OPS WUCF Education and Engagement Specialist

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Work type: OPS (Temporary)
Location: Main Off Campus
Categories: Communications/Public Relations/Marketing

Classification Title:

OPS WUCF Education and Engagement Specialist

Job Description:

The WUCF Education and Engagement Specialist will serve as a member of the Community Impact Team by working across the organization to assist with the planning and execution of WUCF’s education and community engagement initiatives.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Fosters a positive image of WUCF by representing the station at various community events.
  • Assists the station’s education and community engagement staff in the delivery of programs including but not limited to: PBS KIDS Time, caregiver and educator training, partner events, FM & TV community events, and other station priorities.
  • Coordinates engagement logistics, liaises with event staff, arranges for the packing and transporting of materials, and speaks with community members about WUCF programs.
  • Collaborates with WUCF education, community engagement, and communications staff to develop a consistent voice and experience for all users across products and content areas.
  • Provides excellent customer service to the general public and partners.
  • Assists in community impact promotions, including on-air and live events as needed.
  • Flexibility to work nights and weekends as needed.
  • Additional duties as assigned.


Communication and Marketing, WUCF FM & TV

Hours of work:


Work Schedule:

Monday through Friday; 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM; 20 hours per week

Type of Appointment:

OPS Non-Exempt

Hourly Rate:

$15.00/ hour

Minimum Qualifications:

High School diploma or equivalent and experience in community engagement, education, or related field.

Preferred Qualifications:



  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Prefer candidates with the ability to communicate in conversational Spanish in order to work effectively with customers.

Additional Application Materials Requirement:

Please attach your resume and cover letter with your online application.

Special Instructions to Applicants:


Benefit Eligibility:

State Benefits eligibility for OPS employees are subject to criteria established by the State of Florida. The state’s benefits administrator, People First, determines eligibility and coordinates enrollment. If this position becomes eligible for state benefits the employee will be notified directly by People First.  OPS positions are not entitled to paid time off.  

Florida Clause:

Unless explicitly stated on the job posting, it is UCF’s expectation is that an employee of UCF will reside in Florida as of the date the employment begins.

Additional Requirements related to Research Positions: 

Pursuant to Florida State Statute 1010.35, prior to offering employment to certain individuals in research related positions, UCF is required to conduct additional screening. Applicants subject to additional screening include any citizen of a foreign country who is not a permanent resident of the U.S., or who is a citizen or permanent resident but is affiliated with or has had at least 1 year of education, employment, or training in China, Cuba, Iran, Russia, North Korea, Syria, or Venezuela. 

The additional screening requirements only apply to research-related positions, including, but not limited to faculty, graduate positions, individuals compensated by research grants or contract funds, post-doctoral positions, undergraduate positions, visiting assistant professors, and visiting research associates. 

These requirements do not apply to U.S. citizens or U.S. permanent residents if the employment or training was/is through an agency of the U.S. Government.  For more information on what information must be provided and the screening process, please see: https://corona.research.ucf.edu/screening-process-for-research-positions/.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

The University of Central Florida is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration foremployment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law. UCF's Equal Opportunity Statement can be viewed at: http://www.oie.ucf.edu/documents/PresidentsStatement.pdf. As a Florida public university, UCF makes all application materials and selection procedures available to the public upon request. The UCF's affirmative action plans for qualified individuals with disabilities and protected Veterans are available for inspection in the Office for Institutional Equity, Monday through Friday, from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., upon request.


The University of Central Florida is proud to be a smoke-free campus and an E-Verify employer.



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