The Technical Director will oversee the operations of the college’s television studios and FCC licensed radio station, 90.3 KRNU, with responsibilities for overseeing the audio and video studios equipment and production processes, setting up and maintaining audio and video equipment for college programs, providing technical support for programs, working with the practicum directors and operations director to plan and oversee future updates to the studios, providing accurate and complete equipment and maintenance costs, maintaining a budget and recommending new technologies for the facilities. Position will hire and oversee student production interns in the execution of these duties.
Minimum qualifications include: Associate’s degree in broadcast production, electrical engineering, or related field plus 3 years experience in broadcast production. Or, five (5) years of experience in broadcast production, equivalent education, or experience will be considered in lieu of an Associate’s degree.
Knowledge of current broadcasting production equipment and processes. Familiarity with FCC rules and regulations. A willingness and demonstrated ability to learn new hardware and software systems. Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively in written and verbal formats. Demonstrated ability to build and maintain positive relationships within and outside of reporting lines. Demonstrated ability to establish priorities and meet deadlines. Advanced knowledge of current broadcasting production equipment and processes. Knowledge of current FCC rules and regulations
Preferred qualifications include: The ideal candidate may have a Bachelor’s degree in broadcast production, electrical engineering, or related field plus 6 years experience in broadcast production. Or, ten (10) years of experience in broadcast production, equivalent education, or experience will be considered in lieu of a Bachelor’s degree. Experience conducting training or supervising staff or interns. Knowledge of laws and regulations related to broadcast practices. Demonstrated ability to coach and mentor others.
Criminal history background check will be conducted. Excellent benefits including staff/dependent scholarship program. Applicant review begins July 29. View requisition S_210565 at http://employment.unl.edu to apply. The University of Nebraska-Lincoln is an EO/AA employer and encourages minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities to apply.