Jobs

Thank you for your interest in employment at Rocky Mountain PBS. All job openings are posted here when they become available. Each posting lists the qualifications and procedures for application and a deadline for submissions. Late submissions cannot be accepted.

Rocky Mountain PBS only accepts applications/resumes for specific open positions. We do not accept or retain general applications/resumes for employment.

Rocky Mountain PBS is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 

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EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT TO THE PRESIDENT AND CEO - Denver

 
Rocky Mountain Public Media is one of the nation’s largest and most cutting-edge public media organizations. As the only statewide public media station, with television, radio and digital properties, RMPM strives to enrich the lives of all Coloradans through engaging and essential programs, services and community partnerships that inform, enlighten and entertain. To further this mission, RMPM is seeking an Executive Assistant to the President and CEO. The ideal candidate for this position has excellent communication skills, exceptional attention to detail, and a proven ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously. This position will serve as a key member of the Rocky Mountain Public Media Executive team.
 
TYPICAL DUTIES:  Provides daily support to the President and Chief Executive Officer. Manages an extremely actively calendar of appointments for the CEO, as well as coordinates schedules of other members of the senior management team as needed. Composes and prepares correspondence that is sometimes confidential. Arranges travel plans and itineraries. Completes expense reports and reconciles credit card statements of the CEO. Responds to requests for materials regarding the CEO, the Board, or the corporation in general. Assists with the coordination of capital campaign donor meetings, maintains a list of capital campaign activities, logs notes, and assists with other aspects of the capital campaign as needed. Coordinates Board of Director meetings and communications, including creating a meeting calendar, aggregating meeting materials, taking and filing meeting minutes, making catering and gift arrangements, and any other board-related duties. Works with the CEO to prepare agendas and gather materials for various meetings. Works with internal staff and contractors to organize, edit and prepare donor and partner correspondence. Works with the board chairman to send out letters on the chairman’s behalf as needed. Makes all arrangements for the board holiday happy hour and the annual board dinner. Coordinates the annual employee holiday party. Other duties, as assigned.
 
QUALIFICATIONS:  Bachelor’s degree in any related field strongly desired. Strong organizational skills and attention to detail required. Demonstrated ability to handle confidential information with discretion. Expert written and verbal communication skills required. Strong interpersonal skills required. Advanced skillset with Microsoft Office tools (Outlook, Word, Excel, Power Point, Office365), with the ability to provide basic IT support to the CEO on occasion. Familiarity with iPhone functionality and troubleshooting helpful. Project management skills a plus. Familiarity with SalesForce database a plus. Experience with a public media organization, and Spanish language skills, a plus.

PROCEDURE FOR APPLICATION:  Persons interested in this position should submit the following items via email to jobs@rmpbs.org and put "Executive Assistant" in the subject line.

1. A cover letter detailing how the applicant's qualifications fit the needs of RMPM and information on how the applicant found out about the job opening.
2. A résumé detailing education, training, salary history, and employment experience. 
3. Names, addresses, and phone numbers of at least three professional references with a thorough knowledge of the applicant's professional experience and achievements.
4. Compensation requirements.

Position will be posted at www.rmpbs.org/jobs until filled. No phone calls please. 
KRMA-TV/KTSC-TV/KRMJ-TV/KRMU-TV/KRMZ-TV and KUVO-FM/KVJZ-FM are licensed to and operated by Rocky Mountain Public Media, Inc. as non-commercial public television and radio. Rocky Mountain Public Media, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.

AIR OPERATIONS TECHNICIAN - Denver

Rocky Mountain Public Media is one of the nation’s largest and most cutting-edge public media organizations. As the only statewide public media station, with television, radio and digital properties, RMPM strives to enrich the lives of all Coloradans through engaging and essential programs, services and community partnerships that inform, enlighten and entertain. To further this mission, RMPM is seeking an Air Operations Technician. The ideal candidate for this position is skilled in broadcast operations and has working knowledge of a public media television station. This position will serve as a key member of the Rocky Mountain Public Media Broadcast Operations team.
 
