OPS Master Control Operator - WGCU Public Media



Job Summary

The Master Control Operator monitors and operates WGCU TV/DT/FM Television and Radio Transmitter(s) within WGCU engineering and FCC guidelines. Switches on-air TV programs. Records and or/dubs programs either taped or from satellite. Maintains proper records and official transmitter/ program logs.

Job Description

Typical include but are not limited to:

• Communicates and works closely with Traffic, engineering, programming and production department personnel.

• Monitors and adjusts, if necessary, the television and radio transmitter within WGCU -TV Engineering and FCC guidelines. Records and maintains to official Transmitter Log.

• Contacts and/or dispatches Maintenance Engineers, if necessary, when technical problems exist.

Other Duties:

Performs other job-related duties as assigned.

Additional Job Description

Required Qualifications:

High school diploma or equivalent.

Must be self-motivated, confident, and willing to learn.

Must be committed, reliable, and punctual.

Preferred Qualifications:

College or technical school coursework related to TV media experience.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

All employees are expected to:

  • Promote a common purpose consistent with stated University goals and demonstrate a commitment to students and the learning environment.
  • Possess the knowledge of general written standards and procedures utilized, and have the ability to read, interpret, and follow procedural and policy manual related to the job tasks.
  • Demonstrate the ability to respond to supervision, guidance and direction in a positive, receptive manner and in accordance with stated policies.
  • Provide quality customer service by creating a welcoming and supportive environment.
  • Present a professional image in word, action and attire.
  • Demonstrate professionalism in dealing with a diverse population while understanding and respecting each other’s view of the world, personalities and working styles.
  • Apply effective techniques to create working relationships with others to achieve common goals; successfully communicates and collaborates with others to achieve goals.
  • Demonstrate skills necessary to look at situations and processes critically to make recommendations for improvement.


FGCU is an EOE AA /F/Vet/Disability Employer.

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