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All applicants must apply online at the Penn State Staff Jobs website. To apply for a job listed below, please click the "Apply Online" link associated with the job and you will be redirected to the PSU OHR Employment listings website where you will be asked to follow the instructions to upload your resume.

 

Available Positions

Multimedia Producer
Campus/Location: University Park Campus
Work Unit: Outreach
Department: Penn State Public Media/WPSU
Date Announced: 12/10/2014
Date Closing: ** Open Until Filled **
Job Number: 54938
Description: Penn State Public Media is seeking a reliable, self-motivated individual to assist with a range of multimedia production processes. Processes include, but are not limited to: media asset management, media encoding, media acquisition, captioning and screen recording. This position may also include video production work, such as camera operation and production assistance. Familiarity with media hosting sites (YouTube, Vimeo) and media encoding software (Compressor) are desired. Bachelor's degree preferred. Hours will vary according to the production needs and be approximately 20 hours per week. Pay will be commensurate with education and experience. Please provide a cover letter, resume and references.

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Multimedia Specialist (Web Developer)
Campus/Location: University Park Campus
Work Unit: Outreach
Department: Penn State Public Media/WPSU
Date Announced: 12/10/2014
Date Closing: ** Open Until Filled **
Job Number: 54917
Grade/Classification: 02 - J - Exempt
03 - K - Exempt
Description: Outreach’s Penn State Public Media seeks a Web Developer to produce websites and media solutions to meet the needs of internal and external clients. We are looking for a backend web developer familiar with PHP, JQuery and CMS development (Expression Engine and Drupal) to become part of our new media team. As part of our team of web designers, videographers, instructional designers and project developers/managers, this position will work closely with media and content experts to create educational websites; sports and fan sites; web-native documentaries and supporting sites; and infographics, charts, maps and interactives. Required skills include advanced understanding of PHP and experience building and maintaining content management platforms. Typical work activities include, but are not limited to: creation of templates and prototypes of webpages; planning information architecture for websites; managing multimedia component design and integration; writing code using HTML, CSS, JavaScript; managing the maintenance of websites; technology consulting; and frontend development. This job will be filled as a level 2, or level 3, depending upon the successful candidate's competencies, education, and experience. Typically requires an Associate's degree or higher plus two years of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience for a level 2. Additional experience and/or education and competencies are required for higher level jobs. The successful candidate should demonstrate excellent analytical, judgment, communication and organizational skills; the ability to lead and/or collaborate on cross-functional project teams with minimal supervision as well as work effectively with people of diverse cultural backgrounds. This is a fixed-term appointment funded for one year for date of hire with excellent possibility of re-funding. We seek candidates who are able to demonstrate experience and ability to advance Outreach’s diversity initiative.

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WPSU-FM Endowed News Internship
Campus/Location: University Park Campus
Work Unit: Outreach
Department: Penn State Public Media/WPSU
Date Announced: 12/1/2014
Date Closing: ** Open Until Filled **
Job Number: 54711
Grade/Classification:
Description: WPSU-FM News is looking for a sharp, enthusiastic student journalist to join the newsroom for a paid internship position. The Intern will take part in all aspects of news reporting at WPSU. He/she will receive story assignments, report them out in the field or from the station, and file for air and web. The intern will also pitch ideas, shoot photographs, provide research assistance, transcribe tape, and gather materials for the website. The start date is January 12, 2015. The position is 10 hours/week and pays $8.50/hr. The internship is open to current Penn State journalism/communications graduate and undergraduate students. Broadcast experience is not a requirement, but applicants should have some journalism experience.

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Sports Production Assistant (Part-Time/Hourly)
Campus/Location: University Park Campus
Work Unit: Outreach
Department: Penn State Public Media/WPSU
Date Announced: 08/22/2014
Date Closing: ** Open Until Filled **
Job Number: 53163
Description: Penn State Public Media’s Sports Division is looking for occasional production wage employees for television sports production. Candidates must have production experience including two or more of these skill sets: non-linear video editing, motion graphics, remote videography, studio and/or remote camera, and applicable computer skills. Candidates must also have the flexibility to work non-traditional hours. Hours will vary according to the production needs and be approximately 24 hrs per week. Pay will be commensurate with experience. Please provide a resume and references.

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Production Assistant (Part-Time/Hourly)
Campus/Location: University Park Campus
Work Unit: Outreach
Department: Penn State Public Media/WPSU-FM
Date Announced: 06/19/2014
Date Closing: ** Open Until Filled **
Job Number: 51949
Description: Penn State Public Media’s Sports Division is looking for occasional Production Assistant wage employees for television sports production. Candidates must have or want production experience including one or more of these skill sets: non-linear video editing; non-linear video logging, remote videography, studio and/or remote camera, and applicable computer skills. Hours will vary according to the production needs and will not exceed 20 hrs per week. Pay will be commensurate with experience. Please upload a resume and references

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Television Production Assistant
Campus/Location: University Park Campus
Work Unit: Outreach
Department: Penn State Public Media/WPSU
Date Announced: 05/23/2014
Date Closing: ** Open Until Filled **
Job Number: 51473
Description: Penn State Public Media is looking for occasional wage employees for television production. Candidates must have or want experience in studio based and/or remote based production including one or more of these skilled areas: camera operation, lighting design and/or setup, studio and/or remote audio recording, audio reinforcement, wireless and boom micing, and video editing. Hours will vary according to the production needs and will not exceed 20hr/week. Pay will be commensurate with experience. Please supply a resume and references.

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EEO Annual Report

The purpose of this EEO Public File Report is to comply with Section 73.2080©(6) of the FCC's 2002 EEO Rule. This Report has been prepared on behalf of the Station Employment Unit that is comprised of the following stations: WPSU-TV, Clearfield, PA; WPSU-FM, State College, PA; and WPSX-FM, Kane, PA.

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