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Broadcast Engineer – Missouri Athletics Department

Hiring Department

Intercollegiate Athletics

Job Description

The University of Missouri Athletics Department is seeking a Broadcast Engineer to work within its award-winning Mizzou Broadcast Operations Department.

Mizzou Broadcast Operations produces events on platforms including digital, linear cable network, and in-venue displays. The Broadcast Engineer should be a self-starter who is extremely organized, able to work effectively alone or in a group, and can bring a positive attitude to work each day. Exceptional trouble shooting skills will be required and innovative solutions to complex problems will be necessary. This individual will collaborate with full and part-time staff to oversee that all broadcast equipment is in good working order,, is setup in the proper manner, and is being operated appropriately.

Additional duties will include:
  • Managing the day-to-day technical support, installation, repair and maintenance of key infrastructure components of the Mizzou Broadcast Operations control room.
  • Ensuring all cameras and on-site setups are operating and transmission paths and feeds are functioning properly for each broadcast;
  • Providing operational assistance and instruction to staff, crews and student support staff;
  • Working with ESPN/SEC Network to maintain technical knowledge for live broadcasts.
  • Preparing and maintaining various technical records and engineering logs pertaining to broadcast equipment performance and discrepancies.
  • Performing modifications according to engineering specifications and determining priorities in regards to repair, maintenance, and modifications;
  • Monitoring inventory of replacement parts and other engineering supplies; providing equipment specifications and ordering equipment according to University and department procedures;
  • Participating in training and development to keep abreast of the latest technological advances and working in tandem with the Operations Producer and Production Manager to develop and implement training programs for other technical staff in all aspects of broadcast standards, practices and basic electronic theory and troubleshooting.
  • Assisting with the preparation of capital equipment and maintenance budgets.
  • Interviewing and evaluating the performance of technical support staff; and
  • Performing other related duties as assigned.

Salary is commensurate with education and experience

Salary Range: 11


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Monday-Friday 8:00am-5:00pm; Nights, Weekends, and Travel as required.

Minimum Qualifications

A Bachelor's degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience and at least 4 years of experience from which comparable knowledge and skills can be acquired is necessary.

Preferred Qualifications

Preferred Qualifications: A bachelor’s degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience from which comparable knowledge and abilities can be acquired is necessary. A minimum of three years in television broadcast engineering with one to two years in a supervisory capacity.

Preferred Knowledge/Skills/Abilities (or similar equipment):
  • Ross Video Carbonite Switchers & XPression Graphics
  • Evertz Router, Timing, Multiviewer & DreamCatcher Replay System
  • RTS Adam-M Intercom & AZEdit
  • Calrec Summa Audio Console
  • Grass Valley, Sony PTZ and Marshall POV Broadcast Cameras
  • Broadcast Lenses (Canon & Fujinon)
  • Fiber optic transmission paths and feeds
  • Studio Technologies Announcer Consoles & Intercom/IFB modules
  • KVM System
Columbia Missouri Information

Columbia, Mo., is known as an ideal college town, combining small-town comforts, community spirit and low cost of living with big-city culture, activities and resources. Home to nationally renowned public schools and other colleges and educational centers, Columbia is packed with restaurants and entertainment venues and hosts more than a dozen annual cultural festivals.

Benefit Eligibility

This position is eligible for University benefits. The University offers a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental and vision plans, retirement, paid time off, and educational fee discounts. For additional information on University benefits, please visit the Faculty & Staff Benefits website at

Values Commitment

We value the uniqueness of every individual and strive to ensure each person’s success. Contributions from individuals with diverse backgrounds, experiences and perspectives promote intellectual pluralism and enable us to achieve the excellence that we seek in learning, research and engagement. This commitment makes our university a better place to work, learn and innovate.

In your application materials, please discuss your experiences and expertise that support these values and enrich our missions of teaching, research and engagement.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Equal Opportunity is and shall be provided for all employees and applicants for employment on the basis of their demonstrated ability and competence without unlawful discrimination on the basis of their race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable state or federal law. This policy shall not be interpreted in such a manner as to violate the legal rights of religious organizations or the recruiting rights of military organizations associated with the Armed Forces or the Department of Homeland Security of the United States of America. For more information, call the Director of Employee and Labor Relations at 573-882-7976.

To request ADA accommodations, please call the Director of Accessibility and ADA at 573-884-7278.

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