The Assistant Athletics Director – Creative Video will lead the video storytelling of Army West Point Athletics. This position will conceptualize, film, and edit professional videos to use on multiple platforms. The Assistant Athletics Director – Creative Video will serve as the lead for digital production and will interface with various internal and external constituencies including, but not limited to Cadet-Athletes, Head Coaches, Strategic Communication, A Club, Army West Point Sports Properties, and the U.S. Military Academy Public Affairs Office.
Search will commence immediately and position will start employment in early 2021.
Duties and Responsibilities:
-Film, edit, and produce video features on Cadet-Athletes, recap videos from games and events, and for special events (Army-Navy uniform reveal, Bowl Games, etc.).
-Oversee the direction and production of preseason video shoots for teams and for videoboard use during games.
-Coordinate with other units within the Athletic Department to provide creative support when needed.
-Supervise two employees and provide guidance on industry best practices and administer coaching and direction when necessary.
-Communicate regularly with the United States Military Academy Office to ensure all content is compliant with applicable policies in place.
Bachelor’s Degree required.
Minimum of Four (4) years of creative video experience in collegiate or professional athletics.
Must be familiar with video and motion graphics editing software, including Premiere, After Effects, Photoshop.
Familiarity with Sony cameras and MacBook Pro a plus.
Exposure to weather elements during outdoor events.
Must be able to work nights, weekends, and holidays.
Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs.
Must be able to carry a camera for an extended period of time, as well as moving and assembling items such as tripods, lights, shades, etc.
Army West Point Athletic Association is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
About Army West Point Athletic Association
The United States Military Academy (USMA) is renowned as the world's preeminent leadership development institution in the world. Located on the banks of the Hudson River in West Point, NY, it is approximately one hour from New York City. The mission of USMA is "to educate, train, and inspire the Corps of Cadets so that each graduate is a commissioned leader of character committed to the values of Duty, Honor, Country and prepared for a career of professional excellence and service to the Nation as an officer in the United States Army." This position will be housed within the Army West Point Athletic Association, Inc. (AWPAA), which is a non-profit corporation organized to manage and support the 30 intercollegiate athletic programs at the Academy. The AWPAA mission is to provide an extraordinary NCAA Division I athletic experience that develops leaders of character committed to the values of Duty, Honor, Country.