2013 - 049 Director of Broadcast Operations
|Job #||2013-049 (042823)|
|Department||School of Global Journalism and Communication|
|Hiring Salary||Commensurate with Experience|
|Posting Date||July 30, 2013|
|Closing Date||Open Until Filled|
Department: School of Global Journalism and Communication
Duties: Serves as the general manager responsible for oversight of the university’s three (3) campus broadcast operations, which include WEAA (the NPR affiliated radio station), WMUR Radio and BEAR-TV (student broadcast operations); responsible for the coordination and integration of WEAA operations, vision and mission with those of the newly established School of Global Journalism and Communication; manages day-to-day operations of WEAA; provides general supervision to WMUR and BEAR-TV; oversees budget development, management operations, and regulatory compliance; maintains FCC compliance and CPB regulations and reporting; manages WEAA staff, including supervising, motivating, training and evaluating performance; develops fundraising strategies and solicits funds for WEAA, e.g., membership pledge drives, direct mail campaigns, underwriting, grants, major giving, and special event fundraising; serves as an adviser to WMUR and BEAR-TV; forecasts future stations needs and opportunities based upon industry trends and developments; develops new services, including online and multimedia content; represents the school’s radio and television station to industry organizations, the community and the general public; cultivates relationships with station supporters and the business community, with emphasis on majors donors and foundations to secure funding to the support growth and development; engages in community activities; and performs other duties, as required.
Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism, Communications or a related field; Substantial experience working at a public broadcasting station is required. Five (5) years of this experience must have been at the management/leadership level (preferably as General Manager) and included fundraising responsibilities.
Preferred: Master’s Degree in Communications or related field is preferred.
Requirements: Knowledge of public radio programming and funding; skill in radio and television station management; knowledge of government rules and regulations relevant to the operations of broadcast stations; ability to prepare reports, business correspondence and procedural manuals; ability to supervise staff; ability to manage and supervise fundraising activities; ability to develop new fundraising sources; ability to analyze and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures and governmental regulations; and the ability to communicate effectively.
To Apply: Send letter of interest indicating Job #2013-049, a resume, a Morgan State University Application for Employment, and three names of references with telephone numbers to: Morgan State University, Office of Human Resources, 1700 East Cold Spring Lane, Baltimore, Maryland 21251 or e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org. EEO/AA
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