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Coordinator, Broadcast Operations / HokieVision

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Work type: Hourly Wage/Part-Time
Senior management: President
Department: Athletic Department
Location: Blacksburg, Virginia
Categories: Other

Job Description

The Virginia Tech Department of Athletics embraces the core value of diverse and inclusive communities and respects the educational benefits of diverse ideas, peoples, and cultures in order to contribute to the equitable inclusion and just engagement of the world’s communities. Guided by our motto, Ut Prosim (That I May Serve), the Virginia Tech Department of Athletics is committed to fostering a culture that accepts, affirms, and values all individuals and their unique contributions to the department, university, and broader community. We are committed to attracting and retaining student-athletes, coaches, and staff from diverse backgrounds while also fostering an inclusive educational and work environment free from any discrimination based on age, color, disability, sex (including pregnancy), gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, national origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

The Coordinator, Broadcast Operations for Virginia Tech Athletics will assist with all engineering and broadcast operations for the athletics department. The position will provide support alongside the Chief Engineer and Assistant Director of Engineering for HokieVision, including ACC Network (ACCN) and In-Venue Experience (IVX), as well as maintenance and service of all broadcast, camera, and videoboard display equipment. The Coordinator, Broadcast Operations will be responsible for coordinating the logistical aspects of equipment to various venues to ensure proper coverage of all home athletics events. This includes the set/strike of equipment, testing, and troubleshooting prior to the next event. The coordinator will also be responsible for training students how to properly use equipment as well as best practices and preventative maintenance.

This is a developmental position designed to springboard the candidate to a long career in the sports production industry. As such, there is a 2-year cap on the position.

Required Qualifications

General knowledge of control room environment (video switchers, graphics platforms, LED displays and components, replay systems, broadcast cameras).
Exhibit a strong work ethic and the ability to work in a team setting.
Ability to work outside of typical business hours as needed, including but not limited to, evenings, weekends, and holidays.
Ability to lift and carry up to 50 pounds.
Commitment to diversity and belonging.

Preferred Qualifications

Bachelor’s Degree in related field OR combination of education and relevant work experience.
Strong knowledge of ACC and NCAA regulations.
General sports knowledge in relation to broadcast.
Knowledge of industry-standard broadcast equipment including Ross, Evertz, Ikegami, Cisco, Dante, Riedel, Canon, Daktronics.
Various cable termination experience – including ability to splice and/or solder.
Strong knowledge of Network Infrastructure – including Switch Topology, VLANs, VoIP, DNS, Serial applications.
Ability to rapidly identify and diagnose issues, troubleshoot, and/or incorporate workarounds in a live broadcast setting.
Up-to-date knowledge of technology and industry trends to provide enhancements to current broadcast space.

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$26.67 per hour. Up to $40,000 per year.

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The successful candidate will be required to have a criminal conviction check.


About Virginia Tech

Dedicated to its motto, Ut Prosim (That I May Serve), Virginia Tech pushes the boundaries of knowledge by taking a hands-on, transdisciplinary approach to preparing scholars to be leaders and problem-solvers. A comprehensive land-grant institution that enhances the quality of life in Virginia and throughout the world, Virginia Tech is an inclusive community dedicated to knowledge, discovery, and creativity. The university offers more than 280 majors to a diverse enrollment of more than 36,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students in eight undergraduate colleges, a school of medicine, a veterinary medicine college, Graduate School, and Honors College. The university has a significant presence across Virginia, including the Innovation Campus in Northern Virginia; the Health Sciences and Technology Campus in Roanoke; sites in Newport News and Richmond; and numerous Extension offices and research centers. A leading global research institution, Virginia Tech conducts more than $500 million in research annually.

Virginia Tech does not discriminate against employees, students, or applicants on the basis of age, color, disability, sex (including pregnancy), gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, national origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, or military status, or otherwise discriminate against employees or applicants who inquire about, discuss, or disclose their compensation or the compensation of other employees or applicants, or on any other basis protected by law.

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