Req No: 2023-16053 Category: Radio/TV/Multimedia Type: Full-Time Contract Salary: $5,373.33 - $7,916.67 per month ($64,479.96 - $95,000 per year) Close Date:
Overview The salary range for this position is $5,373.33 - $7,916.67 per month ($64,479.96 - $95,000 per year) depending upon qualifications and is non-negotiable.
KPBS produces and distributes educational, cultural and informational public television, radio and web programming for the benefit of the San Diego community. KPBS TV/FM and KPBS.ORG also produce programs for regional and national distribution and engage in a number of related, non-broadcast, telecommunications activities.
The Operations and Technology Division of KPBS is responsible for the building and technical facilities of the station(s) used in electronic media production, recording and transmission. The Department also lends occasional technical support to other San Diego State University areas as required
The position of Broadcast Engineer will be part of a departmental team responsible for maintaining audio/video broadcasting, datacasting, and computer equipment used in the origination and reception of radio and television signals, and to insure that the transmissions with all associated ancillary data adhere to applicable Federal Communication Commission regulations, industry standards and guidelines.
Perks you'll enjoy as a member of #teamKPBS
Working on a college campus & in public media: Access to campus facilities and staff discounts, farmer's market Tuesday's, tons of eateries, community events, entertainment
Hybrid schedule/ remote work flexibility options (varies by job)
Casual work attire
Paid time off on your birthday (can be taken on any day)
10 vacation days and 13 holidays off (4+ days off over winter break)
Enjoy a 'beautiful day in the neighborhood' with local employee discounts
Opportunity drawings to attend SDSU basketball games, local concerts and events
Free wellness classes & programs
Monthly pop-up events for staff
Full benefits packages that are unmatched (medical, dental, vision, life)
Sick leave accruals and paid leave options
On-site childcare at a discounted rate
Opportunities for continued learning and professional development
Flexible spending account(s)
Employee assistance program
Matching and voluntary retirement savings plan
Responsibilities The following information is intended to be representative of the work performed by incumbents in this position and is not all-inclusive. The omission of a specific duty or responsibility will not preclude it from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical extension of position responsibilities. Job descriptions may be changed at any time based on the needs of the department.
The incumbent reports to the KPBS Senior Engineering Manager but must also be able to work independently and to exercise personal initiative in the performance of specified duties. At times, this position will require working odd hours due to the nature of KPBS broadcast operations. May require driving station owned vehicles. Position may require lifting and transporting heavy equipment, material and supplies.
Installs, operates, and maintains technical equipment throughout the KPBS facilities as required. 70%
Responds to plant emergencies resulting from equipment or facility failures. 10%
Maintains detailed inventory and repair records. 1%
Makes purchase recommendations for equipment, components and supplies. 4%
Maintains accurate communication with Supervisors and co-workers to exchange information, concerns, receive assignments and collaborate on projects. 10%
Other Duties and Responsibilities as assigned 5%
Qualifications Minimum Education
Associates level college degree in a related field or a combination of technical training and experience
Three years of radio and/or television engineering experience.
SBE certification is highly desirable.
Knowledge of computer networks and systems used in broadcasting
Knowledge of AutoCad software
Knowledge of RF transmission systems
Additional Applicant Information:
Candidates must reside in California, or be willing to relocate, and live within a commutable distance to the SDSU campus at the time of hire.
Job offer is contingent upon satisfactory clearance based on Background Check results (including a criminal record check).
San Diego State University Research Foundation is an EEO/AA/Disability/Vets Employer
Founded in 1897, San Diego State University is a public institution of higher education located in southern California. SDSU is the oldest and largest university in San Diego and the third largest in the state. SDSU continues to gain recognition as a leader in higher education.Join SDSU and make a difference through meaningful work that contributes to knowledge and provides rich opportunities for students. The dynamic synergy between SDSU and the San Diego region furthers SDSU's excellence and global impact. Every member of our team can proudly proclaim, "I Am SDSU."In addition to SDSU, three not-for-profit auxiliary employers operate to provide services for the University. The SDSU Research Foundation furthers the educational, research and community service mission of SDSU. Aztec Shops provides a diverse portfolio of products and services including operation of the SDSU Bookstore, SDSU Dining, and management of commercial and real estate properties surrounding the campus. Associated Students of SDSU is a student-directed organization that manages programs and facilities enjoyed by students, faculty, staff, and the community-at-large.