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    Classified Staff Job Description

    The University of Arizona

    Human Resources

    Classified Staff Employee Job Description

    Job Code: 060650
    Title: Radio Production Engineer
    Pay Grade: 41
    Pay Range

    Purpose of Classification:
    Manages technical and engineering areas for AM/FM radio stations. Operates, schedules, repairs, installs and modifies technical radio and audio production and operating equipment.

    Distinguishing Characteristics:
    This is a specialized classification and not part of a series.

    Example of Duties:
    • Approves technical quality of all radio broadcast programming.
    • Manages the technical resources of the radio station.
    • Participates in budget preparation and policy in regard to equipment needs and new technologies.
    • Schedules production equipment facilities and personnel to maximize resource utilization.
    • Repairs, maintains, modifies, designs and installs radio production equipment and equipment for radio broadcast studios.
    • Determines equipment needs and resources available and recommends appropriate audio equipment for purchase by radio station.
    • Determines what equipment is needed for radio production, such as appropriate microphone and mixers.
    • Participates in radio remote productions and special events.
    • Trains staff and students in use of radio production equipment.

    Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
    • Knowledge of broadcasting rules and regulations.
    • Knowledge of radio production services and techniques.
    • Skill in repair of broadcasting equipment.
    • Ability to effectively communicate.

      Minimum Qualifications:
      • Associate's degree in Broadcasting or related field AND two years experience in the maintenance and operation of radio production equipment; OR,
      • Four years experience in the maintenance and operation of radio production equipment; OR,
      • Any equivalent combination of experience, training and/or education approved by Human Resources.


      Revised: 07/01/2007

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