The Assistant Director - Multimedia & Production plays a key role in implementing multimedia and technological initiatives for the Department of Athletics.
You will work closely with both the communications and marketing groups to promote the mission and goals of the department by producing high-level broad-range multimedia feature content for national, regional and local distribution. You will help tell the story of the University's student-athletes and coaches by producing live broadcasts of home events and assisting in the production of video board shows. Constituents include prospective student-athletes; game-day attendees; alumni/ae; fans; and the entire University community. This position greatly enhances both the external and internal image of the Department. You will also plan and direct live broadcasts of home athletic events, as well as select external events held at Athletics facilities. You will hire, train and supervise a contingent workforce of game-day staff. You will also maintain and service multimedia control room and production facilities and broadcasting equipment.
Harvard is a highly selective liberal arts college whose mission is to educate citizens and citizen-leaders for our society. The College is a residential institution of nearly 7,000 undergraduates and is located in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Harvard is deeply committed to the intellectual, social and personal transformation of its undergraduates during their four years at Harvard.
The Department of Athletics offers 42 varsity programs for men and women, more than any other Division I school in the United States. We also offer extensive recreational and intramural programs.
Harvard employees have access to a competitive benefits package that includes multiple options for the health and well-being of our employees as well as ongoing professional development.
All formal offers will be made by FAS Human Resources. We regret that, due to the number of responses we typically receive, we may be unable to respond to phone calls or contact personally those applicants not selected for an interview.
We actively seek and welcome applications from diverse candidates and from those with a demonstrable commitment to a more inclusive society.
Salary Grade: 056
Union: 00 - Non Union, Exempt or Temporary
Bachelor's degree required. At least three (3) years of experience in video editing, broadcasting or digital production.
Bachelor's degree is preferably in audio/visual communications, design, multimedia production or journalism. Previous experience in sports production or sports creative content creation desired. Must have outstanding organizational, communication, writing, and interpersonal skills. Should have strong knowledge of current and emergent audio/video technologies, live streaming, multimedia communications and video production. Advanced experience in video board operations and computer programs such as Adobe Creative Cloud and NewTek platforms desirable. Must be able to work independently.
Ability and willingness to work in extreme weather conditions (heat, rain, cold).
Evening and weekend work, as well as occasional travel required.
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER: We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Internal Number: 52921BR
About Harvard University Faculty of Arts and Sciences
Harvard University is devoted to excellence in teaching, learning, and research, and to developing leaders in many disciplines who make a difference globally. The University, which is based in Cambridge and Boston, Massachusetts, has an enrollment of over 20,000 degree candidates, including undergraduate, graduate, and professional students. Harvard has more than 360,000 alumni around the world. The University has twelve degree-granting Schools in addition to the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, offering a truly global education. Established in 1636, Harvard is the oldest institution of higher education in the United States.