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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)

MontanaPBS Educational Media Specialist

IMPORTANT NOTE: To be eligible for this opportunity, you must be accepted into an MSU graduate program. You may apply before you are accepted, however, securing a position is contingent on successful admission for Fall.

Department Name: MontanaPBS/KUSM
Position: Graduate Teaching Assistant: Educational Media Specialist
Number of Positions Open: 1

Program Description

MontanaPBS is the state’s public television service based on the Montana State University campus and housed in the Visual Communications Building. The station produces, and broadcasts, high quality local and national PBS programming for Montana citizens. MontanaPBS also creates digital content for PK-12 classrooms published on the FREE website PBS LearningMedia A new pilot program will be implemented in the fall of 2021 hiring one Graduate Teaching Assistant to serve as an Educational Media Specialist from the School of Education to collaborate with a student in the MFA for Science and Natural History in Filmmaking program to create digital content and accompanying curriculum for Montana classrooms to be published on PBS LearningMedia. This content will be shared and distributed with educators using a strategy developed in collaboration with the MontanaPBS Education staff. This will be a 2-3-year pilot study and will seek to measure the impact digital educational media has on the achievement of PK-2 students in Montana.

Position Duration

This position is for 19 hours/week for 10 months (AY) August 1-May 31

Roles and Responsibilities

This position collaborates with a student from the MFA in Science and Natural History in Filmmaking (SNHF) program as well as the rest of the Education team at MontanaPBS. The Educational Media Specialist will work closely with local pilot schools to gather information about early childhood classrooms and their unique needs. The person in this role will be responsible for creating support materials aligned to the media as well as a strategy for measuring the impact and use of these materials with the help of local teachers, administrators and MSU faculty. The Educational Media Specialist will also be responsible for training educators to use PBS LearningMedia as well as the materials created for this project.


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.

EEO Public File Reports

MontanaPBS and our parent organizations are ADA/EEO/AA employers. Annual EEO Public File Reports for KUSM and KUFM are available below:

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 Aaron Pruitt or Ray Ekness.

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