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Available Positions

Multimedia Specialist 2 (Graphic Designer)
Campus/Location: University Park Campus
Work Unit: Outreach
Department: Penn State Public Media/WPSU-FM
Date Announced: 09/30/2014
Date Closing: ** Open Until Filled **
Job Number: 53903
Grade/Classification: 02 - J - Exempt
02 - J - Exempt
Description: Outreach’s Penn State Public Media is seeking a Multimedia Specialist. Our busy and growing multimedia team seeks a creative talent who enjoys learning new techniques, has a strong understanding of user experience, and loves the intersection of web and video. The successful candidate must enjoy graphical design, focusing primarily on motion graphics (Adobe After Effects or equivalent) and 3D graphics and animation (Maya or equivalent). Work will range from animations of complex scientific processes to creating environments for games and interactives. Possessing skills in game engines (Unity) is a plus. One must be comfortable discussing and contributing ideas at any stage of the process, from content to design to development and maintenance. Ability to implement one-off projects quickly while keeping long-term projects on schedule is essential. Typically requires an Associate's degree or higher plus two years of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. The successful candidate should demonstrate excellent analytical, judgment, communication and organizational skills; and the ability to work effectively with people of diverse cultural backgrounds. This is a fixed-term appointment funded for one year from date of hire with excellent possibility of re-funding. We seek candidates who are able to demonstrate experience and ability to advance Outreach’s diversity initiative.

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Analysis and Planning Consultant (Business Analyst)
Campus/Location: University Park Campus
Work Unit: Outreach
Department: Penn State Public Media/WPSU-FM
Date Announced: 09/02/2014
Date Closing: ** Open Until Filled **
Job Number: 53544
Grade/Classification: 01 - I - Exempt
02 - J - Exempt
Description: Penn State Public Media is looking for an Analysis and Planning Consultant, level 2 or 3, to perform business analyses on a variety of business functions within the unit. This position will provide data analysis of organizational performance, business modeling, strategic planning, quality initiatives and general business operations, as well as propose recommended plans of actions. This position will be responsible for the implementation of the approved plans of action. The successful candidate must thrive in a fast-paced environment, enjoy juggling multiple priorities and possess strong problem solving and organizational skills. 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. A degree in business administration is preferred. Excellent writing and interpersonal communication skills, the desire to work with diverse audiences, and the ability to think and act both strategically and tactically are required. This is a fixed-term appointment funded for one year from date of hire with excellent possibility of re-funding. We seek candidates who are able to demonstrate experience and ability to advance Outreach's diversity initiative.

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It Support Specialist
Campus/Location: University Park Campus
Work Unit: Outreach
Department: Penn State Public Media/WPSU
Date Announced: 09/02/2014
Date Closing: ** Open Until Filled **
Job Number: 53397
Grade/Classification: 02 - F - Non-xempt
03 - H - Exempt
04 - I - Exempt
Description: Penn State Public Media is seeking an experienced Information Technology Support Specialist to join our department. We are the local PBS/NPR affiliate that produces unique content for the public and other departments within Penn State. While the majority of the support will be with Apple/Mac OS/iOS systems, knowledge of Windows, Linux and Unix are also required. Experience with Adobe CC, Final Cut Studio, ProTools, IP based networking, firewalls, backup schemes, data integrity, audio/video codecs, virtual machines and scripting are also required. Experience with ITIL service management standards is a plus. Duties will include but are not limited to, end-user support and basic training, troubleshooting hardware/software issues, maintaining backup systems, process documentation, monitoring online request system, OS and application patches/updates. This position will need to collaborate with a variety of IT staff in different areas around the University and requires excellent organizational, interpersonal verbal and written communication skills. Applicants must be able to work independently, managing time and priorities while communicating with appropriate IT staff. Sometimes requires working off-hours to accommodate system updates and customer schedules. Must understand and comply with all applicable University policies and procedures and how they relate to the various systems they support. This job will be filled as a level 2, level 3, or level 4, depending upon the successful candidate's competencies, education, and experience. Typically requires an Associate's degree or equivalent plus two years of work 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 is a fixed-term appointment funded for one year from date of hire with excellent possibility of re-funding.

