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Coordinator of Live Productions

Company:
Mount St. Mary's University
Job Location:
Emmitsburg, Maryland
Category:
Broadcasting, Radio, and Television
Coordinator of Live Productions serves as lead on all Mount St. Mary’s University broadcast operations related to ESPN3/ESPN+ productions and other internal streaming, television and radio broadcast needs. The position plans all technical aspects of productions, including equipment, personnel, scripting and more.
  • Coordinates and produces ESPN3/ESPN+ broadcasts for all Mount St. Mary’s sports.
  • Effectively works with ESPN, conference representatives and other key stakeholders on relevant aspects of broadcast operations and planning.
  • Delivers scripting, sponsor fulfillment, graphics, feature packages and all elements of in-broadcast planning in a timely fashion and at a high quality.
  • Hires and trains a combination of students and freelance personnel to fill all roles within broadcasts (producers, replay, graphics, cameras, etc.).
  • Reports to Associate A.D. for Athletic Communications and will work with that position to manage scheduling, planning and all coordination with on-air talent.
  • Strategizes opportunities to maximize broadcast operations through cost-effective equipment acquisition while managing a detailed inventory and managing on a game-to-game basis.
  • Prepares game highlights for internal and external distribution.
  • Collaborates with faculty in the Department of Communications for academic program opportunities and requirements associated with relevant broadcast or digital communications curricula.
  • Effectively collaborates and communicates with key internal groups, including university information technology, athletic department creative services, communications, facilities and events, director of A/V and more.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field or equivalent experience.
  • Knowledge regarding a variety of intercollegiate sports as well as NCAA rules and compliance.
  • In-depth knowledge of technical aspects of broadcast productions, with particular emphasis on equipment, scripting, personnel management and more.
  • Previous experience with streaming broadcast operations required, preferably on ESPN platforms.
  • Proficient in Adobe Creative Suite applications.
  • Experience with Ross, NewTek and/or other applicable mainstream broadcast equipment.
  • Ability to problem solve in challenging situations.
  • Ability to multitask and plan for a high volume on concurrent event broadcasts.
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Broadcast experience in college athletics.
  • Experience in producer and director roles of sports broadcasts with additional in-depth knowledge of all broadcast positions.
  • Experience with training and supervising students in a video production environment.
  • Experience coordinating with freelance personnel hiring.
Salary/Benefits

This is a full-time position with full benefits and annual, holiday and sick leave. The university offers a generous benefits package, including tuition remission for graduate and undergraduate classes at Mount St. Mary’s University, retirement program with a match as well as a generous paid time off schedule. Competitive salary commensurate to experience.

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