Student Affairs

Assistant Director/Multimedia Services


Central Michigan University

Mount Pleasant, MI United States



Position Number: 73430


Type of Recruitment: External


Position Summary:


This position reports to the Director of Multimedia Services and is responsible for the following duties: Creation of digital content (videos, motion graphics, static graphics and audio-only recordings) for social media platforms, in-arena game productions and facility signage displays; serve as a primary content creator and editor for Chippewa Sports Network (CSN) Digital; serves as the primary coordinator of gameday production elements including live production, scripting, videoboard elements, PA scribe, promotional elements and music; serves as talent for multimedia and radio live broadcasts.


Required Qualifications:


Bachelor’s degree in broadcasting, digital media or related field.

One year of experience in live sports broadcasting production.

Proficient in Adobe Creative Suite.

Editing and compositing skills.

Deadline and detail-oriented.

Strong communication and planning skills.

Ability to perform the essential functions of the position with or without reasonable accommodation.


Preferred Qualifications:


Experience in collegiate athletics.


Duties & Responsibilities:


Content creator for all videoboard displays that CMU Athletics operates. Content includes videos, motion graphics and static graphics.

Builds content for all CMU social media channels including videos, graphics and audio-only recordings.

Builds and manages content for digital displays throughout CMU Athletic Facility; primary manager for the videowall in the Chippewa Champions Center and also manages the facilities other 15+ multimedia displays.

Supervisor and editor for day-to-day CSN Digital game highlights, on-demand content, insiders, and recruiting features with head coach.

Coordinator of gameday production elements including live production, scripting, videoboard elements, PA scribe, promotional elements and music.

Serves as talent for multimedia and radio live broadcasts including ESPN3 broadcasts, CSN Digital broadcasts, CSN Digital on-demand content, and special feature content.

Serves as primary contact for additional talent and WMHW-FM (CMU’s student radio station).

Manages CMU Podcast Network.

Other duties as assigned.


Supervision Exercised:




Employee Group: Professional & Administrative -Salary


Staff Pay Level:


Pay Range: $36,000-$42,000


Division: President


Department: Athletics - External Operations


Position Status: Regular


Position End Date:


Employment Status: Full Time


FTE: 1.0


Position Type: 12 month


Weekly Work Schedule: Mon-Fri, 8am-5pm; weekends and nights as needed


Location: Mount Pleasant, MI


Posting Ends:


Open Until Filled: Yes


About the Department:


About CMU:


Central Michigan University has a more than 125-year legacy of preparing students to become leaders and changemakers in their communities and in their personal and professional lives.


We serve nearly 15,500 students on our Mount Pleasant campus, in satellite locations around the state and throughout the country, and through flexible online programs. Many of our approximately 300 undergraduate, master’s, specialist and doctoral programs in the arts, media, business, education, human services, health professions, liberal arts, social sciences, medicine, science and engineering are nationally ranked for excellence.


CMU leads the nation in leadership development programming through our Sarah R. Opperman Leadership Institute, and we are proud to be among only 5% of U.S. universities in the top two Carnegie research classifications. Our faculty work with graduate and undergraduate students in areas such as Great Lakes research, medical innovation, engineering technology and more.


Central is home to 17 men’s and women’s Division 1 sports including football, basketball, gymnastics, baseball, wrestling and more. Our student-athletes achieve great success in competition and in the classroom, capturing Mid-American Conference championships and maintaining an average cumulative GPA of 3.17.


CMU is located in Mount Pleasant, a community that blends the best of small-town living with big-city amenities. It’s part of the culturally varied and vibrant Great Lakes Bay Region that also includes Saginaw, Bay City, Midland and the state’s largest Native American community, centered on the Saginaw Chippewa Isabella Reservation in Mount Pleasant.


Area residents enjoy the mix of outdoor activities, cultural events, shopping and dining options, and family attractions. Other major Michigan destinations and attractions — Lansing, Grand Rapids, Detroit, Traverse City, wineries, beaches, golf and ski resorts, and many more — are within easy reach of the city’s central location in Michigan’s Lower Peninsula.


CMU employees enjoy access to a nationally recognized wellness program along with health care and benefits that exceed regional, state and national norms.


CMU Leadership Standards:


Central Michigan University is a place where we value students and work for their success, where we act as family, and where employees are engaged, appreciated and have extraordinary opportunities to make a difference.


We intentionally maintain and strengthen the hallmark CMU culture that sets us apart from our peers by expecting CMU leaders and employees to model the following Leadership Standards and develop them within their teams.


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Message to Applicants:


Central Michigan University is dedicated to fostering a broadly diverse and inclusive campus that respects all social identities, experiences, and perspectives. In an effort to further this initiative, we are especially interested in candidates who will advance and promote an inclusive and supportive environment for every member of our university community.


You must submit an on-line application in order to be considered as an applicant for this position.


Cover letters may be addressed to the Hiring Committee.


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  • Start Date: No Start Date
  • Education: Bachelor's Degree Required
  • Work Experience: 1 - 3 years
  • Part/Full Time: Full-Time

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