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Broadcast Studio Engineer (Revised)

Prince George's Community College
Maryland, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Aug 27, 2021
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Position Information

Position Title

Broadcast Studio Engineer (Revised)

Position Type



Auxiliary Services and Event Management



Union/Non Union

Non Union

Full Time or Part Time

Full Time



Salary Range

Hiring Salary Range

Salary commensurate with education and experience

Fixed Term/Tenure Track (Faculty Only)

Regular or Temporary


Job Description Summary

The Broadcast Studio engineer is responsible for providing professional services to operate, maintain and troubleshoot the audio, video, lighting and related production equipment and media distribution systems in the Center for Performing Arts. Utilize extensive experience in video and audio production systems engineering, to lead, manage and maintain all technical aspects of the audiovisual and broadcast operations control center for three theaters, the TV production studio, the TV master control room, the media distribution and asset server system, a network of video display monitors, the radio studio and other related audio and video production equipment as needed. Collaborate with faculty to teach students in this new communication and media hub. Articulate and implement the vision and agenda for developing the broadcast center into a critical resource on campus and an asset for representing the college to the world.

Minimum Qualifications

  1. The ideal candidate must have a bachelors degree in electrical engineering, computer science or a related technical discipline and a minimum of 5 years experience in A/V systems engineering.
  2. Completed degree(s) from an accredited institution that is above the minimum education requirement may be substituted for experience on a year for year basis.
  3. Have at least one (1) video processing platform certification or one (1) control system platform certification or InfoComm Certified Technology Specialist ( CTS ) certification or Dante I and Dante II certification.


CRITERIA : The following criteria, which are not the sole criteria used in the final hiring decision, will be used to review the applications of those persons who meet the stated minimum qualifications and to select those qualified applicants who will be interviewed. Other information and observations made during the interview process may be considered in the selection process. Resume/CV and cover letter are required with the application. Please ensure that your documents address the criteria listed below for this position.
  • Managing day-to-day operations of the CPA control center, TV studio, TV master control room, media server and theatrical control rooms as needed.
  • Providing technical support for video and audio productions before, during and after classes, as well as other recorded and/or live events and activities produced or presented in the CPA .
  • Oversee and manage the daily usage of the TV studio and control room by staff and students, and create policies for access and usage.
  • Installing, maintaining, and facilitating repair of specialized equipment; select and recommend equipment purchases; develop relationships and collaborate with equipment vendors and distributors.
  • Provide system and component-level maintenance of video production and/or live streaming and receiving equipment, non-linear editing systems, and server based storage solutions.
  • Assisting with Master Control and Production Automation Systems.
  • Assisting with various Video and Audio over IP based Systems.
  • Support, troubleshoot, and maintain Avid Nexis multiuser video storage system used by instructional staff and students for non-linearing editing projects.
  • Studio Camera set-up, monitoring and color matching.
  • Routing, recording and encoding video signals from various locations in the CPA .
  • Operate and manage broadcast and theatrical intercom system
  • Test audio DSP and video processing systems software required for system functionality.
  • Demonstrated experience trouble shooting complex AV system problems under pressure.
  • Coordinate and execute routine day-to-day troubleshooting and maintenance functions on all A/V systems, TV studio and theater production equipment in the CPA .
  • Provide technical support for the following media applications: Digital Content Delivery, Transcoding, Archive, Post-Production, and Ingest Operations.
    Sr. Systems Engineer
  • System maintenance: perform diagnostics, troubleshooting, routine and preventive maintenance of A/V equipment in the TV studio, master control room and theater control booths.
  • Provide technical support and expertise for the radio studios and audio equipment as needed
  • Work closely with the mass communications and theater departments and other areas across the college to coordinate and execute events requiring A/V services in the CPA .
  • Collaborating with PGCC -TV, faculty, student groups, and offices across campus who will use the center for courses, clubs, activities, organizations, and production projects.
  • Providing technical support to end users.
  • Reading and understanding electronic schematic and system diagrams.
  • Documenting quality standards, system anomalies, operational procedures, reference materials and project work.
  • Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.
  • Hiring, scheduling, and mentoring students who will work in the center as interns and paid employees.
Job Requirements

  1. Must have the flexibility to work a non-traditional schedule – Must have weekend, holiday and some early morning/ midday/late evening weekday availability.
  2. The work schedule subject to change based on the needs of the department.
  3. Ability to communicate effectively in spoken and written standard English.
  4. As required by the 1986 Immigration Act, be prepared to present acceptable documentation showing your identity and that you are a U.S. Citizen or an alien who is authorized to work.
  5. A background investigation will be conducted prior to offer of employment. A signed authorization for release of personal information will be required if selected for an interview.

Is Background Check Required?


Is the incumbent responsible for working with minor children or directly engaging with minor children on campus?


Posting Detail Information

Posting Number


Open Date


Close Date

Open Until Filled


Background Check Statement

Prince George’s Community College is committed to providing a safe campus community. PGCC conducts background investigations for applicants being considered for employment. Background investigations include reference checks, a criminal history record check, education verification, and when appropriate, a financial (credit) report or driving history check.

Special Instructions to Applicants

| On August 8, 2022, Prince George’s Community College’s vaccine mandate expired for students, faculty, and staff. Select exceptions may apply. Face coverings will be voluntary campus-wide, including in classrooms and instructional spaces. Although the College will no longer require new employees and students to be vaccinated as a condition of employment or instruction based on current public health conditions, COVID -19 vaccines and boosters are strongly recommended. The COVID -19 vaccine mandate will remain in effect for areas that operate under a designated governing body, including allied health, athletics, and first responders.

Application Status ; you will receive an email acknowledging receipt of your application, upon which time no further communication occurs unless selected for an interview or the position is filled. If recommended for hire, communication is immediately sent to your references listed on your application. Also, you will receive an email notification from HireRight requesting you to submit authorization to complete a background investigation.
Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Which of the following best describes your level of completed education? (Education details must be included in your application.)
    • Master's Degree or above from an accredited college/university
    • Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college/university
    • Associate's Degree from an accredited college/university
    • One to two years of college credit (30 credit hours is equivalent to one year)
    • Less than 30 credits from an accredited college/university
    • High School Diploma or GED
    • None of the above
  2. * Do you have a combination of education and related experience for a total of at least five years? See minimum qualifications for this position.
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Briefly describe your experience referenced in the previous question. Do not enter 'See Resume'

    (Open Ended Question)

  4. * How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
    • HERC
    • HigherEd Jobs
    • Hispanic Outlook
    • Indeed
    • Personal Referral
    • PGCC Website
    • Social Media (LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook)
    • The Chronicle of Higher Ed
    • The Washington Post
    • Other: Please indicate below
    • Educause
  5. How did you hear about this employment opportunity? If you selected 'Other' please indicate source:

    (Open Ended Question)

  6. Please be advised that as required by the 1986 Immigration Act, candidates must be prepared to present acceptable documentation showing identity and that you are a U.S. Citizen or an alien who is authorized to work. It is the college's policy that PGCC does not provide sponsorship for prospective employees. Will you require sponsorship to work in the United States?
    • Yes
    • No
Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents
  1. Letter of Recommendation 1
  2. Letter of Recommendation 2
  3. Letter of Recommendation 3

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