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WFIU Music Director, Radio and Television Services
Job Summary: Oversees the acquisition, selection, and scheduling of WFIU music programming to assure highest standards in musical and technical quality. Coordinates WFIU’s programming operation, hosts a regular air-shift, and produces programs for some of the classical music hours. Additionally, reviews new program offerings, costs, and Content Depot subscriptions. This extends to some of the breaking news specials, as well as with the usual music syndicators such as NPR, APM, and WFMT.
Qualifications: Review your qualifications prior to applying to ensure that you meet the minimum qualifications for the position. Resume and cover letter required.
REQUIRED: Bachelor’s degree in a music or communications related field and one year of public broadcasting experience.
Combinations of related education and experience may be considered.
Outstanding musicology and communications skills; and good mental concentration including ability to multi-task. Excellent organizational skills, non-linear thinking, and intense concentration skills; and ability to work flexible hours, including some evenings and weekends.
Preferred: Graduate degree and previous classical music programming experience; knowledge of traffic, music management, and automation software.
Other: Indiana University-Radio/Television Services (www.radiotvservices.com), WTIU Public Television (www.wtiu.indiana.edu), and WFIU Public Radio (www.wfiu.org) serve south-central Indiana, producing a wide range of radio and television programs for local, state, and national distribution.
Note: This is a full-time, exempt, professional staff position, eligible for all full-time IU staff benefits (www.iu.edu/~uhrs/benefits/neweeo/prof-index.html).
Salary range: $31,000 - $38,000, depending on the extent of relevant experience.
Applications accepted until April 10, 2014, or until position is filled.
Northern Public Radio
Want to work with a PRNDI award-winning newsroom? How about one of the best morning teams in public radio?
Join Northern Public Radio's staff of experienced professionals and innovative newcomers. Stations include NPR News WNIJ, Classical WNIU and NIRIS for print impaired citizens. Our five-transmitter network covers a fast growing area of the Midwest, flanked by the Mississippi and Fox Rivers, topped by Janesville, Wisconsin, and stretching south past LaSalle, Illinois. With our main studios an hour west of Chicago, you can easily access the world's finest cultural institutions. But more than a dozen smaller cities, such as Rockford, offer their own venues for quality entertainment and unique experiences in the arts and humanities.
We invite you to add your talent to work on air and behind the scenes by applying for one of the following opportunities:
This position works closely with station leadership to achieve organizational goals and is responsible for the overall quality and delivery of station content. Essential responsibilities include: oversight of station operations including management of program schedules, execution of radio and digital content strategies, responding to programming and technical issues affecting operations and quality, ensure functionality of studio and field equipment, oversight of daily station log preparation and traffic management along with associated software systems, air shifts and board operations as necessary, multi-media content analytics, liaising with program distributors including NPR, PRI and APM, and ensuring compliance with FCC and other broadcast regulations.
The successful candidate will have: A Bachelor's degree in Broadcasting or related field with at least 5 years experience in radio, with a minimum of 1 year in a supervisory capacity, preferably in a public radio leadership role. Demonstrated knowledge of public radio programming and program marketplace, understanding of public radio core values, audience analytics, and relevant FCC rules and regulations. Excellent communication, writing, and editing skills. Enthusiastic support for and expertise in fundraising, promotion, and public relations/engagement.
Personal attributes will include: Strong attention to detail and ability to work productively in a team environment. A strategic, innovative thinker who is creative, flexible and able to develop ideas.
To apply, send letter of application, resume, audio samples, and three references to Alex McConachie, Northern Public Radio, 801 N. 1st St., DeKalb, IL 60115 or email materials to firstname.lastname@example.org. Materials must be received by April 21, 2014.
Director of Community Engagement
This position is responsible for the development and execution of the station's marketing and outreach activities. Essential responsibilities include: development of initiatives to build awareness and interactions within the station's broadcast region and audiences, editor of station communication materials, coordinating station sponsored events and tours and forums centered on key content topics, engage with civic and professional organization to promote services and assist with securing available funds, recruitment of community volunteers corp, liaise with listeners, stakeholders and community who are capable of advocating for public radio, create written and audio materials about station services and activities.
The successful candidate will have: A Bachelor's degree in Communications, Marketing or related field with broad experience in public relations and community building. Demonstrated creative, writing, and editing skills. Experience with legacy media as well as skilled in digital/social media and its potential. Ability to engage audiences in dialogue both online and in person. Enthusiastic support for and expertise in promotion, development and engagement.
Personal attributes will include: Strong communications skills with the ability to develop ideas and a willingness to multi-task. Ability to make long range plans and understand their impact on station goals. Strong interpersonal skills and a willingness to work with a team and independently as necessary. Ability to connect with constituents served by WNIJ-WNIU-NIRIS.
To apply, send letter of application, resume and three references to Staci Hoste, Northern Public Radio, 801 N. 1st St., DeKalb, IL 60115 or email materials to email@example.com. Materials must be received by April 21, 2014.
