official replay review.
Staff individuals to perform television control room functions and camera operator functions for all productions.
Staff on-air talent to provide play-by-play and color analysis for all television productions.
Responsible for maintenance of all control room and video equipment, including troubleshooting any hardware, software, and equipment issues that arise.
Work with staff to maintain recruitment, hiring, and training of freelance and part-time event staff.
Work with campus faculty and staff to maintain recruitment, hiring, and training of student workforce.
Assist in the strategic management of the athletic communications department budget.
Help produce promotional video content for television broadcasts, in-venue use, and social media use.
Work with capital projects, operations, and facilities departments to ensure new construction of athletic facilities includes necessary audio/visual equipment and cabling to meet television and in-house broadcast requirements.
Maintain up-to-date knowledge of latest video production equipment and trends.
Responsible for adhering to all department and university policies and procedures, as well as the rules, regulations, bylaws and interpretations of the Big South Conference and the NCAA.
Responsible for adhering to all department and university continuing education initiatives and required certifications and trainings.
Supervisor Responsibility:

Multiple part-time and freelance game day staff, work-study students, and interns.
Perform other related duties incidental to the work described herein.

Experience / Skills

Minimum Qualifications:

Education: Bachelor’s Degree

Experience: Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including ability to effectively communicate with internal and external customers. Excellent computer proficiency (MS Office – Word, Excel and Outlook). Must be able to work under pressure and meet deadlines, while maintaining a positive attitude and providing exemplary customer service. Ability to work independently and to carry out assignments to completion within parameters of instructions given, prescribed routines, and standard accepted practices. Self-starter with an outstanding work ethic. 1-3 years’ experience in a related field strongly preferred. Experience using Adobe Creative Suite (Premiere, Audition, After Effects, Photoshop) strongly preferred. Experience using Newtek production equipment (Tricaster, 3Play) strongly preferred.

Essential Job Functions: Certain jobs at Gardner-Webb University may require specific physical and/or mental abilities. The hiring manager will provide additional information and provision of requests for reasonable accommodation if needed.

This job description is not designed to contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee. Other duties, responsibilities and activities may change or be assigned at any time with or without notice.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Candidates should complete the application and include a letter of interest, résumé, and names and contact information for at least three professional references with their submission.

Gardner-Webb University (gardner-webb.edu) is a coeducational, residential, private, historically Baptist, Christian institution, located in Boiling Springs, North Carolina with easy access to Charlotte, Asheville, and Greenville-Spartanburg. The University offers 80+ undergraduate and graduate degree programs to approximately 3,000 students. GWU is a Carnegie-classified Doctoral/Professional University. In 2023, Gardner-Webb was home to students from 93 counties in North Carolina, 44 US states, and 43 foreign countries. GWU is a NCAA Division I institution with 22 athletic teams and 460 student-athletes.