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Video Production Assistant Internship
University of Connecticut
Division of Athletics

The University of Connecticut Division of Athletics is seeking qualified applicants for a paid Video Production Assistant (VPA) internship position. The purpose of this position is to create compelling video content to market and promote UConn Athletics and its teams as well as video content for internal sport program purposes. The VPA will collaborate with multiple internal and external constituent groups to: identify and capture stories to cultivate fan engagement and the fan experience to a broad spectrum of fans, prospective student-athletes and others related to UConn Athletics; promote and extend the University of Connecticut Athletics brand and revenue generation; assists with development of unit workflows to produce ample and timely content; and is actively involved in the game-day atmosphere and fan experience.

Responsibilities will 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 including; shoot, edit and produce video content for use across multiple digital platforms including UConnHuskies.com and social media; 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 on multiple digital platforms and in-venue video boards; assist with all internal and external media requests for video footage; and other duties as assigned.

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 irregular schedules, nights, weekends and holidays 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.


ASSISTANT DIRECTOR OF MARKETING

(Publicity/Marketing Coordinator - UCP IV)

University of Connecticut

Division of Athletics

The University of Connecticut is seeking applications and nominations for the position of Assistant Director of Marketing. This individual will assist in planning and implementing strategies to maximize marketing/promotional efforts in order to build attendance and generate ticket sales for UConn Athletic events. Responsibilities include: oversees day-to-day marketing and game day marketing efforts for men's ice hockey and other selected sports, to include production of timelines and public address scripts, coordination of video board content, in-venue music, sponsorship activation activities, and time-out promotions with band, cheerleaders and dance team; assists in planning cost-effective marketing strategies and promotional campaigns designed to engage various stakeholder groups and audiences; develops and/or contributes to preparation of marketing plans for selected sports; designs, produces and schedules sales and promotional collateral specific to target audience segments; works closely with other departmental units, such as Video, Communications, Tickets and Operations, to effectively execute promotions and other game day activities; recruits, trains and supervises student workers as necessary to carry out promotional activities or other needs within the Marketing unit; assists with digital media marketing efforts including social media content creation and distribution; performs other duties as assigned by the Associate Athletic Director for Strategic Marketing and Fan Engagement.

Minimum Qualifications : Bachelor's degree in marketing or related field preferred, or Associates degree and two-to-four years' experience in marketing, or equivalent combination of education and experience; creative graphics and writing ability necessary to produce promotional materials; demonstrated knowledge of applicable NCAA regulations; outstanding organizational skills including ability to handle multiple projects; ability to work independently, think strategically and creatively with minimal supervision, adjust to changing circumstances, organize time efficiently and remain attentive to details; and willingness to work flexible and irregular hours.

Preferred Qualifications : Bachelor's degree in marketing or related field; Master's degree in sport management; minimum one-to-two years of marketing experience in an NCAA Division I collegiate athletic department; direct marketing oversight of multiple NCAA Division I sports including men's ice hockey; proficiency in the use of Adobe Creative Suite; and demonstrated experience in developing digital content for use both in-venue and on social media platforms.

Anticipated salary is low forties.

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 #2018010)

This job posting is scheduled to be removed at 11:59 p.m. Eastern time on July 31, 2017.

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.




Academic Advisor II (UCP VI)
Student-Athlete Success Program
University of Connecticut
Division of Athletics

The Student-Athlete Success Program is seeking applications for the position of an Academic Advisor. This individual will be the primary academic advisor for a specific cohort of Olympic sports teams and provide the respective student-athletes with associated student development opportunities. Responsibilities include: providing academic counseling and student development strategies; assessing academic needs of students and coordinating appropriate support and intervention strategies; monitoring academic progress in accordance with NCAA and University rules; working in conjunction with other University personnel and programs. Counselors are also expected to work some evenings to monitor study halls and attend recruiting functions on weekends to meet with prospective student-athletes and their parents, as well as the ability and willingness to work and travel some evenings/weekends providing academic support.

Minimum Qualifications: Master's degree in Counseling or related field; at least three years of experience (within the past six years) as an academic support counselor for Division I student-athletes; ability to work with students from diverse ethnic, educational and cultural backgrounds and be familiar with the academic and social issues they face; excellent interpersonal skills including the ability to interact with faculty, staff, coaches and members of the community; and excellent written and verbal skills.

Preferred Qualifications: Three years of experience advising and counseling at-risk students at a Division I academic institution; demonstrated ability to teach study skills and various Life Skills topics like career and leadership development; and demonstrated working knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations, specifically APR and participation in certification process for student-athletes.

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 #2017591)

This job posting is scheduled to be removed at 11:59 PM eastern on July 26, 2017.

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.