Job no: 241355-AS
Partial Remote, Staff-Full Time
PUB MEDIA/PBS WISCONSIN
Communications, Editing, Broadcasting,
Education Engagement Specialists at PBS Wisconsin work to support
Wisconsin educators with professional development connected to PBS
Wisconsin and national public media educational resources. There
are two education engagement specialist positions available. One
position focuses on sharing PBS Wisconsin Education resources with
educators in 3rd-12th grade classrooms across the state and
activating national public media content that meets local needs
(Position A). The other focuses on activating skills in 3rd-12th
grade media literacy instruction and youth storytelling/media
making (Position B). Both Education Engagement Specialists assist
with partnership development, program administration and logistics,
outreach and communications, and budget tracking. The Education
Engagement Specialists report to the Manager of Education
List of Duties
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Degree and Area of Specialization:
Bachelor's degree required. Master's degree in Education, Library
Sciences, Media Studies, Communications, or a related field
Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:
1. At least 4 years combined experience as an educator in an
elementary, middle, or high school setting and/or educational
experience in out-of-school settings that work with 3rd-12th grade
students and implement media into education such as libraries,
museums, or youth programs
2. Experience planning and delivering professional development for
3. Experience facilitating online/virtual events for adults,
including speaking publicly to large groups using
4. Familiarity with the Wisconsin State Standards or equivalent
national standards, especially in one or more of any of the
following areas: American Indian Studies, English Language Arts,
Information and Technology Literacy, Social Studies, or
5. Demonstrated evidence of excellent written and verbal
NOT REQUIRED BUT DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS
1. Familiarity with or experience with PBS Wisconsin Education or
PBS nationally produced online classroom media and educational
2. Experience implementing media-based learning in 3rd-12th grade
3. Experience facilitating media-making with 6th-12th grade
4. Commitment to educational equity
5. Fluency in a language other than English
Expected salary range for this position is $52,000 - $62,000 for
highly experienced candidates who exceed the qualifications. Actual
pay will depend on experience and qualifications.
Expected start date is January 2022.
There are two education engagement specialist positions available.
One position focuses on sharing PBS Wisconsin Education resources
with educators in 3rd-12th grade classrooms across the state and
activating national public media content that meets local needs
(Position A). The other position focuses on activating skills in
3rd-12th grade media literacy instruction and youth
storytelling/media making (Position B).
Applicants should indicate their interest in being considered for
one or both content areas in their application materials.
This position will require the ability to work some evenings,
weekends and to travel around Wisconsin to represent PBS Wisconsin
at educator conferences and to create, steward, and collaborate
with partners, educators, and school districts as projects warrant.
Some national travel for partner meetings and professional
development may also be an opportunity. Education staff are
currently working 100% remotely with the expectation of moving to a
hybrid work schedule with at least 1 day per week on-site in the
office at Vilas Hall in Madison sometime in the new year.
The person in this position will be required to comply with the
Ethical Guidelines for Editorial Staff of Wisconsin Public Radio
and Television listed here: https://www.wpr.org/wpr-ethical-guidelines
, in addition to the UW-Madison code of ethics.
The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative
Action Employer. We promote excellence through diversity and
encourage all qualified individuals to apply.
Please note that successful applicants are responsible for ensuring
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national of the United States, a lawful permanent resident, a
foreign national authorized to work in the United States without
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A466000-PUBLIC MEDIA/PBS WISCONSIN
Full Time: 100%
This position requires some work to be performed in-person, onsite,
at a designated campus work location. Some work may be performed
remotely, at an offsite, non-campus work location.
Appointment Type, Duration:
$52,000 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications
Instructions to Applicants:
The following must be received for your application to be
2. A cover letter describing how your experience relates to the job
duties, requirements, and desired qualifications, including your
interest in Position A or Position B.
a. If interested in Position A, please describe the importance of
culturally relevant, local media resources for students in grades
3-12. Provide an example of your experience leading professional
development (PD) for other educators. Include your role, the goal,
and the outcomes of this experience.
b. If interested in Position B, please describe the importance of
media literacy and media creation for students in grades 6-12.
Provide an example of your experience facilitating educator
professional development or youth engagement. Include the goal and
the outcomes of this experience.
c. If applying for both positions, include the requested
information for both Position A and Position B.
3. At least 3 professional references, one of which is a current or
former supervisor. Please note that these references will not be
contacted without your prior knowledge.
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