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MPT Director of Business Affairs Content Division

Recruitment #19-007047-0002


Maryland Public Television, which is commonly known by its familiar name "MPT", is a public television network that comprises six television stations that broadcast throughout the entire state of Maryland as well as into the District of Columbia and parts of Delaware, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and West Virginia. MPT is the only statewide broadcaster in Maryland. MPT is a member of the Public Broadcasting Service.


Maryland Public Television

11767 Owings Mills Blvd

Owings Mills MD 21117

Main Purpose of Job

The Director of Business Affairs for the Content Division reports to the CFO and is responsible for all business activities of the Content Division including budget development and oversight, revenue and expenditure forecasting, ancillary product distribution and fulfillment, revenue sharing, and departmental procurement. This is a supervisory position.

 This is a Management Service position, and serves at the pleasure of the Appointing Authority.


  • Oversee the organizing, supervising and controlling budgets for the Content division
  • Work with Producers and Department Managers on budget development
  • Analyzes budgetary priorities and constraints and makes appropriate recommendations
  • Monitors revenues and expenditures
  • Reviews, approves and analyzes periodic and special reports to meet funding source requirements
  • Completes monthly expenditure and revenue projections
  • Prepare requests for invoicing for underwriting and Content Division contracts
  • Monitor Content department contracts for compliance
  • Track and report all incoming revenue and production expenses
  • Prepare and distribute revenue sharing statement to co-production and other partners
  • Track expenses and prepare invoice requests to co-production and other partners
  • Oversee departmental procurement including invoice approving and corporate purchasing card reconciliations
  • Manage the on-line store


Education: A Bachelor's degree in Accounting from an accredited college or university, including or supplemented by three credit hours in auditing.

Experience: Four year of experience examining, analyzing and interpreting accounting systems, records and reports by applying generally accepted accounting principles.

For education obtained outside the U.S., a copy of the equivalent American education as determined by a foreign credential evaluation service must be provided prior to hire.

Resumes will NOT be accepted in lieu of completing the online or paper application.


Preference will be given to applicants who possess the following preferred qualification(s). Include clear and specific information on your application regarding your qualifications.

  • One year of experience with State of Maryland Financial Management Information System (FMIS)
  • One year of supervisory experience
  • Experience creating and drafting financial reports
  • Experience in contract monitoring or project management
  • Experience analyzing monthly expenditures, managing department budgets and appropriations
  • Experience with Microsoft Office software for word processing and creating spreadsheets


Applicants must provide sufficient information on the application to show they meet the qualifications for this recruitment. All information concerning the qualifications, including any required documentation (diploma, transcript, certificate, etc.) must be submitted and received by the closing date. Information submitted after this date will not be considered.


The examination will consist of a rating of your education, training, and experience as presented on your application and as they relate to the requirements of the position. Therefore, it is important that you provide complete and accurate information on your application.

Resumes will NOT be accepted in lieu of completing the online or paper application.



The online application process is STRONGLY preferred. If you are unable to submit your application online, or encounter difficulty attaching required or optional documentation, you may submit via email to by the closing date and time. The MD State Application Form can be found online.

Please be sure to include your name, identification number (Easy ID#) and job announcement number on any documentation to ensure timely processing.


Paper applications, required documents, and any addendums may be mailed or faxed (410-581-4382) by the closing date and time to: Maryland Public Television - HR

11767 Owings Mills Blvd.

Owings Mills, MD 21117

Please read the job announcement in its entirety before applying for this recruitment. Applicants must meet both the minimum and selective qualifications to be considered, and to appear on the list of people eligible for hire.

Bilingual applicants are encouraged to apply.

Maryland Public Television (MPT) is an equal opportunity employer. It is the policy of MPT that all persons have equal opportunity and access to employment opportunities, services, and facilities without regard to race, color, sex, age, national origin or ancestry, marital status, parental status, sexual orientation, disability or veteran status.

As an equal opportunity employer, Maryland is committed to recruiting, retaining and promoting employees who are reflective of the State’s diversity. We thank our Veterans for their service to our country, and encourage them to apply.