KRUA 88.1FM, Volunteer Coordinator

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Classification:Student Assistant C
Grade:Student C
Work type:Student Employee
Administrative Unit:University of Alaska Anchorage
School/Business unit:VC, Student Affairs
Location: Anchorage
Categories: Student Affairs/Services

Position Summary:

This is the Volunteer Coordinator position at KRUA 88.1FM, the student radio station at the University of Alaska Anchorage.


Job Posting Summary: The Volunteer Coordinator works cooperatively with the staff to recruit and train KRUA volunteers, and coordinate and promote existing volunteers. This is done through special events, monthly volunteer meetings the coordinator plans, communicating with other staff, and regularly promoting volunteers online.

The KRUA Volunteer Coordinator is responsible for the recruitment, coordination and record-keeping of volunteers, the organization of station promotions and live events, the management of the volunteer newsletter, and other duties as assigned. 

Knowledge/skills/abilities: The Volunteer Coordinator must have an understanding of FCC regulations. Candidate must also have experience with station equipment, on-air broadcast and digital audio production. A willingness to learn and teach is required, as is experience in training and working with staff and volunteers. Candidate should be innovative, imaginative and motivating. Must have experience developing team exercises for morale-building programs. 

Candidate must have the experience and ability to utilize varied social media platforms to publicize new music and KRUA rotation. 
Candidate must demonstrate effective communication skills, both verbally and written, work with minimal supervision, and have previous experience working in an environment that requires public contact.  

Typical education or training required: The candidate should have a willingness to obtain a working knowledge of ethic standards of the media industry and First Amendment rights. Completion of the first two KRUA volunteer trainings, consisting of voice tracking and public service announcements, is required.  

The candidate must fulfill the following: 

a. Be admitted and enrolled in a University of Alaska degree-seeking program with a minimum of six credit hours for undergraduate students or six credit hours for graduate students during regular semesters of employment; or 
b. Have been enrolled the preceding semester for six or more credit hours and demonstrate plans to enroll for six or more credit hours in the next semester for employment between semesters; and 
c. Have at least a 2.5 cumulative grade point average (GPA) , 2.5 term grade point average or approval from the MAU Senior Student Services officer or his/her designee, and maintain successful academic progress. 
d. Students enrolled in non-traditional programs of study will be considered eligible for student employment with the approval of the Senior Student Services officer. 
e. An applicant must provide evidence of enrollment as outlined above to substantiate employment eligibility. 
f. Position reappointment is contingent upon successful progress toward degree completion and performance evaluation.  

This position is 15 hours/week during the academic year (possibly more hours in the summer), and the salary is $10.50/hour.

Instructions to apply: Please submit a resume, cover letter, and the names, e-mail addresses and telephone numbers of three references. 

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