Broadcast Engineer - Frostburg State University in Frostburg Maryland

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Frostburg State University

Frostburg, Maryland 21532

United States

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Detailed Job Description

Frostburg State University, Department of Communication, invites applications for a full-time, exempt Broadcast Engineer position to provide engineering and technical support for FSU-TV3 and the Mass Communication Program. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience; University System of Maryland benefits package included. 

A 24-hour educational access channel, FSU-TV3 operates in the state-of-the-art Gira Center for Communications and Information Technology that features a five-camera high-definition TV studio, numerous editing bays, screening room, multi-media theater, audio recording studios, and field production equipment including 4k cameras and a Blackmagic Design DaVinci Resolve color correction suite. FSU-TV3 airs programming produced by students in the Mass Communication Program. For specific questions, contact Dr. John Lombardi at


  • Set up television production equipment and ensure systems are operational for live transmission and recorded content.

  • Provide engineering production support using XPression, Ross, and Unreel hardware and software and other professional television production equipment.

  • Maintain production equipment including configuring, updating, and backing up EditShare files and folders. Maintain EditShare recording and playback servers.

  • Interact with off-site and on-site support personnel to resolve complex issues.

  • Interact with franchise cable companies to address interconnections for FSU-TV3. Monitor the transfer of digital video and digital and/or analog video and audio signals to cable systems. Resolve audio and video problems with the transmission of live and recorded local television programming to cable systems.

  • Design, install, configure, and troubleshoot audio and video production equipment, storage servers, and transport over fiber optic systems.

  • Perform regular maintenance and diagnostic work on equipment. Maintain production equipment and manage maintenance support contracts for studio equipment, ENG/EFP equipment, audio/video file server technology, and post production equipment.

  • Provide network support for MAC editing systems.

  • Provide and define technical specifications for equipment purchases including Request for Proposal (RFP) and contract development.

  • Maintain equipment inventory, service, and maintenance records.

  • Instruct production labs when appropriate.

  • Begin and continue making relevant connections with local and regional media outlets.

  • Other related duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications: High school diploma or GED. Appropriate professional training and at least three years of recent experience in a similar job. Experience operating and troubleshooting professional television studio audio and video and ENG/EFP systems and equipment. Experience conducting repairs and routine maintenance on broadcast audio and video field and studio systems, non-linear edit systems, servers, production switchers, routers, and other production equipment. Strong interpersonal skills and excellent oral and written communication skills. Must be a self-starter, detail-oriented, and able to perform well in a team-oriented environment.

Preferred Qualifications: Four-year degree in Mass Communication or related field. Experience working in an academic setting.


Keyword Phrases

  • Communication
  • Television
  • Mass Communication
  • Broadcast Engineer
  • Multimedia
Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: High School
Experience: At least 3 years
Level of Job: Other
Salary: Commensurate with Experience
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
Cover Letter
Best if Apply By 1/8/2016