Assistant Athletics Director - Sports Productions

Position Title
Assistant Athletics Director - Sports Productions

Position Number

Sports Information - 120950

Description of University

Appalachian State University, in North Carolina’s Blue Ridge Mountains, prepares students to lead purposeful lives as global citizens who understand and engage their responsibilities in creating a sustainable future for all. The transformational Appalachian experience promotes a spirit of inclusion that brings people together in inspiring ways to acquire and create knowledge, to grow holistically, to act with passion and determination, and embrace diversity and difference. As one of 17 campuses in the University of North Carolina system, Appalachian enrolls more than 20,000 students, has a low student-to-faculty ratio and offers more than 150 undergraduate and graduate majors.

Minimum Qualifications

Four-year degree in broadcast or related field and at least three years of experience in TV production

Must have:
  • Experience as an audio/video broadcast producer as well as use of digital editing equipment and audio production.
  • Knowledge of live production equipment including NewTek and Ross, ESPN+ video streaming, and Daktronics production software preferred.
  • Excellent organizational skills. Must be able to travel and work long hours on occasion.
License/Certification Required

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

The athletic program at Appalachian State University operates on the premise that intercollegiate athletics is an integral part of the institution’s overall program of education. Priority is given to high standards of both academic and athletic quality — the goal being the complete development of the student-athlete. The Assistant Athletics Director – Sports Productions position reports directly to the Senior Associate Athletics Director and works to:
  • Supervise live video production and creative digital content for App State Athletics
  • Supervise other members of the Sports Productions Department
  • Serve as producer/director for home football broadcasts (ESPN+) and oversee live stream coordination for all other sports
  • Coordinate talent and production staff for TV productions ( ESPN streaming, website/social media streaming and video boards)
  • Oversee all operational aspects of game broadcasts and other live productions such as signing day shows, coaches radio shows and Facebook live events
  • Manage pre-approved production studio & facility enhancements related to broadcast operations
  • Maintain video equipment and facilities
  • Supervise and produce department videos such as student-athlete features, highlight packages, social media & promotional, banquet videos, fundraising videos
  • Manage operational budget
  • Serve as liaison and resource for the Appalachian Sports Network
  • Serve as liaison with University video and communication department units
  • Serve as liaison with video board partner (Daktronics) and broadcast partners
  • Strategically plan to meet future needs of video operations
  • Other duties as assigned
Commitment to and compliance with the University’s and Department of Athletics policies and procedures as well as the Sun Belt Conference and NCAA constitutions, bylaws, legislation and regulations

Suggested Salary Range
Commensurate with experience

Physical Demands of Position

Typical physical demands of a broadcasting role.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Please attach required documents:
Cover Letter
List a minimum of 3 professional references with Contact Information

Quick Link
  • AA/EEO Statement:
  • Appalachian State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. The University does not discriminate in access to its educational programs and activities, or with respect to hiring or the terms and conditions of employment, on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity and expression, political affiliation, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information or sexual orientation.
    Important Contacts:

    Associate Vice Chancellor of Human Resources
    Office of Human Resources
    330 University Hall Dr.
    Boone, NC 28608
    (828) 262-3187
    Executive Director of Access & Equity (ADA/504 Coordinator, EEO Officer, & Title IX Coordinator)
    Office of Access & Equity
    123 IG Greer Hall
    Boone, NC 28608


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