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Boston College Introduction

Founded in 1863, Boston College is a Jesuit, Catholic university located six miles from downtown Boston with an enrollment of 9,150 full-time undergraduates and 4,420 graduate and professional students. Ranked 31 among national universities, Boston College has 758 full-time and 1,096 FTE faculty, 2,750 non-faculty employees, an operating budget of $956 million, and an endowment in excess of $2.2 billion.

Job Description

The Audio Engineer will be required to assemble, operate and maintain the technical equipment used to record, amplify, enhance, mix or reproduce sound for the ACC Network. This position will ensure the proper operation of audio equipment by instructing full-time staff, game day contractors and student workers on how to handle and operate the equipment carefully and safely.  He/She is responsible for solving any  audio problems that occur with the equipment and work with  other technical specialists to diagnose, alter and  resolve problems. This person will  ensure that events and programs are broadcast to the highest level of sound quality.

The Audio Engineer should be a skilled professional participating in all facets of the ACC Network productions which includes live games, coaches and player interviews and taped special interest stories. The individual will be a strategic thinker who understands the components of a successful broadcast strategy and can contribute meaningfully to an overall strategy for organizing the pieces in a way that will complement one another by developing creative ideas, building consensus for program initiatives and participating in their execution.

The Audio Engineer should be familiar with current trends in the industry and be up-to-date on the latest technological advances.  This person needs to have a high level of problem-solving skills and must be capable of working with old and new technology.

This person should be able to assist with all aspects of Boston College’s ACC Network broadcasts.  This includes production planning, production and collaborating with External Affairs, Athletic Communications and Interactive Media on the dissemination of content post production.  



Requirements

-  Bachelor’s degree required Master’s preferred

-  Formal Experience/Education in Athletic Management is a plus

- Certified in Crestron Control Systems is a plus


-  5+ years of technical experience in the broadcasting industry

- 3+ years of engineering linear and digital broadcasts

-  3+ years experience in video control room environment

-  3+ technical support. 

-  Leadership skills

-  Ability to take direction and maintain good relationship with staff

-  Ability to understand and adapt to budgetary constraints and get the most of what is available



Flexible daily work schedule. Evening and weekend schedule relates directly to athletic events and other university event schedules. This position includes working on holidays.  Working in multiple locations is often required.

This position works in multiple types of environments – office, production room, as well as outdoors acquiring video footage/content. In addition, this position is responsible for lifting video equipment which may be as heavy as 45-50 lbs.



Closing Statement

Boston College conducts background checks as part of the hiring process.

Boston College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of any legally protected category including disability and protected veteran status. To learn more about how BC supports diversity and inclusion throughout the university please visit the Office for Institutional Diversity at http://www.bc.edu/offices/diversity.
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