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Check back often to see current employment opportunities through the SDSU Research Foundation. You can also create a profile and set up alerts for future openings.


KPBS News Editor (Temporary)
Lead our team in accountability-driven coverage, with a mix of thought-provoking stories as well as fresh explainers that teach our audience something new. This position is being filled on a temporary basis with an expected end date of October 31, 2019.

KPBS Senior Producer (Temporary)
Oversee KPBS’s daily TV news program Evening Edition and KPBS’s weekly news show Roundtable, ensuring the programs are accurate, engaging, timely and meet our news mission. This position is being filled on a temporary basis with an expected end date of January 31, 2020.

KPBS Corporate Development Marketing Specialist
Help raise the profile of KPBS’ corporate development initiatives and support our team of AEs. This position works closely with leaders, consultants, and other marketing staff in the development, execution, and administration of marketing programs and projects, with and without direct supervision.


Visit Aztec Career Connection and search for “KPBS” to view and apply for current openings. Must be currently enrolled at SDSU to apply.

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Audience and Member Services PT Assistant - Our Audience Services Department is looking for individuals with great customer service skills and attentive to details. Must be available to work this summer and during school breaks.

On-Air Fundraising PT Assistant - Our On-Air Fundraising team is in need of administrative support, coordination and production of fundraising drives on Television and Radio. You’ll get a chance to help our team prepare for pledge drives and get a chance to connect with people across the organization.

Mission, Vision And Values

Get Involved. Lead a New Era of Storytelling.

KPBS is a public media organization with a strong reputation as a trusted source of news, entertainment and information. With great content, dedicated employees and the trust of our audiences, we are uniquely positioned and ready to head into the future.

Our mission is to tell stories that make us think, help us dream, and keep us connected.

Our vision is tell the stories of our time.

We act with integrity.
We lead by example and treat others like they want to be treated: with respect and authenticity.

We tell the truth.
Our culture demands straight-forward and unbiased truth - for ourselves and for our audiences. We have the highest regard for honesty and transparency delivered with empathy.

We welcome diversity.
We are excited by new ideas, solutions, voices, and viewpoints. We strive to reflect the many differences that characterize our unique region.

Quality counts.
We stand for excellence and strive for our best. We inspire each other to reach for greatness.


All full-time (30 hours a week or more) positions are eligible for our generous benefit package which includes:

Medical, dental and vision plans
Flexible spending accounts (FSA)
Domestic Partner coverage
Vacation and sick leave accruals, and annual personal holiday
13 paid holidays
Employee assistance program
Life and disability insurance plans
Employer contributed 403b retirement plan
Payroll-deducted parking
SDSU Campus privileges such as:
Access to SDSU Love Library
Discounted Aztec Recreation Center (ARC) gym membership
Discounted tickets and movie passes at the Viejas Arena Ticket Office

For additional information of available benefits, please visit:

SDSU Research Foundation Benefits Information

SDSU/CSU Employee Benefits Information

FCC EEO Regulations

Equal Employment Opportunity

The FCC's updated equal employment opportunity regulations emphasize broad outreach and recruitment. The following EEO worksheets are designed to assist and illustrate that KPBS TV/FM is in compliance with the Commission's current EEO rules, policies and record-keeping requirements.

Worksheets are in PDF format and require the free Adobe Acrobat Reader software or equivalent. Download Acrobat Reader.

View the 2018 Annual EEO Report

FCC Station Profile Information