KRUA 88.1FM, Production Coordinator

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  • Job Number:523911
  • Classification:Student Assistant 2
  • Grade:Student Assistant 2
  • Work type:Student Employee
  • Administrative Unit:University of Alaska Anchorage
  • School/Business unit:UAA VC Student Affairs
  • Location:Anchorage
  • Categories: Communications/Public Relations/Marketing, Other, Student Affairs/Services

Position Summary:

KRUA 88.1 FM, the student radio station at the University of Alaska Anchorage, is currently recruiting for the Production Coordinator position. This student staff position is 20 hours/week during the academic year (with flexible hours in the summer) and starts at $12.03/hour.


Job Duties:

KRUA 88.1 FM is a student-run, non-profit educational radio station which represents the University of Alaska Anchorage. With a sizable number of student and community volunteers and a staff of about 4 students during the academic year, KRUA provides the UAA community with great music and entertainment over the air. Station staff maintain the station and abide by FCC regulations as well as community standards.

The KRUA Production Coordinator supports the Production department with the creative direction and curation of KRUA’s on-air content. The Production Coordinator position requires specialized knowledge of station equipment and technology as well as experience with station policies and procedures. The KRUA Production Coordinator reports to the KRUA Program Director with occasional, direct supervision and works alongside the Marketing Representative and Music Coordinator.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities: Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:
• Possess specialized knowledge of radio station equipment and technology.
• Possess specialized knowledge of radio station policies and procedures.
• Possess familiarity with radio station operations and audio production.
• Ability to meet deadlines and work cooperatively with other radio station staff, specifically the Production Coordinator.
• Ability to work with customers including businesses in the local community.
• Possess working knowledge of or willingness to learn media ethics, First Amendment rights, and the Freedom of Information Act.
Typical Experience:
Required Experience:
No prior experience is required for this position, though experience with radio station operations, audio production, or equivalent knowledge obtained from coursework is strongly preferred.
Required Education or Training:

Typical Education or Training:
To be eligible for student employment, an applicant must:
a. Be enrolled in the University of Alaska system with a minimum of six credit hours in the current semester 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 2.0 cumulative grade point average (GPA) or approval from the MAU Senior Student Services officer or his/her designee.
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.

Salary Information:

This student staff position is 20 hours/week during the academic year (with flexible hours in the summer) and starts at $12.03/hour.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Please attach a resume, cover letter, and the names and contact information (email address and phone number) for three (3) professional references with your application.

This is a pooled position, which means that the position remains open over the entire academic year. 


The University of Alaska (UA) is responsible for providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities throughout the applicant screening process. If you need assistance in completing this application or during any phase of the interview process, please contact UA Human Resources by phone at 907-450-8200.

UA is an AA/EO employer and educational institution and prohibits illegal discrimination against any individual:

The successful applicant is required to complete a background check. Any offer of employment is contingent on the background check.

Your application for employment with the University of Alaska is subject to public disclosure under the Alaska Public Records Act.

If you have any questions regarding this position, please contact Micah Perino, Student Media Fiscal Technician, at or (907) 786-1203.

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