Job Details

Requisition Number 17-0030
Post Date 6/19/2017
Title Video Production Specialist
City Lawrence
State KS

Position Summary:
The Video Production Specialist (VPS) will perform a variety of duties and responsibilities including but not limited to editing pieces for all athletics platforms; editing would include work for live events in all sports and feature pieces for in-house, social, web, and other areas within Kansas Athletics. The VPS would collaborate with other members of the RCV team in the initial creative, shooting, editing and post production process across all athletic platforms. The VPS would also assist in the production of live in house sporting events and live ESPN3 broadcasts of Kansas Athletic events. Live event responsibilities would span all positions within the live production environment including camera, replay, and technical directing. VPS will assist in the video production needs of the entire athletics department by collaborating with a variety department units, sports, the social team, and Jayhawk television; and perform other duties as assigned by the Director of Video Services.

Duties of all Positions at Kansas Athletics

1. Adhere to University, Big 12 Conference, Kansas Athletics, and NCAA policies and procedures.

2. Maintain knowledge of departmental activities, sports schedules, and procedures.

3. Foster a cooperative working relationship with fellow staff members within the Department.

4. Support the athletics department goals and philosophies as described by the Director of Athletics and work to achieve and uphold the department’s mission statement and core values.

5. Maintain a positive attitude toward performing job duties and in working with other staff members.

6. Exhibit professional decorum at all times while representing Kansas Athletics.

Duties and Responsibilities of this Position:

1. Shoot/Edit a wide variety of content for live Videoboard/Television productions;

2. Editor for video content across all platforms of Kansas Athletics Video;

3. Work as a crew member for Kansas Athletics live sporting events and ESPN3 Productions;

4. Maintain a working knowledge of control room equipment in order to assist freelance personnel and student workers with operating equipment;

5. Travel with various Kansas Athletics teams, as assigned, in order to gather event-related footage;

6. Assist in creation, editing of content for social media;

7. Assemble and edits videos in response to requests from outside media outlets;

8. Assist in the video production needs of the entire athletics department, by assisting department units,, Jayhawk television and social media.

9. Perform other duties as assigned by the Director of Video Services.

Requirements Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university; a minimum of two years experience in live sports production at the university or professional sports level; Highly creative editor with experience in sports; demonstrated editing skills and experience using professional editing software; demonstrated experience using After Effects and Photoshop software; ability to handle multiple assignments in a fast paced deadline driven environment; a minimum of two years experience on a live sports production crew; ability to work irregular hours including nights and weekends coinciding with Athletic events throughout the year; ability to travel frequently to provide video support to athletic teams throughout the year.


Proficiency in Adobe suite of editing/creative software; technical directing experience in live multi-camera sports production

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