Job Opportunities

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Videographer/Editor A
Campus/Location: University Park Campus
Work Unit: Outreach
Department: WPSU Penn State
Date Announced: 01-17-2017
Date Closing: ** Open Until Filled **
Job Number: 68371
Grade/Classification: 04
Description:

WPSU Penn State is seeking an experienced Videographer/Editor with strong storytelling experience to join our award-winning team. You will work as a part of a creative unit on video productions for television, web, social media, and educational content. Strong storytelling/editing skills are essential. You will be required to set-up and operate video recording, audio, and lighting equipment in studio and on location, while using lights, lenses, filters, and camera settings to achieve desired aesthetics. Demonstrated graphic design sensibility and competency with Adobe Photoshop and After Effects are required. Experience in 2D animation and familiarity with Adobe Illustrator preferred but not required. Organizational skills and a strong ability to work collaboratively are also required. Experience with various camera platforms (Steadicam, jib, slider etc.) are preferred but not required. Job Requirements: Requires the use of shop mathematics together with the use of complicated drawings, specifications, charts, tables, various types of adjustable measuring instruments and the training generally applicable in a particular or specialized occupation. Equivalent to 1 to 3 years applied trades training. Over 1 year up to and including 3 years of effective experience. Shift: 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Days Off: Saturday, Sunday NOTE: 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 REQUIRES IN ADDITION TO STANDARD BACKGROUND CHECKS. We seek candidates who are able to embrace and advance Outreach’s diversity initiative. Please provide samples of your work by including a link to your online portfolio. You can also send a demo reel to WPSU Penn State, 148 Outreach Building, University Park, PA 16802, Attention: Videographer/Editor Search Committee.

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Production Manager
Campus/Location: University Park Campus
Work Unit: Outreach
Department: WPSU Penn State
Date Announced: 10-31-2016
Date Closing: ** Open Until Filled **
Job Number: 67434
Grade/Classification: 02 – J – Exempt, 03 – K – Exempt
Description:

WPSU Penn State is seeking a Production Manager to oversee the day-to-day operations of our media production facilities.  This position is responsible for media production facilities, equipment and technical personnel.  The Production Manager serves as direct supervisor to the Production Coordinator and the studio and field production bargaining unit staff.  The position is responsible for the procurement, upkeep, and scheduling of equipment and facilities and serves as the contact point for Telecommunications and Network Services (TNS), Physical Plant (OPP), and outside production resources.  It consults with internal and external clients and stakeholders, reviews production methods, plans, and budgets, and coordinates resources for WPSU productions and events.  Qualified candidates must have an understanding of the technical processes involved in media production for television, including camera, lighting, audio and editing as well as knowledge of license and clearance processes as they pertain to production.

The successful candidate must demonstrate excellent communication, problem solving, negotiation, budgeting and organizational skills, and thrive on working as part of a diverse, passionate, fast-paced creative team.

Typically requires a Bachelor’s degree or higher plus three or more years of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience for a level 2 position.  Additional experience and/or education and competencies are required for higher level jobs.   We seek candidates who are able to demonstrate a commitment to advance Penn State Outreach and Online Education’s diversity initiative.

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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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Sports Production Assistant
Campus/Location: University Park Campus
Work Unit: Outreach
Department: WPSU Penn State
Date Announced: 08-27-2015
Date Closing: ** Open Until Filled **
Job Number: 59405
Grade/Classification: Part Time
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, and applicable computer skills. Hours will vary according to the production needs and will not exceed 20 hourrs per week. Pay will be commensurate with experience. Please upload a resume and references.

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Sports Wage Videographer/Editor
Campus/Location: University Park Campus
Work Unit: Outreach
Department: WPSU Penn State
Date Announced: 08-27-2015
Date Closing: ** Open Until Filled **
Job Number: 59404
Grade/Classification: Part Time
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, 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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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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