Job Description:

Job Description

The University of Wyoming invites diverse applicants to consider our employment opportunities.  We are also especially interested in candidates who have experience working with diverse populations and/or diverse initiatives.

Wyoming Public Media is a service of the University of Wyoming.


Manage, direct, and supervise the business and fiscal operations of Wyoming Public Media (WPM) in accordance with public broadcast standards, university procedures, and government regulations—including the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) and the Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB); implement successful financial strategies and performance. This position reports to the WPM General Manager (GM) and works under limited supervision.


  • Manage, direct, and supervise the business and fiscal operations of WPM, including revenue/expenditure budgeting and long-range fiscal planning.
  • Provide budgeting and planning support in specific broadcast areas including engineering/IT digital technology, production/programming, fundraising, and federally and privately funded programs and special projects, work with GM to develop fiscal strategy and implement integrated departmental solutions. 
  • Participate in the formulation of strategy and decision-making for a statewide broadcast entity with national standing and operating affiliations. Prepare complex financial reports; perform complex accounting functions; analyze data and generate projections for reports that inform constituencies.
  • Manage and maintain daily fiscal affairs for broadcast areas, including processing purchase orders and vouchers, accounts payable/receivable, travel, attendance protocols, Interdepartmental Transfers (IDT’s), deposits, expense reports; responsible for facilitating and monitoring for accuracy WyoCloud reports and UW Foundation funds for payments, gifts, transfers, and deposits. 
  • Analyze complex industry contracts, assist negotiations, track expenditures, content and technical production requirements for projects; ensure compliance with FCC, Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB), state, and UW regulations; identify and report differences in regulatory policies and procedures; reconcile as directed.
  • Manage and oversee annual internal and external audits, including but not limited to UW, CPB. Create and maintain records management and reporting systems. 
  • Implement fiscal management of grants, including pre-award budget preparation and proposal submissions.
  • Track federally regulated activities such as annual EEO policy and reporting assignments; review and certify accuracy of WPM’s public file; keep abreast of fiduciary broadcast industry regulations, policies, and directions pertaining to FCC, CPB, NPR and similar industry entities. Identify variance in fiduciary interpretations and apprise GM of potential regulatory or operational conflicts.
  • Serve as GM’s liaison with UW HR and fiduciary personnel, federal, state, and internal agencies as assigned; prepare financial reports for WPM’s Public Advisory Council as assigned; monitor and report up-to-date information on changes in UW financial and HR policy and procedure.
  • Regularly review WPM business practices, policies, and procedures for accuracy and best practices; generate weekly/monthly reports and keep parallel reports for updated daily use.


  • Conduct special projects, as directed.
  • Assist in revenue-generating outreach activities as assigned.


  • Decisiveness
  • Individual Leadership
  • Integrity
  • Meeting Membership
  • Quantity of Work
  • Quality Orientation
  • Work Tempo
  • Technical/Professional Knowledge
  • Work Prioritization & Management


This position provides vital support to campus customers and requires the successful candidate be available to work on campus.


Education:  Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Business Administration, or a related field

Experience:  2 years work-related experience

Required licensure, certification, registration or other requirements:  None


  • Working knowledge of accounting software and Excel
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Experience with financial reporting
  • Experience with Human Resources processes
  • Experience working with federal regulators such as FCC
  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to work quickly 
  • Positive can-do attitude
  • Knowledge of public radio 
  • Experience with WyoCloud
  • Experience with fiscal management of grants, including pre-award budget preparation and proposal submissions
Job Location: 
Laramie, WY
United States
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Full time
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Complete the online application and upload the following for a complete application: cover letter, resume or C.V. and contact information for four work-related references.  

This position will remain open until filled. Complete applications received by 04/30/2024 will receive full consideration.


UW is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Educator and Employer. We are committed to a multicultural environment and strongly encourage applications from women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities.   

In compliance with the ADA Amendments Act (ADAAA), if you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation to apply for a position, please call 307-766-2377 or email


The University of Wyoming is located in Laramie, a town of 30,000 in the heart of the Rocky Mountain West. The state of Wyoming continues to invest in its university, helping to make it a leader in academics, research and outreach. The university has state-of-the-art facilities in many areas and the community provides the advantages of a major university.

Located in a high mountain valley near the Colorado border, Laramie offers both outstanding recreational opportunities and close proximity to Colorado’s Front Range, a bustling group of metropolitan cities including Denver, Boulder, and Fort Collins. This beautiful mountain landscape offers outdoor enjoyment in all seasons, with over 300 days of sunshine annually. For more information about the region, please visit


Wyoming Public Media (WPM) is a statewide radio/media network serving Wyoming and beyond borders and is nationally recognized as a leader in public broadcasting.  It’s a dynamic organization that employs 22 full-time personnel as well as part-time, interns, and volunteers. The network reaches thousands of Wyomingites daily and millions of digital global consumers annually. WPM broadcasts over 4 channels: Wyoming Public Radio, Classical Wyoming, Jazz Wyoming, and Wyoming Sounds. WPM is the Wyoming provider of NPR, BBC, National Native News, American Public Media distributed content, and itself originates local radio and podcast content for national/global distribution. For more information, please visit


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