REC Member/Director (61454) - WFSU-TV/The Florida Channel

Job description

Job ID: 44208

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular


WFSU-TV/The Florida Channel

The Florida Channel - located in Tallahassee, FL - produces 24/7, year-round coverage of all three branches of state government. Programming includes gavel-to-gavel coverage of a wide variety of state proceedings, along with a wide variety of documentary and public affairs programs and segments covering issues of interest and importance to all Floridians. The programming is delivered statewide by satellite and is also available on the Internet.


Serves as remote events crew member, responsible for equipment set-up, camera operation and equipment break-down for the purpose of televising coverage of various state government meetings around the state. Administrative responsibilities/tasks include but are not limited to timely submission of: travel paperwork/documentation, travel and purchasing card receipts, etc.

Serves as robotics camera director, responsible for directing events in Capitol Complex robotics rooms, and Chat operator, responsible for creating accurate graphics in a timely manner, communicating graphics information effectively with legislative staff and Florida Channel directors, and adding pertinent graphics that help explain the state government process.

Capitol Complex interoffice responsibilities involve various utility production roles. Each requires proactivity with limited supervision. These roles serve as, and may include but are not limited to, teleprompter operator and camera or audio or switcher operator for various productions. Team member is responsible for communicating with Supervisor regularly about training needs, if any, coordinating with respective trainer(s) and giving status updates on tasks. Additional responsibilities will include knowledge and operation of various equipment required to perform each task, which may include (but are not limited to) intercom controls, router switching panels, computer-driven prompting interfaces, etc.; regular input of metadata, operation of TFC's web distribution; and other duties related to The Florida Channel's introduction of a tapeless environment. Other duties as assigned.


An Associate's degree in a related area and two years of related work experience; or vocational/technical training and two years of related work experience.

Demonstrated knowledge of and experience operating equipment for field and studio production - including cameras, lights, microphones, editing equipment, tape machines, teleprompters, audio, digital and analog switchers/boards. Experience operating robotic cameras, a plus.

Ability to set up for shoots, including audio, lighting, remote switcher, and cameras.

Ability to meet the physical demands of this position to include lifting/moving up to 75lbs.

Ability to multitask and carry out assignments after receiving general guidance - but with limited supervision - during actual production/project.

Ability to work a flexible schedule and travel.

Ability to work as part of a team in close proximity to others.

Attention to detail; effective time-management and organizational skills.

Strong interpersonal and communication skills.

A valid Florida or Georgia driver's license or the ability to obtain upon hire.

Anticipated Salary Range

Dependent on education and experience.

Pay Plan

This is an USPS (University Support Personnel System) position.

Soft Money Funded Position

This position is time-limited based on soft money funding, with renewal contingent upon available funds and the needs of the University.


Monday through Friday, 8:30am-5:00pm; however, hours will vary and may include weekends during legislative sessions, committee weeks, capitol complex and remote event productions. At times, travel may be extensive around the state of Florida.

Criminal Background Check

This position requires successful completion of a criminal history background check. The background check will be conducted as authorized and in accordance with University Policy 4-OP-C-7-B11.

How To Apply

If qualified and interested, complete the following two-steps to be considered:

STEP 1 - Complete the online application in its entirety at
* Applicants are required to complete the online application with all applicable information. Applications must include work history and all education details (if applicable) even if attaching a resume.

STEP 2 - Send the following required materials by mail, email (addresses below) or attach to online application as a single PDF or Word document in the order listed:
1) resume including employer references (include the title & work relationship of the person to be contacted);
2) personal contact information: phone number/email - best days and/or times to contact;

REC Member/Director, Job Opening ID 44208
WFSU-TV/The Florida Channel
402 S. Monroe Street, Suite 901
Tallahassee, Florida 32399

Email to: [email protected]

All candidates MUST complete the above steps to be considered. Open until filled.

Open until filled

This position is being advertised as open until filled.

Veterans' Preference

Certain service members and veterans, and the spouses and family members of the service members and veterans, will receive preference and priority in employment and are encouraged to apply for the positions being filled. For information on who may be eligible for Veterans' Preference, go to, or call FSU Human Resources at (850) 644-6034.

IMPORTANT: In order to claim Veterans' Preference, applicants must upload a DD-214 (and other documentation, as applicable) with their online application prior to the closing date of the job opening.

Tobacco Free Campus

Effective January 1, 2014, tobacco use, including simulated tobacco use, is prohibited on property, interior and exterior, owned or managed by Florida State University. This policy applies to all Florida State University students, employees, consultants, contractors, visitors, and external individuals.

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Posted: 12/8/2018
Application Due: 12/30/2018
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