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SDPB is a division of the South Dakota Bureau of Information and Telecommunications (BIT). All of SDPB’s job openings – as well as all jobs open in state government – are listed online at

South Dakota Public Broadcasting has an immediate opening for a Director of Radio to manage and oversee the activities of SDPB’s Radio Division. SDPB Radio is a statewide public radio network providing a full-service format airing NPR, PRI, PRX and local programs. SDPB Radio is recognized for excellence in news and public affairs and as a strong broadcast partner to the local music community and cultural institutions. A successful candidate will have a proven track record of leadership and staff development; broad knowledge of the broadcast industry, industry trends, and emerging media; experience in on-air broadcasting; broadcasting supervision and management; knowledge or experience in public broadcasting, and the ability to effectively communicate the goals and vision of the department to organizational boards, state and community leaders, partner organizations and potential funders. For more information and to apply for this position, visit

SDPB Engineering currently has an opening for a Communications Engineering Supervisor. This position supervises the technical operation, maintenance, and installation of broadcasting equipment and the maintenance of radio, microwave and satellite systems for an entire network to ensure an optimum production value and transmission signal is achieved and maintained through the studio and remote broadcast locations. A successful candidate should possess a strong understanding of electronics theory in general and have experience in "trouble shooting" and repair down to component level. This is a full-time position. For more information and to apply, visit:

SDPB Engineering has an immediate opening for a Broadcast Communication Maintenance Technician. The Communications Maintenance Technician performs preventive and routine maintenance on electronic broadcast production, and microwave equipment or other broadcast system elements. This position also troubleshoots basic networking and electronic circuits, computer workstations, network printers. This is a full-time position. For more information and to apply, visit:

SDPB regularly offers internships in Television, Radio, Online and Marketing for the Fall, Spring and Summer school terms to eligible college students. Information and current internship listings (for all state agencies) can be found online:

If your organization regularly distributes information about employment opportunities, and would like to receive job vacancy notifications from South Dakota Public Broadcasting, please contact us at 800-456-0766 during Regular business hours (Monday-Friday 8:00am-5:00pm Central Time).

SDPB and the State of South Dakota are Equal Opportunity Employers.

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