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Broadcast and IT Engineer

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Work type: Full-time
Location: Oshkosh Campus
Categories: Non-Instructional Academic Staff

Official Title: Broadcast and IT Engineer
Business Title: Broadcast and IT Engineer
Employment Class: Non-Instructional Academic Staff
FTE: 1.0
Compensation: Starting at $50,000
FLSA Status: Exempt 
Terms of Employment: 12-month annual, Fixed Term-Renewable
Position Summary:

The Department of Radio TV Film at the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh is seeking applications for a Broadcast and IT Engineer. This position provides routine maintenance and repair of Radio TV Film equipment and facilities under the supervision of the Broadcast Operations Manager. Provide engineering services, technical guidance, and instruction in the support of all academic classes and on-going student productions. Provide technical support and maintenance for the university FM radio station, cable TV station and academic production and post-production facilities.

UW Oshkosh provides a competitive benefits package for all benefit-eligible positions. Click here for more details.

  • Installs, operates, and maintains studio and remote production equipment including computers, servers, and networks to ensure high quality programming and compliance with FCC regulations
  • Creates and maintains accurate documentation for operating procedures
  • Identifies, troubleshoots, and resolves problems. Makes recommendations for technical and security improvements
  • Supervise student broadcast activities, including instructing students in the use of technical equipment such as remote cameras, video recorders, editing equipment, and remote radio equipment. Oversee equipment checkout to staff and students, scheduling and issuing equipment.
  • Plan for, set up equipment and attend live remote broadcasts as assigned including evenings and weekends.
  • BA/BS in engineering, computer science, radio TV film or a related field.
  • Experience required in digital technology for broadcast and/or production.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of server-based and broadcast IT infrastructure.
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license or the ability to obtain one.
  • Must be able to lift 50 pounds and carry equipment short distances, and be able to bend, crawl and kneel behind and beneath equipment installations.
  • Demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion

(Essential functions and responsibilities of the position must be able to be performed with or without a reasonable accommodation.)

  • Experience with streaming technologies and media content delivery systems. 
  • Experience with Radio and TV systems such as ENCO DAD and Wheatnet-IP.
  • Ability to troubleshoot electronic systems and equipment.
  • Professional media experience.
To Apply:

Applicants must submit the following documents using the online application: cover letter, resume and contact information for three references.

For questions regarding your application and additional options to apply, contact Human Resources at or 920-424-1166.

Application Deadline:

TO ENSURE CONSIDERATION: Applications received by March 15, 2023 are ensured full consideration. Applications received after that date may be given consideration at the discretion of the search committee. Application materials will be evaluated and the most qualified applicants will be invited to participate in the next step of the selection process. Incomplete and/or late application materials may not receive consideration.

If you have questions regarding this recruitment, or if you are not able to complete the application online due to a disability or system problem, please contact the Office of Human Resources.

Legal Notices:

AA/EO Statement
The University of Wisconsin Oshkosh (UWO) is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to assembling a diverse, broadly trained faculty and staff. We strongly encourage women, minorities, people with disabilities and veterans to apply. UWO, in compliance with applicable laws and in furtherance of its commitment to fostering an environment that welcomes and embraces diversity, does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, or protected veteran status.

DEI Statement
Diversity drives innovation, creativity, and progress. At the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh, the culture, identities, life experiences, unique abilities, and talents of every individual contribute to the foundation of our success. Creating and maintaining an inclusive and equitable environment is of paramount importance to us. This pursuit prepares all of us to be global citizens who will contribute to the betterment of the world. We are committed to a university culture that provides everyone with the opportunity to thrive.

Reasonable Accommodations
UWO provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities who are employees or applicants for employment. Employment opportunities will not be denied because of the need to make reasonable accommodations for a qualified individual with a disability. If you need assistance or accommodation in applying because of a disability, please contact or 920-424-1166. This job announcement and other material on this site will be made available in alternate formats upon request to an individual with a disability.

Confidentiality of Applicant Materials
UWO is a State agency and subject to Wisconsin's Open Records Law. UWO will not, however, reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing except as may be required by Wisconsin's Open Records law. In certain circumstances, the identities of "final candidates" and/or the identity of the appointed applicant must be revealed upon request.

CBC & Reference Check Policy
All candidates for employment are subject to a pre-employment screening which includes a criminal background check, work authorization, and verification of education. It will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment.

Work Authorization
The University of Wisconsin Oshkosh does not offer H-1B or other work authorization visa sponsorship for this position. Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States at the time of hire and maintain work authorization throughout the employment term.

Annual Security and Fire Safety Report (Clery Act)
For the UWO Annual Security and Fire Safety Reports (i.e., Clery Report), which includes statistics about reported crimes and information about campus security policies, see, or call UWO Police Department, at (920) 424-1212 for a paper copy.


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All candidates for employment are subject to a pre-employment screening which includes a criminal background check, work authorization, and verification of education. It will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment.

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Reasonable Accommodations

The University of Wisconsin Oshkosh is committed to the full inclusion of all qualified individuals. As part of this commitment, UW Oshkosh will ensure that persons with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations. If a reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and/or to receive other benefits and privileges of employment, please contact the Office of Human Resources, Equal Opportunity, Equity & Affirmative Action, (920) 424-1166 or