TYPICAL DUTIES:  Oversees operation of multiple channel automated master control systems. Operates various media playback and record devices, including disc-based media servers and video tape machines. Transfers media between various storage devices to make program material available in a timely and efficient manner. Works in cooperation with Traffic/Programming department to ensure accurate and timely generation of automation play list content for all program streams. Inspects technical quality of all program streams, including trimming, time, and checking that audio and video parameters fall within FCC and ATSC specification, and that captions are present. Monitors transmission equipment, including transmitter remote user interfaces, to ensure compliance with FCC rules.  Makes transmitter adjustments as directed and logs specific transmitter data to maintain compliance with FCC rules. Records programs from satellite and other sources, and prepares media for integration into the automation system. Cross-trains and assists in Broadcast Traffic operations. Troubleshoots various systems in Broadcast Operations, and works with other Engineering and Traffic personnel to mitigate problems. Provides support and assistance to Engineering staff for integration, documentation, and maintenance of various systems in Broadcast Operations.  May provide engineering support to other departments as required. Provides operational support to the Content/Production department as needed. Other duties, as assigned.
 
QUALIFICATIONS:  Degree in a related field or commensurate experience. FCC Operator Certification and/or SBE Operation Certificate preferred. Understanding and familiarity with broadcast traffic software and basic principles of automation. Ability to set up videotape equipment and operate routers, master control switchers, video servers, and automation software and equipment. Working knowledge of broadcast digital formats and technical monitoring tools such as vector scopes, waveform monitors, and audio meters. Strong incentive to learn new technologies within the television broadcast field and familiarity with Microsoft Office products, including Visio drawing software.  Ability to handle multiple complex tasks simultaneously and efficiently. Experience with a public media organization a plus.

PROCEDURE FOR APPLICATION:  Persons interested in this position should submit the following items via email to jobs@rmpbs.org and put "Air Operations Technician" in the subject line.

1. A cover letter detailing how the applicant's qualifications fit the needs of RMPM and information on how the applicant found out about the job opening.
2. A résumé detailing education, training, salary history, and employment experience. 
3. Names, addresses, and phone numbers of at least three professional references with a thorough knowledge of the applicant's professional experience and achievements.
4. Salary requirements.

Position will be posted at www.rmpbs.org/jobs until filled. No phone calls please. 
KRMA-TV/KTSC-TV/KRMJ-TV/KRMU-TV/KRMZ-TV and KUVO-FM/KVJZ-FM are licensed to and operated by Rocky Mountain Public Media, Inc. as non-commercial public television and radio. Rocky Mountain Public Media, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.

BROADCAST OPERATIONS & RF SYSTEMS ENGINEER - Denver

Rocky Mountain Public Media is one of the nation’s largest and most cutting-edge public media organizations. As the only statewide public media station, with television, radio and digital properties, RMPM strives to enrich the lives of all Coloradans through engaging and essential programs, services and community partnerships that inform, enlighten and entertain. To further this mission, RMPM is seeking a Broadcast Operations & RF Systems Engineer. The ideal candidate for this position is skilled in the areas of broadcast operations and master control systems, and can easily interface with both internal and external clients.  This position will serve as a key member of the Rocky Mountain Public Media Engineering team.
 
TYPICAL DUTIES:  Updates, maintains, and assists in repairing all systems in the Broadcast Operations and Master Control environments, including software and hardware on satellite receivers, video and audio routers, media servers, encoders, EAS devices and Nielsen watermarking devices, among others. Maintains and submits a comprehensive database of software and firmware updates of all broadcast operations systems. Assists in maintenance of television and radio RF transmitters and assists in the maintenance and trouble-shooting of Studio to Transmitter Links that use microwaves, satellite, and fiber. Demonstrated capacity to work on-location at transmission sites. Works with contracts to schedule regular preventative maintenance visits to RMPM’s television and radio translators and transmitter sites throughout Colorado. Assists in the design, specifications, purchase and integration of systems supporting the Broadcast Operations, master control, and RF environments. May assist the IT department for LAN, WAN, and desktop support. Interacts with vendor support and Engineering department team members. Other duties, as assigned.
 
