SBE Chapter 37
SBE Chapter 37
December 17, 2018  

Jobs - Positions Wanted

As a service to its members, SBE Chapter 37 publishes DC - area industry related job openings. Additionally, we are pleased to post positions wanted.

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Manager of Integrated Broadcast Systems


Help Wanted


If you seek to join a mission-driven organization and have experience managing critical IT systems, you may be the person we’re looking for.

WAMU is Washington DC’s leading public radio station for NPR news and information. It’s our mission to connect Washingtonians with each other and the world through balanced, enlightening, inspiring and entertaining programs of the highest quality. 

As Manager of Integrated Broadcast Systems, you will work closely with the Director of Engineering to build, test, maintain and troubleshoot the broadcast systems on which WAMU relies. You will design and implement new systems, lead training programs, and provide support to The Kojo Nnamdi Show, 1A, and our newsroom team delivering critical news and information to over a million listeners across the region.

Your experience and attributes:

  • 3-5 Years of relevant experience in a mission-critical IT environment
  • A Bachelor’s degree or equivalent.
  • A collaborative and supportive work ethic.
  • Good judgment and the ability to evaluate and implement new ideas.
  • Strong prioritizing and organizing skills.
  • A customer service mindset.
  • Experience managing digital audio routing and distribution systems a plus. (AoIP or TDM).
  • Exposure to any or all of these technical systems a plus: Wide Orbit, KLZ Newsroom, Burli, NPR NewsFlex, Adobe Creative Cloud, ProTools, Comrex Access, Tieline/Report-It, Burli, Content Depot, Axia, Burk, Audemat, Blackmagic, Tricaster, Exterity, AMX/Crestron, Christie and others;
  • Experience in both a Mac and Windows environment a plus.

Why WAMU 88.5?
WAMU’s mission is to connect Washingtonians with each other and the world. WAMU is member-supported, professionally-staffed, and licensed to American University. Since 1961, WAMU 88.5 has provided programming to an audience of listeners that now totals almost 1 million listeners on-air, online, and on demand.

Diversity & Inclusion
WAMU believes a commitment to diversity begins at the top of the organization. WAMU recognizes the many opportunities that a diverse society presents in building a successful team of broadcast professionals. The vast array of perspectives that come with a diverse workforce provide for an ideal spawning ground. The result is a dynamic organization capable of meeting the challenges of an ever-changing world. For the station’s full diversity statement, visit

Equal Opportunity
American University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution that operates in compliance with applicable laws and regulations. The university does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, disability, marital status, personal appearance, gender identity and expression, family responsibilities, political affiliation, source of income, veteran status, an individual’s genetic information or any other bases under federal or local laws (collectively "Protected Bases") in its programs and activities.

(Entered: 11/22/2018. Posted: 11/22/2018-02/21/2019)

Assistant Chief Engineer

Radio One

Help Wanted

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Assistant Chief Engineer

Assists the Chief Engineer with installation, maintenance, or modification of studio broadcasting equipment and transmitter site infrastructure in accordance with FCC compliance.


  • One year certificate from college or technical school; three years of related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience;
  • Able to lift 50 lbs;
  • Multitask and work long hours
  • Excellent communication skills and able to interact effectively with the station clients and listeners;
  • Other duties may be assigned.  


  • Systems and Equipment
  • Self-Management
  • Professional Development

OBJECTIVES (by Responsibility):

Systems and Equipment

1. To routinely and competently perform maintenance of all the technical systems and equipment that include:

  •  IT Systems installation, maintenance and support
  • Transmitter equipment installation and maintenance
  • Studio technical maintenance
  • Work with other department staff members on common technical matters such as remote broadcasts and special events.
  • All other technical facets in broadcast engineering

2. To competently assist in the design and installation of new equipment on a project basis as assigned by the Chief Engineer.


1. To ensure that appropriate Self-Management is exercised at all times, as it applies to the overall function and specifically as it relates to:


  • Overall Professionalism
  • Judgement
  • Propriety
  • Dress code (should be consistent with your job function, includes appropriate grooming)
  • Confidentiality (at all times)
  • Managing Emotions (Emotional Maturity and control in all situations)
  • Taking Initiative (may include taking risks)
  • Being self-directed
  • Accepting responsibility
  • Being accountable
  • Self-critiquing
  • Accepting and growing with others Critique


  • Being objective (issue relevant)
  • Building and maintaining workable relationships
  • Suspending judgment (when relevant)
  • Not discriminating
  • Being accepting rather than judgmental (when appropriate)
  • Allowing others their feelings
  • Extending common courtesies
  • Behaving out of a sense of urgency (when appropriate)
  • Striving for Balance
  • Appropriately delegating
  • Evolving self-awareness
  • Problem Solving and Decision Making (within scope of the function)














 Professional Development

1. To participate in relevant skill building workshops as it applies to the ongoing development of the function.

2. To stay current with all relevant industry information as it applies to the overall job responsibility.

3. To drive your own Performance Appraisal every six months.

*Professionalism is described as being consistently appropriate in all situations and at all times

*Competence is defined as using "effectiveness and efficiency" in equal measure at all times

Equal Opportunity Employer, including disability and vets.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer


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(Entered: 11/18/2018. Posted: 11/18/2018-01/04/2019)

Broadcast Engineer

BIA Advisory Services, LLC

Help Wanted

BIA Advisory Services, LLC

INDEPENDENT CONTRACTORS WANTED--BIA Advisory Services, LLC is looking for broadcast engineers anywhere in the US to inventory and value tangible assets of broadcasting properties.  Please submit resume or LinkedIn profile link to Bill Redpath at

(Entered: 11/18/2018. Posted: 11/18/2018-01/18/2019)

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