Job Opportunities

MontanaPBS has staff located at offices at Montana State University in Bozeman and the University of Montana in Missoula. In addition to our full time staff, both organizations occasionally have full-time, part-time, work study and internship opportunities available. 


Current Opportunities at KUSM-TV in Bozeman:
(for more information, call 406-994-3437)

  • Broadcast Operations Specialist This position provides the opportunity to work for MontanaPBS as part of the Programming Team helping to support programming scheduling and operations. This position reports to the Broadcast Operations Manager and is essential in providing on air programming by MontanaPBS.

    • Duties and Responsibilities:

      • Help manage a custom relational database.
      • Help maintain an extensive library of broadcast media.
      • Perform a variety of scheduling and cataloging tasks.
      • Perform a variety of tasks directly related to on-air operation, studio production, and ancillary Network services. * Help train and supervise students.
      • Provide a variety of department-related support to the Network, University, and general public.
      • Daily data compilation and entry.
      • The procurement, cataloging, filing, and inventorying of broadcast content and media.
      • The creation of multiple, daily, Operations-related schedules.
      • The daily proofreading of data and schedules.
      • The daily ingest, purge, and on-air switching of program and interstitial content.
      • Continual monitoring and evaluating both technical and aesthetic quality of multiple program streams.
    • Apply Here
  • Donor Development Manager: The Donor Development Manager at MontanaPBS is responsible for developing, soliciting and stewarding relationships with current and potential mid-level donors ($350-$10,000). The Donor Development Manager will manage the Leadership Society membership program ($1,000+) including monthly renewals, acknowledgements and benefit processes. This position will also be responsible for management and contribute to the growth of both the Legacy Society planned giving program and the Kid’s Club Family Membership Program.

    • Duties and Responsibilities:
      • In coordination with the Sr. Director of Development, develop a plan, goals, and budget for the MontanaPBS’ Leadership Society Membership Program, Legacy Society Planned Giving program and the Kid’s Club Family Membership Program.
      • Develop and manage effective systems within the Database’s Major Donor Module for tracking Leadership Society donors through the management process of identification, cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship.
      • Prepare written materials, including correspondence, solicitation materials, renewals, acknowledgements, execute benefit processes and conduct regular communications for the Leadership Society as part of the management process.
      • Identify potential major and planned gift prospects from the membership database, conduct prospect research and create donor profiles for major and planned giving prospects as assigned.
      • Process information inquiries for current/prospective planned giving donors and conduct follow up communication and provide stewardship of donors who have already announced a commitment to planned giving.
      • Ensure proper execution of Kid’s Club/Family Membership Program weekly/monthly processes.
      • Plan and manage various projects and events such the annual Ducks in a Row planned giving campaign, Kidabaloo and summer statewide library tour outreach initiatives.
      • Provide database management and generate reports for the board and organizational leaders as needed on Leadership and Legacy Society Programs and Kid’s Club Family Membership.
    • Apply Here

  • Contract Program Producer: The Contract Program Producer is primarily responsible for research, development and production management of contract programs not intended for broadcast. This position is responsible for contributing to annual revenue goals. This position reports directly to the KUSM-TV Director of Production.
    • ​Duties and Responsibilities: 
      • Solicit projects, produce, and direct productions contracted through KUSM-TV that may include instructional, promotional and educational videos, as well as live events such as MSUcommencement and Montana Board of Regents Meetings. The successful candidate will develop program ideas, write scripts, direct studio & remote shoots, edit and manage all aspects of post production.
      • Track production costs on projects, establishing and working within designated budgets as well as achieving annual departmental revenue goals.
      • Supervise a remote production camera package, a non-linear edit system and will have access to studio and post production facilities.
      • Assist with production of live events including live web streams and in-house video support and IMAG.
      • Hire, supervise, define procedures and work objectives for a student technical crew.
      • May, at the direction of the Director of Production, direct/edit/produce content specifically for broadcast on MontanaPBS (e.g., news-public affairs, history-documentary, performing arts and drama programs).
      • The person in this position will travel independently, and will represent KUSM-TV/MontanaPBS and MSU.
    • Apply Here


Current Opportunities at KUFM-TV in Missoula:
(for more information, call 406-243-4101)

  • No open positions at this time



If your organization would like to be notified of job opportunities at MontanaPBS stations KUSM-TV or KUFM-TV, please send an e-mail to Eric Hyyppa at KUSM-TV or Linda Talbott at KUFM-TV.

For more information on employment at MSU and UM, you can check both university's current job listings at:

EEO Public File Reports for KUSM 

MontanaPBS and our parent organizations are ADA/EEO/AA employers.

Our annual EEO Public File Reports for KUSM are available online as a PDF, click on the file to download: 
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EEO Public File Report for KUFM

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