QUALIFICATIONS:  Bachelor’s degree in a related engineering field or commensurate experience. Minimum of five years’ professional experience with RF and broadcast television operations. Ability to perform analog and digital channel level measurement and quality testing. Understanding of industry technical standards regarding microwaves and RF emissions. Working knowledge of video and audio compression technology. Ability to setup and operate legacy head end systems, modulators, demodulators, routers, and signal processors. Solid understanding of television engineering and mutli-channel master control operations, with proficiency in software and hardware troubleshooting. Working knowledge of data network, data communications, computer systems and equipment. Ability to work flexible hours in a 24/7 environment. Previous experience with a public media organization a plus.

 

PROCEDURE FOR APPLICATION:  Persons interested in this position should submit the following items via email to jobs@rmpbs.org and put "Broadcast Operations & Systems Engineer" in the subject line.

1. A cover letter detailing how the applicant's qualifications fit the needs of RMPM and information on how the applicant found out about the job opening.
2. A résumé detailing education, training, salary history, and employment experience. 
3. Names, addresses, and phone numbers of at least three professional references with a thorough knowledge of the applicant's professional experience and achievements.
4. Salary requirements.

Position will be posted at www.rmpbs.org/jobs until filled. No phone calls please. 
KRMA-TV/KTSC-TV/KRMJ-TV/KRMU-TV/KRMZ-TV and KUVO-FM/KVJZ-FM are licensed to and operated by Rocky Mountain Public Media, Inc. as non-commercial public television and radio. Rocky Mountain Public Media, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.

DEVELOPMENT ASSOCIATE - Denver

Rocky Mountain Public Media is one of the nation’s largest and most cutting-edge public media organizations. As the only statewide public media station, with television, radio and digital properties, RMPM strives to enrich the lives of all Coloradans through engaging and essential programs, services and community partnerships that inform, enlighten and entertain. To further this mission, RMPM is seeking a Development Associate. The ideal candidate for this position is enthusiastic about public media, especially KUVO Jazz 89.3 FM, and has a proven track record of exceptional customer service and membership cultivation. This position will serve as a key member of the Rocky Mountain Public Media Development team.
 
TYPICAL DUTIES: Provides daily support to the Development Department, with a priority on KUVO membership functions. Answers all member services inquires for KUVO and serves as a customer service representative for the RMPBS Passport Program. Manages premium inventory and fulfillment for KUVO and works closely with the Finance Department to ensure KUVO revenue is reconciled with finance systems. Maintains a thorough understanding of all aspects of the TV and radio membership programs. Responsible for thank you letters to KUVO members and manages car donation program and follow-up for both RMPBS and KUVO. Serves as a liaison to the Community Engagement team to support KUVO member events. Enters data and assists with data verification and data hygiene, and monitors, resolves, and releases records flagged for review in the upload process. Executes queries and outputs, report, uploads, and mass updates in roundCause, and acts as backup for all processes in the roundCause system. Assists with the data integration between RMPM and its portfolio of brands, and supports Membership Assistant Manager with tracking of Membership performance. Helps with front desk reception, as necessary. Other duties, as assigned.
 
QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor’s degree required. Demonstrated capability in outstanding customer service. Strong data management skills and great attention to detail required. Exceptional computer and communication skills a must. Salesforce experience preferred. Understanding and familiarity with fundraising/sales, business or a related field preferred. Experience with a public media organization, and Spanish language skills, a plus.

PROCEDURE FOR APPLICATION:  Persons interested in this position should submit the following items via email to jobs@rmpbs.org and put "Development Associate" in the subject line.

1. A cover letter detailing how the applicant's qualifications fit the needs of RMPM and information on how the applicant found out about the job opening.
2. A résumé detailing education, training, salary history, and employment experience. 
3. Names, addresses, and phone numbers of at least three professional references with a thorough knowledge of the applicant's professional experience and achievements.
4. Salary requirements.

Position will be posted at www.rmpbs.org/jobs until filled. No phone calls please. 
KRMA-TV/KTSC-TV/KRMJ-TV/KRMU-TV/KRMZ-TV and KUVO-FM/KVJZ-FM are licensed to and operated by Rocky Mountain Public Media, Inc. as non-commercial public television and radio. Rocky Mountain Public Media, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.

