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ELECTRONIC TECHNICIAN MEDIA - INTERMEDIATE

Please see Special Instructions for more details.

Applicants will be expected to provide: • A cover letter providing specific information on how the previous experience of the candidate matches the job duties. • Resume • Three (3) references to include name and contact information PLEASE NOTE: The hiring range for this position is $17.97 – $21.65/hour, based on qualifications and experience.

Position Information

Posting Details

Official Job Title ELECTRONIC TECHNICIAN MEDIA - INTERMEDIATE
Working Title: Studio Broadcast Engineer
Position Number 02162897
Division B48 College of Letters and Science
Department B4845 WUWM
Position Type University Staff
Appointment Type Ongoing/Probationary
FLSA Status Nonexempt
Percent 100%
Posting Type University Staff
Introduction (Description of School/College/Dept/Program)

WUWM is Milwaukee’s most listened to public radio station.

Job Summary

Serves as Studio Broadcast Engineer for WUWM Radio. Tasks include serving as the primary backup to the WUWM Chief Engineer and assists with tasks and duties related to daily operations. The Studio
Broadcast Engineer performs intermediate level tasks including audio recording both in-studio and remote locations, installation of broadcast equipment, troubleshooting of broadcast equipment, basic IT troubleshooting including support for staff workstations and operational computers, and technical support for broadcast journalists and others as assigned. A comprehensive familiarity with audio engineering, media handling and production skills for both studio and live field audio is required. The Studio Broadcast Engineer assesses, researches, and develops short and long term strategies and recommends implementation scenarios that consider WUWM’s technical needs and design
requirements. The output of the Studio Broadcast Engineer’s high level work is coordinated and directed by the WUWM Chief Engineer. The Studio Broadcast Engineer is a key member of the radio station’s professional staff.

The Studio Broadcast Engineer will be expected to be able to move equipment, be able handle material between 75 – 100 pounds, and be able to stand for much of work day.

An incumbent will be expected to travel to various locations using one’s own, or public, means of transportation.

Minimum Qualifications

Three or more years of audio production experience.

Three or more years of experience in installation and repair of studio, broadcast, and production equipment.

Three or more years experience in the operation of studio, broadcast, and production equipment.

Preferred Qualifications

4 year college degree

Ability to assess, research, and develop short and long term strategies and recommend implementation of technical needs for WUWM

Experience in basic IT troubleshooting, including support of staff workstations and operational computers and technical support for broadcast journalists.`

Application Instructions

Applicants will be expected to provide:
• A cover letter providing specific information on how the previous experience of the candidate matches the job duties.
• Resume
• Three (3) references to include name and contact information

PLEASE NOTE: The hiring range for this position is $17.97 – $21.65/hour, based on qualifications and experience.

Application Deadline 04/07/2017
Continuous (Open Until Filled?) No
If Continuous, Initial Review Date
Position Contact Name Ann Piatt
Contact Phone 414-270-1100
Contact Email apiatt@uwm.edu
Application Notes

For this position, applicants are required to apply online. UWM will not consider paper, emailed or faxed applications. Additionally, applicants must complete all required fields and attach any required documents. The process is complete when the message “Your application has been submitted” is displayed and you receive a confirmation number.

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Employment will require a criminal background check.

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  3. References
Optional Documents

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