Job No: 497550 Position Type: full-time Location: Lewisburg, PA Categories: Athletics & Recreation, Other
The Coordinator, BisonVision Sports Productions position is responsible for producing a variety of events aired on ESPN+, Facebook Live, YouTube, and the Patriot League digital network. In addition to overseeing content creation and staffing, the Coordinator for BisonVision Sports Productions will serve as lead producer and director for events on the digital network. This individual will also collaborate with the Athletics Technology Coordinator, full-time staff, and students on operating, maintaining, and troubleshooting a full range of broadcast production equipment.
Job Duties: 1. Supervise live video production and creative digital content for Bucknell Athletics, including but not limited to all operational aspects of game broadcasts and other live productions such as luncheons, special departmental events, and Facebook live/YouTube events. 2. Directing, supervising, and evaluating broadcast staff during live productions. 3. Serve in various production positions for events airing on BisonVision, including as producer/director for high viewership home sports broadcasts (ESPN+) and oversee live stream coordination for all other sports. 4. Coordinate the scheduling of talent and part-time production staff for digital network productions. 5. Operating, maintaining, and troubleshooting production equipment and facilities in collaboration with the Athletics Technology Coordinator. 6. Collaborate with the External Relations team, including Bison Sports Properties/Learfield Sports where applicable, to develop game formats to include commercial timing, sponsored elements, pregame and halftime elements, and other featured content. 7. Strategically plan to meet future needs of sports production operations. 8. Performs other related duties as assigned.
Minimum Qualifications: 1. Bachelor's degree or high school diploma with four years of experience in television or streaming production. 2. Experience as an audio/video broadcast producer, using digital editing equipment and audio production. 3. Excellent organizational skills to handle the volume and variety of projects they must accomplish. 4. Demonstrated ability to work with numerous interruptions, meet deadlines, and work well under pressure. 5. Ability to understand and communicate oral and written instructions and procedures effectively. 6. Demonstrated commitment to diversity and inclusiveness.
Preferred Qualifications: 1. Advanced Degree in broadcast or related field. 2. Extensive knowledge and experience producing live sports television consistent with ESPN standards and branding. 3. Experience training students in graphics production consistent with the guidelines of ESPN+. 4. Working knowledge and experience working within a broadcast crew in various roles. 5. Experience with ESPN broadcast elements (graphics packages, animation, and tape elements). 6. Experience with the Adobe Creative Suite. 7. Ability to manage, mentor, and train student interns and freelance workers. 8. Knowledge of technology and industry trends. 9. Familiarity with policy issues concerning the administration of Division I intercollegiate athletics and higher education
Physical Demands: Moderate physical activity Requires handling of average-weight objects up to 50 pounds Visual Requirement - Ability to see information in print, electronically, live or digitally Ability to work required hours in a non-traditional workweek. This includes evenings, weekends, and holidays to support the intercollegiate athletics competition and practice schedule. Work Type: This is a full-time, year round, benefits eligible position.
This role is not budgeted for visa sponsorship at this time, all candidates must be authorized to work in the US at the time of submission of the application.
Salary Range: This is a Staff Non-exempt position with a hiring range of $19.74-24.67 (NE10). The offer rate will be based on a review of the candidate's credentials compared to the qualifications of the position, internal equity, and our overall compensation philosophy.
Eligible full- and part-time employees are compensated beyond base salary through our total rewards package that includes (but is not limited to): - flexible scheduling options determined by role; - medical, prescription drug, vision, dental, life, and long-term disability insurance options - an outstanding 10% employer contribution to your retirement plan (no contribution requirement for non-exempt positions) - generous paid time off, including vacation and sick time, a community service day, and 19 paid holidays (including two full weeks off for Winter Break!) - full-time and part-time members of the faculty and staff are eligible for tuition remission for themselves. Additionally, full-time members of the faculty and staff are eligible for tuition remission for their spouse/spousal equivalent and are eligible for various tuition programs for their children. Credit for full-time benefits eligible employment at other institutions of higher education will be applied to waiting periods. - a comprehensive employee wellness program including program incentives - a myriad of other benefits, including parental leave, an employee assistance program, fitness center membership, and the power of your Bucknell ID card
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Diversity, Equity & Inclusion: Bucknell is committed to fostering an environment that embraces diversity, equity and inclusion, and seeks candidates who will contribute to a climate that supports the growth and development of a diverse campus community. We endeavor to enhance our capacity to value and capitalize on the cultural richness that diversity brings. We encourage all individuals to apply and do not discriminate in admissions, employment, educational programs and/or activities on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, age, religion, disability, pregnancy, sex/gender, gender identity and/or expression, sexual orientation, marital or family status, military or veteran status, or genetic information.