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Director of Broadcasting

Apply now Job no: 503220
Department: Intercollegiate Athletics
Location: Oxford, OH
Work type: Salary Staff
Categories: Athletics, Recreation, PR, Media, Graphics, Communications
Status: Full Time
Temporary: No

Job Title: Director of Broadcasting
Hours Per Week:


Job Summary:


The Director of Broadcasting will report to the Assistant Athletic Director and Chief Athletics Marketing and Communications Officer and be directly responsible for the oversight of staffing, scheduling, administrative oversight, development, video and live event production and television distribution for Miami Athletics. This position will also assist in the administration of a Division I athletic department in a manner which is consistent with the policies of Miami University, the National Collegiate Athletic Association, and other appropriate governing bodies (i.e. Mid-American Conference, National Collegiate Hockey Conference or the United States Figure Skating Association).
This position specifically supports the mission of the University and the Department of Intercollegiate Athletics by assisting in institutional compliance with NCAA and Conference rules and regulations.


Duties/Physical Demands:

• Lead the vision for the Broadcasting unit through creating high-quality broadcasts that allow fans nationally and internationally to support the Miami student-athletes in their pursuit to graduate as champions by consistently learning and growing the knowledge around the ever-changing technology landscape of broadcasting capabilities.
• Oversee the day-to-day operations of the Broadcasting unit compromised of one full time staff member, temporary gameday staff members and student interns, including but not limited to the hiring, training, scheduling, payroll, inventory management and budget management for the unit.
• Oversee the development, production and television distribution for Miami Athletics. This includes producing a variety of video content, but main focus will be on managing at least 35 ESPN3 events. Other promotional materials include: intro videos, image spots, commercials, press conferences, television series, and sports highlight reels.
• Oversee the Broadcast/Video Production schedule, including but not limited to, game broadcasts, weekly press conferences, coaches shows, interview series, student-athlete features, etc.
• Work closely with conference offices, Van Wagner and other partners weekly or on an as needed basis during the sport season to ensure broadcast expectations (technical and sound quality) are carried out, see that affiliate agreements are properly fulfilled and offer support in affiliate contract negotiations in addition to recruitment and retention
• Recruit, hire, staff and train personnel (temporary staff and students) for all productions.
• Shoot, edit, load video for ESPN3/ gameday production.
• Manage all personnel issues, including changes and needs for production.
• Troubleshoot and problem solve all technical issues with production equipment. This may include repairs to equipment or fixing any long term issues with equipment.
• Organize, archive and store all game footage for all sports for Miami Athletics.
• Work with Miami's Social Media team in content creation for other areas of Miami's Athletic
• This position will be asked to work many late nights and weekends.
• Perform other duties as assigned by the Assistant Athletic Director/Chief Athletic Marketing and Communications Officer


Minimum Qualifications:

• Bachelor's degree required in telecommunications, visual communications, film production or other related field by date of employment.
• Two to three years of experience in live broadcast production
• Two to three years of experience in video editing.
• Strong technical background in video engineering, live streaming support and electrical connectivity.

Desired Qualifications:

• Experience in managing a staff
• Play-by-play/color analyst experience
• Experience in lighting, set design, audio engineering.
• Previous IT, live video production experience.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Expertise in Adobe Creative Suite
Knowledge of Ross Carbonite Switcher, Ross Expressions Graphics System, Tricaster Switcher, and 3-Play Replay unit.
Knowledge of lighting, cabling and equipment management.
Strong organizational skills.
Experience in a problem solving environment in both technical and creative means for projects.

Diversity Statement:

Miami University is committed to creating an inclusive and effective teaching, learning, research, and working environment for all.

For more information on Miami University’s diversity initiatives, please visit the Office of Institutional Diversity & Inclusion webpage. For more information on Miami University’s mission and core values, please visit the Mission and Core Values webpage.

EO/AA Statement/Clery Act:
Miami University, an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, encourages applications from minorities, women, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. Miami University prohibits harassment, discrimination and retaliation on the basis of age (40 years or older), color, disability, gender identity or expression, genetic information, military status, national origin (ancestry), pregnancy, race, religion, sex/gender, status as a parent or foster parent, sexual orientation, or protected veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, facilities, programs or employment practices. Requests for reasonable accommodations for disabilities related to employment should be directed to or 513-529-3560.
As part of the University’s commitment to maintaining a healthy and safe living, learning, and working environment, we encourage you to read Miami University’s Annual Security & Fire Safety Report at:, which contains information about campus safety, crime statistics, and our drug and alcohol abuse and prevention program designed to prevent the unlawful possession, use, and distribution of drugs and alcohol on campus and at university events and activities. This report also contains information on programs and policies designed to prevent and address sexual violence, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking. Each year, email notification of this website is made to all faculty, staff, and enrolled students. Written notification is also provided to prospective students and employees. Hard copies of the Annual Security & Fire Safety Report may be obtained from the Miami University Police Department at (513) 529-2223.
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For questions regarding reasonable accommodations for disabilities, or to follow-up with a request, please contact or (513) 529-3560.

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