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. 

Scroll down to bottom for Internship and Contract opportunities.

IT SUPPORT TECHNICIAN (DENVER)

One of the nation’s largest and most cutting-edge public media companies is seeking a dynamic, organized and effective IT Support Technician to provide onsite and remote assistance of computer hardware and software to regional staff for desktops, laptops, servers, and hand-held devices.
 
The ideal candidate will be a highly motivated team player who is able to work independently. You should be able to adopt, and adapt to, emerging technologies. Be willing to train others, and be trained, in new applications on server, desktop, mobile, and other supporting devices. Be willing to receive additional education or certifications as necessary. Have strong interpersonal and communication skills.

TYPICAL DUTIES: Perform technical support, troubleshooting and tuning for desktop, laptop, and PDA systems when issues are reported to support desk. Perform implementation and maintenance for desktop, laptop, and PDA systems to ensure maximum up-time. Perform desktop and laptop system image management and deployment. Perform new user setup and training as needed, including PC, cell phone, and PBX phone systems. Understand and implement security best practices within network design and work with security specialists to minimize vulnerabilities. Run system reports and set up new ones as needed. Perform general printer monitoring and low level maintenance. General maintenance on PBX phone system.

QUALIFICATIONS: BA/BS degree in Management Information Systems, Computer Science, or Information Technology preferred. 1 to 2 years’ experience supporting PC hardware, Windows and Mac operating systems, and applicable software. Experience with Microsoft Operating Systems and Office Suite; Active Directory account creation, password resets, group membership changes; VPN support for users and VPN Administration; support  and setup of Android devices, iOS devices, and others; remote support of users via Remote Control tools; ability to install and troubleshoot printing issues remotely; experience imaging and deploying new and replacement laptop and desktop equipment; exposure to Windows Server 2008 and 2012; knowledge of Windows 7; Office 365 administration; SharePoint administration.

PROCEDURE FOR APPLICATION:  
Persons interested in this position should submit the following items via email to hr@rmpbs.org and please put "IT Support Technician" in the subject line.

1. A cover letter detailing how the applicant's qualifications fit RMPBS' needs and stating how you found out about this 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. 

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DIRECTOR OF PRODUCTION AND CREATIVE OPERATIONS (DENVER)

One of the nation’s most cutting-edge public media companies is expanding its team. Rocky Mountain Public Broadcasting, based in Denver, serves the Rocky Mountain region as a PBS and NPR affiliate.
 
We are seeking an experienced television production manager to lead the internal production of content for distribution and/or broadcast by Rocky Mountain Public Broadcasting.
 
RESPONSIBILITIES:
Hire, train and supervise production personnel, including full time, part time, contractor, and interns. Establish and oversee annual budgets for personnel, capital or other production related costs and expenses. As part of the budgeting process, the Director will review and where appropriate recommend the acquisition and/or replacement of equipment, software, services and systems supporting the ongoing production of quality content. Lead continuous process improvement and quality control of production and creative operations.
 
Work closely with both internal and external clients to support the creation and production of requested content, including series and documentaries, news packages, interstitials, promotional messages, pledge breaks, underwriting spots, community events, and other productions. Participate in regular meetings (in person or digitally) to share rolling forecasts of projects and available resources.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Successful candidates will have demonstrated academic success with a bachelor’s degree – or exceptional relevant job experience. Candidates must have at least five years’ experience in television production, with at least three years’ experience in management related to production. Spanish language is a plus.
 
PROCEDURE FOR APPLICATION:  
Persons interested in this position should submit the following items via email to hr@rmpbs.org and please put "Director of Production/Creative Ops" in the subject line.

1. A cover letter detailing how the applicant's qualifications fit RMPBS' needs and stating how you found out about this 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. 