Northern Public Radio is the broadcast service of Northern Illinois University. In accordance with applicable statutes and regulations, NIU is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, religion, age, physical and mental disability, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, political affiliation, or any other factor unrelated to professional qualifications, and will comply with all applicable federal and state statutes, regulations and orders pertaining to nondiscrimination, equal opportunity and affirmative action. NIU recognizes Dual Career issues.
Department: Outreach School
Open until filled
Salary: Starting $50,000
Provide solutions and support for revenue centers.
Provide oversight for fundraising data bases.
Identify grant opportunities and initiate action.
Manage a broad level of contacts and networks.
Stay abreast of FCC, CPB, and other regulations.
Provide support for budget management.
Provide briefing material and data.
Qualifications include successful experience in generating large amounts of revenue for public broadcasting, service, or institutional organizations; demonstrated ability to work with state leaders, stakeholders, and policy-makers; working familiarity with revenue generating data base technology; excellent communication skills and ability to articulate concepts persuasively; ability to work behind the scenes of a complex broadcast organization.
Bachelor Degree in a relevant field, or high level of successful experience in a preferably non-profit organization.
Highly desired skills include experience with federal broadcast regulations regarding revenue generation; basic marketing and event planning skills.
This is an administrative at will position.
Welcome to Laramie
The university has state-of-the-art facilities in many areas and is a cultural center for the state. Located on a high plain between the Laramie and Snowy Range mountain ranges, Laramie has more than 300 days of sunshine a year and is near year-round outdoor activities that include skiing, hiking, camping, bicycling, fishing and climbing.
Wyoming Public Media is the 3rd largest state network in coverage area. It has 4 services, including Wyoming Public Radio, Classical Wyoming, Jazz Wyoming, and wyomingpublicmedia.org. The award-winning news department employs 5 full-time reporters, and numerous stringers located throughout the state.
The University's policy has been, and will continue to be, one of nondiscrimination, offering equal opportunity to all employees and applicants for employment on the basis of their demonstrated ability and competence without regard to such matters as race, sex, gender, color, religion, national origin, disability, age, veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information, political belief, or other status protected by state and federal statutes or University Regulations. Veterans and candidates with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
The University of Wyoming is committed to providing a safe and productive learning and living community. To achieve that goal, we conduct background investigations for all final candidates being considered for employment. Background checks may include, but are not limited to, criminal history, national sex offender search, employment and motor vehicle history. Offers of employment are contingent upon the completion of the background check.
Please submit a Cover Letter explaining how qualifications address the requirements of this position, Resume including work history, and names and e-mail contacts for at least three work-related references.
Contact information: Christina Kuzmych, General Manager, Wyoming Public Media, firstname.lastname@example.org
Director of Advancement, WKSU
(Job No. 995774)
The Director of Advancement is responsible for developing and implementing a comprehensive special and major gifts fundraising program to generate private gift support for WKSU and is directly responsible for managing a portfolio of prospects. WKSU is a non-profit public radio station that broadcasts NPR and classical music throughout Northeast Ohio. This position reports to the Senior Associate Vice President, Institutional Advancement.
Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree in a relevant field; three - four years progressively responsible fundraising and/or sales experience is required. Experience in higher education fundraising is preferred. Ability and desire to travel and participate in evening and weekend work-related activities are required. Excellent interpersonal skills, written and verbal communications: including public relations skills.
Kent State has recently been selected as a “Great Colleges to Work For” by The Chronicle of Higher Education, the nation’s number one source of news, information and jobs for college and university faculty members and administrators. This is the third time the university has been selected for this honor in the past four years.
Application Deadline: Open until filled.
Application Process: Please apply online at https://jobs.kent.edu. For a quick link to the application and a complete job description use: https://jobs.kent.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=188373.
Northeast Ohio - A Great Place to Live and Work! http://www.neoisgreat.com/index.htm
Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer
WFIU/WTIU Web Developer, Radio and Television Services
Key Duties and Responsibilities
Apply through jobs.iu.edu, #10254.
Indiana University is an Equal Opportunity Employer
News Director, WBAA Radio
WBAA AM/FM at Purdue University has an opening for a News Director. You can view the job posting here: http://purdue.taleo.net/careersection/wl/joblist.ftl?lang=en&portal=10140480283
News Director, WKSU Radio
Opportunity to oversee news and information programming; responsible for the structure and strategy that will ensure WKSU remain crucial part of Northeast Ohio’s context, understanding, and sense of community.
Position includes overall direction and planning, hiring, training, coaching, editing and story conceptualizing and working with other departments at the station and in the community to broaden and deepen our reach. Will develop and set daily, weekly, and long-term scheduled stories to ensure a balance of coverage that includes breaking news and contextual features; manage vacation and holiday schedules to maintain coverage of on-air shifts and/or news coverage. Apply on line at www.Kent.edu. Position open until filled.
Kent State University is a public research university located in Kent, OH. Kent State is one of the largest universities in Ohio with an enrollment of 42,185 students in the eight campus-system and 27,855 students at the main campus in Kent. Kent State offers such notable programs as nursing, liquid crystals, business, history, library science, aeronautics, journalism and fashion design. Kent State is ranked by the Carnegie Foundation as one of the top 77 public research universities in the US and one of the top 76 in community engagement.
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