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Job Title: Education Specialist (OPS)(Part-time)
Job ID: 51514
Posted Date: 2022-04-10
Close Date: Open until filled
Job Family: OPS
Department: WFSU Education Services
WFSU- Education Services
WFSU is the public broadcasting organization serving Tallahassee, Panama City, and Thomasville. A division ofFlorida State University, WFSU operates television, FM radio, and webcasting services from facilities in southwestTallahassee. Additionally, WFSU produces The Florida Channel, a statewide program service covering Florida'sgovernment in action.
WFSU Public Media’s Education and Engagement Team seeks an energetic and experienced educator with experience in:
The ideal candidate has experience working with children in a formal or informal setting, works independently and responsibly, takes initiative, works well within a team, and can enthusiastically create an exciting, engaging, and welcoming learning environment for our community. Ability to channel the spirit of Mister Rogers and Sesame Street Neighbors is a huge plus!
Bachelor’s degree or higher in education, communications, elementary education, science education, math education, english education, or related field.
Job Title: Reporter, WFSU-FM News
Job ID: 50218
Posted Date: 2022-02-15
Close Date: Open until filled
Job Family: MEDIA
Department: WFSU FM News
WFSU/ FM News
As a Reporter (News and Public Affairs Specialist) at WFSUM-FM News, the selected candidate will be responsible for the following:
Provides coverage of the Florida Capitol and state legislature, serving as the primary reporter on breaking state government news and in-depth political reporting.
Produces stories on a range of topics such as legislative proposals, press conferences, and the effects of legislation and policy on Florida citizens.
Coordinates with the News Director on the coverage of these stories. Pitches appropriate stories to NPR.
Develops, by researching and writing, reports, and produces news stories for WFSU programs that are distributed locally and statewide. Generates ideas, primarily focused on legislative and political issues, and produces coverage on varied topics.
Coordinates content for both call-in programs and news segments of the afternoon newscast. Works in close collaboration with the News Director to set a schedule of issues, content, and topics for discussion. Serves as the back-up program host/produces local and statewide programs and news segments.
Assists the News Director with writing and editing scripts and news copy for broadcast. Informs the News Director of news developments and coverage needs. Maintains contact with Research Assistant(s) to secure contacts, guests for call-in programs, and news material for story development.
Participates in special projects, as required, for the Public Broadcast Center.
Bachelor's degree and two years of experience; or a high school diploma/equivalency and six year of experience.
(Note: or a combination of post high school education and experience equal to six years.)
Job Title: OPS TV Production Assistant (Part-time, as needed)
Job ID: 50524
Posted Date: 2021-12-08
Close Date: Open until filled
Job Family: OPS
Department: WFSU Local Production
Setup, Lighting, and Strike: Set up and break down scenery, risers, tables, chairs, cables, and equipment for studio productions and remote events. Setup and operate studio and field lighting systems. Hang and move light fixtures in studio-ceiling pipe grid. Ability to lift 40 lbs.. Climb and work from heights on a tall ladder or scissor lift. Reach overhead. Bend and pickup items and cables from floor.
Camera/Teleprompter: Setup and operate studio, ENG/field, and robotic camera systems. Operate teleprompter system to control the speed of the scrolling script to follow talent’s pace.
Audio Engineer: Setup and operate mixers, microphones, mic stands, public address speakers, and IFB/intercom systems.
Technical Director: Setup and operate video switchers, video and IP routers, and signal converters and adapters.
Graphics: Operate a Chyron Mosaic character generator. Type or copy text into our Microsoft Excel graphics database. Experience in Photoshop, After Effects, and Illustrator is a plus.
Record/Edit/Post-Production: Operate studio tape servers and remote tape decks. Use Adobe Premiere and Media Encoder to trim, convert, and conform video and audio to PBS broadcast standards. Distribute content to our Broadcast Operations Center and digital platforms. Archive finished programs on our Optical Disc Archive system.
High school diploma or equivalency.
Candidates should have a passion for TV/Broadcast/Digital Media Production and should take initiative to learn and provide excellent support to WFSU staff and clients.
Ability to work a flexible schedule to include nights and weekends.
Ability to work indoors and outdoors, in various environments and conditions.
Job Title: Grants Compliance Analyst
Job ID: 50819
Posted Date: 2022-05-13
Close Date: 2022-05-28
Job Family: BUDGET
Department: FL Ctr for Interactive Media
Florida Center for Interactive Media
Bachelor’s degree and three years of experience related to the duties of this position.
Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing while prioritizing, organizing, and performing multiple work assignments simultaneously.
Ability to compile, review, and reconcile data for accuracy, completeness, and compliance.
Knowledge of and the ability to apply Generally Accepted Accounting principles (GAAP).
Experience with Microsoft Office Suite (including Word, Excel, and Outlook) and other applicable computer applications.
Previous experience working with grants.
Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing.
Familiar with the requirements for special education such as those outlined in the federal outcomes indicators.
Develops, disseminates, and processes IDEA entitlement grant application forms and instructions to school districts and other applicants utilizing management systems and other software and technologies.
Provides technical assistance to FDOE staff, school districts, and other entities related to project/grant administration and management.
Works as a team member to complete special education annual federal data reports and the Annual Performance Report in an accurate, timely, and efficient manner
Participates in professional development activities including technical assistance calls, webinars, and other training