The University of Washington (UW) is proud to be one of the nation's premier educational and research institutions. Our people are the most important asset in our pursuit of achieving excellence in education, research, and community service. Our staff not only enjoys outstanding benefits and professional growth opportunities, but also an environment noted for diversity, community involvement, intellectual excitement, artistic pursuits, and natural beauty.UW Video has an outstanding opportunity open for a Temporary, Part-Time Video Director.The Video Director is responsible for the visual components of sporting event productions. The ideal candidate for this position will have strong communication skills and advanced knowledge of television technologies and standards. Candidates must be comfortable giving verbal direction to a production team to facilitate the look of the sports production. The Video Director must be able to work in high-pressure situations requiring quick calls and on-the-fly changes. Typical Responsibilities:*Live direction of cameras, graphics and replay*Intercom communication with production team to instruct them through production*Problem solve and troubleshoot in a fast-paced high-pressure environment*Communicate directorial cues and commands to production teamGeneral Skills:*Understanding of directorial cues and commands*Knowledge of video signal operations to ensure quality control of in-venue operations*Strong understanding of live sports production*In-depth knowledge of football, basketball, volleyball, gymnastics, softball and baseball including rules of the games*Must be reliable and show up on time for scheduled call times*Must be self-motivated, able to work independently, and as part of a teamMinimum Qualifications:*A Bachelor's Degree and 3 years of experience. Equivalent education/experience will substitute for all minimum qualifications.*Minimum 2 years of experience directing live sporting eventsDesired:*Previous experience working as a Technical Director for sporting events*Knowledge of Daktronics scoreboard video systems.Application Process:The application process for UW positions may include completion of a variety of online assessments to obtain additional information that will be used in the evaluation process. These assessments may include Work Authorization, Cover Letter, and/or others. Any assessments that you need to complete will appear on your screen as soon as you select "Apply to this position". Once you begin an assessment, it must be completed at that time; if you do not complete the assessment you will be prompted to do so the next time you access your "My Jobs" page. If you select to take it later, it will appear on your "My Jobs" page to take when you are ready. Please note that your application will not be reviewed, and you will not be considered for this position until all required assessments have been completed.
Founded in 1861, the University of Washington is one of the oldest public institutions in the west coast and one of the preeminent research universities in the world. The University of Washington is a multi-campus university comprised of three different campuses: Seattle, Tacoma, and Bothell. The Seattle campus is made up of sixteen schools and colleges that serve students ranging from an undergraduate level to a doctoral level. The university is home to world-class libraries, arts, music, drama, and sports, as well as the highest quality medical care in Washington State and a world-class academic medical center. The teaching and research of the University’s many professional schools provide undergraduate and graduate students the education necessary toward achieving an excellence that will serve the state, the region, and the nation. As part of a large and diverse community, the University of Washington serves more students than any other institution in the Northwest.