KSUA 91.5 FM Production Director

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Classification:Student Assistant C
Grade:Student C
Work type:Student Employee
Administrative Unit:University of Alaska Fairbanks
School/Business unit:UAF Student Services
Location: Fairbanks
Categories: Communications/Public Relations/Marketing, Student Affairs/Services

Position Summary:

Join the KSUA team and help DJs record and create radio content!


Classification Title:

Student Assistant C

Job Description:

KSUA 91.5 FM is UAF's student-run noncommercial radio station.

The Production Director has a hand in all KSUA content that is pre-recorded or produced outside of the studio. The Production Director will help produce public service announcements, Station ID's, and show promos as well as helping record public events, live music, and assisting DJ's in pre-recording shows and other content. The Production Director is responsible for reaching out to groups both on campus in the community to promote community/campus orienteted activities and services.

The production director primarily uses Adobe Audition (part of the Adobe Creative Suite) for audio editing and Zetta and GSelector for programming pre-recorded content. The Production Director should also have a cursory knowledge of Garage Band, Audacity, Hindenburg and other free or common digital audio workstations (DAW).

The production director must be aware FCC guidelines for audio created for airplay on a non-commercial station such as KSUA.

Advertised Salary:

$10.50/hour, 40 hours per pay period (bi-weekly). 

Minimum Requirements:

Student employees must be in good academic standing and currently enrolled in at least 6 credit hours. 

Preferred Qualifications:

Broad knowledge of radio or audio recording and production practices, strong organizational and communication skills.

At least 6 months of radio experience as a staff member or volunteer, knowledge of current music industry trends.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Please be sure to attach a resume, cover letter and contact information for at least two references. 

Health Assessment Required: No.

Reasonable Accommodation Statement:

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.

Affirmative Action Statement:

UA is an AA/EO employer and educational institution and prohibits illegal discrimination against any individual: www.alaska.edu/nondiscrimination


Pursuant to Board of Regents’ Policy 04.01.055.B, temporary, extended temporary, adjunct, student, casual labor, regular new hire probationary employees and those positions designated by the president as officers and senior administrators of the university are employed at-will.

Background Check:

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

Public Disclosure Statement:

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

University of Alaska is a Drug-Free Workplace.

University of Alaska campuses are Tobacco-Free. 

Training Policy:

It is the policy of the University of Alaska (UA) that all employees are required to complete training to meet the requirements of the positions they hold, and to complete the required training within a specified period to remain employed at the UA.

Contact Information:

If you have any questions regarding this position, please contact University of Alaska HR at 907-450-8200.

Review Date:

Review of applications will begin on Monday, August 10, 2020. To ensure consideration, please apply by Sunday, August 9, 2020 at 11:59 PM AKST. The position will remain open until filled. 

Advertised: Alaskan Daylight Time
Applications close: Alaskan Daylight Time

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