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Graduate Assistant (Broadcast Services)


University, MS, US, 38677

Department:  SEC Network (12036815)
Employee Designation:  Student
Definition of Class

The University of Mississippi Broadcast Services Department is seeking one (1) graduate assistant for the 2019-20 and 2020-21 school years. This unique position will allow for selected candidates to gain hands-on experience in the intercollegiate sports industry while assisting Ole Miss Broadcast Services in its SEC Network broadcasts, both on the ESPN Digital Platform as well as Linear broadcasts on the ESPN family of networks. To be considered, you must apply online and you must submit a resume and cover letter.


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Job Responsibilities
  • Assist in the day-to-day functions of Ole Miss Broadcast Services
  • Assigned as the primary Associate Producer for all SEC Network/ESPN Broadcasts
  • Help to identify and conceptualize potential profile-worthy stories by researching both home and away teams for broadcasts
  • Aid in the setup of all broadcast equipment for LIVE events
  • Support the Producers/Directors of Ole Miss Broadcast Services as needed in all phases of productions.
  • Work in the production of live events serving as Associate Producer (AP) working with graphics operators and bug operators selling stories and graphics support for the show Producer.
  • Creation of in-game graphics, lower thirds, and full screen content for live broadcasts for SEC Network/ESPN shows.
  • Other duties as assigned
Minimum Education/Experience
  • Job contingent on admission into the Ole Miss Graduate School and completion of a successful background check.
  • Candidates must be enrolled full time (Must maintain 9 hours/semester and cannot exceed 9 hours/semester)
  • Strong communication, researching and organizational skills
  • High-energy work ethic
  • Ability and willingness to work long hours, including nights, weekends and holiday breaks
  • Microsoft Office experience required as you will be filling out ESPN paperwork.
  • General knowledge of the Adobe Creative Suite, Premiere, Photoshop, After Effects, InDesign is recommended, but not required.
Salary/Wage Information

This is a (6) month position that can be renewed an additional year; $1,115 per month stipend position, Graduate School scholarship to cover 100% of regular Graduate School tuition and non-resident fee. Candidate will also receive an Athletics scholarship for their capitol improvement fee and an allotment for books.


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EEO Statement
The University of Mississippi complies with all applicable laws regarding equal opportunity and affirmative action and does not unlawfully discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of race, color, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status or genetic information.
Background Check Statement

The University of Mississippi is committed to providing a safe campus community. UM conducts background investigations for applicants being considered for employment. Background investigations include a criminal history record check, and when appropriate, a financial (credit) report or driving history check.

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