Radio Station Executive Engineer

Job Summary


Great Zimbabwe University, an equal opportunity employer, invites applications from suitably qualified and experienced persons to fill the following posts that have arisen within the institution:



Duties And Responsibilities



• Maintaining specialist equipment for audio production, broadcast and RF transmission;
• Setting up and monitoring audio links between sites in different locations;
• Installing, maintaining, repair and testing new facilities and equipment for broadcast and transmission;
• Setting up and operating editing facilities in post-production suites;
• Analysing and repairing technical faults on equipment and systems;
• Minimising loss of service when equipment fails by quickly identifying and implementing alternative methods of service provision;
• Setting up and operating equipment and transmission links during outside broadcasts
• Designing and installing custom audio circuits;
• Developing and using awareness of best practice in health and safety for the workplace;
• Interpreting and implementing instructions and requests from producers, directors and other colleagues;

• Keeping up to date with the industry and changes in technology by building and maintaining a network of contacts and investigating new systems and techniques;
• Site surveying and mapping of new transmission sites; and
• Ensure that active broadcasts comply with all government and local regulations.

Qualifications And Experience


Applicants must have a Masters Degree in Applied Physics/Electronics/ Telecommunications or any other related field plus two (2) years postgraduate experience or a Honours Degree in Applied Physics/Electronics/ Telecommunications or any other relevant field plus four (4) years post qualification experience.

Desired Attributes
The successful candidate must:
• Four (4) years broadcasting experience;
• have a strong professional profile and significant experience;
• show a track record of leadership and innovation in the media industry in Zimbabwe;
• demonstrate knowledge of current broadcasting trends in Zimbabwe and the ability to develop and implement the Campus Radio’s vision;
• demonstrate managerial competence, experience in raising funds and the ability to represent the GZU Campus Radio in multiple forums; and
• demonstrate knowledge on implementation of Education 5.0 at GZU Campus Radio.


How To Apply


NB: Female candidates are encouraged to apply. Police clearance is mandatory for successful candidates.

Applications inclusive of the following: application letter, certified copies of academic certificates, national identity card, birth certificate and a detailed curriculum vitae giving full details of names, date of birth, experience, contact telephone number(s) and names and addresses of three referees must be emailed to as a single PDF file.

Applications should be addressed to:

The Deputy Registrar, Human Resources and Legal Affairs
Great Zimbabwe University
P.O. Box 1235

The closing date for receipt of applications is 25 March, 2022.