The Athletic Multimedia Assistant provides assistance to the Associate Athletic Director of Communications and the Director of Multimedia & Production as needed. The Athletic Multimedia Assistant also assists with administrative functions within the Athletic Communications office performing various tasks as needed.
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: oAssists with creation of digital content on the official website GoRiverHawks.com – including video streaming, postgame highlights, profiles/feature videos and interviews. oMaintains and fosters relationships with campus contingent and aggressively promotes University. oAssists with updating the official Athletics Twitter, Facebook and other social media accounts. oTravels with teams as necessary to provide athletic video support for department.
Assist with oversight of administrative functions within the Athletics Communications office: oHelp develop best practices for productions on ESPN, AmericaEast.tv and regional sports networks. Work to develop branding standards for the River Hawk Network and department videos
Promote the University’s commitment to customer service by: oBuilding effective partnerships with co-workers throughout the University by freely sharing appropriate information and providing assistance when needed. oEnsuring optimum service to all internal and external partners in response to all requests for service and information. oMaintaining an environment that is welcoming to persons of all backgrounds, nationalities, and roles.
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 of 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
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. 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 committed to increasing diversity in its faculty, staff, and student populations, as well as curriculum and support programs, while promoting an inclusive environment. We seek candidates who can contribute to that goal and encourage you to apply and to identify your strengths in this area. 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.