Assistant Engineer for ACC Network Productions

Job description

Posting Number:


Internal Recruitment:


Working Title:

Assistant Engineer for ACC Network Productions

Anticipated Hiring Range:

Commensurate with education and experience.

Work Schedule:

Monday - Friday, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm with nights, weekends and holidays as needed

Job Location:

Raleigh, NC



About the Department:

The mission of the NC State University Department of Athletics is to prepare student-athletes to compete at the highest level and to inspire them to be leaders now and for the future by providing the best environment to achieve their athletic, academic, and personal aspirations as well as providing support for the professional development of our coaches and staff, all within the role of the greater institutional relationships to the University. NC State Women’s Basketball program is a Division 1A program within the Atlantic Coast Conference.

Essential Job Duties:

  • NC State Athletics is a leader in the field of Video and Broadcast productions. The ACC Network Operations position for Athletics will report to the Director of Engineering. We are seeking an experienced candidate who can manage the production and delivery of multiple assigned projects. The successful candidate will possess the capability to complete high volumes of complex tasks and projects quickly; react with appropriate urgency to situations and events that require quick response or turnaround; and efficiently solve difficult and complex problems.

Responsibilities include, but not limited to:

  • Assist the Director of Engineering in all assigned duties including maintenance, troubleshooting & technical operation of broadcast facilities, A/V systems, video board displays and signage within athletic venues.
  • Assist Director of Engineering in performing engineering duties for ESPN/ACC event broadcasts supported by NCSU facilities
  • Planning and organizing equipment allocation for productions
  • Administrative duties including but not limited to scheduling and compliance with our contract workers
  • Equipment set-up and test/faxing, at times for multiple events within short windows
  • Train and mentor student operators in the correct handling, operation and safe usage of equipment, as well as, professional production techniques and etiquette
  • Contributes to basic maintenance and configuration of production equipment for University productions
  • Provide technical direction, assistance, and multimedia integration support to university productions
  • Knowledge of live broadcast programming concepts, principles, methodologies and techniques
  • In order to function effectively, this person must have a high level of independence, show initiative, and have the ability to be highly motivated. This must be done in a manner that is consistent with the team management structure that is employed by the group.
  • This person will supervise student staff as needed. Examples of supervision include, but are not limited to; scheduling, overseeing load-ins and strikes, coaching and directing, managing interns, and supervising engineering projects

Other Responsibilities:

  • Additional duties as assigned by Assistant Athletic Director For Multimedia and other Administrators.

Minimum Experience/Education:

Associate’s Degree in Electronics and three years of progressive experience in a Broadcast Television, Radio and Emerging Media Engineering Environment; or equivalent combination of training and experience.
All degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions.

Other Required Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated skills with video, audio, internet and technology skills
  • Must have a working knowledge of a professional control room workflow and a broadcast TOC.
  • High attention to detail and organization
  • Ability to analyze and resolve problems
  • Must be able to manage projects and meet deadlines
  • Excellent knowledge of digital audio and video standards and equipment
  • Knowledge of broadcast video equipment and proper signal flow
  • Knowledge of fiber optic components, transport and termination is preferred
  • Working knowledge of matrix and party line communications systems, such as RTS and ClearCom, from both a setup and operational perspective.
  • Ability to navigate and troubleshoot Dante, Madi audio systems preferred
  • Knowledge of the following or similar broadcast equipment:*
  • GV & Ross switchers & routers
  • GV, Sony & Panasonic cameras
  • Calrac & Yamaha audio consoles

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Completion of a Bachelor’s Degree.
  • A minimum of 3-5 years of engineering, video, audio, and technology experience.

Required License or Certification:


Valid NC Driver's License required:


Commercial Driver's License Required?:


Job Open Date:


Earliest Close Date---- (Positions will be posted until 5:00 PM ET on this date. Positions remaining posted after this date are still accepting applications but may close at any time.):


Special Instructions:

You will be required to attach a resume
and a separate document containing contact information for at least three references.

Position Number:


Position Type:


Position Classification Band Title:

Broadcast And Emerging Media Engineering Specialist

Position Classification Band Level:


Position Classification Salary Range:

$39,228 - $87,883

Salary Grade Equivalency:


Alternate Option:

If no applicants apply who meet the required competency level and training & experience requirements, then management may consider other applicants. Salary would be determined based on competencies, equity, budget, and market considerations.

Full Time Equivalent (FTE) (1.0 = 40 hours/week):



12 Month Recurring

Mandatory Designation - Adverse Weather:

Mandatory - Adverse Weather

Mandatory Designation - Emergency Events:

Non Mandatory - Emergency Event

Time Limited Position:


Is this position partially or fully funded on ARRA stimulus monies?:


Department Id:

100138 - Athletics-video Operations


NC State University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, status as an individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.

If you have general questions about the application process, you may contact Human Resources at (919) 515-2135 or [email protected] Individuals with disabilities requiring disability-related accommodations in the application and interview process, please call 919-515-3148.

Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. If highest degree is from an institution outside of the U.S., final candidates are required to have their degree equivalency verified at or equivalent service. Degree(s) must be obtained prior to start date in order to meet qualifications and receive credit.

NC State University participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States.




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Job No:
Posted: 2/19/2021
Application Due: 2/24/2021
Work Type: Full Time