Position Details

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Position Summary

Plan and coordinate various aspects of KTWU productions, such as scripting; coordinating talent, directing, editing and other creative decisions. Produces varied styles of content i.e., dramatic, comedic, mystery, news, public affairs, promotions, sales, sports, for distribution to KTWU viewers and constituent groups on various media platforms such as cable, broadcast, mobile, internet streaming, social media, blogs to employ new technologies as they apply to distribution platforms.

Essential Job Functions of Position

• Serves as an assigned producer for specific shows, series and projects.

• Oversees the conceptualization, design and implementation of creative elements; prepares all technical aspects and assembles the content for distribution on various platforms.

• As project leader, directs professional, volunteer, student and day-labor workforce on various production projects to coordinate efforts, maximize talent and produce high-quality products for viewers.

• In a live or taped environment, writes scripts, schedules workers/staff and facilities.

• Produces, directs, shoots, edits and works with on-air talent in-studio or on location to ensure a smooth, professional look to the final product.

• Works closely with staff to produce work-for-hire projects, ensuring the satisfactory delivery of content to clients, to increase revenues and/or decrease expenses.

• Assists other staff with implementation of promotional plans, developing and maintaining internet and new media presence for content, and updating content to expand viewership and meet the interests and expectations of content users.

• Provides technical and creative assistance to other production and station staff to enhance the capacity of studio, location, field production, new media production, social media and mobile media production techniques.

• Monitors industry trends and technology innovations and recommends the acquisition of hardware, software and new work-flow procedures to upgrade technology and expand efficiencies at the station.

• Perform additional job-related duties as assigned or as appropriate.

Non-Essential Job Functions of Position

Education and Experience

Bachelor’s degree in Radio/TV Broadcast, Journalism, Mass Communications, Public Relations or a related field and two years of “content creation” experience.

• Bachelor’s degree in Radio/TV Broadcast, Journalism, Mass Communications, or Public Relations.
• Four years of experience related to writing, scripting, producing, directing, lighting, sound, set-design, webcasting, blogging, social media and other digital media.
• Knowledge of public television.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

• Knowledge of writing, scripting, producing, directing, lighting, sound, set-design, webcasting, blogging, social media and other digital media.
• Ability to operate video cameras, computers, editing facilities, graphics generators, audio boards and production switchers.

Licenses, Certifications & Registrations

Valid driver’s license with driving record that meets University standards.

Additional Requirements (e.g. Physical Demands)

Ability to move and/or maneuver equipment and materials weighing as much as fifty pounds.

Campus Security Authority


Special Instructions to Applicant

Applicants have the option to submit media files or portfolios to demonstrate content creation experience. Acceptable formats are .mp4 or .mov files. Links to YouTube or Vimeo videos are also acceptable.

Advertised Pay

Upper $40,000

Work Schedule

Monday - 8am-5pm, Tuesday - 8am-5pm, Wednesday - 8am-5pm, Thursday - 8am-5pm, Friday - 8am-5pm, Other - Could require some evenings and weekends


Full Time

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Months per Year






EEO Statement

Washburn is dedicated to providing a student-centered and teaching focused academic environment and a curriculum that engages the diversity of human experience across the globe. We seek candidates who are committed to Washburn’s efforts to create a climate that fosters the growth and development of a diverse student body, and we encourage applications from members of groups that have been historically underrepresented in higher education. Application materials should clearly articulate how the candidate will contribute to the University’s commitment to diversity and inclusion through their teaching, research, and/or service.

Washburn University is an EOE . Washburn University provides equal access to and opportunity in its programs, facilities, and employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, veteran status, or marital or parental status.

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Driving History Checked?


Drug Screen Required?


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Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have 2 years of content creation experience?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Do you have a Bachelor's degree?
    • Yes
    • No
    • Yes, by the end of semester of hire.
  3. * Do you have a valid driver's license? (A valid license is required for this position and a motor vehicle report will be conducted to verify the validity of your license.)
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Do you have 2 years or more producing experience?
    • No
    • Yes
Documents Needed to Apply
Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents
  1. Media File
  2. Portfolio