Utah State University

Assistant Director of Creative Content-Video Specialist

City Logan Campus
Posted Date 5 days ago(5/25/2023 1:35 PM)
Requisition ID
# of Openings
Job Locations
Category (Portal Searching)
Position Type
Benefited Full-Time
Job Classification
Percent of Time or Hours per Week
Advertising & Promotion
Advertised Salary
Commensurate with experience, plus excellent benefits
Telework Eligible


The Assistant Director of Creative Content-Video Specialist (Multimedia Specialist I) is responsible for the promotional and gameday experience video content for the Utah State’s Football Department. This position is a key member of the department and will report to the Director of Football Creative Content.


Duties will include creating intro videos for gameday, filming home events, obtaining b-roll for internal and external use, managing footage archive and deliver footage for media requests.  Additional duties include coordinating, setup, capturing, production, and distribution of a wide variety of projects involving video, photo, and motion graphics. This will include weekly highlights and hype videos, recruiting visits, interviews, and various social media videos used for internal and external use. Assisting in scheduling and providing leadership to student workers.


In coordination with the Director of Football Creative Content, this position will be responsible for the decision making for creative content posted to USU’s various social media platforms. Position will be required to work during normal working hours, plus evening and weekends.


  • Responsible for pre- and post-production elements, editing, audio, and writing for original productions
  • Manage production projects from conception through completion, including producing, budgeting, scheduling, production team management, post-production supervision, distribution, and archive.
  • Demonstrate the ability to handle multiple tasks and projects.
  • Edit recap videos for social media within 24 hours of USU wins. Meet quick turnarounds and deadlines to create high-quality videos and animations for offseason, recruiting, and social media content.
  • Travel with teams to film post-season matches/bowl games/conference championships and create social media content for promotion.
  • Create videos for event promotion.
  • Film, edit and deliver videos and animations.
  • Create off-season videos used for recruiting and promotion.
  • Create videos to promote the events of the Football Department.
  • Create hype videos, intro videos, features, and other non-broadcast original content.
  • Assist with creation of content for web and social media channels following established brand guidelines.
  • Responsible for all equipment and maintenance to include but not limited to the cameras, lights, batteries, SD cards, etc.
  • Capture videos of behind-the-scenes content, live game action and the game day experience.
  • Other duties include assignments relating to storytelling, brand building, and fan engagement through digital platforms.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Must have a creative and innovative technical mind, be self-motivated, and be resourceful.
  • Strong communication skills, professionalism, and ability to work in a team environment is required. The position will require a flexible work schedule based on events including some evenings, weekends, and holidays. Travel will be required for various events, regular in season games, and bowl games.
  • Demonstrates experience and extensive knowledge of and ability to creatively shoot and edit video in an athletic environment:
    • Proficiency with Adobe Creative Suite applications, specifically Premier Pro and Affect Effects to produce and edit videos.
    • Working knowledge of various professional camera brands.
    • Work collaboratively with other department staff on group projects.
    • Desire to learn and execute new and emerging media techniques such as After Effects, Blender, Cinema 4D etc.
  • Knowledgeable of the NCAA rules and a commitment to adhere to all rules and regulations of Utah State University, the Mountain West Conference, and the NCAA.

Required Documents

Along with the online application, please attach:

  1. Resume to be uploaded at the beginning of your application in the Candidate Profile under “Resume/CV”
  2. Contact information for three professional references
  3. Cover letter explaining why you are a good fit for this role including a link to portfolio website or video reel to be typed/pasted at the end of your application

**Document size may not exceed 10 MB.**

Advertised Salary

Commensurate with experience, plus excellent benefits


The environment and physical requirements may change depending on the specific function of the work each department performs. Incumbents may be in both indoor and outdoor environments. Indoors, in an office space, event space, or public space are protected from weather conditions, but not necessarily from temperature changes.


Outdoors, incumbents may not be protected from weather conditions and may be exposed to extreme heat and extreme cold. The incumbent may also be exposed to loud. Bending, crawling, and crouching may be required. Incumbents may be required to lift, push, and/or pull objects up to 50 pounds and be required to walk and/or stand for long periods of time.

University Highlights

Utah State University (USU) was founded in 1888 and is Utah’s land-grant and space-grant university. USU is one of only 146 research institutions in the U.S. classified as R1 “very high research activity” by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education. As one of the two premier research institutions in Utah, USU provides a high-quality education at an affordable price. With its main campus in Logan, the university serves approximately 27,500 students, including 24,255 undergraduates and 3,171 graduate students. USU Online has served students from all 50 states and 55 countries for 25 years.


USU’s statewide system features three residential campuses, 30 total campus locations, and 23 Extension education centers. The university employs 903 full-time faculty members, 124 executive administrators, and 1,649 full-time support staff. USU offers 115 undergraduate majors, as well as 91 master’s and 42 doctoral degrees. Learn more about USU.


A core characteristic of USU is engagement with communities and people in economic development, improvements to quality of life, and human capital. Through the practical application of knowledge, the University and its faculty engage and share expertise with the state, nation, and world, preserving the historical land-grant tradition of partnering with communities to address critical societal issues in the interest of the public good.


The USU main campus is located in beautiful Logan, Utah, a city of about 50,000 situated in a picturesque mountain valley about 80 miles north of Salt Lake City. Outstanding recreational opportunities abound in the nearby mountains and proximate region.


USU is sensitive to the needs of dual career couples and provides a Dual Career Assistance program to support careers for partners who are also seeking employment.


USU endeavors to provide reasonable accommodations to ensure equal access in all aspects of employment to qualified persons with disabilities. To request a reasonable accommodation for a disability, please contact the university’s ADA Coordinator in the Human Resource office at 435-797-0122 or submit a request at hr@usu.edu.


USU Land Acknowledgment

Please visit our website to learn about Utah State’s land acknowledgment of the eight tribes of Utah.


*updated 05/2023

Notice of Non-discrimination

In its programs and activities, including in admissions and employment, Utah State University does not discriminate or tolerate discrimination, including harassment, based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other status protected by University policy, Title IX, or any other federal, state, or local law.

The following individuals have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the application of Title IX and its implementing regulations and/or USU’s non-discrimination policies:


Executive Director of the Office of Equity Matthew Pinner, discrimination@usu.edu, Distance Education Rm. 401, 435-797-1266

Title IX Coordinator Matthew Pinner, titleix@usu.edu, Distance Education Rm. 404, 435-797-1266

Mailing address: 5100 Old Main Hill, Logan, Ut 84322

For further information regarding non-discrimination, please visit https://equity.usu.edu/, or contact:

U.S. Department of Education, Office of Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights, 800-421-3481, OCR@ed.gov

U.S. Department of Education, Denver Regional Office, 303-844-5695, OCR.Denver@ed.gov


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