Esports Broadcast & Operations Lead

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Work type: Non-Classified/Professional
Location: Boise, ID
Categories: Administration and Business Operations, College of Innovation & Design, Entry-Level

About Us:

Boise State University, powered by creativity and innovation, stands uniquely positioned in the Northwest as a metropolitan research university of distinction. Learn more about Boise State and the City of Boise at

Boise State University is building an inclusive community of faculty and staff whose unique skills, cultural contributions, work history, and perspectives create a rich and rewarding academic experience for our students. Research demonstrates that people thrive when they feel welcome, respected, and inspired. We seek applicants who are committed to helping us achieve our vision of a diverse and inclusive community. Applications from members of historically marginalized groups, including women, BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, and People of Color), those with disabilities, members of the LGBTQ+ community, those who have served in the military, and members of other underrepresented communities are strongly encouraged.

Job Summary/Basic Function:

To support/assist in eSports program, laboratory and arena management

Department Overview:

The College of Innovation and Design (CI+D) launches innovative ideas and programs that bring value and competitive advantage to our students and supports our community. Our programs focus on increasing access, affordability, employability, and interdisciplinary research.

Level Scope:

Applies skills and job knowledge in area of specialization; may adapt procedures, operations, techniques, tools, materials, and/or equipment to meet the needs of area of specialization; may work on non-routine tasks; resolves issues/makes working decisions within area of specialization or responsibility with minimal supervision

Essential Functions:

60 % of the time, the Esports Broadcast Operations Manager will:
● Assist Director/Head Coach in coordination of projects and initiatives as needed
● Creative development of broadcast and event assets and scripts to provide branded live esports productions and tournaments.
● Schedule, manage, and organize esports tournaments
● Manage arena space and facilities
● Manage and direct partner broadcasts
● Manage and oversee Arena and Battleground events
● Train and supervise student employees with a minimum level of work experience.
● Manages the open and close of Battleground and Arena
● Maintains computer hardware and software, including repairs, updates, and routine maintenance
● Assists and trains students and visitors on lab equipment, procedures, and software

35 % of the time, the Esports Broadcast Operations Manager will:

● Represent esports at college-level meetings
● Administrative duties, including but not limited to: scheduling tours, reception, email inquiries
● Promote sponsorship opportunities to potential sponsors
● Purchasing responsibilities, including technology acquisition and integration

5% of the time, the Esports Broadcast Operations Manager will:

● Perform other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

● Knowledge of broadcast procedures and protocols
● Knowledge and understanding of esports games and team play
● Ability to clearly communicate information verbally and in written forms
● Ability to learn software used in lab
● Ability to complete work in a timely manner
● Ability to use visual design software and editing tools, and live streaming software
● Strong organizational skills

Minimum Qualifications:

● Equivalent combination of experience, training and/or education performing related work

Preferred Qualifications:

● Bachelor’s degree or equivalent professional experience
● Student supervisory experience
● Ability to multitask under pressure and willing to work within tight deadlines
● Experience with the following: Vmix, ggLeap, Blackmagic, Photoshop, Premier, After Effects, Unreal Engine
Salary and Benefits:

Salary range starting at $42,452/year; commensurate with experience. Boise State University is committed to offering a benefits package that provides health and financial protection plans as well as resources to promote health and well-being. Our program provides flexibility so you can choose the benefits that are right for you and your family. Learn more about our benefit options at

Required Application Materials:

Cover Letter, Resume, and Three References.



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