Job Description:

Project Manager I

Salary: $54,974.00 - $78,343.00 Annually   Location Richland County, SC

Job Type: FTE - Full-Time                           Job Number60003088

Agency: Educational Television Commission

Division: Engineering

Opening Date05/23/2024                             Closing Date6/6/2024 11:59 PM Eastern

Class Code: AK04                                        Position Number:60003088

Normal Work Schedule: Monday - Friday (8:30 - 5:00)

Pay Band: Band 7

Hiring Range - Min.: $54,974.00                  Hiring Range - Max.: $78,343.00

Opening Date05/23/2024                              EEO Statement: Equal Opportunity Employer

Agency Specific Application Procedures: You must apply on-line at Follow the status of your application on-line. Please complete the State employment application to include all current and previous work history and education. A resume will not be accepted in lieu of a completed application.

Veteran Preference Statement: South Carolina is making our Veterans a priority for employment in state agencies and institutions.



Job Responsibilities

About Our Agency:

South Carolina ETV (SCETV) is the state's public educational broadcasting network. SCETV amplifies South Carolina voices, provides educational experiences, and strengthens communities while working to create a stronger, more connected, and informed South Carolina. SCETV provides national and local content to classrooms via internet services and PBS Learning Media. SCETV also provides teacher training and re-certification in face-to-face and online settings 

Under limited supervision, plan, design, and implement information technology, television, and radio engineering projects, with an emphasis on computer-controlled systems and automated workflows. Prepares workflow documents, technical specifications, procurement documents, license and permit applications, and project budgets. Prepares status reports and makes presentations to stakeholders. Works with ETV, other state agencies, schools, and system integrators.Manages and directs all phases of the project life cycle for multiple, high-priority strategic and tactical projects. Plans, designs, and supervises projects from conceptual design and layout to as built. Update documentation throughout the entire project life cycle. Organizes and conducts project team meetings. Coordinates change requests with project sponsors and other stakeholders.

Research new technologies of value to ETV. Attend and participate in technology and management conferences, trade shows, and seminars.

Control's budget, scope, and schedule to ensure project deliverables, milestones and required tasks are completed as planned. Prepare budgets, prepare equipment selection documents, and prepare workflow diagrams working with stakeholders. Prepare procurement documents and technical specifications for procurement of information technology, television production, post-production, and on-air broadcast and delivery systems while meeting state and agency procurement regulations.

Develops and maintains project documentation throughout entire project life cycle, including project charter and detailed project plan.

Work with the on-staff trainer to coordinate and provide training for users on technologies that have been purchased for the agency that have changed or will change that knowledge base. Prepare workflow documentation for users related to equipment integration through the various systems at SCETV, including but not limited to acquisition through post-production, and broadcast to air and distribution to the Internet.

Performs and manages performance testing of facilities and equipment systems. Identifies potential problems, change impacts, and risks to projects. Prepares status reports and communicates progress, risks, expectations, timelines, milestones, and other key project metrics to project stakeholders and agency management. Determines, recommends, and implements risk mitigation plans and facilitate problem resolution.

Performs other related duties as assigned.


Minimum and Additional Requirements

A bachelor's degree and experience managing large projects of moderate complexity and risk.

Preferred Qualifications

Bachelor's of Science in Project Management, Engineering, Broadcasting or Information Services and six years of experience or any equivalent combination of training, experience, and education. PMP certification and Microsoft Project knowledge. A valid SC driver's license.

Additional Comments

Equal Opportunity Statement:  SCETV is an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action employing agency. We are committed to a diverse workforce. SCETV does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age (40 or older), disability or genetic information.  
Background Check:  A pre-employment background check will be conducted, and employment will be contingent on passing the background check. Some positions require a pre-employment drug test. SCETV reserves the right to rescind any employment offer in the event our review of your background develops information, including opinions of previous employer or colleagues that cause us to conclude, at our sole discretion, that you are not suited for the position.

State Disaster Plan: In accordance with the State's Disaster Plan, which includes hazardous weather, SCETV employees may be required to work in times of an emergency or disaster.
College Transcripts: Applicants indicating college credit or degree(s) on the application are required to provide an official, certified copy of the transcript prior to hiring or within fifteen (15) days of hire. Failure to provide official transcripts may lead to disciplinary action up to and including termination.
Driving Record: If this position requires the applicant to possess a valid driver's license to operate a state vehicle or personal vehicle, any applicant being considered in the final stages of selection for the position will be required to provide a certified copy of a 10-year driving record.

Supplemental QuestionsSupplemental questions are considered part of your official application. Any misrepresentation will result in your disqualification from employment. Please complete the State application to include all current and previous work history and education. A resume will not be accepted nor reviewed to determine if an applicant has met the qualifications for the position.

Alternative Work Schedules: Alternative Work Schedules are available after one (1) year of employment.

Remote WorkThe option to work partially remote is available after one (1) year of employment if you are new to state government. 






Job Location: 
Columbia, SC
United States
Job Category: 
Sunday, June 30, 2024
Job Type: 
Full time
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You must apply on-line at Follow the status of your application on-line. Please complete the State employment application to include all current and previous work history and education. A resume will not be accepted in lieu of a completed application.

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