Job & Internship Opportunities at WFSU

Thank you for your interest in employment at WFSU Public Media. WFSU Public Media is a PBS and NPR member station whose licenses are held by Florida State University.

Current Job Openings
Assistant Web Developer (Part Time OPS) - WFSU
Web Archivist (OPS) - WFSU-TV/The Florida Channel
Graphics/Typist (OPS) - WFSU-TV/The Florida Channel
Media Coordinator/Librarian (OPS) - WFSU-TV/The Florida Channel
Camera Operator Pool (OPS) - WFSU-TV/The Florida Channel
Instructional Designer-Content Developer

About WFSU Public Media's Mission

The mission of WFSU Public Media is to enrich lives and cultivate diverse perspectives by connecting our community through media content and services that inform, educate, and entertain. We work together in a cross-media-platform and integrated environment to accomplish this mission. Read more about us.

WFSU Public Media is the parent organization for both The Florida Channel and The Florida Center for Interactive Media. You will also find listing for these organizations below. Although the leadership of these organizations communicate regularly, projects are usually organization dependent as the goals of each organization varies.

Benefits

The State of Florida university system offers robust benefits package options for full-time employees that includes medical, dental, vision, life insurance, flexible spending accounts, retirement programs, vacation and sick time, and more. We do not discriminate against individuals on the basis of age, race, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, citizenship, disability, veteran or military status, political belief, or pregnancy. WFSU Public Media is an Equal Opportunity Employer. More information can be found on our public files page.

Internships

At times, paid internship opportunities will be available. If such an opportunity exists, it will be listed in the Current Openings section below. For non-paid internships (such as journalism internships in our news room) and volunteering opportunities, please visit our volunteering page or email us at mail@wfsu.org with specific questions.

 

Application Instructions

Job opportunities are posted here when they become available. Each posting lists the qualifications and procedures for application and a deadline for submissions. Job applications must be officially submitted through the Florida State University job portal. Searching for the posted job number or clicking on the links provided on each open position will help you find the right place to apply. There are two systems/URLs available, one for current employees of Florida State University and one for those not currently employed by the university. Late submissions cannot be accepted.

Note: We only accept applications/resumes for specific open positions. We do not accept or retain general applications/resumes for employment.


Current Openings

Job Title: Assistant Web Developer (Part Time OPS) - WFSU
Job ID: 49884
Posted Date: 2021-09-07
Close Date: 2021-12-07
Job Family: OPS
Department: WFSU Content

Job Description:

WFSU is the public broadcasting organization serving Tallahassee, Panama City, and Thomasville. A division of Florida State University, WFSU operates television, FM radio, and webcasting services from facilities in southwest Tallahassee. Additionally, WFSU produces The Florida Channel, a statewide program service covering Florida's government in action.

Responsibilities

WFSU is seeking candidates with a broad range of knowledge of digital technologies and a keen interest in multimedia. This is temporary employment (part-time, about 20 hours/week) to meet the online needs of departments across the organization. A successful candidate will be expected to work with the Director of Internet Services to create dynamic web pages using PHP and MYSQL databases; produce measurable results from assigned tasks; troubleshoot/research when necessary; and complete projects within assigned deadlines. It is preferred that a successful candidate has a familiarity with HTML and UNIX-based servers, as well as JSON, Python and XML.

Some webpage content editing duties will also be assigned.

Qualifications

A high school diploma or equivalent and knowledge in PHP/MYSQL, (Non-Complex) Database Design.

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Job Title: Web Archivist (OPS) - WFSU-TV/The Florida Channel
Job ID: 50086
Posted Date: 2021-09-24
Close Date: 2021-10-11
Job Family: OPS
Department: WFSU Florida Channel

Job Description:

An Equal Opportunity/Access/Affirmative Action/Pro Disabled & Veteran Employer.

FSU's Equal Opportunity Statement can be accessed at: https://hr.fsu.edu/sites/g/files/upcbnu2186/files/PDF/Publications/diversity/EEO_Statement.pdf.

Department

WFSU-TV/The Florida Channel

The Florida Channel - located in Tallahassee, FL - produces 24/7, year-round coverage of all three branches of state government.  Programming includes gavel-to-gavel coverage of a wide variety of state proceedings, along with daily news programs, documentaries, public affairs programs and segments covering issues of interest and importance to all Floridians.  The programming is delivered statewide by satellite and is also available on the Internet.

Responsibilities

This position will serve as a web archivist for legislative committee weeks and session coverage. Duties include encoding live streams; monitoring live streams for audio and video quality; using supplemental materials to determine subject matter for relevant tags; editing and adding closed captions to encoded content; troubleshooting issues. Other duties as assigned.

 
 

Qualifications

High school diploma or equivalency and two years of related work experience.

Demonstrated knowledge and experience with equipment used for web streaming and archiving: to include web encoders, video editing software, and file transfer software.

Must be able to work both independently and as part of a team.

