Job Opportunities

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Financial and Compliance Specialist
Campus/Location: University Park Campus
Work Unit: Outreach
Department: WPSU Penn State
Date Announced: 08-29-2018
Date Closing: ** Open Until Filled **
Job Number: 82634
Grade/Classification: 02 - I - Exempt
Description:

WPSU Penn State seeks a Financial and Compliance Specialist to join its Finance team.  This position will help ensure compliance with Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB) and Federal Communications Commission (FCC) policies and procedures.  This includes preparing detailed financial schedules supporting WPSU’s annual audited financial statements, completing CPB benchmark reporting, and facilitating FCC reporting.  Other responsibilities include financial support and reporting related to gifts and grants WPSU receives for production projects.  This position will also perform accounting functions such as preparing forecasts, budgets and journal entries for salary expense and assisting with year-end close.  Responsibilities also include serving as a contact point for coordinating external contracts approved through Risk Management and helping to ensure WPSU complies with Penn State policies and procedures.  Lastly, the position participates in meetings and fundraising events as a representative from WPSU Finance.  Successful candidates should demonstrate a high level of attention to detail, excellent organizational skills, ability to manage a high level of customer service, excellent interpersonal and communication skills, and the ability to work with diverse audiences.  Experience with effectively using Excel, IBIS and Data Warehouse strongly preferred.  Typically requires a Bachelor’s degree or higher plus two years of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.  An Accounting or Business degree is preferred.  This is a fixed-term appointment funded for one year from date of hire with an excellent possibility of re-funding.

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Digital Production/Social Media Graduate Assistantship
Campus/Location: University Park Campus
Work Unit: Outreach
Department: WPSU Penn State
Date Announced: 08-28-2018
Date Closing: ** Open Until Filled **
Job Number: 82619
Grade/Classification: Grade 13 Graduate Assistantship
Description:

WPSU is looking for a Graduate Assistant to help develop and produce stories and social media campaigns for the web. This position would support the WPSU production and Content Strategy teams on existing and new original productions.

 Duties:

  • Conduct, organize, and present research and project ideas
  • Develop and implement social media strategy
  • Create digital and social media content for distribution on WPSU platforms
  • Assist with the development and analysis of reports for performance metrics.
  • Watch and re-edit existing content
  • Connecting with selected collaborators for content distribution
  • Organize and create database of existing content

Desired Skills:

  • Positive attitude, flexibility and problem solving mentality
  • Excellent organization, writing and research skills
  • Photo, video and audio production and post-production abilities
  • Appreciation for working with teams and diverse audiences
  • Ability to work independently and complete assigned tasks within identified timeframes.
  • Comfort with learning new technologies
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

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Sports Producer/Director
Campus/Location: University Park Campus
Work Unit: Outreach
Department: WPSU Penn State
Date Announced: 07-19-2018
Date Closing: ** Open Until Filled **
Job Number: 80592
Grade/Classification: 02-G Exempt, 03-H Exempt
Description:

WPSU Penn State is seeking an energetic, dynamic and creative individual to fill an open position with our award-winning sports production team. A passion for sports, a commitment to excellence, the ability to work collaboratively, and a willingness to work hard are critical to success in this position. The Producer/Director will work under the direction of the Executive Producer and Lead Producer within the sports unit to design, conceptualize and create content for a wide variety of distribution platforms such as broadcast television, web, and live events in support of Penn State’s Intercollegiate Athletics program. The Producer/Director will mentor and work directly with other production support staff, including students and interns. 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. A successful Producer/Director will demonstrate strong organizational skills, creative storytelling ability and a contemporary visual style. The flexibility to work non-traditional hours and travel as needed are critical to this position. Strong editing skills on non-linear platforms are important. Additional skills at videography, multimedia, and working with clients on media projects are preferred. The Producer/Director must have an appreciation for working with diverse audiences. Applicants should be prepared to share a demo reel of past work. This is a fixed-term appointment funded for one year from date of hire with an excellent possibility of re-funding.

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Programmer/Analyst – part time
Campus/Location: University Park Campus
Work Unit: Outreach
Department: WPSU Penn State
Date Announced: 04-27-2018
Date Closing: ** Open Until Filled **
Job Number: 78754
Grade/Classification: Part-time
Description:

WPSU is looking for a talented part-time Programmer/Analyst to join our team. Responsibilities include the development of solutions to enhance interoperability between WPSU and various partner APIs, working with the multimedia department to implement these solutions, and assisting in other programming tasks. Open standards and web-based programming development experience required with a focus on REST+JSON. Javascript and Swagger experience a plus. The candidate must also have strong documentation skills and be able to work efficiently and effectively in both independent and collaborative situations with other departments.

 

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Production Assistant – TV & Editing Technician – part time
Campus/Location: University Park Campus
Work Unit: Outreach
Department: WPSU Penn State
Date Announced: 04-03-2018
Date Closing: ** Open Until Filled **
Job Number: 78077
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 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: Part- 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, 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: 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, 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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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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