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Classification Description

This is a description of a staff position at the University of Wyoming, not a job opening announcement. Current job openings can be found at the Prospective Employees page. The following statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities required.

Audiovisual/Video Conferencing Operator

Reports to: Designated Supervisor

UW Job Code: 3826

UW Job Family: 3D

SOC Code: 27-2012

Pay Grade: 19

Date: September 26, 2011

Job Purpose:

Assists in the operational and production requirements of studio and remote videotaping facilities for television and/or video productions and operate equipment such as cameras, microphones, audio boards, and switchers. Provide support for the operation of video conferencing equipment.

Minimum Qualifications


Bachelor's Degree in Television Production/Broadcasting or technology related field.


1 year work-related experience

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Knowledge of:

  • Television/video production methods, practices and procedures.
  • Video conference technology, systems, networks, and operations at advanced level including various video conferencing codes.
  • Video conferencing equipment and interaction with network systems at advanced level.
  • Operation of digital, high quality television production equipment and techniques.
  • Federal Communications Commission regulations.
  • Multi and single camera production techniques and operation.
  • Supervision concepts, methods and practices.
  • University, state, and federal rules and regulations applicable to area.
  • Public relations.
  • Video teleconferencing systems.  

Skills and Abilities to:

  • Assist with planning, writing, producing, directing and editing television productions.
  • Operate and/or set up remote and studio cameras, microphones, lighting equipment, audio board, and switcher.
  • Serve as crew member for productions.
  • Operate video teleconferencing equipment.
  • Supervise and train staff, as assigned.
  • Determine maintenance and repair, inventory and equipment needs.
  • Move 100 pounds regularly.
  • Work as a team member and foster a cooperative work environment. 

Characteristc Duties and Responsibilities

Essential Functions:

Assist with planning, producing, directing and editing television program and/or video conferencing productions for various clients within the University, government and business.

Provides video and photograph production by operating a variety of film, sound-reproducing equipment, slide, and video equipment. Operate television and/or video production equipment.

Perform video conferencing tapings for Outreach Credit Programs; provide or arrange for appropriate personnel for video conferencing taping operations and distribution.

Perform liaison duties with electronic media organizations such as network television entities, broadcast stations, production companies and University production units performing contract work at the University. 

Communicate inventory and equipment needs along with maintenance and repair needs for all related equipment. 

Positions, installs, and connects equipment, such as microphones, amplifiers, and lights.

May advise speakers and presenters on alternative media.

Supplemental Functions:

Assist Manager, in development of new programming, production contracts, and other assignments as needed.

Working Conditions:

Studio and site locations; frequent evening and weekend production is required; occasional exposure to outdoor conditions.

Authorized by Classification/Compensation, Human Resources

Employees may be requested to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description. Participating in the University's hazardous waste minimization program is part of the job of each employee who uses (or may come in contact with) hazardous materials. Fair Labor Standards Act (exempt/non-exempt) is designated by position. University of Wyoming actively supports Americans with Disabilities Act and will consider reasonable accommodations.

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