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Application Review Date The First Review Date for this job is: May 23, 2019
Departmental Overview The Department of Intercollegiate Athletics consists of more than 275 staff members and coaches and sponsors 30 varsity sports programs. These 30 programs include more than 850 student-athletes who participate in the various sports programs annually within the National Collegiate Athletics Association (NCAA). We are currently seeking a Coordinator of Operations for our Women's Basketball Program.
The Director of Video for Women's Basketball is a creative position that will coordinate all of the internal video production elements for the Women's Basketball office. This includes the handling all aspects of project planning, story-boarding, execution and optimization for all video and motion graphic projects used to convey the vision and values of the Women's Basketball team while simultaneously cultivating fan enthusiasm and excitement. The position also coordinates the basketball-related video operations for the team and will assist the Director of Operations in special projects, as needed.
Responsibilities Women's Basketball Creative Video (45%):
Collaborate with the coaching staff on the planning, development and execution of all Women's Basketball videos and motion graphic projects
Develop and implement an annual plan that produces unique video and graphic content that supports the Cal Women's Basketball brand.
Have the ability to capture live sporting events with single-camera coverage and a documentary all-access style
Maintains a thorough working knowledge of all requisite software applications relative to video production and motion graphics and have the ability to put this knowledge into practice in the creation of Women's Basketball video content.
Research and assess new video graphic methods and technology including filming techniques and strategies, video editing, computers, projectors, videography, camera equipment and video editing software.
Women's Basketball Video Operations (45%):
Edit basketball video content for coaches for breakdown and player development needs as assigned
Collaborate with Coaches, Strength & conditioning staff, and more to plan, manage and integrate analysis
Organize the exchange of game films with other schools
Travel with the team and coordinate any video requirements while on the road, such as setting up video equipment for coaches to watch film, and filming the away game
Organize video equipment and supplies and keep stocked as necessary
Responsible for the maintenance and acquisition of all video equipment
Assist Basketball Operations/Other (10%):
Assist with Women's Basketball events by creating visually appealing promotional content
Contributes to other communications, events, and related projects as needed
Assist in managing Cal Women's Basketball social media accounts with responsibilities that include creating graphics and capturing content
Assist with all on campus recruiting visits and other recruiting duties.
Assist with various office duties including mailings, answering the phones, filing, completing forms, etc.
Ensure confidentiality of information
Other tasks as assigned by supervisor
Skilled in MS Office (Excel, Outlook, Word, PowerPoint)
Proficient with Adobe Creative Suite: Photoshop, Illustrator, After Effects, Premiere, Final Cut Pro.
Motion graphics experience
Great communication, organizational and project management skills and a strong ability to work collaboratively
Self-motivated. Ability to adapt to new challenges and finds ways to solve them.
Creativity, vision and big ideas; ability to think outside the box
Flexibility to work non-traditional hours and travel as needed. Works without supervision
Shows attention to detail and accuracy in work
Able to handle the stress of multiple high-pressure deadlines and make sure they're met
Knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations
Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience with strong background in design and creative development
Have working knowledge of video cameras and sound equipment
Understanding of basketball analytics
Skilled in graphic design
Prior experience in sports is beneficial, but not necessary
Social media experience across multiple platforms
Understanding of html and other web technologies
Salary & Benefits This is an exempt, monthly paid position. Annual salary is commensurate with experience.
For information on the comprehensive benefits package offered by the University visit:
How to Apply Please submit your cover letter and resume as a single attachment when applying.
Driving Required A valid driver's license and DMV check for driving record is required.
Other Information This is a one-year contract.
Conviction History Background This is a designated position requiring fingerprinting and a background check due to the nature of the job responsibilities. Berkeley does hire people with conviction histories and reviews information received in the context of the job responsibilities. The University reserves the right to make employment contingent upon successful completion of the background check.
Mandated Reporter This position has been identified as a Mandated Reporter required to report the observed or suspected abuse or neglect of children, dependent adults, or elders to designated law enforcement or social service agencies. We reserve the right to make employment contingent upon completion of signed statements acknowledging the responsibilities of a Mandated Reporter.
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