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1000 E University Ave

Laramie, WY 82071-2000

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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.

Manager, Outreach Broadcast Engineering

Reports to: Designated Supervisor

UW Job Code: 3754

UW Job Family: 3D

SOC Code: 27-2012

Pay Grade: 25

Date: July 01, 2008

Job Purpose:

Manage, plan and budget engineering needs for The Outreach School's campus and statewide technical facilities and resources consisting primarily of television broadcast-video production facilities, audio and video conferencing systems; research, development and design of new engineering facilities and systems as directed by the Division of Outreach Technology.

Minimum Qualifications


Bachelor's Degree


3 years work-related experience

Required Licensure, Certification, Registration, or Other Requirements:

  • Valid driver's license
  • Valid low-voltage electrical license is required within two years of the hire date

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Knowledge of:

  • Basic, routine, advanced and expert engineering of telecommunication technology equipment and systems.
  • Basic, routine, advanced and expert broadcasting principles, methods and practices.
  • Television broadcast technical requirements and specialized equipment.
  • Audio and video conferencing systems and equipment.
  • Basic, routine, advanced and expert electronics troubleshooting and repair principles.
  • Basic, routine, and advanced construction drawings, blueprints, sketches, diagrams, and specifications.
  • Testing basic, routine, and advanced electronic equipment for compatibility and safety.
  • The occupational hazards and safety precautions of the trade.
  • Current trade methods, materials and equipment.
  • Applicable University, federal, state and/or local codes, rules and regulations.
  • Design and development of engineering systems.
  • Knowledge of current technological developments and trends in area of expertise.
  • Supervisory methods and techniques.
  • Budgeting, cost estimating, and fiscal management principles and procedures.

Skills and Abilities to:

  • Perform low-voltage electrical and mechanical maintenance and repairs to electronic equipment and systems.
  • Read basic, routine, and advanced schematic plans or blueprints.
  • Configure current equipment with new parts or new technology.
  • Coordinate and integrate instructional technologies, as applicable to distance education, and production systems in higher education environment.
  • Communicate clearly, concisely and effectively both orally and in writing.
  • Meet conflicting deadlines through time and project management.
  • Prepare budget and manage fiscal accounts.
  • Maintain effective supervisory relationships.
  • Make effective decisions and judgments impacting projects.
  • Determine labor, equipment, and material costs on projects.
  • Use personal computers with applicable software/hardware applications.
  • Work as a team member and foster a cooperative work environment.

Characteristc Duties and Responsibilities

Essential Functions:

Manage engineering resources for The Outreach School's video and audio production and conferencing campus and statewide facilities.

Research, develop, design, and plan engineering resources and facilities for new technology delivery systems.

Perform engineering repair and maintenance tasks for Outreach facilities, equipment and systems ensuring efficient and timely repair and maintenance in all areas.

Hire, train, supervise, and evaluate assigned staff.

Plan and prepare budgets, bids, work schedules, engineering hardware, equipment, and purchase requisitions; maintain property inventory.

Monitor compliance with University, state, and federal laws, regulations and policies relevant to The Outreach School's engineering.

Supplemental Functions:

Maintain knowledge of state-of-the-art equipment and technology.

Consult on engineering needs for other on-campus media programs and operations when related to The Outreach School's programs and services.

May travel to statewide Outreach facility sites as needed.

Working Conditions:

Standard office environment; regularly works with transmitters, television and radio equipment; occasional travel to transmitter sites.

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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