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UNIVERSITY OF CONNECTICUT
DIVISION OF ATHLETICS
COORDINATOR OF GRAPHIC AND DIGITAL DESIGN
(UCP III - Graphic Designer/Illustrator I)

 

The University of Connecticut Division of Athletics is accepting applications and nominations for a full-time position of Coordinator of Graphic and Digital Design. This position will be primarily responsible for all major Athletics graphic and digital design initiatives. This individual should be creative and motivated with a proven track record of high-quality design. Communication, organization, and the ability to work quickly and independently are important skills for this position. Duties will include: creating all major design concepts for the Division’s marketing and fan engagement activities. This will include promotional/sales pieces, video board and ribbon board elements, social media content (graphics, videos, GIFs, etc.), and website graphics; work directly with Marketing and other external units within Division to develop new and attractive social media initiatives; hire and manage students to assist with graphic design and various social media efforts; create real-time video/photo/graphics content at home games and during road games across our social media platforms.

 

Minimum Qualifications:

- Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Marketing, Graphic Design, or related field OR equivalent combination of training and experience
- Working knowledge of creative software including: Adobe Photoshop, Adobe InDesign, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Lightroom, and other photography editing software
- Must demonstrate a strong sense of creativity, an eye for design and strong photography skills
- Knowledge of general graphic design principles and production process for print and digital media
- Must possess the ability to balance multiple projects and thrive in a fast-paced environment with tight deadlines
- Knowledge of current social media platform trends and specifications
- Ability to interpret and utilize brand standards
- Submission of a digital portfolio by web address or PDF

 

Preferred Qualifications:

- Minimum 1 year of relevant experience in digital media and/or graphic design
- Previous experience in a creative design role within collegiate athletics or professional sports
- Experience posting social media content for college/pro team during games in real-time
- High level of accuracy, attention to detail, and problem solving capabilities
- Web design and development; previous experience creating a microsite; knowledge of HTML and CSS
- Ability to analyze website and social analytics, report results, and make recommendations based on data
- Basic knowledge of After Effects, Premiere and Dreamweaver
- Video shooting and editing experience

 

Salary:  commensurate with experience.   

 

To Apply: Candidates must submit letter of application, resume, the names of three references, and submission of a digital portfolio by web address (please include in your cover letter) or PDF to: http://www.jobs.uconn.edu. Screening of applicants will begin immediately. Employment of the successful candidate will be contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check.  (Search # 2017042)

This job posting is scheduled to be removed at 11:59 PM eastern on August 12, 2016.

All employees are subject to adherence to the State Code of Ethics which may be found at http://www.ct.gov/ethics/site/default.asp.

The University of Connecticut is committed to building and supporting a multicultural and diverse community of students, faculty and staff. The diversity of students, faculty and staff continues to increase, as does the number of honors students, valedictorians and salutatorians who consistently make UConn their top choice. More than 100 research centers and institutes serve the University’s teaching, research, diversity, and outreach missions, leading to UConn’s ranking as one of the nation’s top research universities. UConn’s faculty and staff are the critical link to fostering and expanding our vibrant, multicultural and diverse University community. As an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer, UConn encourages applications from women, veterans, people with disabilities and members of traditionally underrepresented populations.

 


ASSISTANT DIRECTOR OF TICKET OPERATIONS
(Program Assistant II UCP 4)
University of Connecticut
Division of Athletics
 

The University of Connecticut is accepting applications and nominations for a full-time position of Assistant Director of Ticket Operations.  Responsibilities include:  assists with all daily work activities of the athletics ticket office, to include financial accountability and customer satisfaction for all external and internal constituents and donors; provides extensive front-line service and satisfaction to customers both in-person and over-the-phone; serves as primary ticket office administrator for men’s and women’s soccer; assists outbound sales firm with the coordination of all season, mini, single and promotional group orders; fulfills inbound ticket orders, prints and distributes in a timely manner; key contact for patrons requiring accessible seating; and other duties as assigned by the Associate Director of Athletics for Ticket Operations.

Minimum Qualifications:  Bachelor’s degree; minimum 3 years’ experience working in a Division I athletics ticket office to include demonstrated experience with Spectra Ticketing & Fan Engagement’s (formerly Paciolan) integrated online ticketing system as well as demonstrated experience with managing and reconciling daily deposits of ticket sales; knowledge of relevant NCAA rules related to ticketing; ability to travel to various sporting events; and excellent organizational, communication and public relations skills.

Preferred Qualifications:  Demonstrated ticketing experience with Division I basketball and FBS football; related ticketing experience with Division I ice hockey and soccer; related and/or demonstrated experience with student ticketing in a Division I ticket office; and demonstrated experience with event and manifest creation, online sales setup and execution. 

Salary:  commensurate with experience.   

To Apply: Candidates must submit letter of application, resume, and the names of three references to: http://www.jobs.uconn.edu. Screening of applicants will begin immediately. Employment of the successful candidate will be contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check.  (Search 2017026)

This job posting is scheduled to be removed at 11:59 p.m. Eastern time on August 5, 2016.

All employees are subject to adherence to the State Code of Ethics which may be found at http://www.ct.gov/ethics/site/default.asp.

The University of Connecticut is committed to building and supporting a multicultural and diverse community of students, faculty and staff. The diversity of students, faculty and staff continues to increase, as does the number of honors students, valedictorians and salutatorians who consistently make UConn their top choice. More than 100 research centers and institutes serve the University’s teaching, research, diversity, and outreach missions, leading to UConn’s ranking as one of the nation’s top research universities. UConn’s faculty and staff are the critical link to fostering and expanding our vibrant, multicultural and diverse University community. As an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer, UConn encourages applications from women, veterans, people with disabilities and members of traditionally underrepresented populations.


Video Production Internship
University of Connecticut
Division of Athletics

 

The University of Connecticut Division of Athletics is seeking qualified applicants for a paid Video Production internship position. Duties include but are not limited to: assist the Assistant Athletic Director/Video Services and Assistant Video Directors in the production of all Athletics multimedia content; shoot and edit video content for use across multiple platforms, including “Huskies All-Access” video player on UConnHuskies.com website and social media channels; direct and/or assist in the production of live streams for home events as needed; direct and/or assist in the production of features for in-venue video boards and other promotional applications; create motion graphics for use in web, social media, video and live streaming content; assist with all internal and external media requests for video footage; and other duties as assigned by the Assistant Athletic Director/Video Services. 

Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree; previous experience in video production, shooting, editing and lighting; proficiency with Adobe Creative Suite (Premier & AE); experience with live event production; demonstrated experience working in a team environment; and excellent organizational and communication skills. The ability to work nights, weekends and irregular schedules is required.

Preferred Qualifications:  Bachelor’s degree with coursework focus on Sports Management and/or Video Production; working knowledge of LiveStream, 3Play Replay Systems and Broadcast Pix Switchers; experience working on sports productions; and experience working in college athletics.

This is an immediate opening.

The Intern position is a 12 month appointment. Following administrative review, the position may be renewed for a second term. The compensation for a University Athletics Intern position is designated at $26,640.00. In accordance with the Affordable Care Act, your temporary appointment may afford you the opportunity to purchase optional State employee health insurance at group rates.

 

Applicants must email letter of application, resume, and the names of three references to: jobsinathletics@uconn.edu. Screening of applicants will begin immediately. Employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check.

 

As an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer, UConn encourages applications from women, veterans, people with disabilities and members of traditionally underrepresented populations.