Position Classification Description

Position Class Code / Title: M0003 / Athletic Media Specialist
Recruitment Tier: Tier 1
FLSA: Exempt
Grade: 11

This is a description of a Staff Position Classification. It is not an announcement of a position opening. To view descriptions of current openings, please go to UNMJobs and Search Postings to view positions that are currently accepting applications.

The following statements are intended to describe, in broad terms, the general functions and responsibility levels characteristic of positions assigned to this classification. They should not be viewed as an exhaustive list of the specific duties and prerequisites applicable to individual positions that have been so classified.


Plans, edits, and produces all videography used by the University's Athletics Department to support the success of the University's various NCAA Division 1 intercollegiate teams. Oversees and coordinates the work of technical videographic staff and students, and provides technical expertise during production.

Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Plans, oversees, and coordinates the filming of team practices, as well as home and away games.
  2. Edits film developed in-house, as well as film developed by opponent programs for the purpose of scouting and self-scouting; edits season film for the purposes of play study.
  3. Develops and maintains film exchange agreements with opponent programs for the purposes of mutual scouting.
  4. Works with professional team scouts to assist in the evaluation of the University's student athletes.
  5. Works with representatives from other intercollegiate sports to evaluate video needs; oversees and assists with video programming for other sports as appropriate.
  6. Oversees and coordinates the work of a staff videographer and student employees engaged in day-to-day filming and processing activities.
  7. Researches and assesses new videographic methods and technology, and makes recommendations for new equipment and process enhancements, as appropriate.
  8. Develops and maintains inventories of video equipment, tapes, and peripheral equipment and supplies.
  9. Serves as Campus Security Authority as outlined by the Clery Act.
  10. Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.

Minimum Job Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree; at least 1 year of experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified.
  • Completed degree(s) from an accredited institution that are above the minimum education requirement may be substituted for experience on a year for year basis.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required

  • Ability to utilize advanced videographic methods, techniques, processes, and equipment.
  • Knowledge of video production and editing.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Skill in organizing resources and establishing priorities.

Conditions of Employment

  • Compliance with all NCAA rules and regulations is required in this position.
  • Employees in this job title are subject to the terms and conditions of an employment contract. Employment contracts are typically subject to review and renewal on an annual basis.
  • Employees who provide services or work in patient care or clinical areas are required to be in compliance with the University's influenza vaccination requirement.

Working Conditions and Physical Effort

  • No or very limited physical effort required.
  • No or very limited exposure to physical risk.
  • Work is normally performed in a typical interior/office work environment.

The University of New Mexico provides all training required by OSHA to ensure employee safety.

Revised Date: 04/10/2021