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Company: New Mexico State University
Address: Las Cruces, NM
New Mexico State University
New Mexico State University is a comprehensive land-grant institution of higher learning accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Universities. An active research university, NMSU anchors the southern end of New Mexico’s Rio Grande Research Corridor, exceeding $140 million in research and public service expenditures. NMSU is classified as a Hispanic-serving institution by the federal government with a total minority enrollment over 48%. Home to the state’s NASA Space Grant Program, NMSU is located in Las Cruces, which features desert mesas, the farmlands of the Rio Grande Valley, and the Organ Mountains, an extension of the Rocky Mountain chain. The University is committed to building a cultural diverse educational environment.
Job Duties and Responsibilities
Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to, broadcast engineering during live athletic events, equipment repairs and maintenance, shooting, writing and editing production pieces that will be used during live events. The successful candidate will have technical abilities paired with robust production skills.
Provides a variety of technical support services for in-studio and remote field television productions, special projects, and station outreach activities. Functions as floor director on assigned projects. Transports, sets up, and operates a variety of television equipment; assists with editing of material; assists with staging, set preparation and dressing; and assists in studio and equipment maintenance.
Classification Standard Duties
Transports, sets up, and operates various television production equipment including cameras, camera control units, audio and video recorders, lighting equipment, props, and microphones for location and studio television production. Moves and sets lights as required, ensuring proper light levels and conformance to lighting plans. Prepares studio with requested equipment and sets for meetings, teleconferences, special events, and studio tours. Operates and maintains proper levels and calibration of cameras, audio and video recorders, video and audio switchers, teleprompters, and other production equipment. Operates audio boards, tape machines, and microphones to ensure proper audio levels and sound quality. Functions as floor director, properly coordinating equipment and personnel to achieve desired production results. Maintains productions schedules and records. Completes trouble and preventive maintenance reports on video and audio production equipment; assists in repair and upkeep of studio and production sets and properties. Leads and guides the work of interns, volunteers, and work studies. Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.
Knowledge of studio lighting and sound procedures and requirements.
Records maintenance skills.
Ability to set up and operate television cameras, camera control units, and ancillary production equipment. Ability to effectively manage time and schedules. Ability to arrange and configure studio facilities and equipment. Ability to calibrate, troubleshoot and maintain audiovisual and related production equipment. Ability to lead and train staff and/or students. Ability to coordinate staging and production personnel for studio and/or locational programs.
Bachelor’s degree in a related field.
One (1) year of experience related to the standard duties as outlined.
Equivalency Any equivalent combination of education, training and/or experience as approved by Human Resource Services. Preferred Qualifications Required Certification/License Special Requirements Other Departmental Requirements Standard Work Schedule Standard (M-F, 8-5) If not a Standard Work Schedule, please describe
Primarily M-F 8-5, due to schedule of Athletic Broadcasts nights, weekends and holiday work may be required.
Physical Work Location State NM-New Mexico Physical Work Location County, if in New Mexico DA-Dona Ana Work Site Contingent Upon Funding Not Applicable Bargaining Unit Eligible Posting Announcement Statement This is NOT a bargaining unit position with American Federation of State, County & Municipal Employees (AFSCME). Tenure Track No Posting Date 06/12/2020 Closing Date 07/10/2020 Anticipated Job Begin Date (optional) Anticipated Job End Date, if applicable (optional) Open Until Filled No Special Instructions to Applicants
The electronic application is the official document that will be used to qualify applicants. Paper/email documents will not be accepted. Required documents must be attached to this application.
Quicklink for Posting http://jobs.nmsu.edu/postings/39004
Work involves moderate exposure to unusual elements, such as extreme temperatures, dirt, dust, fumes, smoke, unpleasant odors, and/or loud noises.
Moderate physical activity.
Requires heavy physical work; heavy lifting, pushing, or pulling required of objects up to 50 pounds.
Work environment involves some exposure to hazards or physical risks, which require following basic safety precautions.