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Job Posting #2075: WKAR TV – Operations Manager Broadcasting Services


WKAR TV – Operations Manager Broadcasting Services, 
College of Communication Arts and Sciences
Michigan State University 

WKAR, the PBS affiliate for Michigan State University and the mid-Michigan region, is seeking a highly motivated, well-organized and outgoing individual to serve as Operations Coordinator. Responsibilities include coordination of all television productions, both in-studio and on-location, project management, and facilitation of other station events including contract work.  The person will schedule professional staff, as well as hire and train student staff for station activities.  Interfacing with contract clients on logistics, quotes, scheduling and billing.  Contribution to the overall production output of the station, based upon individual skills and experience, is expected.  This person will work closely with station management, other department heads, and support units.

This position requires experience in commercial and/or public broadcasting that demonstrates professionalism, curiosity, and diverse interests; demonstrated ability to produce high quality media content; strong interpersonal, organizational, and project management skills; ability to work on multiple tasks, on deadline and under pressure;  and self-motivation with experience turning ideas into action. Bachelor’s degree in broadcasting, communication, or related field is required.

WKAR is part of Michigan State University College of Communication Arts & Sciences. It includes WKAR-TV, WKAR AM and FM Radio, WKAR.org, Radio Reading Service, WKAR Ready-To-Learn, and reaches more than a half-million mid-Michigan residents each week, and contributes to the educational experience of Michigan State University's 47,000-plus student body. For additional information, please visit www.wkar.org.

Application deadline is December 17, 2015.  Qualified applicants can apply online by visiting jobs.msu.edu and refer to job posting #2075.

MSU is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. MSU is committed to achieving excellence through cultural diversity. The university actively encourages applications and/or nominations of women, persons of color, veterans and persons with disabilities.