Media Technical Manager I

Denton, TX
Aug 04, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


Requisition Number

Job Title
Media Technical Manager I

Official Title
Media Technical Manager I

Position Number

Mayborn Sch of Journal-Gen - 138000


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Work Schedule
Monday - Friday 8 am - 5 pm

Department Overview
The Frank W. and Sue Mayborn School of Journalism's goal is to prepare students with ethical values leading them toward the many different facets of journalism or related fields.

Job Description
The Mayborn School of Journal Department at the University of North Texas is seeking to hire a Media Technical Manager I to join our team.

Responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to:
* Thorough knowledge of current technical aspects and operation of digital media field, including web, video and audio.
* Knowledge and ability to maintain a variety of digital equipment, including cameras, audio recorders, decks, dubbing devices, etc.
* Strong troubleshooting and resolution skills in audio and video software and hardware problems.
* Ability to make minor repairs to audio, video and other digital equipment.
* Ability to work in both Macintosh and PC environment.
* Ability to install, test and maintain network systems for digital media, including web, video, audio and stills.
* Ability and willingness to stay updated on technical developments in digital media, including web, video and audio.
* Knowledge of FCC broadcast regulations.

The University of North Texas System is firmly committed to equal opportunity and does not permit - and takes actions to prevent - discrimination, harassment (including sexual violence), and retaliation on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, family status, genetic information, citizenship or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, facilities, and employment practices. The University of North Texas System immediately investigates and takes remedial action when appropriate.

The University of North Texas System also takes actions to prevent retaliation against individuals who oppose a discriminatory practice, file a charge, or testify, assist or participate in an investigative proceeding or hearing.

Minimum Qualifications
The successful candidate will possess a Bachelor's Degree in related field and two years of audio, video, or interactive media production experience; prior experience with specific systems, equipment and software may be specified as needed by department; or any equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

The following knowledge, skills, and abilities are required:
* Extensive knowledge of principles of audio, video, and interactive media production.
* Considerable knowledge of audio and video recording techniques.
* Ability to interpret instrument and meter readings, wiring diagrams, blueprints, schematic drawings, etc.
* Ability to diagnose and troubleshoot problems in equipment or software.
* Some positions may require knowledge of copyright law and its applications to A/V materials.

Preferred Qualifications
The preferred candidate will possess the following additional qualifications:

* Five years of broadcasting, maintenance and repair experience.
* FCC general class license and Society of Broadcast Engineer certification.
* Experience working with TriCaster Video Production System, Final Cut, and Adobe Premier software.
* Experience hiring and supervising full and part time employees.
* Ability to oversee operation of equipment room (video, audio equipment, etc.).
* Ability to assist in preparation of budgets and purchasing of video, audio and other digital equipment.
* Ability to train faculty and students in broadcast and digital equipment.
* Knowledge of safety and security precautions appropriate to work performed.

Special Instructions to Applicants
Applicants must submit a resume, a cover letter and a list of three professional references with their online application.

** Start date of 9/1/17 or Later **

Is this a security sensitive position?

Driving a University Vehicle?

Job Open Date

Job Close Date
Open Until Filled

Pay Rate

Pay Basis

Job Type
Full-time Permanent

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