Technical Manager (Broadcast Technician)

Job Description

Department-Specific Responsibilities

Assists the Production Manager, Engineer, Producer, or project owner of record in the daily execution of varying video production projects and deliverables by performing video recording of events, ceremonies, athletic competitions, and other activities.
Determines technical requirements and sets up equipment, as well as may coordinate and supervise the activities of support personnel.
Assists the Production Manager, Director of Media Productions, and/or project owner by serving as direct project coordinator on client, WTIU, and WFIU production projects including pre-production project organization, on-site execution, post-event delivery, and reconciliation.
Maintains video and audio equipment.
Organizes all supplies, equipment, and logistics for assigned events.
May produce and edit special programs; utilize computer graphics and editing software to create features, animations, event coverage, etc.
Serves in assigned direct positions including Associate Production Manager, Multi-camera Engineer/Shader, Technical Director, Videographer, or Editor.
Other video assistant positions and duties as assigned.
General Responsibilities

Assembles and sets up cameras, audio and video equipment, and all other equipment needed for broadcast production both in studio and location; monitors and operates equipment during production; takes corrective action if problems develop.
Repairs broadcast equipment; troubleshoots problems using schematic; locates and procures any needed parts; installs part and tests repaired equipment; performs routine and corrective maintenance on equipment.
Inspects, services, and maintains all broadcast equipment including transmitters; ensures that all broadcast equipment is operating up to set standards.
Operates and maintains the Television Master Control; routes broadcast signals to campuses, up-link sites, and other destinations.
Operates, monitors, and adjusts transmitters in compliance with FCC regulations.
Operates and monitors satellite receivers; performs technical evaluations of signals.
Consults with other broadcasting and production staff to ascertain and configure technical and equipment needs for various productions.
Provides guidance to lower-level Broadcast Technicians.

Required Skills

Proficient communication skills
Maintains a high degree of professionalism
Demonstrates time management and priority setting skills
Demonstrates a high commitment to quality
Possesses flexibility to work in a fast paced, dynamic environment
Highly thorough and dependable
Possesses a high degree of initiative
Ability to build strong customer relationships

The selected candidate must have the ability to move large, heavy equipment cases, and must have the ability to stand on feet for long periods of time.

Education Required

High school diploma or equivalent (such as HSED or GED)


For full-time staff employees, Indiana University offers a wide array of benefits including:

Multiple plan options for medical insurance
Dental insurance
Health Savings Account with generous IU contribution
Life insurance, LTD, and AD&D options
Base retirement plan contribution from IU, subject to vesting
Additional supplemental retirement plan options
Tuition benefit for IU classes
10 paid holidays per year
Generous Paid Time Off
Paid Parental Leave
Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

How to Apply

Submit applications through Jobs at IU.

Indiana University Radio & Television Services

Bloomington, Indiana

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