Job Opportunities

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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.

Sports Videographer/Editor – part time
Campus/Location: University Park Campus
Work Unit: Outreach
Department: WPSU Penn State
Date Announced: 10-17-2017
Date Closing: ** Open Until Filled **
Job Number: 75136
Grade/Classification: Wage
Description:

The Sports Division of WPSU Penn State is looking for occasional Sports Wage Videographer/Editor 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, experience editing with Adobe Premiere, and applicable computer skills. Hours will vary according to the production needs and will not exceed 20 hours per week. Students are encouraged to apply. Pay will be commensurate with experience. Please upload a resume and references.

 

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Sports Production Assistant – part time
Campus/Location: University Park Campus
Work Unit: Outreach
Department: WPSU Penn State
Date Announced: 10-17-2017
Date Closing: ** Open Until Filled **
Job Number: 75133
Grade/Classification: Unavailable
Description:

WPSU Penn State’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, experience with Adobe Suite, and applicable computer skills. Hours will vary according to the production needs and will not exceed 20 hours per week. Pay will be commensurate with experience. Please upload a resume and references.

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Budget Analyst
Campus/Location: University Park Campus
Work Unit: Outreach
Department: WPSU Penn State
Date Announced: 09-25-2017
Date Closing: ** Open Until Filled **
Job Number: 74705
Grade/Classification: 02 – H – Non-exempt , 03 – I – Exempt
Description:

Outreach’s WPSU Penn State seeks a Budget Analyst (Business Analyst) with strong financial/data analysis skills to facilitate workflow processing and capacity management. The successful candidate will assist in the development and tracking of project budgets; organize and report production-related income, expense, and data compilation for review and strategic decision-making; develop and prepare monthly budget reports and other key performance indicator data reports; and track media production workload through project completion. Additionally, the person in this role will facilitate a number of key recurring meetings including production pipeline and greenlight meetings. We seek candidates who are able to demonstrate experience and ability to advance Outreach’s diversity initiative. This job will be filled as a level 2, or level 3, depending upon the successful candidate’s competencies, education, and experience. Typically requires a Bachelor’s degree or higher plus one year 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. Data warehouse, Microsoft Excel, and Microsoft Access skills are a strong plus. Must be comfortable discussing and contributing ideas at multiple stages of the production process from budget estimates through post-project reviews while maintaining confidentiality. This is a fixed-term appointment funded for one year from date of hire with excellent possibility of refunding.

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Director of Technology
Campus/Location: University Park Campus
Work Unit: Outreach
Department: WPSU Penn State
Date Announced: 08-15-2017
Date Closing: ** Open Until Filled **
Job Number: 73726
Grade/Classification: 02-L Exempt , 03-M Exempt
Description:

WPSU Penn State is seeking a Director of Technology to lead our broadcast engineering, information technology, and facilities staff. The ideal candidate will also have media production and distribution knowledge and experience. Reporting to the General Manager, the Director will provide technical vision for the organization, and will work with the senior leadership team to develop and implement a technology roadmap for WPSU. This involves goal-setting, financial planning, and risk analysis. The Director will need technical expertise, good business sense, supervisory and project management experience, and excellent communications skills to successfully fulfill this role. Working with engineering, IT and media production, the Director will demonstrate awareness of emerging technology trends, ensure compliance with Penn State IT standards and FCC regulations, maintain a stable infrastructure, streamline operations, and advocate for innovative ideas, high production values, and individuals on the team. The Director will develop, evaluate, enhance, and/or implement quality improvement practices, processes, procedures, or policies that have a positive impact on unit operations. The Director will develop and implement practices that promote a culture of diversity, safety, and environmental consciousness and that is conducive to effective relationships among diverse groups of employees. The successful candidate must have a strong understanding of and appreciation for public media’s mission and objectives (though previous work experience in public broadcasting is not required). We seek candidates who are able to advance Outreach’s diversity initiative. This job will be filled as a level 2, or level 3, depending upon the successful candidate’s competencies, education, and experience. Typically requires a Bachelor’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. This position requires that you operate a motor vehicle as a part of your job duties. A valid driver’s license and successful completion of a motor vehicle records check will be required in addition to standard background checks. This is a fixed-term appointment funded for one year from date of hire with excellent possibility of re-funding.

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Production Assistant
Campus/Location: University Park Campus
Work Unit: Outreach
Department: WPSU Penn State
Date Announced: 03-30-2016
Date Closing: ** Open Until Filled **
Job Number: 62607
Grade/Classification: Part Time
Description:

WPSU Penn State 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. Due to short response time requirements, preference will be given to local applicants. 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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