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TV Program/Operations Coordinator
Media Writer/Producer/Announcer II



TV Program/Operations Coordinator
Southern Illinois University Carbondale at WSIU Public Broadcasting 

Assist in the scheduling and selection of programs, promos, and interstitials for television broadcast on WSIU TV stations. Oversee the preparation and accuracy of the daily program logs and TV program listings for utilization in the WSIU Previews guide, online listing sites, TV guide, etc. Monitor automation systems and broadcast signals at multiple locations for quality and consistency. Take corrective action when necessary or notify senior staff members as needed. This position is located in Springfield, IL. 

Knowledge Required for the Job:
In-depth knowledge of programming, automation, and traffic software (ProTrack) for television as well as how to utilize program database for maximum efficiency and automation of processes. Comprehensive understanding of television programming process designed to serve and build audience; as well as retain audience from program to program. Knowledge of effective on-air promotional strategies. Comprehensive understanding of the broadcast operation processes including the operation of a master control facility and knowledge of FCC rules and regulations relative to broadcast stations.

Minimum Qualifications: 
1. Any one or any combination of the following types of preparation: 
  • (a) credit for university or four-year college training leading to a major in radio/television, broadcasting, communications, or closely related fields 
  • (b) credit for university or four-year college training leading to a major in fields other than those described in “a” 
  • (c) credit for two-year community college, vocational, or technical training in radio, television, broadcasting, communications, or closely related fields 
  • (d) responsible experience that provided a knowledge of generally accepted principles, theories, and practices used in broadcasting and communications that would assure the applicant’s overall ability to undertake broadcasting duties at this level. Such experience must be evaluated on the basis of its comparability to a normal curriculum in the academic programs listed in “a,” taking into account the relationship of the experience to the content of the courses in the curriculum. 
That totals 1.0 unit according to the following conversion rates:
  • 120 semester hours (or a Bachelor’s degree) in “a” = 1.0 unit 
  • 120 semester hours (or a Bachelor’s degree) in “b” = 0.75 unit 
  • Maximum 60 semester hours (or an Associate degree) in “c” or equivalent vocational/technical training = 0.5 unit maximum 
  • 3 years of “d” = 1.0 unit. 
Applications for this Civil Service position can be found here
(https://hr.siu.edu/prospective-new-employee/apply.php) 

Applicants must submit all application materials to:
WSIU Public Broadcasting, 1100 Lincoln Drive, Mail Code 6602, Carbondale, IL 62901.

Application materials must be received by the EOB at 4:30pm on 12/19/2018.

 



Media Writer/Producer/Announcer II (2 positions)

Southern Illinois University Carbondale At WSIU Public Broadcasting 

Write, edit, and produce both long and short form television and digital media programming; including features, news and public affairs, interviews, fundraising, segments, etc. Work with other staff and independent videographers, producers, and editors to oversee contract production activities including; shooting, editing, production, and post production activities. This position is located in Springfield, IL. 

Knowledge Required for the Job: 
In-depth knowledge of television and video production equipment and techniques including; writing, videography, editing, directing and talent cues, production acronyms, abbreviations, etc. Comprehensive knowledge of the English language including; writing for broadcast, storytelling structure and technique, extensive vocabulary. Knowledge of FCC rules and regulations relative to broadcast stations, political broadcasting, content, etc. Candidates for this position will likely have a bachelor’s degree in broadcast or media production. The most successful candidates will possess a combination of training and on-the-job experience that spans at least 10 years in the broadcast or media industry. 

Minimum Qualifications: 
  • 1). Any one or any combination totaling three (3) years (36 months) of the following types of preparation: 
    •  a) progressively more responsible work experience in the production and presentation of radio or television programs, social media, and/or print or online journalism 
    • b) vocational training in radio and/or television production, journalism, social media, news or feature writing and/or announcing or closely related fields 
    • c) college course work in radio/television, journalism, social media, news or feature writing or closely related fields 
      • 60 semester hours equals one (1) year (12 months)
      • 75 semester hours equals one (1) year and six (6) months (18 months)
      • 90 semester hours equals two (2) years (24 months)
      • 120 semester hours or a Bachelor’s degree equals three (3) years (36 months) 
  • 2). One (1) year (12 months) of work experience in the production and presentation of radio or television programs, social media, and/or print or online journalism in addition to the preparation required in #1 above. 
  • 3). One (1) year (12 months) of work experience comparable to that performed at the Media Writer/Producer/Announcer I level of this series or in other positions of comparable responsibility. 
Applications for this Civil Service position can be found here 
 (https://hr.siu.edu/prospective-new-employee/apply.php)             

Applicants must submit all application materials to:
WSIU Public Broadcasting, 1100 Lincoln Drive, Mail Code 6602, Carbondale, IL 62901.

Application materials must be received by EOB at 4:30pm on 12/19/2018.

 



SIU Carbondale is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans that strives to enhance its ability to develop a diverse faculty and staff and to increase its potential to serve a diverse student population. All applications are welcomed and encouraged and will receive consideration.