Job Description:

The Engineering & Operations Team of Indiana University Radio & Television Services (RTVS) seeks a motivated and knowledgeable Senior Broadcast Video Engineer (Technical Specialist) to join the team! Please see the general responsibilities located below in the "Job Summary" section for information about the responsibilities/duties of the position.

Also, for more information about RTVS at Indiana University please click here.

Department-Specific Responsibilities

  • Participate in a variety of standard broadcast and closed-circuit engineering duties including set up, 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 video engineering of live multi-camera broadcasts,
  • video engineering technical shading;
  • routine maintenance on camera equipment;
  • ability to read waveform vector scopes for multi-camera setups;
  • ability to work with analog as well as digital video recorded productions;
  • remote field production and post-productions, instructional productions, and studio productions.
  • Will install and perform routine and corrective maintenance on broadcast video and audio systems

General Responsibilities

  • Monitors productions and signals, determines proper operation of broadcast quality equipment, provides troubleshooting guidance, and corrects basic and complex issues involving sound quality, production playback, and file transfer.
  • Manages, designs, plans, installs, operates, and maintains video production facilities, tape and server recording and editing equipment, and lighting and stage equipment, including digital cameras, switchers, graphics, routing, recording, playback, encoding, embedding, compression, and multiplexing with multiple layers of audio.
  • Assesses equipment needs for productions, procures necessary materials, and configures installation to ensure consistent operations during production.
  • Designs and implements preventive maintenance schedules and operating procedures to maintain equipment.
  • Regularly tests, adjusts, and evaluates installed systems and approves post-production media for technical quality for release to other broadcasters.
  • May train Broadcast Technicians and/or Audio/Video Technicians on procedures and production equipment operations.



  • Bachelor's degree in broadcast engineering, production engineering and/or related field



  • 2 years in related field

Combinations of related education and experience may be considered



  • Proficient communication skills
  • Maintains a high degree of professionalism
  • Demonstrates time management and priority setting skills
  • Demonstrates a high commitment to quality
  • Possesses flexibility to work in a fast paced, dynamic environment
  • Seeks to acquire knowledge in area of specialty
  • Highly thorough and dependable
  • Demonstrates a high level of accuracy, even under pressure


This role regularly requires the ability to effectively communicate. This role frequently requires the ability to handle 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.

Job Location: 
Bloomington, IN
United States
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Job Type: 
Full time
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