Part-Time Schedule Director





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Department Information

The Engineering and Operations team within IU Radio and Television Services (BL-RTVS), also known as WFIU/WTIU, is seeking individuals desiring to work part-time as Schedule Directors!  The schedule director crew ideally consists of approximately 10-15 part-time individuals who are scheduled and supported by our Broadcast Operations Coordinator (Broadcast Technician). New hires will work within our Tape Master Control (TMC) room learning how such a room operates and will have the opportunity to direct news segments for broadcast.

For more information on Radio-TV Services at Indiana University, please visit our website here.

Job Summary

Individuals hired will move into the “Apprentice” level of this role. Initial work will be compromised of 8 training sessions and this work will mainly be done during morning shifts and/or evening shifts developing basic skills to be used in the TMC.

Department Specific Responsibilities

  • Emphasis to be given on the broadcast equipment used, and within this level.
  • Introduction to directing live WTIU News tease, taping the WTIU Newsbreaks, and live TMC operator duties.

*Note – There are 5 levels of part-time schedule director role and there are several other skills/assignments one will learn if progressing through these levels after becoming proficient in all Level 1 skills/assignments.




  • High school diploma or equivalent (such as HSED or GED)



  • Proficient communication skills
  • Maintains a high degree of professionalism
  • Demonstrates time management and priority setting skills
  • Demonstrates a high commitment to quality
  • Possesses flexibility to work in a fast paced, dynamic environment
  • Highly thorough and dependable

Working Conditions / Demands

Selected hires must be able to accommodate the essential functions of the job with or without an accommodation.

Long periods of sedentary work required within the TMC.

Work Location

Bloomington, Indiana

Advertised Salary

Selected candidates will be asked to provide availability by the Broadcast Operations Coordinator (Crewing Coordinator) and other information as determined relevant to the position.

Those candidates selected for hire will be offered $12.50 per hour to start, with the opportunity to progress in pay 2X per year (opportunities going into fiscal year in July and mid-year in January).

Progression plan pay for this part-time position is currently:

Level 1: $12.50 per hour

Level 2: $13.50 per hour

Level 3: $14.50 per hour

Level 4: $15.50 per hour

Level 5: $17.00 per hour

Work Hours

Work shifts will be varied throughout the week.

Early morning, evening, weekend, and holiday work may be required.

Part-time employees at Indiana University may not work over 29 hours per week across all University-held positions.

Benefits Overview

For full-time staff employees, Indiana University offers a wide array of benefits including:

  • Multiple plan options for medical insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Health Savings Account with generous IU contribution
  • Life insurance, LTD, and AD&D options
  • Base retirement plan contribution from IU, subject to vesting
  • Additional supplemental retirement plan options
  • Tuition benefit for IU classes
  • 10 paid holidays per year
  • Generous Paid Time Off
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

Learn more about our benefits by reviewing our online Benefits Brochure.

Job Classification

Career Level: Part Time Employee

FLSA: Nonexempt

Job Function: Part Time Employee

Job Family: Part Time Employee

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Posting Disclaimer

This posting is scheduled to close at 11:59 pm EST on the advertised Close Date. This posting may be closed at any time at the discretion of the University, but will remain open for a minimum of 5 business days. To guarantee full consideration, please submit your application within 5 business days of the Posted Date.

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Equal Employment Opportunity

Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment based on individual qualifications. Indiana University prohibits discrimination based on age, ethnicity, color, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, national origin, disability status or protected veteran status. Indiana University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in its educational programs and activities, including employment and admission, as required by Title IX. Questions or complaints regarding Title IX may be referred to the U.S. Department of Education Office for Civil Rights or the university Title IX Coordinator. See Indiana University’s Notice of Non-Discrimination here which includes contact information.