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Athletic Multimedia Assistant (part-time)

Apply now Job no: 502473
Position type: Staff Part Time
Benefit Status: Non-Benefited – Non-Union
Campus: UMass Lowell
Department: Athletic Programs
Salary: $14/hour
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General Summary of Position:

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.

Essential Job Duties:
1. 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:

  • Assists with creation of digital content on the official website – including video streaming, postgame highlights, profiles/feature videos and interviews
  • Maintains and fosters relationships with campus contingent and aggressively promotes University
  • Assists with updating the official Athletics Twitter, Facebook and other social media accounts
  • Travels with teams as necessary to provide athletic video support for department

2. Assist with oversight of administrative functions within the Athletics Communications office:
•Help develop best practices for productions on ESPN, and regional sports networks
•Assist with the supervision and training of the student video staff (approximately 8-12 students)
•Work to develop branding standards for the River Hawk Network and department videos
3. Promote the University’s commitment to customer service by:

• Building effective partnerships with co-workers throughout the University by freely sharing appropriate
information and providing assistance when needed
• Ensuring optimum service to all internal and external partners in response to all requests for service and
• Maintaining an environment that is welcoming to persons of all backgrounds, nationalities, and roles

Other Job Duties:

• Performs other related duties as assigned
Working Conditions:

• Frequent evenings and weekend work. Occasional travel required
Minimum Qualifications (Required):
  • Bachelor’s degree in journalism, communications, digital media or a related field
  • 1-2 years’ experience within a collegiate communications/sports information/multimedia setting
Additional Considerations:
  • 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 with familiarity of production concepts and terminology
  • 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
  • A job offer for this position is contingent upon a satisfactory response to a Criminal Offender Record Information (CORI) check and review
  • CLERY certification within first 30 days of employment
Special Instructions to Applicants:
A job offer for this position is contingent upon a satisfactory response to a Criminal Offender Record Information
(CORI) check and review.
This is a part-time, non-unit, non-benefited position. 
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. 
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. 

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