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AIR OPS TECHNICIAN - DENVER

One of the nation’s largest and most cutting-edge public media companies is seeking a dynamic and versatile Air Operations Technician to join our team. This position in Rocky Mountain PBS’ Master Control department involves monitoring our television transmissions of three separate regional feeds and trouble-shooting broadcast operations.

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; overrides automation system when necessary and manually switches all streams from common control panel. Monitors technical quality of all program streams.  Will trim, time, and check 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; logs specific transmitter data to maintain compliance with FCC rules. Records programs from satellite and other sources.  Prepares media for integration into the automation system. Trouble-shoots various systems in Broadcast Operations, and works with other engineering and Traffic personnel to mitigate problems. Provide operational support to the Production department as needed. 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. Performs other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Must be computer literate, and have familiarity with broadcast traffic software and basic principles of automation. Must be able to set up videotape equipment, and operate routers and master control switchers, video servers, and automation software and equipment. Must be familiar with broadcast digital video formats and with technical monitoring tools such as vector scopes, waveform monitors, and audio meters. Must possess a strong incentive to learn new technologies as they apply to television broadcast. Four-year degree required; FCC Operator Certification and/or SBE Operation Certification desirable. Must be familiar with Microsoft Office products, such as Word, Excel, and Outlook; familiarity with Microsoft Visio drawing software is desired. Must be able to handle multiple complex tasks simultaneously and efficiently.

PROCEDURE FOR APPLICATION:  Persons interested in this position should submit the following items via email to hr@rmpbs.org and please put "Air Ops Tech" in the subject line.

1. A cover letter detailing how the applicant's qualifications fit RMPBS' needs and stating how you found out about this 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. 

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PRODUCER/CORRESPONDENT IN-RESIDENCE - GRAND JUNCTION

Colorado Mesa University’s Department of Language, Literature, and Mass Communications, in partnership with Rocky Mountain Public Broadcasting Network (RMPBN), invites applications for a Producer/Correspondent In-Residence to develop Colorado storytelling content in concert with Colorado Mesa University (CMU) Mass Communication students and faculty and RMPBN producers. Reporting to the Department Head of CMU’s Department of Language, Literature, and Mass Communication, the Producer/ Correspondent in-residence will work closely with RMPBN producers to identify story topics and ideas. Teaching two courses in each of the fall and spring semesters and one course in the summer semester, the producer/correspondent will provide students with opportunities to create content to serve the needs of RMPBN and CMU students.

For details, go to www.coloradomesa.edu/hr/newempl.html. 970-248-1820. Apply by July 7, 2015.

Internships

Statewide List of Network Internships »

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. All internships are non-paid.

Areas of Emphasis
Individuals are being sought for the Production Department for the coming academic year. The modules are in long form television production, station promotion and field production. The interns take an active and involved role in assigned productions. Experience in a professional, public broadcast station will give the intern a comprehensive picture of local TV production.

Qualifications and Requirements

  • Background in telecommunications
  • Minimum of two years of college
  • Computer literate
  • Participate in field shoots and carry equipment
  • Commit to 8 to 20 hours per week
  • Commit to 15-week module
  • Provide own transportation
  • Previous experience or education in production preferred

Internships Available

Contact Internships with any questions or information.

Internships
Rocky Mountain PBS
1089 Bannock Street
Denver, CO 80204

PH 303-620-5649
FAX 303-620-5600
E-mail our Intern Director.

Contract Opportunities

Mission

To enrich the lives of Coloradans through engaging and essential programs, services and community partnerships that inform, enlighten and entertain.

Vision

Rocky Mountain PBS will be the premier public media resource for all Coloradans. On-air, online and in person, we will serve our diverse communities as a convener of people, ideas and perspectives.

Public Inspection File:

For additional information or assistance with the public file, please contact:

Marissa Johnson
1089 Bannock Street
Denver, CO 80204
303-620-5704
marissajohnson@rmpbs.org

 

For archived Issues and Programming Lists and EEO files, please visit our Archived Public Inspection File section here.

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