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Northwest Missouri State University

Student Employment Program - Job Description

Job Title

Sports Engineer



Job Description

To transmit Bearcat Football and Basketball games to stations comprising the BEARCAT SPORTS NETWORK; Cue stations on the network; Air all underwriting messages as scheduled; Assure quality broadcast of Bearcat Sports; Record sports broadcasts.


  • Read special announcements
  • Utilize effective oral communication skills
  • Notify stations within the network of game start time
  • Ability to speak, read and write in English fluently

Critical/Creative Thinking and Problem Solving:

  • Play features, promos, and public service announcements during breaks
  • Make decisions about appropriate sports to play


  • General knowledge of computers

Self-Directed Learning:

  • Have ability to recognize, initiate and complete various tasks

Competence in a Discipline:

  • Use various pieces of broadcasting equipment
  • Record games onto cassette tape for playback during post game highlights

Personal/Social Development:

  • Pay attention to detail
  • Exhibit professionalism and courtesy
  • Exhibit positive customer relations skills

Team Work/Team Leading:

  • Demonstrate ability to work positively with others


  • Have ability to work with diverse on and off campus populations

Cultural Enrichment:

  • Exposure to topics appropriate for public radio.


The student filling this position would be in the production studio, engineering Bearcat football or basketball games; Evening and weekend shifts are required; It is strongly recommended that applicants have knowledge of Wire Ready, Adobe Audition and FCC rules.

Wage Rate


Hours Available

6 Hours (more than one position available)

Start Date

August 18, 2015

Application Deadline

April 21, 2015. Pick up an application from John Coffey (WH 223) or Patty Holley.(WH 219)


John Coffey


Wells Hall 223




Contact the Supervisor to apply for this position. Apply for positions for which you meet the qualifications.