Senior Broadcast Engineer (Communications Broadcast and Multimedia Production Manager)
CUNY City University of New York (System Level)
Location: New York, NY, 10176, USA
Internal Number: 24672
Senior Broadcast Engineer (Communications Broadcast and Multimedia Production Manager)
CUNY Television (CUNY TV), the television station of The City University of New York, operates Broadcast Channel 25.3 in the region and cable channel 75 throughout the five boroughs. The stations are on-the-air 24 X 7 X 365 with programs that are rarely found in traditional television reporting. CUNY-TV seeks a Senior Broadcast Engineer to oversee all day-to-day operations of the Engineering Department and be responsible for the preventative and corrective maintenance of all broadcast equipment at the station and remote sites. Reporting to the Director of Broadcast Engineering, the Senior Broadcast Engineer will also implement projects with other engineers and verify that deadlines are met within budget and schedule.
In addition to the CUNY Title Overview, responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:
Responsible for performing daily department operations in all technical aspects; ensures station compliance with rules and regulations applicable to FCC, NYC, NY State and federal laws,and University rules and regulations.
Works closely with the Director of Broadcast Engineering and other department managers to ensure all station objectives are met on schedule.
Collaborates with Engineering, Technical Operations and IT teams to recommend new broadcast technologies and technical infrastructure for the station.
Guides, supervises and motivates colleagues to meet performance standards.
Implements engineering and technology capital projects within established budgets.
Oversees system design, fabrication, cabling and wiring for new installations with proper labeling and documentation by following the station???s standards.
Communicates and coordinates with vendors and system integrators in broadcast industry for routine maintenance, system training and all related software/hardware upgrades required.
Coordinates with the operation teams in the station for fiber connectivity maintenance, studio production setups, A/V routing and patching, audio equipment and graphics systems setups and editing systems upgrade.
Resolves issues through careful analysis and troubleshooting; evaluates, installs, services and maintains all station equipment and broadcast related IT systems.
Works closely with multiple service providers and cable companies in maintaining the station???s network connectivity to outside community.
The duties of this position will, at times, require prolonged standing and/or sitting, reaching, and climbing. Assignments will include work outdoors in all weather conditions, and work indoors in environmentally controlled conditions; working in close proximity to others most of the time.
Until further notice, this is a hybrid position, eligible to work remotely and on-site in the office.
Candidates will be required to provide proof of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 upon commencing employment. Exemption (medical or religious) requests to this requirement will be considered in accordance with applicable law. Being fully vaccinated is defined for this purpose as being at least two weeks past the final dose of an authorized COVID-19 vaccine regimen. Final candidates must be fully vaccinated as of their first day of employment.
Bachelor???s degree and six years??? related experience required.
Bachelor???s Degree in Engineering Science preferred.
At least 5 of the required 6 years??? experience must be in TV broadcast engineering in a position of responsibility equivalent to a Broadcast Engineer.
Must be able to lift, set up and operate equipment weighing up to 50 pounds, and be able to handle, control or feel objects, tools or controls.
Knowledge of system wiring diagrams and AutoCAD drawings is required. Hands-on experience with Evertz routing equipment, Harmonic playout, Imagine encoding platform and Pebble Beach automation system a plus.
Solid experience with TV studio production system, professional editing systems on Mac platform, broadcast compression system, digital transmitters, microwave equipment and other broadcast-related equipment.
Working knowledge of digital studio broadcast and production systems including: video server technology, digital HD and SD signal routing and switching, digital SD and HD encoding platform, television and radio automations and the interface of these systems, content playout and online storage, television editing systems, large disk-based content storage systems and integration of the broadcast and production environment into an IT based system.
Must be able to make independent decisions that positively impact work results.
Strong interpersonal and organizational skills. with the ability to work with colleagues of all levels.
Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments, and handle multiple tasks simultaneously.
Ability to work extended hours, as needed.
SBE or SMPTE certificates a plus.
CUNY TITLE OVERVIEW
Manages pre-production, production, and post-production of television, radio, video, and film programming.
Manages one or more aspects of a film, television, or radio facility
Recruits, trains, schedules, and supervises full-time and part-time employees including student interns
Works with internal and external clientele to identify needs and help them plan broadcast activities; provides a high level of customer service
Makes digital media available to web production personnel and others as needed to support academic programs
Develops and produces broadcast programs, independently or with students, internal College departments, or external entities
Performs related duties as assigned.
Job Title Name: Communications Broadcast and Multimedia Production Manager
Higher Education Associate
COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS
Salary commensurate with education and experience, up to $102,017.
CUNY's benefits contribute significantly to total compensation, supporting health and wellness, financial well-being, and professional development. We offer a range of health plans, competitive retirement/pension benefits and savings plans, tuition waivers for CUNY graduate study and generous paid time off. Our staff also benefits from the extensive academic, arts, and athletic programs on our campuses and the opportunity to participate in a lively, diverse academic community in one of the greatest cities in the world.
HOW TO APPLY
For full consideration, submit a cover letter and resume online via CUNY's web-based job system, addressing how your experience and credentials fulfill the responsibilities and qualifications outlined.
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CUNY encourages people with disabilities, minorities, veterans and women to apply. At CUNY, Italian Americans are also included among our protected groups. Applicants and employees will not be discriminated against on the basis of any legally protected category, including sexual orientation or gender identity. EEO/AA/Vet/Disability Employer.
About CUNY City University of New York (System Level)
The City University of New York provides high-quality, accessible education for more than 269,000 degree-credit students and 270,000 adult, continuing and professional education students at 25 campuses across New York City. The University is an integrated system of senior and community colleges, graduate and professional schools, research centers, institutes and consortia. From certificate courses to Ph.D. programs, CUNY offers postsecondary learning to students of all backgrounds. It provides the city with graduates trained for high-demand positions in the sciences, technology, mathematics, teaching, nursing and other fields. As CUNY has grown, the University also has strengthened its mission as a premier research institution, building an array of modern facilities and expanding the ranks of its world-class faculty. Throughout its history, the University has been an integral part of the city and state through partnerships with public schools, economic development initiatives, immigration aid and financial advice services and other community outreach programs. Today, CUNY faculty and staff continue to benefit New York City — as well as the entire nation — by serving as policy exper...ts to business and government, advisers to nonprofit institutions, civic organizations and community groups. Students, too, are strongly encouraged to experience the cultural, educational and community-based opportunities of the five boroughs, through a network of internships and fellowships, to embracing the city as their campus.