The University of Southern California (USC) is one of the world’s leading private research universities. An anchor institution in Los Angeles and a global center for arts, technology, and international business, USC is also one of the largest private employers in the City of Los Angeles. We are searching for exceptional individuals to help us fulfill our mission: developing individuals and society as a whole through the cultivation and enrichment of the human mind and spirit. As an employee of USC, you will be part of a world-class research university and a member of the “Trojan Family,” which is comprised of the faculty, students, and staff that make the university what it is.
World-renowned for its unparalleled combination of academic and athletic prowess, USC has a storied history of collegiate and Olympic success. The vision of the USC Department of Athletics is to be the most student-athlete centered athletics program in the country. USC Athletics is committed to serving and empowering its student-athletes by providing the support, resources, and environment for student-athletes to pursue a world-class education; engage in a meaningful and fulfilling college experience; transform into the best versions of themselves; compete for championships; and prepare to thrive after USC. A member of the Pac-12 Conference and Mountain Pacific Sports Federation, USC is proud to support nine men’s (baseball, basketball, football, golf, swimming and diving, tennis, track and field, volleyball, water polo) and 12 women’s (basketball, beach volleyball, cross country, golf, lacrosse, rowing, soccer, swimming and diving, tennis, track and field, volleyball, water polo) teams across 12 athletics venues.
USC Athletics is looking to hire a Digital Media Producer join our staff and student community of 600+ individuals. This role is responsible for creating content to be distributed across multiple channels and social platforms for all 21 USC Athletics sports. Additional requirements include possession of strong interview skills and an ability to produce highlight packages & create unique content in the form of features and promotional material. Flexibility, creativity, and ability to work well with others required. This position will also be expected to help oversee and develop student workers.
Additional requirements include operating complex video and audio equipment; capturing video, audio and images of programs and events; transporting equipment to various sites for purpose of media production; using hardware and software to prepare, edit and store digital content for assigned projects; and assisting in the creation of comprehensive digital content archives.
Reporting directly to the Director of Video Production, the Digital Media Producer will work in collaboration with social media, marketing, and other creative department staff to produce a variety of digital content. The ideal candidate will be a creative self-starter who is fluent in video production from start to finish.
This position serves a diverse student and staff population, must demonstrate a commitment to improving outcomes for historically under-served populations, and is expected to contribute to the program’s diversity, inclusion, and equity efforts. USC Athletics is committed to increasing diversity in its staff and welcomes applications from persons of all backgrounds, ethnicities, races, genders, and sexual orientations.
This is a non-exempt position, and some overtime in evenings and on weekends is expected.
The ideal candidate will possess a bachelor’s degree and 2 years of experience. Combined experience/education as substitute for minimum education.
Demo reel or relevant projects required
Proficient with Adobe Premiere CC, FCP, writing, camera operation, sound recording, lighting, color grading, etc.
Working knowledge of Adobe Creative Cloud (Adobe After Effects, Adobe Audition, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Speed Grade, etc.)
Knowledge of run and gun production
Proven ability to design and deliver video production within a fast-paced, technologically-advanced environment and to deliver quality projects on time
Capacity to manage multiple, in-parallel, fast-paced projects while interacting with different functional teams
Ability to plan projects, work to timelines, and provide regular project status and updates
Knowledge and passion for a variety of different sports
Must be a team player with a great attitude
Experience working in higher education and/or a sports related field ideal.
The hourly rate range for this position is $31.25-$38.46. When extending an offer of employment, the University of Southern California considers factors such as (but not limited to) the scope and responsibilities of the position, the candidate’s work experience, education/training, key skills, internal peer equity, federal, state, and local laws, contractual stipulations, grant funding, as well as external market and organizational considerations.
All candidates must submit a (1) resume or curriculum vitae, (2) and cover letter explaining the candidate’s interest in working at USC, qualifications for the position, impact the candidate would make on the department of athletics and how the candidate would contribute to the departments goal of promoting diversity, inclusion, and equity in higher education and sport. Additional materials may be requested at a later date. All USC employees will undergo reference checking and background screening prior to hire.
USC is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other characteristic protected by law or USC policy.
We provide reasonable accommodations to applicants and employees with disabilities. Applicants with questions about access or requiring a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process should contact USC Human Resources by phone at (213) 821-8100, or by email at email@example.com. Inquiries will be treated as confidential to the extent permitted by law.
USC will consider for employment all qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring ordinance.
-The ideal candidate will possess a bachelor’s degree and 2 years of experience. Combined experience/education as substitute for minimum education.
-Demo reel or relevant projects required
-Proficient with Adobe Premiere CC, FCP, writing, camera operation, sound recording, lighting, color grading, etc.
-Working knowledge of Adobe Creative Cloud (Adobe After Effects, Adobe Audition, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Speed Grade, etc.)
-Knowledge of run and gun production
-Proven ability to design and deliver video production within a fast-paced, technologically-advanced environment and to deliver quality projects on time
-Capacity to manage multiple, in-parallel, fast-paced projects while interacting with different functional teams
-Ability to plan projects, work to timelines, and provide regular project status and updates
-Knowledge and passion for a variety of different sports
-Must be a team player with a great attitude
-Experience working in higher education and/or a sports related field ideal.
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