Broadcasting Engineer (with specialty factor) - Illinois Public Media (Champaign-Urbana Campus)

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Civil Service Classification Department % Time
(# of months)
Work Schedule Minimum
Broadcasting Engineer (with specialty factor) Illinois Public Media 100%
(12 months)
8:00 am - 5:00 pm


All correspondence to applicants will be sent through e-mail, including exam dates. Please check your e-mail, including Spam or Junk email. We also suggest you add these e-mail addresses to your e-mail contacts: [email protected] and [email protected]. Exam dates for this posting CANNOT be rescheduled.

To view your exam dates, exam scores, and current register positions online, go to Log in and click on "Civil Service Activity."

Minimum Qualifications with Specialty Factor:

1. high school graduation or equivalent

2. (A) credit for 60 semester hours of college course work, with a minimum of 30 semester hours in electrical engineering or electronics


(B) Associate degree in electronics or radio/television engineering


(C) successful completion of a trade or vocational school program in electronics or radio/television engineering lasting two academic years


(D) 18 months of experience in radio and television engineering or television engineering


(E) any combination of A - D that totals 18 months

NOTE: Certification as a Broadcast Technologist (or higher category of certification) by the Society of Broadcast Engineers can be used to satisfy all the credential requirements of this class, if accepted by the employing institution.

3. Current, demonstrated experience in: • Installing, maintaining, and integrating studio, remote control, digital broadcast computer equipment, and transmitter digital/analog equipment for radio/television, including application of FCC rules and regulations. • Broadcast audio, video, and transport stream IP networking systems. • Broadcast electronic circuit test equipment for troubleshooting digital signals to board and/or component level. • Broadcast proprietary software such as: digital audio delivery systems; digital radio and TV automation systems; radio and TV traffic systems; HDTV PSIP creation systems; digital audio and video networked server systems; digital video switchers; and digital software-controlled terminal gear.

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Additional Information:
The University of Illinois conducts criminal background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer.

Special Instructions:
An updated application and copies of college transcripts must be submitted by the time you submit the exam request, which will be no later than March 20, 2018, in addition to any other relevant documents, such as a resume, staff development course listing, etc. These documents can be electronically attached to your online application through the "Documents" link on Part 2 of the application. Be sure to select the appropriate document type for ease of retrieval. Documents may also be submitted in one of the following ways: hand deliver or mail to Staff Human Resources, 52 East Gregory Drive, Champaign, IL, 61820; or fax to 217-244-7304.

To Apply:
Applicants and employees must submit an online Civil Service Application and Exam Request form for Broadcasting Engineer (you must submit both) at by clicking "Apply for Position" on Civil Service Jobs/Application above. If an application was previously submitted, an update is still required, in which case you should follow the instructions for returning applicants. A request to create a civil service application will be processed within two (2) business days (Monday - Friday). Your logon information will be e-mailed to you. When you receive your logon information, you can complete your online Civil Service employment application and exam request form.

Exam Scoring Information:
The updated online application and all uploaded, relevant documents, such as a resume, college transcripts, and/or staff development course listings, will be used in the calculation of the exam score. These documents must be uploaded by the time you submit your exam request. For this exam, please remember to include all relevant work experience typically including performing installation, testing, maintenance, and repair of a variety of electronic broadcasting equipment and circuitry in support of the operation of radio and/or television stations.

To view the status of all your exam requests, pending test dates, scores, and current register positions online, go to Log in and click on "Civil Service Activity."

All correspondence to applicants will be sent through e-mail. We suggest you add these e-mail addresses to your e-mail contacts: [email protected] and [email protected].

If you have any questions, call us during regular office hours (8:30 A.M. to 4:00 P.M., Monday through Friday) at 217-333-2137.

We appreciate your interest in University employment.

Campus' commitment to diversity and Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity Policy:
Illinois is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or criminal conviction history. Illinois welcomes individuals with diverse backgrounds, experiences, and ideas who embrace and value diversity and inclusivity. (

College Name or Administrative Unit: Illinois Public Media
Category: Civil Service
Title: Broadcasting Engineer (with specialty factor) - Illinois Public Media (Champaign-Urbana Campus)
Open Date: 02/12/2018
Close Date: 03/20/2018
Organization Name: IPM Administration:General





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Posted: 2/28/2018
Application Due: 3/21/2018
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