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Broadcast Producer (Specially Funded)

Company: Maricopa Community College District
Location: Tempe
Posted on: March 16, 2023

Job Description:

Broadcast Producer (Specially Funded)

Job ID: 317700
Full/Part Time: Full Time

Hiring Salary Range

$18.09 - $23.52/per hour DOE



Work Schedule

The standard work schedule will be Monday - Friday 8:30am - 5:00pm during the Academic Year.

This position offers remote work allowing employees a combination of onsite and work from home options.

Work Calendar

12 Months

Funding Information

This is a grant funded assignment with a projected end date of 06-30-2023 with renewal based on available funds and the needs of MCCCD.

Maricopa Summary

Are you looking for a place to work where you can make a real difference in the lives of over 200,000 college students every year?

Would you like to be part of an organization that adds $7.2 billion dollars to the economy and supports nearly 100,000 jobs in the fastest growing county in the United States?

Whether you're teaching, working, or learning Make It Happen At Maricopa County Community Colleges!

About Us

  • Many of our campuses have received grant awards through the to improve undergraduate STEM Education: Hispanic-Serving institutions program (HSI Program).
  • Commitment to diversity, inclusion, equity and employee groups to create an environment of shared governance
  • One of the largest community college systems in the country
  • 2020 Healthy Arizona Worksites Program recipient
  • Named 19th Best Employer for Women by Forbes
  • 2019 No. 42 in Arizona's Best Employers


    The Maricopa County Community College District (MCCCD) is committed to providing you with a competitive, comprehensive benefits program that provides the care you and your family need to lead healthy and productive lives. Our benefits are designed to provide support for every life stage and lifestyle in our community.

    Benefits & Perks Options
    • Paid observed federal holidays & additional paid time off throughout the year
    • Arizona State Retirement System (ASRS) & 12% Employee Contribution Match
    • Paid vacation, sick, and personal time (if applicable)
    • Multiple health and dental insurance coverage plans
    • Virtual: Reach a doctor 24/7
    • Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA)
    • Maricopa Perks & Gears Discount Program
    • Employee assistance program (EAP)
    • $4,000 Annual professional development growth funding (if applicable)
    • Tuition reimbursement for employee and dependents (if applicable)
    • Revised summer work schedule
    • Maricopa Employee Health & Wellness Program
    • Employee recognition opportunities

    • Job Summary

      KJZZ is looking for a digital producer to help create and produce content for the station's website and social channels. We want someone with fresh eyes and new ideas about how to serve our growing digital audience - wherever they may be engaging with us.
      The digital producer works with editors and reporters to create engaging digital experiences for both KJZZ.org readers and users of our social platforms. This position is also responsible for reporting and writing stories each week that appeal to online audiences.
      The ideal candidate is passionate and knowledgeable about a variety of social platforms, including Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. Experience managing professional brand accounts and graphic design skills preferred.

      Essential Functions

      50% - Edits stories and scripts for online publication; ensures proper grammar usage and appropriate communication style. Works with KJZZ's editorial and reporting team to create engaging digital experiences for KJZZ.org users
      20% - Creates social media campaigns for brand channels
      20% - Writes weekly news for online with the potential for broadcast
      10% - Creates and maintains metrics reports and other documentation to track site content

      Minimum Qualifications

      Bachelor's Degree from a regionally accredited institution in journalism, radio/television, broadcasting or directly related field and one year directly related experience such as audio and/or video program and production support experience.


      An equivalent combination of the conferred degree and directly related full-time work experience as described above sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job such as those listed above, unless otherwise subject to any other requirements set forth in law or regulation, may be considered.

      Desired Qualifications

      A. Two (2) years of experience producing digital content for a news website
      B. One (1) or more years of news reporting experience
      C. Two (2) years experience with Photoshop, Adobe Premiere and/or other digital content creation tools
      D. Experience creating, writing and distributing content on a range of social media platforms as demonstrated by a portfolio of work
      E. Provide a list of digital media tools you have used and years of experience with each. ( Please upload with your application.)

      Special Working Conditions

      Possession of a valid State of Arizona Class D driver's license is required; must meet minimum standards regarding driving: . Travel to campus during interview/selection process will be at candidate's own expense. Will be required to travel or be assigned to all MCCCD locations. May require numerous evenings or weekends. May require prolonged periods of viewing a computer screen. May be required to lift or carry up to #25 lbs

      How to Apply

      Applicants are strongly encouraged to submit a cover letter that details how the applicant meets the minimum and desired qualifications. A cover letter may further highlight an applicant's knowledge, skill and abilities. All minimum requirements must be met at the time of the application.

      Additional materials will not be accepted after the job posting has closed.

      Missing materials or incomplete employment history will not be considered.

      Please ensure your materials clearly provide the following information.
      • Clearly illustrate how prior experience, knowledge and education meet the minimum and desired qualifications for this position.
      • Indicate whether former or current employment is Full-Time or;
      • Part-Time employment (must include number of hours worked)
      • Provide employment history in a month/year format (e.g., 09/07 to 10/11) including job title, job duties, for each position held and name of employer for each position.
      • Three professional references, preferably current and/or former supervisors. If references are not provided in resume upon application, they will be requested at time of interview.

        Posting Close Date

        Open until filled. First review of applications, December 7th, 2022.
        Applications received after the review date may not be screened.

        EEO Information

        Maricopa County Community College District (MCCCD) will not discriminate, nor tolerate discrimination in employment or education, against any applicant, employee, or student because of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship status (including document abuse), age, disability, veteran status or genetic information.

        Title IX

        Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, states: "No person in the United States shall, on the basis of sex, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any education program or activity receiving Federal financial assistance."

        The policy of the MCCCD is to provide an educational, employment, and business environment free of gender discrimination. Incidents of misconduct should be reported to the college Title IX Coordinator, as outlined in policy, contact information is available at this link . Rio Salado College's Title IX/504 Coordinator is O.Tafari Osayande, , 480-517-8196.

        Clery Act

        The Clery Act is a Federal law requiring United States Colleges and Universities to disclose information about crime on and around their campuses. Crime reporting data for each of the Maricopa Community Colleges, as required under the Clery Act, is available at this link

        To apply, visit


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