KRUA 88.1FM, Program Director

KRUA 88.1FM, Program Director

  • 525977
  • Anchorage, Alaska, United States
  • Student Employee
  • Student Assistant 2
  • UAA VC Student Affairs

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:
• Possess strong communication skills, verbal and written.
• Possess an understanding of FCC regulations.
• Possess a willingness to learn and teach.
• Ability to train staff and volunteers, including developing and leading team exercises for morale-building programs.
• Ability to meet deadlines and work cooperatively with other editors, including hiring, supervising, and coordinating staff.
• Ability to work in an environment that requires public contact.
• Ability to utilize various social media platforms to publicize new music and KRUA rotation.
• Possess working knowledge of or willingness to learn media ethics, First Amendment rights, and the Freedom of Information Act.
• Familiarity with radio station operations and audio production is preferred.
• Familiarity with either Adobe Audition or Audacity audio editing software is also preferred.
• Familiarity with Microsoft Suite and Google Applications is also preferred
• Familiarity with NexGen and Selector programs is also preferred.

Preferred Experience:
This position requires a minimum of one year of experience with radio station operations, audio production, or equivalent knowledge obtained from coursework.

Minimum Qualifications:

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 2.0 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.

Students must have successfully completed college courses at a minimum of sophomore standing. Graduate students are also welcome to apply.

Students must have successfully completed English 111 or an equivalent GER English course.

The ideal candidate will have hands-on training from radio station experience as either a volunteer or staff member.

The successful candidate must complete the first two KRUA volunteer trainings, consisting of voice tracking and public service announcements.

Position Details:

This is a part-time, up to 20 hours a week, student position paying $12.77/hour.

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until a successful candidate is identified.  Review of application materials will begin immediately. Search and selection procedures will be closed when a sufficient and viable number of qualified candidates have been identified

Applicant Instructions:

Please attach a resume, cover letter, and contact information for three (3) professional references with your application.


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, Student Governance Fiscal Technician, at mjperino@alaska.edu

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