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Posted 6/22/15

Title: Master Control
Program: Community Media
Supervisor: Chief Technology Officer
Full-time/Part-time: Full-time
Exempt/Non Exempt: Non-Exempt
Union: Yes

BRIC is a multi-disciplinary non-profit dedicated to presenting art and media programs that reflect Brooklyn’s creativity and diversity. BRIC also provides resources to launch, nurture, and showcase artists and media makers. All of BRIC’s offerings are free or low cost, to advance access to and understanding of arts and media. Each year, upwards of one million people in Brooklyn and citywide are served through BRIC’s programs. Learn more at BRICartsmedia.org.

BRIC is the public access television organization for Brooklyn. Its community media programs offer residents free access to media production facilities and equipment, and low-cost media education. BRIC’s community media programming also includes programming initiatives aired on the multi-channel Brooklyn Public Network: community-produced Brooklyn Free Speech TV, BRIC-produced Brooklyn-focused Brooklyn Independent Television, Brooklyn Bulletin Board, and various alternative distribution channels.

Purpose of Position: The Master Control operator monitors playout of content on BRIC’s multi-channel cable television and streaming distribution network.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Monitor and assure play-out and recording operations across multiple channels including audio and video signal quality for cablecasting and streaming media.
  • Manage schedules and file storage in station automation system.
  • Execute operations in Master Control as directed by supervisor.
  • Execute backup notification and recovery procedures as required.
  • Maintain appropriate communications with distribution partners, internal support staff, and internal content management staff
  • Communicate as needed with live show community producers
  • Coordinate as needed with remote and ad-hoc production operations

Education, Experience, Skills

  • 2 years in a video master control environment with a broadcast or cable system program automation system.
  • Demonstrable knowledge of basic television studio operations and production processes.
  • Demonstrable knowledge of Microsoft Windows OS including GUI navigation and file system management and MS Office/Excel
  • Demonstrable knowledge of standard HD test equipment for video and audio signal analysis
  • Ability to work under pressure with demonstrable problem-solving skills.
  • High school diploma

Compensation & Schedule

This is a Monday-Friday evening position, 5 pm – 1 am. Occasional weekend work may be required. This is a NABET union position with starting salary $33,976.

How to Apply

Email jobs@BRICartsmedia.org with subject line: Master Control. Please write a brief cover letter in the body of the email and attach resume. Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

BRIC is an equal opportunity employer.