Advisor on Public Media Spectrum Issues

The Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB) is seeking a consultant to provide advice on policy, strategy and public service uses of spectrum as it relates to public media.

Consultant to Develop and Implement a Shared Impact Measurement Model for American Graduate: Let's Make It Happen

The Corporation for Public Broadcasting seeks a model for measuring the community impact of the public media initiative, American Graduate: Let's Make It Happen that can provide evidence about the unique service and value public radio and television stations provide to local communities. The successful applicant will: 1) develop and implement an approach for evaluating the impact of American Graduate in addressing the dropout crisis that includes identifying, defining, and measuring short-, mid-, and long-term outcomes, and based on this work 2) build a toolkit that local public media stations can use to measure the impact of future community engagement projects. In consultation with CPB and public media stations, the work of this two-year project involves designing and deploying a community impact measurement model for approximately 30 American Graduate stations' to achieve targeted outcomes.

Public Media Executive Leadership Program

In order to enhance leadership skills of public media station general managers and other senior leaders in public media, CPB is seeking applications for the development, implementation, and management of a Public Media Leadership Program. The program is expected to take place in the summer of 2014, in Washington, D.C.

Request for Recruiting Services

CPB seeks to engage a firm or individual ("Contractor") to assist with recruiting qualified candidates for various mid to senior level positions as they become vacant at CPB. Once initiated by CPB, it is important that each recruitment search be started immediately. CPB's goal is to have each of their position vacancies filled with a qualified candidate within 3 to 4 months.

Strategic Education Consulting

CPB is seeking proposals from firms to provide strategic education consulting services to expand and advance CPB's overall education mission and goals. The consultant will be required, upon CPB's request to provide strategic education consulting services to expand and advance CPB's overall education mission and goals, as well as strategic advice and research services.

American Graduate Strategic Advisor

CPB is requesting proposals from firms to provide strategic advice to CPB to advance and support CPB's American Graduate initiative. American Graduate: Let's Make it Happen ("American Graduate") is a multi-year public media initiative, supported by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB), to assist public media television and radio stations and national public media and paratner organizations in identifying and implementing solutions to address the high school dropout crisis in their local communities, encouraging students to finish high school and reinforcing the importance of education beyond high school. Additional information about the American Graduate initiative may be found at:

Monitoring Audit System for Quality Control

The Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB), Office of Inspector General (OIG) is seeking a contractor to monitor the OIG's system of quality control for audits performed under the Government Auditing Standards (GAS) issued by the Comptroller General of the United States.

Moderated Online Focus Groups and Data Analysis

The Corporation for Public Broadcasting ("CPB") is seeking proposals to conduct moderated online focus groups over the next year. Each focus group is expected to require multiple sessions. The consultant must design the focus groups in order to gather the thoughts, opinions, knowledge and beliefs of a number of leaders throughout public media on critical issues facing public media, as well as the impact, success, strengths and challenges facing specific projects funded in whole or in part by CPB.

Development and Implementation of a Grants Management System

CPB is seeking proposals from vendors to create a customized grants management system to address all aspects of grants management from grant inception, grant award, and post award. The new system is to be built using Microsoft Dynamics CRM and provided as a "turn-key" work-for-hire solution, supported by CPB in-house Information Technology Department. The system must be easily managed and scalable and designed to integrate with CPBs existing investments in Microsoft Dynamics GP and Microsoft SharePoint.