Oak View Group

Production Coordinator | Part-Time | VSU Multi-Purpose Center

Location US-VA-Petersburg
Job ID
Location Name
Multi-Purpose Center (Virginia State University)
Regular Part-Time

Oak View Group

Oak View Group is the global leader in venue development, management, and premium hospitality services for the live event industry.  Offering an unmatched, 360-degree solution set for a collection of world-class owned venues and a client roster that includes the most influential, highest attended arenas, convention centers, music festivals, performing arts centers, and cultural institutions on the planet.


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This position should assist and provide all media services for the facility including video production, audio, and marquee message boards if applicable.


This role will pay an hourly wage of $18.00. 


For PT roles: Benefits: 401(k) savings plan and 401(k) matching.

job expires 5/31/2024

About the Venue

The VSU Multi-Purpose Center is a state-of-the-art multipurpose venue located on the campus of Virginia State University, in South Chesterfield, VA. The arena is able to seat more than 6,000 guests, making it the largest events venue located south of Richmond in the state of Virginia. The amenities-packed arena serves as a full entertainment facility hosting athletic events, commencements, live concerts, family shows, trade shows, and more. Formally opening its doors to the public in March of 2016, the VSU Multi-Purpose Center is home to the Virginia State University Trojans Basketball and Volleyball teams. The MPC is managed by OVG360, which is a full-service venue management and hospitality company that helps client-partners reimagine the sports, live entertainment, and convention industries for the betterment of the venue, employees, artists, athletes, and surrounding communities.


  • Supervise all Basketball Game from an In-house Entertainment perspective.
  • Schedule part-time employees during all AV required events.
  • Hire and supervise all video operation staff for events as they pertain to the scoreboard and in-house television feeds.
  • Facilitate and erect audio and visual equipment for various events and internal needs.
  • Knowledge of lighting systems, CCTV, Broadcast TV, Scoreboard and electrical systems.
  • Perform off-season and preventive maintenance projects, and secure competitive bids for facility maintenance and repair projects as needed.
  • Working knowledge of non-linear video editing systems specifically New Tek TriCaster, video playback, replay, cameras and related hardware.
  • Provide support for University related sports for VSU athletics department.
  • Knowledge of all software and hardware related computer issues.
  • Other duties as deemed necessary by the Director of Operations.


Knowledge, Skill and Ability:

  • Requires extensive knowledge of electronics and electrical systems, Audio and Video systems, lighting systems, and troubleshooting skills.
  • Prior supervision of A / V or similar staff strongly preferred.
  • Proven experience with video/matrix boards, at a fast paced arena or like venue.
  • Prior Optotech experience a plus.
  • Must be able to competently analyze and prioritize information to make appropriate recommendations.
  • Demonstrated sound organizational, coordinating and personal interface skills.
  • Demonstrated excellent written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to successfully communicate with the public, other employees and vendors.
  • Proven job reliability, diligence, and dedication.
  • Must be flexible with working long hours, nights, weekends, and holidays.


Education and Formal Training:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in electronics engineering technology or electronics or broadcast technology with work experience in Video/Audio Engineering.



  • A minimum 1- 2 years experience with audio and video systems and Optotech video matrix system.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office, Adobe Photoshop, After Effects, TriCaster and other related software
  • Prior experience in an Arena is recommended but not required
  • The skills preferred for this position includes a wide knowledge base of audio, lighting, broadcast and video equipment currently used for live event production.
  • Previous working knowledge of Optotech equipment is recommended.

Strengthened by our Differences. United to Make a Difference.

At OVG, we understand that to continue positively disrupting the sports and live entertainment industry, we need a diverse team to help us do it. We also believe that inclusivity drives innovation, strengthens our people, improves our service, and raises our excellence. Our success is rooted in creating environments that reflect and celebrate the diverse communities in which we operate and serve, and this is the reason we are committed to amplifying voices from all different backgrounds.


Oak View Group is committed to equal employment opportunity. We will not discriminate against employees or applicants for employment on any legally recognized basis (“protected class”) including, but not limited to veteran status, uniform service member status, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, genetic information or any other protected class under federal, state, or local law.


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