Technical Officer - Digital Broadcast Technologies

Melbourne, Australia
28 Sep 2017
End of advertisement period
29 Oct 2017
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time
  • Based in Melbourne's CBD
  • Salary range: $65,155-$74,844 p.a plus super
  • One year full-time, fixed-term contract from Jan 2018

Our Organisation

RMIT is a global university of technology, design and enterprise. Our mission is to help shape the world through research, innovation, teaching and engagement, and to create transformative experiences for our students, getting them ready for life and work.

The School of Media and Communication aims to produce graduates who will respond creatively to the challenges of a rapidly changing international, media-driven environment. Media and Communication has strong links with industry, and responds to ongoing change brought about by technology and convergence. The School is positioned as a major contributor and leader of the debate within media driven industries.

The Role

The Technical Officer is part of a team responsible for the efficient operation of specialist communication and digital broadcast technologies and equipment. Key to this role is the provision of equipment loans and the provision of specialist technical expertise, assistance and support to staff and students.

The Technical Services team operate: on-air radio; edit suites; media servers; digital multi-track recording and surround sound; state of the art multi-camera television studios; green-screen; and sophisticated classroom audio-visual equipment and surround sound systems.

There are a number of equipment loan stores and technical workshops across multiple locations supporting Higher Education, Vocational Education, Research and Enterprise activities, servicing multiple disciplines and program areas, all with complex technical requirements. There is an extensive fleet of high-end portable broadcast, production and professional equipment available for loan.

Skills & Experience Required

To be successful in this role, you will have experience with digital broadcast AV and related equipment repair and installation in a time-critical environment; demonstrated experience in the delivery of service in a high volume, high turnover customer-centric environment; and current knowledge and appreciation of broadcast AV production and post-production technologies and workflow, including digital techniques. In addition, you will have proven customer service experience; high level interpersonal and communication skills; demonstrated knowledge and application of OHS legislation and regulations in a technical environment; and demonstrated ability to work co-operatively as a member of a service delivery team.


A relevant diploma or equivalent education and/or experience.

Experience with media server technologies in a networked environment will be highly regarded.

Appointment to this position is subject to passing a Working with Children Check.

To view a Position Description please see our jobs page link and enter job no: 558447 or for further information please contact David Beesley, Technical Services Manager on +61 3 9925 9968. Please scroll down to "Apply".

Applications close 11pm Sunday 29 October at 11.55pm.

Applicants are requested to separately address the key selection criteria as outlined in the Position Description.

RMIT is an equal opportunity employer committed to being a child safe organisation. We are dedicated to attracting, retaining and developing our people regardless of gender identity, ethnicity, sexual orientation, disability and age. Applications are encouraged from all sectors of the community.