Assistant Director – Creative Content & Multimedia (Athletics)
Harvard University Faculty of Arts and Sciences
Location: USA - MA - Boston
Internal Number: 59353BR
This position will play a key role in implementing content and multimedia initiatives for the Department of Athletics. The position 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 live broadcasts of Harvard Athletics events, for national, regional and local distribution.
Independently devise, storyboard and plan multimedia feature content, telling the story of what makes the University, athletics department, coaches and student-athletes different and special
Spearhead department-wide content creation initiatives, on topics relating to Harvard mission and core values.
Lead shooting, editing and releasing of feature multimedia content, with major impact of Harvard University external communications and marketing.
Shoot and edit creative video content from Harvard athletics events
Supervise LHTs, temps, interns and student staff in devising feature content relating to student-athletes, coaches and programs, to showcase during live broadcasts.
Supervise LHTs, temps, interns and student staff in shooting, editing and releasing creative multimedia content relating to Harvard Athletics, student-athletes, coaches and staff.
During especially busy game weekends, assist in the production of live broadcasts and video board shows during Harvard Athletics events.
Maintain and service video capture and editing 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.
Bachelor's degree is preferably in audio/visual communications, design, multimedia production or journalism.
Previous experience in sports production desired.
Must have outstanding organizational, communication, writing, and interpersonal skills. Should have strong knowledge of current and emergent audio/video technologies and video production.
Advanced experience using Adobe Creative Cloud.
Must be able to work independently.
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.
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.