About the Institution
Indiana State University has been recognized by Forbes as one of
America's Top Colleges and by the Princeton Review as among the
best in the Midwest. Located in Terre Haute, Indiana, its
pedestrian friendly and beautifully landscaped campus has earned a
Tree Campus USA designation and has been recognized by Princeton
Review as one of the most environmentally responsible college
Located in the heart of Terre Haute's downtown, Indiana State's
campus is within walking distance to local shops and restaurants.
Situated near the Indiana-llinois border, the campus is about an
hour's drive from Indianapolis and within a few hours of other
major metropolitan areas including St. Louis, Chicago, Cincinnati
The Indiana State student body represents all 50 states and more
than 65 countries and is among the most diverse in Indiana. The
University is ranked number one among Indiana's public and private
institutions on CollegeNet's annual social mobility index. There
are more than 250 student-run organizations offering activities and
entertainment throughout the year along with 15 NCAA Division I
athletic teams, a first-rate student recreation center with
numerous classes and recreational sports programs, and a Performing
Arts Series and University Speakers Series which bring national
touring productions and speakers to campus.
Comments to Applicants
Candidates must be eligible to work in the U.S. for other than
practical training. The university will not provide visa
sponsorship for this position.
Review of application materials will begin April 5, 2021. The
position will remain open until filled.
Job Title Broadcast Engineer Department Telecommunications Work
Monday - Friday
8:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Extended hours during events and peak seasons
Notice of Vacancy Number 21-00050 Desired Start Date 04/19/2021
Open Date 03/24/2021 Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Job Category
Staff-Exempt Professional Job Type Staff - Full-Time Pay Grade 11
Salary Range Commensurate with experience Benefits Associated with
Benefits Received for Exempt Staff (ER, AR, AG, AU)
- Life Insurance: The coverage amount is based on two and
one-half times appointment salary rounded up to the next whole
thousand with a maximum coverage of $100,000 and includes the same
amount of Accidental Death and Dismemberment benefits. The
University currently pays the entire cost of coverage.
- Medical, Dental and Prescription Drug Coverage: The cost of
coverage is shared between employees and the University. Rates are
determined by participation in Wellness Program and use of tobacco
products. Coverage is available on the first of the month following
- TIAA Retirement Contributions: Contributions begin based upon
the first day of employment at a contribution rate of ten (10)
percent of base appointment salary paid in full by ISU. The
contributions are vested immediately. There are 40 investment
options from which to choose.
- TIAA Auto Enroll: New employees are automatically enrolled in a
tax deferred retirement program at hire: three (3) percent is
deducted before taxes for the program to facilitate retirement
planning. Employees may opt out of the program within 90 days.
- Long Term Disability Coverage: Employees are eligible after
three (3) years of continuous, regular employment with the
University. This policy guarantees approved disabled employees a 66
2/3 percent income protection (from all sources) after 180 days of
continuous total disability. Immediate participation is available
for current members of a comparable group disability insurance
program within 90 days prior to ISU employment and that would have
provided income protection upon disability for at least five
- Fee Waiver Program: For the employee, spouse and dependent
children: Staff may enroll in up to 18 hours of course work each
academic year at a reduced rate. Spouses may enroll in 15 semester
hours each academic year with 80% of qualified tuition waived.
Dependent children of regular full-time staff who are full-time
degree seeking undergraduate students at ISU may receive a fee
waiver of 80% of qualified tuition for up to a total of ten (10)
- Sick Leave: Accrued at a rate of 12 days per fiscal year with
- Vacation: Pay level 11 and below accrues up to 15 vacation days
earned per year 1 through 4; 20 vacation days per year thereafter.
Pay level 12 and above accrues 20 vacation days per year
- Voluntary Life Insurance: Additional amounts of life insurance
may be purchased on employee, spouse and dependent children.
- Voluntary Vision Plan: May enroll within the first 31 days of
Job Summary/Basic Function
This position is responsible for technical support and planning
related to the campus broadcast environment, installing and
maintaining video, audio, and other equipment associated with radio
and television broadcasting.
