Job Information

University of Utah Studio Technician in Salt Lake City, Utah

Open Date 07/20/2021

Requisition Number PRN11426N

Job Title Theatrical/Radio/TV Asst

Working Title Studio Technician

Job Grade A

FLSA Code Nonexempt

Patient Sensitive Job Code? No

Type Non Benefited Staff / Student

Temporary? No

Standard Hours per Week 19

Full Time or Part Time? Part Time

Shift Day

Work Schedule Summary

Flexible working hours during normal business hours. Must be able to work Friday mornings from Sept to May, Wednesday mornings from May to August, and some Tuesdays and Thursdays mornings, 9 to Noon. Occasional evenings may be required.

Is this a work study job? No

VP Area President

Department 00334 - KUED

Location Campus

City Salt Lake City, UT

Type of Recruitment External Posting

Pay Rate Range $15/hr.

Close Date

Job Summary

PBS Utah is looking for a part-time Studio Technician committed to doing the kind of work that builds public trust in journalism and storytelling, work that is skeptical, conversational and compassionate. Recognized as one of the leading public television stations in the country, PBS Utah is committed to serving the Utah community through diverse local productions, K-12 educational programs, and community engagement. PBS Utah works to provide the people of Utah and surrounding areas with relevant programming and services while upholding core values of integrity, fairness, independence, education, and innovation.

This job is for a studio camera operator and floor/stage manager. The candidate must have a solid understanding of television production values.


  • Operate a studio camera for live and live-to-tape productions
  • Stage/Floor manage
  • Operate the studio lighting consoles
  • Assist Studio Manager with lighting and lighting board
  • Assist Studio Manager with the setup & strike of studio sets
  • Assist Studio Manager with the maintenance and cleaning of the studios and prop rooms
  • Communicate and work effectively with other team members
  • Maintain a safe, clean and professional studio environment
  • Follow all OSHA guidelines for ladder, lift and chemical safety
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications

A minimum 1 year of experience in studio production or equivalent.

The candidate must have excellent camera skills and be able to operate with confidence in a live television environment. In addition to camera operation, the candidate must demonstrate a basic understanding of studio lighting and stage-managing.

You must have a valid Utah Driver’s License. Must be able to lift/carry 40 lbs. Must be able to climb a ladder and use an electric lift.


Special Instructions Summary

Additional Information

The University of Utah values candidates who have experience working in settings with students from diverse backgrounds and possess a strong commitment to improving access to higher education for historically underrepresented students.

Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities.

The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate based upon race, ethnicity, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, pregnancy-related conditions, genetic information, or protected veteran’s status. The University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in the education program or activity that it operates, as required by Title IX and 34 CFR part 106. The requirement not to discriminate in education programs or activities extends to admission and employment. Inquiries about the application of Title IX and its regulations may be referred to the Title IX Coordinator, to the Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights, or both.

To request a reasonable accommodation for a disability or if you or someone you know has experienced discrimination or sexual misconduct including sexual harassment, you may contact the Director/Title IX Coordinator in the Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action:

Director/ Title IX Coordinator

Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action ( OEO /AA)

135 Park Building

Salt Lake City, UT 84112


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For more information:

To inquire about this posting, email: ( or call 801-581-2300.

The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“URS”). Eligible new hires with prior URS service, may elect to enroll in URS if they make the election before they become eligible for retirement (usually the first day of work). Contact Human Resources at (801) 581-7447 for information. Individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from URS are subject to URS’ post-retirement rules and restrictions. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801) 366-7770 or (800) 695-4877 or University Human Resource Management at (801) 581-7447 if you have questions regarding the post-retirement rules.

This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen.