Utah State University

Assistant Director of Creative Content, Video Specialist

City Logan Campus
Posted Date 2 months ago(6/5/2024 4:46 PM)
Requisition ID
# of Openings
Job Locations
Category (Portal Searching)
Position Type
Benefited Full-Time
Job Classification
Percent of Time or Hours per Week
100% Time
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 promotional and gameday video content for Utah State Athletics. They will be a key member of the Creative Content Department. Duties will include filming home events, creating content for external and internal use, managing archives, delivering footage for media requests, and providing leadership to student workers.


Additional duties include coordinating, capturing, production, and distribution of a wide variety of projects. These will include weekly highlights and hype videos, recruiting visits, interviews, and various social media videos all created with the goal of promoting Utah State Athletics and individual sport programs.


  • Responsible for pre- and post-production elements, editing, audio, and writing for original productions.
  • Demonstrate the ability to handle multiple tasks and projects.
  • Edit recap videos for social media. Meet quick turnarounds and deadlines to create high-quality videos and animations for off-season, recruiting, and social media content.
  • Travel with teams to film in-season, post-season matches, or conference championships and create social media content for promotion.
  • 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.
  • Coordinate and collaborate with multiple departments including marketing, communications, advancement, coaching staffs, etc.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education and experience is required.
  • The position will require a flexible work schedule and travel based on events including some evenings, weekends, and holidays.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Must have a creative and innovative technical mind, be self-motivated, and be resourceful.
  • Strong communication skills and ability to work in a team environment is required. 
  • Experience and extensive knowledge of and ability to creatively shoot and edit video in an athletic environment.
    • Produce and edit videos utilizing Adobe Creative Cloud
    • Working knowledge of various professional camera brands
    • Work collaboratively with other department staff on group projects
  • 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/CV to be uploaded at the beginning of your application in the Candidate Profile under “Resume/CV"
  2. Cover letter 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. Outdoors, incumbents may not be protected from weather conditions and may be exposed to extreme heat and extreme cold.

University Highlights

Founded in 1888, Utah State University is Utah’s premier land-grant, public service university, with a strong commitment to excellence, access, and inclusion, empowering people to lead successful lives of involvement, innovation, and impact. Utah State provides high-quality education to 27,500-plus students locations throughout the state, including at three residential campuses, eight statewide campuses, and 23 education centers. USU Online educates students from all 50 states and 55 countries. For over 25 years, USU Extension has served and engaged Utahns in all of Utah’s counties. As an R1 research institution, Utah State is dedicated to advancing knowledge through research and scholarly activities, providing a high-quality undergraduate and graduate education at an affordable price.


Utah State is committed to cultivating a community of inclusive excellence where all perspectives, values, cultures, and identities are acknowledged, welcomed, and valued. We seek to recruit, hire, and retain people from all walks of life who will champion excellence in education, research, discovery, outreach, and service. We believe that promoting a strong sense of community and belonging empowers and engages all members of USU to thrive and be successful. Forbes recognized our commitment to employees when they named Utah State the best employer in Utah in 2023. Learn more about USU. 


The university provides a Dual Career Assistance Program to support careers for partners who are also seeking employment. Additionally, USU is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodations for individuals with disabilities. To request a reasonable accommodation for a disability, contact the university’s ADA Coordinator in the Office of Human Resources at (435) 797-0122 or hr@usu.edu. 


About the Region

U.S. News and World Report ranked Utah first for its strong economy, fiscal stability, education, and health care. Outstanding outdoor recreational opportunities abound throughout the state, including five national parks, 43 state parks and recreation areas, and 15 alpine ski resorts. The home of USU’s main campus, Logan, is a city of 54,000-plus people in a picturesque mountain valley 80 miles north of Salt Lake City. The Logan metro area claimed the top spot in the Milken Institute’s 2022 ranking for best-performing small cities in the nation. 


*updated 04/2024

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 Cody Carmichael, 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

*updated 09/2023


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