Job Description Summary: Job ID: 5960 - FT - Unclassified (salaried) 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: Serve as the primary point person behind the department's in-game production efforts. Oversees event presentation development and execution for all MU athletics teams with a primary focus on directing the game presentation for football, basketball and ice hockey. Produce consistent game presentation elements in assigned sports: production to include writing and updating run-of-show documents (timelines) and PA scripts; managing and operating video board (where applicable); assisting with the creation and production of video board content for in-game use (where applicable); developing sponsor-related in-game promotions; coordinating spirit elements on game days including music/sound effects; Pep Band, Cheer and Swoop (mascot), uphold University mission through work performed; and other duties as assigned. Work collaboratively with Communications, Broadcasting, & various sports to coordinate the planning and implementation of in-game activities and promotions that identify creative and innovative programs that engage both existing and potential fans, resulting in an entertaining atmosphere and that encourages spectator loyalty and support.
OEEO Statement: The University is committed to equal opportunity, affirmative action, and eliminating discrimination and harassment. Miami University does not discriminate on the basis of age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, genetic information, military status, national origin, pregnancy, race, religion, sex, 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/or disabilities related to employment should be directed to ADAFacultyStaff@MiamiOH.edu or 513-529-3560. Miami University's Annual Security and Fire Safety Report with information on campus crime, fires, and safety may be found at: http://miamioh.edu/campus-safety/annual-report/. Hard copy available upon request. A criminal background check is required. All campuses are smoke and tobacco free campuses.
Minimum Qualifications: A bachelor’s degree in sports administration/management or related field Strong computer literacy in Windows, Excel, Word and Publisher as well as internet functions. Must have strong written and oral communication skills. Minimum of 2-4 years of in-game event management experience within the NCAA or a professional sporting organization. Experience using Click Effects, Daktronics Show Control System or similar Exhibiting strong interpersonal skills, bringing expertise to the organization and best practices to event presentation. Must demonstrate the majority of the following: a strong work ethic, good time management skills, ability to self motivate, want to excel and establish a career in athletics, ability to work effectively with internal and external constituents, particularly senior staff, coaching staffs, and other appropriate University staff, should be able to work in a fast-paced environment and quickly adapt to change, organized, highly responsible, have a positive attitude, able to accept direction and constructive criticism, ability to work both independently and as a member of a team, able to work on multiple projects, and the ability to prioritize events and/or circumstances is essential.
Internal Number: 5960
About Miami University
“Miami University, a student-centered public university founded in 1809, has built its success through an unwavering commitment to liberal arts undergraduate education, with complementary quality graduate programs, and the active engagement of its students in both curricular and co-curricular life. With a student body of 16,000, Miami effectively combines a wide range of strong academic programs with faculty who love to teach and the personal attention ordinarily found only at much smaller institutions. Faculty and staff are highly valued for their contributions toward the Miami experience. Employees enjoy a competitive benefits package and stable work environment as they work to support the university’s educational mission.
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