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Job Standard for Broadcast Technician, Associate

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Broadcast Tech, Associate Overview

  • Person Group: Professional
  • Job Code: 75704
  • Pay Grade: P5
  • FLSA Status: Exempt
  • Career Level: Associate
  • Family: Communications & Marketing
  • Function: Broadcasting


Under general supervision, this position provides multiple levels of maintenance, technical support and repair to the broadcast operations facility.

Level Scope

Entry-level professional with limited or no prior experience to contribute on a project or work team. Incumbent learns to use professional concepts to resolve problems of limited scope and complexity under close supervision while achieving day-to-day objectives. Works on developmental assignments that are initially routine in nature, requiring limited judgment and decision making. This level is typically focused on self development. Requires theoretical knowledge through specific education and training.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent relevant experience.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Strong organization skills and attention to details
  • Ability to project professionalism over the phone and in person
  • Ability to perform broadcast maintenance tasks
  • Positive attitude and strong work ethic
  • Strong communication skills

Essential Functions

Key Responsibilities

60 % of Time Broadcast Tech, Associate will:

  • Work collaboratively with engineering staff, provide maintenance and repairs of studio workstations and servers, and management of on-air execution of BSPR program services.
  • Collaborate with Engineering, News and Programming departments to determine station needs, including troubleshooting and working on special projects.
  • Assist the Senior Broadcast Engineer with the operation and maintenance of computer-based automation systems.
  • Support various broadcast systems, servers and data networks by the Broadcast Maintenance team.
  • Troubleshoot and repair of daily routine and emergency problems within the broadcast environment.

35% of Time Broadcast Tech, Associate:

  • Can be determined by department needs

5% of Time Broadcast Tech, Associate:

  • Perform other duties as assigned

Work Environment and Physical Demands

Some positions may involve frequent bending, moving, lifting and carrying material weighing up to 50 pounds; some positions may involve moving, lifting and carrying material weighing up to 70 pounds; standing up to eight hours each day; working in all weather conditions; exposure to high noise levels and require wearing hearing protection

Travel Requirement

Not applicable for Broadcast Tech, Associate

Career Path

Broadcast Tech

Additional training/education or equivalent experience, as well as business need, are required for movement into higher level jobs.


Incumbent must perform the essential duties and responsibilities with or without reasonable accommodation. The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work. Final employment offers are contingent upon a Final Candidate’s successful completion of a Background Verification, and a determination by the University that the information derived from the Background Verification does not disqualify the individual. In addition, a Financial History Check and Motor Vehicle Record (MVR) Check may be required