Illinois Public Media, College of Media, Assistant Chief Broadcasting Engineer

June 02, 2017

University of Illinois
Illinois Public Media, College of Media
Assistant Chief Broadcasting Engineer
Urbana Campus

The University of Illinois’ Illinois Public Media seeks an Assistant Chief Broadcasting Engineer to supervise and have oversight of WILL Radio and Television engineering staff; install, operate, and maintain broadcast equipment; and support revenue generating media units of the station.

Applicants must have either (A) four academic years of progressively more advanced training in electrical or electronic technology/engineering in a college, university or trade school; (B) 36 months of progressively more responsible work experience in radio and television engineering or television engineering; (C) any combination that totals 36 months. This position also requires an additional 18 months of responsible work experience in radio and television engineering, or television engineering. Experience must include: installing, maintaining, and integrating studio, remote control, digital broadcast computer equipment and transmitter digital/analog equipment for radio/television, including application of FCC rules and regulations; broadcast audio, video, and transport stream IP networking systems; broadcast electronic circuit test equipment for troubleshooting digital signals to board and/or component level; broadcast proprietary software such as: digital audio delivery systems, digital radio and TV automation systems, radio and TV traffic systems, HDTV PSIP creation systems, digital audio and video networked server systems; digital video switchers, and digital software- controlled terminal gear.

To view a full description of the position and requirements and to apply online please visit and submit an exam request for Assistant Chief Broadcasting Engineer. Electronic application and Civil Service exam request (two separate documents) must be received by close of business on Thursday, June 22, 2017. Please submit a cover letter, resume and references to:

Stephanie Swearingen
HR Officer
Staff Human Resources
52 East Gregory Drive
Champaign, IL 61820

The University of Illinois is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer dedicated to building a community of excellence, equity and diversity. University Administration welcomes applications from women, underrepresented minorities, individuals with disabilities, protected veterans, sexual minority groups and other candidates who will lead and contribute to the diversification and enrichment of ideas and perspectives.

The University of Illinois conducts criminal background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a written contingent offer.