Educational Engagement Liaison

Job Description

Do you have a passion for PBS and education? Do you like connecting people with resources?

PBS Michiana-WNIT in South Bend, IN seeks an Educational Engagement Liaison. You will work closely with educators to integrate PBS’s high-quality educational content into local programs, ensuring it meets the needs of children, families and educators in the region. Your efforts will help enhance educational outcomes, increase community engagement, and support the mission of PBS Michiana-WNIT to inspire, inform and educate.

You will serve as a primary contact and resource between PBS Michiana-WNIT and regional educational organizations to provide information, training, support, consultation and resources utilizing WNIT, PBS and other services to meet educational goals.

As Educational Engagement Liaison, you will

• Be PBS Michiana-WNIT’s “ambassador” to educational organizations in our signal coverage area.
• Serve as WNIT’s content expert for all educational resources offered by PBS, such as PBS Kids, PBS Learning Media, Michigan Learning Channel, Ready to Learn and others.
• Conduct site visits to regional educational organizations.
• Foster awareness and effective utilization of WNIT resources.
• Recommend and develop materials for distribution.
• Develop and maintain cordial working relationships with area educational organizations.
• Provide individual or group professional development sessions.
• Travel within the region for meetings, workshops, training sessions and conferences.
• Maintain mailing lists of organizations and key contacts.
• Engage in personal development to ensure up-to-date knowledge of WNIT/PBS educational resources.
• Collaborate with WNIT departments to maximize use of resources and to share knowledge gained from educational contacts.
• Promote overall goodwill toward PBS Michiana-WNIT and PBS Kids.
• Make presentations to teachers, parents and community members about WNIT and PBS educational materials. Presentations may be both to individuals and to groups.
• Represent WNIT at selected events to promote PBS Michiana-WNIT, PBS Kids, PBS Learning Media and other educational resources offered.
• Handle multiple tasks and priorities and other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications:
• Ability to work independently and collaboratively
• Manage time well, prioritize work
• Motivated and self-directed
• Multitasker

Compensation: $22.50-$27.50/hour

Classification: Full or Part-time, Non-exempt

Required Skills

Skills and Experience: Strong interpersonal and communication skills. At least five years’ experience in an educational discipline preferred.

Education Required

Education: Bachelor’s Degree, minimum


Full time: Fully paid life insurance, partially paid medical and vision insurance, voluntary dental and life insurance
Full and part time: Vacation, personal and sick time; paid holidays; 403(b) retirement plan & matching; free YMCA membership; Kroc Center discount; EAP

How to Apply

Think this is the perfect opportunity for you? We are looking to fill this position quickly! Apply by emailing a cover letter and resume to or mail to PBS Michiana WNIT, Attn: Educational Engagement Liaison Search Committee, PO Box 7034, South Bend, IN 46634-7034. Please mention how you learned about this position. EOE


South Bend, IN

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