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Project Manager
Full or Part-Time: Full-Time
Campus/Location: University Park Campus
Work Unit: Outreach
Department: WPSU Penn State
Date Announced:05-23-2022
Job Number:REQ_0000030603
Job Profile/Salary Band: Level 2, Salary Band J

WPSU is looking for a Project Manager who will support multiple projects simultaneously while working with and sometimes overseeing cross-unit teams responsible for planning, developing, securing resources for, and delivering media projects. The Project Manager is responsible for developing and implementing media-driven educational outreach programs ranging in size, scope, and focus. The Project Manager will contribute to project management, multimedia, and content development teams. This position provides meaningful input on strategic planning, decision-making, process improvements, measuring impact, outreach/distribution, and problem solving. Candidates must possess strong communication skills and be able to build relationships with stakeholders, be adaptable to change, exercise independent judgement and discretion, meet deadlines and shift from working independently to working with a team easily. Also critical to this position is the building and maintaining of strategic core relationships within the University and externally with partners and funders.

Education and Experience:

Typically requires an Associate’s Degree or higher plus 2 years of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Required Certifications, Registrations or Licensure:

Industry certifications (e.g., PMI) preferred.

This position is preferred as a hybrid with an on-site presence as needed (1-2 days per week); however, candidates seeking more fully remote work are welcome to apply.

The Pennsylvania State University is committed to and accountable for advancing diversity, equity, inclusion, and sustainability in all of its forms. We embrace individual uniqueness, foster a culture of inclusion that supports both broad and specific diversity initiatives, leverage the educational and institutional benefits of diversity in society and nature, and engage all individuals to help them thrive. We value inclusion as a core strength and an essential element of our public service mission.

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Production Assistant
Full or Part-Time: Part-Time
Campus/Location: University Park Campus
Work Unit: Outreach
Department: WPSU Penn State
Date Announced:06-01-2021
Job Number:REQ_0000014843
Job Profile/Salary Band: Unavailable

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 20 hrs/week. Pay will be commensurate with experience. Please supply a resume and references.

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Equal Opportunity Employer

Penn State Public Media is an equal opportunity employer, seeking the help of local community organizations in referring qualified job applicants. If your organization regularly distributes information about employment opportunities and wishes to receive notice of vacancies at Penn State Public Media, please send an email to PSPMjobs@psu.edu.

For a complete list of vacancies at the Pennsylvania State University, including vacancies with Penn State Public Broadcasting, please visit the PSU OHR Employment listings.

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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