This is a description of a Staff Position Classification. It is not an announcement of a position opening. To view descriptions of current openings, please go to UNMJobs and Search Postings to view positions that are currently accepting applications.
The following statements are intended to describe, in broad terms, the general functions and responsibility levels characteristic of positions assigned to this classification. They should not be viewed as an exhaustive list of the specific duties and prerequisites applicable to individual positions that have been so classified.
Under general supervision, installs, operates, maintains, and repairs instructional television/professional video, satellite, and transmission systems and equipment. Develops functional and operational test procedures to ensure quality reception and transmission. Maintains documentation as required by FCC regulations and university procedures.
Duties and Responsibilities
Performs preventive maintenance and major repairs on C-bank/Ku-band and TX/RX satellite and instructional television/professional video equipment.
Schedules and documents bi-monthly routine maintenance on all assigned ITV systems and equipment.
Assumes overall technical responsibility for assigned area.
Designs, installs, and maintains satellite downlink systems at various parts of the state.
Assists in developing standard test procedures and equipment to conduct functional and operational tests to evaluate quality and performance of video or audio reception, production, and transmission.
Teaches and trains faculty and students in audio-visual principles, methods, techniques, and equipment operation.
Maintains a broad knowledge of state-of-the-art technology and systems to effectively recommend changes, updates, and redesign of facilities.
May program and install software and hardware for compressed video satellite communication system.
Identify funding sources, pre-assist in proposal materials, managing sponsored account activity, ensuring ongoing compliance with regulatory and institutional policies.
May lead, guide, and train staff/student employees, interns, and/or volunteers performing related work.
Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.
Minimum Job Requirements
High school diploma or GED; at least 5 years of experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified.
Completed degree(s) from an accredited institution that are above the minimum education requirement may be substituted for experience on a year for year basis.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required
Knowledge of current technological developments/trends in area of expertise.