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Assistant Director of Broadcast Operations and Engineering

Titles can also include Assistant Chief Broadcast Engineer or Assistant Director of Technology


  • Oversight of IT operations.
  • Manage the fine details of major electronic installations and ensure projects are completed on time, on budget and in accordance with rules and regulations.
  • Supervise the engineering maintenance staff and ensure the daily upkeep of the station's physical infrastructure.
  • Oversee staff development and training, especially on emerging technologies.
  • Manage relationships with vendors, including the purchasing of equipment.
  • Schedule downtime for equipment maintenance with backup systems in place.


  • Solid working knowledge of audio/visual and digital systems, networks and IT.

Experience Level

  • A bachelor's degree in broadcast television, engineering or an IT-related field is preferred along with prior management experience.
  • Minimum of five years of experience in the television industry.