Employment Opportunities

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Administrative Assistant

Under the general supervision of the Executive Assistant to the Director and General Manager, the Administrative Assistant performs varied advanced secretarial and administrative work unique to the assigned work units which include the AZPM Business Office, the Office of the Human Resources Representative, the Office of the General Manager, and the Office of the Volunteer Coordinator. The incumbent must exemplify personal integrity and be able to demonstrate the ability to exercise discretion, maintain confidentiality and, with minimal direct supervision, act with initiative and use independent judgment.

AZPM receives a significant amount of support from the University, viewers, listeners, and corporate supporters. Regardless of job capacity, each employee is obligated to present a professional and helpful business image to those with whom they come in contact both within and without the organization.

Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance plans; life insurance and disability programs; paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; state and optional retirement plans; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more!

The University of Arizona has been listed by Forbes as one of America’s Best Employers in the United States and WorldatWork and the Arizona Department of Health Services have recognized us for our innovative work-life programs. For more information about working at the University of Arizona, please click here.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Opens and/or closes the reception desk daily.
  • Performs a variety of administrative support activities for immediate supervisor on own initiative.
  • Evaluates and resolves problems within the scope of the position’s responsibilities.
  • Sorts and distributes all incoming mail.
  • Screens phone calls, voice mail messages, and visitors, and directs to the appropriate staff or department as necessary.
  • Assists the Volunteer Coordinator with training and scheduling the reception desk volunteer(s), and acts as a reception area policy and procedure point of reference.
  • Oversees the day-to-day operation of the front desk and reception area including, but not limited to, the maintenance, organization, and ordering of office supplies, postage; acts as the primary point of contact for the registration and assignment of visitor and VIP parking passes; acts as the primary contact for postage machine and copy machine maintenance; maintains a professional, organized, clean front office and reception area.
  • Performs filing and file maintenance.
  • Posts notices to internal websites.
  • Provides general clerical assistance to the Office of the Director and General Manager and administrative leadership team under the direction of his/her immediate supervisor.
  • Assists the Human Resources Representative with various administrative and support duties unique to the Human Resources function which may include, but not be limited to, the handling and processing of sensitive and confidential documents and/or communications.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


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Opens: Nov. 7, 2017
Ends: Open Until Filled
Review Begins: TBD

Public Affairs Host/Producer

Arizona Public Media is seeking a Public Affairs Host/Producer to join our team. The position reports to the Executive Producer in consultation with the News Director and works under the direction of the Public Affairs Producer, the incumbent is responsible for producing and hosting public affairs content for Arizona Public Media. The Public Affairs Host/Producer will develop, create, produce, and deliver high-quality content for public affairs, promotion, and production across multiple media platforms.

Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance plans; life insurance and disability programs; paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; state and optional retirement plans; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more!

The University of Arizona has been listed by Forbes as one of America’s Best Employers in the United States and WorldatWork and the Arizona Department of Health Services have recognized us for our innovative work-life programs. For more information about working at the University of Arizona, please click here.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Hosting on-camera multi-platform public affairs programming.
  • Producing, reporting, writing, and editing news and public affairs content for radio, television, and online platforms.
  • Keeping abreast of and understanding current events and issues, especially those that affect Southern Arizona and the Southwest.
  • Choosing interview subjects and conducting interviews, for television, radio, and online delivery, regularly evaluating the worthiness of stories.
  • Consistently producing high-quality work products in a fast-paced environment with attention to accuracy, fairness, balance, and professional delivery. Exercising good judgment, ethics, and integrity consistent with AZPM’s Code of Editorial Ethics and Practices.
  • Interfacing with staff, managers, and supervisors to create a professional, cooperative working environment.
  • Driving University vehicles as needed to support the production of content.
  • Participating in AZPM promotions, outreach, fundraising, and other special event activities as needed.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • Supervises on-location crews as required.

Customer Relations:

  • Each employee is obligated to present a professional and helpful business image to all they come in contact with, both within and outside of the organization.


