Sports Producer/Director

Penn State University

University Park Campus
Date Announced:
Date Closing:
open until filled
Job Number:
Level/Salary Band:
  • 02 – G – Exempt
  • 03 – H – Exempt
Work Unit:
WPSU Penn State
Full/Part Time:


WPSU Penn State is seeking an energetic, dynamic and creative individual to fill an open position with our award-winning sports production team. A passion for sports, a commitment to excellence, the ability to work collaboratively, and a willingness to work hard are critical to success in this position. The Producer/Director will work under the direction of the Executive Producer and Lead Producer within the sports unit to design, conceptualize and create content for a wide variety of distribution platforms such as broadcast television, web, and live events in support of Penn State’s Intercollegiate Athletics program. The Producer/Director will mentor and work directly with other production support staff, including students and interns. This job will be filled as a level 2, or level 3, depending upon the successful candidate's competencies, education, and experience. Typically requires a Bachelor's degree or higher plus one year of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience for a level 2. Additional experience and/or education and competencies are required for higher level jobs. A successful Producer/Director will demonstrate strong organizational skills, creative storytelling ability and a contemporary visual style. The flexibility to work non-traditional hours and travel as needed are critical to this position. Strong editing skills on non-linear platforms are important. Additional skills at videography, multimedia, and working with clients on media projects are preferred. The Producer/Director must have an appreciation for working with diverse audiences. Applicants should be prepared to share a demo reel of past work. This is a fixed-term appointment funded for one year from date of hire with an excellent possibility of re-funding.

These salary bands have been established to provide salary guidelines for staff positions.

Salary Band Minimum Midpoint Maximum
A $16,584 $24,456 $32,328
B $18,240 $26,904 $35,556
C $19,728 $29,592 $39,456
D $21,708 $32,568 $43,416
E $24,312 $36,468 $48,612
F $27,228 $40,848 $54,456
G $30,012 $45,744 $61,500
H $34,188 $52,140 $70,080
I $38,988 $59,424 $79,908
J $43,716 $67,740 $91,812
K $50,712 $78,600 $106,488
L $58,836 $91,176 $123,528
M $68,232 $105,756 $143,292
N $80,508 $124,788 $169,068
O $93,492 $147,252 $201,024
P $110,340 $173,760 $237,192
Q $126,396 $199,056 $271,728
R $151,668 $238,872 $326,088