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Director of Creative Video (Athletics)

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Work Type: Staff Full Time (1500 hours or greater)
Location: Dayton, OH
Category: University Staff
Department: Athletics / Multimedia - 500370
Pay Grade: B - Exempt
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Position Summary: The Director of Creative Video will be responsible for the direction, ideation and creation of all creative video for the Division of Athletics. With a focus on men’s and women’s basketball, the Director of Creative Video will:
● Develop ideas, create and manage the production of engaging video content for all Dayton Athletics’ social media accounts, video boards, website, and television/streaming; including hype and intro videos, post-game highlights, short-form videos, long-form features, social media “quick hits,” sponsored content, motion graphics and special projects.
● Collaborate with internal stakeholders to determine appropriate distribution mediums and stories of University of Dayton student-athletes, and produce recruiting content for various formats.
● Direct, manage and mentor the Creative Video student staff.
● Work closely with the External Team to develop new strategies and content ideas to engage fans in-venue and via digital mediums.
● Stay up-to-date on industry trends and ensure that University of Dayton remains one of the top creative video content producers in the country
● Serve as a consistent presence at athletic games and events to capture footage and tell the story of Dayton student-athletes.
● Manage archive and file video footage and projects, including managing content on INFLCR.
● Occasionally assist in live game productions (both in-venue and ESPN+ broadcasts).
● Other duties/projects as assigned.
● Maintain thorough knowledge of and adheres to all applicable University, Atlantic 10 Conference and NCAA rules and regulations.
● Reports to the Sr Assoc Ath Director, but works closely with the men's and women’s basketball staffs, as well as other coaches and administrative staff on a project-by-project basis.
Minimum Qualifications:

● Bachelor's degree.
● Three years of experience in creative video production in collegiate athletics or professional sports or equivalent experience
● An established portfolio of completed projects.
● Excellent technical, communication, interpersonal, time management and organizational skills.
● Working knowledge of professional production equipment, and software such as Adobe Premiere, Final Cut Pro, After Effects, Photoshop and other Adobe associated products.
● Knowledge and experience in production techniques including videography, lighting, sound, editing, compression and file delivery.
● Understanding of the social media environment, how it is consumed by various demographics.
● Ability to work independently as well as effectively in a collaborative team environment.
● Strong knowledge of editing and story-telling fundamentals
● Ability to work on weekends, evenings, holidays. Travel as needed.
● Must possess a valid driver's license, maintain a low risk driving record and be able to be insured by the university.

Preferred Qualifications:

● Five years of production and motion graphics experience.
● Sports camera operating experience.
● Experience leading creative video student staff.
● Online portfolio that demonstrates excellence in the job functions.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

To comply with federal rules, UD will require all employees including student employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. The University will accept valid religious or medical exemptions and seek to reasonably accommodate them. Links to the most up-to-date COVID-19 health information, an easy-to-navigate index of the University's COVID-19 guidelines, and resources can be found at https://udayton.edu/coronavirus.

Closing Statement:

Informed by its Catholic and Marianist mission, the University is committed to the principles of diversity, equity, and inclusion. Informed by this commitment, we seek to increase diversity, achieve equitable outcomes, and model inclusion across our campus community. As an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer, we will not discriminate against minorities, females, protected veterans, individuals with disabilities, or on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity.


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