KRUA 88.1FM, Production 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:UAA VC Student Affairs
Location: Anchorage
Categories: 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 $11.00/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.

The Production Coordinator will be responsible for the following tasks:

  • Schedule and produce PSAs, station identification, legal IDs, and show promotion.
  • Assist in production of underwriting routine.
  • Assist Program Director in reviewing spots to ensure sound quality on air.
  • Volunteer production training – Critique, instruct, and guide volunteers through the audio editing process.
  • Meet with various UAA departments for promotional material.
    • This position will be the main point of contact for various student and non-student organizations and departments.
    • Responsible for professional and timely communication with organizations and departments interested in creating PSAs
  • Attend weekly staff meetings and Club Council meetings.
  • Be innovating in guiding the creative direction of the production department – researching new sounds, creative spots, and new organizations KRUA has not worked with.

This position works up to 20hrs/week during the academic year and is eligible for up to 40hrs/week during the summer with a starting wage of $11.00/hr.


• 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.

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.

Typical Education or Training:

To be eligible for student employment in Student Life & Leadership, 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 2.5 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.

Instructions to Apply: 

Please include a cover letter, resume, and list of three references.

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:


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.

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