Executive Producer, Athletics
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Founded in 1819, the University of Cincinnati ranks among the nation's best urban public research universities. Home to more than 47,000 students, 10,500 faculty and staff and 330,000 alumni, UC combines a Top 35 research university with a physical setting The New York Times calls "the most ambitious campus design program in the country."
With the launch ofNext Lives Here, the Cincinnati Innovation District, a $100 million JobsOhio investment, eight straight years of record enrollment, worldwide leadership in cooperative education, a dynamic academic health center and entry into the Big 12 athletic conference, UC's momentum has never been stronger. UC's annual budget tops $1.6 billion and its endowment totals $1.9 billion.
About the Department
The University of Cincinnati Department of Athletics competes at the highest level of intercollegiate athletics with the vision to reach Next Level Success for all 18 varsity teams and more than 500 student-athletes. The Bearcats have a proud athletics history, winning eight national championships and 117 conference titles. The Cincinnati men's basketball team is among the 15 winningest programs all-time, while the football team became the first American Athletic Conference program to compete in the College Football Playoff in 2021. Olympic gold medalist volleyball player Jordan Thompson, NBA Hall of Famer Oscar Robertson and Major League Baseball legend Sandy Koufax are among the several luminaries who have competed as Bearcats.
UC student-athletes collectively posted a 3.387 overall GPA in the fall of 2021 with 78 percent earning spots on the Honor Roll.
Under the leadership of Director of Athletics John Cunningham, and supported by more than 150 full-time staff members, UC Athletics' mission is to connect our community, enhance our University and impact the lives of student-athletes as they prepare to change the world on and off the field.
The University of Cincinnati (UC), Department of Athletics seeks applications for an Executive Producer in the Sports Production unit. This is a full-time position, salaried, with a comprehensive benefits package.
The successful candidate will be expected to lead the media production function of UC Athletics while following UC and departmental policies, NCAA Division I, and Conference bylaws and regulations.
Responsible for the strategic planning, creative alignment, execution of media production, and resource and personnel management for digital and linear live-game broadcasts for TV networks and streaming platforms, as well as in-venue videoboard shows for sports programs and university and external events as needed.
Support other media production including press conferences, video shorts, video clipping, social media support, and student-athlete award shows.
Serve as the main point of contact to internal and external partners.
Serve as the media production liaison to athletic conference coordinating transition and continuity efforts to ensure all conference requirements are met.
Implement newest technologies and trends in the industry.
Ensure fiscal responsibility through proper budget management.
Serve as member of the External Leadership Team.
May provide direct and/or indirect supervision to exempt and non-exempt staff (i.e., hiring/firing, performance evaluations, disciplinary action, approve time off, etc.).
Perform related duties based on departmental need. This job description can be changed at any time.
Bachelor's Degree in Media Production, Broadcasting, or related field.
Five (5) years of producer/director experience.
Additional Qualifications Considered
The position requires evening and weekend hours.
Linear television experience.
Previous college campus experience.
Director level experience for live events.
Physical Requirements/Work Environment
Office environment/no specific unusual physical or environmental demands.
Interested and qualified applicants must apply online and include a cover letter of interest and a current CV/Resume.
All certifications and other documentation can be uploaded using the Additional Documents section in the application.
Applications without a cover letter and CV/Resume will not be considered for the position.
Compensation and Benefits
UC offers a wide array of complementary and affordable benefit options, to meet the financial, educational, health, and wellness needs of you and your family. Eligibility varies by position and FTE.
Competitive salary range dependent on the candidate's experience.
Comprehensive insurance plans including medical, dental, vision, and prescription coverage.
Flexible spending accounts and an award-winning employee wellness program, plus an employee assistance program.
Financial security via our life and long-term disability insurance, accident and illness insurance, and retirement savings plans.
Generous paid time off work options including vacation, sick leave, annual holidays, and winter season days in addition to paid parental leave.
Tuition remission is available for employees and their eligible dependents.
Enjoy discounts for on and off-campus activities and services.
The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.
As a UC employee, and an employee of an Ohio public institution, if hired you will not contribute to the federal Social Security system, other than contributions to Medicare. Instead, UC employees have the option to contribute to a state retirement plan (OPERS, STRS) or an alternative retirement plan (ARP).
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Executive Producer, Athletics
Sep 27, 2022
Cincinnati, OH, US
Nearest Major Market: Cincinnati
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The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran.