Employer Profile: Maryland Public Television (MPT), Owings Mills, MD

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MPT’s mission is to educate, entertain and enlighten the people of Maryland and beyond through creative programs and services of the highest quality, delivered through traditional public broadcasting and new multimedia technologies. MPT’s commitment to excellence, innovation, diversity, and the values of Marylanders is essential to this mission.

Production Specialists I/II/III 

Paid/ Freelance, Part Time

Provides assistance with production and/monitors broadcast transmissions for a 24/7 television operation.

High School Diploma plus one year of trade school or college. Experience in television communications or television production.
Instructional Content Developer 

Paid/ Part Time

The Education Department at Maryland Public Television is recruiting interested applicants to meet a variety of needs that may occur over the next year. These positions will be filled as needed and are contingent on available funding.

POSITION DUTIES:

Responsible for designing and developing curricula that is aligned with specific state and/or national standards. The developer will work with MPT personnel to ensure that content is developmentally appropriate, of high-quality, and meets the specific objective.

MINIMUM EDUCATION/GENERAL REQUIREMENTS:
Bachelor’s Degree in Education or other related field and a minimum of two years teaching and/or curriculum development experience.

SELECTIVE QUALIFICATIONS:
Content areas of need include, but are not limited to: Math, Science, English/Language Arts, Technology, STEM, Social Studies.
Online Course Facilitators (Early Childhood and K-12) 

Paid/ Part Time

The Education Department at Maryland Public Television is recruiting interested applicants to meet a variety of needs that may occur over the next year. These positions will be filled as needed and are contingent on available funding.

Main Purpose Of Job:

Responsible for facilitating online courses offered through MPT. Facilitators will support course participants through online course tools, asynchronous discussions, and specific strategies for online facilitation. They will also develop an understanding of key implementation issues such as access, Universal Design for Learning and evaluation.

MINIMUM EDUCATION OR GENERAL REQUIREMENTS:
Candidates will have at least a Bachelor’s Degree in Education or other related field and a minimum of two years teaching and/or curriculum development experience. Online course facilitation experience desired.

SELECTIVE QUALIFICATIONS:
Content areas of need include, but are not limited to: Math, Science, English/Language Arts, Technology, STEM, Social Studies. As an equal opportunity employer Maryland is committed to recruiting, retaining and promoting employees who are reflective of the State’s diversity.

Online Course Writers (Early Childhood and K-12)

Paid/ Part Time

Introduction:
The Education Department at Maryland Public Television is recruiting interested applicants to meet a variety of needs that may occur over the next year. These positions will be filled as needed and are contingent on available funding.

POSITION DUTIES:
Responsible for working with content experts to develop thematic units, lesson plans, scripts, and other teacher or family resource materials.

MINIMUM EDUCATION OR GENERAL REQUIREMENTS:
Candidates will have at least a Bachelor’s Degree in English or other related field and a minimum of two years writing experience.

SELECTIVE QUALIFICATIONS:
Content areas of need include, but are not limited to: Math, Science, English/Language Arts, Technology, STEM, Social Studies.
Trainers (Early Childhood and K-12)

Paid/ Part Time

Introduction

The Education Department at Maryland Public Television is recruiting interested applicants to meet a variety of needs that may occur over the next year. These positions will be filled as needed and are contingent on available funding. As an equal opportunity employer Maryland is committed to recruiting, retaining and promoting employees who are reflective of the State’s diversity.

POSITION DUTIES

Responsible for coordinating and conducting training sessions on a variety of MPT products and programs. The trainer will work with the Professional Development Coordinator to ensure materials and logistical needs are met, schedule and conduct training, and work with participants to gather feedback. Applicants must be able to travel throughout the state to conduct half and full-day training sessions.

MINIMUM EDUCATION/GENERAL REQUIREMENTS:
Candidates will have at least a Bachelor’s Degree in Education or other related field and a minimum of two years teaching, training, and/or professional development experience.

SELECTIVE QUALIFICATIONS:
Candidates must have the ability to use presentation tools, conduct face-to-face and/or online training sessions, and modify training as needed to meet the needs of the audience. As an equal opportunity employer Maryland is committed to recruiting, retaining and promoting employees who are reflective of the State’s diversity.

 

MPT Internship

Unpaid/ Internship/ Summer

Internship Responsibilities 

MPT has current openings for unpaid internships that offer valuable experience in television programming, development, co-productions and related business development. These positions are filled by creative, motivated and energetic students from a variety of majors who lend their effort and time – a minimum of 16 hours per week – in exchange for an engaging educational experience. 

While there are desired skills common to all departments such as writing, we are eager to see what skills you bring to the table as an individual.

Qualifications:

Interest in television 

Professionalism 

Computer literacy 

Writing and Communication skills 

Interpersonal communication skills 

Preferred Areas of Study/Major(s) 

Video/Film, English, Communication, Marketing, Business, Media 

Semester: Spring (Feb – May), Summer (Jun – Aug), Fall (Sep – Dec), Winter (Jan), Ongoing 

Year: Junior/Senior 

Authorization Requirements: U.S. Citizen/U.S. National

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