Manager of Video Production Job at Christopher Newport University, Newport News, VA

  • Christopher Newport University
  • Newport News, VA

Job Description

Working Title:

Manager of Video Production

Position Number:




Appointment Type:

Full Time

Sensitive Position:


Sensitive Position Statement:

A sensitive position requires a fingerprint-based criminal history Check. This is NOT a sensitive position.

Campus Security Authority:


Campus Security Authority Statement:

This position is designated as a Campus Security Authority. A Campus Security Authority (or CSA) is defined as an “official of the institution with significant responsibility for student and campus activities”. A CSA is required to immediately report any crime that is reported to them to the University Police who will then review, evaluate, and investigate the reported crime. Annual training is required by the Department of Education for all personnel who have been designated as a Campus Security Authority.

Designated Personnel:


Designated Personnel Statement:

This position is NOT a “designated position” meaning this position could potentially be required to work (depending on the event) during an emergency closing.

Statement of Economic Interest:


Statement of Economic Interest Statement:

This position does NOT require a Statement of Personal Economic Interest.

Restricted Position:


Restricted Position Statement:

A restricted position would be subject to availability of funding. This is a restricted position.

Chief Objective of Position:

The Manager of Video Production will direct and produce all video content for the Christopher Newport University department of athletics, excluding coaching film, specifically: live high-definition webcasts of sporting events, feature video content, and all aspects of the stadium videoboard. This position will develop and grow the video capabilities of the department by focusing on integration of corporate partners and distribution of content through, social media and the stadium videoboard.

Work Tasks:

  • Direct and produce live, high-definition video webcasts via the selected online distribution platform for CNU sporting events.
  • Produce feature video content for use on and social media outlets.
  • Direct all content on the stadium videoboard to promote an exciting and interactive game atmosphere.
  • Create highlight packages for CNU sporting events to be distributed through digital media and to local television stations.
  • Recruit, train and manage a diverse workforce of student employees to aid in daily operations of the video production program.
  • Work with the office of athletic communications to identify, and produce, video content to support strategic initiatives.
  • Provides a customer service approach to more effectively promote the “students first” initiatives ensuring that all constituents are served in a fast, friendly, efficient, and effective manner. Demonstrates a positive and professional attitude and treats everyone with dignity and respect. Fully supports CNU Traditions and the “students first” value at CNU and routine of going the extra mile in service.
  • Safety issues are reviewed and communicated to assure a safe and healthy workplace and a reduction in work related absence.
  • This position is designated as a “responsible employee” who has the authority to redress sexual violence, who has the duty to report incidents of sexual violence or other student misconduct, or who a student could reasonably believe has this authority or duty.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities (KSA's) related to position:

  • Ability to produce high quality video content in a time-sensitive environment.
  • Ability to establish and maintain working relationships with various constituencies.
  • Ability to work nights and weekends.
  • Working knowledge of various video hardware and software, including, or comparable to: NewTek TriCaster video production system, FinalCut Pro editing software, Adobe Creative Suite.
  • Must possess strong written and verbal communication skills.
Required Education:

Master’s degree or bachelor’s degree and experience that equates to an advanced degree.

Additional Consideration - Education:

Master’s Degree in video production, communications, or other related fields; or a Bachelor’s Degree and work experience at a level which equates to an advanced degree.

Experience Required:

  • Successful experience working in an intercollegiate or professional sports environment producing video content.
Salary Information:

Starting at $48,000, commensurate with education and experience.

CNU Information:

Selected by The Princeton Review to be included in the 388 Best Colleges: 2023 Edition, Christopher Newport University is a public school offering a private school experience – great teaching, small classes, and a safe, vibrant campus. The University is located in Newport News, Virginia, enrolls approximately 4,500 students, and is dedicated to the ideals of scholarship, leadership, and service. Academic programs at Christopher Newport University encompass more than 90 areas of study, from biology to business administration and political science to the performing arts. The University is ranked by U.S. News & World Report’s America’s Best Colleges guide as the #1 public regional university in Virginia and #3 in the South. The campus, convenient to neighborhoods, parks and the James River, features stunning public art and grounds and classical architecture.

Christopher Newport University is committed to ensuring that all people are welcomed, honored, and fully engaged in the life of our academic community. We recruit exceptional and diverse faculty and encourage applications from individuals who are underrepresented in their profession. For further details and information about Christopher Newport, visit . Posting Number:


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Application Instructions:

Interested parties are requested to submit a cover letter; current resume; and the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of at least three professional references at the time of application.

This position will be posted until filled, however for priority consideration, please apply by June 6, 2024.

Search finalists are required to complete a CNU sponsored background check.

Christopher Newport University (CNU) will make a reasonable effort to accommodate persons with disabilities in the application and/or interview process. Persons with disabilities who require accommodation should contact the CNU Human Resources Office by calling (757) 594-7145. Quick Link for Internal Postings:

EEO/Diversity Statement(s):

Christopher Newport University, an EO Employer, is fully Committed to Access and Opportunity.

Notice of Non-Discrimination & Title IX Policy Statement

Christopher Newport University and its employees demonstrate a positive and professional attitude. Practices inclusive leadership and treats everyone with dignity and respect. We value diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees, as well as fully support the “Students First” value.

Job Tags

Full time, Work experience placement, Local area, Immediate start, Night shift, Weekend work,

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