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Broadcast Tech

Requisition ID req6785
Position Grade 09
Position Summary
New Mexico PBS/KNME-TV, a department of the University of New Mexico, is seeking a broadcast technician to join our engineering team.

Under general supervision, this position provides technical assistance to RF transmission and studio lead broadcast operations technicians. Installs, operates, maintains, and repairs broadcast studio, satellite transmit/receive, and transmission systems and equipment. This position assists with performing functional and operational testing procedures to ensure quality reception and transmission of television broadcast products. This position will also assist the lead broadcast operations technicians with maintaining documentation in compliance with Federal Communication Commission rules and regulations.This position has an expectation of being available in the event of equipment malfunction requiring emergency repairs.

See the Position Description for additional information.

Conditions of Employment
Successful candidate must submit to a post-offer, pre-employment physical examination and medical history check.
Possession of a valid New Mexico driver’s license is a requirement for this job.

Minimum Qualifications
High school diploma or GED; at least 3 years of experience that is 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.

Preferred Qualifications
Position requires a high school diploma or GED with 3 years of directly related experience.

Completed degrees form am accredited institution that are above the minimum education requirement may be substituted for experience on a year for year basis.

Additional Requirements
Campus Main – Albuquerque, NM
Department KNME Operations (247A)
Employment Type Staff
Staff Type Regular – Full-Time
Status Non-Exempt
Pay $12.38-$18.57(Hourly)
Benefits Eligible This is a benefits eligible position. The University of New Mexico provides a comprehensive package of benefits including medical, dental, vision, and life insurance. In addition, UNM offers educational benefits through the tuition remission and dependent education programs. See the Benefits home page for a more information.
ERB Statement Temporary and on-call employees working an appointment percentage of 26 (.26 FTE) or greater, per quarter, will be eligible to earn retirement service credits and thus are required to make New Mexico Educational Retirement Board (NMERB) contributions. More information pertaining to your FTE and NMERB contributions can be reviewed on the NMERB Guidelines Clarified webpage.
Background Check Required No
For Best Consideration Date 11/16/2018


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Sr. Producer, Public Affairs

Requisition ID req6825
Working Title Sr. Producer, Public Affairs
Position Grade 13
Position Summary
New Mexico PBS is looking for a strong journalist to join our team as Senior Multimedia Producer/Director of our weekly public affairs show, New Mexico in Focus. The show reaches more than 800,000 households each week across the state, and provides in depth and thoughtful analysis and coverage of issues important to communities across New Mexico. Interested candidates should have a strong knowledge of public affairs issues in the state, and a commitment to diversity and creativity. This position is in charge of all aspects of the show, from choosing topics, deciding on guests, preparing scripts and questions, working with on-air talent, and overseeing the on-air look, sets, graphics, etc. In addition, the position is also responsible for the online and social media coverage of the show, working closely with the stations communication and marketing employees as well as providing supervision, training and direction to the production staff, including producers/directors, interns and volunteers.

See the Position Description for additional information.

Conditions of Employment
Possession of a valid New Mexico driver’s license is a requirement for this job.

Minimum Qualifications
Bachelor’s degree; at least 3 years of experience that is 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.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Candidate must have a strong journalistic background and code of standards that drives the coverage of the show.
  • Experience in producing segments for a magazine-style show, including selection of relevant topics, strong research and skills, and exceptional interview abilities.
  • Candidate may be asked to conduct some on-air interviews as well. On-air experience is preferred, but not required.
  • Experience in seeking out, developing, writing and submission of grant proposals. May serve as principal investigator where appropriate.
  • Ability to create, compose and edit written materials, both for broadcast, and online.
  • Experience with professional audio/video and staging techniques, facilities and equipment.
  • Strong experience of professional audio and/or video tape editing, production and post-production procedures, techniques and standards.
  • Strong communication and project management experience.
  • Ability to make deadlines and organize resources a must.

Campus Main – Albuquerque, NM
Department KNME Operations (247A)
Employment Type Staff
Staff Type Regular – Full-Time
Status Exempt
Pay up to 52,000
Benefits Eligible This is a benefits eligible position. The University of New Mexico provides a comprehensive package of benefits including medical, dental, vision, and life insurance. In addition, UNM offers educational benefits through the tuition remission and dependent education programs. See the Benefits home page for a more information.
ERB Statement Temporary and on-call employees working an appointment percentage of 26 (.26 FTE) or greater, per quarter, will be eligible to earn retirement service credits and thus are required to make New Mexico Educational Retirement Board (NMERB) contributions. More information pertaining to your FTE and NMERB contributions can be reviewed on the NMERB Guidelines Clarified webpage.
Background Check Required No
For Best Consideration Date 11/16/2018
Application Instructions Please attach resume and cover letter. Please address the preferred qualifications explicitly in the cover letter in order to be considered for this position. If selected for hire, official transcripts will be required.


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