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Work With Us | Current Openings at NWPB

Northwest Public Broadcasting is always looking for individuals to help us provide quality programing and services to our audience. In addition to the current openings listed below, there may be volunteer opportunities in fundraising, at community events, as well as producing and hosting live and digital programming. We welcome all interested individuals from all backgrounds, especially from groups that may be underrepresented in the public broadcasting arena. Please contact us at 800-842-8991 to learn more.

Senior Graphic Designer

Summary of Duties:

The Senior Graphic Designer works to conceptualize, develop, design, and prepare original graphic designs, layouts, and images for Northwest Public Broadcasting that adhere to established brand guidelines. This position will also further expand and establish more complete brand guidelines for the station’s brand. Duties include but are not limited to: establishing and upholding brand identity in all visuals across all platforms for Northwest Public Broadcasting, creating original designs for print, web, and video within brand guidelines for various campaigns and initiatives, create mock-ups and proofs in electronic and printed formats, and coordinate printing design files with printers. The Senior Graphic Designer will also help establish processes for design review, approval, and other workflow needs. Senior Graphic Designer will work collaboratively with Director of Marketing, Digital Producer, Director of Content, and others to develop goals, strategies, and processes for design projects.

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Broadcast Engineer

Summary of Duties:

The Broadcast Engineer is responsible for the installation, maintenance, and repair of 10 radio and three television broadcast systems, and associated radio and television studios in support of Northwest Public Broadcasting (NWPB) East Operations and the Edward R. Murrow College of Communications. The position also occasionally assists other NWPB engineering team members in support of the remaining 25 stations across Washington and Oregon, under direction of the Engineering Manager. This position bears the responsibility for maintaining studio-to-transmitter links, satellite downlinks, EAS, telemetry systems and various other broadcast-related components to meet QOS standards and current FCC guidelines.

The complex systems include (but not limited to): IPbased radio and television studios, FM, HD (digital FM), and AM radio transmission, high-definition television studios, digital television transport, satellite uplinks and downlinks, emergency standby power configurations, central routing and processing infrastructure, and related computer-based monitoring and control.

The position occasionally travels to support system wide initiatives across Washington State, Idaho, and Oregon. The position must independently work at a distance to manage broadcast facilities, and to supervise technical staff. The position must have proven experience with, and a demonstrated understanding of, work performed by supervised staff in order to provide effective instruction and training, documentation, creation and modification of operating systems and to lead team projects with staff from other areas. Workload, resources, projects, or other priorities may vary the position’s duties to meet objectives of the college.

This position is located in Pullman, WA

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WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EDUCATOR AND EMPLOYER. Members of ethnic minorities, women, special disabled veterans, veterans of the Vietnam-era, recently separated veterans, and other protected veteran, persons of disability and/or persons age 40 and over are encouraged to apply.

WSU employs only U.S. citizens and lawfully authorized non-U.S. citizens. All new employees must show employment eligibility verification as required by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.

WSU is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodation in its services, programs, activities, education and employment for individuals with disabilities. To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact Human Resource Services: 509-335-4521 (v), Washington State TDD Relay Service: Voice Callers: 1-800-833-6384; TDD Callers: 1-800-833-6388, 509-335-1259(f), or [email protected].