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Director of Broadcast & Video Production (ACC Network Producer)

Position Information

Position Information

Date Posted 03/02/2018
Open Until Filled No
Anticipated Application Deadline (Close date) 05/02/2018
Working Title Director of Broadcast & Video Production (ACC Network Producer)
Job Classification Athletics III
Department Name 87010-Athletics Administration
Job Type Staff
Position Number 0135803
Hiring Range TBD based on qualifications
Position Description

The University of Pittsburgh is seeking a Director of Broadcast & Video Production (ACC Network Producer). This position is responsible for overseeing all facets of production for the Pitt Athletic Department’s ACC Network broadcasts. Responsibilities will include (but are not limited to): serving as the primary producer for ACC Network broadcasts; creating broadcast formats, graphics, and feature inserts; and training students and freelancers. The incumbent must be able and willing to operate broadcast control room equipment. The incumbent will work extensively with broadcast character generators and production switchers. The individual will need to work independently, but will also oversee the Assistant Director of Broadcast & Video Production (ACC Network Assistant Producer) and train freelance operators and students. The Director will manage the broadcast production budget. He/she must be willing to work nights and weekends and will report directly to the Assistant Athletic Director of Broadcast & Video Production. A bachelor’s degree and at least three years of broadcast experience are required.

Education Required Baccalaureate
Minimum Related Experience Level Required 3-5 years experience
Additional Education and/or Experience Essential to the Position

A minimum of three years’ broadcast experience is required, preferably in sports broadcasting. The candidate must be able to operate broadcast control room equipment including, but not limited to: character generator, production switcher, broadcast cameras, replay systems, and audio consoles. Remote production experience is preferred and as well as an understanding of signal flow and routing.

Required Licenses/Certifications
Child Protection Clearances

The following PA Act 153 clearances and background checks may be required prior to commencement of employment and as a condition of continued employment: PA State Police Criminal Record Check, FBI Criminal Record Check, PA Child Abuse History Clearance.

Background Check For position finalists, employment with the University will require successful completion of a background check.
Assignment Category Regular, Full-Time
Percent Effort 100
Scheduled Work Hours 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
If Varied Work Schedule, Please Specify

Work schedule may vary due to games and events.

If Part Time, Actual Standard Weekly Hours
Campus Pittsburgh
University Benefits

The University offers an excellent comprehensive benefits package for all full-time and part-time regular employees including:

• Education benefits and a retirement plan with employer match

• Group medical insurance, life insurance, and optional vision and dental insurance

• Free transit service within Allegheny County for employees of the Oakland campus (Port Authority Transit)

• Time off benefits including vacation, sick and personal time

For more information regarding the University’s benefits package, please visit

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a bachelor's degree or will have completed one by the end of this current term?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * How did you hear of this position at the University of Pittsburgh?
    • Career Development Center (CDC)
    • Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Commonwealth Workforce Development System (Formerly PA CareerLink)
    • Currently a University Employee
    • Pitt Career Services
    • Pittsburgh Post Gazette
    • Pittsburgh Technology Council
    • PittSource Search
    • Referral (Friend, University Employee, etc.), please specify below
    • Internet Search
    • Other: (Please specify below)
  3. * Please specify from above (if applicable):

    (Open Ended Question)

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
Optional Documents