Montana PBS 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)
Director of Digital Engagement
The Director of Digital Engagement is a member of the Montana PBS leadership team and will collaborate with all departments to carry out the public media mission to share diverse stories, connect Montana citizens, discover common ground and celebrate the independent spirit and beauty of Montana. The Director of Digital Engagement for Montana PBS will lead us to develop and implement our digital strategy online, on air and in the community. This growth minded individual will work alongside award winning producers and dedicated professionals to strategically produce and share educational media that elevates, encourages and has positive influence on the lives of Montanans.
The Director will collaborate with Montana PBS leadership at both stations to develop and articulate Montana PBS’s comprehensive digital services plan and work with creative content producers to, create, promote and enhance their original video programming for online audiences. The Director will also serve as primary support for the online efforts of Montana PBS’s fundraising, marketing, and educational outreach initiatives.
Director of Finance
The Director of Finance is a member of Montana PBS senior leadership team. The primary function of the Director of Finance is the financial management of Montana PBS, including supervision of reporting, analysis, day-to-day operations, compliance, audit preparation, budgeting, purchasing and communication with Montana PBS directors and staff. Additionally, the Director of Finance serves as a resource and liaison regarding financial matters to finance board members of the Friends of Montana PBS, a private non-profit organization. This position provides oversight and supervision for the Montana PBS Accounting Associates and the Executive Administrative Manager. On behalf of KUSM-TV / Montana PBS, the Director of Finance also provides general human resource functions and is a liaison to MSU Human Resources.
Network Systems Communications Analyst
Under the supervision of the Director of Technology, this position will be responsible for the design, implementation, and ongoing maintenance of the broadcast technical center, IT network, broadcast equipment, and television transmission equipment. This position will also provide technical support for Montana PBS production activities in the KUSM studio, live MSU sporting events, and other remote locations; performing related duties as required.
News & Public Affairs Producer
This position produces news and public affairs programs for distribution on multiple Montana PBS platforms. Under the direction of the Montana PBS News Director, and working cooperatively with the News and Public Affairs production team, this position will research, write and produce programs addressing current and cultural events, politics, the environment, economic, social and community issues across the state.
Executive Administrative Assistant
This position will provide support for all top-level Montana PBS directors by providing clerical, accounting, human resource and program support as well as receiving clients and visitors, and scheduling events/meetings. Also responsible for training and supervising lower-level administrative staff.
Production Services Producer
The Montana PBS Production Services Producer manages, produces, directs, and finishes high quality content contracted through Montana PBS. This includes instructional, promotional, and educational videos, as well as coverage of live events such as lectures, sports, and performances. The position leads seeking, planning, and negotiating production contracts and collaborating with a variety of public and private entities and is expected to develop budgets, track costs, and meet yearly revenue goals within the Production Services department. The position will manage student and professional crews, a variety of production equipment, and will coordinate closely with various MSU departments, public and government entities, and the private sector. The successful candidate will also develop program ideas, write scripts, direct studio & remote shoots, edit and manage post-production on a variety of independent and assigned projects. The Production Services Producer provides creative and editorial leadership that upholds Montana PBS’ distinguished reputation for content production within the region. Montana PBS provides a professional, friendly work environment, a premiere health plan, generous sick and annual leave, paid holidays, matching retirement contributions and support for professional development.
Current Opportunities at KUFM-TV in Missoula:
(for more information, call 406-243-4101)
No open positions at this time.
Current Opportunities at MPAN in Helena:
(for more information, call 406-444-4828)
No open positions at this time.
For more information on employment at MSU and UM, you can check both university's current job listings at: