Network Operator

POSTED:

Fri, Jan 31, 2020

ENDS:

Wed, Feb 26, 2020

POSITION SUMMARY
Wisconsin Public Radio is seeking a Network Operator to join our Engineering & Operations team. This position provides technical and on-air operation support for content creation at WPR, and reports to the Operations Manager within the Engineering & Operations Department.

MINIMUM YEARS AND TYPE OF RELEVANT WORK EXPERIENCE
Must have a minimum of 2 years’ experience mixing live radio, writing and voicing copy, and using DAWs to edit and record audio. A degree is not required for this position.

NOT REQUIRED BUT DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS
Experience with Axia AOIP consoles, Adobe Audition, SoundForge, ProTools, and AudioVault.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES

  1. Precisely executes technical aspects of live radio shows.
  2. Records, edits, mixes, and archives audio elements used during broadcast.
  3. Sound designs production pieces and selects appropriate musical transitions.
  4. Monitors programming for audio quality and correct operation.
  5. Schedules and logs proper transmission of Emergency Alert System and Amber Alert System tests and activations.
  6. Coordinate the logistics and participate in executing special programming as assigned, including evening, weekend, holiday, and remote work.
  7. Performs basic testing, troubleshooting, and preventative maintenance to ensure smooth operation of broadcast equipment.
  8. Comply with both the UW and WPR code of ethics: https://www.wpr.org/wpr-ethical-guidelines.
  9. Effectively engage diverse perspectives and experiences in work products and in organizational interactions and demonstrate respect for others in all workplace relationships. Support an equitable, diverse and inclusive work environment.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Expected salary range for this position is low to mid-forties for highly experienced candidates who exceed the qualifications. Actual pay will depend on experience and qualifications.

HOW TO APPLY:
Apply online at https://jobs.hr.wisc.edu by February 26, 2020. The job number is 219679. The following must be received for your application to be complete: 1) Resume; 2) A cover letter describing how your experience relates to the job duties and minimum and desirable qualifications.

As applicants progress to interviews, they will need to provide at least three professional references with titles, emails, and phone numbers (include at least one supervisory reference).

Questions? Contact: Erin Cook, Wisconsin Public Radio, 821 University Avenue, Madison, WI, 53706; 608-263-0477; erin.cook@wpr.org.