Broadcast Engineer

Engineer for University of Alabama Center for Public TV & Radio
Tuscaloosa, Alabama

posted on June 16, 2022

job posting:

The University of Alabama, on behalf of the Center for Public Television and Radio and WVUA-TV, seeks applications from dynamic individuals for the position of Broadcast Engineer, headquartered in the University’s Digital Media Center. Housed within the University’s Bryant Denny Stadium, the DMC is the home for the University’s professional media assets and a state-of-the-art, hands-on laboratory for students. Comprised of Alabama Public Radio, the Center for Public Television, and WVUA-TV, the DMC engages faculty, staff, and students in the production of award-winning, multi-media programming designed to inspire, educate, and inform Alabamians.  This position functions as a Broadcast Engineer for:  Alabama Public Radio, a public radio network reaching approximately 80 percent of the state;  the Center for Public Television, a production center for both non-commercial and commercial multi-media series and specials; and WVUA-TV,  one of just two full power commercial stations in the country licensed to a university. The position is required to maintain a high operational standard relative to technological innovation, strategic investigation of current and emerging distribution platforms, maintenance and upkeep of high and low power RF transmitters, various broadcast and computer technologies, compliance with FCC broadcast regulations and general knowledge of digital broadcast, mobile, computer and online industries. This position will be responsible for achieving and maintaining first-class broadcast standards for the production and transmission of programming for Alabama Public Radio, WVUA-TV, and the Center for Public Television. Experience with FM, VHF, UHF and microwave radio frequency transmitters (tube, solid-state) etc. is highly desired. Broadcast automation, nonlinear editing, and storage/archiving experience is desired. Should be IT and network savvy. Application deadline 07/17/2022.  Visit UA’s employment website at for more information and to apply. The University of Alabama is an equal-opportunity employer (EOE), including an EOE of protected vets and individuals with disabilities.

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expires on 07/17/2022