Job Description:

Under direct supervision of the General Manager, the Assistant Station Manager is responsible for assisting the General Manager with the overall supervision and operations of the Station. Handles all station related reports for grants, annual survey and annual audit. Prepares reports, supervises projects and staff and provides oversight for special fundraising activities and fiduciary duties of the station. Assists in ensuring that on-air requirements and program standards are upheld within the established guidelines pertaining to FCC rules and regulations governing Non-Commercial Education Broadcasting facilities.


Examples of Duties and Responsibilities: 1. Assist the General Manager at the highest management level by working with all areas to help coordinate functions of programming, membership, development, marketing and production and general administrative support to the station. 2. Responsible for planning, logistics and budgetary guidelines for all high level station events to include fundraising, sales, grants, ticketed events and more. Tracks the station annual revenues against expenses to ensure success of each activity. 3. Prepares annual financial documents including the CPB Annual Audit, the station Annual Survey reports and WCLK Advisory Board reporting activities. Assists with EEO reports, Ownership reports and other broadcast agreements required to ensure station is compliant. Posts FCC materials to the station website. 4. Works across campus departments to ensure proper monitoring and tracking of station budgets to include unrestricted, restricted, grants, marketing and other accounts for accuracy. Provides oversight to activities within the domain of sponsored research. 5. Maintains and tracks all long-term vendor accounts to  annual software agreements and payments. Routinely researches new vendors for station services to include paraphernalia, printers, caterers, photographers, research companies and more. 6. Provide some oversight and assistance with the programming area as needed and will provide assistance to operations for equipment upgrades, wide orbit, traffic, membership and other software platforms to include social media outreach, YouTube and other dissemination strategies. 7. Maintains and provides updates to the station policy and procedure handbook and makes sure staff are complaint. Ensures the station has 8. Meet regularly with staff as necessary to discuss methods of improving operations, major changes in programming, funding and overall station policy and practices. 9. Assist in maintaining personal and station contact with the community in order to develop ways to effectively serve needs through radio broadcasting. 10. Other duties as necessary.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: 1. Ability to understand oral and written instructions. 2. Ability to supervise others. 3. Ability to make competent decisions. 4. Ability to work with minimum supervision. 5. Ability to work well with others. 6. Possesses effective communication skills. 7. In conscientious about the confidential nature of the work produced by the Division of Communication Arts and WCLK.

Minimum Hiring Standards Education Must possess a Bachelor degree or its equivalent Years of Experience Required Five (5) years experience in management or supervisory experience in public broadcasting or multi-media related field. Years of Management/Supervisor Experience Five (5) years experience in finance, budgets and fuduciary spending.  

Job Location: 
Atlanta, GA
United States
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Job Type: 
Full time
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