Disney ABC Television Group Executive Director - Technology in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

The Executive Director at WPVI will oversee the operations and maintenance functions of technical personnel, equipment, infrastructure, and building facilities to ensure a smooth and efficient operation for broadcast, production and NexGen endeavors. This person will also assist the Division Technology team in the development of long-term goals and action plans to ensure smooth implementations of new technologies to meet company-wide goals.

Responsibilities :

  • Operate WPVI in compliance with all FCC OSHA and FAA regulations as well as all company policies and procedures

  • Oversee the management and development of WPVI technology personnel

  • Facilitate short and long-term technical projects to insure proper execution and implementation

  • Assist Division Technology in the development of long-term goals and action plans to ensure smooth implementations of new technologies to meet company-wide goals.

  • Troubleshoot and repair complex equipment used in daily operation including equipment associated with broadcast operations, network infrastructure, transmission facilities, production control rooms, etc.

  • Develop and manage operational budgets and maintain proper documentation.

Basic Qualifications :

  • Minimum of five years of technical management experience working in a broadcast facility

  • Proven experience in leading a diverse team of technologists to set and accomplish organizational goals

  • Effectively managing complex projects and operational budgets

  • Strong IT based skills, networking and IP video distribution infrastructure, with knowledge of SMPTE 2110 and SMPTE 2022 beneficial.

  • RF experience is necessary.

  • Knowledge of planning, technical design, construction, maintenance and operation of all aspects of broadcast facilities.

  • Able to manage multiple tasks in a fast paced environment with excellent attention to detail, accuracy and strong organizational skills

  • Strong leadership, management and interpersonal skills with the ability to direct and motivate the technical staff and work well with all station departments.

  • Must be willing to work flexible hours and days

Required Education :

  • BA or BS from a four year accredited college or university or equivalent experience

Job ID: 597654BR

Location: Philadelphia,Pennsylvania

Job Posting Company: Media Networks