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.

Community and Educational Services Graduate Assistant – Evaluation
Campus/Location: University Park Campus
Work Unit: Outreach
Department: WPSU Penn State
Date Announced: 02-19-2018
Date Closing: ** Open Until Filled **
Job Number: 77118
Grade/Classification: Unavailable
Description:

WPSU, Penn State’s PBS and NPR public media station serving Central PA, is seeking a highly motivated graduate assistant. Our new Community and Educational Services team is focused on exploring educational media analytics and evaluating the impact of educational resources and community engagement activities focused on early childhood education. The graduate assistant will assess existing data collection methodologies used by public media organizations to measure impact; develop new strategies to evaluate community engagement and educational outreach events, educational resources, and other related initiatives; assess learning transfer in both formal and informal learning environments; analyze data collected to synthesize trends into meaningful, actionable recommendations to improve the impact of our community and educational services. Knowledge of and special interest in early childhood educational programming, informal learning spaces, K-6 literacy, STEM, and using media to serve early learning audiences is preferred. Past experience working with teachers and the Pennsylvania school system or experience assessing literacy programs for at-risk children is a plus. Full-time enrollment in a Master’s or Doctoral graduate program, preferably in: Human Development and Family Studies; Curriculum and Instruction; Educational Leadership; Teaching and Curriculum; or Learning, Design, and Technology. The successful candidate must possess strong research skills, excellent verbal and written communication skills, and the ability to work independently to complete assigned tasks within identified timeframes. The successful candidate must also be available to occasionally attend and evaluate community engagement activities in the evening and weekends. This is a 20 hour per week (half-time) assistantship and includes tuition and stipend.

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Community and Educational Services Graduate Assistant – Early Childhood Education
Campus/Location: University Park Campus
Work Unit: Outreach
Department: WPSU Penn State
Date Announced: 02-19-2018
Date Closing: ** Open Until Filled **
Job Number: 77117
Grade/Classification: Unavailable
Description:

WPSU, Penn State’s PBS and NPR public media station serving Central PA, is seeking a highly motivated graduate assistant. Our new Community and Educational Services team is focused on early childhood education in the areas of literacy, health, and emotional well-being. The graduate assistant will work with the team to assess outreach opportunities around kindergarten readiness; evaluate existing PBS resources designed for pre-k children and their parents, caregivers, and teachers; develop lesson plans; develop parental engagement strategies; develop effective distribution plans for learning material to teachers, parents, and children; disseminate WPSU learning objects through online channels such as PBS Learning Media, and other related initiatives. Knowledge of and special interest in early childhood educational programming, informal learning spaces, K-6 literacy, STEM, and using media to serve early learning audiences is preferred. Past experience working with teachers and the Pennsylvania school system or experience developing literacy programs for at-risk children is a plus. Full-time enrollment in a Master’s or Doctoral graduate program, preferably in: Literacy Education; Applied Youth, Family, and Community Education; Human Development and Family Studies; Curriculum and Instruction; Teaching and Curriculum; or Learning, Design, and Technology. The successful candidate must possess strong verbal and written communication skills, research skills, and the ability to work independently to complete assigned tasks within identified timeframes. The successful candidate must also be available to occasionally conduct educational workshops or help facilitate community engagement activities in the evening and weekends. This is a 20 hour per week (half-time) assistantship and includes tuition and stipend.

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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: 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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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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