Athletics ESPN+ Video Production Engineer

Florida, United States
Salary Not Specified
Nov 17, 2020
Employment Type
Part Time

Job Summary

FGCU Athletics is seeking applications for Video Production Engineer for its ESPN+ broadcasts – specifically during the men’s and women’s basketball seasons. The ESPN+ Video Production Engineer will be required to: engineer FGCU’s production trailer including but not limited to fixing issues with audio, camera stations, intercom, switcher, replay unit and other required maintenance of equipment.

Job Description

Typical duties include but are not limited to:

  • Set-up all production equipment for gameday productions – camera positions, talent positions, trailer equipment, power, etc.

  • Troubleshoot any technical issues that arise

  • Strike all equipment and secure production trailer

  • Assist producer and director as needed during production of ESPN+ events

  • Assist Associate AD/Communications and Director of Video on any production related initiatives

  • Assist in training/teaching students about video/audio regarding set-up, strike, and (as applicable) maintenance

  • Make recommendations for any repair or upgrades of equipment.

Other Duties:

Performs other job-related duties as assigned.

Additional Job Description

Required Qualifications:

Two years of experience engineering television broadcasts.

Must be able to work flexible hours including evenings and weekends.

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience working in an engineer capacity on a video production trailer, truck, or room.

Familiarity with HaiVision encorders and A/V transmission over IP.

Experience working intercollegiate athletics events.

Knowledge and experience in television sports production settings.

Experience with audio board and intercom systems.

Working knowledge of production cameras, Ross Video switchers (or equivalent such as NewTek TriCaster), graphics platforms (such as Ross Xpression) and replay units (NewTek 3Play).

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Skilled in the use of tools and test equipment used in broadcast transmission and production equipment maintenance.

  • Strong organizational skills and an ability to prioritize and complete simultaneous projects within deadlines.

  • Ability to install, operate, maintain, troubleshoot, and/or repair television broadcast equipment.

  • Ability to use a wide variety of testing equipment in various situations.

  • Ability to use typical broadcast and electronics test equipment and understand computer systems and networking.

  • Ability to work with in a high degree of independence and solve problems quickly and efficiently in a fast pace environment.

  • Ability to interact in a professional manner with a diverse group of staff, faculty, and students in a service-oriented environment.

  • Ability to read and understand technical materials.

  • Ability to work evenings, nights, weekends, and some holidays.

All employees are expected to:

  • Promote a common purpose consistent with stated University goals and demonstrate a commitment to students and the learning environment.

  • Possess the knowledge of general written standards and procedures utilized, and have the ability to read, interpret, and follow procedural and policy manual related to the job tasks.

  • Demonstrate the ability to respond to supervision, guidance and direction in a positive, receptive manner and in accordance with stated policies.

  • Provide quality customer service by creating a welcoming and supportive environment.

  • Present a professional image in word, action and attire.

  • Demonstrate professionalism in dealing with a diverse population while understanding and respecting each other’s view of the world, personalities and working styles.

  • Apply effective techniques to create working relationships with others to achieve common goals; successfully communicates and collaborates with others to achieve goals.

  • Demonstrate skills necessary to look at situations and processes critically to make recommendations for improvement.

FGCU is an EOE AA /F/Vet/Disability Employer.

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