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PBS North Carolina, an equal opportunity employer, offers a diverse and creative work environment in a park-like setting centrally located in Research Triangle Park, NC. Current positions are posted below, with links to full descriptions, including requirements and expectations. Complete and submit employment applications through our online recruitment system. ​​​​​​With our secure, user-friendly system, you can view all current job postings, complete the employment application, attach job-related documents, electronically submit all information for review and check the status of your application within the recruitment process. For college internship opportunities, click or visit pbsnc.org/internships.

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Or visit https://myapps.northcarolina.edu/hr/careers/ and choose "External candidates: Search open positions"

To Apply for a Position

  • Go to https://myapps.northcarolina.edu/hr/careers/
  • In the right menu, click "Create Account" or login to your account
  • Search for the position for which you would like to apply
  • Click "Apply for this Job"
  • Complete the job application
  • Click "Certify and Submit"


You'll also find information about University of North Carolina employee benefits as part of the state system at this site.

Current Employment Opportunities

Permanent Positions:

Broadcast IT Specialist

PBS North Carolina is actively seeking a Broadcast IT Specialist to provide technical solutions across a broad spectrum of information technology to support television broadcast and multi-media equipment, systems integration, workflows, networks, databases, software, and servers in a studio environment and field production environment.

Minimum requirements include a bachelor’s degree and 2-5 years of related experience; or a combination of education and applicable experience. All degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions.

For priority consideration, please submit application materials by May 17, 2022.

 

Broadcast Technician

PBS North Carolina is actively seeking a Broadcast Technician based in the Western North Carolina region. The Broadcast Technician is responsible for the overall monitoring and maintenance of translators in the PBS NC statewide DTV broadcast system following federal, state, and organizational directives and regulations. Regular activities include field strength measurements, routine and out of hours emergency site attendance for repair, preventive maintenance, equipment installations, modifications, and upgrades. Additionally, the Broadcast Technician is involved in maintenance of the PBS NC microwave radio system; maintenance of high power television broadcast transmitters; maintenance of remote control systems; design of broadcast station transmission systems; planning, coordination and involvement in transmission projects within the organization and with outside vendors providing services to PBS NC; and interaction with the public, PBS NC colleagues, and operators and occupants at shared facilities.

Minimum requirements include a high school diploma or equivalency and completion of a two-year technical school program in electronics; or equivalent combination of training and experience. All degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions.

 

Media Operator

PBS North Carolina is actively seeking a Media Operator. The primary purpose of this position is to employ state-of-the-art technology to ensure that video and audio media is recorded, archived, duplicated, and delivered in such a way as to provide all PBS North Carolina customers with the highest technical video and audio quality possible. This position requires a comprehensive knowledge of technical standards as they apply to broadcast video and audio specifications, and familiarity with and a thorough understanding and application of all video and audio formats - including standard definition video, high definition video, stereo, 5.1 Dolby and Dolby E audio up and down conversion, closed captioning, as well as numerous digital video and audio compression and file conversion formats across multiple platforms, including broadcast, streaming, and web distribution. This position requires excellent computer skills and the ability to identify and trouble-shoot a myriad of technical problems while multi-tasking in a high-pressure deadline environment. This position requires strong organizational skills, excellent communication and teamwork, and customer relations skills.

This position may be eligible for a hybrid or remote work arrangement, consistent with System Office policy. UNC System employees are generally required to reside in North Carolina, within a 2-hour commuting distance of their assigned duty station.

Minimum requirements include a high school diploma or equivalency and one year of experience related to the area of assignment in a broadcast television, radio and emerging media environment; or equivalent combination of training and experience. All degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions.

 

Producer/Director

PBS North Carolina is actively seeking a Producer/Director to develop and create multi-platform content across various areas of impact/genres for the network and its audiences. Reporting to the Director of Original Productions the producer/director position will develop, craft, and deliver top quality original productions for PBS NC. This position will have oversight of creativity, decision-making, and will work directly and have independence and capacity to oversee both internal and external contract production crews. This position will take an "audience first" approach and look for ways to best serve PBS NC's diverse audiences with the content produced, as well as work with the leaders of the content team to build and promote all of PBS NC services. This position provides creative leadership from inception to completion in assisting with production and direction of program segments, entire programs, or series. This position develops, researches, produces, writes, directs, edits, and distributes content for all of PBS NC linear and digital platforms. While the position works collaboratively with co-workers and community partners, team members will also work independently to see productions are complete, accurate and meet organization mission goals. This position assists ongoing series producers with online distribution management, show and feature editing and delivery. This work ranges from involvement with concept, content, funding/budget, to oversight of all pre-production, production and post- production activities, including social media. This position may manage work teams and staff and may provide supervision and leadership to the staff involved or work independently to deliver engaging content. Position may also manage the resource allocation and logistics for various digital platforms in production or post-production. This position will serve as a representative of PBS NC's Content division in partnership projects, serving the needs of both the partner and PBS NC. The person in this position must have a passion for creating diverse content for diverse audiences and must have a strong understanding of new storytelling trends as well as media's fast evolving landscape. Other required skills include: Proven editorial and content development skills. Ability to develop a project from concept to implementation and distribution. Ability to curate content coming in from many different producers and sources into compelling series and other projects for multi-platform distribution.

This position may be eligible for a hybrid or remote work arrangement, consistent with System Office policy. UNC System employees are generally required to reside in North Carolina, within a 2-hour commuting distance of their assigned duty station.

Minimum requirements include a high school diploma or equivalency and four years of progressive experience in a broadcast television, radio and emerging media environment, of which one year is supervisory; or equivalent combination of training and experience. All degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions.

Temporary Positions:

There are no temporary positions available at this time. 

Click here for information about our Internship Program.

PBS North Carolina participates in the E-Verify Program and requires pre-employment background checks on all finalists for positions.

Equal Employment Opportunity


PBS North Carolina, an equal opportunity employer, is dedicated to providing broad outreach regarding job vacancies. We seek the help of local organizations in referring qualified applicants to us. Organizational representatives may receive our job vacancy information by contacting PBS North Carolina's Human Resources department at 919-549-7082.

In accordance with the Federal Communications Commission's 2003 Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) rules, PBS North Carolina's rule compliance includes placing an annual EEO public file report in our public file, located at PBS North Carolina headquarters (10 UNC-TV Drive, Research Triangle Park, NC) and on our website. Recruitment and interview information for job vacancies during the period of August 1, 2019 through July 31, 2020, as well as PBS North Carolina EEO outreach efforts, are provided here: FCC EEO Public File Report.