KRUA 88.1 FM Station Manager

KRUA 88.1 FM Station Manager

  • 528271
  • Anchorage, Alaska, United States
  • Student Employee
  • Student Assistant 2
  • UAA VC Student Affairs

KRUA is recruiting for a Station Manager position at KRUA 88.1FM, the student radio station at the University of Alaska Anchorage.

The KRUA Station Manager, as the designated Chief Operator, is responsible for the management and performance of the student media organization KRUA 88.1 FM. This position is the station spokesperson and primary contact for all public relations requests. The station manager must take initiative to maintain the organization's presence on campus by participating in boards and committees to facilitate opportunities for special broadcasts and collaborations.

KRUA's broadcast license is owned by the University of Alaska Board of Regents and is licensed as an educational, non-commercial, FM radio station by the Federal Communications Commission. This position is responsible for ensuring the station is FCC compliant.

KRUA 88.1 FM works to enhance the UAA student experience by providing campus event coverage, music, news, sports, public affairs and broadcast experience. KRUA employs students, trains over 40 volunteers each year, and partners with the Department of Journalism & Communication to provide training and experiential learning opportunities.

Candidate must have a basic understanding and willingness to learn the Federal Communications Commission's regulations and media law. Candidate must also have experience with station equipment operation, on-air broadcast and audio production. The person must be able to lead a group and develop a successful team of radio station staff. The ability to prepare a budget and monitor fiscal records is required, as is experience in management, training, and supervision of staff and volunteers. Candidate should be innovative, imaginative, and motivating. Must have experience leading groups/staffs.
In addition, candidate must have a working knowledge of professional journalist ethics and standards demanded within the industry, First Amendment Rights, and legal issues.
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.

Minimum Qualifications:

Completion of 60-90 college credits, including fundamental journalism and public communications courses to include editing, news writing, media law, and ethics or equivalent experience is required.

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 3.0 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.

Position Details:

This is an exceptional student position that has approval to work 30 hours/week with the hourly rate of $15.26.

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until a successful candidate is identified.

 


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 affirmative action/equal opportunity employer, educational institution and provider and prohibits illegal discrimination against any individual: www.alaska.edu/nondiscrimination.


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, at mjperino@alaska.edu

 

*Each university within the University of Alaska system publishes an Annual Security and Fire Safety Report which contains information regarding campus safety and security including topics such as: campus law enforcement authority; crime reporting policies; campus alerts (Timely Warnings and Emergency Notifications); fire safety policies and procedures; programs to prevent dating violence, domestic violence, sexual assault and stalking; the procedures the University will follow when one of these crimes is reported; and other matters of importance related to security on campus. The report also contains information about crime statistics for the three most recent calendar years concerning reported crimes that occurred on campus; in On-Campus Student Housing Facilities; in Noncampus buildings or property owned or controlled by the University or a recognized student organization; and on public property within, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from, the campus.  The report also contains fire statistics for any fires occurring in an On-Campus Student Housing Facility during the three most recent calendar years.  

Access to the reports is available at:

UAA: (Addresses Anchorage campus, Aviation Technology Complex, JBER - Elmendorf Extension, JBER - Richardson Extension, Kenai Peninsula College - Kachemak Bay campus, Kenai Peninsula College - Kenai River campus, Kodiak College, Kodiak High School Extension, Matanuska-Susitna College, Prince William Sound College, and Prince William Sound College - Cordova Extension) Online: https://www.uaa.alaska.edu/students/safety. Request a paper copy in person: UAA Police Department Office at Room 114 of Eugene Short Hall on the Anchorage campus / UAA Dean of Students Office at Room 122 of Rasmuson Hall on the Anchorage campus. Request a paper copy by mail: 907-786-1120 or police@uaa.alaska.edu / 907-786-1214 or uaa_deanofstudents@alaska.edu

UAF: (Addresses Fairbanks Campus, Bristol Bay Campus, Chukchi Campus, Community and Technical College, Kasitsna Bay Campus, Seward Marine Center, Tok Campus, Kuskokwim Campus, and Northwest Campus) Online: https://www.uaf.edu/orca/files/ASFSR.pdf. Request a paper copy in person: UAF Office of Rights, Compliance and Accountability on the 3rd Floor of Constitution Hall. Request a paper copy by mail: 907-474-7300 or uaf-orca@alaska.edu.

UAS: (Addresses the Juneau Auke Bay Campus, Juneau Technical Education Center, Sitka Campus, & Ketchikan Campus) Online: https://uas.alaska.edu/equity-and-compliance/docs/clery/UAS_ASFSR.pdf. Request a paper copy in person: Hendrickson Building, Suite 202 on the Juneau campus. Request a paper copy by mail: 907-796-6371 or emailing uas.clery@alaska.edu.

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