Site Coordinator, Media Labs

Philadelphia , PA

Application Deadline: Friday, Oct 01, 2021


About WHYY

WHYY serves the Philadelphia region with trusted journalism, eye-opening storytelling and intimate local arts programming. Our curiosity and commitment to this community is what drives our programming. It’s also what drives our hiring.

Below you’ll find an employment opportunity in the fast-paced setting of the Philadelphia region’s leading public media provider. The award-winning professional staff of WHYY sets the bar high in television, radio and online. Whether it’s preparing a program to air or a behind-the-scenes role in support, all positions are vital to continuing—and growing—our impact in our community.

WHYY offers a voice to those not heard, a platform to share everyone’s stories, a foundation to empower early and lifelong learners and a trusted space for unbiased news. Learn more about our Social Responsibility Program. It’s how we live.

About the Role

The primary responsibility of this position is to provide off-site program coordination, quality control and teacher professional development at multiple schools, for WHYY’s media lab program.


Ensuring quality control of program delivered by WHYY Instructors at up to 15 schools’ media labs
Providing teacher professional development at schools with existing WHYY Media Labs
Process program paperwork, including payments and teacher training credentialing, and evaluation surveys
Meeting regularly with teachers and administrators at partner schools to ensure program sustainability
Documenting curriculum units – work with instructors, outside supports, and school partners to codify existing lesson plans and curricula
Assist with training new and current Associate Media Instructors
Assist with establishing summer programs at partner schools.
Connecting with other partners serving students in school building to provide opportunities for WHYY students.
Maintain a regular and predictable attendance.
Perform other duties as assigned.
Education: Bachelor’s degree in media, education or other field with related course work is required. The knowledge of audio/video production and post-production is essential. Experience working in an urban school setting or similar youth development work is essential. The position holder should have some familiarity working with youth. Previous jobs may include teacher, video producer, videographer, youth media instructor, after-school program instructor, camp instructor or similar job. Experience teaching media course(s) is preferred.

Experience: Three years’ experience is required in teaching, media, or youth development project coordination. Experience with video editing documentaries and news packages with Final Cut Pro X or Adobe Premiere is a plus.

Technical Skills: Camera skills, microphone skills, Final Cut Pro, and lesson planning are required. Driver’s license required.

*All WHYY employees are required to receive the COVID-19 vaccination. Proof will be required upon hiring.

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