Job Description:

Directs, coordinates, supervises and manages staff engaged in programming activities in the University’s public radio station. This position reports to the University’s Vice President for Institutional Advancement.

  • Manage and direct all staff for maximum efficiency of station
  • Research, plan, develop, implement, and manage a comprehensive programming format for WVAS-FM
  • Develop and oversee a full-scale educational and public affairs programming schedule
  • Develop regional and national programming initiatives, based on knowledge of audience tastes and trends
  • Develop and direct community engagement initiatives
  • Prepare and manage all operational and grant budgets for the radio station
  • Consider strategies with marketing personnel to promote programs to potential audience members
  • Monitor industry trends, technology and the station’s competitive environment
  • Organize and direct a full-scale news operation to distribute news of interest to Alabama State University and the public
  • Act as a liaison between WVAS-FM and the University faculty
  • Develop and execute a robust plan for securing donors and underwriters: individuals, foundations and corporate
  • Maintain an up-to-date database of donors and underwriters
  • Coordinate and oversee two major fundraising activities annually
  • Manage the execution of community relations activities with various organizations within and external to the University
  • Serve as primary liaison to the public, Federal Communications Commission, Corporation for Public Broadcasting, and other professional and community organizations
  • Oversee operations to ensure compliance with government and licensee regulations
  • Manage audits and prepare reports as required by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, ensuring that audits are completed and reports submitted according to CPB guidelines and within specified deadlines
  • Confer with licensee senior management to discuss station policy and administrative procedures
  • Recruit personnel and make hiring recommendations to management

Perform all other job-related duties as directed by the supervisor

Job Location: 
Montgomery, AL
United States
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Full time
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