DIRECTOR OF FINANCE & ACCOUNTING - Denver

Rocky Mountain Public Media is one of the nation’s largest and most cutting-edge public media organizations. As the only statewide public media station, with television, radio and digital properties, RMPM strives to enrich the lives of all Coloradans through engaging and essential programs, services and community partnerships that inform, enlighten and entertain. To further this mission, RMPM is seeking a Director of Finance & Accounting. The ideal candidate for this position has a passion for public media, accounting, and grant administration.  This position will serve as a key member of the Rocky Mountain Public Media Finance & Accounting team and will report to the Chief Executive Officer. 
 
TYPICAL DUTIES:  Directs and leads the finance function, including monthly, quarterly and annual financial statements, reports, and forecasts. Assesses and evaluates financial performance of RMPM with regard to long-term operations goals, budgets, and forecasts. Provides and presents reports and leads special programs for and in conjunction with the RMPM Board of Directors and its Committees. Develops and evolves budgeting process for the organization. Manages the cash flow of the organization and implements appropriate internal controls, audit policies, and reviews. Recommends and obtains all financing required for the organization. Participates in the development and execution of RMPM Strategic Plan, Annual Operating Plan, and new ventures. Responsible for all tax filings including state and federal tax filings. Leads annual audit process with outside auditors. Oversees contract administration, legal co-ordination, and licensing applications. Responsible for compliance with CPB rules and regulations, tax laws, GAAP, federal grants rules and ERISA and ACA. Other duties, as assigned. 
 
QUALIFICATIONS:  Bachelor’s degree in accounting or business related field required. Minimum of three years’ professional experience as a Controller, Accounting Manager or similar role. Active CPA license preferred. Demonstrated capability in budgeting and forecasting.  Qualified candidates will also have strong analytical abilities, change leadership experience, team building skills and proficiency in grant administration. Willingness to adjust schedule to comply with periodic deadlines is required. Previous experience with a not-for-profit organization a plus.

 

PROCEDURE FOR APPLICATION:  Persons interested in this position should submit the following items via email to jobs@rmpbs.org and put "Director of Finance & Accounting" in the subject line.
1. A cover letter detailing how the applicant's qualifications fit the needs of RMPM and information on how the applicant found out about the job opening.
2. A résumé detailing education, training, salary history, and employment experience. 
3. Names, addresses, and phone numbers of at least three professional references with a thorough knowledge of the applicant's professional experience and achievements.
4. Salary requirements.

Position will be posted at www.rmpbs.org/jobs until filled. No phone calls please. 
KRMA-TV/KTSC-TV/KRMJ-TV/KRMU-TV/KRMZ-TV and KUVO-FM/KVJZ-FM are licensed to and operated by Rocky Mountain Public Media, Inc. as non-commercial public television and radio. Rocky Mountain Public Media, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.

Contract Opportunities

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We are revising our RFP for Managed Help Desk and will have an updated version posted by May 31, 2017. 

Internships

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Rocky Mountain PBS offers a hands-on internship program in local television production and is looking for applicants for the next school semester. Forward a résumé or letter outlining your area of interest and summary of education and experience. Qualified candidates will be called for an interview. 

Areas of Emphasis 
Multiple internships are offered within the Rocky Mountain PBS Content Department each academic semester.  Students will be given the opportunity to join content production teams as they work on a variety of long-form television productions including on-location video production. 

Qualifications and Requirements

  • All internships are un-paid
  • 10-20 hours (minimum) per week on a consistent schedule
  • Preference given to currently enrolled college-level students studying communications, journalism, video production and/or film production. Course credit is preferred.
  • Must have basic knowledge of television production, camera equipment, editing software and terminology
  • Be excited to learn something new each day

To Apply
Semester deadlines:

* Attention applicants, RMPBS is moving up the dates to apply for internships for spring and summer semesters. Summer applications are due April 1st and fall applications are due August 1st.

Spring Semester:
Late January-May
Summer Semester:
May-August
Fall Semester:
September-December
Applications Due:
January 5th
Applications Due:
April 1st
Applications Due:
August 1st


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