The Drake School of Journalism and Mass Communication (SJMC) is searching for an experienced multimedia professional who is excited by change and can help support the interdisciplinary digital media curriculum of the future. You would join a flexible, innovative team that collaborates on an award-winning program, as exemplified by the senior capstone website Urban Plains (urban-plains.com), which has won Broadcast Education Association Festival multimedia awards two years in a row. The Multimedia Engineer acts as the manager of the SJMC television studio, multimedia, video and audio facilities. This position keeps abreast of the latest trends in communications technologies; consults with the faculty on purchase and adoption of multimedia technology to support the curriculum; installs and maintains the technology, and diagnoses and corrects technical and operational problems. The Multimedia Engineer also performs as the chief operator of the SJMC’s low-power FM radio station, including ensuring FCC compliance. To apply, upload a current resume with three references along with a cover letter at https://drake.HireTouch.com/. Questions can be addressed to Kathleen Richardson, Dean, School of Journalism and Mass Communication, at email@example.com. Drake University is an equal-opportunity employer, and actively seeks applicants who reflect the diversity of the nation. No applicant shall be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, national origin, creed, religion, age, disability, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, genetic information or veteran status.
Associate’s degree in the broadcast field or equivalent relevant work experience. Bachelor’s degree is preferred. At least one-to-two years broadcast operations or production experience required. Demonstrated ability to work in a team environment, and to learn and adapt to new technologies required.
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