Operations Manager - 8872

New Bloomfield, MO

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Operations Manager - 8872

KRCG has a great opportunity for you! We are looking for an Operations Manager to join our team.

Responsibilities include, but not limited to:

  • Insure the overall technical and operational success of the stations programming.

  • Work with all departments, including master control and other hub personnel to resolve any issues that might affect operations.

  • Verify that all content is available, and ready to air, Maintain required logs, and uphold station standards and FCC compliance.

  • Facilitate ongoing training in order to maintain high standards.

  • Monitoring the stations technical performance.

  • Providing support in the management of Servers, Network Security and Network Services.

  • PC/Mac hardware/software support of on-site installing, servicing and repairing workstations.

  • Providing support for the technical needs of the News Department.

  • Video equipment set-up and maintenance.

  • Assist with LAN and WAN related hardware and software maintenance.

  • Develop knowledge of facility specific needs and assist in supporting these systems.

  • Assist in Applying regular security updates.

  • Assist in physical inventory of equipment.

  • Assist in Maintaining digital telephone system.

  • Operational Support & Training for directing of newscasts, editing for News and Creative services.

  • Fleet Management – Vehicle Assignment, Tracking of maintenance and repair needs & Scheduling of Maintenance and Repair. News Gear Assignment, periodic inspection, scheduling of updates, maintenance, and repairs.

  • Assist in all KRCG Computer Management – Including Workstations and Servers, Ross Overdrive & Xpression, Avid iNEWS, AVID Editing, & AVID Media Central. These duties include Computer Imaging, Media Deletion, Updates, Periodic Re-boots, Backups & Maintenance.

  • Participate in budgetary planning - Tracking computer vendor support expiration and Forecasting replacement needs. Tracking of News Gear condition and Forecasting replacement needs, Tracking of Vehicle Use & Condition and Forecasting replacement needs.

  • Assist in on-boarding and off-boarding of personnel. Including updating security credentials, assigning or reclaiming all user equipment, updating tickets and requesting appropriate group memberships, adding users to necessary software programs.

  • Other duties as assigned.

Other Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Self-starter, able to work efficiently without direct supervision

  • Be able to work effectively with other departments receiving and communicating instructions via telephone or in person.

  • Be able to read and understand technical materials.

  • Able to set priorities under pressure of deadlines.

  • Hold a valid driver's license.

  • Must be flexible to accommodate shift changes including extended hours, weekends, evenings, and holidays.

  • On-call duty, including weekends and holiday.

  • The ability to lift equipment generally less than 50 pounds.

  • Plan, organize, control and evaluate IT system.

  • Manage local station internet connections.

  • Computer imaging, setup and maintaining all computer hardware and peripherals including but not limited to, Servers, Workstations, Surface Pro’s, laptops, iPhones and iPads.

  • Active Directory experience.

  • ITIL ServiceNow experience.

  • Project Manager and budgeting experience is a plus.

  • Strong ability in IT required.


Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free Workplace!