The Audio and Broadcast Technician will be a key member of Gopher Athletics’ game presentation and facility staffs. Reports to the Broadcast Engineer.
A/V Equipment Upkeep and Repair: 45% - Work with Athletics Facility managers to oversee the maintenance, repair and testing of all broadcast equipment and infrastructure (both in-house and television) throughout and between all athletic facilities, including but not limited to fiber optic, coax, other audio/video cabling, head-end SMATV and RF systems, broadcast level cameras and peripherals, projectors, televisions, and other A/V equipment. - Assist Event Services Coordinator with the service of Athletics A/V projects (installation, repairs, troubleshooting) across all facilities. - Assist Broadcast Engineer with in-house broadcast projects (installations, repairs, troubleshooting). - Work with other A/V staff members within Athletics (including Event Services Coordinator and Broadcast Engineer) to manage and service all of Athletics’ current and future audio/video and broadcast projects and needs (including those related to Athletes Village project). Game Day Event Support: Officials Review & In-House A/V - 30% - Work with the Broadcast Engineer to oversee the management of game presentation audio production, in-arena staff communication (wired and wireless headsets), and setup/upkeep of DV Sport replay equipment during in-house broadcast events at TCF Bank Stadium, Williams Arena, 3M Arena at Mariucci Arena, Maturi Pavilion and other venues. Game Day Event Support: TV Broadcast Liaison 15% - During in-house broadcast events (most notably football), serve as the liaison between the athletic venues and our national and local broadcast TV partners to facilitate their readiness for game days and troubleshoot issues. Future Planning: 5% Consistently helping identify and implement opportunities for workflow efficiencies. Assist Broadcast Engineer with efforts to add, expand and maintain all broadcast infrastructure within each athletic facility and central video production control rooms. Other Duties as Assigned: 5%
Required Qualifications: -A BA/BS degree in a field related to the position; OR a combination of related education and work experience in the areas of infrastructure design, implementation and/or administration to equal six (6) years. -2 years experience in broadcast/TV/control room setting for live events and/or an A/V role. -Solid understanding of audio and video systems including but not limited to intercom systems, audio mixers, audio over IP, microphones, projectors, TV RF distribution, and technology unification control systems. -Ability to stay abreast and learn new software and technology quickly and independently -Strong & professional written and verbal communication skills with attention to detail -Teamwork mindset and collaborative work ethic. Works well with others as well as independently. -Ability to lift and carry up to 50lbs -Ability to maintain a schedule that includes nights, weekends and holidays
Preferred Qualifications: -Three (3) years experience in an A/V technical position or live production technical environment -Knowledge of audio and video cables and how to repair/terminate various types (XLR, coax, etc.) -Knowledge of Crestron control systems, video signals over fiber and coax, Dante audio over IP, analog and digital mixers, microphones, projectors -Driven to learn and teach others, improve efficiencies and adapt and evolve with changing technology
Internal Number: 332447
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