Television Studio Technical Manager

University of Surrey - Department of Music & Media

Location: Guildford

Interview Date: Wednesday 16 November 2016

Reference: 049516-R

We seek an outstanding, self-motivated technician to support the University of Surrey's TV facilities and a new degree in Film and Video Production Technology. The role will involve: Managing the television and location filming facilities, including a teaching TV studio and a dedicated lecture room; providing first-line technical support for students and staff; repairing and maintaining the TV facilities and installing new equipment; preparing for and assisting in laboratory and practical sessions for students, and the promotion and development of appropriate external, revenue-raising project activities.  The successful applicant will also operate and support the TV facilities for use by the wider student and academic community of the University and provide support for lighting and camera operations. The successful candidate will have experience in the broadcast and/or film industries, including TV studio engineering, camera and audio operational skills and software knowledge.

Our learning environment supports special mix of scholarship, academic research and high-level practice; facilities include a 4 camera TV studio with a Sony MVS8000G vision mixer, a well-equipped edit suite; location facilities include lighting by ARRI and a Sony F55 camera. You will work with excellent colleagues, students and partners to provide technical support for a range of audio and video teaching, production and research.

The University of Surrey is a top 10 UK University (4th in the Guardian University Guide 2016; with Music placed first). It is a global university with a world-class research profile and an enterprising spirit. The Department of Music and Media also includes degrees in Music, Creative Music Technology, Music and Sound Recording and Digital Media Arts.  Research Centres within the department include the International Guitar Research Centre and the Institute of Sound Recording (IoSR).  The IoSR is closely allied with the Centre for Vision and Speech Signal Processing (CVSSP) in the faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences.

For an informal discussion in relation to the role above you may wish to contact Prof. Tony Myatt ( or Alan Haigh (

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