WPRK Chief Engineer

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Work type: Staff (Temporary)
Location: Orlando, FL, Winter Park, FL
Categories: Student Affairs
Division: Student Affairs


FLSA Status:


For the 13th consecutive year, Rollins College has been named a “Great College to Work For”. Be a part of the Rollins experience and find a place where you belong. Ready to join us?

WPRK Winter Park, the noncommercial station licensed to Rollins College, is seeking a part-time Chief Engineer. We look to our chief engineer as helping to educate our students on how equipment is fixed and maintained.

Primary Job Responsibilities:

"The best in basement radio and the voice of Rollins." This is heard many times daily on WPRK, which is broadcast live on 91.5FM in Central Florida and online worldwide. Live DJs, ranging from students to faculty to community members, broadcast new indie music and an eclectic mix of musical genres that are rarely played on commercial airwaves. Founded in 1952, WPRK has built a respected reputation throughout the state of Florida. WPRK also hosts our annual fun-packed Fox Fest, an eclectic concert that serves as a celebration for local musicians in the Winter Park and Orlando areas.

This position will be the primary contact for technical needs, including:

  • Maintenance
    • Audio over IP-based studios
    • Nautel transmitter located at Crown Castle tower site
    • Microwave data link connecting studio with tower
    • Linux Server
    • Linux-based Rivendell automation system
    • Windows Workstations
    • (1) broadcast studio
    • (1) live performance room with Midas M32R and DL32
    • (1) podcast studio
    • Network systems

Click here to learn more about WPRK!

Minimum Qualifications:


  • At least three (3) years of radio broadcast engineering experience.
  • General IP network experience.
  • Windows and Linux administration experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Axia console experience.

Additional Position 
Information Schedule:

The WPRK Chief Engineer. is a campus-based position working in an office environment. This position will work approximately 6-8 hours per month, for a total of less than 1,000 hours per year. Scheduled hours each month will depend on operational needs. Evenings, weekends, and on-call availability may be required as needed.

Rollins offers a competitive hourly pay rate based on background and work experience. There are no benefits associated with this appointment.

To learn more about Rollins effort about the College’s response to COVID-19, please click here.

Instructions to Applicants:

To apply, please submit an application and upload the following material(s):

  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter (Optional)

Screening of applications will begin immediately.

Our Values:


Rollins seeks to foster and to model a campus environment that is welcoming, safe, and inclusive to all of our administrators, faculty, staff, and students. We view differences (e.g. nationality, race, gender, age, sexual orientation, socioeconomic class, physical ability, learning styles, perspectives, etc.) not as obstacles to be overcome but as rich opportunities for understanding, learning, and growth.

Through its mission, Rollins College is firmly committed to creating a just community that embraces multiculturalism; persons from historically under-represented minority groups are therefore encouraged to apply. Rollins does not discriminate on the basis of sex, disability, race, age, religion, color, national or ethnic origin, ancestry, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, physical characteristics, or any other category protected by federal, state, or local law, in its educational programs and activities. 

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