Broadcast Production Engineer




WFIU/WTIU - Indiana Public Media



Department Information

Indiana University Radio & Television Services, WTIU Public Television, and WFIU Public Radio serves south-central Indiana, producing a wide range of radio and television programs for local, state, and national distribution, as well as many non-broadcast productions for the university and community. For more information, visit our website here.

Job Summary

Participate in a variety of standard broadcast and closed-circuit operations including setup, operation and maintenance of electronic, mechanical and optical equipment in the origination, transmission, reception, and recording of audio and video signals. Primary duties focus on production engineering of The Media School production, recorded productions, remote, field and post productions, instructional productions, and Media School lab and studio productions. This position also includes design, installation, and performing routine and corrective maintenance on other radio and television broadcast quality production systems.

Required Qualifications

Associate degree in telecommunications or a closely related field and two years of experience in broadcast operations, field production, and computer based editing.

Combinations of education and related experience may be considered.

Possess a valid driver’s license with the ability to be insured by Indiana University.

Ability to understand and work with a variety of broadcast production equipment. Interpersonal and communication skills, including ability to interact and communicate with a wide variety of people in a dynamic environment (including students, faculty, producers, directors, talent and guests). Ability to work shifts during nights, weekends, holidays, and special events.

Preferred Qualifications

Certification as SBE CBT (Certified Broadcast Technologist) level or above.

Working Conditions / Demands

Ability to climb a ladder may be required at times. Ability to lift and carry up to 50 pounds. Ability to work alone at times and in non-campus locations.

Work Location

Bloomington, Indiana

Work Hours

Hours of work vary according to need.

Job Classification

Salary Plan: SS

Salary Grade: 0H

FLSA: Nonexempt

Job Function: Marketing & Communications

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Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, there may be differences in the working conditions as advertised in our standard job postings (e.g., the ability to travel from one campus to another, etc.).  If you are invited for an interview, please discuss your questions or concerns regarding the working conditions at that time.

This posting is scheduled to close at 11:59 pm EST on the advertised Close Date. This posting may be closed at any time at the discretion of the University, but will remain open for a minimum of 5 business days. To guarantee full consideration, please submit your application within 5 business days of the Posted Date.

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