Job Title Technical Officer (Full-Time one-year contract, renewable)
Location Braamfontein,ZA
Organization Name Voice Of Wits
Brief Description
Voice of Wits is looking for a technical officer to join this innovative and award-winning campus radio station

The station provides a vehicle for communication among students and other members of the university community, and for skills development of volunteers and staff.   Reporting to the station manager, the technical officer will be responsible for ensuring professional high quality standards in the broadcasting activities of VoW and the effective development, maintenance and management of Vow’s technical resources.

Specifically, this includes:
• Maintaining and managing technical resources
• Management of content production
• Strategic planning around technical resources
• Co-ordinating a team of technical staff

• Knowledge of technical aspects of legal framework for broadcasting
• Knowledge of production techniques, procedures and standards
• Knowledge of production software and studio equipment (understanding of at least one editing software package and of studio equipment.)
• Excellent communication skills in written and spoken English and one other official language
• Excellent people skills
• Ability to take initiative and work independently
• Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
• Computer literacy (including in word processing, spreadsheets, presentation, networking and production software)
• Time management

• Matric or a bachelors’ degree with a least one year’s experience in sound engineering, IT or management
• A qualification in sound engineering will be a strong recommendation.

How To Apply
To apply, submit a letter of motivation – clearly indicating which position you are applying for, detailed CV and the names and contact details of three referees (incl. e-mail addresses).

Internal employees are invited to apply directly on Oracle by following the path: iWits /Self Service application/”Apply for a job”

External applicants are invited to apply, by registering a profile on the Wits i-recruitment platform located at and submitting your application.

*The University is committed to employment equity. Preference may be given to appointable applicants from the under-represented designated groups in terms of the relevant employment equity plans and policies of the University. Designated groups as defined in the Employment Equity Act 55 of 1998, as amended, means black people, women and people with disabilities.


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Closing Date: 10th March 2019

Please note that only applications via the website will be considered for shortlisting.
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