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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

- Serves in show position of Technical Director and/or Engineer-In-Charge on approximately 100+ annual public broadcast, B1G Conference athletics, and corporate productions.

- Participates in a variety of public broadcast, live web stream, and video board productions; including: setup and operation of broadcast equipment in the origination, transmission, reception, evaluation, and recording of audio and video signals.

- Coordinates routine technical and equipment aspects related to radio and television public broadcasting, A/V production (event support), and live web streaming (University events). Responsibilities include setting up, operating, and maintaining broadcast equipment for radio, television, and/or live web streaming. Duties of the position entail compliance with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC).

- Serves as technical director/switcher of live and live-to-server HD video projects in field and studio multi-camera productions for documentary, magazine, corporate, and educational programs, utilizing multi-cameras, graphics, varying playback sources, digital effects, and complex HD signal flow/routing to achieve Director-called final switched product.

- Assembles and sets up Control rooms, field-side kits (multi-cameras, audio and video equipment), and all other equipment needed for broadcast production both in studio and on-location; monitors and operates equipment during production; takes corrective action if problems develop.

- Repairs broadcast equipment when possible; troubleshoots problems; 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 production equipment; ensures that all broadcast equipment is operating up to set standards.

- Routes broadcast signals to various control, TMC, and off-site destinations.

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

- Provides guidance to lower-level production technicians (including student employees).

- Examples of productions include but are not limited to: IU Athletics in-stadium video board shows (Football/Basketball), Big Ten Network live web stream shows (of IU athletics game events), WTIU studio series: The Friday Zone, Indiana NewsDesk, and Membership campaigns, and live web stream shows of Indiana University corporate events.


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. 

Hands on experience with video switchers, cameras, video routers, servers, web streaming and captioning encoders, cameras, and audio.

Working Conditions / Demands

This role regularly requires the ability to effectively communicate. This role frequently requires the ability to operate broadcast 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

Job Function: Marketing & Communications

Job Family: Broadcasting & Production

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.

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