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Sports Production Assistant (Part-Time/Hourly)
Campus/Location: University Park Campus
Work Unit: Outreach
Department: Penn State Public Media/WPSU
Date Announced: 08/22/2014
Date Closing: ** Open Until Filled **
Job Number: 53163
Description: Penn State Public Media’s Sports Division is looking for occasional production wage employees for television sports production. Candidates must have production experience including two or more of these skill sets: non-linear video editing, motion graphics, remote videography, studio and/or remote camera, and applicable computer skills. Candidates must also have the flexibility to work non-traditional hours. Hours will vary according to the production needs and be approximately 24 hrs per week. Pay will be commensurate with experience. Please provide a resume and references.

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Social Media Coordinator (Part-Time/Hourly)
Campus/Location: University Park Campus
Work Unit: Outreach
Department: Penn State Public Media/WPSU
Date Announced: 08/22/2014
Date Closing: ** Open Until Filled **
Job Number: 53161
Description: WPSU, Penn State Public Media is looking for a Social Media Coordinator who will assist the Water Blues Green Solutions team in maintaining and expanding the project’s social media presence. Essential functions of this position include creating concise, engaging content for multiple platforms like Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest, and Twitter, and compiling monthly social media engagement reports to track how audiences are interacting. Interest in issues related to water, sustainability, the environment, or experience in these areas is desired. This is a part-time position working approximately 8-10 hours a week for up to one year. Salary will be commensurate with experience. Please submit a cover letter and resume for consideration. We seek candidates who are able to demonstrate experience and ability to advance Outreach and Online Education’s diversity initiative.

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Production Assistant (Part-Time/Hourly)
Campus/Location: University Park Campus
Work Unit: Outreach
Department: Penn State Public Media/WPSU-FM
Date Announced: 06/19/2014
Date Closing: ** Open Until Filled **
Job Number: 51949
Description: Penn State Public Media’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 hrs per week. Pay will be commensurate with experience. Please upload a resume and references

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Television Production Assistant
Campus/Location: University Park Campus
Work Unit: Outreach
Department: Penn State Public Media/WPSU
Date Announced: 05/23/2014
Date Closing: ** Open Until Filled **
Job Number: 51473
Description: Penn State Public Media 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. 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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Multimedia Specialist 2
Campus/Location: University Park Campus
Work Unit: Outreach
Department: Penn State Public Media/WPSU
Date Announced: 03/24/2014
Date Closing: ** Open Until Filled **
Job Number: 42346
Grade/Classification: 02 - J - Exempt
Description: Outreach’s Penn State Public Media seeks a Multimedia Specialist to produce websites and media solutions to meet the needs of internal and external clients. We are looking for a backend web developer familiar with PHP, JQuery and CMS development (Expression Engine and Drupal) to become part of our new media team. As part of our team of web designers, videographers, instructional designers and project developers/managers, this position will work closely with media and content experts to create educational websites; sports and fan sites; web-native documentaries and supporting sites; and infographics, charts, maps and interactives. Required skills include advanced understanding of PHP and experience building and maintaining content management platforms. Typical work activities include, but are not limited to: creation of templates and prototypes of webpages; planning information architecture for websites; managing multimedia component design and integration; writing code using HTML, CSS, JavaScript; managing the maintenance of websites; technology consulting; and frontend development. Typically requires an Associate's degree or higher plus two years of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. The successful candidate should demonstrate excellent analytical, judgment, communication and organizational skills; and the ability to work effectively with people of diverse cultural backgrounds. This is a fixed-term appointment funded for one year from date of hire with excellent possibility of re-funding. We seek candidates who are able to demonstrate experience and ability to advance Outreach’s diversity initiative.

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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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