Employment Opportunity


POSITION:       Broadcast Associate


DESCRIPTION: The John D. Calandra Italian American Institute of Queens College/CUNY seeks applications for the position of Broadcast Associate, who will report to the Dean and work closely with the Producer of the TV program, ITALICS. This a 32-hour per week position.



  • Camera operation: studio, remotes, and in-house; sometimes with director / producer, sometimes unsupervised.
  • Post-production: video editing: log & transfer, rough cuts, editing promos and short-form videos, export to Quicktime; upload to FTP/delivery to CUNY TV for broadcast, create DVDs, and related tasks.
  • Research: events and happenings in the community, potential guest appearances, information for interviews/events covered.
  • Develop / create program look and style through post-production techniques.
  • Provide recommendations to producers regarding technical aspects of television programs and segments.
  • May produce and/or and serve as talent needed on ITALICS and related programs.
  • Manage the correspondence for most matters involving the program.
  • Perform other duties appropriately assigned by the dean or producer.

QUALIFICATIONS: BFA, MA, MFA, or the equivalent from an accredited college in a related field and three years of directly related full-time equivalent experience. Knowledge of Final Cut Pro 7. Strong television production skills (please include a URL to REEL or sample work). Strong writing and oral communication skills required. Will require working occasional evenings, weekends, overnights, and civil holidays. Experience with lighting preferred. Knowledge of Italian-American Studies and Italian-American Community preferred; knowledge of Italian preferred.


SALARY:          Commensurate with experience.


SEND RESUME, COVER LETTER (name, address, and e-mail of three professional references), LINK to URL to REEL or sample work (no materials can be returned) via email to the address below (Please write "Broadcast Associate Search Committee" in subject line.):


Deadline: August 19, 2013


Broadcast Associate Search Committee

Email: [email protected]


John D. Calandra Italian American Institute

Queens College/CUNY

25 West 43rd Street, 17th Floor

New York, N.Y. 10036

Tel: 212.642.2094

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The John D.Calandra Italian American Institute, Queens College, is a university-wide research institute of the City University of New York, dedicated to the history and culture of Italians in the United States.
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