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Media Manager

Position Information

Position Information

Working Title: Media Manager
Faculty Rank: Lecturer
Role Title: Professional Faculty
Posting Number: AP0170298
About Virginia Tech:

Virginia Tech is a public land-grant university, committed to teaching and learning, research, and outreach to the Commonwealth of Virginia, the nation, and the world. Building on its motto of Ut Prosim (that I may serve), Virginia Tech is dedicated to InclusiveVT—serving in the spirit of community, diversity, and excellence. We seek candidates who adopt and practice the Principles of Community, which are fundamental to our on-going efforts to increase access and inclusion, and to create a community that nurtures learning and growth for all of its members. Virginia Tech actively seeks a broad spectrum of candidates to join our community in preparing leaders for the world.

Position Summary:

The Media Manager provides highest-level engineering, technical and operational support for professional audio and video for education, educational events, as well as internal and external events related to Learning Experience Design/TLOS and University activities and needs.

Manages media engineering projects, camera and technical directing, camera operation and design support for multimedia production and facilities including the integration of video and audio systems with digital networking and live streaming web delivery systems for Learning Experience Design/TLOS. Manages work processes to configure equipment to integrate with existing systems and develops systems when necessary to accomplish the desired outcome for clients.

Manages the media production/distribution facility by independently analyzing, scheduling, and performing facility preventive maintenance, including the management of an inventory of equipment with depreciation schedule as well as inventory of necessary parts to facilitate repair and upgrades. Ensures that needed parts and supplies are identified and procured in a timely manner.

Required Qualifications:

- Bachelor’s degree in Electronics, Electrical Engineering, Communications, or equivalent training and experience.

- Demonstrated experience and knowledge in professional engineering and design, management, operation, and maintenance of a wide variety of audio, video, and related multimedia equipment and systems used in educational and event video in studio and on location.

- Demonstrated experience and training in educational media technology including studio and field video and audio recording and production.

- Demonstrated experience in management of facilities, equipment, personnel, and projects related to the development and production of media for education and related events.

- Strong computer skills and experience with various operating systems (Windows and Mac at a minimum).

- Strong communications and interpersonal skills.

- Demonstrated ability to work well with non-technical staff, faculty, and students under live production conditions.

Preferred Qualifications:

- Society of Broadcast Engineers or equivalent certification.

- Demonstrated experience in drafting and / or computer aided design software systems.

Employment Conditions:
Must have a conviction check: Yes
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How to Apply for this Job:

For a full description of the position and requirements, and to apply, please go to AP0170298. Attach a resume, cover letter, and list of three professional references to the online application. Review of applications will begin on January 8th 2017 and continue until the position is filled.

Employee Category: Administrative and Professional Faculty
Appointment Type: Regular
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FLSA Status: Exempt: Not eligible for overtime
Tenure Status: Non-Tenure Track
Academic Year or Calendar Year: Calendar Year
Percent Employment: Full-time
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Pay Range: Commensurate with Experience
Location: Blacksburg
Department: Technology-enhanced Learning and Online Strategies
Location, if not Blacksburg:
Location Zip Code: 24061
Work Schedule: 8 - 5
Job Posting Date: 11/16/2017
Review Begin Date: 01/08/2018
Job Close Date:
Restricted to university employees only? No
Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Statement:

Virginia Tech does not discriminate against employees, students, or applicants on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, genetic information, or veteran 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 any other basis protected by law.

For inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies, contact the executive director for Equity and Access at 540-231-2010 or Virginia Tech, North End Center, Suite 2300 (0318), 300 Turner St. NW, Blacksburg, VA 24061.

Reasonable Accommodation Statement:

If you are an individual with a disability and desire accommodation please contact the hiring department.

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Required Documents

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  1. Resume/Curriculum Vita
  2. Cover Letter
  3. List of References
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