Sr. Media Engineer

Posted On:
February 15, 2022
Troy, New York, USA

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute seeks candidates for Sr. Media Engineer in the School of Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences (HASS) to design, install, operate, maintain and repair all audio/visual equipment and facilities in HASS. The incumbent plans, sets up, and handles the production and post-production of a wide variety of events that support the artistic, research, and curricular mission of HASS. The position provides advanced technical expertise to faculty, staff & students in use of audio, visual, lighting, and networked technologies and systems.

Candidates will have an Associate’s Degree in Electrical, Computer, or Media Engineering; Communications, Computer Science or related Arts Technology field and six (6) years of relevant professional work experience in audio, video, theatre technology, graphics, and/or audio engineering, production, or related field. Relevant combinations of education, training, and professional work experience will be considered.

Though not required, professional certification(s) in any of the following are helpful: ICIA (International Communications Industries Association), CTS (Certified Technology Specialist), SBE (Society of Broadcast Engineers), CTSI (Certified Technology Specialist – Installation) and/or CTSD (Certified Technology Specialist – Design) or other relevant certification.

COVID-19 Pandemic Protocols: Rensselaer welcomes undergraduate and graduate students to campus for an in-person academic experience. To support this experience, all faculty and staff are expected to work primarily onsite. Rensselaer requires all faculty and staff to be vaccinated against COVID-19. Requests for exemptions for medical or religious reasons will be evaluated individually.

We welcome candidates who will bring diverse cultural, ethnic, national and international perspectives to Rensselaer’s work and campus communities. Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity, Race/Gender/Veterans/Disability Employer.

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