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Media Production Engineer II

The University of Arizona
Job Location:
Tucson, Arizona
Broadcasting, Radio, and Television

Posting Number: req11819

Department: Technical Services

Location: Main Campus

Address: Tucson, AZ USA

Position Highlights

Arizona Public Media is looking for a candidate to join the broadcast operations and engineering team. A successful candidate in this position will provide technical support for post production editing, studio cameras, routing and production switchers and associated equipment for radio and television production. They will also responsible for radio and television master control and on air control room feeding the various transmission and streaming services. The ideal candidate will have general knowledge of radio and television audio and video production systems and associated equipment. They will have to ability to work flexible schedule and drive to and from designated locations across Southern Arizona.

Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance plans; life insurance and disability programs; paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; state and optional retirement plans; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more!

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Duties & Responsibilities

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Responsible for installation, maintenance and upgrades for television high definition routing switchers, production switchers, field and studio cameras, recorders and Crispin Master Control automation.
  • Responsible for the fabrication and installation of coax and network cabling.
  • Identify technical faults and provide solutions to correct issues.
  • Ensure all radio and television services maintain 99% availability and troubleshoot complex technical problems in TV and radio air chain.
  • Work closely with equipment vendors for implementation and support of technical equipment.
  • Support various department for technical issues and requests.
  • Attend technical design meeting and training.
  • Provide support in live production for television, radio and web for local content origination, special meetings and events.
  • Set up and tear down remote production and distribution facilities for studio and live news.
  • Work closely with programming and production on equipment repairs, troubleshooting and technology solutions.
  • Attend production meetings and weekly status meetings.
  • Additional duties maybe assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent advanced learning attained through professional level experience required.
  • Minimum of 3 years of relevant work experience is required.
  • Valid Driver's License and ability to drive according to the University Fleet Safety Policy.

Preferred Qualifications

  • FCC regulations and engineering best practices.
  • SBE License
  • Experience with television play-out and automation, HD/SDI routing and processing, and audio and video over IP technology.

FLSA: Non-Exempt

Full Time/Part Time: Full Time

Number of Hours Worked per Week: 40

Job FTE: 1.0

Work Calendar: Fiscal

Job Category: Broadcasting and Journalism

Benefits Eligible: Yes - Full Benefits

Rate of Pay: $20.49 - $26.84, DOE

Compensation Type: hourly rate



Career Stream and Level


Job Family

Media Production

Job Function

Broadcasting & Journalism

Type of criminal background check required: Name-based criminal background check (non-security sensitive)

Number of Vacancies: 1

Contact Information for Candidates

Tanya Gonzales

Open Until Filled: Yes

Documents Needed to Apply: Resume and Cover Letter

Diversity Statement

At the University of Arizona, we value our inclusive climate because we know that diversity in experiences and perspectives is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and creating an inclusive academic community. As an Hispanic-serving institution, we translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience and expertise working with diverse students, colleagues, and constituencies. Because we seek a workforce with a wide range of perspectives and experiences, we provide equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or genetic information. As an Employer of National Service, we also welcome alumni of AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service programs and others who will help us advance our Inclusive Excellence initiative aimed at creating a university that values student, staff and faculty engagement in addressing issues of diversity and inclusiveness.

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