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Principal Technician (Media Studies)

  • Full Time
  • Limpopo

University of Limpopo

University of Limpopo 

Principal Technician (Media Studies):


The Media Studies Principal Technician is responsible for planning, coordinating and directing the operations of all equipment in the programme of Media Studies for effective maintenance, repair, safety, and use.


Minimum Required Qualification •  Honours Degree in digital video production, film, multimedia technologies or other related fields. Minimum Required Experience • Three-year professional experience with film and video cameras and lighting is required. A successful work experience in a Higher Education environment. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities •  An in-depth knowledge of video camera, lighting and audio equipment •  Effective verbal and written communication skills. •  Ability to manage resources •  Ability to work with digital, print products and film and video production •  Must relate well with students and academic staff •  Ability to set up and adjust lighting equipment for the shoot •  Ability to troubleshoot and manipulate a range of hardware and software •  Teamwork and team management skills •  Must be prepared to work under pressure •  Must be able to manage time effectively.

Closing date: 15 March 2019

Typed application which should contain comprehensive curriculum vitae, certified copies of all qualifications and contact details of three referees, should be forwarded, for the attention of Ms J.M Mokoditoa to the Chief Human Resources Officer, Private Bag X1106, Sovenga, 0727 or email applications, in MS Word format, Telephonic enquiries regarding conditions of service: (015) 268 3252 It is the applicant’s responsibility to have foreign obtained qualifications evaluated by the South African Qualification Authority. Please also note that failure to submit the requested documents/ information will result in your application not being considered.

The University of Limpopo is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All appointments will be made in accordance with the University’s Employment Equity Plan. Preference will be given to Males (Africans, Indians and Coloureds), females (Indians, Coloureds and Whites) Correspondence will be limited to short-listed candidates only. Applicants who have not been contacted within 30 days of the closing date must consider their applications as unsuccessful. The University reserves the right not to make an appointment.