Broadcasting Engineer

August 15, 2018

The University of Illinois’ Illinois Public Media seeks a Broadcasting Engineer to perform the installation, removal, operation, and maintenance of radio and television equipment essential to the operation and broadcast of the WILL stations. The person in this position will help complete the transition to Digital Radio and TV broadcasting.

Applicants must have either (A) credit for 60 semester hours of college course work, with a minimum of 30 semester hours in electrical engineering or electronics, (B) Associate degree in electronics or radio/television engineering, successful completion of a trade or vocational school program in electronics or radio/television engineering lasting two academic years, 18 months of experience in radio and television engineering or television engineering or (E) any combination of A – D that totals 18 months. This position also requires current, demonstrated experience in: 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 Broadcasting Engineer. Electronic application and Civil Service exam request (two separate documents) must be received by close of business on Monday, September 17. 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.