OETA Seeks Executive Director/General Manger

Aug 30, 2017

The Oklahoma Educational Television Authority (OETA) seeks an Executive Director/GM to oversee the day-to-day operations of the network, fiscal administration and management, and long-range planning and development of digital applications.

The successful applicant will have a background in senior management, demonstrated experience with, and understanding of, public broadcasting, exceptional oral, written and analytical administrative, financial planning, fund raising and interpersonal skills.

Additionally, the Executive Director should have demonstrated experience in working successfully with educational institutions and state government; the ability to define, communicate and implement an organizational vision: an understanding of relevant FCC policies and regulations with emphasis on new technologies; a commitment to EEO; as well as the intellectual and physical vigor and administrative versatility required for successful and dynamic leadership of a comprehensive telecommunications organization.

A minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in a relevant academic discipline is required. An advanced degree preferred.

For more detail, please visit the job posting at http://liv.jobs/OETA.


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Apply by September 8, 2017.

OETA is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer


The Oklahoma Educational Television Authority (OETA) is Oklahoma’s only statewide public television network with offices in Oklahoma City, Tulsa, Cheyenne and Eufaula. OETA is a statewide licensee with four television stations, fourteen translators, four digital transmitters, and studios in Oklahoma City and Tulsa. The agency has 42 FT staff members, an $8 million annual operating budget, with more than 20,000 individual contributors and 2 million cumulative weekly viewers. In addition to statewide programming, OETA originates and distributes The Lawrence Welk Show to more than 275 public television stations. OETA broadcasts 4 channels statewide, on HD and 3 SD channels. OETA’s headquarters is in Oklahoma City, the centrally located capitol of Oklahoma with a population of 1,252,987.

OETA is governed by The Oklahoma Educational Television Authority Board. Of this thirteen-member authority, six members are ex-officio and represent Oklahoma educational agencies and institutions. Seven members are appointed by the Governor with confirmation by the senate.

To learn more about OETA, visit: http://www.oeta.tv/.

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