Assistant Athletics Director of GATA Productions

  • Georgia Southern University
  • Statesboro, GA, USA
  • Nov 17, 2021
Full time Athletics & Coaching

Job Description


Assistant Athletics Director of GATA Productions

Job ID: 234580
Location: Statesboro, Georgia
Full/Part Time: Full Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular

About Us
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Georgia Southern is a dynamic university with three vibrant campuses in Hinesville, Savannah and Statesboro serving the communities in Southeast Georgia. As a Carnegie Doctoral/R2 institution, our world-class scholars instruct about 26,000 students in associate, bachelors, masters and doctoral level degree programs. Whether you are seeking the charm of a small town, the traditions of a historical/urban destination near the beach or supporting our military service members and their families, Georgia Southern offers its faculty and staff the best of all worlds!

Beyond an ideal location, there is a place for you to work in an exciting environment abounding with opportunities for personal and professional growth. We are steeped in tradition and devoted to academic distinction in teaching, scholarship and service. In 2018 Forbes Magazine listed Georgia Southern, along with 10 other Georgia companies or institutions, as one of America's Best Midsize Employers. Georgia Southern University is passionate about serving our region while preparing our students to be lifelong scholars, leaders, and responsible stewards of their communities and the world.

Department Information

Job Summary
Provide leadership of the multimedia team for the University. Support GS Athletics and engage fans through delivering broadcast content and programming, in-game video board production, producing creative and engaging original video for the Georgia Southern Sports Network, ESPN+ broadcasts, regional and national television, Sun Belt Conference and other official department channels and opportunities. This person will work with the athletics external team as a key member to enhance the Georgia Southern Athletics brand, support revenue generation, boost fan engagement and tell the story of Eagle Athletics and its student-athletes. This position will lead and oversee a full-time staff, GAs and student workers.


  • Plan and implement departmental strategies
  • Manage staff and students in providing media programs and services
  • Direct and manage all live broadcast production and live in-venue video board production
  • Coordinate live TV and post production shows/videos for all sports programs and provide engineering support for production facilities and equipment
  • Work closely with Georgia Southern Sports Properties to incorporate sponsorship fulfillment, ideate new revenue ideas and assist with the creation of sponsorship recaps
  • Serve as a member of the Athletics Department's external team, tasked with growing the Georgia Southern brand through effective messaging, increasing fan engagement and attendance at athletics' events, and maximizing revenue generation
  • Follow safety and other risk management policies in performance of work
  • Follow all Federal, Divisional, and University athletics' regulations, to include rules and regulations established by Sun Belt Conference (SBC), and National Collegiate Athletics Association (NCAA)
  • Communicate NCAA compliance standards and assist with rules education
  • Perform related duties as assigned to support the mission of the University
  • Administer organizational activities
  • Set business strategies
  • Delegate tasks
  • Recruit new managerial employees in implementation of strategic goals within unit
  • Oversee and manage the operational budget
  • Lead development, design, and implementation of video and multimedia production
  • Collaborate with Sun Belt and ESPN broadcast media representatives

Required Qualifications
Educational Requirements

  • Bachelors degree

Required Experience

  • Three (3) or more years of related work experience

Preferred Qualifications
Preferred Educational Qualifications

  • Masters degree

Proposed Salary
$68,000 - $72,000

Required Documents to Attach

  • Please provide three (3) professional references in the Required Documents to Attach section on your application.

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

  • Consistently exhibit engaging customer service
  • Navigate web access and e-mail with or without reasonable accommodation
  • Proven proficiency with computers including Microsoft Office, Google, and/or applications as required for specific position
  • Ability to operate, maintain and teach others on necessary broadcast equipment, including but not limited to, TriCaster, Newtek 3Play replay system, LiveText, AJT , Xpression graphics, Allen & Heath audio board, Black Magic and Carbonite switchers, camera operation, etc.


  • Adhere to University policies and procedures to meet Institutional goals and support the University's mission for student success
  • Knowledge of industry standards, best practices, legal and ethical requirements
  • Extensive knowledge of the digital media landscape, both technical and creative
  • Knowledge and experience in broadcast engineering


  • Demonstrate commitment to inclusiveness by working well with diverse populations
  • Effective communication (verbal and written); organizational, time management, analytical, project management, problem solving, detail orientation and human relations skills
  • Proven leadership and project management skills
  • Strong technical skills and ability to leverage emerging media
  • Experience working on live productions, serving in director and/or producer role
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills using media and technology vocabulary
  • Extensive technical and production skills involving broadcasting and multimedia

Apply Before Date
November 24, 2021

Contact Information
For more information or questions about a job posting, please contact the Department of Human Resources by phone at (912) 478-6947 or by e-mail at

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Conditions of Employment

  • Georgia Southern University is a Tobacco and Smoke-Free Community.
  • Successful completion of background investigation and legal authorization to work in the US prior to employment.
  • Must be able to perform duties and responsibilities with or without reasonable accommodation.

Offers of employment are contingent upon completion of background investigation including a criminal background check demonstrating your eligibility for employment with Georgia Southern University, as determined by Georgia Southern University in its sole discretion, confirmation of the credentials and employment history reflected in your application materials and, if applicable, a satisfactory credit check. Applicants may be subject to a pre-employment drug test.

Offers are made expressly subject to the applicable federal and state laws, to the statutes, rules and regulations of this institution and to the Bylaws and Policies of the Board of Regents (BOR) of the University System of Georgia (USG), which are available for your inspection upon request.

Equal Employment Opportunity
Georgia Southern University provides equal opportunities to all employees and applicant for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, religion, age, veteran status, political affiliation, or disability. Individuals in need of reasonable accommodations under the America with Disabilities Act to participate in the search process should notify Human Resources: (912) 478-6947.

Other Information

  • Must be able to perform duties and responsibilities with or without reasonable accommodation
  • Work generally performed in office environment
  • Workweek may often extend beyond 40 hours to evenings and weekends
  • Extensive travel required

Background Check
Standard and Education

Other Information
Believing that diversity, equity, and inclusion contribute to excellence in the workplace and to the quality of the University's academic environment, Georgia Southern University is committed to recruiting and retaining diverse faculty and staff to support, promote, and serve a diverse student body and promote Inclusive Excellence. Candidates from historically underrepresented groups, whose work furthers the institution's Inclusive Excellence goals, and who bring to campus varied life experiences, perspectives and backgrounds are especially encouraged to apply.

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