Broadcast Associate Level II

The City University of New York (CUNY)

Full Job Description
Broadcast Associate Level II (Hourly)

Job ID



Lehman College

Full/Part Time





Under supervision, Broadcast Associates perform technical work in a broadcasting operation and/or production environment. Such duties include designing, installing, operating, maintaining and/or modifying all types of broadcast equipment and related software.

There are three Assignment Levels for Broadcast Associate (Level 1, Level 2, and Level 3). All personnel perform related work.

Assignment Level 1: Under direct supervision, performs technical and operational tasks of ordinary difficulty related to the dissemination, duplication and broadcasting of video and audio signals. May perform work with either existing or emerging media technology as needed to operate station. Takes direction/instruction from the director and producer. Interact effectively with other members of the broadcast operation including actors and interviewees.

Assignment Level 2: Under general to limited supervision, performs complex technical work requiring considerable knowledge of studio and production operations. Functions as part of the production team as a video or audio technician and/or lighting grip. Works in remote field production locations, establishing field production systems and operating units.

Assignment Level 3: Under limited supervision, performs the most complex technical work associated with broadcast operations. Manages designs and implements all aspects of work performed by Level 1 and Level 2 Broadcast Associates. Directs technical staff. May function as general shift manager or as manager of a specific technical area.

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Broadcast Associate




Lehman College, of The City University of New York, ranks among the top five institutions in the nation for fostering social mobility. A four-year Hispanic-Serving Institution in the Bronx, Lehman offers bachelor’s, master’s, and advanced degrees and certificate programs in the Liberal Arts, sciences, and professions. The College’s community-driven mission and notable academic programs attract a diverse, international enrollment of over 15,000 students who take courses on its 37-acre, tree-lined campus and online degree programs. Many thousands more community members benefit yearly from its active cultural, educational, health, and economic outreach programs and services.

The Lehman College Multimedia Center (MMC) is a production facility supporting video/television, audio and photo production, post-production, and podcasting. The MMC serves classes, students, faculty and staff as well as external clients and rentals. The MMC also provides production and event A/V services both on and off campus.

General Duties and Responsibilities

Under the supervision of the Assistant Director of the Multimedia Center, with wide latitude for independent initiative and judgment, the Production Manager will be responsible for overseeing all production services, including content creation and operation of equipment. Additionally, the Production Manager will work to foster a production environment focused on content creation and educational development. The work schedule will at times be irregular and include some evening and weekend hours, according to the needs and schedules of the College and the Multimedia Center.

General Work Tasks

Develop creative content and media.
Manage all video, audio and photography production services for Multimedia Center including pre-production, production, and postproduction activities.
Manage production services including setup, operation and breakdown, and troubleshooting of equipment as needed. This includes cameras, teleprompters, lighting, audio, recorders, editors, and other equipment.
Manage the organization of all media files and media workflow for production and archival, including project documentation.
Train part timepersonnel as student interns, academic productions, volunteers, and contracted temporary staff assigned to support specific projects or events.
Assist in the development and execution of a long-term plan in line with Lehman College’s strategic vision.
Perform other related duties as assigned
I MPORTANT NOTICE: Health Plan Coverage for Employees Hired on or after October 1, 2022 City of New York employees and employees of Participating Employers and their eligible dependents hired on or after October 1, 2022 will only be eligible to enroll in the EmblemHealth HIP HMO Preferred Plan and must remain in the HIP HMO Preferred Plan for the first year (365 days) of employment.

After 365 days of employment, the employee will have the option of either remaining in the HIP HMO Preferred Plan or selecting a different health plan within 30 days before the end of the 365th day period.

If a new health plan is selected, the new plan will be effective on the 366th day.

Only after the 365th day can the employee participate in any Annual Fall Transfer Period. An employee who needs to request an exemption from the required enrollment in the HIP HMO Preferred Plan can do so by submitting a HIP HMO Opt-Out Request Form to EmblemHealth. An employee, or eligible dependent, must meet certain criteria and the request must be approved by EmblemHealth before the exemption is granted. The HIP HMO Opt-Out Request Form and HIP service area are available on the EmblemHealth website.


Assignment Level-1

A high school diploma or equivalent and two (2) years of full-time satisfactory related experience,

An Associate Degree and/or 60 college credits from an accredited college in a related field and one year of full-time equivalent experience in a television broadcast environment,

A BA degree from an accredited college with a baccalaureate major in a related field.
Assignment Level-2

Qualification requirements for Level 1 plus the following:
Two additional years of directly related full-time equivalent experience,


A Master’s-level degree (such as MFA or MS) from an accredited college in a related field and one year of directly related full-time equivalent experience.
Assignment Level-3

Qualification requirements for Level 1 and Level 2 plus the following:
Three additional years of directly related full-time equivalent experience.

All Level

Some positions may require a current, valid New York State motor vehicle license.



CUNY offers a comprehensive benefits package to employees and eligible dependents based on job title and classification. Employees are also offered pension and Tax-Deferred Savings Plans. Part-time employees must meet a weekly or semester work hour criteria to be eligible for health benefits. Health benefits are also extended to retirees who meet the eligibility criteria.


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