The Broadcast Engineer designs and develops documentation as
well as analyzes systems during the development of computer based
solutions for various departments throughout campus. This includes
changing computer programs that control various systems which
deliver media services to both the administrative as well as the
instructional offices supported by the broadcast engineer.
This includes server-based record and play-out systems,
non-linear editors, production switchers, routing switchers, MPEG
encoders, decoders, automation, news room computer systems, devices
connected to the data network, and broadcast transmission
equipment. The services supported by this position have significant
visibility in the local community and, often, with alumni and other
University stakeholders. This position is required to work some
evenings and weekends and to respond to emergencies in a timely
Specific Responsibilities Required Relevant Education &
Bachelor's degree in engineering, communications, management,
a field related to the position with more than 4 years of full
time, job related experience.
Required Field(s) of Study
Education and experience working with digital and analog audio
and video technologies.
Preferred Relevant Education and Experience
Engineering or data communications. Experience with digital
technologies in a broadcast environment.
Supervisory Responsibilities Has authority or responsibility for
the supervision of student workers or graduate assistants only.
Required Certificates, Licenses and Registrations Other Required
Certificates, Licenses and Registrations Preferred Certificates,
Licenses and Registrations Preferred Other Certificates, Licenses
and Registrations Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Able to adapt to
change, Able to assemble, analyze and present data, Able to learn
and retain information, Able to multitask, Able to plan, organize,
and implement projects in a timely manner, Able to read English,
understand, and follow verbal and written instructions, Able to
work both independently and collaboratively, Able to work carefully
and politely around others, Able to work well with others,
Attention to detail, Demonstration of high ethical standards,
integrity, professionalism, politeness, and courteousness,
Excellent customer service skills, Excellent interpersonal,
organizational, planning, teambuilding and problem solving skills,
Experience and knowledge in job related program, Experience with
TCP/IP protocol, Must be comfortable networking with groups or
individuals, Professional demeanor, high energy, dynamic
personality and excellent communication and interpersonal skills,
Proficiency with Microsoft Office and other computer applications,
Proven verbal and written communication skills, Willing to interact
with students, Willing to work extended hours during events and
peak seasons, when required, Work effectively with a diverse
community Other Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Strong knowledge of IT hardware and software interfaces for
audio and video broadcast environments.
Advanced computer literacy with the ability to learn new
applications and technologies.
Aptitude and ability to make important decisions regarding
technical service, without a lot of managerial oversight.
Operational knowledge of audio equipment, still and video
cameras, TCP/IP networking, and web streaming technologies.
Working knowledge of TCP/IP technologies used to deliver
entertainment media to consumers (e.g. - Apple TV, Roku, Amazon
Working knowledge of RF communication technologies used to
deliver traditional (digital) CATV services.
Operational knowledge of audio-visual technologies typically
used in conference rooms and classrooms.
Strong knowledge of radio station broadcast operations.
Knowledge of radio station towers and the administrative tasks
associated with maintaining a tower to adhere to FCC
Ability to read, interpret, and apply FCC, Public
Telecommunications Facilities Program (PTFP)/National
Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA), Bureau of
Land Management (BLM), Public Broadcasting Services (PBS), and CCSD
rules and regulations.
Qualifications & Disclaimer
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to
perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed
are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability
required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable
individuals with disabilities to perform the essential
The information on this description is designed to indicate the
general nature and level of work performed by employees within the
classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as
a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and
qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.
All employees and staff of ISU are bound by all NCAA, Missouri
Valley Conference and institutional rules and regulations
pertaining to intercollegiate athletics and must conduct themselves
in accordance therewith. For more complete information on the
duties and obligations of ISU employees and staff in this regard,
employees and staff should contact the Compliance Office in the ISU
No ISU employee (whether paid or a volunteer) shall knowingly
influence others to furnish the NCAA or an ISU
investigator/compliance officer false or misleading information
concerning an individual's involvement in or knowledge of matters
relevant to a possible violation of an NCAA regulation. Failure to
abide by this term of employment shall constitute unethical conduct
as defined by the NCAA and may result in immediate suspension
and/or termination of the employment relationship with ISU.
Position Reappointment Required No