Posted: Wednesday, February 07, 2024 04:31 PM


Position Details Position Information Requisition Number S3382P Home Org Name War Eagle Productions Division Name Director Intercollegiate Athletics Position Title Broadcast & Media Systems Director Job Class Code BA65 Appointment Status Full-time Part-time FTE Limited Term No Limited Term Length Job Summary Auburn University Athletics is excited to begin the search for a Broadcast and Media Systems Director to join the team! This individual oversees operations of broadcast and media technology of video production facility for War Eagle Productions. Serves as a technical expert in supporting the design and implementation of broadcast systems and infrastructure to meet the needs of War Eagle Production. Why Should YOU Choose Auburn University Athletics? Auburn University was named a “Best in Alabama” employer by Forbes! Our employee longevity speaks for itself, with employees staying an average of ten years. Competitive state benefits including retirement plan vesting at 10 years of service, generous leave accrual, and parental leave opportunity. Auburn University tuition assistance for yourself and your dependents. Employees can take 15 hours of classes for free, and dependents receive a 50% tuition waiver. Make a difference. Be a part of the life-changing work our employees perform by impacting the lives of student athletes across campus! It’s a Lifestyle: The Auburn/Opelika area is a page right out of Southern Living magazine with an idyllic small-town feel, perfecting a unique balance between a close-knit community and driving consistent growth and development. Paralleling the exponential growth of Auburn University, the Auburn/Opelika area boasts services and amenities that cater to any interest. We’re proud of our top school systems, city services, award-winning restaurants, and the infectious spirit of life in a college town. You can find us nestled halfway between the beach and the mountains in a lower-cost-of-living area, two hours outside of Atlanta or Birmingham. If you’re new to Auburn, we’d love to introduce you. If you’re already acquainted with Auburn, we’ll keep it simple: it’s time to come home! Our Commitment: Auburn University is committed to a diverse and inclusive campus environment. Visit to learn more about our commitment to expanding equity and inclusion for all. Essential Functions Oversees operations of broadcast and media technology of video production facility. Responsible for the technical design and implementation of systems to meet the needs of War Eagle Productions, which includes, but is not limited to communication equipment, audio and video upgrades in broadcast facility, and various campus facilities over fiber optic transmission. Maintains and designs complex fiber optic network for data, digital video signal transmission, and signal flow within a broadcast environment and remote sites. Oversees setup of intercom system and enterprise-class video and audio routing in production facility for live productions. Communicates complex ideas, issues, and designs to varied audiences. Forecasts video system demands, recommend upgrades, expansion, and reconfiguration. Supports, maintains, and troubleshoots technical workflows to include transcoding and live streaming workflows; and diagnoses and leads the effort to solve technical, network and software or production workflow. Troubleshoots, performs maintenance, and upgrades the broadcast facility including switchers, instant replay, enterprise video router and multiviewer, and intercom system. Troubleshoots video hardware and software issues. Works with integrators and third parties and acts as internal project manager for all maintenance and new installation and integration of projects. Develops installation plans, and installs, configures, and tunes equipment. Documents standards and operating procedures for the video editing systems and acts as a technical resource to the video communications staff and systems users. Leads engineering team and provides support for projects, including the development of project plans and assigning tasks to team members. Assists with development of the budget by researching current and new technologies in the broadcast industry. Manages equipment budget for maintenance and projects. Recommends the purchase of equipment. Works with other members of the War Eagle Productions staff to hire students and TES and provides training to ensure competency in their respective job roles. Works with business office for procurement and vendor vetting. Serves as WEP point-of-contact for Athletics Department Special Events, and works with the Special Events Coordinator to ensure AV needs are being met. Complies with all applicable National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) and Southeastern Conference (SEC) regulations in the performance of job duties. Full supervisory responsibility for other employees is a major responsibility and includes training, evaluating, and making or recommending pay, promotion or other employment decisions. Minimum Qualifications Minimum Qualifications Education: Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Communications, Radio Television & Film, Broadcast Journalism or a related field. Experience: 5 years of experience in television or video production services Substitutions allowed for Experience: Graduate degrees accepted in lieu of experience, at a rate of one year relevant education per year of required experience. Minimum Skills, License, and Certifications Minimum Skills and Abilities Knowledge of live video and post production procedures and various communications mediums. Expert knowledge of various standard current and up-and-coming broadcast technologies, including but not limited to: Fiber optic transmission, IP video, Mpeg Transport Stream (MPTS), Secure Reliable Transport (SRT), Network Device Interface (NDI), 3G Serial Digital Interface (SDI), Dante Audio, Ross Switchers & GV/Evertz Routers, Sony professional video cameras, and Vinton pedestals and heads, and Canon lenses. Advanced technical knowledge to design and scope event and facility deliverables across multiple technologies. Possesses an understanding, at a detailed level, of architectural dependencies of technologies in use in IT, signal processing, and broadcasting. Ability to work in a multi technology environment with the ability to diagnose complex technical problems to their root cause. In addition to troubleshooting skills and consulting skills, has ability to summarize prognosis and provide a quick Estimated Time of Readiness (ETR). Excellent documentation skills. Excellent rapport building with staff and executive management. Minimum Technology Skills Minimum License and Certifications Desired Qualifications Desired Qualifications Society of Broadcast Engineers (SBE) or Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers (SMPTE) certification desired. Posting Detail Information Salary Range $64,100-$115,400 Job Category Athletics Support Working Hours if Non-Traditional 7:45a - 4:45p, M-F, nights and weekends as needed City position is located in: Auburn State position is located: Alabama List any hazardous conditions or physical demands required by this position Posting Date 02/06/2024 Closing Date EEO Statement Auburn University is committed to an inclusive and diverse campus environment. Women, underrepresented groups, individuals with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply. AUBURN UNIVERSITY IS AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. It is our policy to provide equal employment opportunities for all individuals without regard to race, sex, religion, color, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other classification protected by applicable law.

Price - 68300 - 86500

• Location: Auburn, AL Auburn, AL Alabama

• Post ID: 9077460763 Auburn

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