Job Description:

Nebraska Public Media is looking for an experienced Senior Director of Engineering as a second in command to the Chief Technology Officer to provide technical leadership and managerial oversight of the Broadcast Engineering team. The Senior Director of Engineering will play a pivotal role in shaping our technology roadmap, managing engineering teams, and fostering innovation within the organization.

The job responsibilities for this position include the following: Responsible for the day-to-day technical operation and maintenance of the broadcast operation center and/or transmission systems including associated equipment. Assumes responsibility for the entire network system in the absence of the Chief Technology Officer. Coordinates ordering of parts from suppliers and distributes to appropriate engineering areas. Evaluates technical performance of signal generation, distribution and/or transmission systems. Assumes operational responsibility and control for certain engineering areas, including budget assigned to those areas. Acts as principle coordinator for network distribution and supervises statewide interconnection service. Initiates television engineering research and participates in the design of modification of technical operation procedures, project planning and management. Supervises the construction and implementation of new or modified technical systems. Coordinates staff and equipment and assigns work priorities within areas of responsibility. Evaluates technical specifications and operating standards of equipment as well as personnel requirements and the performance of staff. Formulates technical standards of operations for review and approval of the Chief Technology Officer.

REQUIREMENTS: At least eight years of experience in broadcasting electronics - television, radio and internet based distribution systems; including varied broadcast and internet based functional areas involving both operational and maintenance experience AND at least three years’ experience in a supervisory capacity. Bachelor's degree in electrical engineering or related field may substitute for four years’ experience in broadcasting electronics.


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Job Location: 
Lincoln, NE
United States
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Job Type: 
Full time
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