Job Description:

GPB seeks an entrepreneurial and innovative minded individual with the technical expertise to lead our technology and engineering departments.  This individual will have a fundamental understanding of the technology and infrastructure necessary to support the operations of a multi-faceted media company (TV, Radio, Digital), have a strong understanding of the role technology plays in today’s media business model and be able to effectively leverage technology for greater organizational impact.

 

Key Functions

  • Oversees and provides support for the GPB technology departments including Engineering, Field Engineering, IT, and Network Operations.
  • Responsible for staff management / direction, budget preparation / oversight, administrative support, staff training / development, facility / transmitter maintenance, etc.
  • Develops organizational technology strategy that addresses both short and long-term planning,
  • Establishes technical standards and priorities, and business development related to technology.
  • Works with Senior Leadership and CEO to understand organizational technology needs (current and future)
  • Advises as to how technology solutions or capabilities can be leveraged to create opportunities and further benefit the organization.
  • Ensures that GPB’s technical capabilities are innovative and solution oriented, creating a flexible and agile environment.

Candidate Qualifications:

  • BS/BA Degree required.
  • Min. seven years relevant experience with proven ability to manage staff, prioritize objectives, maintain technical and RF facilities.Experience with both Radio and Television technology is necessary with a strong understanding of the technology necessary to support a growing digital presence.
  • Creative and visionary thinker with the ability to translate ideas into action and understand and express the business impact of emerging technologies.
  • Demonstrated experience leading a diverse team to support organizational goals.
  • Demonstrated experience effectively managing complex projects, large budgets, setting and accomplishing goals while managing dynamic priorities.
  • Demonstrated skill and successful experience in organizational change and transition management, including creating efficiencies, and implementing new and emerging technologies, including new/revised work processes.
  • Ability to explain highly complex technical projects in easy-to-understand terms to non-technical colleagues.
  • Strong leadership, supervisory, management and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Ability to foster a motivated mindset / attitude among staff with the ability to drive both strategic and tactical efforts as necessary.

 

We Offer: Paid holidays, vacation and sick leave, retirement plans; Pre-tax benefits for health, dental, visual, life and accidental insurance; Health and child care spending accounts; Disability insurance; and Opportunities for training and professional development.

Salary: Commensurate with Experience. Deadline: Open Until Filled.

Georgia Public Broadcasting is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Job Location: 
Atlanta, GA
United States
Job Category: 
Information Technology (IT)
Job Type: 
Full time
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