Associate Director of Creative Services and Multimedia

New York, United States
Salary Not Specified
Dec 22, 2020
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time
Department Statement

Colgate Athletics Mission:
To be an inclusive community of competitive excellence.

Athletics Department Values:
Thoughtful – Careful, reasoned, inclusive thinking
Driven – Relentless, energetic, focused pursuit of the courageous goal
Enthusiastic – Passionate, positive, fun presence
Cohesive – Close-knit, collaborative, consistent teamwork
Bold – Creative, resourceful, fearless winners


The Colgate University Associate Director of Creative Services and Multimedia is responsible for the creation and effective execution of overall creative services, multimedia and video production strategy across all aspects of the athletics department, including the supervision of all operational aspects of produced on-demand video content, game day video streaming, and in-game video production. To include:
• Oversight of game day video streaming and in-game production for all streamed sports.
• Oversight of video board production and the implementation of on-demand content.
• Responsible for effective management and training of staff and camera operators.
• Ensure compliance with outlined ESPN+ and Patriot League Network broadcast standards.

Responsible for supervision of all operational aspects of multimedia, including graphic design and original video content. To include:
• The planning and production of original video content in support of the athletics department, 25 athletic programs, and its strategic initiatives.
• The creation, oversight, and implementation of a content production and release schedule of original video content.
• Oversight of graphic design initiatives and shaping the department’s social media strategy, both for department and athletic team operated channels, within Colgate’s Athletics identity guidelines.
• Effective communications and promotion of tickets and other revenue producing channels.
• The implementation of effective communications and promotions strategy of special events.
• Providing effective video production guidance to special events as needed (e.g. Colgate Hall of Honor induction, end-of-season Golden ‘Gates all-sports celebration, National Girls and Women in Sports Day, community engagement events and initiatives).
• Ensure positive relationships between the program and key stakeholders, to include alumni, local community, fans, parents, local media outlets, faculty, and other University constituents.
• Budget oversight in assigned areas.
• Effective management, hiring, training, and evaluation of all student staff, casual wage staff, and interns. Independent decision-making authority in all hiring and dismissal of all staff.

Supervision and management of the Video Production Assistant. To include:
• Provision of fair and accurate input to Director of Athletic Communications and Creative Services regarding employment status (hire, promotion, salary increases, termination).
• Oversight of job performance, development and continued professional growth of direct reports.

Maintain personal compliance with all relevant governing bodies to include:
• Specific conference
• Athletic department
• University policies

Responsible for supporting the vision for the Division of Physical Education, Recreation and Athletics, to be an inclusive community of competitive excellence, and for demonstrating the division’s core values in all interactions.

Professional Experience/ Qualifications

Demonstrated expertise with specialized software and hardware within video production, graphic design, and social media including but not limited to Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Premiere, After Effects, etc.) Final Cut Pro, TriCaster, and BlackMagic

Preferred Qualifications Education

Bachelors Degree Required

Job Open Date 12/22/2020 Job Close Date Open Until Filled No Special Instructions Summary EEO Statement

It is the policy of Colgate University not to discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of their race, color, creed, religion, age, sex, pregnancy, national origin, marital status, disability, protected Veterans status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, being or having been victims of domestic violence or stalking, familial status, or any other categories covered by law. Colgate is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Candidates from historically underrepresented groups, women, persons with disabilities, and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.

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