Broadcast Technician (Technical Director/DigitalEngineer)

Location

Bloomington

Organization

WFIU/WTIU

DEPARTMENT

RADIO-TELEVISION SERVICES (BL-RTVS-IUBLA)

DEPARTMENT INFORMATION

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

JOB SUMMARY

– Coordinates routine technical and equipment aspects related to radio, television, and/or cinema broadcasting and audio and visual production. Responsibilities include setting up, operating, and maintaining electrical equipment for radio, television, and/or cinema programs, concerts, or sound recordings. Duties of the position entail compliance with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC).

– Assembles and sets up cameras, audio and video equipment, and all other equipment needed for broadcast production both in studio and location; monitors and operates equipment during production; takes corrective action if problems develop.

– Repairs broadcast equipment; troubleshoots problems using schematic; locates and procures any needed parts; installs part and tests repaired equipment; performs routine and corrective maintenance on equipment.

– Inspects, services, and maintains all broadcast equipment including transmitters; ensures that all broadcast equipment is operating up to set standards.

– Operates and maintains the Television Master Control; routes broadcast signals to campuses, up-link sites, and other destinations.

– Operates, monitors, and adjusts transmitters in compliance with FCC regulations.

– Operates and monitors satellite receivers; performs technical evaluations of signals.

– Consults with other broadcasting and production staff to ascertain and configure technical and equipment needs for various productions.

– Provides guidance to lower-level Broadcast Technicians.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

High school diploma or GED and four years of television broadcast experience.

Proficient communication skills. Maintains a high degree of professionalism. Demonstrated time management and priority setting skills. Demonstrates a high commitment to quality. Possesses flexibility to work in a fast paced, dynamic environment. Highly thorough and dependable. Possesses a high degree of initiative. Ability to build strong customer relationships.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

Associate’s degree in electronics, electronic telecommunications, or a related field.

WORKING CONDITIONS/DEMANDS

This role regularly requires the ability to effectively communicate. This role frequently requires the ability to handle cash and equipment. This role frequently requires the ability to remain stationary and ascend/descend ladders/stairs. This role requires the ability to move objects weighing up to 25 pounds. The role requires the ability to detect items in close proximity as well as far away; discern between colors; detect objects in peripheral space of self; discern items in detail; and to have good depth perception. The person in this role must be able to perform the essential functions with or without an accommodation.

WORK LOCATION

Bloomington, Indiana

JOB CLASSIFICATION

Career Level: Mastery

FLSA: Nonexempt

Status: Full-time

Job Function: Marketing & Communications

Job Family: Broadcasting & Production

Job ID: 294068

POSTING DISCLAIMER

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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EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ethnicity, color, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, national origin, disability status or protected veteran status. Indiana University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in its educational programs and activities, including employment and admission, as required by Title IX. Questions or complaints regarding Title IX may be referred to the U.S. Department of Education Office for Civil Rights or the university Title IX Coordinator. See Indiana University’s Notice of Non-Discrimination here which includes contact information.

APPLICATION PROCESS
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