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Multimedia Reporter

Please see Special Instructions for more details.

The electronic application is the *official* document that will be used to qualify applicants. Paper/email documents will not be accepted. Required documents must be attached to this application. ***The application process requires submission of online link(s) to review your best work. Please include a URL for the "Other Dept Specific Document" requirement.***

Department Contact

Department Contact Information

Applicants may contact this person if they have questions about this position

Department Contact Name Adrian Velarde
Department Contact Phone 575-646-2259
Department Contact Email avelarde@nmsu.edu

Posting Details

Posting Details

Requisition Number 1700254S
Classification Title Multimedia Reporter KRWG
Position Job Title Multimedia Reporter
College/Division Univ Advancement VP Office
Department 331110-KRWG Radio
Position Number 199655
Internal or External Search External - Open to all applicants
Appointment Full-time Equivalency 1.00
Reports To Position Title Content Director
Target Hourly/Salary Rate $31,000-$33,000 Commensurate with qualifications
Pay Level 06
Pay Base Salary
Recruitment Summary

New Mexico State University is a comprehensive land-grant institution of higher learning accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Universities. An active research university, NMSU anchors the southern end of New Mexico’s Rio Grande Research Corridor, exceeding $140 million in research and public service expenditures. NMSU is classified as a Hispanic-serving institution by the federal government with a total minority enrollment over 48%. Home to the state’s NASA Space Grant Program, NMSU is located in Las Cruces, which features desert mesas, the farmlands of the Rio Grande Valley, and the Organ Mountains, an extension of the Rocky Mountain chain. The University is committed to building a cultural diverse educational environment.

Job Duties and Responsibilities

KRWG-TV/FM at New Mexico State University is looking for a dynamic reporter to shoot and edit stories for multimedia distribution. This is an on-camera position in beautiful Las Cruces, New Mexico.

Required Education

Bachelor’s degree in a related field.

Required Experience

None

Classification Summary

Under the direction of the News Director, the Multimedia Reporter shall act as a general assignment editor and reporter for radio and television and digital assignments.

Classification Standard Duties

Responsible for the gathering, editing, writing, compiling, and programming of news stories, including support materials (audio and video). Acts as an announcer on specified radio and TV newscasts. Conducts training, under the direction of the News Director, of students using the broadcast news operations. Acts as a producer/anchor, under the supervision of the News Director, for newscasts.

Knowledge

Working knowledge of reporting, as well as shooting and editing video.

Skills

Short- and long-term planning; problem analysis and resolution; report preparation and presentation; interpersonal and organizational communication, both oral and written.

Abilities

Develop and maintain effective working relationships; maintain accurate and orderly records; use independent judgment and initiative; organize and direct activities.

Equivalency Any equivalent combination of education, training and/or experience as approved by Human Resource Services
Preferred Qualifications
Required Certification/License
Special Requirements
Other Departmental Requirements

Please note: application process requires submission of online link(s) to review your best work.

Standard Work Schedule Standard (M-F, 8-5), Shift: Other Shift
If not a Standard Work Schedule, please describe
Physical Work Location State NM-New Mexico
Physical Work Location County, if in New Mexico DA-Dona Ana
Work Site
Contingent Upon Funding Not Applicable
Bargaining Unit Eligible Posting Announcement Statement This is NOT a bargaining unit position with American Federation of State, County & Municipal Employees (AFSCME).
Tenure Track No
Posting Date 06/01/2017
Closing Date 06/30/2017
Anticipated Job Begin Date (optional)
Anticipated Job End Date, if applicable (optional)
Open Until Filled No
Special Instructions to Applicants

The electronic application is the official document that will be used to qualify applicants. Paper/email documents will not be accepted. Required documents must be attached to this application. *The application process requires submission of online link(s) to review your best work. Please include a URL for the “Other Dept Specific Document” requirement.*

Quicklink for Posting http://jobs.nmsu.edu/postings/28255

Working Conditions and Physical Effort

Environment Work is normally performed indoors.
Physical Effort Light physical effort. Effort applies to no more than two (2) hours per day.
Lifting Requirements Requires handling of average-weight objects up to 10 pounds or some standing or walking.
Risk Work environment involves some exposure to hazards or physical risks, which require following basic safety precautions.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Where did you become aware of this position opening?
    • NMSU Website
    • Las Cruces Sun News/El Paso Times
    • Albuquerque Journal
    • Chronicle of Higher Ed
    • New Mexico Department of Labor
    • Other (If other please answer next question)
  2. If you became aware of this posting from another source, please describe?

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * Do you meet the minimum qualifications for this position? (Student and/or volunteer work does not count towards experience) Possible Answers:
    • Yes, I have a High School Diploma + 4 years of related experience
    • Yes, I have an Associate degree plus 2 years of related experience
    • Yes, I have a Bachelors degree or higher level of education
    • No, I do not meet the minimum qualifications for this position

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume/CV
  2. Letter of Interest/Cover Letter
  3. Unofficial Transcripts (Undergraduate and Graduate Combined)
  4. Other Dept Specific Document
Optional Documents