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Opens: Oct. 2, 2017
Ends: Open Until Filled
Review Begins: TBD

Information Specialist (Social Media Editor)

Under the direction of the Director of Marketing & Communications, the Information Specialist (Internal AZPM Title: Social Media Editor) will assist in the posting of social media content for Arizona Public Media (AZPM) television and radio programming, AZPM events, and other needs as they arise. The Social Media Editor will work closely with the AZPM Marketing Specialist and Promotion Coordinator, as well as members of the newsroom and production teams. The Social Media Editor will also stay abreast of social media best practices and work with the Director of Marketing & Communications and other members of the digital marketing team to grow AZPM’s social media footprint across a variety of social media platforms.

AZPM receives a significant amount of support from the University, viewers, listeners, and corporate supporters. Regardless of job capacity, each employees obligated to present a professional and helpful business image to those with whom they come in contact both within and without the organization.

Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance plans; life insurance and disability programs; paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; state and optional retirement plans; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more!

The University of Arizona has been listed by Forbes as one of America’s Best Employers in the United States and WorldatWork and the Arizona Department of Health Services have recognized us for our innovative work-life programs. For more information about working at the University of Arizona, please click here.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assists in creating social media content for AZPM programming and events on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and other platforms as needed.
  • Works with NPR 89.1 news, Metro Week, Arizona Week, Arizona Illustrated, and Arizona Spotlight to create posts to engage audiences on various social media platforms.
  • Works with the Director of Marketing & Communications, Marketing Specialist, Promotion Coordinator, and others as assigned to develop and execute AZPM’s social media strategy.
  • Must be available to work and post from AZPM events.
  • Tracks social media engagement and creates engagement reports.
  • In addition to written posts and photo posts, will also be expected to occasionally create infographic posts and video posts.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


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Opens: Sept. 25, 2017
Ends: Open Until Filled
Review Begins: TBD

Web Site Designer/Developer

Arizona Public Media (AZPM) is seeking a full-time Web Designer/Developer to join our Information Technology Services team. Under the direction of the team's director, the successful candidate will assist with content management for AZPM.org. We are looking for applicants with strong writing and proofreading skills as well as a familiarity with basic photo editing. This position will be primarily responsible for the daily updates to AZPM.org to include the generation of promotional content to highlight programming on AZPM’s Television and Radio platforms.

Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance plans; life insurance and disability programs; paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; state and optional retirement plans; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more!

The University of Arizona has been listed by Forbes as one of America’s Best Employers in the United States and WorldatWork and the Arizona Department of Health Services have recognized us for our innovative work-life programs. For more information about working at the University of Arizona, please click here.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assist with creating and updating webpages for station projects.
  • Create graphics and short videos for use on web and social media.
  • Take and edit photos for editorial use.
  • Create articles and materials promoting and highlighting our television, radio, and news content.
  • Create captions for online video.
  • Update television schedules and show information.
  • Assist in video curation for on-demand services.
  • Manage and update podcasts for AZPM’s weekly radio series.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


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Opens: July 24, 2017
Ends: Open Until Filled
Review Begins: TBD

Working at Arizona Public Media

Arizona Public Media is committed to providing excellence in Public Broadcasting to the diverse communities of southern Arizona. Our employees are the single most important resource, making all we achieve possible.

Arizona Public Media values creativity, diversity and sincerity in public service. Arizona Public Media is an AA/ADA/EEO employer. We encourage all those qualified to apply.

In accordance with FCC guidelines (adopted Nov. 7, 2002), Arizona Public Media is required to provide notification of full-time job vacancies to organizations involved in assisting job seekers upon request by such organization. As a public service, Arizona Public Media Human Resources office will provide notification of jobs to interested organizations. To request notification, write:

Arizona Public Media
PO Box 210067
Tucson, AZ 85721-0067

Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Links

The University of Arizona's Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Office Web site
U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC)
AZPM Equal Opportunity Report
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