Job Family: Administrative Professional - Not OT Eligible
COVID-19 Vaccine Information:
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Summary of Duties:
The Telecommunications Systems Coordinator is responsible for the development, implementation, design, operations and maintenance of information systems, network transmission, as well as desktop computers, network servers/computers and related computer technology in the Murrow College. The Systems Coordinator evaluates and establishes protocols for users of hardware, software, and other network specifications. The position independently assesses, identifies and provides analysis and procedures including consulting and collaborating with users to determine systems functionality for internal clients including academic units and Northwest Public Broadcasting. This position bears the responsibility for maintaining all associated computer systems, servers, network transmission and related equipment to meet QOS standards and current FCC guidelines.
The complex computerized systems include (but not limited to): desktop computers, servers, IP based radio studios, FM, HD (digital FM), and AM radio transmission, high-definition television studios, digital television transport and world-wide transmission uplinks and downlinks, emergency standby power, central routing and processing infrastructure, and related computer-based monitoring and control.
The position occasionally travels to support system wide initiatives across Washington State, Idaho, and Oregon. The position must independently work at a distance to manage telecommunication and network facilities, and to supervise technical staff. The position must have proven experience with, and a demonstrated understanding of, work performed by supervised staff in order to provide effective instruction and training, documentation, creation and modification of operating systems and to lead team projects with staff from other areas.
Workload, resources, projects, or other priorities may vary the position's duties to meet objectives of the college.
The position will be on-call to respond to system issues outside of normal business hours. Work will be occasional outdoors year-round in varying weather conditions.
This position manages their region's budget for site maintenance.
This position is based out of WSU Tri-Cities in Richland, Washington.
Required Qualifications: A Bachelor's degree and three (3) years professional experience OR a combination of education and experience totaling seven (7) years from which comparable knowledge and abilities are acquired. Education and experience may be tailored to specific need requirements of position.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Must complete a cold weather orientation course.
Must complete a general first aid course.
Must complete an RFR radiation hazards course.
Must possess, or be able to obtain at time of hire, a valid, unrestricted driver's license.
Must work as a member of a diverse team under deadline constraints.
Must work a flexible schedule, occasionally travel, drive long distances, and occasionally work outside normal business hours.
Demonstrated experience with the Microsoft Office suite.
Five (5) years of progressively responsible experience with telecommunications systems operations and maintenance.
Advanced-level telecommunications industry certification or licensing. Examples of acceptable certifying organizations include the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), Society of Broadcast Engineers (SBE), Society of Cable Telecommunications Engineers (SCTE), International Association for Radio, Telecommunications and Electromagnetics (iNARTE), and Telecommunications Certification Organization (TCO).
Demonstrated working knowledge of Electronic News Gathering technologies including licensed and unlicensed microwave, satellite uplinks, IP based solutions including WAN/LAN, wireless WIFI and bonded wireless telephony.
Working knowledge of TCP/IP protocols and the open system interconnection (OSI) network model.
Demonstrated working knowledge of radio frequency (RF) transmitter and receiver systems.
Demonstrated working knowledge of television production techniques and systems.
Additional years supervisory experience to include evaluating position responsibilities, hiring, scheduling, training, evaluating work/performance, and disciplining.
Monthly Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience. FTE: 100% Permanent/Temporary: Permanent
Position Term in months: 12
City, State, Zip: Richland, WA 99354
Area/College: Edward R. Murrow College of Communication Department Name: Educational and Public Media, Northwest Public Broadcasting Department Link:https://murrow.wsu.edu/ opens new window' target='_blank' href='https://apptrkr.com/get_redirect.php?id=2522995&targetURL=https://murrow.wsu.edu/'>https://murrow.wsu.edu/ and https://www.nwpb.org/ opens new window' target='_blank' href='https://apptrkr.com/get_redirect.php?id=2522995&targetURL=https://www.nwpb.org/'>https://www.nwpb.org/ Background Check: This position has been designated by the department to require a background check.
Screening Begin Date: Screening of applications will begin on October 11, 2021, and will continue until the position has been filled. Application Instructions: Applicants must attach the following documents to their online application: 1) resume and 2) cover letter. Applicants are required to include contact information for professional references within the application. Application materials should clearly communicate how the applicant meets all required qualifications and additional requirements. Required Documents:
1) Resume 2) Cover letter
Time Type: Full time
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