Possess excellent interpersonal, communication and organizational skills.

Computer literate and able to learn specialized software quickly.

Detail-oriented and able to multi-task in a fast-paced broadcast environment.

Must be able to work a flexible schedule.

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Job Title: Graphics/Typist (OPS) - WFSU-TV/The Florida Channel
Job ID: 49872
Posted Date: 2021-09-03
Close Date: 2021-09-25
Job Family: OPS
Department: WFSU Florida Channel

Job Description:

WFSU-TV/The Florida Channel

The Florida Channel - located in Tallahassee, FL - produces 24/7, year-round coverage of all three branches of state government.  Programming includes gavel-to-gavel coverage of a wide variety of state proceedings, along with daily news programs, documentaries, public affairs programs and segments covering issues of interest and importance to all Floridians.  The programming is delivered statewide by satellite and is also available on the Internet.

Responsibilities

The position will serve as a character generator operator for legislative committee weeks and session coverage. Duties include creating name and information keys, superimposing keys during live events, communicating with Florida Channel directors and legislative staff during events to ensure quality and accuracy, using the internet and other resources to create and verify keys. Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

High school diploma or equivalency and two years of related experience to include a minimum of one year of typing experience.

Candidates must be able to type 35 cwpm, multi-task and work under pressure in a team-oriented, fast-paced broadcast environment.

Candidates must have excellent interpersonal and communication skills; attention to detail; good spelling; and computer literacy.

All who apply must be able to work a flexible schedule.

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Job Title: Media Coordinator/Librarian (OPS) - WFSU-TV/The Florida Channel
Job ID: 49873
Posted Date: 2021-09-03
Close Date: 2021-09-25
Job Family: OPS
Department: WFSU Florida Channel

Job Description:

WFSU-TV/The Florida Channel

The Florida Channel - located in Tallahassee, FL - produces 24/7, year-round coverage of all three branches of state government.  Programming includes gavel-to-gavel coverage of a wide variety of state proceedings, along with daily news programs, documentaries, public affairs programs and segments covering issues of interest and importance to all Floridians.  The programming is delivered statewide by satellite and is also available on the Internet.

Responsibilities

This position will serve as media coordinator/librarian for legislative committee weeks and session coverage. Duties include scheduling, labeling, editing  and archiving event recordings, monitoring audio and video signal quality, making DVDs and operating back-up tape machines. Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

A high school diploma or equivalency and two years of appropriate experience.

Must be able to work both independently and as part of a team; possess excellent interpersonal, communication and organizational skills; be computer literate, detail-oriented and able to multi-task in a fast-paced broadcast environment.

All who apply must be able to work a flexible schedule.

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Job Title: Camera Operator Pool (OPS) - WFSU-TV/The Florida Channel
Job ID: 49868
Posted Date: 2021-09-03
Close Date: 2021-09-25
Job Family: OPS
Department: WFSU Florida Channel

Job Description:

WFSU-TV/The Florida Channel

The Florida Channel - located in Tallahassee, FL - produces 24/7, year-round coverage of all three branches of state government.  Programming includes gavel-to-gavel coverage of a wide variety of state proceedings, along with daily news programs, documentaries, public affairs programs and segments covering issues of interest and importance to all Floridians.  The programming is delivered statewide by satellite and is also available on the Internet.

Responsibilities

This position will serve as a robotics camera director for legislative committee weeks and session coverage. Duties include operation of robotic television equipment, studio camera operation and other production duties as assigned.

Other support duties as assigned.

Qualifications

High school diploma or equivalency and two years of related experience to include a minimum of one year experience in professional production environment as a camera operator.

Essential knowledge and skills include running a studio camera.

Experience operating robotic cameras a plus.

Excellent interpersonal and communication skills; strong attention to detail; good organizational skills; computer literacy.

Ability to multi-task and in a fast paced team-oriented environment.

All who apply must be able to work a flexible schedule.

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Job Title: Instructional Designer-Content Developer
Job ID: 49890
Posted Date: 2021-09-13
Close Date: 2021-09-28
Job Family: TECH
Department: FL Ctr for Interactive Media

Job Description:

FL Center for Interactive Media

Responsibilities

Assist program manager with ensuring the scope and direction of each project is on schedule, managing and updating coure materials, and performing quality assurance reviews of projects.

Designing or updating course content, resource materials, and/or assessments aligned to measure learning objectives.

Creating, editing, and organizing digital assets and resources for projects, such as photos, videos, graphics, and animations.

Participating in video or photo shoots.

 

 

Qualifications

Bachelor's degree and two years of experience related to the duties of this position; or a high school diploma and six years of experience related to the duties of this position.

(Note: a combination of post high school education and experience equal to six years in same.)

Ability to work independently and perform accurately in a detail oriented environment.

Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing.

Ability to review project work, quantities, costs, accuracy of specifications, completeness, and constructability.

Ability to understand and interpret educational needs and to develop effective instructional media solutions.

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