KRUA 88.1FM, Volunteer Coordinator

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  • Job Number:518747
  • 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: Communications/Public Relations/Marketing, 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. This position works up to 20 hours/week during the academic year with additional hours available in the summer, with a salary of $11.00/hour.

Duties:

KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIES:

The KRUA Volunteer Coordinator is responsible for the recruitment, coordination and record retention of volunteers, the organization of station promotions and live events, the management of the volunteer newsletter, and other duties as assigned. Applicants must demonstrate: understanding of FCC regulations; experience with station equipment, on-air broadcast and digital audio production; effective communication skills, both verbally and written; willingness to learn and teach; ability to work with minimal supervision, and; previous experience working in an environment that requires public contact. Familiarity with preparation and development of other media, such as video or multimedia content is preferred. Completion of the first two KRUA volunteer trainings, consisting of voice tracking and public service announcements, is required within three months of hiring.

REQUIRED EDUCATION OR TRAINING:

To be eligible for student employment, an applicant must be enrolled in the University of Alaska system with a minimum of six credit hours in the current semester of employment; or 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 must have a 2.5 or better cumulative Grade Point Average (GPA).

Typical education or training required:

The candidate should have a willingness to obtain a working knowledge of ethical 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 within three months of hiring.

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 GPA 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 works up to 20 hours/week during the academic year with additional hours available in the summer, with a salary of $11.00/hour.

Instructions to apply: Please submit a resume, cover letter, and the names, email addresses, and telephone numbers of three references to Allie Hartman at amhartman@alaska.edu.

 

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

At-Will:

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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Applications close: Alaskan Daylight Time

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