The Media School at Indiana University is built on a decades-long tradition of journalism, film, media, and communication at one of the nation's premier public universities. Our programs focus on teaching, researching, and creating media from academic, creative, and professional perspectives. The Media School is committed to building and supporting a diverse, inclusive, and equitable community of students, scholars, and staff.
Monitors productions and signals, determines proper operation of broadcast quality equipment, provides troubleshooting guidance, and corrects basic and complex issues involving sound quality, production playback, and file transfer.
Manages, designs, plans, installs, operates, and maintains video production facilities, tape and server recording and editing equipment, and lighting and stage equipment, including digital cameras, switchers, graphics, routing, recording, playback, encoding, embedding, compression, and multiplexing with multiple layers of audio.
Assesses equipment needs for productions, procures necessary materials, and configures installation to ensure consistent operations during production.
Designs and implements preventive maintenance schedules and operating procedures to maintain equipment.
Regularly tests, adjusts, and evaluates installed systems and approves post-production media for technical quality for release to other broadcasters.
May train Broadcast Technicians and/or Audio/Video Technicians on procedures and production equipment operations.
Other department responsibilities
Responsible for technical and instructional support for the students and faculty of The Media School in the areas of videography, broadcast, graphics, editing, and software support.
Oversees the daily operations of the computer labs, equipment rooms, studios, and student employees.
Works to create a positive and functional learning environment for students, faculty, and staff.
Participates in the production of Media School events along with other members of the Technology Team.
Researches technology, software, and industry standards and works with the Director of Facilities and Technology to assess and recommend purchases to meet current and future needs of faculty and students.
This position, located in the Radio-TV Building, has peers located in Franklin Hall who are dedicated to other facets of the Media School. These positions manage separate staffs, labs, equipment rooms, and studios and will receive cross-training. They also provide support, maintenance, and hands-on training for the immersive digital production learning environments of the multimedia computer labs and studios.
Bachelor's degree in broadcast engineering or a related field.
Bachelor's degree in cinema production, telecommunications, journalism, or a related field.
Two years of experience in a related field.
Experience with audio/video production equipment for cinema production and post-production and production-related software (e.g.,NLE video editing software, image manipulation software, DAWs).
One year of supervisory or team management experience.
Experience with equipment and materials for film and video production in digital and celluloid formats.
Experience working with equipment utilized in a broadcast studio.
Experience with equipment checkout and/or rental systems.
Combinations of related education and experience may be considered.
LICENSES / CERTIFICATIONS
Possess a valid driver's license with the ability to be insured by Indiana University.
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.
Seeks to acquire knowledge in area of specialty.
Highly thorough and dependable.
Demonstrates a high level of accuracy, even under pressure.
Solid foundational understanding of signal processing and digital cinema production workflows.
Competence in Microsoft Office Suite software, Mac OS, and Windows OS.
Experience and comfort with performing repair and maintenance on production equipment and working with vendor support for equipment repairs.
Working Conditions / Demands
This role regularly requires the ability to effectively communicate. The ability to handle equipment. The ability to remain stationary and ascend/descend ladders/stairs. Ability to move objects weighing up to 70 pounds. 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.
Radio-TV building on the Indiana University Bloomington campus.
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.
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